HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, You can enter by posting comments/stories, sharing a picture of your pet, and responding accordingly in the Sponsor’s Facebook post requesting entries. To be eligible to win each prize, entrants must comply with the Sponsor’s social media requests to be posted by the Sponsor on its Facebook page during this Contest. Limit one entry per person. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO THE SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR OF THIS CONTEST AND NOT TO FACEBOOK. Any entrant that uses fraudulent methods to enter this Contest or circumvent the rules may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of the Administrator. All entries are subject to the Entry Content Restrictions set out below. Decisions of the Administrator are final on all matters relating to this Contest, including interpretation of these Official Rules, determining winners and awarding prizes. In the event of a dispute regarding an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the Facebook account utilized at the time of entry, provided that the entrant meets all the eligibility requirement set forth in these Official Rules. “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to a Facebook Account. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Administrator.
Entry Content Restrictions
All submissions, posts, pictures, images, stories, entries or any content whatsoever posted or submitted to the Sponsor’s or Adminstrator’s Facebook or social media page(s), entrants’ social media pages or anywhere else in order to enter this Contest must not contain any material that, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion:
- ·violates or infringes another person’s rights, including without limitation intellectual property rights;
- contains material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual that promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or age;
- contains or displays any commercial/corporate advertising;
- contains indecent, violent or unsafe behavior or situations, profanities or obscenities, including but not limited to nudity, or pornography, or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous;
- references or depicts persons or organizations without their permission;
- disparages any persons or organizations;
- includes threats to any person, place, business or group; or
- is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any federal, provincial, territorial or local law or regulation.
Failure of any entry to comply with any of the above Entry Content Restrictions, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, may result in disqualification of an entrant. Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Submission that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, this Contest or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: Winners must sign the Sponsor’s Winner Release to: (i) confirm compliance with the Contest Rules; (ii) agree to accept prizes as awarded; (iii) release, discharge and hold harmless the Sponsor, its departments and agencies, parent, related and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, advertising and promotional agencies, counsel, marketing partners, Facebook and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, successors, sponsors, partners, licensees, subsidiaries, agents, artists, advisors, assignees, and all others associated with the administration, development and execution of the Contest (the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all manner of action, cause of action, claim or demand, loss or injury, use or misuse of a prize or any travel related thereto, and the use of the Entry by the Sponsor, suit, debt, covenant, contract, including legal fees and expenses, whatsoever, including but not limited to, claims based on negligence, breach of contract and fundamental breach, failure of any third party contractor or supplier used in connection with any aspect of the Contest to perform or deliver any goods or services, any act of God or any other event beyond the Released Parties’ control, any dissatisfaction of any kind by a winner with any aspect of the Contest or any prize, liability for physical injury, death, or property damage which the entrants, guests, their heirs, successors or assigns have, might have or could have suffered, by reason of or arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by the entrant of the Prize as awarded; and (iv) indemnify the Released Parties against any loss, damage or expense, including legal fees, that any of the Released Parties may suffer or incur as a result of any non-compliance by an entrant with any of the Contest Rules or participation in the Contest and/or in connection with the acceptance and/or exercise by an entrant of a prize and the use of the Entry by Sponsor.
The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest or be awarded a prize, including but not limited to human error, technical malfunctions, lost or delayed entries for any reason, mail failures, omission, or any combination thereof, and entries which fail to fully comply with these Contest Rules; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (iii) lost, incomplete, delayed, mutilated or misdirected entries or Declaration and Release forms; (iv) injury or damage to the entrant’s computer or to any other individual’s computer related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material regarding the Contest or accepting a prize; (v) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related thereto and the use of the Entry by Sponsor; (vi) the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or otherwise; or (vii) late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner.
Any violation of these rules by an entrant may result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize or in the administration of the Contest. All questions, comments or complaints must be directed to Administrator.