Discovery & Sunwing.ca – Win a 7-day all-inclusive vacation for 2 to Cuba valued at $4,000
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SUNWING AND DISCOVERY CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
January 22, 2018 – February 16, 2018.
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited and restricted by law.
1.CONTEST SPONSORS: The Sunwing and Discovery Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by 2953285 Canada Inc. (Discovery Channel) (“Discovery”) and Sunwing Vacations Inc. (“Sunwing”) (hereinafter together referred to as the “Contest Sponsors”).
2.CONTEST DATES: The Contest starts at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on Saturday, January 22, 2018 and closes at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on Friday, February 16, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).
3.HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest, simply visit the website located at www.discovery.ca/sunwing (the “Contest Website”), click on the Contest page, complete and submit your entry by following the instructions found on the Contest page. All entries must include your first and last name, postal code, and email. In the event of a dispute, entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Limit of one (1) entry per individual, per day (where a “Day” begins at 12:00:01 a.m. ET – except on January 22, 2018 where “Day” begins at 08:00 a.m. ET – and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET).
By participating in this Contest, entrants automatically agree to accept and abide by these official rules and regulations (the “Rules”). All decisions of the Contest Sponsors with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this Contest. All entries become property of the Contest Sponsors.
4.ELIGIBILITY: To enter and to be eligible to win, an entrant must be a legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) and be of the age of majority in the province or territory in which he/she resides. Employees of the Contest Sponsors, their respective agents, parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions, prize sponsors (where applicable), and promotional and advertising agencies and administrators, and the parents, siblings and children of, and persons domiciled with, any such employee are ineligible to enter. A winner of a previous Discovery and/or Sunwing contest within the 3 months preceding the start of this Contest (including persons designated by such winners to take ownership of prizes) and persons domiciled with such a winner are not eligible to enter.
5.PRIZE: There is one (1) prize (the “Prize”) available to be won from among all the eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The Prize consists of a vacation trip for two (2) to Cuba and includes:
•round trip economy air fare on board Sunwing Airlines for two (2) adult persons (one of whom must be the winner) from an available Canadian gateway Sunwing Airlines operates from that services Varadero, Cuba (hereinafter referred to as the “Departure Point”);
•seven(7) nights standard accommodation (based on one (1) room, double occupancy) at Grand Memories Varadero (the “Hotel”);
•“All –Inclusive” meal plan while at the Hotel;
•Land transfers between the airport in Mexico and the Hotel;
•All hotel taxes and processing fees
•Taxes (including, but not limited to, departure taxes, air seat/airline taxes and applicable federal, provincial, municipal, state and/or local taxes)
Approximate retail value of the Prize for two is $4,000 CAD based on Toronto departure.
PRIZE DETAILS AND TERMS: The Prize winner and his/her travelling companion are solely responsible for all costs not expressly described herein, including, without limitation, as applicable, , fuel/currency surcharges, airport improvement fees, excess baggage fees, connecting flights (including to the Departure Point), sightseeing tours and other in-destination activities, all meals and beverages, room service, room upgrade, in-room pay-per-view movies, gratuities, merchandise, telephone calls, insurance (including, but not limited to, travel insurance, medical insurance and trip cancellation insurance), any required travel documentation and costs associated with obtaining said documents, costs with obtaining necessary vaccinations, all personal expenses of any kind or nature, ground transportation not specifically mentioned above (including transportation to and from the winner’s and travelling companion’s place of residence and the Departure Point) and any overnight layover. Each of the Prize winner and his/her travelling companion are also solely responsible for all costs incurred to and from the Departure Point as the Prize originates and terminates there. It is the sole responsibility of the Prize winner and his/her travelling companion to obtain all necessary travel documentation including passports and visas, and to comply with any customs and immigration requirements, as applicable. It is recommended that the Prize winner and his/her travelling companion obtain sufficient personal health and travel insurance prior to departure. The Prize winner and his/her travelling companion must be able to travel at the times and dates as determined by the Contest Sponsors, in their sole discretion and authority, failing which the Prize will be forfeited. Travel is subject to availability and must be requested a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the requested departure date. Travel must be completed between March 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019 (the “Travel Period”) and blackout periods apply, including without limitation: March 12 – 16, 2018, March 30 – April 2, 2018, August 1-31, 2018, November 22 – 25, 2018, December 17, 2018 – January 03, 2019 and February 19 – 23, 2019, subject to availability. If the winner is unable to travel during the Travel Period, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors. Departure dates and accommodation are subject to availability and change without notice or compensation.
TRAVEL COMPANION CONDITIONS: In order to participate in the Grand Prize, the Travelling Companion must:
be in full compliance with these Rules;
be a legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec)
be of the age of majority or older in his/her province or territory of residence (in the case of the adult companion);
be 17 years of age or younger (in the case of the child companion)
travel together with the Prize winner on the same itinerary from the same departure airport as approved by Sunwing;
sign and return (within the time stipulated by the ContestSponsors) a full release and indemnity form stating the terms outlined in section 90 below.
IMPORTANT NOTE RE: THE TRAVELLING COMPANION: Individuals who have not reached the legal age of majority in their province/territory of residence ( a “Minor”) must either be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian who is of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence (the “Minor’s Guardian”) at all times while taking part in the Prize trip, or the winner must seek and secure legally acceptable permission verification from the Minor Guardian of any Minor he/she wishes to take on the Prize trip as a condition of taking such a Minor on the Prize trip, such permission to additionally be acceptable to each of the Contest Sponsors and evidenced to the Contest Sponsors if requested.
The Prize, and any portion therefor, is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions. Contest Sponsors reserve the right to substitute the Prize in whole or in part in the event that all or any component of the Prize is unavailable or for any other reason. No change in travel arrangements can be made by the winner once the booking has been confirmed. Once a reservation is made, it cannot be changed. All reservations are subject to the terms and conditions set out in Sunwing’s brochure located at www.sunwing.ca. Elements of the Prize (including, without limitation, airfare and lodging) may not be used towards any type of frequent flyer mileage, or other loyalty or reward point accumulation program. Prize winner and his/her travelling companion must be in possession of a valid passport and other necessary travel documents upon winner verification, which documents must be valid prior to, and for the duration of the trip. Failure to obtain the necessary travel documentation will result in forfeiture of the Prize. Any lost or stolen travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. All airline tickets are subject to flight variations, work stoppage, and schedule or route changes. Sunwing reserves the right to structure travel routes and select hotels in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of cancellation or delay of any flight, except at the sole discretion of Sunwing. If the Prize or any portion thereof is unused, it cannot be carried forward and will be forfeited. Prize winner and travelling companion must comply with all applicable laws, including but not limited to, all local laws while in destination.
6.WINNER SELECTION: On Monday, February 19, 2018 at approximately 12:00 noon, a random draw from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period will take place at Bell Media Inc.’s offices in Toronto, Ontario. The first entry drawn will be eligible to win the Prize. The odds of winning the Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Discovery, acting reasonably, will attempt to contact the potential Prize winner within four (4) business days after the draw by e-mail (and by phone where an entrant has voluntarily provided a phone number), at the e-mail address provided as part of the entry, to notify the potential winner that he or she has been selected as the potential winner (the “Winner Notification”). In the event that the potential Prize winner cannot be contacted within five (5) business days of the first attempt to contact by Discovery (including failing to reply to the Winner Notification) or, if contacted, does not meet all of the Contest conditions outlined in these Rules, the potential Prize winner will be disqualified. In such case, and at the Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate potential Prize winner may be drawn from among all remaining eligible entries whom Discovery will attempt to contact and who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner. The Contest Sponsors are not responsible for failed attempts to notify any selected entrant or for any failure of a reply to Winner Notification by a potential winner. Upon Prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a potential winner, shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner has been duly selected, but in any event, no later than August 31, 2017. Proof of identification must be provided upon request.
7.WINNER CONDITIONS: In order to be declared the Prize winner and before being awarded the Prize, the potential winner potential winner must first correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question administered by Discovery. Before being awarded a Prize, the potential winner, the adult travelling companion, and the Minor Guardian of any Minor travelling companion will be required to sign and return (within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsors) a full release and indemnity form stating the terms outlined in section 10 below. In the event that the potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these Rules, the Contest Sponsors shall have the right to disqualify the potential winner, and draw an alternate potential winner, and the Contest Sponsors shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.
8.TAMPERING: Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated maximum number of entries by using multiple/different names, e-mail addresses, identities, registrations, logins, robotic, macro, script, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest entry services) or any other methods will void that person’s entries and eligibility to win the Prize and that participant will be disqualified from the Contest and, at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors, any of the Contest Sponsors’ other promotions. All entries that are late, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Rules will be disqualified. Entry materials or data that have been tampered with or altered are void. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner (such as is described above) as determined by the Contest Sponsors in their sole discretion by using or relying on any evidence or other information made available to, or otherwise discovered by, the Contest Sponsors. Any attempts to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made the Contest Sponsors reserves their right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law. The Contest Sponsors do not assume any responsibility for garbled, illegible, lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected entries (which will be void and ineligible as entries), mail, voice messages, or e-mails, incorrect or inaccurate capture of entrant information, human or technical error, seeding or printing errors related to this Contest, failure of the Internet, any operating system, app or website during the Contest, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone or data network or lines, computer line or network systems, servers, access providers, computer or mobile device equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or traffic congestion on the Internet, mobile data network, or at any website or app, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest and/or using, accessing, playing or downloading any material in relation to the Contest.
RELEASE AND PUBLICITY: The Prize winner and the travelling companion will be required to sign and return (within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsors) a full release and indemnity form stating that, among other things, he/she (i) has read and understood these Rules, (ii) grants all consents required, (iii) agrees to be available and to participate in publicity and/or promotions related to the Contest and/or the Contest Sponsors and/or similar matters, (iv) authorizes the Contest Sponsors to broadcast, publish, disseminate and otherwise use his/her name, city/town/village and province/territory of residence, photograph, likeness, sobriquet and voice, in connection with any promotion and/or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and/or information purposes at no additional compensation to the him/her, beyond the awarding of the Prize, (v) accepts the Prize as offered (as a winner or travelling companion, as the case may be), and (vi) releases the Contest Sponsors from any and all liability of any kind arising out of his/her participation in this Contest and receipt and use of the Prize (as a winner or travelling companion, as the case may be).
9.TERMINATION/MODIFICATION: If for any reason, in the opinion of the Contest Sponsors, in their sole discretion, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond their control, Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the Contest, and select a winner from among all eligible entries received up until the time of cancelation, termination, modification, amendment, extension or suspension. Contest Sponsors reserve the right to modify these Rules without materially affecting the terms and conditions hereof.
11.CONSTRUCTION: Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Contest Sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario without giving effect to its conflict of law rules and provisions. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario. All entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest and agree to submit to the laws of and the jurisdiction of the federal courts of Canada and provincial courts of the Province of Ontario, and hereby waive the jurisdiction of any other court that now or in the future could be considered competent for any reason. The venue shall only be Toronto, Ontario.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the English and French version of the Rules, the English version shall prevail.
12.COPYRIGHT: All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade-names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Contest Sponsors 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.