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City of Calgary Home & Garden Show Social Media Giveaway Contest Terms & Conditions

  1. The promoter of this contest is: The City of Calgary [the promoter, herein].
  2. The contest is open to residents of Canada, except:
    • ​Residents of the Province of Quebec
    • Employees of the promoter and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organization or judging of the contes​t.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this contest.
  4. By entering this contest, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  5. Routes to entry for the contest are via the promoter’s Instagram (@cityofcalgary) and Twitter (@cityofcalgary).
  6. Multiple entries from the same person will be accepted.
  7. Closing date for entry will be February 24, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. MST after which time no further entries to the contest will be permitted.
  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  9. The rules of the contest and how to enter are as follows:
      • Entries on Instagram will be considered when:
            1. Users like the contest post, AND
            2. Users comment on the contest post sharing:
              What they hope to see or find at the show, AND
              Tag the person they want to go to the show with.
      • ​​Entries on Twitter will be considered when:
            1. Users like the contest tweet, AND
            2. Users comment on the contest post sharing:
              What they hope to see or find at the show, AND
            3. Tag the person they want to go to the show with.
  10. Winners will be chosen at random by software, from all entries received and verified by promoter and or its agents.
  11. The winner will be notified by public announcement on the original contest post and by DM on the channel of entry within 18 hours of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  12. The winner will be required to correctly answer the following skill-testing question: (5+5) x (5+5) = ___
  13. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected.
  14. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the contest will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The promoter‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the contest will be entered into.
  16. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the contest and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the contest will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  17. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this contest.
  18. The prizes are as follows:
      • On Instagram, two sets of two any day tickets ($40 value) to the Calgary Home and Garden show, February 28 – March 2, 2019, will be awarded by random selection and the answering of a skill testing question to users who have entered as outlined above.
      • On Twitter, two sets of two Thursday or Friday tickets ($40 value), to the Calgary Home and Garden show, February 28 – March 2, 2019, will be awarded by random selection and answering of a skill testing question to users who have entered as outlined above.
  19. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and the promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  20. By entering this contest, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  21. The contest and these terms and conditions will be governed by Canadian law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Canada.
  22. The winner agrees to the use of his/her entry, name and image in any promotional material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Canadian data protection legislation and is subject to current Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation.
  23. The promoter will use the entrant’s Personal Information only for identified purposes, and will protect the entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act). For answers to questions regarding the collection, use or disclosure of the personal information, visit Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy FAQ.
  24. The winner’s name will be available 7 days after closing date by emailing the following address: socialmedia@calgary.ca​.
  25. Entry into the contest will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  26. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Twitter or any other Social Network.
  27. The entrant is providing personal information to the promoter and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following contest terms and conditions​.
  28. The entrant must be following @cityofcalgary on their platform of entry in order to be notified by DM of the details of their winnings.
  29. The promoter shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
  30. The promoter also reserves the right to cancel the contest if circumstances arise outside of its control.
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