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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
OFFICIAL RULES
1. The following are the official rules (the “Rules”) for each contest (the “Contest”) listed from time to time on the applicable page at www.rvity.ca (the “Contest Page”) sponsored by RV City. (the “RVCITY”). These rules apply to all contests by RVCITY, unless other terms are included with a particular contest; if so, those terms apply.
ELIGIBILITY
2. The Contest is open only to legal residents of Canada who are of the age of majority in the province of their residence as of the date of entry. For Quebec residents, only persons who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry may participate in the Contest. This Contest is not open to minors. The Contest is not open to residents of any jurisdiction where the Contest is not permitted.
3. Entrants are not eligible to participate in the Contest if they are:
a. employees, mandataries, members of the Contest’s jury or representatives of RVCITY or its agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, sponsors, advertising or promotional agencies, or assignees; or
b. a member of the household and/or immediate family of any of the above parties. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.
4. RVCITY shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof within 72 hours may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to RVCITY for the purpose of this Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. RVCITY reserves the right to disqualify any entry or entrant in its and their sole discretion, if any entry or entrant at any stage contain and/or supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information, or if any entry violates RVCITY’s community standards.
HOW TO ENTER
5. To enter the Contest, you must take the following steps: Visit the Contest Page and complete the registration entry form by filling in the information requested. If the Contest is offered via Facebook, then after completing the registration entry form, entrants may also follow RVCITY’s Facebook page, send a tweet via Twitter with the hashtag #RVCitygoescamping or other hashtag displayed at Contest Page, or like or tag RVCITY’s Instagram account. Any Facebook, Instagram or other social media guidelines will apply. No purchase is necessary in order to enter the Contest.
6. The Contest runs from 12:01 am (MT) on the start date listed at the Contest Page (“Contest Start Date”) to 11:59pm (MT) on the close date listed at the Contest Page (“Contest Close Date”) (the “Contest Period”).
7. All entries must be received by the Contest Close Date.
8. One entry per person will be accepted. Once submitted, an entry cannot be modified, deleted or returned. Proof of online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Submissions must conform to file format and size limitations of the system. All entries become the property of RVCITY and will not be acknowledged or returned.
9. All entries must be received during the Contest Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered, garbled, mechanically or electronically reproduced, or tampered with in any way. Non-conforming entries are void and will be disqualified.
10. Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Entry. For the purpose of these Rules, “authorized account holder” of an email address means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The potential winner(s) may be required to provide RVC with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning Entry.
11. Entrants who post a photo or input any personal information of any individual represent and warrant that they have all necessary rights to upload their photo or digital image, or to input the personal information, and that uploading the photo or digital image or otherwise inputting the personal information for the purpose of the Contest does not violate any third-party rights. RVCITY reserves the right to refuse entry or remove photos or digital images or other personal information that violate RVCITY’s community standards or are the subject of infringement allegations, as determined by RVCITY.
12. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest or sweepstakes entry services) or multiple email addresses will void all entries by that entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an on-line entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the email account.
PRIZES
13. A prize (the “Prize”) will be awarded to the prize winners (each a “Prize Winner”) in accordance with these Rules. The Prize available is as listed in the Contest Page.
14. The Prize must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions are available. RVCITY, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute all or any portion of the prizes with a prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value. In the province of Quebec, RVCITY, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute all or any portion of the prizes with a prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value before the Contest is launched or at any time during the Contest with the consent of the Régie des Alcools, des Courses et des Jeux (the "RACJ")
15. The Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and has no cash value. RVCITY also reserves the right to modify any other awards, discounts, associated quantities and award schedules. In the province of Quebec, RVCITY reserves the right to modify any other awards, discounts, associated quantities and award schedules before the Contest is launched or at any time during the Contest with the authorization of the RACJ. Winners and (if applicable, their guests) are responsible for any other incidental costs not explicitly included in the Prize description (for example, tax payable on the prize winnings, incidental travel costs, transportation, parking, accommodation, and all food and beverage expenses, taxes, gratuities).
16. The Prize Winner may claim the Prize at a suitable site designated by RVCITY (or the Prize may be shipped to Prize Winner by RVCITY, depending on size and type of prize), two (2) business days after they have been successfully contacted and notified of their Prize (or such other time as is approved by RVCITY), provided the winner has complied with the Contest Rules and has (if required by RVCITY) signed and returned the Contest Release (described below).
SELECTION OF WINNER
17. On the draw date listed on the Contest Page (the “Draw Date”), RVCITY will, in its sole discretion, select the eligible entry(ies) from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. If a selected eligible entrant cannot be contacted by telephone or email within 72 hours of the draw, he/she will be disqualified and another eligible entrant will be selected and contacted, at the discretion of RVCITY. RVCITY is not responsible for a selected eligible entrant’s failure to receive notification for any reason whatsoever. The selected eligible entrant who is successfully contacted and who fulfils all of the requirements set out in these Contest Rules shall win the Prize for which the entrant’s name was drawn.
18. RVCITY will begin notifying the selected eligible entrants by telephone or email by 5 p.m. MT on the Draw Date.
19. The decision of RVCITY in relation to this Contest and the selection of the winners will be final and binding on all entrants. Odds of winning depends on the number of entries.
SKILL TESTING QUESTION
20. In order to be eligible to win a Prize, the selected eligible entrant shall be required to correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Selected eligible entrants may be required to swear an affidavit indicating compliance with this section.
PRIZE AWARDING AND REDEMPTION
21. Before being declared a winner, each winner must comply with the requirements in these Rules. The winner may be required to: (i) supply proof of age consisting of a legible photocopy of either a government issued driver’s license or other government issued identification; (ii) supply proof of address consisting of a legible photocopy of either a government issued driver’s license or other government issued identification; (iii) verify the authenticity of the winners’ email account.
22. If required by RVCITY, the winner may also be required to sign and return within 72 hours RVCITY’s Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”), which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules and acceptance of the Prize as awarded without substitution; (ii) releases RVCITY, their respective affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest judging organization and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, the winner's participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the prize or any portion thereof.
23. Each Prize Winner agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of any submitted entry materials, drawings, artwork, or other content, and his/her name, photograph or other likeness, without further notice or compensation, on RVCITY’s site or in any publicity or advertisement carried out by RVCITY in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
24. Declining the Prize, failing to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question, or failing to return the properly executed Release Form within the time period indicated on the Release Form, will cause the Prize to be forfeited and a new winner determined in accordance with the process for the applicable prize, as described above in “Selection of Winner”.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
25. All personal information obtained for this Contest will be used only for the purposes of conducting this Contest. Personal information obtained by virtue of entering the Contest is governed by these Rules and the Privacy Policy at RVC’s Contest Page.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
26. By participating in the Contest, you release RVCITY, their respective affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, the entrants participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of any prize or portion thereof.
27. RVCITY is not responsible or liable for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry of registration or entry information which may affect an entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest; (ii) human errors, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed/corrupted photos or other digital images, data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof; (iii) any inability of an entrant to access the site, upload or post a photo or other digital image, or damage to a user's system occasioned by participating in the Contest; (iv) entries which fail to fully comply with these Rules; or (v) the handling of photos or other digital images that may be submitted by entrants.
MANDATORY FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM DISCLOSURE
28. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social media channel or platform. You understand that you are providing your contest registration information to RVCITY and not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. The information you provide will only be used for administering this contest and for marketing purposes in accordance with RVCITY’s Privacy Policy. Entrants must comply with the rules and guidelines posted by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social media channel or platform used by the entrant.
SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF THE CONTEST
29. RVCITY and associates authorized to act on their behalf, reserve the right, in their sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Contest, portions of the Contest, or entrants for any reason, including without limitation in the event of any printing, administrative error, virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention, tampering, fraud, equipment failure, security breaches or other causes beyond their control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In the province of Quebec, RVCITY and associates authorized to act on their behalf, reserve the right, in their sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Contest, portions of the Contest, or entrants for any reason, at any time before the Contest is launched or afterwards with the authorization of the RACJ.
DISQUALIFICATION
30. RVCITY reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify past winners, or any entrant who is found to be tampering with the entry process or with the operation and administration of the Contest; acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest; or in violation of the Contest Rules. RVCITY reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law, including but not limited to criminal prosecution.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
31. All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, logos, slogans and representations are owned or used under licence by RVCITY and/or its 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.
GOVERNING LAW
32. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. 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 RVCITY in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta 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.
RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC
Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the RACJ for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
DISCREPANCIES
33. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials or advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
GENERAL
34. All entrants agree to abide by all of the instructions and decisions of RVCITY. In the event of any dispute regarding the interpretation of these Rules or any decision rendered by RVCITY, the decision or interpretation of RVCITY shall prevail.
35. Any attempt to deliberately damage or tamper with a contest, interfere with the proper administration of a contest or undermine the legitimate operation of a Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, RVCITY reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. In the unfortunate event RVCITY’s site crashes or experience technical difficulties, RVCITY is not responsible.
36. Should any part of these Rules be determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining parts of the Rules, which shall remain in full force and effect. The Contest is subject to all Federal, Provincial, and local laws, as well as the rules adopted in view of said laws.
37. For further Contest details or inquiries contact news@rvcity.ca