LA Radio Group Competition Terms and Conditions
1.1 These Competition terms and conditions shall be binding on you (“you”) when you enter any promotion, prize draw or competition (“Competition(s)”) operated by LA Radio Group Inc. (“LA Radio Group ”) (including but not limited to those Competitions operated by LA Radio Group on behalf of its sponsors) or any company, radio station or website owned or controlled (directly or indirectly) by LA Radio Group from time to time.
1.2 Any specific rules, entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the particular Competition or the Competition prizes or gifts (“Prizes ”) published on this website or in any media which features the Competition (i.e
. on-air messages) together with these Competition terms and conditions form the Competition terms (“Terms”). Entry and participation in any Competition shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by you of these Terms.
1.3 It is agreed and accepted by you (except in respect of death or personal injury directly attributable to LA Radio Group’s negligence) that LA Radio Group shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of Competitions operated by third parties and featured on air or on our Radiostations
respective websites. The relevant third party will be responsible for the fulfilment
of the Competition. LA Radio Group accepts no responsibility for the acts or omissions of such third parties.
1.4 No purchase of any kind is required for free prize draws. Please follow the directions either on the Site for the particular Competition or as publicized in on-air messages.
1.5 You have made certain representations and warranties to LA Radio Group (both in these Terms and otherwise) in entering the Competition and/or applying for a place on the Competition. LA Radio Group has relied on the accuracy and truth of such representations and warranties in granting a place to you. Should LA Radio Group or its agents become aware of any fraud, dishonesty, deceit or similar action undertaken in connection with the Competition or otherwise, or any act or omission which might (in LA Radio Group’s opinion, which shall be final) have an adverse effect on the fairness, transparency or impartiality of any Competition. LA Radio Group (or any of its radio stations), reserves the right in its absolute discretion (without notice to you and/or without giving reasons) to (i) forfeit your place on the Competition; or (ii) withdraw the Prize(s).
1.6 You agree to co-operate with and comply with all reasonable requests of LA Radio Group and its agents and employees (and in particular the health and safety team) in connection with any Competition and its broadcast.
2. Eligibility to enter competitions
2.1 You must be a resident of Alberta, Canada to enter a Competition. Employees of LA Radio Group, their families, press, agencies or any persons directly or indirectly connected with a particular Competition are not eligible to enter such Competition. LA Radio Group reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
2.2 Unless otherwise stated, only one entry per person will be permitted and multiple entries will be void and the entrant(s) disqualified.
2.3 You may only enter a Competition as an individual, any entries that, in LA Radio Group’s absolute discretion, have been made via participation in a syndicate will be disqualified.
2.4 Any entries made, in LA Radio Group’s absolute discretion, via any form of machine assisted intervention enabling multiple entries will be disqualified.
2.5 LA Radio Group reserves the right to discount multiple entries from the same IP address or telephone or facsimilie
number, unless the specific terms and conditions for the Competition state that multiple entries are permitted.
2.6 A person may not win more than one prize (subject to each individual station’s discretion) within a 30 day month period following the first win, nor shall any member of such person’s family residing at the same address (including, but not limited to, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents etc.). LA Radio Group reserves the right to withhold prizes from any such person, and to reclaim any such prize if a breach of this rule is subsequently discovered.
2.7 Where it is expressly stated that a Competition is only open to persons aged 18 and older, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age on the closing date for entries to a Competition and, if requested by LA Radio Group, shall provide evidence of your age to LA Radio Group’s reasonable satisfaction.
2.8 Proof of eligibility to enter a Competition must be provided to LA Radio Group on request.
2.9 You must enter any Competition using your legal name. LA Radio Group reserves the right to disqualify anyone entering a competition using a false
name. By entering a Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete.
3. Health and Safety
3.1 By entering a Competition, you confirm and warrant that, to the best of your knowledge and belief, your general state of health is good and you have no medical condition that could be adversely affected by strenuous exercise or any of the events or activities planned or reasonably expected to be involved in the Competition.
3.2 You must take all reasonable steps to ensure your own health and safety when taking part in any events or activities forming part of the Competition or the Prize. Any behaviour
or act or conduct by you which LA Radio Group considers to pose any medical, security or safety risk (including without limitation any abusive behaviour
, physical or psychological) will lead to your immediate disqualification.
3.3 You are obliged to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety standards and the general appropriateness of activities undertaken during the Competition and acknowledge that all activities are undertaken at your own risk.
3.4 You must notify LA Radio Group of any medical or other condition which may mean that you are unfit for travel or participation in the Competition as soon as you become aware of such a condition. LA Radio Group reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition or the Prize (without liability or compensation) if, in its opinion, you may expose yourself or others to risk of illness or injury or to the cancellation
, disruption, or curtailment of the Competition.
3.5 You agree not to carry on your person (both in your possession or control) or to purchase or consume any illegal or controlled substance during the Competition. You acknowledge and agree that alcohol consumption will only be allowed with the express prior consent of LA Radio Group and the health and safety team, who will have full authority to direct that you shall not consume any more alcohol.
3.6 You will comply with all directions of LA Radio Group or LA Radio Group’s representatives in respect of health and safety. Failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, or immediate withdrawing of the Prize at LA Radio Group’s direction.
4. Competition entries via text message and telephone
4.1 Please note, only callers with cell phones using certain networks will be able to participate in Competitions using a Short Message Service (“SMS”), known commonly as a text message. Users should check with their service provider for details of compatibility. LA Radio Group will not be liable in the event of telephone or text message entries not received as a result of network incompatibility, technical faults, or otherwise.
4.2 Entries by text message must be sent to the applicable number as advertised on-air. Please be aware that numbers may change from Competition to Competition. Entrants should only submit one text message entry for each competition (unless otherwise stated for the specific Competition) and LA Radio Group reserves the right to discount multiple entries.
4.3 For the avoidance of doubt and for greater certainty, you are advised to carefully follow either the on-air instructions regarding the texting of Competition answers – or alternatively, those instructions as may be provided either in printed paper form or on the relevant radio station’s website. LA Radio Group cannot guarantee Competition entry for misspelt or incorrect text entries.
4.4 A text message to the Competition number or a telephone call to the Competition line will normally cost the standard rate for your mobile or telephone provider unless expressly stated in the specific rules for the Competition. You should check with your network provider for more details. For the avoidance of doubt, the cost of text messages from different mobile phone service providers may vary. No purchase of any kind is necessary for free prize draws and in all Competitions which are free prize draws where an offer is made for participation involving a premium rate telephone call or reverse billed SMS message, alternative non-billed entry mechanisms will be made available. You should refer to this Site or on-air messages for the relevant Competition for details of the no purchase necessary route to entry.
4.5 Text messaging charges incurred as a result of entry to the Competition(s) will be paid at your costs via your cell phone service provider
4.6 Any person using a telephone which is not his or her own should ask for the permission of the person who pays the bill before sending a text message or telephoning the competition line. LA Radio shall be entitled to presume that all contestant entries are deemed to have the express or imnplied
permission and authority to use the method of contest entry, and in any event, shall not be liable to either the contestant or any third party where it is subsequently found that permission and authority was not, in fact. Expressly or impliedly
4.7 In the event that a telephone call to a Competition entrant is disconnected for any reason before or during the competition, LA Radio Group reserves the right to select another entrant to participate in the Competition. In the event that an entrant does not answer their telephone when contacted by a representative of LA Radio Group in order to participate in a Competition, LA Radio Group reserves the right to select another entrant to participate in the Competition.
5. Claims to prizes
5.1 In order to enable LA Radio Group to correctly identify genuine claims and to eliminate non-genuine, deceitful or fraudulent claims, evidence of Competition entry must be made available if requested for the checking of such claim. In addition, LA Radio Group reserves the right to request proof of identity, age and address in the form of your passport or driving licence
, and proof of your address in the form of a utility bill. You also agree that LA Radio is entitled to retain a photocopy or other reproduction copy of your forms of identification provided for their records. LA Radio Group may also carry out an interview in order to validate such claims. Interviews may be by telephone or in person with you and may be recorded. LA Radio Group may also ask you to provide an in-studio recording to compare to your on-air win to provide proof of vocal identity. If you refuse to provide any of these details or participate in or answer all questions raised in such an interview without good reason then your place in the Competition will be treated as invalidated and the Prize may be withdrawn.
5.2 If LA Radio Group becomes aware of any fraud, deceit, misconduct or similar action during or in relation to a Competition which relates in any way to any prizing, entitlement or claim that may be won or awarded , then that prize, entitlement or claim will not be granted or bestowed on the you, the contestant unless and until it is proven to the satisfaction of LA Radio Group that you had no actual or imputed knowledge of such fraud or deceit or similar action. For the avoidance of doubt (and without limitation), if you provide an incorrect name, age, address or other incorrect information in relation to the entry, then LA Radio Group reserves the absolute right to treat that entry as invalid (whether or not such information comes to light before or after you have made the claim). If the fraud, deceit, misconduct or other action is only discovered after the Prize has been released, you undertake to return the same (or provide compensation) to LA Radio Group forthwith upon notification by LA Radio Group.
5.3 Failure to claim a Prize in the time or manner specified for the relevant Competition will make any claim invalid.
5.4 Winners of Prizes will be notified within 28 days of the relevant end date of the Competition. Prizes must be claimed within 28 days of notification.
6.1 All Prizes are non-transferable and may not be given, assigned or sold to another person. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or other alternatives.
6.2 LA Radio Group does not accept any liability for Prizes which are lost, delayed or damaged in the post or otherwise not validly received by you.
6.3 In the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside LA Radio Group’s reasonable control, LA Radio Group reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal value. No cash will be offered.
6.4 In the event of there being more claims than Prizes available, the name of the valid claimants will go into a draw for the Prizes.
6.5 A prize will not be awarded to a person who, for any reason, would not be allowed by law to purchase or use the prize or where the supply of the prize to that person would be unlawful.
7. Holiday Prizes
7.1 Prizes must be taken in accordance with the dates and destinations and number of passengers specified by LA Radio Group. There will be no cash alternative. There will be no alternative destination.
7.2 Holidays are non-transferable. Holidays are subject to availability. You must hold a valid passport with at least 6 months’ further duration and no visa restrictions on your ability to travel to the relevant destination (or Competition entry will be invalid).
7.3 Holidays are not available to persons under the age of 18 unless otherwise stated in the specific terms and conditions for a Competition. Children under 18 years of age must obtain written consent from a parent or guardian and cannot travel unless accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.
7.4 All holidays must be taken within 6 months of the date of the Competition (unless agreed with LA Radio Group or otherwise stated in the specific terms and conditions for the Competition) or will be deemed invalid.
7.5 You must comply with the terms and limitations of any travel insurance policy offered as part of the Prize, relating to the holiday. Where no insurance is offered, you are responsible for obtaining adequate travel insurance at your own expense and discretion.
7.6 You must comply with the terms and conditions of the airline and other transportation and venues involved in the Competition or the Prize. There may be additional terms and conditions imposed by the Prize provider which must be complied with and LA Radio Group will not be responsible for your failure to comply with such terms and conditions. In particular, you shall comply with all health and safety guidelines and instructions and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
7.7 You are not an Agent, Representative, Proxy or otherwise hold any authority which entitles or authorizes you in any way to commit LA Radio Group to any contract, expense or cost entered into or incurred by you without its advance written acceptance of the same.
7.8 Passport control and in-country authorities will reserve the right to refuse entry. LA Radio assumes no liability whatsoever in the event you are refused passage and/or entry and exit to or from the country being visited. Any and all additional costs incurred with respect to securing travel Visas (where necessary), arrival and departure taxes, and any other costs and fees related to cross-border travel will be your sole responsibility.
7.9 Any flights, other transport, airport details, accommodation or other aspects of the Prize, dates and times quoted by LA Radio Group or its agents are for guidance only and are subject to change without notice with no liability arising. You must have sufficient financial resources to meet any financial commitment which you may incur in connection with the Prize beyond those included in the Prize itself (including, without limitation, transfers to and from an Alberta airport, meals and drinks).
7.10 You must comply with and are responsible for attending to any inoculation and health regulations or visa requirements required for your destination.
8. Ticket give-aways
8.1 In the case of prizes in the form of free tickets, ticket holders shall be bound by and comply with the event promoter’s terms and conditions together with those set out on the ticket and the rules and regulations of the venue.
9.1 For Competitions involving online voting, entrants must register a valid email address to be entitled to vote. Only one vote for each valid email address will be accepted. LA Radio Group reserves the right to disqualify multiple votes.
10. Disqualification of Entries and Cancellation of the Competition
10.1 You acknowledge that the interests ,goodwill and public reputation of LA Radio Group and its radio stations are paramount and LA Radio Group may, at its reasonable discretion, withdraw a place or require you to cease to have any involvement in the Competition if it believes it is in the best interests of LA Radio Group (or its radio stations) to do so.
10.2 LA Radio Group reserves the right to immediately withdraw your place on the Competition or the Prize if it believes you to be in breach of any of your obligations, or representations and warranties, under the Terms or if you otherwise conduct yourself in a manner which is inappropriate or unsuitable (as determined in the reasonable discretion of LA Radio Group). You shall be responsible for any additional costs in this respect (including the costs of your early return back to the country, if necessary).
10.3 In the event of disqualification, LA Radio Group reserves the right to select another entrant to take part in the Competition.
10.4 LA Radio Group shall be entitled, in its reasonable discretion, to cancel (and/or recommence) a Competition with immediate effect by on air announcement (in the case of on-air competitions) or by stating the same on the relevant website (in the case of on-line competitions) without any liability in respect thereof. In this event (and assuming a valid claim has already been made), LA Radio Group will use reasonable endeavours
to offer an alternative prize at some other time and/or if applicable some other destination, which may be accepted instead by you. If such alternative prize is not accepted (or not made) you shall have no claim against LA Radio Group in respect of the cancellation
or delay of the Competition or Prize or for any expense or damage whatsoever incurred as a result thereof.
10.5 LA Radio Group reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition or the Prize (without liability or compensation) if, in its opinion, you may expose yourself or others to risk of illness or injury or to the cancellation
, disruption, or curtailment of the Competition.
10.6 A Competition may be declared as void by LA Radio Group if any publications (print or electronic or otherwise), promotional devices or other form of communication to the the public are fouind
to contain a substantive and material printing error, or involve a production or distribution error of any kind. Promotional devices found to be mutilated, illegible, altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with in any way will also be declared void by LA Radio Group.
10.7 The Competition may also be declared void should a printing or production error in connection with the Competition appear on this Site or occur in an on-air message.
10.8 LA Radio Group reserves the right in its reasonable discretion to (i) disqualify any claimant or entrant whose conduct is contrary to the spirit of these Terms or the intention of the Competition; (ii) declare as void any claims or entries resulting from printing, production or distribution errors (including any errors relating to the description of the Competition on this Site or on-air) or where there has been errors in the preparation for or the conduct of the Competition materially affecting the result of the Competition or the number of claims or the value of the claims.
11.1 You undertake not at any time to disclose, reveal, communicate or otherwise make public any information relating to LA Radio Group, its business, personnel, servants, agents or officers to anyone.
11.2 You may not publicise
your involvement in the Competition or the fact that you have won a Prize without the prior written permission of LA Radio Group.
12.1 Winners must, as a condition of their entitlement to be awarded any Prize, participate in all publicity required by LA Radio Group and/or third parties connected with the Competition.
12.2 You acknowledge and agree that LA Radio Group may publish winners’ names on any and all media and make these available on request to third parties. Winners’ names are available on request by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address published on this Site and/or stated on air up to 1 month after the closing date for the relevant Competition.
12.3 You shall not, without the specific prior written consent of LA Radio Group, publish or disclose any information in connection with the Competition or the Prize (in particular, without limitation, to a representative of any media not connected to LA Radio Group Inc., in whatever form). You shall not be entitled to give interviews or be involved in articles or reports in respect of the Competition or the Prize with any third party media. All rights in relation to the Competition and your involvement therein shall vest exclusively with LA Radio Group.
12.4 You agree to undertake (as requested by LA Radio Group) all interviews, Competitions and other activities and to the reproduction, publication, exhibition, transmission and broadcast of such by all means and media throughout the world at the discretion of LA Radio Group in perpetuity.
12.5 Without limitation to any other rights under this Agreement, LA Radio Group shall be entitled to refer to your association with the Competition and the Prize in all publicity, marketing and Competition material in connection therewith.
13. Intellectual Property
13.1 Unless otherwise stated, Competition entries will not be returned to you.
13.2 In respect of copyright and other intellectual property rights in any Competition, your entry into the Competition, and your involvement in the Competition (including, without limitation, all interviews, pictures, audio, audio-visual, whether your appearance is featured or incidental) in all media and technology (the “Products ”) you:
(a) hereby grant to LA Radio Group a non-exclusive, royalty-free perpetual worldwide licence
to use any such copyright and other intellectual property rights in any and all media to the extent LA Radio Group deems it appropriate; and
(b) agree, at LA Radio Group’s request, to assign to LA Radio Group the entire such copyright and other intellectual property rights (including without limitation where such Products are not in existence at the date of this Agreement, by way of present assignment of future copyright) and you agree to do all such acts as may be reasonably requested of you by LA Radio Group to effect the assignment under this clause and you agree that the licence
and, if applicable, any assignment shall include the right for LA Radio Group to alter, edit, compile, amend or otherwise adapt such Products and/or use such Products in conjunction with any other material and to use, distribute and/or broadcast such Products in all media and all formats (including transmission by way of analogue
transmission, digital audio broadcasting, internet, satellite, television, film, cable or telephony) and the right to sub-license such rights to any other persons, in each case for such purposes as LA Radio Group may in its absolute discretion determine.
13.3 Any information submitted by you relating to a Competition must be personal and related specifically to you. You warrant that any information which you submit to LA Radio Group will not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or any other rights of any third party, and will not contain anything which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening. LA Radio Group reserves the right, but not the obligation, to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove such information.
13.4 By entering any Competition and submitting any material or Products you warrant to LA Radio Group that:(a) you own or are licensed in respect of the Products submitted as part of the Competition conditions and that you have the right, power and authority to grant the rights set out in these Terms;
(b) LA Radio Group is free and able to use the Products in accordance with and in the manner set out in any relevant terms;
(c) you agree to waive any moral rights you may have in the Products and have obtained a waiver or all applicable moral rights in the Product and further have obtained all consents and permissions in respect of the Product;
(d) the Products do not violate any applicable law or regulation (including any laws regarding anti-discrimination or false
(e) the Products are not defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
(f) the Products are not obscene or pornographic; and
(g) the Products do not, to the best of the your knowledge, contain any viruses or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
13.5 The entrant to a Competition is the individual submitting the media (ie
the person who owns the cellphone
or who can be reached at the relevant email address). If the person(s) whose image is captured in any images, videos or other media is different to the person submitting the media, the person featured in the image shall have no claim to the Prize or any part thereof.
13.6 You must ensure that any person or persons whose image has been used in the relevant Products has given valid consent for the use of their image or has waived any rights they may have in the images, videos or other media submitted. Failure to adequately demonstrate this consent to the satisfaction of LA Radio Group may result in your disqualification from the Competition and forfeiture of any Prize.
13.7 For the avoidance of doubt, all rights in the name and title of the Competition and the format rights for the Competition will vest exclusively in LA Radio Group for its own use (in its absolute discretion).
14. Exclusion of liability
14.1 LA Radio Group is not liable in any way for any costs, expenses, damages, liability or injury suffered by you arising out of or in any way connected with the Competition or Prizes other than those costs and expenses specifically provided for in the Prize (if any). This exclusion does not include any liability for (i) negligence by LA Radio Group; (ii) death or personal injury arising out of LA Radio Group’s negligence or the negligence of its employees; (iii) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (iv) any liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.
14.2 LA Radio Group accepts no liability (and excludes all liability) for any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenues or anticipated savings or for special, direct, indirect or consequential loss of any nature howsoever arising.
14.3 LA Radio Group shall not be liable to perform any of its obligations under the Competition or in respect of the Prizes where it is unable to do so as a result of circumstances beyond its reasonable control and whilst LA Radio Group may endeavour
to provide an alternative Prize, it shall not be liable to compensate you in such circumstances.
15.1 You will comply with the instructions and directions of LA Radio Group or LA Radio Group’s representatives. Failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification or withdrawal of the Prize, at LA Radio Group’s direction.
15.2 You agree you will not by any act or omission do anything, which might bring LA Radio Group or its radio stations into disrepute. You represent and warrant that you do not have any criminal convictions or criminal record and have not undertaken any past act or conduct which could adversely affect the reputation of the Competition or LA Radio Group. You also warrant that you do not currently, and have not in the past, worked for any other radio station or media organization in Canada.
15.3 Source material utilised
by LA Radio Group’s question compilers shall be taken as correct.
15.4 Late entries (i.e
. entries received after the relevant advertised closing date for the Competition) will not be accepted.
15.5 LA Radio Group does not accept responsibility for entries lost, damaged or delayed in transit to the Competition address nor for any problems related to telephone networks/lines, computer systems or equipment, internet issues including traffic congestion. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt nor will proof that an e-mail has been sent be deemed proof of receipt.
15.6 No entries will be accepted from agents, in bulk or from third parties.
15.7 The decision of LA Radio Group’s judges is final and conclusive in all circumstances and no correspondence will be entered into.
15.8 Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be void. Unless otherwise stated, photocopies (e.g
. of entries or tokens) will not be accepted.
15.9 LA Radio Group reserves the right, in its reasonable discretion, to add to, amend, or waive any Terms on reasonable notice, including but not limited to extending or reducing the duration of a Competition, and giving clues.
15.10 LA Radio Group cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by you in entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any Prize.
15.12 You undertake the Competition and the taking of any Prize at your own risk.
15.13 You agree to indemnify LA Radio Group and its radio stations and employees against all costs, losses, damages, expenses and liabilities (including for loss of reputation and goodwill and professional advisors fees) suffered by LA Radio Group arising as a result of a breach by you of your obligations under the Terms or in any way in connection your failure to follow LA Radio Group’s reasonable instructions with regard to your entry into the Competition or taking of the Prize.
15.14 There is no fee payable to you in respect of your involvement in the Competition.
15.15 In the case of on-line Competitions you acknowledge that the internet is not a secure medium and information submitted to competitions hosted on websites owned or controlled by LA Radio Group may be accessed by third parties. LA Radio Group accepts no liability for loss resulting from your entry to an online Competition.
15.16 These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada.
15.17 No variation of these Terms is effective unless approved by an authorized representative of LA Radio Group in writing.
15.18 The Terms represent the entire agreement between you and us relating to the Competition or the Prize (unless otherwise expressly confirmed in writing by LA Radio Group) and supersede all prior representations, agreements, negotiations or understandings (whether oral or in writing). Except as specifically set out herein, all conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied by law are excluded. The invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability
of the whole or any part of these Terms or any specific terms for a Competition published on this website or in any media featuring the Competition does not affect or impair the continuation in force of the remainder of the Terms.
15.19 The failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided hereunder or by law does not constitute a waiver of the right or remedy or waiver of other rights or remedies.
15.20 These Terms are not intended to nor shall create any rights, entitlements, claims or benefits enforceable by any person that is not a party to them.
15.21 If any provision of the Terms are held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part that part shall be severed from other terms and conditions and the validity of the other provisions of the Terms and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.