Weston Foods – Win a Trip to Universal Orlando contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. (“Sponsor”), and is administered by Solutions with Impact (“Administrator”), 369 Eglinton Avenue West Toronto Ontario Canada M5N 1A3
1.CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on August 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on November 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM (noon) ET (“Contest Period”). The Administrator’s computer is the Contest’s official clock.
2.ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to individuals who are legal residents of Canada who are at least the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry. Employees, representatives and agents of Sponsor, Administrator, Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort (“Universal Orlando”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, the independent contest organization, and the advertising and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest (collectively, “Contest Entities”) and the members of each of their immediate family (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and the “steps” of each) and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. All applicable federal, provincial, territorial, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Participation consists of entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Each entrant (“Entrant”) may be required to furnish proof of identification and other proof of eligibility under these Official Rules.
3.HOW TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A PRIZE: Before the Contest Closing Date, visit www.WestonFoods.com/UniversalContest and click on the Contest logo to register and complete the online entry form by entering your required information (ex. Name, age, province of residence, telephone number, valid email address, etc.). You must have a valid email address and phone number to enter the Contest. Only one (1) email address account and one (1) telephone number may be used by any person to enter the Contest. Email accounts can be obtained free of charge from many internet service providers. Internet access can be obtained free of charge from many public libraries. Proof of sending an online entry is not proof of receipt by the Sponsor.
Limit of one (1) entry per person during the Contest Period. If any entrant attempts to obtain more than the specified number of entries, the Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify the entrant from the Contest and disqualify all of that entrant’s entries.
Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically reproduced. Should it be discovered that an entrant is using the aid of computer software programs to auto-fill entries in an unauthorized manger, 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.
IMPORTANT: Message and data rates may apply if an entrant enters this content on his/her mobile device. Not all mobile telephone/wireless providers carry the service necessary to participate in this contest. Entrants should consult their wireless provider’s pricing plans. Mobile entry is not required to enter or win the prize in this contest.
Prizes: There will be eight (8) Prizes (“Prize(s)”) awarded. Each prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a four (4) day, three (3) night trip for Winner and up to three (3) guests (“Guest(s)”) to Universal Orlando Resort™ in Orlando, Florida (“Trip”).
Trip will include: round trip economy class air transportation for Winner and up to three (3) Guests from a major commercial airport near Winner’s home (as determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion) to Orlando, FL; three (3) nights standard hotel accommodation (one room, quadruple occupancy, room and tax only) at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort or at another Universal Orlando Resort hotel (as determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion); non-exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in Orlando, FL; 3-Park 3-Day Park-to-Park theme park tickets for admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks and Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; admission to one (1) Blue Man Group Show (exact date and time to be determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion) for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; and $500 spending money.
The Fair Market Value (“FMV”) of each Prize is Six Thousand Four Hundred Fourty Canadian Dollars ($6,440).
5.Trip must be completed by November 18, 2020 or Prize will be forfeited. Travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Travel dates are subject to Universal Orlando and Sponsor approval. Reservations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date. If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with fewer than the allotted number of Guests or no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Winner and each participating Guest and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. If Winner is between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21), he/she must be accompanied by an adult of at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the hotel. Unless child or ward of Winner or one of the allotted Guests, each Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as the Winner. FMV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated FMV and final FMV of Prize will not be awarded. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, baggage, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, baggage fees, and security charges. Winner and Guests are responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, any necessary travel documentation (i.e. valid photo identification, visas, passports, etc.) prior to travel. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through Universal Orlando.
6.PRIZE DRAW AND ODDS OF WINNING: A random draw to select eight (8) potential Grand Prizes winners will be held on November 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.(ET) in Toronto, Ontario Canada by an independent contest organization from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7.WINNER NOTIFICATION AND PRIZE CLAIM: Three (3) attempts will be made to contact each 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 a selected entrant cannot be contacted within seven (7) days, by either email or phone, he/she will be considered to have forfeited the Grand Prize and will be disqualified and another entrant may be drawn from the remaining eligible entries, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant.
To be declared a winner, each selected entrant must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by telephone at the number provided during registration for the Contest or by email at the email address provided during registration for the Contest. The selected entrant, and his/her travel companions, will also be required to sign a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) (or, if a his/her travel companion is under the age of majority in his/her province of residence, have his/her parent or legal guardian sign such Release Form on his/her behalf) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize, as awarded, and releasing the Contest Entities and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with the Contest, the Grand Prize, and any travel related thereto.
The selected entrant and his/her travel companions must return the signed Release Form within thirty (30) days of receipt, or he/she will be disqualified from receiving the Grand Prize.
If a potential winner fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question, is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Grand Prize, fails to return the Release Form within the timeframe provided or in the event that the Grand Prize confirmation or Grand Prize elements are returned undeliverable, the Grand Prize will be forfeited, and an alternative eligible entrant may be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion, however no entrant will be selected after December 31, 2019.
8.LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree that the Released Parties are not responsible for any and all liabilities, including but not limited to e-mail notifications or postal mail; or for any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections or availability; or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/website accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; or any technical, mechanical, printing, or typographical or other error; or unauthorized human intervention; or inaccurate capture of Contest -related information; or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by any website users, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to any Contest -related website(s). Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to participants or to any person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize. Released Parties shall not be responsible or liable for entries entered by any automated computer, program, mechanism or device; or for entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules, and all such entries will, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified.
If for any reason, Sponsor believes the Contest is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux in Quebec, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and/or proceed with the Contest, including the selection of winners in a manner it deems fair and reasonable. If for any reason, including, but not limited to, an administrative, printing, production, computer or other error or due to technical difficulties or incorrect announcements of any kind, more winning messages are distributed than are intended to be awarded according to these Official Rules, the intended winners will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified prize claims received for that prize. Notice of such cancelation, termination, or modification of the Contest shall be posted at www.WestonFoods.com/UniversalContest
By entering the Contest and to the fullest extent permissible by law, each Entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and by the decisions of Sponsor and the Administrator which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released Parties in connection with the Contest; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside legal fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Contest, including, but not limited to, any Contest -related activity or element thereof, and the Entrant’s Entries, participation or inability to participate in the Contest; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or any Contest materials; (d) acceptance, receipt, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, nonuse, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of the Grand Prize (or any component thereof including travel related thereto); (e) change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labour dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot or other cause beyond any of the Released Parties’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules; (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation or modification of the Contest; (g) human error; (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of an Entry; (i) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of any social media platform or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, mobile device, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Released Parties or by an Entrant; and (j) interruption or inability to access the Contest, or any other Contest -related websites or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything regarding this contest, including prize components are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non- infringement, some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusions of implied warranties, therefore some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
9.DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in this Contest, each Entrant agrees, to the fullest extent permissible by law: (1) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses as set forth in subsection 3 below, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (2) this Contest is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to its conflicts of law principles and any and all disputes, claims (exclusive of Prize Claims defined below) and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively before a court of competent jurisdiction located within the city of Toronto; provided, however, that claims for bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage arising out of the redemption, use or misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof provided by Universal Orlando (“Prize Claims”) must be submitted to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the State of Florida, USA and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, USA without reference to the choice of law provisions thereof; and, (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in participating in this Contest and in no event will participant be entitled to receive legal fees, or any other costs; and (4) participant shall be bound by these Contest Rules. For Residents of Quebec: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a Publicity Contest may be submitted to The Regie des Alcools, des Courses et des Jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a Prize may be submitted to the Regie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
11.PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By participating in the Contest and/or accepting a Prize, each Entrant agrees to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor's designee the perpetual right to use his or her name, biographical information, photos and/or likeness, and statements for Contest, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered including live television, worldwide, including but not limited to on the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law.
12.GENERAL: Any attempted form of participation in this Contest other than as described herein is void and will result in disqualification, and if such person is selected as a potential winner, revocation of his/her Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual found, in its sole and absolute opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of the Contest. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third-party or like methods to participate in the Contest will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and will result in the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If any provision of these Official Rules or any word, phrase, clause, sentence or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or any Prize documents will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All entries and/or materials submitted will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Contest details contained in the English version of these Official Rules and the Contest details contained in any Contest promotional materials (including, but not limited to, point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media) or the French version of these rules, the details of the Contest as set forth in the English version of these Official Rules shall prevail. Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort is a prize supplier only in this Contest; is not a sponsor of this Contest; and is not responsible for the administration of the Contest, the collection of the entries or the conduct of the draws.
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