"Levi's® 501® Day Contest at Mark’s"

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER INCREASE OR OTHERWISE IMPACT YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING IN THIS CONTEST.  

1.        Eligibility: "Levi's 501 Day Contest at Mark’s" (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of Canada who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are living, whether related or not) of Levi Strauss & Co. (Canada) Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Mark’s Work Wearhouse Ltd. (“Mark’s”), Brandfire Marketing Group Inc. (the “Contest Administrator”), their respective parent and affiliated companies, as well as any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively with the Sponsor, the “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to participate.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial/territorial and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.  Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to be legally bound by these Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor (and where the Sponsor so designates, the Contest Administrator), which are final and binding without right of appeal in all matters related to the Contest.  Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

2.        Sponsor: Levi Strauss & Co. (Canada) Inc., 1725-16th Avenue, Suite 200, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 4C6.

3.        Timing: The Contest begins on April 23, 2018 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on May 6, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the "Contest Period").   The Contest Period consists of fifteen (15) days (each, a “Day”) – where each Day starts at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.  The Contest Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.

4.        How to Enter: To enter, you must first obtain a hyperlink (the “Link”) to the Contest website in one (1) of the following two (2) ways

a.        SMS: You must have access to a cellular telephone or other device that is capable of two-way text messaging.  Text messaging is not available in all areas.  Standard data rates apply to participants who choose to participate in the Contest via a mobile device.  Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation. During the Contest Period, text 501DAY to number 393939.  Upon receipt of your text message, you will be sent a text message reply containing the Link.

b.        Email: During the Contest Period, send an email to [entermarks@501daycontest.com] requesting the Link.  Upon receipt of your email, you will be sent an email reply containing the Link.

IMPORTANT NOTE: It is only necessary to obtain one (1) Link in order to participate in the Contest.   You do not need to send multiple text messages or emails – as doing so will not increase or otherwise impact your chances of winning in this Contest.   

Once you have obtained a Link, click on the Link to access the Official Contest Entry Form (the “Form”).  Next, fully complete the Form with all required information – including a requirement to enter your full name, valid email address, valid telephone number and year-of-birth.  Submit your completed Form to be eligible to earn one (1) entry (an “Entry”) in the Contest.  Upon completing your Entry in accordance with these Official Rules, you will be provided with a referral link for the purpose of making referrals in accordance with Rule 5 (the “Referral Link”).

5.        How to Earn Bonus Entries: Once you have obtained a Referral Link in accordance with Rule 4, you can share your Referral Link.  When a referred friend or family member enters the Contest in accordance with these Official Rules through your Referral Link, you will be eligible to earn one (1) additional Bonus Entry (a “Bonus Entry”) in the Contest – up to a maximum of ten (10) Bonus Entries per person.  Each referred friend or family member can only enter through your Referral Link a maximum of one (1) time. For the avoidance of any doubt, an entrant can earn a maximum of ten (10) Bonus Entries throughout the Contest Period – regardless of the number of individuals that enter the Contest through the entrant’s Referral Link.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Prior to sharing a Referral Link, it is your sole and absolute responsibility to obtain permission from the individual(s) with whom you intend to share. The onus of obtaining such permission rests entirely with you and neither the Sponsor nor any of the other Released Parties (as defined below in Rule 6) assume any responsibility for obtaining any such permission.  You may only share your Referral Link with friends with whom you have had direct voluntary two way communications, and with whom it is reasonable to conclude you have a personal relationship considering shared interests, experiences, opinions and other relevant factors. You may only share your Referral Link with family members to whom you are related by marriage, a common-law partnership, or parent-child relationship, and with whom you have had direct voluntary two way communications. The information of your friend(s) or family member(s) will not be used by the Sponsor unless and until they enter the Contest in accordance with these Official Rules. They will not be added to any direct marketing list or used in any direct marketing programs without their consent.

6.        Entry and Bonus Entry Limits:  There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person, per Day.  As such, the maximum number of Entries per person is fifteen (15) Entries – which, is only possible if you enter the maximum allowable one (1) time per Day for each Day of the Contest Period.   There is a limit of ten (10) Bonus Entries per person.  If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) obtain more than one (1) Entry per Day; (ii) obtain more than ten (10) Bonus Entries; and/or (iii) use multiple names, multiple identities, multiple email addresses, any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s), and/or any other means not in keeping with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Official Rules to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest; then he/she may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.

The Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries or Bonus Entries (all of which are void).  

All Entries and Bonus Entries (collectively, the “Contest Entries”) and entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Contest Entry and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Official Rules.  Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.

7.        Prize: There will be a total of one (1) prize (the “Prize”) available to be won consisting of a trip for two (2) to Los Angeles, California.  Trip must take place between May 15, 2018 and May 18, 2018 (or on such other dates as may be specified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) and includes: (i) transportation (economy class) for the confirmed winner and one (1) travel companion who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older (the “Guest”) to Los Angeles, California from a Canadian location near the confirmed winner's residence (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) accommodation for two (2) (double occupancy) for three (3) nights in a hotel or hotels determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; and (iii) VIP Access for the winner and his/her Guest to the Invite Only 501® Day Celebration (the “Event”) at the Palladium in Los Angeles that is currently scheduled to take place on Wednesday May 16, 2018. The total approximate retail value of the Prize is $3500.00 CAD based on a St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador departure example – although the actual retail value may vary depending on the point of departure.   Under no circumstances whatsoever will any difference between the actual and approximate retail values be awarded. Choice of transportation method, hotel accommodations (including, without limitation, room size and occupancy), ticket levels and all other aspects of each Prize are at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.   

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the Prize: (i) Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable and/or or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); (ii) no substitutions are permitted, except at Sponsor’s option; (iii) all travel related to the Prize must occur within the dates specified by the Sponsor (otherwise the Prize may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in its entirety and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in its place); (iv) the confirmed winner and his/her Guest must: (a) travel on same itinerary; and (b) have all necessary documentation to permit international travel to the United States of America and re-entry into Canada; (v) the costs of everything not specifically and expressly stated above as included in the Prize are the sole and absolute responsibility of the confirmed winner and his/her and Guest, including, without limitation: meals and drinks; gratuities; entertainment; health and travel insurance; transportation for confirmed winner and his/her Guest to and from the Canadian departure location selected by the Sponsor; additional transportation; baggage and other fees; and items of a personal nature (NOTE: confirmed winner and/or his/her Guest may be required to present a valid major credit card in his/her name at the time of hotel check-in to cover any incidental expenses); (vi) if the confirmed winner and/or his/her Guest do not utilize any part(s) of the Prize, then any such part(s) not utilized may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be forfeited in their entirety and, if forfeited, nothing will be substituted in their place; (vii) Sponsor reserves the right at any time to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the Prize or any component thereof; and (b) substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or prize component(s) of equal or greater retail value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award; (viii) all arrangements relating to the Prize must be made through the Sponsor or its designated agents; (ix) by accepting the Prize, the confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Released Parties if the Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part; and (x) the confirmed winner’s Guest must: (a) be twenty-one (21) years of age or older; and (b) sign and return the Sponsor’s release (by the date indicated on the release form) indicating (among other things) that he/she waives all recourse against the Released Parties relating to his/her participation in the Prize (including, without limitation, any travel related thereto).

It is strongly recommended and encouraged that each confirmed Prize winner and his/her Guest obtain sufficient personal travel and medical insurance prior to participation in the Prize. Transportation is subject to availability, blackout periods, government restrictions and regulations and other transportation restrictions and regulations.

The Released Parties are not responsible for any delay, postponement, suspension, rescheduling or cancellation, for any reason, of any aspect of any Prize – including, but not limited to any element(s) associated with the Event.   Neither a confirmed winner nor his/her Guest nor any other person or entity will be compensated in the event of such delay, cancellation or other event contemplated herein.  The Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets. Changes to transportation and/or passenger names are not accepted once bookings have been confirmed

8.        Drawing, Winner Notification and Winner Confirmation: The Contest Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Contest and the selection of the potential winner are final and binding without right of appeal.  On May 7, 2018 in Markham, Ontario at approximately 2 PM ET (the “Draw Date”), the Contest Administrator will randomly select the potential Contest winner from all eligible Contest Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Official Rules during the Contest Period.  The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Contest Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Official Rules during the Contest Period.

The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact the eligible winner within two (2) business days of the Draw Date.  If the eligible winner cannot be contacted as outlined above, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant for the Prize from among the remaining eligible Contest Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).

NO ONE IS A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL THE SPONSOR OFFICIALLY CONFIRMS HIM/HER AS THE WINNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES.  BEFORE BEING DECLARED AS THE CONFIRMED PRIZE WINNER, the eligible winner will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of declaration and release; and (b) sign and return within two (2) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Official Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof (including, but not limited to, any travel related thereto); and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city/province/territory, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.  If the eligible winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) the Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Official Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion and time permitting, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant for the Prize from among the remaining eligible Contest Entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected eligible winner).

9.        General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) in Quebec, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Official Rules) in any way, in the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Official Rules, including, without limitation, any error, problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or failure of any kind whatsoever.  Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Official Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law. The Sponsor reserves the right, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Official Rules, to the extent deemed necessary by Sponsor, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant, Contest Entry and/or other information with these Official Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Official Rules, or for any other reason.  ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE SPONSOR’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.  

10.     Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Contest Entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen correspondence; (6) 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; (7) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (8) any combination of the above.   If for any reason an entrant's Contest Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Contest Entry in the Contest, if it is possible. If the Contest, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible Contest Entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  No more than the stated number and nature of prizes will be awarded under any circumstances.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Contest Entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen correspondence; (6) 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; (7) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (8) any combination of the above.   If for any reason an entrant's Contest Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Contest Entry in the Contest, if it is possible. If the Contest, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible Contest Entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  No more than the stated number and nature of prizes will be awarded under any circumstances.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. 

11.     Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted a Contest Entry, the Contest Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the phone number or email address (as applicable) at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a cellular telephone number/home phone number account/email address (as applicable) by a service provider. An entrant may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the phone/email address associated with the selected entry. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest.

12.     Entrant's Personal Information: The Sponsor is collecting personal data about entrants for the purpose of administering this Contest. No further informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants, unless the entrant has specifically opted-in to receive such communications. The Sponsor respects your right to privacy of your personal information. Please review our Privacy Policy (available at: https://www.levi.com/CA/en_CA/cms/privacy_policy) for details on the manner in which we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise manage your personal information.

13.     Other:  This Contest is subject to all applicable laws and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, the French version of these Official Rules and/or any instructions or interpretations of these Official Rules given by any representative of the Sponsor, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.

14.     FOR QUEBEC RESIDENTS: 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 board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

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" Levi's® 501® Day Contest at Mark’s "

Abbreviated Official Rules

No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of Canada who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Closes May 6, 2018 (11:59:59 p.m. ET). One (1) prize available (ARV: $3500 CAD). Odds depend on number of eligible entries. Skill-testing question required. Full rules (including details on how to enter, entry limits and a complete prize description) available at https://marks501daycontest.com/rules.  Message and data rates may apply. To stop a service at any time, reply STOP to 393939 to end all messages. Text HELP to 393939 to receive help information or just reply HELP to any message. If you receive the URL via text-messaging, you will receive 1 text message in response from an automated system. Consent is not required to buy goods and services. You may not be able to participate through all wireless carriers. https://www.levi.com/CA/en_CA/cms/privacy_policy