*THIS IS NOT THE OFFICIAL POINT OF ENTRY. ANY COMMENTS ON THESE CONTEST RULES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS VALID ENTRY*
CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS:
YES GUY HSBC CANADA SEVENS CONTEST (the “Contest”)
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS (“OFFICIAL RULES”) BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS THAT HE OR SHE SATISFIES ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW AND AGREES TO BE BOUND UNCONDITIONALLY BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ALL DECISIONS OF G&W DISTILLING INC. (THE “CONTEST SPONSOR”). THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM. THE PARTICIPANT, IN ENTERING, IS UNABLE TO HOLD FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM LIABLE FOR ANYTHING THAT COULD TRANSPIRE DURING THE COURSE OF THE CONTEST
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE LEGAL DRINKING AGE. CONTEST IS OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA.
HOW TO PLAY AND HOW TO WIN
The Contest begins on or about March 25th, 2022 at 9:00am PST. To enter the contest, entrants must have Internet access, a valid Facebook or Instagram account, a valid email address, and be a legal resident of BC, Canada. To enter the Contest, entrants must submit an Eligible Entry by: 1) following @yesguyicedtea and @canadasevens or ‘Like’ @yesguyicedtea and @canadasevens on Facebook and 2) comment what your game sign would read (the “entry mechanic”). An individual may submit an unlimited number of eligible entries. To be considered an eligible entry, submissions must comply with the POST/COMMENT CONTENT GUIDELINES indicated within these contest rules and must be submitted within the Contest Period.
Two (2) Eligible Entries will be randomly selected by the Contest Sponsor or its administrative appointee (“Administrator”) in Vancouver, BC on or about April 7th, 2022 at 9:01am PST among all eligible entries received (as defined above). Entries will be stored in a Contest database and will be drawn in accordance with these Official Rules (Contest database and the site at which these Official Rules are published by Contest Sponsor referred to collectively as “Contest Website”).
POST CONTENT GUIDELINES:
1. must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Administrator, contain any sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, libelous or other inappropriate content; including, but not limited to, crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups; content that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, violent, inappropriate or risky behaviour or conduct (including but not limited to the use of alcohol or drugs); personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic);
2. must contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Administrator, is suitable for all persons;
3. must not have been used for another Contest;
4. must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the Entrant, or with all necessary releases and consents as required) nor give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever;
5. must not contain commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services; any identifiable third party products and/or trade-marks, brands or logos.
6. must not refer to, include, or promote any form of alcohol consumption
7. must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation
8. any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Administrator in its sole discretion
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry and remove a post for any reason whatsoever at its sole discretion.
1. 1. CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest Period commences on or about March 25th, 2022 at 9:00 am PST and ends on April 7th, 2022 at 9:00 am PST (the “Contest Close”), after which time no further entries will be accepted.
1. 2. ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is only open to residents of BC, Canada who are of legal drinking age at the time of entry in the contest, and who are not employees, contractors, agents or representatives of the Contest Sponsor or its parent companies, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, distribution companies, the applicable provincial liquor authorities, participating liquor licensees, prize suppliers, the Contest judge, or any person who is domiciled with any of the foregoing persons. The provincial liquor authorities are not connected with this Contest in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever in regard to any matter, which relates to this Contest.
1. 3. PRIZING
There are two (2) prize packages available to be won, consisting of five (5) Yes Guy Thumb Costumes and five (5) HSBC Canada Sevens General Admission Tournament Passes for April 16 – 17, 2022 (the “Prize”). Retail Value of the Prize is approximately $920CAD. Alcohol is not included in the Prize. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the contest period. All trademarks related to the Prize in this Contest are the property of their respective owners and no sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation with Sponsor, its products or this Contest is implied by their use or reference. If applicable: the winner’s companions must also be legal drinking age; transportation is not included in the prize; the selected winner and companions will be responsible for obtaining all necessary travel arrangements and documentation, accommodation, meals, and all other expenses that are not specifically included in the Prize.
1. 4. AWARDING OF PRIZES
The selected entrants will be notified by the Contest Sponsor or Administrator via Facebook or Instagram comment on original contest post within twenty-four (24) hours following the draw in question. The entrant must then contact the Contest Sponsor by Facebook or Instagram Private Message to claim the prize. If the entrant has not contacted the Contest Sponsor or Administrator within twenty-four (24) hours, another entrant will, at the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion, be selected by random draw, in which case that entrant will become the selected entrant and the previously selected entrant then will be disqualified and have no right to any prize.
1. 5. CONDITIONS AND RELEASE:
Before being declared a winner, the selected entrant(s) must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question administered at a time and in a manner to be determined by the Contest Sponsor or the Administrator. Before the prize is awarded, each prize winner consents to a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Rules and release form(s) releasing Facebook, Instagram, the Contest Sponsor (including its directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents), its parent companies, subsidiaries, professional advisors, provincial liquor authorities and advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result of the carrying out of the Contest, including, without limitation, liability arising from the acceptance of and usage of the prizes as awarded, the administration of the Contest and the selection of a potential winner. By entering the Contest and/or accepting a prize, the entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, 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. If applicable, the companions of the Prize winner will also be required to sign a standard liability/publicity release.
1. 6. GENERAL
The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize, or a portion thereof, with (a) prize(s) of equivalent or greater value for any reason. The decisions of the Contest Sponsor and/or the Administrator are final and each entrant agrees to abide by all of the instructions and decisions of the Contest Sponsor and/or Administrator. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of these Official Rules, the decision or interpretation of the Contest Sponsor and/or the Administrator shall prevail. No communication will be entered into except with selected entrants. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor. Any entry that is illegible, incomplete, altered, or contains false information, is invalid. Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of Facebook, Instagram, any Internet or telephone network or broadcast transmission during the Contest Period.
1. 7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
The Released Parties shall not be liable for any damages caused or alleged to be caused by or resulting from: (i) any entry, prize or other correspondence or data that is lost, stolen, late, garbled, distorted, delayed, damaged or misdirected for any reason; (ii) any failure, interruption, technical malfunction or delay; (iii) any e-mail, text or other communication sent or received to or from the Contest Sponsor or any of its agents or designees, for any reason; (iv) any incorrect, untimely or inaccurate information, whether caused by the Sites, users or by equipment or programming errors associated with or utilized in the Contest; (v) any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of any entry or entries in the Contest; for problems with the function of any website or website feature, howsoever caused; (vi) the malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, data, software, online systems, servers or access providers; (vii) any functionality lost due to not having cookies enabled; (viii) traffic congestion on the Internet; (ix) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks; (x) breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or for any damage caused to or incurred by any entrant or any other person by reason of any such event or occurrence; or (xi) technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions including lost, misappropriated or corrupted entries, virus, worm or Trojan Horse damage or any other damage which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
1. 8. ERRORS:
The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of any prize. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Contest or change these Official Rules at any time, at its sole discretion without notice to participants, subject to approval (where required) by the applicable liquor authorities.
1. 9. TERMINATION/MODIFICATION
Subject to applicable law, if the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause of any nature whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.
1. 10. CONSTRUCTION
Subject to applicable law and these Official Rules, this Contest and the Official Rules shall be governed by Ontario law and all entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario. The venue of any dispute or litigation shall be Toronto, Ontario. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
1. 11. DISQUALIFICATIONS:
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found (i) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (iii) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or to post inappropriate or demeaning material on the web page. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY ENTRY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDY FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
1. 12. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS:
The Contest is subject to these complete Official Rules and all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. By participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that you have read the Official Rules and agree to abide by their terms and by the decisions of the Contest Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest. You also acknowledge that this Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1.13 PRIVACY STATEMENT
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