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Full Rules and Regulations
2019 Spring/Summer Petro-Points FREE GAS FOR A YEAR Contest
March 19 – July 1, 2019
* Purchases made with any RBC® credit or debit card that has been linked to a Petro-Points account will automatically qualify for contest entry (in which case the Petro-Points card does not also need to be swiped to enter the contest). If a More Rewards membership card that has been linked to a Petro-Points account is swiped on a transaction, this will automatically qualify for contest entry (in which case the Petro-Points card does not also need to be swiped to enter the contest). ® Trademark(s) of Royal Bank of Canada. Used under licence. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
No Purchase Necessary to enter for a chance to win (See Rule 3.13)
1. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
1.1 Sponsor: The sponsor of this contest is Suncor Energy Products Partnership (the “Contest Sponsor” or “Suncor”).
1.2 Eligibility: The 2019 Spring/Summer Petro-Points FREE GAS FOR A YEAR Contest (“Contest”) is open to residents of Canada only:
1.2.1 who have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence;
1.2.2 who are in compliance with the Contest Rules and Regulations (“Rules”), including, but not limited to, Rule 1.5;
1.2.3 who are registered members of and in good standing of the Petro-Points program.
Entrants meeting all of these criteria will be referred to as “Eligible Entrant”.
The following individuals are not eligible to participate in the Contest:
1.2.4 employees and retirees of Suncor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, agents, associates, dealers, representatives, advertising and promotional agencies;
1.2.5 Petro-Points members who are using their personal Petro-Points card or account on commercial or motor fuel purchases paid for by a SuperPass account holder that is not the Petro-Points member’s SuperPass card or account;
1.2.6 members of the immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother, spouse) of the individuals outlined in 1.2.4 and
1.2.7 any person domiciled with the individuals outlined in 1.2.4 and 1.2.6.
1.3 Contest Period and Entry:
Every time an Eligible Entrant purchases Petro-Points Eligible Products or Services at any participating Petro-Canada station in Canada during a specific Contest period as specified below (“Purchase Entry”), the Eligible Entrant automatically qualifies for one (1) ballot into the specific weekly draw. Petro-Points Eligible Products or Services are defined as a minimum purchase that earns at least ten (10) PETROPOINTS on PETRO-POINTS-eligible Petro-Canada products or services (tobacco, vaping products, gift cards, transit tickets, and taxes on non-petroleum purchases are not eligible for PETRO-POINTS) from participating Petro-Canada retail service stations.
To qualify and be eligible for a ballot via a Purchase Entry, Eligible Entrants must present their PETROPOINTS card (“PETRO-POINTS Card”),or present their More Rewards card that has been linked to a Petro-Points account, or pay with a RBC debit or credit card that has been linked to a Petro-Points card at the time of the purchase transaction.
Prize Entry Period for Purchase Entries: Weekly prize draws (see Section 2.4) will follow the following entry period schedule to automatically qualify for one (1) ballot into the Contest. Eligible entries from eligible Purchase Entries for each weekly draw will only be included in the weekly draw for the time period in question (see the weekly draws as listed below) for a chance to win a Prize for that particular weekly draw (for clarity, the date of the purchase transaction will determine what weekly draw that the Purchase Entry is included in. The Purchase Entry will only be included in the particular weekly draw and for no other weekly draw. Mail-in Entries will be included into the particular weekly draw in which the Mail-in Entry was received (see the weekly draws listed below). For the final weekly draw, the Mail-in Entry must be postmarked no sooner than March 19, 2019 and no later than July 2, 2019 (since July 1 post offices are closed) AND be received no later than July 8, 2019 in order to be eligible for a chance to win the final weekly draw prize:
|Draw||Number of Prizes||Entry Period (Mountain Time)|
|Week 1||5 prizes||March 19, 2019 12:00 am – March 25, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 2||5 prizes||March 26, 2019 12:00 am – April 1, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 3||5 prizes||April 2, 2019 12:00 am – April 8, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 4||5 prizes||April 9, 2019 12:00 am – April 15, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 5||5 prizes||April 16, 2019 12:00 am – April 22, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 6||5 prizes||April 23, 2019 12:00 am – April 29, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 7||5 prizes||April 30, 2019 12:00 am – May 6, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 8||5 prizes||May 7, 2019 12:00 am – May 13, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 9||5 prizes||May 14, 2019 12:00 am – May 20, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 10||5 prizes||May 21, 2019 12:00 am – May 27, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 11||5 prizes||May 28, 2019 12:00 am – June 3, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 12||5 prizes||June 4, 2019 12:00 am – June 10, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 13||5 prizes||June 11, 2019 12:00 am – June 17, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 14||5 prizes||June 18, 2019 12:00 am – June 24, 2019 23:59 pm|
|Week 15||5 prizes||June 25, 2019 12:00 am – July 1, 2019 23:59 pm|
1.4 Contest Entry Restrictions: Equivalent of a maximum of one (1) ballot per qualifying Purchase Entry. No purchase is necessary to win the Contest Prize. (See Rule 3.13).
1.5 Awarding of Prize: Subject to the Rules of the Contest, each Contest Prize will be awarded to the Eligible Entrant whose name and address appears on Suncor’s PETRO-POINTS database for the PETRO-POINTS Card, or for the PETRO-POINTS Card that has been linked to a RBC credit or debit card, or that has been linked to a More Rewards card, that was used on the potentially winning purchase transaction or Mail-In entry. Except as otherwise provided for herein, namely in Section 1.2.5, this awarding is irrespective of the name appearing on the credit card or direct payment debit card that may have been used as the form of payment for the potentially winning purchase transaction.
Purchase Entries who have been issued PETRO-POINTS Cards without a name on the Card are eligible to enter the Contest, with the Eligible Entrant whose name and address for such PETRO-POINTS Card appears on Suncor’s PETRO-POINTS database being the person eligible to win the Prize, subject to the Rules of the Contest.
2.1 Prizes: All prizes will be awarded by a random computer generated draw. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternatives, substitutions or transfers of the Prize will be allowed. The Prize winner shall not be entitled to convert the credit for cash. Only one (1) Prize per person can be won during the Contest.
Each Prize will be awarded within four (4) to six (6) weeks of the Prize Draw.
Once a Prize has been awarded, the winner will have no further recourse against the Contest Sponsor.
There will be seventy-five (75) Prizes awarded of “Free Gas for 1 Year” during the Contest (“Prize”), (five (5) Prizes per week); such prizes will be a one-time credit of $2,475 in the form of Petro-Canada Gift Cards, or another payment vehicle as determined by Suncor. The value of this Prize is based on an approximate average gasoline purchase of 40 litres of gasoline, at a cost of $1.19 per litre, multiplied by 52 weeks.
2.2 Contest Draw: All Prizes will be awarded by a random computer generated draw (See Rules 2.3 through 2.6).
2.3 Odds: The odds of being randomly selected for a Prize depend on the actual number of entries received during the Contest entry period for each weekly prize draw.
2.4 Contest Prize Draw: A draw for each of the Prizes will be made by a random computer-generated selection at 20440 Simcoe Street, Seagrave, ON, from all entries registered during the Contest Period (“Prize Draw”). The selected Eligible Entrant will be contacted by email or telephone by the Contest Sponsor or its representatives. If the Contest Sponsor is unable to get in touch with and get a personal response from the selected Eligible Entrant within ten (10) business days of the Prize Draw or if, within that same period, Contest Sponsor or its representatives are unable to proceed to administer the skill testing question under the procedure provided for in section 2.5 hereafter, then another Eligible Entrant will be randomly selected for that Prize and the initial selected Eligible Entrant will be disqualified, his/her right to the Prize will be forfeited and that selected Eligible Entrant will have no further recourse towards Contest Sponsor or anyone else involved in the Contest.
|Draw||Number of Prizes||Draw Date & Time|
|Week 1||5 prizes||March 27, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 2||5 prizes||April 3, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 3||5 prizes||April 10, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 4||5 prizes||April 17, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 5||5 prizes||April 24, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 6||5 prizes||May 1, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 7||5 prizes||May 8, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 8||5 prizes||May 15, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 9||5 prizes||May 22, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 10||5 prizes||May 29, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 11||5 prizes||June 5, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 12||5 prizes||June 12, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 13||5 prizes||June 19, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 14||5 prizes||June 26, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
|Week 15||5 prizes||July 10, 2019 2:00 pm MT|
2.5 In order to win a Prize, the selected Eligible Entrant must correctly answer a time limited, arithmetical, skill-testing question to be administered by telephone by the Contest Sponsor or its representatives, and he or she will be required to sign and return a standard Declaration and Release form confirming compliance with the Contest Rules, the Eligibility Requirements, if applicable, acceptance of a Prize as awarded, and releasing Contest Sponsor from all liability. No substitution for, or transfer of a Prize, will be allowed. The selected Eligible Entrant will have seven (7) days to return the Declaration and Release form upon receipt by registered mail or email requesting proof of delivery. If the selected Eligible Entrant does not do so, another entrant will be randomly selected for that Prize and the initial selected Eligible Entrant will be disqualified, his/her right to a Prize will be forfeited and that selected Eligible Entrant will have no further recourse towards Contest Sponsor or anyone involved in the Contest.
2.6 Unclaimed Contest Prize: In the event that a Prize remains unclaimed after the Contest Sponsor has made a reasonable effort (as outlined in Rules 2.4 and 2.5) to award the Prize, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to abandon the process for awarding a Prize to the Eligible Entrants and, in such a case, at its sole discretion, may instead cancel the Prize or donate the Prize to a charitable organization of its choosing.
3. GENERAL RULES
3.1 All Contest Prize claims are subject to verification by Contest Sponsor and/or their designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, through the use of any device or artifice to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries for the Contest period(s) are automatically void. All purchase transaction receipts obtained through unauthorized sources or which are illegible, mutilated, altered, reproduced, forged or irregular in any way, are automatically void. Contest Sponsor will be the sole and final reference source in validating Prize claims.
3.2 If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the primary PETRO-POINTS Member as identified in the PETRO-POINTS database as provided at time of entry.
3.3 Purchase transactions of Petro-Points Eligible Products or Services where payment is made at a participating Petro-Canada Pay at the Pump gas pump or at a Petro-Canada station that requires prepayment, are eligible transactions in the Contest.
3.4 Purchase transactions of Petro Points Eligible Products or Services where payment is made at a participating Petro-Canada via manual purchase transaction (in the event the system is down) are not automatically eligible transactions in the Contest. Petro-Points Members may submit the transaction as a Manual Purchase entry into the Contest, by sending the original (not mechanically reproduced) register receipt along with the Eligible Entrants PETRO-POINTS number to: 2019 Spring/Summer Petro-Points FREE GAS FOR A YEAR Contest, 20440 Simcoe Street, Seagrave, Ontario, L0C 1G0. Entries must be postmarked on or after March 19, 2019 and no later than July 2, 2019 (since post offices are closed on July 1) AND be received no later than July 8, 2019. Limit of one (1) ballot per purchase transaction. All Manual
Purchase entries will bear the same odds of winning the Prize as other entries. Potential mail-in winners will be notified on how to claim their prize (See Rules 2.4 and 2.5 for related details).
3.5 In the event that the computerized system is unable to fully process the purchase transaction while the Eligible Entrant is at the participating Petro-Canada station (due to system problems, or a pay at the pump purchase), the purchase transaction will still be eligible to participate in the Contest. The purchase transaction will be subsequently processed through the Contest computer system and will be included in the Draw based on the date the transaction is actually processed, not the date the transaction was made. Contest Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected claims or for any failure, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, or computer system during the promotional period.
3.6 By participating, each Eligible Entrant and the winner agree:
3.6.1 to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of Contest Sponsor,
3.6.2 to the collection and use of his/her personal information by Contest Sponsor for Contest related
3.6.3 to release and hold harmless Contest Sponsor, their affiliates, subsidiaries, partners, and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability for any claims/damages whatsoever with respect to acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, and/or entry or attempt to enter the Contest, 3.6.4 to permit Contest Sponsor to use his/her name, photograph, video, the details on his/her entry, city, province/territory of residence, the winner’s story on the prize and how they may use it, and/or declarations regarding the Prize for advertising or publicity purposes without any compensation, and
3.6.5 for the potential Contest Prize winners, to each sign a Declaration and Release Form to this effect.
3.7 The decisions of Contest Sponsor in relation to this Contest will be final and binding on all Contest entrants, subject to what is otherwise provided in these Contest Rules.
3.8 Contest Sponsor shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription or registration of Contest entry information, technical malfunctions, lost / delayed / incomplete / interrupted / misdirected / stolen / illegible / deleted data / network transmissions, line failures of any telecommunication network, failure of computer equipment, software, websites, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the Entry Form or any other malfunction or human or technical error, or any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest, or for late, lost, stolen, postage due, illegible, undelivered or misdirected entries.
3.9 Contest Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this Contest, at its sole discretion, in the event of a technical failure, computer virus or bug, unauthorized human intervention, fraud or any other occurrence or cause beyond its control that corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness or normal operation of the Contest, subject, in Quebec, to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
3.10 If a selected Eligible Entrant is awarded a Prize due to a system error, malfunction or defect or human error, the Prize will be returned to the prize pool, to be re-awarded among entries eligible for the same Draw.
3.11 Under no circumstances will the Contest Sponsor be required to award more prizes than indicated in these Rules or to award a Prize otherwise than in accordance with these Rules.
3.12 The Contest is subject to all Federal, Provincial and local laws, as well as the rules adopted in view of said laws. For non-Quebec residents: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and Suncor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. For Quebec residents: any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Quebec for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
3.13 No purchase is necessary to win a Prize. Eligible Entrants may submit an entry for a Draw in the Contest without making a purchase transaction and be eligible for a chance to win a Prize by sending by mail a hand-written, original (not mechanically reproduced), distinctly worded, 25 word or more description of why the Eligible Entrant likes PETRO-POINTS, which must include the Eligible Entrant’s PETRO-POINTS number, to: 2019 Spring/Summer Petro-Points FREE GAS FOR A YEAR Contest, 20440 Simcoe Street, Seagrave, Ontario, L0C 1G0. Entries must be postmarked on or after March 19, 2019 and no later than July 2, 2019 (since post offices are closed on July 1) AND must be received no later than July 8, 2019. Limit of one (1) ballot per envelope with sufficient postage. All mail-in entries will bear the same odds of winning a Prize as regular PETRO-POINTS Eligible purchase transactions. Potential mail-in winners will be notified on how to claim a Prize (See Rules 2.3 through 2.6 for related details).
3.14 For a copy of the Contest Rules and Regulations, please write to:
Petro-Canada Customer Service
2489 North Sheridan Way
Mississauga, Ontario L5K 1A8
3.15 If a paragraph of these Rules is declared illegal, non-executable or null by a competent court, then this paragraph will be considered void, but all unaffected paragraphs will be applied within the limits of the law.
3.16 In case of any discrepancy between the French and English versions of these Rules, the English version shall prevail.
3.17 Ce document est disponible en langue française sur demande. This document is available in the French language upon request.