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Vancity 5 Days of Giveaways

Vancity 5 Days of Giveaways Official Rules


The 5 Days of Giveaways contest (“Contest”) is being offered by Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (“Vancity”) in accordance with these Official Rules (the “Rules”). No purchase necessary to enter or win. Entrants do not need to be member of Vancity.  Purchase will not increase your chances of winning.  


The Contest is open to residents of British Columbia and, in the case of individuals, those who are 19-years of age or older and who are not directors, officers or employees of Vancity or of any of its affiliates, or members of the immediate family or household of any such person. 

How to Enter 

The Contest will run from December 18, 2017 to December 22, 2017, with a contest for a different prize happening each day. Entries for the daily contest will be accepted until 11:59 pm PST each day. Entries for the daily contest must be submitted through the comments section of the contest post on Vancity’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.  

To enter, you must: 

  1. Be 19 years of age or older 

  2. Take all of the following actions on either Facebook or Instagram (or both) for each daily contest: 

On Facebook: 

  • Leave a comment on the Facebook contest post 
  • Follow the Vancity Facebook page. 

On Instagram: 

  • Leave a comment on the Instagram contest post 
  • Tag another Instagram account in the comments section of the contest post 
  • Follow @vancitycu 
  • Follow the featured business specified in the contest post, as listed under Prizes and Chances of Winning.

Limit one (1) entry per Facebook and Instagram account per day. 

By submitting an entry, each entrant acknowledges that they have read and understands and agrees that they shall be bound by these Rules. Further, you consent to Vancity contacting you in accordance with these Rules and you agree not to challenge or claim against Vancity in relation to the Contest. 

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Facebook is completely released of all liability by each participant in the Contest. You understand that you are providing your information to Vancity and not to the social media platform.  

Any personal information you provide will be used for the administration of the Contest and in accordance with Vancity’s privacy policy (see below).  Any questions or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to Vancity by emailing 

Prizes and Chance of Winning 

There are nine (9) prizes available to be won throughout the contest. Prizes vary and depend on the associated Vancity business member featured on the contest entry post for that day: 

  • December 18, 2017: One (1) $100 gift card to Tacofino 
  • December 19, 2017: One (1) $100 gift card to Soap Dispensary 
  • December 20, 2017: One (1) $100 gift card to East Vanity Parlour 
  • December 21, 2017: One (1) night stay for two (2) people at Skwachays Lodge 
  • December 22, 2017: One (1) of five (5) copies of Lure by Ned Bell 

The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received for each drawing. 

 Prize Draw Selection Criteria 

A total of nine (9) winners will be drawn from the eligible entries throughout the contest. Random drawings will be conducted by a random number generator from the submissions received each day. Drawings will be conducted the day after each daily contest occurs from December 19 to December 23, 2017. 

The selected entrant will be contacted through either Facebook or Instagram within 10 days of the draw date, with a request that they respond to Vancity directly through the same channel. 

Selected entrant will then be required to send a reply, within three days to provide their name and full contact information and make arrangements with Vancity for the selected entrant to take all steps required by these rules before being declared a winner.  Failure to respond within three days of notification, return of message as undeliverable, or failure to comply with these Rules, will result in disqualification. Prizes will be sent out by mail in January 2018. 

A selected entrant is subject to verification by Vancity, including proof of identity and eligibility. To be declared a winner, the selected entrant must: (a) correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, and (b) sign and return, without further compensation, Vancity’s Declaration and Release form, which confirms the entrant’s compliance with these Rules, acceptance of the Prize as offered, and consent to the use of the entrant’s name, city, photograph or any other likeness and/or statement in any publicity carried out by Vancity relating to this Contest. If a selected entrant cannot be reached, does not respond within three days of being left notice of selection, or is unwilling or unable to comply with these Rules, then that entrant may be disqualified and another entrant may be selected at random, at Vancity’s sole discretion. Further, a signed copy of Vancity’s Declaration and Release must be returned to Vancity, to the address provided on the Declaration and Release, within 7 days of receipt by a selected entrant, or the selected entrant may be disqualified and another entrant may be selected at random, at Vancity’s sole discretion. 

Release and Indemnification 

Each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless Vancity, its affiliates and each of their respective directors, officers and employees from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of or resulting from, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the entrant’s participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize awarded in the Contest, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom. 

General Terms 

By entering the Contest, you: (a) acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Rules and that you comply with all eligibility requirements, and (b) permit Vancity to use any personal information that you provide for the purposes of administering the Contest and in accordance with Vancity’s Privacy Policy located at All entries become the property of Vancity and will not be returned. No communication with entrants will be entered into except with the selected entrants. All decisions of Vancity with respect to all aspects of the Contest are final. Vancity will not be responsible for (i) any incorrect or incomplete submission of entry information by any entrant, (ii) any technical malfunctions, inability to access any online service or website, (iii) any other error or malfunction that could affect your ability to enter the Contest, (iv) late, lost, stolen, or misdirected entries, (v) any injury or damage to your computer or mobile device resulting from participating in the Contest, or (vi) any data rates that may be charged from your wireless service provider. 

Any attempt to damage the operation of the Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by Vancity. Vancity reserves the right to terminate, withdraw or amend the Contest or disqualify any entrant or entry without notice including, without limitation, if Vancity suspects tampering has occurred. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Vancity in connection with the Contest, will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of British Columbia and Canada applicable therein. All decisions of Vancity concerning the Contest are final. 

Standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply to participants who enter the Contest from a wireless mobile device.  Wireless service providers may charge for airtime for each standard text message sent and received.  Contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates that may apply. 

All decisions of Vancity concerning the Contest are final.  If there is a disagreement about who submitted an entry, then the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized holder of the Instagram or Facebook account used to enter the contest. The authorized holder of such account is the person who is assigned to the account by the respective social media platform.  

Vancity may withdraw, amend or suspend the Contest (or change these Rules) to deal with any technical problems, computer viruses or bugs, unauthorized interventions or other cause beyond Vancity’s reasonable control that interfere with the proper conduct of the Contest.  Vancity may adjust any of the dates and timeframes provided in the Rules without prior notice to you to verify compliance by any participant as a result of any technical or other problems, or because of any other circumstances which Vancity believes may affect the proper administration of the Contest. 

This contest is subject to all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations.