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Published on 2017-05-24

Take advantage of the summer to strike your best pose with your BIXI. From May 28th to June 25th, you’ll have the opportunity to enter the “MONTREAL, BIXI & ME” photo contest, presented by Manulife. Take a great picture of one of the new BIXIs specially designed for Montreal’s 375th anniversary in your favourite spot in the city. Share your love for Montreal!

HOW TO ENTER

1. Find one of the 375 BIXI bikes special edition.

2. Share your photo on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #375BIXI

3. You will have the chance to win a one-year BIXI membership, at a value of $89, offered courtesy of Manulife, plus a $375 gift card from Lozeau and your picture featured in La Presse+. 

CONTEST RULES

Participants will need to share a photo of one of the 375 special edition BIXIs celebrating Montreal’s 375th anniversary on Facebook or Instagram, using the hashtag #375BIXI. To be eligible, all photos must be posted between May 28th at 12:30pm and June 25, 2017 at 11:59pm. Photos must be public for the entire duration of the contest (May 28th to June 28th). The hashtag #375BIXI must be in the picture’s description and not in the comments section. When submitting your picture to the photo contest, you consent to the commercial use of your image. Therefore, you consent to BIXI using the image on their social media pages, on their website and in their publicity. You also consent to your image being featured in La Presse+. 

CONTEST LENGTH

The #375MTL photo contest has been organized by BIXI-Montréal (BIXI) (the “contest organizers”). It will take place online on the BIXI Facebook page and on Instagram, opening on May 28th, 2017 at 12h30 and closing on June 25th, 2017 at 23:59. The 4 winners will be announced in La Presse+ Wednesday June 28th. 

ELIGIBILITY 

To be eligible for the contest, a “participant” must be a Canadian resident over the age of majority in their province of residence. The photo contest is open to people living in the province of Québec only. The following persons are excluded from the contest:

-     Employees, executives, of BIXI, and all persons with whom they live.

-     Employees, executives, of Manulife Financial Corporation, and all persons with whom they live.

-     Employees, executives of La Presse, and all persons with they live.

PRIZES

There will be 4 winners. Each of them will win an annual BIXI membership, value of 89 $, a gift card of 375$ at Lozeau and their picture publish in La Presse+. The total value of each prize is 464 $.

Particular Conditions of the Prizes

The prize is non-transferable and is non-refundable and we be given to the winner by BIXI.

All other expenses related to the prize are the winner’s responsibility.

 GENERAL CONDITIONS 

The winners will be selected by a small committee base on the esthetic value of the picture. The winners will be announced in La Presse+ Wednesday June 28th. 

1- Acceptance of prize. Prizes shall be accepted as described in these Contest Rules and shall in no case be wholly or partially transferred to another person, substituted for another prize or exchanged for money, subject as otherwise provided in the rules of participation. The four winners will have 4 weeks after the announcement to claim their prizes. The winners will be announced June 28th at 5h AM in La Presse+. Therefore, the winners will have until Wednesday July 26th at 5h PM to claim their prizes. 

2- Disqualification. Contest organizers reserve the right to disqualify any person or to cancel one or more entries of a person if they participate or attempt to participate in this contest by using a means contrary to these Contest Rules or of a nature that is unfair to other participants (e.g., use of entry coupons obtained fraudulently, entries after the permitted limit). Such person may be reported to the legal authorities.

3- Conduct of contest. Any attempt to undermine the legitimate conduct of the contest is a violation of civil and criminal laws. If such attempts are undertaken, contest organizers reserve the right to reject the participant's entries and obtain redress under the law.

4- Limitation of liability: Use of prize. By participating in this contest, each participant selected for a prize releases BIXI as well as its employees, executives, officers and managers, from all liability, damages, injury or loss that they may suffer by acceptance or use of the prize.

5- Limit of liability: conduct of contest. BIXI and persons for whom the contest is held disclaim any responsibility relating to faulty computer components, software or communication lines, relating to the loss or absence of network communication or relating to any faulty, incomplete, incomprehensible or erased transmission by any computer or any network that may limit the ability of any person to read the entry rules or to prevent it. They also disclaim any liability for any damage or loss caused directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by downloading of any web page or any software or other any by transmission of any information concerning contest participation.

6- Limitation of responsibility - entries: BIXI and persons for whom the contest is held are not responsible for lost, misdirected or late entries, including due to a problem related to the postal service.

7- Limitation of responsibility - situation beyond the organizers' control: BIXI and persons for whom the contest is held will accept no liability of any nature whatsoever in all cases where their inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond their control or from a strike, lock-out or any other labour conflict in the facilities of bodies or companies whose services are used to hold this contest.

8- Modification of the contest. Contest organizers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend, in whole or in part, this contest where there is any event or any human intervention that could alter or affect the administration, security, impartiality or conduct of the contest as provided for in these Contest Rules, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools des courses et des jeux du Québec, if required.

9- End of contest participation. In the event that, for any reason whatsoever, participation in the contest should be terminated in whole or in part before the end date planned by these Contest Rules, the drawing may be taken, at the discretion of the contest organizers, from those entries duly registered and received up to the date of the event terminating contest participation.

10- Prize limit. In all cases, contest organizers may not be required to award more prizes or to award any prize other than in accordance with these Contest Rules.

11- Limit of liability: contest participation. By participating or attempting to participate in this contest, any such person releases the organization and persons for whom the contest is held from any liability for any damages that they may suffer due to their participation or attempt to participate in the contest.

12- Authorization. By entering this contest, any participant selected for a prize authorizes contest organizers and their representatives to use, if required, their names, photograph, image, voice, description of the prize, place of residence and/or declaration relating to the prize for advertising purposes, without any compensation.

13- Communication with participants. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with participants in relation to this contest other than in accordance with these Contest Rules or at the initiative of contest organizers.

14- Personal information. Personal information collected on participants in this contest will only be used for administration of the contest. No communication, commercial or otherwise, unrelated to this contest will be sent to participants, unless they have otherwise agreed.

15- Property. Entries and declaration forms are the property of the contest organizers and will under no circumstances be returned to participants

16- Contest organizers' decision. Any decision by contest organizers or their representatives relating to this contest is final and without appeal, subject to any decision by the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec, in relation to any question falling within its jurisdiction.

17- Disputes. For residents of Quebec, any dispute regarding the organization or conduct of a marketing contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. A dispute respecting the award of a prize may be submitted to the Régie solely for the purpose of an intervention to reach a settlement.

18- Severability. If a paragraph of these Contest Rules is declared or judged illegal, unenforceable or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, this paragraph will be considered void but all other unaffected paragraphs will be applicable to the extent permitted by law.

These Contest Rules are available at bixi.com. They will also be available on request, which has to be mailed to “Contest Rules – #BIXI375 photo contest”, BIXI-Montreal, 5945, avenue de Gaspé, Montréal, QC, H2S 2X4.

19- In case of divergence between the French and English version of these Contest Rules, the French version shall prevail.

20- The contest is subject to all applicable laws.

N.B.: The masculine gender is used without discrimination and for the sole purpose of brevity.

Written by : Manulife team