Shopper’s Voice  2016 "Speak Up To Win!™" Contest Rules (the Contest)



  1. Eligibility: Open only to Canadian residents who are at least 19 years of age and are located within Canada when they enter. Employees of Sponsor (defined below), its parent organization, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of Contest materials, Contest judges and agents/representatives thereof, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, grandparents, children and siblings and their respective spouses) and persons living in the same households of such individuals, or with whom such individuals are domiciled, whether related or not are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

  2. Contest Period: The Contest Period begins January 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM (ET) and ends on December 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM (ET).

  3. How to Enter: Entrants must have internet access and a valid email address to participate in the Contest. During the Contest Period, entrants can visit to register and participate in a Shoppers Voice online survey. Each entrant must complete the online entry form by providing his/her name, street address and email address, reviewing and indicating his/her agreement to the Official Rules and Privacy Policy, clicking Continue, and answering the three (3) mandatory questions regarding Age, Gender and Income, and at least one (1) other survey question, in order to be entered into the Contest. Entrants will be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize of CAN$10,000 and the Secondary Prize drawing for a CAN$500 gift card for the Monthly Entry Period in which the entrant first submitted his/her entry. Limit: One (1) entry per person, per household, per email address during the Contest Period.
  • Using form filling software or other automated means to answer the survey questions is prohibited and may disqualify an entrants entry into the Contest. Each entrant may only use one (1) e-mail address to participate in this Contest, and such e-mail address may only be used by one (1) individual, regardless of whether the e-mail address is shared by two or more people. Any entrant who uses more than one (1) e-mail address to participate in this Contest may be disqualified and any prize won may be forfeited, subject to Sponsors sole discretion. If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address provided at the time of entry. Authorized Account Holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The Sponsors computer is the official timekeeping device for determining the eligibility of all entries. Mass entries will not be accepted.
  • Monthly Entry Periods:
  • Entry PeriodEntry Period Start DatesEntry Period End Dates
    112:00 PM (ET) January 4, 201611:59 PM (ET) January 31, 2016
    212:00 AM (ET) February 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) February 29, 2016
    312:00 AM (ET) March 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) March 31, 2016
    412:00 AM (ET) April 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) April 30, 2016
    512:00 AM (ET) May 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) May 31, 2016
    612:00 AM (ET) June 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) June 30, 2016
    712:00 AM (ET) July 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) July 31, 2016
    812:00 AM (ET) August 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) August 31, 2016
    912:00 AM (ET) September 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) September 30, 2016
    1012:00 AM (ET) October 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) October 31, 2016
    1112:00 AM (ET) November 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) November 30, 2016
    1212:00 AM (ET) December 1, 201611:59 PM (ET) December 31, 2016

  1. Sponsor: The Contest Sponsor is ICOM Information & Communications L.P. a/k/a Shoppers Voice, 111 Gordon Baker Road, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2H 3R1.

  2. Prizes/Odds/Prize Restrictions: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive CAN$10,000 awarded as a cheque made payable to the winner. Twelve (12) Secondary Prize winners will each receive a CAN$500 MasterCard or Visa gift card. Total value of the Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes is CAN$16,000. Prizes are not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash except as otherwise provided herein and must be accepted as awarded. No substitution shall be permitted, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value. Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer and will not be replaced by Sponsor if lost or stolen. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depends on number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period; odds of winning a Secondary Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the corresponding Monthly Entry Period.

  3. Winner Selection: Answers to the online survey have no effect on an entrants ability to participate or win. A random drawing for the Grand Prize will be held at the offices of the Sponsor on or about 3:00 pm Eastern Time on March 3, 2017 in Toronto, ON, from among all eligible entries received. A random drawing for each Secondary Prize will take place at the offices of the Sponsor in Toronto, ON, on or about the fifteenth business day following the end of each Monthly Entry Period, from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Monthly Entry Period. Entries from each Monthly Entry Period will NOT be carried over into subsequent Monthly Entry Periods. However, all entries received during the Contest Period will be entered into the Grand Prize drawing. Limit: One (1) Secondary Prize and one (1) Grand Prize per person/household/email address.
  • Potential winners will be notified by email and/or postal mail or courier, and will be required to correctly answer an unaided, time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question and complete and return, within the specified time, a declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if a potential winner cannot be contacted, if required documents are not returned and received by the Sponsor within the time specified in the notification, if the mathematical skill-testing question is answered incorrectly, or if a potential winner declines the prize or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules, the potential winner will be disqualified, and the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner by random drawing from among the remaining eligible entries. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding on all entrants. Prizes will be delivered to confirmed winners by the Sponsor within 4-6 weeks of winner verification and compliance with all documentation requirements.

  1. Publicity: Sponsor reserves the right to use the name, city of residence, province/territory, comments, likeness and/or photographs of the winners without further notice or compensation, in any advertising and publicity in relation to the Contest.

  2. General: This Contest shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, and assigns, and sponsors, advertisers, partners and agencies from, and against, any claim or cause of action arising out of his/her participation in the Contest, or receipt or use of any prize. Entrants agree that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys fees and court costs. For Residents of Quebec Only: 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.
  • Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, falsified or destroyed entries and all such entries are void. Sponsor will not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions or other liability or injury or damage to person(s) or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from an entrants participation in the Contest. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage, interfere with, or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsors failure to enforce any term of these full Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Under no circumstances will more prizes than those set forth in these full Official Rules be awarded. If a printing, technical or any other error occurs that results in more potential winners than available prizes, Sponsor may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible potential prize winners to award the indicated number of prizes in dispute. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of being conducted as planned; or if the Contest becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper execution of entry collection, prize drawing and/or processing of entries in accordance with these full Official Rules for any reason; or, if tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, odds of winning, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or subject, in Quebec, to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and conduct a random drawing from all non-suspect eligible entries received prior to termination to select a potential winner.

  1. Agreement to Official Rules and Privacy: By entering this Contest, you acknowledge having read these Official Rules and agree to be bound by them and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding on all entrants. Entrant survey data becomes the property of Sponsor when submitted and will be used in accordance with the Sponsors Privacy Policy available at

  2. Winners List: The names of the winners will be posted on the Shoppers Voice website once the winners have been finally determined. A paper copy of the winners list may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by December 31, 2017 to: Shoppers Voice 2016 Speak Up to Win! Contest Winners, 111 Gordon Baker Road, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M2H 3R1.