Group Order Rules

Official Rules and Regulations – Staples Professional Group Order Sweepstakes

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstake start date is December 1st, 2017 at 08:00:01 AM EST. Sweepstake closing date is at 11:59:59 PM EST on November 30th, 2018. Participants may enter during each of the twelve defined “Sweepstakes Periods,” (12/01/17); (01/01/18); (02/01/18); (03/01/18); (04/01/18); (05/01/18); (06/01/18); (07/01/18); (08/01/18); (09/01/18); (10/01/18); (11/01/18).

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to win the prize, an entrant must: a) be a Canadian resident; b) be an employee of a company operating in Canada with 10 or more employees or an existing customer of Staples Professional c) have reached the age of majority in your province 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. Sweepstake is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Submit an online Group Order valued over $50 (before applicable taxes) at (Must be logged in) to receive one (1) sweepstake entry. Multiple entries permitted. Entries will only count towards the sweepstakes period during which the order was submitted. All entries become the property of Staples Professional Canada. The chances of winning are solely dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.

ALTERNATE ENTRY: No Purchase Necessary. Legibly hand print on a 3” X 5” 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: Mariska Juan RE: Group Order Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstake Period and received by the 7th day of the immediately following month for entry into the Sweepstake. No mechanical reproductions or facsimiles of postcard entries will be accepted.

PRIZE: Twelve (12) monthly prizes: (Dec) Speakers, (Jan) Keurig® K-Cups Variety Pack, (Feb) Flowers from ital florist, (Mar) Notebook Products, (Apr) Wellness Products, (May) Micorowave, (June) Decorative Wall Clock, (July) Snack Pack, (Aug) Adult Colouring Products, (Sep) Spa Gift Card, (Oct) Five Movie Passes, (Nov) Restaurant Gift Card.

Each monthly prize has an approximate retail value of $75 CAD. The total retail value of all 12 monthly prizes is $900 CAD. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitution or cash equivalent of the prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

PRIZE AWARDING: A random draw will be held for each Sweepstakes Period made at 10:00 AM EST on the following Thursday after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, for a total of 12 separates draws. A mathematical skill‐testing question must be answered correctly in order to be qualified as a prize winner. The winner will be contacted within 30 days after the draw, via email or phone number (as available); winner must sign and return a standard declaration of compliance with the Sweepstake rules and regulations to claim their prize. Winner must also fax/mail a copy of photo identification (Driver’s license, Passport) to confirm age of majority. Winner will be informed of how he/she can claim his/her prize and the date by which he/she can claim it. There will be a total of 3 attempts to contact the potential winner within 7 Business Days. In the event that a potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these Rules, Contest Sponsor 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 winner signing and returning the declaration of compliance with the Sweepstake rules and regulations.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: By submitting a Group Order over $50 (Before taxes) online, entrants agree to be entered into the sweepstake. 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. By entering this Sweepstake, 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 Sweepstake in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations. By accepting the prize in the Sweepstake, each winner consents to the use of his or her name, address and/or likeness, without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, in any publicity or advertising carried out by Staples Professional Canada, unless prohibited by law.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Staples Professional Canada reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of this Sweepstake, if for any reason the Sweepstake 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 Sweepstake.

DISQUALIFICATION: Staples Professional Canada is not responsible for 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 Sweepstake, as determined by Staples Professional Canada will be disqualified. In the event any portion of this Sweepstake is compromised by 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 Sweepstake, Staples Professional Canada reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate this Sweepstake. 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 Sweepstake, 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 sweepstake will be the sweepstake server machine(s)

QUEBEC RESIDENTS: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

SPONSOR:Staples Professional Canada, 550 Pendant Drive Mississauga Ontario, L5T 2W6.