WAREHOUSE ONE “WH1xME” CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Warehouse One “WH1xME” (“Contest”) starts at 12:01am (CST) on Monday, March 12th, 2018 and ends at 11:59pm (CST) Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 (the “Entry Period”). No entries into the Contest will be accepted before or after the respective commencement and conclusion of the Entry Period.
SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Contest is Warehouse One Clothing Ltd., 1680 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 1H6, CDA (“Warehouse One”). Not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal residents of Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, and the North West Territories, and void where prohibited or restricted by law. To be eligible, entrant must meet the entry requirements outlined within these contest rules. Employees of Sponsor, their immediate family members and those living in the same household, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent and related companies, officers, directors, contractors and agents are not eligible. All federal, provincial and local rules and regulations apply.
A PARTICIPANT’S ENTRY INTO THE CONTEST WILL BE DEEMED TO BE A REPRESENTATION THAT THE PARTICIPANT IS 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR IN CASES WHERE THE PARTICIPANT IS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 18 AND ENTERING THIS CONTEST WITH THE PERMISSION OF A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WHO AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE RULES. IF YOU ARE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN AGREEING TO THESE RULES FOR THE BENEFIT OF A CHILD BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 18, YOU ARE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS OR HER ENTRY IN THE CONTEST, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LEGAL LIABILITY THAT HE OR SHE MAY INCUR.
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Online access and an Instagram account are required in order to participate. Many public libraries, retail businesses and other establishments allow patrons to access the Internet for free, and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts, including Instagram which offers the public free accounts. Each participant may enter the Sweepstakes unlimited times via the social media platform Instagram for the duration of the Entry Period. To enter, you must complete the following steps on the entry platform during the Entry Period:
- On Instagram:
(1) follow @WarehouseOneJeans on Instagram;
(2) on the entrant’s Instagram account, publish a unique photo of yourself wearing at least one item from Warehouse One (either existing or previous product) that has not been featured in any of the entrant’s previous entries for this contest. Video will not be considered a valid entry.
(3) include the hashtag #WH1xME in the accompanying Instagram post for the contest entry
(4) ensure your Instagram account is public
All photographs submitted in connection with this Contest must be a participant’s sole creative work and must not incorporate ideas or work of any other person or material that would require the consent of a third party in any jurisdiction or under any applicable law, other than Warehouse One product images. Without limitation, the photographs must not infringe or violate any trademark, copyright, publicity right, privacy or any other right of any other person or entity, under any applicable law. In addition, the photographs must not contain any of the prohibited content described below.
PHOTOGRAPH RESTRICTIONS FOR MARCH 2018 WH1xME CONTEST: Participant photographs may not contain, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
- Is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
- Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
- Is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
- Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about Sponsor, or its products or other people, products or companies;
- Contains trademarks, logos or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or phraseology) owned by any entity other than Sponsor excluding only Warehouse One product images;
- Contains copyrighted materials owned by any entity (including photographs, videos, and other works of art or images) excluding only Warehouse One product images;
- Advertises or promotes any brand or product of any kind other than Sponsor and Warehouse One product images;
- Contains any personal identification, such as personal names, street or email addresses, or phone numbers other than Sponsor and Warehouse One product images;
- Violates or encourages the violation of any law, rule or regulation;
- Contains materials embodying the names, likenesses or other indicia identifying any person other than Sponsor and Warehouse One product images, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead;
- Promotes any particular political party, agenda or message; and/or
- Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate.
Any entries that contain prohibited content will be considered void and invalid.
By entering into the Sweepstakes, each participant acknowledges that he/she agrees to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Sponsor, Instagram, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively “Releases”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information provided by a participant; human error; alteration of entries; entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost. Illegible and incomplete entries are disqualified. All participants agree to release and hold harmless the Releases from and against any claim or cause of action resulting from or arising out of participation in the Contest or use of any prize as a condition of entry into the Contest. By entering this contest, participants agree that Sponsor may use their comments in promotional and other material at its sole and absolute discretion.
PRIZE: Three (3) prizes of one (1) $150.00 (CAD) Warehouse One gift card. A Prize must be accepted as is, and no transfer, product substitution, or prize equivalent shall be permitted without the permission of Warehouse One. Product styles and sizes are subject to availability at participating Warehouse One stores. Warehouse One reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify the Prizes or any portion thereof, with a Prize of equal or greater value for any reason. No rain checks shall be provided. Mutual arrangements shall be made with winner to claim prize. Prizes will be shipped directly to the address provided by the winner in the release form.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the course of the Entry Period. Warehouse One reserves the right to remove an entry from the Contest and consequently disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or otherwise in violation of the Rules – or to cancel, terminate, or modify the Promotion in its sole discretion.
WINNER SELECTION: Three (3) entries will be selected via random draw from all eligible entries no later than Thursday, March 29th, 2018. The winner will be notified via one of the following methods: (1) a tag on Instagram (2) a direct message “DM” on Instagram. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon completion of the tag on the selected social media platform OR upon the sending of the direct message on the selected social media platform. The winner must respond to Warehouse One within five (5) days from the date winning notification is sent and will be required to email firstname.lastname@example.org to claim their prize. In order to claim a Prize, the winner will have to correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill testing question (without the assistance of another individual or mechanical device) to be administered by a representative of Warehouse One during a pre-arranged, mutually convenient telephone call or by such other means as Warehouse One may require.
If the selected Winner does not email email@example.com within five (5) days of notification, incorrectly answers the time-limited mathematical skill testing question, does not claim the Prize after five (5) business days, or is otherwise disqualified from the Contest, another winning Entrant may or may not be selected, at Warehouse One’s sole discretion. Should Warehouse One choose to award a Prize to another winning Entrant, it will select a Prize winner among the remaining eligible entries.
DECLARATION AND RELEASE OF THE PRIZE WINNER: Before being awarded the Prize:
- the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question during a prearranged telephone call or by such other means as Warehouse One may require; and
- the selected entrant must sign and return to Warehouse One a standard form Declaration and Release (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with the Contest Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded and releasing Warehouse One, its affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from all liability arising in connection with the Contest and the Prize. The Release Form will be emailed to the selected entrant at the email address provided on his or her Contest entry form.
In the event that the selected entrant fails to answer the mathematical question correctly, does not return the signed Release Form as instructed by Warehouse One and within three (3) days of receipt of such Release Form, or otherwise does not meet all Contest Rules, the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize will be forfeited. Warehouse One will then award the Prize (subject to these Contest Rules) to another selected entrant drawn from the remaining entries, at its sole discretion.
PUBLICITY: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the prize, winner grants to Sponsor and its agents the right to use winner’s name, image, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown, province, and biographical information for promotional purposes in perpetuity, worldwide, in any media, including, without limitation, on the Internet or via wireless application protocol or any other means, without further permission, payment or consideration.
GENERAL: By entering this Contest, entrants agree that the Sponsor shall not be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Contest or acceptance of or use of or inability to use the prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, intellectual property, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Winner releases Sponsor from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to the prize (including any property loss, damage, personal injury or death). Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor has neither made nor is in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, related to the prize.
If for any reason, this Contest may not be conducted as planned by reason of any entry that, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, false and/or deceptive entries or acts, including the use of automated launching, voting or entry software shall render such entries ineligible and entrant will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest or any portion thereof. In the event this Contest is canceled, terminated, modified or suspended, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to select a Winner from remaining eligible entries or conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received before the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. If such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at www.warehouseone.com.
The Sponsor will not enter into any correspondence pertaining to this Contest, except with a potential winner. Warehouse One shall not be responsible under any conditions whatsoever for any problems or technical malfunctions relating to the Contest or for any online errors, printing errors, or typographical errors or problems in connection with any Contest-related materials.
The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any failure of the Warehouse One contest webpage, the Warehouse One Instagram page, or the Warehouse One website (herein collectively referred to as the “Websites”) during and following the promotion of this Contest or for any problems or technical malfunction of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, or email failure. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, late, misdirected, or ineligible entries or for any computer, online, human, or technical malfunctions that may occur in the administration of the Contest. Subject to a contrary ruling by a recognized court of law if for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned (due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor or any act corrupting or affecting the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest), Warehouse One reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion, to disqualify a Participant or Group and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Under no circumstances shall the Sponsor be liable for any losses or damages from the use of, or reliance on, the information on the Websites (the “Information”) or use of the Websites. The Sponsor makes no warranty or guarantee as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the Information or that the Information may be relied upon for any reason.
If, by reason of a typographical or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in the Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. No more than the advertised number of prizes (one) will be awarded.
All expenses related to the receipt and use of the Prize is the sole responsibility of each Prize winning Participant. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all expenses not specifically stated herein to be the responsibility of the Sponsor, shall be the sole responsibility of each Participant. No refund or compensation of any costs or expenses incurred by a Prize winning Participant shall be made. The Sponsor denies any liability or responsibility in connection with any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising out of this Contest or the Prize.
In addition to all of the foregoing conditions, the selected Participant, in order to be eligible to receive his/her Prize, must sign a declaration of eligibility, license and release, in a form to be provided by the Sponsor which relieves the Sponsor from any and all liability for injury associated with any Prize awarded to him/her, as well as satisfy any and all laws and regulations and other criteria required by the Prize winner’s province or territory of residence. The declaration of eligibility, license and release must be returned to Warehouse One within five (5) business days of it having been provided to the Prize winner. Once the Prize winner has satisfied these requirements, he/she will be entitled to claim his/her Prize.
Any selected Participant who fails to abide by the terms set forth in these Official Rules will be disqualified and may, at Warehouse One’s sole and absolute discretion, be banned from participating in Warehouse One’s contests for a period to be determined by Warehouse One, without prejudice to Warehouse One’s right to seek additional remedies for any damages that it may have incurred due to the breach of these Official Rules by such Participant. Should the selected Participant be disqualified for any reason, not claim his/her Prize within the specified time, not comply with the Rules or incorrectly answer the time-limited mathematical skill-testing question, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may or may not select an alternate Prize winner.
It is the Participant’s sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor in writing at the address indicated above if he/she changes his/her address or other contact information. All corrections must be received prior to the expiry of the Promotion Period.
If any terms of the Rules are or become invalid, are ruled illegal by any court of competent jurisdiction, or are deemed unenforceable under the current applicable law, it is the intention of the parties hereto that the remainder of the Rules shall not be affected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.