Board Election 2021 Contest

Official Contest Rules

No Purchase Necessary

This Contest is sponsored by Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (“Vancity”), 183 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4G2 for the Vancity Board of Directors election in accordance with these official contest rules (the “Contest Rules”).

  1. Contest Period: The Contest runs from 9:00 am PST Tuesday, April 6, 2021 to 4:00 pm PST on Friday, April 23, 2021. Vancity’s server machines will be the sole determinant of the entry time for all Contest participants.
  2. Prizes: There are ten (10) prizes to be won, consisting of one (1) $500 Vancity enviro™ Visa* Gift Card (the “Prize”) per winner. Prizes are not eligible for substitution, and must be accepted as awarded. Chances of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.
  3. Award of Prizes: Ten random draws will be held for the Prizes on Monday, May 10, 2021. The eligible entry that is selected for each draw must comply with these Contest Rules to win a Prize. Additional draws may be made, if necessary, to award the Prizes. The potential winners must be confirmed as a winner in accordance with these Contest Rules. Unclaimed Prizes will not be reissued by Vancity.
  4. How to Enter: No purchase is necessary. There are two ways to enter the Contest:
    1. Automatic entry – you will be automatically entered into the Contest by submitting an online or paper vote for the 2021 Board of Directors’ Election during the Contest Period. Online voting is available on Vancity’s website: www.vancity.com. Paper ballot may be submitted by mail to the address indicated on the ballot.
    2. Alternative entry – If you do not want to vote in the 2021 Board of Directors’ Election but want to enter the Contest, you may do so by mailing an entry form with your full legal name, address, phone number and email address that Vancity has on record with respect to your membership, to Vancity (Marketing Department) PO Box 2120 Station Terminal, Vancouver BC V6B 5R8 postmarked by April 23, 2021.
  5. Eligibility: The Contest is open to Vancity members who are members as of the Contest start date and are residents of British Columbia who are 19-years of age or older, who are not employees of Vancity or its affiliates, and who are not members of the household of those employees.
  6. Withdrawal from Contest: If you wish to vote in the Vancity 2021 Board of Directors’ Election but do not want to participate in the Contest, you must notify Vancity in writing prior to Friday, April 23, 2021. Please mail your “Withdrawal from Contest” notification with your full legal name, address, phone number and email address that Vancity has on record in respect to your membership, to Vancity (Marketing Department) PO Box 2120 Station Terminal, Vancouver BC V6B 5R8, or email the information to election@vancity.com
  7. Disqualification: There is a limit of one entry per individual. Vancity is not responsible for wrong, undelivered, or incomplete entries, all of which will be disqualified. Vancity may disqualify any entry that does not comply with these Contest Rules, including duplicate entries. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to respond within the specified time, fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question, fails to provide the required information or identification, or if the Prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the prize without notice.
  8. Winner Verification: The potential winner is subject to verification by Vancity, including proof of identity by government issued identification and eligibility. The potential winner may be contacted via email address and/or phone provided. If contacted, the potential winner must respond within five days. Failure to respond within five days of notification, return of email notification as undeliverable, or failure to comply with these Contest Rules, will result in disqualification.
  9. To Claim a Prize: To be declared a winner and claim a prize, the potential winner must:
    1. correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question;
    2. sign and return, without further compensation, Vancity’s Declaration and Release confirming compliance with these Contest Rules and acceptance of the prize as offered, releasing Vancity, its affiliates and its and their agents with respect to injuries, accident, loss or damages relating to the Contest or the awarding of the prize, and consenting to use of the potential winner’s name, city, photograph and/or statement in any publicity carried out by Vancity relating to this Contest;
    3. Reply to Vancity within 5 days of receipt, or the selected entrant may be disqualified, and another entrant may be selected at random, at Vancity’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for checking their email including their spam and/or junk email account folders.
  10. General Terms: By entering the Contest you: (a) acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Contest rules; (b) consent to Vancity contacting you in accordance with these Contest Rules; (c) agree not to challenge or claim against Vancity in relation to the Contest; (d) agree that the decision of Vancity is final with respect to any changes to this Contest or these Rules.
  11. Release and Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless Vancity, its affiliates and each of their respective directors, officers and employees from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of or resulting from, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from your participation in the Contest, participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of any Prize awarded in the Contest, 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.
  12. Privacy: By entering the Contest, you consent to Vancity storing, sharing and using the personal information submitted by you for administering the Contest and in accordance with the principles of Vancity’s member privacy policy (available at https://www.vancity.com/PrivacyAndSecurity/.) All entries become the property of Vancity and will not be returned.
  13. Technical Problems: Vancity is not responsible for: (a) any technical malfunction or other system problems that could affect your ability to enter the Contest; (b) the failure of your entry or Contest question to be received or captured for any reason; or (c) any injury or damage to your computer or mobile device resulting from participating in the Contest.
  14. Changes: Vancity may withdraw, amend or suspend the Contest (or change these Contest rules) for any reason without any notice, including to deal with any technical problems, computer viruses or bugs, unauthorized interventions or other cause beyond Vancity’s reasonable control that interfere with the proper conduct of the Contest. Vancity may also adjust any of the dates and timeframes provided in the Contest Rules without prior notice to you to verify compliance by any participant as a result of any technical or other problems, or because of any other circumstances which Vancity believes may affect the proper administration of the Contest. The decision of Vancity is final with respect to any changes to this Contest or these Rules.
  15. Laws: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal and provincial laws and.be governed exclusively by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

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