GENERAL CONTEST & GIVEAWAY RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. ENTRY PERIOD & CONTEST SPONSORS
(a) The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is brought to you by Weekend at the Cottage Inc.
(WATC – the “Contest Sponsor”).
(b) The current CONTEST / GIVEAWAY entry period (the “Entry Period”) starts on September 2, 2020 12:00 p.m. EDT to September 18, 2020 11:59 p.m. EDT.
2. HOW TO ENTER.
(a) No purchase necessary.
(b) To enter, go to current CONTEST / GIVEAWAY page during the Entry Period and follow directions to enter.
(c) ENTRY LIMIT: Up to two (2) entries per person. Each entry must be submitted separately and participants must still be subscribed at the time of the draw.
(d) Any attempt or suspected attempt to enter this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY in a fashion not authorized by these rules shall be deemed to be tampering and will void all of your entries. Entries that contain false information and/or are late, lost, stolen, falsified, illegible, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or entries that have been submitted using robotic, automated, programmed, or through illicit means, or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules, as determined in the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsors’ absolute discretion, will be judged null and void and disqualified. Only entries received by WATC will be considered. Proof of entry transmission shall not constitute proof of receipt. WATC reserves the right to refuse any entry in its absolute discretion.
(e) Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
(f) Although this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY may be communicated, promoted, or administered by means of any third party social media or social networking service or site (each, a “Third Party Service”), entrants acknowledge that: (i) this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Third Party Service; (ii) if entry into this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is by means of a Third Party Service, entrants must have a valid account with the applicable Third Party Service (and may be required to have a public (i.e. non-private) account in order to participate) and must comply with the applicable Third Party Service’s terms and policies; and (iii) any questions, comments or complaints regarding this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY should be directed to the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsors and not to any Third Party Service. By participating in this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, you completely release any Third Party Service of all liability in relation to any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation.
(a) The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is open to residents of Canada and the United States who are over the age of majority in their state, province or territory.
(b) Employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor, their parent and affiliated companies, the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize suppliers, the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY judges (if applicable), and any and all other companies associated with the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, as well as those with whom the foregoing individuals reside, are not eligible to enter this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY.
(c) The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to enter the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification.
All personal and other information requested by and supplied for the purpose of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor reserves 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.
4. PRIZE DESCRIPTION.
(a) Entrants are eligible to win one (1) prize valued at approximately CAD $132.00.
(b) No financial compensation will be made or required if actual prize value is lower than the total value quoted in these rules. Prize must be accepted as awarded, without substitution, transfer, exchange or assignment, unless otherwise determined in the absolute discretion of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and/or prize suppliers. Any unused portion of a prize, once awarded, will be deemed forfeited by the applicable winner, and no financial compensation will be made or required in respect of such unused portion. The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and/or the prize suppliers reserve the right, in their absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or a component of a prize with a prize or a component of a prize (as applicable) of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, a monetary award, if the prize or prize component cannot be awarded by the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and/or the prize supplier(s) for any reason. Prize may not be exactly as advertised. Prize will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or stolen.
(c) Except as expressly warranted herein, any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize is provided “as is” without further warranty of any kind.
(a) A random draw from all eligible entries received will be made by WATC’s representative, on September 23, 2020 at the appointed time. One (1) entrant will be selected as potential CONTEST / GIVEAWAY winner from each country. A selected entrant will be contacted by email indicated using the email address provided while subscribing to the website or YouTube channel. A selected entrant will be disqualified and required to forfeit any claim to the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize if he or she cannot be reached within three (3) business days following the first attempt of contact or if the terms set forth in these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules are not adhered to.
(b) Decisions and rulings of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and/or their representatives are final and binding without appeal in all matters related to this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY and the awarding of a prize.
(c) To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question; be in full compliance with these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules; and, in the discretion of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsors, sign and return a release of liability and consent to publicity form (the “Release Form”) within the time period specified in the Release Form, and any other documentation as may reasonably be required by the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor in their absolute discretion.
(d) A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of identification to the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor when claiming a prize or otherwise in connection with this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY to facilitate the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor’s accurate identification of a CONTEST / GIVEAWAY winner.
(e) If a selected entrant does not fulfill the conditions set out in these rules, or declines or forfeits a CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize, the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor reserves the right, in their absolute discretion, to cancel the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize or to select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries pursuant to the process described above.
(f) Once a winner has been confirmed in accordance with the terms of these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules, prize distribution will promptly be coordinated.
6. RELEASE OF LIABILITY / CONSENT TO PUBLICITY.
By entering the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, each entrant accepts and agrees to (i) be legally bound by these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules, including all eligibility requirements, (ii) be bound by the decisions of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and their representatives or the independent judging organization, if any, which are final, binding and conclusive (without appeal) on all matters relative to the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY; and (iii) remise, release and forever discharge the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor, their respective parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, divisions, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotional agencies, any and all other companies associated with the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY (including prize suppliers and suppliers of materials or services related to the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY), and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, debts, dues, accounts, claims, damages or liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses arising out of, or in any way related to, his/her participation in the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY and/or the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize (or any portion thereof), or any travel or activity that is related to the receipt or use of any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize, including, without limitation costs or losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, and rights of publicity, personality, privacy and/or intellectual property.
By accepting a CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize, each winner authorizes the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor and their respective designees to use in any related publicity the winner’s name, city and province/territory of residence, photograph, image, likeness, voice, and any statements he/she may make regarding such CONTEST / GIVEAWAY prize for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide in perpetuity, in any form of media including the Internet, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law; and each winner waives any rights that may exist in respect of materials produced pursuant to the foregoing.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
The Releasees are not responsible for (i) stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; (ii) lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider, website, or other connections, including those through and/or by any website; (iii) jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iv) failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; (v) non-delivered, misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; (vi) printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules, in any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY-related advertisements or other materials; or (vi) any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any event. The Releasees are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY. The Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY or downloading materials from or use of any website.
(a) LAWS AND RULES. This CONTEST / GIVEAWAY will be run in accordance with these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules, which shall be subject to amendment by WATC without notice or liability to you. Entrants must comply with these CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules and will be deemed to have received and understood these rules by participating in this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY. The terms of this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY, as set out in these rules, are not subject to amendment or counter-offer, except as set out herein. This CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These rules are governed exclusively by the laws of the province or territory in which you reside, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of such province or territory. Rights and remedies may vary by province or territory.
(b) CANCEL AND AMEND. WATC reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY or to amend the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever. Without limiting the foregoing, if for any reason the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY is not capable of running as originally planned, for example as a result of tampering or infection by computer virus, bug, corruption, security breach, or other cause beyond the reasonable control of WATC, WATC reserves the right to cancel or suspend the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY and/or conduct a random draw from all previously received eligible entries.
(c) CONDUCT. The CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor reserves the right, in their absolute discretion, to disqualify without notice any entrant that they find to be: violating the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY rules; tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY or any CONTEST / GIVEAWAY website; acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to undermine the legitimate operation of this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws. Should any such attempt be made, the CONTEST / GIVEAWAY Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution, and WATC reserves the right to ban or disqualify an entrant from this CONTEST / GIVEAWAY and any future contests.
(d) RESIDENTS IN QUEBEC. 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.