Rules and Regulations.
“Piller’s Welcome Home Holiday Contest”, a sweepstakes (“the Contest”) sponsored by Piller's Fine Foods, a division of Premium Brands Operating Limited Partnership (“the Sponsor”).
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW.
CANADIAN RESIDENTS EXCLUDING QUEBEC.
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
This contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are over the age of majority at the time of entry, except for employees (and those with whom such employees are domiciled) of Piller’s Fine Foods or Premium Brands Operating Limited Partnership (the “Sponsor”), its retailers, advertising and promoting agencies. 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.
2. Contest Period:
(i) The Contest period begins at 12:00 p.m. EST on November 14th, 2016 until 11:59 a.m. December 12th, 2016 (the “Contest Period”). No further entries will be accepted upon closing of the Contest Period.
(ii) The contest periods for weekly prizing will begin at 12:00p.m. EST on each Monday and run until 11:59a.m. EST on the Monday of the following week. Weekly contest periods are as follows:
Week 1: 12:00 p.m. EST on November 14th, 2016 until 11:59 a.m. November 21st, 2016
Week 2: 12:00 p.m. EST on November 21st, 2016 until 11:59 a.m. November 28th, 2016
Week 3: 12:00 p.m. EST on November 28th, 2016 until 11:59 a.m. December 5th, 2016
Week 4: 12:00 p.m. EST on December 5th, 2016 until 11:59 a.m. December 12th, 2016
3. How to enter:
No purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Partial or incomplete submissions WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS CONTEST ENTRIES. This includes submissions that do not follow the rules in their entirety for the selected medium of submission outlined below. Use of any automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
(a) The following entry methods are acceptable:
i. Enter online. To enter online, fill out the registration form and submit the entry form at http://www.pillers.com/promotions. Entrants must have a valid email address. When all required fields are completed, click the “Enter” button in order to submit your entry. Entries are limited to one (1) entry per person/household/week. Invalid email addresses will result in void entries.
ii. Enter on Facebook. To enter on Facebook you must (a) post a comment on the weekly post that answers the question; (b) “like” our Facebook page. The weekly posts will be made each Monday at 12:00p.m. EST. Entries are limited to one (1) entry per person/household/week. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
iii. Enter on Twitter. To enter on Twitter, you must (a) tweet a response to the question in our weekly tweet ; (b) tag @Pillers1957; (c) follow our Twitter account; and (d) "retweet” the weekly post. The weekly tweet will be made each Monday at 12:00p.m. EST. Entries are limited to one (1) entry per person/household/week. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.
(b) In order to be considered for the grand prize you must have participated in a minimum of one (1) of the methods of entry. In order to be considered for the weekly prizes, you must have participated in an acceptable method for the respective week (outlined in contest period). Entrants can accumulate a maximum of twelve (12) entries during the contest period.
There will be two (2) levels of prize awarded; one (1) Grand Prize package and four (4) secondary prizes. All prizes will be awarded based on a random draw. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries.
All prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable or convertible to cash. No substitution except at Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of equal or greater value. To win a prize, the contestant must correctly answer a skill-testing question plus sign and return a Release Form in the time allocated.
(a) Grand Prize: There is one (1) grand prize to be awarded to the selected winner. The grand prize consists of a travel voucher to be used at the winner’s discretion, with a value of $2000.00 CAD.
(b) Secondary Prize: There are four (4) secondary prizes to be awarded weekly to selected winners. The secondary prize consists of a Visa gift card with a value of $100.00 CAD.
5. Sweepstake Draw and Winner Selection:
(a) On or about December 13th, 2016 at 1p.m. EST in Waterloo, Ontario, the eligible winner for the Grand Prize will be selected by random draw from all eligible entries received. The sponsor will make three (3) attempts within seven (7) business days of the draw date to contact the selected entrants using the information provided at the time of entry. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within three (3) attempts or seven (7) business days after the draw date (whichever comes first), or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the selected entrant will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entrants.
(b) On or about the dates of November 21st, November 28th, December 5th, and December 12th at 1p.m. EST in Waterloo, Ontario, the eligible winners for the Secondary Prizes will be selected by random draw from all eligible entries received up to the point of the respective draw. The sponsor will make three (3) attempts within four (4) business days of the draw date to contact the selected entrants using the information provided at the time of entry. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within three (3) attempts or four (4) business days after the draw date (whichever comes first), or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the selected entrant will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entrants.
(c) The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Before being declared the Winner, the selected entrants must meet all of the eligibility requirements. Before being declared a winner, each selected entrant will be contacted using the contact information provided to us at the time of entry and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) business days of notification, a declaration of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (“Release”), which (i) releases Piller’s Fine Foods, its parent and affiliated companies, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability relating to the selected entrant’s participation in the contest and receipt/use/misuse of a Prize; and (ii) grants Sponsor the right to use selected entrant’s 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 print, broadcast or the internet.
6. General Conditions:
(a) All entries become the property of the Sponsor, which assumes no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete or misdirected entries or Prize shipments which are lost or not properly claimed. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. 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.
(b) Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the contest judges will not be liable for any failure of the website during the contest; for a 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 website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the contest judges will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the contest. In the event, due to a printing, production or other error, if more than the advertised numbers of Prizes are claimed, there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants to award the correct number of Prizes after the contest closing date.
(c) In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, online 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. If the identity of an online entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder associated with the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid on line entry in this contest will be the contest server machine(s).
(d) The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw or amend this contest in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this contest as contemplated by these 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. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this contest in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind without prior notice or obligation.