Rules & Regulations

Current Contests and Campaigns

  • The Roots Scarborough Town Centre Grand Opening Contest

    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

    NO PURCHASE OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING

    1. SPONSOR. The Roots Oxford Scarborough Town Centre Grand Opening Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Roots Corporation, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4 (the “Sponsor”). Not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram.

    2. ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding the province of Quebec, who are age of majority in their province or territory of residence at time of entry, with the exception of employees of the Sponsor, its parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotional agencies, contest administrators, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials and those living in the same household. Entrants must meet the above entry and participation criteria. By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules. Entrants who do not comply with any of the Contest Rules are subject to disqualification by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

    3. CONTEST DATES AND TIMES. The Contest begins on October 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET and ends on October 31, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET. (“Contest End Date”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted. The sole determinant of time for the purpose of receipt of a valid entry will be the Sponsor’s server(s).

    4. PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS. Entries will only be accepted at the Roots Oxford Scarborough Town Centre store in Scarborough, Canada. There will be one (1) Roots store participating.

    5. HOW TO ENTER. During the Contest period, the Sponsor is asking visitors to the Oxford Scarborough Town Centre store to complete a ballot with their contact information located at the point of purchase location.

    All entries are subject to the following rules:

    • Entrants grant the Sponsor an exclusive license to use their entries for the administration of the Contest and in any advertising, marketing or publicity, without notice or compensation, as may be edited, modified or translated in the Sponsor’s sole discretion when opted in on the entry ballot.
    • Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether or not to accept any entry and whether it will use any entry for any purpose, including in any marketing or publicity.
    • Entries cannot be any of the following, all of which shall be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion:
      • Sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or describe any dangerous activity.
      • Promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that are unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message.
      • Obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group.
      • Defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about the Sponsor or its products or other people, products or companies.
      • Refer to the name of any person without permission from that person for you and the Sponsor to reproduce it.
      • Communicate messages inconsistent with the purpose of this Contest.

    All entries must be complete and are subject to verification by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

    Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple accounts, identities, or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize. Entries that contain false or incomplete information are void. Entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, contain false information, are damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions of the Contest Rules are void. No correspondence will be entered into except with Contest finalists and potential winners. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of entry or receipt of an entry.

    6. CONTEST PRIZES. There are three (3) prizes available to be won: (i) Grand Prize One: a Award Jacket (maximum retail value $588CAD) (ii) Grand Prize Two: Small Banff Bag Tribe (maximum retail value $468CAD). (iii) Door Prize: first 50 people in-line for the opening of the store receive a surprise gift (maximum retail value $26CAD).

    All winners assume any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by entering, participating in this Contest or use or redemption of a prize. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and have no cash value. Prizes or any portion thereof cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or special offers. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable at time of award.

    7. ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received before Contest closes, skill in meeting the entry criteria and number of votes received by finalists.

    8. WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION. The draw date will take place on May 28, 2018 at 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4. Two (2) entries will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received before the Contest End Date by random draw. The selected entrants will be contacted by phone/email within three (3) business days of the draw date. If the selected entrants cannot be contacted by phone/email within three (3) days of the draw date the selected entrants will be disqualified and other entrants will be selected until such time as contact is made by phone/email with selected entrants or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact the selected entrants.

    The winners of the Contest will be announced on May 30, 2018.

    The potential winners of the Contest will be declared by the Sponsor to be winners if they meet all of the eligibility criteria set out in these Contest Rules. If a potential winner does not meet the eligibility criteria, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a prize and the next Winner will be randomly drawn as the potential winner. In order to receive a prize, potential winners must: (i) sign and return the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form; (ii) comply with all other Contest Rules, all in the sole discretion of Sponsor whose decisions are final.

    9. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION. The winner must sign the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form to: (i) confirm compliance with the Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept prizes as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, Facebook and Instagram and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence (except for material injury caused by an intentional or gross fault if winner is a resident of Quebec), breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur in connection with any claim or demand by any third party, including any 3rd party referred to or depicted in any entry, or as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Entry by Sponsor.

    The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (iii) lost, incomplete, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release forms; (iv) injury or damage to the entrant’s computer or to any other individual’s computer related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material regarding the Contest or accepting a prize; (v) 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, including any travel related thereto and the use of the Entry by Sponsor; (vi) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or otherwise; or (vii) late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.

    10. OTHER CONDITIONS. The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or amend this Contest at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries received by the relevant Contest Closing Date and to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

    Publicity and entrant information: By participating in the Contest, entrants have the option to consent to the use of their name, address, e-mail address, postal code, telephone number, social media handles, comments and image, whether on videotape, photograph or any other means, and their entries as may be edited or translated in the Sponsor’s sole discretion for the administration of this Contest or any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation. Any and all information provided in this Contest provided to Sponsor not Facebook

    Law: The Contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable Canadian federal, provincial, municipal and local laws. 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. For residents of all other jurisdictions, this Contest shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, rights and obligations between entrants and the Sponsor, and procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any dispute shall be adjudicated by the courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario.

    Rule Amendments: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to amend or modify these Contest Rules, or modify, cancel or suspend this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest.

    Intellectual Property: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

    © Roots Corporation 2018. All Rights Reserved.

  • The Roots Halifax Shopping Centre Grand Opening Contest

    OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

    NO PURCHASE OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING

    1. SPONSOR. The Roots C&W Halifax Shopping Centre Grand Opening Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Roots Corporation, 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4 (the “Sponsor”). Not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Instagram.

    2. ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding the province of Quebec, who are age of majority in their province or territory of residence at time of entry, with the exception of employees of the Sponsor, its parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, departments or agencies, franchisees, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotional agencies, contest administrators, and any other parties engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials and those living in the same household. Entrants must meet the above entry and participation criteria. By participating in this Contest, entrants acknowledge compliance with, and agree to be bound by, these Contest Rules. Entrants who do not comply with any of the Contest Rules are subject to disqualification by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

    3. CONTEST DATES AND TIMES. The Contest begins on May 31, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. ADT and ends on May 31, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. ADT. (“Contest End Date”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted. The sole determinant of time for the purpose of receipt of a valid entry will be the Sponsor’s server(s).

    4. PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS. Entries will only be accepted at the Roots C&W Halifax Shopping Centre in Halifax, Canada. There will be one (1) Roots store participating.

    5. HOW TO ENTER. During the Contest period, the Sponsor is asking visitors to the Roots C&W Halifax Shopping Centre to complete a ballot with their contact information located at the point of purchase location.

    All entries are subject to the following rules:

    • Entrants grant the Sponsor an exclusive license to use their entries for the administration of the Contest and in any advertising, marketing or publicity, without notice or compensation, as may be edited, modified or translated in the Sponsor’s sole discretion when opted in on the entry ballot.
    • Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether or not to accept any entry and whether it will use any entry for any purpose, including in any marketing or publicity.
    • Entries cannot be any of the following, all of which shall be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion:
      • Sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or describe any dangerous activity.
      • Promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that are unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message.
      • Obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group.
      • Defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about the Sponsor or its products or other people, products or companies.
      • Refer to the name of any person without permission from that person for you and the Sponsor to reproduce it.
      • Communicate messages inconsistent with the purpose of this Contest.

    All entries must be complete and are subject to verification by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

    Any attempt or suspected attempt to use robotic, automatic, programmed, or otherwise, illicit means to enter the Contest, or any other methods not authorized by these Contest Rules, for example, but not limited to, creating multiple accounts, identities, or registrations, all in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be deemed as tampering and may disqualify you from entering, participating and/or winning a prize. Entries that contain false or incomplete information are void. Entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, contain false information, are damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions of the Contest Rules are void. No correspondence will be entered into except with Contest finalists and potential winners. Proof of transmission (screenshots or captures, etc.) does not constitute proof of entry or receipt of an entry.

    6. CONTEST PRIZES. There are three (3) prizes available to be won: (i) Grand Prize One: a custom Award Jacket (maximum retail value $668CAD) (ii) Grand Prize Two: Small Banff Bag Tribe (maximum retail value $468CAD) (iii) Door Prize: first 50 people in-line for the opening of the store receive a surprise gift (maximum retail value $26CAD).

    All winners assume any and all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by entering, participating in this Contest or use or redemption of a prize. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and have no cash value. Prizes or any portion thereof cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions or special offers. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable at time of award.

    7. ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received before Contest closes, skill in meeting the entry criteria and number of votes received by finalists.

    8. WINNER SELECTION AND CONFIRMATION. The draw date will take place on June 4, 2018 at 1400 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6B 4C4. Two (2) entries will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received before the Contest End Date by random draw. The selected entrants will be contacted by phone/email within three (3) business days of the draw date. If the selected entrants cannot be contacted by phone/email within three (3) days of the draw date the selected entrants will be disqualified and other entrants will be selected until such time as contact is made by phone/email with selected entrants or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact the selected entrants.

    The winners of the Contest will be announced on June 6, 2018.

    The potential winners of the Contest will be declared by the Sponsor to be winners if they meet all of the eligibility criteria set out in these Contest Rules. If a potential winner does not meet the eligibility criteria, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a prize and the next Winner will be randomly drawn as the potential winner. In order to receive a prize, potential winners must: (i) sign and return the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form; (ii) comply with all other Contest Rules, all in the sole discretion of Sponsor whose decisions are final.

    9. RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION. The winner must sign the Sponsor’s Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form to: (i) confirm compliance with the Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept prizes as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, Facebook and Instagram and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence (except for material injury caused by an intentional or gross fault if winner is a resident of Quebec), breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur in connection with any claim or demand by any third party, including any 3rd party referred to or depicted in any entry, or as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Entry by Sponsor.

    The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (iii) lost, incomplete, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release forms; (iv) injury or damage to the entrant’s computer or to any other individual’s computer related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material regarding the Contest or accepting a prize; (v) 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, including any travel related thereto and the use of the Entry by Sponsor; (vi) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or otherwise; or (vii) late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.

    10. OTHER CONDITIONS. The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or amend this Contest at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries received by the relevant Contest Closing Date and to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

    Publicity and entrant information: By participating in the Contest, entrants have the option to consent to the use of their name, address, e-mail address, postal code, telephone number, social media handles, comments and image, whether on videotape, photograph or any other means, and their entries as may be edited or translated in the Sponsor’s sole discretion for the administration of this Contest or any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation. Any and all information provided in this Contest provided to Sponsor not Facebook.

    Law: The Contest is void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable Canadian federal, provincial, municipal and local laws. 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. For residents of all other jurisdictions, this Contest shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario, including all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, rights and obligations between entrants and the Sponsor, and procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. Any dispute shall be adjudicated by the courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario.

    Rule Amendments: The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to amend or modify these Contest Rules, or modify, cancel or suspend this Contest, without prior notice for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation in the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupts, or threatens to corrupt, the security or proper administration of the Contest.

    Intellectual Property: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, images, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsor. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

    © Roots Corporation 2018. All Rights Reserved.