#GTKnowledgeIsMoney – Official Contest Rules and Regulations

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The #GTKnowledgeIsMoney Contest (the “Contest”) is brought to you by Grant Thornton Limited (“Grant Thornton” or the “Contest Sponsor”). The Contest starts on October 30, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. EDT and closes on November 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT (hereinafter, the “Contest Period”).

  1. Eligibility
    The Contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding Québec, having reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (an “Eligible Participant”). Employees, partners, representatives or agents of Contest Sponsor, its related entities (which include, without limitation, Grant Thornton LLP and CapServCo Limited Partnership) and each of their subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they reside) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned reside are not eligible to enter the Contest.
  2. How to participate in the Contest
    No Purchase Necessary. There are several ways to enter the Contest (each, a “Contest Entry”), namely through Facebook®, Twitter® and through a Mail-In Entry mechanism. Each Eligible Participant is allowed to enter the Contest through each individual entry mechanism a maximum of once per day.

Facebook Entry

To enter via Facebook, log online to https://www.facebook.com/GrantThorntonLimited/. If you have not yet “Liked” the Grant Thornton Facebook page, click here, you can do so by searching for Grant Thornton Limited on Facebook and clicking the “Like” button. You must (1) have a valid Facebook account; and (2) Post a money management tip on Grant Thornton’s Facebook wall including the hashtag #GTKnowledgeIsMoney. A comment on Facebook posts is not considered a valid method of entry.

Twitter® Entry

To enter via Twitter, you must (1) have a valid, public (i.e. not “protected”) Twitter account and have “followed” @GTDebtRelief and (2) during the applicable entry period, publish a tweet that (a) tags the official Twitter account of Grant Thornton by including @GTDebtRelief in the tweet, (b) includes money management tip; and (c) contains the hashtag #GTKnowledgeIsMoney.

Mail-In Entry

Eligible Participants can also enter by mailing a money management tip along with their name, address, telephone number to: Grant Thornton #GTKnowledgeIsMoney Contest,  Suite 506 | 6940 Mumford Road | Halifax | NS | B3L 0B7

Only one entry per envelope is allowed, at a maximum of one mail-in entry per Eligible Participant. Hand-written entries must be received by November 30, 2017.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest and not Facebook or Twitter.

  1. Prizes
    There is one (1) prize of CDN $500 to be won (the “Prize”).

Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions, changes or extensions are permitted. Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value or to allow a Prize transfer.

  1. Winner Selection
    One (1) Contest Entry will be selected by random draw at the offices of Grant Thornton from amongst all eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period. The Eligible Participant who submitted such potential winning submission will be deemed the winner of the Prize. The decisions of the Contest Sponsor shall be final and binding (and without appeal) and may not be challenged in any way.

All eligible Contest Entries submitted during the Contest Period are eligible to win. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period.

  1. Claiming of Prize
    In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim the Prize, the Eligible Participant selected by the Contest Sponsor will be contacted by direct message on Facebook or Twitter or by phone for mail-in submissions by the Contest Sponsor or one of its agents or representatives, shortly following the draw and must confirm acceptance as a selected Eligible Participant within three (3) calendar days of contact. If entering contest via mail-in, contestants must provide explicit consent to be contacted by phone in their submission. If the selected Eligible Participant cannot be contacted, Contest Sponsor shall be entitled (but not obligated) to select another Eligible Participant.

Before being declared a winner, each selected Eligible Participant will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, mechanical or otherwise, and sign a release and waiver form confirming, without limitation, that:

  • He/she complies with the eligibility requirements;
  • The content of his/her Contest Entry is original and does not infringe any third party rights;
  • he/she has read the Contest rules and regulations and complies completely;
  • he/she accepts the Prize as awarded;
  • he/she is the authorized account holder of any Twitter or Facebook account associated with the winning Contest Entry;
  • he/she acknowledges the Contest Sponsor’s right to publish his/her name, Twitter or Facebook identifier, and other information without compensation other than the Prize offered;
  • he/she successfully answers a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question; and
  • he/she releases and agrees to hold harmless of all liability the Contest Sponsor, its related parties and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising, promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, partners, employees, contractors and agents.
  1. No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected Eligible Participants whose Contest Entry was drawn. Once an Eligible Participant is declared a winner by Contest Sponsor, Contest Sponsor will send the Eligible Participant the Prize in the form of a $500 cheque.
  2. General Terms and Conditions

All entries submitted, and all information provided, by Eligible Participants must be complete and accurate. Contest Sponsor will not be held responsible for any technological malfunctions, telephone or internet interruptions and/or any late/incomplete/erroneously completed Prize claims or release and waiver forms. Furthermore, each Eligible Participant is responsible for ensuring that content posted or displayed as part of his/her Contest Entry is original and does not infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Eligible Participant represents and warrants that any text, photos and/or videos to be posted or displayed by him/her will be the original creation of the Eligible Participant and that he/she owns all rights, including copyright, therein and that all persons, if any, other than the Eligible Participants whose image appears in any such photos and/or videos has expressly consented to the posting or display of such image by the Eligible Participant as contemplated by these Contest rules and regulations.

The contents of all entries submitted become property of the Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use the contents of entry submissions provided by entrants, for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law. Each Eligible Participant grants permission for Contest Sponsor to use the contents of his/her entry submission including name and address for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission. Contest Sponsor’s also reserves the right to modify such entry submission for additional promotional content

By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants expressly consent to the Contest Sponsor, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with the Contest Sponsor’s Privacy Policy publicly available on Contest Sponsor’s website.

All entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and may be disqualified if they are received outside of the Contest Period, are incomplete, illegible, irregular, photocopied or otherwise reproduced, submitted through illicit means or if they contain any false statements, or do not conform to or satisfy to any condition of these Contest rules and regulations.

By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to publish without compensation the full name, city of residence, Twitter or Facebook account names, and other information and Eligible Participants waive all rights with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity. Eligible Participants further agree that all entries submitted and their content become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

Eligible Participants agree to be bound by all decisions of the Contest Sponsor regarding the Contest which shall be final and binding in all respects.

Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor is not liable for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any error or malfunction of any kind in connection with the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. Furthermore, if the Contest Sponsor determines, at its sole discretion, that any entry compromises the integrity of the Contest including without limitation by failing to follow Twitter or Facebook’s rules, as applicable, or submitting Contest Entries through multiple accounts, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entry at issue or terminate the Contest in its entirety without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. The Contest Sponsor further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of the Contest Sponsor who it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules and regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its related entities and each of their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ respective directors, officers, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or, if declared a winner, the Prize awarded and use thereof.

The Contest is subject to federal, provincial and local rules and regulations.

Eligible Participants may obtain the Prize winners’ names between December 8, 2017 and December 15, 2017, by addressing their request, accompanied by a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage to:

The Grant Thornton #GTKnowledgeIsMoney Contest

Suite 506 | 6940 Mumford Road | Halifax | NS | B3L 0B7

 

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