General Contest Terms and Conditions

Play Fair

All Participants must play fair. This means that Participants must obey the law and may not interfere with the activities of other Participants. Participants may not tamper or interfere with the operation of the Project web site or mobile applications or attempt to do so. Please respect the properties and responsible persons onsite.

A. Delivery

Each Participant is solely responsible for the equipment and Internet access required to register, participate in the Contest, and submit information. Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics take no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, inaccurate, garbled or incomprehensible information, or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability, or for garbled or jumbled transmissions, or for service provider/Internet/Web site use accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention, or for inaccurate capture of any information, or the failure to capture any such information, irrespective of the cause of such occurrence, including, without limitation, errors or failures which may occur in connection with the processing or storing of information, the administration of the Contest, the uploading, processing, validating, posting and/or judging of entries, or the announcement of the Contest prizes or in any Contest-related materials. Entries delayed past the submission deadline of the Contest will not be accepted for review.

B. Entries; Verification/Audit; Participant Cooperation

All activities relating to Participant’s participation in the Contest and information submitted are subject to verification and/or auditing for accuracy and/or compliance with these Rules, and Participants agree to reasonably cooperate with Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics in any such verification and/or auditing. In the event that Contest verification activity or an audit uncovers non-compliance with the Rules or official Contest communications, as determined by Peel Paramedic Situation and the committee of volunteers and academics sole discretion, a Participant’s continuing participation and/or prize eligibility in any aspect of the Contest may be suspended or terminated.

Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Contest should any virus, bug and/or other cause corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest. In the event the Contest is cancelled, Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics, at their sole discretion, determine the winners from among all eligible and non-suspect validated entries received up to the time of such action.

C. Tax Consequences

Receipt of any prize from the Contest will have tax consequences. Any and all tax liability for participation in the Contest or the receipt of a Contest prize is the sole responsibility of the Participant. As a condition of winning the Contest and receipt and use of any prize, Participants agree to self-report to applicable taxing authorities, as may be required by federal, provincial , or local law.

Any winning participant will be required to complete any documentation deemed necessary for accurate tax reporting. Contest prizes won by team leaders who are eligible minors in their province of residence shall be awarded to eligible minor’s parent or legal guardian who must sign and return all required documentation and otherwise fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.

D. Rules Amendment

The Contest and its continuing terms and conditions, benefits and participation are offered to Participants at the sole discretion of Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics , who reserve the right to amend or interpret the Rules or official Contest communications and any element or elements thereof at any time, upon published notice to Participants on the Contest Web site. A Participant shall be deemed to have notice of any such amendments or interpretations upon publication of the same and shall be deemed to have accepted such amendments or interpretations by virtue of a Participant’s continuing participation in the Contest. Should a Participant not wish to continue to participate in the Contest pursuant to the prevailing Rules, as amended or interpreted, a Participant may terminate participation in the Contest by abandoning their registration on the Site. All submitted material remains the property of Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics.

E. Rule Interpretation; Adjudication

Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics are the sole discretionary authority to construe the terms of these Rules, to reconcile any inconsistency, and to make determinations and reach conclusions, including both factual findings (regarding Contest winners and otherwise) and the application of these Rules to such facts. Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics reserve the right to make all decisions, in their discretion, arising out of or relating to instances of suspected abuse, fraud, error or anomalies in the operation of the Contest, including the Contest Web site, or any other interpretation, activity or suspected violation relating to the Contest, and such decisions are final and binding. Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics reserve the right to disqualify any Participant or team for actions deemed to violate the spirit of competition for any reason, including but not limited to the violation of laws or regulations in the course of participation.

Any aggrieved Participant further agrees to submit to Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics via certified mail for internal adjudication a written statement concerning and fully describing any grievance for review and formal response by Peel paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics. The formal response and decision by Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics shall be final and binding on a Participant. Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics decision of a particular matter with an individual Participant shall not bind Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics as to decisions or adjudications of similar future matters, if there is a rational basis for distinguishing the facts and circumstances of such matters.

G. No Warranty

PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND (WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS BE HELD RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY USE OF THE INFORMATION AND/OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED AND/OR MADE AVAILABLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR FOR ANY ERRORS OR ANOMALIES RELATING TO THE CONTEST OR ANY INFORMATION CONNECTED WITH IT, ANY UNINTENDED OR ERRONEOUS PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR THE AWARD OF CONTEST PRIZES OR OTHER BENEFITS UNDER THE CONTEST TO PARTICIPANTS. PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS OFFER NO ASSURANCES, GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS THAT THE CONTEST, CONTEST WEBSITES, CONTEST MOBILE APPLICATIONS OR CONTEST INFORMATION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST. CANADIAN RED CROSS AND A COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY COMPUTER-RELATED DAMAGES DUE TO DOWNLOADING MATERIALS. PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS WILL NOT BE LIABLE, AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE, FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO A PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST, WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARE DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OWING TO PARTICIPATION, ANY DECISION TO CANCEL THE CONTEST, OR OTHERWISE. FURTHER, BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST AND/OR ACCEPTING A CONTEST PRIZE, A PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS BY PARTICIPANT AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE, INJURY OR LOSS TO PERSON (INCLUDING DEATH) OR PROPERTY DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, TO PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY; ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A CONTEST PRIZE; OR PEEL PARAMEDIC ASSOCIATION AND THE COMMITTEE OF VOLUNTEERS AND ACADEMICS USE OF ANY TENDERED ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST.

H. Indemnification

Participants agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics from and against, and accept all responsibility of any kind, including but not limited to financial, for any liability, claims, losses, damages or proceedings, including but not limited to property damage, personal injury, or death, and including a reasonable attorney’s fee, relating to any action taken by a Participant, including but not limited to efforts to locate AED’s, or the submission of location information, or anyone else using a Participant’s registration or team password, acting as a member of Participant’s team, or otherwise purporting to act on Participant’s behalf in regard to the Contest (whether or not such use occurred with or without Participant’s permission). Participants also agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics from any and all liability, claims, losses, damages or proceedings, including but not limited for death (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to Prizes and any other matter in connection with a Participant’s participation in the Contest or Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics use of Participant’s registration or information submitted.

These rules, terms and conditions specified here comprise the Contest’s official Rules and, together with the Contest site’s terms of use and official Contest communications or publications by Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics , shall govern and apply to all participation and activity arising out of and relating to the Contest and use of the Contest Web site. These Rules cannot be modified or superseded except by Peel Paramedic Association and the committee of volunteers and academics , at their sole discretion.

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