Contest Rules & Regulations for Spot the Dot

The Spot the Dot, Talisman Centre contest is intended to be conducted in Canada only and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable Canadian law. The contest is open to legal residents of Canada only. Do not enter this contest if you are not a legal resident of Canada. No purchase is necessary. Participants must be of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence or older at the time of entry. Void in whole or part where prohibited by law. Entry in this contest constitutes acceptance of these contest rules (The "Contest Rules").

1. Eligibility.

To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:

  • a. Be a legal resident of Canada.
  • b. Be of the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence or older at the time of entry; and

Employees of Talisman Centre, Lindsay Parks Sports Society are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

2. Contest Period.

The Contest begins at 9:30am C.M.T. on Monday, March 17, 2008 and ends 11:00pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2008.

3. How to Enter.

  • a. There is no purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Enter using the method of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means.
    • i. To enter online, complete and submit the entry form located at http://www.talismancentre.com/enter
  • b. Limit of 1 entry per e-mail address. In the case of multiple entries, only the first eligible entry will be considered.
  • c. All entries become the sole property of Talisman Centre, Lindsay Parks Sports Society and one will be returned for any reason. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Contest period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, irregular, forged, garbled or mechanically or electronically produced. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected for a Grand Prize.
  • d. Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of these Contest Rules, "authorized account holder" of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person for who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigned e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner may be required to provided the Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

4. Prize.

  • a. Grand Prize. There is one (1) grand prize ("Grand Prize") available to be won by the Contest winner ("Winner") consisting of a one (1) year Annual ADULT membership to Talisman Centre for Sport & Wellness (to commence on the first day of accepting the award and expire 364 days afterwards), and 12 (1-hour) Personal Training sessions with a certified Personal Trainer that Talisman Centre chooses for the "Winner", and one (1) Keiser _________ Bike.
  • b. Grand Prize will be distributed within five (5) days after the Winner has been successfully contacted and notified of his/her prize and has acknowledged compliance with the Contest Rules.
  • c. Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society. Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society reserve the right, in its and their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the Grand Prize (or portion thereof) cannot be awarded for any reason.

5. WINNER SELECTION.

One (1) Winner shall be selected as follows:

  • On Wednesday, April 30, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario at 12:00 p.m. CMT, one (1) potential winner will be selected by a random draw from all eligible entries received. Each entrant shall be eligible to win only one (1) prize. The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received by Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society. Before being declared a Winner, the selected potential winner shall be required to correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered during a pre-arranged telephone call or by e-mail, to comply with the Contest Rules and sign and return the Release (described below).
  • THE SELECTED POTENTIAL WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED BY TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2008 AT 5:00 P.M. CMT AND MUST RESPOND WITHIN TWO (2) BUSINESS DAYS OF NOTIFICATION. Upon notification, the selected potential winner must respond by telephone to the contact number provided in the notification, and the selected potential winner's response must be received by the Talisman Centre, Lindsay Parks Sports Society within two (2) business days of such notification. If the selected potential winner does not respond in accordance with the Contest Rules, he/she will be disqualified and will not receive a prize and another potential winner may be selected in Talisman Centre's sole discretion. Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of a selected potential winner to receive notification or for Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society to receive a selected potential winner's response.

6. RELEASE.

The Winner will be required to execute a legal agreement and release ("Release") that confirms Winner's: (i) eligibility for the Contest and compliance with these Contest Rules; (ii) acceptance of the Grand Prize as offered; (iii) release of each of Talisman Centre, Lindsay Park Sports Society and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors and administrators (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and (iv) grant to Talisman Centre, Lindsay Parks Sports Society the unrestricted right, in the Talisman Centres' collective or individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, publish, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the Winner's name, photograph, likeness, voice and biography in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Contest and the promotion and exploitation thereof. The executed Release must be returned within two (2) business days of the verification as a Winner or the selected potential winner will be disqualified and the prize forfeited.

7. INDEMNIFICATION BY ENTRANT.

By entering the Contest, entrant releases and holds Releasees harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant, Releasees 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 prize, participation in this Contest, any breach of these Contest Rules, or in any prize-related activity. The entrant agrees to fully indemnify Releasees from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Contest, without limitation.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.

Talisman Centre assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any Release, or for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an entry. Talisman Centre is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest. Talisman Centre assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Talisman Centre is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. Talisman Centre is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. Talisman Centre assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of Talisman Centre, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, the Contest Website, and/or talismancentre.com.

9. CONDUCT.

By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Contest Rules, which will be posted at the Contest Website and made available at 2225 Macleod Trail South, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 5B6 throughout the Contest Period. Entrant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of Talisman Centre, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Talisman Centre reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant found to be: (a) violating the Contest Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, the Contest Website, or any talismancentre.com website; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions or use and/or general rules or guidelines of any talismancentre.com property or service; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST WEBSITE, TALISMANCENTRE.COM 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, TALISMAN CENTRE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

10. PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.

By participating in the Contest, entrant: (a) grant to the Talisman Centre the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address ("Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winners; (b) grants to the Talisman Centre 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 (c) acknowledges that the Talisman Centre may disclose his/her Personal Information to third-party agents and service providers of any of the Talisman Centres in connection with any of the activities listed in (a) and (b) above. Talisman Centre will use the entrant's Personal Information only for identified purposes, and protect the entrant's Personal Information in a manner that is consistent with the Talisman Centre's . Privacy Policy at: http://www.talismancentre.com/tools_privacyPolicy.cfm

12. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.

All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the Talisman Centre and/or their affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

13. TERMINATION.

Talisman Centre reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest, and/or the Contest Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.

14. LAW.

These are official Contest Rules. This Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These Contest Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the Talisman Centre. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Talisman Centre in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Alberta including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction's laws.


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