Contest rules

Audiophile Experts Rediscover the joy of listening with the Hi-Res Audio

From June 19th to July 19th 2015

The Sweepstakes «Audiophile Experts rediscover the joy of listening contest» is hosted by « Audiophile Experts » (The "Sponsor") and takes place in Canada. The Sweepstakes starts June 19th  and ends July 19th 2015, the winner will be contacted via email within seven (7) days following the end of the Sweepstakes.

1 - ORGANIZERS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES


For the purposes of the Sweepstakes, the "group" is composed of the Sponsor, vendors of equipment and services related to this Sweepstakes, « Audiophile Experts » or any other company, partnership, sole proprietorship or other legal entity directly related to the Sweepstakes and their employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Group").

2 - ELIGIBILITY


This Sweepstakes is open to Canadian citizens and residents aged eighteen (18) years or older at the time of the Sweepstakes. Excluded are members of the group and employees of any company, organization or company that works for this Sweepstakes, representatives or agents, advertising agents and promotion as well as members of their immediate family (father, mother, brothers, sisters and children), their legal spouse or de facto, and their households. Any participant who wins a prize during the Sweepstakes will not be eligible to win future prizes during the Sweepstakes period.

3 - CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins on Friday June 19th and ends at on Sunday July 19th, 2015 (the "Contest Period") after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted. 

4 - HOW TO ENTER


4.1 To enter, visit (found at www.audiophileexperts.com/en/contest) and follow the instructions and follow the instructions listed. Individuals must enter and submit their email address to participate, and thereby agree to all contest rules and regulations (listed on the contest page). 

4.2 This promotion, Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the "group" and not to Facebook.


4.3 By participating in this promotion, Sweepstakes, each participant and (or) purported entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless forever, Partners and their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, agents or other representatives (collectively, the "Indemnitees") from any claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnity, contract or liability of any nature whatsoever arising from or related to participation or attempted participation in the participant's compliance or otherwise of this Sweepstakes rules and acceptance and use of prize.

4.4 PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. 

 (a) By participating in the Contest, entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, Audiophile Experts account information, and Facebook account name and information ("Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (ii) grants to the Sponsors the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that the Sponsors may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Sponsors in connection with any of the activities listed in (i) and (ii) above. 
(b) By entering online you consent to: (i) disclosure of your Personal Information to Audiophile Experts so that you may be contacted to promote draws and contests similar to the Contest (c) The Sponsors will use the entrants’ Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant's Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Audiophile Experts Privacy Policy.





4.5 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. No purchase is necessary to enter. For those without Internet access or an email account, many public libraries, retail businesses and others offer free access to computers available to the public and some Internet service providers and other companies offer free email accounts. 



4.6 LIMITED ENTRY 
A limit of one (1) entry per participant for the duration of the Sweepstakes will be accepted and that, regardless of method of entry. 

4.7 If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address and/or Facebook account used at the time of entry will be determined as the participant. The person to whom an email address or a Facebook account has been assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domains associated with the submitted email address or Facebook identity provide is considered the authorized account holder. Through this Sweepstakes, when used in this regulation, the term "registration" is collectively referred to the original entry and entries by reference. 



4.8 Only entries received through the contest website during the duration of the contest, Sweepstakes will be eligible. 



4.9 ODDS 
By simply entering the contest, each participant has a single chance to win the giveaway taking place. The odds that a participant's entry is selected depends on the number of participants who enter the giveaway. 

5 - PRIZE(S)



5.1 Prizes: (i)This contest, sweepstakes has one (1) winner during the period. The winner chosen wins the prize stated on the contest page.

5.2 Any other expenses incurred by the winners, including incidental charges are excluded and remain the sole responsibility of the winner. Any unused portion of the prize becomes the property of the Sponsors. 

 

6 - CONTACTING THE WINNER(S)

6.1 Each winner will receive: the prize(s) described above.

6.2 A representative of the Sweepstakes organizer will contact each weekly winner by email provided at registration within seven (7) days following the giveaway period. In the event the representative of the Sweepstakes organizer is unable to get in contact with the winner during the week following the email notification sent to the winner, or in the event that the chosen winner is unable to accept the prize, then the organizer of the Sweepstakes will be released from any obligation to the person not joined, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to select another eligible entrant as a potential prize winner. Proof of legal age will be required before delivery of the prize.

7 - CLAIMING OF PRIZE



7.1 Prize must be accepted as awarded. 

NO SUBSTITUTION OF PRIZE IS PERMITTED EXCEPT BY SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE ANY PRIZE WITH ANOTHER PRIZE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE, IF A PRIZE CAN NOT BE AWARDED AS DESCRIBED FOR ANY REASON. THE PRIZE IS NON-TRANFERABLE AND IS NOT REDEEMABLE FOR CASH OR CREDIT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. 

7.2 The refusal of a person selected as the winner to accept the Prize or any part thereof, as provided for in this Regulation releases the Sweepstakes organizers from any obligation related to prize or that portion of prize to that person. 



7.3 To get the prize, selected entrant must first, in addition to meeting the Sweepstakes eligibility criteria and comply with the Official Rules (the "Winner"): 
a) respond to the email from the Sponsor or its representatives within the week following the selection notification of their winning/prize.
 b) sign a standard declaration and release of liability prior to receiving the Prize, freeing the Sweepstakes organizers and sponsors from any liability for any damage that may result from use of the prize. The winner must sign this document before taking possession of the prize. 
c) Be a resident of Canada.



7.4 Taking possession of the prize. The selected entrant must comply with these instructions and procedures supplied by the Sponsor or its representatives to collect his prize. Among other things and without limitation, Sponsor may at its sole discretion apply to any selected entrant to make an appointment and / or establish a time limitation after which the selected entrant can not claim and / or use and / or take possession of the prize. 

 

7.5 Disqualification or Failure to comply with the conditions set out above will cause the selected entrant to be disqualified and to not receive any prize. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to select at random another eligible entrant as a potential prize winner.

8 - GENERAL TERMS



8.1 The winner must release and hold harmless the organizer of the Sweepstakes and Sweepstakes partners, and any person designated by them, for any damage he may suffer as a result of accepting the prize, or organization or the holding of the activity described in the Sweepstake. The winner's failure or refusal to give effect to this paragraph will release the organizer of the Sweepstakes of any obligations against the default winner. 



8.2 Any person involved agrees, by entering the Sweepstakes, that his name, supplied information, Facebook account information, and photo can be used for advertising purposes, by the Sweepstakes organizers or sponsors of the Sweepstakes without compensation. 

8.3 ODDS OF WINNING: The actual odds of winning will depend upon the actual number of eligible entries received for each giveaway during the Sweepstakes period.

8.4 The Sweepstakes Organizer reserves the right to remove all the entries sent in multiple applications (spam) and those whose provenance is questionable. 



8.5 The Sweepstakes Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any person or cancel participation of any person entering this contest or trying to participate by means contrary to these regulations. Depending on the nature of gesture, that person could be referred to appropriate judicial authorities. 

8.6 All entries become the property of the organizer of the Sweepstakes and no correspondence will be exchanged with entrants in this Sweepstakes other than in accordance with this Regulation or on the initiative of the Sweepstakes organizer.

8.7 For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, the entrant is the person whose details appear on the submission sent to the organizer. 


8.8 If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, and as permitted by law to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select winners from among all eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors.

8.9 The Sweepstakes organizers, sponsors of the Sweepstakes, their affiliates, employees, agents and representatives also disclaim any responsibility for any damage or loss that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by download from any web page, software or any form and by the transmission of any information concerning participation in this Sweepstakes. 

 

8.10 The Sweepstakes Organizer reserves the right at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes in whole or in part in the event that an event is any evidence, or a human intervention error that could corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as provided for in this Regulation and that, subject to the approval of la Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec, if required. 



8.11 In participating in this Sweepstakes or trying to participate, each participant and (or) purported entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless forever, Partners and their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, agents or other representatives (collectively, the "Indemnitees") from any (e) claims, actions, damages, demands, manner of actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, covenants, warranties, indemnity, contract or liability of any nature whatsoever arising from or related to participation or attempted participation in the participant's compliance or otherwise of that Sweepstakes rules and acceptance and use of prize. The "group" will not be held responsible for lost, incomplete, late or misdirected entries or for any failure of the Sweepstakes website during the Sweepstakes period or for any technical malfunction or other problems with any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, equipment or software or for any technical problems or traffic congestion Internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing, and will not be liable for any injury or damage to any person or property resulting from or bound participation or attempted participation of such person or any other person in this Sweepstakes. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and such an attempt, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including through criminal prosecution. 

 

8.12 Any decision of the Sweepstakes organizers regarding this Sweepstakes are final and without appeal. 


8.13 If any section of this regulation is declared illegal, unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, that section will be considered invalid, but all other paragraphs which are not affected will be enforced to the extent permitted by law. 

 

8.14 Quebec Residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity Sweepstakes may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.

 

This promotion, Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the "group" and not to Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

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