Elle Canada - Win it! November 2013 contest
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
The “ElleCanada - Win it! November 2013 contest” (hereafter “Contest”) is organized by “ElleCanada.com”– property of Transcontinental Media G.P. (“Transcontinental”). It starts on “October 7th, 2013” and closes on “November 11th, 2013” at “11 :59 pm” (EDT). Any reference to time in this document indicates Eastern Daylight saving Time (EDT).
The Contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding the province of Quebec (and is governed by Canada law) who have reached the age of majority in the province in which they reside by the start date of this contest as identified above, with the exception of the employees, agents and/or representatives of Transcontinental, its distributors or affiliated companies, advertising agencies or any contributor to the Contest, as well as anyone with whom an employee, agent and/or representative is domiciled or any member of his or her immediate family. For these official rules, “immediate family” refers to the father, mother, brothers, sisters, children, husband, wife or partner of such an employee, agent and/or representative. Entry is limited to one per day.
HOW TO ENTER
Registration Log on to www.ElleCanada.com and go to the Contest page. Complete the electronic entry form (hereafter the “Electronic Entry”) by filling all required fields. Click on “Submit”. You will then be entered in the Contest. You can enter the Contest until “November 11th, 2013” “23:59". Each entrant whose Entry Form will have been randomly selected will be contacted by Transcontinental; before the obtainment of the Prize and as essential condition to its obtainment, such entrant will have to sign a contest release form sent to the entrant upon selection. Contest release forms must be signed and returned within 5 business days of initial sending. Such entrant will be declared a winner (each such winner shall be hereafter collectively or individually referred to as “ Winner ” subject to every other condition stipulated in the present rules and regulations) Each entrant can only use one e-mail address (which must be valid) to enter via the Electronic Entry form. One (1) Electronic Entry per day per person for the duration of the Contest. The same e-mail address cannot be used by more than one entrant. No purchase necessary.
“Ten” (10) winners will be awarded the following; One (1) L'Oreal Youth Code prize pack ($29.00). Total approximate retail value of “$29.00” Canadian dollars (hereinafter the “Prize”). Transcontinental reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to replace the Prize with another of a comparable value or with the Prize value in money if it is not possible to award it to the Winner as described in paragraph 4 above for any reason.
Among all the Entry Forms received by the server hosting the Web site www.ElleCanada.com, ten (10) random draws will be conducted on “November 12th, 2013” at “12:00”, at the offices of Transcontinental located at 25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 100, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6S7, Canada for the Prize.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To be declared winner, the entrant whose Entry Form is randomly chosen for the Prize must respect the entry and eligibility conditions stipulated in this document. Failure to respect one or several of these conditions means the winner will be disqualified and another random draw will be conducted to choose another winner.
Limit of one prize per person.
Transcontinental will contact the Winners by telephone and/or e-mail. In the event that the Transcontinental cannot contact the selected entrant of one or several of the draws for whatever reason within forty-eight (48) hours following the draw, Transcontinental will conduct as many draws as necessary from the Entry Forms to find a Prize winner.
To claim his/her prize, a Winner must fill in and sign a Declaration of Compliance and a full Liability Release (hereafter “Form”) that will be sent to him by mail and/or courier and/or fax and/or e-mail by Transcontinental and return it filled in and signed within five (5) business days of receiving it. In the event that the Form is not signed and returned within the time limit, Transcontinental reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to conduct or not as many draws as necessary to award the Prize. If Transcontinental decides not to conduct a new draw, the Prize will simply not be awarded.
Should the Winner be unable to print the Form correctly, the Winner will have to contact Transcontinental at the telephone number indicated in the email received from Transcontinental describing the Prize. Transcontinental reserves the right to hold on to the Prize and to refuse to allow the Winner in the event if the Winner is unable or refuses to hand in the duly signed Release Form.
Upon receipt of the Form, Transcontinental will inform the Winner by e-mail and/or by mail and/or by phone and/or by messenger of all the details related to how the Winner will receive the Prize.
Transcontinental, its respective companies and divisions and any other moral person of its corporate group, its affiliated broadcast distributors, advertising and promotional agencies and their respective shareholders, administrators, executives, employees and agents, as well as any contributor to the Contest, (hereafter called “Release recipients”) are not responsible for matters regarding the Prize or the Contest and provide no guarantee for either.
The Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred without the prior written agreement of Transcontinental, substituted with another prize or exchanged in whole or in part for money. Should Transcontinental for reasons out of its control and not related to the Winner, not be able to award the prize as described in the present document, Transcontinental reserves the right to award a similar prize (or a portion of the prize) of equal value or, at its sole discretion, the value of the prize indicated in this present document (or a portion of the prize) in money.
Transcontinental shall not be held liable in any case where its inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond his control or from a strike, lock-out or any other labour dispute in his facilities or in the facilities of the organizations or companies whose services are used in the course of holding this Contest.
By entering this Contest, the Winner authorizes Transcontinental, if required, to use his name, photograph, place of residence, voice, image and (or) declaration regarding its prize for advertising purposes without any form of remuneration. Moreover, the Winner agrees to permit his name and town of residence to be broadcast on “tv channel” and (or) on the Contest Internet page without any form of remuneration.
The Release recipients shall not incur any responsibility for incomplete or incomprehensible name and addresses from Contest entrants. Transcontinental reserves the right to reject any Entry Form that is incomplete, illegible or mutilated or that contains a human or mechanical error and to proceed with the selection of another Entry Form.
Any Entry Form and any attempt at entering using electronic, computer or other means which are contrary to the spirit of the Contest or to the Contest rules (e.g., computer pirating, mass emailing, etc.) will be automatically rejected and may be referred over to the appropriate judicial authorities. Any automated entries will be noticed and rejected.
The Release recipients are not in any way responsible for any problem including, but without being limited to, the technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, any other problem resulting directly or indirectly in a virus, bug or technical failure following the sending of e-mails to Transcontinental for any reason including, but without being limited to, traffic congestion on the Internet network or on the Web site or a combination of both. Transcontinental and Release recipients are not responsible for any damage done to computer equipment following entering the Contest. The Release recipients will not be held responsible for any damage or problem due to a lost of signal or a technical failure occurring during the broadcast and/or signal reception from tv channel. Transcontinental and other Release recipients are not responsible for any problem that could prevent the proper conduct of the Contest in accordance with the rules established herein including, but without restricting the generality of the above, or the postponement of the Contest or promotion of the Contest.
The decisions made by Transcontinental are final and without appeal.