THE “WREST” CONTEST (the “Contest”)
Official Rules and Regulations (the “Contest Rules”)
- THE CONTEST PERIOD
The Contest entry period commences at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on August 3, 2020 and concludes at 5:00 p.m. ET on August 15, 2020 (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding residents of Quebec, who, as at the start of the Contest Period, have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence. Employees, directors and officers, independent contractors, representatives and agents of Shaftesbury Lucid Inc. and Minhas PR (collectively, the “Contest Sponsors”), any affiliate (as defined in the Canada Business Corporations Act) of the Contest Sponsors (the “Affiliates”), their respective parents, employees, directors and officers of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, as well as those with whom any of the foregoing are domiciled (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter the Contest or win any prize.
- HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
To enter the Contest during the Contest Period, entrants must follow Wrest VR’s Twitter account @wrestvr available at www.twitter.com/wrestvr AND retweet one of DRAE’s Twitter posts mentioning the Wrest virtual reality game and/or this Contest. Failure to complete both required actions will result in disqualification.
The only method of entry for this Contest is through Twitter (internet access required); no other means of submission will be accepted.
Although online access and possession of a Twitter account is 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 there is no cost to setting up a Twitter account.
NOTE: Entrants may only retweet one (1) time per day during the Contest Period, cannot post duplicate (or near duplicate) updates or links, and may only use one (1) Twitter account to enter the Contest. If it is discovered that any person has (i) retweeted the same post multiple times; (ii) attempted to use more than one (1) Twitter account during the Contest Period; and/or (iii) attempted to use multiple names or identities to enter the Contest; then (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors) he/she may be disqualified from the Contest and all of their Entries voided. Use (or attempted use) of multiple names, identities, Twitter accounts and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other systems(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest is prohibited and is grounds for disqualification by the Contest Sponsors.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on a Twitter account, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person represented by the Twitter account and the information associated with it must be true and accurate.
- WINNER SELECTION
Between 9:00 a.m. ET on August 20, 2020 and 5:00 p.m. ET on August 27, 2020, one (1) eligible entrant will be randomly selected as the potential winner of the Grand Prize, as described below. The potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by a representative of one of the Contest Sponsors within two (2) business days of the draw by messaging the winner on their Twitter account. The Contest Sponsors are not responsible for false, incorrect, changed, incomplete or illegible contact information. The Contest Sponsors shall have the right to verify winner eligibility (including age) prior to confirming them as Grand Prize winner. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon messaging. Potential Grand Prize winners found to be ineligible, who decline to accept the Grand Prize or who are unable to be contacted within seven (7) business days of notification, or as otherwise stipulated by the Contest Sponsors, may be required to forfeit the Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
- THE GRAND PRIZE AND GRAND PRIZE VALUE
The Grand Prize shall be comprised of a courtesy copy of the WREST VR game and an Oculus Rift S. The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize will be CDN $570.
Decisions of the Contest Sponsors regarding prizing are final and the Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded.
- DEADLINE FOR CLAIMING A GRAND PRIZE
Following confirmation as the Grand Prize winner in accordance with the Contest Rules, selected entrants will be given instructions and a deadline as to how they must claim their Grand Prize. Potential Grand Prize winners who fail either to claim their Grand Prize or to inform the Contest Sponsors of their inability to claim the Grand Prize before the deadline, as instructed, may be required to forfeit that Grand Prize and another eligible entrant may be selected in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
- GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS
All incidental costs and expenses not specifically referred to herein as part of the Grand Prize descriptions (the “Expenses”) are the sole responsibilities of the Grand Prize winner (including but not limited to Oculus Rift S compatible hardware). All Grand Prize elements are subject to availability and substitution for a prize of equal or greater value, to be decided in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors. The Grand Prize winner shall not seek reimbursement for the Expenses from the Contest Sponsors.
- ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.
- NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES
None of the Contest Sponsors makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any Grand Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. The Grand Prize winners understands and acknowledges that they may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from the Contest Sponsors should a Grand Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to the Grand Prize winner. Without limiting the foregoing, Oculus Rift S requires specific computer hardware to ensure proper functioning of the headset, and the Contest Sponsors make no representations or warranties with respect to the compatibility or functioning of the Oculus Rift S with the Grand Prize winner’s computer.
- DECLARATION AND RELEASE OF GRAND PRIZE WINNERS
Before being awarded a Grand Prize, the selected entrant must:
- correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited skill-testing mathematical question; and
- sign a standard form Declaration and Release of Liability (the “Release Forms”) confirming that by entering the Contest:
- they read, understood and accepted these Contest Rules;
- that they understand that acceptance of the Grand Prize and playing an Oculus Rift S and/or the Wrest VR game, like other virtual reality games and devices, may involve danger and/or exposure to risks and hazards of both man-made and natural origin, whether arising from foreseeable or unforeseeable human error and negligence, and that, as a result, they or other players may suffer damage to personal property, serious personal injury, illness or even death;
- that they nevertheless freely and voluntarily agree and do hereby assume any and all risks of personal injury, illness, death arising out of or connected with their participation in the Contest and winning and playing the Grand Prize; and
- that they release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Sponsors, the Affiliates, prize providers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, independent contractors, representatives, licensors and agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from and against any and all liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Grand Prize, or in connection with participation in this Contest or a Contest-related activity, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the Contest or accepting the Grand Prize, whether suffered by the Grand Prize winner, or by their guests, heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.
A Release Form will be emailed to potential winners at the email address to be provided by the winner upon messaging. Grand Prizes will only be awarded upon (a) verification of the answer to the skill-testing question; (b) verification of eligibility; and (c) return of the fully executed Release Form to the email provided to the Grand Prize winner. Failure to return a signed Release Form as instructed by the Contest Sponsors will result in disqualification.
- GRAND PRIZE SUBSTITUTION
The Grand Prize and prize portions are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, have no cash surrender value and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions, except as may be decided by Contest Sponsors in their sole and absolute discretion. The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute and/or modify the Grand Prize, or prize portion, with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value for any reason. Should the Grand Prize winner be unable to claim their Grand Prize or prize portion as awarded, their rights to that Grand Prize or prize portion will be forfeited and another entrant may be selected, to be decided in Contest Sponsors’ sole discretion.
Subject to applicable law, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, suspend, terminate and/or modify the Contest Rules or administration of the Contest, in whole or in part, without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security or other causes beyond the control of the Contest Sponsors. The Releasees are not responsible or liable to any entrant or winner or any person claiming through such entrant or winner for failure to supply the Grand Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorists acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, epidemic, pandemic, illness, injury or death, or any other cause beyond the Releasees’ sole control.
- OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
Subject to the terms contained in Section 15 below, all entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsors and their advertising and promotional agencies. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, destroyed or otherwise incomplete entries due to any failure or technical malfunction of the on-line computer systems of equipment, servers, access providers, software, poor reception, technical problems, failure of any social media platform or due to any other reason regardless of cause.
- PUBLICITY RELEASE
By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of their name for any publicity and programming purposes, commercial or otherwise, throughout the world, in all media, in perpetuity, by the Contest Sponsors, promoters and their advertising and promotional agencies, without any obligation, notice, payment or compensation. Such consent shall also be included in the Release Form that the Grand Prize winner signs, as set out above.
- CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as
planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering,
unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond
the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsors that corrupts, impairs or
affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of
this Contest, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion,
to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or Grand Prize.
The Contest Sponsors further reserve the right to disqualify, from this Contest
and future contests of the Contest Sponsors, any individual who tampers with or
in any way corrupts the entry process. The Contest Sponsors may prohibit an
entrant from participating in the Contest, future contests of the Contest
Sponsors and/or winning a prize(s) if, in the Contest Sponsors’ sole
discretion, the Contest Sponsors determine that said entrant is attempting to
undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking,
deception, or any unlawful or unfair playing practices relating to the Contest
(including but not limited to the use of automated quick entry programs),
prize(s), or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants
or the Contest Sponsors representatives. Any
attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any social
media platform or account or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest
may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be
made, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages
(including lawyers’ fees) from any such entrant or any other individual to the
fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, the entrant agrees that the Releasees shall have no liability and shall be held harmless by the entrant for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of entering the Contest, the acceptance, possession, use, enjoyment or misuse of a Grand Prize, or while preparing for, participating in any Contest-related or Grand Prize-related activity. The Releasees are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by any of the Releasees, 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 that may cause damage to a user’s system or limit a potential entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest.
- WHERE CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
These Contest Rules are available online at https://shaftesbury.ca/wrest-terms-conditions/.
- COMPLIANCE WITH CONTEST RULES
All entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules, which are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsors.
- NO AFFILIATION
Twitter and Oculus VR/Facebook Inc. are not affiliated with, and are not sponsoring, endorsing or administering, the Contest in any manner. As the platform for the Contest, Twitter rules must be followed by all entrants or risk disqualification.
- COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, territorial and municipal laws and regulations of Canada and of each province, territory and municipality of Canada, respectively.
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