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Winning Together, GIving Together Contest Rules

Winning Together, Giving Together (“Contest”) is sponsored by Jones & Associates Insurance 2001 Inc. (or Jones Insurance) (the “Contest Sponsor”) and begins 12:01AM EST on July 5, 2023 and will end at 11:59PM EST on October 31, 2023 (the “Contest Period”), after which time the Contest will be closed and no further entries will be accepted. 

 The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to permit its subsidiaries and affiliated companies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, advertising or promotional agencies (the “Agents”) to perform all or any portion of the activities necessary in connection with this Contest. 

  1. ELIGIBILITY

This Contest is open to residents of Ontario who have reached the age of majority in Ontario or older at the time of entry (“Eligible Persons”). 

Employees, brokers, and representatives of the Contest Sponsor, their respective parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, and the household members of any of the above, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. 

  1. HOW TO ENTER

NO PURCHASE REQUIRED. To enter without purchase or obligation: 

An Eligible Person must complete a personal or commercial insurance quote with a Jones Insurance broker. Additionally, any individual who makes a customer referral, will be considered an Eligible Person and receive an entry for each customer referral made. 

Current Jones Insurance customers who are Eligible Persons may enter the Contest by requesting a new quote for property or auto insurance for an additional property or vehicle that is not currently insured through Jones Insurance.  

All Participants must provide their last name, first name (excluding any nickname), age, full address with postal code, email, and telephone number with area code. Upon receipt of this information by the Contest Sponsor, each quote recipient will be issued one (1) entry per auto and/or property quote and/or commercial up to a maximum of four (4) entries. A participant who makes a referral can receive up to a maximum of four (4) entries, each representing one (1) unique referred household. Participants making a referral will receive an entry regardless of whether the household they referred obtains a quote. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries received. Offers may change without notice. 

  1. PRIZE

There will be a total of one (1) prize. The prize consists of one (1) Visa Gift Card for $1,000 CAD and one (1) donation for $1,000 CAD to a locally registered charity selected by the Winner from the list below (“Prize”): 

  • The DEK Foundation 
  • Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay 
  • Isthmus Thunder Bay 
  • Mikinakoos Children's Fund 
  • Roots Community Food Centre 
  • Special Olympics Thunder Bay 
  • Thunder Bay District Humane Society 
  • Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding Association 
  • Our Kids Count
  • Dew Drop Inn

The Prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, non-refundable, has no cash surrender value and must be accepted by the Winner as awarded. The Contest Sponsor does not make any express or implied warranty about the Prize, and, as such, is not responsible for any dissatisfaction with the Prize or for any taxes, landing and departure fees, and other charges and surcharges that may be applicable. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the specified Prize is unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Contest Sponsor’s control. The Contest Sponsor will deliver the cheque from the Prize to the Winner via the mailing address provided. The Winner must meet all other eligibility criteria as well as any applicable company policies of the Contest Sponsor. 

  1. SELECTION

The Prize will be awarded to one (1) Participant selected by a random draw amongst all eligible entries received for the Contest (“Winner”). 

The draw will be held at the Contest Sponsor’s office located at 521 Memorial Avenue, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 3Y6 on November 3, 2023. 

To be declared the Winner, the selected Participant must meet all of the criteria described under “CLAIMING A PRIZE” and their entry must be verified by the Contest Sponsor. 

  1. CLAIMING A PRIZE

The selected Participant will be notified by telephone no later than the next business day after the draw date listed above. If the Contest Sponsor is unable to reach the person whose name was drawn within fourteen (14) days of the draw using all reasonable means, a new draw may take place at the discretion of the Sponsor. 

To claim the Prize, the selected Participant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question, sign, complete and return a “Release Form” within five (5) business days of receiving the form from the Contest Sponsor. 

Should the selected Participant fail to meet the requirements set out in these Rules or be otherwise ineligible to win the Prize, they will be disqualified, and the Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a random draw selected from the remaining eligible entries. 

The Contest Sponsor will deliver the Prize to the Winner via the mailing address provided, or in-person to the Winner at 521 Memorial Avenue, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3Y6. 

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS

The Contest Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Contest should an event beyond its reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest, or for any other reason whatsoever. The Contest Sponsor and its affiliates may, at their sole discretion and without liability, rescind or amend this Contest at any time. 

Any person entering this Contest or trying to do so by any means which would be unfair to the other entrants, contrary to the Rules or illegal, including computer hacking, amongst others, will be automatically disqualified and may be subject to prosecution, as the case may be. Decisions by the Contest Sponsor regarding this paragraph are final and binding. By participating in this Contest, each Participant agrees to release the Contest Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, parent companies, officers, directors and partners, including its advertising and/or promotional agencies, as well as their employees, brokers, agents and representatives, of all liability direct or indirect, physical or material arising out of accepting or using a Prize(s), and each Participant releases the Sponsor, its sales promotion agency and all others involved from any recourse, claims or charges that could arise against them or one of them, now or in the future, by the Participant, his/her heirs, executors or estate administrators relating to the Contest or Prize(s). 

The Winner agrees and consents that his/her name, age, photograph, location, voice, testimony and/or statements be used in whole or in part by the Sponsor, its advertising agencies and any other parties involved in the development, production and distribution of materials relating to the Contest, for any purpose, through any media present or future, including social media, in any jurisdiction and in any manner without compensation and without any additional approval from the Winner. No correspondence will be entered into with any person other than the Winner. 

Any personally identifiable information collected during a Participant’s participation in the Contest will be collected and used in accordance with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. 

The Contest Sponsor, its Agents, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) lost, late, damaged, illegible, stolen, misdirected, misidentified, or incomplete entries, for any problems or technical or mechanical malfunction of any telephone systems, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, hardware or software programs, failure of any entry to be received by the close of the Contest Period on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Contest, human processing or otherwise, or any combination thereof; (2) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause this Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (3) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the Prize(s), or acceptance, possession, or use of the Prize(s), or from participation in this Contest; or (4) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with this Contest. 

Should the Contest Sponsor be unable to award the Prize(s) as described in these Rules, it reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to replace the Prize(s) with a prize(s) of a similar nature and equivalent value of the value of the Prize(s) as stated in these Rules in cash. 

A Winner’s express or implied refusal to accept a prize(s) releases the Contest Sponsor from any prize-related liability toward that person. 

Entries are the property of the Contest Sponsor and will not be returned to entrants. 

The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial, and municipal laws. 

If applicable, all Participants who are residents of Ontario agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims or causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest or any prize(s) awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration or alternate dispute resolution, as selected by the Contest Sponsor, to take place in Thunder Bay, Ontario; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred in the participation of the Contest but in no event legal fees and expenses; and (3) under no circumstances will a Participant be entitled to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, indirect and consequential damages and any other damages (other than for direct damages limited to actual out-of-pocket reasonable costs), and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. 

Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province in which the Participant resides, without regard for conflict of laws doctrine. 

For the identification of the Winner or for a copy of these Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 521 Memorial Avenue, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3Y6 Attention: Operations Manager within one (1) year of the end of the Contest Period. 

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