Canadian Cookbooks CONTEST
Official Rules (“Rules”)
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to residents of Canada only (excluding Quebec).
1. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this contest is CanadianCookbooks.ca (the “Contest Sponsor”),
2. ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any legal resident of Canada (excluding Quebec) who is of legal age in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry, who is not an employee, contractor, agent or representative of the Contest Sponsor, or their affiliates, agencies, distribution companies, and who is not an employee of the applicable publisher, chef, and their licensees, retailers, or distributors, prize suppliers, the contest judge, or a member of the immediate family (parent, spouse, sibling, child) of, or domiciled with any of the foregoing persons.
To be eligible, participants must have online access with a valid email address as of the date of their entry. If you do not have internet access via a personal computer, your local library or Internet café may be able to provide access to the Internet and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.
3. CONTEST PERIOD AND HOW TO ENTER: All Contests begin on the date and time the Announcement is posted and end on the date and time provided in the Announcement (“Contest Period”). All entries must be received by the end date and time to be eligible to win. The end time, unless otherwise noted, will always be 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time (regardless of Daylight Savings Time), according to Sponsor’s server clock.
To enter the Contest, visit www.CanadianCookbooks.ca (the “Contest Website”), where you will be required to fully complete a Contest entry form. All valid entries will
receive one (1) ballot into the prize draw. Limit one (1) entry per person per day. Only one (1) email address may be used by any person to participate in the Contest. No
purchase is necessary to enter the Contest.
IMPORTANT: By entering the Contest through the above method of entry, you agree to participate in accordance with, and be bound by, these Rules, and you confirm that you are at least the legal age in your province/territory of residence. If you do not have online access, you can obtain an entry by mailing a letter containing your name, province, date of birth, phone number (with area code) and/or email address, and the statement “I am legal age in my province or territory of residence” along with your signature and mail it to Canadian Cookbooks PO Box 98 Baltimore ON K0K 1C0.
Once received and validated, an entry will be submitted into the contest on your behalf. Limit of one (1) mail entry per person per day. All mail-in submissions must be received within the Contest Period. Mail in entries received after the contest close date are void. Any mailed submissions mechanically reproduced or made in any fashion other than as specified herein are void. The Administrator and its representatives are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, unintelligible or undelivered mail, requests.
4. PRIZES AND HOW TO WIN: There is one prize during the Contest Period (the “Prize”). On or about the Monday following the closing date, a random draw will be conducted at Canadian Cookbooks in Baltimore, Ontario from among all eligible entries recorded during the Contest. The selected entrants will be notified by email and instructed on next steps on how to claim the Prize. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) Prize per person throughout the Contest Period.
5. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: IN ORDER TO CLAIM A PRIZE, WITHIN FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE DATE OF NOTIFICATION AT THE EMAIL PROVIDED, REGARDLESS OF WHEN IT IS RECEIVED:
o the potential winner must claim his/her Prize as instructed in the Notification;
o the potential winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, which will be administered on a release form
o the potential winner must accept the terms of a Declaration of Compliance and Release, which confirms compliance with these Rules and releases the Contest
Sponsor and Administrator from all liability with respect to the entrant’s participation in this Contest and the awarding; and
o the potential winner must supply his/her complete mailing address.
If a potential Prize winner does not respond to the Notification within the timeframe set out above and addressing each of the above points, is found to be ineligible for any reason, or declines to accept the Prize, the Prize will be forfeited, and the Administrator may, at its sole discretion, select an alternate potential winner subject to the same terms set out above. If a Prize winner cannot be verified, the Prize will not be awarded.
Any Prize must be accepted as awarded, cannot be substituted, transferred, exchanged or surrendered for cash, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor, which reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion and for any reason, to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value Awarding of a Prize is subject to verification and compliance with the Rules. Entrants who have not complied with the Rules will be disqualified. The Contest Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any Prize. Delivery may take up to 6-8 weeks after verification. The Contest Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for shipping delays caused by factors beyond their control. The Contest Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for any Prize once it has been shipped. Contest Sponsors will not deliver to a P.O. Box.
6. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Contest, entrant accepts and agrees to these Rules and all decisions of the Contest judges
(who may be employees, agents or independent contractors of the Contest Sponsor or Administrator), which shall be final and legally binding on entrant in all matters relating to this Contest. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned. In order to be confirmed a winner and receive any Prize, the selected entrant will be required to sign and accept the Contest Sponsor’s Declaration of Compliance and Release form which confirms compliance with these Rules and releases the Contest Sponsor and the Administrator from all liability with respect to the entrant’s participation in this Contest and the awarding, use/misuse of any Prize. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name, image, likeness, persona, and city/province of residence for publicity purposes, and grants to the Contest Sponsor any and all rights to said use without further notice or compensation. The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator and its respective affiliates are not responsible for printing, technical errors, distribution, or production errors. The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator do not warrant that access to or use of the Contest will be uninterrupted or error-free. Entrants and/or winners assume liability for injuries caused, or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, by the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize awarded, including but not limited to claims/damages for personal injury, or property damage. Moreover, as a condition of entering, entrants agree: (a) to release the Contest Sponsor and the Administrator, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to participating in the Contest or the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any Prize , (b) that under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim for all such damages; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding legal fees and court costs. This exclusion or limitation of liability will not apply to the extent that any applicable statue prohibits such exclusion or limitation of liability.
The Contest Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions including lost, misappropriated or corrupted entries, virus, worm or Trojan Horse damage or any other damage which may limit a participant’s ability to participate in the Contest
7. INDEMNIFICATION: By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor and Administrator from and against any and all claims,
losses, costs, damages, liabilities and costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) that may arise out of any breach of any covenants, agreements, terms, obligations, representations or warranties set forth herein.
8. RIGHT TO TERMINATE, MODIFY OR SUSPEND: The Contest Sponsor may at any time, at its sole discretion and without liability, terminate, modify or suspend the
Contest in whole or in part, subject only to approvals required by law, if fraud, technical failures or communications or any other errors or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor corrupt the administration, integrity or security of the Contest or if any other factor interferes with the conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, in the event of early termination of the Contest, a notice will be posted on the Contest Website to that effect. In addition, for the purposes of determining eligibility to win a Prize in the event of early termination of the Contest, all eligible entries received prior to the time of early termination will be considered as valid and for the purposes of these Rules, the Contest Period will be deemed to have ended at the moment of early termination. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at any time, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors, including without limitation, any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. No waiver on the part of the Contest Sponsor to enforce of any term herein shall be deemed a continuing waiver or a waiver of any other term.
9. DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and the Contest Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario.
10. INVALIDITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any
provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
PRIVACY: The Sponsor respects your right to privacy. Personal information collected from entrants will only be used by the Contest Sponsor and Administrator to conduct the Contest and fulfill any prize requirements and, only if consent is given at the time of entry, to provide the entrants with information regarding upcoming promotions and/or events from the Contest Sponsor.