Contest rules

Recruitment Event prizes:

  • $5000 tuition credit
  • $1,000 tuition credit
  • Fall 2022 semester parking passes (no credit value for fall semester parking pass)
  • $500 Flex Dollar Meal Card
  • DC Swag

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, the following eligibility criteria must be met:

  • Individual must have registered for and attended a Recruitment Event (i.e., tour, Open House, webinar/information session)
  • Individual must have applied to a DC program for September 2022, January 2023, or May 2023
  • Individual must have accepted a full-time program offer and be a student in good financial standing after Day 10 of the applicable intake.
  • All contestants must be legal permanent or temporary residents of Ontario or confirmed international applicants.
  • Full-time, part-time and contract employees of Durham College are not eligible to enter the Contest.
  • Durham College students in full-time studies may not use the tuition prize toward years two, three, or four of their current program.

CONTEST PERIOD

Subject to the Contest Rules, the Contest begins on Monday September 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. (EST), and closes 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, August 15, 2022, after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.

The draw will take place on Friday August 19, 2022.

HOW TO ENTER

To enter the Contest, fill out the contest form via the website https://durhamcollege.ca/win. All entries must be completed by the Entry Deadline of 5:00 p.m. (EST) Monday, August 15, 2022. 

You only need to complete and submit the contest entry once. Each time you attend a recruitment event using the same email address provided you will automatically receive additional entries in the contest (one per event).

  • 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.

PRIZES

Winner will be notified by Durham College via the phone number or email address provided at time of entry on or before Wednesday, August 31, 2021. Winner(s) will have 10 business days to acknowledge receipt of their prize. If no correspondence is received from the winner in the 10-day timeframe, a new winner will be drawn.

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 L1G 0C5, 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.