1. Contest description
A taste of Italy (the “Contest”) is organized by Roma (the “Contest Organizer”) and runs from 12:00 a.m. on March 1, 2018, until 11:59 p.m. on November 28, 2018, inclusively.
The contest is open to Quebec residents aged 18 and over.
The contest is not open to employees, agents or representatives of travel agencies, divisions, affiliates, parent companies or their advertising and promotional agencies; suppliers of prizes, products or services related to this Contest; or to any other person or entity directly involved in the conduct of the Contest, or to members of their immediate families (father, mother, brothers, sisters, children), legal or common-law partners, or any other person with whom these employees, representatives or agents reside.
3. How to enter
No purchase necessary. To enter the Contest, individuals must identify the UPC 13 code of a Roma product and fill out the online entry form on the Roma website at http://alimentsroma.com/contest/.
To enter the contest without a UPC 13 code, individuals must send an original (not mechanically reproduced) text of at least 100 words explaining why they would like to enter the A taste of Italy Contest to Roma by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at the following address: A taste of Italy contest; 660 Rue Wright; Saint-Laurent, Quebec H4N 1M6. Contest entrants must confirm that they are over 18 years of age, and provide their date of birth and return address. If all these conditions are met, the Contest Organizer will send the prospective entrant a UPC associated with the promotion. Each request to enter the Contest without purchase must be sent separately. Limit of one (1) no-purchase entry per person, per day. Contest entrants must submit their applications within a timeframe that enables the Contest Organizer to send them a coupon prior to the contest closing date.
UPC’s can only be used once. Anyone who enters the contest multiple times in any form whatsoever (using different email addresses, home addresses or other information to create multiple registrations with the same name) will be automatically disqualified.
The deadline for entering is November 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.
4. Description of prizes
The Contest prizes are as follows:
One (1) trip for two (2) to Rome, valued at approximately $10,000 (trip details will be announced in fall 2018);
The trip includes:
Return airfare from Montreal;
Ground transportation to destinations (airport to hotel; hotel to airport);
7 nights’ accommodation;
Meals, snacks and beverages;
All activities included in the daily program of the hotel selected by the travel wholesaler.
Taxes and service fees;
Costs associated with passports, tourist cards, visas and vaccination certificates;
Excess baggage charges;
Airport and transportation taxes and fees, local taxes levied upon departure from certain destinations, taxes on products and services, or all other such taxes;
Fuel and other airline surcharges;
Transportation from the winner’s home to the airport, for outbound and return flights;
One (1) 2018 Vespa Primavera, including helmet, valued at approximately $5,500;
Four (4) $250 gift certificates, redeemable at an Italian restaurant (4 winners).
Prizes cannot be exchanged, transferred, or redeemed for cash.
5. Awarding of prizes
All eligible entries received will be entered into a random computerized draw to select the winners. The draw will be held on November 29, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at the Roma premises in Montreal. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
Roma will contact winners by phone. Winners’ names will be mentioned on the Roma Facebook page and website.
Prizes will be awarded in descending order of value by the Contest Organizer; winners cannot choose which prize they are awarded.
6. Claiming prizes
To be declared a winner, individuals selected in the random draw must:
Contact the Contest representatives, by phone or email, no later than December 15, 2018, after being selected in the random draw;
Sign the Waiver and Release form sent to them by the Contest Organizer, and return it to the Contest Organizer within 48 hours of receipt;
Present valid photo ID to claim their prize, and provide proof that their address and contact information match the information on the entry form. In the event of discrepancies between winners’ personal information and information on the entry form, the prize will be forfeited;
Answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
To book their trip, the Contest winner and their guest must both hold valid passports. The winner must contact the travel wholesaler to book their trip; flight and accommodation availability at the time of booking is subject to change.
7. Terms and conditions
7.1 By entering this contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules. Failure to comply with one or more of the terms and conditions stipulated herein will result in the disqualification of the entry of the individual in breach of these Contest Rules and, time permitting, the Contest Organizer will select a new winner in accordance with these rules until an entrant is selected and declared a winner; this process will in no way alter the order in which prizes are awarded.
7.2 All winners and their guests agree to release and hold harmless all subsidiaries, franchisees, parent companies and affiliated companies, as well as employees, agents and representatives, from any and all damages of any kind whatsoever, including but not limited to accident, injury, death, temporary or permanent loss of personal luggage or items, delays, setbacks, loss of enjoyment, annoyance, disappointment or mental or physical frustration suffered as a result of the acceptance or use of the prize. In order to be declared a winner, the person selected for the prize agrees to sign a Waiver and Release form.
7.3 The prize must be accepted as described in these Contest Rules, and cannot be substituted or exchanged for any other prize. Prizes are not transferrable or redeemable for cash.
7.4 The people on whose behalf the contest is held cannot be held in any way responsible or liable if their inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond their control, including the malfunction of any communication system or a strike, lockout or other labour dispute in their facilities or those of the organizations or companies whose services are used for the purposes of this contest.
7.5 All Contest entrants agree to abide by these official Contest Rules, and acknowledge that all decisions made by the authorized representatives are final and binding in every respect.
7.6 By entering this contest, the selected entrants hereby authorize the Contest Organizer and their representatives to use, if necessary, their name, photograph, image, statements concerning their prize, place of residence, and voice for advertising or promotional purposes, without remuneration.
7.7 Any dispute as to the organization or conduct of a publicity contest in the province of Quebec 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 for the sole purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
7.8 The Contest Organizer reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest, in whole or in part, in the event of a virus, computer bug, unauthorized human intervention or any other cause beyond the control of the Contest Organizer that may corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or normal conduct of the contest, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec, if applicable.
7.9 This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal legislation and regulations.
7.11 No compensation will be provided in the event that the trip or any part thereof must be cancelled for reasons beyond the Contest Organizer’s control (including but not limited to a natural disaster or extreme weather, riot or political unrest liable to endanger the lives of travellers, strikes or other event), or if the organizers’ contractual obligations with their suppliers do not permit the reimbursement of the sums paid to the supplier in the name of the winner.
7.12 The Contest Organizer cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims, losses, damages, fees or expenses that may result from an accident, injury, or death, nor for any damages, loss or delay concerning luggage or any other personal item, or delays, setbacks, loss of pleasure, annoyances, or frustrations of a physical or mental nature.
7.13 All conditions stipulated by participating wholesalers and partners are applicable.