X-Copper – X Marks the Spot – Win a secret cottage getaway weekend in Muskoka OR other prizes
X-COPPER ‘X MARKS THE SPOT’ CONTEST: OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS
THE X-COPPER CONTEST (THE “CONTEST”) IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY
[EXCLUDING QUEBEC]. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. ENTRANTS MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS
OF AGE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN WHOLE OR IN PART WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES (THE “CONTEST
The person holding the Contest is:
c/o/b as X-COPPER 245 Fairview Mall Dr. Suite #301. Toronto ON M2J 4T1
Hereafter: the “Organizer” or “X-COPPER”, as the context may dictate
• a) To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must satisfy all of the following
i. Be a legal resident of Canada, excluding Quebec;
ii. Be at least 18 years of age at the time of entry;
iii. At all relevant times, be legally able to travel within Canada and have do not have any
3. b) Employees of X-COPPER, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, related
companies, legal advisors and advertising and promotional agencies, as well as the
household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
4. c) The Organizer shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or
eligibility, in a form acceptable to the Organizer, including without limitation,
government issued photo identification, to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide
such proof may result in disqualification.
5. d) All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Organizer for the
purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading.
The Organizer reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should
such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading
personal details and/or information.
1. The Contest begins at 09:00 am Eastern Time on May 29, 2017 and ends at 11:59 pm
Eastern Time on July 23, 2017 (the “Contest Period”), after which time the Contest will
be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
2. HOW THE CONTEST WORKS (GENERAL DESCRIPTION)
I. There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest.
II. To enter online, complete and submit the online entry form provided
III. Submit a valid first name, last name, email address and mobile phone number to enter
IV. Like the X-Copper Facebook page and share the contest post publicly to increase your
chances to win
V. Follow @XCopperLegal on Twitter and RT the contest tweet to increase your chances to
VI. ‘Text your ticket’ at x-copper.com to increase your chances to win.
VII. Winners will be chosen at random and will be drawn on July 24, 2017.
VIII. Winners will be contacted by X-Copper directly.
6. PRIZE DESCRIPTION
1. Get Out of Your Traffic Jam Free Card (1 of 20 chances to win – up to $300 in X-Copper
2. Get a Free $200 Gas Card (1 of 10 chances to win)
3. Grand Prize – Weekend Cottage Getaway in Muskoka!
(Total Approximate Retail Value of the Contest GRAND Prize: $5,000)
• a) The Winner and his/her guest(s) (travel companions) shall be responsible for (without
limitation) their own transport and accommodation to and in Ontario, transportation to
and from any airport and/or bus terminal and/or train station (including originating and
departing airports), any local transportation costs, gratuities, travel and medical
insurance, travel documentation, and any other expense not explicitly included in the
b) The Winner and his/her guest(s) must comply with the Contest Rules and both must
sign and return the Release described in Section 9 below. The Contest Prize is awarded
solely to the Winner, and his/her travel companion(s) does not have any rights to the
Contest Prize independent of the Winner, and may not travel without the Winner.
• c) The Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be redeemed for cash, nor can it
be transferred, assigned or substituted, except at the sole discretion of the Organizer.
The Winner is not entitled to monetary difference between actual Prize value and stated
approximate Prize value, if any. Any unused portion of a Prize will be forfeited
and have no cash value.
• d) The Organizer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or
greater value if a Prize (or any portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.
7. HOW TO ENTER
a) There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using any of the methods of entry
outlined below, during the Contest Period. No entries will be accepted by any other means. The
following methods of entry are acceptable:
i. To enter online, complete and submit the online entry form located at the following
websites: www.xcopper.com/Contest by X-Copper.com; [placeholder URL]
ii. Alternately, 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 the X Marks The Spot Contest by X-Copper, 245 Fairview Mall Dr Suite #301
b) THERE IS A LIMIT OF ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON, PER ENTRY METHOD
c) By entering, entrants (a) irrevocably grant X-COPPER a perpetual worldwide unrestricted
license to edit, publish, copy, adapt, change, translate, transfer to a different medium or
otherwise use the same as X-COPPER sees appropriate and/or grant sublicenses to third parties
for any of the above rights, and (b) waive any claim to compensation for such license.
d) All entries become the sole property of X-COPPER 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 as Finalists and the Contest winner.
e) Entries submitted by mail must be received by X-COPPER no later than the end of the Contest
Period, and must be in a separate outer envelope bearing sufficient postage.
f) Entries received online 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, the
“Authorized Account Holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the individual who is assigned to
an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail
address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Organizer of the Contest with
proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address
associated with the winning entry.
8. WINNER SELECTION
The Contest winner will be chosen as per the following process:
• a) A panel comprised of two (2) representatives appointed by X-COPPER will select the
random prize winners.
• b) The prize Winners will be announced on the contest website on JULY 24th, 2017 AT
12:00 PM (NOON) EASTERN TIME and will be published simultaneously on the Contest
website, for the public at large to read. In addition, Winners will be contacted via phone
or e-mail within two (2) days of the announcement, to advise them that they have been
• c) The odds of being selected as a finalist will depend on the number of admissible
entries received during the Contest Period.
SELECTION OF THE CONTEST PRIZE WINNER
• d) There is a limit of one (1) entry per e-mail address; additional entries can be obtained
by entering through the aforementioned methods (via x-copper.com text your ticket, XCopper
social media channels, etc.). For the purpose of the Contest Rules, the
“Authorized Account Holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the individual who is
assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or
other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated
with the submitted e-mail address.
• e) The Winner(s) of the Contest Prizes must satisfy all Contest requirements, and will be
selected at random.
• f) The Contest Prize Winners will be announced on July 24, 2017 AT 12:00 PM EASTERN
TIME; this website will remain online for six (6) months after the Contest Winners are
• g) BEFORE BEING DECLARED A WINNER, THE SELECTED WINNER SHALL BE REQUIRED
TO CORRECTLY ANSWER, WITHOUT ASSISTANCE OF ANY KIND, WHETHER MECHANICAL
OR OTHERWISE, A TIME-LIMITED MATHEMATICAL SKILL-TESTING QUESTION TO BE
ADMINISTERED DURING A PREARRANGED TELEPHONE CALL OR BY E-MAIL, TO COMPLY
WITH THE CONTEST RULES AND SIGN AND RETURN THE RELEASE (DESCRIBED BELOW).
• h) X-COPPER WILL CONTACT THE SELECTED WINNERS BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO
LATER THAN FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS AFTER THE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED. THE
SELECTED WINNERS MUST RESPOND WITHIN ONE WEEK OF NOTIFICATION. Upon
notification, the Selected Finalists must respond by telephone to the contact number
provided in the notification, and the Selected Winners responses must be
received by X-COPPER within one week of such notification.
• i) If the Selected Winners do not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she
will be disqualified and will not receive a Prize, in which case another entrant may be
selected at random in the Organizer’s sole discretion until such time as a Winner
satisfies the terms set out herein. The Organizer is not responsible for the failure for any
reason whatsoever of a Selected Winner to receive notification or for the Organizer to
receive a Selected Finalist’s response.
a) Before receiving his/her Prize, and in any event, no later than ONE WEEK (1) after notification
is issued that the Winner has been selected to win the Contest Prize, the Selected Winners will
be required to execute a legal agreement and release (the “Release”) that confirms his/her:
i. eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules;
ii. acceptance of the Prize as offered;
iii. release of each of the Organizer, X-Copper (as supplier of some components of the
Contest Prize), other parties related to the Contest and their respective parent
companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees and/or related companies and each of
their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators,
licensees, representatives, legal advisors, advertising, media buying and promotional
agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) 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 component of the
Contest 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;
iv. grant to the Organizer the unrestricted right, in the Organizer’s discretion, to produce,
reproduce, publish, convert, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit,
distribute, translate, adapt and otherwise use and re-use the Winner’s photograph,
likeness, voice and biography in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in
connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof.
b) The executed Release must be returned within one week of notification being sent to the
Selected Winners that he/she has been selected as the winner of the Contest, or the Selected
Winners will be disqualified and replacement winners will be selected.
c) The Winner’s guest(s) must also sign and execute a similar Release at the earliest
opportunity, and in any event, no later than at the time of using the cottage.
10. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT
By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability
for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including
personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly,
from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any component of the Contest Prize,
participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity.
The entrant agrees to fully indemnify Releases from any and all claims by third parties relating
to the Contest, without limitation.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
• a) The Organizer (which, for the purpose of this provision, also includes its subsidiaries,
affiliates, franchisees and/or related companies and each of their employees, directors,
officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, legal
advisors, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies), assume no responsibility
or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or
incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or, as applicable, for
any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that
may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or
non-transmission of an entry. The Organizer is not responsible for any incorrect or
inaccurate information, whether caused by, as applicable, website 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 administration of the Contest.
• b) The Organizer assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption,
deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft
or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
• c) The Organizer is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction
of, as applicable, any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers,
providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account
of any combination of the foregoing.
• d) The Organizer is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or, as applicable,
to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in
this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by
participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to
receive any Prize.
• e) The Organizer assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the
Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons
beyond the control of the Organizer, such as, as applicable, infection by computer virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of
the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest and/or
the Contest Website.
• a) By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Contest
Rules, which will be posted on the Contest Website throughout the Contest Period.
• b) Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Organizer, which shall be
final and binding in all respects. The Organizer reserves the right, in their sole discretion,
to disqualify any entrant found to be: (i) violating the Contest Rules; (ii) tampering or
attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the
Contest Website (where applicable); and/or (iii) acting in an unsportsmanlike or
disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
• c) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE (WHERE
APPLICABLE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A
VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE
ORGANIZER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL
• d) The Winner and his/her guest(s) must at all times behave appropriately and observe
the Contest Rules and any other rules or regulations enforced at any locations/venues.
• e) The Organizer will be indemnified from any personal responsibility/liability as it
relates to the GRAND PRIZE. The Winner will be required to abide by the Rules
associated with the GRAND PRIZE, including, but not limited to, abiding by the rental
agreement, and a maximum of 6 overnight guests.
• f) The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any Winner (and/or guests) who break
such rules and/or fails to behave appropriately.
13. PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
• By participating in the Contest, entrant: (i) grants to the Organizer the right to use
his/her full name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and/or age (the
“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not
limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (ii) grants to the Organizer
the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes
relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without
further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the
Organizer may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service
providers of the Organizer in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii)
• b) By opting-in online you consent to X-COPPER and any of its corporate affiliates use of
your Personal Information to contact you to (i) promote draws, interactive features and
contests similar to the Contest; (ii) promote opportunities to subscribe to X-COPPER
newsletters or promotional clubs; (iii) notify you about programs, special events and
related products or services; and (iv) enter you into other X-COPPER, or X-COPPERsponsored,
draws and/or contests.
• c) The Organizer will use the entrant’s Personal Information only for identified
14. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs,
promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and
representations are owned by X-COPPER and/or their affiliates as applicable. 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.
To the extent allowed by law and subject to the jurisdiction in which the Contest is eligible, the
Organizer reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part.
• a) These are the official Contest Rules. The Contest is subject to applicable federal,
provincial and municipal laws and regulations. The Contest Rules are subject to change
in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the
policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Organizer.
• b) All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the Entrant
and the Organizer in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in
accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario including procedural provisions
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that
would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
17. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the
Contest 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 the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control. In
the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the English language version and the
French language version of the Contest Rules, the English version shall prevail, govern and
X Marks The Spot Contest by X-Copper
Held from May 29, 2017 to July 24, 2017
1. Get Out of Your Traffic Jam Free Card (1 of 20 chances to win)
2. Get a Free $200 Gas Card (1 of 10 chances to win)
3. Grand Prize – Free Cottage Gateway in Muskoka for the period of August 24-29, 2017
3. The “Get Out of Your Traffic Jam Free” Cards can be used towards $300 in X-Copper
Services, for traffic and criminal offences. Does not apply to parking tickets (as this is not
what we do), and are not valid on any other X-Copper promotion or offer; these are for
personal use only and must be used by the Contest Prize Winner only.
4. Cottage Winner MUST BE ANNOUNCED NO LATER THAN July 24, 2017, AND MUST BE USED
BETWEEN AUGUST 24 TO AUGUST 29th, 2017 (LAST DAY OF USE). No extension will be
granted if not issued /used by said dates; failure to request issuance (in accordance with
article 3 below) or use prizes by the respective deadline shall entail forfeiture of the prize,
without any compensation whatsoever. Grand Prize and their guests must sign and adhere
to the rental agreement, and indemnify X-Copper (The Organizer), its subsidiaries, in whole
or in part, from any personal responsibility and liability.
5. X-COPPER reserves the right to alter contest dates by a few days, after consulting with the
Contest Prize Winner, in the event of an unforeseen situation.
6. These prizes apply solely to the scheduled itinerary; no modification to the itinerary is
allowed, nor can the prizes be refunded or exchanged for prizes on a different itinerary.
7. Resale of these prizes is strictly forbidden.
8. To the extent such changes are allowed once the prizes have been issued, dates and/or
times for use can only be modified subject to conditions applicable to said prizes, in
accordance with the carrier’s Tariff.
9. These prizes do not allow for advance cottage reservations. Rewards or points cannot be
earned on this booking.
10. It is the sole responsibility of the contest winner to ensure that he/she has signed all valid
documents required for staying at the cottage. X-COPPER provides no advice in regards, or
in relation, to the same, and accepts no liability if the contest winners must be cancelled or
cannot use the prizes.
11. X-COPPER shall not be liable for failure to occupy the cottage due to any circumstances
beyond its control. Contest winners shall bear all resulting out-of-pocket expenses, losses or
other damages, e.g. hotels, restaurants, taxis, phone calls and lost wages, incurred as a
result of said failure to use.
12. These prizes are governed to the carrier’s standard General Conditions for Carriage.