Privacy & Legal Notices
Collection of Personal Information
When you use our Services, we, or service providers acting on our behalf, may collect your personal information. This generally happens (1) when you provide us with your personal information, (2) when we collect your personal information through automated methods, or (3) when we collect your personal information from other sources.
Information you provide. We may obtain information that you provide directly to us through the Services when, for example, you create an account, apply for a job, submit an order, look up nearby restaurants, make a reservation, download one of our Apps, sign up for special offers, fill out a contact form, submit an order for a gift card, log in to a WiFi network in one of our restaurants, or otherwise interact with the Services. The information we obtain may include personal information, which is information that can be used to identify you individually, such as your name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, company affiliation, payment information, or geolocation.
Information collected automatically. We, our service providers, or third parties may collect certain information about you automatically using various online tools such as cookies, web server logs, and other tracking technologies whenever you interact with the Services. Information collected in this manner may include IP addresses, device identifiers, device model, device carrier information, software version, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, length of visits, MAC address, and pages viewed.
A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer.
Please note that we or other parties may collect personal information about your online activities over time and across different devices and online properties when you use the Services.
Information collected through the Apps. Depending on your personal device and App permission settings, when using the Apps, we may collect or have access to the following types of information:
- Precise geolocation. When enabled, this may allow the Apps to collect real‐time information about the location of your device (GPS and network-based) to provide requested location services and to serve you relevant offers or promotions.
- Stored information and files. These may allow the Apps to read, modify, or delete the contents of your USB storage including photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts, and address book information.
- Camera. This may allow the Apps to access the camera to scan and input payment method details.
- WiFi connection information. When enabled, this may allow the Apps to view WiFi connections.
- Other. The Apps will send and receive data to and from the Internet, and may view network connections, have full network access, control vibration of your device, or prevent your device from sleeping.
We will store personal information we obtain through the Apps for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which the information was collected, or as otherwise required or permitted under applicable law.
Information obtained from other parties. We may obtain information about you from other sources, including from our affiliates, subsidiaries, business partners, service providers, and other vendors. These parties may provide us with personal information that you submit to them for various purposes. For example, if you apply for a job using the career portal, purchase a gift card, order catering, provide feedback on a recent visit, make a reservation, place an order with a delivery service, or log in to our restaurant WiFi networks using your social media account, you may submit personal information to one or more of our service providers that may share your information with us.
Information collected from job applicants. Personal information may be collected from you if you apply to work for us, attend a recruitment event, or otherwise participate in the BBI recruitment process. Your personal information may be submitted through or processed by our service providers, who share your information with us. For example, if you choose to import personal information about yourself from other websites (such as LinkedIn) or use a chatbot to ask recruitment-related queries, send communications, or schedule interviews, your information may be processed by one or more of our service providers. We may also collect personal information from our service providers, including via referrals, recruitment agencies, and background screening providers.
As part of your application, you may provide sensitive personal information (for example, information relating to your gender, race or ethnic origin, physical or mental health, or criminal records). If you do provide sensitive personal information, you do so voluntarily and agree that such information may be used as described in this Policy.
Note that if your application is unsuccessful, BBI may still retain and use the information you provided to us for a reasonable period of time to handle issues that may arise in connection with your application, to contact you regarding other employment opportunities, and for BBI’s legitimate business purposes.
Use of Personal Information
We may use personal information we collect through the Services for:
- Processing your transactions;
- Responding to your requests, inquiries, or job applications;
- Assessing your job application, including to manage your profile in our recruitment system, perform pre-screening checks, send transactional SMS messages about the status of your application, and conduct interviews;
- Communicating with you or marketing to you;
- Auditing, research, and analysis, to maintain and improve the Services (e.g., bug fixes and repairing app crashes), and for any other internal business purposes;
- Facilitating and personalizing your online user experience;
- Conducting contests and processing prizes;
- Monitoring and analyzing trends, usage, and activities of users of the Services;
- Preventing, investigating, identifying, or taking any other action with regard to any suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity, or activity that violates our policies; or
- Complying with applicable laws, regulations, or legal process as well as industry standards and our company policies;
- Any other purpose, with your consent.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, service providers, business partners, and vendors that provide services on our behalf. For example, we may disclose your personal information to provide customer service; operate and improve our business and the Services; improve our products and customer service; help run our promotions (including coupons and rewards programs); process payments; perform auditing and quality control; communicate with you; for targeting, remarketing, and customized advertising content; and to otherwise operate our business. The parties that receive your personal information from us are not meant to use personal information other than for the purpose(s) for which it was provided.
Additionally, BBI may disclose personal information when deemed necessary to comply with a subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; in response to activities that are unlawful or a violation of BBI’s policies or rules for use of the Services; to protect and defend our rights or property; or to prevent harm or bodily injury, including for public health purposes.
Analytics and Advertising
We may use third-party technology to collect and use data in connection with interest-based advertising. These ad technology companies and advertisers may use, store, or access cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive information from the Services and elsewhere on the Internet and use that information to provide advertising services to us, including interest-based advertising or advertisements targeted to your interests delivered over time and across online services and devices.
We may use certain web analytics services, for example, Google Analytics, to help us understand and analyze how visitors use the Services and to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. We have implemented Google Analytics Advertising Features such as remarketing with analytics, interest-based advertising, demographics and interests reporting, user segment analysis, and impression reporting. We and third-party vendors, such as Facebook and Google, may use first-party cookies or other first-party identifiers as well as third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers to deliver advertisements, create a profile of you, measure your interests, detect your demographics, detect your location, personalize content, or create an account for management of Dine Rewards.
Your opt-out choice may apply only to the browser or device you are using when you opt out, so you should opt out on each of your browsers and devices if you want to disable interest-based advertising for those browsers and devices. If you opt out, you will still receive ads, but they may not be as relevant to you and your interests. Note that if you disable certain tracking technologies, some features of our Services may not function properly. Please note that we do not control how other parties manage their opt-out processes. Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services; our Sites are configured to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers.
Certain features of the Services may permit you to initiate interactions between the Services and other parties, such as social networks (for example, to log in to a restaurant’s WiFi network or invite friends to join Dine Rewards). Using these features may allow both BBI and the other service to access certain information about your use of our Services and theirs, including personal information. You should review the terms, policies, and settings of those third‐party services to learn more about their data practices and/or adjust your settings.
Sweepstakes, Contests, and Other Promotions
We take reasonable measures to protect personal information from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Nevertheless, transmission via the Internet and digital storage are not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your information collected through the Services.
Your Choices About Communication Preferences
Communication preferences and marketing. If you do not wish to receive marketing emails from us, you can opt out of future marketing emails by following the instructions provided in the marketing emails. Opting out of marketing emails will not affect our administrative or transactional emails to you (e.g., emails about your transactions, a job application, or policy changes) which we may send you, for example, to notify you of an issue with an order you have placed with us.
If you provide your phone number through the Services, we or our third-party vendor may call or send you a transactional SMS message about the status of or issues with a recent transaction (e.g., an order you have placed with us) or job application. In addition to transactional SMS messages, we may send you marketing communications by SMS. However we only send marketing SMS messages to those who have expressly opted‐in to receiving marketing communications by SMS message.
If you download and utilize our Apps, we may send you transactional push notifications about the status of or issues with a recent transaction (e.g., an order you have placed with us) or job application. In addition to transactional push notifications, we may send you marketing communications by push notification. However, we only send marketing push communications to those who have expressly opted-in to receiving marketing communications by push notification. If you no longer wish to receive push notifications from us, you can opt out of future push notifications by changing the settings on your mobile device.
Accessing, changing, and deleting your personal information. If you are a registered user of the Services, you may review and change certain personal information (e.g., email, password, phone number, payment information) at any time by accessing your account online.
Location tracking. You may be able to enable or disable location tracking through the Apps by adjusting the permissions in your account or device settings. Be aware that if GPS precise location services are disabled, other means of establishing or estimating location (e.g., connecting to or proximity to WiFi, Bluetooth, beacons, or our networks) may persist. Enabling location tracking may enable an App to track your location in the background, which may decrease battery life.
App permissions. You may be able to enable or disable certain features (e.g., allowing the Apps to read, modify, or delete the contents of your USB storage; take pictures and videos; view WiFi connection; send push notifications) by adjusting the permissions in your device settings.
Uninstallation. If you want to terminate our ability to obtain information from you through the Apps, you may uninstall the Apps from your device.
California residents may click here to view our California Privacy Notice.
The Sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 16 and we not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 years of age. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under the age of 16, we will promptly delete that information in accordance with applicable laws.
Information For Users Outside the United States
Effective Date: April 17, 2023
California Privacy Notice
This California Privacy Notice (“California Notice”) is a supplement to other privacy policies or notices issued by Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. and its subsidiaries (operating under Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Aussie Grill by Outback, Tender Shack, Outback & Carrabba’s Express), as well as Dine Rewards (collectively, “BBI” “us” “we” "our”), and applies to “Consumers” as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act (as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act, and together with related regulations, the “CCPA”). This California Notice describes how we may collect, use, or disclose information about you; your choices regarding our use of your information; how we safeguard such information; and how you may contact us regarding our privacy practices.
In the event of a conflict between any other BBI policy, statement, or notice and this California Notice, this California Notice will prevail as to California residents and their rights under California law.
As used in this California Notice, the term “Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you. Personal Information does not include information that is publicly available, de-identified, or aggregated.
Unless otherwise noted, the disclosures that describe how and why we collect and use your Personal Information also describe how and why we collected and used your Personal Information within the past twelve (12) months.
If you are a current employee of BBI, our California Employee Privacy Notice applies to the Personal Information we obtain about you in the employment context. You may contact Human Resources or Privacy@BloominBrands.com to obtain a copy of the California Employee Privacy Notice that you received during onboarding.
How and Why We Collect Your Personal Information
We may collect Personal Information about California consumers, including job applicants and individuals that interact with BBI in their capacity of representing another business, as set forth below.
Note that the specific pieces of Personal Information we collect about you may vary depending on the nature of your interactions with us and may not include all of the examples listed.
|Category of Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Information||Examples of Personal or Sensitive Personal Information||Categories of Sources from which Collected||Purposes for Collection, Use or Disclosure|
|Identifiers||This includes name, postal address, Internet Protocol address, email address, telephone number, MAC address, company contact details (including company name, company address, company email address, and company telephone number)|| || |
|Personal Information described in Cal. Civ. Code (need section symbol) 1798.80§||This includes Identifiers listed above, tokenized instances of payment card details, signature, telephone number, employment and employment history, education, physical and electronic signature, and company financial information (such as routing numbers, etc.)|| || |
|Characteristics of protected classifications||Under California or federal law, this includes age and date of birth, marital status, race, ancestry, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or creed, military or veteran status, medical condition, or disability|| || |
|Commercial Information / Purchase Details||Such as purchase history or tendencies|| || |
|Internet or other electronic network activity information||This includes browsing history, information regarding interactions with our services or advertisements|| || |
|Geolocation Data||This includes precise physical location|| || |
|Audio, electronic, visual or similar information||This includes Audio recordings of customer service calls, CCTV footage|| || |
|Professional or employment-related information||This includes recruitment information (such as skills, qualifications, references, recommendations, languages spoken, and other information included in a resume, application form, or cover letter)||Directly from you|| |
|Inferences||This is used to create a profile reflecting your restaurant preferences, dining preferences, customer characteristics, and behavior|| || |
Disclosures for business purposes. We may disclose Personal Information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers, and contractors for business purposes as follows:
- To process your transactions or requests for products or services
- To perform services on our behalf (e.g., fulfilling orders, processing payments, supporting promotions, providing communications, web/cloud hosting, tech support)
- To ensure security and integrity of Personal Information
- To debug or identify and repair technical errors that impair existing intended functionality
- For short-term, transient use, including, but not limited to, non-personalized advertising
- For advertising and marketing purposes, including auditing related to ad impressions
- In connection with activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of our products and services
- To comply with applicable legal requirements, including disclosures concerning food safety and related health issues
- To detect or protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity
Although we do not sell Personal Information in exchange for money, some of the ways in which we disclose Personal Information for targeted advertising purposes may be considered “sales” or “sharing” under California law (where selling includes disclosures of Personal Information to third parties under circumstances where the third parties may use the information for their own purposes). You may opt out of this type of selling and/or sharing of your Personal Information by clicking on the “Do not sell or share my personal information” link in the footer of this website and adjusting your cookie preferences.
We do not have actual knowledge that we sell or share the Personal Information of consumers under the age of 16.
How Long We Keep Your Personal Information
We keep the categories of Personal Information described above for as long as is necessary for the purposes described in this California Notice or otherwise required or permitted by law. This generally means holding the information for as long as one of the following apply:
- Your Personal Information is reasonably necessary to manage our operations, to manage your relationship with us, or to satisfy another purpose for which we collected the information;
- Your Personal Information is reasonably necessary to carry out a disclosed purpose that is reasonably compatible with the context in which the Personal Information was collected;
- Your Personal Information is reasonably required to protect or defend our rights or property (which will generally relate to applicable laws that limit actions in a particular case); or
- We are otherwise required or permitted to keep your information by applicable laws or regulations.
Where information is used for more than one purpose, we will retain it until the purpose with the latest period expires. For more information about our retention policies, please contact us using the contact details below.
California Privacy Rights
California residents have certain rights that they may exercise independently or through an authorized agent. California rights requests are subject to an identification and verification process. We will not fulfill a CCPA request unless we have been provided sufficient information for us to reasonably verify that the requestor is the consumer about whom we have collected Personal Information.
In order to verify your identity, we may ask you to contact us from the email address or phone number associated with your request. Depending on the nature of your request, we may also ask you to provide 2-3 pieces of Personal Information that we will match against our records to confirm your identity. Please follow the instructions in any correspondence regarding your request, and promptly respond to any follow-up inquires. If you have requested that we provide you with specific pieces of Personal Information which BBI has about you, we will apply heightened verification standards.
An authorized agent may submit a request on behalf of a consumer if the consumer has provided the authorized agent with power of attorney in accordance with California law; alternatively, we will (1) require the authorized agent to present verifiable written authorization from the consumer that the authorized agent has the consumer’s permission to submit the request; and (2) independently verify the consumer’s own identity with us.
If we cannot comply with a request, we will explain the reasons in our response. You are not required to create an account with us to make a verifiable request, but you may use your account to do so. We will use Personal Information provided in your request only to verify your identity or authority to make the request and to track and document request responses unless you also provided the Personal Information to us for another purpose.
Your California privacy rights are described below. You or an authorized agent may make a request through our CCPA portal or by calling us at 866-265-0174.
Right To Know. You have the right to request that we disclose the following information about your Personal Information that we have collected about you. Consumer requests of this nature may be made no more than twice in a 12-month period.
- The categories of Personal Information we have collected about you
- The categories of sources from which we collected your Personal Information
- The business or commercial purposes for collecting, selling, or sharing your Personal Information
- The categories of recipients to whom we have disclosed your Personal Information
- The specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you
- A list of the categories of Personal Information disclosed for a business purpose in the prior 12 months
- A list of the categories of Personal Information about you that was sold or shared in the prior 12 months, if any. If we sold your Personal Information, we will also list the categories of third parties to which we sold Personal Information, by categories of Personal Information sold for each third party
Right to Delete. Except to the extent we have a basis for retention under CCPA, you may request that we delete your Personal Information that we have collected directly from you and are maintaining.
Right to Correct Inaccurate Information. If you believe that Personal Information we maintain about you is inaccurate, you have the right to request that we correct that information.
Right to Non-Discrimination. We will not discriminate against you because you exercise your California privacy rights. This means that, consistent with California law, we will not deny providing our products or services to you, charge you different prices, or provide a different level or quality of products or services to you.
Notice of Financial Incentive
This Notice of Financial Incentive applies to our loyalty rewards program, Dine Rewards (“Dine Rewards”). Currently, Dine Rewards offers discounts and coupons to members as rewards for dining at our restaurants. We reserve the right to terminate or change the Dine Rewards program at any time at our sole discretion.
|Incentive Offered||Material Terms||How to Opt In|
|Your account earns points or credits for dining at eligible restaurants. Points are accumulated to earn rewards that may be redeemed for discounts on future purchases.||
Value of Consumer Data
We treat the value of consumer data collected through Dine Rewards as the equivalent of relevant expenses related to the collection and retention of consumers’ Personal Information as part of Dine Rewards. The Financial Incentive we offer to consumers through Dine Rewards reasonably relates to the value of the consumer’s data.
Withdrawal from the ProgramYou have the right to withdraw from Dine Rewards at any time. You may do so by contacting us at DineRewards@BloominBrands.com or 1-877-546-7407.
California’s “Shine the Light” Law
California’s “Shine the Light” law permits California customers to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for those third parties’ own direct marketing purposes.
We do not share customer Personal Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without giving you the ability to opt out. If you are a California resident, you may request information about our compliance with the Shine the Light law by contacting us at Privacy@BloominBrands.com.
For more information regarding this California Notice or your California privacy rights, you may contact us toll-free at 866-265-0174 or email us at Privacy@BloominBrands.com. You may also write to us at:
Attention: Legal Counsel
Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
2202 N. Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
Effective Date: April 17, 2023
Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its websites (bloominbrands.com; outback.com; carrabbas.com; bonefishgrill.com; flemingssteakhouse.com; and dine-rewards.com.) Bloomin’ Brands strives to ensure that its website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities, including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Bloomin’ Brands has engaged UsableNet, Inc., a leading web accessibility/usability consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our websites in-line with the technical standards of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) developed by the World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative, which also brings the websites into technical conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make each of our websites as accessible as possible, some issues may be encountered by different assistive technologies as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.
If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility or usability of any particular web page on this website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-757-6707. If you encounter any accessibility/usability issues, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible to you.
Dine Rewards Terms & Conditions
The Dine Rewards program (the “Program”) allows you to earn points for every qualified dollar spent at participating Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (“BBI”) restaurants: Outback Steakhouse®, Bonefish Grill®, Carrabba’s Italian Grill®, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar®, and Outback and Carrabba’s Express, and to redeem those points for rewards (collectively, “Rewards”), as provided in these “Terms and Conditions.” Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and keep them with your records. By enrolling in the Program, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, as they may be modified from time to time in our sole discretion. This Program is void where prohibited by federal, state, or local law, and Rewards may be restricted by federal, state, or local law. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS INCLUDE A WAIVER OF CERTAIN RIGHTS, INCLUDING TO SUE IN COURT OR TO PURSUE A CLASS ACTION. SEE BELOW.
In these Terms and Conditions:
- “Administrator” means any company we engage to provide administrative services for the Program. The Program is a service of Bloomin' Brands managed by Administrators who are solely responsible for the administrative services for the Program.
- “Member” means the person identified in our records as the holder (or owner) of the Rewards Account.
- “Program Website” refers to www.dine-rewards.com
- “Bloomin’ Brands,” “we,” “our,” “ours,” and “us” refer to Bloomin’ Brands and all of its affiliates and subsidiaries, or its and their assignees.
- “Qualified dollars spent” means the dollar amount spent on food and non-alcoholic beverages eligible for point accrual. Alcohol, gift card purchases, delivery fees, third-party orders including catering or other third-party orders, discounts, taxes, and tip are excluded.
- “Rewards” means points earned that accumulate to certain redeemable amounts that can be used for dollar off amounts at brand participating locations.
- “Rewards Account” refers to the record of the points and other offers you have earned and redeemed through the Program.
- “Suppliers” mean any independent third party that we or the Administrator engages to provide services, Rewards, or other benefits for the Program.
- “You” and “your” refer to any person or entity participating in the Program.
To be eligible to create a Rewards Account, participate in the Program, and earn points and redeem Rewards, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid email address and mobile phone number. A Rewards Account is unique to the individual Member holding the account and may be associated only with a single email address and mobile phone number. The same mobile phone number may not be associated with more than one Rewards Account, nor may the same email address be associated with more than one Rewards Account. The Member or immediate family member of the Member must be present to earn Rewards for the transaction. In addition to the rights set forth below, at BBI’s sole discretion and without the necessity of notice to you, Rewards Accounts created in violation of these requirements are subject to suspension until such accounts are brought into compliance by the Member, and/or such accounts and associated Rewards may be modified by BBI to bring such Rewards Accounts into compliance.
Program Members may earn and redeem rewards only at participating Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, and Outback and Carrabba’s Express locations, which are subject to change from time to time at BBI’s discretion.
You may enroll in the Program by visiting our website, mobile site, or app and following the enrollment instructions. Each Member will have access to a personal Rewards Account page during the course of their membership. You may access your Rewards Account by visiting the website and signing into your account. It is your sole responsibility to safeguard any passwords associated with your Rewards Account and to make sure that your contact information in your Rewards Account remains current and complete; BBI disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy of a Member’s Rewards Account contact information. Once you have successfully enrolled in the Program, you may begin earning Rewards by performing the qualifying activities described below.
Earning Rewards: This Program allows you to earn Rewards based on the number of points earned for Qualified Dollars Spent at any of our brand participating locations, as described below:
You will receive five (5) points for each Qualified Dollar spent during a single visit. Members are limited to a maximum of two (2) qualifying visits per calendar day at least thirty (30) minutes apart. A maximum of 15,000 points can be earned per visit. For in restaurant visits or orders made via telephone, you must identify yourself as a Member to your server for your points to be credited to your Reward Account. For online and app orders, you must enter your Rewards Account information where prompted. Orders from third-party companies are not eligible for earning points.
Points expire six (6) months or one-hundred eighty-three (183) days after issuance. Each time a Member accrues three-hundred and fifty points (350) during the 183-day period, their points will automatically convert to a $5 off reward.
The Administrator and the Suppliers are independent contractors and are not affiliated with BBI. BBI, the Administrator and Suppliers do not warrant the quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose of any Rewards you procure. BBI, the Administrator, and the Suppliers will not be liable or responsible for any loss, damage or injury to property or person that may arise or result from participating in the Program, redeeming Rewards, or using Rewards or by any cause, condition or event beyond the control of BBI, the Administrator or the Supplier. BBI is not responsible and shall not have any liability for typographical errors and/or omissions in any Program materials. BBI and the Administrator reserve the right to adjust your Rewards Account at any time to correct any incorrect Reward balance, including the right to reverse any Rewards that were credited in error and/or not legitimately earned in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. BBI decisions regarding the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions and the awarding of Rewards shall be at its sole discretion, shall be final and not subject to appeal.
By using the Website, becoming a Member or redeeming a Reward, you hereby agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless BBI, Administrator, Suppliers and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability for claims resulting from any acts or omissions of the Released Parties in providing or failing to provide services in connection with the Program, and from any cause, condition or event beyond the control of BBI, Administrator or Supplier. You also agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Released Parties from all liability for any accident, injury, claims, damages, loss, expense, inconvenience, or damages, arising out of: (a) your participation in, or failure to participate in, the Program, (b) the use of or defect in any Reward. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. The sole extent of Released Parties’ liability, if at all, shall not exceed the actual retail value of the Reward in dispute. You agree that any claim under these Terms and Conditions must be brought within six (6) months after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action shall be barred.
Use of the Program Website
The Administrator operates the Program Website, which provides additional information regarding the Program and, if you are a registered user of the Program Website, also will give you access to your Rewards Account. The Program Website itself is governed by separate terms and conditions. Please read those terms and conditions carefully, as they describe your rights and obligations with respect to the Program Website. Certain features or services offered on or through the Program Website require that you become a registered user, including establishing a username and password. You alone are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your online profile information, including your username and password, and for any and all activity that occurs with respect to your online profile. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your online profile, username or password, or any other breach of security. Regardless of when you notify us, you agree that we will not be liable for losses incurred by you or any other user of or visitor to the Program Website as a consequence of the use of your username, password or online profile by someone else. You agree not to use another person’s username, password or online profile at any time without the express permission and consent of that person. You agree that we are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
You may not transfer or assign your Rewards or any other Program benefits.
All registered marks, trademarks and service marks belong to their respective owners.
Communications with You
We may communicate with you regarding any matter related to the Program by mail, telephone, text messaging, or electronic communications, including e-mails. You consent to the receipt of all Rewards, correspondence, transaction confirmations and other information from us electronically through access to the Program Website, your Rewards Account on the Program Website or the email address provided by you to us. We will not be responsible for your inability to connect to the Internet or to access the Program Website or otherwise not to receive electronic communications. Electronic communications are presumed to be delivered to and received by you when sent by us, whether actually received or not. From time to time we may monitor and record telephone calls for training or compliance purposes, to provide a record of your instructions or to assure the quality of our service and you hereby consent to the monitoring and recording of your telephone conversations with us. In addition, we may periodically use prerecorded voice messages or use an automatic dialing device to make calls and send text messages to any telephone number associated with your Account. You agree that we may rely on any oral and electronic instructions from you to us. You are solely responsible for updating the contact information in your Rewards Account should there be any change in your name, address (including e-mail addresses you use with us), or telephone number(s). To change your account details, email email@example.com or call us at 877-546-7407 Monday – Friday 8am – 9pm EST or Saturday & Sunday 9am – 7pm EST.
Information We Collect and Use
You agree that whenever you have a disagreement with us arising out of, connected to, or in any way related to the Terms and Conditions and/or Program, you will send a written notice to us (“Demand”). You agree that the requirements of this Section 19 will apply even to disagreements that may have arisen before you accepted these Terms and Conditions. You must send this Demand to the following address (the “Notice Address”): Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., Attn: Chief Legal Officer, 2202 N. West Shore Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa, FL 33607.
You agree that you will not take any legal action, including filing a lawsuit or demanding arbitration, until ten (10) business days after you send this Demand. If we do not resolve this disagreement to your satisfaction within ten (10) business days, and you intend on taking legal action, you agree that you will file a demand for arbitration with the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”). Please note that for any such filing of a demand for arbitration, you must affect proper service under the rules of the AAA, and that notice to the Notice Address may not suffice. If, for any reason, the AAA is unable to provide the arbitration, you may file your case with any national arbitration company. The arbitrator shall apply the AAA Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Procedure as effective September 15, 2005. You agree that the arbitrator will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute you have with us. You understand that the Federal Arbitration Act allows for the enforcement of arbitration agreements, and you agree that it applies.
You agree that you will not file any lawsuit against us in any state or federal court. You waive any right to a trial by a jury or a state or federal judge. You agree that if you do sue us in state or federal court, and we bring a successful motion to compel arbitration, you must pay all fees and costs incurred by us in court, including reasonable attorney’s fees. You agree that you will not file a class action or collective action against us, and that you will not participate in a class action or collective action against us. You agree that you will not join your claims to those of any other person. Notwithstanding any other provision in these Terms and Conditions, if this class action waiver is invalidated, then the agreement to arbitrate is null and void, as though it were never entered into. Any dispute at that time in arbitration will be dismissed without prejudice and refiled in a court. Under no circumstances do you or we agree to class or collective procedures in arbitration or the joinder of claims in arbitration.
We agree that we will not file a class or collective action against you, and that we will not participate in a class or collective action against you, for any disagreement arising out of, connected to, or in any way related to these Terms and Conditions and/or Program. We agree that we will submit all disputes with you to arbitration before the Arbitrator.
Notwithstanding any other provision herein, you will not be bound by any changes we make to this Section 19 unless you are provided prior notice by mail, e-mail, text, or other direct notification and do not cancel your enrollment. If you do cancel your enrollment in the Program, you will still be bound to the most recent Terms and Conditions operative when your enrollment was active.
Choice of Law
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, or the rights and obligations of the Member, Bloomin’ Brands and Administrator in connection with the Program and these Terms and Conditions, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida. MEMBER HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE PROGRAM, THE GRANTING OF REWARDS AND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WHETHER NOW EXISTING OR HEREAFTER ARISING AND WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE.
If at any time any provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction as being illegal, invalid or unenforceable in any respect, such provision will be deemed to be removed from these Terms and Conditions and replaced with a lawful provision most closely approximating the intent of the stricken provision (except as noted in Section 19); and, the illegality/invalidity/unenforceability of any stricken provision shall not affect the legality or validity or enforceability of any other provision of these Terms and Conditions (except as noted in Section 19). No delay by BBI in enforcing the provisions of these Terms and Conditions in any given instance will in any way prejudice or restrict the rights of BBI nor will any waiver of rights by BBI in any given instance operate as a waiver of any subsequent breach by any person of any provision of these Terms and Conditions.
Disclosure Applicable to California Residents: Non-Discrimination and Financial Incentive Programs
We will not discriminate against you in a manner prohibited by the CCPA because you exercise your CCPA rights. However, we may charge a different price or rate, or offer a different level or quality of goods or services, to the extent that doing so is reasonably related to the value of the applicable data. In addition, we may offer you financial incentives for the collection, Sale, retention, and use of your PI as permitted by the CCPA; such offers may result in reasonably different prices, rates, or quality levels. The material aspects of any financial incentive will be explained and described in its program terms.
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All contents of this Site are the copyrighted property of BBI, or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or a BBI licensor, as applicable. All contents of the Site are protected by United States and international copyright laws. Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is a trade name describing the subsidiary companies of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. involved in the restaurant industry in the U.S. and around the world. Bloomin' Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the franchisor/licensor of the BBI brand names and marks. Trademarks owned by a BBI company may not be used or displayed publicly without the prior written permission of the owner of the marks, except for downloaded logos and photographs as and if provided for elsewhere on the Site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
The following are some of the service marks owned by Bloomin' Brands, Inc., or its subsidiaries, or affiliates: Carrabba's Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Carrabba's Amici Club.
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Please send the written notice to our Copyright Agent at the following address by mail or e-mail:
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Attn: Copyright Agent/Legal Department
2202 N. West Shore Boulevard, Suite 500
Tampa, FL 33607
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2202 N. West Shore Boulevard, Suite 500
Tampa, FL 33607
Gift Card Terms & Conditions
Please read these terms and conditions carefully.
Your purchase and use of Bloomin’ Brands Gift Cards and eGift Cards (collectively, "Gift Cards") constitutes your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”). Our Gift Cards may be branded under the name Bloomin’ Brands, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Outback and Carrabba’s Express, and/or Aussie Grill.
Gift Cards must have a corresponding four-digit pin to be redeemed. A physical, plastic Gift Card must be presented in person to redeem any Gift Card that was previously issued without a four-digit pin. Gift Cards are redeemable at all Bloomin’ Brands locations in the United States including Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Outback and Carrabba’s Express, Aussie Grill and online at each brand website that offers online orders (Outback.com, Carrabbas.com, Bonefishgrill.com, Flemings.com, and AussieGrill.com).
Gift Cards are NOT redeemable at our airport restaurant locations or our food trucks, nor at the original Carrabba’s restaurants located on Kirby and Voss streets in Houston, TX. Gift Cards may not be returned and may not be redeemed for cash except as required by applicable law.
Expiration & Fees
Gift Cards do not expire and are not subject to any service fees.
Lost, Damaged, or Stolen Cards
Lost, damaged, or stolen Gift Cards will not be replaced, and Bloomin’ Brands will not be responsible if your Gift Card is used without your permission. Title to and risk of loss for Gift Cards pass to the purchaser upon sale. Please treat your Gift Card like cash and safeguard it accordingly.
Bloomin’ Brands and its affiliates, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to refuse to accept Gift Cards that they suspect were obtained fraudulently or are presented for redemption in a fraudulent manner.
Compliance with laws
By purchasing or using a Gift Card, you are certifying and representing to Bloomin’ Brands that the activities for which the Gift Card will be used comply with these Terms and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and that the Gift Card will not be used in any manner that is fraudulent, deceptive, unfair, or otherwise harmful to consumers or Bloomin’ Brands. In addition, you agree to defend and indemnify Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates from and against any claims, expenses or liabilities made against or incurred by any of them in connection with your use of the Gift Card or violation of any of these Terms.
From time to time, Bloomin’ Brands may offer promotional cards labelled as “Bonus Cards.” Bonus Cards are not Gift Cards. Bonus Cards are also subject to terms and conditions that control their use and redemption. Please see the specific Bonus Card for terms and conditions.
Limitation of Liability
GIFT CARDS ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS, AND BLOOMIN’ BRANDS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ITS GIFT CARDS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BLOOMIN’ BRANDS AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT YOUR GIFT CARD WILL ALWAYS BE ACCESSIBLE OR ACCEPTED. BLOOMIN’ BRANDS AND ITS AFFILIATES AND ITS VENDORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER WHATSOEVER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM THE GIFT CARDS OR USE OF SUCH GIFT CARDS. IN THE EVENT THAT BLOOMIN’ BRANDS OR ITS AFFILIATES ARE FOUND LIABLE TO YOU, YOUR SOLE REMEDY WILL BE TO RECOVER ACTUAL AND DIRECT DAMAGES WHICH SHALL NOT EXCEED THE UNREDEEMEDBALANCE OF YOUR GIFT CARD. CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE FOREGOING PARAGRAPH MAY NOT APPLY TO CONSUMERS WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY OR IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Dispute Resolution & Applicable Law
Any dispute or claim relating in any way to Gift Cards will be resolved in accordance with the dispute resolution process and requirements set forth in these Terms.
THIS SECTION LIMITS CERTAIN RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO MAINTAIN A COURT ACTION, THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL, THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY FORM OF CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE CLAIM, THE RIGHT TO ENGAGE IN DISCOVERY EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN AAA OR JAMS RULES AND THE RIGHT TO CERTAIN REMEDIES AND FORMS OF RELIEF. OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU OR BLOOMIN’ BRANDS WOULD HAVE IN COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION.
Except where prohibited by law, you agree that: (1) whenever you have a disagreement with Bloomin’ Brands arising out of, connected to, or in any way related to these Terms and/or your purchase or use of a Gift Card(s), you will send a written notice to Bloomin’ Brands (“Demand”). You must send any Demand to the following address (the “Notice Address”): Bloomin’ Brands, Inc., Attn: Chief Legal Officer, 2202 N. West Shore Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa, FL 33607; (2) You will not take any legal action, including filing a lawsuit or demanding arbitration, until ten (10) business days after you send a Demand. If Bloomin’ Brands does not resolve the disagreement to your satisfaction within such ten (10) business days, and you intend on taking legal action, you agree that you will file a demand for arbitration with the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”). Please note that for any such filing of a demand for arbitration, you must affect proper service under the rules of the AAA, and that notice to the Notice Address may not suffice. If, for any reason, the AAA is unable to provide the arbitration, you may file your case with any national arbitration company. The arbitrator shall apply the AAA Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Procedure as effective September 15, 2005. You agree that the arbitrator will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute you have with Bloomin’ Brands. You understand that the Federal Arbitration Act allows for the enforcement of arbitration agreements, and you agree that it applies;(3) you will not file any lawsuit against Bloomin’ Brands in any state or federal court. You waive any right to a trial by a jury or a state or federal judge. You agree that if you sue Bloomin’ Brands in state or federal court, and Bloomin’ Brands brings a successful motion to compel arbitration, you must pay all fees and costs incurred by Bloomin’ Brands in court, including reasonable attorneys’ fees. You will not file a class action or collective action against Bloomin’ Brands, and you will not participate in a class action or collective action against Bloomin’ Brands. You will not join your claims to those of any other person; (4) Notwithstanding any other provision in these Terms, if this class action waiver is invalidated, then the agreement to arbitrate is null and void, as though it were never entered into. Any dispute at that time in arbitration will be dismissed without prejudice and refiled exclusively in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, or in the Circuit Court in and for Hillsborough County, Florida. Under no circumstances do you or Bloomin’ Brands agree to class or collective procedures in arbitration or the joinder of claims in arbitration; (5) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (6) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and YOU HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
The Federal Arbitration Act, applicable federal laws, and the laws of the State of Florida, USA, are the applicable laws to the interpretation, validity, enforceability, and construction of these Terms or the rights and obligations of you and Bloomin’ Brands in connection with the Terms, and all matters relating to Gift Cards and the use of Gift Cards, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, but subject to the Federal Arbitration Act and other federal law relating to the arbitrability of claims.
We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms at any time and will provide notice of such changes as required by law. If any of these Terms shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.