Skip to main content

Tap, Wash, Win

Circle K Tap, Wash, Win Contest
in association with Mac’s Convenience Stores Inc. and Circle K Stores

CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
November 2019

1. OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

The following are the Official Rules and Regulations (the "Rules") of the Mac’s Convenience Stores Inc. (“Mac’s”) and Circle K Stores (“Circle K”) Tap, Wash, Win Contest (the “Contest”). This is a Contest of the Western Region (BC, AB, SK, MB, NWT), Central Region (ON), and Atlantic Region (NB, NS, NL, PEI) of Mac's Convenience Stores Inc., a division of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (the "Sponsors"), which includes stores operating as Circle K and Mac’s. This Contest is void, in whole or part, where prohibited by law and is subject to all Federal, Provincial and Municipal Laws and Regulations. There is no purchase necessary to participate in the Contest.

By participating in the Contest, you (the “Participant”), or in the case of an eligible minor as described in the “Eligibility” section below, your parent or legal guardian, fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and their agents, including their interpretation of these Rules if applicable, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

The Sponsors reserve the right to make changes to the Contest at any time, with or without notice, in their sole discretion, for any reason whatsoever.

Subject to applicable laws, these Rules govern all aspects of the Contest and are binding upon all Participants. In the event of any inconsistency between the Rules and the conditions and explanations appearing on any other documents these Rules shall take precedence.

2. ELIGIBILITY

This Contest is open only to legal residents of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories (the “Western Region”), Ontario (the “Central Region”), Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island (the “Atlantic Region”) who are 13 years of age or older and fulfill the registration requirements. Selected Participants may be required to prove their age at the time of redeeming their Prizes. Winning Participants under the age of majority in their province/territory of residence must have a parent or legal guardian enter and accept the Prize on their behalf.

The Sponsors, and their respective members and associates are not eligible to win any of the Prizes. This includes: store operators and their employees, employees, and officers of Mac's Convenience Stores Inc. and Circle K Stores (including both corporate and independent Mac's and Circle K stores as well as Winks and Daisy Mart), Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates and otherwise related companies, and each of their respective advertising agencies and their immediate family members. Immediate household/family members is defined, for these purposes, as including spouse, parents, children, siblings, and each of their respective spouses, and/or those persons with whom any of the above are domiciled (whether related or not).

3. CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins 12:00 am (EST) November 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59pm (EST) January 31, 2020 (the "Contest Period”).

4. HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST

To enter the Contest, visit a participating Mac’s or Circle K carwash location during the Contest Period and play the game as presented on the screen of the carwash kiosk to find out if you have won an instant prize (the “Instant Prizes”).

No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest.

No Purchase Entry – No Purchase entries for the Contest are not available at Mac’s or Circle K stores. To request an entry without purchase (the “No Purchase Entry”) please send your request, including the name of the contest, your first name, last name, date of birth, full home address (including postal code) and valid e-mail address, and include a 50-word minimum hand-written essay about ‘Circle K Carwash – How could we make your carwash experience better?’ on a plain piece of white paper with a stamped, self-addressed envelope (including adequate return postage) to:

Circle K “Tap, Wash, Win” Contest c/o 612 Creative
#204 – 768 Columbia Street
New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 1B4

Upon receipt of your submission, and subject to availability, a No Purchase Entry will be mailed to the address on your stamped, self-addressed envelope. Maximum one (1) No Purchase Entry will be sent per envelope postage paid to the address above provided it includes a stamped, self-addressed, return envelope. The Sponsors are not responsible for lost, stolen, or destroyed No Purchase Entries. The Sponsors reserve the right to limit the number of No Purchase Entries sent per day to the same address and the right to limit the total number of No Purchase Entries available. All requests for No Purchase Entries must be post-marked and received during the Contest Period. The Sponsors assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, damaged, misdirected, late, or otherwise ineligible requests for No Purchase Entries, all of which are void.

5. PRIZES

Instant Prizes:

Description Odds of Winning ARV
$2 Off Premium Carwash 4 in 5 $2.00
50% Off Premium Carwash 3 in 20 $7.50
Free Premium Carwash 1 in 20 $15.00

All listed prizes (collectively the “Prizes” and each individually a “Prize”) must be accepted as awarded and are non-assignable and non-transferable. No substitutions are available. The Sponsors, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to: (i) substitute all or any portion of the Prizes with another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value, (ii) limit the number of Prizes awarded to the same person, mobile phone number, or physical address and (iii) modify any other awards, discounts, associated quantities and award schedule at any time during the Contest. Under no circumstances will the Sponsors be responsible for awarding and/or redeeming any items in excess of the Prizes and their respective quantities as listed above.

6. SELECTION OF WINNERS

Any attempt to manipulate or tamper with the winner selection system or the database of entries will result in disqualification and possible criminal prosecution.

Instant Prizes:

Instant Prizes will be awarded by an algorithm (computer program) that randomly awards Instant Prizes throughout the Contest Period. Winning an Instant Prize will result in an on-screen message and unique code printed on the receipt (the “Coupon”). Coupons issued immediately following purchase of a carwash cannot be applied to the current carwash; they must be applied to a future carwash.

7. PRIZE REDEMPTION

Instant Prizes:

Instant Prize Coupons and No Purchase Entry prizes contain unique codes that can be redeemed either in-store or at carwash payment kiosks of participating Mac’s and Circle K carwash locations. Coupons are valid for ninety (90) days and expire on the date printed on the Coupon. All Coupons, including No Purchase Entry prizes, must be used by April 30, 2020, after which they expire, regardless of the date printed on the Coupon.

For all Prizes, all Prize claim and related forms become the property of the Sponsors.

8. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

This Contest neither requires nor asks for personal information from Participants, however, should personal information result from participation in the Contest, the following will apply:

By participating in the Contest, Participants, or in the case of eligible minor Participants, their parent and/or legal guardian, if winners, consent to the use of their names, cities of residence, photographs and/or images on video tape for publicity purposes in all media carried out by the Sponsors, and/or the promoters of their designation (the “Promotion Group”) without payment or compensation or liability for use of same.

The Sponsors and the Promotion Group commit themselves to collect and use the personal information requested from Prize winners, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and cell phone number in regard to the Contest, solely and exclusively for: (i) the purposes of Prize redemption and delivering the Prize as provided for in the Rules; and (ii) in the case of the Sponsors, when consent has been given in accordance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), to promote and to market additional products and services offered by the Sponsors and/or the Promotion Group.

You may, at any time, refuse or withdraw your consent under (ii). The Sponsors nor the Promotion Group will ever, rent, sell or otherwise communicate or give out your Personal Information to any other person without your prior consent, which you may refuse or withdraw at any time. PLEASE REFER TO OUR ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY (https://www.circlek.com/privacy-policy).

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By participating in the Contest, you release without limitation the Sponsors, their respective affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the Prize suppliers, the independent contest judging organization (if any) and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, the selected Participant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of any Prize or portion thereof.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Sponsors are not responsible or liable for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry of registration or entry information which may affect a Participant’s ability to participate in the Contest; (ii) human errors, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed/corrupted data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, line failures of any communications network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof; (iii) any inability of a Participant to access the website, or damage to a user's system occasioned by participating in the Contest; and (iv) entries which fail to fully comply with these Rules. Entries and Prize claims are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

Neither the Sponsors nor the Promotion Group are responsible for contacting or forwarding Prizes to winners who leave unclear or incomplete information, or for Prizes lost, misdirected, delayed or destroyed while in transit.

10. SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF CONTEST

The Sponsors and associates and agents authorized to act on their behalf, reserve the right, in their sole discretion and without notice to cancel, suspend, or modify the Contest, portions of the Contest, or Participants’ eligibility for any reason, including without limitation in the event of any printing, administrative error, virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention, tampering, fraud, equipment failure, security breaches or other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest.

Any attempt to deliberately damage or tamper with the Contest, interfere with the proper administration of the Contest or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsors and the Promotion Group reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal and/or civil prosecution.

In the unfortunate event the Contest Website crashes or experiences technical difficulties, the Sponsors and the Promotion Group are not responsible.

11. GENERAL

These Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the laws of Canada, as applicable therein, without reference to its conflicts of laws principles. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with these Rules shall be resolved individually, and exclusively by the courts in Toronto, Ontario. 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 be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

For further Contest details or inquiries contact a promotional representative at:

“Tap, Wash, Win” Contest
305 Milner Ave., Suite #400
Scarborough, ON
Attn: Brian Rohaly

All registered and unregistered trademarks presented are owned by their respective owners.

Newsletter