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(The "Contest")

Official Contest Rules & Regulation

1. Contest Organizer:

Lowe’s Canada ("Lowe’s"), doing business at 220, chemin du Tremblay, Boucherville, QC, J4B 8H7, organizes this Contest ("the Organizer"). LoyaltyOne, Co. is in no way connected to the management of this Contest.

2. Participating Stores:

RONA, L’Entrepôt RONA, Home & Garden RONA, Réno-Dépôt and Lowe’s stores across Canada only.

Eligibility: The Contest is intended solely for Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence and enrolled in the AIR MILES® Reward Program (the “Entrants”). If the Entrant has not enrolled in the AIR MILES® Reward Program (the “Program”), they may enroll in the Program online at www.airmiles.ca* or in a store participating to the Contest. Program enrolment is free. By enrolling in the Program to become an AIR MILES® Collector, the Entrant agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of the AIR MILES® Reward Program as amended from time to time. The Entrant must ensure that the address and telephone number provided in their AIR MILES® Collector account are at all times accurate to allow the Organizer to contact the Entrant if necessary.

This Contest is not open to employees, agents and representatives of the Contest Organizer and company, trust or other legal entity owned by or related to the Contest Organizer, and as the case may be, their franchisees, their advertising and marketing agencies, affiliated dealers, prize, suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to the Contest as well as members of their immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother) and their legal or common-law spouse, with whom they reside or not, as well as the people with whom these employees, representatives and agents reside. To enter the Contest, the “cookies” must be accepted. The Organizer may ask any participant for any documentation that he or she finds necessary to demonstrate that the participant meets the eligibility requirements, to the Organizer's satisfaction.

3. Agreement to Official Contest Rules & Regulation:

By participating in the Contest, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to be bound by the Official Contest Rules & Regulation and the decision of the Contest Organizer, administrators and Contest judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.

4. Contest Period:

The Contest will take place from Thursday June 6, 2019 00:01 am to Wednesday, July 3th 2019 at 11:59 pm (59 seconds) (the “Contest Period”). All hours shown refer to Eastern Time (“EST”).

5. How to Enter:

There are two (2) ways to enter this Contest (described below).

5.1 With a purchase :

The Participant can participate to the Contest by making a purchase of $20 or more before taxes in RONA, L’Entrepôt RONA, Home & Garden RONA, Réno-Dépôt or Lowe’s stores during the Contest Period by presenting their valid AIR MILES® Collector’s card. Every transaction of $20 or more gives an automatic participation in the Contest.

If the participant makes a return and receives a refund on any transactions within the valid period of the Contest, the participant may lose their participation in this Contest, at the sole discretion of the Contest Organizer. The participant also has the option of participating in this Contest via the “No Purchase Required” mode described below.

5.2 No purchase required :

The Participant may also enter the Contest by sending their entry by e-mail to the following address: webmaster@rona.ca between 00:01 a.m. June 6, 2019 and before 11:59 on July 3, 2019.

The participant must provide all the following information to be eligible for the draw:
  • Indicate the title of the Contest in the subject of their e-mail;
  • Write a text of fifty (50) words explaining why they should win the Prize (hereinafter defined);
  • Indicate their AIR MILES® Collector Number;
  • Answer the following question: “What would you do with one (1) million AIR MILES® Reward Miles?”

Limit of one no purchase required entry during the Contest Period per person and per email address. Additional entries will be disqualified. A participant can not use more than one email address to enter the Contest. Any participation by email that does not meet the criteria described below, that is altered, copied, lost, not received or, in any way, illegible will be void. Entries by email will not receive an acknowledged of receipt.

Proof of delivery by email does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. No responsibility is assumed for any lost, late, stolen, misdirected or illegible email. The Organizer shall not be liable for any technical malfunction arising from any online computer system, server, access provider, computer equipment, software, failure to receive any email or registration due to congestion on the Internet or the Website, or any combination thereof, including any damage or injury to the participant computer or other linked person or resulting from emails relating to the Contest that may affect the ability of a person to participate in the Contest.

5.3 Email:

The Participant needs to have access to an email account to participate in the Contest. *Computers are made available to the public for free by several public libraries, retail businesses and other establishments make computers available free for the public; some Internet service suppliers as well as other corporations will host email accounts for free.

5.4 AIR MILES® Account:

For the purposes of the present Rules & Regulation, the Participant is the person in whose name the AIR MILES® Collector’s Account has been established and it is to this person to whom the prize will be awarded if he/she is selected and declared a winner. Limit of one (1) prize per AIR MILES® Collector’s Account.

6. Prize:

One (1) Prize to win, consisting of one (1) million AIR MILES® Reward Miles. The AIR MILES® Reward Miles will be deposited into the AIR MILES® Collector account of the winner. To ensure that the winner receives the Prize in their preferred balance, the winner should ensure his or her balance preference (AIR MILES® Cash balance and AIR MILES® Dream balance) are set up as desired prior to the Prize being posted to their Collector account.

The approximate retail value of AIR MILES® Reward Miles prize depends on the chosen method of redemption, available Reward options at the time of redemption, and the set preference between AIR MILES® Cash and AIR MILES® Dream balances. If redeemed with AIR MILES® Cash, 95 Cash Miles can be used in-store for $10 towards purchases at participating AIR MILES® Partners or 95 Cash Miles can be used online for eVouchers for $10 worth of value at participating Reward Partners. If redeemed for flights (1200 Reward Mile minimum required for flight redemption), value depends on destination chosen, date of travel and use of multiple carriers or suppliers. For example, one return economy flight in low season departure from Toronto, Ontario to Winnipeg, Manitoba is 2000 AIR MILES® Reward Miles and has an approximate value of $525.00 (Canadian) excluding taxes. Winner must pay applicable taxes, related transportation fees, governmental levies, excess baggage and other non-ticket costs. The value of AIR MILES® Reward Miles used for non-flight Reward options depends on Reward options in effect at the time of redemption. AIR MILES® Reward Miles prize is subject to the terms and conditions of the AIR MILES® Reward Program as amended from time to time. AIR MILES® Reward Miles prize is not transferable or convertible to cash and must be accepted as awarded.

The following general conditions apply to the Prize: (i) the one million of AIR MILES® Reward Miles must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Organizer in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions are permitted, except at Organizer’s option; (iii) Organizer reserves the right at any time to substitute the Prize for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater value including, without limitation, but solely at the Organizer’s sole discretion, a cash award; and (iv) the winner will be required to present adequate personal identification (in a form acceptable to the Organizer – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification).

7. Draw:

A random draw to determine the Prize winner will be held on July 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Lowe’s Canada office, located on 220 Chemin du Tremblay, Boucherville, QC, J4B 8H7, under the Contest Organizer’s supervision, from all the eligible entries received during the Contest Period, by an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding.

8. Awarding of the Prize:

To be declared a winner, the selected participant must:
  • (i) Be reached by phone or email, at the sole discretion of the Organizer, within fourteen (14) business days following the draw. Should a selected participant be contacted by email, they will have to reply in compliance with the instructions provided to that effect, if applicable. Return of any Prize notification email as undeliverable may result in disqualification, and an alternate participant may be selected. If a selected participant cannot be reached or does not reply to the Organizer within the prescribed delay, that is August 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm, it will result in the forfeiture of the Prize by the Participant without any recourse or compensation, and in the selection of another participant following the same conditions. A maximum of three (3) additional participants will be selected and contacted if the first selected participant(s) cannot be reached in the prescribed delay;
  • (ii) Sign and return to the Contest Organizer, within ten (10) business days of receiving, Declaration and the Organizer Liability Exemption form (the “Form”), which includes a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Contest Rules & Regulation and a release form and correctly answer, without help, a mathematical skill-testing question, also in the form. Failure to sign and return the Prize acknowledgement form within ten (10) business days of receiving it will result in the forfeiture of the Prize and the selection of another participant, following the conditions specified above;
  • (iii) Have accepted the conditions relative to the Prize.

Failure to comply with any of the above-mentioned conditions or to accept the Prize will result in disqualification. Should this occur, the Contest Organizer, at its sole discretion and in accordance with the Contest Rules & Regulation, will be allowed to cancel the Prize or realize another draw to select a participant and declare a winner.

Within five (10) business days of receipt of the completed and signed Form and the successful answer to the mathematical skill-testing question, the Organizer will take the necessary steps to deposit the one million AIR MILES® Reward miles into the winner's account.

The winner's name will be announced by the Organizer on the contest webpage within ten (10) days of receipt of the completed and signed Form and the successful answer to the mathematical skill-testing question.

9. Chances of winning:

Chances of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest period.

10. General:

By entering the Contest, each participant (with or without purchase) agrees and acknowledges that, the Contest Organizer and LoyaltyOne Co. and each of their affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, related entities and advertising and promotion or other representatives or agencies, and each of their respective employees, officers, shareholders, representatives, directors and agents (collectively “Releasees”) are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, stolen, delayed, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, postage due, garbled or unintelligible transmissions, swipes or entries; (2) any notification, entry, swipe or document that is lost or not received by an entrant or Contest Organizer; (3) any injury, including death or other damage to person or property of any kind or any other liability, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, by the Contest or any Contest Prize, including receipt and use or misuse of any Prize; or (4) incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information; purchase information, swipe information or technical malfunctions; human or technical error or negligence; or printing errors. All entries become the property of Contest Organizer and will not be returned. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Any entry that does not comply with these Official Contest Rules & Regulation or received after the end of the Contest period is void. All entries and Prize claims are subject to verification by Contest Organizer and will be void if obtained other than in compliance with these Official Contest Rules & Regulation.

Upon delivery of the Prize to the winner, the Organizer will be deemed to have awarded the Prize to the winner, and the winner will assume full responsibility for the Prize. The Organizer does not undertake any representation or guarantee in connection with the Prizes which must and will be deemed to be accepted “as is”. Any claim to the Prize (or substitute merchandise, if applicable) must be addressed only to the supplier, manufacturer or creator of the Prize, as the case may be. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Releasees shall not be liable for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether attributable to Contest participants, Contest Website users, any equipment or program related to or used in the Contest, or any technical or human error that may occur at the time of the entries’ processing; (b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of the entry forms or the Contest Website; (c) any technical problems or malfunctioning of telephone lines and networks, on-line computer systems, servers or suppliers, computer equipment, software, viruses, Trojan horse or bugs; (d) failure to receive an email by the Organizer for any reason, such as congestion on the Internet or any Website or both; (e) damage to the user system or any other person by entering the Contest or downloading the Contest information; (f) late, lost, misdirected, damaged, illegible or incomplete entry forms, which will be declared void; (g) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other error or malfunction of any kind, or (h) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained therein in this document.

By participating in this Contest, participants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the Organizer and its authorized agents and/or representatives for the purposes of administering the Contest and awarding of the Prizes. When participating to the Contest, you will also be asked if you agree for the Organizer to use your personal information to receive potential emails from the Organizer. No communications, commercial or otherwise, not related to this Contest will be sent to the participant, unless otherwise agreed. In addition, by accepting a Prize, the Contest winner consents to the use, by the Organizer its names, photographs or likenesses, addresses (city or province), voice and statements that have been made or (Including, but not limited to, printing, broadcasting and the Internet), for all commercial purposes, in any or all of the media currently known or hereafter developed, including advertising and promotional activities without remuneration. Personal information will not be collected, used or otherwise disclosed without consent.

The Contest Organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds or suspects to be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules & Regulation or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil Law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Organizer reserves the right to seek damage from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by Law. The Contest Organizer’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules & Regulation shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

For Quebec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of an advertising contest in Québec may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the "Régie") 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.

Subject to the jurisdiction in Quebec of the Régie, the Contest Organizer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a Prize with one of equal or greater value, to cancel, terminate, amend or suspend the Contest and to amend the Contest without prior notice at any time and for any reason.

The Contest Organizer uses the AIR MILES® Collector Account Number associated with the AIR MILES® Program to track entry into this Contest. The Contest Organizer uses the entrants’ entry information in accordance with the AIR MILES® Reward Program Privacy Policy (see “Privacy” link at airmiles.ca).

The Contest Organizer shall use the entry information of the participants in accordance with Lowe’s Canada Privacy Policy. The Contest is subject to all applicable Laws.

On demand, the name of the winner will be available and can be obtained by sending a written request in a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope to: Lowe’s Canada, 220 chemin du Tremblay, Boucherville, Quebec, J4B 8H7, and that until August 31, 2019. The name of the winners will be mailed only when the Contest Organizer has confirmed the winner.

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