Terms and Conditions

Eligibility: Starbucks #150PlusWishes Promotion (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of Canada who are at least thirteen (13) years old at the time of entry. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal, territorial and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

Sponsor: Starbucks Coffee Canada, Inc., 5140 Yonge Street, Suite 1205, Toronto, ON M2N 6L7, Canada.
Timing: The Promotion begins on May 18, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on July 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”).

How to Participate: During the Promotion Period, share your wish for Canada’s future in a photo and submit it to Starbucks on Twitter or Instagram as follows:

Twitter: To participate you must have a Twitter account. Twitter accounts are free, but subject to Twitter, Inc.’s terms of service: (https://twitter.com/tos). Your account settings must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your posts to be viewable by Sponsor and its agents. If you post updates to or receive updates from www.twitter.com via SMS from your wireless phone, message and data rates may apply. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans. In order to be eligible to participate you must tweet your Submission using the hashtag #150PlusWishes and mention @StarbucksCanada.

Instagram: To participate you must have an Instagram account. Use your smartphone to create or access your Instagram account. If you don’t have an account, download the Instagram app (the “App”) to at least one (1) mobile device (i.e., your smart phone, tablet or other mobile device). This App is free, but subject to the listed terms and conditions described within the App. Posting on Instagram requires a mobile device and therefore message and data rates may apply. In order to be eligible to participate, post your Submission with the hashtag #150PlusWishes and mention @StarbucksCanada in to your feed. All terms and conditions of Instagram apply. In order for your entry to be valid, your Instagram profile must be public and thus viewable by the Sponsor and its agents.

By posting your photo (referred herein as your Submission), you agree that it conforms to the Content Restrictions as defined below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Promotion if it believes that your Submission fails to conform to the Content Restrictions.

Content Restrictions:

  • The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  • Entrant must have permission from all individuals that appear in the Submission (if any) to use their name and/or likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth below. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor.
  • The Submission must not disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party;
  • The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission in this Promotion;
  • The Submission must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;
  • The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
  • The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
  • The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.

For each Submission, Starbucks will donate $1 to be divided evenly among the following three (3) organizations to benefit opportunity youth in the Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal areas: Yonge Street Mission, Pacific Community Resources Society and Societe de Developpement Social, up to a maximum of $150,000 in total donations.  For more information, visit Yonge Street Mission, Pacific Community Resources Society, and Societe de Developpement Social.

License: Uploading a Submission constitutes your consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void. In the event of a dispute as to any Submission, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Terms and Conditions. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

Release: You release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Twitter, Instagram and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion.

General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of the Terms and Conditions of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Limitations of Liability: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS STARBUCKS COFFEE CANADA, INC., STARBUCKS CORPORATION, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS AGENCIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. Releasees are not responsible for computer, technical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with this Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or in any Promotion related materials; or any incorrect, fraudulent or inaccurate information, whether caused by manipulation, tampering with, or hacking into Starbucks systems or by any error of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Starbucks tracking or data system. Any fraud or attempt by any individual to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion (1) may result in disciplinary action by Sponsor including, without limitation, termination, and/or (2) may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to cooperate in the prosecution of any such individual(s) to pursue all remedies to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, rescind, terminate, or modify the Promotion in its entirety or any portion thereof if the Promotion’s integrity or proper operation within the Store(s) is undermined, if it becomes technically corrupted or because of any force majeure event, or illegal or unauthorized intervention.

Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.