Giveaway Rules & Regulations


No purchase necessary to win. A purchase does not increase the chance of winning a prize. 



The Administrative Professional Day Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored by 1564081 Alberta Ltd (the “Sponsor” or “JACEK Chocolate Couture). The Giveaway begins on  April 19, 2021 at 10am MT and ends on April 26, 2021 at 10am MT (the “Giveaway Period”). 

If you enter during the Giveaway Period, you will be entered into the Prize Drawing (defined below). Individuals who participate in this Giveaway (each an “Entrant”) agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway.



The Giveaway is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding residents of the province of Quebec), aged 18 or older as of the date of entry. If the entrant is under the age of majority in his or her eligible province, or territory, they must provide the name and contact information of his or her legal parent or guardian in order to maintain eligibility.

Employees of the Sponsor, members of any such employee’s immediate family (regardless of where such family members live), and persons with whom such employees reside (whether related or not) are ineligible to enter or win. “Immediate family” is defined as (a) spouses or domestic partners and (b) natural, step, foster, in-law or adoptive parents, siblings and children and their respective spouses and domestic partners.

Entrants must also have a valid email address to participate.

Illegible or incomplete entries will be disqualified. With respect to any potential winning entry, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized holder of the email address associated with the entry. “Authorized holder of the email” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.



During the Contest Period, you can enter on Twitter by following our Twitter account ( and responding to our Giveaway Tweet by filling in the blanks: “@___ is my Office MVP because ____!” or through LinkedIn by following our LinkedIn account ( and tagging your “Office MVP” (one name per comment).

The Sponsors’ assignment of time stamps to any entry will be final. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually participated in the Giveaway cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected individual’s entry, will be deemed ineligible. The Released Party shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Entrant, Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Giveaway. The Released Party assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. Entries must be received through the method described above by the applicable deadline and in strict accordance with the instructions and restrictions indicated on the website [] and in these Official Rules. Entries may not be made jointly or by any group and may only be made by an individual.

Multiple entries per person possible.

Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry or abide by these Official Rules will be disqualified. Entries submitted on the behalf of the guest or by any other individual, or by any entity, and entries originating at any online service other than the website [], including, without limitation, any commercial promotion subscription, notification and/or entering service, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Giveaway. As a condition of entering the Giveaway, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor or their representatives to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Giveaway and complying with applicable laws, regulations and rules.

There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win a prize. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning.



There are a total of 2 prizes (1 winner will be drawn on Twitter, the other will be drawn on LinkedIn). Each winner will receive 2 Chocolate Boxes of Joy (valued at $100), one for their Office MVP, the other to keep for themselves.
No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at JACEK Chocolate Couture’s sole discretion. The Prize is non-transferable. JACEK Chocolate Couture will cover the costs of shipping the Prizes to the Winner or the Winner may choose to pick up their prize.

All prizes are subject to availability and subject to change at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Any applicable taxes (including federal, provincial and local sales and income taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the Prizes and not specified herein as being awarded as part of the Prizes (including, without limitation, registration, title, license fees, destination charges and insurance) are solely the applicable winner’s responsibility.

Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received before the Giveaway closes.

All prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion. The Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize component or any prize component that is undeliverable or does not reach winner because of an incorrect or changed address.

If the Sponsor determines at any time in their sole discretion that a winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible or in violation of these Official Rules, the Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that person and may select an alternate winner, even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been shown or announced. The Sponsor will not have any responsibility for any potential winner’s inability to accept a prize for any reason. If a winner does not accept or use the entire prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the prize will be forfeited and the Sponsor will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or portion of the prize. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize or portion thereof with another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value for any reason, including unavailability of the stated prize. The Sponsor further reserves the right to extend or delay delivery of a prize in the event of scarcity due to limited production or unavailability for any other reason.



A draw will be conducted at approximately 1pm on April 26, 2021 from all eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period. Winners for the Prizes (collectively, the “Winners”) will be chosen at random.



The potential winner will be notified by direct message (or by another method at the Sponsors’ discretion). The Sponsor or their designated representatives will attempt to notify the potential winner within three (3) business days of the applicable drawing. The Sponsors shall have no liability if a winner notification is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential winner for any reason. If the potential winner does not respond within five (5) business days of the first notification attempt, or if, despite reasonable efforts, the prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to the potential winner, the potential winner will be disqualified, will forfeit his or her prize and the next alternative potential winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entrants. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible for any reason, he or she will be disqualified and will not be eligible to receive a prize, and another potential winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries.

Before any potential winner of a prize can be declared a winner, subject to the provisions of these Official Rules, he or she be required to answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a skill-testing question, which question will be time-limited and administered by phone.

Sponsors reserve the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential winner, if any.

The Sponsor will not be obligated to pursue more than three (3) alternate potential winners for any prize for any reason.

The Sponsor reserves the right to publish the Winners’ names or handles as they appear on their profiles.



No responsibility is assumed by JACEK Chocolate Couture (the “Released Party”) for any inability of a potential Entrant to successfully enter the Giveaway for any reason. Acceptance of a prize constitutes a winner’s permission for the Sponsor and their designees to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and province) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation or the opportunity to review or approve any such use, and as may be edited in the Sponsors’ sole discretion, unless prohibited by law.

By entering the Giveaway, Entrants agree (a) to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors with respect to all aspects of the Giveaway. Additionally, Entrants agree that the Released Parties (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released, held harmless and indemnified by Entrant from any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Giveaway or any Giveaway-related activity (including, without limitation, travel), or from Entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, condition, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize/reward, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

The Released Party assumes no responsibility for any damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer system or wireless phone which is occasioned by accessing the website used for this Giveaway or otherwise participating in the Giveaway, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, postage-due, lost, damaged or stolen entries, email, mail, prize notifications or other Giveaway-related correspondence; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or for unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes, or the failure to capture any information.

The Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or the website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, to be acting in violation of the Terms and Conditions of the JACEK Chocolate Program program if applicable, or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated, entries or other automated multiple entries will be accepted, and the Released Party will not have any responsibility or liability for any such illegitimate entries or any entries submitted in excess of the limit stated in these Official Rules.

The Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend or terminate the Giveaway if they determine or suspect, in their sole discretion, that the Giveaway is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Giveaway.

In the event that the Sponsor is prevented from awarding any prize or continuing with the Giveaway as contemplated herein by any event beyond their control, the Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Giveaway. If the Giveaway is terminated or suspended before the end of the Giveaway Period, notice thereof will be posted on the website and the Sponsor will (if possible) select winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received before the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in the Giveaway materials or these Official Rules. The Sponsor’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Official Rules shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. No waiver of any term or condition of these Official Rules shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. In the event of an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Giveaway materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, it will be resolved by the Sponsor in their sole discretion.

The Released Party is not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, postage-due, misdirected, stolen, inaccurate or mutilated entries; or for errors or problems of any kind, whether typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with this Giveaway, including without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of this Giveaway, the processing of entries, the announcement of the winners or prizes, or in these Official Rules, in any Giveaway-related advertisements or other materials; or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Giveaway, human processing error or otherwise. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an Entrant (and disqualify him or her) who the Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Giveaway. The Sponsor reserves the right to restrict or void mail-in entries or participation if any suspicious entry and/or participation is detected. If for any reason an Entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted by the Sponsor, Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Giveaway. All entries become the permanent property of the Sponsor and none will be returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected potential winners. The Released Party is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Entrant’s email or voicemail inbox to receive email or voicemail messages.



All disputes, issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants or the Sponsor in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and federal laws of Canada applicable therein, and such Entrants shall irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta in respect of any claim or matter arising under or in connection with the Giveaway or these Official Rules, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state, province or jurisdiction’s laws.

Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in the Giveaway, each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between Entrant and the Released Party and any claims or causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveway, any prize awarded or the determination of any winner, must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.



Information collected from Entrants will be used by the Released Party to administer and fulfill the Giveaway prizes and, if consent is given, to provide the Entrants with information regarding promotions and/or events from the Sponsor. If an Entrant elected to receive marketing communications from the Sponsor, any such Entrant can opt out at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of any email received from Sponsor.



Upon the conclusion of the Giveaway, the winner’s information will be available on the JACEK Chocolate Twitter and LinkedIn profiles and a link to these Official Rules will be available from the Giveaway post/tweet during the Giveaway Period.