MAPLE LEAFS X SCOTIAADVICE+ GOALS FOR GOALS CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS (“Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE OR ACCOUNT OPENING NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE OR ACCOUNT OPENING WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS CONTEST IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES FULL AND UNCONDITIONAL AGREEMENT WITH AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
(1) CONTEST PERIOD: The Maple Leafs x ScotiaAdvice+ Goals for Goals Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00 a.m. ET on March 25, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on the earlier of (a) the elimination of the Toronto Maple Leafs from the 2020-21 NHL Playoffs, or (b) the final day of the 2020-21 NHL Playoffs (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is only open to legal residents of the Province of Ontario who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and living within one hundred and twenty (120) kilometers of the City of Toronto at the time of entry (each an “Entrant”). Employees and the immediate family members (including those with whom they are domiciled) of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (“MLSE”), The Bank of Nova Scotia (“BNS”, and together with MLSE, the “Contest Sponsor”), the Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Hockey League and its member teams, NHL Enterprises LP and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, governors, agents, their advertising and promotional agencies (together with Contest Sponsors, the “Released Parties”) are not eligible to enter the Contest. Determinations of Contest eligibility shall be made in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor and shall be final and binding.
(3) HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. During the Contest Period, each Entrant must complete the following steps in order to obtain one (1) entry into the Contest draw (each an “Entry” and collectively “Entries”):
· Open the Toronto Maple Leafs app (the “App”), available for free download on iOS or Android, and select the Contest tile; or
· www.GoalsForGoals.ca and
· Complete all required fields and click ‘Submit’
Limit of one (1) Entry per person during the Contest Period. An Entry will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, or mechanically or electronically reproduced. If it is discovered by the Contest Sponsor (using any evidence or other information made available to, or otherwise discovered by, the Contest Sponsor) that any person has attempted to use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter the Contest more than once or to otherwise participate in or disrupt this Contest, they may be disqualified from the Contest.
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Contest Sponsor – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an Entrant’s eligibility to participate in this Contest; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Contest; and/or (iii) for any other reason the Contest Sponsor deems necessary, in its sole discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with these Official Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Contest Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification of the Entrant, in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor.
The potential winner of a Prize may also be requested to provide the Contest Sponsor with reasonable proof that they are the Authorized Account Holder of the email account associated with the potentially winning Entry. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the Authorized Account Holder in whose name the email account is registered, provided that person meets all other eligibility criteria of this Contest. "Authorized Account Holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address and/or telephone number by an Internet access provider, online service provider, telephone service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
All Entries shall become the property of the Contest Sponsor and none shall be returned.
The number of prizes (each, a “Prize”) available to be won will depend on the number of goals scored by the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 NHL Regular Season and 2020-21 NHL Playoffs. Each Prize will consist of $1,000
to be deposited into a non-registered Scotiabank account.
A Prize Winner is not entitled to any difference between the actual value of the Prize and the approximate retail value stated herein. Each Winner will only be eligible to win one Prize.
All incidental costs and expenses associated with a Prize that are not specifically referred to herein are not included and are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Each Prize Winner must follow all directions of the Contest Sponsor with respect to the Prize or any aspect thereof. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferrable, refundable, for resale or convertible to cash. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize, or any component of a Prize, cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute the same for another prize or component of equal or greater value, without notice or liability. In the event that a substitute prize is awarded, such prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be exchanged for cash or otherwise. The odds of winning a Prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period.
(5) WINNER SELECTION:
On each of April 9, April 23 and the end of the “Contest Period” (each, a “Winner Selection Date”), Entrants will be selected from amongst all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period to be eligible to win a Prize (each, a “Selected Entrant”), as follows:
· April 9, 2021: Two (2) Judged Winner (defined below)
· At the conclusion of the “Contest Period”: Two (2) Judged Winners and a number of Draw Winners determined by the number of goals scored by the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 NHL Regular Season and 2020-21 NHL Playoffs less the number of Draw Winners selected on the previous Winner Selection Dates.
Judged Winners: Four (4) Winners will be selected on the Winner Selection Dates set out above by a panel of judges nominated by the Contest Sponsor, and such Winners may have their stories told in marketing or advertising copy of the Contest Sponsor during and/or following the Contest. Selection will be based on (a) 50% quality of the Entry; and (b) 50% the financial goal submitted. Scotiabank and MLSE have the ability to select winners based off of compelling stories entrants submit Selections are inherently subjective in nature, and the Contest Sponsors may select Winners based on any information available to the Contest Sponsors at the time of selection. All decisions are final and binding.
Draw Winners: At the conclusion of the “Contest Period” the number of Selected Entrants indicated above will be drawn randomly from a pool of all eligible Entries. The Judged Winners are not eligible to also be a ‘Draw Winner’. The draws will take place at a location determined by the Contest Sponsors in the Province of Ontario at approximately noon on the next business day following the conclusion of the “Contest Period”.
The respective Selected Entrants will be contacted by the Contest Sponsor at the telephone number and/or email address on file in the App following the draw. If a Selected Entrant cannot be contacted or fails to respond within forty-eight (48) hours of the first attempt of contact by the Contest Sponsor, they will be considered to have forfeited the Prize and will be disqualified and another Entrant may be selected, in the sole discretion of the Contest Sponsor, from the remaining eligible Entries until such time as contact is made with a Selected Entrant, there are no more eligible Entries, or there is insufficient time to award the Prize, whichever comes first. In the event that an alternate Selected Entrant is required to be selected, the same above-noted process will apply. The Contest Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a Selected Entrant. No telephone contact or other correspondence in association with the Contest will be entered into except with the Selected Entrant.
(6) CLAIMING YOUR PRIZE
To be declared a winner (“Winner”), the Selected Entrant must answer correctly, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by the Contest Sponsor in a format of its choosing. The Selected Entrant will also be required to sign a Declaration, Release and Waiver Form (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing the Released Parties from any liability in connection with the Prize or the Contest before being granted the Prize.
To receive the Prize deposit, the winner must have a non-registered Scotiabank account. If the winner is not an existing Scotiabank customer, the winner must meet Scotiabank’s customer onboarding requirements and agree to the applicable customer account agreements. Prize is conditional upon successful account opening with Scotiabank. For more information on Scotiabank accounts and plans, please visit www.scotiabank.com.
If a Selected Entrant does not meet all of the Contest requirements, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question or does not sign and return the Release Form to the Contest Sponsor within the time frame specified therein, that Selected Entrant will forfeit their Prize and the Contest Sponsor shall be entitled (but not obligated) to select another Entrant from the remaining eligible Entries until such time as contact is made with an Entrant or there are no more eligible Entries, whichever comes first. This process may continue until the Prize has been awarded or there is insufficient time to permit the awarding of a Prize. In the event that an alternate Selected Entrant is required to be selected, the same above-noted process will apply. The Contest Sponsor is not responsible, whether as a result of human error or otherwise, for any failure to contact any Selected Entrant.
The Contest Sponsor will contact the Winner following receipt of their signed Release Form to arrange for delivery of the Prize.
In the event of a conflict between the Official Rules and any instructions or interpretations of these Official Rules given by an employee of the Contest Sponsor regarding the Contest, these Official Rules shall prevail. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
By submitting an Entry into this Contest, the Entrant confirms his or her understanding of and compliance with these Official Rules. The Entrant, and their representatives, heirs, next of kin or assignees (“Entrant’s Representatives”), hereby releases and holds the Released Parties harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the Entrant, Entrant’s Representatives or any other person, including personal injury, death or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize, participation in the Contest, any breach of the Official Rules, or in any Prize-related activity. The Entrant and Entrant’s Representatives agree to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.
(8) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
None of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or for any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Entries, the selection of the Winner or for any printing or other errors in any Contest materials. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, tampering, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or authorized access to, or alteration of Entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems, viruses or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or Direct Messaging on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Entrants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Contest.
None of the Released Parties assumes any liability for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind, including without limitation, direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or punitive damages which may be sustained to an Entrant's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from an Entrant's attempt to either participate in the Contest or download any information in connection with participating in the Contest or use of any website. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on any website is provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.
(9) CONTEST ADMINISTRATION
All decisions regarding the Contest remain with the Contest Sponsor. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, suspend and/or terminate any or all parts of the Contest for any reason.
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be in violation of these Official Rules. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to refuse an Entry from a person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter. Any attempt to tamper with the entry process, interfere with these Rules, deliberately damage any website or undermine the administration, security or legitimate operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other relief (including attorneys’ fees) from all persons responsible for such acts to the fullest extent permitted by law, which may include banning or disqualifying Entrants from this and future contests of the Contest Sponsor. In their sole determination, the Contest Sponsor may disqualify any person who acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person and to void all such person’s associated Entries. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the Contest should fraud, virus, bugs, or other reasons beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor corrupt the security, proper play or administration of the Contest.
(10) PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY RIGHTS
By accepting a Prize, the Winner agrees to allow the Contest Sponsor and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates, promotional and advertising agencies and representatives the right to use their name, biographical information, image, photos and/or likeness and statements for programming, promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in connection with this Contest, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on television, video, the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
(11) GOVERNING LAW
The Contest shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between any person and/or Entrant and the Contest Sponsor in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed and interpreted in accordance with the internal laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, including the procedural provisions of those laws, 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 Contest Sponsor and all Entrants hereby attorn to the jurisdiction of the courts of that Province, sitting in the City of Toronto, Ontario, in respect of the determination of any matter, issue or dispute arising under or in respect of these Official Rules and/or the Contest and agree that any such determination shall be brought solely and exclusively before such courts.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official 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 Official 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.
Any words herein importing the masculine gender shall include the feminine gender and vice versa in both the singular and the plural.
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