RULES AND REGULATIONS – SUPERSTAR MOM OF THE SPRING SEASON 2016 CONTEST

  1. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS CONTEST (the “Contest”).
  2. All monetary amounts herein are calculated in Canadian dollars.
  3. The Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside, except the directors, officers, agents and employees of Reitmans (Canada) Limited (the owner of the “Thyme Maternity” division) and all of its affiliated and associated entities and divisions (collectively, “Reitmans”), their advertising and promotional agencies and all members of their respective immediate families living in the same household, as well as 1092072 Ontario Inc. dba Elfe Juvenile Products (Elfe) and ISSI Inc. (distributor of Graco products), Toys “R” Us (Canada) Ltd. (the owner of the “Babies “R” Us®” brand and/or division) (“TRU”), and Philips Electronics Ltd. (the owner of the “Philips Consumer Lifestyle” division) (“Philips”), collectively with ELFE, TRU, and Philips, the “Sponsors” and each a “Sponsor”) and all of their respective directors, officers, agents, employees, affiliated and associated entities and divisions, advertising and promotional agencies and all members of their respective immediate families living in the same household. ALL ENTRANTS MUST ALSO BE (OR BECOME) THYME ID MEMBERS IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE. PARTICIPATION IN THE THYME ID PROGRAM IS FREE OF CHARGE.
  4. By entering the Contest, each entrant accepts the terms and conditions of these Contest rules and regulations (the “Rules”) and agrees to be bound by them. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
  5. In order to enter for a chance to win the Grand Prize (defined below), each entrant must:
    1. If the entrant is not a Thyme iD member, go online at thymematernity.com (the “Website”) and follow the instructions to create an online account and fill out a one-time online application for the Thyme iD Card (including with all required contact information). New Thyme iD members will automatically be enrolled into the Contest. New Thyme iD members who wish to take advantage of Thyme iD membership but who do not wish to participate in the Contest may elect to opt out of the Contest by contacting Thyme customer service at 250 Sauvé Street West, Montréal, Québec H3L 1Z2, or 1-855-90 THYME / 1-855-908-4963, or customerservice@thymematernity.com/serviceclientele@thymematernity.com and indicating that they want their names stricken from the Contest ballot; or
    2. If the entrant is already a Thyme iD member, visit any participating Thyme Maternity store (each a “Store”) and scan his or her Thyme iD Card to be automatically entered in the Contest. If an entrant has not signed up for and received a Thyme iD Card, he or she may also do so by filling out a one-time in-Store application.
    3. Only one entry will be permitted for each entrant. No multiple entries allowed. Additional entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Reitmans.
  1. One (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) will be awarded consisting of the following:
    1. one (1) or more Thyme Maternity gift cards (the “Thyme Gift Cards”) having an aggregate retail value of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) which may be used at any Store, courtesy of Thyme Maternity (Thyme gift cards are subject to Thyme's standard terms and conditions of use);
    2. one (1) Philips Avent pize pack having an aggregate retail value of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00) consisting of Avent baby products.
    3. one (1) or more TRU gift cards (the “TRU Gift Cards”, and collectively with Thyme Gift Cards, the “Gift Cards”) having an aggregate retail value of five hundred dollars ($500.00) which may be used at any participating TRU store in Canada, courtesy of TRU (TRU gift cards are subject to TRU’s standard terms and conditions of use contained thereon); and
    4. one (1) Graco pize pack having an aggregate retail value of five hundred dollars ($500.00) consisting of Graco baby products.
  2. The final make-up of the Grand Prize may be subject to availability and will be determined by the Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion. The total retail value of the Grand Prize is approximately one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00). The Contest will have a total of one (1) winner.
  3. No cash, product substitution or prize equivalent shall be permitted. The Grand Prize cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other contest or offer. The Grand Prize must be accepted as is, and cannot be redeemed for cash or Thyme Maternity gift cards, in whole or in part. No component of the Grand Prize may be returned after pick-up. No rain checks shall be provided. No refund or compensation of any costs or expenses incurred by the Grand Prize winner shall be made. Gift cards are subject to Thyme’s standard terms and conditions of use stated thereon.
  4. The Contest offer shall be valid from May 1, 2016 at 12:01a.m. Eastern Time to July 31st, 2016 Eastern time (the “Entry Deadline”), it being understood that all in-store visits in order to be automatically entered in the Contest as described in paragraph 5ii must take place during the regular operating hours applicable to each Store. All eligible entries for the Contest must be received by Thyme Maternity by the Entry Deadline and must comply with the terms hereof. Any entries by third parties, or generated by a script, macro or by any other automated means whatsoever (including, without limitation, any electronic or computer automated or automatic contest entry program, tool, service, script, bot, macro, system or software, whether commercially developed or otherwise), or that contain typographical errors, are altered, tampered with, incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, will be considered null and void and will cause the disqualification of such entrant from the Contest and repeated violations of the foregoing may render such entrant ineligible for future contests or promotions offered by Thyme Maternity and/or Reitmans. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will vary depending on the number of eligible Contest entries received by the Entry Deadline.
  5. For the purposes of awarding the Grand Prize, a random draw will be conducted at the head office of Thyme Maternity in Montréal, Québec on August 24th, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m. (Eastern time) (the “Draw Date”), in order to select the Grand Prize winner from among all of the eligible entries received by the Entry Deadline.
  6. For the purposes of claiming the Grand Prize, the selected Grand Prize winner will be contacted by e-mail, mail or telephone within ten (10) business days of the Draw Date. If the selected winner cannot be reached during this period, the selected winner will be disqualified and another winner will be selected by a random draw conducted by Thyme Maternity until such time as contact is made by e-mail, mail or telephone with a selected winner. Thyme Maternity will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected winner. If all or part of the Grand Prize cannot be awarded due to actions or circumstances beyond the control of Thyme Maternity or the Sponsor, a substitute prize (or substitute prizes) of equal or greater retail value may be awarded at Thyme Maternity’s sole and absolute discretion.
  7. Thyme Maternity reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner must comply with the Rules and correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question (without the assistance of another person or mechanical device) (the “Skill-Testing Question”) administered by a representative of Thyme Maternity during a pre-arranged, mutually convenient telephone call and/or as otherwise may be provided by Thyme Maternity. In addition to the foregoing and in order to be eligible to receive the Grand Prize awarded hereunder, the Grand Prize winner must execute a full release and affidavit of eligibility in a form to be provided by Thyme Maternity which relieves Reitmans from any and all liability for injury associated with any prize awarded to him/her, as well as satisfy any and all laws and regulations and other criteria required by the Grand Prize winner’s province or territory of residence (the “Release”). Should the Grand Prize winner not comply with the Rules, not claim the Grand Prize within ten (10) business days from the Award Date, incorrectly answer a Skill-Testing Question, not execute the Release, or otherwise fail to satisfy any requirement contained herein, an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected by a random draw conducted by Thyme Maternity and the terms and conditions of Section 10 and Section 11 will apply to such new winner.
  8. The Grand Prize winner will be entitled to be awarded the Grand Prize on the date on which the eligibility qualifications of the Grand Prize winner have been satisfied in accordance with Section 11 herein (the “Award Date”). The Grand Prize will be sent to the Grand Prize winner by registered mail or courier to the address provided by the Grand Prize winner (a signed acknowledgment of receipt at the delivery location will be required) within ten (10) business days of the Award Date. Reitmans reserves the right the modify, in its sole and absolute discretion, the method of delivery of the Grand Prize to the Grand Prize winner in the event that the Grand Prize cannot be sent to the Grand Prize winner as described in this Section 12 due to any cause beyond the control of Reitmans. The name of the Grand Prize winner may appear on the Website and/or Thyme Maternity’s and/or Reitmans’ online social networking and media marketing web pages for no less than thirty (30) days following the Award Date.
  9. If, by reason of a typographical or other error, more Grand Prizes are claimed than the number set forth in the Rules, all individuals making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of Grand Prizes available. No more than one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded.
  10. By entering the Contest, all entrants irrevocably grant to Reitmans the right to include their name and information (including e-mail address) on any of Reitmans’ mailing/e-mail lists and for any live person to person or Automatic Dialing Announcing Device calls for promotional purposes relating to Reitmans, and to use their name in any publicity carried out by Reitmans, and agree to grant to Reitmans a non-exclusive irrevocable license and right to incorporate, use and reproduce their photograph, voice, name, likeness, city or original hometown and province or territory of residence, in whole or in part in and in connection with the advertising, exhibiting, marketing, promotion and exploitation of its business in any manner, in all media throughout the world whether now known or hereinafter devised, including without limitation, the Website, the Reitmans and/or Thyme Maternity Facebook pages (as well as any other Reitmans online social networking and media marketing web pages), and all forms of print, radio, television, home-video, CD ROM, DVD, and other interactive “electronic” media, in perpetuity. Those individuals who do not wish that their personal information be used for such purposes are required to so indicate in writing to Reitmans at the following address: 250 Sauvé Street West, Montréal, Québec H3L 1Z2 Att: Thyme customer service, or 1-855-90 THYME / 1-855-908-4963, or customerservice@thymematernity.com / serviceclientele@thymematernity.com and indicating that they do not wish that their personal information be used for such purposes. For further information regarding Thyme Maternity’s use of an entrant’s personal information, please refer to the Privacy Policy on the Website.
  11. All expenses related or incidental to the receipt and use of the Grand Prize, including any and all surcharges, taxes (federal, provincial and local), and travel costs between the Grand Prize winner’s residence and any Store, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all expenses not specifically stated herein to be the responsibility of Reitmans, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize is non-refundable, non-transferable and may not be reissued or revalidated.
  12. In the event of any dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, entries will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted during entry. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Winning entries may be required to provide Thyme Maternity with proof that the claimed winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry, or forfeit the Grand Prize.
  13. Reitmans shall not be responsible for lost, stolen, mutilated, late, misdirected or ineligible entry forms that may occur in the administration of the Contest. Reitmans shall not be responsible under any conditions whatsoever for any technical problems or technical malfunctions relating to the Contest, the use of the Thyme iD Card, or for any printing or typographical errors or problems in connection with any Contest-related materials, including any computer, online, human or technical malfunctions that may occur in the administration of the Contest. Subject to a contrary ruling by the Régie (defined below), if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or otherwise, or due to any other cause beyond the control of Reitmans or any act corrupting or affecting the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Reitmans reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion, to disqualify an individual and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Any attempt by anyone to damage or disrupt the Contest shall be considered a violation under criminal and civil law. Reitmans reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies against such person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
  14. All entrants assume all liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest, or the use or misuse of any prizes granted herein, including any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, costs, actions and causes of action with respect to the Grand Prize (including without limitation, in connection with travel, if applicable). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, by entering the Contest, entrants release and forever discharge Reitmans and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advisors, employees, officers, directors, shareholders and representatives, from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, costs, actions and causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Contest, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
  15. It is each entrant’s sole responsibility to notify Thyme Maternity in writing at the address indicated above if he or she changes his or her address or other contact information. All corrections to contact information must be received by the Entry Deadline.
  16. If any terms of the Rules are or become invalid, are ruled illegal by the Régie (defined below) or any court of competent jurisdiction, or are deemed unenforceable under then current applicable law, it is the intention of the parties hereto that the remainder of the Rules shall not be affected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.
  17. For Québec entrants, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) 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.
  18. For an additional set of the Rules and/or the Contest winner’s name, visit the Website or send a written request by self-addressed, stamped envelope (ensure that sufficient postage is included) to: Reitmans (Canada) Limited, 250 Sauvé Street West, Montréal, Québec H3L 1Z2; ATTENTION: Thyme Maternity Customer Service.