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Acanac Scholarship Contest Rules

Acanac Inc. (the “Sponsor”)


Official Contest Rules & Regulations

  1. How to Enter

No purchase necessary. To enter, entrants must complete all required fields in the Contest entry form, accept Contest Rules & Regulations, submit a short essay of up to three hundred (300) words or post a thirty (30) second video on Facebook or Twitter using #Acanac on the topic provided. The entrants must also either ‘Like’ the Acanac Facebook page or ‘Follow’ Acanac on Twitter.

  1. Prize

There will be a total of one (1) prize awarded in the Contest: The prize will consist of one thousand dollars (CDN$1,000.00) paid to the winner by cheque. The winner will be selected on September 27, 2017 and announced on Facebook and on Twitter on September 29, 2017.

  1. Contest Eligibility

The Acanac Scholarship Contest is open to any person sixteen (16) years of age or older at time of entry, who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, residing in Canada, on the Contest closing date and who is enrolled in a Canadian CEGEP, College or Canadian university or college for the 2017-2018 school year. Entrants may be asked to show proof of school enrollment to claim the prize. Void in whole or in part where prohibited by law. Employees of Acanac Inc. or Distributel Communications Limited or any other related persons including but not limited to immediate family, partners, agencies, vendors and contractors are not eligible to win the contest.

  1. Contest Closing Date

The Contest is open between August 1 andSeptember 27 2017, to be eligible, contest entries must be received online before 11:59 p.m. EST on September 27, 2017.

  1. Selection of Winner

All essay and Facebook or Twitter video entries will be graded by the Sponsor using a specified criterion that includes but is not limited to; quality, originality and professionalism. Between the close of the contest on September 27, 2017 and September 29, 2017, the Sponsor will select the winner based on highest overall individual cumulative score. In the case of tied highest cumulative scores, the Sponsor will conduct a random draw from all tied scores to determine the winner. If the entrant does not respond within ten (10) business days of having been contacted to claim the Prize, the Sponsor shall select the next best cumulative score until a winner is selected.

  1. Odds of Winning

Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible participants who enter the Contest, and the number of Contest Entries submitted during the Contest Period.

  1. Decisions Final

By entering the contest, contestants agree to be bound by these contest rules and agree that all decisions made by the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this contest are final and not subject to challenge. These rules may be amended at any time by the Sponsor without notice. The Sponsor expressly reserves the right to take any steps it deems necessary in its absolute discretion, including the limiting of entries and the exclusion of contestants, in order to ensure that the contest is conducted in a fair way for all contestants.

  1. No Liability

Acanac Inc. and its employees, agents, representatives, promotional agencies, and assignees shall not be responsible in any way for loss or damage arising from the use of or, bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, the prizes awarded in this contest or the entry by any contestant herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Acanac Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for any risk or dangers associated with the acceptance or use of the prizes awarded as part of this contest or any liability associated with or arising from online or electronic entries, and expressly disclaims liability from loss or damage to a contestant’s, or any other person’s, computer system or other hardware resulting from participating in the contest.

  1. Entries Belong to Acanac Inc.

All entries, including essays and Facebook videos, become the property of Acanac Inc. and will not be returned. Acanac Inc. is not responsible for any lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or delayed entries.

  1. Consent to Use of Personal Information

By entering the contest, contestants approve the use of their personal information for the purpose of administering the contest and for ongoing Sponsor promotional messaging, and, if they are awarded a prize, for promotional purposes through any medium (including but not limited to online, print, social media, TV, and radio mediums) and including in connection with any subsequent similar contest held by Acanac Inc., without payment or compensation whatsoever.

  1. Applicable Laws

This contest is subject to all applicable, federal, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations and any dispute relating hereto will be determined by an Ontario court applying Ontario law and the laws of Canada as applicable therein. This Contest is void where prohibited.

  1. Cancellations, Suspensions, and Modifications

Acanac Inc. may, in its discretion, cancel, suspend or modify this contest, without liability to anyone whatsoever.

  1. General Conditions

Entrants agree to be bound by terms of Contest Rules which are subject to change without notice to Contest entrants individually, and to the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding. By entering and completing the Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their names for the purposes of administering the Contest and for ongoing Sponsor promotional communication. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use such winner’s name, city and province of residence, photo and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, notification or further permission. By entering the Contest, each entrant releases the Sponsor, and each of their respective affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries or related companies, and each of all such companies’ directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents (collectively referred to in these rules as “Releases”), from any damage, loss, cost or liability suffered as a result of or arising from the entrant’s participation in the Contest or the claiming and/or use of the Prize.

  1. No Liability

Each of the Releases disclaims any liability whatsoever relating to, and none of them shall in any way be responsible for, any lost, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or delayed entries, any computer, internet or other similar outages; for delayed or lost transmissions or site shutdowns, or other similar or equivalent events that may occur. The Releases are also not responsible for any technical, computer or human error which may occur in the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize, or the contacting of the selected entrant and the Sponsor shall be entitled to rely solely upon the winner’s declaration as to eligibility in awarding the Prize to such winner, without any review or investigation whatsoever being required on its part or on the part of any of the Releases to the end of confirming the completeness, truth or accuracy of the declarations made therein.