Terms & Conditions

The Scotiabank $10,000 Giveaway Contest

Official Contest Rules and Regulations

By entering The Scotiabank $10,000 Giveaway Contest (the “Contest”), entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and the decisions of the sponsor, The Bank of Nova Scotia (the “Sponsor”), which are final.


This Contest runs from October 23, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. to October 22, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) (the “Contest Period”).

Terms and Conditions pertaining to the contest period running from October 23, 2016 to October 22, 2017



To enter the Contest participants must click on the link provided and complete the electronic questionnaire and/or Contest entry form in full. After successfully submitting the Contest entry form during the Contest Period, you will automatically be entered into the Contest.

Your submission will automatically earn you one (1) entry into the Contest. Only one (1) entry per person allowed. All entries become the property of Scotiabank.


To be an entrant, individuals must be legal residents of Canada and of the age of majority in the province in which they reside by the start of the Contest Period, excluding employees, agents and representatives of the Sponsor or of subsidiaries of the Sponsor or any other person directly related to the administration of the Contest, as well as members of their immediate families (father, mother, brothers, sisters, children,) their legal or common-law spouse and any individual with whom such employees, agents and representatives reside.

An entrant may not win more than one Prize.


Grand Prize:
There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded consisting of a $10,000 cheque made payable to the winner. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable.

Secondary Prizes:
There will be five (5) Secondary Prizes awarded, each consisting of a $1,000 cheque made payable to each winner.


A random draw for the Grand Prize and the Secondary Prizes will be conducted on October 27th, 2017 from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period, at INBOX MARKETER CORPORATION - 381 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3W8. The Grand Prize draw will be drawn first. The selected entrant for the Grand Prize will not be eligible to win a Secondary Prize.

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.


Each selected entrant must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question. The selected entrants will be contacted by telephone by a representative of the Sponsor to make arrangements for administering the skill-testing question. Arrangements will be made for the awarding of the Prize at the time the skill-testing question is administered and correctly answered.

If a selected entrant cannot be reached by telephone within three (3) days of the draw date, or if, for any other reason the Prize cannot be awarded, another Contest entry will be randomly selected and so on, until all the Prizes have been awarded

Selected entrants must sign and submit to the Sponsor a declaration and release that may include, without limitation, authorization for the Sponsor and its agents to announce and publish the selected entrant’s name, address (city and province only) and/or photograph or image or other likeness, without further compensation, at any time and from time to time, in any future publicity. Such declaration and release must be received by the office administering the Contest, at INBOX MARKETER CORPORATION - 381 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 3W8 or by fax at 519-824-1222 on or before the third (3rd) business day following the date that the selected entrant was first contacted by the Sponsor.


The Sponsor is committed to respecting entrants’ privacy rights. Any personal information collected will be handled in strict accordance with the Scotiabank Group Privacy Agreement. The Sponsor will not sell an entrant’s personal information collected for this Contest to any third parties.


The Sponsor is not responsible for any human or computer-generated error in the selection of an entrant or the awarding of a Prize.

The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of the Contest, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including corruption, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, a virus, a bug or any other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor and which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.

The Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete or destroyed entries and all such entries, including entry material/data that have been tampered with or altered, are void. The Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. In addition, the Sponsor shall not be responsible due to technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material on the Contest Website.

Any person who enters or tries to enter the Contest in a manner which is unfair to the other entrants will be automatically disqualified and could be referred to the appropriate authorities. The use of automated software or computer programs to register in or enter this Contest is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use such methods to register or enter will be disqualified.Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations, the entrant will be disqualified.

By entering this Contest, winners release the Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, their employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for damages of whatever nature that arise from the acceptance or use of all or part of the Prize.

The Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials or these Official Contest Rules and Regulations.

For Residents of Quebec, any litigation concerning the conduct or administration of this publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation concerning the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and is void where prohibited.