Playtex® Gentle Glide® 360 ͦ™ Brand Tampon “Advice your mom gave you when you first got your period”
@PlaytexGG Contest (the “Contest”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY WHO HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR PROVINCE OR TERRITORY AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN AND PROVINCAL LAWS. VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHERE PROHIBITED. SEE OFFICIAL RULES BELOW FOR FURTHER ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.
CONTEST PERIOD. Contest starts at 9:00:00 AM (ET) on October 22, 2012 and continues until 4:59:59 PM (ET) on November 22, 2012, (the “Contest Period”). The Contest closes at 4:59:59 PM (ET) on November 22, 2012 (the “Contest Closing Date”). A “Day” is defined as the twenty-four (24) hour period commencing at 12:00:00 AM (ET) and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET) except for the first Day where the Day commences at 9:00:00 AM (ET) on October 22, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on October 22, 2012 and last Day where the Day commences at 12:00:00 AM (ET) on Thursday November 22, 2012 and ends at 4:59:59 PM (ET) on Thursday November 22, 2012.
ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest and be eligible to win a Prize, a person (“Entrant”) must be, at the time of entry into the Contest: (a) an individual legal resident of Canada, (b) located in Canada, (c) of the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence, and (d) have internet access and a Twitter account. Employees, officers, and directors (including members of the same household of such persons whether related or not) of Energizer Canada, Inc., (the “Sponsor”), its affiliates, agents, , advertising or promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and the independent contest organization are not eligible to enter the Contest. For these Official Rules, "immediate family" means mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse, including common law spouse, regardless of where they reside. The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
HOW TO ENTER: No Purchase Necessary. To participate, you will need to create a Twitter account if you don’t already have one. Membership on Twitter is free, and registration for Twitter can be obtained by logging on to www.twitter.com (the “Twitter website”) and following the on-screen instructions to open an account. A copy of the Official Rules will be available within the Sponsor profile.
To enter the Contest from your Twitter account, search for the Sponsor official Twitter account @PlaytexGG.
Tell us in 120 characters or less in English or French “Advice your mom gave you when you first got your period”. Your Tweet must include “@PlaytexGG” with the hashtag #PlayOn so that your Entry appears in the Sponsor mention tab (herein defined as a “Entry Tweet”).
It is recommended that entrants become a “follower” of @PlaytexGG (the “Follower(s)”) to ensure he/she will receive notifications from the Sponsor. For example if an entrant should be selected as an eligible entrant, eligible entrant’s notifications will be sent via Direct Message within Twitter and as define in Rule 8 below. To become a Follower, from his/her Twitter home page, click on the “Find People” tab and perform a search for “Playtex”; and click on the “Follow” button corresponding to @PlaytexGG. Any Entry Tweet that does not follow the above format will be discarded and will not be eligible for entry in this Contest. Entrants can stop following @PlaytexGG after the Contest Closing Date.
Incorrect and/or incomplete Entry Tweets and Entry Tweets received after the Contest Closing Date, and/or Entry Tweets that contain obscene, offensive, or any language communicating messages inconsistent with the positive images to which the Sponsor wishes to associate (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be void. Important note: If his/her Twitter account is set to “protected mode” the Entry Tweet and/or responses may not be visible in the Sponsor’s inbox and may not thus be received by the Sponsor unless you previously consented to permit the Sponsor to see your Entry Tweet and/or responses.
By entering the Contest and submitting a Entry Tweet, each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use his/her Entry Tweet, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Entry Tweet in favour of the Sponsor; and (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, its affiliates (including, without limitation, its parent, sister and subsidiary companies), advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers of materials or services related to the Contest and all of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action that relate in any way to the Entry Tweet.
All Entry Tweets must comply with the Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at www.twitter.com. By following @PlaytexGG and sending your Entry Tweet you agree to these Official Rules.
If you opt to use Twitter via your wireless mobile device (which may only be available via participating wireless carriers and is not required to enter the Contest), standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your services agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Contest. Participation in this Contest by mobile device means that you understand that you may receive additional messages by mobile device relating to this Contest, including notifying you if you are the potential Prize winner, which may be subject to charges pursuant to your carrier's rate plan. Text messaging may not be available from all mobile phone service carriers and handset models. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone’s capabilities for specific instructions.
LIMIT OF NUMBER OF ENTRIES: A person may Tweet more than once per Day however only the first Tweet per Day during the Contest Period will count as an entry into the Contest. A person may only use one (1) Twitter account to participate in the Contest, and such Twitter account may only be used by one (1) person regardless of whether the Twitter account is shared by two (2) or more people. Any person who is found to have entered the Contest with more than one (1) Twitter account will be disqualified and all such entries received by such person during the Contest Period will be disqualified, and all prizes won may be forfeited to the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof that the winner is the authorized Twitter account holder may be required. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures etc) does not constitute proof of delivery. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. The Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete entries, which will be void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor upon receipt and none will be returned.
SUITABILITY FOR PUBLICATION: The Sponsor, reserves the right to reject any Entry Tweet if in the sole opinion of the Sponsor acting in their absolute discretion, the Entry Tweet would be inappropriate, dangerous or would violate or offend any law, regulation, order, governmental policy, public policy or third party’s rights or could potentially expose the Sponsor to law suits, (for example by containing any commercial content that promotes any product or service other than those of the Sponsor), embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or adverse publicity or otherwise reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor or any of their products or services.
PRIZES: A total of ten (10) prizes (individually referred to as a "Prize" and collectively referred to as "Prizes") are available to be won during the Contest Period as described below:
Grand Prizes: There will be one (1) Grand Prize available to be won and consists of a $1,000.00 CDN pre-paid gift card. The gift card is subject to the terms and conditions imposed by the issuer. The gift card cannot be exchanged for cash or otherwise. If a purchase exceeds the value of the gift card, the winner will be responsible for any amount due which is over the $1,000.00 CDN value of the gift card (or the available balance at the time of purchase) (including applicable taxes). If any purchase does not exceed the gift card value, the remaining available balance will not be paid in cash to the winner but will remain on the gift card. Approximate retail value of the Prize is $1,000.00 CDN.
Tweet Prizes: There will be a total of nine (9) Tweet Prizes available to be won with one (1) Tweet Prize awarded to the fifteen (15th) Tweet between 12:00:00 PM (ET) and 1:00:00 PM (ET) on Wednesday October 24; October 31; November 7; November 14; and November 21, 2012. In addition there will be four (4) Tweet Prizes available during the Contest Period with a Tweet notification released one (1) day prior to the day and time selected and the fifteen (15th) person, who Tweets during the date and time selected will be the eligible entrant. See Rule 8 below for notification. Each Secondary Prize consists of a $40.00 CDN Playtex gift package which includes an assortment of Playtex products and Spa items as selected by the Sponsor (such as a loofa, eye mask, bath crystals, scented candle, etc.) in its sole and absolute discretion. Approximate retail value of a Tweet Prize is $40.00 CDN. Limit one (1) Tweet Prize per Twitter account. All Tweet Prize winners are eligible for the Grand Prize. All Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable or for resale and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that any Prize or any component of a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute a similar Prize or component of the Prize of equal or greater value without liability.
GRAND PRIZE DRAW: A random draw will be made by the independent contest organization in Oakville, ON at 10:00 AM (ET) on November 27, 2012 (the "Draw Date") to select one (1) Grand Prize entrant from all eligible Entry Tweets received by the Contest Closing Date. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible Entry Tweets received by the Contest Closing Date.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION: Selected entrants for a Tweet Prize and/or the Grand Prize will be notified using the direct message feature on Twitter. The eligible Entry Tweet account will be sent a direct message within one (1) business days of any of the following dates: Wednesday October 24; October 31; November 7; November 14; November 21; and November 27, 2012. Selected entrants must respond within two (2) business days according to the instructions in the notification, or he/she will be disqualified without any liability to the Sponsor, and his/her entitlement to receive the Prize will be forfeited and either the next entrant for a Tweet Prize will be selected or in the case of the Grand Prize an alternate eligible entrant will be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries. If a selected entrant is not a Follower, then the selected entrant will have to become a Follower (so that the Sponsor will be able to send a private direct message via Twitter) within the time stated in the Sponsor's submission of an @Reply to the selected entrant or the independent contest organization may disqualify the selected entrant at its sole discretion. Selected entrants may discontinue following @PlaytexGG after the completion of the Sponsor’s Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability and Publicity Release Form as define in Rule 10 below. It is each entrant’s responsibility to set his or her account settings to accept contacts by the Sponsor and to timely check his or her Twitter account for any such direct messages or @Replies. The above process will be repeated until such time as contact is made with ten (10) selected entrants or there are no more eligible entrants available. Prior to being declared a winner, each selected entrant must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by email within two (2) business days of the notification. In the event that a selected entrant incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question within the indicated time frame, or if any Twitter notification or e-mail is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not respond to any notification left, he/she will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected and the above process will be repeated. This process will be repeated until such time as there are ten (10) confirmed winners (each a “Winner”) and/or no more entries are available.
ACCEPTING DELIVERY OF A TWEET PRIZE: By accepting delivery of a Tweet Prize, the Tweet Prize Winner confirms compliance with the Official Rules, acknowledges that the Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be substituted or transferred and has no cash surrender value, releases the Sponsor, its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, the independent contest organization and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents, successors (collectively the "Releasees") and assigns, from and against all liability in connection with the Contest and the awarding and use of the Prize, and consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province) and/or photographs, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest. Tweet Prizes will be sent by mail within 30 days of the Contest Closing Date.
RELEASE FORMS: Prior to being declared a winner of the Grand Prize, the selected entrant must complete and return the Sponsor's Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability and Publicity Release Form (the "Form"). By completing and returning the Form, and accepting the Prize, the Winner confirms compliance with the Official Rules, acknowledges that the Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be substituted or transferred and has no cash surrender value, releases the Sponsor, its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, the independent contest organization and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents, successors (collectively the "Releasees") and assigns, from and against all liability in connection with the Contest and the awarding and use of the Prize, and consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province) and/or photographs, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest. The Form must be returned within the time period specified on the Form or the Prize will be forfeited. Upon receipt of the Form, the Sponsor or a designated agent will send by mail or courier within thirty (30) days of receipt of the Form his/her Grand Prize.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By entering the Contest, entrants (i) automatically acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of the independent contest organization, made in its sole discretion, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules will be disqualified.
GENERAL: By entering the Contest, selected entrants agree to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the Internet. The Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the independent contest organization are not responsible for late, lost misdirected, delayed or illegible entries.
Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the independent contest organization will not be liable for any failure of the web site during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies or the independent contest organization for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and the independent contest organization will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest.
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (“RACJ”), to withdraw or amend this Contest in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, 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 by these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal 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, including criminal prosecution.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. 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.
For Quebec Residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the RACJ for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the RACJ only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
In the event of a dispute, Entry Tweets will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned a Twitter account by www.Twitter.com. Selected entrants may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Twitter account associated with the selected Entry Tweet. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid on line entry in this Contest will be the contest server machine(s).
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the RACJ, to cancel or suspend this Contest in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind without prior notice or obligation. In the event, due to a printing or production error, more than the advertised number of prizes are claimed there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants to award the correct number of prizes after the Contest Closing Date.
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, including, but not limited to: the Contest entry form, French version of these Rules, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
All intellectual property used by the Sponsor in connection with the promotion and/or administration of the Contest, including, without limitation, all trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned (or licensed, as the case may be) by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any such intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
© 2012 Energizer Canada, Inc. Playtex and other marks are owned by Energizer or its affiliates. All rights reserved.