1. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for this Giveaway (the “Giveaway”), an individual must: (i) be a legal resident of Canada; and (ii) be above the age of majority in their province. Employees of Salon Communications Inc. (SCI), Elevate Magazine or their affiliates, their advertising and promotional agencies and persons with whom such employees are domiciled are not eligible. The Giveaway is void where prohibited by law. 

2. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. The Giveaway runs for one month between the dates specified on the contest entry form page (the “Entry Period”).

On-line Entry: To enter the Giveaway, participants are asked to submit an entry form on the Giveaway post. The submission of the form, including a valid email address, constitutes an Entry. There is a limit of one entry per person. Multiple entries by the same person or from the same email address or from the same person from different email addresses in shall result in disqualification.

 SCI will randomly draw the potential winner from the pool of eligible entries. The first name drawn is eligible to win the prize. Odds of winning are solely dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. The selected entrants may be required to correctly answer a skill-testing question prior to being deemed a winner and demonstrate that they have complied with all the Giveaway Rules.

Attempts will be made to contact the potential winners by email. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within three (3) business days from the first attempt, the potential winner will be disqualified and forfeits any prize and SCI may, at their sole absolute discretion, select, by the same methods described above, another eligible entrant, who will be subject to disqualification, in the same manner. The selected winners may be required to demonstrate that they have complied with all the Giveaway Rules. Before being declared a winner, the selected Entrant may be required to sign an agreement and release (1) confirming compliance with the Giveaway Rules and acceptance of the prize as offered; (2) releasing the SCI and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, employees directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors and administrators from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in this Giveaway or participating in any prize-related activity or the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation costs injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising there from and (3) providing a copyright license and waiver of moral rights in the Entry and the results of any prize.  Such agreement, release and copyright license must be returned within five (5) business days of the notification date indicated on the documents or the selected Entrant will be disqualified and the prize forfeited. 

4. PRIZE: There will be one (1) prize pack. Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash. SCI or its affiliates reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute any and all of the prizes for prizes of equal or greater value should all or part of a prize become unavailable for any reason.

 (a) By entering an Entry into the Giveaway: (i) entrants grant to SCI an irrevocable, non-exclusive, paid-up, worldwide license to use, sub-license, reproduce, translate, communicate, distribute, edit, adapt, copy and otherwise use all or any part of the Entry for any purpose, including relating to the Giveaway or any other advertising or promotion, and (ii) entrants waive their moral rights, if any, in and to their Entry in favour of SCI.           

(b) Entrants eligible to win prizes may be required to sign a document confirming all of the above before being confirmed a winner of any prize.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: All Entries become property of SCI upon receipt and will not be returned and no correspondence will be entered into except with selected entrants. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, SCI reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.

7. INDEMNIFICATION BY PARTICIPANTS: By entering the Giveaway, each Entrant: (a) releases and holds harmless SCI and Giveaway administrators and their respective directors, officers, employees, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, sponsors and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, participation in this Giveaway, or participating in any prize-related activity; and (b) agrees to fully indemnify SCI and Giveaway administrators and their respective directors, officers, employees, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, sponsors and agents from any and all claims by third parties without limitation. 

8. CONDUCT: By entering this Giveaway, Entrants agree to be bound by these Giveaway Rules, posted on www.elevatemagazine.com. SCI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant it finds to be: (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway or the Giveaway website; (b) violating the Giveaway Rules; (c) supplying untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate, inappropriate or misleading information or information/material that is otherwise non-compliant with the Giveaway Rules (d) violating the terms of service, conditions or use and/or general rules or guidelines of any www.elevatemagazine.com property or service, or (e) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.  Entrants agree not to (a) supply or upload any material that is invasive of privacy rights, or which violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright; or (b) upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or other equipment.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Giveaway administrators assume no responsibility or liability for lost, late, delayed, misdirected or incomplete Entries, notifications, responses, replies, or any agreement and release documents or for any computer, online, telephone, hardware, software or technical malfunctions that may occur (including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an Entry). Giveaway administrators are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Entries in the Giveaway. SCI assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. SCI is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, email, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. SCI is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants or to any computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading materials in this Giveaway. Subject to the jurisdiction of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux in Quebec, and the laws of Ontario, Canada, SCI reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway for any reason, including if the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of SCI which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway. 

10. ON-LINE ACCOUNT HOLDER INFORMATION: In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an on-line Entry, the on-line Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address, submitted at the time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Selected on-line Entrants may be requested to provide SCI with proof that they are the authorized account holder of an e-mail address associated with the winning Entry. 

11. PRIVACY: Unless entrants otherwise indicate, the personal information gathered about entrants in the course of this Giveaway will be used by SCI for the administration of the Giveaway and in connection with any publicity relating to the Giveaway and as required or permitted by law. Entrants will be signed up for Elevate Magazine’s bi-monthly e-newsletter after entering, which they may unsubscribe to at any time.

12. WINNER NAMES: For the names of prize winners, send a request along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope bearing sufficient postage to: SCI, 365 Bloor Street East, ste. 1902, Toronto, ON, M4W 3L4. The names of Prize Winners will be available until December 31, 2012.

13. LAWS: These are the official Giveaway Rules. This Giveaway is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These Giveaway Rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over SCI.

14. FOR RESIDENTS OF QUEBEC: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of this Giveaway in Québec may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.