REAL CANADIAN GAMER 2020 PHOTO SUBMISSION CONTEST (“RCG CONTEST”) RULES

  1. By submitting a photograph for the ESAC Real Canadian Gamer 2020 Campaign (“RCG 2020”), you are automatically eligible to win a gift card for $250.00 CDN (the “Prize”) for one of the following gaming platforms:  Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo (the winner’s choice) (the “RCG Contest”).  As with RCG 2020, only Canadian residents are eligible to win the Prize and the RCG Contest is void outside of Canada.  The RCG Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. By participating in the RCG Contest, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the last updated version of these rules for the RCG Contest (the “Contest Rules”).  If you do not agree with any provision of the Contest Rules, you must indicate that you do not wish to participate in the RCG Contest as part of your submission for RCG 2020.  All decisions of ESAC with respect to the RCG Contest are final and binding.
  1. Eligibility. The RCG Contest is only open to current legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority of the Province or Territory in which they reside as of the date of your RCG 2020 submission.  The RCG Contest is not open to employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents or representatives of ESAC or our members, or their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and/or representatives, and the immediate family members (mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, son or spouse, regardless of where they live) of and those domiciled with (whether or not related) any of the foregoing.
  1. How to Enter the RCG Contest.  You are automatically eligible to enter into the RCG Contest and win the Prize by submitting at least one photograph that complies with the RCG 2020 Terms. There is a limit of one (1) eligible submission per person for the RCG 2020 Contest. Use of multiple email addresses or identities by one person to enter the RCG 2020 Contest is strictly prohibited.
  1. Additional RCG Contest Requirements. Photo submissions must be received by the deadline indicated at https://theesa.ca/real-canadian-gamers-call-for-photos/ in order to be entered into the RCG Contest.  Timing of the submission receipt will be determined solely by ESAC.  Each person making a submission is only eligible for one chance to win the Prize. ESAC is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, stolen, incomplete, falsified, void, corrupted, garbled, misdirected, or otherwise unintelligible submissions, or for any problems, bugs or malfunctions you may encounter when making a submission.  Such submissions are void and will not be accepted.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the person making the submission, ESAC will deem it to be submitted by the person identified as making the RCG 2020 submission.
  1. Selection of Prize Winner. Eligible submissions will be entered into the random drawing for the Prize.  The random drawing will be conducted remotely by ESAC within 30 days from the date when the RCG 2020 submission period has closed (the “Drawing Date”), but ESAC reserves the right to change the Drawing Date without notice.  On the Drawing Date, one participant will be selected at random by a representative of ESAC from all eligible submissions received.
  1. Notification of the Prize Winner. Attempts will be made to contact the Prize winner by email and/or phone.  The Prize winner is required to respond (as directed) to the notification within 10 business days of the first attempt made to contact the participant. Before being confirmed as the prize winner, the selected participant (a) must identify which gift card they wish to receive (Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo); (b) correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by email or by telephone at a pre-arranged, mutually convenient time; and (c) must otherwise be in compliance with these Contest Rules. If a selected winner: (i) cannot be reached within the time prescribed; (ii) fails to confirm receipt of the winning notification; (iii) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (iv) cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason; or (v) is otherwise not in compliance with the Contest Rules, the participant will be disqualified, will not receive the Prize and an alternate entrant will be randomly selected in accordance with the Contest Rules from among the remaining eligible submissions until such time as a winner is confirmed for the Prize.
  1. The Prize for the RCG Contest is a gift card from either Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo (selected by the winner) for $250.00 CDN.  The Prize cannot be redeemed outside of Canada.  The Prize is subject to any applicable gift card terms and conditions, it is non-refundable and non-transferable, cannot be combined with any other promotion and must be accepted as awarded. The Prize may not be exchanged for cash value or substituted.  Applicable sales taxes (if any) and any other costs or expenses associated with the Prize or the use thereof not expressly stated as being part of the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.  The Prize will only be delivered to the confirmed winner via email.  You are responsible for providing us with an accurate and current email address for receiving the Prize and ESAC is not responsible for any winning notification or the email with the Prize being delivered to your Spam/Junk folder.
  1. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning the Prize depend on the total number of eligible submissions received for RCG 2020.
  1. ESAC assumes no responsibility or liability for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, void, corrupted, garbled or unintelligible submissions, communications, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) computer system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical, mobile device or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of a submission or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other property, caused by the Prize, including any products or services purchased with the Prize (the “Prize Proceeds”), or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of the Prize or the Prize Proceeds, or from participation in the RCG Contest; (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the RCG Contest; (vi) the inability or failure to receive Prize notification communication or the delivery of the Prize via email; or (vii) any other errors whether caused by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the RCG Contest or any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions. ESAC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the RCG Contest without providing any notice for any reason, including but not limited to, if the RCG Contest is not capable of running as planned because of circumstances including, but not limited to, a lack of valid submissions; a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond ESAC’s control; or corruption of the administration, security, fair administration or proper play of the RCG Contest.  ESAC may prohibit a participant from participating in the RCG Contest or winning the Prize if, in our sole discretion, we determine such entrant is tampering with the submission process or attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the RCG Contest in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices, or otherwise violating the Contest Rules.  Use of any automated system including robotic or form filling software to enter or participate is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification.  ESAC may disqualify, at our sole discretion, any submissions we believe are created by an automated system.
  1. Limitation of Liability. To the extent permitted by law, in no event will ESAC be responsible for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of or relating to participation in RCG 2020 or the RCG Contest, or any prizes won or not won.
  1. Publication of Winner. By accepting the Prize, the winner grants to ESAC the right to use and publish in any media the winner’s name, image, likeness, hometown name and/or Prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without notification, review or approval, and without the winner receiving any additional consideration or compensation.

 

  1. Release and Indemnification. By accepting the Prize, each winner agrees to release and indemnify ESAC and its members, and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, employees, officers, representatives and agents, including without limitation, any person or entity associated with the RCG Contest (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, and property, arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of the Prize, participation in the RCG Contest and RCG 2020, or any RCG Contest-related activities.

 

  1. Privacy Policy. By entering the RCG Contest, participants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information by ESAC for the purposes of administering the RCG Contest, contacting selected entrants and otherwise as permitted or required by law and in accordance with the ESAC Privacy Policy.

 

  1. Copy of Contest Rules. For a copy of these Contest Rules, you may visit here or send your request via email with the subject line “RCG Contest Rules” to info@theesa.ca.