Official Contest Entry Rules
THIS CONTEST IS FOR RESIDENTS OF CANADA (excluding residents of Québec) AND THE U.S.A ONLY, THE CONTESTANT WILL BE INTERPRETED AND SUBJECT TO ALL CANADIAN FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL, MUNICIPAL AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
“Rank My Internship Groceries for a Semester Contest” Contest (the “Contest”) is administered by RankMyInternship.ca, a division of Passion Inc. (the “Contest Administrator”). Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Contest Administrator at 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 430, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 3B7
By participating in the Contest, each Contestant agrees to be legally bound by the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules.
1. Contest Period
The Contest is run by the Contest Administrator and will take place from February 1, 2020 at 12:00:01 a.m. EST to May, 31 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (the winter “Contest Period”), June 1, 2020 at 12:00:01 a.m. EST to September 30, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (the summer “Contest Period”)., and October 1, 2020 at 12:00:01 a.m. EST to January 31, 2021 at 11:59:59 p.m. EST (the fall “Contest Period”).
The Contest Administrator reserves the right to close the Contest Period by posting at least 15 days’ prior notice on www.rankmyinternship.ca (the “Rank My Internship website”).
The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada and the U.S.A who:
(i) reside in any state/province or territory within Canada (excluding Québec residents) and the U.S.A.;
(ii) are (18) eighteen years of age or older as of the date of entering the Contest and/or who have received the permission of their legal parent and guardian to enter the Contest and potentially become a winner of a prize;
(iii) are individuals who have only one RankMyInternship.ca account;
(iv) have agreed to comply with applicable laws (including, but not limited to, libel and obscenity), assume responsibility for their activities, and not to harass, disrupt, abuse, or invade the privacy rights of others; and
(v) have read and accepted, and agreed to comply with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, and with the Terms and Conditions for the RankMyInternship.ca.
(vi) have added a minimum of one review or interview review on the Rank My Internship website
This Contest is not open to residents of Québec.
For the purposes of the Contest, “Contest Group Entities” means the Contest Administrator with its respective affiliates, including without limitation their respective parent, sister and subsidiary companies, all advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers of prizes, materials and services related to the Contest, and any other corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship or other legal entity directly involved in the Contest. Employees, representatives and agents of the Contest Group Entities, as well as anyone domiciled with such employees, representatives or agents (whether related or not), and the Contest judges, are not eligible to enter, or otherwise, to participate in this Contest.
3. GRAND PRIZE
The grand prize for this contest will be one cheque totalling $250.00 CAD.
4. METHODS OF ENTRY
- Entry and Registration:
To enter the Contest and be eligible to win, the Contestant must: become a registered RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com user, and leave a review or an interview review on a company profile (during the contest period) that belongs to a company that they have worked for through an internship or co-op program.
When registering for a RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com account, Contestants must provide a valid email. Contestants at least 18 years of age may, at their option, agree to receive email communications from the Contest Administrator. Incomplete RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com account registrations or account registrations with false information will be deemed as invalid and will be disqualified. Only fully completed RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com account registrations with valid information received by the Contest Administrator’s servers during the Contest Period will be accepted for entry into this Contest. Once the RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com account registration is complete, the Contestant must click submit. The Contestant will then be able to enter the contest and be eligible to win the Grand Prize and will be registered with the Contest. Once a Contestant obtains entry and registration in the Contest, the Contestant may opt out of email communications from the Contest Administrator at any time without losing her or her entry into the Contest by visiting their RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com student dashboard, unchecking the subscription and pressing submit. Upon entry and registration, the Contestant will be given a password and account. The Contestant may use such account during the Contest Period to opt-in or out of the Additional Prize (see Section 4.2), select or delete Prize-Mates (see Section 4.3), and earn Extra Entries (see Section 4.5).
- Selecting Contestants as Prize-Mates for the Additional Prize:
This contest does not permit the sharing of the Grand Prize or Additional Prize with another individual.
Shared Prize Winners Important Note: Invalid
4.3 Limit of One Registration:
There is a limit of one (1) RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com account registration and one (1) email address per person during the Contest Period.
Note: Contestants can only use the Rank My Internship Website (or its iframe) to register for the Contest. If it is discovered that a Contestant has attempted to: (i) register (or participate in Doubling Your Entries, described below) more than one (1) time or (ii) use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities to register for, or otherwise participate in, the Contest, then (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Administrator) he/she may be disqualified from participating in the Contest and all of his/her entries may be disqualified. Use (or attempted use) of multiple identities, email addresses and/or any automated system to register for or otherwise participate in this Contest is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification.
The Contest Administrator reserves the right to amend the Initial Rules in order to add additional means of earning Extra Entries by posting them on the Rank My Internship Website. No purchase is necessary..
5. DRAW & WINNER SELECTION PROCESS
5.1 Random Draw: On or about December 31st, 2019 at 2:00 pm (the “Draw Date”) in the city of Toronto, in the province of Ontario, at the offices of the Contest Administrator, one (1) entry will be randomly selected from a server generated list of all entries received by the Contest Administrator’s servers during the Contest Period. The Contestant who owns the selected entry, and who is otherwise eligible to win, will be the selected Contestant who is eligible to win the Grand Prizes under the Initial Rules.
5.2 Odds of Winning: The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received by the Contest Administrator in accordance with the Initial Rules.
5.3 Contacting Selected Contestants: Contest Administrator or its designated representative will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact the selected Contestant by email using the information provided at the time of entry within 5 business days of the Draw Date. If the selected Contestant cannot be contacted (i.e. cannot successfully be reached by email by the Contest Administrator or its representative) within 10 business days of the Draw Date, then he/she may be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Grand Prize) and the Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate selected Contestant from among the remaining eligible entries (in which case the foregoing provisions of this Section shall apply to such new selected Contestants).
5.4 Declaration and Release Form: in order to be declared the confirmed Grand Prize Winners, the selected Contestants (or, if he or she is a minor in his/her state/province or territory of residence, his/her parent or legal guardian) must, in addition to meeting the Contest eligibility criteria and otherwise complying with the Initial Rules, sign and return within 5 business days of notification by e-mail, a Declaration and Release prepared by the Contest Administrator which, among other things:
(i) confirms compliance with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules;
(ii) acknowledges acceptance of the prize, as awarded;
(iii) releases the Releasees (as defined in Section 7.8) from any liability and damage which could arise out of or in any way related to the Contest and from the awarding, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize;
(iv) allows the Contest Administrator and a Contest Group Entity to use the Contestant’s name, address and/or photograph in advertising or other publicity, in any form of media; and
If the selected Contestants:
(i) fails to return the properly executed Declaration and Release within the specified time;
(ii) cannot accept the prize for any reason; or
(iii) otherwise fails to comply with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules;
then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the prize) and the Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select by random draw an alternate selected Contestant as the eligible winner of the Grand Prize (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such new eligible prize winner). Notwithstanding any other provision of the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, the Contest Administrator reserves the right to determine how the presentation of a prize will occur and this may be either in a media event, by mail or in person.
6. AWARDING OF PRIZES(S)
6.1 Prize Recipient(s): The Grand Prize Winner (1) will receive (i) the Grand Prize (1). No prize-mates will be permitted for this contest.
6.2 Prizes Delivery: Following receipt of the selected Contestant’s signed Declaration and Release, the Contest Administrator or its representatives will send the prize(s) to the winner at his/her registered address. Please allow six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery of same.
7. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
7.1 Verification of Entries: The Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to verify or require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Contest Administrator or a Contest Group Entity) from any Contestant in this Contest or for any Extra Entries earned, or purportedly earned, by such Contestant to be considered valid for the purposes of this Contest. Contestants whose entries cannot be verified to the satisfaction of Contest Administrator in its sole and absolute discretion may be disqualified from the Contest and will not be eligible to win any prize. In that case, Contest Administrator reserves the right to conduct a reselection of a selected Contestant by random draw. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid registration and/or entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s) in Eastern Standard Time.
7.2 No Liability: The Releasees (defined below in Section 7.8) will not be liable for: (i) any failure of the Rank My Internship Website, Contest Administrator servers or other Square Crop Studios Inc. or RankMyInternship.ca or RankMyInternship.com Contest Administrated sites during the Contest; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any CE Form, registration, vote, Action, Code or Content to be received by the Contest Administrator for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (iv) any injury or damage to a Contestant’s, or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest; and (v) any combination of the above.
7.3 Acceptance of Prizes: All prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash (except in Contest Administrator or any prize supplier’s sole and absolute discretion); (ii) the costs of everything not specifically stated as included in the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner; (iii) if the winner does not utilize any part(s) of his/her prize, then any such part(s) not utilized will be forfeited in their entirety and nothing will be substituted in their place; (iv) Contest Administrator and each prize supplier reserves the right at any time to: (a) place reasonable restrictions on the availability or use of the prizes or any component thereof; and (b) substitute a prize or a component thereof for any reason with a prize or a prize component of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but solely at the Contest Administrator or any prize supplier’s sole discretion, a cash award; (v) by accepting a prize, the winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Releasees (as defined in Section 7.8) if the prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
7.4 Substitution of Prizes: The Contest Administrator and prize suppliers reserve the right, in each of their sole and absolute discretion, and for any reason whatsoever, to substitute for any prize, or part thereof, a substitute prize of equivalent or greater value, including without limitation a cash award.
7.5 Content Submission Requirements: BY SUBMITTING ANY “CONTENT” TO EARN EXTRA ENTRIES, EACH CONTESTANT HEREBY REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT THE ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF) COMPLIES WITH THE INITIAL RULES AND THESE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES, ALL APPLICABLE LAWS (INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS) AND THE SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS. THE RELEASEES (DEFINED BELOW IN SECTION 7.8) WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY REGARDING THE USE OF ANY CONTENT (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF) BY THE CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR. THE RELEASEES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY THE CONTESTANT IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT THE CONTESTANT HAS DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THE INITIAL RULES AND THESE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES.
By participating in the Contest, each Contestant agrees to the interpretation of the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules by the Contest Administrator.
Prior to or after being posted on the Rank My Internship Website, the Contest Administrator, its promotional agency and designated Contest Sponsor (each, a “Sponsor”) reserves the right to initially screen every piece of Content. Any Content that a Sponsor deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules or any applicable law (including intellectual property laws) will be disqualified. Prior to being posted on the Rank My Internship Website, each Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to edit or modify any Content, or to request a Contestant to modify, edit and/or re-submit his or her Content, in order to ensure that the Content complies with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, or for any other reason. If Content is deemed to be inappropriate, the Contestant will receive an email notification from Contest Administrator indicating that the Content has not been posted or has been removed, and he/she will have an opportunity to re-submit his or her revised Content for consideration by a Sponsor. If a Contestant has attempted to submit Content three (3) times and has been rejected each time, then the Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify the Contestant from participating in the Contest.
7.6 Number of Prizes/Winners: By entering the Contest, each Contestant acknowledges that the Contest Administrator shall not be required under any circumstances to award more prizes than the number of available prizes, as set out in the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules. In the event that, for any reason whatsoever (including without limitation, as a result of an error, malfunction or defect in the design, advertising, management, implementation or administration of the Contest, whether mechanical, electronic, human or otherwise) the number of declared winners or the number of prizes claimed by Contestants is greater than the number of prizes available, the Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to end the Contest in whole or in part, without notice, and to award the correct number of prizes among the correct number of winners, selected in accordance with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules from among those eligible entries validly submitted prior to the termination of the Contest.
7.7 Termination of Contest: The Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to void any entry and/or withdraw, suspend, amend or terminate this Contest in whole or in part (or to amend the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules) in any way at any time without prior notice (but subject to applicable law), in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Administrator that, in the Contest Administrator’s sole discretion determines, interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, or in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind, or for any other reason. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the person will be automatically disqualified and the Contest Administrator reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
The Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any Contestant, entry, or vote with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules, or as a result of technical problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Contest Administrator, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules.
7.8 Release and Exclusion of Liability. By entering or attempting to enter the Contest, each Contestant and/or purported Contestant agrees to release, discharge, and forever hold harmless the Third Parties and Contest Group Entities, and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and other representatives (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnities, claims over, contracts and liabilities of whatever nature or kind arising out of, or in connection with the Contestant’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest, compliance or non-compliance with the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules and acceptance and use of the prizes. The Releasees will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, late or misdirected entries or for any failure of the Contest website during the Contest Period, or for any technical malfunction or other problems with, any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software or for any technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing, and will not be liable for any resulting injury or damage to any person or property arising from, or relating to, that person’s or any other person’s participation or attempted participation in the Contest.
7.9 Minors: For greater certainty, where the selected Contestant is under the age legally defined as an adult in his/her province or territory of residence, as a pre-condition to the selected Contestant being declared the winner and receiving the prize, the parent or legal guardian of the selected Contestant must consent in writing to the selected Contestant being declared a winner and receiving a prize and must also sign and return to the Contest Contest Administrator the Contest Contest Administrator’s form(s) of Declaration and Release documentation (see Section 6.2 above).
7.10 Name/Image of Winners and Content:
(a) By entering the Contest or submitting Content for Extra Entries, each Contestant:
(i) grants to the Contest Administrator, its affiliates, and the suppliers of prizes (collectively, Licensees”), in perpetuity, a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use (as the Licensees may in their sole discretion deem appropriate and without right of approval by the Contestant) his/her submitted Content, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason in any manner and in any medium (including the Internet), without any compensation or further attribution or notification;
(ii) authorizes the Licensees to use, reproduce and/or publish in any related publicity, if required, his/her name, photograph, image, likeness, biographical information, any statements they make regarding a prize, place of residence, and/or voice for advertising and promotional purposes in perpetuity and in any manner and in any medium (including the Internet), without any compensation or further attribution or notification;
(iii) agrees that anything created by the Licensees which is derived from the Contestant’s Content, voice, photograph, image, likeness or any statements the Contestant make regarding a prize, is owned by the Contest Administrator, its affiliates or prize suppliers, as applicable; and
(iv) on his/her own behalf, and on behalf of his/her heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, hereby release and discharge the Releasees (as defined in Section 7.8) from and against any and all claims (whether known or unknown, in law or in equity) that he/she or any of his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns may have or that may later accrue against any of the Releasees for any damage, loss, liability, costs, legal fees, expenses or injury based on publicity rights, defamation, libel, slander, portrayal in a false light, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property related cause of action arising out of or relating directly or indirectly in any way to the entry, a vote (if applicable) or use of his/her Content (if applicable), name, photograph, image, likeness, biographical information, any statements they make regarding a prize, place of residence, and/or voice.
(b) For greater certainty, the Contest Administrator, its promotional agency and/or the Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole and absolute discretion and at any time during the Contest, to modify, edit or remove any Content, or to request a Contestant to modify or edit his or her Content, if a complaint is received with respect to the Content, or for any other reason. If such an action is necessary at any time, then the Contest Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to reset the entry count associated with the Content to zero (or, to whatever number the Contest Administrator deems appropriate in its sole and absolute discretion).
(c) Subject to subsection (i) above, if a Contestant has any questions or does not wish the Contest Administrator to use any or all of your name, photograph, image, likeness, biographical information, any statements they make regarding the prize, place of residence, and/or voice for purposes other than Contest administration, please contact the Contest Administrator at 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 430, Toronto, ON, M4P 3B7.
7.11 Dispute - In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, voter registration and/or vote, entries, voter registrations and votes (as applicable) will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry or voter registration (as applicable). “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A Contestant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the Authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry and/or a vote, and, if applicable, that he/she has all necessary consents, permissions and/or licenses as required by the Initial Rules and these Supplemental Rules.
7.13 List of Winners: For the names of the prize winners, please mail a letter with your request to “Passion Inc., 245 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 430, Toronto, Ontario, M4P 3B7, Canada."
7.14 Judges’ Decisions: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations. The decisions of the Contest Administrator and Contest judges with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all Contestants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Contestants, entries, and votes.