WINNER ANNOUNCED: #eBillSummer; Chance to Win a $500 Gift of Energy

“Paperless billing is a convenient way to handle my bills. The gift of energy really comes in handy during a hot summer. We are thankful.” Ruth, Kalamazoo customer.

Congratulations to Ruth from Kalamazoo for winning our #eBillSummer campaign. Learn more about the past campaign below. Take advantage of the benefits of eBill by visiting ConsumersEnergy.com/ebill.


It’s summer in Michigan. Whether you’re planning your next outdoor adventure, family getaway or romantic escape, enroll in eBill to ensure you don’t miss a beat while out of town.

By planning ahead with eBill, you will enjoy convenient features including:

  • Access to your account/bill anytime, anywhere and from any device
  • Payment reminders via phone, email or text

Enroll between July 1 and Aug. 1 for your chance to win a $500 Gift of Energy. Enter to win by logging in to sign up for eBill at ConsumersEnergy.com/ebill.

Consumers Energy employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.  See full rules and regulations below.

Signing-Up For eBill is as Easy as 1-2-3

1. Log in or create an account at ConsumersEnergy.com/ebill

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2. Change your billing preference to “eBill”

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3. Add a valid email address to begin receiving your bill electronically.


 

Full Rules and Regulations:

2016 #eBillSummer Contest

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING.

Eligibility: The Consumers Energy #eBillSummer Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the U.S. residing in the Michigan service territory of Consumers Energy Company (“Sponsor”), who are over 18 years old with Internet access and Consumers Energy customer at the time of entry.

By entering, you agree to these Contest rules (the “Official Rules”), including the completion of a Contest waiver if selected as a winner.

Entrants who are or whose immediate family members, or persons living in the same household are employees, officers, directors and agents of Consumers Energy, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and program implementation contractors and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Any entry information provided will be used solely for the purposes of the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.

Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI 49201.

Timing: The Contest begins on July 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Aug. 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).

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How to Enter: Entrants can submit their entry by enrolling in eBill with a free Consumers Energy online profile at ConsumersEnergy.com/ebill.  By enrolling in the program, you indicate your agreement and compliance with the Official Rules. Your Entry must be in accordance with the specific requirements listed below.

Winner Selection: The Contest winner will be selected randomly by the Administrator per the dates and details listed above.

An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Contest should so indicate, unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. If you are a winner of a Contest Prize (subject to verification), you will be contacted via phone number or email provided on record.

Entries must be received and recorded during the appropriate Contest Period to be eligible for a Contest Prize. Those previously enrolled in eBill and who actually receive an eBill during Contest Period are also eligible for a Contest Prize. No entrant may win more than one (1) Contest Prize. If the potential winners forfeit or do not claim the prizes within three (3) days of receiving a winning message from the Administrator, the prizes will be re-awarded, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Disqualification, Modification and Cancelation: Any entrant who attempts or encourages, either directly or indirectly, the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities, or uses any device, service or artifice to enter multiple or false entries, as determined by the Administrator, will be disqualified and any and all prizes to which the entrant may have been awarded or entitled will be canceled.

Contest Prizes and Odds of Winning: 

One (1) Contest Prize consisting of:

  • 1 Gift of Energy ($500 value)

In no event will there be more Contest Prizes awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that a programming, technical or any other reason(s) causes more than the stated number of prizes to be claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes (previously not awarded) by random drawing among all legitimate eligible prize claimants.

Limit one (1) Contest Prize per winner during the Contest Period. Winner must accept prizes as specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited. Any difference between the stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Lost or stolen prizes will not be replaced. Prizes are non-transferrable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. No substitutions or cash equivalents or redemption will be made. Winners agree to accept the prize “as is”, and entrants hereby acknowledge that Contest Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including express warranties (if any) provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with the prize. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received and the order in which they are received.  Allow 8 to 10 weeks for delivery of prize by mail following notification process. Prizes will only be delivered to addresses within the Michigan service territory of Consumers Energy.

Privacy: Entry into this Contest requires the entrant to provide certain personal information if and only if the entrant is selected as a Contest Winner in order that the prize can be shipped to the winner. Entrants are informed that the personal data collection in connection with this Contest will be collected by Contest engine and reside on United States based servers and will therefore be subject to applicable United States laws and Contest Entities privacy policies located at

https://www.consumersenergy.com/content.aspx?id=1121 participating, you acknowledge that the Sponsor and its Subcontractors have the right to use and/or publicize your name and likeness for promotional purposes.

Limitations of Liability: By participating, entrant releases Facebook, the Sponsor and its Subcontractors, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by participation in the Contest, including unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or acceptance, possession, use, misuse, or nonuse of the prize that may be awarded; acknowledges that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or law, relative to the prize; and waives any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules.

Disputes: This Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Michigan, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Michigan having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Participants be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than Participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (e.g. costs associated with entering), and Participants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, each entry will be declared made by the Registered Account Holder at time of the Contest. The Registered Account Holder is deemed to be the person who is assigned the Facebook account by Facebook. With respect to any winning selection, the winner may be required to provide Administrator with proof that the person is the Registered Account Holder of the Facebook account associated with the winning selection. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest.