Official Contest Rules (“Contest rules”)
The Beer Store – Beer for Business Contest (“ Contest ”) is sponsored and administrated by The Beer Store and Brewers’ Distributor Ltd., both located at 5900 Explorer Drive, Mississauga, ON L4W 5L2 (the “Sponsor”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, the Toronto Raptors, the Toronto Blue Jays, or the Ottawa Senators. All inquiries should be directed to the Sponsors.
The Contest begins 12:00 a.m. EST on September 1st, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 30th, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).
The date of the contest draw will be the first day of each new month (the “Draw Date”). For greater clarity, the draw date will be October 1sst, 2020.
To enter the Contest and be eligible to win, an individual must: (i) be legal residents of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba; (ii) have reached the age of 19 years old or older at the time of entry; (iii) own or operate an establishment that has a license to sell liquor and/or accepts returns of empty alcoholic beverage containers (iv) complete either one of the options set out in section 5 – How to Enter and (v) utilize the services of either The Beer Store or Brewers’ Distributor Ltd. to obtain all or some of the beer they sell and/or pick-up the empty alcoholic beverage containers they accept (an “ Entrant ” or “ Entrants ”).
Specifically excluded from entering the Contest are: (a) employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, and advertising and promotional agencies of the Sponsors, and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates, as applicable; and (b) any immediate family members (regardless of where they live) of a person excluded under (a) or persons with whom a person excluded under (a) is domiciled (whether related to that person or not). In these Contest Rules, “immediate family” includes mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partners or spouse.
No purchase necessary. To enter, an Entrant must either: 1) Complete a survey sent by the Sponsors upon request by the Entrant; (ii) check the box confirming he/she meets the eligibility requirements; and (iii) submit the completed survey (one “ Entry ” or “ Entries ”). To request a survey please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Line: Beer for Business Contest Survey Request. 2) Place a minimum of 3 orders in one calendar month (the “ Qualifying Order ”) online at Beer for Business. No other method of entry is accepted.
Limit one (1) Entry per person, per survey or per Qualifying Order, per calendar month during the Contest Period.
At the end of the Contest Period, two (2) Entrants will be selected by the Sponsors from a random drawing from all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period (“ Selected Entrant ” or “ Selected Entrants ”). Sponsors will contact the Selected Entrants by the e-mail and/or phone number provided in their Entry before 10:00 a.m. EST on the 15th of the applicable draw date month. Selected Entrants will have seven (7) days to: (i) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question and (ii) sign and return to Sponsors a Declaration and Release that contains, but not limited to (a) an acceptance of prize (b) a release of Sponsors from liability and (c) an acknowledgment of compliance with the Contest Rules. Upon satisfying such eligibility requirements during the prescribed time periods, the Selected Entrants will be awarded the Prizes.
In the event a Selected Entrant is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Contest Rules, the Selected Entrant may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. To the extent applicable, if the Selected Entrant fails to respond within the prescribed time, such will result in disqualification. Sponsors are not responsible for communication problems of any kind. Sponsors are under no obligation to select an alternate winner.
There are two (2) prizes available to be won, each consisting of two (2) Event Tickets (a “Prize” or “Prizes”). The Prizes for the September Contest Draw are as follows: 2 Prizes of $100.00 Gift cards each.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are non-transferable. The Prize has no cash-surrender value. The Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, in the event that the Prize or any component of any Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute and/or modify the Prize or component of Prize with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value, without liability. Winners are solely responsible for all other expenses related to the Prizes, including travel to and from the Prize, accommodations, and so forth, as applicable.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.
All Entries are subject to verification. Sponsors may require Entrant provide proof of identity and legal age.
Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. All Entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the Contest Rules may be disqualified by the Sponsors. Sponsors takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed Entries, typographical or other production errors, or any errors or omissions in printing or advertising related to this Contest.
If the identity of an Entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder associated with the e-mail address or cell phone number (as decided by Sponsors) of the Entry, during the Contest Period, will be deemed to be the Entrant. An Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder associated with the Entry.
Any attempt by any Entrant, to obtain more than the stated maximum number of Entries by using multiple/different names, email addresses, accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods, or has entered or participated in any fashion not sanctioned by these Contest Rules will void that individual’s Entry and eligibility to win the Prize and that individual will be disqualified from the Contest and, at the sole discretion of the Sponsors, any of the Sponsors’ other promotions.
By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to forever release, discharge and hold harmless The Beer Store, Brewers’ Distributor Ltd. and their parent, related or affiliated companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, their advertising and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, partners, representatives, successors, assigns and agents (the “ Releasees ”), from any and all damages, injuries, death, loss, or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, whether directly or indirectly, without limiting, by (a) entering and participating in the Contest, including any part related to the Contest and (b) the acceptance, possession, participation, use or misuse of the Prize, including travel to and from any Contest-related activity. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and to the decisions of the Sponsors, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Contest Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest.
If an Entrant wins a Prize and accepts the Prize, such acceptance shall mean full satisfaction of the entitlement as an Entrant and as a winner in the Contest and the Entrant fully discharges and forever releases the Releasees, of and from any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, actions or causes of action whatsoever, whether known or unknown, whether at law or in equity which they or their heirs, executors, administrators, successors or assigns may now or hereafter have against any of the Releasees in connection with the Prizes.
The Entrant also acknowledges, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, that the Releasees will not be responsible for any injury, accident, death or dismemberment, or any other loss, damage or expense in connection with the participation in the Prize. The Entrant also acknowledges that none of the Releasees has offered any warranty or guarantee respecting the Prizes. Further, the Entrant assumes all responsibility and liability for any loss, injury or damage to any persons or property, which results from the Entrants actions or omissions, whether negligent or otherwise, in connection with the Prizes.
The Sponsors accepts no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest or acceptance of the Prize. The Sponsors will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, falsified or destroyed Entries and all such Entries are void. Entries that have been falsified, tampered with or altered are void. The Sponsors does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof.
The Sponsors will not be responsible for mail, telephone, technical, network, online, electronic, computer hardware or software interruptions or failures of any kind, misdirected, stolen, incomplete, incomprehensible or delayed Internet/e-mail computer transmissions on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to a participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from visiting, participating or downloading any materials related to this Contest.
The Sponsors extends absolutely no representations or warranties in respect of any Prizes and accepts no liability arising in respect of such Prizes or in the use thereof.
The Sponsors reserve the right to terminate or suspend this Contest or to amend the Contest Rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including without limitation by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, the Sponsors reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, including without limitation the cancellation of any method of entry or the extension or modification of the Contest start and end dates. In such circumstances, the Sponsors reserves the right to randomly select a winner from previously received eligible Entries by the end of the Contest Period. The Sponsors shall not be held responsible for any problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Contest Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Contest Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Any attempt by any individual, whether or not an Entrant, to damage, destroy, tamper or vandalize the website, survey or otherwise interfere with the operation of this Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil law and the Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages and diligently pursue all remedies in this regard against any offending individual or entity to the fullest extent permissible by law.
This Contest is subject to federal, provincial/territorial and municipal laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and the Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario, as applicable, without giving effect to its conflict of law rules and provisions. These Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial/territorial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsors.
Prizes may be subject to statutory tax withholding and remittance obligations under applicable law. All federal, provincial, local, and other taxes on the Prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
By participating in this Contest, each Entrant consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province), likeness, biographical information, photograph, video recording, voice, statements and Entry information, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsors, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media (now or hereafter known) throughout the world, in perpetuity without compensation, notification, or permission, unless otherwise prohibited by law.