Terms of Service
Welcome to HallmarkBusinessConnections.com, a website operated by Hallmark Business Connections, Inc. By accessing this website or by purchasing goods or services by means of this website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions that follow. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER PROVISIONS THAT LIMIT OUR LIABILITY TO YOU, THE PURCHASER. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THEIR ENTIRETY.
Award Terms & Conditions
Reward Choice® Certificate, Premiere Choice® Award, ChoiceAward®, Valued Expression Card®, GiftWish®
Purchase, use, or acceptance of the Award constitutes acceptance of these Terms. The Award is usable up to its original balance ONLY for certain merchant gift cards and certificates that are available at the time of redemption. You may redeem your Award and see a list of available merchant gift cards at redeem.hallmarkbusiness.com. The Award is not redeemable for cash except where required by law. The Award does not charge a fee for use and is not reloadable. The Award is not redeemable on participating merchant websites nor in the stores or locations of participating merchants. The Award is not redeemable toward or in combination with any participating merchant promotions. Participating merchants are subject to change without notice. Hallmark Business Connections, Inc. (“HBC”) is the Award issuer and sole obligor to Award owner. HBC may delegate its Award issuer obligations to an assignee, without recourse. If delegated, the assignee, and not HBC, will be sole obligor to Award owner. Safeguard the Award—it will not be replaced or replenished if lost, stolen, or used without authorization. The Award is only available in U.S. currency. After a certain period of time, HBC may deactivate the Award and you will not be able to redeem it under the redemption instructions on the Award. We may do this to protect against fraud under certain conditions or if we have had to pay the unused funds on the Award to the appropriate state as “unclaimed property.” But be assured that the Award does not expire and the available balance has not been reduced. You will be notified by a message on the redemption screen, which will tell you to contact customer service. The customer service agent will verify your Award and assist with the redemption process for you. HBC reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel your order and/or Award if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected. For a complete listing of participating merchants, please enter the Award number at redeem.hallmarkbusiness.com or call 1-800-765-4438.
These Award Terms and Conditions were last updated on February 25, 2019. Hallmark Business Connections may update these Terms and Conditions at any time. We recommend that you check these Terms and Conditions periodically for changes.
Prepayment is required on all orders. Methods of payment are:
- ACH/Direct Deposit – We can receive your funds via electronic transfer, such as ACH or a wire transfer
- Credit Card – We accept MasterCard®, Visa®, American Express®, Diners Club®, and Discover®
- Company Check – Company checks are accepted for any order size
Price and Tax
All federal, state, and local taxes and fees, if any, are payable by you, the Purchaser. Orders which are not shipped within 90 days of the date of your Order because of Purchaser’s instructions shall be subject to price increase without notice to Purchaser.
Orders are processed and shipped the same day if the order and payment are received by 2:00 pm Central Time, Monday through Friday. Orders of 5,000 pieces or more will be shipped the following business day. Standard shipping is handled via Postal Service First Class mail. Priority shipping is available via express carrier or Two-Day for a nominal fee. Freight terms are FOB SHIPPING POINT, Minneapolis, MN 55402. Risk of loss shall pass to the Purchaser upon deposit in the U.S. Mail or deposit with an express carrier or courier service. Unless otherwise instructed, selection of the carrier and routing of all shipments shall be at Hallmark Business Connections’ discretion.
Hallmark Business Connections Product Return/Replacement/Exchange Policies
Reward Choice® Certificate, Premiere Choice® Award, ChoiceAward®,GiftWish®
- Can be replaced prior to redemption if misplaced or stolen. Please call 1-800-765-4438 for assistance.
Gift certificates feature specific retailer terms and conditions. Each retailer establishes its own policies, including expiration date and any cash back policies that may apply.
Retailer Gift Certificates
- Cannot be returned or exchanged.
- Expired, lost or stolen gift certificates cannot be replaced or reissued.
- Are fulfilled to the address supplied on the award redemption form. Hallmark Business Connections will not be responsible for lost certificates as a result of non-delivery due to incorrect or illegible address or other occurrences outside of Hallmark Business Connections’ control. Title and risk of loss shall pass to Purchaser upon deposit in the U.S. Mail or deposit with an express carrier or courier service.
- Gift certificates are valid only in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada as allowed by the merchant. Gift certificates are not valid in any other United States Territory or international location.
The participating retailer listings are subject to change without notice. Hallmark Business Connections is not affiliated with any participating retailers. All registered trademarks of participating retailers are the property of their respective owners.
*Amazon.com is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Amazon.com Gift Cards (“GCs”) cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods at Amazon.com or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see www.amazon.com/gc-legal. GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®, ™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.
AMC Theatres® is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion and is not liable for any alleged or actual claims related to this offer. See back of card for terms and conditions.
Applebee’s® trademarks and logos are used with permission of Applebee’s Restaurants LLC (“Applebee’s”) and such marks constitute registered trademarks or service marks of Applebee’s. Applebee’s is not affiliated with (INSERT NAME OF SPONSOR) the sponsor of this program and is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this program. Applebee’s is not responsible for delivery of any gift cards promised, earned, purchased or otherwise offered through this program. Please see the Applebee’s gift card or visit applebees.com for additional terms and conditions, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of Applebee’s or its affiliates.
Barnes & Noble is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion. Please see back of gift card or visit www.bn.com for terms and conditions of use. Barnes & Noble is not liable for any alleged or actual claims related to this offer.
Bath & Body Works is not a sponsor of this promotion and is not affiliated with the sponsor of this promotion. The Bath & Body Works® name and logo are registered trademarks of Bathco, Inc.
Bed Bath & Beyond® is not a sponsor of this promotion. Terms and conditions apply to gift cards. Bed Bath & Beyond is a registered trademark. © 2016 Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Belk is a registered trademark. Use of the Belk name is by permission of Belk Stores Services, Inc. Belk is not a participating partner or sponsor of this promotion or offer. Please refer to the back of the Belk Gift Card for terms and conditions of use.
Best Buy® does not sponsor, endorse, approve or have any responsibility for this promotion. BEST BUY, the BEST BUY logo and the tag design are trademarks of BBY Solutions, Inc.
Best Western Travel Card® can be used to pay for charges at more than 4,100 Best Western® hotels worldwide. Travel Card is fully transferable. Not exchangeable for cash in part or other substitutions and no change will be given. Travel Card cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Travel Cards do not expire. Terms are void where prohibited by law. Issued in Arizona, USA, by Best Western International, Inc. Best Western International, Inc. is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this program and is not affiliated with Hallmark Insights. Each Travel Card is subject to terms and conditions as published at www.travelcard.bestwestern.com. Terms and conditions subject to change without notice. The Best Western name and logo are service marks or registered service marks of Best Western International, Inc. Each Best Western hotel is independently owned and operated. All rights reserved.
Bloomingdale’s is not a sponsor of this promotion, is not responsible for it and is not affiliated with the sponsor of this promotion. Bloomingdale’s Gift Cards may be used only at Bloomingdale’s stores and online at bloomingdales.com. Please refer to back of Gift Card for complete terms and conditions of use.
Brinker International and all of its affiliated brands, including Chili’s Grill & Bar, Maggiano’s Little Italy and On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina are not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion and is not liable for any alleged or actual claims related to this offer. See back of card for terms and conditions. All brand names and logos are registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. owns or has a license to use the Olive Garden®, LongHorn Steakhouse®, Bahama Breeze®, Seasons 52®, Yard House® and Red Lobster® trademarks, and is not affiliated with Hallmark Business Connections. Use of the restaurant names, logos, or other trademarks requires prior written approval. © 2016 Darden Concepts, Inc.
Foot Locker is neither a sponsor nor co-sponsor of this promotion.
THE HOME DEPOT® is a registered trademark of Homer TLC, Inc. Hallmark Business Connections is not affiliated with The Home Depot®. Gift certificates for The Home Depot® will be issued as a gift card. The Home Depot® is not a sponsor of this promotion.
Terms and conditions are applied to jcp gift cards and e-gift cards. Terms and conditions for jcp gift cards are listed on the back of the gift card and also at jcp.com. Jcp is not a sponsor of this promotion and is not affiliated with Program and/or Client Name. The jcpenney and jcp name and logo are registered trademarks of © 2016 J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc.
The Kmart Gift Card is issued by SHC Promotions, LLC, and is not an in-store offer, nor a sponsor of this promotion. Fulfillment of gift cards will be done through Hallmark Business Connections. Gift cards are subject to all terms and conditions printed on the gift cards and are subject to change at SHC Promotions, LLC’s discretion. © 2016 Sears Brands, LLC
Kohl’s® is not a sponsor of this promotion and is not affiliated with Hallmark Business Connections. KOHL’S® and KOHL’S® brand names are trademarks of Kohl’s Illinois, Inc.
Landry’s Inc. is not a sponsor of this promotion. Landry’s Inc. terms and conditions apply to all cards. See back of card for details.
LOWE’S® and the GABLE MANSARD DESIGN are registered trademarks and service marks of LF, LLC. Lowe’s® is not affiliated with Hallmark Business Connections.
Macy’s is not a sponsor of this promotion, is not responsible for it and is not affiliated with the sponsor of this promotion. Macy’s Gift Cards may be used only at Macy’s stores and online at macys.com. Please refer to back of Gift Card for complete terms and conditions of use.
Bloomin’ Brands Restaurant Partners, LLC (Outback Steakhouse of Florida, LLC, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, LLC, Bonefish Grill, LLC, Roy’s/Outback Joint Venture and Bloomin’ Brands/Fleming’s, LLC), is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion. Please see back of gift card for terms and conditions of use.
Pier 1 Imports® is not affiliated with this promotion or the sponsor company. Pier 1 and Pier 1 Imports are registered trademarks of Pier 1 Services Company.
The Sears® Gift Card is issued by SHC Promotions, LLC, and is not an in-store offer, nor a sponsor of this promotion. Fulfillment of gift cards will be done through Hallmark Business Connections. Gift cards are subject to all terms and conditions printed on the gift cards and are subject to change at SHC Promotions, LLC’s discretion. © 2016 Sears® Brands, LLC.
This program provided by a third party sponsor company. Staples is neither a sponsor of this promotion nor an affiliate of Hallmark Business Connections. See Staples gift card for complete terms and conditions of use.
The Bullseye Design, Target and Target GiftCards are registered trademarks of Target Brands, Inc. Terms and conditions are applied to gift cards. Target is not a participating partner in or sponsor of this offer.
Toys “R” Us, Inc. is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion and is not liable for any actual or alleged claims related to this offer. See back of card for terms and conditions and use.
Walgreens is not a sponsor of this program. The Walgreens Gift Card is subject to all terms and conditions printed on the back of the card and is subject to change at Walgreens’ discretion. Walgreens is not liable for any alleged or actual claims related to this offer. The Walgreens name and logo are registered trade marks of the Walgreen Company. Hallmark Business Connections is solely responsible for the fulfillment and value of any Walgreens Gift Card Please contact Hallmark Business Connections regarding any questions related to a Walgreens Gift Card awarded through this program.
Prepaid cards are issued by Sunrise Banks N.A., St. Paul, MN 55103, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. This card may be used everywhere Mastercard debit cards are accepted. Registration, activation, acceptance, or use of this card constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions stated in the Prepaid Card Agreement.
Hallmark Business Connections shall not be liable for any delays in the delivery of orders due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to fire, acts of God, strike, shortage of raw materials, supplies or components, retooling, upgrading of technology, delays of carriers, embargo, government order or directive, or any other circumstance beyond Hallmark Business Connections’ reasonable control. Purchaser agrees that Hallmark Business Connections shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential or special damages which may result from any such delays.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL HALLMARK BUSINESS CONNECTIONS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES AND IN ALL CASES HALLMARK BUSINESS CONNECTIONS’ LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE AWARD OR CERTIFICATE.
The foregoing Terms of Sale shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws (and not the laws of conflicts) of the State of Kansas.
Inspection and Acceptance
Purchaser must inspect delivered Awards and/or Certificates and report any claim for damages or shortages in writing with ten (10) days of delivery or the Awards and/or Certificates shall be deemed irrevocably accepted and such claims shall be deemed waived.
Safeguard the Award
Awards will not be replaced or replenished if lost, stolen, or used without authorization. The Award is only available in U.S. currency. Purchase, use, or acceptance of the Award constitutes acceptance of these Terms. For full Terms and a complete listing of participating merchants, please enter the Award number at redeem.hallmarkbusiness.com or call 1-800-765-4438.
If any of the foregoing Terms and Conditions are found to be invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. All clerical errors are subject to correction. The failure of Hallmark Business Connections to enforce at any time any of the Terms and Conditions shall not be construed to be a waiver of such provisions nor the right of Hallmark Business Connections to enforce such provisions in the future. Purchaser may not assign any rights under these Terms and Conditions without the written consent of Hallmark Business Connections. Purchaser shall have no right to set off amounts due with respect to one transaction for claims under any other transaction with Hallmark Business Connections. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to hallmarkbusinessconnections.com or to products or services you purchase through hallmarkbusinessconnections.com shall be submitted to confidential arbitration in Kansas City, Missouri, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate the intellectual property rights of hallmarkbusinessconnections.com, Hallmark Business Connections may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Missouri, and Purchaser consents to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration hereunder shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, no arbitration hereunder shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject hereto, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise, and Purchaser agrees that it will not participate as a class member or class representative in any action against Hallmark Business Connections.
Updated February 25, 2019.