Official Rules

THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO CANADIAN RESIDENTS ONLY, excluding the province of quebec, who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN and provincal LAWs. void elsewhere and where prohibited. see official rules below for further entry requirements.

  1. CONTEST PERIOD. Contest starts at 9:00:00 AM (ET) on March 20, 2014 and continues until 10:59:59 PM (ET) on May 31, 2014, (the “Contest Period”). The Contest closes at 10:59:59 PM (ET) on May 31, 2014 (the “Contest Closing Date”).
  2. ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest and be eligible to win a Prize, a person (“Entrant”) must be, at the time of entry into the Contest: (a) an individual legal resident of Canada, (b) located in Canada, excluding Quebec, (c) of the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence, and (d) have internet access. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household of such persons whether related or not) of the Ride for Karen (the “Sponsor”), its affiliates, agents, advertising or promotional agencies and prize suppliers are not eligible to enter the Contest. For these Official Rules, "immediate family" means mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter and spouse, including common law spouse, regardless of where they reside. The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
  3. HOW TO ENTER: To participate, entrants will need to register to ride in the 2014 Ride for Karen. Registration can be in the 25km, 100km and 160km rides. Registration in the Kids Fun Ride is not eligible for this contest. Everyone who registers to participate in the Ride for Karen between March 20, 2014 and May 31, 2014 is automatically entered into the Contest, excluding people who are residents of the province of Quebec or the United States.
  4. PRIZES: A total of five (5) prizes (individually referred to as a "Prize" and collectively referred to as "Prizes") are available to be won during the Contest Period which include: two Timex® Ironman® Run Trainer™ 2.0 GPS-enabled watches, approximate value of each prize is $275 CDN. Additional prizes will be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are not transferable and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that any Prize or any component of a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute a similar Prize or component of the Prize of equal or greater value without liability.
  5. DRAWS: A random draw will be made by Paradigm Public Relations Inc. in Toronto, ON at 4:00 PM (ET) on June 2, 2014 to select five (5) entrants from all eligible entrants received between 9:00:00 AM (ET) on March 20, 2014 and 10:59:59 PM (ET) on May 31, 2014. Odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entrants registered for the Ride for Karen during the Contest Period.
  6. PRIZE NOTIFICATION: Each selected entrants for a Prize will be notified via email. Each selected entrant must respond within four (4) business days according to the instructions in the notification, or he/she will be disqualified without any liability to the Sponsor, and his/her entitlement to receive the Prize will be forfeited and alternate eligible entrant will be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries for each specific Draw Prize. Prior to being declared a winner, each selected entrant must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by email within two (2) business days of the notification. In the event that a selected entrant incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question within the indicated time frame, or the selected entrant does not respond to any notification left, he/she will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected and the above process will be repeated. This process will be repeated until such time as there are two (2) confirmed winners (each a “Winner”) and/or no more entries are available.
  7. ACCEPTING DELIVERY OF A PRIZE: By accepting delivery of a Prize, the Prize Winner confirms compliance with the Official Rules, acknowledges that the Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be substituted or transferred and has no cash surrender value, releases the Sponsor, its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents, successors (collectively the "Releasees") and assigns, from and against all liability in connection with the Contest and the awarding and use of the Prize, and consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province) and/or photographs, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest. Prizes will be sent by mail within 30 days of the Contest Closing Date.
  8. RELEASE FORMS: Prior to being declared a winner of a Prize, the selected entrant must complete and return the Sponsor's Declaration of Compliance and Release of Liability and Publicity Release Form (the "Form"). By completing and returning the Form, and accepting the Prize, the Winner confirms compliance with the Official Rules, acknowledges that the Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be substituted or transferred and has no cash surrender value, releases the Sponsor, its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents, successors (collectively the "Releasees") and assigns, from and against all liability in connection with the Contest and the awarding and use of the Prize, and consents to the use of his/her name, address (city and province) and/or photographs, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest. The Form must be returned within the time period specified on the Form or the Prize will be forfeited. Upon receipt of the Form, the Sponsor or a designated agent will send by mail or courier within thirty (30) days of receipt of the Form his/her Prize.
  9. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By entering the Contest, entrants (i) automatically acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the Official Rules and by the decisions of the independent contest organization, made in its sole discretion, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Entrants who have not complied with these Official Rules will be disqualified.
  10. GENERAL: By entering the Contest, selected entrants agree to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the Internet. The Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for late, lost misdirected, delayed or illegible entries.
  11. Without limitation, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies will not be liable for any failure of the web site during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest.
  12. The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw or amend this Contest in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
  13. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited by law. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries.
  14. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error or any kind without prior notice or obligation. In the event, due to a printing or production error, more than the advertised number of prizes are claimed there will be a random draw conducted amongst all eligible prize claimants to award the correct number of prizes after the Contest Closing Date.
  15. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: the Contest entry form, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
  16. All intellectual property used by the Sponsor in connection with the promotion and/or administration of the Contest, including, without limitation, all trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned (or licensed, as the case may be) by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any such intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
  17. By entering this Contest, each entrant expressly consents to the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives, storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy unless the entrant otherwise agrees.
  18. CONSENT TO USE PERSONAL INFORMATION: The Sponsor respects your right to privacy. The information you provided will only be used to conduct the Contest and for the purpose of administering this Contest in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy: The Ride for Karen is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not collect personal data on this web site, other than the information provided to us voluntarily through our registration and contact forms. We may record some general data about your visit to www.rideforkaren.com. This data is used to help us improve the content, navigation and functionality of our site. The information we gather may include the date you visited, the pages you viewed on our site, how long you spent on those pages and the web page that led you to our site (for example, a search engine). We will not share this information with any outside party. The Ride for Karen is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any other Website to which we link.
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