BROWNS INSTAGRAM CONTEST


CONTEST RULES

This Contest is sponsored by Browns Shoes Inc.790 Bégin, St. Laurent, Québec H4M 2N5. No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The “Browns and Converse $100 contest” begins on August 23th, 2014 at 11:00 AM (ET) and runs until August 23th, at 6:00 PM 2014 (ET). All monetary amounts herein are calculated in Canadian dollars.

Eligibility:

This contest is open to legal residents of Canada, who are the legal age of majority in the province of which they reside in. Directors, officers, agents and employees of Browns Shoes and all of their respective parent companies, affiliated entities and divisions, promotional agencies and immediate families (for the purpose of the contest, immediate family includes children, siblings and parents) living in the same household, are not eligible to enter. The contest is subject to all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations. By entering the contest, participants (and their respective legal guardians or parents, where applicable) agree to be bound by and accept the terms and conditions of these official rules.

Prizes:

There will be (10) grand prize draw. The prize is a $100 Browns Shoes gift card to be used in store or on www.brownsshoes.com.

How to Enter:

Via Instagram, applicants must follow @BrownShoes and post a picture of themselves wearing their Converse on their personal Instagram account with the following caption: @BrownsShoes #BrownsConverse. Accounts need to be public, private accounts are not eligible. Entries that contain typographical errors, are altered, tampered with, incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, shall also be disqualified. One (1) entry per participant. Multiples entries from the same participants will all be disqualified.

Winner Selection:

The picture selection will be held on August 25th, at 11:00 AM (ET). It will be made in the presence of witnesses at Browns Shoes Inc.790 Bégin, St. Laurent, Québec, H4M 2N5.

Winner Notification Process:

The winner will be notified through comments on Instagram within 1 business day of their win. If the winner cannot be reached or does not claim the prize after 1 business day, another winner may or may not be selected, at Browns Shoes’ sole discretion.

General Conditions:

  1. No correspondence pertaining to this contest will be entered into except with potential winners. Browns Shoes assumes no responsibility for any on line errors for this contest.

  2. By entering this contest, participants agree that they have not purchased Internet services for the purpose of entering this contest. Participants agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the promotion and/or prevent others from utilizing the promotion, as prohibited by law.

  3. Browns Shoes assumes no responsibility for any failure of the www.BrownsShoes.com website during the promotion of this contest or for any problems or technical malfunction of computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, or e-mail failure. Browns Shoes assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected or ineligible entries or for any computer, online, human or technical malfunctions that may occur in the administration of the contest. If for any reason this contest is not capable of running as planned (including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of Browns Shoes or any act corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest), Browns Shoes reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion, to disqualify an individual and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest. Under no circumstances shall Browns Shoes be liable for any losses or damages from the use of or reliance on, the information or use of the website. Browns Shoes makes no warranty or guarantee as to the content, accuracy, timelines or completeness of the information or that the information may be relied upon for any reason. Browns Shoes and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively the “Entities”) disclaim any and all representations and warranties, express or implied, in fact or in law, in connection with all prizes. By claiming a prize, winners agree to assume all risks and agree that the prize is awarded upon the condition that each of the Entities will have NO liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, death or other damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of the prize or from winner’s participation in this contest. Where a publicity contest is cancelled or changes are made thereto after the prescribed form referred to in section 59 of the Act has been filed with the board, the person for whom the publicity contest is carried on must immediately notify the board (Régie) thereof in writing. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the person may not cancel or make any change in a publicity contest from the time it is publicly launched unless the board (Régie) so authorizes on the basis of proof of superior force, or where the board is of the opinion that the public will not be adversely affected.

  4. Prizes cannot be substituted or transferred without permission of Browns Shoes. Browns Shoes reserves the right to substitute prizes in the event that the prizes described are unavailable due to circumstances beyond its control. In the event an equivalent substitution cannot be found, Browns Shoes reserves the right to offer a prize that is of lesser value than the original prize or to not award that portion of the prize altogether.

  5. Your odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible email subscriptions entered.

  6. Information Collection Practices. Personal information collected in conjunction with this contest will be used by Browns Shoes: (1) to administer the contest, including notification of winner and inclusion of winner’s name on a publicly available winners list and (2) for future advertising/marketing efforts of Browns Shoes. Browns Shoes will share personal information with its personnel in connection with their duties in the contest. This contest is subject to Browns Shoes’ privacy policy, available at www.brownsshoes.com in the section Customer Service / Site Terms.

  7. All expenses related to the receipt and use of the prizes including travel, surcharges, fees, taxes (federal, provincial and local), incidentals if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Browns Shoes denies any liability or responsibility in connection with any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising out of this contest or the prize.

  8. In addition to all of the foregoing conditions, the selected winner (and their legal guardian or parent, where applicable), in order to be eligible to receive their prize, must sign a declaration of eligibility, license and release, all in the forms required by Browns Shoes within 5 business days of their win.

  9. Any selected person who fails to meet the terms set forth in these rules will be disqualified. Should any of the winners be disqualified for any reason, alternate winners will be selected at the sole discretion of Browns Shoes.

  10. For Québec 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.