2021 Urban Barn Contest Rules & Regulations
HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. The ‘2021 Urban Barn Contest’ contest (the “Contest”) sponsored by Urban Barn (“Sponsor”) and administered by House & Home Media commences on Monday, September 13, 2021 and ends Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Contest Period”). To enter, go online to https://houseandhome.com/ and click on the popup which will prompt you to sign up for House & Home’s eNewsletters. Entrants must complete all mandatory fields on the entry form and submit the completed form during the Contest Period in order to earn entry for a chance to win.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to be legally bound by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to all residents of Canada, excluding Québec who have reached the legal age of majority within their province or territory of residence, excluding employees, representatives, agents, families or affiliates (or those with whom they are domiciled) of House & Home Media, Sponsor, and each of their respective affiliated entities, advertising/ promotion agencies and any other individual(s), entity or entities involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (collectively with the Sponsor, the “Contest Parties”). The Contest is void where prohibited by law, and is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws.
CONTEST DRAW: One (1) winner will be selected, from among all eligible entries received, in a random draw conducted in Toronto, Ontario at the offices of House & Home Media on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period.
PRIZE: Prize value of $500. One (1) confirmed winner will receive the prize, one (1) $500 Urban Barn gift card. Only the listed prize will be awarded and no substitutions, cash equivalents or exemptions will be made, it being understood and agreed, however, that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a different prize of equal or greater value if in the opinion of Sponsor it becomes necessary. Other restrictions may apply. All provincial, federal and local taxes associated with the prize are the responsibility of the prize winner. Winner agrees that the prize is being provided ‘as is,’ and the Contest Parties make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The confirmed prize winner is solely responsible for all expenses that are not included in the prize description above.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Selected entrant will be notified by email or phone. If a selected entrant cannot be reached within seven (7) business days, incorrectly answers the skill-testing question, or fails to complete and return the required Contest documents, he/she will forfeit the prize and an alternate entrant will be randomly selected. The selected entrant will be sent a declaration and release form by e-mail. In order to be declared a winner, the selected entrant must correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question on the declaration and release form and the form must be signed and returned to House & Home Media, releasing the Releasees (defined below) from any and all claims or causes of action arising out of the entrant’s participation in the Contest and receipt or use of the prize, confirming compliance with the Contest rules, accepting the prize as awarded and consenting to the use of his or her name, without compensation, in any future publicity carried out by the House & Home Media in connection with this Contest. The confirmed winner’s name may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope before Monday, November 7, 2021 to: House & Home Media Contests, 354 Davenport Road, Suite G1, Toronto, ON, M5R 1K6.
In addition, eligible winners will be required to sign a Declaration of Compliance with the Rules and an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability and publicity, releasing the Contest Parties, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and all of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any liability or claims in connection with this Contest or the prize. Declaration and Release documents must be returned within ten (10) business days of the date on the notification, or prizes will be forfeited and potential winners disqualified. By accepting a prize or participating in the Contest, each entrant consents to the use of his/her name, voice, statements relating to the promotion of Sponsor or the Prize Provider, and photographs or other likenesses, without further compensation, in any publicity and/or media carried out by House & Home Media, the Sponsor or any related entities in connection with this promotion, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, including without limitation the Internet, unless prohibited by law. On the request of House & Home Media or the Sponsor, Contest entrants also agree to provide a signed version of such consents. If the potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the prize, or in the event that the prize confirmation or prize is returned undeliverable, House & Home Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to select an alternate eligible entrant through a random draw from among the remaining eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules.
Entrants (i) acknowledge compliance with these Rules including all eligibility requirements; (ii) consent to the broadcast, publication and/or use, in any medium whatsoever, including any websites operated by the House & Home Media, of the entrant’s name, Contest submission, and his/her participation in the prize, for publicity purposes carried out by the House & Home Media or its advertising and promotional agencies without payment or compensation of any kind; and (iii) agree that Releasees are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, microsite, incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, spam filtering mechanisms, computer equipment, software, inability to access any microsite, website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, including any injury or damage to the entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material in the promotion. If, for any reason, the Contest 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 House & Home Media which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, The Releasees reserve the right to disqualify any entrant that tampers with the operation of this Contest or website or violates the Rules of this Contest.
The Releasees reserve the right to cancel, modify or suspend this Contest, or any portion thereof, at any time and without notice or obligation if, in any Releasee’s opinion, any factor interferes with its proper administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, House & Home Media and Sponsor reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entrants engaging in any of the foregoing activities may be disqualified and will forfeit any prize won.
All entries and entrants are subject to verification at any time and for any reason. House & Home Media reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to House & Home Media – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) for the purposes of verifying an entrant’s eligibility to participate in this Contest or for any other reason the House & Home Media deems necessary, in its sole and absolute discretion, for the purposes of administering this Contest in accordance with the letter and spirit of these Rules. If the identity of an entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The individual assigned to the email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid email account that may be identified by reverse domain name search.
All decisions of Releasees are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Releasees are not responsible for the failure, for any reason, of an eligible winner to receive notification or for the failure to receive the response of an eligible winner.
Standard data rates apply to participants who choose to participate in the Contest via a mobile device. Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules or the rights and obligations of participants, House & Home Media or any of the other the Releasees in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the domestic laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, 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. The parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in Ontario in any action to enforce (or otherwise relating to) these Rules or relating to the Contest.