OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) WHO HAVE REACHED THE LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR PROVINCE/TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW
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1. CONTEST PERIOD: The Credit Canada Debt Solutions “Mad Libs: Complete the Sentence” Contest (the “Contest”) begins on November 22, 2021 at 00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on November 26, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET (“Contest Period”).
2. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence at the time of entry. Current employees, representatives, or agents (and those with whom such persons are living, whether related or not) of Credit Canada Debt Solutions. (the “Sponsor”), its distributors, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively, the “Contest Parties”) are ineligible to enter.
By entering this Contest, you agree to completely release the Contest Parties and their affiliates from any liability.
3. AGREEMENT TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY RULES:
By participating in this Contest, you are signifying your agreement that you have read and agree to be legally bound by these Rules.
4. FACEBOOK NOT INVOLVED:
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Facebook is hereby completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. You may only use one (1) Facebook account (an “Account”) to participate in this Contest. To be eligible to earn an Entry (defined below) in this Contest, your applicable Account must be set to public and not private.
5. HOW TO ENTER:
No purchase necessary.
To enter the Contest, you must log-in to your Facebook Account and visit the Sponsor’s Facebook page at facebook.com/creditcanada (the “Page”). Next, locate the official Contest Post (the “Contest Post”) that has been posted on the Page by or on behalf of the Sponsor, Like and comment on the Contest Post completing (in words only) the mad libs sentence including the following two (2) hashtags; #FLM2021 and #MoneyMagic. When the entry process is complete, you will automatically be eligible to earn one (1) Facebook Entry (a “Facebook Entry”) in the Contest.
To be eligible, all content associated with your Facebook Entry must: (i) be submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period; (ii) include all required components noted above; (iii) be in accordance with these Rules, including, but not limited to, the specific Participation Requirements listed below in Rule 8; and (iv) be in accordance with the applicable terms, rules, policies and guidelines of the applicable Facebook Platform (the “Facebook Rules”) (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion).
6. ENTRY LIMIT AND CONDITIONS:
There is a limit of one (1) Facebook Entry (an “Entry”) per person and per Account during the Contest Period. If it is discovered by the Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor) that any person has attempted to: (i) exceed any of the limits stated in these Rules; and/or (ii) use multiple names, multiple identities, multiple e-mail addresses, multiple Accounts and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt the Contest; then they may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The Contest Parties, and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void). An Entry may be rejected if, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor: (i) the Entry is not submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period (including, but not limited to, the specific Participation Requirements listed below in Rule 8) and/or the applicable Facebook Rules (all as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion).
All Entries and entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an entrant’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry, and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the letter and spirit of these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of the Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) used by the Sponsor.
8. PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF) COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING: (I) THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF); (II) PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITIES; (III) ANY USE, COLLECTION, STORAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION; AND/OR (IV) IF DECLARED A WINNER, THE PRIZE (INCLUDING ANY USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE).
By participating in the Contest, each entrant hereby warrants and represents that any Entry they submits:
i. does not contain text, images or likenesses of brands, brand names or;
ii. is/are original to they and that the entrant has obtained all necessary rights in and to the Entry for the purposes of entering such Entry in the Contest;
iii. does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
iv. does not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence;
v. will not give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party; and
vi. is/are not defamatory, trade libelous, pornographic or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following: nudity; alcohol/drug consumption or smoking; explicit or graphic sexual activity, or sexual innuendo; crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups (including, without limitation, any competitors of Sponsor or the Contest Parties); that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behaviour or conduct; personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than products of Sponsor; conduct or other activities in violation of these Rules; and/or any other materials that are or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.
The Sponsor and/or its promotional agency or designated content moderator (the “Reviewer”) reserves the right to screen an Entry. Any Entry that the Reviewer deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules are subject to disqualification. The Reviewer reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion at any time and for any reason, to remove any Entry (or any part thereof) and/or to request an entrant to modify, edit and/or re-submit their Entry (or any part thereof) in order to ensure that the Entry comply with these Rules, or for any other reason. If such an action is necessary at any point during or after the Contest, then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take whatever action it deems necessary based on the circumstances – including, without limitation, disqualifying the Entry (and therefore the corresponding Entry and/or the associated entrant) – to help ensure that the Contest is being conducted in accordance with the letter and spirit of these Rules.
By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry, each entrant: (i) without limiting the Facebook Rules, as applicable, grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use their Entry (and each component thereof), in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to their Entry (and each component thereof) in favour of the Sponsor (and anyone authorized by the Sponsor to use such Entry); and (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising from use of their Entry (or any component thereof), including, without limitation, any claim based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related or other cause of action whatsoever.
10. PRIZES: There are five (5) “Prizes” available to be won, each consisting of one (1) $200 CAD Gift Card, one (1) Home Run: The Reverse Mortgage Advantage Book by Steven Ranson and Yvonne Ziomecki, one (1) Moolala Guide to Rockin’ Your RRSP: Start Rockin’ in Five Easy Steps by Bruce Sellery; (approximate prize retail value $245.00 CAD).
Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except as may be specifically permitted by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion). The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize in the event that such Prize is unavailable, with a prize of equal or greater retail value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award. All characteristics and features of the Prize, except as otherwise explicitly stated above, are at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Prizes may not be exactly as illustrated. Each Prize winner is solely responsible for all costs not expressly described herein.
11. ELIGIBLE PRIZE WINNER SELECTION PROCESS:
Between November 26, 2021 and December 3, 2021 (the “Judging Period”) a panel of judges appointed by the Sponsor will judge all Facebook Entries on the basis of: (i) how creative the Facebook Entry is (50%); and (ii) how well the Facebook Entry aligns with the Credit Canada brand (50%) (the “Criteria”). The five (5) top ranked Facebook Entries (referred to as “Eligible Prize Winners”) are based on the highest five (5) scores based on the Criteria.
12. ELIGIBLE PRIZE WINNER NOTIFICATION PROCESS:
The Sponsor or its designated representative will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact each potential Prize winner (via direct message on the Facebook Platform) within seven (7) business days of the Judging Period. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within seven (7) business days of the Judging Period, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, then they may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate potential Prize winner from among the remaining eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential winner).
Each entrant is solely responsible for ensuring their Account settings are set to be able to receive notification messages, monitoring their Account for such notification messages and following all instructions contained in such notification messages, failing which, they may be disqualified (as determined by the Sponsor at its sole discretion).
13. ELIGIBLE PRIZE WINNER CONFIRMATION PROCESS:
NO ONE IS A WINNER UNLESS AND UNTIL THE SPONSOR OFFICIALLY CONFIRMS HIM/HER AS A WINNER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE RULES. Before being declared A CONFIRMED PRIZE winner, each potential winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be administered online, by email or other electronic means, by telephone, or in the Sponsor’s form of declaration and release), and will be required to sign and return within two (2) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize (as awarded); (iii) releases the Released Parties from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, their participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of a Prize or any portion thereof; (iv) agrees to indemnify the Released Parties against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising from use of their Entry or any portion(s) thereof; (v) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of their name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner or medium whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
If a potential winner: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time (if required); (c) cannot accept (or is unwilling to accept) a Prize (as awarded) for any reason; and/or (d) is determined to be in violation of these Rules (all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); then they will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the applicable Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate potential Prize winner in accordance with the procedure outlined above, with the necessary amendments (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected potential winner).
In no event shall the Sponsor be required to award more prizes than what is indicated in these Contest rules or award the Prizes otherwise than in accordance with these Contest rules. The Sponsor will attempt to award all prizes within 30 days of the close of the Judging Period, after which point any unclaimed Prizes may not be awarded.
14. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All Entries become the property of the Sponsor. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (i) any failure of any website or any platform during the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any Entry, direct message, and/or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; (v) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (vi) any combination of the above.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion subject only to the approval of their legal counsel, to cancel, withdraw, amend or suspend the Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by these Rules, including, without limitation, any error, problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or failure of any kind whatsoever. Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion subject only to the approval of their legal counsel, to cancel, amend or suspend the Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. The 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.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion subject only to the approval of their legal counsel, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent deemed necessary by Sponsor, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant, Entry and/or other information with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the English version of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, point of sale, television, print or online advertising and/or any instructions or interpretations of these Rules given by any representative of the Sponsor, or the French version of these Rules, the terms and conditions of the English version of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
As a condition of participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees, to the fullest extent permissible by law: (1) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses as set forth in subsection 3 below, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (2) this Contest is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to its conflicts of law principles and any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively before a court of competent jurisdiction located within the city of Toronto; and, (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in participating in this Contest and in no event will participant be entitled to receive legal fees, or any other costs; and (4) participant shall be bound by these Rules. FOR RESIDENTS OF 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 Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
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