My Balance rewards contest official rules

Contest period

The My Balance Rewards contest (the “Contest”) begins and ends on the dates and at the times posted with each prize on the My Balance Rewards resource located through the Alberta Blue Cross member web site (the “Web site”) (each a “Contest Period”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants further agree to abide by and be bound by all decisions of ABC Benefits Corporation operating as Alberta Blue Cross 10009 108 St. Edmonton, AB, Canada (“Sponsor”) and Cookson James Loyalty Inc. 3123 Walkers Line Burlington, ON, Canada (“Prize Administrator”), which shall be final and binding, without right of appeal, in all matters relating to this Contest and the awarding of the prize(s), including without limitation eligibility and/or disqualification of entries.

Contest eligibility

In order to enter a contest inside My Balance Rewards, you must:


Excluded from eligibility are the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Prize Administrator, and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and any Contest judges (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of such officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives.

How to accumulate rewards points

How to enter and rules ("Rules")

Prizes

Winner selection and notification

Winner's identity

In the event of a dispute between the identity of a winner, the winner is the person who is the authorized account holder of the email address provided to Alberta Blue Cross at the time of registering for online services. If the authorized account holder does not match the full name on the entry form or is not listed as an Alberta Blue Cross plan member, the prize will be forfeited.

Publicity

Right to void, terminate, suspend and modify

Limitation of liability and releases

Except where prohibited, by participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Prize Administrator and the Promotion Entities as well as any specific parties that may be identified in the Web site (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in any Contest, or receipt, use or misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone, cellular, or network lines; (c) printing/publishing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (e) late, lost, or undeliverable mail or email; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt, use or misuse of any prize (or any goods or services for which it is redeemed). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages (other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses or statutory damages) and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. In the event that production, technical, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes to be claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

General conditions

All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned and no correspondence will be made with or entered into except with selected entrant(s). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that Sponsor, Prize Administrator and the Promotion Entities have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the prize and specifically disclaim all such warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose (not applicable in Quebec or Saskatchewan). Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. Mass entries, automated entries, entries submitted by third parties, and any entries or prize claims that are late, incomplete, fraudulent, illegible, unidentified or delayed will be void. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification. Proof of entry submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Void where prohibited. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then the Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced above, the winner may be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize, or the cash value thereof.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.