DRIVEAXIS.CA 2021/22 WIN YOUR RIDE CONTEST (“CONTEST”) RULES
THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO ONTARIO, CANADA RESIDENTS ONLY
AND IS GOVERNED BY CANADIAN LAW
1. CONTEST PERIOD:
The DriveAxis.ca “Win Your Ride” contest (the “Contest”) sponsored by Axis Auto Finance Inc. (the “Sponsor”) begins on December 16, 2021 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and ends on February 28, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open to all legal residents of Ontario, Canada who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. The Contest is not open to employees, contractors, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled, whether related or not) of the Sponsor, or its affiliated companies, dealerships and advertising/promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside). By participating in this Contest, you are signifying that you have read and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).
You may only make one entry to the Contest. If it is discovered that you have attempted to: (i) obtain more than one entry per person during the Contest Period; and/or (ii) used multiple names, multiple identities, multiple email addresses, and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) and/or any other means not in keeping with the Sponsor’s interpretation of the letter and/or spirit of these Rules to enter or otherwise participate in or to disrupt this Contest, then, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, you may be disqualified from the Contest and all of your entries may be voided. An entry may be rejected if (in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor) it is not fully completed with all required information and submitted and received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period. The Sponsor, its affiliated companies, dealerships and advertising/promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) are not responsible for, and have no liability in relation to, late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible entries (all of which are void).
3. HOW TO ENTER:
There are three ways to enter the Contest:
A. "PURCHASE WITH FINANCING" Entry:
To enter the Contest when you finance your vehicle, you must follow these steps:
- (i) Get Approved: Complete a short online application on https://www.driveaxis.ca/prequalification. Once you click ‘Submit’, you will have completed Step 1.
- (ii) Start Shopping: After your application has been approved, browse our online inventory at https://www.driveaxis.ca/vehicle-listing and choose your vehicle for purchase.
- (iii) Submit your Vehicle Request: Click “Get this Car” and follow the steps to submit your vehicle request. Users may enter the promo code “TTC” when prompted.
- (iv) Finalize Vehicle Purchase & Get it Delivered: Once you complete your vehicle purchase journey with the assistance of our Axis Advisor, your vehicle has been delivered, and your purchase is past the seven day return or exchange period, you will be entered into the Contest.
You must purchase your vehicle from DriveAxis.ca between December 16, 2021 and February 28, 2022 (such purchased vehicle being the "Eligible Financed Vehicle"). If the seven day return or exchange period has not expired prior to February 28, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, you will not be entered into the Contest draw.
B. "PURCHASE WITH CASH" Entry:
To enter the Contest when you purchase your vehicle with cash, you must follow these steps:
- (i) Start Shopping: Visit https://www.driveaxis.ca/vehicle-listing to browse our selection of vehicles and opt to “Purchase with Cash”.
- (ii) Finalize Vehicle Purchase & Get it Delivered: An Axis Advisor will contact you to finalize your purchase. Users may mention the promo code “TTC”. Once you complete your vehicle purchase journey with the assistance of our Axis Advisor, your vehicle has been delivered, and your purchase is past the seven day return or exchange period, you will be entered into the Contest.
You must purchase your vehicle from DriveAxis.ca between December 16, 2021 and February 28, 2022 (such purchased vehicle being the "Eligible Cash Vehicle"). If the seven day return or exchange period has not expired prior to February 28, 2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, you will not be entered into the Contest draw.
C. "NO PURCHASE NECESSARY" Entry:
To enter the Contest without a purchase, please submit a unique and original handwritten one hundred (100) word or more essay on what the favourite vehicle you have ever owned is. Your name, email address and telephone number must be written on the top of the essay. The essay must be sent by mail to: Axis Auto Finance Inc., 165 Galaxy Blvd., 2nd floor, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 0C8 [Attention: DRIVEAXIS.CA]. Your essay must be mailed with sufficient postage and postmarked no later than February 28, 2022 and must be received on or before March 4, 2022 to be entered. Incomplete entries are ineligible. No photocopied, computer-generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
4. THE PRIZE AND LIMITATIONS:
There is one (1) prize available to be won consisting of a used vehicle from DriveAxis.ca (the "Prize").If the Contest winner entered the Contest by a "Purchase with Financing" Entry or "Purchase with Cash" Entry, the maximum Prize value will be the lesser of (i) $20,000; or (ii) the sale price of the winner's Eligible Financed Vehicle or Eligible Cash Vehicle (including HST), as applicable, excluding any delivery and expenses paid by DriveAxis.ca / the Sponsor relating to the winner's purchased vehicle and excluding the cost of any warranties, administration fees or other delivery fees. In the event the winner purchased more than one Eligible Financed Vehicle and/or Eligible Cash Vehicle during the Contest Period, the highest value vehicle shall be used to determine the amount under (ii). In the event of a "Purchase with Financing" Entry or "Purchase with Cash" Entry, the Contest winner will receive the Prize via cheque. If the Contest winner entered the Contest by a "No Purchase Necessary" Entry, the Prize will be a used vehicle chosen by the Contest winner from a selection of vehicles made available by the Sponsor with a maximum value of up to $20,000 (including HST) (the selection of vehicles offered to the Contest winner by the Sponsor shall be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). For certainty, if the winner selects or purchases or finances a vehicle with a purchase price less than $20,000, then he/she will not be awarded the cash equivalent of the difference under any circumstances. This Contest does not include past transactions. The Prize must be accepted as awarded with no substitutions except by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Prize is not transferable, not for resale and has no cash surrender or redemption value.
5. RANDOM PRIZE DRAW AND WINNER SELECTION:
On or about March 15, 2022 (the “Draw Date”) at the Sponsor's office located at 165 Galaxy Blvd., 2nd floor, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 0C8, one (1) eligible entrant will be selected for the Prize by random draw from among all eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period.The Sponsor or its designated representative will make five (5) attempts to contact the selected entrant by telephone or email (using the information provided at the time of entry) within ten (10) business days of the Draw Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within five (5) attempts or ten (10) business days of the Draw Date (whichever occurs first), or there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then that selected entrant will be disqualified and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entries.
Before being declared the confirmed Prize winner, the selected entrant will be required to: (a) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question, without mechanical or other aid; (b) supply proof of age and residency by providing a photocopy of one (1) piece of Canadian Government issued photo identification (including date of birth); and (c) sign and return within ten (10) business days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Releasees from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; and (iv) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, city of residence, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. If the selected entrant: (a) fails to correctly answer the skill-testing question; (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents within the specified time; and/or (c) cannot accept the Prize for any reason; then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible entries received in accordance with these Rules during the Contest Period (in which case the foregoing provisions of this section shall apply to such newly selected entrant).
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
All entries become the property of the Sponsor. The Releasees assume no responsibility for lost, delayed, incomplete, incompatible or misdirected entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means or do not conform to or satisfy the conditions set forth in these Rules, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, may be disqualified by the Sponsor. ANYONE DEEMED BY THE SPONSOR TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES FOR ANY REASON IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION IN THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION OF THE SPONSOR AT ANY TIME. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. The decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of entries and/or entrants.
The Releasees shall have no liability and will be released and held harmless from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation (but subject to operation of law), injury to winners or any third party or damage to personal or real property due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize and/or participation in this Contest. Without limiting the foregoing, the Releasees will not be liable for: (i) any failure of DriveAxis.ca or other website properties during the Contest Period; (ii) any technical malfunction or other problems relating to telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; (iii) the failure of any entry to be received by the Sponsor for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or mail that is not delivered for any reason; or any combination of the above; (iv) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest; (v) costs associated with mobile device data use and service; (vi) typographical errors in any Contest-related materials; and/or (vii) any combination of the above, and will be released and held harmless from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and/or participation in this Contest.
All entries are subject to verification at any time and for any reason by the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor) to participate in this Contest or the Prize. Failure to provide such proof in a timely manner may result in disqualification in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. These Rules and the Sponsor's records of the draw or any other aspect of this Contest shall be final and conclusive in all respects.
The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw or amend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules, or if deemed by the Sponsor in its sole discretion necessary for business efficacy. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor, reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason whatsoever. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to administer an alternate test of skill as it deems appropriate based on the circumstances and/or to comply with applicable law. The Sponsor reserves the right, to adjust any of the dates, timeframes and/or other Contest mechanics stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or entry with these Rules, or as a result of any technical or other problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules, or for any other reason.
If due to online, internet, computer, production, human or other error of any kind, more than one entry is selected, a random draw will be held after the Contest closes amongst such entries so that there is only one winner and one Prize. In no event will the Sponsor be liable for more than the one Prize stated in these Rules.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
7. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
8. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY:
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to any version of these Rules in any other language, the Contest entry form, website, point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control.