E-Newsletter Sign Up Contest Rules
The “Style at Home – Win an Ikea Gift Card” Contest (the “Contest”) begins on January 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on January 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM ET (the “Contest Period”).
1. ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada, excluding Québec 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 or directly related) of Transcontinental Media G.P. (“TC Media”), Canada (“Sponsor”) (TC Media together with Sponsor, the “Contest Organizer”), their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively, the “Contest Parties”). “Directly related” shall mean father, mother, brother, sister, children, wife, husband or common law partner if such employee, representative or agent of a Contest Party.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Completing and Submitting Your Entry To enter, go to http://www.styleathome.com/newsletter/signup.php (the “Website”) and follow the on-screen instructions to obtain the official contest entry form (the “Entry Form”). Fully complete the Entry Form with all required information, which requires you to: (i) enter your first and last name, complete mailing address (including postal code), valid email address and telephone number; (ii) signify your agreement that you have read and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these official rules and regulations (the “Rules”); and (iv) indicate whether you would like to receive additional information regarding upcoming events or promotions from the Contest Organizer (optional). Once you have fully completed the Entry Form with all required information, follow the on-screen instructions to submit your completed Entry (the “Entry”). To be eligible, your Entry must be submitted and received within the Contest Period. All eligible Entries submitted and received during the Contest Period will be entered into the random prize draw.
Entry Limitations and Restrictions
There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person, per day and per email address permitted during the Contest Period. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of a valid Entry during the Contest Period will be the Contest’s server machine(s).
Entry Verification and Entry Rejection
All Entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Contest Organizer reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity of entrant and/or eligibility of its Entry, (in a form acceptable to the Contest Organizer – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Contest Organizer in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Organizer.
If it is discovered by the Contest Organizer (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Contest Organizer) that any person has attempted to: [(i) obtain more than one (1) Entry during the Contest Period each day; (ii) use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities, email addresses, accounts and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest;] (iii) not respect these Rules and/or (iv) behave in a manner that otherwise undermines the integrity, fairness or administration of the Contest, then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Organizer.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Your Entry may be rejected if (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Organizer) your Entry is incomplete or is not submitted and received during the Contest Period or is otherwise in breach with the terms and conditions set out in these Rules. The Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries, all of which will be void and rejected. The Contest’s Parties decision to disqualify an Entry or entrant shall be final without right of appeal.
3. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:
There is one (1) prize available to be won. The prize consists of one (1) Ikea gift card worth $1000 CDN, for a total approximate retail value of $1000.00 CAN (the “Prize”).
The Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Contest Organizer in their sole and absolute discretion). No substitutions except at Contest Organizer option. Contest Organizer reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Contest Organizer sole and absolute discretion, a cash award. Prize will only be awarded to the person whose verifiable full name and valid email address appears on the Entry Form associated with the Entry in question.
4. WINNER SELECTION:
On January 26, 2015 (the “Draw Date”) at the offices of Transcontinental Media G.P., Toronto, Ontario at approximately 12:00 PM ET, one (1) eligible entrant will be selected by random computer generated draw from among all eligible Entries submitted and received during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries submitted and received during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules.
The Contest Organizer or a designated representative will make a minimum of one (1) attempt to contact the selected entrant (using the information provided on the Entry Form) by e-mail or telephone, within seven (7) business days of the Draw Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) business days of the Draw Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Organizer, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Contest Organizer reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
BEFORE BEING DECLARED THE CONFIRMED PRIZE WINNER, the selected entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid; and (b) sign and return within seven (7) business days of receipt of the declaration and release form for the benefit of the Released Parties (the “Release Form”) confirming namely (i) compliance with these Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (iii) releasing the Released Parties from all liability in relation to this Contest. If the selected entrant: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Release Form within the specified time; (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize as awarded for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Contest Organizer in their sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Organizer, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Contest Organizer reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant). There is a limit of one (1) Prize per Participant and per household.
Each winner agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her Entry, name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or additional compensation, in any publicity, advertisement or other promotional or commercial use carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Organizer in any media, current or existing, including print, broadcast or the internet.
5. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All Entries become the property of the Contest Organizer. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Contest Organizer 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 and/or entrants. By participating in this Contest, you are agreeing to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules. ANYONE DETERMINED TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE CONTEST PARTIES AT ANY TIME.
The Contest Parties and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) will not be liable for any loss, damages or injury, claims or fees related to or arising out of: (i) your participation in this Contest; (ii) any failure of the Website during the Contest; (iii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iv) fraudulent calls; (v) any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute; (vi) the failure of any Entry to be received, captured or recorded for any reason, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (vii) 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; (viii) the award, use of misuse of any Prize or any portion thereof; (ix) Prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping and/or (x) any combination of the above.
The Contest Organizer reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry 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 Contest Organizer, in their sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
These Contest Rules are available at Transcontinental Media G.P.’s offices located at 25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 100, Toronto, ON M2N 6S7 and on the Website. The name of the Contest winner will be available on the Style at Home website at http://www.styleathome.com/newsletter/signup.php ten (10) days at the latest after the Draw Date, for a minimum period of ten (10) days.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: the Entry Form, Website and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of the Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.