STIHL® 2017 STIHL Club Lithium-Ion Battery Tool Giveaway

1. HOW TO ENTER

On-line Entry: To enter the STIHL® 2017 STIHL Club Lithium-Ion Battery Tool Giveaway (“Contest”), sponsored by STIHL® Limited (“Sponsor”), you will need to:

Enter via the Internet at www.stihlclub.ca (“Contest Website”) and follow the link to the Contest registration. To be eligible to win, complete the entry form on the Contest website by filling in your name, mailing address with postal code, e-mail address, telephone number and selecting which FREE e-newsletter you would like to receive. Then submit the entry form by clicking on the “STIHL CLUB Enter Now” button. Contest begins on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time “ET” and ends 11:59 p.m. (ET) on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Contest.

On-line entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the evening before each of the (90) ninety draw dates. Official draw dates are listed in section (3) three of this document. Official on-line entries remain in the system for the Contest duration unless drawn and claimed for a prize. Limit one (1) prize per person.

Entries become the property of STIHL® Limited (“Sponsor”). No responsibility for Contest entries that are delayed, lost, destroyed, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected will be accepted by the Sponsor.

Limit of one (1) entry per valid person.

Valid Entrants must be:
(i) Residents of Canada over the age of majority in their specific province of entry, who fully accept the rules as stated.

Entrants can NOT be:
(i) Employees, officers, directors, representatives or agents of the Sponsor, or the Contest’s administrator, or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates; (ii) the spouse and any member of the immediate family (defined as biological, step or adoptive mother, father, daughter, son, sister or brother) of any person described in (i); and (iii) any person who resides with any person described in (i) or (ii).

In order to increase odds of winning, a contest entrant can share the STIHL® 2017 STIHL Club Lithium-Ion Battery Tool Giveaway (“Contest”) Referral Link with up to (10) TEN friends or family members. For each friend or family member that enters the STIHL® 2017 STIHL Club Lithium-Ion Battery Tool Giveaway (“Contest”) through the referral link the initial entrant (who shared the promotional link) will receive (1) ONE additional entry into the contest promotion. Limit of (10) TEN additional entries per entrant allowed.

2. PRIZES

There will be (1) ONE Lithium-Ion unit awarded every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday for the duration of the Contest (30 weeks). Starting TUESDAY, APRIL 4th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time “ET” and ending 11:59 p.m. (ET) on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26th, 2017.

There will be (90) ninety Lithium-Ion Products given away in total (refer to section 3 for prizing break down). Prizes range in value from $169.00 CDN (MSRP) each to $349.95 CDN (MSRP) each. The total value of prizes given away throughout the promotional contest period is equal to $16,535.50 CDN (MSRP).

Limit (1) ONE prize per person. All Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made unless Sponsor, in its sole discretion, decides to substitute a prize or prize component with one of equal or greater value.

Daily prize predetermined by STIHL® Canada consists of (1) ONE of the below Lithium-Ion products for the confirmed official winner. The prize value for each of the confirmed winner’s will range from $169.00 CDN (MSRP) to $349.95 CDN (MSRP).

  • FSA 45 $169.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • BGA 45 $169.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • HSA 45 $169.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • HSA 25 $169.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • FSA 56 $269.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • BGA 56 $269.95 CDN (MSRP)
  • HSA 56 $349.95 CDN (MSRP)

The total approximate retail value of all (90) ninety prizes is $16,535.50 CDN (MSRP).

The odds of winning a prize depends upon the number of eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. (ET) prior to the predetermined Contest draw dates. See below for specific draw dates (section 3).

After official confirmation, the winner will receive a STIHL GIFT CERTIFICATE for the prize/product that their name was drawn for. The official winner will be required to personally take delivery of the STIHL® Lithium-Ion product by taking their gift certificate to an authorized Canadian STIHL Dealer within 4 months (120 days) of the day you are confirmed as the official winner (skill-testing question answered correctly and receipt of the signed declaration). THE GIFT CERTIFICATE WILL EXPIRE AFTER (120) ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY DAYS at which time no further prizing will be awarded.

STIHL® Canada, at its discretion, may substitute another STIHL® product of the same or similar model and style for any reason.

Any and all additional costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use such as, but not limited to, product usage and maintenance, safety, lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by the winner and/or their agent in claiming, accepting and/or using their prize is not the responsibility of STIHL® Limited.

The (90) ninety prizes must be accepted as described in these rules and cannot be transferred to another person, substituted for another Prize, or exchanged in whole or in part, for cash, except at the absolute discretion of the Sponsor, who may elect to substitute the Prize for its Cash Value or another prize of equal value if the Prize is unavailable or if for any reason the physical act of providing it to the Winner is overly burdensome to Sponsor, subject to the provisions set forth elsewhere in these rules.

3. SELECTION OF WINNERS AND PRIZE CLAIMS

WEEKLY PRIZES:

A computerized random draw will take place in London, ON, at or about 10:00 a.m. (ET) on the dates specified below, from the total eligible entries received by 11:59 p.m. (ET) the day prior to each draw date, including all non-winning, eligible entries from any previous draw. Any entries already selected as winners will be removed from all subsequent draws. Entries must be received prior to 11:59 p.m. (ET) the day before each draw date in order to be eligible for the draw the following day.

DATES OF WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWS

All draws take place, at or about 10:00 a.m. (ET):

  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 05, 2017
  • Thursday, April 06, 2017
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Thursday, April 20, 2017
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 02, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 03, 2017
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017
  • Thursday, May 11, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017
  • Thursday, June 01, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017
  • Wednesday, June 07, 2017
  • Thursday, June 08, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Thursday, June 22, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017
  • Thursday, July 06, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • Thursday, July 13, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017
  • Thursday, July 20, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017
  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017
  • Thursday, August 03, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017
  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017
  • Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  • Thursday, August 24, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
  • Tuesday, September 05, 2017
  • Wednesday, September 06, 2017
  • Thursday, September 07, 2017
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 03, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 04, 2017
  • Thursday, October 05, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017

PRIZE NAME, QUANTITIES TO BE WON & RETAIL VALUE FOR EACH ITEM:

FSA 45           20 (twenty) available to be won
@ $169.95 CDN (MSRP) = $3,399.00 CDN (MSRP)

BGA 45           20 (twenty) available to be won
@ $169.95 CDN (MSRP) = $3,399.00 CDN (MSRP)

HSA 45           20 (twenty) available to be won
@ $169.95 CDN (MSRP) = $3,399.00 CDN (MSRP)

HSA 25           20 (twenty) available to be won
@ $169.95 CDN (MSRP) = $3,399.00 CDN (MSRP)

FSA 56           3 (three) available to be won
@ $269.95 CDN (MSRP) = $809.85 CDN (MSRP)

BGA 56           4 (four) available to be won
@ $269.95 CDN (MSRP) = $1,079.80 CDN (MSRP)

HSA 56           3 (three) available to be won
@ $349.95 CDN (MSRP) = $1,049.85 CDN (MSRP)

GRAND TOTAL OF PRIZES AVAILABLE TO BE WON 90 (NINETY) LITHIUM-ION PRODUCTS = $16,535.50 CDN (MSRP)

Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received prior to each draw date. Each Prize shall be awarded to the entrant whose name was randomly selected from all eligible entries. The selected entrant will be notified by e-mail or telephone if he/she is eligible to win a Prize. Before being declared an Official Winner, the selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, without assistance of any kind whether mechanical or otherwise, to be administered at a mutually convenient time by telephone. The selected entrant will also be required to sign and return, within the time stipulated in the documents, a Declaration of Compliance with these Official Rules and a Liability and Publicity Release (collectively, the “Declaration and Release”) before being declared the official winner. If the selected entrant cannot be reached within ten (10) business days of the date of the prize drawing, fails to submit the completed Declaration and Release within fourteen (14) days, or fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question within the time allotted, Sponsor or its third party service provider shall conclude that the selected entrant has forfeited his/her Prize, which may then be awarded to an alternate eligible entrant at the Sponsor’s discretion. Return of any Prize or Prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate eligible entrant.

4. ELIGIBILITY

The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada that have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry, except employees of STIHL® Limited and persons with whom they are domiciled, or a family member of an employee or persons residing with a family member (defined as biological, step or adoptive mother, father, daughter, son, sister, brother or spouse) of an employee of the Contest Sponsor, its advertising and promotional agencies and the Contest administration organization, or any of their affiliated or associated companies and employees of participating dealers, and potential prize winners will have to state in the Declaration and Release their address, occupation and name of their employer to confirm they are not a person excluded from eligibility to enter. This Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and regulations. All decisions of the Sponsor and the independent Contest administration organization are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, and the Contest Sponsor and Contest administration organization shall not be held responsible for any accident, negligence, printing, administrative or other errors that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest. In the event of a dispute regarding submission of an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized holder of the e-mail account. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify, amend or terminate this Contest in whole or in part, at any time without notice and with no obligation or liability, subject to applicable law and the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) with respect to the province of Quebec.

Entries attempted by methods other than those described in these Official Rules shall be deemed void. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated maximum allowed number of entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. A selected entrant may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

5. CONSENT TO COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing his/her personal information, each entrant consents and agrees to the collection and use of the entrant’s personal information by Sponsor. For further information on how STIHL® Limited respects your privacy, visit our Privacy Policy.

6. LIABILITY

In order to be eligible to win a prize, entrants must comply with these Official Rules. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants. The Contest Sponsor and affiliates 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 entries; or (5) 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. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Contest, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. 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, unawarded, eligible prize claims. The Sponsor reserves the right without notice to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest for any reason, subject to the approval of the Régie. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, garbled, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

For the province of Quebec, 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.

7. RELEASE

By entering the Contest, entrants agree that the Sponsor shall not be responsible or liable for any losses or injuries of any kind resulting from participating in the Contest or acceptance, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, and agree to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective officers, directors, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, third party services’ providers and prize suppliers (collectively, the “Releasees”) from all claims or damages arising out of entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. By accepting the prize, the official winner agrees to the use of his/her name, city of residence, photograph and/or other likeness in any related publicity for Sponsor, in any medium, including presence on the Sponsor’s website, without further compensation or permission, worldwide and in perpetuity. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty that any identification, videotape, photograph and/or likeness of the winner will be broadcast or otherwise used in any manner.

8. DISCLAIMERS

THE SPONSOR AND THE CONTEST PARTIES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR: ANY REGISTRATION OR ATTEMPTED REGISTRATION IN THE CONTEST, OR ANY ENTRY (OR PRIZE) IN THE CONTEST WHICH IS LOST, STOLEN, LATE OR DELAYED FOR ANY REASON, DAMAGED, OR MISDIRECTED; FOR THE FAILURE, INTERRUPTION, TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OR DELAY OF ANY E-MAIL OR E-MAIL ATTACHMENT OR OTHER COMMUNICATION TO BE RECEIVED, FOR ANY REASON; FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS IN THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONTEST, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ERRORS IN ADVERTISING, THE RULES, THE SELECTION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF POTENTIAL WINNERS OR OFFICIAL WINNERS, OR THE DISTRIBUTION OF ANY PRIZE OR ANY PART OF ANY PRIZE; FOR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE, BY USERS, BY TELEPHONE OR BY EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ERRORS ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE CONTEST; FOR ANY TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE PROCESSING OF ANY SUBMISSION OR ENTRY OR ENTRIES IN THE CONTEST; FOR PROBLEMS WITH THE FUNCTION OF ANY WEBSITE OR WEBSITE FEATURE, HOWSOEVER CAUSED; FOR THE MALFUNCTION OF, OR DAMAGE CAUSED TO, ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE, ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR ACCESS PROVIDERS; FOR ANY FUNCTIONALITY LOST DUE TO NOT HAVING COOKIES ENABLED; FOR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET; FOR THE SECURITY OR PRIVACY OF INFORMATION TRANSMITTED VIA COMPUTER NETWORKS; OR, FOR BREACHES OF PRIVACY DUE TO INTERFERENCE BY THIRD PARTY COMPUTER HACKERS OR FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED TO OR INCURRED BY ANY ELIGIBLE ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON BY REASON OF ANY SUCH EVENT OR OCCURRENCE. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT CONSENTS TO THE COLLECTION, USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF HIS/HER PERSONAL INFORMATION (INFORMATION THAT IDENTIFIES AN ENTRANT AS INDIVIDUAL, SUCH AS HOME TELEPHONE NUMBER, AGE AND HOME ADDRESS) BY “SPONSOR” FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPLEMENTING, ADMINISTERING AND FULFILLING THIS CONTEST. “SPONSOR” WILL NOT SELL OR TRANSMIT THIS INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES EXCEPT FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADMINISTERING THIS CONTEST. PLEASE SEE PRIVACY POLICIES ON WWW.STIHL.CA, FOR FULL INFORMATION ON POLICY TOWARDS MAINTAINING THE PRIVACY AND SECURITY OF USER INFORMATION.

Subject to any governmental approval which may be required, the Sponsor reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, or to amend, modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Contest in any way, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions (including, without limitation, computer viruses, glitches, or printing or production errors) have destroyed, impaired or severely undermined the proper play, integrity, and/or feasibility of the Contest.

In the event the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that it is prevented from continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated, in whole or in part, before the end of the Contest Period, the Sponsor will select the winner(s) (or the remaining winner(s), as the case may be) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries recorded by the Sponsor as of the date of the Force Majeure event.