Thank you to all for submitting your entries. The contest is now closed. We’ll be announcing the Grand Prize Winner shortly. Stay tuned!
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Create your business infographic and you’ll have a chance to win great prizes. All you have to do is create and publish your infographic to be automatically entered for your chance to win!
GRAND PRIZE: A Microsoft Surface 3 and a $250 Scotiabank Visa prepaid card + Movie Prize Pack (Total value at $1650).
But your chance to win doesn’t end there — every Monday we will be giving away a weekly prize valued at $250, courtesy of Microsoft and Scotiabank!
HOW TO ENTER:
- Join YouInc
- Create your personalized infographic
- Publish and share!
*If you’re already a member and have completed your infographic, CONGRATULATIONS! You are automatically entered into the contest. Good luck!
Infographics are a great way to visualize what your business has accomplished and to share your success. You can share your business infographic on your social networks, embed it on your website, or even put it in your email signature. All that – and you might even win a prize!
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The YOUINC Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on July 15th, 2014 at 5:00:01PM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on August 22nd, 2014 at 11:59:59PM ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). This Sweepstakes comprises of five (5) weekly draws to take place on the Monday of each consecutive week (July 21st, 2014, July 28th, 2014, August 4th, 2014, August 11th, 2014 & August 18th, 2014) and one (1) grand prize draw to take place on Monday August 25th, 2014 from among an exclusive pool of YouInc members who created a customized infographic through the YouInc Custom Infographic Generator tool. See Rules 4 for details.
**** Note that existing members of YouInc.com who have published an infographic will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes, without further action. If you are a member of YouInc.com and do not want to be included in the Sweepstakes, you may opt out of the Sweepstakes by contacting YouInc.com here email@example.com ****
The Sweepstakes is run by Arlene Dickinson Enterprises, Ltd. (the “Sponsor”), 504 Wellington Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E3.
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside, and who have entered, pursuant to Paragraph 3 of these Rules. Excluded from eligibility are officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Sponsor, the Sponsor’s, affiliated and related companies, agencies, suppliers of the materials and services related to this Sweepstakes, and members of any immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of such officers, directors, employees, agents and sales representatives.
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Internet access required. To enter the Sweepstakes, a participant must sign in as a YouInc.com member by accessing the website and creating a custom infographic during the Sweepstakes Period. Participants must click “Publish” upon completion of their custom infographic to be eligible for the draw. Infographics can be published as “Private” or “Publish” to the discretion of the member. Members who have created an infographic but do not wish to be entered in the Sweepstakes may opt-out by sending an email here.
Participants who enter the Sweepstakes pursuant to the immediately foregoing paragraph are referred to as “Entrants”. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Sweepstakes participant that appears, in its reasonable but sole opinion, appears to have attempted to enter the Sweepstakes more than once by creating aliases or multiple YouInc.com profiles.
Although online access and an e-mail account are required in order to participate, no purchase is required in order to enter the Sweepstakes. Many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers and a number of Internet service providers and other companies offer free e-mail accounts.
4. HOW TO WIN
On the Monday of each consecutive week during the sweepstakes period (July 21st, 2014, July 28th, 2014, August 4th, 2014, August 11th,2014, and August 18th, 2014) a random draw will be conducted from among all Entrants who entered the Sweepstakes to that point. A single winner will be selected, and awarded one (1) of five (5) weekly prizes – either a $250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card or a $250 gift certificate from Microsoft. (the “Weekly Prize”).
|Week ending on July 20, 2014||$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card|
|Week ending on July 27, 2014||$250 Microsoft gift certificate|
|Week ending on August 3, 2014||$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card|
|Week ending on August 10, 2014||$250 Microsoft gift certificate|
|Week ending on August 17, 2014||$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card|
There are a total of five (5) Weekly Prizes. Draws will be conducted on or about the first business day following the end of each Week at approximately 4:00 PM ET in Toronto, Ontario. Entrants who win a Weekly Prize will not be eligible for subsequent Weekly Prizes. See Prize Claim Conditions in Rule 6 below. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize will depend on the total number of eligible Entrants. Limit: One (1) Weekly Prize per person and per household.
On Monday August 25th, 2014 a single grand prize winner will be selected from the pool of Entrants who entered during the Sweepstakes Period and awarded a Surface 3 from Microsoft and a $250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card & Movie Night Prize Pack (the “Grand Prize”).
5. PRIZE CLAIM CONDITIONS
The Entrant who wins one of the Weekly Prizes or the Grand Prize will be notified by, each to the extent the information is known to the Sponsor, email, private message on YouInc.com within approximately forty-eight (48) hours of the applicable draw at the e-mail address provided by the Entrant when creating a member profile. The winning Entrant will also be required to complete and return to Sponsor (or its authorized agent) by the deadline specified in the documents a written declaration and release form, releasing the Sponsor, manufacturers and vendors of the products included in the Prize, and their respective parent, related and affiliated companies, and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Sweepstakes or the use or misuse or possession of the Prize or any product contained within it.
Return of the Prize or winner notification as undeliverable, inability to reach the winning Entrant or failure of the winning Entrant to respond to notification within five (5) days of first attempt by Sponsor or Sponsor’s agent, failure to provide proof of eligibility (if requested), release documents, or other required documentation in a timely manner, or other non-compliance with these Rules may result in disqualification, forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and selection of an alternate eligible Entrant for the forfeited Prize, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.
There are five (5) Weekly Prizes and one (1) Grand Prize available to be won during the Sweepstakes Period. The Weekly Prize have the following approximate retail value:
|$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card: $250|
|$250 Microsoft gift certificate: $250|
|$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card: 250|
|$250 Microsoft gift certificate: $250|
|$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card: $250|
The Grand Prize have the following approximate retail value:
|Microsoft Surface 3: $849|
|$250 Scotiabank Visa Prepaid card: $250|
|24 SCENE PIN cards with 48 movies: $550|
The Prize will be delivered only to a verified winner in Canada (excluding Quebec). The Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted or transferred. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prize. The Prize includes delivery to one (1) Canadian address only, as supplied by the winning Entrant. Any other costs or expenses associated with the Prize not specifically outlined herein as being included in the Prize will be the responsibility of the winning Entrant.
The Prize may be subject to certain additional terms and conditions imposed on them by their manufacturer or distributor.
7. PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may be offered the opportunity to receive additional communications from Sponsor about its services, and upcoming contests and promotions.
By accepting a Prize, the winning Entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor's use of his/her name, city/province of residence, business name (if applicable) in any advertising and publicity Sponsor may conduct relating to YouInc.com in any media or format, whether now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or times in perpetuity, without further compensation or notice. Aggregate and/or anonymized Sweepstakes winner information may be used by the Sponsor to communicate about the Sweepstakes to its actual and prospective sponsors.
8. RIGHT TO VOID / TERMINATE / SUSPEND / MODIFY
Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or modify this Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation if, in Sponsor's sole opinion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Rules. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Sweepstakes, or any part thereof, is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, programming errors, or technical failures, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect Entrants and: (a) terminate the Sweepstakes, or any portion thereof; (b) modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or any portion thereof, to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes, or relevant portion, in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; and/or (c) award the Prize from among the eligible, non-suspect Entrants received up to the time of the impairment in accordance with the winner selection criteria discussed above.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS
Winning the Prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. Mass entries, automated entries, entries submitted by third parties, and any entries or Prize claims that are late, incomplete, fraudulent, illegible, unidentified or delayed will be void. All entries and Prize claims are subject to verification. Proof of entry submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Entrants agree to abide by these Rules. Decisions of Sponsor will be final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced above, the winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her Prize, or the cash value thereof. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process, the operation of the Sweepstakes and/or YouInc.com, violates the Rules, or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the person who entered the Sweepstakes, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at registration will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an access provider, service provider, or other person or organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the account associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT (a) SPONSOR, ITS PARENT, RELATED AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS AND (b) EACH OF THE MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS OF THE CONTENTS OF THE PRIZE PACKAGE, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS OF EACH OF THE FOREGOING (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASEES") HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM A PRIZE, INCLUDING THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE. FURTHER BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT RELEASEES HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY RESULTING FROM: A) ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES WEBSITE, OR B) ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PERSONALITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, therefore such exclusions may not apply to you.
Without limiting the foregoing, the Releasees, and any of Sponsor's agencies, suppliers or contractors, shall not be responsible for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information that is caused by YouInc.com users, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes; (b) lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, service provider, on-line systems, telephone networks or telephone lines, or any other connections; (c) the theft, destruction, loss or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (d) any problems with, or malfunctions or failures of, telephone networks or lines, computers or computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; (e) garbled transmissions or miscommunications; (f) failure of any e-mail to be received by or from Sponsor for any reason, including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof or technical incompatibility; (g) damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware) occasioned by participation or downloading of materials related to this Sweepstakes; (h) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise; or (i) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
The Sweepstakes is presented, organized and administered by the Sponsor, and is in no way administered by, or in association with, the Bank of Nova Scotia, VISA Canada or any of their respective affiliates.