Ultimate Consonant Experience Rules and Regulations

Consonant® Ultimate Consonant Experience Giveaway (Giveaway)
Official Rules and Regulations (


The Giveaway is being conducted exclusively in Canada in accordance with Canadian laws.  Residents of Quebec are not eligible to enter.  Entry in the Giveaway constitutes acceptance of these Giveaway Rules.  The Giveaway is sponsored by Consonant Products Corporation (herein, “Consonant Skincare” or “Consonant”).


  1. Who Can Enter: The Giveaway is open to legal residents of Canada who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry (or who have otherwise reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence) and who follow Consonant via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram as of the Giveaway Opening Date. Void where prohibited by law. Consonant’s employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives, promotional and marketing agencies, any member of the immediate family of the foregoing, or any other individuals with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled, are not eligible to participate in the Giveaway or win the grand prize.  If selected as the winner of the Giveaway, the entrant and up to three (3) guests must be available to attend an event on April 20, 2015 at the Consonant Skincare PATH in Toronto, Ontario in order to participate in the grand prize.  No transportation or other costs or expenses will be provided for the winner or his/her friends to attend the event.


  1. Giveaway Period. The Giveaway begins on January 22nd, 2015 at 11:59PM Eastern Time (“ET”) (“Opening Date”) and closes on March 15th, 2015 at 4PM ET (“Closing Date”) (collectively, the time between the Opening Date and the Closing Date is referred to herein as the “Giveaway Period”).


  1. How to Enter. No purchase necessary. To enter the Giveaway, a Consonant follower must complete a “Giveaway Entry” by tweeting, posting to Facebook or Instagramming a photo of the Consonant PATH location store hoarding together with the hashtag #ConsonantPATH. A fully and correctly completed tweet, post, or Instagram photo seen by Consonant Skincare within the Giveaway Period will generate a valid Giveaway Entry. A post that is incomplete or irregular, or that contains false or offensive information, as determined by Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Consonant Skincare will not generate a valid Giveaway Entry.  Maximum one Giveaway Entry per person, per day.


  1. Prize. There is one grand prize available to be won in the Giveaway. The grand prize will be awarded by random drawing on March 23rd, 2015 (“Contact Date”) conducted by Consonant Skincare from among all eligible entries received.  Prizing will be presented at an event on April 20th, 2105 at the Consonant Skincare PATH location in Toronto, Ontario.  The winner and three (3) friends must be able to attend the event from 6:00-7:30PM ET on April 20th, 2015.  Winner’s friends must have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence or must have the verifiable consent of a parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the grand prize with the winner.  The grand prize includes a manicure from Pause Beauty, holistic nutritional consultation from Joy McCarthy, skin care consultation and personal shopping from Consonant Skincare, Makeup application from Pretti Face on April 20th and gift bags for the winner and three (3) friends. The approximate retail value of the prize is $5,600 CAD.


Any costs, charges and/or expenses associated with the grand prize incurred by or on behalf of the winner and/or his/her friends in excess of the approximate retail value stated above are the sole responsibility of the winner. Consonant Skincare will not be responsible or liable for any damages or injuries that may occur as a result of the use or misuse of the grand prize. To be declared a winner, the selected entrant will be required to email Consonant with his/her contact information at the specified email address in the announcement post. Once received, a representative of Consonant Skincare will call the selected entrant to confirm his/her Giveaway Entry and eligibility.


Should a selected entrant not be reachable by the Contact Date, for any reason, including, but not limited to, because a selected entrant did not provide a functioning e-mail address or valid telephone number, or if that selected entrant declines the grand prize, is unable to answer the skill testing question or does not otherwise meet all of the Giveaway conditions, the grand prize shall be automatically forfeited by that selected entrant.  In such event, an alternate eligible entrant will be randomly selected.  This process will continue until the grand prize has been awarded or there are no more eligible entrants, whichever occurs first.


  1. Prize Conditions. The following conditions apply to the grand prize:
  2. a) The grand prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions, alterations, cash equivalents or redemptions will be made except as determined by Consonant Skincare.


  1. b) The grand prize may not be transferred or assigned without the express approval of Consonant Skincare.


  1. c) Where applicable, the Giveaway winner is responsible for all taxes, surcharges and fees associated with receipt or use of the grand prize.


  1. How to Win. To enter, entrants must post a photo of the Consonant Skincare PATH location hoarding to their Twitter, Facebook or Instagram feed. They must use the hashtag #ConsonantPATH.  Do not include any branded products, trade-marks or logos in the photo, other than trade-marks or logos owned by Consonant Skincare.  Entries which contain a trade-mark or logo or promote any brand or product other than those of Consonant Skincare may be disqualified at Consonant's sole discretion.  Photos must be the original work of the entrant. Any identifiable individuals in a photo must have given their consent to have the photo entered in the Giveaway.  Photos may not contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission.

Entrant represents that he/she owns all rights to each element of his/her photo. Consonant reserves the right to disqualify any Giveaway Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including its determination in their sole discretion that a Giveaway Entry fails to satisfy any of the above requirements. Consonant's determination as to whether a photo potentially violates the rights of any third party is final.

Each entrant irrevocably grants Consonant the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), entrant's photo and each element thereof, in each case, as submitted or as edited/modified in any way by Consonant, in its sole discretion).

Entrants will receive one (1) bonus Giveaway Entry for each individual that they tag who is otherwise eligible to enter the Giveaway.  Entrants may only tag an eligible individual with whom the entrant has a personal or family relationship.  For purposes of these Rules, (i) a “personal relationship” means an eligible individual with whom an entrant has had direct, voluntary, two-way communications such that it would be reasonable to conclude that a personal relationship exists; and (ii) a “family relationship” means an eligible individual to whom an entrant is related through a marriage, common-law partnership or any legal parent-child relationship, and with whom an entrant member has had direct, voluntary, two-way communication.

  1. General Rules.
  2. a) All entries become the property of Consonant Skincare and none shall be returned.
  3. b) Any entry that is incomplete, irregular, or that contains false information is invalid.
  4. c) Consonant Skincare reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, close, suspend, reinstate or amend in whole or in part, the Giveaway at any time without prior notice for any reason whatsoever.
  5. d) By entering the Giveaway, each entrant releases each of the Releasees (as defined below) and any other person or entity associated in any way with the Giveaway from any and all liability arising in any manner out of the Giveaway, including without limitation, the selection of the grand prize winner, the administration of the Giveaway, and the acceptance or the use of the grand prize as awarded.
  6. e) Decisions by Consonant Skincare with respect to all aspects of the Giveaway shall be final and binding. All entrants agree to abide by all of the instructions and decisions of Consonant Skincare. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of these Giveaway Rules or any decision rendered by Consonant Skincare, the decision or interpretation of Consonant Skincare shall prevail.
  7. f) Any attempt to tamper with the entry process, to interfere with the Giveaway or these Giveaway Rules, to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the administration, security or legitimate operation of the Giveaway, may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and Consonant Skincare reserves the right to seek damages or other relief or both from all persons responsible for such acts to the fullest extent permitted by law, which may include banning or disqualifying entrants from this and future Consonant Skincare giveaways and promotions.
  8. g) The Releasees are not responsible for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. The Releasees are not responsible for any liability for damage to any computer system or other electronic device resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Giveaway.
  9. h) Consonant Skincare does not assume responsibility of any nature whatsoever in all cases where the inability to hold the Giveaway results from any event beyond the reasonable control of Consonant Skincare, including without limitation, any Act of God, any strike, lock-out or other labour conflict, war, act of terror, unavailability of any website, or should a virus, worm, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Consonant Skincare corrupt the security, data integrity, or proper administration of the Giveaway, or the odds of winning.
  10. i) Privacy. By entering this Giveaway, entrant consents to Consonant Skincare using the personal information submitted with such Giveaway Entry both for the purpose of administering the Giveaway and for the purposes as described in the Consonant Skincare Privacy Policy.
  11. j) No Liability of Releasees. None of Consonant Skincare, its associates, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) are responsible for any negligence, claims, liability, injury up to and including death, property loss or other damage to entrant, winner and/or friends arising from or in connection with the acceptance, redemption or use/misuse of the grand prize or participation in this Giveaway. The grand prize winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Giveaway or use or redemption of the grand prize.
  12. k) The Releasees shall not be responsible for entries not received or not considered eligible due to incomplete, inaccurate, unclear or indecipherable information, failed or interrupted network connections or other mechanical or technical problems, however caused, (including a busy phone signal). The Releasees shall have no liability for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected Giveaway entries, or for any failure, interruption, delay, error or omission of the Consonant Skincare website, or any other website(s) used during or for the purpose of participating in the Giveaway (the “Website(s)”) or features on the Websites during the Giveaway, for any problems related to the Websites or the Consonant Skincare website, including mechanical or technical malfunction of, or damage to, any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, for failure of any email or Giveaway Entry to be received by Consonant Skincare for any reason, for damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other electronic device(s), or for breaches of privacy for any reason beyond the control of the Releasees, including interference by third party computer “hackers”.
  13. By entering the Giveaway, the winner consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, voice, photograph, video, statements, Giveaway Entry and/or likeness, without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law, in any publicity or advertising in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity carried by or on behalf of Consonant Skincare its agencies and affiliates.
  14. If a selected entrant or declared winner is not in compliance with these Giveaway Rules, or is found ineligible, the grand prize will be forfeited and an alternate Giveaway Entry randomly selected.
  15. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void outside Canada or where prohibited by law. Any dispute arising hereunder shall be adjudicated in the applicable court in Toronto, Ontario.
  16. If any provision of these Giveaway Rules or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall, to any extent, be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these Giveaway Rules, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby and each provision of these Giveaway Rules shall be valid and enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law and be independent of every other provision of these Giveaway Rules.
  17. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. Entrants are providing their information to Consonant and not to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.  The information provided by entrants for purposes of this Giveaway will only be used for administration of this Giveaway and in accordance with Consonant’s Privacy Policy.  Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are released of all liability by each participant in this Giveaway.  Any questions, comments or concerns regarding the Giveaway must be directed to Consonant and not Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.