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WINTER SAFETY CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED
1. CONTEST PERIOD:
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (“BC Hydro”) Winter Safety Contest (the “Contest”) begins on November 14, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on November 24, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to K-12 teachers of British Columbia who have reached the age of nineteen (19) years at the time of entry and otherwise comply with these Official Contest Rules (the “Contest Rules”). Employees of BC Hydro, its affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family and household members of those persons are not eligible.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED. To enter for a chance to win, complete the following steps during the Contest Period:
(a) Engage with any of our safety activities.
(b) Click on the feature card found in the safety activity.
(c) Feature card will direct the teachers to the registration page. (Tradable bits)
(d) Fill in contact information to be entered in the fields/ form.
Anyone who carries out the steps described above and complies with these Contest Rules including but not limited to the eligibility requirements will be entered for a chance to win. All Contest entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period. BC Hydro is not responsible for and accepts no liability for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, or incomplete entries.
Limit one (1) entry per person. Any person who enters more than the allowable number of entries into the Contest and/or uses multiple names or identities will be disqualified by BC Hydro.
There is three (3) prizes available to be won: Emergency kits
LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER TEACHER. Prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions in cash or otherwise. BC Hydro 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 another prize or component of a prize of equal or greater value, without liability. Prizes are subject to any terms, conditions, and restrictions imposed by their issuer or manufacturer.
5. WINNER SELECTION:
A random draw will be conducted on or around November 27, 2023 by BC Hydro or its designated agent to select one entry from all eligible Contest entries. No correspondence will be sent to participants except with the eligible winner, who will be notified by email on the week of November 27, 2023.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
Before being declared a winner, selected entrants will be contacted by email and be required to:
(a) correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical or other assistance and
(b) sign and return a Declaration, Consent, and Release form which confirms compliance with these Contest Rules, acknowledges acceptance of the prize as awarded, and releases BC Hydro from any and all liability in connection with this Contest and the prize.
BC Hydro will make at least 2 attempts over 5 business days following the draw to contact the selected entrant. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted, fails to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question, fails to complete and return the Declaration, Consent, and Release form within 5 business days after being contacted, or cannot accept the prize for any reason, then at BC Hydro’s sole discretion, that selected entrant will be disqualified and another entrant will be selected by random draw from remaining eligible entries. BC Hydro is not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever, including its own negligence or due to computer, telephone or technical problems, of a selected entrant to receive notification or for BC Hydro to receive a response from a selected entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the entrant of an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the associated email account.
BC Hydro will use any personal information provided with the Contest entry and fulfilment, including the entrants’ name, address, postal code, phone number, and email address for the purpose of administering the Contest as contemplated by these Contest Rules. BC Hydro collects and uses personal information and runs this Contest in furtherance of its conservation mandate under the Clean Energy Act (British Columbia) as amended or replaced from time to time and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (British Columbia).
If you have any questions about how BC Hydro collects, uses or discloses your personal information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also consult the Privacy Statement found at schools.bchydro.com for more information.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless BC Hydro and its partners, affiliates, advertising/ promotions agencies , and their employees, officers, directors, representatives and assigns from any claims, losses and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest and the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the any prize awarded hereunder. BC Hydro and its employees, officers, directors, agents, contractors, representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, independent judges or advertising/ promotion agencies (collectively, the "Released parties") assume no responsibility whatsover for delayed, failed, partial or garbled computer or fax transmissions; technical failuers of any kind, including, but not limited to lost, interrupted or unavailable network server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, availability or accessability or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, fax or cable transmissions, lines or technical failuers or difficulties; the incorrecr or inaccurate capture or failure to capture any such information whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipmentor programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or other information; the failure to capture any such information; errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network or otherwise arising out of or relating to this Contest ; theft, loss, destruction or damage of entries, in whole or in part; or other factors beyond their reasonable control. Released parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials to or from our used of the website. Persons who tamper with or bause any aspect of this Contest or website, as solely determined by BC Hydro will be disqualified. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, BC HDYRO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEKS DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
9. RIGHT TO MODIFY OR TERMINATE:
BC Hydro reserves the right to withdraw, modify or terminate or any part of this Contest by publishing notice on www.bchydro.com website if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including technical failure or corruption, computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other cause beyond the control BC Hydro which in the opinion of BC Hydro affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.
10. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
By entering the Contest, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and the decisions of BC Hydro, which shall be final and legally binding. BC HYdro reserves the immediate right to disqualify and entrant it deems, in its sole discretion, (a) is not in compliance with these Contest Rules, (b) tampers with the entry process, the Contest, or the website; or (c) is acting in an uncooperative, unsportsmanlike, disruptive, abusive, or threatening manner. No correspondence will be entered into by BC Hydro with respect to the Contest except with the selected entrant(s). The Contest is subject to the laws of the Province of British Columbia and all applicable federal and municipal laws. The sole discretion to resolve any disputes concerning this Contest is the Province of British Columbia.
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