The BC Egg Marketing Board – Win a $250 gift card
BC EGG CONTEST
THE BC EGG CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) IS INTENDED TO BE CONDUCTED IN CANADA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY AND PARTICIPANTS MUST BE THE AGE OF MAJORITY OR OLDER IN THEIR PROVINCE OR TERRITORY OF RESIDENCE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. WHERE THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO ENTRANTS UNDER THE AGE OF MAJORITY, A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MUST PROVIDE CONSENT IN ORDER FOR THE ENTRANT TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “CONTEST RULES”).
1. ELIGIBILITY. To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:
(a) be a legal resident of the region indicated below (only checked boxes apply):
Provincial. The province of British Columbia.
Canada (excluding Quebec). Not applicable.
Canada (national). Not applicable.
(b) be of the age of majority or older in his/her province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Where the Contest is open to entrants under the age of majority, a parent or legal guardian must provide consent and sign on their behalf all necessary documentation in respect of this Contest, including entry forms and releases.
(c) where the Contest is running on a social media website (“Social Media”), be a registered member of the applicable Social Media website and have a valid account which is in good standing. If you are not a registered member of the applicable Social Media website, visit the Social Media website and register for an account.
(d) be the sole owner of all right, title and interest (including copyright) in and to the Work (as defined below) submitted in connection with the Contest (where an entrant is required to submit Work.
(e) comply with the following (only checked boxes apply):
Subscription. Not applicable.
Previous Winner. Not have been selected as a winner of a Postmedia (as defined below) contest within the past ninety (90) calendar days prior to the start of the Contest Period (as defined below)
Travel. Not applicable.
Employees of Postmedia Network Inc. (“Postmedia”) and BC Egg Marketing Board (the parties collectively, the “Contest Providers”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, judges of the Contest (where applicable) and the household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
The Contest Providers shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility, in a form acceptable to the Contest Providers, including without limitation, government issued photo identification, to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof, or meet all of the eligibility requirements may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Contest Providers for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Contest Providers reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant fail to meet all of the eligibility requirements or, at any stage, supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
2. CONTEST PERIOD. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on March 6, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on March 22, 2019 (the “Contest Period”) after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
3. HOW THE CONTEST WORKS.
(a) During the Contest Period, the Contest Providers will post pictures of twelve (12) egg recipes (the “Recipes”, each, a “Recipe”) as selected by the BC Egg Marketing Board at the Contest Website (defined below). Entrants will be asked to vote for the photo of their favourite Recipe.
(b) To vote for a Recipe and to enter the Contest, entrants must click on the picture of the Recipe to view details about the Recipe (the “Recipe Page”). Each Recipe Page includes a text summary and a photo of the Recipe. The entry forms for voting and to be entered into the Contest can be found underneath these items under a banner with the words “Vote For This Recipe”.
(c) To cast a vote for a specific Recipe and to be entered into the Contest, entrants must complete the entry form on the specific Recipe Page with their information. By submitting the entry form and their information into the Contest, entrants will simultaneously cast a vote for the Recipe. In order for a vote to count, the vote must be received during the Contest Period.
(d) Entrants may vote for one (1) Recipe and enter the Contest once per day during the Contest Period. Entrants must complete an entry form for each vote they wish to cast for a Recipe.
(e) The Grand Prize Winner (defined below) shall be determined via random draw.
4. HOW TO ENTER. There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using any of the methods of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means:
(a) The following methods of entry are acceptable (only methods of entry that checked are permitted):
Ballot Entries. Not applicable.
Online Entries. To enter online, complete and submit the entry form located at www.vancouversun.com/contests/bcegg (the “Contest Website”). In-Person Entries (trade show or other event). Not applicable. Social Media Entries. Not applicable.
No Purchase Entries: For no purchase entries, clearly print your full name, complete mailing address, daytime telephone number, email address and age at time of entry on a plain piece of paper and submit it to the attention of BC Egg Contest c/o Postmedia Network at #400-2985 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5M 4X7.
(b) If there is no online entry component to the Contest, the full Contest Rules and other information relating to the Contest can be found at www.vancouversun.com/contests/bcegg (the “Contest Website”).
(c) Where required, each entrants must submit the following items (the “Work”) together with their entry (only checked box apply):
No Work required.
Drawing. Not applicable.
Photograph. Not applicable.
Written Essay. Not applicable.
Software/Application. Not applicable.
Other. Not applicable.
(d) Where the entrants are required to submit a Work, the entrants represent and warrant that the Work:
(i) is original to him/her and all right, title, and interest (including copyright) therein and thereto is owned and/or controlled by the entrant to the full extent necessary to enable the Contest Providers to use the Work as contemplated by these Contest Rules;
(ii) does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
(iii) 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;
(iv) does not infringe upon the intellectual property or other statutory or common law rights of any third party; and
(v) is 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 or religious groups, content 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 the Contest Providers; any identifiable third party products, trademarks, brands and/or logos, other than those of the Contest Providers, conduct or other activities in violation of these rules and/or any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, all as determined by the Contest Providers in their sole discretion.
(e) Limit of one (1) entry per person per day during the Contest Period . Entries in excess of the permitted amount or multiple entries on Social Media websites in a single day will not be accepted. Entrants may only use one (1) email address to enter, or otherwise participate in the Contest. If it is discovered that you attempted to: (i) obtain more than the permitted number of entries in the Contest; and/or (ii) use more than one (1) email address to enter, or otherwise participate in the Contest; the Contest Providers, in their sole discretion, may disqualify you and all of your entries may be subject to disqualification. In the case of multiple entries, only the first eligible entry will be considered.
(f) All entries including the Work (where applicable) become the sole property of the Contest Providers and none will be returned for any reason. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a Prize (defined below).
(g) Entries submitted by mail must be received by the Contest Providers no later than the end of the Contest Period. Entries received after the end of the Contest Period will not qualify.
(h) Where entries are received online, entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e- mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Contest Providers with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e- mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Contest Providers with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
(i) Where entries are received by cellular text-message, entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the cell phone number associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder” of a cell phone number is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a cell phone account by a cellular service provider. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Contest Providers with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the cell phone number associated with the winning entry.
5. SOCIAL MEDIA RULES (IF APPLICABLE). If any portion of the Contest is running on Social Media, the following Social Media rules apply:
(a) There is no charge to become a member of the Social Media website or like a page or become a follower or a fan.
(b) Entrants will be required to visit the Social Media website and log into their account using their user name and password. Once logged in, entrants will be required find the Contest webpage on the Social Media website (as indicated above). Entrants will be required to follow the onscreen instructions and complete their personal information on the Contest entry page.
(c) The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Social Media website and the entrants are providing their information directly to the Contest Providers and not to the Social Media website.
(e) By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to release the Social Media website from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, 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 therefrom.
(f) Entrants may not create and/or use multiple Social Media website accounts in an attempt to gain more than the permitted number of entries and/or votes in connection with this Contest. Any entrant found to be using multiple accounts will be ineligible for this Contest.
(g) All entries must be submitted in the name of an individual person and the Prize (as defined below) will only be awarded to the person whose name is associated with the winning Social Media website account.
(h) Where required, entrants must be active holders of a non-private Social Media website account throughout the Contest Period and for a period of two (2) weeks thereafter. Due to the way that certain Social Media websites work, the Contest Providers may not receive entries from users with “protected” accounts (i.e. an entrant has set his/her account so that only pre-approved people can view their account activity).
(i) Where a post is required to be posted by an entrant, the entrant will ensure that the post is accurately posted and includes the required text, links, photos, videos, hashtags exactly as required by the Contest Providers.
(j) Where Work is submitted, entrants may encourage their friends and other eligible individuals to vote for the Work if there is a voting element, however, they are not allowed to offer any individual any form of incentive, inducement, prize or chance of receiving any incentive, inducement, or prize in furtherance of receiving such individual’s vote. Any entrant determined by the Contest Providers to be engaging in such behaviour will be disqualified.
(k) The posting or re-posting of duplicate, or near duplicate, messages, photos, videos, boards or other similar posts is prohibited. An entrant found to be posting duplicate or near duplicate messages, photos, videos, boards or other similar posts wil