*American Express® Summerlicious Contest T64977
The contest period commences at 12:00:01 am ET July 6, 2007 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET July 22, 2007 (the Contest Close Date). The contest is sponsored by Amex Bank of Canada (the "Contest Sponsor").
WHO CAN ENTER
The contest is open to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence and who are American Express® Consumer Cardmembers prior to July 6, 2007, with accounts in good standing during the Contest Period. Contest excludes employees of, and individuals domiciled with employees of the Contest Sponsor, Amex Canada Inc., Marco Sales & Incentives Limited (the “Independent Contest Organization”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising or promotional agencies, agents and representatives. Corporate Cardmembers are also excluded from this offer.
HOW TO ENTER
There are two ways to enter:
1) During the Contest Period, each time you use your American Express® Card, excluding American Express Corporate Cards at any participating Summerlicious 2007 restaurant, you will automatically be entered for a chance to win. For a list of participating Summerlicious 2007 restaurants visit: www.toronto.ca/special_events. American Express Cardmembers eligible for automatic entry may opt out of the contest by sending your request to T64977@marcosales.com. Entries from unauthorized card use or made with lost, stolen, or fraudulent American Express® Cards are void.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
2) Print your name, full address including postal code, and daytime and evening phone number where you may be reached on a 3” x 5” piece of paper and mail it along with a 100 word or more handwritten, original essay on “Why I love dining in Toronto” to: American Express® Summerlicious 2007 Contest, P.O. Box 4089, Paris, ON N3L 3W9. All mail-in entries must be original, handwritten, not mechanically reproduced, must bear sufficient postage and must be post-marked by 11:59:59 pm ET August 15th, 2007.
All entrants must be American Express Cardmembers with accounts in good standing during the Contest Period.
By entering this contest, all entrants agree to abide by the contest rules and regulations and the decisions of the Independent Contest Organization whose decisions are final. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date.
All personal information obtained for this contest will be used only for the purposes of conducting the contest. Entries that have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any conditions of these Official Contest Rules & Regulations shall be disqualified.
There will be one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. Grand Prize consists of a $10,000 (CDN) American Express branded reward card that can be used anywhere that the American Express Card is accepted. This card is valid for approximately one year from date of issue. The retail value of the Grand Prize is $10,000 (CDN). Grand Prize may not be exchanged in whole or in part for cash or other substitutes, is non-transferable, non-refundable, non-saleable and must be accepted as awarded, except that the Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute the Grand Prize for a prize of equal or greater value.
On September 21, 2007, on or about 2:00 pm ET, a random draw will take place in Brantford, Ontario from all eligible entries received. Odds of being selected depend on the total number of eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date.
The selected entrant will be contacted by mail, courier or telephone within five (5) business days of the draw date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within five (5) business days, he/she will be disqualified and a new random draw from the remaining eligible entries will be conducted to select another entry and the process noted above will be repeated until a selected entrant is contacted or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.
HOW TO WIN
Before being declared a winner, each selected entrant, must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone within ten (10) business days of prize notification. The selected entrant will also be required to sign a Declaration and Release Form (the “Release Form”) confirming compliance with these Official Contest Rules & Regulations, acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded without substitution, and releasing the Contest Sponsor, Amex Canada Inc., its affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the Independent Contest Organization and their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Grand Prize or this contest, and authorizing the Contest Sponsor and the Independent Contest Organization and their respective agents to announce and publish his or her name, address (city and province only) and/or photograph or image or other likeness, without further compensation, at any time and from time to time, in any future publicity.
Failure to answer the mathematical skill-testing question correctly or failure to return the Release Form within the time period indicated on the Release Form will cause the Grand Prize to be forfeited and a new random draw from the remaining eligible entries will be conducted to select another entry and the process noted above will be repeated until a winner is declared or there are no more eligible entries, whichever comes first.
By entering this contest, entrants accept and agree to abide by the Official Contest Rules & Regulations and the decisions of the Independent Contest Organization with respect to all aspects of the contest, which are final, binding and conclusive on all matters relative to this contest.
All information obtained for this contest will be used only for the purposes of conducting the contest.
The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in it’s sole discretion to modify these contest rules, change the terms of, cancel or suspend this contest without notice or liability if it determines that the contest is not capable of running as planned or there is something that in its opinion affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Contest Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. In the event that Contest Sponsor terminates the contest, Contest Sponsor will award the Grand Prize in a random drawing from all eligible entries received prior to termination.
By accepting a prize, the winner releases and agree to hold the Contest Sponsor, its directors, employees, officers and agents, advertising and promotion agencies and the Independent Contest Organization, harmless from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of a Grand Prize.
**Prices are per person. Lunch and dinner menus include starter, entrée and dessert. Some restrictions may apply. Beverages, taxes and gratuity are additional.
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