GRAND PRIZE RULES
GRAND PRIZE RULES
Milk Rewards Online Sweepstakes (the “Contest”) is sponsored by BC Dairy Association, Alberta Milk and Saskatchewan Milk Marketing Board (SaskMilk) (collectively the “Contest Sponsor”). CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL AND TEMPORARY RESIDENTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, ALBERTA AND SASKATCHEWAN WHO, AS OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2017, HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR PROVINCE OF RESIDENCE or WHO ARE THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER PROVIDED THEY HAVE THEIR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN’S CONSENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT THAT BOTH SHALL BE BOUND BY THESE RULES (SEE BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA).
Promotion period at participating locations is from 12:00:00 AM PST September 25, 2017 to 11:59:59 PM PST December 3, 2017 inclusive (“Promotion Period”). A maximum of 1,000,000 Milk Rewards scratch cards will be available for distribution across all participating locations. Scratch Cards, codes, and Rewards points have no cash, monetary, or other financial value. One scratch card will be issued to each purchaser of a fluid milk product through participating food service locations in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan during the promotion period, while supplies last. This may exclude products bought through vending machines and/or organized school milk program.
The Contest will be governed by these Contest Rules and Regulations as well as the Rules and Regulations for all aspects of this Contest, the Rewards Program Rules and Regulations, the Terms and Conditions associated with the Contest, and any Privacy Policies or other terms and conditions associated with the Contest from time to time (collectively the “Rules”). The Contest is available on the My Milk Rewards website: www.MyMilkRewards.ca (the ”Website”). The details for the Contest can be accessed by clicking on the Sweepstakes item found in the prize catalogue. The Rules are subject to change or modification from time to time by Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator in their unhindered discretion.
No purchase necessary (see section 5 for detailed criteria).
1. How to Play
The Contest begins on September 25, 2017 at 12:00:00 AM PST and closes on December 3, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM PST.
To enter the Grand Prize Sweepstakes, go to the Website and log in to your Milk Rewards Account (the “Account”), if you already have one. If you are not yet a member of My Milk Rewards, follow the onscreen directions to become a member. Submit a valid Milk Rewards Code (the “Code(s)”) that can be found on every Milk Rewards scratch card distributed at participating locations or issued through no purchase entry, during the Promotion Period. Each code will automatically expire at 11:59:59 PM PST on December 3, 2017. Please retain the original Code for your records, as it may be required for verification. All Codes submitted are subject to verification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor. To be eligible, your Registration must be received within the Promotion Period. Contest Entry requires a computer or similar device with an active internet connection.
EACH GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY REQUIRES THE SUBMISSION OF A CODE.
Each valid code submitted by an entrant during the Promotion Period in accordance with these Rules will result in one (1) entry in the Contest Grand Prize Sweepstakes (each an “Entry”, collectively “Entries”).
Click on the Sweepstakes, and follow the links and instructions to enter a code to your Account. Every code entered to an Account by an entrant during the Promotion Period in accordance with these Rules will result in one (1) Entry into the Contest (each an “Entry”, collectively “Entries”). Contest Entry requires a computer or similar device with an active internet connection. Codes can only be used one time, unless otherwise specified. Limit: Members may enter no more than three (3) codes per day in their Account. For purposes of this limit, a day is defined as beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. and ending at 11:59:59 p.m.
To create an Account, visit the Website and follow the onscreen instructions to register as a My Milk Rewards member (“Member”). To become a Member and create an Account, you must have a unique, valid email address and meet eligibility requirements (see section 2 for detailed criteria). Limit: One (1) Account per person. Accounts cannot be shared and an individual may not have more than one Account.
Your Registration (and, corresponding Entry/Entries) will be rejected if (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator) (The Activation Group Inc. is the “Contest Administrator) the registration form is not fully complete, is not submitted and received during the Promotion Period, the codes or cards were obtained in violation of the Contest Terms and Conditions, or for any other reason making it ineligible under these Rules.
Use (or attempted use) of multiple names, identities, email addresses, computer generated entries, any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in, interfere with, or disrupt this Contest and its operation is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification by the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator, legal action, and cancellation of the Contest.
By participating in the Contest (whether through purchase or non-purchase entry), each participant agrees to be bound by these Rules.
2. Who Can Play
This contest is open to legal and/or temporary residents of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan who, as of September 25, 2017, have reached the age of majority in their respective provinces/territories of residence or who are under the age of majority but at least THIRTEEN (13) years of age (“Youth”) and have their parent or legal guardian’s consent and acknowledgement that both the Youth and the parent/guardian shall be bound by these Rules. Any correspondence relating to compliance with these Rules, an entry submitted by an individual who is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, or otherwise in relation to the Rules or the Contest will be directed to his/her parent/legal guardian.
The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator reserve the right, in either of their sole and unhindered discretion, to audit and at any time or for any reason contact the parent or legal guardian of a participant or the purpose of verifying his/her: (a) agreement to be legally bound by these Rules on their and the participant’s behalf; (b) their consent to the participant’s participation in the Contest; (c) personal information necessary for the award of a prize if applicable; (d) compliance with the Rules; (e) the acceptance of any releases necessary for the award of a prize if applicable; and (f) any other reason relating to the Rules or the Contest. The failure of an applicable participant’s parent or legal guardian to complete any such required verification to the complete satisfaction of the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator in their sole and unhindered discretion may result in disqualification of the applicable participant.
An individual who is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence MAY ONLY enter the Contest with the consent of his/her parent/legal guardian and their acknowledgement that both the contestant and the parent/legal guardian shall be bound by these Rules. Any correspondence relating to compliance with the Rules or an entry submitted by an individual who is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence will be directed to his/her parent/legal guardian.
Employees, officers, directors, shareholders, partners, contractors, and other members or representatives of the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, participating dairies, promotional partner companies (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and the immediate family members, and persons residing with any of the above are not eligible to enter. For the purposes of these Rules, “immediate family” means husband, wife, spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son, and/or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.
In the event someone who is ineligible to participate wins a prize through online sweepstakes, the Contest Administrator and/or Contest Sponsor reserve the right to reclaim the prize and award it to a randomly selected eligible online sweepstakes participant.
All participants must follow and abide by the Rules provided for or referenced herein.
The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator reserve the right to ask for proof of age and residence from any entrant.
3. Winner Selection & Notification
Online Grand Prize Sweepstakes Draw
A total of one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period as the ‘Grand Prize’ winner. The random draw will be conducted in Toronto, Ontario at approximately 10:00 a.m. (PT) on December 8, 2017 (the ‘Draw Date’).
The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.
The Contest Sponsor, Contest Administrator, or a designated representative will make a minimum of three (3) attempts to contact the selected entrants by email (using the information provided at the time of entry) within five (5) business days of the Draw Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within five (5) business days of the Draw Date, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable, the selected entrant will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Prize(s)) and the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator reserve the right, in either of their sole, unhindered, and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries (in which case the provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
BEFORE BEING DECLARED A CONFIRMED ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE WINNER, the selected entrant will be required to:
(a) correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing without mechanical or other aid; and
(b) sign (and if he/she is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, have his/her parent/legal guardian sign) and return within five (5) business days of notification the Contest Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things):
(i) confirm compliance with these Rules;
(ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize (defined below) as awarded;
(iii) releases the Releasees (as defined below) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, the entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding, accuracy, and use/misuse of the Prize (defined below) or any portion thereof by the entrant and, if applicable, their respective parents/legal guardians, or others; and
(iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the entrant’s name, city/province, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet, throughout the universe (physical and virtual), and in perpetuity.
If the selected entrant:
(a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question;
(b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; and/or
(c) cannot themselves or through a parent or legal guardian, accept the Prize (defined below) as awarded for any reason;
then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator reserve the right, in either of their sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible Entries in accordance with these Rules (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
The Releasees (defined below) are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Registrations/Entries (all of which are void).
The Ultimate Concert Experience
There will be one (1) prize available to be won consisting of an ultimate concert experience package for four (4) people, comprised of:
i. Subject to the Maximum Value, four (4) tickets (the quality and location of tickets shall be dependent upon the costs of transportation, accommodation, and the maximum retail value of the Grand Prize identified below) to a public concert performance of the Grand Prize Winner’s choosing (in Canada), occurring before December 3, 2018;
ii. Subject to the Maximum Value, return transportation to the concert for four (4) people from the Grand Prize Winner’s residence if applicable:
- (i) In the case that the concert venue is located less than two hundred kilometers (200km) from the Grand Prize Winner’s residence, first class ground transportation will be provided as available;
- (ii) In the case that the concert venue is located more than two hundred kilometers (200km) from the Grand Prize Winner’s residence, economy transportation via the most appropriate of air, rail, boat, or ground transportation will be provided;
- (iii) ; In the case that the concert venue is located more than five hundred kilometers (500km) from the Grand Prize Winner’s residence, one (1) night economy accommodation at a hotel chosen at the discretion of the Contest Sponsor in proximity to the concert venue if applicable; and
- (iv) Notwithstanding anything else contained herein, at the sole and unhindered discretion of Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator, transportation may be provided separately to any or all of the travel companions.
iii. Subject to the Maximum Value, an estimated five hundred dollars ($500.00 CDN) spending money shall be payable to the Grand Prize Winner.
Notwithstanding anything contained in these Rules, the Maximum retail value of the Grand Prize shall be FIVE THOUSAND CANADIAN DOLLARS ($5,000.00 CAD) (the “Maximum Value”), and the Grand Prize Winner shall be responsible for any costs of the experience in excess of this amount.
Grand Prize Winner and designated travel companions will be responsible for all other costs not specifically described above, including, without limitation, other transportation, taxes, fees, meals, tips and other expenses.
In the event a confirmed Grand Prize Winner is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, one (1) designated travel companion attending the concert, traveling with the Grand Prize Winner and residing with the Grand Prize Winner in the accommodations must be a parent/legal guardian of the Grand Prize Winner, the concert chosen by the winner must be approved by the parent/legal guardian, and the concert must not have an age restriction which would preclude the Grand Prize Winner or any of the travel companions from attending.
Designated travel companions will be required to sign (and have their respective parent/legal guardians sign if they are under the age of majority in their respective provinces of residence) and return a “Companion Acknowledgement and Release Form”, which (among other things) grants permission for the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the companion’s name, city/province, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet, throughout the universe (physical and virtual), and in perpetuity, and releases the Contest Parties (defined below) and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors, representatives, successors and assignees (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation as a travel companion, any transportation, accommodations, the Grand Prize Winner’s, any travel companion’s, or other person’s conduct while participating in or otherwise in relation to the Grand Prize experience or the Contest, and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof.
Travel component must be scheduled to coincide with the public concert event awarded. Scheduling is further subject to flight/transportation and accommodation availability.
All necessary travel documents (e.g. passport) and other requirements necessary to permit the applicable travel will be the responsibility of each traveller.
Note: In the event that due to a technical, programming, printing, production or other error, more than the advertised numbers of prizes are claimed, under no circumstances is the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator liable to award more than the number of prizes advertised and set out in the Rules.
The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator reserve the right to change or modify the terms of the contest or terminate it at any time, without prior notice.
The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator are not responsible for awarding prizes to individuals who provide incorrect or incomplete addresses, who fail to provide proof of age and/or residency if requested, who fail to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question, or who fail to follow these Rules as the same may be amended from time to time. Nor are the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator responsible for any errors in printing/reproduction, delays, or errors relating to the use or failure of computer or other electronic systems.
Scratch cards that have been tampered with, mutilated, altered or obtained through unauthorized means, will not be eligible for a prize. In the event of fraud, forgery or counterfeit scratch cards or other criminal acts, the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator reserve the right to cancel the contest without notice and without awarding any prizes.
5. No Purchase Necessary
In order to obtain one (1) point code without purchase, while supplies last, type a unique and original (no facsimiles or other reproductions) 25 word essay about “why you love milk”. Include your name, address and the name of the school or post-secondary institution where you attend and e-mail it to: email@example.com with ‘No Purchase Entry’ as the email subject.
Submissions must be original, not duplicated and be received before 5:00:00 PM EST November 29, 2017. Limit one email submission per participant per day. Limit one essay per email submission. A randomly chosen code will be returned to you via email, allowing you to participate in the contest, while supplies of codes last.
Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator are not responsible for any failure of the code to reach the no purchase entry participants. Codes will be deemed to be delivered within 24 hours following the email containing the code being sent to the no purchase entry participant.
By entering, all entrants agree to release the Contest Sponsor, Contest Administrator, the promotional partner companies and the prize suppliers, including, without limitation each of the foregoing entities’ respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of those entities’ respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, contractors, agents, representatives, successors, legal representatives, heirs, executors, transferees and assigns (collectively, the ‘Releasees’) from all liability in any way related to the Contest and/or the cancellation or termination, or interference with the operation of the Contest, any failure or errors caused by computer or electronic systems, and the award, accuracy, use, or misuse of any prize(s).
7. Limitation of Liability
By entering the Contest the entrant accepts and agrees to these Rules and the decisions of the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator, which, subject to legal limitations and requirements, shall be final in all matters.
By accepting a prize, the entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Releasees harmless against any and all claims, losses, damages, judgements, liability, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal expenses), arising out of or in connection with the use or redemption of such prize by entrant, their parents or guardians, as well as any other person or entity whom accesses or otherwise uses the prize, or their respective participation in the Contest.
Releasees are not responsible for lost or late entries or Declaration and Releases, or for any typographical, or other error in the printing or reproduction of the offer, administration of the Contest, or announcement of the prize, or for technical, hardware, or software malfunctions, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this contest, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor or Contract Administrator which interferes with the proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by the Rules.
If, in the Contest Sponsor’s or Contest Administrator’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if technical difficulties or any other factor including accident, printing, reproductions, administrative, or any error of any kind compromises the integrity, administration, or conduct of the Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify, cancel, or suspend this Contest without prior notice or obligation.
Any attempt to deliberately damage the website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may amount to a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including without limitation or exclusion criminal prosecution.
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a person if he/she enters the Contest or tries to do so by any means contrary to these Rules, which would be unfair to other entrants, or where contest entries are generated by any mechanical or automated means. Entry materials which have been tampered with, reproduced, falsified, or altered are void. In the event of any dispute concerning the operation of any element of this Contest or these Rules, and the decision of the Contest Sponsor will be final.
Currency is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stipulated.
The prize must be accepted “as is” and may not be exchanged for an amount of money, bartered, sold, raffled, substituted, or transferred, and is non-refundable. In the event the stated prizes are unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor or otherwise determined not to be in the best interest of the Contest Sponsor or Contest Administrator, a prize of equivalent or greater value will be available to be won, or the Contest Sponsor, in its sole option, may award the winner the equivalent monetary value in lieu of prize. A prize will be delivered only to confirmed winners.
Refusal to accept the prize releases the Promotion Parties, as well as their respective directors, officers, and employees, of all responsibility and obligations toward the winner of such prize. In no event shall the Contest Sponsor be held to award more prizes than are mentioned in these Rules or to award prizes otherwise than in compliance with these Rules.
8. Conditions of Entry
Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Contest Sponsor, and their agencies to use winners’ names, location of residence, likenesses, and biographical materials for purposes of advertising and publicity in any and all media and languages now known or hereafter discovered throughout the universe (physical and virtual) in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, or permission, unless prohibited by law.
All information requested by and supplied by each entrant must be truthful, accurate, and in no way misleading. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the contest in their discretion, should the entrant at any stage supply untruthful, inaccurate, or misleading details and/or information or should the entrant be ineligible to participate or otherwise disqualified from participation in the Contest pursuant to the Rules.
The Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator respect Entrants’ rights to privacy. Entrants’ email addresses, the email address of an Entrant’s Parent or Legal Guardian, and any other information is gathered for the purpose of administering this contest. By entering the Contest, participants consent to the Contest Sponsor’s collection, use, and disclosure of their email address for this purpose only. Participants also expressly consent to receive electronic communications from the Contest Sponsor or its designees in connection with their administration of this Contest.
10. Official Rules
By entering, participants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Contest Sponsor, Contest Administrator, or Releasees in connection with the Contest and any prize or award of the prize, shall irrevocably be governed and construed solely and exclusively in accordance with the laws of Ontario, Canada, and any matter will irrevocably be brought exclusively before the courts of Canada located in the Province of Ontario.
These Rules are subject to change or modification without notice. The most current version is available on the www.MyMilkRewards.ca website or on request by calling 1 (888) 315-9664 or emailing support@MyMilkRewards.ca
All entrants, by participating in this Contest acknowledge having read, understood, and agreed to the Rules, and have either sought legal advice on the Rules or have waived such right on their own and unhindered accord after having ample opportunity to seek such advice.
The 2017 Milk Rewards Program is managed and administered on behalf of the Contest Sponsor by the Contest Administrator, The Activation Group Inc. [firstname.lastname@example.org].