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CONTEST RULES CBC's Warm Up Your Winter Giveaway Contest "Contest" From Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET to Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET ("Contest Period") Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC") and Transat Tours Canada Inc.(the "Sponsor") 1. HOW TO ENTER No purchase required. To enter the Contest, visit the CBC website www.cbc.ca/stevenandchris(the "Website") during the Contest Period and complete the official entry form along with your name and the requested contact information, then click "submit".
To be valid, entries must be received by 12:01 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Limit of one entry per person per day. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter more than once per day, or use robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries.
Entry forms become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you.
Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the Contest opening date. Employees of CBC, the Sponsor and their affiliates, as well as such employees' immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to enter this Contest.
3. PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZES
On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 a random draw will be conducted by CBC's Steven and Chris' Interactive Producer from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first selected contestant to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these Rules.
Winner will be contacted by e-mail during the week following the random draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than seven (7) days after the date they are initially contacted. If a winner cannot be reached within seven (7) days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return the required release form, the prize shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.
4. DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIZE
The winner will receive a trip for two (2) to Cancun, Mexico, including:
return economy airfare to Cancun, Mexico for two (2) adults from a Canadian airport closest to the winner's residence on Air Transat or Canjet according to the Transat Holidays flight program
one (1) week (7 nights) double occupancy, standard room at the 4 ½ star Iberostar Cancun. The stay includes: buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, a minimum of four (4) à la carte restaurants, unlimited selected international drinks, daily activities program, nightly entertainment and selected non-motorized water sports
The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowances will be granted. The winner and his/her travel companion will have to pay all other expenses including, but not limited to:
transportation costs, including round-trip transfers between the winner's residence and departure airport;
travel insurance (cancellation, medical, etc.);
gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind; and
The winner and his/her travel companion, if applicable, are responsible for obtaining a valid passport and/or other required travel documentation at their own expense. If the winner and his/her travel companion are unable to travel because they lack proper documentation, the prize will be forfeited without compensation, and a new random draw may be held. Winner may be required by the Hotel to provide a valid credit card to cover incidental expenses.
The winner and his/her companion must be available to travel on the dates mentioned in the prize description.
NOTE: Travel must be completed by February 28, 2015 and reservations confirmed by October 15, 2014. Standard black-out dates apply: Christmas, New Year, Spring Break, Easter, Construction Holiday (Montreal). Terms and conditions of the Transat Holidays' current brochure are applicable. The winner must respect the validity period of the prize and shall accept any alternatives presented by Transat Holidays if need be. No extensions will be permitted and the prize cannot be exchanged, transferred or substituted out for cash.
The winner and his/her travel companion must have the same departure and return dates on the flight tickets. Transat Holidays reserves the right to offer a comparable product in the event of a program cancellation, Act of God or other unforeseen circumstances.
If the winner is unable to travel on the designated dates, the prize will be forfeited without compensation and a new random draw may be held.
Total approximate retail value of the prize is $4,000.00
5. GENERAL RULES
5.1. To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
5.2. Each winner shall sign a release declaring their eligibility as stipulated in Section 2 (Eligibility) of these Rules agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge and releasing CBC, the Sponsor, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees (the "Contest Parties") from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this Contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize.
Anyone accompanying the winner in connection with the prize shall sign a release agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge, and releasing the Contest Parties from all liability for any damage or loss arising from use of the prize.
5.3. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of the prize will be forfeited.
5.4. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these Rules, CBC and the Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in their sole discretion.
5.5. Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.
5.6. If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.
5.7. The Contest Parties assume no liability for any loss, damage or injury, including without limitation: (i) lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible or incomplete entries; (ii) loss, theft or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy; (iii) fraudulent calls; (iv) inability of any person to participate in the Contest for any reason including mistaken addresses on mail or e-mail; technical, computer or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing; (v) damage to any person's computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the Contest; (vi) any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at
their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this Contest; or (vii) prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping.
5.8. CBC reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, CBC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
5.10. If the identity of a contestant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the contestant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected contestant may be required to provide proof that (s)he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest server.
5.11. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by the CBC. CBC is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest.
5.12. CBC reserves the right to amend the Contest rules or to terminate the Contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to these Contest Rules will be posted on the Website.
5.13. By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of CBC, and the Sponsor, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.
5.14. Contest rules are available on the Website. January 31, 2014 CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
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