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Drive the Discussion Contest
Join the conversation
Join the food allergy conversation by posting your favourite food allergy tip on how you safely manage your food allergies. Each post qualifies you for a chance to win 1 of 5 weekly prizes and/or a grand prize from Lowe's/RONA*. Share your tip with others and if they comment on your tip, then they will be eligible to win a weekly prize and/or grand prize from Lowe's/RONA* of their own!

Prize
Details
There are two sets of five weekly prizes and one grand prize available in the Drive the Discussion Contest - broken out into two separate contest categories:
1
My Favourite Allergy
Tip Category
Grand prize: $2,500 Lowe's/RONA Gift Card
Weekly prizes: $500 Lowe's/RONA Gift Card
2
Show your Support
Category
Grand prize: $1,000 Lowe's/RONA Gift Card
Weekly prizes: $250 Lowe's/RONA Gift Card
The eligible winners for each contest category will be determined via random draws, held on each Tuesday, from July 18 - August 15, 2017. There will not be a weekly prize draw for the last week of the contest. The grand prize eligible winners for each contest category will be announced on August 30, 2017. Although participants are eligible to enter each contest category each week, entrants can only win one weekly prize and one grand prize per household. Winners will be required to answer a skill testing question in order to claim their prize. See contest rules for more details.
How
To Enter
There are two different ways to participate and win in the Drive the Discussion Contest:
1
My Favourite Allergy
Tip Category
Select a tip that you would like to post and share with others. Once submitted, your tip will be posted in our Viewing Gallery and you will also receive a link to the tip that you can share with your family and friends. If they comment on your tip, they will be entered to win prizes of their own under the "Show Your Support" contest category. You are able to select and post one tip per week, and are eligible to enter weekly. Tip options will be rotated out weekly so make sure you come back each week to share a different tip.
2
Show your Support
Category
Visit the Viewing Gallery or click on the link that was shared. Comment on a tip to be entered into the contest. You will need to register in order to be eligible. Entrants are eligible to enter the contest weekly. Note: Comments will be approved at the discretion of a contest moderator. Entrants who attempt to comment on their own posted entries will be disqualified.
And the Winner is...
There are five weekly prizes for each contest category. One potential winner in each contest category will be selected by a random draw that will take place on each Tuesday, running from July 18 to August 15, 2017. There will not be a weekly prize draw for entries received during the last week of the contest. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on August 30, 2017.
The winners for each category will be announced on the following dates:
Week 1
July 18
Week 2
July 25
Week 3
August 1
Week 4
August 8
Week 5
August 15
Grand Prize
August 30
Eligible Entrants
No purchase necessary. The Drive the Discussion Contest is open to Canadian citizens over the age of majority in your province or territory of residence at the time of entry to the Contest.
Want to
know more?
The Rules and Regulations for the Drive the Discussion Contest can be found here.
* About Lowe's Canada
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,355 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 285,000 employees. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe's Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates over 535 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe's, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Marcil, Dick's Lumber and Ace. In Canada, the companies have more than 24,000 employees, as well as more than 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA's independent affiliate dealers. For more information, visit Lowes.ca.
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Summer of TAG Drive the Discussion Contest Rules and Regulations

Official FOOD ALLERGY Canada - summer of tag drive the discussion COnTEST Rules

The Summer of tag drive the discussion CONTEST (the "CONTEST") is intended to be conducted in Canada only and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL, TeRRITORIAL AND MUNICIPAL Law. No purchase is necessary. Void in whole or part where prohibited by law. by entering this CONTEST, you accept that your participation and the CONtEST will be governed by these CONTEST rules, WHICH RULES CONSTITUTE A BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ENTRANT AND FOOD ALLERGY CANADA WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTEST ("CONTEST Rules").

1. ENTRANT ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for this Contest, you must be: a legal resident in Canada; over the age of majority in your province or territory of residence at the time of entry to the Contest; not be an employee, representative or agent of Food Allergy Canada ("the Sponsor") or its affiliated or related companies or the Contest administrators (or domiciled with any such person or the immediate family member of any such person). For the purposes of these Contest Rules, "immediate family member" means parent, child, sibling, spouse, in-laws, grandchild or grandparent. Only individuals meeting these requirements will be considered eligible entrants (the "Entrant").

The Sponsor has the right at any time to require proof of an Entrant's eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All information supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading.

2. FOOD ALLERGY CANADA

Food Allergy Canada is a not for profit charity continued and existing under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (Canada), located at 505 Consumers Road, Suite 507, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4V8.

3. TERM

The Contest begins 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time ("EST") on July 10, 2017 and ends 11:59 p.m. EST on August 20, 2017 (the "Contest Period").

4. HOW TO ENTER

No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. The Contest will be broken out into two (2) separate contest entry pools: one for the "My Favourite Allergy Tip" contest entry pool ("Tip Pool"); and one for the "Show Your Support" contest entry pool ("Comment Pool").

a) To enter the "My Favourite Allergy Tip" Contest Pool (Tip Pool):
During the Contest Period, participants must visit the contest application page (the "Contest Application"). To get to the Contest Application, click on the Contest link located on the Contest Website (Food Allergy Canada website - www.foodallergycanada.ca). Visitors ("Tip Entrant") must complete the online entry form by entering their full name, address, e-mail address and telephone number and selecting their favourite food allergy tip from a pre-populated drop down menu. Only one (1) entry per person per week is permitted in the Tip Pool. For the purposes of this Tip Pool, a "week" is defined as beginning at 12:00 a.m. EST on Monday and ending at 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday (during each week in the Contest Period). By entering this Tip Pool, Entrants agree to accept and abide by the Contest Rules. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of any contest entries, are final and binding for all Entrants in all matters as they relate to this Contest. All contest entries that comply with the Contest Rules will be posted on the Contest Website in a "tip gallery" ("Gallery") for public viewing along with the Entrant's first name and initial of his/her last name. Contest entries will not be eligible if submitted by any method not specified above or if received after the Contest Closing Date. Once an Entrant submits their entry into the Tip Pool, they will receive an email with a link to the Gallery. By entering the Contest, Entrants consent to receipt of such email from the Sponsor. Entrants are encouraged to share the link to the Gallery with their friends and family with whom they have a personal relationship on social media or by email. Please do not send the link to anyone that would consider such an email to be 'spam'.

b) To enter the "Show Your Support" Contest Pool (Comment Pool):
During the Contest Period, tips from the Tip Pool will be posted to the Contest Application located on the Food Allergy Canada website in the Gallery for viewing/commenting by the general public. To enter the Comment Pool, visitors ("Comment Entrant") will have the opportunity to visit the Gallery and comment on a tip entry from the Gallery by completing all required fields including full name, e-mail address, address and telephone number, in the onscreen registration form to submit one (1) comment. No foul language or disrespectful comments are permitted. Only one (1) entry per person per week is permitted in the Comment Pool and the Comment Entrant will be disqualified if they publish a comment on their own Tip Pool Entry. For the purposes of this Comment Pool, a "week" is defined as beginning at 12:00 a.m. EST on Monday and ending at 11:59 p.m. EST on Sunday (during each week in the "Contest Period"). By entering this Comment Pool, Entrants agree to accept and abide by the Contest Rules. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of contest entries are final and binding for all Entrants in all matters as they relate to this Contest. All comments that comply with the Contest Rules and deemed by the Sponsor to qualify will be posted on the Gallery for public viewing along with the Entrant's first name and initial of his/her last name. Contest entries will not be eligible if submitted by any method not specified above or if received after the Contest Closing Date.

Contest Entries (Tip Pool Entries and Comment Pool Entries) can only be submitted via the methods listed above.

Only one (1) entrant's name may appear on the entry form for each contest pool (Tip Pool and Comment Pool). Limit is one weekly prize and one grand prize (between the Tip Pool and Comment Pool) per household.

Comments that are illegal, in any way in breach of the Contest Rules, infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any party, are defamatory, untrue, or obscene, contain nudity or profanity, or that discriminate based on grounds set out in Human Rights codes or other applicable legislation, all as determined solely by the Sponsor, in their sole and absolute discretion, will not be eligible and are subject to disqualification at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. Comment Entrants represent and warrant that they have exclusive, worldwide, perpetual rights to all intellectual property associated with and/or included within the Comment Pool Entries, and full contractual releases from all persons and entities referenced in the Comment Pool Entries, and the Sponsor's use of the Comment Pool Entries will not infringe upon the intellectual property or other rights of any person. By submitting the Comment Pool Entries Entrants grant the Sponsor the rights to include the Comment Pool Entries in any contest and winner promotion and share it on their social media channels.

5. WINNER SELECTION

Winners of the Contest will be selected via twelve (12) random draws split between the Tip Contest Pool and the Comment Contest Pool:

Winner Identification: The potential winners will be identified and notified as follows:

Winner Notification: Each potential winner from the Tip Pool and Contest Pool will be contacted by e-mail (using the contact information provided by Entrant at time of entering the Contest) on the corresponding date (as per the above), a maximum of two (2) times via e-mail and one (1) time via telephone. If any of the potential winners cannot be contacted or reached, another individual will be randomly selected and the initial selected winner will be disqualified and will have no recourse towards the Sponsor or anyone involved in the Contest. Each potential winner must correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question, without aid or assistance, in writing before being declared a winner. Failure to correctly answer the skill testing question will result in forfeiture of the prize, and the Sponsor reserves the right to select a potential alternate winner from the same pool of Entrants. Each potential winner must execute and return within five (5) days of receipt a standard Declaration and Release Form, including a publicity release, and any other documentation that the Sponsor requires (the "Prize Acceptance Documents"). Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the Prize, the winner consents to the use by the Sponsor of his/her name, photo/video, image, likeness, biographical information, statements, voice and address (city and province only) for advertising/publicity purposes worldwide and in all media, without further compensation. Winning Entrants will consent to any good faith requests for photographs or interviews and or other reasonable requests to publicize their success in the Contest and their use of the prize.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a winner and to randomly select a different winner, in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, if Sponsor determines, at any time prior to awarding the Prize, that the Entrant has not complied with these Contest Rules.

The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding.

6. THE PRIZE PACKAGE

There are twelve (12) prizes available to be won (the "Prizes").

Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of their issuer. Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution, are not transferable, not for resale and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize or a Prize component cannot be awarded as described for any reason (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), to substitute another prize or prize component of equal or greater value, without liability.

Contest is subject to the Contest Rules and all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. The Sponsor makes no express or implied warranties or conditions of any kind with respect to any prize or prize activity offered. Other restrictions may apply.

7. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY

By entering the Contest, the Entrant confirms the entrant's eligibility for the Contest, compliance with Contest Rules, acknowledgement of the Prizes offered, and hereby releases and holds Food Allergy Canada, its affiliates and/or related companies, and the Contest administrators and prize suppliers and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind whatsoever to the Entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, and cost or expense, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or any other related activity. The Entrant agrees to fully indemnify Sponsor and its affiliates from any and all claims by third parties, as related to the Contest, without limitation.

Proof of transmission does not constitute proof of delivery. Online entries must be made by the original, manual keystrokes of individual Entrant. Use of any automated system including robotic or form filling software to enter or participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for garbled, lost, delayed, damaged, late, incomplete or destroyed Tip Entry and/or Comment Entry or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into except with the potential winners. The Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, seeding or printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend this Contest or the Contest Rules in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason, in the opinion of the Sponsor in their sole discretion, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond their control, the Sponsor reserves the right, to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the Contest, including cancelling any method of entry, and select winners from previously received eligible entries. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Contest Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. The Sponsor, in their sole discretion, further reserve the right to terminate the Contest and declare a winner from among the eligible entries received up to the point of termination. Any attempts to deliberately damage the Contest Website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made the Sponsor reserves their right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law. The Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any errors, negligence, injury, loss or damage that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest, including any damage to an Entrant's computer equipment, mobile device, system, software or other property or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this Contest or from downloading any material from the Contest Website, where applicable.

8. PRIVACY

By participating in the Contest, the Entrants grant Food Allergy Canada the right to use his/her name and mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address ("Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including, but not limited to, contacting and announcing the winner and sending a link to the Gallery to each Tip Pool Entrant.

Food Allergy Canada respects your privacy and is committed to protecting the information you share with us. Food Allergy Canada confirms that any Personal Information you provide to us will only be collected and/or used for the purposes of the Contest, as provided for in the Contest Rules, and will be managed in accordance with Food Allergy Canada's privacy policy (found at www.foodallergycanada.ca and/or applicable laws).

9. GOVERNING LAW

This Contest shall be governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. Any dispute with respect to the contest shall be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in Ontario and the Entrants hereby agree to attorn to the jurisdiction of the Ontario courts for the purpose of the resolution of such dispute.

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