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EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Official Rules: By participating in the “Kiss and Tell! Review & Win.” Ratings & Review Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of The Body Shop Canada LimitedButh-Na-Bodhaige, Inc., d/b/a The Body Shop®, 1 Yorkdale Road, Suite 510, | Toronto, ON M6A 3A1 (the “Sponsor”), which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning any prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. In no way is the Sweepstakes sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter. Officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives and agents of Sponsor and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors, distributors, divisions, participating advertising and promotional agencies, and prize suppliers (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the members of their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and/or those living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes or win any prize.
Eligibility: You must be a legal citizen and current resident of Canada (excluding residents of the Province of Quebec) and be nineteen (19) years of age or older to participate. Sweepstakes is not open to residents of Quebec and is void where restricted or prohibited by law. Entrants who have won a prize in any Sponsor promotion in the ninety (90) days prior to the commencement of this Sweepstakes are ineligible. By entering, participants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decision of the Sponsor.
How to Enter: The Sweepstakes begins on or about 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on Thursday, July 7, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, September 5, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To participate in the Sweepstakes, an entrant must write a product review on The Body Shop’s Canadian website (http://www.thebodyshop.ca). Once the entrant has successfully submitted the review and the review has been approved and published on http://www.thebodyshop.ca, they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes. Entrants receive one entry per review. An entrant can receive an additional entry for submitting a question or answer on our Product Question and Answer program. Questions and answers submissions must be entered through our Canadian website (http://www.thebodyshop.ca) and must be approved and published for the entry to be accepted into the sweepstakes. There are no limits on entries. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period in order to participate. The Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor.
PRODUCT REVIEW & QUESTION AND ANSWER REQUIREMENTS: Product reviews and Question and Answers that are submitted as part of the online process must (i) be participant’s own original work, true and verifiable, and reflect the true opinions and experiences of the participant; (ii) be in English; (iii) be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image; (v) not contain obscenities, discriminatory language, or other language not suitable for a public forum; (vi) not contain advertisements, “spam” content, or references to other products, offers, or websites (vii) not contain e-mail addresses, URLs, phone numbers, physical addresses or other forms of personal information; (viii) not be critical or spiteful comments on other reviews posted on the page or their authors; (ix) not violate any applicable law; (x) not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion; (xi) not contain trademarks, logos, or trade dress owned by others; (xiii) not contain copyrighted materials owned by others; and (xiv) not contain materials embodying the names, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, with the exception of the individual who is submitting the product review. Sponsor reserves the right to not post any product review or question and answer that it determines, in its sole discretion, is offensive or inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.
By submitting a product review and/or question and answer, participant hereby grants permission, without limitation to other rights granted in the Sponsor’s Review Guidelines, and/or hereunder, for the product review and/or question and answer to be posted on www.thebodyshop.ca or other Sponsor websites. Participant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of product reviews by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any product review and may remove a product review posting at any time.
Drawing and Notification: There will be a drawing (the “Drawing”) from entries received from Thursday, July 7, 2016 to Monday, September 5, 2016 on or about the week of September 19, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor will randomly draw a winner from the reviews and question and answers submitted by each participant throughout the sweepstakes period. The one (1) participant drawn at random will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner. Potential prize winner will be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill testing question in order to be eligible to win. Sponsor decisions are final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified by mail, telephone or e-mail using the contact information given at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes Entities shall have no liability for any prize winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential prize winner for any reason. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached or does not respond within five (5) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if the Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential prize winner, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate prize winner will be selected. If the potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he/she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a Prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected. Sponsor will successively attempt to contact up to two (2) potential prize winners per Prize awarded in accordance with the above procedures, and if there is still no confirmed prize winner of the Prize after such attempts have been made, the applicable Prize may go unawarded. The decision of the Sponsor is final.
Prize: At the outset of the Sweepstakes, there will be a total of two (2) Prizes. Two (2) Prizes will be available at the Drawing. The prize is a $50 CAD The Body Shop® gift card. Total value of all Prizes available during the Sweepstake Period is $100 CAD. There is no limit on the number of Prizes that may be won by any one entrant during the Sweepstakes . Prizes are redeemable only at The Body Shop® retail stores in Canada and online at www.thebodyshop.ca. For in-store redemption, an email copy with the gift card code from TheBodyShop@email.thebodyshop.ca must be shown at register (on phone or printed copy). For online purchases, the gift card code must be entered at check-out to redeem. Prizes are subject to the terms and conditions applicable to The Body Shop® gift card, are non-refundable and non-transferable, cannot be combined with any other special offer or promotion and must be accepted as awarded. Prizes may not be exchanged for cash value or substituted, except that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with either the cash value of the prize, or a prize or prizes of equal or greater value. Applicable taxes (if any) and any other costs or expenses associated with the prizes or the use thereof not expressly stated as being part of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Prize Conditions: Prize winners are fully and solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes. Except where prohibited by law, a prize winner’s entry and acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Sweepstakes Entities and their designees to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state address on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation.
General Prize Conditions: The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible or liable to any entrant or prize winner or any person claiming through such entrant or prize winner for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Sweepstakes Entities’ sole control.
The Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, postage-due, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, void, corrupted, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other property, caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, or (vi) any other errors whether caused by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries in the Sweepstakes.
By accepting a prize in this Sweepstakes, each winner grants to Sponsor, where permitted by law, the right to use and publish (worldwide and via the Internet) winner’s name, image, likeness, hometown name and/or prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without notification, review or approval, and without additional consideration.
Limitations of Liability: The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for entries not received due to system errors, failures or any technical malfunctions, which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the prize winner by randomly drawing from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices.
Miscellaneous: Sponsor has the right to substitute any or all components of the Prize for another of equal or greater value due to Prize unavailability. IN NO EVENT WILL THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSORS AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
Winner List/Official Rules: : For the list of winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request with a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Kiss and Tell! Review & Win.” Ratings and Review Sweepstakes: 1 Yorkdale Road, Suite 510, Toronto, ON M6A 3A1. Indicate whether you are requesting the identity of the winner or a copy of these Official Rules. Only one (1) request per outer envelope, mailed separately, will be fulfilled. All winners list requests must be received by September 19, 2016. Official Rules requests must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. These Official Rules are also available during the Sweepstakes Period at http://www.thebodyshop.ca/en/legal-advices/terms-conditions.aspx.