THE LONDON DRUGS SWISS CHOCOLATE ESCAPE PROMOTION
June 16, 2017 – August 20, 2017
Official Contest Rules (the “Rules”)
This “The London Drugs Swiss Chocolate Escape Promotion” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by London Drugs Limited. (“London Drugs” or the “Sponsor”).
This Contest is open to all residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba who, as of the date of the prize draw is made: (i) have not won a London Drugs contest since June 16, 2016; (ii) have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside; (iii) are not employees of London Drugs, Lindt & Sprüngli (Canada), Inc. (“Lindt”), their respective advertising and promotional agency, the independent judging organization (if any), or any member living with any such employee.
HOW TO ENTER:
The Contest starts on June 16, 2017 at 9:00:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on August 20, 2017 at 4:00:00 p.m. PT (the “Contest Period”).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter the Contest online, visit the Contest application at www.londondrugs.com/Lindt during the Contest Period, complete the official online entry form by providing your name, email address and clicking ‘SUBMIT’ where indicated (each an “Entry”). Limit one (1) Entry per person per Contest. Entries must be received no later than 4:00:00 p.m. PT on August 20, 2017.
The Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, misdirected, stolen, ineligible, destroyed or delayed Entries. Proof of submitting an Entry is not proof of receipt.
DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE:
There is one (1) Prize consisting of a TRIP FOR TWO TO SWITZERLAND (the “Prize”).
The Prize of a TRIP FOR TWO TO SWITZERLAND includes return economy airfare for two people from the major commercial airport in Canada closest to the winner’s residence to Zurich, Switzerland and standard hotel accommodations for 3 nights (based on double occupancy). Trip is currently scheduled for October 2017, specific dates of travel to be determined at Lindt’s sole discretion. Winner and his/her guest will be able to participate in a chocolate making class at the Lindt Chocolateria in Kilchberg, Switzerland, hosted by Roger Federer. Prize winner will also receive a $200 chocolate gift basket or gift card to use at a Lindt Chocolate Shop in Canada. The total approximate value of the Prize is $7,000 CDN based on departure from Toronto.
A random electronic drawing will take place within 3 business days after the Contest Period in Vancouver, British Columbia. One (1) Entry will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period for the Prize.
ODDS OF WINNING:
The chances of winning the Prize depend on the total number of entries received during the Contest Period.
GENERAL PRIZE INFORMATION:
A winner in the 2017 Lindt “The Swiss Chocolate Escape Promotion” is ineligible to win a prize in this Contest.
The winners and guests shall assume full responsibility for any expense not specifically mentioned in these Rules as being included in the Prize, including, as applicable, the following: travel to and from airports, ground transportation, personal expenses incurred at the hotel, gratuities, meals and beverages, taxes, insurance (including for medical fees, accidents or lost luggage) and any other personal expenses. Trips are subject to space/flight availability.
The winner and guest must have the identical travel itinerary and the winner’s guest must be the same person for the duration of the trip. All travel arrangements must be made through Lindt and the travel arrangements are at Lindt’s sole discretion. Once the tickets are issued, the name of the traveler cannot be changed. The winner and guest are solely responsible for obtaining any required travel documents. The right to the Prize will be forfeited if, as applicable, (a) for any reason, travel documentation cannot be obtained within the time limit set by the Contest organizers; (b) the winner cannot or does not wish to travel during the specified period; (c) the winner does not have the right, at the time he/she is selected or at the time of the trip, to return to Canada upon departing; or (d) any immigration problem whatsoever arises preventing the winner or guest from entering Switzerland. In such case, the winner or guest barred from destination will be held solely responsible for arranging and paying for any required return transportation. Upon the sole discretion of Sponsor, a forfeited prize may be allocated to another eligible entrant.
The Prize must be accepted as awarded, and cannot be transferred or exchanged for cash. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute all or any part of the Prize for a prize or prizes of equal or greater value, at its sole discretion. Should the Prize (or any part or aspect of the prize), including the chocolate making class, be postponed or unavailable for any reason, the balance of the Prize will be awarded in full satisfaction of the Prize, and the Sponsor shall not be required to replace the unavailable or postponed component. Any unused portion of the Prize is forfeited and has no cash value. Prize will be awarded at the closest London Drugs location to the winner.
To be declared a winner and claim the Prize, a participant selected must be eligible according to these Rules. In addition, the potential winner must:
- Be reached (by email) by the Sponsor or its representatives within forty-eight (48) hours following the selection or draw date.
- Correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question, without assistance, to be administered by the Sponsor or its representatives at a mutually convenient time; and
- Complete and sign a London Drugs Declaration of Compliance and Release Form (“Release”) confirming compliance with these Rules and releasing the Sponsor, Lindt and their affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, independent judging organization, contest prize suppliers and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Contest Group”) from all liability with respect to the potential winner’s participation in the Contest and the awarding or use of the Prize and consenting to the use of their name, photograph, voice and statements for promotional and publicity purposes, and return it to address indicated by the deadline indicated in the letter accompanying the Release.
A Release must also be signed by the Prize winner’s guest. In the event a guest is a minor, the parent and/or legal guardian of the minor must also sign a Release. All Releases and any other documents relating to a prize must be returned and received by the Sponsor within the time specified on the covering letter accompanying the Release. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants.
All prize claims are subject to verification of entrant eligibility and compliance with these Rules. All selected entrants whose eligibility cannot be confirmed under these Rules shall be disqualified. If a selected entrant cannot be reached within the forty-eight (48) hour period, fails, if required, to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question in the manner prescribed, fails to return the Release within the required timeframe or otherwise is not in compliance with these Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will forfeit the Prize; and the Sponsor can, at its sole and absolute discretion, select another eligible entrant and attempt to reach this entrant, who will also be subject to the same qualification Rules. Each selected entrant may be required to show proof of identification as part of the confirmation process. In case of a dispute concerning the identity of the individual who submitted an Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the participant. For the purposes of these Rules, “authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Refusal by a selected entrant to accept the Prize as described and according to the conditions of these Rules will release the Sponsor of all obligations relating to this Prize for this entrant and Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select an alternate entrant to receive the Prize. Confirmed winners will be notified of how to claim their Prize and the Prize will be delivered. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts at contacting a selected entrant.
The right is reserved by Sponsor to terminate this Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or these Rules in any way, should any cause beyond the reasonable control of London Drugs or its agents affect the proper administration thereof, at any time without prior notice, including in the event of an incident, virus, bugs or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality or normal flow of this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or deleted computer or network transmissions which may limit the ability to participate in the Contest. In no event will Sponsor be required to award more prizes than the number stipulated in these Rules or award prizes other than those described in these Rules.
By participating in this Contest, each entrant accepts and agrees to abide by these Rules and all decisions of the Contest judges (who may be employees, agents or independent contractors of the Sponsor), which shall be final and legally binding on the entrant in all matters relating to this Contest, including without limitation eligibility and/or rejection of an entry, and correctness of answers given to the skill-testing question. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
All Entries are subject to verification by the Sponsor and the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel and revoke any Entries if they are found to be improper, fraudulent, forged, incomplete or tampered with or if the entrant is subsequently found to be ineligible pursuant to the Rules. 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, including criminal prosecution.
By entering this Contest, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest Group: (i) shall have no liability of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Contest, the entrant’s participation therein, and/or the awarding, use, misuse, or participation in the Prize; (ii) makes no guarantee or representation of any kind concerning the Prize; (iii) disclaims any implied warranty or condition concerning the Prize; and (iv) is not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from the entrant’s acceptance, use, misuse, or participation in the Prize or otherwise from such entrant’s participation in this Contest, including any injury or damage which may be caused directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading. The Contest Group 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 Rules, the selection and announcement of the winner or the distribution of the Prize.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal laws. All questions relating to the development, validity, interpretation and binding nature of these Rules, and the rights and obligations of entrants and the Sponsor relating to this Contest shall be governed and interpreted in compliance with the substantive laws in the province of British Columbia and Canadian laws effective in that province. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of British Columbia.
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In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and the disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: a French version of these Rules, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
A copy of these Rules is available at www.londondrugs.com/Lindt.
SHORT FORM RULES:
*No purchase necessary. Contest runs June 16 – Aug 20, 2017, open to residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba over age of majority. One (1) prize available, consisting of a trip for 2 to Switzerland (including flights and 3 nights hotel), approximate retail value $7,000. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received. Math skill testing question required. Limit 1 entry/person. To enter and for full Rules, visit www.londondrugs.com/Lindt.