1. Official Rules - Win Home Heat 2020 Contest
The Win Home Heating for a Year 2020 contest (the "Contest") is provided by Parkland Corporation (the " Sponsor"). This Contest is governed by these official rules ("Official Rules"). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by the Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law, and in Quebec only, is subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
2. How to Enter
The Contest runs in Quebec, Ontario and in the Atlantic provinces of Canada (PEI, NB, NS, NFLD) from September 21, 2020 through February 28, 2021; except in Quebec, where it runs from October 21, 2020 through February 28, 2021 (the foregoing is hereinafter referred to as the " Contest Period" with variable meaning in the Rules depending on the entrant's province of residence, as applicable). No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest. The different possible ways to enter the contest are outlined below.
Every residential customer who has an active auto delivery account for heating oil or propane with the Sponsor during the Contest Period and has subsequently confirmed their acceptance of the Rules online at Ultramar.ca/WIN-terms will be eligible to earn an entry. Draw will occur on March 1, 2021. Maximum of one entry per household.
To obtain one (1) entry in the Contest without becoming a customer or making a purchase from the Sponsor, print your first name, last name, telephone number, age, complete mailing address (including postal code) and include your confirmation to participate in the Contest during the Contest Period and mail your information and request to participate to:
Ultramar 'Win Home Heating for a Year' Contest, Parkland Corporation,
1155 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Montreal, Quebec H3B 0C9.
Alternately, you can email your entry with the information described above during the Contest Period to: WIN@Parkland.ca.
Upon receipt of your request in accordance with these Rules the following will apply:
If your request was sent to us by mail, you will receive one (1) entry in the Contest. To be eligible, each request must be: (i) received separately in an envelope bearing sufficient postage (i.e. mass mail-in requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) post-marked during the Contest Period and received no later than February 28, 2021. Only one entry per person permitted. No more than one entry per household.
If your request was sent by email, upon receipt of the email by the Sponsor, you will receive a follow up invitation via email to confirm your participation in the Contest and asking you to review and confirm your acceptance of the Rules. When we receive your confirmation, you will receive one (1) entry in the Contest. To be eligible, each request must be: (i) received separately in an email (i.e. mass requests in the same email will be void); and (ii) and received no later than February 28, 2021. Only one entry per person permitted. No more than one entry per household.
3. Contest Prize
The Sponsor is pleased to give away three (3) home heating delivery prizes during the Contest Period; one per each of the following regions: Atlantic, Ontario and Quebec. A random draw will occur after February 28, 2021 as outlined in Section 5 of these Rules.
For existing customers, each prize consists of the value of the delivery of heating oil or propane received from the Sponsor at the personal residence that the winner occupied at the time of his or her participation in the Contest during the applicable contest month. Approximate retail value varies depending on the quantity of heating oil or propane ordered during the applicable month. In the case where the winner of a prize would be a non-customer of Parkland, the contest organizers will open an account for him or her and credit to his or her account the Maximum Prize value (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Prize", or the "Prizes"). The maximum value of the Prize is $2,500 (CAD), in the form of a credit to a residential home heating account of the participating customer (or non-customer) ( the "Maximum Prize Value").
The following restrictions apply to the aforementioned Prizes:
1. The Prize is valid only for deliveries of heating oil or propane made to the personal residence of the winner at the time of the draw (or to be made for winners who are not customers of the Sponsor at the time of their participation in the Contest), which must be located in one of the regions served by the Sponsor (Atlantic, Quebec or Ontario), these areas are subject to change without notice, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
2. In order to be eligible to obtain home heating delivery, the winner's equipment must comply with the requirements of the contest organizer and any applicable regulations where his or her residence is located. If the winner does not own the required equipment or if the equipment is not compliant with applicable regulations, the purchase or lease of equipment or any required maintenance shall be at the sole expense of the winner.
3. The prize to be awarded in this Contest will not be awarded if the winner ceases to be the owner, tenant or occupant of the residence that he or she occupied at the time of the draw or ceases to be responsible for the home heating costs of that residence before the Prize is awarded by the Sponsor.
4. Home heating prizes will be distributed as follows amongst the following Sponsor's brands and geographies:
Ultramar Ontario = one (1) prize
Ultramar Québec = one (1) prize
Ultramar Atlantic = one (1) prize
The Prize must be accepted as awarded, is not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash or monetary difference between actual Prize value and the stated approximate Prize value, if any. The Prize may only be redeemed at participating Parkland Corporation branches and service areas. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for the Prize or any component thereof a Prize of equal or greater value, and/or to terminate or withdraw this Contest at any time without prior notice and without compensation. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries during the Contest Period in each specific region.
To be eligible entries must be received on or before February 28, 2021 before midnight AST. The Contest is open to Canadian residents who reside in an Ultramar service area in the provinces of Quebec, Ontario or in the Atlantic provinces of Canada (PEI, NB, NS, NFLD) who have reached the age of majority according to the laws of the Province or Territory where they reside. This Contest is not open to: (i) directors, officers, employees, retirees, representatives, agents and contractors of: (a) The Sponsor and/or its related or affiliated companies (collectively, the "Sponsor and Affiliates"); or (b) any distributor, operator, dealer or retailer of the Sponsor and Affiliates (each of the foregoing being a "Non-arm's Length Party"), (ii) the immediate families of a Non-arm's Length Party; and/or (iii) persons who are domiciled with a Non-arm's Length Party. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, including any method of entry.
5. Winner Selection and Conditions
A random draw of all eligible entrants of the Contest having participated during the Contest Period will occur within ten (10) days after the end of the Contest Period for each participating region (Quebec, Ontario and Atlantic) and the entrant whose name is drawn (the "Selected Entrant") will be contacted by the Sponsor within seven (7) calendar days of the draw. If a Selected Entrant cannot be reached within ten (10) calendar days following the initial attempt of contact, or if the Selected Entrant does not meet all the Rules, the Selected Entrant will be disqualified, his/her right to the Prize will be forfeited and the Selected Entrant will have no further recourse towards the Sponsor or another party involved in the Contest. To win, the Selected Entrant must also correctly answer a time-limited, skill testing mathematical question to be administered by telephone at a pre-arranged mutually convenient time, failing which the Selected Entrant must forego the Prize without compensation.
The Selected Entrant to the Prize must sign a standard release in a form to be provided by the Sponsor confirming compliance with the Rules and releasing the Sponsor and affiliates from any liability, damages, losses or injury in connection with this Contest and/or the Prizes. Failure to comply with the Rules or to sign and return the release form within seven (7) calendar days of the verification of the Selected Entrant will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize.
All entries are the property of the Sponsor. Individuals abusing the Rules will be disqualified. The Sponsor, including its agents, representatives and those associated with them, are not responsible for any entry, a prize winning notification or the claim for Prize, which fails to get entered, is lost, misdirected, miscommunicated or which arrives late, as the case may be, whether or not due to the fault of the Sponsor or of any other person or thing and whether or not due to any computer, software or any other technical malfunctions. The Sponsor will not be responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription or input during the contest.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound: (i) by these Rules, which will be posted on the Contest website; and, (ii) by the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant found to be: (i) violating the Rules; (ii) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or (iii) using or sending communications or documents to the Sponsor containing offensive, harassing, threatening, abusive language or that violate the intellectual property or other proprietary right of any person. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.
The Sponsor may terminate, modify, suspend or withdraw from this Contest (and/or any aspect thereof, including methods for selection of the Prize winners), in whole or in part, at any time without notice for any reason, without liability, at its sole discretion. In addition, the Sponsor will not assume any responsibility of any nature whatsoever in all cases where their inability to hold the Contest or to remit the prizes to the winners results from a cause beyond its control, including acts of God, weather conditions, strike, lock-out or other labour dispute.
The winner releases the Sponsor, its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies, employees, agents and representatives from any and all liability for any damages he/she may suffer as a result of his/her participation in the Contest, whether or not in compliance with the Rules, as well as those resulting from the acceptance or use of the Prize.
The Contest is governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations applicable therein. For Quebec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a Prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Contest Sponsor and/or its affiliates.
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