Rules of Entry
The Dalmore and Gentologie Holidays Contest (the “Contest”) is being conducted by Gentologie Media Group Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and runs online from December 5 at 1:00 p.m. EST on December 19, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Contest Period”). Three (3) grand prize winners will be randomly selected from among the entrants for three grand prizes. The French version of this text has priority over the English version.
1.1 To be eligible to enter the Contest, an individual must
a. be a legal resident of a Canadian province; and
b. has reached the age of majority at the time of entry into the Contest.
1.2 The following are not eligible to enter the Contest
– employees, representatives and agents of Gentologie Media Group Inc. including its subsidiaries, partners and affiliates (collectively, the “Sponsor”)
– employees, representatives and agents of the suppliers of each Prize (hereinafter defined) awarded in this Contest;
– employees, representatives and agents of the Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies;
– parties involved in the development, production and distribution of materials related to the Contest; and
– The immediate family of all of the above or persons with whom they reside. In these Rules, the term “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and daughter, whether or not they are members of the same household.
1.3 The Sponsor may request proof of identity or eligibility to enter the Contest (the “Participant”) at any time to allow the Entrant to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof within five (5) days of such request by the Sponsor may result in disqualification of the Entrant, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
1.4 All information provided to the Sponsor for the purposes of this Contest must be true, accurate and complete. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant whose Entry Form (hereinafter defined) includes any information that is false, untrue or incomplete.
2. CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest begins on December 5, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. ET (the “Contest Opening Date”) and ends on December 19, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. ET (the period between the Contest Opening Date and the Contest Closing Date is the “Contest Period”).
3. HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST
3.1 No purchase is required to enter the Contest. There is one way to enter the Contest, namely:
3.1.1 Completing the mandatory entry form on the Contest page.
3.2 A Participant may only submit one (1) entry during the Contest Period. If an Entrant submits more entries than the limit allowed, only the first entry will be eligible for this Contest; all subsequent entries will be considered null and void.
3.3.1 The Entrant may have additional chances by liking Gentologie’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gentologie), Gentologie’s Instagram account (https://instagram.com/gentologie), Gentologie’s YouTube page (https://www.youtube.com/@gentologie) and five (5) additional chances by subscribing to the Club by Gentologie.
3.3.2 Additional entries will be void if the Participant does not register on the contest page.
3.3 The Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify an Entrant who violates the entry limits set out in these Rules.
3.4 Use of any automated system to submit an entry is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entries must be submitted in the Participant’s own name, and a power of attorney may not be given for this purpose, failing which the Participant will be disqualified.
3.5 Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if received outside the Contest Period.
3.6 Members of the Club by Gentologie (“the Gentologie membership system”), are automatically entered into the Contest and have five (5) chances to win.
4. THE PRIZES
4.1.1 There will be three (3) Grand Prizes awarded in this Contest, each consisting of one (1) 750 ml bottle of The Dalmore 12 Year Old, two (2) Glencairn glasses from The Dalmore, one (1) cigar case from The Dalmore and one (1) pin from The Dalmore.
4.1.2 The total approximate value of the Grand Prizes is four hundred dollars ($400) CAD.
4.1.3 Two (2) of the prizes will be drawn in Quebec and one (1) in the rest of Canada.
4.1.5 The total value of the prizes is four hundred dollars ($400) CAD.
4.2 Delivery of Prizes
The Grand Prizes will be shipped to the winner’s address. The Sponsor will arrange the exact location with the Winner based on the Winner’s place of residence. All prizes will be mailed to the Winner’s mailing address.
5. SELECTION OF WINNERS
5.1.1 On December 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. EST at the offices of Gentologie Media Inc. (“The Sponsor”) located at 3–6393 Boyer Street, Montréal, Province of Quebec, H2S 2J5, three (3) Participants will be randomly selected to win a Grand Prize from among all valid Entry Forms received (the “Draw”).
5.1.2 The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
5.2 Conditions for being declared a Winner
5.2.1 Each Selected Entrant will be contacted by telephone or email within five (5) business days of the selection of the Selected Entrants. To be declared a Winner (defined in the next paragraph), each Selected Entrant must respond to the message within five (5) business days of the date of notification, failing which the Selected Entrant will be disqualified and will not be entitled to the Prize. The Sponsor may then, in its sole and absolute discretion, randomly select another Participant in accordance with this Section 5.1 or cancel the Prize. The new Selected Entrant may, in turn, be subject to disqualification as described in this paragraph.
5.2.2 In order to be declared a winner of a Prize (the “Winner”), each Selected Participant must:
(i) complete and sign a declaration and release form (a “Declaration and Release Form”) confirming that he/she has read, understood and complied with the Contest rules and, to the extent permitted by law, releasing the Sponsor, and any other organization associated with the Contest, the Prize, or the awarding of the Prize, and their respective directors, officers and employees from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage in connection with the Contest, the Prize or the awarding of the Prize
(ii) correctly answer, without assistance, the mathematical skill-testing question on the Declaration and Release Form; and
(iii) return the completed and signed Declaration and Release Form to the Sponsor or as indicated on the Declaration and Release Form by the date indicated on the Declaration and Release Form.
5.2.3 In the event that a Selected Entrant does not correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question, or if the Selected Entrant’s completed and signed Declaration and Release Form is not received by the Sponsor by the date indicated on the Declaration and Release Form, the Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, select another Entrant from among all remaining valid Entry Forms in accordance with the procedure set out in Rule 5.1 or cancel the Prize award. The new Selected Participant may in turn be subject to disqualification if he/she fails to comply with this paragraph.
5.3 Each Winner is solely responsible for any and all other expenses or incidental costs related to the Prize that are not specifically mentioned in these rules. The Sponsor is not required to offer any prizes other than the Prizes described in these Rules.
5.4 A Winner is not entitled to the difference between the actual value of the Prize and the approximate value of the Prize as set out in these Rules, if any.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS
6.1 Each Participant may win a maximum of one (1) Prize.
6.2 The Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash. No Prize substitutions are permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor may substitute the Prize, or any portion thereof, with another prize of equal or greater value. Any portion of the Prize not accepted by the Winner will be forfeited. The Sponsor is not responsible if any event causes the Contest to be cancelled, or if other factors beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control cause the Contest or any portion of the Contest to be uncompleted. The Sponsor makes no warranty, express or implied, of any kind with respect to the safety, appearance or performance of the Prize. By accepting the Prize, the Winner acknowledges that the only warranties applicable to any aspect of the Prize, if any, are the warranties provided by the Prize supplier to the Sponsor, which are transferable and/or the manufacturer’s warranty. Under no circumstances will a Winner have any recourse against the Sponsor with respect to any aspect of the Prize or the Contest.
6.3 Any attempt to damage the Contest Website or any other website connected with the Contest, or the legitimate operation of this Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws. In such cases, the Sponsor is entitled to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
6.4 No correspondence regarding this Contest will be entered into except with each Selected Entrant and each Winner.
6.5 Entry Forms are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if received outside the Contest Period or if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified or altered in any way.
6.6 All Entry Forms and Declaration and Release Forms are the property of the Sponsor.
7. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT
By entering the Contest, a Participant:
– waives liability of the Sponsor and its directors, officers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, suppliers, sponsors and agents for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to the Participant or any other person, including personal injury or property damage caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in this Contest, any violation of these rules, or any activity related to the Prize
– agrees to fully indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its directors, officers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, sponsors and agents from and against any and all claims by third parties arising out of or in connection with this Contest.
8.1 By entering this Contest, the Entrant agrees to be bound by these rules which are available at https://www.gentologie.com/conditions-generales-d-utilisation/reglements-du-concours during the Contest Period.
8.2 The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify an Entrant who:
– violates these Contest rules;
– tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest Website;
– acts in an unsportsmanlike, unfair or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
9.1 The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, destroyed or misdirected Entry Forms, Declaration and Release Forms or emails or for any technical malfunctions including, but not limited to, computer, software, telephone or online connection failures.
9.2 The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any human or technical error which may occur in the administration of the Contest.
9.3 The Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the consent of the Québec’s Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”), to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupt or affect the administration, security, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.
10. RELEASE/PRIVACY/USE OF ENTRANTS’ INFORMATION
10.1 By entering this Contest, the Entrant consents to the use of the personal information provided by the Sponsor for the purpose of administering the Contest and awarding the Prize and acknowledges that the personal information provided will only be disclosed to third parties as set out in these rules.
10.2 By accepting the Prize, the Winner grants permission to the Sponsor to use his/her name, address, photograph, likeness, voice, answer to the contest question, and Prize information for promotional purposes without further compensation, unless such practice is prohibited by law.
11. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property and all promotional materials, web pages and source code are the property of the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of copyrighted or trademarked material without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
These are the official Contest rules. This Contest is subject to federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. This Contest is void where prohibited. Subject to the approval of the Régie, these Contest rules may be amended without notice in order to comply with any federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policies of any entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor.
13. QUÉBEC RESIDENTS
Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of this Contest may be submitted to the Régie for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a Prize may be submitted to the Régie for a ruling.
14. POSTING OF WINNERS’ NAMES
Within thirty (30) days of the Draw, the Sponsor will post the names of the winners on https://www.gentologie.com/conditions-generales-d-utilisation/reglements-du-concours. This information will remain for a period of at least thirty (30) days.