OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS – BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST WITH PENTEL CANADA
Official Rules and Regulations – Staples ProfessionalTM
Back to School Products Bundle – Official Rules
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest start date is August 9, 2021, at 09:00:01 AM EST. The contest closing date is at 11:59:59 PM EST on August 15, 2021.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to win a prize, an entrant must: a) be a Canadian resident (This contest is not open to Quebec Residents) ; b) be an employee of a company operating in Canada with 10 or more employees c) have reached the age of majority in their province of residence as of the Contest start date; d) not be an employee of (or be domiciled with an employee of) Staples Professional Canada or its affiliates, advertising agencies or contractors. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Enter via Staples Professional Canada social media channels on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. LinkedIn is not an applicable entry. To enter follow @StaplesProf on Twitter or @StaplesProfessional on Facebook/Instagram and comment under the contest post what you or a loved one hopes to learn in school this year, tag a friend who would also love to win some stationery, and use #SPBacktoSchool. Each entrant must include all entry information requested in order to receive one (1) contest entry. Limit of 1 entry per person. No purchase necessary. We will not accept explicit, graphic, or inappropriate images and content. Staples Professional Canada reserves the right to disapprove contest entries that do not meet the required eligibility criteria. The chances of winning are solely dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.
ALTERNATE ENTRY: No purchase necessary. Each entrant must include all entry information requested in order to receive one (1) contest entry. Limit of 1 entry per person. Legibly hand print on a 4” x 6” postcard, your complete name, street address (no P.O. Boxes please), including city, province and postal code, daytime phone number (including area code) age and e-mail address (if available) and mail to: ATTN: Christina Crisostomo, RE: Back to School Contest 2021, Staples Professional Canada, Marketing Department, 550 Pendant Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L5T 2W6. All mail-in entries must be postmarked on or before the last day of the Contest Period and received before the contest draw on August 15, 2021 for entry into the Contest. No mechanical reproductions or facsimiles of postcard entries will be accepted.
PRIZE: 1 Prize will be awarded to 1 winner. The prize consists of the following items;
Refill Ink, For EnerGel Gel Pen, (0.7mm), Metal Tip, Medium, Forest Green Ink
Refill Ink – For EnerGel Infree Gel Pen, (0.5mm) Fine Point Needle Tip, Black Ink
GraphGear 500 Mechanical Drafting Pencil 0.9mm, Grey Barrel
Pentel AM13 1.3mm Heavy Duty Mechanical Pencil
Illumina Flex Liquid Highlighter, Dual Tip – Chisel and Bullet, Pastel Violet
Illumina Flex Liquid Highlighter, Dual Tip – Chisel and Bullet, Pastel Green
Illumina Flex Liquid Highlighter, Dual Tip – Chisel and Bullet, Pastel Yellow
GlideWrite Ballpoint Pen with TechnIFlo Ink, (1.0mm) Bold Point, Violet Ink
GlideWrite Ballpoint Pen with TechnIFlo Ink, (1.0mm) Bold Point, Black Ink
EnerGel Infree Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, (0.5mm) Needle Tip, Black Ink
Hi-Polymer, Large White Block Eraser
EnerGel Retractable Gel Roller, (0.7mm) Metal Tip, Forest Green Ink
EnerGel Retractable Gel Roller, (0.7mm) Metal Tip, Red Ink
EnerGel Retractable Gel Roller, (0.7mm) Metal Tip, Turquoise Ink
EnerGel Clena Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, (0.5mm) Needle Tip, Blue Accent, Blue Ink
EnerGel Clena Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, (0.5mm) Needle Tip, Pink Accent, Blue Ink
Pentel Arts Pocket Brush Pen Starter Set, Sepia Ink
Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refill (1.3mm), B, 12 Leads per Tube, Extra Thick Lead
Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refill (0.9mm), HB, 15 Leads per Tube
Super Hi-Polymer Lead Refill (0.7mm), HB, 12 Leads per Tube
Pentel Arts Tradio Stylo Sketch Pen Refill, Black Ink
EnerGel Alloy Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, (0.7mm) Metal Tip, Silver Barrel, Black Ink
EnerGel Alloy Retractable Premium Liquid Gel Pen, (0.7mm) Brown Barrel, Black Ink
Kerry Mechanical Pencil (0.5mm) Pink Barrel, Gift Case
Quick Click Retractable Mechanical Pencil (0.7mm), Sky Blue Barrel
Quick Click Retractable Mechanical Pencil (0.5mm), Red Barrel
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Bronze Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Pink Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Violet Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Silver Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Gold Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Red Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Blue Metallic Ink
Pentel Arts Slicci Metallic (0.8mm) Needle Tip Med Gel Pen Green Metallic Ink
Hi-Polymer Super Lead Refill (0.5mm), HB, 12 Leads per Tube
Orenz Nero Retractable Automatic Lead Forwarding Mechanical Pencil (0.5mm)
Tradio Fountain Pen Stylo Black
Pentel Arts Pointliner Pen, 0.5mm, Black Ink
The total approximate value of the prize is $250.00. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitution or cash equivalent of the prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor Pentel Canada. The sponsor Pentel Canada reserves the right at any time to substitute the prize or any prize element for any reason with a prize or prizes of equal or greater value. In-stock items will be supplied at the time of the winner being selected.
PRIZE AWARDING: 1 winner will be drawn randomly from all eligible entries. The winning entry will be chosen at 2:00 PM EST on August 19, 2021 at 550 Pendant Drive, Mississauga Ontario. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of contest entries. A mathematical skill-testing question must be answered correctly in order to be qualified as a prize winner.
The winner will be contacted within 5 business days after the draw, via email. Before being awarded a prize, each winner will be required to sign and return, within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsor, Pentel Canada, all requested documentation including, but not limited to, a standard declaration of compliance with the Contest rules and regulations. The winner must also fax/email a copy of photo identification (Driver’s license, Passport) to confirm age of majority. The winner will be informed of how he/she can claim his/her prize and the date by which he/she can claim it. The winner will be contacted via email. If no response is received in five (5) business days, the selected winner will lose the potential prize. In the event that a potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these rules, Contest Sponsor, Pentel Canada shall have the right to disqualify the potential winner and an alternate potential winner shall be selected and the Contest Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. Staples Professional Canada may announce the prize winner among any and all forms of media prior to the prize winners signing and returning the declaration of compliance with the Contest rules and regulations.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: By submitting their entry through Staples Professional Canada Social Media channels, entrants agree to be entered into the contest. Staples Professional Canada reserves the right, at its option, to publish any winner’s name, address, photograph, likeness, voice or statements without further compensation to the winner, including before the winner has signed and returned the standard declaration of compliance with the Contest rules and regulations. By entering this Contest, each entrant also consents to Staples Professional Canada, their respective affiliates, advertising agencies and contractors collecting, using and storing the personal information submitted through the online entry for the purpose of administering the Contest in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations. By accepting a prize in the Contest, each winner consents to the use of his or her name, address and/or likeness, without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any form of media, including, without limitation, newspaper, internet websites, social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) and/or television. Staples Professional Canada also reserves the right to alter the entry for publicity purposes, unless prohibited by law.
QUEBEC RESIDENTS: This contest is not open to Quebec Residents.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Staples Professional Canada reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of this Contest, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including technical failure or corruption, computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, error, legal proceedings and/or any risk thereof, or any cause beyond the control of Staples Professional Canada which, in the opinion of Staples Professional Canada, affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.
DISQUALIFICATION: Staples Professional Canada is not responsible for a lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, as determined by Staples Professional Canada will be disqualified. In the event any portion of this Contest is compromised by a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Staples Professional Canada, which corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper entry into the Contest, Staples Professional Canada reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate this Contest. In the event of technical impairment, Staples Professional Canada reserves the right but has no obligation to draw a winner at random from all registered entrants at the time of such impairment.
CONTEST GENERAL RULES: By participating in this Contest, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and Regulations and the decisions of Staples Professional Canada, which are final. Staples Professional Canada shall in no way bear any liability whatsoever regarding any of the prizes. Staples Professional Canada will not be responsible for late, lost, invalid, illegible, delayed, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, or postage-due entries/prize claims. If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. The winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this contest will be the contest server machine(s).
FACEBOOK, TWITTER & INSTAGRAM DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE: This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. By participating in the Contest, each entrant releases and agrees to indemnify Facebook and hold it harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of the right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Contest, or arising out of participation in any Contest-related or prize-related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any Contest or prize-related activity, whether hosted by Sponsor or a third party.
SPONSOR: Pentel Canada and Staples Professional Canada, 550 Pendant Drive Mississauga Ontario, L5T 2W6.