NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN.
Please read these Official Sweepstakes Rules (“Official Rules”) of Nicor Gas (“Sweepstakes Sponsor”) Giving Thanks Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER. This promotion is open to persons who satisfy the following requirements: you must be a legal resident of Illinois and eligible to receive residential gas delivery service from Sweepstakes Sponsor and you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Sweepstakes entries must meet eligibility requirements, or the entry will not be counted. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Only one prize per eligible entry is allowed. Duplicate entries will not be accepted.
SPONSOR. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Southern Company Gas, with headquarters located at 10 Peachtree PL NE, Atlanta, GA 30309.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
ENTRY DEADLINE. The Sweepstakes runs from 12:01 a.m. Central Time on December 21, 2020 through 11:59 p.m. Central Time on December 31, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
HOW TO ENTER. There are five ways to enter the Sweepstakes: (i) making an online My Account Paperless election; (ii) electing to become an eBill customer (iii) electing to become a moBill by Walletron customer (v) submitting a valid entry via mail as described below; or (v) being an existing Paperless Billing Customer of Sweepstakes Sponsor on December 21, 2020 and remaining enrolled through the end of the Sweepstakes Period. There is a limit of one (1) entry per entrant regardless of entry method. In the event more than one entry is received with respect to any participant, the first valid entry processed by the Sweepstakes Sponsor will be considered the only valid entry.
Entries become the property of Sweepstakes Sponsor and will not be returned. Sweepstakes Sponsor may use any of the entries for any purpose whatsoever, without further compensation to the entrant. Sweepstakes Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected entries, or for errors in mechanical transmission, technical or wireless difficulties or inability to transmit Internet data.
PRIZES. The winner will receive a $1,000 gift card from Visa®. A prize will be forfeited if the winner fails to claim the prize by the deadline, fails to execute the prepared forms of release and waiver (if required by Sweepstakes Sponsor, in its sole discretion), or if the selected winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules. Prizes are not assignable or transferable. Federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. If required by law, prize winners will receive a 1099 tax form reflecting the actual value of the prize. Winners agree to claim their prize as directed by Sweepstakes Sponsor. Prize redemption or collection may be made by turning in a release form and W9, prize mailed to winner, or other processes. In the event that a prize is mailed to the winner, pursuant to winner’s prior written consent, the winner assumes the risk of the prize’s safe arrival. Winners may be required to: (a) furnish photographic identification in the form of a government issued document; and (b) furnish a signed affidavit or such other documentation: (i) acknowledging acceptance and compliance with these Official Rules; (ii) confirming eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) providing the Sweepstakes Sponsor any other reasonably requested information, including, without limitation, a social security number and any other information required for tax reporting purposes, in a form determined by the Sweepstakes Sponsor. Failure to furnish such information and signed affidavit within the time period stated in the Sweepstakes Sponsor’s request may cause disqualification, as determined in Sweepstakes Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Sweepstakes Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information or other errors in the printing, offering, or administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize(s).
Any expenses incurred by the entrant during the entry process, including, but not limited to, postage, mileage, internet access fees, etc., are the sole responsibility of each entrant and Sweepstakes Sponsor will not issue reimbursement for any expenses whatsoever.
Total approximate retail value of the Prize: $1,000.00. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize by any winner is permitted.
A. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
B. Employees of Southern Company Gas, and its subsidiaries and affiliates and their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings and their respective spouses, and those living in the same household, whether or not related) are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes.
C. Entrants must be a US Citizen and a residential customer of Sweepstakes Sponsor or be eligible to receive natural gas delivery service from Sweepstakes Sponsor and be 18 years or older at the time of entry.
D. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by and comply with these Official Rules.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, ATTORNEYS’ FEES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT, OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, TELEPHONE SYSTEMS OR WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY OTHER SWEEPSTAKES.
FORCE MAJEURE. If for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause which corrupts or threatens the administration, security or integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion of the Sweepstakes for any reason.
OWNERSHIP OF INFORMATION. Information submitted in Internet and mailed entries, including entrant's name, address, e-mail address, etc., shall become the property of Sweepstakes Sponsor, but will not be transferred, sold, or otherwise used by Sweepstakes Sponsor for any purpose other than the administration of this Sweepstakes.
CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE. All entrants agree, by entering the Sweepstakes, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of Georgia. Georgia law shall govern this Sweepstakes, without regard Georgia’s choice of law rules. The courts of Georgia shall be the exclusive forum for any dispute regarding any of these Official Rules or any activity associated with the Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes Sponsor reserve the right in its sole discretion to supplement or make changes to these Official Rules at any time without notice. Sweepstakes Sponsor reserve the right in its sole discretion to interpret these Official Rules of this Sweepstakes, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all entrants. Sweepstakes Sponsor shall not be responsible for any administrative errors involved in the execution of this Sweepstakes.
COPY OF RULES. Copies of these Official Rules for this Sweepstakes may also be obtained by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINNERS LIST. Can be obtained by sending an email to email@example.com after January 11, 2021 and before February 28, 2021.