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contest rules

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Rules

  • The contest is open to all residents of British Columbia.

  • The competition was launched in January 2022.

  • Your baby must be between 0 and 3 months old on the picture used at registration.

  • Each month, the entries from the previous month will be subject to a public vote.

  • Voting is free, but is limited to 1 vote per person every 24 hours.

  • Voting remains open until the last day of the month.

  • The monthly winner will receive $100.

  • He/she will also be automatically selected to participate in the final for the baby of the year.

  • At the end of the year, all the finalists will be subject to a grand final vote.

  • This vote will also be open to the public.

  • Voting will be open from January 1 to March 31, 2023 only.

  • Once the voting period has ended, the baby with the most votes will be crowned the Baby of the Year.

  • And will take home the jackpot prize of $1000!

  • Our partner Peek-A-Boo & Co. will be generously offerings prizes for the monthly contest. Their team will select an honourable mention from each month’s batch of entries. The prize is a $100 gift bundle.

  • Our partner Oleka Canvas is also offering the winners of our monthly contest a print of the winner of the month.

  • The photo will be featured on the website's homepage until the end of 2023.

  • When entering the competition, you must agree to the terms and conditions.

  • By doing so, you consent to the publication for your submitted photo to be published on our website as well as our the various social media platforms.

  • You also agree to share your information, for all communications concerning the competition as well as with the partners of the website.

Good luck everyone!

Full contest rules:

Article 1 - Purpose

Noubaby Inc. is organizing a contest * (hereinafter the “contest”), from 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022 at 11:59 p.m. via the website www.thebabycontest.ca.

All entries must be received by 11:59 PM on December 31, 2022 (the “Contest deadline”).

The Contest Period will consist of a total of twelves (12) Monthly Contest Draw Periods (each a “Monthly Contest Draw Period”). For the purposes of this Contest, a "month" is defined as the period beginning on the 1st day of the calendar month at 12:01:00 a.m. (ET) and ending on the last day of the calendar month at 11:59:59 p.m. (ET). The Contest computer system (the “Contest Computer”) is used to govern all computer and time-related aspects of the Contest (including the date and time the entry form was received) and is, among other things, the official device used to measure the timings for the contest.

Each monthly winner will automatically be in the running for the annual prize. The annual competition will bring together the 12 winners of the monthly competition. From January 1, 2023 until March 31, 2023, the public will be able to vote for the baby of the year among the 12 finalists. The photo with the most votes will win the $1000 prize.

Article 2 - Participation

2.1 Competition acces

In order to participate in the Contest, the participant must be a legal resident of British Columbia and must have reached the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence at the time of entering the Contest.

One entry per person only.

When selecting the winning entries, the Organizing Body reserves the right to ask any Participant to prove that he/she meets these conditions. Anyone who fails to meet these conditions or refuses to provide proof thereof will be disqualified from the Contest and in the event of a winning entry, will not be entitled to his/her prize. Similarly, any false information or declaration of identity or address will result in the immediate disqualification of the Participant.


Participation in the Contest is subject to full acceptance of said rules.


Employees, representatives, agents, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and any other persons living in the same household as any such person, whether related or not) of Noubaby Inc. (the "Sponsor"), its affiliates (including, but not limited to, its parent, sister, or subsidiary companies), any advertising and promotional agencies and any suppliers of materials or services related to the Contest are not eligible to participate in the competition nor to receive any prizes. For the purposes of these official rules, "immediate family member" refers to the individual’s father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter, husband, wife, or common-law spouse, regardless of his/her place of residence. Groups, clubs, organizations, businesses, and commercial or non-commercial entities are not eligible to participate.

2.2. How to participate

Noubaby Inc. will run the contest on the dedicated website www.thebabycontest.ca

Go to the website and click on the contest button. Complete the online entry form with your first name, last name, full email address, primary telephone number, city of residence, as well as your baby's first name and date of birth. Finally, submit the photo of your baby.

Indicate that you have read, understood, and accepted the official rules by checking the box provided. Select the “Send” icon. Once your photo has been received, you will receive a “thank you” email.


Entries received during the month will go through an approval process by the contest organizing staff and published on the contest website the following month.

The photos will then be put to the public vote. Voting will be open from the 1st calendar day to the last calendar day of the month. The baby photo with the most votes in a given calendar month will win the monthly prize.

Each monthly winner is directly qualified to participate in the annual prize. The annual competition will bring together the 12 winners of the monthly competition. From January 1, 2023 until March 31, 2023, the public will be able to vote for the baby of the year among the 3 finalists. The photo with the most votes will win the $ 1000 prize.

Participation in the competition is made exclusively on the website www.thebabycontest.ca .

As such, any registration by telephone, fax, post or e-mail cannot be taken into account. Participation in the game implies full and complete acceptance of these regulations, in all their provisions, of the rules of ethics in force on the Internet, as well as of the laws and regulations applicable to free games.

Any participation that is incomplete, inaccurate or does not comply with the conditions above cannot be taken into account and will consequently result in the participation being null and void.


Vote

Voting is limited to one vote every 24 hours. Our voting system keeps the history of each vote and our technical team is able to identify illegitimate votes. If an illegitimate vote is identified, then it will be removed.

This is a photo contest for babies aiming to provide an entertaining activity for families. Please stay in the spirit of the contest.

Article 3 —Copyright certificate

Each participant certifies that he is the author and the sole owner of the copyright of the photographs presented and releases Noubaby Inc. and its representatives from any legal action that may be brought following the exhibition or publication of the photos. The author grants a non-exclusive license to Noubaby Inc., to publish, display, reproduce or modify User Generated Content. The author also waives the moral rights attached to user-generated content.

Article 4 - Endowments

A total of four (12) prizes (individually or collectively the “Prize” (s)) will be available to be won during the Contest Period, of which one (1) will be awarded during each Monthly Contest Draw Period. The number of prizes available will decrease as prizes are awarded. Limit of one (1) prize per person and per household during the Contest Period.

Each prize will consist of $ 100 CDN which will be awarded to the winner with the most votes during the month.

The final prize for the baby of the year is 1000$ cash by Noubaby Inc and 1000$ contribution to a CST RESP by CST Savings Inc Branch 632. Each winner of the monthly competition is directly qualified to participate in the annual competition.

Our partner Peek-A-Boo Co. offers a prize for the monthly competition. Their team will choose their favorite baby among the participants of the month. The prize is a 100$ bundle with accessories and clothing choose specifically for the age and gender of the winner.

Our partner Oleka Canvas offers the printing of an 8x12 photo. The photo will be sent free of charge directly to the winner.


Price​​ CST RESP: total of one (1) CST RESP prize offered to the annual winner including:

One (1) payment of $ 1,000 to be deposited into the Annual Beneficiary's Canada Scholarship Trust Plan (“CST RESP”) for the benefit of the designated child. The CST RESP Prize will only be awarded if the annual winner agrees to provide the child's social insurance number within one year of opening the CST RESP account. The annual winner must work with a Consultant CST inc. branch 632 sales representative to set up a CST RESP for the designated child, if such an account does not already exist. It is not necessary to add or deposit any other money or funds into CST's RESP account.

The annual winner must agree to the terms and conditions of the applicable CST RESP as set out in the current CST prospectus and education savings plan agreement. A copy of the prospectus can be obtained from CST by sending a written request to CST Consultants Inc., 1600-2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Atria 2 Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B8 or by calling 1-877-333-7377.

The RESP CST Prize must be accepted as is, without any substitution, whether in cash or otherwise. The RESP CST Prize will only be awarded to a verified winner in Canada who is a legal resident of Canada. The annual winner is solely responsible for paying all applicable taxes and reporting any taxable income associated with the CST RESP Prize. The Prize cannot be transferred to a third party. Any additional charges not described here are the sole responsibility of the annual winner.

The winner agrees to accept the prize as proposed, without the possibility of exchanging in particular for cash or other goods or services of any kind.

The Organizing Company reserves the right to replace any endowment with another equivalent endowment in terms of its value and characteristics, for any reason whatsoever, without being liable in this regard.

Article 5 - Allocation of endowments

The winner will be contacted within 7 days of the end of the contest by email by Noubaby Inc., in order to obtain their full contact details (last name, first name, full address, telephone, e-mail) which are essential for the award of the prize. endowment.

The lot will be sent within two weeks by bank transfer.

If the winner does not appear within 7 days after the announcement of the results, the latter will be considered as having given up his prize and the photo in 2nd position will be considered the winner.

The winner will have to comply with the rules. If it turns out that the winner does not meet the criteria of these rules, their prize will not be awarded.

The prize cannot give rise to any dispute or claim of any kind. The winner undertakes not to seek the responsibility of the Organizing company with regard to the endowment.

The prize will be accepted as advertised. No change of any kind whatsoever may be requested by the winner, for any reason whatsoever. No consideration, compensation or financial equivalent of the prizes can then be requested, totally or partially.

It is specified that the organizing company will not provide any service or guarantee, the gains consisting only of the delivery of the prizes provided for above.

Article 6 - Limitation of liability

By entering the Contest, entrants agree to discharge and hold the Released Parties harmless for any injury, loss or damage caused by, or resulting from, participation in the Contest. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Released Parties will not be held responsible (a) for any incomplete or inaccurate information, caused by, or coming from contest participants, users of the Contest website, or the equipment or programming related to or used in the Contest, or a technical or human error that may occur in the processing of Entries, (b) any theft, destruction or unauthorized access, or modification of Entries or the Contest website, (c) any problem, or technical failure, of networks or telephone lines, online computer systems, servers or service providers, computer hardware, software, virus or computer bug, (d) any failure of the Contest website, (e) any failure preventing the receipt of any Entry for any reason including, but not limited to, a technical problem. that, internet traffic, or any combination thereof, (f) any damage caused to the computer of an entrant or any other person, related to, or resulting from, participating in the Contest or downloading or access to material relating to the Contest, (g) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, or any other error or malfunction of any kind, (h) errors or omissions technical, graphic, typographical or editorial contained herein, (i) any person incorrectly and / or mistakenly identified as a Winner and / or (f) any combination of the foregoing.

Article 7 - Access and interpretation of the rules, modifications

7.1 Access

These complete rules are available on the competition website at www.thebabycontest.ca

No oral request regarding the competition will be answered.

Any complaint must be addressed in writing to the Organizing Company before 12/31/2021.

7.2 Interpretation of the regulations

Any question of application or interpretation of the rules, or any unforeseen question that may arise, will be decided sovereignly by the organizing company.

7.3 Modifications

Noubaby Inc. reserves the right to extend, shorten, modify or cancel the contest at any time, and in particular in the event of force majeure, without any compensation being claimed by the participants.

Any modification will be the subject of an amendment posted on the website.

Article 8 - Applicable law and jurisdiction

The Contest is subject to applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. Subject to the limitations provided for by any applicable law, issues and questions relating to the construction, validity, interpretation or enforceability of the By-laws or the rights and obligations of participants, Noubaby Inc. or the other Released Parties will be interpreted and governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable herein, without regard to the rules or provisions of choice of laws or conflict of laws that may result in the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction.

Article 9 - Information

By entering the 'Baby of the Year' contest you explicitly agree that the information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of www.thebabycontest.ca and acknowledge that your personal information may be shared with its partners, affiliates and advertisers to develop new products and services, to provide educational, financial and other features through our Services, in accordance with the law or any other reason mentioned in our privacy policy. You also give your explicit consent to the partners and affiliates of www,thebabycontest.ca to contact you by email, telephone or to obtain additional information for promotional purposes. You can write to Noubaby Inc. at any time at thebabycontest@gmail.com to unsubscribe and request the withdraw of your consent. For more information about our partners, affiliates and advertisers and our privacy policy , please visit our website. I acknowledge that I have read the 'Baby of the Year' contest rules and accept these conditions.