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CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS

DEFINITIONS

In these Contest Rules and Regulations, “Program Sponsors” mean The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) and yconic (parent company of StudentAwards)

CONTEST PERIOD

The Scotiabank Your Choice of Bursary Contest (the “Contest”) commences on August 1, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. ET and ends on January 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).

There will be three (3) Contest Bimonthly Terms (every 2 months) for the completing the online survey during the Contest Period: August 1 – September 30, 2014, October 1 – November 30, 2014, and December 1 – January 31, 2015 (each a “Contest Bimonthly Term”).

There will be six (6) Contest Months for completing and submitting an application for the ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students during the Contest Period: August 1 – 31, 2014, September 1 – 30, 2014, October 1- 31, 2014, November 1 – 30, 2014, and December 1 – 31, 2014, January 1 – 31, 2015 (each a “Contest Month”).

WHO CAN ENTER

This Contest is only open to legal residents of Canada of the age of majority in their province or territory of residence and who are enrolled full-time at a Canadian post-secondary institution within the Contest Period. Employees of either of the Program Sponsors, their respective affiliated and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, other representatives or agents and members of the respective immediate families of such employees and anyone with whom such employees are domiciled are excluded from this Contest.

HOW TO ENTER

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

Entrants must complete the online survey found on http://www.fundyourfuture.ca by the end of each Contest Bimonthly Term for a chance to win one (1) of two (2) bimonthly prizes of two hundred and fifty dollars (C$250) or Entrants must complete and submit an application for the ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students by the end of the Contest Month for a chance to win the monthly grand prize of one thousand dollars ($1,000 CAD).

Entrants can complete the ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students via one of two methods:

1) online at http://www.fundyourfuture.ca
or
https://studentsapplyhere.scotiabank.com/default.asp or

2) at any Scotiabank branch

The ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students must be approved by Scotiabank and activated before you will be entered into the Contest. To be eligible, applications must be received and approved during the “Contest Period”.

Once an entrant’s application for a ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students has been approved their name is submitted for each monthly draw within the Contest Period until the entry wins or until the Contest Period is over; whichever comes first.

Survey entrant’s answers must be submitted online in each Contest Bimonthly Term in order to qualify for each of the draws in the Contest Period.

All entries become the property of the Program Sponsors, each of whom assumes no responsibility whatsoever for late, lost, destroyed, illegible, incomplete, misidentified or misdirected entries or for any technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network, failed or incorrect communications caused by the sender, online communication problems, or for any losses, liabilities or damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, special or indirect damages) arising out of or in any way connected with the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.

By entering this Contest, entrants agree to abide by the Contest Rules and Regulations and the decisions of the Program Sponsors, which are final.

For a no-purchase entry, hand print the Contest name, your name, complete mailing address, telephone number, email address and age, choice of prize ($250 or $1,000) on a plain 3”x 5” piece of paper and mail it in a sealed envelope to: ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students Your Choice of Bursary Contest, yconic, 2190 Yonge St., 3rd Floor , Toronto, Ontario M4S 2B8. No photocopied, computer generated facsimiles, mechanically reproduced, or mass entries permitted. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Program Sponsors are not responsible for any online communication problems, or for any late, lost, misdirected, illegible entries. The entry for the $1,000 prize will be submitted for each monthly draw until the entry wins or until the Contest Period is over; whichever comes first. To qualify for the $250 prize, a hand printed entry must be submitted for each Contest Bimonthly Term to be entered in each of the bimonthly draws in the Contest Period.

PRIZES

There will be a total of twelve (12) prizes available – six (6) bimonthly prizes available to be won, each worth two hundred and fifty Canadian dollars ($250 CAD) and six (6) monthly grand prize bursaries, each worth one thousand Canadian dollars ($1,000.00 CAD). No purchase is necessary.

Each bursary must be accepted as awarded and is not transferable. Any applicable taxes relating to the bursary are the responsibility of the winners.

Only one prize per entrant during the contest period will be awarded.

Total prizing value: $7,500 CAD

CONTEST DRAWS

Contest draws will take place in Toronto, Ontario. Contest entries will be drawn at random by yconic from among all eligible entries received within each draw pool during the Contest Period.

Draw dates for the two (2) $250 survey prizes in each Bimonthly Term: October 15, 2014 – December 15, 2014 - February 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. ET

Draw dates for the $1,000 monthly grand prize: September 25, 2014 – October 24 , 2014 - November 26, 2014 - December 29, 2014 - January 26, 2015 - February 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. ET

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

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE

yconic (parent company of StudentAwards) will notify selected applicants that they have been selected to receive a prize.

In order to win, a potential winner must each correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question. Potential winners will be contacted by telephone or email by a representative of yconic to make arrangements for administering the skill-testing question.

A potential winner will be disqualified and another potential winner will be randomly drawn for the applicable prize, if the entrant:

(a) cannot be contacted by a representative of yconic within a period of five (5) consecutive business days,

(b) skill-testing question cannot be administered within a period of five (5) consecutive business days from the date the entrant is first contacted by a representative of yconic, or

(c) fails to answer the skill-testing question correctly.

This process will be repeated until twelve (12) prizes have been awarded.

Arrangements will be made for the awarding of the bursary at the time the skill-testing question is administered and correctly answered.

Each selected applicant must also submit to yconic, within the time specified by yconic, the following:

1. A Declaration of Compliance, Publicity and Liability Release signed by the applicant that provides, among other things, that (i) the applicant certifies that he or she meets the eligibility criteria and has complied with all requirements set out above, and (ii) the applicant consents, without further compensation, to the Program Sponsors’ use of the applicant’s name, city and province or territory of residence, application submission and photograph or image or other likeness in any publicity relating to the Contest.

2. Proof, acceptable to yconic, of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status

3. Proof of age, acceptable to yconic

4. Proof, acceptable to yconic, of full-time enrolment at a Canadian post-secondary institution

The selected applicant must return all such forms/documentation to yconic within five (5) days of receipt of the forms by the selected applicant. Forms/documentation (where applicable) may be submitted by:
  • Email at info@fundyourfuture.ca
  • Toll Free Fax: 1-866-829-2737
  • Courier, mail, or in person:
    yconic / StudentAwards
    2190 Yonge St, 3rd Floor
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada
    M4S 2B8
Failure to submit the documents described above within the required time may result in disqualification of the entrant.

PRIVACY POLICY

The applicant consents to the collection, storage and confirmation of the personal information submitted in connection with the Contest entries and its use as required in the administration of the Contest including confirmation of approval for the ScotiaLine® Personal Line of Credit for Students and otherwise as described in these Rules and Regulations, the yconic (parent company of StudentAwards) Privacy Policy (www.fundyourfuture.ca/privacy.aspx) and the Scotiabank Privacy Policy (www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/0,,351,00.html).

If available, by specifically checking an additional Program Sponsors information check-box on the Contest Entry Form, the Contest Entrant consents to the Program Sponsors using the personal information submitted with the Contest Entry including, but not limited to, contacting the Contest Entrant in the future to provide electronic newsletters and mailings, and other promotions and product and/or service offerings of the Program Sponsors.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Program Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual that they find, or believe, to be tampering with the contest entry process or any other matter related to the Contest. Any attempt by an entrant or other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made the Program Sponsors reserve the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The Program Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Quebec, to withdraw, terminate, suspend or modify all or any part of this contest without notice, if for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including technical failure or corruption, computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other cause beyond the control of the Program Sponsors which in the opinion of the Program Sponsors affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.

The Program Sponsors are not responsible for any human or computer-generated error in the selection of an entrant or the awarding of a prize.

This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws.

FOR QUEBEC RESIDENTS ONLY

Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of this Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux 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.

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