3m Company – Scotch Brand Preference – Win Rewards Card

SCOTCHTM
BRAND PREFERENCE SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The ScotchTM
Brand Preference Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins
at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on April 17, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on May 31,
2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
SPONSOR: 3M Company, ScotchTM
Brand, 3M Stationery and Office Supplies Division, 3M Center,
Building, St. Paul, MN 55144 (the “Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the
District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old (except residents of AL and NE who must be at
least 19 years old and residents of MS who must be at least 21 years old) at the time of entry. Void
where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees and officers of the 3M Stationery and Office
Supplies Division the “Promotional Participants” (i.e., Gage Marketing Group, LLC) and companies
involved in the design, implementation, and execution of Sweepstakes and their respective parent
companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and advertising/ promotional agencies (collectively, the
“Promotional Participants”) and their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother,
husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step-brother, step-
sister, half-brother, and half-sister and spouses of each) and/or those living in the same household of
each such person are not eligible to enter or win.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible person may enter the Sweepstakes by
visiting https://engage.3m.com/ScotchBrandPreferenceSweepstakes to complete the preferences
form and indicate that they have read, accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, to
receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (“Entry”).
Limit of one (1) Entry per person. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email
address. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different email
addresses or any other methods, will void all of that Entrant’s attempted Entries and that Entrant may
be disqualified.
RANDOM DRAWING: Six (6) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing held on or about
June 11, 2018 from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning
depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Potential winners will be notified by email.
PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize – a $250 Visa Rewards Card. Five (5) First Prizes – a $100 Visa
Rewards Card. The total value of all prizes available to be won is $750. Visa Rewards Card is not
exchangeable or redeemable for cash and is subject to all terms and conditions of use as established
by issuer. Prizes consist of only the item listed as the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or
stolen Visa Rewards Card. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute prize of
equal or greater value. Limit one prize per person/household.
GENERAL RULES: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by
these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters
relating to this Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. All
federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All materials submitted become the property of the
Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Return of any prize/prize notification as
undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting
prize, winner consents (and agree to confirm in writing) to the use of his/her name, photograph or
likeness for publicity or advertising purposes without further compensation or permission, except
where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and
the Promotional Participants from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from or in
connection with this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal
injury, bodily injury, death, damages, and/or loss. The failure of either Sponsor or the Promotional
Parties to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, act of domestic
terrorism, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of
governmental authorities outside of the control of either (excepting compliance with applicable codes
and regulations) or other force majeure event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.
Sponsor and the Promotional Participants are not responsible for any typographical or other error in
the printing, the offering, or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the
Sweepstakes.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sponsor and Promotional Participants are not responsible for: (i)
technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable,
network, hardware or software, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure,
technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries, whether
caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the
Sweepstakes; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or Internet service; (iii)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process of the Sweepstakes; (iv) electronic,
clerical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the transmission,
receipt or processing of Entries or notification of winner; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or
property, including but not limited to Entrant’s computer, hardware, software or technical errors of any
kind including any injury or damage to any person’s wireless device, which may be caused, directly or
indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the
generality of the foregoing, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, modify,
cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct, technical failures including any network
server or hardware failure, viruses, bugs, errors in programming, security, or any other errors or other
causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the administration, security, or proper administration of
the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted at
https://engage.3m.com/ScotchBrandPreferenceSweepstakes and the drawing will be conducted from
among all eligible Entries received prior to termination. Under no circumstances, including negligence,
shall the Promotional Participants be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential
damages that result from the use of or inability to use the web site, or out of any breach of any
warranty. This exclusion or limitation of liability will not apply to the extent that any applicable statute
prohibits such exclusion or limitation of liability. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING,
EVERYTHING ON THE SPONSOR’S WEB SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION
OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS
REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR RESTRICTIONS. Sponsor is not responsible for any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any equipment
or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; nor is Sponsor responsible for
technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections
in phone lines or network or software, unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry
process or the Sweepstakes, technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the
Sweepstakes or the processing of Entries; or any injury or damages to persons or property which may
be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual entitled to receive
prize, an entry made by e-mail will be declared made by the “authorized account holder” of the email
address submitted with the entry. “Authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the
natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service
provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entrants
may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the Entrant is the account holder of the e-mail
address associated with an entry. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed to be proof of
receipt by Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in
disqualification. Any attempt by an Entrant or other individual to deliberately damage any web site or
undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to any fraudulent
claims, may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor
reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such individual, to the fullest extent
permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official
Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Participant engaging in any of the foregoing
activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prize won.
PRIVACY: All personal information submitted by you as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in
accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (accessible from
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/WW3/Country/Corp/Privacy/), except as otherwise
described in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes materials. By participating in this Sweepstakes,
you acknowledge and agree that all information and material, including any personal information
provided in your Entry materials, affidavits, and releases, will be collected, used and disclosed by the
Sponsor and its authorized agents, representatives, and other third parties involved in the execution,
administration, or hosting of this Sweepstakes, for the purposes of administering the Sweepstakes
and prize fulfillment and may be further publicized as described above.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal,
state, and local laws and regulations. Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota. All
disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without
resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in Minnesota. Should there be a
conflict between the laws of the state of Minnesota and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in
favor of the laws of the state of Minnesota. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and
shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.
WINNERS LIST REQUEST: For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped (#10)
envelope to: The ScotchTM
Brand Preference Sweepstakes Winners List, Gage, 10000 Highway 55,
Minneapolis, MN 55441. Requests must be received by 6/29/18. Responses to win list requests will
be made after all winners are confirmed.
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