CONTEST PERIOD: No purchase necessary. Contest begins on March 8th, 2016 at 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on March 20th, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Contest Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to all Twitter and Instagram account (“Account”) holders who are (a) legal residents of Canada and (b) who have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Holt, Renfrew & Co., Limited (the “Sponsor”) its advertising and promotion agencies and the Contest Judges as defined below (collectively the “Contest Parties”) and their employees’, officers’, directors’ and agents’ immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals are not eligible to enter.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period go to any Holt Renfrew store in your province of residence (the “Store(s)”) and take a photo of the items on your spring wish list that represent your personal style at the SPRING. ALL. TOGETHER. Photo Studio, then log into your Instagram or Twitter account (“Account”) and upload the photo using the hashtag #AllTogetherAtHolts. Entries will be rejected if your Photo does not meet the Photo Requirements set out below or your Account is set to private. Use of any automated system and/or repetitive submission or entries (including but not limited to entries made using any macro, bot, script or contest service) is prohibited and these entries will be disqualified. All eligible entries received during the Contest Period will be entered into the prize draw (see below).
PHOTO REQUIREMENTS: By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and by the interpretation of these Rules by the Sponsor, and further warrants and represents that his/her Photo:
- does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- is in its original format and has not been edited or photo shopped;
- does not contain any reference to or likeness of any third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals (if a Photo contains any reference to third parties who are under the age of majority in their province or territory of residence, then consent must also be obtained from any such persons’ parent or legal guardian);
- will not 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; and
- is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following:
- Explicit, graphic or excessive sexual activity;
- Crude, vulgar or offensive and/or symbols;
- Content that endorses, condones or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky activity, behaviour or conduct;
- Personal information of individuals, including without limitation, names and addresses (physical or e-mail);
- Conduct or other activities in violation of these Official Rules;
- Commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services;
- Any reference to retail stores other than Holt Renfrew;
- Any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor and/or the Contest judges in their sole discretion; or
- Is inconsistent with the reputation and image of the Sponsor.
Contest Sponsor shall determine whether a Photo meets these requirements and may disqualify any entry if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, they do not. By entering the Contest and submitting a Photo entrants agree: (i) that the Sponsor shall have right to publish, upload, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the Photo, including, without limitation, in whole or in part, on the Sponsor’s websites, Twitter and/or Instagram Accounts, blog and/or for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; and (ii) to release and hold harmless the Sponsor the Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, officers, successors, and assigns against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action.
THE PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be one (1) prize available to be won, consisting of a Holt Renfrew Gift Card with a retail value of Two Thousand Canadian dollars ($2,000 CAD) (the “Prize”). The Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash or credit. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize or any component thereof with a prize or prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award. No substitutions will be made except at Sponsor’s option.
PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: On March 21st, 2016 at approximately 11:00 AM EST one (1) eligible entrant will be selected based on the uniqueness of his/her photo by a panel of Holt Renfrew employees (the “Contest Judges”) from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
The Sponsor will notify the selected eligible entrant by posting the winner’s Photo and/or by direct message on Instagram or Twitter. If the eligible entrant does not respond within three (3) business days via email, or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, then the eligible entrant will be disqualified and another eligible entrant will be randomly selected from amongst the remaining eligible entries. Before being declared the winner, the eligible entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question; and (b) sign and return within seven (7) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form confirming compliance with these Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded and releasing the Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, the selected entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize. If the selected entrant: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question; or (b) fails to return the Contest documents within the specified time, then he/she will forfeit the Prize and an alternate eligible entrant will be randomly selected from amongst the remaining eligible entries. Contest Parties will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating or sharing any material in the Contest. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the registered Instagram or Twitter Account holder at the time of entry. Entrants may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized Account holder associated with the entry.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Without limitation, the Contest Parties will not be liable for any failure of the website during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies or the Contest Judges for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; or any combination of the above. Contest Parties will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, tablet or mobile device related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid online entry in this Contest will be the contest server machine(s). By entering the Contest and accepting the Prize, each selected entrant agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including, without limitation, print, broadcast or the Internet. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Contest Judges with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries. The Sponsor reserves the right, with the consent of the Régie, to cancel, modify, suspend, withdraw or amend this Contest or these Rules in any way, in the event of an error, accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause that interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these Rules without prior notice or obligation. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie 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. By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees that the entry complies with all conditions stated in these Rules. The Sponsor and those associated with them will bear no legal liability, expressed or implied, regarding the use of the entry by the Sponsor and THE SPONSOR SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY AN ENTRANT IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT THE ENTRANT HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THE RULES.
ENGLISH/FRENCH VERSIONS: In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including, but not limited to the French version of these Rules, and/or point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail.