Contest Rules

Call2Recycle Canada, Inc.

 “How do YOU recycle your batteries, Canada? Contest”

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES (“Official Rules”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter Contest or win a prize.

The contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside on or before the Contest Closing Date. You are not eligible if you are: (a) an officer, director, representative, agent or employee of Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries or related companies, and each of their respective advertising, promotional, publicity or production agencies, or any other provider of goods or services related to this Contest; (b) an employee of the independent contest organization; or (c) a member of the immediate family (defined as parent, child, sibling, or spouse, regardless of where they reside) or live in the same household with (whether related or not) any of the above individuals. 

HOW TO ENTER: The Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. “How do YOU recycle your batteries, Canada? Contest” (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 1, 2023, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 31, 2023 (“Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Contest”). During the contest period, drop off any approved batteries (Single use batteries and rechargeable batteries) at a participating/public Call2Recycle collection location, which can be found at www.call2recycle.ca/locator/. You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the contest once you scan the QR code or visit contest.call2recycle.ca (“Website”), complete the entry process and confirm your entry location.  Limit one (1) entry per household regardless of method of entry. 

No Purchase Necessary. To enter without a battery drop off described above, send a handwritten 3”x5” piece of paper with your first and last name, full address, date of birth, phone number and email address and mail to, How do YOU recycle your batteries, Canada? Contest, 67 Mowat Ave. Suite 332, Toronto, ON M6K3E3 to receive one (1) entry into the contest (the “Mail-In Entry”). Mechanical reproductions are not allowed. Limit one Mail-In Entry per hand-addressed stamped envelope. Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by October 31, 2023, and received by November 7, 2023 to be eligible for the contest. Any entry deemed inappropriate, in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. All entries become property of the Sponsor.

There is a limit of one (1) entry per household regardless of method of entry. Multiple entries received from any person more than the stated limit will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or which attempt to subvert the entry process, as determined by Sponsor, will be void. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as indicated herein. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest.

WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will arrange for the selection of potential winner (“Potential Winner”) from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period in a random drawing. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

Seven (7) potential winners (“Potential Winner”) will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The Draw will take place on November 9, 2023 at 11:30am EST at 67 Mowat Ave., suite 332, Toronto ON. Sponsor will attempt to contact the Potential Winner via email. If a Potential Winner cannot be reached within 7 days, the Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected at random from among all of the remaining eligible entries. In order for Potential Winner to be deemed an Official Winner, he or she will be required to provide proof of eligibility, the selected entrant will also be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind (whether mechanical or otherwise) a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by mail or email and return all signed affidavits and releases within 7 days of the date indicated on Sponsor’s letter sending such documents. Prize will not be awarded until such requirements are met.

GRAND PRIZE: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. The grand prize winner will receive a cheque for $5,000.00 CND.

FIRST PRIZE: There is one (1) First Prize available to be won. The first prize winner will receive a cheque for $2,000.00 CND.

SECOND PRIZE: There are five (5) Second Prize(s) available to be won. The second prize winner(s) will receive a cheque for $1,000.00 CND each.

Winner(s) must take delivery of the Prize within thirty (30) days of Sponsor’s receipt and verification of the completed Eligibility and Release Forms and any other legal documents that Sponsor may deem necessary. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize, except where written, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Any entrant’s failure or refusal to comply with these Official Rules will result in his/her entries being void, and entrant being subject to disqualification from Contest.

Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, delayed, undelivered, illegible or garbled registrations, log-ins or entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of registrations, log-ins or entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials.

Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or use of the Website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or Website or who are otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void.

Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest at anytime and for any reason, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, and, if terminated, at its discretion, notice will be posted on the Website and Sponsor will select the potential winner for the drawing at issue from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received for such drawing prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.

Entrants, by participating (i) agree that they comply with the Official Rules; (ii) agree to accept the prize as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, or advertising and promotion agencies or any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”), from and against any and all manner of any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse, use or inability to use of a prize (including any injury or harm resulting from use of the prize) or participation in this Contest; 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 the participation of the entrant in this Contest. 

Winner, by acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and country), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval by winner. Winner agrees that all contact with the media, if any, regarding the Contest and the prize awarded shall be coordinated by Sponsor, and a winner shall not discuss the Contest or the prize with any media organization without the Sponsor’s consent. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses.

PRIVACY: At Call2Recycle, we respect your privacy and value our relationship with you. By entering a Contest, you hereby expressly consent to the collection, use and distribution of your personal information (such as your name, telephone number, age and home address) by the Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Contest or for any marketing carried out by the Sponsor, without further notice or compensation, and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy available at www.call2recycle.ca/privacy/. Sponsor will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of administering the Contest. This section does not limit any other consent(s) that you may provide the Sponsor in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information. By entering the Contest and checking the opt-in box, you agree that Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. may also collect, use and disclose your personal information (including information collected in connection with this Contest) to bring you offers from Call2Recycle Canada Inc.

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 reserved.  Unauthorized copying or use of any of the Sponsor’s intellectual property without the express written consent of the Sponsor is strictly prohibited.

GOVERNING LAW: This Contest is subject to all applicable provincial and local laws. The Contest and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of Canada, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Quebec Residents: 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.

WINNERS LIST: For a winners’ list, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by December 31, 2023 to The Call2Recycle Canada, Inc. “How do YOU recycle your batteries, Canada? Contest” 67 Mowat Ave., Suite 332, Toronto ON M6K3E3.  Please specify winner information on the envelope.  You may also review the rules at contest.call2recycle.ca.