GENERAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS (the “Contest Rules”)
1. THE CONTEST
These Contest Rules apply to all contests running on http://www.chextv.com (the “Website”) (the “Contests”) unless otherwise specified.
The Contests are open to residents of Ontario who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (unless otherwise specified) but excluding employees, directors and officers of 591987 B.C. Ltd. d.b.a. Chex Peterborough and Corus Entertainment Inc., and any third party sponsor (the “Contest Sponsors”) any affiliate (as defined in the Canada Business Corporations Act) of the Contest Sponsors (the “Affiliates”) and each of their, employees, directors and officers, and those of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, as well as those with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter the Contest or win any prize.
Entrants who have won a prize within 30 calendar days of a Contest beginning are not eligible to enter. Regardless of the prize being won, no prize winner shall win any additional prize, via on-line contesting, more than once every 30 calendar days.
3. HOW TO ENTER AND WIN
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Visit the Website for specific instructions on how to enter each Contest, the Contest period, and how winners are selected.
Only one (1) entry per person is permitted for any particular Contest, unless otherwise specified. Multiple entries will be discarded. No more than one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to any person within any calendar month, except in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors. Entrants may be required to show valid identification when claiming a Grand Prize, and entrants who breach this condition of entry may be disqualified, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.
4. THE GRAND PRIZES AND GRAND PRIZE VALUES
Grand Prizes may include, without limitation, CDs, DVDs, gift certificates, sports, concert or movie tickets, books, passes to local festivals and cash, among other prizing. The approximate retail value of each Grand Prize will be up to $200, depending on the Contest.
The terms by which any gift certificates/tickets/passes may be redeemed are governed by the individual retailer or service provider. Neither Chex Peterborough nor Corus Entertainment Inc. is responsible for administering or ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions relating to the gift certificates/tickets/passes.
Decisions of the Contest Sponsors regarding prizing are final and the Grand Prizes must be accepted as awarded.
5. DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING GRAND PRIZES
Grand Prize winners must claim the Grand Prize by the date and time as advised by the Contest Sponsors in connection with the Contest (the “Deadline”). If the Grand Prize winner fails either to claim the Grand Prize or inform of his or her inability to claim the Grand Prize before the Deadline, his or her entry may be required to be forfeited and another eligible entrant may be selected, to be determined in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion.
6. GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS
All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to herein as part of the Grand Prize description (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winners (and/or guest where applicable). The Grand Prize winners (and/or guest where applicable) shall not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from the Contest Sponsors and/or the Affiliates. All Grand Prize elements are subject to availability and substitution for a prize of equal or greater value, to be decided in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
7. ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
8. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
None of the Contest Sponsors or their Affiliates makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of a Grand Prize. Grand Prize winners understand and acknowledge that they may not seek reimbursement nor pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors or the Affiliates, should any Grand Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to a Grand Prize winner.
9. DECLARATION AND RELEASE OF GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
Before being awarded a Grand Prize, each selected entrant must:
(a) Correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question, and
(b) the selected entrant and his or her guest (if applicable) each must sign a standard form Declaration and Release of Liability confirming that by entering the Contest:
– he or she read, understood and accepted these Contest Rules;
– that he or she understands that acceptance of a Grand Prize may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, he or she may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;
– that he or she nevertheless freely and voluntarily agrees and does hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning a Grand Prize; and
– that he or she releases the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, the prize providers, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a Grand Prize, or in connection with participation in this Contest or a Contest-related activity, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting a Grand Prize, whether suffered by a Grand Prize winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.
Release Forms will be emailed to potential winners at the email address provided on their Contest entry form. Grand Prizes will only be awarded upon (a) verification of the answer to the skill-testing question and (b) return of the fully executed Release Forms to the email or fax number provided to the Grand Prize winners. Failure to return a signed Release Form as instructed by the Contest Sponsors will result in disqualification. Grand Prize winners are responsible for obtaining and returning signed copies of Release Forms from their guests, if applicable.
10. GRAND PRIZE SUBSTITUTION
The Grand Prizes and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify a Grand Prize, or prize with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. Should a Grand Prize winner be unable to claim the Grand Prize as awarded, his/her rights to that Grand Prize or prize portion will be forfeited and another eligible entrant may be selected, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate, modify the Contest Rules, administration of the Contest and/or Grand Prizes, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest. The Releasees are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner or any person claiming through such entrant or winner for failure to supply a Grand Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorists acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, performers’ illness, injury or death, or any other cause beyond the Releasees’ sole control.
12. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
Subject to the terms contained in Section 14 below, all entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsors and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.
By entering the Contest, each entrant, including each Grand Prize winner consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of his or her personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media, in perpetuity, used by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation. Such consent shall also be included in the Release Form that the Grand Prize winners sign, as set out above.
14. CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Contest Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of the Contest Sponsors and/or their Affiliates, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process and the operation of the Contest as outlined in these Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an entrant or person they believe is tampering with the operation of the Contest from participating in the Contest or winning a Grand Prize if, in the Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion, the Contest Sponsors determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unlawful or unfair playing practices relating to the Contest (including but not limited to the use of automated quick programs), prize(s), or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person associated with the Contest Sponsors’ representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage a website or to undermine the legitimate operation of a Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws, and should any such attempt be made by a Contest entrant or other person, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages or other relief (including lawyers’ fees) from any such Contest entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
16. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by the entrant for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of any Grand Prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or Grand Prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions that may cause damage to a user’s system or limit an potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
17. WHERE CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS AVAILABLE
These Contest Rules are available online at the Website or at the Chex Peterborough studios, located at 743 Monaghan Road, Peterborough Ontario.
18. COMPLIANCE WITH CONTEST RULES
All contestants agree to abide by the Contest Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
19. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.
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