BERNINA of Canada Kaffe Fassett Sweepstakes
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
Please read these official rules (the “Official Rules”) carefully. They contain important information about your rights and obligations, as well as limitations and exclusions that may apply to you if you enter the BERNINA of Canada Kaffe Fassett Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by BERNINA of Canada (the “Sponsor”).
By participating in the Sweepstakes, you signify your agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and RAVEN5 Ltd. (the “Administrator”). If you do not agree to these Official Rules, you may not enter the Sweepstakes.
2. Sweepstakes Period
The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 1, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on January 31, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes Period consists of four (4) monthly entry periods (each, a “Monthly Entry Period”) and a grand prize entry period (the “Grand Prize Entry Period”) as described below.
|Entry Period||Start Date (12:00:01 AM ET)||End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)||Approximate Drawing & Notification Date|
|Monthly Entry Period 1||Oct 1, 2022||Oct 31, 2022||Nov 3, 2022|
|Monthly Entry Period 2||Nov 1, 2022||Nov 30, 2022||Dec 7, 2022|
|Monthly Entry Period 3||Dec 1, 2022||Dec 31, 2022||Jan 5, 2023|
|Monthly Entry Period 4||Jan 1, 2023||Jan 31, 2023||Feb 2, 2023|
|Grand Prize Entry Period||Oct 1, 2022||Jan 31, 2023||Feb 2, 2023|
Eligible entries will carry forward into subsequent Entry Periods, if any.
The Sweepstakesis open only to legal residents of Canada who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (“Participant” or “entrant”, or “you”).
Employees, representatives, or agents of Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Sweepstakes Parties”), and all respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, licensees, successors and assigns of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and members of their immediate family (spouses, parents, children and siblings) or persons living in the same household are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal, territorial, and local laws and regulations. If it is found that a person who does not meet the eligibility criteria set forth in these rules has submitted an entry, that entry will be deemed ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility requirements.
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to these Sweepstakes Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Void outside of Canada and wherever else prohibited by law.
4. How to Enter the Sweepstakes
No purchase necessary. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
To enter the sweepstakes, visit http://berninakaffefassett.ca (the “Sweepstakes Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period and follow the online instructions to complete and submit the entry form by providing your email address, first name, last name, mobile phone number, gender, and postal code.
Bonus Entries: Once the online entry form has been completed, Participants will have the opportunity to share the Sweepstakes during each Monthly Entry Period for bonus entries. Participants may share the Sweepstakes to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, or by email. Participants can earn:
- one (1) entry during each Monthly Entry Period for sharing to Facebook (each, a “Facebook Share Entry”), for a limit of four (4) Facebook Share Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw during the Sweepstakes Period.
- one (1) entry during each Monthly Entry Period for sharing to Twitter (each, a “Twitter Share Entry”), for a limit of four (4) Twitter Share Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw during the Sweepstakes Period.
- one (1) entry during each Monthly Entry Period for sharing to LinkedIn (each, a “LinkedIn Share Entry”), for a limit of four (4) LinkedIn Share Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw during the Sweepstakes Period.
- one (1) entry during each Monthly Entry Period for sharing to Pinterest (each, a “Pinterest Share Entry”), for a limit of four (4) Pinterest Share Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw during the Sweepstakes Period.
- one (1) entry during each Monthly Entry Period for sharing by email (each, an “Email Share Entry”), for a limit of four (4) Email Share Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw during the Sweepstakes Period.
Total limit of five (5) Bonus Entries per person into each Monthly Prize draw and twenty (20) Bonus Entries per person into the Grand Prize Draw.
5. Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds
Four (4) Monthly prizes (each, a “Monthly Prize”) are available to be won, as described below:
|Entry Period||Start Date (12:00:01 AM ET)||End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)||Prize Available||Prize ARV (CAD)|
|Monthly Entry Period 1||01-Oct-22||31-Oct-22||One (1) BERNINA Sewing & Quilting Cabinet||$2,999.00|
|Monthly Entry Period 2||01-Nov-22||30-Nov-22||One (1) BERNINA 475 QE Kaffe Edition||$3,699.00|
|Monthly Entry Period 3||01-Dec-22||31-Dec-22||One (1) BERNINA 535||$4,499.00|
|Monthly Entry Period 4||01-Jan-22||31-Jan-23||One (1) bernette 79||$4,599.00|
The total ARV of all Monthly Prizes is $15,796.00 CAD.
One (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) is available to be won, consisting of a BERNINA 770 QE PLUS Kaffe Edition and free gift package (includes each of the following: One (1) BERNINA XL Kaffe Edition Machine Suitcase, MSRP $649; One (1) BERNINA XL Kaffe Edition Module Bag, MSRP $499; One (1) Kaffe Edition Machine Dust Cover, MSRP $75; One (1) Kaffe Fabric Bundle, MSRP $139; Kaffe Exclusive Decorative Stitches, MSRP $775; Kaffe Embroidery Designs, MSRP $320; One (1) Kaffe Edition Embroidery Bundle box, MSRP $649; and One (1) BERNINA Embroidery Software 9 Creator, MSRP $1,399. Total package value; $4,505).
The ARV of the Grand Prize is $11,299.00 CAD.
The total ARV of all Prizes available is $27,095.00 CAD.
The odds of winning a Monthly Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during each Monthly Entry Period.
The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend upon the totally number of eligible entries received during the Grand Prize Entry Period.
6. Random Drawings, Winner Selections and Winner Notification
One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during Monthly Entry Period 1 in a random drawing to be held on or about November 3, 2022.
One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during Monthly Entry Period 2 in a random drawing to be held on or about December 7, 2022.
One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during Monthly Entry Period 3 in a random drawing to be held on or about January 5, 2023.
One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during Monthly Entry Period 4 in a random drawing to be held on or about February 2, 2023.
One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing to be held on or about February 2, 2023.
All prize drawings will take place at approximately 12:00 PM ET at the offices of the Administrator, whose decisions are final. The potential winners will be notified by the Administrator using the email provided at the time of entry. The Administrator will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact the eligible selected entrant within seventy-two (72) hours of the applicable drawing.
If any eligible selected entrant cannot be contacted within seventy-two (72) hours of notification, if a prize is declined, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then the eligible selected entrant may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit any and all rights to the prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant for the prize in a separate random drawing from the remaining eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Official Rules.
No one is a winner unless and until officially confirmed by the Sponsor in accordance with these Official Rules.
Before being declared a confirmed prize winner (a “Confirmed Winner”), all potential winners will be required to sign and return, within seventy-two (72) hours of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability, and where allowable, a Publicity Release as a condition of acceptance of a prize. The potential winners will also be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance, whether mechanical or otherwise, as a condition of acceptance of any prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules. Prizes will be awarded within approximately 60 days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
Prizes are not assignable, nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if a prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of a prize and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on a prize not specified herein are each Confirmed Winner’s sole responsibility.
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use each Confirmed Winner’s name, likeness, voice, photographs, biographical information, comments and other statements as well as his/her city, province and prize description for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Participants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Parties and release the Sponsor and the Released Parties, from any and all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of a prize. Confirmed Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of any prize. The Confirmed Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of prizes. Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of Participants’ hardware, software or browser technology.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of a Participant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any Participant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void.
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes).
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion (but with the consent of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux in Quebec), to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE THE WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THAT PROVISION.
Except where prohibited, Participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or the Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Province of Ontario. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Province of Ontario or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Province of Ontario. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
For Residents of Quebec Only: 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.
10. Help Requests / Requests for Information
Please direct your requests to the Administrator. Submit your request by email to email@example.com. Please identify yourself by providing your full name, and email address and explain the request in as much detail as possible. Administrator will carefully review and assess each request and respond within three (3) business days.
11. Winner List Requests
For a written confirmation of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 31, 2023 to: BERNINA of Canada Kaffe Fassett Sweepstakes Winners List Request, c/o RAVEN5, B9-461 North Service Road W., Oakville, Ontario, L6M 2V5.
BERNINA of Canada, 1111 Burns St. East, Unit 1 Whitby, Ontario, L1N 6A6, Canada
RAVEN5 Ltd., B9-461 North Service Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 2V5, Canada.