GALBANI “#GalbaniQC” CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS (“Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Galbani® “#GalbaniQC” Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Parmalat Canada Inc. d/b/a Lactalis Canada (the “Sponsor”). The Contest starts on June 23, 2020 (the “Contest Opening Date”). The Contest closes on August 23, 2020 (the “Contest Closing Date”) at 11:59 pm Eastern Time (“ET”). The “Contest Period” runs from the Contest Opening Date to the Contest Closing Date.
NOTE: Submission of an entry into the Contest declares that you have read and agreed to the Official Rules.
The Contest is open to all individuals who are 13 years of age or older, are residents of Quebec, Canada and located in Quebec, Canada at the time of entry. Entrants who are under the age of majority in Quebec at the date of entry are still eligible to enter the Contest and win the Prize provided that the parent or legal guardian of the entrant consents to the entrant entering the Contest, accepts the Prize and the terms and conditions hereof for and on behalf of such entrant, and completes the required Declaration and Release Form (as further outlined below).
The Contest is not open to the Sponsor or its parents, related and affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies, or employees, officers, directors, representatives, agents, successors or assignees thereof (collectively the “Contest Group”), or any persons residing in the same household with members of the Contest Group. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding on all entrants in all matters pertaining to the Contest. The Contest is governed by Canadian law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws and regulations. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
HOW TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A PRIZE:
A. Before the Contest Closing Date, complete the following:
1. ONLINE ENTRY: To participate in the Contest, entrants must share an original photo depicting a finished dish which was made using one or all of the following products: Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella, Galbani® Bocconcini Balls or Galbani® Pizza Mozzarella Cheese and then post such photo on their Facebook Profiles or Instagram Accounts. Entrants may also post photos directly to the Galbani Canada Facebook wall, reply to contest posts with photos, or tag Galbani Canada’s Instagram account @galbanicanada in posts on Instagram. Entrants must include the hashtag #GalbaniQC in their post.
Limit: The number of entries per person is limited to one (1).
- The Sponsor may, at any time, edit, modify or remove the photo from its Instagram account, in whole or in part, and may disqualify an entrant from the Contest if the Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that the entrant has: 1) violated the Official Rules, 2) violated the law, including, privacy, intellectual property or other third party rights, 3) engaged in defamation, obscenity, hate speech, harassment, or other forms of similar conduct.
- By submitting an entry (ie: photo), you represent and warrant that you have all necessary consents to submit the entry, and that you are not infringing any third party rights by submitting an entry.
B. NON-ELECTRONIC ENTRY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive a non-electronic entry, entrant must submit a handwritten original (not photocopied) 100-word essay on using Galbani® Mozzarella and must be mailed to be received on or before August 23, 2020 to: Galbani “#GalbaniQC” Contest, C/O Bridge Digital Inc. 70 East Beaver Creek Rd., Unit 30, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3B2. You must include your: name and email address. If the Contest entrant is under the age of majority in Quebec at the time of entry, he or she must provide the email address of his/her parent or legal guardian. Proof of your mailing does not constitute proof of receipt.
Limit: The number of entries per person is limited to one (1).
General: Contest entries under A or B above, will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a Prize. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all such entrants from future contests conducted by the Sponsor without further notice. For clarity, each entry will carry over into subsequent weekly draws.
The Weekly Prize is referred to herein as the “Prize” or “Weekly Prize”.
There are nine (9) Weekly Prizes available to won.
Winners must be residents of Quebec, Canada.
The Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable, refundable, for resale or convertible to cash. If a Prize winner is under the age of majority in Quebec, the Declaration and Release Form required to claim the Prize must be signed by a parent/legal guardian (as described in section 5 below).
The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that the Prize, or any component of the Prize, cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute the same for another prize or component of equal or greater value without liability.
If the selected entrant for the Prize forfeits the Prize, it will be re-awarded at the option of the Sponsor, subject to, among other things, time availability.
(i) PRIZE: There are nine (9) Weekly Prizes available to be won. Each Prize consists: one (1) artisan Galbani® pizza board and one (1) pizza cutter (Total: ARV $75.00). The approximate retail value of each of the Prize is in effect thirty (30) days prior to the launching of this Contest.
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Limit: One prize per household.
4. PRIZE DRAW
WEEKLY PRIZE SELECTION: A random draw from all eligible entries for the Weekly Prize will be held on each Monday at 10:00 am ET during the Contest Period in Toronto, ON. Three (3) attempts will be made to contact the selected entrant by private message on Instagram or Facebook or by email (if a mail-entry is selected) during a period of seven (7) days following the draw. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) days, he/she will be considered to have forfeited the Prize and will be disqualified and another entrant may be drawn from the remaining eligible entries until such time as contact is made with a selected entrant or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant.
5. CLAIMING YOUR PRIZE
All Prize claims are subject to verification. To be declared a winner, each selected entrant (or his/her parent or legal guardian, if the selected entrant is under the age of majority in Quebec, must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by email at the address provided during registration for the Contest. Each selected entrant will also be required to sign a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) (or, if the selected entrant(s) is under the age of majority in Quebec, he/she must have his/her parent or legal guardian sign such Release Form on his/her behalf) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the Sponsor, the Contest Group, Instagram, Facebook, Inc., the independent contest organization and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and related companies, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with any Prize or the Contest.
The selected entrant must return a signed Release Form within thirty (30) days of receipt, or he/she will be disqualified from receiving the Prize and another entrant may be selected from the remaining eligible entrants until such time as a winner is chosen or there are no more eligible entrants, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will contact each Prize winner within thirty (30) days of receiving his/her signed Release Form to arrange delivery of the Prize. Please allow up to 6 weeks for delivery of the Prize from the end of the Contest Period.
The refusal by any potential winner to accept the Prize (or any portion thereof) releases and forever discharges the Released Parties of all obligations related to the Prize, including delivery. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Prize, or in the event that the Prize confirmation or Prize itself is returned undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternative eligible entrant may be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
A. Official Rules Govern
In the event of a conflict between the Official Rules and any instructions or interpretations of these Official Rules given by an employee of the Sponsor regarding the Contest, these rules shall prevail. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials including, but not limited to, the registration form, point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
By submitting an entry into this Contest, each entrant confirms his or her understanding of and compliance with these Official Rules. Each entrant hereby releases and holds the Released Parties harmless 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 Official Rules, or in any Prize-related activity, including, but not limited to, computer viruses that the entrant or their household members may come into contact with through their participation in the Contest. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without any limitation, whatsoever.
For greater certainty, by participating in the Contest, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify Instagram and hold it harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to participation in the Contest, or arising out of participation in any Contest related or Prize related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any Contest or Prize related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party.
C. Limitation of Liability
Incomplete entries, damaged entries, illegible entries or entries received after the Contest Closing Date will not be accepted. The Released Parties take no responsibility for lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, illegible or late entries which for any reason are not received before the Contest Closing Date, or for printing, distribution or production errors.
None of the Released Parties assumes any responsibility for any problems or technical malfunctions of or relating to any telephone network or lines, unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications (regardless of whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest), human error in the processing of entries in this Contest, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of any Prize or in any Contest-related materials; nor will any of the Released Parties assume any responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any person’s computer or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” arising as a result of participating in this Contest.
For avoidance of doubt, none of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind, including without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages which may be sustained to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer equipment resulting from an entrant’s attempt to either participate in the Contest or download any information in connection with participating in the Contest or use of any website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on any website is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Furthermore, none of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any additional aspects of the Contest.
D. Contest Administration
All entries are the property of the Sponsor and none shall be returned. All decisions regarding the Contest remain with the Sponsor. In addition, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to modify, cancel, suspend and/or terminate any or all parts of the Contest for any reason.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual that it finds to be in violation of these Official Rules. The Sponsor reserves the right to refuse an entry from a person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter. Any attempt to tamper with the entry process, interfere with these Official Rules, deliberately damage any website or undermine the administration, security or legitimate operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other relief (including attorneys’ fees) from all persons responsible for such acts to the fullest extent permitted by law, which may include banning or disqualifying entrants from this and future Sponsor contests. In its sole determination, the Sponsor may disqualify any person who acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person and to void all such person’s associated entries. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Contest should fraud, computer viruses, programming bugs, or other reasons beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the security, proper play, operation, or administration of the Contest.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the Authorized Account Holder in whose name the email account and Instagram account is registered, provided that person meets all eligibility criteria of this Contest. “Authorized Account Holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address and Instagram account by the provider responsible for such assignment.
Facebook and Instagram: The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. For avoidance of doubt, Facebook and Instagram are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest.
E. Privacy and Publicity Rights
For avoidance of doubt, by submitting an entry, each entrant consents and agrees that Sponsor has the perpetual right to use the entry (ie: photo and its content) for purposes related to the administration of the Contest, in all required media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation. For further clarity, Sponsor is not liable for any misuse of an entry by any party.
By accepting a Prize, each selected entrant agrees to allow the Contest Group and/or the Contest Group’s designees the perpetual right to use his/her name, biographical information, image, photos and/or likeness and statements for programming, promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on television, video, the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
F. Governing Law & Other General Provisions
The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws and regulations. The Official Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between an entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario, including procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Any words herein importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and vice versa in both the singular and the plural.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the English language version and the French language version of the Official Rules, as applicable, the English version shall prevail, govern and control.
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