NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO
ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
BMW Canada TeamBMW Powering Performance Contest (the "Contest") begins on November 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET and ends
on December 5, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET (the "Contest Period"). All
times referenced in these Official Contest Rules are in Eastern Time. The Contest is run by BMW Canada Inc. (the “Sponsor”). For the purposes of the Contest, the “Contest Group” is composed of the
Sponsor together with its respective affiliates and related companies,
including without limitation its parent, sister and subsidiary companies,
retailers, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers of
material and services related to the Contest, and any other corporation,
partnership, sole proprietorship or other legal entity directly involved in the
Contest and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and other
Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of
majority in their province or territory of residence as of the date of
entry. Excluded from eligibility are
officers, directors, employees, agents and other representatives of the Contest
Group, Facebook, Twitter, the independent contest judging organization, each of
their respective parent, affiliated and related companies, agencies, and
suppliers of the materials and services related to this Contest, and members of
any immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses,
regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of such
officers, directors, employees, agents and sales representatives.
HOW TO REGISTER AND
PURCHASE NECESSARY. Internet access
required. Online entry through the Contest Website only (as defined below); no
other means of submission will be accepted.
may enter the Contest by commenting on a BMW Canada post that references the
Contest (the “Contest Post”) on Facebook, available through
http://www.facebook.com/BMWCanada or retweeting a @BMWCanada tweet that
references the Contest on Twitter, available through
http://www.twitter.com/BMWCanada (collectively the “Contest Website”) during the Contest Period.
participants must either comment on a Facebook Contest Post on the BMW Canada
Facebook page or tweet in response to a contest tweet posted by @BMWCanada,
stating why they would be the best candidate for a ski experience with Mikaël
Kingsbury. The participant is then entered into the draw to win the prize of
the experience they commented on or responded to.
will be a minimum of two (2) Facebook Contest posts and a minimum of two (2)
Contest tweets posted during the Contest Period. However, the Sponsor reserves
the right to extend the number of Contest Posts at its sole discretion.
Twitter participants, it is recommended participants include @BMWCanada with
their tweet since some entries could be filtered out by the platform and
consequently, not included in the Contest.
Entry will receive one (1) chance to win one (1) prize through either Facebook
entries that are made, or suspected to have been made, through automated means
or scripts will be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The clock used by the Sponsor in connection
with the receipt of the entries will be the official clock to determine the
date and time the entry was received. Participants
can only use one (1) account per platform in connection with the Contest.
online access and a Twitter and/or Facebook account are required in order to
participate, no purchase is required in order to enter the Contest. Many public libraries, retail businesses and
others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service
providers and other companies offer free e-mail accounts.
entering this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Contest Rules
and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Contest judges.
is one (1) prize available to be won during the Contest Period. The prize is
Trip to Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia with Team BMW Athlete Mikaël
trip air transportation for two (2) people from a commercial airport within
Canada nearest to the winner’s residence (the “Departure Point”) to Vancouver,
British Columbia. Participants must be available to travel on December 18, 2016
and return to the Departure Point on December 20, 2016 or on the dates to be
determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion;
transportation to/from the airport to the hotel in Whistler, British Columbia
and to/from Whistler Blackcomb ski location
(2) nights’ standard hotel accommodation based on double occupancy for two (2)
people at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia.
(2) hour Ski session starting/ending at Whistler Blackcomb with Team BMW
Athlete Mikaël Kingsbury (ski rental included)
including breakfast (Monday, December 19, 2016, Tuesday, December 20, 2016),
lunch (Sunday, December 18, 2016; Monday, December 19, 2016, Tuesday, December
20, 2016) and dinner (Sunday, December 18, 2016; Monday, December 19, 2016)
will be supplied.
ARV of the Prize is CDN $4,800 based on sample
Halifax (return) Vancouver.
the winner and/or guest are not available to travel on the specified Prize
dates, the Sponsor reserves the right to redraw for a winner. Prizes must be
accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for
cash or otherwise; however, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a
prize of equal or greater monetary value, in cash or otherwise, at its sole
discretion, if a prize cannot be awarded for any reason.
be eligible for the Prize, an Entry must be received during the Contest Period.
There will be a random draw for the Prizes from all eligible Entries received
during the Contest Period.
Prizes will be drawn at 9am ET, December 6, 2016 at 50 Ultimate Drive, Richmond
Hill, Ontario. See Prize Claim Conditions below. Odds of being selected as
eligible to win the Prize will depend on the total number of Entries received.
PRIZE CLAIM CONDITIONS
total of one (1) prize will be offered to one (1) selected entrant – one (1)
per entrant – across both Facebook and/or Twitter with no limitations to the
entrants will be notified via Twitter and/or Facebook within approximately two
(2) business days of the draw at the Twitter and/or Facebook account provided
by the entrant on the Official Entry. Before being declared a winner, selected
entrant must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether
mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to
be administered at a mutually convenient time by telephone. By accepting a prize, winner releases the
Sponsor, the independent contest judging organization, their respective parent,
related and affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies,
participating retailers, and all of their respective directors, officers,
owners, partners, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, successors
and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest or the use or
misuse or possession of any prize.
Return of any prize or winner notification as undeliverable, inability
to reach selected entrant or failure of selected entrant to respond to
notification within twenty four (24) hours of first attempt by Sponsor or
Sponsor’s agent, failure to provide proof of eligibility (if requested), or other
required documentation in a timely manner, failure to correctly answer the
question, or other non-compliance with these Official Contest Rules may result
in disqualification, forfeiture of the prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion,
selection of an alternate eligible entrant for the forfeited prize, who will be
subject to disqualification in the same manner.
Sponsor and its authorized agents will collect, use, and disclose the personal
information you provide when you register with the Sponsor, enter the Contest,
and administering the Contest and prize fulfillment. Participants may be offered the opportunity
to receive additional communications from the Sponsor about its products, and
upcoming contests and promotions.
accepting a prize, winner agrees to the Sponsor's use of his/her name,
city/province of residence, picture, biographical information, statements,
voice and likeness in any advertising and publicity the Sponsor may conduct
relating to the Contest in any media or format, whether now known or hereafter
developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or
times in perpetuity, without further compensation or notice. Aggregate and/or anonymized Contest winner
information may be used by the Sponsor to communicate about the Contest to its
retailers and distributors.
further information about the Sponsor's privacy practices, please see Sponsor's
RIGHT TO VOID /
TERMINATE / SUSPEND / MODIFY
Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools,
des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”)
with respect to residents of Quebec, to terminate, suspend or modify this
Contest, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation if,
in Sponsor's sole opinion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as
contemplated by these Official Contest Rules. Without limiting the generality
of the foregoing, if the Contest, or any part thereof, is not capable of
running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by
computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, programming
errors, or technical failures, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt
or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct
of this Contest, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion and subject only to the
approval of the Régie in Quebec, void any suspect entries and: (a) terminate
the Contest, or any portion thereof; (b) modify or suspend the Contest, or any
portion thereof, to address the impairment and then resume the Contest, or
relevant portion, in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these
Official Contest Rules; and/or (c) award the prize from among the eligible,
non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment in accordance
with the winner selection criteria discussed above.
a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. All entries become the property of Sponsor
and none will be returned or acknowledged. Mass entries, automated entries,
entries submitted by third parties, and any entries or prize claims that are
late, incomplete, fraudulent, illegible, unidentified or delayed will be void.
All Entries and prize claims are subject to verification. Proof of entry
submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Entrants agree to abide by
these Official Contest Rules. Decisions of Sponsor and/or the independent contest
judging organization will be final and binding on all matters pertaining to
this Contest. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and
municipal laws. Void where prohibited.
The Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing,
computer programming or operator errors.
Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules
shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The invalidity or unenforceability of any
provision of these Official Contest Rules shall not affect the validity or
enforceability of any other provision.
If any provision of the Official Contest Rules is determined to be
invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Contest Rules shall be
construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable
provision was not contained therein.
Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced
above, the winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize,
or the cash value thereof. Sponsor
reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who
tampers or attempts to tamper with, or is suspected of tampering with, the
entry process, the operation of the Contest and/or Contest Website, violates
the Official Contest Rules, or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or
harass any other person. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER
INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL
AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the
identity of the person who submitted any Entry, the authorized account holder
of the e-mail address submitted at registration will be deemed to be the
entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person
assigned an e-mail address by an access provider, service provider, or other
person or organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the
account associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be
required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES
PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, RELATED
AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND EACH OF
THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE
"RELEASEES") HAVE NO
LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY
LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY
RESULTING FROM A PRIZE, INCLUDING THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF
THE PRIZE. FURTHER BY PARTICIPATING IN
THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES
AND TWITTER HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS
BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY
KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE
DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM:
A) ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ACCESS TO AND USE
OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE, OR B) ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY
RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY.
TWITTER, ITS PARENT, RELATED AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND EACH OF THEIR
RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS HAVE NO LIABILITY
WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY
FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING
FROM: ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ACCESS TO AND USE OF
THE CONTEST WEBSITE OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS OR
DEFAMATION. Some jurisdictions do not
allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
therefore such exclusions may not apply to you.
limiting the foregoing, the Releasees, Twitter, Facebook, and any of Sponsor's
other agencies, suppliers or contractors, shall not be responsible for: (a) any
incomplete or inaccurate information that is caused by Contest Website users,
or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the
Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing
of submissions in the Contest; (b) lost, interrupted, or unavailable network,
server, service provider, on-line systems, telephone networks or telephone
lines, or any other connections; (c) the theft, destruction, loss or
unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (d) any problems with, or
malfunctions or failures of, telephone networks or lines, computers or computer
on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or
bugs; (e) garbled transmissions or miscommunications; (f) failure of any e-mail
to be received by or from the Contest judging organization or Sponsor for any
reason, including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at
any website or combination thereof or technical incompatibility; (g) damage to
a user's computer equipment (software or hardware) occasioned by participation
or downloading of materials related to this Contest; (h) printing,
distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors or
malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise;
or (i) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions
Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with
Twitter and/or Facebook. Twitter and/or
Facebook are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this
Contest. Any questions, comments or
complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor and not Twitter
No purchase necessary. Contest entry open from
November 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM ET and ends on December 5, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET to
legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their
province or territory of residence. One prize available: Prize Experience: Trip
for two (2) to Ski with Mikaël Kingsbury in Whistler Blackcomb. ARV: $4,800
based on sample Halifax to Vancouver (return) departure. Participants must
nominate themselves for the Mikaël Kingsbury ski experience stating why they
believe they are the best candidate for the prize upon entry to the Contest.
Participants nominating entry to Mikaël Kingsbury ski experience must be
available to travel to Whistler, British Columbia on December 18, 2016 and
return to the Departure Point on December 20, 2016 or on the dates to be
determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on number of
eligible entries received. Internet, email address and math skill-test
required. For rules and to enter:
www.twitter.com/bmwcanada or http://www.facebook.com/BMWCanada.