SPONSOR/SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: This Sweepstakes is governed by these official Sweepstakes rules (the “Official Rules”). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Rousseau Métal (the "Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes starts at 8:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 4, 2016 and closes at 6:00:00 PM ET on September 18, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All references in these rules are Eastern Time, which shall control for all purposes of this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of primary residence at time of entry and to legal United States residents residing in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (for greater certainty, this excludes Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories and possessions) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older or of the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older, at the time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, its affiliated partners, agents, Distributors, their respective advertising or promotional agencies, or the independent judging organization (such entities, collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) or members of any such employee’s immediate family (regardless of where they live) or persons with whom such employees reside (whether related or not) are ineligible to enter or win. “Immediate family” includes spouses or domestic partners and parents, siblings, children and their spouses and domestic partners. You must have a valid email address to participate. Entries received on-line shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Illegible and/or incomplete entries will not be accepted.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit https://www.rousseaumetal.com/int_en/contest/ or https://www.rousseaumetal.com/auto_int_en/contest/ (the “Sweepstakes Website”) and complete the entry form (the “Entry Form”) with your full name, complete mailing address (including zip code or postal code), daytime telephone number (including area code) and a valid email address. Next, enter the clue (the “Clue”) (optional) for the applicable clue period (see rule 5) to receive one (1) bonus entry (the “Bonus Entry”). See rule 4 on where to find the Clue to the clue period. To receive a Bonus Entry, you must enter the correct Clue from the Clue link (see rule 4) posted by the Sponsor for the applicable clue period (see rule 5). Upon doing so, confirm that you have read and agree to these Official Rules and indicate whether you would like to receive information about future promotions and new products from the Sponsor (optional). Click submit and you will automatically receive one (1) entry (the “Entry”) into the Grand Prize draw (See rule 7) and one (1) Bonus Entry into the Grand Prize draw if you entered the proper Clue on the Entry Form.
Entries must be received on the Sweepstakes Website by 6:00:00 PM EST on September 18, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Closing Date”) to be entered into the Grand Prize draw (see rule 7) (the “Sweepstakes Closing Date”). Bonus Entries must be received by each clue period’s end date (see rule 5). Limit of one (1) Entry and one (1) Bonus Entry (collectively referred to herein as “Entries”) per person per clue period (see rule 5). For greater certainty, the maximum number of Entries a person can receive is ten (10) Entries. No person may enter by using different email addresses and no email address can be used to submit more than one (1) Entry and one (1) Bonus Entry per person during any Clue Period (see rule 5). Any person who is found to have entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Rules and/or has submitted more than the number ofEntries permitted by these Official Rules will be disqualified and all Entries submitted by that individual will be void. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of delivery. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.
SPECIAL INCENTIVE: The first 1,950 entrants to enter the Sweepstakes will each receive a promotional object. The promotional object consisting of a sublimated lanyard with an approximate retail value of $1.39 (CDN) each.
BONUS ENTRY- FIND THE CLUE: During each clue period (the “Clue Period”) (see rule 5), you may receive one (1) Bonus Entry. To find the Clue for the Bonus Entry, the Sponsor will post a link to the Clue (the “Clue Link”) found on the Sponsor Website. The Clue Link will be disclosed in Facebook posts posted on https://www.facebook.com/RousseauMetalInc/ (the “Facebook Page”), within newsletters that are sent to customers who have opted-in to receive promotional information, and on a banner on the homepage of the Sponsor Website. The Clue must be entered on the Entry Form on the corresponding Clue Period.
CLUE PERIODS: There will be five (5) Clue Periods which are as follows:
|Clue Period||Start Date & Time
(each Clue Period starts at 8:00:00 AM EST)
|End Date & Time
(each Clue Period ends at 7:59:59 AM EST) except for Clue Period 5 which ends at 6:00:00 PM ET)
|1||August 4, 2016||August 12, 2016|
|2||August 12, 2016||August 22, 2016|
|3||August 22, 2016||September 1, 2016|
|4||September 1, 2016||September 12, 2016|
|5||September 12, 2016||September 18, 2016|
GRAND PRIZES: There are a total of five (5) grand prizes available to be won (each a “Grand Prize” and collectively known as “Grand Prizes”). Each Grand Prize consists of one (1) R5BEE-3003 Cabinet with a painted steel top (RC32-3624-01) with an approximate retail value of $1900.00 (including shipping) each. There will be one of each of the following colours awarded: Avalanche Blue (055), Glossy Yellow (208), Glossy Black (902), Glossy EverGreen (1025) and Glossy Carmine Red (806). The Colour choice awarded to each of the winners will be randomly seeded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Limit of one (1) Grand Prize per household. Installation not included. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution, is not transferable, not for resale and has no cash surrender value. The approximate retail value of the Prizes are based on US or Canadian currency as the cost of the Prizes are equal in both Countries. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Grand Prize or any component of a Grand Prize cannot be awarded as described, or becomes unavailable for any reason, to substitute another Grand Prize or component of a Grand Prize of equal or greater value. No cash substitute will be awarded. If the Winner would like additional accessories or options, they must purchase through a distributor. The Grand Prizes must be installed and assembled according to the manufacturer’s assembly guide and recommendations. PLEASE NOTE: The Winner is responsible for all federal, state, provincial and local taxes on the Grand Prize and any expenses not specified relating to the acceptance and use of a Grand Prize.
GRAND PRIZE DRAWS: One (1) Grand Prize random draw (the “Grand Prize Draw”) will be held on September 29, 2016 at approximately 11:30 AM ET (the “Grand Prize Draw Date”) at the office of the independent contest organization in Oakville, ON to determine the five (5) selected entrants from among all eligible Entries received by the Sweepstakes Closing Date. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received from all Clue Periods combined by the Sweepstakes Closing Date.
The selected entrant will be contacted by mail and/or telephone and/or email within five (5) business days of the applicable Draw Date (the “Notification”). To be declared a Grand Prize Winner, the selected entrant must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question. The selected entrant will also be required to sign a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the Sponsor, its dealers, agents, affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest organization and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any liability in connection with the Grand Prize or this Sweepstakes. The Release Form must be returned within five (5) business days or the Grand Prize may be forfeited. The Sponsor shall have no liability if the notification is lost, intercepted or not received by the selected entrant for any reason including but not limited to if the Notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable. If the selected entrant (a) cannot be reached by mail and/or telephone and/or email within five (5) business days of Notification; (b) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question; or (c) fails to return the properly executed Release Form within the specified time, then he/she will be disqualified and another entrant will be randomly selected until such time as contact is made by mail and/or telephone and/or email with a selected entrant or there are no more eligible Entries, whichever comes first. Upon receipt of the completed Release Form and of the skill testing question correctly answered, the Grand Prize will be delivered to the winner at the address as it appears on the Entry Form by the Sponsor within three (3) months.
The potential Grand Prize Winners will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email at the Sponsor’s discretion using the contact information provided at the time of entry. If a Potential Winner is determined to be less than eighteen (18) years of age or less than the age of majority in his/her state of residence or ineligible for any other reason, then the Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. The Sponsor shall have no liability if the winner notification is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a Potential Winner does not respond within five (5) business days of the first notification attempt, or if a Grand Prize or Grand Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected. If a Potential Winner is found to be ineligible for, or declines the Grand Prize for any reason prior to award, the Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be randomly selected. To be declared a Grand Prize winner, the selected entrant will be required to complete a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release and, as permitted by law, a Publicity Release (a “Declaration/Release”), to be returned within the time period specified thereon along with any other documentation that the Sponsor may require, or the Potential Winner will be disqualified and another entrant will be randomly selected until such time as contact is made by telephone and/or mail and/or email with a Potential Winner or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. Upon receipt of the completed Declaration/Release, the Grand Prize will be delivered to the winner at the address as it appears on the Declaration/Release by the Sponsor within three (3) months of confirmation of eligibility.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE/FORCE MAJEURE: Entrants agree that the Promotion Entities and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any Grand Prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any Grand Prize, including, without limitation, to such Grand Prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. The Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer system or wireless phone which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen entries, email or mail or Grand Prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if they determine, in their sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes In such event the Sponsor is prevented from awarding Grand Prize or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond their control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state/province or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, If the Sweepstakes is terminated or suspended before the Sweepstakes Closing Date, notice thereof will be posted on the Sweepstakes Website and the Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing or drawings from all eligible, non-suspect entries legitimately received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. 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 Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials or these rules.
By entering and/or accepting a Grand Prize, the winner consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and state or province) and/or photograph without further compensation, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Sweepstakes, except to the extent prohibited by law. If an entrant is a resident of the United States, by entering and/or accepting a Grand Prize, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes shall be construed in accordance with the governing laws and jurisdiction of the State of New York, excluding its conflict of law rules. If an entrant is a resident of Canada, subject to section 10 below, by entering and/or accepting the Grand Prize, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Canadian Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and only an Ontario court of competent jurisdiction shall have jurisdiction and venue over controversies arising out of, or relating to, the Sweepstakes.
The Sponsor reserves the right, with the consent of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) in the Province of Québec, to terminate or amend this Sweepstakes at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as originally planned, such as tampering, the Sponsor reserves the right, with the consent of the Régie, to cancel the Sweepstakes.
For Québec residents only: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Sweepstakes may be submitted to the Régie for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a Grand Prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
All entries become the permanent property of the Sponsor and none will be returned. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws.
The Rousseau Games Sweepstakes, dept. 3607, PO Box 127 Lenox MA 01240-0127.
The winner’s list to be available after October 6 2016.
Sponsor. The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is: Rousseau Métal, 105, avenue de Gaspé Ouest St-Jean-Port Joli (Québec), Canada G0R 3G0