students with drive canada: official promotion rules

 

Zipcar Students with Drive Canada Program 

Application Procedure, Eligibility Requirements and Rules

The provisions of the Application and the Program are governed by and construed under and in accordance with the laws of Ontario.

The provisions hereof are applicable solely in Canada except where they may be prohibited by law.

The Zipcar Students with Drive (the "Program") is a grant program administered by Zipcar, Inc. (“Zipcar”) and the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited (“Ford”) designed to enable student groups, clubs and organizations affiliated with participating Zipcar universities and colleges within Ontario and British Columbia (the "Applicants") the opportunity to apply for an aggregate of CAD $15,000 in awards for the 2013 second term, comprised of Zipcar credit and cash awards (the “Awards”). Program awards will be administered to Applicants once during the term. A select number of Applicants will be chosen by a panel of experts put together by Zipcar and Ford. An Applicant who is selected to participate in the voting for Awards is hereinafter referred to as a “Finalist.” The four (4) Finalists who receive the most votes on ZipcarU’s Facebook page will receive Awards. In order to be eligible to apply for the program, an organization will need to show a current need for transportation provided by Zipcar and how Zipcar can provide a transportation solution for the Applicant in the future.

1. Application Procedure

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR BE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE. Applicants will be asked to submit an application to the Zipcar University Facebook page www.facebook.com/zipcaru on behalf of the Applicant’s student organization, explaining why the student organization should receive a Zipcar “Students with Drive” Award. Applicants must complete the application via the Zipcar University Facebook page: facebook.com/zipcaru. Applications may be submitted beginning 11:00 AM EST January 29, 2013 and must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST March 15, 2013. THIS PROGRAM IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO ZIPCAR AND NOT TO FACEBOOK. FACEBOOK IS COMPLETELY RELEASED OF ANY AND ALL LIABILITY BY EACH APPLICANT IN THIS PROGRAM. ANY QUESTIONS, COMMENTS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THE PROGRAM MUST BE DIRECTED TO ZIPCAR AND NOT FACEBOOK.

2. Eligibility Requirements and Rules

2.1 Employees, officers, directors, dealers and agents of Zipcar, Ford, and affiliated and subsidiary companies, representatives, legal advisors, any other advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies (“Program Team”) and the immediate family or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees are not eligible to apply or participate in the Program. Finalists who are selected to receive an Award are hereinafter referred to as “Winners.” The Winner who is selected for the Grand Prize is referred to herein as the “Grand Prize Winner” and the three Winners who are selected for the Runner Up prizes are referred to herein as the “Runners Up”.

2.2 Applicants must be a student organization at a participating Zipcar university (a participating Zipcar university is a university or college located in Ontario or British Columbia that has entered into a car sharing program agreement with Zipcar, hereinafter referred to as “participating Zipcar university”), as listed below:

PARTICIPATING ZIPCAR UNIVERSITY

CITY

University of Toronto

Toronto

Ryerson University

Toronto

York University

Toronto

George Brown College

Toronto

Seneca College

Toronto

Humber College

Toronto

Vancouver Community College

Vancouver

Simon Fraser University

Vancouver

University of British Columbia

Vancouver

BCIT - British Columbia Institute of technology

Vancouver

Vancouver Film School

Vancouver

Emily Carr University

Vancouver

Capilano University

Vancouver

 

The Applicant must be recognized by the participating Zipcar university with an established history of doing the type of activities for which the organization is requesting Awards under this Program to support. The individual(s) (“Submitter(s)”) submitting the application on behalf of the Applicant must: (a) be authorized to represent the student organization; (b) be currently enrolled as a full-time student, in good standing, at the participating Zipcar university; and (c) use his/her student e-mail address assigned by the participating Zipcar university to apply to the Program. The application must include the organizations and the Submitter(s) contact information, a description of the organization, how an Award under the Program would be used by the organization and how an Award under this Program would assist the organization in achieving its objectives.

The Program Team reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify Applicants that do not conform to Zipcar’s and Ford’s values, mission and vision. For example, the following list of activities would generally not be eligible for support through this Program:

- Organizations/activities designed to influence - or fund through political contributions - a particular law, election or politically-oriented cause.

- Financial management programs including debt reduction, program related investments, business loans, endowment campaigns.

- Any program that results in direct financial benefit to a specific individual, or an individual sponsorship related to fundraising activities.

- Organizations that discriminate in their provision of goods and services based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical challenge, age or status as a protected military veteran.

- Religious programs/sectarian programs for religious purposes for solely the promotion of the religion/program.

The Program Team reserves the right to revoke/terminate any Award if the Award is being used for a purpose other than as described in the Applicant’s application, including, but not limited to, for any of the purposes described above.

Neither the Applicant organization or any member of the organization submitting the application are required to be Zipcar members at the time of application and no purchase of Zipcar or Ford services or products or services are required to enter or to win.

2.4 Applicants must complete and submit an application as described herein. By submitting the application, the Applicant and each Submitter grants Zipcar a non-exclusive worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, display publically, distribute, modify and alter any materials, including without limitation video material, submitted in connection with the application or the Program (to the extent not assigned to Zipcar hereunder), with the right to sublicense and assign the foregoing rights. Applicant, and the submitter(s) of the application, hereby represents that they own all rights to materials, including without limitation video material, submitted in connection with the application or the Program.

2.5 Applicant/Submitter(s) warrants and represents that:

(a) Applicant is the sole owner and author of the application and any and all materials submitted in conjunction therewith (both at the time of the original application and thereafter);

(b) each person depicted in any video or similar submission (i) is of the age of majority in the province in which they reside, and (ii) has granted permission to be portrayed as shown, and any such video does not contain personally identifiable information about Applicant or any other person(s) with the exception of their name without their consent;

 (c) the application and any submitted materials do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, nude, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, pornographic, profane, or illegal content; and

(d) the application and any submitted materials do not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, and video does not include trademarks owned by third parties; copyrighted materials owned by third parties; names, likenesses, voices or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead.

2.6 Program Team reserves the right to contact Applicants to ask additional questions, request additional documentation and/or conduct phone interviews to gather additional information about Applicants and/or the organization and to confirm Applicant’s affiliation with the participating Zipcar university. Such phone interviews are not required and are at Program Team’s sole discretion to assist in gathering information for Finalist selection.

2.7 Program Team is not responsible for applications not received. Due to the high volume of anticipated applications, Program Team will not be able to answer any questions about the receipt or status of any application. Program Team assumes no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Program, and Program Team assumes no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failure of any kind, for lost network connections, garbled computer transmissions, other problems or technical malfunctions with regard to the Program. Program Team assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, corruption, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of applications. Program Team is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail addressed to Program Team on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Applicant’s or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials related to the Program. If for any reason an application cannot be viewed or is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, Program Team assumes no responsibility.

2.8 Subject to applicable law, Program Team reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify these rules or administration of or suspend this Program in whole or in part without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including if for any reason the Program is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, or computer virus, tampering, fraud, or corruption of security or proper administration of the event or other causes beyond the control of the Program Team.

2.9 By submitting an application, each Applicant/Submitter agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Program Team from all claims and damages arising out of or in connection with participation in the application process or the Program itself, and to have Applicant’s/Submitter’s name, voice and likeness used at Program Team’s discretion as part of the Program, or as part of promotions arising out of or in connection with the Program, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised as further set forth in the release and waiver at the end of the application.

3. Selection and Voting Process/Awards

3.1 Semester Awards:

Applications submitted prior to the dates set forth below shall be eligible for consideration as Finalist for the applicable Award period. Zipcar and Ford shall select fifteen (15) Finalists based upon, among other things, (a) the completeness of the description of the organization and its goals, (b) the organization’s need for a transportation solution that could be met through an Award under this Program, (c) the benefits to the organization, the university and/or the surrounding community that would be achieved through an Award under this program, (d) the creativity of the application and any additional submissions (in any medium – writing, multimedia, etc.) included with the application or added to the application, (e) the impact of the organization on the university and the surrounding community, and (f) such other matters as Zipcar and Ford may deem appropriate. A list of the Finalists will be available on Zipcar U’s Facebook Page. Finalists will be contacted via email and may also be contacted by phone if Applicant cannot be reached via email. If a selected Applicant cannot be contacted, does not respond within 4 business days of notification, or does not meet all of the conditions and eligibility requirements, alternate Finalist(s) will be selected and notified. Under no circumstances, may selected Finalists transfer their eligibility to another person. The Winners will be chosen by voting at the Students With Drive Canada tab of the Zipcar U Facebook page. The voting period dates are set forth below. Chances of being selected as a Finalist depend on the ability of an Applicant’s submission to meet the selection criteria above.

Voting shall be limited to one vote per Facebook user ID, per voting period. In order to vote, the voter must pledge hours to the organization for which they are voting and provide their email address to such organization so that the organization can reach out to the voter to redeem the pledged hours.  By voting (and thereby by pledging hours), the voter consents and agrees to be contacted via email by the organization to which they provide their email address.

IMPORTANT: You may encourage your friends and other eligible individuals to vote for your submission; however, you are not allowed to offer any individual any form of incentive, inducement, prize or chance of receiving any incentive or inducement (including vote exchanging), or prize in furtherance of receiving such individual’s vote. Any individual determined by Zipcar or Ford and/or their representatives (in their sole and absolute discretion) to be engaging in such behaviour is subject to disqualification.

Second Semester 2013
Application Deadline: March 15, 2013, 11:59 pm EST 
Finalists Selected: March 18, 2013 
Finalists Voting Period: March 19 – April 1, 2013 
Second Semester Grand Prize Winner and Runners Up Announced: April 4, 2013

3.2 Selection of Grand Prize Winner Process:

The 15 Finalists will be posted to ZipcarU’s Facebook page for voting during the Finalists Voting Period stipulated above . The Finalist who receives the most votes on ZipcarU’s Facebook page will be the Grand Prize Winner.  The Finalist who receives the second most votes will be the First Runner-up, the Finalist who receives the third most votes will be the Second Runner-up and the Finalist who receives the fourth most votes will be the Third Runner-up. Winners will be contacted via email and may also be contacted by phone if Applicant cannot be reached via email. If a Winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within 4 business days of notification, or does not meet all of the conditions and eligibility requirements, alternate Winner(s) from the Finalists will be selected and notified. Under no circumstances, may Winners transfer their eligibility to another person. There will be one overall Grand Prize Winner and the other three Winners will be awarded a runner-up prize. A list of the Winners will be available on Zipcar U’s Facebook Page. Selected Winners will be contacted via email and may also be contacted by phone if Applicant cannot be reached via email. If a Winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within 4 business days of notification, or does not meet all of the conditions and eligibility requirements, or fails to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question, alternate Winner(s) from the Finalists will be selected and notified. Under no circumstances, may Winners transfer their eligibility to another person. In the event of a tie, the Winners involved in the tie shall split the applicable prizes equally.  For illustrative purposes, if three Winners were to tie for first place, they would split evenly the Grand Prize, first Runner Up Prize and Second Runner Up Prize.  After the Finalists are determined, the chances of winning a Grand Prize are 1 in 15] and depend on the Applicant’s ability to gather votes. The chances of winning a Runner Up Prize are three in 15 and depend on the Applicant’s ability to gather votes.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive the following Grand Prize Award:

·   CAD $4,000 of Zipcar credits that may be used for vehicle usage and related charges and fees for students associated with the student organization who are active Zipcar members in good standing.

·   CAD $4,000 payable to the Grand Prize Winner student organization

Each Winners that are not selected as the Grand Prize Winner will receive the following Runner-up Prizes:

First Runner-up Award:

·   CAD $2,000 of Zipcar credits that may be used for vehicle usage and related charges and fees for students associated with the student organization who are active Zipcar members in good standing.

·   CAD $2,000 payable to the first runner up student organization

Second Runner Up Award:

·   CAD $1,000 of Zipcar credits that may be used for vehicle usage and related charges and fees for students associated with the student organization who are active Zipcar members in good standing.

·   CAD $1,000 payable to the second runner up student organization

Third Runner Up Award:

·   CAD $500 of Zipcar credits that may be used for vehicle usage and related charges and fees for students associated with the student organization who are active Zipcar members in good standing.

·   CAD $500 payable to the third runner up student organization

All student organizations receiving Awards under this Program will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/ Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) within a specified period of time in order to receive the Awards. Some restrictions apply. Details regarding Award usage can be found www.zipcar.com/studentswithdrivewinners. All taxes or expenses, including without limitation, sales tax, luxury tax and any other costs incurred in claiming or using the Awards are the sole responsibility of the Award recipients as well as all costs incurred in entering into the Program or using or enjoying the Awards, such as any administrative costs, insurances and spending money (unless specifically stated otherwise). No Award substitutions or cash equivalent of Awards is permitted. Awards are non-transferable.

4. Privacy

Information collected in connection with the Program will be used in accordance with these rules and Zipcar, Inc’s Privacy Policy located at www.zipcar.com/site/privacy. By submitting information in connection with an application, Applicants/Submitters are agreeing to this Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference.

5. Acknowledgement of Applicant/Submitter

Applicant/Submitter hereby acknowledges that: (a) Applicant/Submitter has read, and meets and agrees to be bound by, the above eligibility requirements and rules;

(b) all information submitted in either the application is honest and accurate;

(c) if any of the above information is found to be false, this will be grounds for dismissal from the selection process, and/or from the Program, if selected;

(d) even if Applicant meets the eligibility requirements, Applicant understands there are no obligations to select Applicant as a Finalist;

(e) subject to applicable law, Program Team reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify these rules or administration of or suspend this event in whole or in part without prior notice with no obligation or liability, including if for any reason the event is not capable of running as planned, whether due to technical failure, or computer virus, tampering, fraud, or corruption of security or proper administration of the event or other causes beyond the control of the Program Team.

(f) all decisions by the Program Team concerning the Program is final and not subject to challenge or appeal.

6. Applicant/Submitter Consent

By submitting an application, Applicant/Submitter hereby consents to the recording, use and reuse by Program Team and any of their respective licensees, assigns, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, business units, or affiliated entities and each of their respective employees, agents, officers and directors (collectively "Releasees") of Applicant’s/Submitter’s voice, actions, likeness, name, appearance and biographical material (collectively "Likeness") in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, in or in connection with the Program. Applicant/Submitter agrees that Releasees may use all or any part of Applicant’s/Submitter’s Likeness, and may alter or modify it, regardless of whether or not recognizable. Applicant/Submitter further agrees that Releasees may use Applicant’s/Submitter’s Likeness, and Applicant/Submitter hereby assigns and agrees to assign to the Program Team the content developed and generated by the Program. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Releasees may use the content developed and generated by the Program in connection with any promotion, publicity, marketing or advertisement arising out of or in connection with the Program in any manner whatsoever. Applicant/Submitter releases Releasees from any and all liability arising out of their use of Applicant’s/Submitter’s Likeness and/or any submitted material. Applicant/Submitter agree not to make any claim against Releasees as a result of the use of Applicant’s/Submitter’s Likeness and/or submitted material (including, without limitation, any claim that such use invades any right or privacy and/or publicity).

7. Releases. By participating, Applicants/submitters release the Releasees, Facebook, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injury, death, loss, tax liability or damage of any kind arising from entrant’s participation in this Program, or resulting from Applicant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize(s).

8. Warning. Any attempt by an Applicant/Submitter or any other person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Program may be a violation of criminal and civil laws; and should such an attempt be made, the program team reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorneys’ and experts’ fees) from any such Applicant/Submitter or other person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including seeking criminal prosecution.

9. Sponsor and Operator. Sponsor and operator is Zipcar, Inc., 25 First Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02141.

10. Facebook: This Program is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Zipcar, Inc. and not to Facebook. Facebook is completely released of any and all liability by each entrant in this Program. Any questions, comments or concerns about the Program must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook.

11. Construction: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of Applicants and the Program Team in connection with the Program, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario without giving effect to its conflict of law rules and provisions. All Applicants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the Province of Ontario. All entrants expressly agree that the Ontario courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Program and agree to submit to the laws of and the jurisdiction of the federal courts of Canada and provincial courts of the Province of Ontario, and hereby waive the jurisdiction of any other court that now or in the future could be considered competent for any reason. The venue shall only be Toronto, Ontario.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  If any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.