OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
The Bitbuy x Scottie Barnes Basketball Giveaway (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Bitbuy Technologies Inc. (the “Sponsor”), located at 110 Cumberland St #341, Toronto, ON M5R 3V5.
The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Québec, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older on the date of entry, with the exception of employees of the Sponsor, its parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, advertising and promotional agencies, contest administrators, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials, and those living in the same household. By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest rules (“Contest Rules”). Entrants who do not comply with any of the Contest Rules are subject to disqualification by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
- Contest Dates and Times
The Contest begins on February 12th, 2023 at 12:01a.m. (Eastern Time Zone) and ends on February 28th, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time Zone) (the “Contest End Date”), after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries will be accepted.
- How to Enter
No purchase is required. There are threemethods to entering the Contest before the Contest End Date (each an “Entry”). Completion of an Entry will result in an entrant receiving one (1) entry into the Contest. Receipt of an entry occurs when the Entry is completed and the Sponsor's server records the Entry information. All entries must be complete and are subject to verification by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Multiple entries per entrant are permitted.
There are four (4) ways to enter:
Option 1. One (1) Entry can be obtained by signing up for a Bitbuy Account (“Account”) prior to the Contest End Date. Contest participants must sign up for an Account and complete all account verification requests (KYC and suitability requirements) as prompted prior to the Contest End Date in order to receive an Entry. This option is exclusively offered to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who do not currently have an Account.
Option 2. One (1) Entry can be obtained by an Account holder by retweeting the Contest announcement tweet (located here on Bitbuy’s official twitter) and following Bitbuy’s Twitter account (located here https://twitter.com/bitbuy) before the Contest End Date; or
Option 3. One (1) Entry can be obtained by an Account holder by following Bitbuy’s Instagram account (located here: https://www.instagram.com/bitbuy) and commenting on Bitbuy’s Contest announcement Instagram post prior to the Contest End Date.
Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed or otherwise illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple identities or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize. Entries that contain false or incomplete information are void. Entries that are late, lost, contain false information, are misdirected, incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions of the Contest Rules are void. Entrants grant Sponsor a non-exclusive license to use all entries for any purpose. No correspondence will be entered into except with Selected Entrants (as defined below). Proof of transmission (for example, screenshots or captures) does not constitute proof of entry or receipt of an entry. Multiple entries from a single Twitter user will not be accepted. Any entrant found to be using multiple Twitter accounts to enter this Contest will be ineligible to win.
- Contest Prizes
Three (3) potential Contest prize winners will be announced after the close of the Contest End Date. One (1) prize per winner consisting of the following: basketball autographed by Scottie Barnes.
All winners assume any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by entering, participating in this Contest or the use or redemption of a prize. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and have no cash value. Prizes or any portion of a prize cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or special offers. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable at the time of award.
- Odds of Winning
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received before the Contest End Date.
- Skill-Testing Question
Selected Entrants will be required, as a condition of winning a prize, to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, the Sponsor’s time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by the Sponsor.
- Winner Selection and Confirmation
On March 1st at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time Zone) at 110 Cumberland St #341, Toronto, ON M5R 3V5 (the “Draw Date”) the Sponsor, or an employee, agent or other representative of the Sponsor, will conduct a random draw from all eligible entries received before Contest End Date and select the potential winners (the “Selected Entrants”). Selected Entrants will be deemed winners if they meet all of the eligibility criteria set out in these Contest Rules. Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of eligibility to participate in the Contest. If a Selected Entrant does not meet the eligibility criteria, he or she will be disqualified and will not receive a prize and another entrant will be selected by way of a random draw from the remaining eligible entries. Before being declared a winner, Selected Entrants will be required to: (i) correctly answer the Sponsor’s skill-testing question; (ii) sign and return the Sponsor’s declaration of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release form (the “Declaration and Release”); and (iii) comply with all other Contest Rules, all in the sole discretion of Sponsor.
Selected Entrants will be notified within two (2) business days of the Draw Date and will be contacted via the email address of the entrant’s Account or by direct message to the account used at the time of entry into the Contest. Up to three (3) attempts will be made to contact Selected Entrants within two (2) business days following the Draw Date. A Selected Entrant that does not or cannot accept a prize may be forfeited and a new Selected Entrant selected by random draw, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. A signed copy of the Sponsor’s Declaration and Release (if requested) must be received by the Sponsor no later than January 30th, 2023. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a Selected Entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsor to receive a Selected Entrant’s response.
If the identity of a Selected Entrant is disputed, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the individual assigned to the email address entered at the time of entry (the “Authorized Account Holder”). Each Selected Entrant may be required to provide proof that he or she is the Authorized Account Holder associated with a selected entry.
- Release and Indemnification
All winners must sign the Sponsor’s Declaration and Release to: (i) confirm compliance with all Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept prizes as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of entries by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third-party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of prizes as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur as a result of any non-compliance by entrants with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize, and the use of entries by the Sponsor.
The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information that may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries that fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (iii) lost, incomplete, delayed or misdirected entries or Declaration and Releases; (iv) injury or damage to entrants’ computers or to any other individual’s computer related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material regarding the Contest or accepting a prize; (v) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including any related travel and the use of entries by Sponsor; (vi) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third-party computer hackers or otherwise; or (vii) late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.
Instagram and its owner Meta Platforms, Inc. shall be considered Released Parties. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Every Entrant and participant in the Contest shall release, discharge and hold harmless Meta Platforms, Inc. from all liability related to the Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Sponsor and not Meta Platforms, Inc.
- Publicity and Entrant Information
The Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable Canadian federal, provincial, territorial, municipal and local laws. This Contest shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the Province of Ontario, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest rules, rights and obligations between entrants and the Sponsor, and procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any dispute shall be adjudicated by the courts sitting in the City of Toronto, in the Province of Ontario.
- Rule Amendments / Contest Termination
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend or modify these Contest Rules, or modify, suspend or terminate this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest or conduct a random draw to determine Selected Entrants from all previously received eligible entries received by the Contest End Date.
- Intellectual Property
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any of the Sponsor’s intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.
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