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Official Rules for the Globe and Mail Small Business Summit Contest (“Contest”)

Sponsored by Grand & Toy Ltd. (“Sponsor”)
200 Aviva Park Drive Vaughan, ON L4L 9C7

How to enter:

Contest begins at 8:00 am EST on April 9, 2018 and ends at 5:00 pm EST on April 30, 2018. To be eligible, entries must be received by April 30, 2018, the Contest closing date. To enter take advantage of at least one of two special offers on your next purchase by using the promo code (spend $115 or more, get $15 off use promo code: 18BS0415) or (spend $240 or more, get $40 off use promo code: 18BS0440) and you will be automatically entered to win.


This Contest is open to Grand & Toy Business Select members, residing in Ontario, who have reached the age of majority in Ontario. Employees of, members of the immediate family of, (biological, step, or in-law), including parents, grandparents, children, siblings or spouses of any of the foregoing (regardless of where they live), or those domiciled with an employee of the Sponsor, Office Depot, Inc., and their affiliated and related companies, retail locations, suppliers, distributors, the consulting, advertising, promotion or any other agencies or entities involved with this Contest, including the independent contest organization, or the employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members and agents of any of the above, whether related or not, are NOT eligible to participate in the Contest. Contest void where prohibited by law.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. To participate without purchase, print your name, e-mail address, mailing address and a telephone number clearly and legibly on a plain piece of paper, and mail it to: Globe and Mail Small Business Summit Contest, Marketing Department 200 Aviva Park Drive Vaughan, ON L4L 9C7. Limit of one (1) no purchase entry request per household during the Contest period. To be eligible to receive a no purchase entry, your no purchase mail-in request must be postmarked by April 30, 2018 and received by May 4, 2018. All requests must include a postage paid, self-addressed envelope.

Random Draw:

One (1) potential winner(s) will be selected in a random draw to be held in Toronto, Ontario on or about May 5, 2018, at 9:00 am EST from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions in all matters relating to this Contest are final and binding. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. In order to qualify to receive a prize, the potential winner(s) must first correctly answer a time limited, mathematical, skill testing question to be administered by the Sponsor.


There is a total of one (1) prize available to be won consisting of two (2) tickets to the Globe and Mail Small Business Summit on May 8th, 2018. Total approximate retail value (ARV) of all prizes is $598.00. No cash redemptions. No substitution for or transfer of prizes permitted, except that the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize or any component thereof is not available. Limit of one prize per person/household. Winner will be notified by email. Any and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Declaration and Release:

Under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain an award for, and he/she hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. 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. Before claiming a prize, a winner shall be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance with the Contest Rules and a Publicity/Liability Release, releasing the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest organization and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, participating retailers, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any actions, cause of action, suits, debts, claims, demands, and liability, loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, including, without limitation, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach and liability for physical injury, death or property damage, which any entrant, his/her administrators, heirs, successors or assigns has or might have by reason of, or arising out of, the entrant's participation in this Contest and/or in connection with the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of a prize, or participation in any prize-related activities. Declaration and Release documents must be returned within ten (10) business days of the date of the notification. If the requisite documents are not returned within this 10-day period, then the prize may be forfeited or awarded to an alternate winner drawn from all eligible entries received, at the discretion of the Sponsor, and the initial selected entrant will be disqualified and will have no further recourse towards the Sponsor or anyone involved with the Contest. Only when all the documents have been completed by a potential winner and verified by the Sponsor will a potential winner be officially declared a winner and receive a prize.

General Conditions: By participating in this Contest, entrants consent and agree to be bound by these Rules and all the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding, without right of appeal, in respect to all matters related to this Contest, including, without limitation, as to eligibility and/or disqualification of their entries and the use of their information for the purposes of administration of this Contest. In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a manner that is not sanctioned by these Contest Rules, and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these Contest Rules, or has otherwise not complied with these Contest Rules, such entrant shall be disqualified. All entries are subject to verification prior to awarding a prize. Undeliverable or unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. By entering the Contest and accepting a prize, each winner consents and agrees to the use of their name, photograph or other likeness and/or place of residence, without compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or via the internet, unless prohibited by law. All entries and requests for no purchase entries become the property of the Sponsor and none will be returned, and no communications will be entered into except with a potential winner. The Sponsor will not be responsible for lost, stolen, falsified, late, misdirected, damaged, destroyed, incomplete or illegible entries, or postage-due mail-in entries or requests for entries, which shall be treated as void.

Furthermore, the Sponsor shall not be responsible for problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, inaccurate, or incomplete capture of entry information or for transactions that are lost or fail to enter the processing system, or any failure of the website during the promotional period, including, without limitation, as a consequence of any problems or technical malfunction of any kind including, without limitation, in respect to computer equipment, hardware, software, human or technical errors, printing errors, lost, deleted, failed, incomplete or garbled data, communications or transmission interruptions, deletions, defects or failure of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion, or errors in advertising, the selection and announcement of winners and/or the awarding of any of the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant who attempts to tamper with the entry process in any manner or to cancel or modify this Contest if fraud, technical failures (including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention) or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor compromise the security, integrity or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion 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, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, irregular, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way or that have been submitted through illicit means or do not conform with or satisfy any or all conditions of these Contest Rules.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry. Authorized account holder is the natural person who was assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain name associated with the submitted email address.

The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Contest or to amend these Contest Rules at any time without notice or with notice in major national newspapers if any factor interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these Contest Rules. By entering the Contest, all entrants consent to the collection, use and distribution of their personal information by the Sponsor for the purpose of running this Contest. Personal information may be collected, used and stored by the Sponsor in accordance with the Privacy Policy. To view the Privacy Policy of the Sponsor, visit


Winner’s list and complete official Rules: For the name of the winner: send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by May 15, 2018 to: Marketing Department 200 Aviva Park Drive Vaughan, ON L4L 9C7. (Please allow at least 1 month from the end date of the Contest promotion)