1. TO ENTER
To enter the CBC Books Biggest Book Stories of 2011 contest, cast your votes in the five polls and leave a comment letting us know who you voted for and why. The winners will be chosen by a random draw.
To be valid, all entries must be received by midnight ET on Saturday, December 31, 2011.2. ELIGIBILITY
The contest is open to all Canadian citizens or permanent residents. You are allowed to submit one entry per person. Employees of CBC and their affiliates, as well as their immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof, are not eligible to enter this contest as contestants.3. PROCEDURE FOR AWARDING PRIZES
The winners will be drawn randomly by the CBC Books team. The winner will be contacted by telephone or email during the week following the contest deadline and should accept the prize as instructed by CBC by no later than five (5) days after the date of initial contact. If the prize is not claimed within this period, a new winner will be chosen.
4. DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE(S)
There will be two winners. The winners will each receive a Kobo Touch edition eReader, valued at $139.
The prize includes only what is specifically described herein and no other allowance will be granted.5. GENERAL RULES
5.1 To be declared a winner, the entrant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.
5.2 The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged for an amount of money, nor sold nor transferred. No substitutions will be allowed.
5.3 If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these rules, CBC, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value.
5.4 Refusal to accept the prize releases CBC, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, of any obligation toward the winner.
5.5 CBC, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability resulting from losses, delays, mistaken addresses on mail or email received, typographical errors, technical, computer or telephone malfunctions, loss or theft of computer or telephone data, damage to software or computer equipment, fraudulent calls or any other mistake.
5.6 CBC, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees, shall assume no liability whatsoever for any situation in which their inability to act results from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or any other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to hold this contest.
5.7 All personal information, such as name, address, telephone number, email address and age, is collected solely for the purposes of administering this contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without contestants' consent. By providing this information, contestants consent to it being used for the stated purposes.
5.8 By entering, contestants agree to abide by the contest rules which shall be applied by the CBC. All its decisions are final.
December 16, 2011
Ann Jansen, Senior Producer, CBC Books
Adrian Ma, Producer, CBC Books
Erin Balser, Associate Producer, CBC Books
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