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LFHW Canada

Social Media Contest for Sobeys Gift Card
Contest Terms & Conditions

MAY 11 – 30, 2021

*For each Contest Entrant under the legal age of residence in their home province, the legal guardian of the Entrant must read these Terms & Conditions and each reference to the “Entrant” shall mean both the Entrant and the legal guardian of the Entrant.

 

  1. About Love Food Hate Waste Canada
    • Love Food Hate Waste Canada is a campaign that was launched in 2018 by the National Zero Waste Council, an initiative of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (“MVRD”), in collaboration with campaign partners with the goal of helping Canadians make the most of the food they love.
    • Love Food Hate Waste Canada is modelled on WRAP United Kingdom’s successful initiative of the same name. It is a national campaign aimed at educating residents about avoidable household food waste and inspiring them to change behaviour to help solve the issue. The campaign offers simple tips and actions individuals can take to reduce food waste in their homes. Learn more at lovefoodhatewaste.ca
  2. About the ContesT
    • This Contest is intended to raise awareness about wasted food in homes across Canada and help residents understand that they can make small changes to help solve the issue.
    • For more information about the Love Food Hate Waste Canada campaign, visit our website.
    • IMPORTANT: By participating in this Contest, each Entrant hereby declares that he or she:
      • has read, understood and complied with the Terms & Conditions set out in this document; and
      • agrees to abide by all decisions of MVRD related to this Contest.
    • The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws. MVRD reserves the right to modify or terminate this Contest at any time without notice to the Entrants.
  3. Contest Duration
    • MVRD will be accepting entries for the Contest from May 11 to May 30, 2021. Entries must be received by no later than May 30, 2021 at 11:59:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time).
  4. Who May Enter
    • The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada (except Quebec) that engage with the Contest Post. Void where prohibited by law.
  5. Contest Entry Procedure
    • No purchase is necessary. To participate, each Entrant must take all of the following steps:
      • Like, save, and share the Instagram social media post by @jamesrcs about this Contest (the “Contest Post”);
      • Follow @jamesrcs and @lfhw_ca on Instagram;
      • Tag a friend on the Contest Post; and
      • Comment with a tip to reduce food waste on the Contest Post.

In order to be eligible to enter the Contest, your Instagram account must be publicly accessible and you must not use any tools or mechanisms which prevent data sharing or otherwise limit MVRD’s ability to view your comment and count your entry.

  • If the Entrant is a minor (under the age of majority in the province of residence), the legal guardian of the Entrant must read and agree to these Terms & Conditions.
  • Each Entrant is limited to one (1) entry and may only use one (1) Instagram account to participate in the Contest.
  1. Representations & Warranties of the Entrant
    • By entering the Contest, each Entrant acknowledges and agrees to, and represents and warrants, the following:
      • The Entrant acknowledges that he or she has read and fully complied with these Terms & Conditions;
      • The Entrant understands that any breach of these Terms & Conditions will result in the immediate forfeiture of any prize that the Entrant may be eligible to win;
      • The Entrant grants to MVRD exclusive permission to produce, reproduce, use, perform, publish, display and distribute any photographs and video footage entered by the Entrant in this Contest, in whole or in part, in any manner and in any media, either presently existing or created in the future and in perpetuity for educational, public information, promotional, or any other lawful purpose related to Love Food Hate Waste Canada including for publicity, illustration, advertising, and internet content, with or without the Entrant’s full name or their Instagram account name and without demand for royalties or compensation;
      • The Entrant grants permission to MVRD to edit, modify, alter and juxtapose the photographs and video footage (if any) and incorporate them either in whole or in part with or without other material, including text and other recordings and images;
      • The Entrant waives any right to inspect or approve the photographs or video footage or any derivatives of them (if any);
      • The photographs and video footage entered by the Entrant in this Contest (if any) are original, created solely by the Entrant, and do not infringe upon the intellectual property rights, or defame or invade the publicity or privacy rights, of any third party;
      • The Entrant agrees to the publication of his or her full name and Instagram account name on any of Love Food Hate Waste Canada’s social media mediums if the Entrant’s entry is selected as a winner of the Contest;
      • The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Sobeys Capital Incorporated or any social media platforms on which the Contest may have been promoted and/or publicized, including, without limitation, Instagram, Inc. Any questions or comments regarding the Contest should be directed to MVRD and not Sobeys Capital Incorporated or Instagram, Inc.;
      • The Entrant hereby releases and forever discharges MVRD, Sobeys Capital Incorporated, Instagram, Inc., and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and contractors (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all actions, causes of action, claims, suits, demands, damages, interest, expenses or compensation of whatever kind (collectively, “Claims”), whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, arising in law or in equity, including, without limitation, any matters arising in connection with participating in the Contest, receiving and making use of any of the prizes awarded, and any errors or omissions in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in the advertising, the Contest Terms & Conditions, the selection and announcement of the winners, or the distribution of any prize; and
      • The Entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the Entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Terms & Conditions, or in any prize-related activity.
  1. Selection of Winners
    • After the closing date for the Contest on May 30, 2021, selection of the winners will take place by way of random draw on May 31, 2021. The winners will be drawn using a random numeric generation system.
  2. NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS AND PROVISION OF WINNER ENTRANT’S LEGAL NAME AND ADDRESS INFORMATION
    • MVRD will notify each winner by contacting the winner using the Instagram account associated with that Entrant.
    • The winner must respond to MVRD within 48 hours of such notification and must provide to MVRD the following required information and documentation:
      • Forthwith, the Entrant’s full legal name, email address and residential address; and
      • Prior to collection of the prize, a completed Contest Release and Acknowledgment, in the required form (as set out in Schedule A attached hereto).
    • Without limiting the generality of Section 8.2, prior to collection of the prize, the winner must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question.
    • Failure of the winner to respond to MVRD within 48 hours of MVRD’s notification of the winner or to provide the required information and documentation in accordance with Section 8.2, or failure to correctly answer the time-limited mathematical skill-testing question in accordance with Section 8.3, will result in the immediate forfeiture of the prize to the winner.
    • In the event of a forfeiture of the prize in accordance with Section 8.4, MVRD will hold a subsequent random draw to select a new winner. The new winner must comply with the above rules for notification, response and provision of required information and documentation within the stipulated timeframe.
    • The prize will be delivered by mail to the winner Entrant’s residential address.
    • All contact information provided will be used solely for the purposes of this Contest. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of information, please contact Alison Schatz, Senior Communications Specialist, Metro Vancouver, schatz@metrovancouver.org, 604-432-6304.
  3. Contest Prize
    • A total of two (2) prizes will be awarded during the Contest period. For greater certainty, each selected winner will only be eligible to receive one (1) prize.
    • Each prize consists of one (1) Sobeys gift card, valued at $50 (CAD).
    • The prize must be collected by July 31, 2021.
    • General Conditions for all prizes:
      • Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. No substitutions are permitted, except with the permission of MVRD, which reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or greater value. The odds of winning any prize depends on the total number of eligible entries.
      • No cash or compensation will be offered in exchange for the prize.
    • All claims, disputes or issues will be decided in a court of competent jurisdiction within the Province of British Columbia.

 

 

Schedule A

 

CONTEST RELEASE & ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

 

To:          The winner of one (1) Sobeys gift card in Love Food Hate Waste Canada’s Social Media Contest (the “Contest”)

I ____________________________________________ [full name] the undersigned, of ________________________________ [street name and number, unit number, if any] in the City of __________________________, Province of __________________________, in consideration of having won one (1) Sobeys gift card (valued at $50 (CAD)) in the Contest, hereby agree as follows:

 

  1. 1. I accept the prize as awarded by the Metro Vancouver Regional District (“MVRD”);

 

  1. 2. I acknowledge and agree that I have read and fully complied with the Contest Terms & Conditions and that any breach of the Contest Terms & Conditions will result in the immediate forfeiture of any prize that I have won;

 

  1. I hereby release and forever discharge MVRD, Sobeys Capital Incorporated, Instagram, Inc., and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and any other persons acting for and on behalf of the MVRD in the Contest, of and from any and all actions, causes of action, claims, suits, demands, damages, interest, expenses or compensation of whatever kind, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, arising in law or in equity, including without limitation any matters arising in connection with participating in the Contest, receiving and making use of any prize awarded, and any errors or omissions in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in the advertising, the Contest Terms & Conditions, the selection and announcement of the selected contestants or the distribution of any prize; and

 

  1. This Release will be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada in force in the Province of British Columbia.

 

Dated at ________________________ [City] in the Province of _____________________ this ______ day of _________________, 2021

 

Signed by: __________________________________

 

Name: _______________________________

 

If the winner is under the age of majority:

 

Signature of Parent or Guardian: _________________________________

 

Name: _______________________________