AIR MILES Pack to School; Only from August 9 to September 9, 2018

Official Contest Rules

AIR MILES® Pack to School Contest (the “Contest”)

NO PURCHASE OR USE OF MILES IS NECESSARY

The Contest is open only to AIR MILES Collectors who are residents of Canada and who are at least 18 years of age. See Rule 2 below.

  1. Contest Sponsor:LoyaltyOne, Co. doing business as AIR MILES or the AIR MILES Reward Program (the “Contest Sponsor”), 351 King Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 0L6.
  1. Eligibility:This Contest is open only to Canadian resident AIR MILES Collectors who are at least 18 years of age as of August 9, 2018 except employees, representatives and agents of the Contest Sponsor, its affiliates and their respective advertising and marketing agencies, contest administrators, judges, and persons domiciled with any of the above. The Collector is the individual in whose name the Collector Number has been established or, in the case of a Business Collector, the principal associated with the Business Collector Number, as determined by the Contest Sponsor. Canadian residence will be determined by the mailing address associated with the Collector Number. If you are not already an AIR MILES Collector, you may become one by enrolling online at https://www.airmiles.ca.

    Online access and an email account may be required to participate in this Contest. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts.

  1. Agreement to Rules:By participating in the Contest, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept the Official Contest Rules and the decisions of Contest Sponsor and its Contest administrators and judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
  1. Contest Period:The Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. on August 9, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. on September 9, 2018 (the “Contest Period”). All times refer to Eastern Time (“ET”) throughout the Contest.
  1. How to Enter. There are two (2) ways to enter during the Contest Period to receive one (1) entry:

    Entry Option A - Contest Bonus Offer: Receive one (1) entry each time you use (and fulfill) a unique “AIR MILES Pack to School” Bonus Offer featured online at airmiles.ca/packtoschool (the “Website”) (collectively “Bonus Offers”) at an AIR MILES Partner during the Contest Period. You will receive one (1) entry into one (1) of the four (4) Regional Prize Draws (as described in Rule 6 below) per unique Bonus Offer used regardless of the number of Miles collected, and in accordance with the mailing address associated with your Collector Number. Limit of one entry per Bonus Offer per Collector Number. You will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Bonus Offers as set out in each individual Bonus Offer; and/or

    Entry Option B - No Purchase Necessary (e-mail entry): To enter the Contest without a purchase or without using any Miles, during the Contest Period you can submit your first and last name, complete mailing address including city, province, postal code, daytime phone number (including area code), e-mail address and AIR MILES Collector Number by e-mail to: AirMiles+Packtoschool@promotionsolutions.net (with “AIR MILES Pack to School Contest” in the subject line of the e-mail). The e-mail must be received by Contest Sponsor no later than 11:59 p.m. ET on September 9, 2018. You will receive one (1) entry into one (1) of the four (4) Regional Prize Draws (as described in Rule 6 below) in accordance with the mailing address provided in your email entry submission. Limit of one e-mail entry per Collector Number per day.

  1. There is one (1) Prize available to be won in each of the four (4) Regional Prize Draws (each a “Prize” and collectively the “Prizes”), for a total of four (4) Contest Prizes, the elements of each are as follows:

    1) Regional Prize Draw 1: Western Canada (BC, AB, SK, MB, NT, NU, YT): One (1) Prize consisting of the following elements:

    • A credit up to $5,000 CAD with Marlin Travel towards the booking of an eligible all-inclusive vacation package to either the Mayan Riviera or Punta Cana with WestJet Vacations.

    2) Regional Prize Draw 2: Ontario: One (1) Prize consisting of the following elements:

    • A credit up to $5,000 CAD with Marlin Travel towards the booking of an eligible all-inclusive vacation package to either the Mayan Riviera or Punta Cana with WestJet Vacations.

    3) Regional Prize Draw 3: Quebec: One (1) Prize consisting of the following elements:

    • A credit up to $5,000 CAD with Club Voyages towards the booking of an eligible all-inclusive vacation package to either the Mayan Riviera or Punta Cana with WestJet Vacations.

    4) Regional Prize Draw 4: Atlantic Canada (NB, NS, PE, NL): One (1) Prize consisting of the following elements:

    • A credit up to $5,000 CAD with Marlin Travel towards the booking of an eligible all-inclusive vacation package to either the Mayan Riviera or Punta Cana with WestJet Vacations.

    The Prizes are subject to certain restrictions:

    • The Winner must be a minimum of 18 years of age to participate in the Prize.
    • The credit of up to $5,000 must be used towards an eligible vacation package to one of the two eligible destinations in the same booking transaction. Number of guests per booking may vary. Any unused portion of the $5,000 credit will be forfeited. If the winner’s eligible vacation package exceeds the $5,000 credit, he/she is responsible to pay the balance owing to the prize provider.
    • All travel must be booked by March 31, 2019 and Travel to be completed by December 31, 2019.
    • Prize must be taken as offered and is neither transferable nor redeemable for cash, credit or alternative prizes, except in Contest Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize cannot be sold and in the event that it is sold, the Prize will be void. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of equal or greater value, including cash. No credit or reimbursement will be provided if Prize is not taken. Prize cannot be combined with any other promotional offer or offers provided by the prize provider or the Contest Sponsor.
    • Winner and his/her guest(s) must originate at the same airport and travel on the same itinerary for both the outbound and inbound flights. No changes to travel dates or passenger names are permitted once a booking has been confirmed. The Prize is governed by laws, regulations, International conventions and conditions of carriage. Other restrictions may apply.
    • Winner and his/her guest(s) must have the legal right to leave Canada and return to Canada and must have the legal right to enter and leave the destination country to which they are bound. They are fully responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, all documentation necessary for the trip as required by the authorities concerned, including, but not limited to, visas, passports, vaccinations and certificates. These documents shall be obtained before departure.
    • All international travel documentation that may be required (visa, passports, etc.) are confirmed winner and his/her guest’s responsibility and must be obtained prior to departure. Passports for all travelers must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of departure.
    • It is strongly recommended that travel and/or medical insurance be purchased by confirmed winner and his/her guest(s) at time of reservation as a measure of added protection. 
    • Neither the prize provider nor the Contest Sponsor shall assume any responsibility of any nature whatsoever for any delay, postponement, suspension, rescheduling or cancellation of the Prize or any portion of the Prize, for any reasons whatsoever including, but not limited to, weather conditions, equipment breakdown or failure, of any flight(s), event(s), exhibit(s), attraction(s) or accommodation(s) being arranged in conjunction with the Prize and confirmed winner and his/her guest(s) are not entitled to be compensated in the event of such delay, cancellation or other event described herein.
    • Winner and his/her guest(s) are responsible for all expenses other than those included in the Prize. Any costs or expenses, including other meals, insurance, airfare, transportation costs, accommodation, transfers, gas, tips, taxes, fees, merchandise, souvenirs and incidentals not specifically identified in these Official Contest Rules as part of the Prize are the responsibility of confirmed winner and his/her guest(s).
    • Winner must be able to attend within the dates indicated above to be eligible. No compensation will be provided for failure by confirmed winner to claim or use any portion of the Prize within any expiry periods applicable thereto nor if the confirmed winner fails to accept the Prize as awarded. In case of cancellation for any given reason, the Prize will be forfeited. Other restrictions may apply.
    • Travel arrangements must be made with the prize provider.

    The total approximate retail value of the Prizes is $20,000 CAD. Any difference between the stated approximate retail value and the actual value of the Prize will not be awarded. Limit of one (1) Prize per Collector Number.

  1. Prize Selection and Odds: The odds of winning a Regional Prize Draw Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for each respective Regional Prize Draw. A random drawing for the Prizes will be held at 10:00 am on October 29, 2018 in Oakville, Ontario from among all eligible entries received for each Regional Prize Draw during the Contest Period, by an independent judging organization whose decisions will be final and binding. In order to be declared a winner of a Prize, the selected entrant must be an AIR MILES Collector and must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at a prearranged time by telephone and otherwise comply with these Official Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsor or its representatives will make reasonable attempts to contact the selected entrant at the email and/or telephone number(s) recorded in respect of his/her Collector Number and/or indicated on the email entry, as the case may be. If a selected entrant cannot be contacted or has not responded within forty eight (48) hours of the time when the contact was first attempted, is not eligible in accordance with these Official Contest Rules, does not correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question or otherwise comply with the Official Contest Rules, then the selected entrant will be disqualified and will forfeit the Prize and an alternate entrant may be randomly selected. Selected entrant must sign and return to the Contest Sponsor within forty eight (48) hours of receipt a Prize Acknowledgement and Release Form in form satisfactory to Contest Sponsor, which includes a standard declaration of compliance with the Official Contest Rules and release form in form satisfactory to Contest Sponsor in order to be awarded the Prize. Failure to sign and return the Prize Acknowledgement and Release Form within forty eight (48) hours of receipt will result in forfeiture of the Prize and may result in selection of another entrant. The guest(s) of the Prize Winner must also sign a release to participate in the Prize.
  1. General:

    The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use any winner’s name, city/province or territory of residence, comments, likeness, photograph, voice and statements without further compensation, in connection with any advertising and publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Contest Sponsor in relation to the Contest or the AIR MILES Reward Program, in any media throughout the world in perpetuity. The first name or initials and city name of Winner may also be posted on www.airmiles.ca.

    For Quebec residents, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest in Quebec may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) for a ruling. For Quebec residents, 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.

    Subject to the jurisdiction in Quebec of the Régie, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of equal or greater value, to cancel, terminate amend and/or suspend the Contest without prior notice at any time and for any reason including without limitation, if viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, attempts to disrupt the Contest or other causes beyond the Contest Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper play or conduct of the Contest. In no event will the Contest Sponsor be liable for more prizes (in quantity or amount) than that specified in the Official Contest Rules.

    The Contest Sponsor is not responsible for any technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, or lost or unavailable network connections or garbled or deleted computer network transmissions, or failed, incomplete, garbled, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, delayed or lost entries or inaccurate capture of entry information or purchase information or use of Miles information, even if it limits the ability to participate in the Contest. Any entry that occurs after a system failure is deemed a defective entry and is void and will not be honoured. The Contest Sponsor and prize providers are not responsible for any injury or damage to persons (including the Winner and his/her guest(s) or property arising from the Contest or Prize, or which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from accessing or transmitting any material from the Website (including the Contest site or airmiles.ca), regardless of whether the material was prepared by the Contest Sponsor or a third party or is connected to the Website or hyperlink. All entries must be received during the Contest Period. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification by Contest Sponsor and will be void if not obtained by legitimate channels, or if not original, or if obtained other than in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. The Contest Sponsor will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning or entry in lieu of its verification process. Proof of sending any portion of an entry or purchase or use of Miles is not proof of receipt. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned.

    Online and email entries must be made only by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of any automated system including robotic or form-filling software to enter or participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance. 

    The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Contest Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

    The Contest Sponsor uses the AIR MILES Collector Number to validate and update the entrants’ Collector Account and to track entry into this Contest. By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Contest Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with these Official Contest Rules and the Contest Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available at: https://www.airmiles.ca/arrow/PrivacyPolicy). This section does not limit any other consent(s) that an individual may provide the Contest Sponsor or others in relation to the collection, use and/or disclosure of their personal information.

    The Contest is subject to all applicable laws.

    The name of any winner may be obtained by sending a request with a self-addressed postage stamped envelope to “Dept. 100, AIR MILES Pack to School Contest, Winner List Request, Box 9500 Lakeshore West PO, Oakville, ON L6K 0G4”, until February 12, 2019. The first name or initials and city name of any winner may also be posted on www.airmiles.ca.

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