WestJet – Your World is Our World – Win a round-trip airfare for 2 valued at $1,075 CAD
WestJet’s Your World is Our World Facebook Contest
Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
1. SPONSOR: The WestJet “Your World is Our World” Facebook Contest (The “Contest”)
is conducted by WestJet, an Alberta Partnership, 22 Aerial Place NE Calgary, AB T2E 3J1
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with
Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor (defined
below) and not to Facebook. Any personal information you provide will only be used for
below). Facebook is completely released from all liability by each participant in this
Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed
to the Sponsor and not Facebook. You may only use one (1) Facebook account (the
“Facebook Account to participate in this Contest.
(a) The contest is open to residents of Canada, who have reached the age of majority in the
jurisdiction in which he/she resides at the time of entry.
(b) The contest is not open to employees and any person who is or purports to be a family
member (defined as spouse, common-law, travel companions, dependents for federal
income tax purposes, or step- or biological mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or
son) of any employee of Sponsor or their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries,
agents, and advertising or promotional agencies.
(c) All Entries are subject to verification at any time. 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) to participate in this Contest. Failure to provide such proof to the
satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification. The sole
determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the
Contest server machine(s).
3. HOW TO REGISTER AND ENTER THE PRIZE DRAW:
(a) The Contest entry period (the “Contest Period”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Time
(“MT”) on August 13, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. MT on August 27, 2018.
(b) To participate in this Contest, you must have a valid Facebook Account. If you do not have
an account, visit www.facebook.com and register in accordance with the enrolment
instructions for a free Facebook account.
(c) There is one (1) way to enter the contest and three (3) chances to win during the Contest
Period. During the Contest Period WestJet will post a single Contest graphic on Facebook
(the “Post”) for a total of three (3) Posts during the Contest Period. To enter leave a
comment on one of the Posts stating: 1) where you want WestJet to fly next; and 2) who
you would want meet there (the “Comment”). Each Comment will be considered an Entry.
Each Entrant can Comment once on all three (3) Posts.
To be eligible for an Entry you must comply with Facebook’s Community Standards. Only
Comments made on WestJet’s Contest graphic Posts will be considered for entry into the
Contest. A Comment will be considered to be void (and an Entry (as defined below) will
not be granted) if the Comment : (i) is not made on the Post; (ii) is not submitted and
received during the Contest Period in accordance with these Rules (all as determined by
Sponsor in its sole discretion).
(d) There is a limit of three (3) Entries via Comment per entrant throughout the Contest
Period, for a maximum total of three (3) Entries per entrant/per email address. If it is
discovered that any person has attempted to use (or attempt to use) multiple names,
identities and/or more than one (1) Account to enter the Contest, then (in the sole and
absolute discretion of the Sponsor) he/she may be disqualified from the Contest and all of
his/her Entries voided. Use (or attempted use) of multiple names, identities, Facebook
Accounts, or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to
enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest is prohibited and is grounds for
disqualification by the Sponsor. The Releasees (defined below) are not responsible for
late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries (all of which are void).
(e) Standard text messaging and/or data rates apply to entrants who submits a Comment, via
a wireless mobile device. Wireless service providers may charge for airtime for each
standard text message sent and received. Please contact your service provider for pricing
and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.
(f) IN NO EVENT AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PERSON BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN MORE THAN THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ENTRIES AS
STATED IN THESE RULES.
(g) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: Although online access and a Facebook, account is
required to enter a Contest, no purchase of any kind is required – many public libraries,
retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and to the Internet. Facebook
accounts are available without charge.
4. GRAND PRIZE:
Grand Prize (the “Grand Prize”) consists of round-trip economy airfare for two (2)
people from a Canadian airport serviced by WestJet closest to the winner’s residence, to
any regularly scheduled, marketed and operated destination in WestJet’s network.
Approximate retail value $1075.98 CAD based on an example for two people between
Toronto, Ontario and Cancun, Mexico.
5. GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS:
a. Any and all Contest prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be transferred,
assigned, or substituted except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute any stated prize (or portion thereof) with an alternate prize
of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion, for whatever the reason.
Grand Prize may not be exactly as advertised, and except as expressly warranted herein,
any Grand Prize is provided “as is” without further warranty of any kind.
b. Grand Prize is valid towards return travel until December 14, 2019. Seats are subject to
availability and economy space. No changes to destinations, names, travel dates etc., will
be accepted. Grand Prize is not valid for any flights departing after such date and
extensions to the expiry date are not permitted. Grand Prize cannot be booked more than
45 days prior to departure. Peak travel dates are not available, such as, but not limited to;
all Canadian and U.S Statutory Holidays (i.e. long weekends) and airline blackout periods
(such as but not limited to; Easter, Spring and Christmas breaks) are not available for
travel. Other blackout dates may apply. Winner and his/her designated guest must travel
on the same itinerary in both directions. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for
ground transportation (incl. transfers to hotel) to and from the gateway airport and all other
expenses not stated as included herein. Changes to flights and or passenger names are
not accepted, once the booking has been confirmed. Prize is not valid for redemption on
WestJet Vacations’ packages, or WestJet’s charter or code share partners.
c. Taxes, fees and surcharges are not included, and must be paid for by the winner at the
time of booking the flights with a valid credit card. Transportation is subject to availability,
blackout periods, government restrictions and regulations, airline, airport or other
transportation restrictions and regulations. Seasonal service and schedule will apply;
certain travel dates may not be available.
d. All prize details will be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Some restrictions
may apply. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of
Sponsor’s choice. Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by
issuers. The Prize Participants must travel together in economy seats on the same
itinerary and are responsible for ensuring they have all necessary travel documents (e.g.,
valid passport, visas etc.). Promotional seats are not eligible for Plus upgrades. Sponsor
Entities are not responsible in the event any Prize Participant is refused boarding at any
time by the airline or airport security. Any unused portion of the prize will be forfeited.
Each Prize Participant must be of age of legal majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence,
unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The winner is fully responsible for any
and all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal taxes (including income and
e. Any and all additional costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not
specified herein as being provided including but not limited to health insurance, transportation
costs (including checked baggage fees and excess baggage fees), meals, pre-seat selection,
gratuities and other expenses incurred by the winner (and any guests) in claiming, accepting
and/or using the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.
6. WINNER SELECTION:
From all eligible Entries from each Post a random draw will be made in Calgary, Alberta
at approximately 12:00 p.m. MT on August 29, 2018 where three (3) finalists (the
“Finalists”) will be selected for the Grand Prize draw – one Finalist from each Post. One
Finalist will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received for each Post, totaling
three (3) Finalists to then be put into the Grand Prize draw where only one (1) Grand
Prize winner will be drawn on August 30, 2018..
At approximately 12:00 MST on August 30. 2018 one (1) Grand Prize winner will be
randomly selected from the three (3) Finalists. Odds of being selected as a Finalist or
Grand Prize winner depend on the number of eligible Entries received on each Post.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.
7. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE:
Selected eligible Prize winner will be contacted via Facebook Messenger within five
business days of the prize draw. In order to be awarded the Prize, selected entrant must
respond to the notification within 5 business days. Further, in order be awarded the
Prize, the selected eligible entrant must meet all Eligibility requirements and correctly
answer a mathematical skill-testing question without electronic, mechanical or any other
kind of assistance. The skill-testing question will be administered at such time and in
such manner as the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. The selected entrant must
then complete and sign a Declaration and Release Form confirming compliance with the
Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the
Sponsor, the Prize Supplier, their respective affiliated and related companies,
advertising and promotional agencies, and its shareholders, directors, officers,
employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the
“Releasees”) from any liability in connection with any prize or the Contest. The winner
must also provide valid Government issued picture ID and arrange for the signature and
return of a Declaration and Release for his/her guest before being entitled to the Prize. If
the winner’s guest is/are a minor, such person must have consent from their parent or
legal guardian who must sign the Declaration and Release on their behalf and
accompany them on the trip. Such Declaration and Release Forms must be signed and
returned within 5 business days of notification, failing which the Prize will not be awarded
and the Sponsor will draw an alternate random winner.
By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules, which are subject
to change without notice, and all decisions of the Sponsor which are final. By entering,
entrant grants the Sponsor, the Prize Supplier and their respective affiliates the right, but
not the obligation, to use their photograph, filmed or recorded image, name and city of
residence, and Comment in all publicity campaigns related to the Contest without further
notice or compensation. Entrants agree to provide a valid Facebook, Twitter or
Instagram profile in order to enter a Contest. In the event of a dispute regarding the
identity of the person submitting the entry, the entry shall be deemed to be submitted by
the person in whose name the Account is registered. Entries must be completed through
legitimate channels as stated in the Rules. Entries will be void and associated entrants
disqualified if Entries are in whole or in part incomplete, forged, counterfeit, tampered
with, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft. Any use of robotic, automatic,
macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such Entries by such methods and
will result in disqualification of associated entrant. Entries acquired while violating any
part of these Rules shall be void and associated entrants disqualified. The Sponsor
reserves the right to disqualify an entrant, and all of their respective Entries, if that
entrant does not meet all Rules. All decisions of the Sponsor are final. The Releasees: i)
makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Prize, ii)
except where prohibited by law, disclaims any implied warranty, and iii) are not liable for
injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance or use or misuse of the
Prize, travel related thereto or from entrants participation in the Contest. The Contest will
run in accordance with these Rules, subject to amendment by the Sponsor. All entries
become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor assumes no
responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure
of Facebook during the Contest, for any problems or technical malfunction of any
telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers,
computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by the
Sponsor whether or not due to the fault of the foregoing or of any other person, or
whether due to computer mishaps, technical problems or traffic congestion on the
Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to
an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or down
loading any material in the Contests. Any attempt to deliberately damage WestJet’s
Facebook page account or any other website or to undermine the legitimate operation of
the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made,
Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted
by law, including criminal prosecution. The Sponsor is not responsible for injury or
damage to online participants’ or any other person’s computer or mobile device related
to or resulting from participation in the Contest, or downloading materials from or use of
Facebook. If, for any reason whatsoever, any part of the Contest is not capable of
running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering,
unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes which in the sole
opinion of the Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness,
integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and to select winner from
eligible entries received prior to the action taken or in some other manner that the
Sponsor deems fair and equitable. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion,
to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Contest, or to be using automated methods to attempt to receive
additional entries into the Contest, or to be acting in violation of these Rules or with
intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or to be acting in an
otherwise disruptive manner. The Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other
errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including but not limited to, errors in
advertising, the Rules, the selection and announcement of winner, or the distribution of
the prize. Sponsor will use your personal information for the purposes of conducting the
applicable law. This Contest is governed by the laws of Alberta and the laws of Canada
applicable therein and is void where prohibited by law. Subject to the approval of the
Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux in the Province of Quebec, the Sponsor
reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest or the Contest rules at any time
9. REGIE DES ALCOOLS:
For Québec Residents Only: 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.