Miller Electric – Seven Days Of Giveaways Sweepstakes

2018 MILLER® SEVEN DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS SWEEPSTAKESOFFICIAL RULESNO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. Entry into the 2018 Miller® Seven Days of Giveaways Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on December 3, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on December 9, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Miller Electric Manufacturing Co., (“Sponsor”), a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc., 1635 W. Spencer St., P.O. Box 1079, Appleton, WI 54912-1079, USA.  The Contest is administered by Two Rivers Marketing, 106 East 6th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 (“Administrator”).  All federal, provincial/territorial, state, and local laws and regulations apply.ELIGIBILITY / WHO MAY PARTICIPATE: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, and Canada, excluding the province of Quebec.  Persons residing in other jurisdictions are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.  You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at time of entry, or the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction, whichever is greater.  Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor or Administrator, and members of their immediate families (biological, step, or in-law) including parent, grandparent, child, sibling, or spouse of any of the foregoing (regardless of where they live) or households of any of the above, whether related or not, IRS dependents, and household members of Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and web design agencies, and all other entities involved in the creation, administration, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, are not eligible to enter or win.ENTRY PERIODS: The Sweepstakes will be held on or about the following dates from entries received during the time and on the dates indicated below (“Entry Periods”): Entry Period #1: December 3, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #2: December 4, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #3: December 5, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #4: December 6, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #5: December 7, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #6: December 8, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT Entry Period #7: December 9, 2018 between 12:00 a.m. CT and 11:59 p.m. CT HOW TO ENTER:  To submit an “Entry” in this Sweepstakes and be considered an “Entrant,” an individual must, during one of the Entry Periods during the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.millerwelds.com/holiday2018 or https://woobox.com/j2rzx2 and fill out the entry form.  Each Entry made during an Entry Period will be entered into a random drawing to win the daily Prize for that Entry Period.      Limit one (1) Entry per person/household/email per Entry Period.  Winners from a previous Entry Period are not eligible to win in a future Entry Period.SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY: Participation constitutes Entrant’s unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Only eligible Entries actually received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period will be included in the Sweepstakes drawing.  Personal information collected as part of this Sweepstakes may be shared with Sponsor’s promotional partners to the extent necessary to fulfill the Prize. Any information collected from Entrants is subject to Sponsor’s online privacy policy posted at https://www.millerwelds.com/privacy-policy. To opt-out of receiving any newsletters or promotional materials from Sponsor, send an email message to info@MillerWelds.com.  As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each Sweepstakes Winner gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address, and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes, market research, and complying with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry of information byparticipants; lost Entries or transmissions, interrupted or unavailable network, server or otherconnections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whethermechanical, human or electronic, technical malfunctions or the computer hardware, software, orany combination thereof; or problems associated with any virus or other damages caused toparticipant’s system. All Entries will become the sole property of Sponsor and cannot bereturned.WINNER SELECTION: The day after each Entry Period, Sponsor will randomly select from all eligible Entries received during that Entry Period a number of “Sweepstakes Winners.”  There will be thirty-nine (39) Sweepstakes Winners total: one (1) Sweepstakes Winner for Entry Period #1; one (1) Sweepstakes Winners for Entry Period #2; one (1) Sweepstakes Winner for Entry Period #3; twelve (12) Sweepstakes Winners for Entry Period #4; one (1) Sweepstakes Winner for Entry Period #5; twelve (12) Sweepstakes Winners for Entry Period #6; and one (1) Sweepstakes Winner for Entry Period #7.  Any potential Sweepstakes Winner will be subject to verification by Sponsor of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.  The potential Sweepstakes Winner will be required to sign and return to the Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted) (“Affidavit”) within five (5) business days after responding to Sponsor’s communication that she/he is a potential Sweepstakes Winner.  An Entrant is not a winner of the Prize until Entrant’s eligibility as a Sweepstakes Winner has been verified, Entrant has been notified that verification is complete, and Entrant has complied with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. AWARDING OF PRIZE:  A representative of Sponsor will notify the potential Sweepstakes Winner by telephone or e-mail (the same telephone number or e-mail provided in his or her Entry). Three (3) contact attempts will be made within a five-day period to contact each potential Sweepstakes Winner.  If a potential Sweepstakes Winner does not respond to Sponsor within the five-day allotted time period, Sponsor will select an alternate potential Sweepstakes Winner, and the same process will be repeated until every Sweepstakes Winner is contacted and each Prize is awarded.  Sponsor is not responsible for contacting an Entrant if that Entrant has changed contact information and failed to provide Sponsor with the proper contact information when such information is required.  At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, forfeiture of the Prize and the selection of an alternate Sweepstakes Winner may result from any of the following: (a) a potential Sweepstakes Winner’s failure to respond to notification within the specified response period; (b) a potential Sweepstakes Winner’s failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity, and residence; or (c) any non-compliance with these Official Rules.CANADIAN PROVISIONAL WINNERS: In addition to anything else in these Official Rules, in order for a selected Entrant who is a Canadian resident to become the Sweepstakes Winner, he or she must first correctly answer, unaided and without mechanical or electronic assistance, a time-limited mathematical skill testing question administered via the Affidavit. Canadian residents must also execute and return the Affidavit confirming compliance with these rules and releasing the Sponsor and its affiliated companies from any liability in connection with this Sweepstakes, all within the time specified on the Affidavit. Failure of a Canadian selected Entrant to correctly answer the skill-testing question in the time allotted or failure to execute and return the Affidavit will result in disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the Prize, and the selection of a substitute Entrant from among all remaining eligible Entries and/or Finalists.ODDS: The odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of entries received during that Prize’s corresponding Entry Period.  PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): There will be thirty-nine (39) Sweepstakes Winners.  Each Sweepstakes Winner will receive the “Prize” below that corresponds with the Entry Period for which that Sweepstakes Winner was a winner.  Entry Period #1 Prize: (December 3, 2018) Miller® Digital Infinity helmet, lighting accessory kit, and a welding jacket, gloves and safety glasses (ARV: USD $800/CAD $1045)Entry Period #2 Prizes: (December 4, 2018) Pet Prize Package, each including doggie bag dispenser, doggie bandana, pet bowl, and pet blanket (ARV: USD $100/CAD $130)Entry Period #3 Prize: (December 5, 2018) Miller® Fusion 160 welder with Recoil Start (ARV: USD $3245/CAD $4113)Entry Period #4 Prizes: (December 6, 2018) Twelve (12) Sign Shop Prize Packages, each including one (1) 17-inch wall clock and one (1) full color LED backlit advertising sign (ARV USD $1476/CAD $1920)Entry Period #5 Prize: (December 7, 2018) Miller® Dynasty® 280 DX multiprocess welder with ArcReach Suitcase 8 Feeder (ARV: USD $8902/CAD $10650) Entry Period #6 Prizes: (December 8, 2018) Twelve (12) Music Prize Packages, each including mini round Bluetooth speakers, ear buds, stretch mesh cap, and t-shirt (ARV USD $1320/CAD $1716)Entry Period #7 Prize: (December 9, 2018) Miller® Multimatic 220 AC/DC welder (ARV: USD $2999/CAD $3889)            Total ARV of all Prizes: USD $18,842/CAD $23,463.  PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if all or part of the advertised Prize is unavailable or cannot reasonably be provided for any reason.  No substitution or transfer of a Prize by the Sweepstakes Winner is permitted.  Each Sweepstakes Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state, and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with his or her Prize, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used.  Any portion of the Prize not accepted by any Sweepstakes Winner will be forfeited.If the Prize is lost, destroyed, or stolen it will not be replaced.THE PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by applicable law, acceptance of a Prize constitutes the Sweepstakes Winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of that Sweepstakes Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, statements, and/or home state for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes in any media, worldwide, without remuneration for said use.RELEASE: By entering, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, employees, agents, and agencies, (“Released Parties”) from and against any demands, claims, liability, costs, losses, damages, or cause of action, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of, in whole or part, directly or indirectly, from participating or attempting to participate in the Sweepstakes or from acceptance, misuse, use, consequence resulting from, or award of the Prize.  GENERAL CONDITIONS:  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  In the event the Sweepstakes Winner engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor or any prize provider in its sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious, inappropriate, threatening, illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes or withdraw the Prize.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that his/her e-mailaddress and/or other personal information provided by the Entrant may be used for the administration of the Sweepstakes. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website or mobile device users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to the Website or any Entrant’s personal social media website.  The Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to Entrant’s or to any other person’s mobile device, computer, or other electronic device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes.  If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes and select a Sweepstakes Winner from Entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor may deem fair and appropriate.Sponsor does not authorize, condone, sponsor, encourage, or take responsibility for Entrants’: (1) unauthorized use of any third party’s intellectual property, including copyrights and trademarks; or (2) commission of any torts, including libel, defamation, and violations of rights of privacy and publicity.IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, ANY PARTICIPATING PROMOTIONAL COMPANIES, RELEASED PARTIES, OR PRIZE PROVIDERS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OR RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, OR ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, LOST PROFITS, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE, MULTIPLE, OR ADDITIONAL DAMAGES.  DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by applicable law, Entrants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before the appropriate federal or state courts located in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.  Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, indirect, lost profits, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and Entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin.  By entering, Entrants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in Outagamie County, Wisconsin.WINNER LIST: To obtain a copy of the winner list, send your written request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Miller Electric Mfg. Co., Attn: Marketing Department, P.O. Box 1079, Appleton, WI 54912. Vermont and Canadian residents may omit return postage. Request must be received no later than February 11, 2019.MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Affidavit will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision of the Official Rules or the Affidavit is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.  When terms such as “may” are used in these Official Rules, Sponsor has sole and absolute discretion.  Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof.  In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, privacy policy or terms of use on www.millerweld.com, and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.