ALDO Group – Win 2 Aldo gift cards valued at $500 each

OFFICIAL RULES ALDO Group Win two $500 gift cards (“Sweepstakes”)

The ALDO Group Inc. (“ALDO Group”)

These rules, terms and conditions (“Rules”) apply to the Contest featured by ALDO Group. The Contest is being sponsored and administered by ALDO Group. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules. ALDO Group reserves the right to cancel or amend the Contest or the Rules without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on ALDO Group’ website. ALDO Group maintains an address at 2300 Émile-Bélanger, Montreal, Quebec H4R 3J4 Canada

Entry Period: The entry period (“Entry Period”) for the Contest starts on March 21, 2017 at 12h01am Eastern Standard Time (“Start Date”) and ends on March 31, 2017 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (“End Date”).
Main Method of Entry: An entry (“Entry” or “Entries”) shall be submitted on behalf of a team of two individuals. The first team member (the “Initial Entrant”) shall complete all mandatory fields of the entry form online and submit it online during the Entry Period. Entry forms can be submitted online via the Internet to the ALDO Group’ website on the Contest’ web page located at win.aldoshoes.com. Upon successful submission of the Initial Entrant’s entry form, they will receive a unique link to a URL that must be sent to their desired team member in the Contest (“Invited Friend”). The Invited Friend must fully complete all mandatory fields of the entry form and submit as instructed during the Entry Period. The Entry for each team shall not be completed until successful submission of the Invited Friend’s entry form. The Invited Friend will receive a unique link to another URL giving them the opportunity to become an Initial Entrant by sending a friend the invitation to team up with them in the Contest.

Alternative Method of Entry: Individuals who prefer not to submit entry forms online may enter by sending a completed entry form for both team members, by first or second class post, to the following address: ALDO Group’s Refer a Friend Contest, c/o 2300 Émile-Bélanger, Montreal, Quebec H4R 3J4 Canada. Both team members’ completed entry forms must be postmarked during the Entry Period, and shall indicate the identity of the other team member. Any mailed entry form will not be deemed incomplete if it does not contain an email address so long as all other required fields are complete and a phone number is set forth so that ALDO Group can contact the individual if that team wins.

There is no purchase requirement to enter the Contest. Purchases from the ALDO Group do not improve the chances of winning. There is no charge to register with the ALDO Group website if entrants enter the Contest online. Entrants are responsible for the cost of their connection to the Contest web page via the internet. ALDO Group does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Contest web page or website.

The Initial Entrant and his/her Invited Friend will only be allowed to team up together once. No individual may be an Initial Entrant for more than one team Entry, and no individual may be an Invited Friend for more than one team Entry. Any attempt or suspected attempt to circumvent these limitations by using multiple email addresses or pen names, or any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, shall be deemed as tampering and will void all of the Entries for such entrants. All Entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, contain an erroneous phone and/or email address or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the Rules may be disqualified by ALDO Group.
Whether you are the Initial Entrant or the Invited Friend, by entering the Contest you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. ALDO Group reserves the right to verify the eligibility of Initial Entrants and Invited Friends. The contact details you provide with your Entry may be used to send any prizes so you need to make sure it is correct. ALDO Group does not accept responsibility for lost, damaged, invalid or illegible Entries.

Eligibility: The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada, who are at least 18 years of age. For sake of clarity, both the Initial Entrant and the Invited Friend must satisfy these requirements. Employees of ALDO Group, and all of their agents, contractors and their family members, or any third party related to the administration of the Contest, are not eligible to enter the Contest. This Contest is void where prohibited.

Winners Selection: The winning Entry (“Winners”) will drawn randomly on April 5, 2017 to provide sufficient time for receipt of mail-in entry forms. The Winners will be selected randomly from all Entries received in accordance with the Rules. All team Entries will be listed and numbered on a spreadsheet, including mail-in Entries, and a random number will be generated through an independent computer program, using a blind procedure, which will reveal the winning team Entry. There will be only one team of Winners of the Prize (i.e. one Initial Entrant and his or her Invited Friend). The Winners will be contacted by ALDO Group by telephone or email within one week from April 5, 2017 (“Time of Notification”) and at least one of the Winners must confirm acceptance of the Prize (as defined below) within seven (7) days of the Time of Notification and correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question (without the assistance of another person or mechanical device) to be administered at the Time of Notification. If ALDO Group is unable to contact at least one of the Winners or if neither of the Winners are able to confirm their acceptance of the Prize within the allotted time period, ALDO Group reserves the right to select another team of Winners drawn using the same selection procedure. ALDO Group shall have no liability to previously selected Winners who have not responded in time. ALDO Group reserves the right to ask the Winners to provide proof of age and/or state of residence. Winners may be announced on the ALDO Group website for at least thirty (30) days’ after the Prize has been awarded and as such, ALDO Group will have the right (without additional permission being required) to use the Winners’ names, age and town/city for that purpose and they may be requested by ALDO Group to participate in post-event publicity both in paper and online. Winners agree to provide any information required by ALDO Group to fulfil the Prize as per applicable laws, such as the Winner’s social security number when and if required for tax regulation compliance purposes. In addition, the Winners may be asked to complete a general release and an affidavit of eligibility.
Prize. There are two $500 gift cards as prizes which can be used at Aldo Stores in Canada (the “Prizes” or individually “Prize”). Each Prize will be a $500 gift card each with a one year validity. The gift cards will expire on April 5, 2018. The Prize is non-transferable. No cash alternative is available for the Prize. In the unlikely event that the Prize should become unavailable or unredeemable, ALDO Group reserves the right to substitute an alternative prize which it reasonably determines as being of equal value.
Total prize pool value is $1000 CAD.
By entering the Contest, all entrants irrevocably grant to ALDO Group the right to include their name, address and other information (including email addresses) on any ALDO Group mailing list/email lists to be used to send entrants information and promotional materials regarding the products, services and promotions of ALDO Group and its various divisions. Each entrant also grants to ALDO Group, the right to use their name in any publicity carried out by ALDO Group and agrees to grant to ALDO Group a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable license and right to incorporate, use, display, alter modify, publish, transmit, prepare derivative works and reproduce the entrant’s photograph, voice, name, likeness, hometown and image in whole or in part in and in connection with the advertising, exhibiting, marketing, promotion and exploitation of its business in any manner, in all media throughout the world, whether now known or hereinafter devised, including without limitation, ALDO Group websites, ALDO Group social networking web pages, and all forms of print, radio, television, home-video, CD ROM, DVD, and other interactive “electronic” media, in perpetuity without any compensation, consideration or consent. Those persons who do not wish that their personal information be used for such purposes are required to so indicate in writing to ALDO Group at the following address: “ALDO Group’s Refer a Friend Contest”, c/o ALDO Marketing, 2300, Emile Belanger St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4R 3J4. The entrant may also unsubscribe from E-mailing lists by using the unsubscribe link situated at the bottom of any promotional message sent by ALDO Group. All personal information provided by entrants will be held at the offices of ALDO Group. Entrants have the right to access, update or correct any personal information held by ALDO Group, by writing to the above address.
By entering this Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Rules and the decisions of ALDO Group, which shall be final. ALDO Group and its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, directors, employees, shareholders and representatives, advertising, and promotional agencies, and legal advisors shall not be responsible for under any conditions whatsoever and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of ALDO Group that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest, or the use or misuse of any prizes granted herein, including any and all losses, damages, claims, actions and causes of action with respect to the Prizes (including without limitation, in connection with travel, if applicable); (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest; (vi) any problems in connection with any Contest-related materials; or (vii) any damage to any computer resulting from playing, entering or downloading any materials as part of the Contest. Subject to a contrary ruling by the Régie (as defined below), if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of ALDO Group or any act corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, ALDO Group reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion to disqualify an individual and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
ALDO Group also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Website, or who is otherwise affecting the fairness or the integrity of the Contest or is in violation of the Rules. Any attempt by anyone to damage or disrupt the Contest shall be considered a violation under criminal and civil law. ALDO Group reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies against such person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entrants agree that any and all disputes will be resolved individually, without resort to class action, and exclusively by arbitration. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys fees. The entrants’ use of ALDO Group Web Site is also governed by the Website Terms which can be found at http://www.aldoshoes.com under the legal notice section.
In the event of any dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, entries will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted during entry. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Winners may be required to provide ALDO Group with proof that the claimed winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry, or forfeit the Prize.
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES AND FOREVER DISCHARGES ALDO GROUP AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS, AND ADVISORS AND THE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ALDO GROUP, OF AND FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. EACH ENTRANT IS FURTHER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE SENDING OF AN EMAIL TO A FRIEND TO SUGGEST TO SUCH FRIEND TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST. SHOULD SUCH A CLAIM OR DAMAGE ARISE, THE ENTRANT SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD ALDO Group AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS, AND ADVISORS AND THE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ALDO GROUP, HARMLESS THEREFROM.
This Contest is subject to the laws of the province of Québec and the federal laws of Canada.
It is the entrant’s sole responsibility to notify ALDO Group in writing at the address indicated above if he/she changes his/her address or other contact information. All corrections must be received prior to the End Date.
If any terms of the Rules are or become invalid, are ruled illegal by the Régie (as defined below) or any court of competent jurisdiction, or are deemed unenforceable under then current applicable law, it is the intention of the parties hereto that the remainder of the Rules shall not be affected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.
For entrants from the province of Québec, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec (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.
For an additional set of these Rules and/or the Contest winners’ names, visit the Website or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (ensure that sufficient postage is included) to: “ALDO Group’s Refer a Friend Contest”, c/o ALDO Marketing, 2300 Emile Belanger St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4R 3J4. Allow two (2) to four (4) weeks for delivery.