Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) For The McDonald’s® Money Mondays Twitter Promotion
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1. What are the dates for the McDonald’s® Money Mondays Twitter Promotion?
The McDonald’s® Money Mondays Twitter Promotion (the “Promotion”) is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 14, 2019, at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on November 10, 2019. (the "Promotion Period") and includes four (4) weekly entry periods (each a “Weekly Entry Period”)
2. Who can participate in the Promotion?
The Promotion is open only to residents of Canada, who have reached the age of thirteen at the beginning of the Promotion Period.
Persons in any of the following categories are not eligible to participate in, or to win a prize in, the Promotion: (a) persons who, at the beginning of the Promotion Period, are or become directors, officers, employees, members, managers, agents, franchisees, representatives or agents of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited (“Sponsor”) or The Marketing Store Worldwide (Canada) LP (the “Promotion Administrator”), or of any of Sponsor’s or the Promotion Administrator’s respective divisions, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, franchisees, local corporate or non-corporate advertising cooperatives, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies, service agencies or independent contractors; (b) individuals engaged in the development, production, distribution or supply of materials or prizes for the Promotion; and (c) persons who are or purport to be an immediate family member (defined as spouse, dependent for federal income tax purposes, or step-, adoptive, foster, custodial or natural mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son) of any person in any of the preceding categories, regardless of where they live, and any persons who reside in the same household, whether related or not, as any person in any of the preceding categories.
3. Are there other promotions offered by McDonald’s during the Promotion Period?
There are other promotions that may be offered by Sponsor at approximately the same time as the Promotion, including:
- The My McD’s® App Sweepstakes/Appstakes: (see www.mcdpromotion.ca for details)
- MONOPOLY® “Coast to Coast” Game at McDonald’s® (see www.mcdpromotion.ca for details)
Each promotion has its own method(s) of entry.
4. Who can claim a prize in the Promotion?
If a prize winner is a minor in his/her province/territory of residence, the applicable prize will be awarded in the name of that prize winner’s parent/legal guardian, who must execute any required documents and must agree to all obligations and undertakings of a potential winner and, if applicable, of a verified prize winner, both on behalf of himself/herself and the minor, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety and will not be awarded in the Promotion.
The Age of Majority for the following provinces is eighteen (18) years old: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan.
The Age of Majority for the following provinces/territories is nineteen (19) years old: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut and Yukon.
5. How can a Participant enter into the Promotion?
Each Monday during the Promotion Period, the Sponsor will post a tweet on its official Twitter accounts (English: @McDonaldsCanada or (French): @McDoCanada) that includes a question asking eligible entrants to tweet their answer to the Sponsor’s question with their favourite option to: (English) @McDonaldsCanada or (French) @McDoCanada and include #MonopolyAtMcDonalds and #Contest with their answer and click on “tweet” during that Weekly Entry Period. Each Weekly Entry Period there will be a different post with a new question posted by the Sponsor (each a “Promotion Post”).
6. How many times can a Participant enter into a Weekly Entry Period:
Limit one (1) entry per eligible person per Weekly Entry Period.
7. What are the Weekly Entry Periods?
Weekly Entry Period Begins at 12:00:00 a.m. ET Ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET Drawing Date # of Prize Winners and Prize Description 1 10/14/19 10/20/19 10/23/19 One (1): A cheque for $2,500 CDN 2 10/21/19 10/27/19 10/30/19 One (1): A cheque for $3,500 CDN 3 10/28/19 11/3/19 11/6/19 One (1): A cheque for $5,000 CDN 4 11/4/19 11/10/19 11/13/19 One (1): A cheque for $10,000 CDN
8. Does a participant have to be a @McDonalds follower on Twitter to participate?
You are not required to be a @McDonaldsCanada or @McDoCanada follower on Twitter to participate, however you will be required to follow (English) @McDonaldsCanada or (French) @McDoCanada for prize fulfillment. If you are a @McDonaldsCanada or @McDoCanada follower, then you will be able to receive prize notification via Direct Messaging from the Sponsor and you will have better visibility to all of the Sponsor’s tweets.
9. Is there a limit to the number of Twitter accounts an individual can use?
You can enter only using one account on Twitter during the Promotion Period. Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple entries within a Weekly Entry Period by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified.
Only accounts associated with an individual may be used for entry in this Promotion; entries received from a Twitter account associated with any organization, company, corporation, partnership or other entity will be void.
10. What makes an entry valid?
Entries that are not both actually visible and timely received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Promotion.
Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified
11. Entry Restrictions:
Content cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity.
Content cannot be derogatory or promote bigotry, racism, violence, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promote any form of discrimination whatsoever (including, but not limited to, discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age).
Content cannot promote alcohol, drugs (illegal or otherwise), tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message.
Content cannot be inappropriate, indecent, obscene, offensive, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or endorse any form of hate or hate group.
Content cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies.
Content cannot feature or otherwise mention competitors of Sponsor.
Content cannot use trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by anyone other than Sponsor or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind other than Sponsor’s.
Entry cannot contain any personal information, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses.
Content cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill with which Sponsor wishes to be associated.
Content cannot depict, and cannot itself be in, the violation of any law.
Entry cannot contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, seclusion, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.
12. How are entries selected?
At 2 p.m. ET on each of the Drawing Dates, one potential winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Weekly Entry Period associated with the Drawing Date. The planned Drawing Dates are: Week 1: Oct. 23/19; Week 2: Oct. 30/19; Week 3: Nov. 6/19; Week 4: Nov. 13/19.
13. What is a Skill-Testing Question?
Answering a skill-testing question (“STQ”) is a legal requirement in Canada for contests such as the McDonald’s® Money Mondays Twitter Contest. For a selected Participant to be declared a winner of a prize, the Participant must correctly answer a STQ, without electronic, mechanical or other assistance of any kind, to be administered by Sponsor and/or the Promotion Administrator. If the STQ is not correctly answered, the potential winner will be disqualified, will not receive the prize, and the Sponsor may select an alternate winner for the prize.
14: How will I know if I have been selected as a potential winner?
Potential winners that follow @McDonaldsCanada or @McDoCanada Twitter account, will be notified by the Promotion Administrator by Direct Message on Twitter within approximately one (1) business day following the applicable drawing that he/she is the potential winner of a prize.
If a potential winner is not a follower of @McDonaldsCanada or @McDoCanada Twitter account, they will receive a public message requesting that they follow @McDonaldsCanada or @McDoCanada within twenty-four hours. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize.
15: What prizes are offered in the Promotion?
Week Entry Period 1: One winner will receive a cheque for $2,500 CDN.
Weekly Entry Period 2: One winner will receive a cheque for $3,500 CDN.
Weekly Entry Period 3: One winner will receive a cheque for $5,000 CDN.
Weekly Entry Period 4: One winner will receive a cheque for $10,000 CDN.
16. What are the odds of winning a prize in a weekly drawing?
Odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received in the applicable Weekly Entry Period.
17. How will my personal information be used?