Bernina Canada – 2017 Bernina CreativFestival – Win 1 of 2 Bernina 350 Patchwork Edition Sewing machines OR 1 of 12 minor prizes of 2 tickets to the festival

Rules:

1. Agreement:

These rules govern the BERNINA Canada presents the “2017 BERNINA CreativFestival” Contest (the “Contest”). The Contest is intended to be conducted in Canada only and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable Canadian law. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. The Contest is void in whole or part where prohibited by law. The act of entering the Contest constitutes acceptance of these Contest rules and the decisions of the Contest judges, which decisions shall be final and binding upon all entrants.

2. Sponsor:

The Contest Sponsor is BERNINA Canada, referred to as the “Sponsor”. This contest is in no way sponsored, administered or endorsed by or associated with Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”), LinkedIn Corporation (“LinkedIn”) or Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”). Any questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.

3. Eligibility:

To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:

(a) be a legal Canadian (excludes Quebec) resident

(b) have reached 18 years of age at time of entry

(c) Employees of the Sponsor or their corporate affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies, and the immediate family members or household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of age, identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof or insufficient proof may result in disqualification from the Contest in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from the Contest should such an entrant at any stage supply unsatisfactory, untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

4. Contest Period:

The Contest begins at 9:00:00 a.m. EST on March 15, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on October 30, 2017 (the “Contest Period”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.

5. How to Enter the Contest:

(a) There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. To enter the Contest, use one of two methods of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means.

(i) If you have received an email from BERNINA Canada or one of its affiliates announcing the Contest, read the Contest Rules and complete and submit the entry form during the Contest Period from a valid email address; or

(ii) Access the Contest website at http://2017.creativfestival.net/ (the “Contest Website”) read these Contest Rules, and submit the entry form located on the Contest Website from a valid email address. You may use one of your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ or LinkedIn, social networking accounts or send an email to “share” the Contest with your contacts.

(b) Unlimited number of entries per person during the Contest Period.

(c) Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning the submitted email address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a selected entrant based on the email address, the selected entrant will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry.

(d) Entries which are incomplete, illegible or fraudulent are null and void. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, misdirected or delayed for any reason. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for incomplete entries, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, including but not limited to as a result of malfunction, human error, lost, delayed or garbled Internet or email transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone, technical, network, online, hardware or software or any combination thereof.

6. Coupons

There are no coupons available.

7. Prizes:

Grand Prize: Two (2) Grand Prizes are available to be won. Grand Prize is one (1) BERNINA 350 Patchwork Edition Sewing Machine.

The ARV of the Grand Prize is: $2,199.00 CAD. The total ARV of all Grand Prizes is: $4,398.00 CAD.

First Prize: Twelve (12) First Prizes are available to be won. First Prize is two (2) CreativFestival tickets to an upcoming show of your choice.

The ARV of the First Prizes is: up to $50.00 CAD each. The total ARV of all First Prizes is: $600.00 CAD.

The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $4,998.00 CAD.

Limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the prizes: (i) Prizes must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (no substitutions, transfers or assignments except as permitted in the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion); (ii) Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prizes or a component thereof for any reason with prize or prize components of equal or greater value; (iii) upon notification from the Sponsor, the declared prize winners will be required to present adequate personal identification; (iv) declared prize winners are solely responsible for all costs not expressly described herein (v) the prizes will only be awarded to the eligible entrants whose full name and valid e-mail address appears on the entry form (vi) the potential winners will be contacted by email by a representative of the Sponsor, and must reply within three (3) days (72 hours) to maintain eligibility. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within this time period or fails to respond to any attempted contact, such potential winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select at random another eligible entry, in which event these provisions shall apply to such other eligible entry.

8. Winner Selection:

Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received in a random drawing to be held on or about the dates specified in the Drawing Date schedule below:

Drawing Date Schedule

Drawing Date

Prizes Available to be won

1

22-Mar

One (1) First Prize

2

29-Mar

One (1) First Prize

3

05-Apr

One (1) First Prize

4

12-Apr

One (1) First Prize

5

19-Apr

One (1) First Prize

6

26-Apr

One (1) First Prize

7

02-May

One (1) Grand Prize

8

08-Sep

One (1) First Prize

9

15-Sep

One (1) First Prize

10

22-Sep

One (1) First Prize

11

29-Sep

One (1) First Prize

12

06-Oct

One (1) First Prize

13

13-Oct

One (1) First Prize

14

31-Oct

One (1) Grand Prize

The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by the Sponsor. The potential Prize Winners will be contacted by email by a representative of the Sponsors and must reply within three (3) days (72 hours) to maintain eligibility. If the potential Prize Winner cannot be contacted within this time period or fails to respond to any attempted contact, such potential Prize Winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select at random another eligible entry, in which event these provisions shall apply to such other eligible entry.

9. Release:

Prior to receiving a Prize, the Winners will confirm compliance with the rules and consent to the use of his or her name and photograph, without further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Sponsor and/or its advertising and promotional agencies. The signed form must be received by the Sponsor within five (7) days of notification or the Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant.

10. Privacy:

We use your personal contact information to administer this Contest, including contacting, announcing and promoting Prize Winners. In addition, we may use this information to send you offers or information from us, our affiliates and from selected sponsors or advertisers (“Marketing Offers”). If you do not wish to receive Marketing Offers, you may opt-out at any time by: following the instructions at the bottom of any Email Marketing Offer you receive, informing your telemarketer at the time you are called with a Marketing Offer, or emailing privacy@berninacanada.net and requesting that your personal information not be used for Marketing Offers. The Contest is run in compliance with the BERNINA Canada privacy policy.

11. Banning:

The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, prohibit any person from entering the Contest whom it believes to be abusing the rules. Such abuse includes entering false information.

12. Other:

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. This Contest is governed by the laws of Canada and applicable therein and is void where prohibited by law. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest or the Contest Rules at any time without notice. All prizes must be accepted as awarded, are non-transferable and are not convertible to cash. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize or portion of the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes are awarded as-is and no warranties or guarantees are implied or expressed, beyond the standard manufacturer’s warranty. Sponsor is not liable for any lost, late, misdirected or stolen entries or inability to process entries, or any errors, damage or negligence that may arise in connection with this Contest, including technical failures on the website or Contest software, viruses, website disruptions, malfunctions or website down-time, human error or property damage incurred by any Contest entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest. Use of any automated system including robotic or form filling software to enter or participate in this Contest is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance.