The Shell Rotella Long Drive Sweepstakes
2013 The Shell Rotella Long Drive Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Open to legal residents of Canada and the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), 18 years of age or older, who are members of the
Shell Rotella MyMilesMatter™ program at time of entry. Enrollment into the Shell RO My Miles Matter program is free. Employees of SOPUS Products
("Sponsor") and its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and those entities involved
in the preparation of materials for, administration and/or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively "Sweepstakes Entities") and their immediate family
members and/or those living in the same household of such employees (whether or not related) are ineligible. For purpose of eligibility, immediate family
member means spouse, mother, father, sister, brother or child.
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
Sweepstakes starts 12:00 a.m. Central Time ("CT") on July 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period"). Sponsor's
computer will be the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
There are two ways to enter:
(a) You can redeem some or all of your MyMilesMatter Reward Miles to enter the Sweepstakes. You will receive one automatic entry into the Sweepstakes for
each twenty-five (25) Reward Miles you redeem for a Sweepstakes entry at www.mymilesmatter.com during the
Sweepstakes Period. You must redeem a minimum of twenty-five (25) Reward Miles in one transaction to receive an entry. Entries will not be provided for
increments of less than twenty-five (25) Reward Miles. You may redeem Reward Miles for Sweepstakes entries as often as you wish during the Sweepstakes
Period, subject to the number of Reward Miles in your account; or (b) to enter without redeeming Reward Miles:
Legibly hand-print in ink on a 3" x 5" card your first and last name, address (no P.O. Boxes), daytime and evening phone numbers and email address, then
mail with first class postage affixed to: Shell Rotella Long Drive Sweepstakes, Offer # O679, P.O. Box 809004 , Houston, Texas, USA, 77280-9921. No limit on mail-in entries, but only one per envelope and each envelope must be
Legibly hand-print in ink on a 3" x 5" card your name, address, city, province, postal code, home telephone number (including area code), email address
(required) and date of birth and mail in a properly stamped envelope to: Shell Rotella Long Drive Sweepstakes Offer # O679, P.O. Box 26045 Churchill, Mississauga, ON., L5L 5W7.
Limit one (1) entry per postmarked envelope. Entrants must be a member of the Shell Rotella MyMilesMatter™ program at time of entry. Registration for
the Shell Rotella MyMilesMatter™ program is free. If you are not already a member, you may follow the online instructions at www.mymilesmatter.com to join. All online entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. All mail-in
entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2013 and received by Tuesday October, 2013.
All eligible entries received will be entered into a random drawing for the Prize (defined below) held by Sponsor (or its authorized representative) on or
about October 10 , 2013 at 1:00 p.m. CT at 6450 Clara Road, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77041.
By entering or participating, all entrants and the winner agreeto be bound by these Official Rules. Sponsor shall determine if any entry is ineligible for
any reason. The decisions of the Sponsor and its authorized representatives are final and binding in all matters concerning this Sweepstakes.
Entries submitted through a sweepstakes club or similar entity, or any other unauthorized methods will be void and entrant will be disqualified. Submitting
mass entries and submitting entries generated by an automated program, script, macro or use of any other device is prohibited and will result in
disqualification. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Proof of entry submission is not proof of its receipt by Sponsor. Only eligible entries received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period will be eligible
to win the Prize. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will
be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. The "authorized account holder" is the
natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the
submitted email address. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, incomplete, stolen, or illegible entries.
All entries are subject to verification prior to being declared a Sweepstakes winner and receiving the Prize, as well as the eligibility, age and other
information provided by a potential Prize winner.
4. PRIZE DRAWING:
On or about October 10, 2013 at or about 1:00 p.m. CT at 6450 Clara Road, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77041, Sponsor (or its authorized representative) will
randomly select one (1) entry from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period, (the "Selected Entrant"). The Selected Entrant will be
contacted via telephone or email address (in Sponsor's discretion), based on the contact information provided on the entry, in order to notify him/her that
he/she has been selected as a potential Sweepstakes winner and to verify eligibility, (the "Notification"). Selected Entrant must respond to the
Notification within 48 hours of Sponsor's second attempt at Notification. In the event that a Selected Entrant does not respond to the Notification within
the stipulated time, does not meet eligibility requirements, does not comply with all other conditions contained in the Official Rules, or is unable to or
unwilling to accept the Prize as awarded, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify that Selected Entrant and to select an alternate
Selected Entrant by a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries.
5. ODDS OF WINNING:
Odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period (or October 10 , 2013 in the case of a mail-in
entry). An entrant can increase chances of winning by submitting multiple eligible entries during the Sweepstakes Period.
One prize to be awarded in the Sweepstakes, ("Prize"). The Prize consists of one (1)TaylorMade R1 Golf Driver and 1 case of Titleist DT Solo Golf Balls
with Shell logo.
Approximate retail value ("ARV") of Prize is $440.00 USD and $453.60 CDN dollars.
US Residents only: All federal, state and local taxes on the actual value of the Prize as awarded are winner's responsibility. Winner will not receive the
difference between the actual value and the ARV. Prize winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Prize, if applicable.
Canadian Residents only: Selected Entrant must correctly answer, within a limited time period, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be
declared a Sweepstakes winner and awarded the Prize.
Winner may waive his/her right to receive the Prize. No assignment, transfer, or substitution of Prize, in whole or in part, is permitted, except that
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the Prize, or portion thereof, for an alternate prize of equal or greater value.
All costs, fees and other expenses not specified in these Official Rules are the winner's sole responsibility.
7. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:
Entries not legitimately submitted in accordance with these Official Rules are void.
Selected Entrant will be subject to verification by Sponsor or its authorized representatives, whose decisions are final and binding. A Selected Entrant is
not the Prize winner unless and until Selected Entrant's eligibility has been verified and Selected Entrant has been notified that verification is complete
and any necessary documentation has been properly submitted to Sponsor or its authorized representatives.
Selected Entrant will be required to sign and return an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release (where legally
permitted), within a time period specified by Sponsor before being declared a winner and receiving the Prize. Failure to comply with this requirement may
result in forfeiture of the Prize.
Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner's persona, name, biographical information, opinions, voice,
photograph and/or likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed throughout the world in
perpetuity, without additional compensation, review, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for any
typographical, human or other error in the printing of Sweepstakes communications and/or collateral advertising materials, administration of the
Sweepstakes, processing of entries or in the announcement of the Prize winner or in any other materials or information associated with the Sweepstakes. If,
through printing or production error, or for any other reason whatsoever, more prizes are claimed for the Prize than intended and/or set forth in these
Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prize by random drawing from all eligible claimants for the Prize. Only one Prize as set forth in
these Official Rules will be awarded.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, cheating, technical failures, or any other causes, technological or otherwise, which corrupt, disrupt or otherwise 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 any and all aspects of the Sweepstakes, and Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to select the winner from eligible entries received
prior to the date of such action, or as otherwise deemed equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual it suspects,
in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be cheating, or acting in a non-sportsmanlike or
disruptive manner. Caution: Any attempt by any individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the
Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such
individual to the fullest extent of the law.
Winner agrees, by accepting the Prize, and each participant or entrant agrees, by entering or participating in this Sweepstakes, to release, discharge,
indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, web development companies, advertising and
promotional agencies, Prize suppliers and any other individuals or legal entities participating in the design, administration or fulfillment of this
Sweepstakes and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively "Released Parties") from and against any and all liability for any
threatened or actual injuries, loss, cost or damage of any kind to person, including death or disability, and property, arising in whole or in part,
directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, participation in any
Sweepstakes-related activity or inability to participate in parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages
related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, violation of the rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a
false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory, and whether
or not caused in whole or in part by the negligence of one or more of the Released Parties. Entrants covenant not to sue any Released Party or cause them
to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind this release. A waiver by one or more of the
Sponsor of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision.
9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR
PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY ENTRANT'S ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE WWW.MYMILESMATTER.COM
OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EXCEPT FOR ANY STANDARD WARRANTY THAT MAY
BE PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER OF THE PRIZE TO THE WINNER, IF ANY, SPONSOR HAS NOT MADE, AND SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY MANNER FOR, ANY WARRANTIES,
REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR LAW, RELATING TO ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THEIR QUALITY, MECHANICAL
CONDITION, 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 or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission,
theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer,
hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof.
11. GOVERNING LAW; DISPUTES:
By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this
Sweepstakes or any Prize award shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District
Court in Houston, Texas; and (ii) in addition to the limitations in Section 9 of these Official Rules, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be
limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees. Except where
prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant
and Sponsor, shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflicts of law rules.
12. RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC: For entrants residing in the Province of Québec, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of the Long Drive
Sweepstakes may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the "Régie") for a ruling. Submission to the Régie
is only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
Subject to the jurisdiction of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the "Régie"), Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or
modify the Contest. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency, between the English-language version and the French language version of these Contest
Rules, the English version shall prevail and govern.
To enter the Sweepstakes, each entrant will be disclosing personal information to Sponsor. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to Sponsor's
in the United States;
14. TERMINATION AND SUSPENTION:
Subject to the jurisdiction of the Régie, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes. In the event of any discrepancy
or inconsistency, between the English-language version and the French language version of these Official Rules, the English version shall prevail and
15. WINNERS LIST:
For the name of the Sweepstakes winner, send a separate self-addressed, sufficiently stamped envelope to: Shell Rotella Sweepstakes , Offer #O679, P.O. Box 809004, Houston, Texas, 77280-9921. Requests must be received by October 31, 2013. Limit one request per person,
per household. Canadian residents only may omit return postage.
The name and address of Sponsor is SOPUS Products, P.O. Box 4427, Houston, Texas 77210-4427. Canadian Office: Shell Canada Products 1101 Blair Road,
Burlington, Ontario L7M 1T3.
© 2013 SOPUS Products. All rights reserved.