Want to Win Free Groceries Contest Rules & Regulations
2. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
2.1 Eligibility: To enter and be eligible to win, an individual must be a legal resident of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan or the municipality of Red Lake, Ontario who have reached the age of majority in their Province or Territory of residence. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes in this Contest: (a) any person who, at any time on or after August 24, 2011, was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of MyFriendinFood.com or any of its prize suppliers, or any of their respective divisions, parent, subsidiary, or affiliated companies, franchisees, or service agencies, or independent contractors; and (b) any person who, at any time on or after August 24, 2011, was or is a director, officer, employee, or agent of any company involved with the administration of the contest or any individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Contest (collectively the “Contest Entities”); and (c) any person who is an immediate family member of, or domiciled with, any of the above.
2.2 Contest Period: The Contest begins at 6:00 AM, Eastern Time, August 24, 2011 and ends at 11:59PM, Eastern Time, October 5, 2011 (the “Contest Period”).
2.3 Contest Entry: To enter the contest, simply fill out the online form at http://www.myfriendinfood.com//2011/08/23/want-to-win-free-groceries/ during the Contest Period and submit your entry by clicking the appropriate button, ensuring you check the appropriate box indicating your compliance with the Rules. No purchase necessary.
2.4 Contest Entry Restrictions: Entrants are restricted to 1 entry per day. Entries indicating the same email address will be considered, for purposes of the Contest, to belong to the same Entrant and therefore are subject to the above restriction. Any excess entries will be invalid for purposes of the Contest draw.
3.1 Prize: The Contest will award the following prize(s):
1 (one) Winner will win a gift card for groceries at Sobeys having a total approximate retail value of Cdn$500.
10 (ten) Winners will win a gift card for groceries at Sobeys having a total approximate retail value of Cdn$250.
Each Prize must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternatives, substitution or transfers of the Prize will be allowed. Each Prize will be forwarded to the winner within two to four weeks from the date when the winner’s signed Declaration and Release Form (see clauses 3.4 and 4.2 below) is received by MyFriendinFood.com. MyFriendinFood.com reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, or the equivalent cash amount, in the event that the prize described is unavailable due to circumstances beyond their control.
3.2 Odds: The odds of being randomly selected to win a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
3.3 Prize Draw: The Prize(s) will be awarded by random computer generated draw(s) that will occur in Toronto on October 19, 2011 at or around 12:00PM Eastern Time.
3.4 Notification of Selection: The selected Entrants will be contacted by phone and email(using the contact information provided by Entrant at time of entering the Contest) at least three (3) times within the thirty (30) days after the Draw. If the selected Entrant cannot be contacted in that time, another Entrant will be randomly selected and the initial selected Entrant will be disqualified and will have no recourse towards MyFriendinFood.com or anyone involved in the Contest. In order to win, the selected Entrant must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing question, and he or she will be required to sign a standard Declaration and Release Form as specified in section 4.2 below. The selected Entrant will have seven (7)days from the date of receipt to return a signed copy of the Declaration and Release Form to MyFriendinFood.com or its representative, where seven days will be determined by the date of fax or email, or the postmark date if sent by regular mail. If the selected Entrant does not do so within this period of time, another Entrant will be randomly selected and the initial selected Entrant will be disqualified and will have no recourse towards MyFriendinFood.com or any of the Contest Entities, or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, divisions, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, service agencies, or independent contractors. Winner(s) will be published online on this Website once they become available and the winner(s) have been successfully notified.
4. GENERAL RULES
4.1 Each Prize claim is subject to verification by MyFriendinFood.com and/or its designated representatives. Entries made with multiple addresses, under multiple identities, or through the use of any device or artifice to enter multiple times or entries that are in excess of the permitted number of entries during the Contest Period are automatically void. All Contest entries become the property of MyFriendinFood.com. All Contest entries obtained through unauthorized sources or which are incomplete, illegible, mutilated, altered, reproduced, forged, irregular or fraudulent in any way or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules are automatically void. If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address provided at time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to 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 email address. MyFriendinFood.com will be the sole and final reference source in validating a Prize claim.
4.2 By participating, each Entrant and selected winning Entrant agrees: (a) to be bound by and always be in compliance with these Rules and the decisions of MyFriendinFood.com; (b) to release and hold MyFriendinFood.com or any of the Contest Entities, or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, divisions, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, service agencies, or independent contractors, from any and all liability for claims/damages including, but not limited to, claims/damages for personal injury, for property damage with respect to acceptance, possession or use or misuse of the Prize or participation in the Contest; (c) to permit MyFriendinFood.com or any of the Contest Entities to use the name, city and/or province of residence, photograph, video, or any likeness of the winning Entrant(s) for advertising or publicity purposes without any additional compensation; (d) to accept the Prize(s) as awarded; and (e) the winning Entrant(s) agrees to sign a Declaration and Release Form to this effect.
4.3 The decisions of MyFriendinFood.com in relation to this Contest will be final and binding on all Entrants.
4.4 MyFriendinFood.com or any of the Contest Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription or registration of Contest entry information, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible, or erased computer or network transmissions, line failures of any telephone network, failure of computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or web site, inability to submit the online survey, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest.
4.5 MyFriendinFood.com reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend this Contest, at its sole discretion, in the event of a technical failure, computer virus or bug, unauthorized human intervention, fraud or any other occurrence or cause beyond its control that corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness or normal operation of the Contest. (In the event of early termination of the contest, a notice will be posted online no prizes shall be awarded. MyFriendinFood.com reserves the right to modify this contest or disqualify Entrant if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the contest as determined by MyFriendinFood.com, at its sole discretion.
4.6 If a selected Entrant is awarded the Prize due to a system error, malfunction or defect the Prize will be returned to the Prize pool, to be re-awarded.
4.7 Under no circumstances will MyFriendnFood.com or any of the Contest Entities, or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, divisions, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, service agencies, or independent contractors be required to award more Prizes than what is indicated in these Rules or award the Prizes other than in accordance with these Rules.
4.8 The Contest is subject to all Federal, Provincial and local laws, as well as the rules adopted in view of said laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and MyFriendinFood.com and / or the Contest Entities 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 conflicts of law principles. All Entrants consent to submit any dispute arising from these Rules to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Courts of the Province of Ontario, region of Toronto.
5.3 Except as provided herein, MyFriendinFood.com and / or the Contest Entities will not divulge any personal information gathered through the Contest to third parties. Moreover, MyFriendinFood.com and/or the Contest Entities will not sell any personal information collected.
5.4 The personal information collected will only be used for the following purposes: (i) use of the winning Entrants’ information as described in section 4.2 above; (ii) administration of the Contest on an as needed basis; (iii) further communications from the MyFriendinFood.com where the Entrant has voluntarily agreed to receive such communications by checking the box to that effect on the Contest entry page; and (iv) further communications from our advertising partners where the Entrant has voluntarily agreed to receive such communications by checking the box to that effect on the Contest entry page.
5.6 Despite efforts to ensure third parties will not access or obtain your personal information, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that MyFriendinFood.com and/or the Contest Entities or their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, divisions, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, service agencies, or independent contractors cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.