Christmas Contest Win a $1000 virtual gift card
Official Contest Rules & Regulations
The Bestar’s Christmas Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Bestar (“Bestar”). Any person participating or attempting to participate in the Contest (“participant”) understands that their participation is subject to these Official Contest Rules & Regulations. The Contest opens on December 1st, 2020 and closes on December 15th, 2020.
This Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their Province/Territory of residence. Employees, representatives, and agents of Bestar, their respective advertising and promotional agencies, affiliated and related companies, and members of the immediate family (parents, siblings and spouse, children, regardless of where they live) and household of such employees are not eligible.
2. How to Enter:
No purchase is necessary in order to participate in this Contest.
To enter, the participant must follow @bestarfurniture on Instagram, like the Contest photo on the Bestar Instagram account, and tag a friend in the comment section of said photo.
Limit of one (1) entry allowed per Instagram account.
NOTE: An entry must be made by the participant using their personal Instagram account. Entries made by any other person, business, organization, or entity will be declared invalid. It is prohibited to use any device to automate the entry. Any attempt to manipulate the Contest will result in the participant being disqualified.
Contest closes at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Draw Date: Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (EST)
3. One (1) Grand Prize:
There is one (1) prize available to be won. The prize consists of winning a $1000 virtual gift card (redeemable at www.bestar.ca).
The prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash.
4. Prize Odds:
The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of entries received in accordance with these Official Contest Rules & Regulations; as the number of entries increase, the odds decrease.
5. Selection of Winner:
One (1) winner will be selected by a random draw from a list of all eligible entries at the end of the Contest.
6. Prize Draw Procedures and Prize Claim:
On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (EST), in North Hatley, Quebec a random, computer-generated draw will be used to select and record one (1) participant from all eligible entries to obtain one (1) eligible winner.
The participant whose name is drawn will be reached via an Instagram direct message by Bestar within three (3) business days following the draw date.
In order to be declared the winner and be able to claim the prize, the participant who will have their name drawn randomly will have to:
- Answer the Instagram direct message from Bestar and provide Bestar with a valid email address within three (3) business days following the initial Instagram direct message;
- Correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question to be found on the Declaration & Release Form, which will be sent to the email address provided by the participant via Instagram direct message;
- Fill and sign the Declaration & Release Form and return it to Bestar, to the email address from which the winner received the form, within ten (10) business days following receipt of the document.
In the event that any one of the conditions mentioned herein is not respected, the selected participant’s entry will be void and a new draw will be conducted following the Official Contest Rules & Regulations until a new eligible winner is selected.
Upon reception of the Declaration & Release Form duly filled and signed by the winner, Bestar will send the prize ($1000 virtual gift card redeemable at www.bestar.ca) to the email address provided on the form.
Should the winner fail to fill and sign the form and return it to Bestar within ten (10) business days following the receipt of the form, the selected participant’s entry will be void and a new draw will be conducted following the Official Contest Rules & Regulations until a new eligible winner is selected.
By accepting the prize, the winner grants Bestar the right to use their name, city and Province/Territory of residence for any lawful purpose, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Bestar does not intend to post anything about the winner other than first name, initial of last name, and province/territory of residence.
7. Declaring the Prize Winner:
Once Bestar has received the Declaration & Release Form duly filled and signed by the winner, and the winner has received the prize by email, Bestar will announce the winner on the @bestarfurniture Instagram account.
8. Prize Conditions:
Should the sale total exceed the value of the prize ($1000), the winner will be responsible for paying the difference.
Should the sale total be under the value of the prize ($1000), the remaining prize funds will still be valid and may be used for a future purchase; the winner understands that the total prize value shall not exceed $1000, regardless of the number of purchases made.
Bestar will arrange for the product(s) to be delivered to the winner at the address provided during the time of purchase. The winner will not be required to pay delivery fees.
Bestar’s liability for defective merchandise shall be limited to repairing or replacing defective parts or defective goods (depending on availability) within the manufacturer’s warranty period and in accordance with such warranties. In no case shall Bestar refund or otherwise compensate the winner beyond repairing or replacing defective goods.
9. Limitation of Liability:
Without limiting the release, and for greater certainty, Bestar will not be liable for: a) any print for typographical errors in Contest-related material; b) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Contest Website users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries in the Contest; c) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation of the Contest website, Contest page, or any transmission in relation with the Contest; d) any communications line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; e) any problems with, or technical malfunction of, any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of email which may occur for any reason whatsoever, including technical problems and/or traffic congestion on any website; or f) any injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest.
If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Bestar, which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this Contest, Bestar 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, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux in respect of residents of Quebec.
For Quebec Residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
By participating or attempting to participate in this Contest, all individuals release Bestar, their organizers, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, agents, and/or representatives from any damage that could be incurred as a result of their participation or attempted participation in the Contest.
10. General Terms & Conditions:
By entering, the participant declares that they have complied with the Official Contest Rules & Regulations.
All information provided by the participant must be complete and accurate. Bestar will not be held responsible for any and all telephone problems, unclear voicemail / email / Instagram direct messages, a late / incomplete / erroneously sent prize claim. Any and all incomplete, distorted, late, and reproduced entries will be annulled and will void eligibility for prize claim.
Bestar reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of Bestar’s that it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, Contest Website, or Contest Page; to be acting in violation of the Official Contest Rules & Regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to abuse, threaten or harass any person.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Bestar reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
No substitution of prizes is permitted except by Bestar in its sole discretion. Bestar reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value, if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
By participating or attempting to participate in this Contest, the participant agrees: a) that these Official Contest Rules & Regulations and Bestar’s records of the draw or any other aspect of this Contest will be final and conclusive in all respects; and b) to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Bestar, its affiliated and related companies and advertising, promotion agencies and/or all of their respective directors, employees, agents, officers, shareholders, successors from any liability, claims, demands, actions, damages, or causes of action whatsoever which they, their heirs, successors, assignees, executors, or administrators may now or from now on have directly or indirectly against them or any of them in respect of or relating to the Contest and/or the acceptance or use, improper use, or possession of any prize.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram. By participating in this Contest, the participant acknowledges that they release Instagram of all responsibility for this Contest.
For the purpose of this Contest, the participant is considered to be the person to whom the personal Instagram account belongs. It is this person who will be asked to answer the mathematical skill-testing question and fill out the Declaration & Release Form. It is also the person to whom the prize will be awarded if all Contest conditions are met. Bestar reserves the right to request a piece of i.d. prior to prize remittance.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws and is void where prohibited.
Bestar is collecting personal data about entrants for the sole purpose of administering this Contest. No further informational or marketing communications will be received by the entrant unless the entrant provides Bestar with explicit permission to do so.