How to enter on Twitter...

  • Follow @financeit
  • Tweet a photo of your favourite space in your home
  • Add #CanadaIsHomeContest and #Financeit to your post

How to enter on Instagram…

  • Follow @financeit
  • Post a photo of your favourite space in your home
  • Add #CanadaIsHomeContest and #Financeit to your post
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Financeit #CanadaIsHomeContest

OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

Open to residents of Canada only (excluding Quebec)

No Purchase Necessary. These Official Rules and Regulations (" Rules") govern The Financeit #CanadaIsHomeContest Contest (the " Contest"). The Contest is administered by FinanceIt Canada Inc. (" Financeit"), 296 Richmond Street W #500, Toronto, ON M5V 1X2. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram. Neither Twitter nor Instagram are affiliated with Financeit in any way. You understand that you are providing your information to Financeit and not to Twitter or Instagram. Twitter and Instagram are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Financeit and not Twitter or Instagram.

  1. CONTEST PERIOD: Contest begins at 9:01 AM (Eastern) on June 30th, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on July 31st, 2017 (the " Contest Period").

  2. ELIGIBILITY: T enter and be eligible to win a Prize, individuals must be legal or permanent residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) and have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry. This Contest is not open to the directors, officers, agents and employees of FinanceIt Canada Inc. For greater certainty, it is understood that entrants who are minors in their jurisdiction of residence are not eligible to enter the Contest.

  3. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) methods of entry into the Contest and they are as follows:

    TWITTER:

    1. Follow @Financeit on Twitter.
    2. During the Contest Period, tweet a photo on Twitter of the entrant's favourite space in the entrant's home from their Twitter account to submit a Twitter entry ("Twitter Entry") (subject to compliance with these Rules).
    3. Use both of the following hashtags in their Twitter Entry: a. #CanadaIsHomeContest b. #Financeit

    Re-tweets will not be accepted. Entrants are subject to Twitter's Terms of Service and Rules; these can be found at https://twitter.com/tos. Financeit is not responsible in any way for any decisions Twitter makes regarding the entrant's account with Twitter. To enter the Contest, you must have a Twitter account. To become a follower of Financeit, you must access your Twitter account, search for 'Financeit' and click the 'Follow' button corresponding to @Financeit. Multiple, separate tweets contributed to the Twitter hashtags specified above and/or any re-tweets of an entrant's tweet will not increase the chances of winning. Anyone found using multiple accounts to enter the Contest will be ineligible. Anyone found "spamming" by posting multiple unrelated updates or comments that are unrelated to the Contest or by sending large numbers of duplicates to @Financeit or otherwise will be disqualified.

    INSTAGRAM:

    1. Follow @financeit on Instagram.
    2. During the Contest Period, post a photo on Instagram of the entrant's favourite space in the entrant's home from their Instagram account to submit an Instagram entry (the 'Instagram Entry**') (subject to compliance with these Rules).
    3. Use both of the following hashtags in their Instagram Entry: a. #CanadaIsHomeContest b. #Financeit

    Entrants are subject to Instagram's Terms of Service and Rules; these can be found at https://help.instagram.com/478745558852511. Financeit is not responsible in any way for any decisions Instagram makes regarding the entrant's account with Instagram. Multiple, separate posts contributed to the Instagram hashtags specified above will not increase the chances of winning. Anyone found using multiple accounts to enter the Contest will be ineligible. Anyone found "spamming" by posting multiple unrelated updates or comments that are unrelated to the Contest or by sending large numbers of duplicates to @financeit will be disqualified.

  4. ENTRIES: Please note, all tweets or posts submitted as an entry through Twitter or Instagram must be set to public and your Instagram Account must be set to public up until the winner is confirmed (see paragraph 9 below). A Twitter Entry and an Instagram Entry will be herein collectively referred to as an 'Entry'. Limit of one (1) Entry per method of entry per account per person during the Contest Period for a maximum of two (2) Entries. You may only use one (1) Twitter account and one (1) Instagram account to enter the Contest. Any person who is found to have entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Rules and/or who has submitted more than the number of Entries permitted by these Rules will be disqualified. 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. Financeit will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete Entries, which will be void. All Entries becomes the property of Financeit upon receipt and none will be returned. Proof of posting or tweeting an Entry is not proof of receipt by Financeit. Entries must be received during the Contest Period in order to be entered into the Prize (as defined below) draws (see paragraphs 6 and 9 below). In the event an entrant posts or tweets inappropriate content, in the sole discretion of Financeit, he or she will be disqualified. Any Entries that do not satisfy the requirements set out in paragraph 5 will be removed and be ineligible for entry into the Contest.

  5. PHOTO FORMAT AND CONTENT:

    • A TWITTER ENTRY:
      • Must be submitted in a JPEG or PNG file format;
      • Must be a photo the entrant already owns or takes of the entrant's favourite space in their home;
      • Must include the Hashtags #CanadaIsHomeContest and #Financeit;
      • Must be an original Tweet;
      • Must comply with Twitter terms of use.
    • AN INSTAGRAM ENTRY:
      • Must be submitted in a JPEG or PNG file format;
      • Must be a photo the entrant already owns or takes of the entrant's favourite space in their home;
      • Must include the Hashtags #CanadaIsHomeContest and #Financeit;
      • Must comply with Instagram terms of use.
    • FORMAT AND CONTENT: A Twitter Entry and Instagram Entry must:
      • Be intended for family audience viewing and contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of Financeit, is suitable for all persons, including persons under the age of 13;
      • Not contain any nude, sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, libelous or other inappropriate content of any kind whatsoever;
      • Not contain any content that promotes any product or service other than that of Financeit;
      • Not contain any language suggesting or encouraging illegal activity;
      • Not contain anything that infringes or that may infringe anyone's rights, including intellectual property rights;
      • Not contain any personal information;
      • Not contain any identifiable third party products and/or trade-marks, brands, logos or copyright, other than those of Financeit;
      • Not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the eligible entrant) or third party content that may be subject to and protected by intellectual property laws, including but not limited to artwork and photographs;
      • Contain entirely original materials that have never been distributed, shown publicly or published, or selected as a winner in any other contest;
      • Not contain any reference to or likeness of identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and such individuals are of the age of majority;
      • Must only be entered once.
      • By submitting a photo that includes the required hashtags on Twitter and/or Instagram, each entrant warrants and represents that such content complies with these Rules. If you are using a photo depicting a person other than yourself, you must first obtain the permission of that person to use their image. The onus for obtaining such consent rests entirely with the entrant. Financeit assumes no responsibility for obtaining such consent or for use of posted photos.
  6. DRAWING PERIOD: The winner will be selected by a random draw which will take place on August 8th, 2017.

  7. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received during the Contest Period.

  8. PRIZE: There is one (1) Prize available to be won by one (1) entrant consisting of $1,000 Canadian dollars to be awarded by Lowe's Canada gift card (the " Prize"). Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable. Financeit reserves the right in the event that a Prize or any component of a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute a similar Prize or component of Prize of equal or greater value without liability.

  9. WINNER SELECTION: One (1) entrant will be selected by random draw from all eligible Entries among both platforms applicable thereto, (the " Selected Entrant"). All draws will take place in Toronto, ON, on August 8th, 2017, at approximately 10:00 AM (Eastern).

  10. NOTIFICATION: Financeit will attempt to contact the selected entrant by sending a direct private message to the selected entrant's Twitter or Instagram account (depending on the method of entry) associated with the potential winning Entry. The winner will be notified between August 8th, 2017 and August 15th, 2017. The selected entrant associated with the Twitter account or Instagram account will then be asked to reply via private message to provide his/her contact information including full name, email address and telephone number without two (2) business days so that Release (see paragraph 11 below) can be issued and so that a skill testing question can be administered (see paragraph 11 below). If a selected entrant (a) does not reply via Private Message with his/her information within two (2) business days; (b) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question (see paragraph 11 below); or (c) fails to return the properly executed Release within the specified time (see paragraph 11 below), then he/she will forfeit his/her opportunity to be the Selected Entrant (as defined below) and another entrant will be randomly selected and so on until there are no more eligible entries.

  11. DECLARATION OF WINNER: To be declared the Contest winner and receive the Prize, a Selected Entrant must first (a) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by Financeit, and (b) sign a Release in the form provided by Financeit, confirming compliance with the Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing Financeit and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, affiliates, successors and assigns (collectively, the " Releasees") from any liability in connection with the Contest or any Prize. The Release Form must be returned within the time period specified by Financeit or Prize may be forfeited at sole discretion of Financeit. If any Selected Entrant (a) fails to meet the conditions set out above, (b) does not respond to the Notification within the time stipulated, or (c) does not meet Contest eligibility requirements or is not fully compliant with the Rules, Financeit may, in its sole discretion without right of appeal, disqualify a Selected Entrant and select an alternate Selected Entrant by random draw (as set out in section 7 hereof) until the Contest winner is declared.

  12. AWARDING OF PRIZE: The Prize will be sent to the Contest winner's address as provided by the Selected Entrant in the form of a gift card, within (8) weeks of a Selected Entrant being confirmed a Contest winner.

  13. GENERAL: Financeit shall have no liability for loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest or acceptance of a Prize. Financeit will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, falsified or destroyed entries and all such entries are void. Entries that have been falsified, tampered with or altered are void. Financeit shall not be liable for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry material/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Rules, all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified.

  14. GOVERNING LAW: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees (a) that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any Prize shall be resolved in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and federal laws applicable therein, and (b) to irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario over any claim or matter arising under or in connection with the Contest or these Rules.

  15. QUEBEC RESIDENTS are not eligible to enter into this Contest.

  16. PRIVACY: Financeit respects your right to privacy. Please note that by entering this Contest the entrant grants Financeit the right to use his/her personal information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest. Additionally, entrants consent to the manner of collection, use and disclosure of personal information as set out in the Financeit privacy statement, which is available at: FinanceIt.io.

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