Rules for the “ MMVAs 2015 ” contestBy participating in this contest you declare that you have read the contest rules below and that you accept and agree to the terms and conditions herein.
1. CONTEST PERIOD
The Win a VIP experience at the 2015 MMVAs contest (the “Contest”) is held by Newad Media Inc. and MMVAs (the “Contest Organizers”). The Contest starts on May 4th 2015 at 5 p.m. (ET) and ends on June 9th, 2015 at 10 a.m. (ET) (the “Contest Period”). By participating in the Contest, each Entrant (as defined below) agrees to abide by and be bound by these Rules. Entrants further agree to abide by and be bound by all decisions of the Contest Organizers, which shall be final and binding, without right of appeal, in all matters relating to this Contest and the awarding of the Prize(s) (as defined below), including without limitation eligibility and/or disqualification of Entries (as defined below).
The Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence at the time the entry form was submitted. Employees, agents, officers, directors, and representatives of the Contest Organizers, of any company, corporation, trust or other legal entity controlled by or affiliated to them, their parents, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers of prizes, material and services related to this Contest (together the “Promotion Entities”), as well as members of their immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother), their legal or common-law spouse and any individuals with whom such employees, agents and representatives are domiciled are not eligible to participate in the Contest. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE.
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
To participate in the Contest and become an Entrant (the “Entrant”), go to http://www.dose.ca/contests (the “Website”) during the Contest Period and follow the on-screen instructions on the landing page to:
Fill out the Contest entry form (the “Entry Form”);
Declare that you have reached the age of majority in your province of residence and that you have read, agreed and complied with the Contest Rules by checking the corresponding box to such effect;
Click on “Enter”. A confirmation message will appear and you will automatically obtain one (1) entry in the Contest (an “Entry”).
Limits. Entrants must respect the following limits otherwise they may be disqualified:
One (1) entry per person, per day, for the Contest Period;
The use of only one (1) e-mail address when an Entrant has more than one.
4. THE PRIZE
Entrants are eligible to win the following Prize (the “Prize”):
Return flights for two (2) to Toronto, two (2) nights hotel accommodation in a downtown Toronto hotel in double occupancy and two (2) passes to the 2015 MMVA on Sunday, June 21, 2015, a total approximate value of $2,000.00 CDN.
The following conditions apply to a Prize: (i) a Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be permitted at the Contest Organizers’ sole and absolute discretion); (ii) the Contest Organizers reserve the right at any time to substitute the Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or a prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, at the Contest Organizers’ sole discretion, a cash award; (iii) no unused portion of a Prize will be compensated to the winner; (iv) the winner and guest must be able to travel between June 20 and June 22 2015; (v) subject to all terms and conditions of the MMVA passes and (vi) if winner is selected from GTA no flight will be awarded.
The eligible Contest winners will be randomly selected in an electronic draw from all the eligible entries received during the Contest Period on June 9th 2015 at approximately 11 a.m. (ET) at the offices of Newad Media Inc. located at 4200 St-Laurent bd., Suite 1440, Montréal (Québec). There will be one (1) winner.
The odds of winning the Prize. The odds of an Entrant’s Entry being selected depend on the number of eligible Entry Forms received during the Contest Period.
6. AWARDING OF PRIZES
To be declared the winner, the selected Entrant must:
- be reached by telephone by the Contest Organizers or their representatives within three (3) days of the date of the draw. The selected Entrant must reply in accordance with the instructions given in the e-mail. Return of an e-mail prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Entrant at sole discretion of the Contest Organizers;
- have completed and signed the Declaration and Release Form (the “Declaration”) releasing the Promotion Entities from any liability in connection with this Contest or the use, misuse, awarding or possession of any prize, that the Contest Organizers will provide by e-mail to the effect that he/she has fulfilled all the requirements of these Contest Rules and return it to the Contest Organizers by the deadline mentioned in the Declaration;
- have correctly answered the mathematical skill-testing question without assistance in the Declaration; and
- upon request and before the deadline provided in the Declaration, provide a copy of either a valid identification card with photo or a valid passport for the Entrant.
Within seven (7) days following the receipt of the duly completed and signed Declaration, and subject to the conditions set out above, the Contest Organizers will send instructions to the winner on how to take possession of the Prize.
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Verification. Entry Forms and the Declaration are subject to verification by the Contest Organizers. Any Entry Form or Declaration that is incomplete, illegible, mutilated, fraudulent, unidentified, delayed, registered or submitted late, bearing an invalid e-mail or mailing address, or otherwise noncompliant shall be rejected and will not entitle the Entrant to an entry or to the Prize, as the case may be, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) with respect to residents of Quebec. Mass entries, automated entries, entries submitted by third parties will be void, subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec.
Disqualification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify a person or to cancel one or several Entries of a person who participates or tries to participate in this Contest by using methods that do not comply with these Contest Rules or that are unfair to other Entrants (e.g. entries exceeding the authorized limit); acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Such person may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities.
Conduct of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately sabotage the Website or the legitimate conduct of this Contest constitutes a violation of civil and criminal laws. Should there be any such attempts, the Contest Organizers reserve the right to reject the Entrant’s Entry and obtain legal or equitable relief under applicable laws.
Limitation of liability :
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE PROMOTION ENTITIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM A PRIZE, INCLUDING THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE, OR THE MERCHANDISE FOR WHICH IT IS REDEEMED (IF APPLICABLE). FURTHER, BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT PROMOTION ENTITIES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM: A) ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ATTEMPT TO ENTER OR PARTICIPATE, ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE, OR B) ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore such exclusions may not apply to you.
Without limiting the foregoing, the Promotion Entities, and any of Contest Organizer's other suppliers or contractors, shall not be responsible for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information that is caused by Contest Website 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 in the Contest; (b) lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, service provider, on-line systems, telephone networks or telephone lines, or any other connections; (c) the theft, destruction, loss or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (d) any problems with, or malfunctions or failures of, telephone networks or lines, computers or computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; (e) garbled transmissions or miscommunications; (f) failure of any e-mail to be received by or from the Contest judges or Contest Organizer for any reason, including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof or technical incompatibility; (g) damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware) occasioned by participation or downloading of materials related to this Contest or in connection with the Contest Website; (h) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise; (i) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein; or (j) for any damages or loss caused by the transmission of any information related to the participation in the Contest
System of entry. The Contest Organizers do not warrant that access to the Entry Form to enter the Contest will be uninterrupted during the Contest Period or error-free.
Contest modification. The Contest Organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion but always subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Contest in whole or in part, should human intervention or an event take place that could alter or affect the administration, security, impartiality or conduct of the Contest as provided in these Contest Rules.
Termination of participation in the Contest. In the event that the system of entry cannot register all Contest entries during the Contest Period for whatever reason, or if participation in the Contest must be terminated in whole or in part before the closing date provided in these Contest Rules, the Contest Organizers may, at their sole discretion, proceed with the draw among the entries duly registered during the Contest Period or, as the case may be, up to the date of the event ending participation in the Contest.
Prize limit. In no event shall the Contest Organizers be required to award more prizes than indicated in these Contest Rules or to award a prize other than in compliance with these Contest Rules.
Authorization. By entering this Contest, the Entrant selected for the Prize authorizes the Contest Organizers and their representatives to use in any media or format, whether now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the Wolrd Wide Web, at any time or times in perpetuity, if required, his/her name, his/her city/province of residence, biographical information, photo, voice, likeness and/or statement regarding the Prize for publicity purposes or in relation with this Contest, without any form of compensation or notice, and such Entrant hereby releases the Promotion Entities from any liability with respect thereto.
Communication with Entrants. No communication or correspondence related to this Contest shall be exchanged with Entrants except as provided for in these Contest Rules or at the Contest Organizers’ initiative.
Personal information. Entrants’ personal information collected for the purposes of the Contest will only be used to administer the Contest or for the purposes of Prize fulfilment. An Entrant be offered the opportunity to receive additional communications from the Contest Organizers or their partners about their products, and upcoming contests and promotions.
Copyright or trade-mark. The use or reproduction of any copyright material or trade-mark related to this Contest is strictly prohibited, except with the prior express written consent of such intellectual property rights’ owner.
Unenforceability. In the event that an authority with jurisdiction declares any portion of these regulations invalid, illegal or unenforceable, such judgement shall not in any way affect any other portion of these Contest Rules, the other sections shall remain valid and in effect, to the extend permitted by the law.
Discrepancy. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: French version of these Rules, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
Property. The Declaration is the property of the Contest Organizers and shall not in any case be returned to the Entrant.
Entrant identification. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, the Entrant is the person whose name appears as the owner of the email account and it is to this person to whom the Prize will be awarded if he/she is selected and declared the winner.
Contest Organizers’ decision. Any decision by the Contest Organizers or their representatives regarding this Contest is final, binding and without appeal.
Quebec residents. Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.