OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. CONTEST PERIOD
The NSLC Holiday Contest (the "Contest") begins at 12:00PM (noon) Atlantic Time (“AT”) on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 and ends at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Thursday, December 12, 2019 (the "Contest Period"). The Contest is run by Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. (the “Sponsor”).
The Contest is open to legal residents of Nova Scotia who are nineteen years of age or older. Excluded from eligibility are (i) employees, representatives and agents of the Contest Sponsor (ii) members of any immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of the Contest Sponsor.
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Internet access and an Instagram account are required. For the purposes of this Contest and these Official Rules, an Entry is the Instagram Entry as the term is defined herein.
You can enter the Contest by logging in to your Instagram account, visiting @theNSLC Instagram page in the app, tap the profile photo to watch our Instagram story posts [each a “Story” and collectively the “Stories”] and vote in the polls. You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Contest (each an “Instagram Entry” and collectively, the “Instagram Entries”) for each vote on a Story.
The Instagram Entries shall collectively be referred to as “Entries”. Maximum one (1) Instagram Entry per Story per Instagram account.
There will be a total of three (3) Stories, throughout the Contest Period. The Posting date of the Stories are as follows:
Story 1: Opens at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 and closes at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Thursday, November 28, 2019.
Story 2: Opens at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 and closes at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Thursday, December 5, 2019.
Story 3: Opens at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 and closes at 12:00PM (noon) AT on Thursday, December 12, 2019.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, garbled, incomplete, or misdirected Entries, or Entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or other error.
4. HOW TO WIN
A random drawing will be conducted from all eligible Entries on each Story to select one (1) winner per Story for a total of three (3) winners. Winners will be drawn at 1559 Barrington St. #200, Halifax, NS B3J 1Z7, 24 hours after the contest closes.
There are a total of three (3) prizes available to be won. Each prize consists of one (1) $100 Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) gift cards.
Odds of winning a prize in this Contest will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received per Story during the Contest Period.
Limit of one (1) prize per person. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash or otherwise. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Any costs or expenses associated with the prizes not specifically mentioned herein will be the sole responsibility of selected winners. Tickets are subject to terms and conditions. Winner must present government ID to claim prize at store.
6. PRIZE CLAIM CONDITIONS
Selected entrants will be notified of selection within forty-eight (48) hours of the draw through Instagram private messaging the account used to enter the contest. Prizes will only be awarded to verified winners. To be declared a winner, selected entrants must: (i) respond to selection notification within the time period described above; (ii) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question, to be administered through Instagram private messaging at the account used to enter the Contest; (iii) if requested by Sponsor, provide any information or document including without limitation identification documents; (iv) if requested by Sponsor, sign and return to Sponsor, within the stated time, a declaration of compliance and release of liability (the “Release”) in which entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotional agencies, the 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 (v) otherwise comply with these Official Rules.
If a selected entrant cannot be contacted within the time period described above, or fails to: (i) correctly answer the skill testing question, (ii) provide identification if requested by Sponsor, (iii) sign and return the Release within the required time, if requested by Sponsor, or (iv) otherwise comply with these Official Rules, the applicable prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate entrant, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.
Verified winners will be notified by a private Instagram message to the winner’s Instagram account. Winners will be announced on our Instagram page.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS 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 A PRIZE.
Without limiting the foregoing, the Releasees shall not be responsible for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information; (b) the theft, destruction, loss or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; (c) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise; or (d) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein or in other materials related to the Contest.
8. PERSONAL INFORMATION
By entering this Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest. By accepting any Prize, winners consent to the collection, use and disclosure to the public of their names, addresses (city, province/territory), voice, statements and photographs or other likenesses for publicity purposes in connection with the Contest in any media or formats, including but not limited to the Internet, without further notice, permission or compensation. Personal information will not otherwise be used or disclosed without consent.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be returned. No minimum number of Entries required to be entered for the contest to proceed. All Entries and prize claims are subject to verification. The Sponsor may vary the timing or interval of any steps in the contents, including the start and end times of the contest if doing so is necessary or desirable due to causes beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control. Entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules. Decisions of Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited. 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.
Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Instagram is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram.
11. GOVERNING LAW
The Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest and these Contest rules will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia. Any dispute arising hereunder shall be governed by the laws of Nova Scotia and shall be adjudicated in the applicable courts in Halifax, Nova Scotia.