September 2018 contest rules

September 2018 Green View Contest

The September 2018 Green View Contest (the “Contest”) is offered by Madison Gas and Electric Company (“MGE”) to MGE customers. By entering the Contest, you accept sole responsibility for determining whether your participation is legal in any jurisdiction that applies to you. Participants must be of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and have an active email account and Internet access at the time of entry. Employees and directors of MGE, its advertising and promotion agencies, the Contest judges and its legal advisors, and the immediate family (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) or members of the households of such employees and directors (those who have lived in the same household for at least three of the 12 months preceding the applicable Contest Period) are not eligible. By entering, you agree to these “Official Rules” and that the decisions of MGE are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

The contest shall commence on September 20, 2017 and entry applications will be accepted until October 30, 2018. The final Prize will be awarded no later than November 26, 2018.

Entries will be submitted via the comments box on the featured video page. Entrants must enter their name, email address, and comment to be eligible to win. Entrants may not enter with multiple emails and/or multiple identities nor may entrants use any automated entry mechanism or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries. Any entrant who attempts to participate with multiple emails and/or multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to obtain more than the maximum number of entries will be disqualified.


The prize will be a pair of Teckin smartplug Wifi outlets with a retail price of $19.99. Winners will be notified by email and posted on the MGE Green View website. Winners can choose to pick up the prize at MGE’s front desk or MGE will ship the prize to them. All potential winners are subject to verification at MGE’s sole discretion. No assignment, transfer or substitution of any prize is permitted. All prizes are expressed in U.S. Dollars. By accepting a prize, Contest winners agree that their name and likeness may be used for advertising and promotional purposes in MGE’s discretion in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitations. Limit one prize per Customer. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.

Any unclaimed prizes will be returned to inventory and may be offered as a prize in another contest at a later date.

Odds of winning are based on the number of entries we receive.

MGE reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; to be acting in a unethical or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, as determined by MGE at its sole discretion. Any use of cartel, robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods and persons using any such methods will be disqualified.
If for any reason this Contest is not capable of being conducted as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of MGE, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, MGE reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. If the Contest is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted on MGE’s website at

Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, MGE reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies from those responsible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

MGE is not responsible for late, lost, illegible, misdirected entries, and MGE does not assume responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or
Transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to its websites. MGE is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by MGE on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof. MGE is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture such information, whether caused by website users, tampering or hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest. MGE is not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from
Participating in this contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. In no event will MGE, its affiliates, subsidiaries, vendors, advertising agencies and promotion agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives or agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your participation in this contest or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the website and in this contest is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringement. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.

As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of the Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than your actual out-of- pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and you 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 your rights and obligations in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and you agree to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts for Madison, Wisconsin for any disputes relating to the Contest or these Official Rules.

The names of the Contest winners will also be posted for 30 days after the end of the Contest on the Contest Page.

This contest is sponsored by:
Madison Gas and Electric
133 S. Blair St.
Madison, Wi 53701-1231
(608) 252-7000