CONTEST RULES 

RULES & REGULATIONS

These rules apply to all contests running on thecoast.ca, in the print edition of The Coast and all The Coast-branded media. Please note that individual contests may have additional rules and regulations. These rules will be listed under an area noted as "Additional Individual Contest Rules". Questions, clarification or comments about these rules can be directed to (contests@thecoast.ca).

HOW TO ENTER: To be eligible to win the prize as indicated, entrants must correctly complete and submit the online form. All areas of the form must be completed in full and entries must be received by the posted deadline date. No purchase necessary. You are not allowed to enter anyone other than yourself in The Coast contests. Instead, share the contest with friends to notify others to enter.

ELIGIBILITY The Coast’s contests are open to Nova Scotia residents, 19 years of age or older (unless otherwise specified) with the exception of employees and those with whom are domiciled of Coast Publishing. and its affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies or employees of companies supplying prizes.

PRIZES Value of prizes is approximately that shown on the contests page. Prize cannot be refunded and is not transferable or convertible to cash. Prizes may not be exactly as shown or indicated. Coast Publishing reserves the right to substitute any prize with an alternate prize of equal or greater value.

NOTIFICATION Only the winning participants will be notified by email and/or phone. Occasionally, Coast Publishing will also send out a one-time special offer mailing to all contest participants.

CLAIMING OF PRIZES The major qualifying factor for entry is that you must be able to obtain your prize in person at 2309 Maynard Street Halifax, NS, before the pick-up deadline. We are not responsible for unclaimed prizing after the pick-up deadline has passed. Pick-up deadlines are conveyed at the time of notification. Deadlines will vary depending on the time sensitivity of the prize. For ticketed events (i.e. concerts, film screenings, etc.) the pick-up deadline is considered to be the closing hour of the Coast Publishing Ltd. offices the day of the event. Non-dated prizes must be picked up within 2 months of winner notification. We regret that we are unable to mail or courier prizes to winners. The winner(s) must also present valid photo identification and the information they provide must match that provided by us on the contest form. Before being declared a winner, the prize winner(s) may also be required to sign a declaration form confirming acceptance of the prize offered, a waiver of liability acknowledging the non-responsibility of Coast Publishing Ltd. and its agents in respect to injuries, accidents or loss relating to the prize and a publicity release acknowledging the right of Coast Publishing Ltd. and the agents to publish and/or broadcast the winner's picture, name, address, voice and statements without further compensation.

PRIVACY All entries submitted become the property of Coast Publishing Ltd. By submitting ballot, you are granting your permission to use your name on the The Coast website and in any print promotional material in the event if chosen as a winner. By submitting your ballot, you are also granting The Coast to use, in any aggregate manner, any information that you supply for demographic purposes. However, your address and contact information is kept strictly confidential. All mailing lists are opt-in. You will not be added to any mailing lists that you do not join. However, The Coast will on occasion email contest entrants directly pertaining to the contest entered. By entering the contest, you are granting Coast Publishing Ltd. permission to email you in this manner, to notify you of winning, and/or to notify you of possible problems with your entry or other contact that The Coast deems necessary at our discretion.

All information supplied by the entrant which is non-personal in nature, including not but limited to: answers to contest questions, comments, postings on contest message boards, etc, becomes the property of Coast Publishing Ltd This information may be posted for public viewing, used in The Coast promotional pieces both print and online or otherwise published. By submitting this information to The Coast you are granting Coast Publishing Ltd. the rights to you commentary/content and the ability to use, modify, edit and other use said content. Note that all mailing lists are opt-in only.

Coast Publishing Ltd. reserves the right to revise, cancel or close contests at any time.

Any and all of The Coast's contest partners and/or prize providers, such as Warner Bros Entertainment Canada Inc., and their respective corporate parents, affiliates and subsidiaries are not responsible for the promotion, administration or execution of this Contest.

ODDS OF WINNING Odds of winning are dependent on the total number of entries received.

BANNING Coast Publishing Ltd. reserves the right to prohibit entry from any person who we believe to be abusing these rules. Abuse includes entering multiple time and entering false information. We realize that mistakes occur, and make every effort to ensure that our contests are run in a fair manner. As such, we make an effort to contact people who are banned in order to explain what has occurred and to facilitate communication. However, sometimes this is not possible. If you have been banned and wish to discuss the situation, please contact (contests@thecoast.ca).

TECHNICAL ERRORS Coast Publishing Ltd. cannot be held responsible for technical failures on the part of contest software or human error which could result in inaccurate postings and notifications. The Coast is also not responsible for email notifications that are rejected or do not reach a contest winner. The Coast reserves the right to cancel a contest at any time or to correct results in order to rectify software errors.

Contest is subject to all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws.

These rules are subject to change without notice.

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