12 Days of Giving

BLACK+DECKER 12 DAYS OF GIVING SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

 

No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR REGULATION.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram, Inc.*

 

This Black+Decker 12 Days of Giving Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corporation, 6275 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 7K6 Canada (“Sponsor”).  This Sweepstakes will be comprised of twelve (12) separate Entry Periods, each starting at 12:00:01 AM (Eastern time) and ending at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern time):  December 1, 2016; December 2, 2016; December 3, 2016; December 4, 2016; December 5, 2016; December 6, 2016; December 7, 2016; December 8, 2016; December 9, 2016; December 10, 2016; December 11, 2016; and December 12, 2016.  All Entries (as defined below) must be received during an Entry period. Sponsor’s computer shall be deemed to be the official Sweepstakes clock.  Entry in this Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion or contest.  The Winners (defined below) will be selected in a random drawing from amongst all eligible Entries received by Sponsor during the Entry periods.  In this Sweepstakes there will be a limit of:  one (1) Entry per entrant per Entry Period; a total of 12 Winners declared and 12 prizes awarded; one (1) prize awarded and one (1) Winner declared for each Entry Period; and not more than one (1) prize per Winner.  If an entrant is a Winner, they are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes again.  By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects.  The information provided by each entrant will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, which may be viewed at http://www.blackanddecker.ca/en-ca/legal/privacy-policy. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's entry in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor or its designees and used by Sponsor and its designees for purposes of the proper administration, fulfillment, publicizing and promotion of this Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules, as stated in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy or as otherwise consented to by entrant during any opt-in opportunity provided to entrant during entry in this Sweepstakes or otherwise.  If an entrant does not fully agree to the terms of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, such entrant should not enter this Sweepstakes. 

 

1.   ELIGIBILITY:  This Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal residents of Canada, have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence as of the time of entry in this Sweepstakes, and have a valid Instagram® account.  Employees of Sponsor and its respective affiliates and their immediate family members (spouse, children, siblings, parents, grandparents, grandchildren and step family members) and/or people living in same household, related or not) are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes.  Eligibility is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and local laws and regulations, as well as the rules adopted in view of said laws.  Void where prohibited by law.

 

2. HOW TO ENTER: Entrants must enter this Sweepstakes, during an Entry period, as follows: (A) go to https://www.instagram.com/blackanddeckerca/ (“Entry Site”); (B) agree to these Official Rules; and (A) respond to the comment request posted by Sponsor on the Entry Site.  Completion of steps (A) through (C) will count as one (1) “Entry” in this Sweepstakes and each Entry will only apply the Entry period it was entered in.  Each Entry becomes the property of Sponsor.  Each eligible Entry will be entered in the random drawing held for the respective Entry Period only.  If an entrant becomes a Winner, they are not eligible for another prize or drawing in this Sweepstakes.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries and such entries will be disqualified.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram® account.  If there is a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Instagram® account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person assigned to an Instagram® account by the organization that is responsible for assigning Instagram® accounts.  Tampering with the entry process is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be disqualified.  Any attempt by any entrant to enter by using multiple/different Instagram® accounts, identities, registrations, log-ins or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant will be disqualified from entering this Sweepstakes.  Forged entries or entries generated by any commercial subscription notification, script, macro, automated system entering service or through other third-party websites or software programs will be disqualified.  Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted or unintelligible for any reason, including but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, will be disqualified.  All Entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Sponsor is not responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by any entrant in connection with entering this Sweepstakes.

3.  RANDOM DRAWING:  A random drawing for each Entry Period will be held at Sponsor’s office in Mississauga, Ontario at or about 10 AM ET on the day immediately following the Entry Period.  The Entry drawn at each random drawing will be declared the “Potential Winner” of that drawing.  Odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of Entries eligible for the applicable Entry Period.

 

4.  NOTIFICATION AND CLAIM OF PRIZE:  Each Potential Winner will be notified by Sponsor by direct message on Instagram® within approximately forty-eight (48) hours following the applicable drawing that he/she is the Potential Winner of a prize. Each Potential Winner will be asked to respond to the Direct Message and provide his/her email address within forty-eight (48) hours of delivery. Sponsor will send each Potential Winner by e-mail (the “notification e-mail”) the Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (“Declaration and Release”) which confirms Potential Winner’s compliance with the Sweepstakes’ Official Rules and releases the Released Parties (defined below) from any liability in connection with such Potential Winner’s entry in this Sweepstakes and/or their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize.  Within ten (10) days after such notification email is sent, each Potential Winner must (a) return a completed and signed Declaration and Release to Sponsor, and (b) correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skills-based question without mechanical or other assistance -- failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If, despite reasonable efforts by Sponsor a Potential Winner does not respond to such direct message and/or notification email from Sponsor to claim prize, does not return the Declaration and Release to Sponsor and successfully complete the skills-based question within the designated time period, if direct message and/or notification email is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, if any Potential Winner is determined to be ineligible or otherwise disqualified from this Sweepstakes (including for failure to correctly answer the skills-based question) and/or has not complied with these Official Rules or declines prize for any reason, such Potential Winner will be disqualified and forfeit prize and Sponsor may, but shall not be required to, hold another random drawing from amongst all remaining eligible Entries and select an alternate Potential Winner. Sponsor shall have no liability for any prize winning direct message or notification email or documentation relating to this Sweepstakes that is lost, intercepted, delayed in delivery or not received by any Potential Winner for any reason.  To be declared a “Winner” each Potential Winner must meet all eligibility requirements, fully comply with these Official Rules and correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skills-based question without mechanical or other assistance.  Prize award is subject to verification by Sponsor.  AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF A PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN ADVISED BY SPONSOR THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.  

 

5.   PRIZE:  The prize to be awarded for each Entry Period is:

 

Entry Period

Prize

Approximate Retail Value (CAD$)

December 1, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Colouring Book

$6.00

December 2, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Dustbuster® (Model # HNV115B26)

$35.99

December 3, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Coffeemaker (Model # CM6000BC)

$107.99

December 4, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Coffee Mug

$25.00

December 5, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Toaster (Model # TO1500SC)

$87.96

December 6, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Tote Bag

$5.00

December 7, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Flex™ Handheld Vac (Model # BDH2020FLFH)

$168

December 8, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Pivot™ Auto Vac (Model # BDH1200PVAV)

$83.46

December 9, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Mouse® Sander (Model # BDEMS600)

$34.98

December 10, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Drill (Model # BDCDDBT120C)

$76.68

December 11, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Drill (Model # LD120C)

$131

December 12, 2016

BLACK+DECKER Stick Vac (Model # DB1800SV)

171.36

 

The total approximate retail value of all prizes to be awarded in this Sweepstakes is CAD$933.44.  The prize will be shipped to each Winner up to 12 weeks after he/she is declared an official Winner by Sponsor.  Sponsor will ship the prize via regular ground mail to each Winner’s physical address (cannot ship to a post office box) as provided at the time of entry.  Each Winner is responsible for all taxes on the prize.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any taxes, fees, costs, or expenses incurred by any entrant in connection with their acceptance and/or use of the prize awarded.  The prize is non-transferable, non-assignable and not redeemable for credit or cash and no substitution will be made except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

  

6.  CONDITIONS AND RELEASES:  By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees on behalf of him/herself and each of his/her heirs, executors, administrators, representatives, insurers, successors and assigns:  (A) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram, Inc., Sweepstakes prize suppliers and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, designees, agents, mandataries, representatives, shareholders, affiliates, owners and licensees (individually and collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, rights claims and causes of action that entrant may have or which may arise against the Released Parties for any illness, injury, death, loss, litigation or personal or property damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s entry in this Sweepstakes and/or their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize; (B) to be bound by these Official Rules and waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in this Sweepstakes itself; and (C) that Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to any entrant’s or third person’s computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from this Sweepstakes, for the theft of the prize or mail, for any malfunctions of the telephone network, computer Internet system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or any combination thereof.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from this Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sponsor makes no warranties or conditions, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties and conditions, express, implied or collateral, concerning any prize or any portion thereof furnished in connection with this Sweepstakes.  These Official Rules cannot be modified in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor and any such amendment will be located on the Entry Site.  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 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.  Headings of paragraphs in these Official Rules are for the convenience of reference only, and do not form a part hereof, and in no way define, limit, modify or construe the meanings of Sponsor, scope of these Official Rules or the intent of any paragraph hereof.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  Sponsor is not responsible for any electronic or typographical error in the printing or reproduction of these Official Rules or any Sweepstakes-related materials, including but not limited to print or online advertising.  In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between these Official Rules or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, including but not limited to print or online advertising, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

 

7.   PUBLICITY RIGHTS:  Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) from each Winner for Sponsor and its designees to use Winner’s name, likeness, biographical information, photograph (whether still or in video), image, voice, address (city and province/territory), prize information and any statements, testimonial or remarks made about winning a prize or entering this Sweepstakes (“Attributes”) for advertising and promotional purposes and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval.  Each Winner agrees to release Sponsor and its designees from all claims arising out of such Attributes.

 

8.  DISQUALIFICATION/FORCE MAJEURE:  Subject to applicable laws, Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate this Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, that this Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of this Sweepstakes as contemplated herein.  In the event an insufficient number of eligible Entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding the prize or continuing with this Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labour 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, provincial or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g. SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to applicable laws Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes, subject to applicable laws.  If this Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will, if possible, select the Potential Winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries 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.

 

9.    DISPUTES:  ThIS Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the PROVINCE OF ontario AND the FEDERAL LAWS OF CANADA APPLICABLE THEREIN.  SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS, ENTRANT AGREES THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, AND HEREBY CONSENTS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE province of ontario AND FEDERAL COURTS OF CANADA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM BY ENTRANT SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ENTRANT BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LEGAL FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, REVENUE OR OPPORTUNITY OR FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

 

10.   quebec rESIDENTS:  For Québec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of this publicity Sweepstakes may be submitted to the Régie des Alcools, des Courses et des Jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the award of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

 

11.  OFFICIAL RULES; WINNERS:  To obtain these Official Rules or Winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 6275 Millcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 7K6 Canada, Attn.:  S. Raja/Black+Decker 12 Days of Giving Sweepstakes, and specify whether you request the Official Rules or Winners’ names.  All such requests must be received by Sponsor by January 31, 2017.