Global News – The AM640 Couples Weekend – Win a romantic weekend getaway to Quebec city
THE AM640 COUPLES GETAWAY IN QUEBEC CITY (the “Contest”)
Official Rules and Regulations (the “Contest Rules”)
THE CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest entry period commences at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 15, 2017, and concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 29, 2017 (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to residents of the Province of Ontario, who, at the start of the Contest Period, are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, directors and officers of Steda Marketing Inc., Via Rail Canada Inc., Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Champlain Restaurant, Quebec City, CFMJ-AM (the “Radio Station”) and Corus Entertainment Inc. (the “Contest Sponsors”) any affiliate (as defined in the Canada Business Corporations Act) of the Contest Sponsors (the “Affiliates”), employees, directors and officers of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, as well as those with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter the Contest.
To enter the contest, listeners must log on to www.640toronto.com (the “Website”) and complete the online entry page in full.
Any guest of the Grand Prize winner must also be able to travel to the destination. His/her Guest may be under the age of majority (each, a “Minor”) so long as the Grand Prize winner is the custodial parent or legal guardian of such Minor and agrees to be fully and legally responsible for his/her Minor guest for the duration of the Grand Prize.
HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Visit the web site, click on the Contest page, and fill out the form in full. Failure to complete the form, may result in disqualification, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
NOTE: Only one (1) entry per person is permitted during the Contest Period. Multiple entries will be discarded. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.
On May 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET, one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly selected as the potential winner of the Grand Prize, as described below. The potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by a representative of one of the Contest Sponsors within one (1) business day of the draw by telephone and/or email, as provided by the entrant in his/her Contest entry form. The potential Grand Prize winner found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Grand Prize or who is unable to be contacted (including failing to return phone calls or emails) within one (1) business day of the draw may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
THE GRAND PRIZE AND GRAND PRIZE VALUE
There is one (1) Grand Prize to be won. The Grand Prize consists of the following:
return VIA Rail Canada transportation, based on economy class, for two (2) people between Toronto, Ontario and Quebec City, on dates to be determined by contest sponsors (the “Travel Period”)
two (2) nights’ standard accommodation (based on double occupancy) at Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City
all hotel taxes and processing fees
Dinner for two (2) at Champlain Restaurant
The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $1,000 CDN.
DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING THE GRAND PRIZE
Following confirmation as the Grand Prize winner in accordance with the Contest Rules, the selected entrant will be given instructions and a deadline as to how he/she must claim his/her Grand Prize. The potential Grand Prize winner who fails either to claim the Grand Prize or to inform the Contest Sponsors his/her inability to claim the Grand Prize before the deadline, as instructed, may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS
All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to herein as part of the Grand Prize description, including but not limited to transportation not specifically mentioned in Section 5, above, travel insurance, trip cancellation insurance, sightseeing tours, tips, fees and surcharges, excess baggage fees, meals beverages, parking and souvenirs or items of a personal nature (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner (and/or guest where applicable). The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are solely responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance, including but not limited to, medical) and hereby acknowledge that Contest Sponsors have not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance;
A valid credit card will be required upon check in at the hotel;
The Grand Prize trip must be taken during the Travel Period specified above. All Grand Prize elements are subject to availability and substitution. All VIA Rail tickets are subject to variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Contest Sponsors reserves the right to structure travel routes and select hotels in their sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any VIA Rail except at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors. The Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary from the same departure train station. Elements of the Grand Prize trip (including, without limitation, transportation and lodging) may not be used towards loyalty programs. If the Grand Prize winner is unable to travel during the Travel Period, he or she may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and an alternate winner may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion;
In the event the Artist or any of its members are unable to attend the event as provided for hereunder for any reason whatsoever, the Grand Prize shall be deemed fulfilled and such Grand Prize component(s) will not be substituted, except in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors;
Grand Prize winner and his/her travel guest must be in possession of valid, necessary travel documents upon selection, which documents must be valid prior to, and for the duration of the trip. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must be able to travel to Montreal. Failure to obtain necessary travel documentation, including but not limited to, to any requisite Travel Consent Forms proving that the custodial parent or legal guardian has the requisite permission to travel with a minor, will result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize;
If any guest of the winner has not reached the age of majority in his or her province of residence by the date the Grand Prize is awarded, the winner must be his/her custodial parent or legal guardian, who has agreed to be fully and legally responsible for his/her Minor guest for the duration of the Grand Prize trip; and
The Grand Prize winner and his or her guest must comply with all applicable laws, including but not limited to, all local laws while in the Province of Quebec.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
None of the Contest Sponsors makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Grand Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. The Grand Prize winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors should the Grand Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the Grand Prize winner.
DECLARATION AND RELEASE OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Before being awarded the Grand Prize, the selected entrant must:
correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill testing current affairs question; and
the selected entrant and his or her guest (or guest’s custodial parent or legal guardian, if a Minor) must sign a standard form Declaration and Release of Liability (the “Release Forms”) confirming that by entering the Contest.
he or she read, understood and accepted these Contest Rules;
that he or she understands that acceptance of the Grand Prize may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, he or she may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;
that he or she nevertheless freely and voluntarily agrees and does hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning the Grand Prize; and
that he or she releases, discharges, indemnifies and holds harmless the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, the prize providers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, independent contractors, representatives, licensors and agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Grand Prize, or in connection with participation in this Contest or a Contest-related activity, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting the Grand Prize, whether suffered by the Grand Prize winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.
The Release Form will be emailed to the potential Grand Prize winner at the email address provided on his/her Contest entry form. The Grand Prize will only be awarded upon (a) verification of the answer to the skill-testing question and (b) return of the fully executed Release Form to the email or fax number provided to the Grand Prize winner. Failure to return the signed Release Form as instructed by the Contest Sponsors may result in disqualification, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for obtaining and returning signed copies of the Release Form from his/her guest, if applicable.
GRAND PRIZE SUBSTITUTION
The Grand Prize and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except as may decided by Contest Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify the Grand Prize, or prize portion, with a Grand Prize of equal or greater value for any reason. Should the Grand Prize winner be unable to claim his/her Grand Prize or prize portion as awarded, his/her rights to the Grand Prize or prize portion may be forfeited, to be determined in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate, and/or modify the Contest Rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors. The Releasees are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner or any person claiming through such entrant or winner for failure to supply the Grand Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorists acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, performers’ illness, injury or death, or any other cause beyond the Releasees’ sole control.
OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
Subject to the terms contained in Section 15 below, all entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsors and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.
By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of his or her personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, throughout the world, in all media, in perpetuity, by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation. The Grand Prize winner further agrees that his or her audio reaction may be used for on-air promotional purposes. Entrants understand and acknowledge that the Radio Station may contact him or her on-air without prior knowledge as a result of his or her participation in the Contest.
CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or Grand Prize. The Contest Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest and future contests of the Contest Sponsors, any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest, future contests of the Contest Sponsors and/or winning a prize(s) if, in the Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion, the Contest Sponsors determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any unlawful or unfair playing practices relating to the Contest (including but not limited to the use of automated quick entry programs), prize(s), or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Contest Sponsors representatives. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages (including lawyers’ fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by the entrant for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of the Grand Prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or Grand Prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, users or 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 processing of submissions that may cause damage to a user’s system or limit an potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
WHERE CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS AVAILABLE
These Contest Rules are available online at the Website and at the Radio Station studios, located at 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, Ontario.
COMPLIANCE WITH CONTEST RULES
All entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.
© Corus Entertainment Inc., 2017.