NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
The Dole and Pizza Nova “Win a Slice of Paradise” – CONTEST (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Dole Foods of Canada Company and Pizza Nova Take Out Ltd. (collectively, the “Sponsor”). The Contest starts at 12:00:01 AM ET on June 7, 2019 (the “Contest Opening Date”). The Contest closing date is 11:59:59 pm ET on June 27, 2019 (the “Contest Closing Date”). The “Contest Period” runs from the Contest Opening Date to the Contest Closing Date. By participating in this Contest you are agreeing to be legally bound by these Contest Rules. If you do not agree to be legally bound by these Contest Rules, then please do not participate in this Contest.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to all individuals who are residents of Ontario, Canada and located in Ontario, Canada at the time of entry, who are over the age of eighteen (18).
The Contest is not open to the Sponsor or its parent, related and affiliated companies, contest Prize manufacturers and distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, or employees, officers, directors, representatives, agents or assignees thereof (collectively the “Contest Group”). By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding on all entrants in all matters pertaining to the Contest. The Contest is governed by Canadian law and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws and regulations. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
A. ONLINE ENTRY FOR A CHANCE TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE OR SECONDARY PRIZES
B. NON-ELECTRONIC ENTRY
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive a non-electronic entry, entrant must submit a handwritten original (not photocopied) 100-word essay on “A Slice Of Paradise”. This essay must include the entrant’s mailing address and must be mailed with a self-addressed pre-paid stamped envelope, to be received on or before June 27th, 2019 to:
C/O Dole and Pizza Contest
Bridge Digital Inc.
28 Logan Ave, Suite 9
There is a limit of one (1) non-electronic entry request per household. Proof of mailing of a non-electronic entry request is not proof of its receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, illegible, damaged or late non-electronic entry requests. Once your non-electronic entry request (essay) is received by Sponsor, you will be manually entered into the Contest, and you will be notified ONLY in the event you have potentially won the Contest Prize (as detailed below).
Contest entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a Prize. Should it be discovered that an entrant is using the aid of computer software programs to auto-fill entries, that entrant will be immediately disqualified from the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all such entrants from future contests conducted by the Sponsor without further notice.
The one (1) Grand Prize, herein as the “Prize” is detailed below:
Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable, refundable, for resale or convertible to cash. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that the Prize, or any component of the Prize, cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute the same for another prize or component of equal or greater value without liability.
(i) The one (1) Prize available to be won during the Contest consists of:
The Prize has an Approximate Retail Value, excluding applicable taxes, of CDN $7,000 CDN. The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is in effect thirty (30) days prior to the launch of this Contest. Sponsor’s agency will contact the Prize winner directly and help co-ordinate the flights and hotel bookings.
Please note that the Prize winner and his/her guest will be responsible for obtaining any required travel and health documents including but not limited to a valid passport if required (which must be valid prior to and for the entire duration of the trip), transportation to and from the departure airport or other departure location (ground transportation), gratuities, travel insurance, incidentals and all other expenses not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules. The winner will be responsible for possessing the necessary travel documents and legal status for travel to/from the destination country and Canada, or the Prize may be forfeited. The Contest Group shall have no responsibility for winner and/or his/her guest’s inability to enter any country and/or exit/re-enter Canada, and in such event, Contest Group will not provide additional travel or accommodation and the Grand Prize may be forfeited.
All costs and expenses not specifically included as part of the Prize including, without limitation, cancellation fees, taxes, departure taxes, other travel related taxes and fees, duties and levies, meals, telephone charges, other room charges, incidental expenses, medical expenses, excursions, gratuities, insurance and other items of a personal nature are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner and his/her guest. Lost or stolen tickets and travel vouchers will not be replaced. It is strongly recommended that the winner and his/her traveling companions purchase medical, accident and baggage insurance. The Contest Group is not responsible in this respect. It is the responsibility of the winner and his/her travelling companion to check with the applicable airline for baggage restrictions.
Travel must take place within one (1) year of Contest Closing Date. Blackout dates may apply. Extension of expiration dates beyond one year of Contest Closing Date will not be granted. The Prize winner and his/her guest must travel together from the same departure airport. If the Prize winner has not reached the age of majority in his/her province of residence by the date of departure, the winner’s guest must be his/her parent or legal guardian, who has agreed to be fully and legally responsible for the winner for the duration of the trip.
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
5. PRIZE DRAWS
The Prize Draw will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) in Toronto, Ontario by an independent contest organization from among all eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date.
No more than three (3) attempts will be made to contact the selected entrant at the email address and two (2) attempts at the phone number provided on their entry form between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET during a period of seven (7) days following the draw. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) days, by either email or phone, he/she will be considered to have forfeited the Prize and will be disqualified and another entrant may be drawn from the remaining eligible entries, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, until such time as contact is made with a selected entrant or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant.
6. PRIZE REDEMPTION
Prize claim will be subject to verification. To be declared the winner, selected entrant must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by email at the email address provided during registration for the Contest. Selected entrant will also be required to sign a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the Sponsor, the Contest Group, the independent contest organization and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated and related companies, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with any Prize or the Contest.
Selected entrant must return a signed Release Form within thirty (30) days of receipt or he/she will be disqualified from receiving the Prize and another entrant will be selected from the remaining eligible entrants until such time as the winner is chosen or there are no more eligible entrants, whichever comes first. The Sponsor will contact Prize winner within thirty (30) days of receiving his/her signed Release Form to arrange the Prize.
The refusal by any potential winner to accept the Prize (or any portion thereof) releases and forever discharges the Released Parties of all obligations related to the Prize. If the potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Prize, or in the event that the Prize confirmation or Prize itself is returned undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternative eligible entrant may be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
A. Official Rules Govern
In the event of a conflict between the Official Rules and any instructions or interpretations of these Official Rules given by any member of the Contest Group regarding the Contest, these rules shall prevail. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or any other statement contained in any Contest-related materials including, but not limited to, the registration form, point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
By submitting an entry into this Contest, each entrant confirms his or her understanding of and compliance with these Official Rules. Each entrant hereby releases and holds the Released Parties harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Official Rules, or in any Prize-related activity, including, but not limited to, computer viruses that the entrant or their household members may come into contact with through their participation in the Contest. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without any limitation, whatsoever.
C. Limitation of Liability
Incomplete entries, damaged entries, illegible entries or entries received after the Contest Closing Date will not be accepted. The Released Parties take no responsibility for lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, illegible or late entries which for any reason are not received before the Contest Closing Date, or for printing, distribution or production errors.
None of the Released Parties assumes any responsibility for any problems or technical malfunctions of or relating to any telephone network or lines, unavailable network connections, failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications (regardless of whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest), human error in the processing of entries in this Contest, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of any Prize or in any Contest-related materials; nor will any of the Released Parties assume any responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any person’s computer or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” arising as a result of participating in this Contest.
For avoidance of doubt, none of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind, including without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages which may be sustained to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer equipment resulting from an entrant’s attempt to either participate in the Contest or download any information in connection with participating in the Contest or use of any website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on any website is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Furthermore, none of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any additional aspects of the Contest.
D. Contest Administration
All entries are the property of the Sponsor and none shall be returned. All decisions regarding the Contest remain with the Sponsor. In addition, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, suspend and/or terminate any or all parts of the Contest for any reason.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual that it finds to be in violation of these Official Rules. The Sponsor reserves the right to refuse an entry from a person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter. Any attempt to tamper with the entry process, interfere with these Official Rules, deliberately damage any website or undermine the administration, security or legitimate operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other relief (including attorneys’ fees) from all persons responsible for such acts to the fullest extent permitted by law, which may include banning or disqualifying entrants from this and future Sponsor contests. In its sole determination, the Sponsor may disqualify any person who acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person and to void all such person’s associated entries. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Contest should fraud, computer viruses, programming bugs, or other reasons beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt the security, proper operation or administration of the Contest.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the Authorized Account Holder in whose name the email account is registered, provided that person meets all eligibility criteria of this Contest. “Authorized Account Holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address and/or telephone number, by an Internet access provider, online service provider, telephone service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
E. Privacy and Publicity Rights
By accepting a Prize, each selected entrant agrees to allow the Contest Group and/or the Contest Group’s designees the perpetual right to use his/her name, biographical information, image, photos and/or likeness and statements for programming, promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on television, video, the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
F. Governing Law & Other General Provisions
The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws and regulations. The Official Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and territorial laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between an entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario, 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.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
Any words herein importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and vice versa in both the singular and the plural.
Dole Foods of Canada Company is a registered trademark owned or used under license by Dole Foods of Canada Company, Markham, ON L3R 0G4. All rights reserved.
Pizza Nova Take Out Ltd. is a registered trademark owned or used under license by Pizza Nova Take Out Ltd. 2247 Midland Ave, Toronto, Ont. M1P 4R1. All rights reserved.