CONTEST RULES
 “Win a Pink Tartan outfit at The Shopping Channel with FLARE Contest
 (the “Contest”)

1. Entry Period & Contest Sponsors. 

(a) The “Win a TSC gift card at The Shopping Channel with FLARE” (the “contest”) is brought to you by Rogers Publishing Limited, publisher of FLARE  (herein “Rogers”). Rogers is hereinafter referred to as the “Contest Sponsor”.

(b) The Contest entry period (the “Entry Period”) starts at 12:00 pm (noon) on Sept 17, 2014 and continues until 5 pm on Sept 19, 2014.  All times are Eastern.

2. HOW TO ENTER

(a) No purchase necessary.

(b) This Contest may be entered in either of the following ways:

EITHER

i) FLARE Twitter entry: To be eligible to enter the Contest by means of Twitter entry, you must have a valid Twitter account and must have “followed” the FLARE Twitter page at https://twitter.com/flarefashion (“FLARE Twitter page”) and The Shopping Channel Twitter page at https://twitter.com/theShoppingChan

For greater certainty, you can “Follow” the FLARE Twitter page and The Shopping Channel page by logging into your Twitter account and clicking on the “Follow” button on the FLARE Twitter page and The Shopping Channel page. To enter the Contest via Twitter, log into your Twitter account, visit the FLARE Twitter page and retweet the contest post that will be made available on Sept 17 at or around 12:00 pm (noon) using the #WinPinkTartan hashtag, by the Contest Closing Date.

If you do not have a Twitter account, visit Twitter.com and register in accordance with the enrolment instructions for a free Twitter account. 

By creating a Twitter account account, you commit to respect the Twitter conditions and policies. The contest is in no way, sponsored by, administered by, or associated with Twitter.

Questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest have to be sent to the Contest Sponsor and not to Twitter. By participating in this Contest, you renounce claims against Twitter, Inc.

OR

ii) Email entry: During the Entry Period, send an email to editor@flare.com using the subject line “Win a Pink Tartan outfit at The Shopping Channel” and explaining in one hundred (100) words or less what fashion must-have you most want to buy this Fall for a chance to win this Contest. Include in the body of your email your name, address, day and evening telephone numbers, email address, and age.  An email duly written and sent will constitute one valid entry to the Contest.

(c) ENTRY LIMIT: Limit of one entry per person regardless of the platform used to participate

(d) Any attempt or suspected attempt to enter the Contest in a fashion not authorized by these rules shall be deemed to be tampering and will void all of your entries.  Entries that are late, lost, stolen, false, illegible, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of these Contest rules will be void.  Only entries received by Rogers will be considered.  Proof of entry transmission shall not constitute proof of receipt. Rogers reserves the right to refuse any entry in its absolute discretion.

(e) Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

(f) If entry to this Contest is by means of a third party service or site (a “Third Party Service”), such as a social media or social networking site, entrants must have a valid account with the applicable Third Party Service and may be required to have a public (i.e. non-private) account in order to participate.  By creating an account with a Third Party Service, you agree to comply with the Third Party Service’s terms and policies.  This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by any Third Party Service.  In particular, all entrants acknowledge that this Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”), and that any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Contest Sponsor and not to Twitter.  By participating in this Contest, you completely release Twitter of all liability in relation to any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation.

3. Eligibility. 

(a) The Contest is open to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are over the age of majority in their province or territory of residence.

(b) Employees, officers and directors of any Contest Sponsor, its affiliates or representatives, any Contest suppliers and judges, and those with whom the foregoing individuals reside are not eligible to participate in this Contest. 

(c) The Contest Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to enter the Contest.  Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification.  All personal and other information requested by and supplied for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading.  The Contest 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.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION.

(a) FLARE Participants are eligible to win one (1) $300 Pink Tartan prize pack from The Shopping Channel, including:

– A $300 gift card to the Shopping Channel

Each gift package has a total value of $300.00

(b) No financial compensation will be made or required if actual prize value is lower than the total value quoted in these rules.  Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred or exchanged absent the consent of the Contest Sponsor, which consent may be withheld in its absolute discretion. 

(c) Prizing may not be exactly as advertised.  The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in their absolute discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of the unavailability, for whatever the reason, of any advertised prize in whole or in part.

(d) Except as expressly warranted herein, any Contest prize is provided “as is” without further warranty of any kind.

5. DRAW.  <

(a) A random draw by a representative of the Contest Sponsor from all entries received will be made around noon, on Sept 20 2014.

(b) Each entrant is responsible to verify if he/she has been selected via private message or comment on the platform used to participate. Selected entrants must make themselves known within the 48 hours following the first attempt of contact, by responding to FLARE’s  message via the Twitter function (if the winner has entered via the Twitter mechanism), including their full name, mailing address and phone number or as requested by FLARE.

(c) If the participant has entered via the Rogers email address mean, he will be contacted by email and by phone provided during the participation. The chosen participant will have to respond within 48 hours. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within the 48 hours following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return a Release of Liability as specified below, Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to select another entrant or to cancel the prize.

(d) Decisions and rulings of the Contest Sponsor and/or their representatives are final and binding without appeal in all matters related to this Contest and the awarding of a prize.

(e) To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question; be in full compliance with these Contest rules; and, in the discretion of the Contest Sponsor, sign and return a release of liability and consent to publicity form (the “Release Form”) and any other documentation as may reasonably be required by the Contest Sponsor in its absolute discretion.

(f) A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of identification to the Contest Sponsor when claiming a prize or otherwise in connection with this Contest to facilitate the Contest Sponsor’s accurate identification of a Contest winner.

(g) If a selected entrant does not fulfill the conditions set out in these rules, or declines or forfeits a Contest prize, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to cancel the Contest prize, to select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries pursuant to the process described in this section, above, or to donate the Contest prize to a charity of their choosing.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY / CONSENT OF PUBLICITY.  

By accepting a Contest prize, the winner: confirms compliance with these Contest rules; acknowledges that the prize is not transferable (except as provided for herein and only at the Contest Sponsor’s absolute discretion) and must be accepted as awarded or otherwise except where stated; consents to the use of his/her name, city of residence, entry, voice, statements, photographs and/or other likenesses for publicity, advertising or informational purposes in any medium or format carried out by the Contest Sponsor and/or its advertising agencies regarding the Contest or the prize, without further notice or compensation; and releases each of the Contest Sponsor, its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, the suppliers of materials or services related to the Contest, and all of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively the “Releasees”) from and against all liability in connection with the Contest and/or the awarding and/or use of any Contest prize.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

The Releasees do not assume any responsibility and each entrant releases the Releasees from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands and liabilities of whatever nature or kind arising out of or in connection with the entrant’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest and any Contest prize, including, without limitation the administration of the Contest, the selection and confirmation of any Contest winners, and the arranging, awarding and use of any Contest prize.

8. PRIVACY.  

By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use, and disclosure of his/her personal information for the purposes and in the manner described herein.  All information submitted by entrants is being collected by Rogers and is subject to the Rogers Media Privacy Policy, available at http://www.rogersmedia.com/privacy. Online entrants may be given the option to receive commercial emails and/or other communications from the Contest Sponsor or other parties; however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon an entrant’s consent to receive any such emails and communications, and consenting to receiving such emails and communications will not impact an entrant’s chances of winning.  Rogers will not send informational or marketing communications to entrants, unless entrants expressly consent to receive such communications through an opt-in mechanism.  Entrants may at any time opt out of receiving such materials by following the unsubscribe instructions provided at the bottom of any of these communications.  Please consult the Rogers Media Privacy Policy referenced above for further information on how Rogers collects, uses, and discloses personal information.  Any questions or concerns with respect to communications from Rogers may be addressed to the Rogers Chief Privacy Officer, whose contact particulars may be found in the Rogers Media Privacy Policy.  Where you elect to receive informational or marketing communications from a party other than Rogers, you understand and agree that your personal information will be shared with such other party for the purpose of facilitating the sending of informational or marketing communications, and you further understand and agree that your personal information, as shared with the other party, will be subject to the other party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices.

In connection with prize fulfillment, Rogers may be required to provide your personal information to another party, including, but not limited to, any other Contest Sponsor.  By entering the Contest, you consent to such disclosure of your personal information in connection with the foregoing, and you understand and agree that, should your personal information be provided to another party, your information will be subject to that party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices.
You further acknowledge and agree that, where you enter a Contest by means of a Third Party Service, any personal information that you share with, or by means of, such Third Party Service may also be used by the applicable Third Party Service in accordance with its own privacy policy.

9. GENERAL.  

(a) Laws and Rules.  This Contest will be run in accordance with these Contest rules, which shall be subject to amendment by Rogers without notice or liability to you.  Entrants must comply with these Contest rules and will be deemed to have received and understood these rules by participating in this Contest.  The terms of this Contest, as set out in these rules, are not subject to amendment or counter-offer, except as set out herein.  This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.  These rules are governed exclusively by the laws of the province in which you reside, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of such province. Rights and remedies may vary by province.

(b) Cancel and Amend. Rogers reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend this Contest or to amend the Contest rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever.  Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, for example as a result of tampering or infection by computer virus, bug, corruption, security breach, or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor, Rogers reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Contest and/or conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries.

(c) Conduct.  The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in their absolute discretion, to disqualify without notice any entrant that they find to be: violating the Contest rules; tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or any Contest website; acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest.  Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws.  Should any such attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution, and Rogers reserves the right to ban or disqualify an entrant from this Contest and any future contests.

(d) Identity of Online Entrant. If a dispute arises regarding the identity of a Twitter entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account provided at the time of entry.