SIMCOE DENTAL CONTEST (the “Contest”)
Official Rules and Regulations (the “Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
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1. THE CONTEST PERIOD AND TERMS
The Contest entry period begins on April 4, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 11, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”). Voting for the best caption ends April 17, 2017. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.
2. ELIGIBITY: WHO MAY ENTER
The Contest is only open to Canadian citizens currently residing in Barrie, Ontario and over 18 years old. Employees of Simcoe Dental, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible. CONTEST IS VOID IN CUBA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA, SUDAN, SYRIA AND WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
In Canada, the Contest is only open to residents of the city of Barrie, Ontario.
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Visitors may enter the Contest during the Contest Period in the following way:
Visit www.simcoedental.ca (the “Web Site”) on your computer or mobile device and register by creating a user account. On the Contest section (http://www.simcoedental.ca/contests) fill the entry form including the skill-testing question.
Only one entry is eligible per person during the Contest Period.
STANDARD MOBILE DEVICE CHARGES MAY APPLY.
Entries must be submitted to the Web Site no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on April11, 2017. The Contest Sponsors take no responsibility for entries that are lost, misdirected, delayed, or received after the Contest deadline. By submitting an entry, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and regulations. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address in question.
4. WINNER SELECTION
(i) On the week of April 18, 2017, at the offices of the Contest Sponsors, one (1) eligible entry will be selected and they will potentially be awarded the Prize Packages (as defined in section 5 below). The potential Prize Package winner will be contacted by a representative of one of the Contest Sponsors within ten (10) business days through email, as provided by the entrant’s account information. Potential Prize Package winners found to be ineligible, decline to accept the Prize Package or who are unable to be contacted (including failing to return emails) within five (5) business days from the time the Contest Sponsors contact the potential winner, and/or who fail to reply and accept the Release Form (as defined in section 10 below) emailed to him or her within the allotted time period, will forfeit the Prize Package.
(iii) If there is no entrant who enters on a Contest Period, no prize will be awarded.
(iv) If the contacted Potential Winner has forfeited or unable to claim the Prize Package, another randomly draw entry will become the Potential Winner and will be contacted within ten (10) business days through email – ten (10) days from the time the previous Potential Winner forfeit the Prize Package.
(v) The Contest Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof in a form satisfactory to Contest Sponsors may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to Contest Sponsors for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
5. THE PRIZE PACKAGE AND PRIZE VALUE
There are one (1) Prize Packages to be won in the contest. The Prize Package consists of the following:
One (1) Gift card for the First Prize winner, valued at $50 CAD. Prize include free shipping and taxes.
Allow 4-6 weeks for shipment of any prize package after verification of the addresses provided along with the reply to the acceptance of Release Form through email.
6. DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING A PRIZE
Following the confirmation as a prize winner in accordance with the Contest Rules, selected entrant will be given instructions and a deadline as to how they must claim the prize. Potential winners who fail either to claim the prize or to inform the Contest Sponsors his/her inability to claim the prize before the deadline, as instructed, will forfeit the prize. The Contest Sponsors will not be held responsible for the loss of prizes due to changes in email addresses, mailing addresses, errors in completed entry forms or any other circumstances leading to an invalid, erroneous or incomplete mailing address or e-mail address.
7. PRIZE CONDITIONS
(i) Lost or stolen prize will not be replaced by Contest Sponsors
(ii) Shipping cost for the Prize Package will be provided by the Contest Sponsors
8. CHANCES OF WINNING
Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants during the Contest Period, the number of Facebok ‘Like’s they receive on their caption entry, and the number of entries that answer correctly the skill testing question.
9. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
None of the Contest Sponsors makes any representation or offers any warranty, expressed or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any prize awarded in connection with the Contest. Prize winners understand and acknowledge that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors should a prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to a prize winner.
10. DECLARATION AND RELEASE OF PRIZE WINNER
Before being awarded a prize, the selected entrant, and his or her guest(s), where applicable, must reply to the Contest Sponsors’ email and indicate that he or she read, understood and accepted these Contest Rules; he or she releases the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability arising in connection with participation in the Contest and acceptance of a prize, 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 prize, whether suffered by the 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 winners at the email address provided on his or her contest entry. Prizes will only be awarded upon reply of the email to indicate that the entrant has agreed to accept the rules. Failure to reply to the Contest Sponsors’ email as instructed within five (5) business days of being sent by the Contest Sponsors will result in disqualification. Prize winners are responsible for obtaining and replying to the Release Forms sent to his or her email.
11. PRIZE SUBSTITUTION
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 prize, or prize portion, with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. Should a winner be unable to claim his/her prize or prize portion as awarded, his/her rights to that prize or prize portion will be forfeited.
12 PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
(a) By participating in the Contest, an entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsors the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; and (ii) acknowledges that the Sponsors may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Sponsors in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) above.
(b) By opting-in online you consent to the Contest Sponsors that you may be contacted to promote draws and contests similar to the Contest, promote opportunities to subscribe to newsletters or promotional clubs, and notify you about related products or services.
Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate, modify the Contest Rules or administration of the Contest, 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.
14. LICENSE OF ENTRIES
By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to the Contest Sponsors, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest in any media now or hereafter known.
By entering the Contest, each entrant 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 used by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation. An entrant can contact the Contest Sponsor at email@example.com and ask to not be publicized. Winners’ names will be available online at http://www.simcoedental.ca/contests after April 18, 2017.
16. CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (the “Registrant Information”), each entrant grants permission to the Contest Sponsors to collect and use the Registrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest and selecting the prize winner(s). No correspondence will take place between the Contest Sponsors and the entrants except in connection with the Contest and, in the case of the prize winner, as a result of entering the Contest and winning the prize.
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or prizes. The Contest Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of the Contest Sponsors, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a 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 unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Contest Sponsors representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site, mobile application, or undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers’ fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees (Contest Sponsors) 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 prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware or software 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 a potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
20. 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.
21. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsors. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsors in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario, Canada including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
22. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
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