you could win 1 of 3

$500 Amazon Gift Cards

You’ll also get a bonus draw entry for each friend that enters via your unique link.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United States of America, age 18 or older. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM ET on 04/01/19 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 12/31/19. Sponsor: Black Flag Deals. Three (3) $500 Amazon Gift Cards available. This contest is in no way affiliated with Amazon nor is it sponsored by Amazon. Any and all references to Amazon are purely for informational purposes only. Full rules available here.

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Black Flag Deals' Win a $500 Amazon Gift Card

Sweepstakes Rules

 

1. Agreement: These rules govern Black Flag Deals' Win a $500 Amazon Gift Card Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”). The Sweepstakes is intended to be conducted in Canada and the U.S. only and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable Canadian and U.S. law. No purchase is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is void in whole or part where prohibited by law. The act of entering the Sweepstakes constitutes acceptance of these Sweepstakes rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes judges, which decisions shall be final and binding upon all entrants. 

 

2. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes Sponsor is Black Flag Deals (the “Sponsor”). This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, administered or endorsed by or associated with Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”), LinkedIn Corporation (“LinkedIn”), Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”) or Amazon.com Inc. (“Amazon”). Any questions, comments or complaints must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Amazon. All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.

 

3. Eligibility: To be eligible for this Sweepstakes, an individual must be a current legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) or the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia), who is at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (“Entrant”).

Employees of Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Sweepstakes Parties”), and all respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, licenses, successors and assigns of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and members of their immediate family (spouse, parents, children and siblings) or persons living in the same household are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.

Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of age, identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. Failure to provide such proof or insufficient proof may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to Sponsor for the purpose of the Sweepstakes must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from the Sweepstakes should such an entrant at any stage supply unsatisfactory, untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, municipal, territorial, and local laws and regulations. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility requirements. Void where prohibited. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Sweepstakes Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

4. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on December 31, 2019 (the "Sweepstakes Period") after which time the Sweepstakes will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted. The Sweepstakes Period consists of three (3) entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”), each with its own entry deadline (as further described below).

 

5. How to Enter: There is no purchase necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. To enter the Sweepstakes, go to http://giftcardsftw.com (the “Sweepstakes Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period, read these Sweepstakes Rules and follow the online instructions to complete the entry form including providing your First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Gender, Year of Birth and Postal/Zip Code. Check the box confirming that you have read and agree to the Sweepstakes Rules and click “GET ME IN”. You may use one of your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest social networking accounts or send an email to share the Sweepstakes with your contacts.

Unlimited entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Sweepstakes Rules, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning the submitted email address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a selected entrant based on the email address, the selected entrant will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address at the time of entry.

Entries which are incomplete, illegible or fraudulent are null and void. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, misdirected or delayed for any reason. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for incomplete entries, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, including but not limited to as a result of malfunction, human error, lost, delayed or garbled Internet or email transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone, technical, network, online, hardware or software or any combination thereof.

 

6. Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/ Odds: Three (3) prizes are available to be won. Each prize is one (1) $500.00 Amazon Gift Card. 

The ARV of each prize is $500.00 CAD. The total ARV of all prizes available to be won is $1,500.00 CAD. 

Limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following general conditions apply to the prizes: (i) prizes must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (no substitutions, transfers or assignments except as permitted in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion); (ii) Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prizes or a component thereof for any reason with prize or prize components of equal or greater value; (iii) upon notification from Sponsor, the declared prize winners will be required to present adequate personal identification; (iv) declared prize winners are solely responsible for all costs not expressly described herein (v) the prizes will only be awarded to the eligible entrants whose full name and valid e-mail address appears on the entry form.

The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by Sponsor.

 

7. Winner Selection: Three (3) potential prize winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received in a random drawing to be held on or about the date specified in the Entry Period & Drawing Date Schedule below, which will take place at the offices of an independent agent of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final.

 

Entry Period & Drawing Date Schedule

Entry Period Start Date (12:00:01 AM ET)  End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)  Approx. Drawing & Notification Date 
1 01-Apr-19 30-Jun-19 02-Jul-19
2 01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 02-Oct-19
3 01-Aug-19 31-Dec-19 06-Jan-19

The potential winners will be contacted by email provided at time of Entry by a representative of Sponsor on or about the drawing date specified in the Entry Period & Drawing Date Schedule and must reply within seventy-two (72) hours of notification to maintain eligibility.

If a potential winner cannot be contacted within this time period, fails to respond to any attempted contact, is otherwise in non-compliance with these Sweepstakes Rules, or declines to or cannot accept the prize to be awarded, such potential winner will be disqualified, his/her entry will be declared null and void and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select at random another eligible entry, in which event these provisions shall apply to such other eligible entry.

 

8. Releases: Prior to receiving a prize, the potential winners will be required to sign and return, within ninety-six (96) hours of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, a Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) (together, the "Release Forms"). The Release Forms must be received by the Sponsor within the required time period or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant.

 

9. General: All decisions of Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be binding and final in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if intervening circumstances warrant, within Sponsor's sole discretion, due to any fraud, virus or other technical problem which corrupts the administration, security, or for any other reason. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the termination, cancellation, suspension and/or modification. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Sweepstakes Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term or provision of these Sweepstakes Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that term or provision.

 

10. Limitations of Liability: Without limiting anything set forth above in these Sweepstakes Rules, Released Parties shall not have any obligation, responsibility or liability, including any obligation or responsibility to provide a prize to any prize winner, with regard to: (a) entries entered through the use of any robotic or automated device/computer program or any other non-human mechanism, entity, or device; (b) entries that are illegible, late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, altered or otherwise not in compliance with or in violation of these Sweepstakes Rules, whether caused by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or any other reason beyond Released Parties' control; (c) any technical or human error which may occur in the creation, submission, assignment or processing of entries in the Sweepstakes, including any technical or human error in connection with any social media platforms, Sweepstakes Website and/or the hosting thereof; (d) entries, prize claims or notifications that are not received by the intended recipient due to transmission, technical, computer or human failures or error of any kind, including any entries, prize claims or notifications that are delayed, misdirected, or undelivered as a result of any failure or problem with the availability, functionality, operability or use of any network, server, ISP, website (including the Sweepstakes Website), computer, internet connection, hand-held mobile device, social media platform, or any other equipment or connection used in connection with the Sweepstakes; (e) changes in an Entrant’s information which affects the ability to contact such Entrant; (f) typographical errors in Sweepstakes promotional material; (g) cancellations and/or delays or any change by any company or any other persons providing any of components of the prizes due to reasons beyond the control of any of the Released Parties; (h) any interruptions/postponement/cancellation of Sweepstakes; (i) human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information; (j) any technical malfunctions of the computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, any social media platform, or internet service provider utilized by any of the Released Parties or by Entrants; (k) interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related Web pages (including the Sweepstakes Website), any social media platform, or any on-line service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; (l) any damage to Entrant’s (or any third person's) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes; (m) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects; and/or (n) any other errors or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of any one or more of the Released Parties. 

 

12. Privacy

Information collected from Entrants will be used by Sponsor in connection with its administration of this Program, including to notify potential winners and to fulfill prizes. In addition, we may use this information to send you offers or information from us, our affiliates and from selected sponsors or advertisers (“Marketing Offers”). If you do not wish to receive Marketing Offers, you may opt-out at any time by: following the instructions at the bottom of any email Marketing Offer you receive or emailing privacy@blackflagdeals.com and requesting that your personal information not be used for Marketing Offers. Information collected is otherwise subject to and may be used and shared by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy at http://2019.giftcardsftw.com/privacy and applicable law.

 

 

2019 Black Flag Deals Ltd. All rights reserved. These Official Rules may not be copied, edited, or used for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without the express written consent of Black Flag Deals Ltd.

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Privacy Policy

Black Flag Deals and its affiliates know that you care about how information about you is used. We appreciate your trust and will use information about you carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting Black Flag Deals and its affiliates, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this statement and consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set out below.

What Personal Information About Users Does Black Flag Deals and its Affiliates Gather?

The information we obtain from users helps us personalize and continually improve your experience using Black Flag Deals and its affiliates. Here are the types of information we gather:

Information You Give Us: We may receive and store any information you voluntarily provide on our website or give us in any other way. You provide most such information when you register; provide account details; participate in a contest or questionnaire; interact with a merchant from whom you have purchased something through our website; or communicate with customer service. You can choose not to provide certain information, however, you might not be able to take advantage of certain features of our website. We use the information you provide for such purposes as customizing your experience, improving our website, communicating with you, ensuring that purchases that you make are handled properly, and preventing counterfeiting. If at any time, you decide you do not wish to receive communications from us or you no longer wish to receive our services, you may advise us by providing written notice to the Privacy Officer at privacy@blackflagdeals.com.

Automatic Information: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Examples of the information we may collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information, such as browser type, version and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our website, including date and time; cookie number; pages you viewed; and the telephone number used to call our customer service number. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects), or similar data on certain parts of our website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During some visits we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

Use of Cookies

Black Flag Deals and its affiliates may store cookies on your computer to facilitate and customize your experience. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide certain features. We use cookies because they save you time while navigating the site and help us track and target user interests in order to provide a better, more customized experience. Cookies also allow us to collect Automatic Information from you, like which pages you visit and what links you click. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, however, it is possible to change your browser settings so that your browser declines cookies. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Additionally, you can disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer. If you decline to accept cookies it is possible that some parts of the site may not work properly.

 

Does Black Flag Deals and its Affiliates Share the Information it Receives?

Except with your consent and as set out below, we will not sell, license, trade or rent your personal information to or with others.

We may disclose or share non-personally identifiable information with partners, advertisers, merchants and/or prospective merchants to help explain our business and the effectiveness of our business or for promotional purposes. For example, we may disclose aggregated demographic information, which does not include any personally identifiable information.

Black Flag Deals and its affiliates may disclose personal information to third party providers of Black Flag Deals and its affiliates, including third parties engaged to assist us in providing services (including but not limited to software development, website development and hosting, data processing, transaction processing services, document management and office administration) to you or to carry out one or more of the uses described above. These service providers are prohibited from using your personal information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are required to protect personal information disclosed by Black Flag Deals and its affiliates and to comply with the general privacy principles describes in this Privacy Policy.

Black Flag Deals and its affiliates reserve the right to disclose personal information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so.

Black Flag Deals and its affiliates also reserve the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale (including a liquidation, realization, foreclosure or repossession), lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, transfer, conveyance or financing of all or any portion of Black Flag Deals and its affiliates or of any of the business or assets or shares of Black Flag Deals and its affiliates or a division thereof.

How Secure Is Information About Me?

We protect the security of your sensitive information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you enter on certain pages of the site that handle sensitive information.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and your computer. It is recommended that you do not share your password(s) with anyone and are sure to sign off when you have finished using a shared computer.

Which Information Can I Access?

If you request access to your personal information, subject to certain exceptions, Black Flag Deals and its affiliates will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and will provide you with a summary of that information. If we are not able to disclose all the personal information we hold on you, we will give you a reason for our inability to do so, unless prohibited by law.

You have the right to ensure that any information Black Flag Deals and its affiliates maintain is correct and complete. Upon request, we will supply you with a copy of all personal information we have on record for you.

To make a request, please send written notice to the Privacy Officer at privacy@blackflagdeals.com. Please include the following information in your request: Name, contact details, the nature of your request, including whether you wish to view and/or edit information or inquire regarding the use and/or disclosure. We will require acceptable proof of your identification before providing a response.

Are Children Allowed to Use Black Flag Deals and its Affiliates?

Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the site unsupervised and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may only use Black Flag Deals and its affiliates in conjunction with and under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

We will never knowingly collect the personal information of minors.

Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit Black Flag Deals and its affiliates your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this notice. Including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the province of Ontario. If you have any concern about privacy at Black Flag Deals and its affiliates, please contact us at privacy@blackflagdeals.com and we'll try to resolve it.

Our business may change or adapt and our Privacy Policy may change also. You should check our site frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and such changes will take effect immediately upon being posted to the site, however, we stand behind the promises we make and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected users.