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United Way Centraide/Windsor-Essex County ‘Registration & Minimum Fundraising” Contest Rules


The “Registration & Minimum Fundraising” Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, 300 Giles Blvd. E., Unit A1, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4C4 (“United Way”). The Contest is administered by United Way (the “Sponsor”).


The Contest begins January 23, 2023 at 12:01AM EDT and ends on March 5, 2023 at 11:59 PM EDT (the “Contest Period”). Entries will be accepted until March 5, 2023 at 11:59PM (EST) (“Entry Period”).


To enter the Contest and be eligible to win, an individual known as an “Entrant” must: (i) be a legal resident of Canada (excluding residents of Quebec), (ii) have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of entry (individuals 13 years of age and older may enter with the consent of his/her parent/legal guardian). Employees, Board Members and/or Committee Members of the Board of Directors of United Way are not eligible to win.


To enter, visit and register to participate in the iMove fundraising event for United Way. You will not receive any Entry or Entries for the act of completing your registration. Once you fundraise $60 CAD, you will receive one (1) Entry. You will receive one (1) additional Entry for every additional $50 CAD that you fundraise by 11:59 PM EDT on March 5, 2023. Winners will be announced Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

No Purchase Necessary to enter or win.

To obtain one (1) Entry in the Contest without registering to participate in iMove for United Way, you must be a legal resident of Canada, excluding Quebec, over the age of majority in your province/territory of residence and must print your first name, last name, telephone number, complete mailing address (including postal code), age and signature on a plain white piece of paper and mail it (in an envelope with sufficient postage) along with a unique and original 200 word essay on the importance of supporting United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County: United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, ATTN: Events, 300 Giles Blvd. E., Unit A1, Windsor, ON, N9A 4C4. Upon receipt of your request in accordance with these Contest Rules, you will receive one (1) Entry in the Contest. To be eligible, your Request must: (i) be sent and received separately in an envelope bearing sufficient postage (i.e. multiple requests in the same envelope will be void); and (ii) be post-marked during the Contest Period and received no later than March 5, 2023. The Releasees (defined below) take no responsibility for any lost, stolen, delayed, illegible, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed Requests (all of which are void).


There is no limit to the number of Entries per participant.


The odds of being selected as a potential winner are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these rules. On March 8, 2023 (the “Draw Date”), a data pull for all eligible Entries will be completed and one (1) potential winner per prize will be selected by a random draw from all eligible Entries submitted and received in accordance with these Rules.

United Way will contact the Selected Entrant by the email provided in their Entry by March 8, 2023. Selected Entrant will have seven (7) days to: (i) correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question and (ii) sign and return to United Way a Declaration and Release that includes but is not limited to (a) acceptance of Prize (b) release United Way of liability and (c) acknowledge compliance with the Contest Rules.


The following prizes are available to be won (the “Prizes”). Prizes will be announced soon.


Prizes must be accepted as awarded without substitution and are non-transferable. The Prize(s) has no cash-surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, in the event that the Prize or any component of any Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute and/or modify the Prize or component of Prize with (a) prize(s) of equal or greater value, without liability.


All Entries are subject to verification. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. All Entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the Official Rules may be disqualified by United Way. United Way takes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late or destroyed Entries, typographical or other production errors, or any errors or omissions in printing or advertising related to this Contest.

If the identity of an Entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder associated with the registration at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the Entrant. An Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder associated with the Entry.

Any attempt by any Entrant, to obtain more than the stated maximum number of Entries by using multiple/different names, email addresses, accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or other methods, or has entered or participated in any fashion not sanctioned by these Contest Rules will void that individual’s Entry and eligibility to win a Prize and that individual will be disqualified from the Contest and, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, any of the Sponsor’s other promotions.

By participating in this Contest, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by the interpretation of these Official Rules by United Way, and further warrants and represents that his/her Entry:

  • Prominently and accurately depicts the Entrant;
  • Does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
  • Does not contain any reference to likeness of any identifiable third parties, unless consent has been obtained from all such individuals and their parent/legal guardian if they are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence;
  • Will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for payment whatsoever; and
  • Is not defamatory, libelous, pornographic, offensive, or obscene, and further that it will not contain, depict, include, discuss or involve, without limitation, any of the following:
  • Nudity;
  • Explicit, graphic, or excessive sexual activity;
  • Crude, vulgar, or offensive language and/or symbols;
  • Derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups;
  • Content that endorses, condones or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky activity, behaviour or conduct;
  • Personal information of individuals, including without limitation, names and addresses (physical or email);
  • Conduct or other activities in violation of these Official Rules;
  • Commercial messages, comparisons or solicitations for products or services other than those of United Way;
  • Any identifiable third-party products and/or trademarks, brands or logos, unless the necessary permissions/licenses have been obtained; and
  • Any other content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable, or offensive, all as determined by United Way in its sole discretion.

By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry, (i) grant to United Way in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit, or otherwise use the Entry, in whole or in part, for the Contest and for advertising and promotion; and (ii) waive all moral rights in and to the Entry in favour of United Way.


By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to forever release, discharge and hold harmless United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, and its related or affiliated companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, their advertising and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, partners, representatives, successors, assigns and agents (the “Releasees”), from any and all damages, injuries, death, loss, or liability to person or property, due in whole or in part, whether directly or indirectly, by (a) entering and participating in the Contest, including any part related to the Contest, (b) the acceptance, possession, participation, use or misuse of the Prize(s), and (c) any claims based on personality, privacy rights or defamation. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and to the decisions of United Way whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest.

No responsibility or liability is assumed for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, traffic congestion, labour unrest, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information.


If an Entrant wins a Prize and accepts the Prize, such acceptance shall mean full satisfaction of the entitlement as an Entrant and winner in the Contest and the Entrant fully discharges and forever releases the Releasees, of and from any and all claims, demands, losses, damages, actions or causes of action whatsoever, whether known or unknown, whether at law or in equity which they or their heirs, executors, administrators, successors or assigns may now or hereafter have against any of the Releasees in connection with the Prize(s).

The Entrant also acknowledges, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, that the Releasees will not be responsible for any injury, accident, death or dismemberment, or any other loss, damage or expense in connection with the participation in the Prizes including, without limitation, in respect of any medical care or treatment that the Releasees, or any person authorized by any of them, may administer to the Entrant in the event of injury or illness during the Entrant’s participation in the Prizes. The Entrant also acknowledges that none of the Releasees has offered any warranty or guarantee respecting the Prizes. Further, the Entrant assumes all responsibility and liability for any loss, injury or damage to any persons or property, which results from the Entrants actions or omissions, whether negligent or otherwise, in connection with the Prizes.


By entering this Contest, each Entrant accepts and agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County, which shall be final.

United Way accepts no responsibility for loss, damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest or acceptance of the Prize(s). United Way will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, falsified or destroyed Entries and all such Entries are void. Entries that have been falsified, tampered with, or altered are void. United Way does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software, or any combination thereof.

United Way will not be responsible for mail, telephone, technical, network, online, electronic, computer hardware or software interruptions or failures of any kind, misdirected, stolen, incomplete, incomprehensible or delayed internet/e-mail computer transmissions on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to a participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Contest.

United Way extends absolutely no representations or warranties in respect of any Prizes and accepts no liability arising in respect of such Prizes or in the use thereof.


Prizes may be subject to statutory tax withholding and remittance obligations under applicable law. All federal, provincial, local, and other taxes on the Prize(s), if any, are the sole responsibility of the Winner.


United Way reserves the right to terminate or suspend this Contest or to amend the Rules at any time and in any way, without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including without limitation by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, the United Way reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest, including without limitation the cancellation of any method of entry or the extension or modification of the Contest start and end dates. In such circumstances, the United Way reserves the right to randomly select a winner from previously received eligible Entries by the end of the Contest Period. The United Way shall not be held responsible for any problems, errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest.


Any attempt by any individual, whether or not an Entrant, to damage, destroy, tamper, or vandalize the website or otherwise interfere with the operation of this Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil law and the United Way reserves the right to seek damages and diligently pursue all remedies in this regard against any offending individual or entity to the fullest extent permissible by law.


These are the official Rules. This Contest is subject to federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and the United Way in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario, as applicable, without giving effect to its conflict of law rules and provisions. These Rules are subject to change without notice to comply with any applicable federal, provincial/territorial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the United Way.


United Way respects your privacy. Personal information collected from Entrants will only be used by United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County to administer this Contest. Please see  to learn about United Way’s privacy practices.


By participating in this Contest, each Entrant consents to the use of their name, address (city and province/state), likeness, biographical information, photograph, video recording, voice, statements and Entry information including their registration submission, without further remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by on behalf of United Way, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media (now or hereafter known) throughout the world, in perpetuity without compensation, notification, or permission, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

If an individual other than the Entrant appears in the submitted registration, the Entrant must provide United Way with the name(s), complete address(es) and email of the individual(s) so that United Way may secure from such individual(s) an appropriate signed Undertaking and Release prior to the posting of the “Photo” for any publicly carried out by or on behalf of United Way with respect to the Contest.