The â€œMake Time for Meâ€ Contest (the â€œContestâ€) is open to any person who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada on the Contest Closing Date. Void in whole or in part where prohibited by law. Individuals associated with the Contest, including employees of Melitta Canada (the â€œSponsorâ€), their affiliates, promotional and marketing companies and their suppliers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, and any member of the immediate families of any of the foregoing and other individuals with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
The Contest begins at 9:00 a.m. EST on April 16, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on May 12, 2012 (â€œContest Closing Timeâ€) (the â€œContest Periodâ€).
There will be thirty (30) Prizes awarded equal to a total cash value of Three Thousand Four Hundred Canadian Dollars (C$3,400). Prizes will be randomly drawn at the time of the Daily draw on the following business day.
THE GRAND PRIZE. There will be two (2) Grand Prizes available to be won by two (2) Grand Prize Winners, consisting of a cheque for One Thousand Canadian Dollars (C$1000) for a Spa Getaway.
THE DAILY DRAWS. There will be twenty-eight (28) daily prizes available to be won (C$50 each - Melitta Gift packs consisting of 1 bag of World Harvest, 1 Pour over, 1 Me Mug, 1 box of filters, 1 t-shirt)
A Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and cannot be transferred to another person. The odds of winning a Prize depends upon the total number of eligible entries received per draw.
*The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any of the aforementioned prizes for cheques for the equivalent cash value to be used for products or services that can be fulfilled by merchants in the residing location of the Prize Winner entitled to that prize.
After Contest period has ended, a random draw of all of the eligible stories will be conducted on May 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST in Burlington, Ontario. Two Grand Prize Entries will be randomly drawn at this time.
After the Daily Contest Closing Time, a random draw of all of the eligible pledges will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. EST on the following business day.
The Sponsor or its representatives reserve the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry (or entries) it deems invalid for any reason.
A person who is selected as a prospective prize-winner will be known as a â€œProspective Winnerâ€. A Prospective Winner will be declared as an official prize-winner (a â€œPrize Winnerâ€) after fully complying with these Rules. No other notification will be made to any Contest entrants regarding who the winner of the Contest is, other than to the Prize Winners.
Prize Winner information will be posted on the Site once they are selected and officially declared the prize winner.
Attempts will be made by the Sponsor or its representatives to contact a Prospective Winner by telephone or e-mail within two (2) days of the Daily Draw. A Prospective Winner must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question without the assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise. A Prospective Winner must sign a Declaration of Compliance with the Official Rules and a Release of Liability, in a form acceptable to the Sponsor, that confirms compliance with the Rules and releases the Sponsor, advertising and promotional agencies and suppliers, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, from any and all liability with respect to this Contest, including, without limitation, the selection of the Prize Winner, the administration of the Contest, and acceptance or use of any or all of the Prize as awarded. The Prospective Winner must provide documented proof of all Eligibility Criteria (including without limitation, proof that the Contest entrant is a Canadian Citizen and a permanent resident of Canada as of April 16, 2012 in the form of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status, birth certificate, Canadian passport, or other) in order to be declared a Prize Winner. If the Prospective Winner cannot be contacted within such two (2) day period for any reason; or fails to answer the skill-testing question correctly; or fails to complete the Declaration and Release; in the Sponsorâ€™s sole and unfettered discretion; or when contacted, does not confirm arrangements for the Prize with the Sponsor or its representatives; or does not meet all of the Contest terms by no later than five (5) days after being contacted, the Prize shall be automatically forfeited by that Prospective Winner.
In above cases of forfeiture, the Sponsor will conduct another draw with the pool of eligible contest entries for that date. The new Prospective Winner(s) will be subject to the same conditions as set out in these Rules and specifically the requirements in this Section 6.2. This process will be repeated up to 2 times for each Prize. In the event that any Prize cannot be allocated to an eligible Prize Winner, the Sponsor has the right to cancel that Prize.
Prize Conditions. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any of the aforementioned prizes for cheques for the equivalent cash value to be used for products or services that can be fulfilled by merchants in the residing location of the Grand Prize Winner entitled to that prize.
By participating in this Contest, Contest entrants consent, without monetary compensation, to the use of the information contained in the Contest Entries and use of their names, throughout the world in perpetuity, in any publicity carried out by or for the Sponsor and its representatives, and/or their respective affiliates in any and all media, including, without limitation, on the Sponsor and/or its representativesâ€™ websites or other marketing collateral. For greater certainty, all Contest entries may be used for promotional purposes even if they were not chosen as a Prize Winner.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withdraw, terminate, suspend or modify all or any part of this Contest, if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation technical failure or corruption, computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any cause beyond the control of the Sponsor which in the opinion of the Sponsor affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. If the Contest is withdrawn, terminated, suspended or modified, notice of this will be posted on the Site.
Further, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, disqualify or suspend the participation of any entrant, in the Sponsorâ€™s sole discretion, where an entrant appears to be tampering or interfering with, damaging or otherwise deliberately undermining the administration, security or legitimate operation and integrity or proper conduct of the Contest.
Should any entrant make any false statement in connection with his/her entry or participation in the Contest, such entrant shall be automatically disqualified from the Contest.
For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the RÃ©gie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of the prize may be submitted to the RÃ©gie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
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