TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS

The “EF Cycling Team Experience Contest” (the “Contest”), is sponsored by EF Institute for Cultural Exchange Ltd. (the “Sponsor”). The Contest is intended to be conducted in Canada only, excluding the Province of Québec, and shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws in force in the Province of Ontario. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules & Regulations (the “Contest Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Contest, which are final and legally binding on the entrant.

 

1. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. Beginning on May 1, 2018 until May 31, 2018 (the “Contest Period”), there is one method to enter the Contest: In order to have an eligible entry for the contest, the entrant must be enrolled as a group leader on a tour operated by EF Educational Tours Canada in either the year 2019 or 2020 (the “Tour”) and have at least one paying traveler enrolled during the contest dates. The entrant will receive one extra entry for each new paying traveler that enrolls on (the “Tour”) between May 1, 2018 and May 31, 2018. All eligible entries must be received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on May 31, 2018 (the “Contest Closing Date”). In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted with the entry. The authorized account holder is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an online service provider or other organization (business, educational institution, etc.).

 

2. ELIGIBILITY: To enter and be eligible to win, a person must be a legal resident of Canada (excluding the province of Québec) of the age of majority who is employed full or part-time as a teacher or administrator at the middle school, junior high school, senior high school, and who is not an employee of the Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies or agencies, or a member of their immediate families or any person with whom they are domiciled, or an employee of any other company providing educational tours.

 

3. PRIZE: There will be one (1) Prize available to be won by a selected entrant from among all eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date, consisting of one (1) VIP experience to watch the EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale cycling team in Montreal from September 9th, 2018 – September 11th, 2018

 

THE PRIZE INCLUDES:

 

  • Round trip economy airfare for two (2) from any major Canadian International airport to Montreal be provided by EF Educational Tours from September 9th, 2018 – September 11th, 2018
  • 2 (two) night accommodation in handpicked hotels (double occupancy)
  • 2 (two) VIP passes to the Le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal

     

Total retail value is approximately $2,000

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

In the event that the Prize winner is not available to travel on the dates selected, the Prize will be forfeited by such winner. The Sponsor provides no conditions, representations or warranties with respect to the Prize, including as to merchantability of fitness for purpose. No Global Rewards Points, frequent flyer miles, or travel rewards of any kind will be available on this Prize. In no event will the Sponsor be liable for more than one (1) Prize. The Prize is not transferable. The Prize cannot be exchanged for cash or combined with other offers. Void where prohibited.

 

4. PRIZE DRAW: A random Prize draw will be held on June 5th, 2018 at approximately 10:00 AM EST at 80 Bloor Street West, 16th Floor, Toronto, ON M5S 2V1, from among all eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date. The odds of being drawn as a potential Prize winner depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

 

5. NOTIFYING THE POTENTIAL WINNER: The selected entrant in the Prize draw will be contacted by mail, courier and/or telephone within seven (7) business days of the Prize draw. If a selected entrant cannot be located or does not respond within seven (7) business days of notification, or if a package sent by mail or courier is returned as undeliverable, the selected entrant will be disqualified and another entrant randomly selected until contact is made with a selected entrant or no more entries are available, whichever occurs first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to notify any selected entrant.

 

6. DECLARING THE WINNER: In order to be declared a Prize winner, the selected entrant must first correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill testing question without assistance of any kind and will be required to sign and return a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release”) which confirms compliance with the Contest Rules and releases the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies or agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively the “Releasees”), from all liability with respect to the participation in the Contest by the winner and the acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, by the winner and his or her Travel Guests. The Release must be returned within the time period specified on the Release or the Prize will be forfeited by such winner. The selected entrant may be required to furnish proof of identification as part of the verification process. The Sponsor also reserves the right to require proof of eligible employment as required by Rule #2 (the “Employment Confirmation”). The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner who cannot produce, within five (5) business days of a request by Sponsor for same, proof of such employment (satisfactory to Sponsor). Should a selected entrant be unable to accept the Prize because of school and/or Board of Education policy, a new entrant will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries. A selected entrant shall be deemed ineligible if he or she has won a prize in any similar contest run by the Sponsor in the last twelve (12) months preceding the Contest Period. If the Prize is forfeited by a potential winner for any reason whatsoever, the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at the Sponsor’s discretion.

 

7. AWARDING OF THE PRIZE: An employee will contact the confirmed Prize winner after receiving the duly completed Release and, if requested, the Employment Confirmation. The Employee will book the travel arrangements for the Prize winner, including confirming the selected tour itinerary;. The Prize winner will be responsible for ensuring that his or her Travel Guests have the appropriate documentation completed and returned within the time period specified by the Employee. The Sponsor will not replace or refund any amount if the winner or any of the Travel Guests cannot attend the Tour. The Prize winner may not charge any fee to or obtain any compensation from any of the Travel Guests.

 

8. NAME AND IMAGE OF THE WINNER: By entering, each applicant, if he or she is selected as a potential winner of the Prize, consents to the use of his or her name, school name, city and province of residence/school, and/or photographs, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor. The Travel Guests, by participating in the Prize, provide similar consent. The Sponsor and/or its affiliates, related companies or agencies, and their respective employees and agents, will have the right to photograph the Grand Prize winner and his or her Travel Guests while on the Grand Prize tour for use in future promotions, without further remuneration.

 

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: (a) This Contest is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. (b) All entries become the property of the Sponsor and none will be returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected entrant. (c) By entering the Contest, all entrants release the Releasees from any loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from participation in the Contest, or the acceptance or use of the Prize, including but not limited to any injury or damage to an entrant’s or to any other computer. (d) The Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including but not limited to, errors in advertising, the Contest Rules, or the announcement of the Prize winner. (e) No responsibility is assumed by the Sponsor for any inability of any person to successfully enter the Contest for any reason, including any problems or technical malfunction of any internet or telephone network or broadcast transmission during the Contest. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for falsified, late, lost, damaged, misdirected, garbled, or incomplete entries. Proof of transmission (screenshots, etc.) does not constitute proof of delivery. (f) The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant from the Contest in the event it is determined that he or she has entered in a fashion not permitted by the Contest Rules or any other pertinent terms or conditions referenced in the Contest Rules. (g) Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified. (h) Any attempt by an entrant or any other person to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should any such attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

11. CHANGE OR TERMINATION: The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or modify this Contest without liability in the event of any fraud or technical failures of the website beyond the control of the Sponsor that may corrupt the administration, integrity or security of the Contest, or if any other factor interferes with the conduct of this Contest, without prior notice or publication. In the event of early termination of the Contest, a notice will be posted online and a random draw to award the Prize will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination.

 

13. PERSONAL INFORMATION: PERSONAL INFORMATION: By entering the Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest and for the purposes of understanding the needs and preferences of individuals or to develop, enhance, market and/or provide products and services. The Sponsor will collect, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the following criteria: To view the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, visit www.eftours.ca/privacypolicy.


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