“THE BEAVERTON” Facebook Contest rules and regulations

This document contains contest rules and regulations for The Beaverton contest, run through Facebook, which voting results will determine the winner (the “Contest”). The winners will be randomly drawn according to the schedule below with winners announced shortly thereafter. This Contest is not controlled, sponsored or authorized by Bell Media Inc., the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the Canada Media Fund or the Bell Fund.

1. “The Beaverton” Contest is held by iThentic Canada Inc. and BVT Digital Inc. (hereafter referred to as the “Organizer”). It will take place online from February 13, 2017 5pm (ET) through to February 15 2017, at 16:59 p.m. (ET) (the “Contest Period”). The winner will be announced shortly thereafter.

ELIGIBILITY

2. The Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have Facebook accounts and have reached the legal age of majority in their respective province, region or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (a “Contest Entrant”). Employees, representatives or agents of the Organizer and each of the foregoing entity’s subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.

HOW TO ENTER

No purchase necessary.

3. Participants acknowledge and agree that merely participating in the activities offered on Facebook will not automatically enter the Participant into the Contest. An Eligible Entry is made when Participants enter by liking the contest post on Facebook. To enter the Contest, proceed as follows:

  1. Go to The Beaverton Facebook page- http://www.facebook.com/thebeaverton
  2. Like the contest post featured on the page
  3. Obtain maximum of one additional entry by commenting a pretend reason why the show has changed your life in a post accepted by our contest administrator at Organizer’s discretion. Acceptable posts do not include any derogatory images or text.

3.2 Automated submissions or submissions sent via a bot will be disqualified. Automated and/or repetitive electronic submissions (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or Contest service) will be automatically disqualified and transmissions from these or related Facebook accounts may be blocked.

CONTEST PRIZE

4. The Contest Prize is only made available to Contest Entrants having an Eligible Entry. In total, three prize packs will be awarded in the form of (i) 1 Beaverton toque and a Beaverton t-shirt; (collectively the “Grand Prize”).

DRAW

5. Three random draws will be made from all Eligible Entries with the winners residing in Canada. The draws will be held on February 16,2017 12:00PM EST at iThentic Canada Inc. offices located at 772 Dovercourt Rd. Studio 2, Toronto, Ontario, M6H 0A2, Canada, to select the Contest Prize winners. The odds of winning a Contest Prize will depend upon the total number of Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.

AWARDING OF PRIZES

6. To be declared a winner, all selected Contest Entrants must:

(a)  Be reached by Facebook, at the sole discretion of the Organizer, within ten (10) days following the draw;

(b)  Complete and sign the declaration and release form (the “release form”) to the effect that they have fulfilled all the requirements of these Contest rules, which will be sent to them by email by the Organizer, and return the signed release form so that the Organizer receives it within ten (10) days of its receipt by the Contest Entrant;

(c)  Correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question on the release form;

(d)  Upon request and within a reasonable timeframe, provide a valid piece of identification with a photo; and

(e)  Have a valid mailing address in Canada.

7. Failure to comply with one of the conditions outlined in these Contest rules, to be reached or to return the release form by the given deadline, or if the selected Contest Entrant refuses their prize, will result in the Contest Entrant’s disqualification. In such an event, the Organizer may, at its sole discretion, cancel the prize or hold a new draw until a Contest Entrant is selected and declared a winner.

8. Within two (2) to four (4) weeks following receipt of the duly completed and signed release form, the Organizer will mail the prize to the winners.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  1. Verification. The Contest Entrant release forms are subject to verification by the Organizer. Any Contest Entrant or release form that is, as the case may be, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, fraudulent, registered or sent late, contains an invalid email address, consists of an incorrect answer to the mathematical skill-testing question, or is otherwise non-compliant may be rejected and will not, depending on the case, entitle the Contest Entrant to an entry or a prize.
  2. Disqualification. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify anyone or cancel one or more Contest Entrant of anyone who enters or attempts to enter this Contest by any means contrary to these rules and regulations or in any manner deemed unfair to other entrants (e.g. entries exceeding the authorized limit). This person may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities.
  3. Conduct of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately sabotage the Contest or Beaverton Facebook pages and/or any other related site or to disrupt the legitimate operation of the Contest represents a violation of civil and criminal laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Organizer reserves the right to reject the registry, Contest Entrant and seek damages to the extent permitted by law.
  4. Acceptance of prize. The Contest Prize must be accepted as described herein and may not, in whole or in part, be substituted for another prize, transferred to another person.
  5. Limit of liability: use of the prize. By entering this Contest entrants selected for a prize release the Organizer, any corporations, companies, trusts or other legal entities controlled by or connected to them, their advertising and promotions agencies, and their employees, representatives and agents (the “waivees”) from all liability for any damages they may suffer in accepting or using their prize.
  1. Contest website. The Organizer does not guarantee in any way whatsoever that the Contest Facebook page, Beaverton page, or any other site related to the Contest, will be accessible or functional without interruption throughout the entire Contest Period or that it will be free of any errors.
  2. Limit of liability: operation of the Contest. The waivees are not liable for any faulty computer components, software or communications line, the loss or lack of a communications network, or for faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased computer or network transmissions that may limit or prevent an entrant’s participation in this Contest. The waivees are also not liable for any damages or losses incurred, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading any Internet page software or other item, or by the transmission of any information related to entering this Contest.
  3. Modifications to the Contest. The Organizer reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Contest, in whole or in part, at their sole discretion, in the event that any unauthorized human intervention or any other occurrence corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security, impartiality, or operation of the Contest as outlined herein.
  4. Termination of participation in the Contest. In the event the computer system is unable to register all Contest entries during the Contest Period for any reason whatsoever, or Contest participation must terminate, in whole or in part, before the date indicated herein, the Organizer will proceed with the draw, at its discretion, from among the draw entries duly registered during the Contest Period or, if applicable, up to the date of the event that put a stop to Contest participation.
  5. Prize limit. In all cases, the Organizer is not required to award either more prizes or award a prize other than what has been outlined in accordance with these rules.
  6. Limit of liability: entering the Contest. By entering this Contest or attempting to do so, all persons release the Organizer and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, associated or related companies, agents, advertising and promotional agencies and/or representatives, and each of their respective directors, officers and employees from all liability and shall be held harmless against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property arising out of or resulting from participating in the Contest or the selection of a winner.
  7. Authorization. By entering the Contest, all Contest Entrants selected for a Contest Prize authorize the Organizer and their representatives to use, if required, their name, photograph, likeness, voice, place of residence, and/or statement in connection with their Contest Prize for advertising purposes, without compensation of any kind.
  8. Communication with the entrants. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with the entrants in this Contest other than in accordance with these Contest rules or at the initiative of the Organizer.
  9. Property. Release forms are the property of the Organizer and will not be returned to the entrants under any circumstances.
  10. Identification of the Contest Entrant. For the purposes of these rules and regulations, the Contest Entrant is a person(s) who is the authorized holder of the Facebook account used to enter the Contest, and it is to this person(s) that the Contest Prize will be awarded if selected and declared a winner.
  11. Organizers’ decision. All decisions of the Organizer or their representatives regarding this Contest are final and without appeal, subject to any decision of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec on any matter under its jurisdiction.
  12. Disputes. For Quebec residents: disputes regarding the organization or conduct of a promotional contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any dispute regarding the awarding of a Contest Prize may be submitted to the Régie for the sole purpose of helping to settle the dispute.
  1. Severability of these sections. If a section in these Contest rules is declared or judged illegal, unenforceable, or void by a court of law, then that section will be void. However, all other sections not affected will be applied as permitted by the law.
  2. Language. In the event of any discrepancy between the French and English versions of these rules and regulations, the French version will prevail.
  3. Social Media platforms. This Contest is not controlled or sponsored by Facebook. Any questions, complaints or comments regarding this Contest must be submitted to the Organizer, and not Facebook. Facebook as well as its affiliates, directors, officers, agents and employees cannot be held liable for any claim resulting from, or with respect to, the Organizer. By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to comply with the terms and conditions of use, contracts and other policies and/or guidelines regarding the Facebook platforms and release the Organizer, any corporations, companies, trusts or other legal entities controlled by or connected to them, their advertising and promotions agencies, and their employees, agents and representatives from all liability for any damages they may suffer due to the use of this platform.

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“The Beaverton” Twitter Contest rules and regulations

This document contains contest rules and regulations for The Beaverton contest, run through Twitter, which voting results will determine the winner (the “Contest”). The winners will be randomly drawn according to the schedule below with winners announced shortly thereafter. This Contest is not controlled, sponsored or authorized by Bell Media Inc., the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the Canada Media Fund or the Bell Fund.

 

  1. “The Beaverton” Contest is held by iThentic Canada Inc. and BVT Digital Inc. (hereafter referred to as the “Organizer”). It will take place online from February 14, 2017at 16:00 p.m. (ET) through to February 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. (ET) (the “Contest Period”). The winner will be announced shortly thereafter.

 Eligibility 

  • The Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have Twitter accounts and have reached the legal age of majority in their respective province, region or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (a “Contest Entrant”). Employees, representatives or agents of the Organizer and each of the foregoing entity’s subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouse, regardless of where they are domiciled) of any of the aforementioned and persons with whom any of the aforementioned are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.
  • Anyone found to have used multiple Twitter accounts to enter will be ineligible.
  • Multiple entries using the same text in a single day will not be accepted.

How To Enter

No purchase necessary. 

  • Participants acknowledge and agree that merely participating in the activities offered on Twitter will not automatically enter the Participant into the Contest. An Eligible Entry is made when Participants enter by writing their own unique joke using our hashtag. To enter the Contest, proceed as follows:

 

3.2   Automated submissions or submissions sent via a bot will be disqualified. Automated and/or repetitive electronic submissions (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or Contest service) will be automatically disqualified and transmissions from these or related Twitter accounts may be blocked.

How To Win

The three best jokes which are submitted will be chosen and judged by The Beaverton’s Senior Editor at Organizer’s discretion with the winners residing in Canada. The winners will be announced on February 16, 2017 at iThentic Canada Inc. offices located at 772 Dovercourt Rd. Studio 2, Toronto, Ontario, M6H 0A2.

Contest Prize

  • The Contest Prize is only made available to Contest Entrants having an Eligible Entry. In total, three prizes of two Beaverton toques packs will be awarded (the “Contest Prize”).

How To Win

  • The three best jokes which are submitted will be chosen and judged by The Beaverton’s Senior Editor at Organizer’s discretion with the winners residing in Canada. The winners will be announced on February 16, 2017 at iThentic Canada Inc. offices located at 772 Dovercourt Rd. Studio 2, Toronto, Ontario, M6H 0A2.

Awarding Of Prizes

  1. To be declared a winner, all selected Contest Entrants must:
  • Be reached by Twitter, at the sole discretion of the Organizer, within ten (10) days following the draw;
  • Complete and sign the declaration and release form (the “release form”) to the effect that they have fulfilled all the requirements of these Contest rules, which will be sent to them by email by the Organizer, and return the signed release form so that the Organizer receives it within ten (10) days of its receipt by the Contest Entrant;
  • Correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question on the release form;
  • Upon request and within a reasonable timeframe, provide a valid piece of identification with a photo; and
  • Have a valid mailing address in Canada.
  1. Failure to comply with one of the conditions outlined in these Contest rules, to be reached or to return the release form by the given deadline, or if the selected Contest Entrant refuses their prize, will result in the Contest Entrant’s disqualification. In such an event, the Organizer may, at its sole discretion, cancel the prize or hold a new draw until a Contest Entrant is selected and declared a winner.

 

  1. Within two (2) to four (4) weeks following receipt of the duly completed and signed release form, the Organizer will mail the prize to the winners.

 General Terms and Conditions

  1. The Contest Entrant release forms are subject to verification by the Organizer. Any Contest Entrant or release form that is, as the case may be, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, fraudulent, registered or sent late, contains an invalid email address, consists of an incorrect answer to the mathematical skill-testing question, or is otherwise non-compliant may be rejected and will not, depending on the case, entitle the Contest Entrant to an entry or a prize.

 

  1. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify anyone or cancel one or more Contest Entrant of anyone who enters or attempts to enter this Contest by any means contrary to these rules and regulations or in any manner deemed unfair to other entrants (e.g. entries exceeding the authorized limit). This person may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities.

 

  1. Contest Entrant Representations and Warranties. By entering the contest, Contest Entrant represents and warrants that nothing in the results or proceeds of the submitted joke/tweet will defame or violate the right to privacy or publicity of any person or entity, or infringe the copyright, moral rights or any other rights of any person or entity. Contest Entrant will indemnify Organizer and its successors, licensees and assigns from and against any claims, actions, losses and expenses (including legal expenses) occasioned by any breach of any of Contest Entrant’s representations, warranties and covenants.

 

  1. Conduct of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately sabotage the Contest or Beaverton Twitter page and/or any other related site or to disrupt the legitimate operation of the Contest represents a violation of civil and criminal laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Organizer reserves the right to reject the registry, Contest Entrant and seek damages to the extent permitted by law.

 

  1. Acceptance of prize. The Contest Prize must be accepted as described herein and may not, in whole or in part, be substituted for another prize, transferred to another person.

 

  1. Limit of liability: use of the prize. By entering this Contest entrants selected for a prize release the Organizer, any corporations, companies, trusts or other legal entities controlled by or connected to them, their advertising and promotions agencies, and their employees, representatives and agents (the “waivees”) from all liability for any damages they may suffer in accepting or using their prize.

 

  1. Contest website. The Organizer does not guarantee in any way whatsoever that the Contest Twitter page, Beaverton page, or any other site related to the Contest, will be accessible or functional without interruption throughout the entire Contest Period or that it will be free of any errors.

 

  1. Limit of liability: operation of the Contest. The waivees are not liable for any faulty computer components, software or communications line, the loss or lack of a communications network, or for faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased computer or network transmissions that may limit or prevent an entrant’s participation in this Contest. The waivees are also not liable for any damages or losses incurred, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading any Internet page software or other item, or by the transmission of any information related to entering this Contest.

 

  1. Modifications to the Contest. The Organizer reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Contest, in whole or in part, at their sole discretion, in the event that any unauthorized human intervention or any other occurrence corrupts or adversely affects the administration, security, impartiality, or operation of the Contest as outlined herein.

 

  1. Termination of participation in the Contest. In the event the computer system is unable to register all Contest entries during the Contest Period for any reason whatsoever, or Contest participation must terminate, in whole or in part, before the date indicated herein, the Organizer will proceed with the draw, at its discretion, from among the draw entries duly registered during the Contest Period or, if applicable, up to the date of the event that put a stop to Contest participation.

 

  1. Prize limit. In all cases, the Organizer is not required to award either more prizes or award a prize other than what has been outlined in accordance with these rules.

 

  1. Limit of liability: entering the Contest. By entering this Contest or attempting to do so, all persons release the Organizer and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, associated or related companies, agents, advertising and promotional agencies and/or representatives, and each of their respective directors, officers and employees from all liability and shall be held harmless against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property arising out of or resulting from participating in the Contest or the selection of a winner.

 

  1. By entering the Contest, all Contest Entrants selected for a Contest Prize authorize the Organizer and their representatives to use, if required, their name, photograph, likeness, voice, place of residence, and/or statement in connection with their Contest Prize for advertising purposes, without compensation of any kind.

 

  1. Communication with the entrants. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with the entrants in this Contest other than in accordance with these Contest rules or at the initiative of the Organizer.

 

  1. Release forms are the property of the Organizer and will not be returned to the entrants under any circumstances.

 

  1. Identification of the Contest Entrant. For the purposes of these rules and regulations, the Contest Entrant is a person(s) who is the authorized holder of the Twitter account used to enter the Contest, and it is to this person(s) that the Contest Prize will be awarded if selected and declared a winner.

 

  1. Organizers’ All decisions of the Organizer or their representatives regarding this Contest are final and without appeal, subject to any decision of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec on any matter under its jurisdiction.

 

  1. For Quebec residents: disputes regarding the organization or conduct of a promotional contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any dispute regarding the awarding of a Contest Prize may be submitted to the Régie for the sole purpose of helping to settle the dispute.

 

  1. Severability of these sections. If a section in these Contest rules is declared or judged illegal, unenforceable, or void by a court of law, then that section will be void. However, all other sections not affected will be applied as permitted by the law.

 

  1. In the event of any discrepancy between the French and English versions of these rules and regulations, the French version will prevail.

 

  1. Social Media platforms. This Contest is not controlled or sponsored by Twitter. Any questions, complaints or comments regarding this Contest must be submitted to the Organizer, and not Twitter. Twitter as well as its affiliates, directors, officers, agents and employees cannot be held liable for any claim resulting from, or with respect to, the Organizer. By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to comply with the terms and conditions of use, contracts and other policies and/or guidelines regarding the Twitter platforms and release the Organizer, any corporations, companies, trusts or other legal entities controlled by or connected to them, their advertising and promotions agencies, and their employees, agents and representatives from all liability for any damages they may suffer due to the use of this platform.