Contest rules

OPEN HOUSE TUITION DRAW

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“Contest”).

By entering into the Contest, each contestant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of Durham College, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.

The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal rules and regulations.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible to compete in the Contest, open house feedback must be received by Durham College by 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, April 6, 2018 (“Entry Deadline”) and must meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Individuals must be applicants to a full-time Durham College program before the draw takes place.
  • All contestants must be at least fifteen (15) years of age at date of entry.
  • All contestants must be legal permanent or temporary residents of Ontario.
  • Full-time, part-time and contract employees of Durham College are not eligible to enter the Contest.
  • Current students enrolled in full-time studies at Durham College are ineligible for the contest.

CONTEST PERIOD

Subject to the Contest Rules, the Contest begins on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. (EDT), and closes 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, April 6, 2018, after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.

The draw will take place on or before Friday, June 15, 2018.

HOW TO ENTER

To enter the Contest, provide feedback on the 2018 Spring Open House via online survey. The link to the survey will be emailed to open house registrants using the email address given either on the preregistration form or through day-of registration during the event.

  • All entries must be completed by the Entry Deadline of 4:00 p.m. (EDT) Friday, April 6, 2018.
  • Entries are limited to one (1) per person, per email address.
  • Durham College is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries, or for electronic, network, computer, hardware, software or technical malfunctions, failures or difficulties.
  • Each contestant acknowledges and agrees that Durham College shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute, make derivative works of, trademark or otherwise register the feedback.

PRIZE 

The winner of the Open House Tuition Draw will win a tuition certificate valued at $2900, to be applied to a full-time program at Durham College with a start date between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019.

The winner will be notified by Durham College via the phone number or email address provided at time of entry and on or before June 15, 2018.

Privacy statement: In accordance with Chapter F.31, Part III of the Freedom of Information and

Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, the personal information of the winner is collected and retained under the legal authority of the O. Reg. 34/03 of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002 and may be used and/or disclosed for administrative (including marketing), information technology, law enforcement, statistical and/or research purposes of the College and/or the ministries and agencies of the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada. If the winner has any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information by the College they may contact the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Coordinator at 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, 905.721.2000 ext. 3292.

Durham College shall have no liability for any notification of the winner that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential Winner for any reason.

Durham College reserves the right to amend these Official Rules, or terminate, suspend or modify the Contest, at its sole discretion at any time.

INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT

By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds Durham College, its directors and employees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury, death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any participation in the Contest, any breach of the Contest Rules, or in any Contest-related activity. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify Durham College from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.

PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Entrants and winners may be contacted by email correspondence between Durham College and the entrant/winner. Future email correspondence may include (but is not limited to) winner notification and  promotional information if the entrant provided expressed consent to receive this information as part of their ballot. Entrants’ and winners’ contact information will not be shared with any other outside parties.

For further information go to the web privacy guidelines https://durhamcollege.ca/about/governance/information-access-and-privacy

CONDUCT

Durham College reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: violating the Contest Rules; tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the

Contest; and/or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, defame or harass any other person.

Durham College reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify and eliminate any entry from a contestant for any reason, including but not limited to, Durham College believing the entry does not comply with these Official Rules.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE OR ANY RELATED WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Durham College reserves the right, without prior notice, to amend these Official Rules, or terminate, suspend or modify the Contest, at its sole discretion at any time.