Sustainability Strategy Contest Rules

The Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, but prize must be picked up at the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus. By submitting a post you are agreeing to being bound by these rules and allow the U of M to share your posts on our social media accounts and on our news site, UM Today.

Entries will be accepted online starting October 18, 2019 09:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) and ending November 1, 2019, at 04:59 p.m CST. All online entries must be received by November 1, 2019.

Follow the University of Manitoba – Office of Sustainability Instagram page at @sustainableuofm.
Find the contest post on the @sustainableuofm Instagram account.
Post a comment telling us how you’re going green (examples: bringing your lunch in a reusable container, biking to school).The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the University of Manitoba Office of Sustainability.
You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of University of Manitoba Office of Sustainability.

Winner will be selected through a random draw under the supervision of the University of Manitoba’s Office of Sustainability. The Winner will be notified by direct message on Instagram following selection of Winner. The University of Manitoba Office of Sustainability shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.
If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.

The Winner of the Campaign will receive the following prize package:
• Zero-waste prize pack, including reusable bags, utensils, food wraps, etc.
• $50 gift card to Generation Green
Approximate value of $75.00
Prize must be picked up from The Office of Sustainability during regular business hours.
No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted.

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents, shall not be in any manner whatsoever be liable or responsible for theft, loss, technical malfunctions, computer and/or telephone network malfunctions, software problems, online traffic congestion, any human or computer generated error, which may in any manner affect the receipt of Contest entries, the notification of winners, the awarding or distribution of any prize under the Contest.

The University of Manitoba will not be collecting any personal information other than your Instagram Handle and name for the purpose of notifying the prizewinner. This information will not be kept past the Contest finish.

The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Instagram is completely released by each Eligible Participant in this Contest, from all liability arising in connection with the Contest. Any comments, questions or complains regarding the Contest must be directed to the University of Manitoba.

If for any reason the online portion of this Contest is not capable of being completed as planned including, but not limited to computer virus, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond the control of the University of Manitoba, the University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest.
The University of Manitoba, its affiliates, representatives, employees and agents assume no liability whatsoever for damage to any person, or to their computer or other property, arising from their actual or attempted participation in the Contest in any manner whatsoever, or in the awarding of any prize.