Contest rules

WIN A $10,000 CANADADOCKS DOCK KIT (“CONTEST”) 

THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY (excluding Quebec) AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW. 

 

1. CONTEST PERIOD (Amended on March 17, 2020):   

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the declaration of the State of Emergency in Ontario, Canada on March 17, 2020, the dates of the contest have changed. The contest will now run from January 17, 2020 and 12:01 a.m. EST to April 19, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Contest Period”).

On April 20, 2021, up to 5 entrants will be selected as finalists. The winner will be selected on April 24, 2021 in Beeton, Ontario at approximately 12 p.m. EST.

 

2. ELIGIBILITY:  

 Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry, except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled) of CanadaDocks (the “Sponsor”), its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers, distributors, prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and the Contest judges (collectively, the “Contest Parties”).   

 

3. HOW TO ENTER: 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, go to www.canadadocks.com (the “Website”), and follow the on-screen instructions to fully complete the entry form, which requires you to: (i) enter the information as indicated on the entry form; and (ii) agree to the terms and condition of these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).  Once you have fully completed the entry form, click the “submit” button. Entrants will receive an email three days later asking for either a photo of their current dock, or a 100 word paragraph explaining why they need to replace their current dock. Submitting the photograph or paragraph will complete your entry (the “Entry”). To be eligible, your Entry must be received within the Contest Period. All eligible Entries received during the Contest Period will be entered into the prize draw (see Rule 5).  

There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person/email address permitted during the Contest Period.  For greater certainty, you can only use one (1) email address to enter the Contest. If it is discovered that you have attempted to: (i) submit more than one (1) Entry per person/email address during the Contest Period; or (ii) use more than one (1) email address to enter the Contest; then (in the sole discretion of CanadaDocks) you may be disqualified from the Contest and all of your Entries may be voided. Your Entry will automatically be rejected if the entry form is not fully completed and submitted during the Contest Period. Use of any automated system to enter or otherwise participate in this Contest is prohibited and will automatically result in disqualification. 

 

4. THE PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:  

There will be one (1) prize available to be won as follows:

The prize will consist of: $10,000.00 worth of CanadaDocks products, as well as delivery and full installation of the products. The $10,000.00 in prizes is inclusive of HST and any other taxes.

CanadaDocks reserves the right to substitute the prize with another prize of equal value in the event that it is not possible for them to offer the prize as shown. The prize may differ slightly from that presented in the promotional literature. All incidentals not mentioned precisely are the responsibility of the winner.

 

Disclaimers

The winner must cover the cost of removing the existing dock. CanadaDocks employees will be on site for the removal of the existing dock to film and photograph it.

The winner must consent to appearing in a filmed interview and photoshoot by CanadaDocks employees. CanadaDocks will also film and photograph the removal of the old dock and the installation of the new dock.

A CanadaDocks sign will remain on the truss facing the waterfront for no less than five years after the installation.

A winner will only be chosen if CanadaDocks receives 100 or more completed entries. A completed entry consists of a name, email address, phone number, address of property, and photo or paragraph showing their old dock. Entrants must also agree to receive follow up promotional emails from CanadaDocks.

Delivery: CanadaDocks will deliver and install the $10,000 worth of products selected by the winner. If the winner purchases additional dock modules and/or accessories, they will be subject to additional delivery and installation fees for the extra products. 

 

The prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable or convertible to cash. No substitutions except at CanadaDocks option. CanadaDocks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at CanadaDocks sole discretion, a cash award. The prize will only be awarded to the person whose full name and valid email address appear on the official Contest entry form. CanadaDocks is not responsible if the event is cancelled, delayed or rescheduled for any reason.  The winner is solely responsible for all costs not specifically mentioned above as included in the prize description. 

 

5. PRIZE DRAW AND WINNER SELECTION: 

On April 20, 2021, up to 5 finalists will be selected if their submission meets the eligible criteria. Criteria includes:

  1. Their waterfront property must have access to a truck and trailer
  2. They currently have a dock system that is in need of repair (to be subjectively assessed by CanadaDocks employees)
  3. They have completed the entry form accurately.

Finalists may be contacted via the contact information that they provided to answer questions about their property.

The winner will be selected on April 24, 2021 in Beeton, Ontario at approximately 12 p.m. EST. One (1) eligible entrant will be selected by random draw from among all finalists received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.  

 

CanadaDocks or its designated representative will make three (3) attempts to contact the selected entrant(s) by telephone or email (using the information provided at the time of entry) within three (3) business days of the Draw Date. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted within three (3) attempts or three (3) business days of the Draw Date (whichever occurs first), or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then that selected entrant will be disqualified and CanadaDocks reserves the right, in its sole discretion and subject to time constraints, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries. 

 

BEFORE BEING DECLARED A WINNER, the selected entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other aid; and (b) sign and return within two (2) business days of notification CanadaDocks declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Contest Parties and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, the selected entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the selected entrant’s name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Contest Parties in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. The winner’s guests must all be 18 years of age or older and will be required to sign and return a standard liability/publicity release within a stipulated timeframe. If a selected entrant: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; and/or (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time, then he/she will forfeit the prize and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion and subject to time constraints, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries for the applicable Region.  

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND  CANADADOCKS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR OTHER RELIEF FROM ALL RESPONSIBLE PERSONS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

The contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and is void where prohibited by law. If any provision of these Rules is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, all other provisions will remain in full force and effect. 

 

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: 

All Entries become the property of CanadaDocks. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete, incompatible or misdirected Entries. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of CanadaDocks with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Entries and/or entrants. 

The Releasees will not be liable for any failure of the Website during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Contest Parties for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Releasees will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest. 

All Entries are subject to verification. CanadaDocks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to CanadaDocks) to participate in this Contest. Failure to provide such proof 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). 

CanadaDocks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withdraw or amend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of CanadaDocks that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, CanadaDocks reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. CanadaDocks reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules without prior notice or obligation, for any reason whatsoever including in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind. 

By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to CanadaDocks, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her Entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with CanadaDocks’ privacy policy unless the entrant otherwise agrees. 

 

7. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY:

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: the Contest entry form and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control. 

 

8. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT: 

By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds CanadaDocks 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 Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Prize-related activity. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify CanadaDocks from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation. 

 

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 

CanadaDocks assume no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or 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. CanadaDocks are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by 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. CanadaDocks assume 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. CanadaDocks are not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of 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. CanadaDocks are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or 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. CanadaDocks assume 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 CanadaDocks, such as 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, the Contest Website, and/or CalgaryFlames.com. CanadaDocks reserve the right in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, or suspend this Contest or to modify the Contest rules at any time without notice. 

 

10. PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: 

By participating in the Contest, entrant: (i) grants to CanadaDocks the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; and (ii) acknowledges that CanadaDocks may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of CanadaDocks in connection with any of the activities listed in (i). 

 

11. 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 CanadaDocks and/or their affiliates. 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. 

 

12. TERMINATION: 

CanadaDocks reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice. 

 

13. LAW: 

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 without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over CanadaDocks. 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 CanadaDocks 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.