CONTEST IS CLOSED – Thanks for all the interest
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST 19 YEARS OF AGE.
Please read the rules below (the “Rules”) carefully. By participating in the Contest, you agree to be legally bound by these Rules.
1. KEY DATES:
The Contest begins on March 25, 2022, at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time and ends on April 1, 2022, at 11:59pm Pacific Time (the “Contest Period”). You may enter the Contest until the end of the Contest Period, and selected entrants will be chosen by random draw on April 4th, 2022, OR within 5 days of the Contest Period close.
2. ELIGIBILITY TO ENTER:
The Contest is open for you to enter only if you meet all of the following conditions: (a) you must be a resident of the Province of British Columbia, (b) you are at least nineteen (19) years of age at the time of entry, and (c) you must not be an employee, representative or agent of Babbl Communications Ltd (the “Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiary, associated and affiliated entities (including its partners), prize suppliers, advertising/promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively, the “Contest Parties”).
3. HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST:
NO PURCHASE OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION NECESSARY TO ENTER THE CONTEST. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE OR OTHERWISE IMPACT YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING IN THIS CONTEST.
You can enter the contest by filling in the required details on the Contest entry page administered by the Sponsor on Daily Hive’s website (https://dailyhive.com). Only official entry points will be recognized. When all required steps of the entry process are complete, you will automatically be eligible to earn one (1) entry in the Contest (each an “Entry”). To be eligible, all content and materials associated with your Entry (regardless of the method of entry) (collectively, the “Entry Materials”) must: (a) be submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period; and (b) be in accordance with these Rules, all as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.
If the Sponsor discovers, using any evidence or other information made available to or otherwise discovered by the Sponsor, that any person has attempted to use multiple names, multiple identities, multiple email addresses, multiple accounts, any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s), and/or any other means not in keeping with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest; then such person may be disqualified from the Contest in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The Contest Parties and each of their respective agents, employees, directors, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for, and accept no liability whatsoever in relation to, any late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries and/or Entry Materials (all of which are void). An Entry may be rejected if, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, the Entry (including, but not limited to, any associated Entry Materials) is not submitted and received in accordance with these Rules.
All Entries, Entry Materials and entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (a) for the purposes of verifying an individual’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (b) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of any Entry, Entry Materials and/or other information entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (c) for any other reason the Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and spirit of these Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Sponsor within the timeline specified by the Sponsor may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Contest will be the official time-keeping device(s) of the Sponsor.
4. SELECTING WINNERS AND REDEEMING PRIZES:
On April 4th, 2022, OR within 5 days of the Contest Period close, two (2) eligible entrants will be chosen by random selection from all valid Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules.
Each of the selected entrants must correctly answer a skill-testing question (see Section 7) and execute a contest waiver. Upon successful completion of same, the Sponsor will attempt to verify the selected entrants’ eligibility and availability to take part in the Contest and contact the selected entrants electronically asking them to subscribe to the Internet Plan within a certain period. If the selected entrant follows the online internet plan subscription process disclosed to such entrant, the entrant will be eligible to obtain the Prize (defined in Section 5 below); provided that the physical address at which the internet service is to be provided is within the Sponsor’s serviceable area in British Columbia. In the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, if the Sponsor determines that an entrant is not eligible or available to participate in the Contest, or if the selected entrant does not complete the subscription process within the indicated period, then the Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, (a) re-draw a valid Entry and follow this process again, (b) use another reasonable, random means of selecting a valid Entry from an eligible and available participant, or (c) take such other steps as it determines necessary.
There will be a total of two prizes available to be won, each consisting of one (1) twelve (12) month internet plan offered by the Sponsor (the “Internet Plan”) known as the Internet 250 plan, provided for an address in British Columbia only (each a “Prize”). All Internet Plans are subject to the terms of services of the Sponsor. The Sponsor estimates the approximate retail value of each Internet Plan at CAD$830.00; thus, the approximate retail of each Prize is CAD$830.00.
The number of Prizes available to be won may change depending on the rate of redemption by selected Entrants or any other reasons at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
ANY AND ALL OTHER COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING THE PRIZE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DEVICES FOR ACCESSING INTERNET, FEES AND CHARGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPGRADED INTERNET PLAN, ANY CHARGES ASSOCIATED WITH CANCELLATION OF ANY INTERNET PLAN) WILL BE THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ENTRANTS. None of the Released Parties, nor any other entity, will be providing any compensation whatsoever with respect to any costs associated with utilizing the Prize. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, the Prize includes the Internet Plan subscription fee, activation fee, and applicable taxes only. The Released Parties are not responsible for any federal, provincial, or local taxes, sales taxes, surcharges, service charges, registration, licensing, processing, insurance premiums, and handling fees, and all other costs incurred in or incidental to claiming, redeeming, receiving, possessing or using the Prize and you acknowledge that all such charges or fees shall be your responsibility.
Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable, assignable or convertible to cash. No substitutions except at the Sponsor’s option. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute the Prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater retail value, including, without limitation, but at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, a cash award.
Each Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, being provided by the Sponsor. None of the Released Parties makes any representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of the Prize awarded in connection with the Contest. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the confirmed winner understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursue any legal or equitable remedy from either the Sponsor or any of the other Released Parties should the Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory. For greater certainty and the avoidance of any doubt, by accepting the Prize, the confirmed winner agrees to waive all recourse against the Sponsor and all of the other Released Parties if the winner’s Prize or a component thereof does not prove satisfactory, either in whole or in part.
6. ODDS OF WINNING:
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules.
7. SKILL TESTING QUESTION REQUIRED:
Before being declared the confirmed Prize winner, the selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited skill testing question administered through Daily Hive’s website (https://dailyhive.com) without mechanical or other aid (which may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor by such means as it reasonably determines). If you are unable to correctly answer the skill-testing question, you will not be able to win the Prize.
8. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND DISCLAIMERS:
Standard data rates apply to participants who choose to participate or enter into the Contest via a mobile device. Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTRY (AND EACH INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENTRY MATERIALS) COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING: (I) THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF – INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENTRY MATERIALS); (II) PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITIES; (III) ANY USE, COLLECTION, STORAGE AND DISCLOSURE OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SPONSOR’S PRIVACY POLICIES; AND/OR (IV) IF DECLARED THE WINNER, THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT OTHERWISE FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES. THIS RELEASE AND INDEMNITY SHALL CONTINUE IN FORCE FOLLOWING THE TERMINATION OF THE CONTEST AND/OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZES.
By participating in the Contest, you hereby warrant and represent that any Entry Materials you submit: (a) are original to you and that the entrant has obtained all necessary rights in and to the Entry Materials for the purposes of entering such Entry Materials in the Contest; (b) do not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; and (c) do not contain any reference to or likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence.
By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry, you: (a) grant to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use your Entry Materials (and each component thereof), in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or in connection with the Sponsor’s promotional activities; (b) waive all moral rights in and to your Entry Materials (and each component thereof) in favour of the Sponsor (and anyone authorized by the Sponsor to use such Entry Materials); and (c) agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising from use of your Entry Materials (or any component thereof), including, without limitation, any claim based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property related thereto or other cause of action whatsoever.
No one is will be a winner of any Prize unless and until (a) they have been selected to receive a redemption code, (b) they provide a physical address at which the Internet Plan is to be provided and such address is within the Sponsor’s serviceable area in British Columbia, (c) their order for the Internet Plan using the redemption code has been confirmed, and (d) they have successfully answered the skill-testing question administered through Daily Hive’s website (https://dailyhive.com).
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE SPONSOR’S INTERPRETATION OF THE LETTER AND/OR SPIRIT OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME.
The Released Parties will not be liable for: (a) any failure of any website or any platform during the Contest; (b) any technical malfunction or other problems of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, those relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, platforms, access providers, computer equipment or software; (c) the failure of any Entry, Entry Materials and/or other information to be received, captured or recorded for any reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; (d) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participating in the Contest; (e) anyone being incorrectly and/or mistakenly identified as a winner or eligible winner; and/or (f) any combination of the above.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, including, without limitation, any error, problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or failure of any kind whatsoever. Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, in any way without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent deemed necessary by the Sponsor, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry Materials and/or other information with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, point of sale, television, print or online advertising and/or any instructions or interpretations of these Rules given by any representative of the Sponsor, the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of participants, the Sponsor or any of the other the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the domestic laws of the Province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws. The parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in British Columbia in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Rules or relating to this Contest.