Shoppers Drug Mart RED CARPET CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.


THIS CONTEST IS SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL, TERRITORIAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

1.         CONTEST PERIOD

 

The Shoppers Drug Mart Red Carpet contest (the “Contest”) begins on July 15, 2017 at 09:00:00 Eastern Time (“ET”) and closes August 6, 2017 at 23:59:59 ET (the “Contest Period”). Last date to obtain a PIN code for Contest participation is August 4, 2017.  The Contest is comprised of an online instant win prize component (“Instant Win Component”) and a grand prize draw component (“Grand Prize Draw Component”), as more fully described below. By participating in this Contest, you agree that you: a) have read and understand these Official Rules (the “Rules”); b) meet the Contest eligibility requirements; c) agree to be legally bound by the Rules; and d) agree to comply with, and abide by, the Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor (defined below) whose decisions shall be final.


2.         CONTEST PARTIES


The Contest is sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. (“the Sponsor”) and is administered and fulfilled by Launchfire Interactive (the “Administrator”) and the Grand Prize is provided by Mastercard International Incorporated (“Prize Provider”) collectively (the “Contest Parties”).



3.         ELIGIBILITY

 

Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. Notwithstanding the foregoing, employees, officers, directors, agents or representatives of each of the Contest Parties and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies and any other entity or person involved in the administration, execution or fulfillment of this Contest, and the family members (defined as a parent, spouse, sibling or child) and household members (whether related or not) of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. 


4.  HOW TO REGISTER

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To register for the Contest, you must visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/redcarpetcontest (the “Contest Website”) during the Contest Period and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process, which will require you to: (i) enter a PIN Code (as defined below); (ii) provide your first and last name (for PC Financial Mastercard cardholders, your first and last name as it appears exactly on your Mastercard card but without middle initials), your email address (which will be your user ID for Contest entry and will be used for purposes of administering the Contest); (iii) create a password for the purposes of subsequent participation in the Contest;  (iv) agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Rules, and (v) if you are a PC Financial Mastercard card holder, provide your address as it appears exactly on your Mastercard statement as well as the last four (4) digits of your PC Financial Mastercard card number. Once you have fully completed the registration process with all required information, click the 'ENTER NOW' button to complete your registration (a Registration). You will receive confirmation of your Registration by email, at the address you provided. To be eligible, your Registration must be fully completed and submitted during the Contest Period. There is a limit of one (1) registration per person per email address during the Contest Period. 



5. HOW TO OBTAIN A PIN CODE


There are two ways to obtain a PIN Code as described below. Each PIN Code can only be used one (1) time during the Contest Period. Each PIN Code will automatically expire at the end of the Contest Period, or after its first use (whichever occurs first). 


There is a total limit of twenty one (21) PIN Code entries per person, regardless of method of obtaining a PIN Code.


Excludes purchases made through BeautyBoutique.ca and galeriebeaute.ca.


IMPORTANT: Please retain your original Contest Card(s) and/or Email Notification(s), as applicable, as they may be required to be presented to the Sponsor as part of verification procedure outlined below.


1. PIN CODE ON CONTEST CARD OBTAINED WITH ANY PURCHASE USING YOUR MASTERCARD OF ELIGIBLE PRODUCTS: Eligible entrants who use their valid Mastercard card to make a qualifying in-store purchase of eligible products (i.e. excluding prescription purchases, all products offered or sold by a pharmacist in Quebec in the course of his/her profession, products that contain codeine, non-pointable items, tobacco products (where applicable), lottery tickets, passport photos, stamps, transit tickets and passes, event tickets, gift cards and gift card packages, prepaid phone cards, prepaid card products and purchases at Shoppers Home Health Care locations, purchases made through BeautyBoutique.ca and galeriebeaute.ca) of any dollar amount (each an “Eligible Transaction”) at any participating Shoppers Drug Mart location in Canada (each a “Store”) between July 15, 2017 and August 4, 2017 (during regular Store hours) (the “Transaction Period”) (collectively, an “Eligible Transaction”) may receive one (1) Contest Card, while supplies last. Limit of one (1) Contest Card per Eligible Transaction (while supplies last), regardless of total dollar value of Eligible Transaction.


2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY METHOD OF RECEIVING A PIN CODE: To obtain a PIN Code without making an Eligible Transaction, while supplies last, visit redcarpetcontest.shoppersdrugmart.ca/npn between July 15, 2017 09:00:00 ET and August 4, 2017 23:59:59 ET (the “NPN PIN Request Period”) to complete an online No Purchase Necessary PIN Code request (each a “NPN PIN Request”) which will require you to: (i) provide your first name, last name, email address, telephone number, complete mailing address (including postal code), and age; and (ii) submit a 50 word or more unique and original essay in English or French stating “Why you would love to go to the GRAMMYs®” (the “Topic”). Once your NPN PIN Request is submitted, you will receive an email notification (“Email Notification”) that includes one (1) PIN Code, subject to your compliance with these Rules (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). To be eligible, your NPN PIN Request must be submitted and received during the NPN PIN Request Period. The Releasees (defined below) take no responsibility for any technical issues with NPN PIN Requests.  Please note that each NPN PIN Request must have a different 50 word essay on the Topic. Limit of one (1) PIN Code per NPN PIN Request. Because there is a limit of twenty one (21) PIN Codes that can be entered per person during the Contest Period, there is a total limit of twenty one (21) NPN PIN Requests per person during the NPN PIN Request Period. The Releasees take no responsibility for any lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed NPN PIN Requests. PIN Codes must be used in accordance with these Rules prior to the end of the Contest Period.


If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) use multiple names, identities, accounts, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest; (ii) falsely enter a PIN Code without obtaining a Contest Card/Email Notification (as applicable) in accordance with these Rules; and/or (iii) enter a PIN Code that has been falsified, manipulated or otherwise altered in any way (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. 


6.         HOW TO EARN GRAND PRIZE ENTRIES 


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. After submitting your Registration in compliance with these Rules, follow the on-screen instructions provided on the Contest Website to earn entries into the Grand Prize Draw (as defined below) (each, an “Entry”) and/or online Instant Win Game Plays (as defined below), as set forth below:



There is a maximum of forty two (42) Entries for the Grand Prize per person (a maximum of 21 Entries for entering PIN codes plus a maximum of 21 Bonus Entries, as outlined above). 


7. HOW TO PLAY THE INSTANT WIN GAME


The Instant Win Component consists of an online game (the “Game”) that takes place on the Contest Website where entrants have the chance to win an Online Instant Win Prize (defined below). To play the Game, you must first follow the on-screen instructions on the Contest Website to use a Game play (each, a “Play”) (see above for details regarding how to obtain Plays). Once you have used a Play, you will be presented with a digital Game card (each, a “Card”). Follow the on-screen instructions to scratch the Card and determine if you are an Online Instant Win Prize winner (see below for details regarding the odds of winning an Online Instant Win Prize).


There is a limit of twenty one (21) Plays per person.



8. LIMITS AND VERIFICATION


All Entries, Registrations, Plays, NPN PIN Requests, Mail-in Requests, PIN Code, Eligible Transactions, Email Notifications and any other type of information in any way connected to this Contest (collectively, “Contest-related Information”) and entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason.  If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) exceed any of the limits stated in these Rules; and/or (ii) use multiple names, identities, accounts, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest; then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.  The Sponsor reserves its right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity, eligibility and/or compliance with these Rules (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purpose of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purpose of verifying the eligibility and/or compliance of any Contest-related Information submitted (or purportedly submitted) with these Rules; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purpose of administering this Contest in accordance with 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 Contest server machine(s). Disposable email addresses cannot be used for the purposes of this Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Contest-related Information, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to who has submitted any given Registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the applicable authorized account holder associated with the Registration in question. All Contest-related Information is the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. For greater certainty, PIN Codes, Plays and Entries remain the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and can be revoked or invalidated by the Sponsor at any time and for any reason, and entrants will not be granted any type of rights (including without limitation property rights) in or to PIN Codes, Plays or Entries. The Sponsor reserves the right to contact any registrant whose email address is submitted as part of this Contest for the purpose of administering this Contest. 


9.         THE PRIZES:


GRAND PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE

The Grand Prize consists of a trip for 2, including two round-trip business class flights (flight class subject to availability) between the international airport nearest the winner’s home address and New York, NY and stay for two people from January 25 – January 29, 2018 (5 days, 4 nights) to attend the 60th GRAMMY Awards in New York City (Approximate value $31,000 CAD). Package includes (subject to change): 4 nights’ accommodation at a 5 star hotel, daily breakfast, dinner at renown restaurants, tour of NYC, tour of the GRAMMY Awards, two tickets to the Clive Davis Gala, GRAMMY day makeovers, Mastercard pre/post party, transportation to all organized events and two Platinum tickets to the GRAMMY Awards.


Package also includes:

 

Note: meals other than those specified above are not included. 

 

Winner and Guest will be responsible for transportation to and from originating airport, travel and medical insurance, travel documentation, gratuities, telephone calls, in-room charges and any other expense not explicitly included in the Prize.

 

Winner and Guest must be legally able and readily available to travel to New York, NY and must possess all necessary documentation as may be required for presentation to customs and airport personnel.


ONLINE INSTANT WIN PRIZES AND VALUE

At the outset of the Contest, there are one thousand (1,000) online instant win prizes (each, an “Online Instant Win Prize”) available to be won. Each Online Instant Win Prize consists of a $100 prepaid Mastercard prepaid card. The value of each Online Instant Win Prize is $100 CAD. Instant Win Prize is subject to prepaid card terms and conditions.


Collectively, the Online Instant Win Prizes and the Grand Prize may be referred to as the “Prizes”.

The Prizes may not be exactly as shown in Contest publicity or promotional materials. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). No substitutions except at Sponsor’s option. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute any Prize (or a component thereof) with a prize of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, a cash award.


10.    ONLINE INSTANT WIN PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION: 

Each of the Online Instant Win Prizes will be time stamped (with a predetermined time during the Contest Period) and the first person who uses a Play on (or immediately after) a predetermined time stamp (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion on the basis of its official records) will be deemed the potential winner of an Online Instant Win Prize. The odds of winning an Online Instant Win Prize will change throughout the course of the Contest Period as Online Instant Win Prizes are claimed, and will depend on the number and timing of eligible entrants who use Plays.  The total number of Online Instant Win Prizes available to be won will decrease throughout the Contest Period as they are claimed. Any Instant Win Prizes not claimed will not be awarded. 


If you are deemed to be a potential Online Instant Win Prize winner, then you will instantly be presented with a pop-up page with a description of the Online Instant Win Prize (the “Instant Win Pop-Up Page”), a mathematical skill-testing question, and will be asked to provide your complete street address, province, and postal code. If you correctly answer the skill-testing question, a pop-up page will display along with information regarding claiming your Online Instant Win Prize.

By accepting an Online Instant Win Prize, the applicable winner: (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of an Online Instant Win Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Contest Parties and their respective affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Online Instant Win Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her 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 or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet, and on the winners’ list.

If a potential Online Instant Win Prize winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to complete the Instant Win Pop-Up Page (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); and/or (b) cannot, or is unwilling to, accept the Online Instant Win Prize as awarded (for any reason); then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to an Online Instant Win Prize) and such Online Instant Win Prize will not be awarded. If a potential Online Instant Win Prize winner fails to provide a correct address on the Instant Win Pop-Up Page (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) or the prize is undeliverable for any reason, the Administrator or its designated representative may make one (1) attempt to contact the potential Instant Win Prize winner via the email address provided at the time of registration. If the potential Instant Win Prize winner does not reply within ten (10) business days; then such potential Instant Win Prize winner will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Instant Win Prize).


11. GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION: 

On or about September 5, 2017 (the “Draw Date”) in Ottawa, Ontario at approximately 12:00:00 ET, the Administrator will perform a random draw (the “Grand Prize Draw”) from among all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period and the first selected entrant will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.


The Administrator or its designated representative will make a maximum of three (3) attempts to contact the potential Grand Prize winner via the email address provided at the time of registration within ten (10) business days from the date of the first attempted contact to the potential winner. If the potential Grand Prize winner cannot be contacted within three (3) attempts or ten (10) business days of the Draw Date; then such potential Grand Prize winner 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 potential winner from among the remaining eligible Entries received during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such new potential Grand Prize winner, with the necessary amendments). 

 

BEFORE BEING DECLARED THE CONFIRMED GRAND PRIZE WINNER, the potential Grand Prize winner will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid which will be administered over the phone; (b) sign and return within ten (10) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Releasees from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Grand Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her 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 or on behalf of the Sponsor  in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet, and on the winners’ list.  If the potential Grand Prize winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents, within the specified time; and/or (c) cannot accept the Grand Prize as awarded (for any reason); then he/she 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 potential winner from among the remaining eligible Entries received during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such new potential Grand Prize winner, with the necessary amendments).


The Grand Prize winner’s travel companion must (i) reside in Canada, (ii) have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence by the time the Grand Prize takes place, and (iii) travel on the same itinerary as the Grand Prize winner. The person travelling as the companion of the Grand Prize winner must also complete and return a liability and publicity release before airline tickets or other components of the Grand Prize will be awarded.

 

12.        WINNERS’ LIST

 

For the name of the Grand Prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 30, 2017 to:

Shoppers Drug Mart Red Carpet Contest

c/o Launchfire

22 Hamilton Avenue North

Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 1B6

 

13.         GENERAL CONDITIONS

 

AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE GAME SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT'S COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ELIGIBILITY) HAS BEEN VERIFIED (AS DETERMINED BY THE SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION) AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT SUCH VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREENSHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONOURED.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.  Void where prohibited by law. The decisions of the Sponsor 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 entrants or Contest-related Information.

 

The Releasees will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Contest Website during the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Contest-related Information to be received for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems, mail service problems, 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 or downloading any material in the Contest; and/or (v) any combination of the above. 

 

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 an error human or otherwise, 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.  

 

If due to printing, production, online, internet, computer or other error of any kind, more Prizes are claimed than intended to be awarded according to these Rules (at any prizing level), Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing from amongst all eligible Prize claimants whose claims have not yet been redeemed to award the correct number of Prizes at the applicable prizing level (as stated in these Rules). The Prizes may stop being awarded in the event Sponsor becomes aware of such an error.  In no event will the Sponsor be liable to award more than the number of Prizes (at any prizing level), as provided in these Rules.   

  

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, but subject to the approval of the Régie 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 any Contest-related Information with these Rules, or as a result of technical 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. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer a test of skill, or an alternate test of skill, at any time as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.

 

For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie 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.

Subject only to the foregoing paragraph, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to Ontario conflict of law principles, and all entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario.

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her Registration, Mail-in Request and/or NPN PIN Request (as applicable) for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (http://corporate.shoppersdrugmart.ca/en-ca/privacy-policy.aspx). No commercial or other communications unrelated to the Contest will be sent to an entrant, unless such entrant has otherwise agreed to receive such communications. This section does not limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of their personal information.

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 Contest registration form, 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.

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