Raksha Bandhan Social Contest

Contest rules to win a TELUS SmartWear Security device and monitoring service.


No purchase necessary. Enter for a chance to win a TELUS SmartWear Security keychain and 12 months of subscription to the TELUS SmartWear Security monitoring plan.

There are two (2) ways to enter:

  1. through Instagram, by liking and tagging two users in the comments on itsgurnaz’s contest post (@itsgurnaz).
  2. through TikTok, by liking and tagging two users in the comments on itsgurnaz’s contest post (@itsgurnaz).

Contest runs from August 8 at 9:00am PST to August 21 at 11:59pm PST.

To be eligible, entry must be received on or before end of contest closing date. To be eligible, you must be a Canadian resident, excluding Quebec, 13 years of age or older. Contest not open to employees of TELUS Corporation (“TELUS”), its affiliated companies or subsidiaries, its sales agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, and members with whom they are domiciled. Employees or agents of any contest sponsors and their immediate family or person with whom they are domiciled are also excluded from the contest.

No other form of participation accepted. Entries must comply with Instagram and TikTok, respective terms of use. In the event of a dispute, the person who is the holder of the Instagram/TikTok account specified will be deemed to be the entrant. Entrants are only permitted to make a single submission for each social media platform above. Duplicate entries, or near duplicate entries, will result in disqualification. Multiple posts of the same entry will not be accepted. Entrants must provide entries using a single account and entrants found to be using multiple accounts will be considered ineligible and disqualified from the Contest.

The contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram/TikTok.

By accepting these Contest Rules, entrants agree to that any and all liability related to this contest by TELUS is limited to the value of the Prize(s) as defined hereinafter.


There will be one (1) winner selected in the Raksha Bandhan contest. The winner will receive the following prize package (the “Prize”):

  • One (1) TELUS SmartWear Security silver keychain (approx. retail value $179.00); and
  • Twelve (12) months subscription to the TELUS SmartWear Security monitoring plan (approx. retail value $180.00)

A credit will appear on the winner’s invoice each month for a period of twelve months. Winner is responsible for the payment of any additional equipment, service add-ons or overages and taxes. If the account holder terminates their services before the end of the twelve (12) month period any credits for the remaining months will be cancelled and no substitute prize will be provided. After the 12 months subscription period, the winner has the option to continue with the TELUS SmartWear Security monitoring services on a monthly payment basis or cancel free of charge before the 13th month begins.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and with no substitutions, are not transferable unless set out in the Contest Rules and cannot be exchanged with TELUS for cash. TELUS reserves the right to substitute any portion of a Prize with a Prize of equivalent value if such prize becomes unavailable for any reason. The chances of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.


A random draw for the Prize will take place on or about August 15, 2022 at approximately 2:00 pm PST by a TELUS representative. Selected entrant will be notified by private message on Instagram/TikTok immediately following the draw. Please note that the winner will only be contacted from the official, Instagram-verified @TELUS account. If the selected entrant does not respond back to the contest administrator within one (1) business day or if the selected entrant does not comply with all contest rules, another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

In order to win, the selected entrant must correctly answer unaided a mathematical skill-testing question and will be required to sign a standard release form. If the selected entrant is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian must read and accept these Contest Rules. Failure to answer the skill-testing question correctly, comply with the Contest Rules or sign and return the release form within seven (7) days of receipt will result in disqualification and another entry will be selected until the Prize is awarded.


By entering the contest, entrants consent to the use of their names, city of residence, photograph, voice and/or image for publicity purposes in all media used by TELUS, without payment or compensation. Entrants agree to TELUS’ use of the entrants’ personal information that may include contacting you regarding limited time offers, promotional offers and/or surveys. Full details are as described in TELUS’ privacy policy located at telus.com/privacy.


All entries become the property of TELUS. TELUS assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, or damaged entries. TELUS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, cancel or suspend this contest without prior notice. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with or unlawful in any way. Entries submitted by unauthorized means will be disqualified. In the event that it has been determined that an entry has been made in an manner not sanctioned by these rules and/or an entrant has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these rules, the entrant and all of his/her entries will be disqualified. Entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and the decisions of the contest judges, which are final. This contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.

Entrants will be deleted from the Page and excluded from TELUS contests and events in the event they introduce or comment on any subject matter that may violate community standards, or that is otherwise inappropriate or unlawful as assessed in the Page administrator’s sole discretion.

All entrants that are customers of TELUS at the time of entry and/or at the time of Prize award must have their TELUS accounts in good standing (with a current account balance that is no more than 30 days past due) in order to be eligible to win the Prize.