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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY x SHU UEMURA


The Instagram giveaway x Shu Uemura (the “Contest”) will take place from Monday August 22nd, 2016 at 10 a.m. (EDT) to Sunday August 28th, 2016 at 8 p.m. (EDT) (the “Promotion Period”).

This Contest is sponsored by RUDSAK Inc. (the “Sponsor”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.

HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST:

No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase chances of winning.  

To participate in the Contest:

1-      Follow @RUDSAK and @SHUUEMURA on Instagram

2-      Like the contest post

3-      Post a comment tagging your friend

4-      Instagram account needs to be public, private accounts are not eligible

Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are void. Entries that contain typographical errors, are altered, tampered with, incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, shall also be disqualified. Limit of one (1) entry (one comment) per person, associated with a valid Instagram account, for the Promotion Period. Any participant found to be using more than one Instagram account to participate will ipso facto be declared ineligible to participate in the Contest. 

By entering, each participant agrees to comply completely and unconditionally with the present Official Rules, as well as the rules of Instagram, which can be found here. Any fees incurred by a participant to enter the Contest, if any, are the sole responsibility of the participant and will not be reimbursed by the Sponsor.

By participating in the Contest, you are providing your personal information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.  By participating in this Contest, you agree to and are deemed to effectively release and forever discharge Instagram from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages, liabilities, costs, losses and expenses arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest.

ELIGIBILITY:

This Contest is open to legal residents of Canada having reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which he/she resides at the beginning of the Promotion Period.

The directors, officers, agents and employees of the Sponsor and all of their respective parent companies, affiliated entities and divisions, and the advertising and promotional agencies and members’ of the aforementioned individuals’ respective immediate families (for the purpose of the Contest, immediate family includes children, siblings and parents) as well as any person with whom they are domiciled, are not eligible to enter the Contest.

All applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering, each participant acknowledges and accepts these Official Rules.

 

WINNERS SELECTION:

One (1) participant will be randomly selected by way of a draw by employees of the Sponsor at 12 p.m. (EDT), on Monday August 29th, in Montreal, Quebec, at 9160 St Laurent, H2N 1M9. The random selection of the winner will be made amongst all valid entries cumulatively received throughout the Promotion Period as at said date. The randomly selected participant who will claim his prize and correctly answer the mathematical skill testing question will be declared winner, provided they comply with the provision and conditions described in these Official Contest Rules.

The winner will be notified on Instagram, tagged in a comment (the “First tentative of contact”) during the day of the draw. In the event where the winner do not claim the Prize via Instagram within 48 hours following the First tentative of contact, or is otherwise disqualified from the Contest, another participant may or may not be selected, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If the Sponsor chooses to select another participant, the selection will be made amongst all remaining valid entries received at the date of the draw for which the selected entry was disqualified.

In order to be declared a confirmed winner, the selected participant will be required to correctly answer without assistance, a time-limited, mathematical skill testing question to be administered by a representative of the Sponsor during a pre-arranged, mutually convenient telephone call or by such other means as the Sponsor may require.

DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIZE (2):

 There will be two (2) prizes (the “Prize”). 

 The Prize consists of:

One (1) RUDSAK ‘DONATO’ cosmetics pouch, containing Shu Uemura cosmetics, for a total amount of 345 Canadian Dollars (C$345). The Prize is non-redeemable for cash. Limit of one Prize per selected participant. The confirmed winner will have two (2) days from the moment where he is declared as confirmed winner to select and claim his Prize via private message on Instagram (instructions to be provided to confirmed winner). Should the Prize not be claimed after the two (2) days’ time period lapse, the Prize will be declared abandoned by the confirmed winner who will be deemed having renounced to his right of claiming his Prize and which will be thereby be null and void.

GENERAL:

  1. Any intentional attempt to disrupt the present Contest infringes on civil and/or criminal laws and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek reparation by way of all available legal recourses including damages.
  2. By entering this Contest, each participant agrees that he/she has not purchased electronic equipment, Internet or telephone services for the purpose of entering this Contest. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a participant, the authorized user of the Instagram account linked to the entry selected at random shall be deemed to be the selected participant. A participant may be required to show proof that he/she is the authorized user of the Instagram account for which the entry was selected.
  3. By participating, each participant warrants that the comment submitted is original. Every entry must come from a valid Instagram account. In addition, each participant agrees and acknowledges the Sponsor’s right to eliminate entries that oppose the brand’s message, are obscene, distasteful, discriminatory, or promote unsafe or unlawful behavior.
  4. The Sponsor bears no responsibility for any failure of the Instagram application, the account http://instagram.com/RUDSAK of RUDSAK during the Promotion Period or for any problems or technical malfunction of computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or e-mail failure. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, late, misdirected or ineligible entries or for any computer, online, human or technical malfunctions, which may occur in the administration of the Contest. Subject to a contrary ruling by the Régie (as defined below), if for any reason this Contest cannot be carried out 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 if any act corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest), the Sponsor reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion, to disqualify a participant 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. 
  5. The Sponsor and their respective affiliated entities and divisions and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (herein collectively referred to as the “Entities”) disclaim any and all representations and warranties, express or implied, in fact or in law, in connection with the Prize.  Each participant assumes all liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest, or the use or misuse of any Prize granted hereunder, including any and all losses, damages, claims, actions and causes of action with respect to any Prize so granted.  Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, by entering the Contest, each participant agrees to and effectively releases and forever discharges the Entities from any and all damages, rights, claims, costs and actions of any kind whatsoever arising in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession or use or misuse of any Prize (or part of a Prize) awarded in connection with the Contest, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage as well as claims regarding publicity rights, defamation, identity theft, and/or invasion of privacy.
  6. A Prize must be accepted as is, and no transfer, product substitution or prize equivalent shall be permitted without the permission of the Sponsor. If a Prize or any portion thereof cannot be awarded due to actions or circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor or for any other reason whatsoever, the Sponsor reserves the right to award a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value to the Prize or the unawarded portion of the Prize as the case may be. A Prize cannot be redeemed for cash or gift cards. A Prize cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other Contest or offer.
  7. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of entries received by the end of the Promotion Period. All entries become the property of the Sponsor.
  8. The Sponsor will share personal information with its personnel in connection with their duties in the Contest.  Personal information collected in conjunction with this Contest will be used by the Sponsor: (1) to administer the Contest, including notification of the winning entries and (2) for future advertising/marketing efforts of the Sponsor. By entering the Contest, each participant agrees to and effectively does grant to the Sponsor a non-exclusive irrevocable license and right to incorporate, use and reproduce their name, likeness, city and province of residence in whole or in part entry in and in connection with the advertising, exhibiting, marketing, promotion and exploitation of its business in any manner, in all media throughout the world, whether now or hereinafter devised, including without limitation the Websites (as well as other social networking web pages of the Sponsors), and all forms of print, radio, television, home-video, CD ROM, DVD, and other interactive “electronic” and/or social media in perpetuity without any further consideration.  Those participants who do not wish that their personal information be used for such purposes are required to so in writing to the Sponsor at the following address: RUDSAK, 9160 boul. St-Laurent, Suite 400, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2N 1M9, ATTENTION: RUDSAK   Customer Service. This Contest is subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at http://www.RUDSAK  .com/en/privacy-policy.
  9. All expenses related to the receipt and use of the Prizes, including travel, lodging, surcharges, fees, insurances, taxes (federal, provincial and local) and incidentals if any, are the sole responsibility of each Prize-winning participant.
  10. In addition to the conditions of the present Official Rules and in order to be eligible to receive his Prize, the selected participant is required to file an eligibility, licence and release and discharge form, in the form prescribed by the Sponsor within two (2) days after having been declared winner.
  11. Any selected participant who fails to abide by the terms set forth in these Official Rules will be disqualified and may, at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, be banned from participating in Sponsor’s Contests for a period to be determined by the Sponsor, without prejudice to the Sponsor’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 any of the selected participants be disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
  12. The name of the confirmed winner who will have correctly completed the skill testing question will be posted online at the latest on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at midnight.
  13. For Québec Participants, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) for a ruling.  Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.  RUDSAK   will immediately notify the Régie in writing of the cancellation of this Contest or of changes made to these Official Rules after the prescribed form referred to in section 59 of the Act respecting lotteries, publicity Contests and amusement machines has been filed with the Régie.
  14. For a copy of these Official Rules go to http://instagram.com/RUDSAK or send a written request by self-addressed, stamped envelope (ensure that sufficient postage is included) to: RUDSAK, 9160 boul St-Laurent, Suite 400, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2N 1M9, ATTENTION: RUDSAK   Customer Service.
  15. In the event of a discrepancy between the French and English version of the Official Rules, the French version shall prevail. / Dans l’éventualité d’une contradiction entre la version française et la version anglaise des présents réglements, la version française aura préséance.