Official Rules

Contest: Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile hereinafter called The Contest

1. THE ORGANIZER

The Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest is held by Essilor, hereinafter called the Contest Organizer

DURATION

The Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest takes place during the following period: March 15 to August 10, 2018.

Beginning of the Contest:
Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 17:00

End of the Contest:
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 12:00

2. ELIGIBILITY

The Contest is open to all residents of Canada aged 18 and older.

Are excluded: employees, agents and representatives of the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest Organizer, its parent company, any company, trust or other legal entity controlled by or related to it and members of the immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother, legal or de facto spouses regardless of their place of residence) of the above-mentioned persons or persons with whom they are domiciled (whether they are related or not).

3. PARTICIPATION / NO PURCHASE REQUIRED

3.1 Participation:

No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase chances of winning.

The Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest takes place for all residents of Canada aged 18 and over, hereinafter called the Participants.

How to subscribe to the newsletter:

Go on any of the following Essilor brand websites: Crizal.ca, Varilux.ca, Eyezen.ca or Xperio.ca, click on the newsletter subscription page, and follow the instructions to enter the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest.

Fill out the required fields of the newsletter subscription form including your First Name, Last Name, Email Address and any other information requested. All data entry fields are required unless it is indicated that the information is optional. By validating your subscription, you declare that you have read and agreed to the terms of the Rules and regulations.

For existing newsletter subscribers:

Upon reception of your newsletter, click on the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update my Profile Contest banner. You will be automatically redirected to a form where fields will need to be filled out and updated to ensure eligibility to the Contest.

Update existing information if necessary and complete the form by filling in all the fields, including your province and city of residence, your year of birth and any other information requested. All data entry fields are required unless it is indicated that the information is optional. By validating your registration, you declare to have read and accepted all the conditions of the regulation. Click on "Update".

All current subscribers with an up-to-date profile, as well as new subscribers are eligible for the draws if their subscriber status is active at the time of the draw.

You may also enter the Contest by mail, without subscribing to the newsletter. To participate, send your name, full address, city, postal code, phone number to the following address:

Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update your Profile Contest
Essilor Canada
371 Deslauriers Street
Ville Saint-Laurent (Québec) H4N 1W2

Limit. Participants must comply with the following limits or risk being disqualified: One (1) entry per e-mail address per draw when a participant has more than one. One same participant is eligible for all draws during the year if the subscriber status is active on the date of the draw.

4. Prizes

The prizes up for winning and their approximate retail value are as follows:

- Two full pairs of glasses with lenses and frame for a total value of up to $1000 will be awarded to each of the 2 different winners.
- If the total value of the glasses chosen by the winner is less than $1000, the difference will not be refunded to the winner.
- If the total value of the glasses chosen by the winner is greater than $1000, the difference must be paid by the winner.

5. Draw:

There will be two (2) draws throughout the duration of the contest.

First Draw
- Date of draw: Friday, April 27, 2018
- Time of draw: 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

Second Draw
- Date of draw: Friday, August 10, 2018
- Time of draw: 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time

The draw will be held at the offices of the Agency of the Organizer, at 7070 Beaubien Street East, Montreal (Quebec) H1M 1B2.

6. PRIZE CLAIM

In order to be declared a winner, each selected participant must:

  • Be reached by phone or email, at the sole discretion of the Contest Organizer within ten (10) days following the draw. If the selected participant cannot be reached after reasonable and appropriate steps taken by the Contest Organizer during this period, they will be disqualified, and a new draw will be held to award the prize. In the event that a selected participant is reached by e-mail, they must reply in accordance with the instructions provided therein, if any. All email prize notification followed by a notice stating that the message could not be delivered will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate participant;
  • Answer a mathematical question and sign the Declaration and Release form (hereinafter the ‘Declaration Form’) that will be sent to him or her by the contest organizers. The Declaration Form must be duly completed and returned to the contest organizers within ten (10) days following its receipt by the participant selected;
  • Visit an eyecare professional, supplier of Essilor lenses, within two (2) to four (4) weeks of receipt of the duly completed Declaration Form.

Failure to meet any of the conditions mentioned in these rules or to accept the prize, the selected participant will be disqualified. In such cases, the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update your Profile Contest Organizer may, at its discretion, cancel the prize or hold a new draw among the remaining eligible entries until a participant is selected and declared a winner. If no participant is declared a winner within sixty (60) days following the original draw, the prize will be forfeited.

REFUSING TO ACCEPT A PRIZE

The refusal of a selected participant to accept a prize according to the terms herein releases the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update your Profile Contest Organizer from all obligations related to this prize toward that person.

PRESENTATION OF PRIZES

No prizes will be awarded unless the winner has been confirmed. No prize is transferable. It must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions in cash or otherwise, except at the sole discretion of the Contest Organizer. The Contest Organizer reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of the same nature and equivalent value or, at its sole discretion, the cash value of the prize (or portion thereof) as indicated herein.

FEES FOR PRIZE CLAIM

Any costs or expenses incurred by the winners in relation to the claim or use of a prize are the responsibility of the winners.

LIMITED PRIZES

In all cases, the Essilor 2018 Newsletter Update your Profile Contest Organizer cannot be held responsible to award more prizes or to award prizes other than those in accordance with these rules and regulations.

7. GENERAL CONDITIONS

DISQUALIFICATION

All documents related to the Contest, including and without limitation to the entry form, can be verified by the Contest Organizer. Entries with errors will not be eligible as well as those that are incomplete or have been tampered with, altered, forged, reproduced or obtained illegally. Participants who do not comply with the present Rules and regulations may be excluded from this Contest and any other contests or promotions that the Contest Organizer may hold in the future, including and without limitation to any participant guilty or suspected of having tampering with the hardware on which the Contest is carried out, the operation of the Contest or any technical or mechanical element of the Contest, of deliberately damaging the websites, web pages and applications relating to this Contest or sabotaging the legitimate operation of the Contest, having deliberately violated these regulations, for example, of using a means contrary to these rules or that are unfair to the other participants (eg. entries exceeding the allowable limit) or to having acted in an unfair manner or harmful manner or with intent to annoy, torment, threaten or harass another person. ANY PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON WHO TRIES TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, EQUIPMENT, APPLICATION OR TECHNOLOGY EMPLOYED FOR THIS CONTEST OR ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS COMMITTING A CRIMINAL AND CIVIL OFFENCE. THE CONTEST ORGANIZER RESERVES, IN SUCH CASES, THE RIGHT TO REPORT SUCH A PERSON TO THE JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES AND TO REQUIRE OF THAT PERSON ALL DAMAGES THAT THE LAW ALLOWS THEM TO SEEK.

DECLARATION AND RELEASE FORM

By participating or attempting to participate in this Contest, any participant selected for a prize releases from all responsibility the Contest Organizer, its parent company, corporation, trust or other legal entity controlled by or affiliated to them, all participating stores, the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux, Facebook, if the contest is taking place on Facebook, any advertising and promotion agencies, as well as any suppliers of prizes, goods and services in connection with the contest. This includes all their directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives and successors (collectively referred to as the "Releasees") from any damage and from any liability relating to the contest (participation, operation, advertisement, rules and regulations, etc.) or relating to prize (claim, use, etc.). To be declared a winner, selected participants will be required to sign the declaration and release form containing a statement of compliance with the Contest Rules and confirming this disclaimer in favour of the exemption of the Releasees.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Without limiting the generality of the above exemption, the Releasees discharge themselves of all liability for (i) any typographical error (or other) contained in the offer document or documents related to the administration of the Contest including, and without limitation to errors in advertising, the official rules, the announcement of the winner, the prize or any malfunction, or problems experienced due to technical difficulties with networks, telephone lines, SMS messaging systems, computer components, software or communication lines, relating to the loss or absence of network communication or any faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased by any computer, servers or service provider, or software, viruses, bugs, system failure of personal computers or configuration of software and hardware, or failed attempt to transmit any email or other communication to the Contest Organizer or to a participant for any reason, including any network congestion or failure of any site that may limit the ability of any person to enter the contest; (ii) any late, lost, stolen, delayed, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or inaccurate entry forms; (iii) any failure to receive entries due to transmission problems or technical failures of any kind, including, and without limitation, to the malfunctioning of any network, servers, access providers, hardware or software, whether caused by the sender or recipient that could limit or prevent a person's ability to participate in the contest; (iv) any damage that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in particular to the system or participant device or another person, by the downloading of any Internet page or software or by the transmission of any information concerning the contest.

OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE

The Contest Organizer does not guarantee in any way that the contest websites will be accessible or functional without interruption during the Contest Period or that it will be free from error.

CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION OF THE CONTEST

The Contest Organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend, in whole or in part, this Contest should an event disrupt the smooth proceedings of the Contest, such as a problem with the computer system to register all entries or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest as provided in these Rules and regulations, and that, subject to approval by the Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux, if required.

END OF THE CONTEST

In the event the Contest must be terminated in whole or in part before the end of the Contest Period, the random draw will be made at the discretion of the Contest Organizer, from all eligible entries duly registered during the contest period or, if applicable, up to the date of the event ending the contest.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

By entering the Contest, participants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information by the Contest Organizer and / or its authorized agents for the purpose of administering the Contest and awarding prizes. By accepting a prize, any winner authorizes the Contest Organizer and its representatives to use, if required, their name, address (city and province), voice, statements, photo, likeness and other performances and recordings for advertising purposes, and, in all media, including but not limited to the Internet, and without further notice and without any compensation. Any participant may be required to sign a confirmation to this effect.

PROPERTY

All information and documents related to the Contest, including but not limited to the entry form, declaration and release forms, technical, technological or operational information and information relating to drawings, computer systems, software, logos, trade marks and intellectual property, are and remain the exclusive property of the Contest Organizer. None of the information and documents will be returned to participants.

IDENTIFICATION OF PARTICIPANT

For the purposes of these rules, the participant is the person whose name appears on the entry form and it is to this person that the prize will be awarded if selected and declared the winner. If any dispute relating to the identification of the author of an entry form arises, it will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder associated with the email address provided at time of entry. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the physical person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider or online service, or other enterprise assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

DECISION OF THE CONTEST ORGANIZER

Any decision by the Contest Organizer or its representatives regarding this Contest is final and without appeal, subject to any decision of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec, in connection with any matter within its jurisdiction.

DISPUTE / QUEBEC RESIDENTS

Any dispute regarding the organization or conduct 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.

RÉGIE DES ALCOOLS, DES COURSES ET DES JEUX

The Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec is not linked in any way with the Contest and shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever regarding any matter relating to the Contest.

MISCELLANEOUS

By entering the Contest, participants agree to be bound to these Contest rules and the decisions of the Contest Organizer, which are final and binding in all respects, including and without limitation, to decisions regarding the eligibility or disqualification of entries and the award of a prize. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Only selected participants will be contacted. If any section of these rules and regulations is declared illegal or unenforceable by a competent court, that section shall be considered invalid, but all other paragraphs remain applicable.

REGULATIONS

Contest rules are available on the newsletter subscription page of the following Essilor brand websites: Crizal.ca, Varilux.ca, Eyezen.ca and Xperio.ca.