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Rediscover Fall Outdoor Photo Contest Rules and Regulations

Oct. 23 - Nov. 19, 2017

Rediscover Fall Outdoor Photo Contest! Please read these Official Rules and Regulations before entering the Contest. Participation in the Contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement and acceptance of these Official Rules and Regulations, which are final on all matters relating to the Contest.

Contest Sponsor

Durham Region Health Department ("Contest Sponsor"), the Regional Municipality of Durham, its employees, Regional Council Members, agents and assigns shall not be held responsible for any costs, losses, damages or expenses arising by reason of accident, negligence, printing, administrative or other errors that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest. The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to modify, amend, suspend or terminate this Contest at any time, without prior notice, with no obligation or liability.

Contest Duration

  • The Contest starts on Oct. 23, 2017 at 9 a.m. and ends Nov. 19, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Entries received prior to or after the Contest duration will be disqualified.


  • The Contest is open to residents of the Regional Municipality of Durham.

How to Enter

  • To enter the Contest follow @DurhamRegionHealth on Facebook or @DurhamHealth on Instagram or @DurhamHealth on Twitter and: post a photo to show how you stay active in Durham using the hashtag #ActiveinDurham. Once a user has followed the account and posted the image using the hashtag, the user will be automatically entered into the Contest. The user who followed the account and posted the photo will be considered a participant in the Contest. Please note if you have a private account on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, we will not be able to see your photo entry. You will receive a request to follow you back so that we can view your entry. If you choose not accept our follow request, you can still be entered in the contest by either private messaging our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts indicating you have entered.
  • Responses must be received on the Durham Region Health Department Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages within the Contest Duration (See above).
  • Each post will be considered one entry for the participant.
  • No responsibility is assumed by the Contest Sponsor, its employees, Regional Council members, agents and assigns, for any disruption to telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software or failure for any entry to be received because of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet as well as lost, misdirected or late entries which for any reason are not received or which are illegible or incomplete.

Prize Description

Participants will have the chance to have their photo featured on the new Durham Region Health Department website page and a chance to be entered to win a Sport Durham prize pack (supplied by Sport Durham) featuring the following items:

  • Golf umbrella
  • Golf towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Frisbee
  • Toy football
  • Water bottle
  • Winter gloves
  • Hot/cold pack
  • Keychain reflector
  • Note pad
  • Post-it notes
  • Highlighter/notepad combination
  • Local tour maps
  • Recyclable bag

Three individual winners will be selected and will have their photo featured on the website. One of these individuals will also be selected to win the Sport Durham prize pack.

Selection of Winner

  • The Contest Sponsor will randomly select the winning name from eligible Contest entries.
  • The Contest winner will be contacted by 4 p.m. on the next business day (Nov. 20, 2017) after the Contest ends.
  • The Contest winners will be contacted by staff from Durham Region Health Department privately via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter direct message and asked to pick up their prize at Durham Region Headquarters 605 Rossland Rd E, Whitby.
  • The Contest Sponsor's decisions as to all matters related to administration of the Contest and selection of the winner(s) is final.

General Terms and Conditions

Participation in the Contest is conditional upon acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  • The Contest is governed by the laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario, excluding conflicts of laws principles. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Contest void where prohibited. Contest may only be entered in or from Ontario by residents of the Regional Municipality of Durham and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry.
  • The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to remove any comments or posts on the Content Sponsor's Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages by any Participant, that the Contest Sponsor deems inappropriate, offensive or contrary to any law whatsoever and such removal will deem the Participant to be disqualified from the Contest.
  • The Region does not collect personal or personal health information via social media sites. Information posted on social media sites can be read by anyone as such anonymity/confidentiality of sender and any information contained within the correspondence cannot be guaranteed. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information by private message that may be necessary in order to deliver the prize to the winning participant(s) is pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended from time to time.
  • The Contest Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change the Contest at any time without notice if fraud or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Contest as determined by the Contest Sponsor in its sole discretion. Continued participation in the Contest will constitute acceptance of the changes.
  • If a person is dissatisfied with any portion of the Contest or disagrees with any of these General Terms and Conditions or its other Rules and Regulations, the sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue participation in the Contest.
  • The Participant is solely and uniquely liable for the quality, accuracy, completeness and/or timeliness of the information contained in their Contest entry submission. The Participant is responsible for any errors, omissions and/or misrepresentations contained in any of the information they provide. The Contest Sponsor assumes no liability for any common law or statutory breach arising from the information provided and/or any acts or omissions done in connection with participation in this Contest.
  • By participating in the Contest, participants release, indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor, its respective employees, Regional Council Members, agents and assigns from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind, including death, arising from or in connection with the Contest or receipt or use and/or misuse of any prize.
  • The Contest Sponsor, its employees, Regional Council Members, agents and assigns are not liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including as a result of the Participant's participation in the Durham Region Health Department’s Rediscover Fall Photo Outdoor Contest whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise.
  • By participating in the Contest, participants consent to receiving a private message on Insert Facebook, Instagram or Twitter from Durham Region Health Department.
  • The participants and Contest Sponsor acknowledge that the Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.
  • Participation in the Contest constitutes the participant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and Regulations and General Terms and Conditions.