TACO BELL CANADA TAC-CUTERIE™ CONTEST

TACO BELL CANADA
HOLIDAY SOCIAL GIVEAWAY CONTEST

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Intended for participation in Canada only. Construed under the laws of Ontario, Canada. Any participation must be a legal resident of Canada, excluding Quebec, having attained the age of majority in his/her province/territory of residence at time of entry. Subject to all applicable laws. Contest void where prohibited by law.

By entering the “Taco Bell Canada Holiday Social Giveaway Contest” (the “Contest”) you agree to abide by these Contest official rules (the “Official Rules”) and any terms and conditions referenced in these Official Rules.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram.

1) CONTEST SPONSOR

This Contest is sponsored by Taco Bell Canada Company (“Contest Sponsor”), whose offices are located at 191 Creditview Road, Suite 100, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 9T1.

2) ELIGIBILITY

This Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are at the age of majority in the province/territory in which they live at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of the Contest Sponsor and any promotion or vendor agency involved in this Contest (and any other person engaged to work on this promotional program) and each of the respective affiliates and subsidiaries thereof (the “Contest Parties”) and the household and immediate family members (defined for the purposes of this Contest as a parent, spouse, child, and sibling) of such employees, officers, or directors are not eligible to enter or win. The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited or restricted by law.

3) CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest beings at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, December 6th, 2021, and will end at 11:59 PM ET on Thursday, December 16th, 2021 (the “Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, Contest Sponsor will release a Contest Post (“Contest Post”) on Monday, December 6th, 2021. The Contest Period may be extended by Contest Sponsor at its sole discretion, and these Contest Rules will apply with to such extension, subject to any terms of such extensions publicized by the Contest Sponsor in connection therewith.

4) HOW TO ENTER

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter go directly or through Taco Bell Canada Facebook or Instagram App @TacoBellCanada during the Contest Period and follow the on-screen instructions to log in to your account and to follow @TacoBellCanada and comment on how the customer and their Taco Bell bestie will celebrate the holidays (“Submission”) (together, the “Entry”). Failure to follow the Entry instructions, or failure to provide all information requested and only the information requested shall disqualify an Entry, subject only to the discretion of the Contest Sponsor provided for under these Official Rules.

To be eligible as an Entry of the Contest, your Entry must be submitted and received within the Contest Period and the corresponding Contest Entry Period. Entrants agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If you do not have a Facebook or Instagram account, establishing an account is free. All Facebook or Instagram terms apply (as applicable). Your Facebook or Instagram account must be set to “public” in order for your Entry to be eligible. You can return the applicable account to “private” any time after the winner has been announced.

5) SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS, SPONSOR REVIEW AND SPONSOR PUBLISHING

Contest Sponsor reserves the right to contact any entrant to verify that entrant’s submitted materials meet the requirements of these Official Rules. If applicable to this Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right of the Contest Sponsor and/or, at in its sole discretion, its promotional agency or designated content moderator (together, the “Reviewer”) to review all materials submitted to the Contest. Any submitted materials that the Reviewer determines or deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules may be removed. All materials remain subject to editing or removal, both before and after submitting, by the Contest Sponsor or any of its representatives (including without limitation the Reviewer) if it is determined by the Contest Sponsor, at any time and in its sole and absolute discretion, that such materials in any way violate, or is not compliant with these Official Rules. Should it be necessary to remove or disqualify any submitted materials, the Contest Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify from participation in the Contest the entrant who submitted such materials.

By entering the Contest, each entrant: (i) agrees to release and hold harmless the Contest Parties, and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Releases”) from and against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property related cause of action that relate in any way to the submitted materials; (ii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Releases from and against any and all claims based on damage to their mobile phone. For greater certainty, the Reviewer reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and at any time during the Contest, to modify, edit or remove any submitted materials, or to request an entrant to modify or edit his or her submitted materials, if a complaint is received with respect to the submitted materials, or for any other reason.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ANSWER), COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASEES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING: (I) THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ANSWER); (II) PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITIES; (III) ANY USE, COLLECTION, STORAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION; AND/OR (IV) IF DECLARED A WINNER, ANY PRIZES (INCLUDING ANY USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZES). THE RELEASEES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT OTHERWISE FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES. THIS RELEASE AND INDEMNITY SHALL CONTINUE IN FORCE FOLLOWING THE TERMINATION OF THE CONTEST AND/OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZES.

To be eligible for this Contest, an Entry must meet the following requirements: (i) allow @TacoBellCanada to view your comments on Facebook/Instagram. Your Facebook/Instagram account must be set to “public” in order for your Entry to be eligible. You can return the applicable account to “private” any time after the winner has been announced, and (ii) comment on how the customer and their Taco Bell bestie will celebrate the holidays.

By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by the interpretation of these Official Rules by the Sponsor, and further warrants and represents that his or her Entry, as applicable:

  1. Is original to him or her and that the entrant has obtained all necessary rights in and to the Entry (and all individual components thereof) to enter the Contest;
  2. Does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  3. Does not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable three parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence;
  4. Will not give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third-party; and
  5. Is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity (partial or otherwise); alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; explicit or graphic sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterization of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious, or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of Sponsor); content that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behavior or conduct; personal information of individuals, including without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than products of Sponsor; and identifiable third-party products, trademarks, brands and/or logos, other than those of Sponsor; conduct or other activities in violation of these Official Rules; and/or any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, disparaging, unsuitable, or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.

6) PRIZES

There will be twenty (20) prizes to be won in this Contest. The total approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of the Taco Bell Swag is $7500.

The Taco Bell Swag includes:

Week One

One prize box will contain:

  • 2x Crimped Style Black Hoodies ($40)
  • 1x 12 Days of Socks ($30)
  • 2x Water Bottles ($25)
  • 2x Stickers ($20)
  • 2x Beanies ($20)

Number of winners: 15 – There will be a total of fifteen (15) prize boxes for Week One. The winner will receive one box packed with prizes for themselves and a friend. The friend will not receive their own box.

Week Two

One prize box will contain:

  • 2x Onesies (Hot sauce or Fire sauce) ($65)
  • 2x Mousepads ($8)
  • 2x Beanies ($20)
  • 2x Notepads ($20)
  • 2x Ski Suits ($200)

Number of winners: 5 – There will be a total of five (5) prize boxes. The winner will receive one box packed with prizes for themselves and a friend. The friend will not receive their own box.

Any prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is non-transferable/non-refundable, not for resale and has no cash surrender or redemption value. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute another prize of equal or greater value for all or any component of the prize described in these Official Rules, without liability.

7) WINNER SELECTION PROCESS

There will be twenty (20) total winners who will be randomly selected from all eligible entries compliant with all of these Official Rules. Potential winners will be selected in respect of Contest Entry Period and corresponding prize of the Contest, and then notified with 72 hours of selection on Friday, December 10th, 2021, and Friday, December 17th, 2021, via Facebook/Instagram Direct Message and/or via a comment from the Contest Sponsor on the potential winner’s corresponding Entry post.

At the discretion of the Contest Sponsor, an entrant may be notified further by the Contest Sponsor or its appointed agent (the “Administrator”) via Facebook or Instagram Direct Message or comment from the Contest Sponsor on the potential winner’s corresponding Entry post and may be asked to provide details requested. When requested, the selected entrant(s) must then contact the Contest Sponsor and provide the requested details before the prize can be claimed. Details may include full legal name, full address, and other details as may be necessary or convenient for Contest Sponsor to fulfill the prize. In the event the selected entrant has not provided these details to the Contest Sponsor or contacted the Contest Sponsor or Administrator within forty-eight (48) hours of the first notification by the Contest Sponsor or Administrator or is found to fail to comply with any of the conditions of eligibility or other conditions associated with receiving a prize in the Contest (see below), at the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion, the entrant may be disqualified and then shall have no right to any prize, and the Contest Sponsor shall award the prize to an alternative selected entrant in a manner consistent with the process described within.

8) WINNER CONDITIONS

Limit of one (1) prize per entrant during the Contest Period.

Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant may be required to correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question administered at a time and in a manner to be determined by the Contest Sponsor or Administrator and must not have previously been selected as a winner for this Contest.

Before being declared a winner, upon request, a selected entrant must complete, sign, and return a Declaration and Release Form (and any other documents reasonably requested by the Contest Sponsor or Administrator to facilitate administration of the Contest, as applicable) by the date indicated on the Declaration and Liability Release Form (the “Prize Claim Date”) releasing the Contest Sponsor and employees, officers, and directors thereof any liability whatsoever in connection with the Contest. A prize must be claimed by the corresponding Prize Claim Date. If a selected entrant cannot be reached within the timeframe specified, is not in compliance with these Official Rules, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, declines the prize, fails to return the Declaration and Liability Release Form(s) (and any other documents, as applicable) by the Prize Claim Date, or email correspondence between the Contest Sponsor and the selected entrant is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, the prize may be forfeited and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to another eligible entrant randomly selected from the remaining entries eligible for that prize. Prizes will be shipped directly to the Contest winners upon receipt of the properly completed and executed Declaration and Liability Release Form(s) and verification of the prize winner.

9) LIAIBLITY & RELEASE

The Contest Sponsor accepts no responsibility for loss, damage, or claims caused by the awarded prizes or the Contest itself. By entering the Contest, all entrants forever release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor and their employees, officers, and directors from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, death, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won, subject to applicable law.

Without limiting the release of liability provision herein, and for greater certainty, the Contest Sponsor will not be liable for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the Contest entrants or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries in the Contest; (b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defector delay in operation of the Contest or any transmission in connection with the Contest; (c) any communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; (d) any problems with, or technical malfunction of, any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of email which may occur for any reason whatsoever, including technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or combination thereof; or (e) any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials related to this Contest, ALL SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE LAW. Entrant agrees upon request to confirm all of the foregoing in writing upon request as a prior condition to receiving any prize.

10) TERMINATION/MODIFICATION

Subject to applicable law, if the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, authorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause of nature whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.

11) TAMPERING

Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrants from the Contest, and to ban that entrant from any future promotion of the Contest Sponsor, if the Contest Sponsor finds or believes such individual to be tampering with the Entry process, the operation, or the administration of the Contest, or where applicable, the contest website(s) or social media pages; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass the Contest Sponsor, the Contest Sponsor’s agencies, other entrants or any other person. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

12) PUBLICITY

Subject to applicable law, by entering this Contest, each entrant agrees that the Contest Sponsor and its respective designees may use the entrant’s name, photograph, likeness, address, social media profiles, biographical information, prize information, and/or statements about this Contest for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, notification, or permission unless otherwise prohibited by law.

13) CONSTRUCTION

Subject to applicable law and these Official Rules, this Contest and its Official Rules shall be governed by Ontario law and all entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provisions were not contained herein.

14) GENERAL

Each prize and portion thereof are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize or a portion thereof, with a prize of equivalent or greater value for any reason. In the event that production, seeding, printing, or any other reasons causes more than stated numbers of prizes in any prize category as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Contest Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes in that prize category (previously not awarded) by random drawing from among all legitimate, non-suspect, and eligible prize claimants for prizes in that prize category. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

Participating in this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing, and using the personal information submitted only for the purpose of the Administration of the Contest and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy (available at: https://www.tacobell.ca/en/privacy/). This does not limit any other consent(s) that an entrant may provide the Sponsor in relation to the collection, use, and/or disclosure of their personal information.