Rules & regulations

MARS CANADA INC.
2019 FORD ESCAPE SE GIVEAWAY
(the “Promotion”)

1. PROMOTION PERIOD.

The WIN A 2019 FORD ESCAPE SE (the “Promotion”) commences on February 21, 2019 at 9:00:00 AM (ET), and closes on April 24, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM (ET) (the “Promotion Period”).

2. HOW TO ENTER.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase is not required and does not enhance chance of winning.

i) PURCHASE

Go to www.mmspromotions.ca/winacar/RCSS then click on “Get Started” button. Enter a valid email address and a valid twelve (12) digit UPC code found on participating products, then confirm you are not a robot by clicking on the” I am not a Robot” button and click on the “Next” button to review the Official Rules and Regulations. If you agree, accept them as read and understood by clicking on the “Accept” button. You will then be prompted to register by entering your name, email address, phone number, age, province, and postal code.

A valid twelve (12) digit UPC code can be found on packaging for participating products listed in Appendix A.

Every time you enter a valid UPC Code found on the participating products, subject to the daily entry limit, you will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion. Limit of one (1) entry into the Promotion per person, per day, up to a maximum of sixty-three (63) entries during the Promotion Period. Limit of one (1) registration per person and phone number/email address. If it is discovered that you have registered or attempted to register more than once, or attempted to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, telephone numbers, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods, all of your entries will be declared null and void, and you will not be awarded any prize. Use of any automated, script, macro, robotic or other program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in this Promotion is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification by Mars Canada Inc. (the “Sponsor”).

All entries are subject to verification. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor) to participate in this Promotion. Failure to provide such proof in a timely manner may result in disqualification. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid entry in this Promotion will be the Promotion server machine(s).

ii) NO PURCHASE ENTRY.

To enter the Promotion without a purchase, send by mail a 5” x 5” piece of white paper with your name and email address to MARS CANADA INC. WIN A CAR PROMOTION, 5225 Satellite Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4W 5P9, to receive a participating UPC code via email that can be entered in accordance with the entry procedure described above. Check spam and junk folders for email with UPC code in addition to your email inbox. Requests must be postmarked before April 24, 2019. Limit of one (1) request per outer mailing envelope per day. Requests that are made in any fashion other than as specified herein will not be honoured.

3. ELIGIBILITY. 

To enter and be eligible to win, a person must be a legal resident of Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Yukon, who is the age of majority in their province, and who is resident and present in one of the above provinces at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor its subsidiaries and associated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization or persons with whom any of these are domiciled or a member of their immediate family (defined as mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and husband or wife) of any of the above persons are not eligible to enter the Promotion.

4. PRIZES & ODDS OF WINNING.

Grand Prize: There are two (2) 2019 Ford Escapes SE available to be won at the end of the Promotional period.

Ford Escape SE key features includes:

  • 1.5L EcoBoost® Engine
  • 6-Speed SelectShift® Automatic Transmission
  • 4-doors SUV
  • Remote start and keyless entry
  • AM/FM Stereo/Single-CD/MP3 Capability
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability ControlTM and four-wheel disc anti-lock brake system

Winner will be able to obtain their vehicle at a Ford Canada authorized dealership, location to be determined by Sponsor based upon the location of the Prize winner(s)’ primary residence. Vehicle licensing, insurance, registration, taxes, upgrades, options, accessories, fuel, maintenance, parking, winner's transportation to the dealership, and any and all other costs incurred directly or indirectly in connection with claiming, registering or using the Prize are Prize winner(s)’ sole responsibility. The colour, materials, equipment and other features and specifications are subject to change and will be determined by Sponsor and/or the Prize Supplier in their sole discretion. The Sponsor may replace the Prize by a vehicle of a similar model, at its sole discretion. The Prize may differ from the Prize shown on the advertising or promotional material. The Prize will be awarded with only the Provider’s express limited written warranties, which are outlined in the Owner’s Manual for the period indicated, and these will only be managed by the Prize Provider. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price of a 2019 Ford Escape SE (with no added options) is $35, 000 CDN (excluding applicable taxes, fees or incentives).

Secondary Prizes: There are a total of fifty five (55) secondary prizes to be won during the Promotion, as follows:

  • A total of five (5) one-thousand dollars ($1,000) cash prizes available to be won and awarded in the form of a cheque
  • A total of fifty (50) fifty dollars ($50) Loblaw gift cards available to be won

Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes are collectively referred to as “Prize.” Odds of Winning a Prize are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period as defined in paragraph 1.

5. WIN* A FORD ESCAPE SE 2019 PRIZE DRAW

A random draw will be conducted on or about May 1, 2019 in Mississauga, Ontario at 11:00:00 AM (ET) to select the potential two (2) Grand Prize winners of the WIN* A FORD ESCAPE SE 2019 PROMOTION from among all eligible entries, along with the fifty-five (55) Secondary Prize winners, received during the Promotion Period. The selected entrants will be contacted by e-mail or telephone within fifteen (15) days of the draw date. In order to win, the selected entrant must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered via telephone or email, and must otherwise comply with the Official Rules. Prior to being declared a winner and receiving the Prize, the selected entrant, must have completed, signed and returned a Declaration and Release Form by the date indicated on the Form. If the selected entrant is not in compliance with the Official Rules and Regulations, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, declines the Prize, email correspondence between the Sponsor or their agents and selected entrant’s email is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address or goes unanswered, attempted phone calls are unanswered or messages are not returned, or if the selected entrant fails to return the Declaration and Release form by the specified date, the Prize may be forfeited by that selected entrant and the Sponsor reserve the right in their sole discretion to randomly select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries. Prizes will be awarded subject to these Official Rules, upon receipt of a completed and executed Declaration and Release Form from selected entrant in which, among other things, the selected entrant agrees to release the Sponsor, their subsidiaries and associated companies, agents including advertising and promotion agencies and the independent judging organization, from all liability relating to the Promotion and the Prize, and confirming his/her compliance with these Official Rules and Regulations.

In no event will the Sponsor be liable for more than both the two (2) Grand Prizes and fifty-five (55) Secondary Prizes as disclosed in the Official Rules.

6. GENERAL.

By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of the independent judging organization, which are final and binding on all entrants with respect to all aspects of the Promotion.

No correspondence will be entered into except with the potential winners. The Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to errors in advertising materials and the Official Rules.

The prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable or convertible to cash or other substitutes except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or higher value at its sole discretion. Any portion of the prize that is unused or which is not used according to these Official Rules will be forfeited and will have no cash value. The Grand Prize depicted in promotional materials is for illustration purposes only and may not be the exact item awarded as the prize.

All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering this Promotion, each entrant agrees to the use of his/her name, address, and or photograph or other likeness, as well as his/her appearance at publicity events, without any additional compensation and as required by the Sponsor if he/she is declared a winner. Winners may be required to sign a publicity release to this effect.

Sponsor accept no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, incomplete or misdirected entries or any failure of the website during the Promotion Period for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material relating to the Promotion. Sponsor reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion to cancel the Promotion, in whole or part should a virus, bug or any other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Promotion or for any other reason and, for residents of Quebec subject to the consent of the Regie des alcools des courses et des jeux. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, entries made online will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder for that e-mail address.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. By entering this Promotion, the winner acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor and Match MG Canada Inc. (“Administrator”):

  • (i) shall have no liability of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Promotion and/or the awarding, use or misuse of any Prize, (ii) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any Prize, (iii) disclaim any implied warranty (other than the manufacturer’s warranty), and (iv) are not liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from the entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize or otherwise from such entrant’s participation in this Promotion. The Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Rules, the selection and announcement of winners, or the distribution of any Prize.

INDEMNIFICATION. By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities and costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) which may arise out of any breach of any of covenants, agreements, terms, obligations, representations or warranties set forth herein.

This Promotion is exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. Any dispute arising hereunder shall be adjudicated solely in the applicable court in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Promotion is subject to all-applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

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 Board for a ruling. For Quebec residents 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.

In the event of any discrepancies between the English language rules and the non-English language rules, the English rules shall prevail.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these 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.

By entering the Promotion, entrants consent to the collection and use of their personal information on the entry form as per the privacy policy found under the heading “Privacy Policy”. For a copy of the privacy policy visit http://www.mars.com/global/policies/privacy/pp-english?eid=8813

Ford has no affiliation with the contest, prizing, allocation or Promotion. Ford is not the Sponsor of the Promotion and is not responsible for the management or administration of the Promotion, including the selection process for the winner, and the storage of personal information.

Loblaws Inc., its parent company or any of its franchisees and/or affiliates are not a sponsor of, nor affiliated with this Promotion.

APPENDIX A
PARTICIPATING PRODUCTS

FULL DESCRIPTION SIZE
M&M'S® MILK CHOCOLATE CANDIES STAND UP POUCH 200G 200G
M&M'S® PEANUT CANDIES STAND UP POUCH 200G 200G
M&M'S® MINIS CANDIES STAND UP POUCH 200G 200G
M&M'S® CRISPY STAND UP POUCH 176G 176G
M&M'S® PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CANDIES STAND UP POUCH 230G 230G
M&M'S® ALMOND STAND UP POUCH 185G 185G
M&M'S® CRUNCHY MINT BAR 167G 167G
BOUNTY MINI STAND UP POUCH 193G 193G
M&M’S® CARAMEL STAND UP POUCH 185G 185G
MARS® BITES STAND UP POUCH 193G 193G
SNICKERS® BITES STAND UP POUCH 230G 230G
TWIX® BITES STAND UP POUCH 230G 230G
MALTESERS® BITES STAND UP POUCH 230G 230G
TWIX® 4 PACK 200G RRS 200G
BOUNTY® 4 PACK 228G RRS 228G
MARS® 4 PACK 208G RRS 208G
MARS® CARAMEL 4 PACK 208G RRS 208G
MARS® DARK 4 PACK 200G RRS 200G
SNICKERS® 4 PACK 208G 208G
M&M'S® PEANUT 4 PACK 196G RRS 196G
EXCEL® SPEARMINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® POLAR ICE MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® PEPPERMINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® WINTERFRESH MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® CHLOROPHYLL MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® BUBBLEMINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® STRONG MINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® INFERNO MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® VARIETY MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® WHITE BUBBLEMINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® WHITE SPEARMINT MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® WHITE WINTERFRESH MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
JUICY FRUIT® ORIGINAL MTP 4X12 PELLET 4X12 PELLET
EXCEL® SPEARMINT BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
EXCEL® POLAR ICE BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
EXCEL® PEPPERMINT BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
EXCEL® SOFT CHEW PEPPERMINT BOTTLE 40 PELLET 40 PELLET
EXCEL® SOFT CHEW SPEARMINT BOTTLE 40 PELLET 40 PELLET
EXCEL® WHITE BUBBLEMINT BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
EXCEL® WHITE SPEARMINT BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
JUICY FRUIT® ORIGINAL BOTTLE 60 PELLET 60 PELLET
JUICY FRUIT® CHEW STRAWBERRY 40 PELLET 40 PELLET
JUICY FRUIT® CHEW WATERMELON 40 PELLET 40 PELLET
JUICY FRUIT® MIXIES 40 PELLET 40 PELLET
SKITTLES® ORIGINAL 191G 191G
SKITTLES® TROPICAL 191G 191G
SKITTLES® BERRY 191G 191G
SKITTLES® SWEETS & SOURS 191G 191G
SKITTLES® BRIGHTSIDE 191G 191G
SKITTLES® SOUR 151G 151G
SKITTLES® SWEET HEAT 191G 191G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS ORIGINAL 191G 191G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS EXOTIC TROPICAL FRUIT 191G 191G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS DUOS 191G 191G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS MINI’S ORIGINAL 191G 191G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS GUMMIES ORIGINAL 164G 164G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS GUMMIES SOURS 164G 164G
STARBURST® FRUIT CHEWS GUMMIES SOUR BERRIES 164G 164G