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*NO PURCHASE OR DONATION REQUIRED. Contest is open to residents of Canada who are age of majority in prov/territory at time of entry and who have valid Instagram accounts, excluding employees, officers, directors and agents of Holt Renfrew the Children’s Wish Foundation, or their immediate families and persons living in the same household. Contest Period is from 11/21/18 12:01 am ET to 12/20/18 11:59 pm ET. Grand Prize winner will be selected by random draw 12/21/18 and DM’d. One Grand Prize available to be won consisting of a $5,000 Holt Renfrew Gift Card. Prize subject to Gift Card terms and conditions. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Selected winner must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill testing question. Entrants personal information is only collected and processed for the purposes of implementing, administering, and fulfilling this contest, in accordance with Holt Renfrew’s privacy policy, located at‑care/privacy‑policy.

Personal information disclosed by entrants as part of this Contest is being made to Sponsor and not Instagram. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

**Up to max $30,000. A registered Canadian charity.


Official Contest Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”)


By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and by the interpretation of these Rules by the Sponsor, as defined below, with regards to all aspects of this Contest, including without limitation eligibility and/or disqualification of entrants and/or entries, which are final and binding without right of appeal.



Contest begins on November 21, 2018 at 12:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 20, 2018 at 11:59 am ET (the “Contest Period”).


Contest is open to all Instagram account holders who are (a) legal residents of Canada; and (b) who have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Holt, Renfrew & Co., Limited (the “Sponsor”) its advertising and promotion agencies, the Children’s Wish Foundation (“CWF”) and the Contest judges (collectively the “Contest Parties”) and their employees’, officers’, directors’ and agents’ immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals are not eligible to enter.


To enter the Contest:

  1. Log into your Instagram account (“Account”). Note: Accounts must be set to “public” during the Contest Period.
  2. Follow @HoltRenfrew and @Childrenswishfoundation
  3. During the Contest Period, you will see Contest-related posts on @HoltRenfrew that include a photo of a gift from Holt Renfrew’s 30 Days of Gifts Come True collection along with the hashtag #30daysofgiftscometrue (the “Holt Renfrew Posts”)
  4. Under the Holt Renfrew Posts, entrants must:
  1. Tag two friends who also have Instagram accounts;
  2. Include in their comment a brief description as to why the gift pictured in the Holt Renfrew Post would make a great gift.

(each, a “Submission”)

Entrants can submit more than one (1) Submission per Holt Renfrew Post, but each Submission must include two (2) new friends. For greater clarity, entrants cannot tag the same friends in separate Submissions under a Holt Renfrew Post.

Entries will also be rejected if your Submission does not meet the Submission Requirements set out below, or if your Account is set to private.

For every eligible Submission posted during the Contest Period, Sponsor will donate at its expense $5.00 to CWF up to a maximum of CDN$30,000. For avoidance of any doubt, Entrants are not required to make a purchase or monetary donation to enter the Contest.

All entries including Submissions become the property of the Sponsor or its assigns.


Each entrant represents and warrants that their Submission(s):

    1. Do not and will not violate any law, regulation or code or any Account-related terms of use;
    2. Other than the friends who are “tagged,” the Submissions will not contain any reference to any third parties, or third party trademarks, unless the entrant has obtained consent from all such individuals or owners to such reference;
    3. will not give rise to any claims of copyright or trademark infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims (including but not limited to, for payment) whatsoever; and
    4. is not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, without limitation, any of the following:
    • Obscenities;
    • Explicit, graphic or excessive sexual activity;
    • Crude, vulgar or offensive language;
    • Derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups;
    • Content that endorses, condones or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky activity, behaviour or conduct;
    • Personal information of individuals, including without limitation, their names and addresses (physical or email);
    • Commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services;
    • Any reference to retail stores other than Holt Renfrew;
    • Any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor and/or the Contest judges in their sole discretion; or
    • Is inconsistent with the reputation and image of the Sponsor.

Sponsor shall determine whether a Submission meets these requirements and may disqualify any entry if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, they do not.

By entering the Contest and submitting a Submission entrants agree: (i) that the Sponsor shall have the perpetual right throughout the world to publish, upload, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use the Submission, including, without limitation, in whole or in part, on the Sponsor’s website, Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram accounts, blogs and/or for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; and (ii) to release and hold harmless the Sponsor the Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, officers, successors, and assigns 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.

If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to use multiple names, identities, multiple accounts, or, and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest in any way (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then they may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.


There will be one (1) prize available to be won consisting of one (1) CDN$5,000 Holt Renfrew Gift Card (the “Grand Prize”), redeemable in-store at any Holt Renfrew and Ogilvy location or, if the Prize winner is unable to shop in-store, it may be redeemed through a personal shopping experience via telephone. For avoidance of doubt, this Prize is not redeemable for online.

The Grand Prize is subject to Holt Renfrew Gift Card terms and conditions which are available on the back of the gift card.

The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable (except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor), or convertible to cash or credit. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Grand Prize or any component thereof with a prize or prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award. For avoidance of doubt, no substitutions will be made except at Sponsor’s option.


The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.


On December 21, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario at approximately 12:00 pm ET one (1) eligible entrant will be selected by random draw from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

Entries must be received prior to the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced, or contain false information.

After the draw, the Sponsor will notify the selected eligible entrant by direct message (“DM”) through their Account with further information on how to be confirmed as a winner and claim the Grand Prize. If the eligible entrant cannot be reached for whatever reason and/or does not respond within ten (10) business days via DM or email, or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, then the eligible entrant will be disqualified at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, and another eligible entrant will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules.

Before being declared the winner, the eligible entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question; and (b) sign and return within ten (10) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form confirming compliance with these Rules, acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded and releasing the Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, the selected entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Grand Prize. If the selected entrant: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question; or (b) fails to return the Contest documents within the specified time and as directed by the Sponsor, then he/she will forfeit the Grand Prize and an alternate eligible entrant will be randomly selected from amongst the remaining eligible entries.

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to deem the entry to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Selected entrants may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the Authorized Account Holder of the account drawn as the winner or other identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an entry (or a purported entry) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Contest rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor.

Upon satisfactory receipt of the Contest documents and other eligibility requirements, the winner may pick up the Prize in-person at a designated Holt Renfrew store location, or may elect to have the Prize shipped directly to his or her residence.

If the Winner chooses to pick up the Prize s/he must do so within the timelines as provided by the Sponsor, otherwise the Prize may be deemed to be forfeited and another eligible entrant may be selected, to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Delivery of the Prize to the winner’s residence will be done within approximately 2-4 weeks of satisfactory receipt of Contest documents. Prize winner will need to coordinate delivery of Prize with Sponsor.

Unless otherwise deemed appropriate by the Sponsor for the administration of the Contest based on the circumstances, no communications will be entered into except with selected entrants.


Without limitation, the Contest Parties will not be liable for any failure of the website during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies or the Contest judges for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; or any combination of the above. Contest Parties will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer, tablet or mobile device related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest.

The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid online entry in this Contest will be Sponsor’s server machine(s).

By entering the Contest and accepting the Prize, each selected entrant agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including, without limitation, print, broadcast or the Internet. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Contest judges with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries.

Subject to applicable laws, the Sponsor reserves the right, with the consent of the Régie, to cancel, modify, suspend, extend, withdraw or amend these Rules in any way, in the event of an error, accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause that interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these Rules without prior notice or obligation. Any attempt to deliberately damage any 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 the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie 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.


In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and other disclosures or statements contained in any Contest related materials, including, but not limited to the French version of these Rules, and/or point of sale, print or other online advertising, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.


The Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected claims or entries or for any problems or technical malfunction of any Internet or telephone network or broadcast transmission during the Contest Period. The Released Parties are not responsible for any errors or omissions with respect to the printing or advertising of this Contest and reserves the right to withdraw, amend or cancel this Contest in the event of a printing or administrative error.

The Released Parties accept no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by the awarded prizes or the Contest itself. By entering, entrant releases and holds harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize (or a portion thereof) won. The Prize suppliers are not responsible for the conduct or administration of the Contest.

Without limiting the release of liability provisions herein, and for greater certainty, the Released Parties will not be liable for: a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Contest website users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries in the Contest; b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation of the Contest website or any transmission in connection with the Contest; c) any communications line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; d) any problems with, or technical malfunction of, any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of email which may occur for any reason whatsoever, including technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof; or e) any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause of any nature whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security or proper conduct of this contest, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole and absolute discretion to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way.

The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any individual from the Contest, and to ban that individual from any future promotion of the Sponsor, if the Sponsor finds or believes such individual to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or where applicable, the Contest website; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules or in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass the Contest Parties, other entrants or any other person. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.



By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available at: Any information disclosed by Contest entrants as part of this Contest is being made to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is a registered Canadian charity. Registration # 12403 8878 RR0001