2012 AUTOGREEN™ ONLINE CONTEST - RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY | CAA South Central Ontario

CAA SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO AUTOGREEN ONLINE CHALLENGE – CONTEST RULES

Eligibility

  1. The Autogreen Online Challenge (“Contest”) is open to persons who reside within the club territory of CAA South Central Ontario, and have reached the age of majority in the Province of Ontario (18 years of age) as of the date of entry for the Contest with the following exceptions: employees and retirees of CAA South Central Ontario and its affiliates (“CAA”), partners, suppliers, representatives, agents, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest agency if any, and the household members and immediate family of any of the above are not eligible to participate in the Contest. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, “immediate family” means spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son or daughter, whether or not they reside in the same household.

How to Enter

  1. No purchase necessary. To enter the Contest, visit the website located at www.caasco.ca/autogreen and submit your entry form by following the instructions provided. Entries will also be accepted by mail to Government & Community Relations, CAA South Central Ontario, 60 Commerce Valley Drive E., Thornhill ON L3T 7P9 and by fax to 905-771-3292.
  2. All entries must be received by CAA during the “Contest Period” beginning at 12:00:01 a.m. EST on March 30, 2012 and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on May 25, 2012 (“Contest Closing Date”). For online and faxed entries, proof of sending is not proof of receipt. For mail-in entries, proof of mailing is not proof of receipt.
  3. Only one (1) entry per person and one winner per household.
  4. Entries that are incomplete, late, lost, and/or irregular in any way or sent by an unauthorized method are automatically void and will not be eligible or accepted. Entries will only be accepted as described herein and will not be accepted by any other means.
  5. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules.

How To Earn Contest Bonus Entries

  1. Entrants have the opportunity to earn additional entries (“Bonus Entry/ies”) into the Contest.
  2. Daily Tips and Quizzes - During the Contest Period, a new Autogreen daily tip (“Daily Tip”) and quiz (“Daily Quiz”) will be posted each day. Entrants can only engage in quizzes for current week and one-week prior. All other quizzes will be archived and visible to the entrant, but they will be closed for engagement. Entrants can receive:
    1. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of fifty-seven (57) Bonus Entries] for reading each new Daily Tip.
    2. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of eight (8) Bonus Entries] for rating each new Daily Tip by selecting and clicking one of the five rating options.
    3. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of fifty-seven (57) Bonus Entries] for completing each new Daily Quiz consisting of 1 question and 4 possible answers. The Bonus Entry will be awarded when the Daily Quiz is completed, regardless of whether the answer selected is correct.
  1. Driving Tips - During the Contest Period, entrants can receive:
    1. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of fifty-seven (57) Bonus Entries] for submitting each driving tip (“Driving Tip”) [maximum one (1) submission per day] subject to the following conditions:
      1. Following receipt of each Driving Tip, CAA will review each submission for eligibility, knowledge and practicality and, in its absolute and unfettered discretion, approve the Diving Tip submission for posting onto the Contest website. Upon approval, the entrant shall be notified by email within forty-eight (48) hours of submission that their Driving Tip has been approved and posted, and that one (1) Bonus Entry has been awarded.
      2. Each Driving Tip cannot exceed thirty (30) words or one hundred and sixty (160) characters in length. Submissions must not contain defamatory words/statements (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group). Submissions may not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous. Submissions may not in any way reference persons or organizations without their written permission. Submissions must not include threats to any person, place, business or group, and must not disparage persons or organizations associated with CAA or any other person or entity. Submissions must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity. CAA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Contest, CAA or any other person or entity, or does not comply with the requirements of these Contest Rules. In the sole determination of CAA, submissions must be suitable for presentation in a public forum.
    2. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of eight (8) Bonus Entries] for ranking their favorite Driving Tip among the Driving Tips that have been posted on the Contest website.
  1. Share with a Friend - During the Contest Period, entrants can receive:
    1. One (1) Bonus Entry [up to a maximum of eight (8) Bonus Entries] when they share this Contest with a unique friend via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter. Restriction of one (1) Bonus Entry awarded each day.
    2. Five (5) additional Bonus Entries [up to a maximum of forty (40) Bonus Entries] when the referred friend registers into the Contest. Each friend referred by an entrant will be sent an email from CAA containing a link to the Contest website. This email may identify the entrant as having recommended that the email be sent. Entrants may only invite individuals from whom he/she has received permission to provide their email address to CAA and by whom an email from the entrant or CAA would not be considered spam.
    3. One (1) Bonus Entry when they “like” CAA SCO on Facebook.

THE PRIZES

  1. Eight (8) weekly prizes (“Weekly Prize(s)”) are available to be won, each consisting of an Apple iPod Touch and a Commuter Package [includes: (1) a $20 iTunes Gift Card, (2) a Traveller’s Backpack, and (3) an environmentally-friendly Travel Mug/Keep Cup].
  2. One (1) grand prize (“Grand Prize”) is available to be won, which consists of a choice between the following two options:

    Option 1 - a Landscape Package
    [valued at $5,000 and includes: (1) a $2,000 CAD Gift Certificate to Taylor’s Recycled Products, (2) Rubber mulch and Patio/Walkway Tiles - traditionally designed tiles, durable, multi-functional and made from 100% recycled tires, suitable for patios/terraces/walkways, up to a value of $3,500 provided by Ontario Tire Stewardship, and (3) Trees, flowers, shrubs native to the province of Ontario -provided by Trees Ontario]

    Option 2 - a Home Fitness/Wellness Package
    [valued at $5,000 and includes: (1) EUROTEC (IF) 1860 - multifunctional home gym, (2) Fitness Flooring - interlocking tiles, made from recycled tires, fit together with tight joints and lay flat for a seamless look, the granulated rubber absorbs impacts and reduces sound transmission, up to a value of $1500, provided by Ontario Tire Stewardship, (3) Recycled Rubber Door Mat - enviro-friendly and slip resistant made from scrap tires, provided by Ontario Tire Stewardship, and (4) $500 CAD eco-friendly spa Gift Certificate]

  3. The Weekly Prizes and Grand Prize are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Prize(s)”.
  4. The Prizes must be accepted as awarded, and may not be assigned, transferred, substituted exchanged, refunded or redeemed for cash value. CAA reserves the right to substitute a Prize with an item of equivalent or greater retail value in the event that a Prize is unavailable due to circumstances beyond CAA’s control.

THE DRAWS

  1. Eight (8) Weekly Prize winners will be selected by random draw on the Weekly Prize draw dates listed below. The odds of winning a Weekly Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received by the corresponding Weekly Prize Closing Date listed below. The random draws will be made by CAA at its head office located at 100 Commerce Valley Drive East, Thornhill, ON.

    Weekly Prize Draw Dates Weekly Prize Closing Dates (entries must be received by)
    April 9, 2012 April 8, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    April 16, 2012 April 15, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    April 23, 2012 April 22, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    April 30, 2012 April 29, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    May 7, 2012 May 6, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    May 14, 2012 May 13, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    May 22, 2012 May 20, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
    June 4, 2012 May 25, 2012, 11:59:59 p.m. EST
  2. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected by random draw on June 11, 2012. The odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date. The random draw will be made by CAA at its head office located at 100 Commerce Valley Drive East, Thornhill, ON.
  3. The weekly prize winners and the grand prize winner are hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Winner(s)”.

WINNER CONFIRMATION

  1. Selected entrants will be notified by telephone at the number provided at the time of entry. No communication or correspondence will be entered into, except with selected entrants.
  2. To be confirmed a Winner, the selected entrant must:
    1. confirm compliance with these Contest Rules;
    2. accept the Prize as awarded;
    3. correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, and within the time prescribed; and
    4. sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Release, in the form requested by CAA, within ten (10) business days from the date of delivery thereof.
  3. The mathematical skill-testing question will be administered by mail and returned to CAA South Central Ontario, 60 Commerce Valley Drive E., Thornhill, ON L3T 7P9.
  4. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted by telephone personally and without leaving a message within seven (7) business days of the first attempt to contact him/her and after a minimum of three (3) attempts, or fails to be confirmed as a Winner within the time prescribed, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive any Prize, and another eligible entry will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received until such a Winner is confirmed.

AWARDING OF PRIZES

  1. Prizes will only be delivered to confirmed Winners. Please allow four (4) to six (6) weeks for delivery.
  2. Selected entrants are subject to verification by CAA and/or its designated representatives, in their sole discretion.
  3. Refusal by an entrant to accept the Prize or any part of the Prize releases and forever discharges CAA and its agents from all obligations related to the Prize, including delivery. The Winner is solely responsible for all expenses which are not included in the Prize description above.

GENERAL RULES

  1. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to release CAA and its affiliated companies, and their officers, directors, employees, suppliers, sponsors, administrators, representatives and agents, including but not limited to CAA’s advertising and promotional agencies (the “Releasees”) from any and all liability claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from their participation in the Contest or use of any Prize awarded as a result of this Contest.
  2. CAA’s suppliers are independent third parties over which CAA does not exercise any control. CAA is not responsible for the acts or omissions of these suppliers, nor does it assume any responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, delays or loss of enjoyment to the Winner.
  3. By entering the Contest, entrants consent to the use of their personal information for the purposes described as follows. All entries become the property of CAA and none will be returned. By completing the entry form, all entrants consent to the collection, use, and distribution of their personal information by CAA for the purposes of administering the Contest and for any purpose required or permitted by law. CAA may, from time to time, upon consent of the entrant, use the personal information provided in connection with this Contest to (i) contact selected entrants for the purpose of notifying him/her, (ii) contact entrants directly regarding products and services provided by CAA and its affiliates, and (iii) research the effectiveness of websites and the marketing, advertising and sales efforts of CAA and its affiliates. Please see CAA’s Privacy Policy at www.caasco.com/privacy for more information.
  4. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that the decisions of CAA are final and binding. CAA may, at its sole discretion, terminate or withdraw any Contest entry without liability and without notice to the entrant. CAA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend this Contest for any reason including should a virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond the reasonable control of CAA corrupt or affect the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is illegal, and should such an attempt be made, CAA reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including, where appropriate, criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. CAA reserves the right to change the terms of this Contest or terminate it at any time, without prior notice.
  5. Online entries must be made by the original, manual keystrokes of the individual entrant. Use of mechanical assistance, form filling software, or robotic assistance is prohibited.
  6. Only one (1) entrant’s name may appear on the entry form. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a selected entrant based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be deemed to have been made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address at the time of entry. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an internet service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address in question.
  7. CAA assumes no responsibility for entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, postage due, destroyed or delayed. CAA assumes no responsibility for any failure of the Contest website or computer systems during the Contest Period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry including an online entry to be received by CAA on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s property (including computer) related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading any material in relation to the Contest.
  8. By accepting a Prize in this Contest, entrants consent to the use of their name, city of residence, voice, photograph, image or likeness in any publicity or advertisement carried out by CAA in connection with this Contest without any further compensation.
  9. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws and shall be governed by the laws of Ontario.
  10. All applicable federal, provincial and municipal taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
  11. CAA® and CAA logo/trademarks are owned by and use is granted by the Canadian Automobile Association. Life-side Assistance® is a registered trademark of CAA South Central Ontario. Autogreen® is a registered trademark of CAA South Central Ontario.
  12. This Contest is sponsored by, and is at the sole discretion of, CAA South Central Ontario.