Instagram Earth Day Contest Rules

This contest is intended for viewing and participation by legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have obtained the age of majority in their province of residence. It is a condition to your participation in this contest that you be such a person; please do not proceed if you are not a legal resident of Canada at the time of entry.




KEY DETAILS: The Mattamy Homes Earth Day Contest (the “Contest”) begins April 22, 2023 at 09:00:00 ET and ends on April 23, 2023, at 23:59:59 ET (the “Contest Period”). There is no purchase necessary to enter this contest. The contest is being administered by The Turn Lab (the “Administrator”) and sponsored by Mattamy Homes [Mattamy Homes Limited] (the “Sponsor”).


ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to: (a) legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec); (b) who have reached the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry; and, (c) have internet access (which can be accessed for free at certain public facilities, for example, public libraries) and an Instagram account (each, an “Account”) (which can be obtained for free by visiting and following the on-screen instructions to register for a free Instagram Account). Employees, representatives or agents of the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and the Administrator (collectively the “Contest Entities”), and the household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.


ENTRY: To enter the Contest, visit @MattamyHomes on Instagram during the Contest Period and visit this post (the “Contest Post”). Review terms of Contest as set out in the Contest Post which include: 1. Following both @MattamyHomes and @ecobeehome on Instagram 2. Tagging a friend in the comments and 3. Including only one answer per comment to a limit of three entries per person. When you have completed and complied with the terms, you will automatically be given one entry into the Contest for each entry/answer as long as you have complied with each term. Limit of three entries per Account.


All comments must comply with Instagram’s posting requirements and the submission requirements set out below in these Contest Rules and must not contain obscene, offensive, or any language communicating messages inconsistent with the positive images to which Sponsor wishes to associate (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). IF A COMMENT IS POSTED IN ANY MANNER OTHER THAN AS SET FORTH IN THESE CONTEST RULES, IT WILL NOT CONSTITUTE A VALID ENTRY.


RESTRICTIONS: Every person is permitted to enter the Contest using their Account up to a maximum of three times during the Contest Period. Completing multiple entries using different Accounts is strictly prohibited. Entry is restricted to natural individuals; corporations, partnerships or other legal entities are not permitted to participate. Any attempt by a participant by using multiple/different accounts, identities, registrations or any other methods will void that participant’s entry and that participant may be disqualified. Comments must be posted and received and identifiable by and viewable to the Sponsor during the Contest Period and at the time of winner selection and prize award for this Contest to be eligible. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept or disqualify an Entry that either fails to completely address the required prompt or contains content that is: (i) superfluous and/or not truthful to the required content or (ii) otherwise violates these Contest Rules. Comments that are not both actually visible and timely received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Contest. For purposes of this Contest, comments are “received” when Instagram records your comment and it is visible to Sponsor.


IMPORTANT: It is each participant’s sole responsibility to timely check his or her Instagram account for any direct messages, direct posts, or @Replies (as applicable) from Sponsor or Administrator. Sponsor is not responsible for changes to Instagram (or any website or mobile application offered as part of such platform) or its functionality that may interfere with the Contest or ability of a participant to timely enter or otherwise participate at all. COMMENTS REPRESENT SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE APPLICABLE PROSPECTIVE PARTICIPANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR IS MERELY REQUESTING PERSONS TO POST TAGS AND DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH SAME.


MOBILE ENTRY: Message and data rates (and perhaps other charges) may apply to use of mobile device for Contest entry. You may be charged by your wireless carrier if participating in the Contest via mobile device. It is therefore recommended that you consult your wireless carrier's pricing plan BEFORE participating in the Contest via mobile device. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access; and, wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas. Sponsor will not be liable for any charges that any person incurs due to the way that they choose to enter the Contest if there is a cost associated with the method of entry.


PRIZE: There is one (1) prize available to be won, consisting of one ecobee smart thermostat premium. The total value of prizes available to be won is $329.99 CAD. The prize must be accepted as awarded, in the name of the winner (who must be the person who submitted the entry), is not transferable, and no substitution will be made for the prize except by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.


DRAW PROCEDURES AND ODDS OF WINNING: On April 24, 2023 at 11 a.m, ET, in Toronto, Ontario, a random selection of all eligible entries will be conducted to determine the one (1) selected entrant. The potential winner will be notified via Instagram Direct Message from the @MattamyHomes Instagram Handle. The odds of being selected as a potential winner will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.


NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS; SKILL-TESTING QUESTION: The one (1) selected entrant will be notified at the Direct Message of the Instagram account used to submit his or her entry comment. That person will receive instructions on how to be confirmed as the prize winner, including by answering a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical, computational or other assistance.


CLAIMING PRIZES: The selected entrant will have thirty (30) days from the notification message to reply to that message, and their reply must include the correct answer to the skill- testing question, their physical address for mailing the prize, as well as the correct email address to reply to. If the Sponsor does not receive the correct reply at the correct email address within such 30-day period, if the skill-testing question is not answered correctly, or if any of the Sponsor’s communications are returned as undeliverable, that person will automatically forfeit their prize and the next available backup will be contacted in their place, and this process is repeated with such entrant. The Sponsor will attempt to contact up to two (2) back-ups, after which the prize will be forfeited. The prize will be sent by mail to the mailing address provided in the response email.


By accepting the prize, the selected entrant: (i) confirms compliance with these Contest Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Contest Entities and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.


As set out below, the Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, misdirected or late communications; all risk of communication is on the entrants.


AGREEMENT: By participating in the contest, each person automatically and irrevocably agrees: (i) to be bound by these Contest Rules, (ii) to release the Released Parties from any liability whatsoever arising in connection with the Contest no matter what the reason including if the Sponsor has been negligent in any way in the conduct of the contest, (iii) to the use of the person’s personal information for purposes of administering this Contest, and as stated below under the "Personal Information and Privacy" section below,


DISPUTE PROCEDURES: No correspondence will be entered into except with the potential winner. The decision of the Sponsor and the Administrator in respect of any matter related to this Contest (either before or following selection) is final and without appeal. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and other applicable laws.


ENTRY PROVISIONS; DISCLAIMERS; GENERAL PROVISIONS: All entries become the property of the Sponsor. The Released Parties are not responsible for any entry, a prize-winning notification or the claim for prize, which fails to get entered, is lost, misdirected or which arrives late, as the case may be, whether or not due to the fault of any Sponsor or of any other person or thing and whether or not due to an interrupted or unavailable browser or network server or malfunction, congestion, incompatibility, misconnection or miscommunication, failed or lost computer transmissions, or if the Sponsor's Email/Web site portal is compromised by virus, bugs, unauthorized human or unauthorized non-human intervention, or for any technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on line systems, servers’ access providers, computer equipment, software failures, or failure of any entry to be received due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or the Sponsor's web site or other similar technical problems beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor. Proof of transmission (screenshots) does not constitute proof of delivery. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend or suspend the Contest or these Contest Rules, in each case in its sole discretion, including but not limited to fraud, if any of the foregoing technical problems prevents the fair or proper administration of the Contest and if the Sponsor does so, it may re-administer, administer or terminate the Contest in any manner it deems suitable. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value. Sponsor is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials. Without in any way limiting anything else in these Contest Rules, the Released Entities will have no liability whatsoever if for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned due to technical problems, including due to computer virus, bugs, unauthorized tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes. The Sponsor reserves their right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or to be acting in violation of these Contest Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. Without in any way limiting anything else in these Contest Rules, the Released Parties shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest including any damage to an entrant’s computer equipment, mobile device, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of their participation in this Contest. In the event of a dispute over the identity of the person who submitted an on-line entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the Account through which the entry was made. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the potentially winning entry. In these Contest Rules: headings are for convenience and do not inform, define or interpret these contest rules; “or” is not exclusive; and “including”, “such as”, or similar language will be read as if not limiting, whether or not used with phrases such as “but not limited to”.


PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY: By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and awarding the prize if applicable.


INSTAGRAM DISCLAIMER: This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. By participating in this Contest, you are acknowledging that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used to administer the Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy. Instagram is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.