Terms and Conditions
Individuals are permitted to submit only one video. There are no restrictions on the number of videos a group may submit, but the make-up of the group must be different for each video.
All people who helped or assisted in making a video must be credited. Please note that videos must be completed by entrants; no outside help is permitted. Entries that receive outside help will be disqualified.
If for any reason the CVRD cannot run the contest as planned (including as a result of bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, infection by computer virus or any other cause that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this contest), the CVRD may cancel, modify, extend or suspend the contest. In that event, the CVRD may award the winning prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment, or award no prizes.
The CVRD may also disqualify any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry or voting process, or who attempts to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices, or by attempting to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or CVRD representatives.
By entering a video in the contest, you waive all rights you may have with respect to your video, including all moral rights and rights of personality, publicity or privacy, and you grant to the CVRD the unrestricted, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license (but not the obligation) to use, reproduce, communicate, modify and display the video (in whole or in part) for any purpose without any fee or other form of compensation, and without further notification or permission, including without limitation the following purposes:
- Reproducing, publishing, communicating and displaying some or all of the video as part of the contest or otherwise
- Identifying you by name as the owner of the video
- Displaying the winning entries in the contest
If you are the contest winner, you grant to the CVRD the unlimited right: (i) to edit or modify your video in any manner, including by adding visual or aural effects or other elements; and (ii) to use, adopt and modify any or all portions of your video in combination with other materials. When editing or modifying your video, the CVRD will use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the original essence of the video.
Except where otherwise prohibited by law, participation in the contest constitutes a winner's consent to the CVRD 's use of the winner's name, location (e.g. city, area) and province for promotional purposes without further notification, permission, payment or consideration.
Disclaimers, Liability, and Indemnification
The CVRD does not accept liability for any loss or damage of any videos entered in the contest or for any other loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from your participation in the contest.
The CVRD is not responsible for: (1) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, incomplete, misdirected entries, or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels; (2) technical failures of any kind, including without limitation the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer, network, hardware or software; (3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service; (4) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the contest; (5) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property, including without limitation your computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation in the contest or from downloading any material from the CVRD 's website.
The CVRD will not be liable to you for any indirect, special, consequential, or punitive damages in connection with the contest or these rules.
By participating in this contest, you release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless the CVRD and its representatives, employees, directors, officers, affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotional agencies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from your participation in this contest or receipt or use of any prize.
By participating in this contest, you further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the CVRD and its employees, directors, officers, members, affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotional agencies from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions or losses of any kind (including actual legal fees and expenses) arising from or related to: (a) your failure to comply with any of these rules; (b) any misrepresentation you make under these rules or otherwise to the CVRD; or (c) your participation in the contest.
You consent to the CVRD using and disclosing your personal information for the purposes of administering the contest; advertising the contest; and for the other purposes described in these rules. If the CVRD uses some or all of your video for advertising purposes, the CVRD will only disclose your first name in that advertising unless you consent to the CVRD also disclosing your last name.
The CVRD may request valid proof of identity, residency and other relevant documentation, and may disqualify a contest entrant if the CVRD determines (in its sole discretion) that the provided proof is not sufficient.
The Rules will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of British Columbia, and the federal laws of Canada applicable in this province.
All disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the contest, prizes or these rules will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court of the Province of British Columbia, Canada.