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Article 1: ORGANIZER

DeSerres (the “Contest Organizer”) is organizing a free, no purchase necessary, online contest starting at 11:00 a.m., Montreal time, on the fourth day of the current month and closing at 11:59 p.m., Montreal time, on the last day of the current month.


The “Creative Challenge” Contest (the “Contest”) is open exclusively to individuals who are legal residents of a Canadian province or territory, and have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry.

Those ineligible to enter the Contest are:

a. employees, representatives and agents of Omer DeSerres Inc., including its affiliates, subsidiaries, partners and related corporations; (collectively the “Sponsor”);

b. employees, representatives and agents of the Sponsor’s advertising, promotional and media agencies;

c. people involved in the development, production and distribution of materials related to the Contest; and

d. the immediate family of any of the aforementioned persons, or persons with whom such persons are domiciled. In these Contest rules “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.

Participation in the Contest implies full acceptance of these rules, all provisions and the laws and regulations that apply to free contests.

Non-compliance with the conditions of participation as set out in these rules will nullify participation.

Any attempt to disrupt the normal operation of the Contest may result in the elimination of the participation of the person concerned.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations.


Consent to use the information gathered for the Contest applies to all those wishing to participate in the “Creative Challenge” Contest, as well as to the Contest winner.


Information about the Contest will be accessible on DeSerres Facebook page. Complete Contest rules are available via the Contest rules link on the website and in-store.


1. To participate, individuals must write a comment on DeSerres’s Facebook page,between 3:00 p.m., Montreal time, on the third day of the current month, and 11:59 p.m., Montreal time, on the last day of the current month. The Winner consents that their name will be communicated on the DeSerres Facebook page. The Organizer is then responsible for communicating the name of the Winner on its Facebook page.

2. DeSerres reserves the right to refuse participation to anyone who submits an entery ballot at 12:01 a.m., Montreal time, on the first day of the month following the announced end date of the contest.

3. To be eligible for the Contest, participants must confirm having read and accepted the Contest rules.

4. To be eligible for the Contest, participants must respect all the Contest rules.

5. One entry per person is allowed for the duration of the entire Contest.

6. Participants can also enter the Contest by writing — in 300 words or less — why they should win, and mailing their entry to the following address: 1265 Berri, suite 1000, Montreal, Québec, H2L 4X4 before the last day of the current month. Limit of one text per person.

7. Only the person entered in the Contest can be a winner.

8. The winners will be randomly selected from all valid entries.

9. Winners will be contacted individually by email.

DeSerres is not responsible for invalid email addresses or for nondelivered emails due to a technical problem.


For participation purposes, there’s a limit of one (1) vote per person, for the duration of the entire Contest.

DeSerres reserves the right to verify the accuracy of information provided by participants. Any attempt at fraud on the part of a participant shall disqualify all entries submitted by that participant. Any votes submitted or generated by illicit, cheating or unfair means, or by automatic programming or any other method that does not satisfy or violates any of the conditions outlined in the official contest rules will be nullified. Facebook rules apply within the context of this contest.

Article 7: PRIZES

The winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries.

Description of prize:

- A $75 DeSerres Gift Card

At any time, DeSerres reserves the right to substitute the prize in whole or in part, with a prize of equal value (including but not limited to, a monetary sum), in case of non-availability of the prize. The prize must be accepted as is, and is not transferable, exchangeable or refundable, unless authorized by the Organizer. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

Prizes that are to be shipped will not be insured and the Organizer cannot be held responsible for a prize that is lost, damaged or sent to a wrong address.


On the first business day of the month following the announced end date of the contest, at 01:00 p.m., the Contest Organizer will draw the winner at random to allocate the prizes indicated in these contest rules. Winners will be drawn at the DeSerres head office located in 1265 Berri, suite 1000, Montreal, Québec, H2L 4X4.

Any participation that don’t respect the contest rules may be rejected, without any justification.


To be declared a winner and claim a prize, a selected participant for a prize must:

a. be reached by email within three (3) days (72 hours) following the draw. Any selected participant who cannot be contacted after reasonable and appropriate efforts made by the Contest Organizer during this period of three (3) days will be disqualified;

b. prove that they meet all the requirements of this contest (age, authorization of legal representative if the winner is a minor). A person shall be disqualified if they fail to comply with any of the above-mentioned conditions or any other conditions specified in these regulations.

c. Correctly answer a mathematical question that will be sent by email.

The winner will be informed of how to take possession of the prize within two (2) to four (4) days of receiving the email.

In the event of a winner's refusal to receive the prize, the Contest Organizer will not be held responsible for its delivery and may, at its discretion, award the prize by random draw from among all eligible entries registered for that prize. If said randomly selected entrant from among all eligible entries cannot be reached within 72 hours of the draw of his or her name, after reasonable attempts, his or her entries will be disqualified and a new entrant selected. If, after three (3) selected persons, none of these persons can be reached after reasonable efforts within 72 hours for each of these persons, the prize will be considered cancelled and the Organizer will cancel the prize.

Any litigation with respect to 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 with respect to the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

Article 10: LIABILITY


1. DeSerres cannot be held liable in the event of an Internet malfunction preventing access to the contest or its proper functioning. DeSerres cannot be held liable for any third-party acts of Internet abuse.

2. While DeSerres shall do all in its power to provide users with information and/or tools that are accessible and verified, it shall not be held liable for any errors (particularly display errors on the Contest website), or for the absence or availability of information and/or the presence of a virus on the website.

3. Participation in the contest implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, the absence of protection of certain data provided against possible misuse or piracy, and the risks of contamination by viruses circulating on the Internet.

4. Participants must take appropriate measures to protect their personal data and/or software on their computer or telephone equipment from any kind of attack. All persons connecting to the website and participating in the contest shall do so at their own risk.

5. Furthermore, DeSerres shall not be responsible or liable in the event of:

Internet access problems;

hardware or software problems;

deletion or loss of data provided by participants for reasons not attributable to DeSerres;

human errors or errors due to electrical malfunction;

disturbances that might affect the smooth running of the Contest or dysfunctions in the automated draw process;


6. DeSerres shall not be held liable for the consequences of any delay in email for which it is not responsible. Any claims must be sent by the recipient directly to the appropriate Internet service provider (ISP).

7. In any case, if the smooth running of the Contest in administrative and/or technical terms are disrupted for any reason beyond the control of Omer DeSerres inc., the Company reserves the right to suspend the Contest.

8. Any fraud or breach of the present rules shall result in the disqualification of the entrant; DeSerres reserves the right, if warranted, to initiate proceedings against the defaulting party.


No correspondence relating to this Contest will be exchanged, except with each winner.

All participants acknowledge that by entering the Contest, they are providing their information to the Organizer. All questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be addressed to the Contest Organizer.

January 31st, 2019