World Chocolate Day 2023 Giveaway
Rules and Regulations
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW
The World Chocolate Day Giveaway (the “Contest”) begins on July 2nd, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on July 7th, 2023 at 5:00 pm ET (the “Contest Period”).
The contest is open to residents of Canada who have reached the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry, except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of Lindt & Sprüngli Canada Inc. (the “Sponsor”), its parent companies, subsidiaries, associated and affiliated entities, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively with the Sponsor, the “Contest Parties”).
HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by visiting Lindt Canada’s Instagram during the Contest Period.
A) Follow the Lindt Canada Instagram account,
B) Like the giveaway post,
C) Tag 3 friends in the comment section of the post (the “Entry Form”). To be eligible, your Entry must follow the three latter steps, in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period. All eligible Entries received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period will be entered into the random prize draw.
There is no limit to the number of entries per person per day (defined as 12:00 a.m. ET to 11:59:59 p.m. ET – except for the first day which starts at 9:30 a.m. ET and the last day which ends at 5:00 pm ET). The Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for (and have no liability in relation to) late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void). Facsimiles and/or photocopies of giveaway entries will not be accepted.
All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) used by the Sponsor.
There will be a total of 1 prize (the “Prize”) available to be won. The Prize consists of the opportunity for the confirmed winner to win 365 Lindt LINDOR Truffles. The Prize has a total approximate retail value of $175,00 CA.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Prize: (i) Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable and/or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions are permitted, except at the Sponsor’s option; (iii) the Prize must be utilized in full prior to the date specified above (or on such other date as specified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) otherwise the Prize may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in its entirety (and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in its place); (iv) the confirmed winner must have all necessary documentation to permit participation in the Prize. The Sponsor reserves the right at any time to (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the Prize or any component thereof; and/or (b) substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater retail value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Sponsor’s discretion, a cash award. All arrangements relating to the Prize must be made through the Sponsor or its designated agents; by accepting the Prize, the confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Sponsor and all the other Released Parties if the Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
ELIGIBLE WINNER SELECTION PROCESS AND ODDS OF WINNING:
On July 7th, 2023 (the “Draw Date”) in Toronto, ON at approximately 5:00 p.m. ET, one (1) eligible entrant will be selected by random draw from among all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period.
ELIGIBLE WINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS:
The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a maximum of three (3) attempts to contact the eligible winner (using the information provided on the Entry Form) within ten (10) business days of the Draw Date. If an eligible winner cannot be contacted as outlined above, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then they may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the applicable Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).
ELIGIBLE WINNER CONFIRMATION PROCESS:
NO ONE IS A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL THE SPONSOR OFFICIALLY CONFIRMS THEM AS A WINNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE RULES. BEFORE BEING DECLARED AS A CONFIRMED PRIZE WINNER, each eligible winner will be required to: confirm receipt of his declaration as winner to the Sponsor. The winner must verify his identity and communicate with the sponsor to receive his prize. If an eligible winner: fails to acknowledge his victory, cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the applicable Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then they will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the applicable Prize). The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without the right of appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE SPONSOR’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Website or any other website, platform or device during the Contest; (ii) any malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation to, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry and/or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; (v) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (vi) any combination of the above.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to deem the Entry to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram handle submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an Instagram handle and account by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning Instagram accounts for the handle associated with the submitted account. An entrant may be required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) that they are the authorized account holder of the account associated with the Entry in question.
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) in Quebec, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, including, without limitation, any error, problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or failure of any kind whatsoever. Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) may be 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. The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever.
For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent deemed necessary by the Sponsor, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant, Entry and/or other information with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, the French version of these Rules, point of sale, television, print or online advertising and/or any instructions or interpretations of these Rules given by any representative of the Sponsor, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of participants, Sponsor or any of the other the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the domestic laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. The parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Ontario in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Rules or relating to this Contest.
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FAKE ACCOUNTS MAY TRY TO IMPERSONATE LINDT & SPRÜNGLI CANADA DURING THIS GIVEAWAY PERIOD.
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