General Contest Rules
Contest Rules that apply to all NowMedia promotions and contests
These rules and regulations shall apply to all on-line contests (the “Contest”) unless stipulated otherwise.
The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside. No person who is employed by NowMedia Inc. or its affiliate companies is entitled to enter the contest. If the contest prize has a value of $500 or more, the families of employees are not permitted to win. The partners of employees are exempt from winning no matter the prize value.
In certain cases, minors under the age of majority will be permitted to enter the Contest and be eligible to win the prize. In no case, however will a minor be declared a winner without the prior written consent and release of liability of the minor’s parent or legal guardian.
How to Enter
There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest.
How to enter will be included with each contest.
Winner(s) will be chosen by random draw.
Upon being declared a potential winner, the person will be required to answer, unaided a time-limited mathematical skill testing question. Upon correctly answering that question, the potential winner will be declared the winner.
No Prize may be exchanged for cash, sold or transferred to any third party.
Odds of Winning
The odds of winning the Contest are dependant on the number of entrants attempting to enter the Contest at any given time.
The winner acknowledges that the collection or use of the prize may be inherently dangerous and agrees to release and hold harmless the NowMedia Inc. for any and all damages he/she may incur through entering the Contest or through the collection or use of the prize. The winner also agrees to sign a standard release and waiver of liability prior to claiming the prize which will generally be provided.
Each entrant and any potential or declared winner releases NowMedia Inc., their subsidiaries, respective divisions, their parent corporations, their advertising and promotional agencies, their shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (hereinafter the “Beneficiaries”) from any and all liability for any and all damage, loss or liability suffered as a result of or arising from the entrant’s participation in the contest or the acceptance or use of his/her prize. In order to be declared a winner and prior to obtaining his/her prize, any potential or declared winner agrees to sign a declaration to such effect in the release form. The guest of a winner (or a parent or legal guardian in the case of a minor) will also have to sign such a declaration to that effect in the release form, failing which they will not be able to take part in the prize.
Release of Privacy Rights
By entering this contest, each declared winner consents to the contest organizers, their representatives to use, at their sole discretion and if required, their name, photograph, likeness, testimonial related to the prize, place of residence and/or voice without compensation whatsoever and that, without limit as for the period of use, in any media and on a worldwide scale, for publicity purposes or for any purpose that may be considered relevant.
Prize winners shall be responsible for all costs and expenses not explicitly stated to form part of the prize, including but not limited to taxes, fees, gratuities, insurance, or travel to and from the airport where a prize includes travel.
Where the Prize includes travel, the Prize winner must ensure that he and his companion have all the necessary travel documents required to travel to the destination on the dates specified in the prize description.
Prior to receiving the Prize, the Prize winner shall sign a standard release and liability waiver absolving NowMedia Inc. of all its obligations under the Contest and accepting the Prize as awarded as full and final satisfaction of all items owed to him by the NowMedia Inc..
NowMedia Inc. may at its sole discretion substitute a prize or a portion thereof with an alternate prize of equal or greater value. Notwithstanding the foregoing NowMedia Inc. shall not be responsible to substitute a prize or portion thereof where such prize can not be redeemed due to factors beyond its reasonable control.
In the event it is impossible, difficult and/or more costly for NowMedia Inc. to award a prize (or part of a prize) as described in these contest rules, the contest organizers reserve the right to award a prize (or part of a prize) of similar nature and equivalent value or, at their sole discretion, the value of the prize (or of the part of the prize) in cash.
NowMedia Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest, in whole or in part, in the case of the occurrence of an event, an error or any human intervention that could corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or the running of the contest as provided in these contest rules.
All decisions of NowMedia Inc. or those of their representatives regarding this contest are final and binding.
By entering the Contest, all persons are deemed to have read and to have accepted these rules and regulations.
The winner has 10 days to pick up the prize after being informed of winning. Any prize not claimed within the 10 days will be forfeit.