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Rules – BIXI Chanceux Giveaway

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1. No purchase necessary. This giveaway is open to all legal residents of Quebec aged 18 and over, who have Internet access and subscribe to the BIXI newsletter. To participate, return your bike to one of the 20 stations branded with Loto-Québec colors and identified by a red “BIXI chanceux” banner on the station map, and register via the BIXI e-mail you’ll receive afterwards. Registrations must be received between June 1, 2024, 10:00 a.m. and June 30, 11:59 p.m.

2. Stations branded in Loto-Québec colors are located in the following areas: Parc Jean-Drapeau, Square Viger, Square Victoria, Marché Jean-Talon; near Peel, Atwater, Place-d’Armes, Papineau, Beaubien and St-Laurent metro stations; and at the corners of Mont-Royal/Clark, Bassins/Séminaire, Ste-Catherine/Union, Rivard/Mont-Royal, Aylmer/Sherbrooke, St-Laurent/Pl. du marché, Ste-Catherine/St-Denis, Berri/Laurier, Marquette/Mont-Royal, Parc Lafontaine/Rachel.

3. To return your bike, simply push it firmly into an available docking point. Make sure the green light comes on to confirm that the BIXI is locked in place.

4. The prize includes 2 pairs of VIP passes giving access to the Loto-Québec lodge, with a view over the main stage, valid for the closing concert of the Francos de Montréal on Saturday, June 22, 2024, and 2 pairs of VIP passes giving access to the Loto-Québec lodge, with a view over the main stage, valid for the closing concert of the Festival international de Jazz de Montréal on Saturday, July 6, 2024. 4 people will win a pair of tickets each. The prize will be awarded randomly among participants registered via the BIXI newsletter.

5. On Monday, June 17 at 9 a.m. and Tuesday, July 2 at 9 a.m., a random draw from among all entries will be held by BIXI Montreal at its offices located at 5945 avenue de Gaspé, Montreal, Quebec, to determine the eventual winners. All valid entries received will be subject to an electronic random draw to select the eventual winners. Limit 1 pair of tickets per winner. Immediately following the draw, an official BIXI Montréal representative will contact the potential winners by email and the potential winner will have 24 hours after being contacted to respond to BIXI Montréal by email. If the potential winner complies with all the requirements of these rules and correctly answers a mathematical skill-testing question without the aid of any mechanical, electronic, or similar device, he or she will be declared the winner. BIXI Montréal will then make the necessary arrangements to award the prize. In the event that a potential winner does not respond to BIXI Montréal within the above-mentioned time period, the potential winner will be deemed to have waived his or her right to claim the prize and BIXI Montréal will have the right to select another potential winner from among the other participants by contacting the latter according to the above-mentioned procedure with a new contact deadline of 24 hours following the date on which he or she was contacted. The winner agrees to accept the prize as awarded. The prize is not transferable or exchangeable for cash or credit. If the prize is unavailable for any reason whatsoever, BIXI Montréal reserves the right to substitute, at its sole discretion, another prize of the same nature or equivalent value. All decisions made by BIXI Montréal concerning this giveaway will be final and without appeal for all participants. The winner must pick up his or her prize at the BIXI Montréal offices, 5945 avenue de Gaspé, Montréal, Québec, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

6. The odds of winning depend on the total number of participants entered in the giveaway. BIXI Montréal and its affiliates assume no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, misdirected, or human error, or technical problems including, but not limited to, inability to access the website, lost, delayed, incorrect data transmission, interruption or failure, any other electronic malfunction of computer equipment or software, computer or telephone malfunctions or garbled transmissions. BIXI Montreal and its affiliates are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, or any damage or loss that may be related to or caused by the use or downloading of any software on a participant’s or any other person’s computer and/or the transmission of any information relating to participation in the giveaway. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the giveaway will result in disqualification. Any such action may violate civil and criminal laws, and BIXI Montréal reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In addition, neither BIXI Montréal, nor its affiliates or their respective partners, or their advertising and promotional agencies, nor their respective agents, officers, directors, employees and representatives shall, in any way, be held responsible for the use of the prize or incur any liability whatsoever arising from participation in this giveaway or the prize offered, including liability for any injury, loss or damage of any kind to any person, including death and property. Personal information collected from entrants will be used solely for the purpose of administering the giveaway, except for winner information, which may be used as provided herein.

7. Employees, officers, directors, representatives, and agents of BIXI Montréal, its affiliates, their respective partners and promotional agents, giveaway judges and persons with whom they are domiciled are not eligible to enter the giveaway. By participating in this giveaway, entrants agree to abide by the giveaway rules and the decisions of BIXI Montréal, which are final and without appeal in all respects. BIXI Montréal, its affiliates and their respective partners reserve the right, at their discretion, to publish the winner’s name or to use the winner’s name, photograph and/or video image for advertising and/or promotional purposes without compensation, unless prohibited by law. No correspondence or communication will be entered into with anyone regarding this giveaway, other than the selected entrants. For Quebec residents only: “Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity giveaway may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux de Québec for a ruling. 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. This giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws, and any applicable taxes, customs fees or other charges are the responsibility of each winner and will be paid by the winner.

Limitation of liability: use of prize. By entering the giveaway, entrants selected for the Prize release and hold harmless the giveaway Organizers, any company, corporation, trust, or other legal entity controlled by or related to them, their advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective employees, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”), from all liability for any damages they may suffer as a result of accepting or using their Prize.
Termination of giveaway participation. In the event that a computer system is unable, during the Giveaway Period, to record all giveaway entries for any reason, or if participation in the giveaway must be interrupted, in whole or in part, before the end date stated in these Giveaway Rules, the Giveaway Organizers may, at their sole discretion, proceed with the giveaway with entries duly recorded during the Giveaway Period or, as the case may be, up to the date on which the situation giving rise to the interruption occurred.

Prize limits. Under no circumstances may the giveaway organizers be required to award more prizes than the number indicated in these giveaway rules or to award a prize other than in accordance with these rules.

Meta, Facebook and Instagram. This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Facebook or Instagram. The participant provides information to the giveaway organizers and not to Meta. Questions, comments, or complaints regarding the giveaway should be directed to the giveaway organizers and not to Meta. Meta and all its affiliates, directors, officers, agents and employees are not responsible for any claims whatsoever arising from or in connection with this giveaway. Nonetheless, by entering the giveaway, each entrant agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of use, contracts, and other policies and/or guidelines governing the Facebook and Instagram platforms, and the entrant releases the Released Parties from all liability for any damages that the entrant may suffer as a result of using such platform.

Decision of giveaway organizers. Any decision by the Giveaway Organizers or their representatives regarding this giveaway is final and without appeal, subject to any decision by the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec regarding any matter under its jurisdiction.

Severability of articles. If any section of these rules is declared or deemed illegal, unenforceable, or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, that section shall be deemed invalid, but all other unaffected sections shall be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. BIXI Montréal reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or cancel this giveaway at any time, in whole or in part, without prior notice, for any reason whatsoever, subject to the prior approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et de jeux.

9. To enter the giveaway without purchase, eligible participants can take advantage of the free one-way passes offered by Loto-Québec every Saturday between June 15 and August 17 2024, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., or send a private message on the BIXI Montréal Facebook or Instagram account, specifying their name and email address, and writing an original text of approximately 50 words with the theme “Their favorite Montreal festival of the summer”.

10. For information about prize winners, please send a private messaging request on the BIXI Montréal Facebook or Instagram account.

Giveaway organizer:
BIXI Montréal
5945 avenue de Gaspé
Montréal, Qc, H2S 2X4

In this document, the masculine gender is used without discrimination and solely to lighten the text. In case of divergence between the French and English version of these Giveaway Rules, the French version shall prevail.