Official Rules and Regulations

OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS 

Avondale Online Lottery “Canada’s 150th Anniversary” Contest 

1. CONTEST PERIOD 

The Avondale Online Lottery “Canada’s 150th Anniversary” Contest (the “Contest”) begins on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”). 

2. ELIGIBILITY: 

To be eligible to enter the Contest participants must be: 

a) Residents of Ontario; 

b) Eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry; and 

c) Purchased an eligible lottery product at a participating Avondale Food Store 

The Contest is not open to: 

a) Employees (including full-time, part-time and student employees; persons who are directly on payroll; and employees who are on paid or unpaid leave), officers, directors, representatives or agents (and those with whom any of the foregoing persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of: 

i. Avondale Food Stores (the “Sponsor”); 

ii. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (the “OLG”); 

iii. The Sponsor’s authorized retailers, distributors or franchisees; 

iv. The respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies of any of the foregoing parties mentioned in (i) through (iii); and 

v. Any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively, the “Contest Parties”). 

The Contest is in no way, sponsored, administered or managed by the OLG. You understand that any information provided by you is provided to the Sponsor not to the OLG. The information you provide will only be used for the administration of this Contest and in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”) and the Sponsor’s privacy policy (available at avondalestores.com). 

3. HOW TO ENTER: 

There are two (2) ways to enter the Contest: 

a) With Purchase: Purchase any of the following lottery tickets at a participating Avondale Food Store in Ontario, Canada during the Contest Period: 

i. DAILY GRAND, LOTTO MAX, LOTTO 6/49, POKER LOTTO, MEGADICE LOTTO, WHEEL OF FORTUNE® LOTTO, DAILY KENO, PICK 2, PICK 3, PICK 4, ONTARIO 49, LOTTARIO, PRO●LINE, POINT SPREAD, PROPS and POOLS (each an “Eligible Ticket”). 

After purchasing an Eligible Ticket, enter the Contest online at www.avondalestores.com anytime during the Contest Period. Simply follow the instructions to enter. Fully complete the contest entry page by submitting your contact information including your name, address, email address, and phone number and enter the 22 digit lottery ticket control number (“Ticket No. Billet”) printed on your Eligible Ticket(s). Each Eligible Ticket number entered will automatically receive one (1) entry into the applicable Prize Draw. Limit: Each Eligible Ticket number is unique and can only be entered one (1) time during the Contest Period. 

OR 

No Purchase Necessary: To be entered, by mail, into the contest for the Prize Draws, without purchasing an Eligible Ticket, please print by hand your first name, last name, day and evening phone numbers, email address, date of birth, complete mailing address (including postal code) and include a maximum 50 word hand written essay about why you like shopping at Avondale Food Stores on a plain piece of white 8 ½ x 11 paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient postage) to Avondale Food Stores, “Canada’s 150th Anniversary” Lottery Contest, 4520 Jordan Rd, P.O. Box 130, Jordan Station, Ontario L0R 1S0 (the “Request”). Upon receipt of your Request, in accordance with these Rules, you will automatically be entered into the applicable Prize Draw as post-marked on the envelope. One entry per unique and original Request must: (i) be received separately in an envelope bearing sufficient postage (i.e. mass mail-in Requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received by the Sponsor no later than five (5) business days after the Prize Draw Period ends (defined below) at 5:00 p.m. ET. The Released Parties (defined below) take no responsibility for any lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed Requests (all of which are void). 

4. ENTRY LIMIT AND SPONSOR’S RIGHT TO VERIFY: 

During the Contest Period, each eligible person may enter the Contest a maximum of twenty-five (25) times per day, regardless of the method of entry. Contest participants may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor if it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by it) that any person has attempted to: 

a) Obtain more than the stated maximum number of entries; and/or 

b) Use multiple names, identities and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic, or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest; or 

c) Breach these Rules in any respect as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. 

All entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation government issued photo identification: 

a) For the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; 

b) For the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an entry/request entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; 

c) For the purposes of verifying an individual’s age prior to awarding any prize; and/or 

d) For any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Rules. 

Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid entry/request in this Contest will be the Sponsor’s official clock(s). 

5. DISPUTES REGARDING ENTRIES: 

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry in question (as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, in accordance with its official records). A participant may be required to provide proof in a form acceptable to the Sponsor (including without limitation, government issued photo identification), that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the online entry in question. All decisions of the Sponsor regarding who qualifies as the authorized account holder will be final and binding without right for appeal. 

6. THE PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES: 

There will be a hundred and fifty prizes (each a “Prize” and collectively the “Prizes”) each consisting of (1) OLG Gift Card having a cash prize value of a hundred ($100 CDN). Limit of one (1) Prize per household during the Contest Period. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable, not assignable, not for resale. 

7. RANDOM PRIZE DRAWS AND WINNER SELECTIONS: 

Prize draws (each a “Prize Draw”, or collectively the “Prize Draws”) will occur on or after Monday July 3, 2017 in Jordan, Ontario. 

A random draw will be held to select the number of eligible entrants from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Prize Draw Period. 

The odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

The Sponsor or its designated representative will within fifteen (15) business days of Draw Date make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact each selected entrant using the personal information submitted. 

TO BE DECLARED A CONFIRMED PRIZE WINNER, each selected entrant will be required to: 

a) Correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid; 

i. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or comply with applicable law; 

b) Sign and return within fifteen (15) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): 

ii. Confirms compliance with these Rules; 

iii. Acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; 

iv. Releases the Contest Parties, OLG and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, affiliates, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein, and/or use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest, photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or internet. 

A selected entrant may be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion if he/she: 

a) Fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; 

b) Fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; 

c) Cannot be contacted within fifteen (15) business days of the Draw Date, or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; 

d) Cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize as awarded for any reason; 

e) Is determined to be in violation of these Rules as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; and/or 

f) For any other reason the Sponsor deems proper, in its sole and absolute discretion. 

If disqualified a selected entrant will forfeit all rights to the Prize and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate entrant from among the remaining eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules. In such cases the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrants. For the avoidance of doubt, backup entries will only be drawn in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. 

8. LIABILITY 

The Released Parties (as defined above) will not be liable for any loss or damage howsoever caused, including but not limited to loss or damage arising from: 

a) Any failure of any entry, request or other information to be received, captured or recorded howsoever caused; 

b) Any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, illegible, damaged, destroyed, incomplete or incompatible requests (all of which are void); 

c) Any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, illegible, damaged, destroyed, incomplete or incompatible entries, regardless of how such entries are submitted (all of which are void); 

d) Any error, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated in these Rules; 

e) Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); 

f) Any negligent conduct by any of the Released Parties, howsoever caused. 

For the avoidance of any doubt, the all participants hereby agree that OLG is released of any and all liability arising in any way from the operation of this Contest. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not the OLG. 

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: 

The Contest is only available at participating Avondale Food Stores in Ontario. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. This Contest is subject to all applicable laws of Ontario. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries and/or entrants. 

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted or associated with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy (available at http://www.avondalestores.com), unless the entrant otherwise agrees. 

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Rules, to the 6 extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by an entrant, entry or request with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in the light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion 

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, the terms and conditions on these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is a violation of these Rules, criminal laws and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

All references to times and dates reflect Eastern Time. 

The Sponsor reserves the right to change of alter this Contest, as it deems appropriate, including by not limited to making changes and alterations to these Rules relating to the accommodation of the participants in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act or any other applicable law. 

In the event that any provisions of these Rules are found to be void and/or unenforceable, the remaining Rules will operate to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST YOU ARE AGREEING TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE RULES. ANYONE DETERMINED TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME. 

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