Embroidered Blundstone Contest Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

SPONSOR: The Embroidered Blundstone Contest (the “Contest”) is provided by Tin Shack Ltd (the “Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Excluded from eligibility are officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Tin Shack Ltd collectively, (the “Excluded Individuals”). NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER.

ACCEPTANCE OF RULES: Participation in the Contest constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules (the “Rules”), as may be amended by Tin Shack Ltd at its sole discretion from time to time. Winning a prize is contingent upon a winning entrant also fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Rules.

Notwithstanding any other provision contained in these Rules, Tin Shack Ltd reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, amend, cancel, suspend, reinstate or close the Contest, at any time in whole or in part without prior notification, and for any reason whatsoever.

CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest commences at 12:00 PM (EST) on Oct 7, 2021 and, subject to these Rules, concludes at 12:00 PM (EST) on October 21, 2021 (the “Contest Period”).

PARTICIPATION AND CONTEST ENTRIES:

  1. To participate in the Contest, entrants must have an Instagram account.  At the time of writing of these Official Rules, there are no fees known by the Sponsor to be associated with the creation of an Instagram account.
  2. Entrants must follow @blundstoneca and @abigail_and_lauren and comment on the ‘Enter now’ contest Instagram post.
  3. Entrants may have a second entry into the contest by sharing the ‘Enter Now’ contest post in their story publicly linking back to the original post.
  4. Entrants may post as many times as they wish during the Contest Period however only the first comment will qualify as an entry.
  5. The competition will be a game of chance with the winner receiving a pair of Blundstone #585s with either wattle, waves or a Tasmanian outline (design to be chosen by the winner) hand embroidered by Lauren Weeks.
  6. We will endeavour to have boots delivered to the winner within twelve (12) weeks of the announcement of the winner. The boots will be Blundstone #585s which are available in AUS unisex sizes 3 -13.
  7. In order to deliver the boots within 12 weeks, the winner must respond to an Instagram private message and select which design they wish to have hand embroidered by Lauren Weeks: either floral wattle design, mountain scene or a map of Tasmania outline. The boots will be hand embroidered by Lauren Weeks.

PRIZES AND PRIZE VALUE:

Prizes will be provided by Tin Shack Ltd Prizes and will be awarded by the Sponsor in accordance with these Rules.

The winner must choose their design and redeem their prize within two weeks of being notified of winning the contest.

SELECTION OF WINNERS

This will be done by random draw.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:

The Sponsor will attempt to notify Prize Winners and the Grand Prize Winner via Instagram. If after exercising reasonable efforts, Tin Shack Ltd cannot reach an entrant within two weeks from the first attempt to contact them, Tin Shack Ltd will be free of any liability for awarding a given prize to that entrant or other entrants and such prize may be considered by the Sponsor to be forfeited for all purposes. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the social media account submitted.

TERMS OF PRIZE ACCEPTANCE:

Each prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes is permitted, except: (i) as otherwise explicitly provided herein; or (ii) at Tin Shack Ltd sole discretion. Tin Shack Ltd reserves the right to substitute a Prize with one (1) of comparable or greater value without liability or consent. Prizes are non-transferable. and subject to availability. Blundstone Canada Ltd is not responsible for lost or misused prizes or promotional items. All costs and expenses not specifically included as part of any prize, including, without limitation, insurance, taxes, accommodation, transportation costs, and any other expenses and any taxes thereon, are the sole responsibility of the winner.

PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY RIGHTS:

Tin Shack Ltd, its authorized agents and/or representatives may collect, use, and disclose the personal information provided by each entrant at the time they enter the Contest for the purposes of administering the Contest and prize fulfillment. By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the use of their personal information for such purposes.

By accepting a prize, a winner hereby consents to Tin Shack Ltd’s  use of the winner’s name, city of residence, picture or other photographic image, biographical information, statements, voice and likeness in any advertising and publicity that Blundstone Canada Ltd  may conduct in any media or format, whether now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the Internet, at any time in perpetuity, without further compensation or notice to the winner.

ADDITIONAL TERMS:

Tin Shack Ltd reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from the Contest if Tin Shack Ltd finds or reasonably believes such individual to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or where applicable, the Contest Page; and/or to be acting: (i) in violation of these Rules; (ii) in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or (iii) with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass Tin Shack Ltd, or any of their respective employees, any other Contest entrants, or any other person. Any attempt by an entrant or other individual to automate the entry process, or to otherwise undermine the legitimate administration, security or operation of the Contest is prohibited and may be a violation of applicable criminal and civil laws. Tin Shack Ltd reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Entrants engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes awarded to such entrant.

The decisions of Blundstone Canada Ltd in regards to all matters of the Contest are final and binding upon entrants. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of the rules of the Contest or any decision rendered by Tin Shack Ltd, the decision or interpretation of Tin Shack Ltd shall prevail.

All entrants must comply with all applicable laws.

RELEASES AND LIMITATIONS:

Entrants acknowledge that Tin Shack Ltd, and all involved advertising and promotional agencies, other suppliers providing Prizes or other materials or services in connection with this Contest, anyone else involved in the development or execution of this Contest (e.g., Instagram), each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) have not made, nor are in any manner responsible, for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to, its quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose or the use thereof.  Further, no responsibilities are accepted by any of the Releasees for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT HEREBY RELEASES AND HOLDS HARMLESS ALL OF THE RELEASEES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, INJURIES, LOSS, CLAIMS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST; AND/OR (II) ACCEPTANCE, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF ANY PRIZE OR PARTS THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND, LOSS INCURRED DURING TRAVEL TO/FROM, AND/OR ATTENDANCE AT, ANY OF THE EVENTS FORMING PART OF THE PRIZES AND FROM LIABILITY TO ANY OTHER PERSONS RELATING TO OR RESULTING FROM ENTERING THE CONTEST.

Without limiting the foregoing, the Releasees are not responsible for: (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by an entrant, Instagram, or any third parties, or by any of the equipment, hardware, software or programming associated or used with the Contest; (ii) technical errors, defects, delays or failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in communications lines, Internet or website access, hardware or software; (iii) digital or electronic disruptions (e.g., security breaches); (iv) unauthorized human intervention (e.g., hacking); (v) technical or human error which may occur in connection with any aspect of the Sweepstakes; (vi) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from an entrant’s participation in the Contest, or receipt or use of any Prize; (vii) an entrant’s breach of Instagram and/’s terms of use; and (viii) lost, incomplete, illegible or garbled entries, mail or transmissions, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, computer viruses, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, failed computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions, or other errors or problems of any kind whether electronic, mechanical, or human.

GOVERNING LAW:

The Contest and the Rules shall be governed exclusively by and construed in accordance with the laws in Ontario, Canada, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any dispute not otherwise determined in accordance with these Official Rules of the Contest shall be adjudicated in the courts sitting in Ontario, Canada. (or any appeals court therefrom).

DISCLAIMER AS TO INSTAGRAM:

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram. Entrants are providing their information to Tin Shack Ltd. via @blundstoneca and not to Instagram.