Every sunset is
a sign to win
1. Contest Period
The REESE’S Sunset Scanner Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 17, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on September 10, 2023 (the “Contest Period”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of Hershey Canada Inc. (the “Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding, without right of appeal, in all matters relating to this Contest and the awarding of the prize(s), including without limitation eligibility and/or disqualification of entries.
The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the date of entry.
Excluded from eligibility are the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Sponsor, any Contest judges, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of such officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives.
3. How to Enter
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Internet access required. To obtain one (1) entry, find the Reese’s Sunset Scanner Instagram Filter on Instagram (the "Filter") during the Contest Period and
- USE the Filter to analyze an orange sunset
- TAG @reesescanada with a PUBLIC account, include #contest, and SHARE your match of 85% or more on Instagram Story
- FOLLOW @reesescanada (must be following to win!)
All entries must meet the following submissions guidelines (the “Submissions Guidelines”):
(i) The entry must not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or any of its products, or other people, products or companies or communicate messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill associated with the Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
(ii) Entry must not contain any content that is or contains: unlawful behaviour, profanity, explicit sexuality, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or is hatefully, racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive or objectionable, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
(iii) Entry must not infringe on the intellectual property rights, or defame or invade the publicity or privacy rights, of any third party, living or deceased.
(iv) Entry must be the photo of an actual sunset taken by the participant.
(v) Participant’s profile must be public in order for the Sponsor to ensure Entry meets submission criteria.
By submitting an entry, you warrant and represent that: (i) the entry is your original work, created solely by you, and over which you have all necessary rights, title and interest, including copyright; (ii) the entry has not been previously published; (iii) the entry does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights, or defame or invade the publicity or privacy rights, of any third party, living or deceased; (iv) all individuals appearing in the entry have granted to you permission to publish or otherwise use their likeness in the entry in any manner and media whether now known or hereafter devised including, without limitation, on the Contest Website; and, (v) that the entry complies with the Submissions Guidelines. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims to the contrary.
By entering, you agree as follows: (i) you acknowledge that your entry may be posted by Sponsor on the Contest Website and/or on Sponsor’s social media channels, in Sponsor's sole discretion but without obligation; (ii) you have the right and authority to, and do hereby, grant to Sponsor an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide license in perpetuity to reproduce, store, copy, broadcast, display, distribute, edit, alter, combine with other material, publish, post, commercialize and/or otherwise use without limitation all or any part of the entry in any manner or media, including without limitation on the Contest Website; (iii) you waive any and all moral rights that you may have in and to the entry with respect to the uses contemplated herein; and, (iv) you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any and all claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action that relates in any way to Sponsor’s use of the entry.
In the event you make a statement about Sponsor’s products on any social media site, blog, website, or in any other publication or media of any kind for the purpose of endorsing, reviewing, or opining on any product(s) received from Sponsor in connection with my receipt and use of the prize, you must disclose that Sponsor provided such product(s) to you at no cost or at a discount, if applicable. You further agree that you (a) will only make statements based on your actual use of and honest opinions about Sponsor’s product(s); (b) will not make misleading or unsubstantiated statements about Sponsor’s product(s); and (c) upon request, agree to remove or cause to be removed any statements about Sponsor’s product(s) that in Sponsor’s reasonable belief are misleading or unsubstantiated or otherwise do not conform to the requirements of this paragraph. You agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with applicable laws and regulations with respect to your endorsement statements.
There are eight (8) weekly prizes available to be won (one (1) per Week, as defined below), each consisting of:
- one (1) $1,000 Sobeys gift card
- four (4) REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup bars or equivalent
- one (1) REESE’S branded capone
- one (1) REESE’S branded beach towel
Approximate retail value of each prize is $1,060.00.
Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash or otherwise, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equivalent monetary value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Prizes will be delivered to verified winners only to one (1) address in Canada. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Any other costs or expenses associated with the prizes not specified herein will be the responsibility of selected winners.
5. Winner Selection
Each Week during the Contest Period, as defined below, a random Weekly Prize Draw for that Week’s Weekly Prize will be conducted in Toronto, ON from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Week for the purpose of selecting one (1) potential winner (subject to satisfying the prize claim conditions below). Odds of being selected depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Week. Entries will not be carried forward to subsequent Weeks.
|WEEKLY PRIZE DRAW “WEEK”
|WEEKLY PRIZE DRAW DATE & TIME (all at 12 pm ET)
July 17-23, 2023
July 24, 2023
July 24-30, 2023
July 31, 2023
July 31-August 6, 2023
August 7, 2023
August 7-13, 2023
August 14, 2023
August 14-20, 2023
August 21, 2023
August 21-27, 2023
August 28, 2023
August 28-September 3, 2023
September 4, 2023
September 4-10, 2023
September 11, 2023
6. Selected Entrant Verification and Prize Claim Conditions
Selected entrants will be notified by Instagram Direct Message. In order to be declared a winner, selected entrants must: (i) respond to notification of selection within three (3) business days of first attempt by Sponsor; (ii) correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise; (iii) sign and return to Sponsor, within three (3) business days of it being sent by Sponsor, a written declaration and release form, releasing the Promotion Entities from any liability in connection with this Contest or the use, misuse, awarding or possession of any prize (the “Release”); and, (iv) otherwise comply with these Official Rules.
Return of any prize or winner notification as undeliverable, inability to reach selected entrant or failure of selected entrant to respond to notification within three (3) business days of first attempt by Sponsor or Sponsor’s agent, failure to provide proof of eligibility (if requested), Release, or other required documentation in a timely manner, failure to correctly answer the skill-testing question, or other non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification, forfeiture of the prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, selection of an alternate eligible entrant for the forfeited prize in accordance with these Official Rules, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.
7. Right to Void / Terminate / Suspend / Modify
Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or modify this Contest, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Contest, or any part thereof, is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, programming errors, or technical failures, which, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion and void any suspect entries and: (a) terminate the Contest, or any portion thereof; (b) modify or suspend the Contest, or any portion thereof, to address the impairment and then resume the Contest, or relevant portion, in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (c) award the prizes from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment in accordance with the winner selection criteria discussed above.
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process, the operation of the Contest and/or Contest Website, violates the Official Rules, or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
8. Limitation of Liability and Releases
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore the following exclusions may not apply to you. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR, CONTEST JUDGES AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM THE CONTEST, INCLUDING THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE, OR THE MERCHANDISE FOR WHICH IT IS REDEEMED (IF APPLICABLE). FURTHER, BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR, CONTEST JUDGES AND PROMOTION ENTITIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM: A) ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE, OR B) ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY.
9. Protection Of Personal Information and Publicity Release
10. General Conditions
All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned and no correspondence will be made with or entered into except with selected entrant(s). Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. Mass entries, automated entries, entries submitted by third parties, and any entries or prize claims that are late, incomplete, fraudulent, illegible, unidentified or delayed will be void. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification. Proof of entry submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules. Decisions of Sponsor and/or any independent Contest judging organization will be final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate or necessary to comply with applicable law. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced above, the winner may be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize, or the cash value thereof. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the person who submitted any entry, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
11. Social Media
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. By entering, you completely release Instagram of all liability in connection with this Contest.