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Michelin North America, Inc. ("Michelin"), respects the private lives of the visitors and users of its Internet sites.This document describes the practices adopted by Michelin concerning personal data, including the circumstances in which it may be collected, the purposes for which it may be used, and the people for which it is intended.Each Michelin Internet site has a particular aim and has characteristics which are unique to it. If additional personal data acquisitions are necessary for a Michelin Internet site in particular, you will be so informed on the site.
Generally, most Michelin Internet sites do not require you to disclose your personal data. It may be that Michelin requires you to provide your personal data in order to better meet your needs, for example, to establish a correspondence, to respond to a request, and other similar circumstances. “Personal data” may include your name, addresses, telephone number, email addresses, and other specific information such as a user name, password, or account information.
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Michelin will collect your personal data with precise, explicit, and legitimate goals. It will not treat this data in a way that is incompatible with these goals. Michelin is committed to collecting only the information that is adequate, relevant, and non-excessive, taking into consideration the goal for which it is collected. Michelin will take all reasonable measures to ensure that the personal data collected is accurate.
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Michelin uses your personal data within the strict limits of the goals for which it was collected. As an example, Michelin may use your personal data to:
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• Communicate, develop, and trade with you.
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The recipients of your personal data are limited exclusively to the people who have a business need to know. Michelin may share your personal data with third party suppliers or service providers. These suppliers and service providers are contractually obligated to keep your personal data confidential and secure, and they are required to use your personal data only for the needs for the services that were entrusted to them. Michelin will not sell or rent your personal data to third parties without your consent, except pursuant to a court order, to comply with applicable law, or to protect the rights and the goods of Michelin.
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Michelin has established measures to ensure the confidentiality, safety and integrity of its systems containing your personal data. The access to the personal data is restricted to those with a business need to know and who are required to observe these rules. On Michelin’s commercial sites, the collection of the banking coordinates will be carried out within the framework of effective processes of security of the payments. These measurements can consist of encryption during the collection or transfer of confidential data. Michelin takes care to ensure that your personal data is not altered, damaged or misused.
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Michelin is an international company that has databases in the various countries where it operates. Michelin can transfer your personal data within the company or to its external partners located outside of your home country. Because the level of data protection is not homogeneous on a world level, we do not transmit your personal data to third party companies outside of the European Union unless these companies offer contractually the same or similar level of protection of your personal data that Michelin offers. For the transfers within Michelin, the company has adopted Binding Corporate Rules (“BCRs”) to govern the transfers of personal data coming from the European Union. If you click on “BCRs,” you will find a copy of the rules.
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Beyond The Driving Test
Sweepstakes Official Rules
No Purchase or payment is Necessary to Enter or Win THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A
PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE
PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW OR REGULATION.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH FORM
A CONTRACT. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITY
OBLIGATIONS ON THE PART OF ENTRANT AND A LIMITATION OF ENTRANT'S RIGHTS AND
: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 43 Contiguous United
States and the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, New
York, and Rhode Island) who are between 15 & 21 years of age at the time of entry (the "Entrant").
Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Administrator, and each of
their respective directors, officers, shareholders, and employees,
affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, and agents, including but not
limited to their respective advertising and promotion agencies, and each of
their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers,
sales representatives, retailers, printers, individuals engaged in the
development, production or distribution of materials, and any and all other
companies associated with the promotion agents (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities"), and each of their immediate family
members (as defined by the IRS including spouse, parents, grandparents,
siblings, children and grandchildren) and/or people living in the same
household (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate. All
eligibility is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. Administrator's database clock will be the timekeeper for this
This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law or regulation.
: The Beyond The Driving Test Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins Monday, May 7, 2018 at 12:00:01 a.m.
(midnight) Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") and ends
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT (" Entry Period"). The Sweepstakes will consist of one (1)
drawing to award one hundred (100) prizes.
Potential winners will be randomly selected by the Sponsor, from all
eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The drawing will be
conducted on or about Monday, August 6, 2018.
Only entries that include a fully compliant entry will be eligible for the
Sweepstakes. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any
other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the
Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with
and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Michelin North
America, Inc. ("Michelin"), One Parkway South, Greenville,
SC 29680 (the "Sponsor") and/or WYNG, 360 Park Avenue S.,
20th Floor, NY, NY 10010 (the "Administrator")
whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects and not
subject to further review in any forum.
HOW TO ENTER:
There are several ways to enter this Sweepstakes.
If your social media account (Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat) is set
to "protected mode," or "private" your entry will not be visible
and thus will not be received by Sponsor. Your entry method must be
set to "public".
1. You must post or tweet an original photo demonstrating
a tire tread depth test with a penny or a tire pressure test using a
pressure gauge and tag #streettreadcontest and follow @michelinusa ("Eligible Entry").
2. Partial or incomplete/piecemeal submissions without the hashtag#streettreadcontest and tagging channels @michelinusa on Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter WILL NOT BE
ACCEPTED AS SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES and shall not be eligible for any prize.
3. All submitted photos will be reviewed by the Sponsor prior to being
entered in the Sweepstakes. Be sure your photo does not identify any
4. Limit: One (1) entry per person during the Entry
Period. Limit: One (1) prize per person or household.
5. After you have submitted your Eligible Entry, your Entry will be
reviewed for compliance and if approved will automatically be entered into
Your Entry will not be judged; however, it is required as part of
the Entry process
Entry Method #1: Sponsor's Sweepstakes Site.
Entry Method #2: Instagram and Twitter:
Entry Method #3: Snapchat:
Entry submissions may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its
sole discretion, any content which:
) is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic,
racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or
pornographic; contains nudity;
) promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of
any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or
dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
) is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; appears
to duplicate any other photo submission;
) defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people
) contains any personal identification, such as any e-mail addresses;
communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images
and/or good will to which the Sponsor wishes to associate;
infringes the rights of any third party; and/or
) violates any law.
Use of Data.
Sponsor and Administrator will be collecting personal data about Entrants
online, in accordance with their privacy policies. Please review Sponsor's
. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor's
and Administrator's collection and usage of their personal information and
acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor's and Administrator's
Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter. Such terms and conditions are being made a
part of these Official Rules and incorporated herein by reference . Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter are not Sponsors of this
Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Sponsor
will determine, in its sole discretion, what constitutes a valid entry and
reserves the right to reject any Submissions that it deems, in its sole
discretion, to violate any of Sponsor's policies, standards, or practices.
All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be
returned or acknowledged.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or
technical failures impair the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by
the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, and to award the Prize based on
eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.
If you opt to access the Sweepstakes via your wireless mobile devic
e, data rates may apply according to the terms and conditions of your
service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such
as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless
Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted
from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary,
and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on
messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this
Sweepstakes. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check
your phone's capabilities for specific instructions. Sponsor is not
responsible for any charges.
Entries made on another's behalf by any individuals or other entities,
including but not limited to, commercial Sweepstakes/contest subscription
notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and
disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will
be void. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual
who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's
satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.
Sponsor is not responsible for problems downloading or uploading any
Sweepstakes-related information to or from the web site or for any other
technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer on-line systems,
servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines,
failure of any electronic mail entry to be received by Sponsor on account
of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the web site,
or any other technical problems related to web site entries including
telecommunication miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed,
incomplete, garbled or misdirected communications which may limit an
entrant's ability to participate in this Sweepstakes.
: A random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator on or about
Monday, August 6, 2018 from all Eligible Entries received during the Entry
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV")
: Only the prizes listed below will be awarded in this Sweepstakes.
One hundred (100) Prizes: Each winner will receive one of two
custom-designed shoes (1 pair) based on the availability of the shoe by
size and design. ARV $65 each.
Approximate retail value of all prizes $6,500. Prize is non-transferable
and no cash substitution available. Sponsor reserves the right to
substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value if the
advertised prize (or portion thereof) becomes unavailable.
: Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties,
express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the
Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PRIZES ARE
PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Prize winner is responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and
local taxes (if any), and any other unspecified expenses associated with
acceptance or use of the prize.
All estimated retail values are subject to change based on, among other
things, normal price fluctuations associated with the marketplace. If the
prize or the prize notification is returned as undeliverable or any
non-compliance with the Official Rules or failure to respond within the
applicable time period, it will result in forfeiture of the prize and will
be awarded via a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries in the
respective Entry Period.
Prize will be awarded only if the prize winner fully complies with these
: Prize winner will be notified via email or Direct Message as determined
by the Administrator based on the information provided when registering in
the Sweepstakes. Prize winner will be notified within two (2) business days
of the drawing. Winner will be required to reply to the winning
notification with prize winner's name, complete mailing address, city,
state, zip code, telephone number and shoe size within (48) hours of first
notification attempt. Once eligibility has been verified and the Sponsor
receives the prize winner's requested information, the Sponsor will arrange
to award the prize. Prize winner must reply with all required information
within (48) hours of first notification attempt or prize will be forfeited,
and an alternate winner may be selected.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Neither Sponsor, Administrator, the Promotion Entities, prize suppliers,
nor any of their respective parent, subsidiary or affiliated entities or
any of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees,
agents, attorneys, successors and assigns (the "Released Parties") shall be held responsible for, and
Entrant hereby releases the Released Parties from any claims arising from
or in any way relating to: (i) technical failures of any kind, including
but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network,
hardware or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any
transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human
intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (iv)
electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the
Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (v) any injury, death or damage
to persons or property, including but not limited to Entrant's computer,
hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole
or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes (vi) use of any
prize and (vii) the drawing process including the outcome of the
: The Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete,
inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled or damaged
entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet
Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or
accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone
or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled,
delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software
malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of
any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network,
typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the
Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which
may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the
processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any
Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible
for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users,
tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for
injury or damage to Entrants' or to any other person's computer related to
or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading
materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any
aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these
Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and
all associated entries will be void. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT
BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE
OPERATION OF THIS 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 PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If for any
reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to
infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the
Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration or proper conduct of
this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to
disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to
cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element
thereof. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will award the prize from
among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation by
random drawing. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any
other mechanical or electronic means that permits the Entrant to
automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any entries found or
suspected to be submitted in this manner will be deemed 'void' by the
Sponsor or Administrator. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor
and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and
Sweepstakes agencies and all of their respective officers, directors,
employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever
for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability, for any
injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or
property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from
acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this
: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes,
claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this
Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without
resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state of South
Carolina or the appropriate Court located in the state of South Carolina;
(2) 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; and (3) unless otherwise
prohibited, under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain
awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect,
punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other
than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages
multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of the State of South Carolina, without giving
effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State
of South Carolina or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of South
: To obtain the names of the winners (available after
8/29/18), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:Michelin Beyond The Driving Test Winners, P.O. Box 2312, Framingham, MA 01703-2312. All such
requests must be received by 9/3/18.
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