Christmas Giant Tiger Facebook Live Contest 2018
Official Rules

  1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

    Entries for the Christmas Giant Tiger Facebook Live Contest 2018
    (the “Contest”) will be accepted from November 28, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) until the earliest of either (a) November 28, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. ET or (b) when the last Contest prize is drawn (the “Contest Period”). The Contest is run by Giant Tiger Stores Limited, 2480 Walkley Rd., Ottawa, ON K1G 6A9 (the “Sponsor”).

  2. ELIGIBILITY

    To enter and to be eligible to win, a person must be a legal resident of Canada at the time of entry, who is the age of majority (in the person’s province or territory of residence) or older at the time of entry and who is not an employee, representative, mandatary, and/or agent of Sponsor, its related companies, or its advertising or promotional agencies, prize suppliers, any other entity involved in the development, production, administration, or fulfillment of the Contest (each a “Sponsor’s representative”), or a member of any Sponsor’s representative’s immediate family (wherever they live) or a person who lives with any Sponsor’s representative’s immediate family (whether related to the employee or not). In these Official Rules, “immediate family” includes mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, partner or spouse. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial/territorial and municipal laws and regulations. Participation constitutes a participant’s full and unconditional agreement to be legally bound by these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s (and its representatives’) decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

  3. HOW TO ENTER
    1. Internet access and a valid email and Facebook social media account are required.
    2. Using their own Facebook account during the Contest Period, each participant must:
      1. Log on to the live event broadcasted on the video section of the Sponsor’s official English Facebook page @GiantTiger (the “GT Page”); and
      2. Write and publish a comment on the comment section of the GT Page and, in that comment, correctly answer one of the questions that will be asked by the live event hosts.
    3. Upon satisfactory completion and submission of the above requirements and compliance with these Official Rules, each participant is given one (1) entry to win a Contest prize. Limit of one (1) entry (“Contest Entry”) per participant for the Contest Period (collectively, all participants’ entries to the Contest during the Contest Period shall be referred to as “Contest Entries”). For greater certainty, each participant will only get one Contest Entry; irrespective of the number of comments such participant may publish during the Contest Period.

    All Contest Entries must be received before the end of the Contest Period. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt by the Sponsor. Use of automated devices is prohibited; automated entries (including but not limited to entries submitted using any robot, script, macro or other automated service) are not permitted and may result in disqualification. Contest Entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged.

  4. CONTENT REQUIREMENTS

    Contest Entries must comply with the following requirements:

    1. Shall not contain any obscene, explicitly sexual, nudity, profane, graphic, violent, commercial solicitation or promotional, abusive, inflammatory, or disrespectful content;
    2. Shall conform with all municipal, provincial/territorial and federal legislation;
    3. Shall conform with Facebook’s Terms of Service, Community Standards, and any other policy or guidelines issued by Facebook, as amended from time to time; and
    4. Shall consist of original content created by the participant and shall not contain any element that may be protected by a third party’s copyright or be subject to any of their intellectual property, proprietary or privacy rights.
  5. CONTEST PRIZE

    There are twelve (12) prizes available to be won for this Contest during the Contest Period. The prizes consist of two (2) Giant Tiger gift cards in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) Canadian each, and ten (10) Giant Tiger gift cards in the amount of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) Canadian each. Each participant shall be eligible to win only one (1) prize. The total approximate retail value of all prizes is: One Thousand dollars ($1,000.00) Canadian.

    Each prize will be awarded only to a Selected Participant that has been verified as a winner, as described below. Each prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash or otherwise; however, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value, in cash or otherwise, at its sole discretion, if the prize, or any component of any prize, cannot be awarded for any reason.

  6. AWARDING OF THE PRIZES

    During the Contest Period at 2480 Walkley Road, Ottawa, ON, K1G 6A9, twelve (12) random drawings (the “Draws”) will be conducted by the Sponsor.

    The first draw shall be from all eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The second draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The third draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The fourth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The fifth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The sixth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The seventh draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The eight draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The ninth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the Draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The tenth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The eleventh draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Two Hundred Fifty Dollar ($250.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    The twelfth draw shall be from all eligible and remaining Contest Entries received during the Contest Period up to the point of the draw for the purposes of selecting one (1) potential prize winner of a Two Hundred Fifty Dollar ($250.00) Canadian Giant Tiger gift card.

    (Each selected potential prize winner of the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth Draws shall be referred to as a “Selected Participant”).

    Odds of winning a prize depends on the total number of eligible Contest Entries received.

    The Sponsor via its @GiantTiger Facebook account will contact each Selected Participant by direct message sent to the Facebook account associated with the Contest Entry within five (5) business days of the Draws.

    To be considered a verified winner, a Selected Participant must complete and comply with the following requirements:

    1. respond to the Sponsor’s direct message within three (3) business days from electronic delivery of the direct message by the Sponsor;
    2. correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question, to be administered through the Selected Participant’s email account or over the phone;
    3. if requested by the Sponsor, provide any information or document including without limitation, identification documents;
    4. sign and return to the Sponsor, within the stated time, a declaration of compliance and release of liability (the “Release”) in which the Selected Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Facebook and the Sponsor, their advertising and promotional agencies, their affiliates and related companies of the foregoing, and each of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest and the prize, and any prize-related activity; and
    5. otherwise comply with these Official Rules

    (the “Verified Winner”). Each prize will be delivered to a Verified Winner within approximately eight (8) weeks from the end of the Contest Period.

    If a Selected Participant cannot be contacted or fails to respond within the time period described above, or fails to: (i) correctly answer the skill testing question, (ii) provide identification if requested by the Sponsor, (iii) sign and return the Release within the required time, or (iv) otherwise comply with these Official Rules, the applicable prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate participant, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.

  7. GENERAL
    1. To win a prize, a Selected Participant must meet all of the conditions and requirements in these Official Rules. If a Selected Participant and/or Verified Winner gives false information to the Sponsor, or interferes with the entry process or operation of the Contest, he/she may be disqualified from the Contest and may be required to return his/her prize.
    2. The Sponsor has no responsibility to any participant for the participant’s participation in the Contest. If there are any mistakes or technical issues in the processing of Contest Entries or the operation of any matter relating to the Contest, or if any Contest Entries are lost, destroyed, incomplete, delayed or cannot be read, the Sponsor will not re-run the Contest or ask participants to re‑submit their Contest Entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or errors related to the Contest.
    3. The Sponsor has no responsibility to any participant for his/her use of the prize.
    4. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
    5. Each participant assumes full legal and financial responsibility for their Contest Entry and any materials, and contents related thereto, which includes any consequences arising from submitting and/or otherwise posting such materials and/or content on social media.
    6. Subject only to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) with respect to residents of Québec, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or modify this Contest, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation if, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Contest, or any part thereof, is not capable of running as planned for any reason which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor may terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, or any portion thereof in its sole discretion
    7. By participating in the Contest, a participant agrees that the Sponsor may use pictures, information, comments and/or video of the participant for use by the Sponsor to operate and promote the Contest. The Sponsor may also use the Verified Winners’ names, provinces or territories of residence, images and likeness and any commentary as posted in social media in advertising for Sponsor, without any payment from the Sponsor.
    8. FOR RESIDENTS OF QUÉBEC: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
    9. Personal information collected, used and retained in connection with the Contest may be stored on servers in the United States (“U.S.”) and Canada, and may therefore be subject to U.S. laws and may be accessible to the U.S. government, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies. The personal information participants provide when entering the Contest will be collected and used for the purposes of administering the Contest and prize fulfillment. If a participant requests to receive marketing communications from the Sponsor regarding products and offers, participant’s contact information will also be used for the purposes of fulfilling the participant’s request for such communications. Personal information will be treated in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at http://www.gianttiger.com/privacy
    10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES BY PARTICIPATING OR ATTEMPTING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST, PARTICIPANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR ACCEPTANCE, USE, MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF THE PRIZE. Without limiting the foregoing, the Releasees shall not be responsible for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information provided by participants; (b) the theft, destruction, loss or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Contest Entries; (c) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise; (d) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein or in other materials related to the Contest; (e) violation of any third party right(s), including without limitation any copyright, trade-mark, intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or other proprietary right in connection with the Contest; or (f) delays or other problems in the transmission of Contest Entries.

      These obligations will survive indefinitely beyond the conclusion of the Contest.

  8. GENERAL CONDITIONS

    Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth in these Official Rules. All Contest Entries become the property of the Sponsor and none will be returned. All Contest Entries and prize claims are subject to verification. Participants agree to abide by these Official Rules. Decisions of the Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Void where prohibited. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein