OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS
Scotiabank Hockey 24 Contest (the “Contest”)
Official Rules & Regulations (the “Rules”)
By entering this Contest, you agree to abide by these Rules and the decisions of The Bank of Nova Scotia (“Scotiabank” or the “Sponsor”), which are final and binding.
1. WHO CAN ENTER
This Contest is open to all residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry, except employees, officers, directors, representatives, and agents of Scotiabank, the National Hockey League (“NHL”), its member clubs, NHL Enterprises, L.P., NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC (the aforementioned NHL entities collectively, the “NHL Entities”) and each of their respective affiliates and their advertising and promotional agencies as well as their mandataries and the immediate family of such employees, officers, directors, representatives, and agents and individuals living in the same household with such persons. “Immediate family” is defined as parents, siblings, children or spouse.
2. CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest runs from November 17th, 2019 at 12:01 am Eastern Time (ET) to November 30th, 2019 at 11:59 pm (ET)(the “Contest Period”).
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Each original submitted video or photo will be counted as one (1) entry (each an “Entry”) and must meet the entry requirements set out below. There is no limit to the number of Entries submitted per person during the Contest Period provided each Entry is different. Entries may only be submitted by a single registered user; group submissions are not permissible. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Contest is prohibited. Any costs or expenses incurred by entrants in participating in the Contest are the responsibility of entrants. Normal internet access and device usage charges imposed by your online service provider will apply.
4. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to have any Entry removed which, in its sole discretion, does not comply with these Rules. In such event, the entry associated with such Entry will be disqualified.
To be eligible, all Entries must meet the following requirements:
Entries must not exceed the maximum file size of 30 GB;
Entries must be in one of the following acceptable file types: MP4, AVI, 3GP, WEBM, MKV, MOV, MPG, FLV, WMV, M4V, JPG, GIF, TIFF, PNG or SCG;
Entries must be the original work of entrant (no co-contributors permitted);
Entries must not have been previously published or won an award or prize of any kind;
Entrant may be, but is not required to be, depicted in the Entry video or photo;
Entries must not contain content that: is inappropriate, offensive or indecent including profanity, nudity, or sexual content; promotes racism, hatred, violence or harm against any living creature, individual or group; promotes discrimination based on gender, race, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other prohibited ground; or promotes the use of alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, weapons, or illegal activities;
Entries must not contain advertisements, personal or commercial solicitations, or promote any political agenda or party;
Entries must not overtly feature any identifiable third-party products and/or trademarks, brands or logos (other than those of Sponsor), advertise or promote any brand or product owned by any entity other than Sponsor or contain anti-competitive messages or material that violates the rights of Sponsor, the NHL Entities and each of their respective affiliates;
Entries must not contain names, likenesses, photos or other information about an identifiable individual, including without limitation celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without express written permission from the person(s) (or their estate);
Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and not contain any material that could reflect negatively on the name, reputation or goodwill of Sponsor, its subsidiaries or affiliates, in Sponsor’s sole discretion;
Entries must not violate or encourage the violation of any law, rule or regulation.
There is one (1) “Grand Prize” and a total of four (4) secondary prizes (each a “Secondary Prize”) available to be awarded (the Grand Prize and Secondary Prizes are collectively hereinafter referred to as the “Prizes”). The total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of all Prizes is $42,000 CDN. There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person.
Grand Prize: One (1) eligible winner will receive a $20,000 CDN donation to the community hockey team or league of their choice (subject to the eligibility requirements below), plus a 4-day/3-night trip for four (4) people (winner and three (3) guests) to the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Game that is currently scheduled to be held in St. Louis, Missouri (USA) on January 25, 2020 (the “Game”). Grand Prize includes: (i) round-trip, coach class, air transportation for four (4) people from a major Canadian gateway airport near to the winner’s home (as selected by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) to St. Louis, Missouri (USA); (ii) round-trip transportation to/from Missouri airport and hotel; (iii) hotel accommodations (two (2) rooms, double occupancy) (hotel to be determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion; (iv) four (4) general admission tickets to the Game (seating level to be determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion); (v) four (4) general admission tickets to the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills™ on January 24, 2020 (seating level to be determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion); and (vi) four (4) general admission tickets to an NHL® All-Star Party, if held.
ARV of Grand Prize is $38,000 CDN. Actual retail value of Grand Prize depends upon the Grand Prize winner’s point of departure and existing rates at the time of travel, and any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value if any, will not be awarded. Grand Prize winner and his/her guests must travel on the dates specified by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion (the “Travel Period”). If the Grand Prize winner is unable to travel during the Travel Period, he or she may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and a potential alternate winner may be selected in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Each of the winner’s guests must be of legal age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence at time of travel unless they are the child or legal ward of the winner, and will be required to execute and return a travel release prior to issuance of travel documents; if guest is a child or legal ward of the winner, the winner will be required to execute and return such documents on behalf of such child or legal ward. Travel arrangements will be made through the travel coordinator and on carrier(s) designated by Sponsor. Trip is subject to air/hotel availability and other conditions and restrictions. A valid credit card will be required to check-in to the hotel. Airline and flight times to be selected by air supplier and/or Sponsor at their sole and absolute discretion.
One or more stopovers may be required on air transportation. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. No change, extension or substitution of trip dates is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates, gift cards, or similar items once they are in winner’s possession or in the possession of any guest. Sponsor and the other Releasees (defined below) shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or any acts or omissions whatsoever by the travel coordinator, air carriers, hotels, or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Grand Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions, which may be stated in the declaration and release and/or travel documents. Grand Prize winner and each of his/her guests are responsible at their own expense for obtaining all necessary travel documents (including, but not limited to, valid passports, visas, immunizations and medications) as well as travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance), that they may wish to obtain prior to travel and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. It is the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and each of his/her guests to arrive at the designated airport in time for each flight. Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded. Any unused, unclaimed or declined portion of the Grand Prize will be forfeited, have no cash value and Sponsor shall have no obligation to provide either an alternative or value-in-kind. No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfer of the Grand Prize is permitted, whether in whole or in part, except at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize (or portion thereof) with one of equal or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion, except as otherwise provided herein. Any costs and expenses associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not specifically and expressly stated within these Official Rules as being provided as part of the Grand Prize, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guests, including, without limitation, additional transportation, meals, luggage fees, gratuities, hotel incidentals, and souvenir expenses that may be incurred by the Grand Prize winner. Grand Prize may not be transferred or substituted except at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. All Grand Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Secondary Prizes: Each secondary prize winner will receive a $1,000 CDN donation to the community hockey team or league of his/her choice (subject to the eligibility requirements set out below). ARV of each Secondary Prize is $1,000 CDN.
Donation Prize Requirements: To be eligible for a community hockey donation, all community hockey teams or leagues must meet the following requirements:
the team or league is located within Canada
all players are between seven (7) and sixteen (16) years old
the team or league is a non-profit organization that is exclusively hockey oriented and not affiliated with a school board, government program or a for-profit hockey league or team organization
all funds granted must be used exclusively for the operation of the minor hockey team but not to cover registration fees, wages or personal expenses of staff, including coaches and managers
the team or league must meet Sponsor’s due diligence process for donations and may be required to enter into a donation agreement with Sponsor.
If the winner’s selected team or league does not meet the above requirements or if the winner has not selected a team, league or association, Sponsor will donate to a team or league to be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.
6. PRIZE DRAW
A random draw will be conducted on December 2nd, 2019 at or about 1:00 pm (ET) from all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period at the offices of Scotiabank located at 100 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario. There will be five (5) Entries randomly chosen to win a Prize. The first draw will be to choose one (1) potential Grand Prize winner and each subsequent draw will be to choose the four (4) potential Secondary Prize winners. The odds of an Entry being drawn for a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period. Limit of one (1) Prize per person.
7. SELECTION OF WINNERS
Selected entrants will be notified within twenty-four (24) to forty-eight (48) hours by telephone or email using the phone number or email address associated with the entrant and contacted by a Sponsor representative and given instructions on how to contact the Sponsor to claim the Prize. In order to be declared a Prize winner, in addition to complying with the other terms and conditions of these Rules, the selected entrant must respond to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours and provide a valid mailing address, phone number and email address. Selected entrants must also correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by mail, email or phone, as Sponsor determines. Winners will be required to sign a release form confirming acceptance of the Prize as awarded and releasing Sponsor, the NHL Entities and each of their respective affiliates from any liability relating to the Prize and return it to Sponsor within seven (7) days from the date of receipt.
By accepting the Prize, the winner consents to the use by Sponsor of his/her name, Entry, address (city and province), photo, image, likeness, biographical information, voice and/or any statements made by the winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for promotional, advertising, marketing, publicity and commercial purposes in any and all media now or hereafter devised, including but not limited to, any online announcements, worldwide in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, or permission, except where prohibited by law.
Should a selected entrant fail to meet any of these Rules in Sponsor’s sole discretion, or a selected entrant cannot be reached, or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, entrant will be disqualified. A new random draw will be conducted from amongst all remaining eligible Entries in accordance with these Rules in order to select another potential Prize winner, who will be subject to the same conditions and could be disqualified in the same manner.
8. GENERAL RULES
By entering this Contest, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Rules, including all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the Sponsor and the independent judging organization, if any, which are final and binding without right of appeal on all matters relating to this Contest. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged and by participating in this Contest entrants agree that the Sponsor may (but is not obligated to) use select Entries on social media sites, on television broadcast, as well as in a feature-length documentary film. Entries may not be acknowledged and no correspondence will be entered into except with potential winners or potential Entries selected to be featured or shared by the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all entrants who fail to comply with these Rules or who make any misrepresentation relating to the Contest, drawing and redemption of any Prize.
If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the Submittable username provided at time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the username by Submittable.
Entrant represents and warrants that its Entry does not and will not infringe on any copyright or trademark or any other third party right or violate any applicable law or regulation, including any right to privacy or publicity. By entering the Contest, entrant grants Sponsor a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, transmit, exploit, copy, distribute and display each submitted Entry in any manner including promotional, advertising, marketing, publicity and commercial uses without any further notice or payment to entrant (except where prohibited by law).
By participating, entrants release (and in the case of the confirmed winner agrees to cause each of his/her guests to release) and hold harmless Sponsor, the NHL Entities and each of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, employees, Submittable, advertising and promotional agencies affiliated with this Contest, participating establishments and any independent contest judges appointed by Sponsor (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any claims, actions, injury, loss, or damage of any kind, including, but not limited to, illness, personal injury or death, resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participating in this Contest or from the acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel/activity related thereto). This limitation of liability is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect, or consequential damages; loss of data, income or profit; loss of damage to property; and claims of third parties.
The Sponsor shall not be responsible for any failure of email or the Submittable platform during the Contest or for any problems or technical malfunction of a telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email, on-line, or Internet entry to be received by the Sponsor. In addition, the Sponsor shall not be responsible for technical problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website (including the Submittable platform), or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion (subject only to applicable laws, including without limitation, any laws or regulations under the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Regie”), to cancel, suspend, extend or modify this Contest without notice, obligation or liability if in the Sponsor’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, force majeure or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or integrity and proper play of the Contest, or for any other reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In such case, Sponsor may select the winner(s) from all eligible Entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules.
The Sponsor and the NHL Entities shall not be responsible in any way for the use of, or bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, the Prize awarded in this Contest or the events forming part of this Contest, including but not limited to typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Contest, these Rules, the selection and announcement of winners or the distribution of any Prize. The Sponsor, the NHL Entities and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, partners, partnerships, principals, representatives, agents, licensees, successors and assigns (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Prizes, (ii) disclaim any implied warranty or condition, and (iii) are not liable for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance, use or misuse of the Prizes, travel related thereto or otherwise from participation in this Contest.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms of these Rules and the terms or statements contained in any short-form Contest rules, advertising materials and/or the French version of these Rules, the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and 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 Ontario conflicts of law principles. All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Submittable. You understand that by participating in the Contest you are providing your information to Scotiabank and not to Submittable (except as otherwise specified in the Submittable terms). You agree to completely release Submittable of all liability in connection with this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Scotiabank and not Submittable.
10. WINNER’S NAMES
Winners will be announced online at Hockey24.film starting from January 1st, 2020 until January 31st, 2020.
11. FOR QUEBEC RESIDENTS
Any litigation regarding the conduct or organization of this Contest may be submitted to the Régie for ruling. Any litigation regarding the awarding of a Prize may be submitted to the Régie for purposes of helping the parties reach a settlement.
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