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Notice Regarding Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Personal Information by the University

Your personal information is being collected under the authority of The University of Manitoba Act. The information you provide will be used by the University for the purpose of updating your contact information with Alumni Relations and/or Donor Relations. Your personal information will not be used or disclosed for other purposes, unless permitted by The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Access and Privacy Office (tel. 204-474-9462), 233 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2. Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation The new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation took effect on July 1, 2014 and we are now required to ask you for your consent to allow us to send you email messages that are considered commercial in nature. By agreeing, you will be giving the University permission to send you emails that may be commercial in nature, such as sales and discounts, paid events and benefits and services that you may have access to with our preferential partners. The University of Manitoba values your trust and we are committed to the privacy of your personal information. We do not share, rent or sell your information, and you can unsubscribe from university mailings at any time by contacting Alumni Relations by email. You can also call 1-204-474-9946, or toll-free 1-800-668-4908, and we would be happy to assist you. For more information on the how your information will be used, please click here.

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Contest rules and regulations

UM Alumni Relations Contactable Alumni Campaign Contest (the “Contest”) – Official Contest Rules


  1. How to Enter - No purchase necessary. To enter, contestants must update their contact information, including their e-mail address on the University of Manitoba website between February 5 – July 15, 2024. The Contest starts at 8:00 AM CT, February 5, 2024 and closes with all entries received by 11:59 PM CT, July 15, 2024. The selected contestant will be required to correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without mechanical aid before being declared a winner.
  2. Prizes - The prize to be awarded is one (1) prize of $1,000.00 CAD flight voucher (the “Prize”). The University reserves the right to make prize substitutions of equivalent value in the event of unavailability of the prize or any aspect thereof for reasons beyond the control of the University. The prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and cannot be transferred.
  3. Selection of Winners - Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received, in a random draw by a representative, or designate, of Alumni Relations by July 31, 2024. Winner will be contacted by the contact information provided on the update your contact information web form. If they are unable to be reached in that manner within 48 hours of the draw, they will forfeit their prize and another eligible entry will be drawn. The Prize shall be mailed or emailed to the confirmed winner at the address they provide.
  4. Contest Closing Date - The Contest closing date is 11:59 PM, CT July 15, 2024.
  5. Contest Eligibility - Contestants must be a graduate of the University of Manitoba, specifically Persons who have received a degree, diploma or certificate approved by the Senate of the University; Persons with a designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (prior to 1970); or Persons who have successfully completed a program requiring at least one (1) year’s study and sponsored by or through the Extended Education Division of the University to participate in this contest. Contestants under the age of 18 warrant they have their parent or guardian’s consent to enter. Employees of the University, and their immediate families with whom they reside are not eligible to win this contest. Contestants who are delinquent in any indebtedness to the University in respect of any other claims, or outstanding accounts are also not eligible to win.
  6. Chances of Winning - The chances of winning the Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received before the contest closing date in accordance with these rules.
  7. Release and Waiver - Winners may be required to complete, sign, and return a declaration, release and waiver of liability in the form provided by the University within the time specified by the University, and must have abided by the Contest Rules. Failure to return the duly completed declaration, release and waiver form, if required, within the time stipulated or failure to abide by these Rules will result in disqualification and another entry will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible entries.
  8. Decisions Final - By entering the Contest, contestants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and agree that all decisions made by the University with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and not subject to challenge. These rules may be amended at any time by the University without notice. The University expressly reserves the right to take any steps it deems necessary in its absolute discretion, including the limiting of entries and the exclusion of contestants, in order to ensure that the contest is conducted in a fair way for all contestants and for the University.
  9. No Liability – The University and its employees, agents, representatives, promotional agencies and assignees shall not be responsible in any way for loss or damage arising from the use of or, bear any liability whatsoever in any way attributable to, the Prize awarded in this Contest or the entry by any contestant herein. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the University assumes no responsibility or liability for any risk or dangers associated with the acceptance or use of the prizes awarded as part of this contest or any liability associated with or arising from online or electronic entries, and expressly disclaims liability from loss or damage to a contestant's, or any other person’s, computer system or other hardware resulting from participating in the contest and for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website.
  10. Entries belong to the University - All entries become the property of the University and will not be returned.
  11. Lost Entries - The University is not responsible for any lost, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or delayed entries.
  12. Consent to Use and Personal Information - By entering the contest, contestants’ consent to the use and publication of their name, photograph, voice or statements in connection with the contest or any subsequent similar contest held by the University, without payment or compensation other than the chance to win the prize awarded. The personal information obtained from the contest entry form will not be used or disclosed by the University for any purpose other than general contest administration and the purpose set forth herein.
  13. Applicable Laws - This contest is subject to all applicable, federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations.
  14. Cancellations, Suspensions or Modifications - The University may, in its discretion, cancel, suspend or modify this Contest, without liability to anyone whatsoever. If this is an online contest and for any reason the online portion is not capable of being completed as planned, including but not limited to computer lines, bugs, tampering, technical failures or other causes beyond its control, the University reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the online portion of the contest.
  15. Email Addresses - In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be deemed to be made by the person who was assigned the email address by an internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question at the time of entry.
  16. Errors and Omissions Excepted - The University is not responsible for any errors whatsoever in the Contest Rules or promotion of the Contest, including without limitation any printing, distribution or production errors and may, in its discretion, withdraw this contest if it is found to contain any such error, without liability to anyone whatsoever.

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Alumni Relations

Unit 100-137 Innovation Drive
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6B6 Canada

1-800-668-4908 (toll free)
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