Ritual Local Love Contest Official Rules

Entry Period: The Ritual Local Love Contest (the “Contest” or “Promotion”) is sponsored by Ritual Technologies Inc (“Ritual”) and is and is open between October 11, 2021 at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Standard Time (“EDT”) and October 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT (the “Entry Period”). 

Eligibility: The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United States who are of age of majority or older in their province, territory, or state of residence at the time of entry. Employees, representatives or agents of Ritual, its parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions and all advertising, media buying and promotional agencies, are ineligible, as well as members of the immediate family of, or persons domiciled with, any of those described above. “Immediate family” means parents, siblings, children or spouse.

How to Enter: No purchase necessary. Participants must have internet access, a Ritual account, and an Instagram account to enter the Contest. If you do not have the Ritual app, you can download it for free at www.ritual.co. If you do not have an Instagram account, you can create one for free at www.instagram.com.  

To enter, post a photo of your favourite local restaurant or meal from the restaurant (a “Restaurant”) to your Instagram account during the Entry Period (an “Instagram Post”). Each Instagram Post must tag @ritual_co, tag the Restaurant, and use the hashtag #ritualcontest. The Restaurant must be a Ritual merchant. 

To be eligible, you must: (i) comply with the instructions above and otherwise comply with these Official Rules; (ii) comply with the Instagram Terms of Use available at https://www.instagram.com; (iii) not infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights including their intellectual property rights, or be offensive, obscene, profane, libelous, threatening, harassing, derogatory or otherwise in bad taste; and (iv) ensure your Instagram post will be public. Instagram privacy settings may be adjusted by changing the security and privacy settings in your Instagram account. 

If you choose to participate using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Void where prohibited by law. Limit five (5) entries per person using only one (1) Ritual account. Entry requests generated by script, macro or other automated or improper means are void. Any attempt by any participant to enter more than once by using multiple/different accounts, identities or logins, or any other method will void that participant’s entry and that participant may be disqualified. 

Limit one (1) prize per person and per Restaurant.

Prizes: There are ten (10) prizes available to be won. Each prize consists of $100 in Ritual credits awarded to the Ritual account holder (the entrant) and a $1,000 credit awarded to the Restaurant associated with the Ritual account holder’s selected Promotion entry. For greater certainty, the $1,000 will not be awarded to the entrant. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize is $1,100. Total ARV of all ten (10) prizes is $11,000. Use of the Ritual credits awarded to any winner will be subject to the Sponsor’s standard terms and conditions. 

There will be one (1) random drawing. Ten (10) potential winners will be selected in the random drawing occurring on or about November 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period in accordance with these Official Rules. The drawing will take place at Sponsor’s office located at 82 Peter Street #200, Toronto ON, M5V 2G5. If a selected entry does not comply with these Official Rules, then another entry may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules. Your chance of winning a prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Prizes will be reduced as they are won. 

Prizes must be accepted as awarded, may not be refunded or transferred and are not convertible to cash. All entries are subject to verification. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the entrant will be deemed to be the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter. “Authorized account holder” is the person assigned to an Instagram account by Instagram. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute all or a portion of a prize with a prize or prizes of equal or greater value for any reason. 

Sponsor will attempt to contact potential winners via direct message on the social media platform from which the entry was submitted. Prior to being declared a winner, the potential winner must first: (i) correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question (required for Canadian potential winners only); (ii) if required, complete, sign and return a declaration of compliance with these Official Rules and a liability and publicity release (the “Promotion Releases”) and (iii) otherwise be in compliance with these Official Rules. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days of the Sponsor’s first attempt at contact, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question where required, fails to complete, sign and return any required Promotion Releases within the time specified on such releases and/or otherwise is not in compliance with these Official Rules, he/she will be disqualified and forfeits the prize. The eligible Restaurant may also be required to sign a release. If the Restaurant does not comply with Sponsor’s requirements and the Official Rules, the Restaurant portion of the prize may not be awarded. 

In the event a potential winner is disqualified or not eligible, he/she shall not be awarded the prize, that prize may not be awarded, and Sponsor shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. Prizes will be credited to confirmed winners Ritual account within one (1) to three (3) weeks from date of winner confirmation. By accepting a prize or portion of a prize, each winner authorizes the Sponsor to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name, city and province of residence, photograph, likeness, comment and voice, in connection with any promotion or publicity with no further compensation. The winners may be featured on Ritual’s Instagram page and posts.

General Conditions: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, or undelivered entries or correspondence, incorrect, changed or non-functioning email accounts; 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, printer errors, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s mobile device, computer or printer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of any website. Proof of entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by bugs, virus, worms, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security or fairness of, or submission of information in connection with, the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. By participating, you agree (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding, and (ii) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Ritual, and Instagram and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) against 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 participation in this Promotion or acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state, and municipal laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and the Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws applicable in the province of Ontario. In the event that the laws of the jurisdiction in which you reside require that the laws of such jurisdiction apply to these Official Rules, the foregoing governing law shall not apply to you. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram; Instagram is completely released of all liability by each participant in this Promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. 

Personal information provided in connection with this Promotion will be used and disclosed by Sponsor as necessary for the purposes of administering the Promotion and otherwise in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.ritual.co/privacy