Your Hero. Our Guest. Thank you Campaign
Official Rules and Regulations
These Rules and Regulations (“Rules and Regulations”) govern the “Your Hero. Our Guest” Thank you campaign (“Campaign”). No purchase is necessary to nominate a Hero (“Nominee”) or, as one of the winning recipients, to win a Campaign getaway reward (“Reward”).
2. Organizer/Prize Partners:
The “Your Hero. Our Guest.” Thank you campaign (the “Campaign”) is organized and facilitated by Bed and Breakfast PEC (“Host”) is www.bedandbreakfastpec.com and its participating Bed & Breakfasts. The Campaign Prize Partners (“Partner”) are: The County, RTO-9 South Eastern Ontario, and Community Brands (“Sponsor”), 7Numbers Picton, Black Prince Winery, Bloomfield Public House Market, Blumen Garden Bistro, Canadian Vinegar Cellars, Carson’s Garden + Market, Closson Chase Vineyards, Coriander Girl PEC, The County, The County Chocolatier, Cressy Mustard Co., Crimson Cider Co., Cured Spice Co., East & Main Bistro, Fifth Town Artisan Cheese, Flame + Smith, Fosterholm Farms, From the Farm, The Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards and Estate Winery, Hartley’s Tavern, Honey Pie Hives & Herbals, Karlo Estates, Kinsip House of Fine Spirits, La Condesa, Long Dog Winery, Melt Studio, Midtown Brewery, Millefleurs Lavender & Honey, Mirepoix Farm, The Marans, The Miller House, Parsons Brewing Co., PEC Lavender Farm, PEC T-shirt Co., Prince Eddy’s Brewing Co., Shed at Chetwyn Farms, South Eastern Ontario, Stanners Vineyard, Stella’s Eatery, Zest Kitchen Shop. This Campaign from Bed and Breakfast PEC is intended to be conducted in Ontario only and shall be construed and evaluated according to applicable Canadian law. Entry in this constitutes acceptance of these rules (“Rules”).
No purchase is necessary to nominate a Hero (“Nominee”) or, as one of the winning recipients, to win a Campaign (“Reward”).
3. Nomination Period:
The “Your Hero. Our Guest.” nomination period (“Nomination Period”) begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on July 6, 2020 and ends at 11:59:01 p.m. ET on July 26, 2020 after which time the Nomination Period will be closed and no further entries shall be accepted.
“Your Hero. Our Guest.” is open to legal residents of Ontario only. Nominators and Nominees must be 19 years of age or older. Proof of age may be required.
This Campaign is open only to legal residents of Ontario (excluding Quebec) who have reached or surpassed the age of majority in their province or territory of residence as of the first day of the Nomination Period, and who are residing in Ontario (excluding Quebec) throughout the Campaign period. This Campaign is void in whole or part where prohibited by law.
To be considered an eligible Nominee, entrant must be or have been actively employed at the time of his/her nomination in a COVID-19 essential services workplace role as defined by the Ontario government https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/200082. Nominees are not able to self-nominate. Nominee’s eligibility will be determined by the Host, in its sole discretion.
Excluded from eligibility are the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of any Host and Partner, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, third party prize suppliers or contributors, advertising and promotion agencies (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.
For greater certainty, only the Nominee or Nominator named in the nomination form is eligible to win a Reward upon completion of the Reward claim conditions outlined in Section 6 and execution of the required release forms outlined in Section 12.
Bed and Breakfast PEC has the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to Bed and Breakfast PEC for the purpose of the Campaign must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. Bed and Breakfast PEC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person who supplies untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information at any time. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible to enter this Campaign.
5. How To Enter:
NO PURCHASE or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or to win. Internet access and completion of a nomination form is required. Enter online at www.bedandbreakfastpec.com (the “Website”) during the Nomination Period, complete the official entry form and submit your entry as instructed. No other forms of submission will be considered eligible for the Campaign. All eligible entries will be entered in a random draw.
Follow the instructions to register your Nominee, include a short note (maximum 250 words) on why you think your Nominee deserves a getaway Reward, complete the privacy attestation which, among other things, confirms you have secured the Nominee’s consent to share their name, email address, phone number, their work role in a COVID-19 essential services workplace as defined by the Ontario government https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/200082, their employer’s name and phone number, and that he/she agrees to these Rules and Regulations. All fields in the online nomination form are mandatory.
Only one entry per email address is allowed during the Nomination Period. In the event it is discovered that you attempted to enter more than once, all of your entries will be void. All entries must be received by the specified Nomination Period closing date.
In completing a nomination form, Nominators are agreeing to also be eligible for the random draw selection of one Nominator getaway reward (“Nominator Reward”).
The Host is not responsible for entries that are incomplete, illegible, lost, stolen, late, delayed, misdirected, inaudible, damaged, altered, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Rules and Regulations and all such entries shall be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of the Host and none will be returned.
The Host is not liable for any technical failures on the part of the Website, software, virus, website down-time, human error or property damage incurred by any Nominator or Nominee. The Host and Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising the Campaign. If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address provided at time of entry. Authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
The note you are submitting as your entry:
must be your own original submission;
must not infringe on any intellectual property, privacy or other statutory or common law rights of any third party, contain tradenames or copyrighted work owned by others, or violate in any manner any applicable laws or regulations;
must be suitable for publication (i.e., may not be sexually explicit, obscene or indecent, profane, or contain offensive language);
may not be violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group;
must not contain obscene or pornographic material;
may not promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
may not promote any activities that are illegal, inappropriate, unsafe or dangerous or may result in harm to anyone;
may not contain any material that comprises libel, slander or defamation of character of any person;
may not contain any reference to personal information about others or information that may be used to identify or locate another individual or that could otherwise be deemed to constitute invasion of another’s privacy;
may not contain materials embodying the names, likeness, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission to the extent permission is necessary (and the Host reserves the right to require proof of such permission in a form acceptable to the Host);
may not disclose trade secrets, confidential, non-public, propriety or privileged information of any party;
may not disclose website or web page links;
may not promote any business or its products or services, or make any mention of any adverse event related to any business’s products or services;
may not be harassing, threatening, derogatory, demeaning, abusive or hateful;
may not promote any particular political/religious/social agenda or message;
may not condone or incite violence, bullying or unlawful behaviour;
may not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will with which the Host wishes to associate and
may not in any other way be inappropriate as deemed by the Host.
6. Winner Selection:
On or around July 28, 2020 in Prince Edward County, Ontario, a random draw will be conducted by the Host www.bedandbreakfastpec.com from all eligible entries received by the Nomination Period’s closing date to select the potential winners (“Selected Entrants”) of the Rewards and Nominator Reward. Three Nominee entries will be drawn followed by an additional entry for the sole purpose of awarding a Nominator. The chance of winning depends on the number of eligible entries received by the Nomination Period’s closing date.
The Selected Entrants will be contacted by phone and email within approximately 48 hours of the draw (“Notification”).
In order to be declared a winner (“Winner”), Selected Entrants must: (i) respond within three (3) business days of Host’s first Notification attempt or entrant will be disqualified and a new entry will be drawn; (ii) correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone or email; (iii) must agree to accept the prizes as set forth below; (iv) sign and return to Host a release form (“Form”) stating their agreement with the Campaign’s Rules and Regulations, eligibility, liability, privacy, publicity and a ranking of their top five (5) accommodation choices (“Accommodation Choice”) among participating Bed and Breakfasts, within five (5) business days of successful notification or entrant will be disqualified and a new entry will be drawn.
Upon receipt of the properly executed Form and verification of full compliance with the Rules and Regulations by the Host, the selected entrants will be declared the Winners and awarded their Accommodation Choice based on the order their entry was selected in the draw. Once a Bed and Breakfast is awarded as the first choice of the first Winner drawn, it voids that Bed and Breakfast as a potential Accommodation Choice from the remaining Winners’ lists. That accommodation elimination process is repeated for the remaining three Winners’ Accommodation Choice lists.
If a Selected Entrant cannot be contacted for any reason within 48 hours of the draw, or is unwilling or unable to comply with the requirements as set out by the Rules and Regulations, the Host shall have the right to disqualify said entrant and to randomly draw another eligible entry.
By entering the Campaign, nominees and nominators agree that if they are a Selected Entrant that is disqualified and a Reward is forfeited for any reason, the Host shall be full and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.
By entering the Campaign, the Winner consents to the use of his/her name, image, voice, likeness, city of residence, job role/employer’s name, and/or photographs without compensation in any publicity or advertising carried out in any medium worldwide by the Host, Partners and/or its Promotion Entities without limitation or further notification or compensation.
Three Reward getaways are available to be won by three Nominees. Each Reward consists of:
• One two-night stay for two at a participating Bed & Breakfast in Prince Edward County, approximate value $400 - $600.
• Three gift certificates at participating restaurants, approximate value $50 - $100 each.
• Two exclusive, private, VIP winery tour and tasting, approximate value $50 each.
• An in-room welcome gift basket and flowers, approximate value $750.
• Gas and/or car rental travel voucher, approximate value $200.
The approximate retail value of each Reward getaway package is $1,800.
One Nominator Reward is available to be won by a Nominator. The Nominator Reward consists of:
• One two-night stay for two at a participating Bed & Breakfast in Prince Edward County, approximate value $450 - $600.
• One exclusive, private, VIP winery tour and tasting, approximate value $50.
The approximate retail value of the Nominator Reward is $600.
To avoid Winner selections of the same participating Bed and Breakfasts, Winners will be asked to return the Form including listing in order of preference their five (5) Accommodation Choices among the participating Bed and Breakfasts. As identified in section 6 (Winner Selection), the Accommodation Choices will be awarded based on the order that a Winner was selected in the draw. Once a Bed and Breakfast has been awarded it will be eliminated as a potential option on subsequent Winners’ Accommodation Choice lists. If a Bed and Breakfast choice is eliminated, the Winner will be awarded the next available Bed and Breakfast according to their Accommodation Choice ranking.
The Rewards and Nominator Reward must be accepted on an ‘as is’ basis. The Host and Partner reserves the right to substitute any portion of a Reward and Nominator Reward for something of equal of greater value if the advertised Reward or Nominator Reward, or any portion thereof becomes unavailable or cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
Rewards and Nominator Reward may not be sold, substituted, transferred or assigned, and are not convertible to cash. Rewards and Nominator Reward cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Other restrictions may apply.
Winners must book their reservations and make their arrangements directly with the owner of their awarded Bed and Breakfast. Reward and Nominator Reward redemptions will be made at the owner’s discretion and dependent on that accommodation’s availability and be exclusive of long weekends in 2020 and 2021.
Travel voucher arrangements must be made directly with that Sponsor and must be redeemed prior to Dec. 31, 2021.
Any other costs or expenses associated with the Rewards and Nominator Reward not specified herein will be the responsibility of the selected Winner.
Reward and Nominator Reward getaways must be redeemed prior to Dec. 31, 2021.
By participating in this Campaign, all entrants and Winners agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Host, Sponsors and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advisors, assignees, agents, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buyers and promotional agencies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of action, or losses of any kind (including but not limited to lawyers’ fees) arising out of or relating to participation in the Campaign; receipt or use of any Reward; violation of any term of these Rules and Regulations; violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or any claim that a submission caused any type of damage to a third party.
10. Disclosure Of Personal Information:
In order to submit a Campaign entry, Nominators and Nominees will be required to disclose certain personal information.
By submitting an entry, Nominators expressly consent to the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information to the Host for the purposes of administering the Campaign, and for the Campaign’s marketing purposes, as well as the other purposes expressly contemplated in these Rules and Regulations. The Host will have the right to use each selected entrant’s personal information to communicate with them (and any substitute Entrant selected, as required), and to announce the Winners.
All Winners will be posted on Host website www.bedandbreakfastpec.com, https://www.facebook.com/bedandbreakfastpec/ and https://www.instagram.com/bedandbreakfast.pec/ at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and will be disclosed in media releases or other media coverage.
11. Limitation Of Liability And Release:
Nothing in these Rules and Regulations limits or excludes any liability of the Host, Sponsors or Promotion Entities for death or personal injury caused by their negligence, or for fraud, or any other liability that cannot lawfully be limited or excluded. Subject to the foregoing, by entering the Campaign the selected Winner, and such Winner’s travel companions agree to release and hold harmless the Host, Sponsors and Promotion Entities from any injury, loss or damage of any kind to persons or property, including but not limited to death, resulting in whole or in part directly or indirectly from the acceptance, receipt, possession, use or misuse of the awarded Reward, any portion of the Reward, participation in any Campaign-related activity including any travel related thereto or participation in the Campaign.
The Host shall not be liable for any human or technical errors that may arise or occur in connection with the Campaign. The Host assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of the entries. The Host reserves the right, in its sole discretion to terminate, modify, suspend the Campaign, or modify the Rules and Regulations at any time for any reason whatsoever.
The Host is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Host, Sponsors or Promotion Entities as a result of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, any injury or damage to the entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading or accessing any materials in this Campaign.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Host reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law including criminal prosecution.
In the event of a dispute, the online nomination submissions will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
By entering the Campaign, the entrant agrees that these Rules and Regulations shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and that the courts of the Province of Ontario shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any action or other legal proceedings based on any provision of these Rules and Regulations or the running of this Campaign.
By entering the Campaign, you agree to hold the Host, harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to you or any other person, including resulting in whole or part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Campaign or breach of the Campaign Rules. The Host assumes no responsibility for any claims of infringement of rights to copyright, privacy and/or personality, and all such liability will remain with you and you hereby indemnify the Host against any such claims arising from your entry into this Campaign.
12. Required Release Form:
By entering the Campaign, the selected entrants agree to sign and return the following Form to the Host within five (5) days of Notification:
Affirming eligibility and compliance with all Rules and Regulations;
Releasing the Host, Sponsors and Promotion Entities from all liability (excluding liability for personal injury or death caused by negligence or any other liability that cannot lawfully be limited or excluded) arising from or relating to the acceptance, receipt, possession, use or misuse of the awarded Rewards, any portion of the Reward, participation in any Campaign-related activity including any travel related thereto and/or participation in this Campaign.
Publicity permission for the Host, Sponsors, Promotion Entities to use Winner names, images, voices, likeness, city of residence, job role and/or photographs without compensation in any publicity or advertising carried out in any medium worldwide without limitation or further notification, unless prohibited by law.
Accommodation Choice ranking five (5) of the participating Bed & Breakfasts in order of preference for a potential stay.
If the selected entrant fails to submit the above within the given time period, the Host reserves the right to disqualify said entrant and randomly draw another eligible entry for the purpose of awarding the Reward, and the Host shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard.
If applicable, the Winner is responsible for reporting any taxable benefits received from Host and Sponsors to relevant Tax authorities as a result of winning this Campaign.
14. Legal Compliance:
This Campaign is governed by the laws of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
The www.bedandbreakfastpec.com (BNBPEC) is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals who visit our website.
What is “personal information”?
BNBPEC is governed by the Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.31, which defines “personal information” to mean recorded information about any identifiable individual, including his or her name, address, telephone number, email address, age, gender, marital status, personal views, preferences and opinions.
How will we collect personal information?
You are under no obligation to disclose any personal information to us at any time. But if you want to take advantage of all of the website’s features, such as a newsletter, promotions or contests, we will ask you to subscribe or enter information. In the process you may be asked to give your name, e-mail address, country, and other basic contest information.
How do we use and disclose personal information?
If you choose to subscribe or enter a contest, we will keep track only of the information and preferences that you choose to provide to us. We will keep that information stored securely on our system and will not release it to any third party without your prior consent.
Any personal information you give us will only be used for the purpose of sending you newsletters and promotions from our participating Bed & Breakfast members; for questionnaires; and for responding to your comments or inquiries. Except for the foregoing, you will not be placed on any mailing lists. None of your personal information will ever be shared, rented, sold or otherwise released to any third party without your prior consent.
From time to time we may use your personal information to create aggregate summaries of general demographic information for statistical and research purposes. However, such summaries will never include any personal information that could be used to identify you.
Access and Manage Your Information
If you have opted in to our database (subscribe), you can access and manage the information you provided us at the time of your opt in via the PREFERENCES link at the bottom of our emails. You can also follow the UNSUBSCRIBE link to stop receiving email communications from us. You can also contact us at the information provided in the section below to request that we provide you a copy of any of your data stored in our system.
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