Rules

General
These rules and regulations are final on all matters relating to the Halifax Harbour Bridges photo giveaway. By submitting a photo, all entrants agree to be bound by these rules and regulations.

Eligibility
This giveaway is open to all residents of Nova Scotia. Those under 18 must submit a release form signed by a legal guardian. This release can be obtained by emailing thebiglift@hdbc.ns.ca. By submitting a photo you consent that you are 18 years of age or older. To accept one of three prizes, Government issue ID will be required before the prize is awarded to the randomly selected winner. In the case that you are under the age of 18, a release form signed by a legal guardian must be submitted.

The details
The giveaway will run from 1 am Monday August 22nd and midnight on Monday September 5th.
Entrants can submit ONE photo that includes one or both bridges operated by Halifax Harbour Bridges (the Angus L Macdonald and/or the A Murray MacKay).

Photos can be sent to thebiglift@hdbc.ns.ca.
Photos will be displayed on the Halifax Harbour Bridges website at www.hdbc.ca/photo-contest and will also be randomly selected to be shared on any and all social media operated by Halifax Harbour Bridges.

At the end of the two week period, we will randomly draw three names from the accepted entries, and each name drawn will win a $100 gift card to Best Buy. It’s a random draw, not a judged photo, so be creative!

Sponsor
The giveaway sponsor is Halifax Harbour Bridges.

Eligibility
To be eligible to enter a photo, to have a photo shared or to win a prize, you must be a permanent resident of Canada. You must not be an employee of, a member of the immediate family of, or domiciled with an employee of any division of Halifax Harbour Bridges or their subsidiaries, affiliates, and agencies.

No purchase is necessary to enter a photo, have a photo shared or to win a prize.

All photographs entered in the giveaway must include one or both bridges to be eligible (The Angus L Macdonald and/or the A. Murray MacKay bridges in Halifax, Nova Scotia).

Photo entries must be original material and must be submitted by the photographer. Halifax Harbour Bridges reserves the right to refuse or remove any photo from the giveaway where it is believed that the photo has not been submitted by the photographer or has been stolen/misrepresented. 

HHB reserves the right to refuse or remove any submission we believe to have been taken by another photographer, and/or deem offensive or otherwise inappropriate.

Participation in the giveaway constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to abide by these rules and regulations and the sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the giveaway.

The entrant saves and holds harmless HHB, its employees, affiliates, etc. against any claims of any nature in perpetuity.

Personal Information
Personal Information (name/contact info) collected from entrants by the  sponsor will be used by the sponsor or its affiliates to administer the giveaway and in connection with the publication of winning photographs. Neither the sponsor nor its affiliates will share personal information relating to entrants with any third parties, except as may be required by law. The sponsor will not attempt to contact the entrant for any purpose other than as may be required by law or to notify them if they are randomly selected as the winner. The sponsor respects the privacy of everyone who enters.

Photo use
Photos will be displayed on the Halifax Harbour Bridges website with the entrant’s full name as photo credit. Photos may also be used on social media sites related to Halifax Harbour Bridges with the entrants full name as photo credit. By entering this giveaway, the entrant agrees to these terms of use above.

If you have any questions about use of your personal information, please contact HHB by email at thebiglift@hdbc.ns.ca.

Format of Photographs for Submission

Web Version
All entries must be submitted electronically as .jpg files via email thebiglift@hdbc.ns.ca. Digital files should be at least 1,000 pixels wide for a horizontal image or 1,000 pixels tall for a vertical image at 72 dpi. Content alteration of digital files is not acceptable; cropping of photos is permitted, tonal or colour corrections are acceptable, including black and white conversion.

Copyright Notice
With regard to any photograph submitted, the owner of the photo’s copyright retains all copyright.

In the event copyright of any photograph submitted by an eligible entrant belongs to a minor, permission to enter the photo, reprint, publish or otherwise reproduce the images, as described above, must have been obtained, in writing, from the child’s parent or guardian prior to entry of the photograph. Proof of such permission must be provided to the sponsor upon request.

Deadline
Competition opens on August 22nd and closes at midnight on September 5th All photographic entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on September 5th.

Entries submitted through fraudulent means or in any way tampered with, incorrect, unclear, forged, mutilated, illegible, indecipherable or mechanically reproduced may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the sponsor.

Selection of Winners
The winners will be randomly selected by draw on September 7th, 2016 at the Halifax Harbour Bridges office. All photographers who submit will have their name placed in a random draw and a name will be selected by a representative of Halifax Harbour Bridges.

Winners will be notified by whichever means they ask to be contacted when they submit (i.e. phone, email, etc.) Government issue ID will be required before the prize is awarded to the randomly selected winner. All prizes will be delivered to the winners by mail. The prize is accepted by the winner as is. All decisions regarding the winner are final.

Responsibility
The  sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the website during this giveaway. Nor is it responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any e-mail, online or internet entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to the giveaway.

Chances of Winning
The chances of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible photographs received.

Prizes
Winners will receive no compensation, credit or prizing other than as disclosed in these rules or otherwise provided at the sole discretion of the giveaway sponsor. Prizes are not transferable; no prize substitutions or equivalents are permitted. In all cases, the giveaway sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any of the Competition Prizes.

Allow six to eight weeks for delivery of prize.

Total Approximate Retail Value: $300 (3 x $100 gift cards)

Prize Conditions
All prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, sold, redeemed for cash, combined with any other promotion, exchanged for a different prize.

By accepting a prize, the prize winner agrees to hold the sponsor, Halifax Harbour Bridges and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else involved in the development, production or handling of the giveaway and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out acceptance or use of a prize.

In order to be declared a winner, the selected entrant must sign and return a declaration and release form confirming eligibility and compliance with these rules and regulations, consenting to the use, without further compensation, of winner’s name, address (city only) and photograph(s) in any related publicity and releasing the sponsor, Halifax Harbour Bridges and their respective agencies, affiliates, parent(s), subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else involved in the development, production or handling of the giveaway and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns from all liability arising in connection with the giveaway or the acceptance, use or redemption of a prize as awarded. The declaration and release must be returned to the giveaway sponsor within ten (10) days after receipt of the declaration and release from the giveaway sponsor. Entrants who fail or are unable to meet any of these rules and regulations may be disqualified and alternate winner(s) will be selected.

Disputes
By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these rules and regulations. In the event of any disagreement as to whether a person is an entrant, a potential winner or a winner, or as to the qualification or eligibility of any entrant, potential winner or winner, or the adequacy of any prize or any substitute prize, the decision of the sponsor will be final.