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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES (“Contest Rules” or “Rules”)

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Starting December 10, 2021 (“the Survey Period”), youth ages 14-18 are eligible to enter the Youth Survey Giveaway (“the giveaway”).

Participants can provide answers to the survey and must submit their entry by email to Credit Valley Conservation (“Giveaway Sponsor”) before the survey deadline.

1-HOW TO ENTER

Submissions must be received from a parent/guardian if the youth participating is under the age of 18.

Participants should provide a parent/guardian contact information to the Giveaway Sponsor at via the online survey.

Submissions must include the following:

  • Participant’s first name and age.
  • Parent/guardian’s name, phone number and email address so the winner can be notified.

If the participant is 18 years old, they do not need to provide parent/guardian contact information.

Participants can submit up to one (1) entry per youth. Submissions must be entered by December 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST to be eligible for the survey giveaway prize.

Youth ages 14-18 years old can enter the giveaway for free by submitting their survey answers during the survey period.

Youth ages 14-18 years old: By entering the giveaway, each participant’s parent/guardian accepts the Rules for the survey.

Youth ages 18 years old: By entering the giveaway, each participant accepts the Rules for the survey.

2-SURVEY PERIOD

The Survey period opens December 10, at 12:01 a.m. EST and closes on  December 31, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Survey Period”).

3-PRIZE

There will be one (1) prize (known as “the Prize”) which includes the following items:

  • One (1) CVC Conservation Parks Family Membership

The Prize is subject to the following conditions and can change any time:

  1. The Prize must be taken as offered and is not redeemable for cash.
  2. The Prize cannot be substituted, redeemed or exchanged for cash, credit or alternative prizes, except in the Giveaway Sponsor’s sole discretion. No credit or reimbursement will be provided if the Prize is not taken.

Retail Value: $152.55 (includes HST) CAD.

The Prize is subject to all the terms and conditions as stated by the Giveaway Sponsor and will be mailed to the confirmed Winner directly from Giveaway Sponsor to the address provided after the potential Winner has been successfully contacted and notified.

If the Winner is under the age of 18, the Winner’s parent/guardian will be notified by email or phone.

4-ELIGIBLE WINNER SELECTION

This is not a contest. Entries will not be judged. The purpose of the survey is to encourage youth ages 14-18 years of age to provide information about their experience volunteering and/or participating in CVC’s Youth Program.

The odds of being selected as a potential Winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Giveaway Rules. The prize will be issued following the end of the Giveaway period. A Winner will be selected by a random draw from all eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Giveaway  Rules.

The draw will be held on January 7, 2022 (“Draw Date”). Following the Draw Date, the Giveaway Sponsor will make no less than three (3) attempts to contact the eligible Winner’s parent/guardian (if under the age or 18) or the Winner (if age 18) by email or phone, following the Giveaway. If a potential Winner’s parent/guardian (if under the age or 18) or the Winner (if age 18) does not respond back with a 10-day period, he/she may be disqualified, at the sole and absolute discretion of the Giveaway Sponsor, in which event they will not receive the Prize and another potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. It is the Giveaway Sponsor’s sole discretion, whom the Giveaway  Sponsor or its representatives will attempt to contact, and who must respond or will be subject to disqualification, in the same manner (adjusting timeframes, including the Contact Period, accordingly).

5-TERMINATION AND AMENDMENTS

The Giveaway Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend, modify or terminate all or any portion of this Giveaway at any time for any reason without prior notice. Giveaway  Sponsor reserves the right to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Giveaway  mechanics stipulated in these Giveaway Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry with these Giveaway Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Giveaway Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Giveaway as contemplated in these Giveaway Rules, or for any other reason.

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES (“Contest Rules” or “Rules”)

How to participate:

Upon receiving a request to participate in the Climate Change Awareness Survey between December 1, 2021 to December 5, 2021 (the “Contest Period”), recipients are eligible to enter for a chance to win a prize in the Climate Change Awareness Survey draw (known as “the Contest”) upon completion of the draw entry and meets the following criteria:

  • Own property or live in the Region of Peel and the Credit River Watershed
  • Participated in one of the following stewardship activities or services delivered by CVC in 2021: A community tree planting event; Greening Corporate Grounds Sustainable Landscaping Assessment and Action Plan or stewardship project; rural residential site visit or stewardship project; agricultural site visit or stewardship project; urban homeowner home planting.
  • Received a request to participate in the Climate Change Awareness Survey from Credit Valley Conservation Authority
  • Completed the Climate Change Awareness Survey and provided contact information upon submission of the Climate Change Awareness Survey

The Contest is sponsored by Credit Valley Conservation (known as the “Contest Sponsor” and is open to legal residents of Ontario over the legal age of majority of 18+ and live in the Region of Peel and the Credit River Watershed.

1 – ELIGIBILITY

  • To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must be a legal resident of Ontario and reside in the Region of Peel and the Credit River Watershed and must be over the age of majority of 18. Look up your address here. Contest is void in whole outside the Province of Ontario. Entry in this Contest constitutes each entrant’s acceptance of, and agreement to be legally bound by, these Contest Rules.
  • Must have received a request to participate in the Climate Change Awareness Survey.
  • Employees, representatives and agents of Contest Sponsor or Prize Supplier, advertising and promotional agencies, and the household members (whether related or not) and/or the immediate family of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, common law spouse, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, son and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.
  • Contest Sponsor 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 to the complete satisfaction of Contest Sponsor may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to Contest Sponsor for the purpose of this Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry or entrant in its and their sole discretion, should any Entry or entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

2 – CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest opens on December 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. and closes December 5, 2021 11:59 p.m. (the “Contest Period”).

3 – HOW TO ENTER

  • To earn one (1) Entry (an “Entry”), entrants must have received an email request to participate in the Climate Change Awareness Survey, completed the Climate Change Awareness Survey, and provided contact information upon submission of the survey.
  • Only one (1) e-mail address may be used for purposes of this Contest Entry. Unless otherwise directed by the Contest Sponsor, in its sole discretion, no communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except the entrant selected as the potential Winner (as defined below).
  • In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the person submitting an online Entry, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to deem the entrant to be the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each entrant may be required to provide the Contest Sponsor with proof that the entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the applicable entry

4- PRIZE

There will be three prizes available to be won, consisting of three (3) 2022 Family & Friends CVC Parks Passes. The Prize is subject to the following conditions, and can change any time:

  • The prize must be taken as offered and is not redeemable for cash.
  • The prize cannot be sold.
    The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any delay of the delivery of the Prize, for any reason, and neither the Winner nor any other person or entity will be compensated in the event of such delay. Other restrictions may apply.
    The Prize is non-transferable and without limiting the foregoing, the Prize may not be sold or traded, the Prize must be taken as offered and cannot be substituted, redeemed or exchanged for cash, credit or alternative prizes, except in the Prize Suppliers sole discretion. Prize Supplier reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a Prize of equal or greater value. No credit or reimbursement will be provided if the Prize is not taken. The Prize cannot be combined with any other promotional offer or offers provided by the Prize Supplier.

Retail Value: The Prizes each have a retail value of $ 135 CAD.

The Prize is subject to all of the terms and conditions as stated by the Prize Supplier and will be delivered to the confirmed Winner directly from Contest Sponsor to the address provided after the potential Winner has been successfully contacted and notified of his/her Prize and has fully complied with the Contest Rules. Shipped Prizes shall not be insured and neither the Contest Sponsor nor any of the Released Parties (mentioned below) shall assume any liability for lost, damaged or misdirected Prizes. All bookings/confirmations must be made through the Contest Sponsor’s designated representatives or as the Contest Sponsor may otherwise direct.

5 – ELIGIBLE WINNER SELECTION

Three (3) Winners shall be selected as follows:

  •  The odds of being selected as a potential Winner are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Contest Rules. On 6 December, 2021, in Ontario at approximately 12:00 PM EST (the “Draw Date”), a data pull for all eligible Entries will be completed and three (3) potential Winners will be selected by a random draw from all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Contest Rules.
  •  Following the Draw Date, the Contest Sponsor or its representatives will make no less than three (3) attempts to contact the eligible Winner by phone and/or email, during the five (5) day period (the “Contact Period”) immediately following the Draw Date. Upon notification, the eligible Winners must respond by telephone and/or email to the contact provided in the notification, and the eligible Winners’ responses must be received by the Contest Sponsor by no later than 5:00 PM EST on the required return date stipulated in such notification. If a potential Winner does not respond in accordance with these Contest Rules, he/she may be disqualified, at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor, in which event they will not receive the Prize and another potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries, in the Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion, whom the Contest Sponsor or its representatives will attempt to contact, and who must respond or will be subject to disqualification, in the same manner (adjusting timeframes, including the Contact Period, accordingly). Neither the Contest Sponsor, nor the Released Parties are responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of the eligible Winner to receive notification or for Contest Sponsor to receive the eligible Winner’s response.
  • Before being declared the confirmed Winner, the eligible potential Winner will be required to answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question, and comply with the Contest Rules. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law. No individual will be declared a Winner until the Contest Sponsor officially confirms them as the Winner in accordance with the Contest Rules.

6- RELEASE

Each Winner and his/her guest will be required to execute a legal agreement and release (“Release”) that confirms each Winner’s and/or guest’s:

  • Eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules;
  • Acceptance of the Prize as offered;
  • Release of the Contest Sponsor and its respective affiliates, employees, directors, officers, sponsors and administrators (the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising there from; and
  • Grant to the Contest Sponsor’s individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use each Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof.

The executed Release must be returned within five (5) business days of the verification as a Winner or the selected potential Winner may, in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor, be disqualified and the Prize be forfeited.

8 – INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT

By entering this Contest, each entrant releases and holds Released Parties harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant, Released Party or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in this Contest, any breach of these Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity. Each entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.

9- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  • The Released Parties assume no responsibility or liability for lost, late, misdirected or incomplete Entries, notifications, responses, replies requests or any Release, or for any telephone, hardware, software or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an Entry. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused 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 administration of the Contest. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines on account of technical problems or otherwise.
  • The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage caused to any entrant, person or entity relating to or resulting from participating or attempting to participate in the Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive the Prize or any portion thereof. The Released Parties assume no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of Contest Sponsor, such as infection by tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.

10 – CONDUCT

By entering this Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules, which will be posted at https://cvcfoundation.ca/earth-week-challenge.ca throughout the Contest Period. Each entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Sponsor’s, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be:

  • Violating the Contest Rules;
  • Tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest;
  • Acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE RELATED TO THE CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CONTEST SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW

11 – PRIVACY & USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By participating in the Contest, the entrant:

  • a. grants to the Contest Sponsor the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address (the “Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including, but not limited to, contacting the Winner;
  • grants to the Contest Sponsor the right to use their Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law, and,
  • acknowledges that the Contest Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Contest Sponsor in connection with any of the activities listed in (a) and (b) above.
    The Contest Sponsor and any supplier and/or vendors of the Contest Sponsor will use the entrant’s Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant’s Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Canadian Cancer Society Privacy Policy available at: https://cvcfoundation.ca/privacy-policy. This section does not limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Contest Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of their personal information.

12 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Sponsors/Suppliers and/or their affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

13 – TERMINATION AND AMENDMENTS

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend, modify or terminate all or any portion of this Contest at any time for any reason without prior notice. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Contest Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry with these Contest Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Contest Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Contest Rules, or for any other reason

14 – LAW

These are the official Contest Rules. This Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These 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 Contest Sponsor.

 

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