STELLA ARTOIS “LOVE ARTOIS” 2021 CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS ("OFFICIAL RULES") BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS THAT HE OR SHE SATISFIES ALL OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW AND AGREES TO BE BOUND UNCONDITIONALLY BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ALL DECISIONS OF LABATT BREWING COMPANY LIMITED (THE “CONTEST SPONSOR”).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE OF LEGAL DRINKING AGE AND A RESIDENT OF CANADA (EXCLUDING ALBERTA) IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.
HOW TO ENTER
To participate in the contest, you must have internet access, a valid email address and you must:
(i) go to https://stellaartois.com/en_ca/LoveArtois.html and provide your name, email address, province, and birthdate; and
(ii) write a love letter to your favourite restaurant (maximum 280 characters).
You will also be required to confirm legal drinking age and agreement with the official rules. No other method of entry will be accepted.
The Contest commences on or about April 16th, 2021 at 12:00PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends May 16th, 2021 at 11:59PM EST (the “Contest Close”), after which time no further entries will be accepted.
The Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada (Excluding Alberta) who are of legal drinking age in their province or territory of residence, and who are not employees, contractors, agents or representatives of the Contest Sponsor or its parent companies, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, distribution companies, the applicable provincial liquor authorities, participating liquor licensees, prize suppliers, the Contest judge, or any person who is domiciled with any of the foregoing persons. The provincial liquor authorities are not connected with this Contest in any manner whatsoever and are not liable in any way whatsoever in regard to any matter, which relates to this Contest.
There are forty (40) prizes available to be won, each consisting of a $250 Stella Artois Rally for Restaurant Gift Card (the “Prize”). Approximate retail value of Prize is $250 CAD. Alcohol is not part of the prize. Participating restaurants can be found here: https://rallyforrestaurants.ca/. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
Publication of Love Letters
Participants’ love letters (whether or not selected as a potential winner) may also be featured in Stella Artois advertising in Canada. Selection is not guaranteed and is at the sole discretion of Labatt Brewing Company Limited. Selected participants consent to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of their name and/or and their submitted love letter (in whole or in part, edited or otherwise) without compensation in any publicity or advertisement carried out by Labatt Brewing Company Limited in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet / social media.
AWARDING OF PRIZES
Forty (40) entries will be randomly selected by the Contest Sponsor and/or it’s appointed Administrator at approximately 12:00PM (EST) on May 18th, 2021 from among all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period. Entries will be stored in a Contest database and will be drawn in accordance with these Official Rules (Contest database and the site at which these Official Rules are published by the Contest Sponsor referred to collectively as “Contest Website”).
The selected entrants will be notified by a representative of the Contest Sponsor via email within (2) days following the contest close. The entrant must then respond to the Contest Sponsor by email to claim the prize. If the entrant has not responded within three (3) days, another entrant may, at the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion, be selected by random draw in which case that entrant will become the selected entrant and the previously selected entrant then will be disqualified and have no right to any prize.
Gift cards will be emailed to the email address that was used to register for the contest within approximately one week of having been confirmed as a prize winner . Prize may be forfeited if delivery cannot be effected following reasonable efforts by Contest Sponsor.
CONDITIONS AND RELEASE
Before being declared a potential winner, the selected entrant(s) must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question administered via Direct Message within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsor. Before the prize is awarded, each prize winner may be required to sign a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Rules and release form(s) releasing Wayin, the Contest Sponsor (including their directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents), their parent companies, subsidiaries, professional advisors, provincial liquor authorities and advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all liability arising out of, pursuant to, or as a result of the carrying out of the Contest, including, without limitation, liability arising from the acceptance of and usage of the prizes as awarded, the administration of the Contest and the selection of a potential winner. By entering the Contest and/or accepting a prize, the entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including without limitation claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute the prize, or a portion thereof, with (a) prize(s) of equivalent or greater value for any reason. The decisions of the Contest Sponsor are final and each entrant agrees to abide by all of the instructions and decisions of the Contest Sponsors. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of these Official Rules, the decision or interpretation of the Contest Sponsor shall prevail. No communication will be entered into except with Selected entrants. All Entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor. Any Entry that is illegible, incomplete, altered, or contains false information, is invalid. Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of Wayin, any Internet or telephone network or broadcast transmission during the Contest Period.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Released Parties shall not be liable for any damages caused or alleged to be caused by or resulting from: (i) any entry, prize or other correspondence or data that is lost, stolen, late, garbled, distorted, delayed, damaged or misdirected for any reason; (ii) any failure, interruption, technical malfunction or delay; (iii) any e-mail, text or other communication sent or received to or from the Contest Sponsor or any of its agents or designees, for any reason; (iv) any incorrect, untimely or inaccurate information, whether caused by the Sites, users or by equipment or programming errors associated with or utilized in the Contest; (v) any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of any entry or entries in the Contest; for problems with the function of any website or website feature, howsoever caused; (vi) the malfunction of, or damage caused to, any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, data, software, online systems, servers or access providers; (vii) any functionality lost due to not having cookies enabled; (viii) traffic congestion on the Internet; (ix) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks; (x) breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer "hackers" or for any damage caused to or incurred by any entrant or any other person by reason of any such event or occurrence; or (xi) technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions including lost, misappropriated or corrupted entries, virus, worm or Trojan Horse damage or any other damage which may limit a participant's ability to participate in the Contest.
The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of any prize. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Contest or change these Official Rules at any time, at its sole discretion without notice to participants, subject to approval (where required) by the applicable liquor authorities.
Subject to applicable law, if the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause of any nature whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.
Subject to applicable law and these Official Rules, this Contest and the Official Rules shall be governed by Ontario law and all entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario. The venue of any dispute or litigation shall be Toronto, Ontario. 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.
The Contest Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found (i) to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (iii) to be acting in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or to post inappropriate or demeaning material on the web page. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY ENTRY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDY FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS
The Contest is subject to these complete Official Rules and all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. By participating in the Contest, you acknowledge that you have read the Official Rules and agree to abide by their terms and by the decisions of the Contest Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Contest. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
RÉSIDENTS DU QUÉBEC
Tout litige concernant le déroulement ou l’organisation d’un concours publicitaire peut être présenté à la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux afin qu’une décision soit prise. Tout litige concernant l’attribution d’un prix peut être soumis à la Régie uniquement aux fins d’une intervention visant à le régler. Toute décision prise par le commanditaire ayant une incidence sur le déroulement du concours est assujettie à l’approbation de la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.