You better watch out ‘cause Karma Claus is coming to town to bring cash and goodies for those who need it most. Do you have a brand ambassador 2017 horror story? You worked like a slave for 15 hours straight without a break? You are still waiting for your paycheck from last Christmas. You broke three toes dropping a box of samples on your foot and never got a “get better” message from your agency. Share your story! Karma Claus wants to know and make it all better. Post your story as a new post on our Facebook page with #karmaclaus for a chance to win $500 and lots of other prizes. Important rules: do not mention any names (individuals, agencies, client or brand names). In the spirit of Karma we do not allow any bashing.

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KARMA CASTING
KARMA CLAUS CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
1. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, you must be a legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec), have reached the age of majority in your province or territory of residence at the time of entry and have a Facebook Account. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit www.Facebook.com to sign up for free. You are not eligible if you are: (a) an employee of Karma Casting, their affiliated companies, advertising agencies, prize suppliers or other representatives involved in any part of the administration and execution of this contest; or, (b) a member of the immediate family of any of the above persons. “Immediate family” is defined as parents, siblings, children, spouse or common law partner regardless of where they live. In addition, Karma Casting is committed to complying with government gift and ethics rules and therefore government employees are not eligible to participate.

2. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. The contest will begin at 6:00pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 30, 2017 and end at 11:59:59 pm ET on December 14, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). To enter you must do the following: (a) Follow “Karma Casting” on Facebook; (b) Find the post that talks about this contest (“Contest Message”); (c) comment with your story on the Contest Message before the end of the Contest Period. These steps together are referred to as an “Entry”. Limit: One (1) Entry per person throughout the Contest Period.
3. PRIZES: There are ten (10) prizes available to be won with approximate retail value: $25-50CAD and two cash grand prizes of $500.
Limit: one (1) prize per person. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, whether in cash or otherwise, except at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Prize will only be delivered to the verified winner. Please allow 2 (2) weeks for delivery. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

4. SELECTION OF WINNERS. All winners will be selected based on the stories behind the entries as determined by the panel of judges for the Competition.  The winners will be selected by a panel of judges at the Karma offices at: 80 N Queen St, Etobicoke, ON M8Z 1V1. All stories submitted into the Competition will be reviewed by a representative of Karma and the Competition winners will be selected by a panel of judges consisting of representatives from Karma Casting. Winners will be notified by email by 5:00 p.m. ET on December 18, 2017. All prizes will be delivered to the winners by mail or electronically. All decisions of the judging panel are final. The winners of the prizes will be chosen and evaluated based on the following judging criteria: content/originality and impact. The chances of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received and the evaluation of the entries by the judging panel.

5. RELEASES: By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsors, their advertising and promotional agencies, Facebook Inc., the affiliates of the foregoing and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”) from any liability in connection with this Contest or, should you be a winner, the Prize. Before being declared a winner, you will be required to sign, and return within the time stipulated in the documents, a Declaration of Compliance with the Contest Rules and a full Liability and Publicity Release. By accepting the prize, the winner consents to the use of their name, city and/or province of residence, photograph, voice, image, likeness, biographical information and information about the prize, for any publicity or programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, throughout the world in any and all media used by Microsoft and its advertising and promotional agencies in connection with the contest, without payment or compensation. The personal information collected in connection with the administration of this contest will be managed in accordance with Karma Casting privacy statement. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc.
6. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Without limiting the release provided in Paragraph 5 above, and for greater certainty, Releasees will not be liable for: a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by 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; b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; c) any problems with, or technical malfunctions of, telephone networks or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; d) any failure of any e-mail to be received by or from Sponsors for any reason including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof; or e) damage to a participant’s or other person’s system occasioned by participation or downloading of materials in this Contest.
7. RIGHT TO TERMINATE, SUSPEND OR AMEND: Sponsors reserve the right to terminate, suspend or amend this Contest, in whole or in part, at any time without prior notice, if any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules.
8. MISCELLANEOUS: Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification from this Contest and any future contest or other promotion conducted by Sponsors. All decisions of Sponsors and the contest judging organization, as the case may be, are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited. If, as a result of an error relating to the entry process, drawing or any other aspect of the contest, there are more potential winners of prizes than contemplated in the contest rules, there will be a random draw amongst all eligible prize claimants after the contest closing date to award the prize.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A selected entrant may be required to provide Sponsors with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. Anyone found to be using multiple accounts to enter will be disqualified.
Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify, from this Contest and any future Contest or other promotion conducted by Sponsors, any individual that they find or believe to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or Contest Website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass 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.
9. PRECEDENCE: In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between these Official Rules and other statements contained in any contest-related materials, including but not limited to the contest entry form, point of sale, television, print or online advertising, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
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