THE STACK SUMMER BETA
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
THE “STACK SUMMER BETA” CONTEST (THE "CONTEST") IS INTENDED TO BE CONDUCTED IN CANADA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS, EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, WHO ARE TWENTY ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE "CONTEST RULES").
- CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 9th, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 30th , 2018 (the “Contest Period”) after which no further entries or actions shall be accepted for participation in the Contest.
The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding residents of the Province of Quebec, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Void where prohibited. Employees of Stack FinTech Inc. (“STACK” and the “Sponsor”) and Queue Technologies, Inc., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win.
STACK shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility, in a form acceptable to STACK, including without limitation, government issued photo identification, to participate in the Contest and to be awarded a prize. Failure to provide such proof, or meet all of the eligibility requirements may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to STACK for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. STACK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant fail to meet all of the eligibility requirements or, at any stage, supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
- HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST.
There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. In order to participate in the Contest and be eligible to win a prize as an entrant (each, an “Entrant”) you must meet the eligibility criteria above, and be registered to received information about the beta launch of the STACK platform. All registrants will receive one (1) entry into the available Contest draws. You may unsubscribe at any time.
(a) To enter: Register to receive information about the beta launch of the STACK platform by submitting your email to STACK through the form on the STACK website at https://getstack.ca/waitlist (the “Website”).
(b) To receive additional entries: Take one or more of the actions listed below in order to earn points and, when sufficient points are accumulated, receive the corresponding number of entries into the draw. Entrants will receive one (1) additional entry for the Contest draws for each 100 points earned.
You may earn additional points through the following actions:
(i) Refer a friend. Registrants will each receive a unique referral URL once entered into the Contest. Share that URL with your friends for a chance to earn additional points for the Contest. Entrants will receive 100 points for every fully verified STACK waitlist entry that is submitted from the Entrant’s referral URL.
(ii)Share the love. Registrants will each receive an additional 5 points for sharing their interest in STACK on social media in accordance with the following:
- First time a registrant signs up to see the Contest points leaderboard | 25 points
- First time a registrant follows the STACK page on Instagram | 50 points
- First time a registrant “likes” the STACK page on Facebook | 25 points
- Each time a registrant “shares” the Contest Facebook page, per day | 5 points
- First time a registrant “likes” the Contest page on Facebook | 5 points
- First time a registrant “follows” the STACK page on Twitter | 25 points
- Each time a registrant shares the Contest to Twitter from the Website, per day | 5 points
- First time a registrant subscribe to the STACK YouTube channel | 25 points
- First time a registrant watches a STACK video on the STACK channel | 5 points
An Entrant who “likes” a page more than once will only receive the points associated with one “like”, and similarly, following a STACK social media page will be credited only once, even if followed, unfollowed and refollowed multiple times.
For each “sharing” action, a maximum of one action per day will be recognized for points credit.
All entries must comply with these Official Rules and be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 30th, 2018, in order to be eligible for a prize. All entries become the property of STACK and will not be acknowledged or returned. The use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, or like methods for participation in this Contest is strictly prohibited and all such entries will be void. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to participate will be deemed to be the entrant provided he/she is eligible per these Official Rules. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Email registrations and all actions taken by entrants will be deemed received at the time indicated on the STACK server report.
(a) There are TWO (2) Grand prizes (each a “Grand Prize” and together with the secondary prizes, collectively, the “Prizes”) available to be won:
(i) Prize One: Two (2) VIP tickets to a music event in California, U.S.A., for the weekend of April 13 – 15, 2018, PLUS airfare and accommodation for the Prize winner and guest;
(ii) Prize Two: Two (2) VIP tickets to a music event in California, U.S.A., for the weekend of April 20 – 22, 2018, PLUS airfare and accommodation for the Prize winner and guest.
(iii) The VIP ticket permits access to the event venue and three VIP areas, which include shaded areas, restrooms, picnic tables, food and beverage vendors and a cash bar. The Prize also includes a shuttle pass good on any event shuttle line (excluding Airport) all three event days during the shuttle operating hours.
(iv) The transportation portion of the prize includes round trip airfare from the international airport closest to the residence of the Prize winner to an international airport in the United States, with shuttle transfer to and from the hotel pre-booked by Sponsor for Prize winner and his/her guest.
(v) The hotel portion of the prize is a double accommodation room pre-booked by Sponsor for the Prize winner and his/her guest, with for Prize One, check-in on Friday, April 13th, 2018, and check-out on Monday, April 16th, 2018, and for Prize Two, check-in on Friday, April 20th, 2018, and check-out on Monday, April 23rd , 2018.
(vi) The approximate retail value of each Grand Prize is Five Thousand Dollars Canadian ($5,000CDN).
(b) There are ONE HUNDRED (100) secondary prizes (each a “Secondary Prize”) available to be won, as follows:
(i) The Entrants who hold spots One to Ten Ranking in the Highest Total Points on the Leaderboard at the close of the Contest Period will each receive Five Hundred Dollars Canadian ($500CDN) into their Stack account when the Entrant opens an account. The approximate retail value of this Secondary Prize is $500CDN.
(ii) The Entrants who hold the spots Eleven to One Hundred in Highest Total Points on the Leaderboard at the close of the Contest Period will each receive Fifty Dollars Canadian ($50CDN) into their Stack account when the selected Entrant opens a Stack account. The approximate retail value of this prize is $50CDN.
(iii) In order to be eligible to receive a Secondary Prize the Entrant must have successfully been approved for a Stack account, and the account opened within 180 days of the Entrant being notified of his/her determination as a Prize winner. In the event that a eligible Secondary Prize winner does not open an account during this period the Prize will be forfeited.
(c) Prizes may not be substituted by the Prize Winner, transferred nor sold to another individual or entity, nor exchanged for cash value.
(d) The chance of winning any Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received.
- WINNER SELECTION
(a) Prize winners will be selected as follows:
(i) On April 2nd, 2018, at or about 11:00 am ET, a random draw will be held and two entries chosen from all Contest entries for the Grand Prizes;
(ii) On April 2nd, 2018, the 100 Entrants with the highest total points values ranking in the leaderboard will be identified as eligible to receive the Secondary Prizes.
(iii) Before being declared a Prize winner, a selected entrant must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail, to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (as set out in Clause 6).
(b) ENTRANTS SELECTED FOR A GRAND PRIZE OR IDENTIFIED AS ELIGIBLE FOR A SECONDARY PRIZE WILL BE NOTIFIED BY E-MAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED UPON REGISTRATION TO THE STACK BETA WAITING LIST AND MUST RESPOND WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected entrant must respond by telephone to the contact number provided in the notification, and the selected entrant's response must be received by the Sponsors within forty-eight (48) hours of such notification. If the selected entrant does not respond within such time period, he/she will be disqualified and another entrant or entrants may be selected in the Sponsors' sole discretion until such time as an entrant satisfies the terms set out herein. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected entrant to receive notification or for the Sponsors to receive a selected entrant's response. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those entrants selected for a Prize.
- PRIZE RULES
(a) Each Grand Prize winner and his/her travelling companion must be 21 years of age or older. For each Grand Prize, the details of each component of the Grand Prize shall be as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion and communicated with the Prize Winner directly. The Grand Prize winner and his/her travelling companion must travel on the same itinerary. No change in travelling arrangements can be made once the booking has been confirmed. The Sponsor is not responsible if any scheduled event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and neither the Grand Prize Winner nor his/her travelling companion will be reimbursed for tickets or any other expenditures/ costs incurred due to any such delay, postponement or cancellation. Tickets may be subject to the event’s standard rain-check policies and procedures. All other costs and expenses associated with the receipt and/or use of the Grand Prize, including but not limited to, ground transportation between winner's residence and the departure airport, ground accommodation from the destination airport to the hotel, additional accommodations if required, meals, gratuities, insurance, items of a personal nature, airline baggage fees, personal charges at lodging, security fees or other expenses not specifically described as included in the Grand Prize package above are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her traveling companion. The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any taxes applicable to the Prize.
(b) Each Grand Prize winner and his/her traveling companion are responsible for arranging and obtaining in advance of departure all necessary travel documentation, health and other insurance as may be required for travel to and from the United States. The airfare portion of the Grand Prize is subject to space availability at time of booking and advance reservations are required. The Sponsor will aim to accommodate Grand Prize winner’s preferences for flight selection but bookings are subject to availability. If a Grand Prize winner and his/her traveling companioncannot travel on the dates specified, are prohibited or restricted from boarding the aircraft, or are refused entry to the United States for any reason, the Prize will be forfeited in its entirety and Sponsor shall be under no obligation to provide the Prize winner with any further compensation or an alternate prize. Either the Grand Prize Winner or his/her travelling companion will be required to present his/her ID at hotel check-in along with a valid credit card for potential incidentals or damages. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. The Sponsor is not responsible for and will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificate.
(c) A maximum of one (1) Grand Prize and one (1) Secondary Prize may be won by any Entrant. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are non-transferable, non-saleable and cannot be converted to cash (except at Sponsors' sole option), and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize or a Prize component for one of equal or greater value if a Prize can not be awarded for any reason. In the event that a Prize winner is unable to redeem any or all of a Prize, no compensation or substitute prize will be provided. A Prize winner is not entitled to monetary differences between actual Prize value and stated approximate retail Prize value, if any.
(d) Airfare will be booked within five (5) business days after the applicable Grand Prize Winner has been successfully contacted and notified of his/her Prize and fulfilled the requirements set out herein. The VIP tickets for the music event will be on Will Call Pick Up at the hotel.
(e) Grand Prize winner(s) and any companion(s) must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion(s) of prize without further compensation.
(f) Secondary Prize winners must successfully apply for and open a STACK account in order to receive the Prize.
- LIABILITY AND PUBLICITY RELEASE
In order for a selected entrant to be declared as a Prize winner, the selected entrant will be required to sign a declaration and release prepared by the Sponsor (the “Release”) which, among other things, (a) confirms the selected entrant’s eligibility for the Contest and understanding of, compliance with, and acceptance of the Contest rules, (b) confirms acceptance of the applicable prize as awarded, and (c) releases the Sponsor and other parties related to the Contest, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies, employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and (d) grant to the Sponsor the unrestricted right, in the Sponsor’s discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, reproduce, convert, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, translate, adapt and otherwise use and re-use the winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice and biography in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion thereof. The executed Release must be returned within three (3) business days of an Entrant receiving verification that he/she has been selected as a winner or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the corresponding Prize forfeited and the Sponsor shall have the right to, but shall not be obligated to, choose another entrant from the remaining eligible entries in order to award the Prize.
- INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT
By entering the Contest, each Entrant (i) releases and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity, and (ii) agrees to fully indemnify Releasees from any and all claims by third parties relating to the entrants participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules by entrant, and any claims arising from Prize winner’s participation in any Prize-related activity without limitation, including any liability to Sponsor arising from hotel charges incurred or resulting from Prize winner and/or their companion(s).
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or, as applicable, for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry or social media action. The Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by, as applicable, website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest. The Sponsor is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or, as applicable, to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor, such as, as applicable, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest and/or the STACK Website.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be posted on the STACK Website /waitlistvip throughout the Contest Period. Each Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website (where applicable); (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any STACK property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST OR THE WEBSITE (WHERE APPLICABLE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Grand Prize winners and their guest must at all times behave appropriately when taking part in the event, airline and hotel portions of the Grand Prize, and any other rules or regulations in force at those locations. The Sponsor reserves the right to remove from the event any Grand Prize Winner and/or guest who breaks such rules and/or fails to behave appropriately, and to disqualify such Grand Prize Winner and/or guest.
- PRIVACY AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
(a) By participating in the Contest, Entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her full name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address and/or age (the "Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the winners; (ii) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Sponsors in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii) above.
(b) By opting-in online you consent to STACK's and any of its corporate affiliates' use of your Personal Information to contact you to (i) promote draws, programs, special events and contests similar to the Contest; (ii) promote the STACK platform and related products or services.
(d) The Sponsor will use the entrant's Personal Information only for identified purposes, and will protect the entrant's Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the applicable law.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property in the Contest materials, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by STACK, its business partners, and/or their affiliates as applicable. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
- MODIFICATION OR TERMINATION OF CONTEST
STACK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, amend, or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or the Contest Rules, in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice, including the right to cancel or terminate the Contest (or any portion thereof) if bugs, virus, fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity, administration or proper play of the Contest (or portion thereof), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.
- APPLICABLE LAW
These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsors. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction's laws.
- CONTACTING THE SPONSOR
For any questions regarding this Contest, or to receive a list of winners, please contact STACK at 36 Distillery Lane, Suite 240, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4.
Last Contest Rules update: 15MARCH18.