SBC Media Contest Rules & Regulations

 

1. THE CONTESTS

These Rules and Regulations apply to all contests running on/in any or all SBC Media Inc, magazines or websites.

2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

3. ELIGIBILITY

The Contests are open to residents of Canada or the USA, excluding Quebec, unless otherwise stated in the specific contest description.  All contests exclude employees, directors and officers of SBC Media Inc. or any partner associated with the Contest. Contests are open to all ages, unless otherwise stated in the specific contest description.

4. HOW TO ENTER AND HOW TO WIN

Log on to snowboardcanada.com, sbcskier.com, sbcwomen.com, sbcresortguide.com, sbcskateboard.com, sbcwakeboard.com, sbcsurf.com, sbckiteboard.com, or windsport.com for specific instructions on how to enter and win.

5. THE GRAND PRIZE (S)

The Grand Prize description will be outlined below each specific contest page on the SBC Media Inc. website to which the contest relates (snowboardcanada.com, sbcskier.com, sbcwomen.com, sbcresortguide.com, sbcskateboard.com, sbcwakeboard.com, sbcsurf.com, sbckiteboard.com, windsport.com).

6. DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING GRAND PRIZE

Prize winner must claim the prize within seven (7) days of winning (the “Deadline”). If the prize winner fails either to claim the prize or inform SBC Media Inc., of his or her inability to claim the prize before the Deadline, his or her entry will be forfeited.

7. EXPENSES

Prize winners are responsible for all incidental expenses incurred in connection with accepting the prize (the “Expenses”). Every prize winner understands that he or she may not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest.

8. LIMITATION ON NUMBER OF ENTRIES PERMITTED

Only one entry per person per household is permitted, unless otherwise noted on Contest description. Multiple entries will be discarded. No more than one prize will be awarded to any person within 2 (two) calendar months. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are reproduced, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

10. CHANCES OF WINNING

Chances of winning depend on the number of qualified Contest entrants.

11. NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES

Neither SBC Media Inc., nor any partner associated with the contest, makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any prize. Every prize winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest, should the prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the prize winner. In the event that a prize consists of tickets to an event that has been cancelled or postponed, no substitution will be offered.

12. CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE

Before being awarded the prize, the prize winner must:

a) Correctly answer the contest question

b) Show valid identification; and

c) Accept the terms of the contest.  By pressing submit on the online entry form, the prize winner has accepted the terms :

    (i) he or she read, understood and accepted these rules and regulations;

    (ii) that he or she understands that acceptance of the prize may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, he or she may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;

    (iii) that he or she nevertheless freely and voluntarily agrees and does hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with his or her participation in the Contest and winning the prize; and

    (iv) that he or she releases SBC Media Inc, and/or and partner associated with the Contest, and all of their directors, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability arising in connection with participation in the Contest and acceptance of the prize, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting the prize, whether suffered by the prize winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.

13. GRAND PRIZE TO BE ACCEPTED AS AWARDED

The decision of the Contest judges is final, and the prize must be accepted as awarded. No portion of any prize is transferable. The prizes are not redeemable for cash and no substitute for any portion of any prize is offered. Should a prize winner be unable to claim a prize as awarded, his or her entry will be forfeited.

14. SUBSTITUTION OR CHANGE TO THE CONTESTS

SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest and their respective advertising and promotional agencies reserve the right to substitute any prize or any component thereof for those of approximately the same value and reserve the right to change the Contest rules or terminate or withdraw the Contest at any time, without prior notice.

15. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES

All entries shall become the property of SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise indecipherable entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the telephone network, on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any email or submission or due to any other reason regardless of cause.

16. CONSENT TO USE OF PERSONALITY

By entering a Contest, each entrant, including the prize winner, consents to the use of his or her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image or any other aspect of his or her personality for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, in all media used by SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any payment or compensation.

17. CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (the “Registrant Information”), each Contest entrant grants permission to SBC Media Inc., or any partner associated with the Contest to the collection and use of the Registrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the Contest and selecting the prize winner(s). Unless the entrant agrees otherwise, no correspondence will take place between SBC Media Inc, and the entrants except in connection with any particular Contest and, in the case of the prize winner, as a result of entering a Contest and winning the prize.

18. NO DISRUPTION TO CONTEST

All Contest entrants agree to respect the entry process and the operation of the Contest as outlined in these rules and regulations. SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest, may disqualify or ban from future contests any Contest entrant or person who SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest believes is tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, to be acting in a disruptive or unsportsmanlike manner, or behaving with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any person associated with SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage a website or to undermine the legitimate operation of a contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should any such attempt be made by a Contest entrant or other person, SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest may seek damages or other relief from such Contest entrant or other person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

19. WHERE CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS AVAILABLE

These rules and regulations are available online at www.sbcmedia.com. SBC Media Inc., 19 Waterman Ave, Suite 220, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4B 1Y2

20. COMPLIANCE WITH CONTEST RULES

All contestants agree to abide by the Contest Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of SBC Media Inc, or any partner associated with the Contest.

21. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.