THE 680 NEWS INSIDER CLUB
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By signing up to become a 680 NEWS Insider Club Member, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions and contest rules set out herein, which may be amended from time to time, and failure to do so may result in forfeiture of 680 NEWS Insider Credits and cancellation of your 680 NEWS Insider membership
To participate in the 680 NEWS Insider Club visit www.680NEWS.com and sign up as an Insider. The 680 NEWS Insider Club is for personal use only, businesses, corporations, joint ventures, partnerships, groups or associations are not eligible. There is a limit to one user account per person. Once signed up as a 680 NEWS Insider, you can earn Credits by visiting the 680NEWS.com, logging into 680 NEWS Insider Club and doing any of the following:
a) Play Bonus Codes, Exclusive Bonus Code Events, vote in Weekly Polls, provide feedback to the station.
b)The 680 NEWS Mike Flash bonus code has now changed. The 680 NEWS Insiders Bonus Code will now be included in the ‘Be the First to Know’ daily e-mail. It’s a daily snapshot of all you need to know delivered straight to your device, PLUS now your daily Bonus Code. As always, you can submit the code from Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) to earn 250 credits, plus you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win fantastic daily prizes.
c) 680 NEWS Insider Club Credits may also be earned in a variety of other ways, at the discretion of 680 NEWS. Members can tune into 680 NEWS for details on additional ways to accumulate 680 NEWS Credits, or log onto 680 NEWS Insider Club at www.680NEWS.com. 680 NEWS reserves the right to alter the ways of earning Credits at its discretion and any such alterations will be posted on the site.
Participation in 680 NEWS Insider Club is open to all residents of Ontario over the age of 18 who can receive 680News (CFTR) over the air through terrestrial radio at their place of residence and excludes internet streaming.
Those specifically not eligible are full or part-time employees of 680 NEWS or Rogers Broadcasting Ltd. (including former employees and their next of kin), other Toronto radio station employees and their immediate families, M2O Media, and sponsors featured in the Program.
a) Participation is expressly limited to one account per person. 680 NEWS Insider Club Credits have no cash value, are non-transferable, cannot be sold, exchanged or traded and may not be earned in advance. All duplicate accounts or suspected duplicate accounts are subject to cancellation without notification by 680 NEWS.
b) To become and remain a registered 680 NEWS Insider Club Member, you must have Internet access and a valid email account. 680 NEWS is not responsible for a member's inability to: connect to the internet, log into 680 NEWS Insider Club Web Site, gain access to their account or participate in any activity associated with this program, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches. The 680 NEWS Insider Club is free to join and no purchase is necessary.
c) By becoming a member of the 680 NEWS Insider Club, each member consents to the use of his/her entry, name, city of residence and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by 680 NEWS and/or its advertising agencies, without further compensation and consent to their photograph being taken for such use, without further compensation.
d) Email addresses may not be shared between members; therefore, each account must have a unique, valid email address associated with it.
e) Accounts which have an excessive number of rejected emails may be automatically locked, preventing the member from accessing 680 NEWS Insider Club until they contact Tech Support and provide an alternate email address. Repeated problems with email delivery to a member may result in permanent suspension of the member's account.
Members are not authorized to access any other member's account, including entering codes or redeeming 680 NEWS Insider Club Credits for prizes or awards, even if the other member is a family member. Members need to enter codes and play the various 680 NEWS Insider Club games and surveys themselves to validly accumulate 680 NEWS insider Club Credits.
f) No machines, scripts or automated services may be used to access any part of 680 NEWS Insider Club Web site, accumulate any Credits and awards, or in any other way participate in this program. Over usage of 680 NEWS Insider Club system resources, as determined solely by 680 NEWS, is not permitted, and are grounds for account suspension or termination at the sole discretion of 680News.
g) 680 NEWS is NOT responsible for members missing out on Credits due to, but not limited to, the following: errors or omissions, forgotten username and/or password; problems, updates or maintenance which affects Insider Club at a particular time; internet, browser, server, or computer problems in general; lost codes or coupons; forgotten, incorrectly entered or misspelled codes, etc.
h) Any 680 NEWS Credit redemption suspected to be inauthentic, or which is made in such a fashion as to not deduct the appropriate Credits amounts, may be disqualified (not accepted), at the sole discretion of 680 NEWS, and the member account associated with such attempted redemption may be suspended or terminated.
i) The authorized account holder or member is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible by assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
j) 680 NEWS reserves the right to suspend or disqualify any member from receiving a cash or prize award where 680 NEWS, in its sole discretion, determines that the member has violated any of these rules, made any misrepresentation in connection with this program, or used any unintended/unannounced means to accumulate or redeem Insider Club Credits.
k) Sharing of Bonus Code numbers, or other 680 NEWS Insider Club Credits earning among members is expressly prohibited. Violations will result in the termination of all violating account(s) and/or forfeiture of all accumulated 680 NEWS Credits.
l) By becoming a 680 NEWS Insider Club member, members consent to the use of any member feedback provided on the website in any and all media without compensation.
3. Prize Awards
Each item on the Contest page will be assigned a 680 NEWS Credit value. Members may redeem accumulated Credits for contest entries and awards.
a) All prizes and items must be picked up by the winner in person at Rogers Plus 333 Bloor St., E. (corner of Bloor and Ted Rogers Way) in Toronto unless otherwise specified upon 680 NEWS Credit redemption. Please allow two business days for your prize/item to be processed before picking up your prize/ item. Rogers Plus store Hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and closed on all holidays.
b) When picking up your prize/item, you must provide a legal, valid government issued photo ID. Only the winner of the prize can pick up the item and may not send someone on their behalf. The address on your ID must match that of your 680 NEWS Insider Profile. Prizes/items must be picked-up within 30 business days of redemption unless otherwise specified. Prizes/items not picked up within 30 business days from the date of redemption will be forfeited and the associated 680 NEWS Credits will not be refunded.
c) Mailing options are at the sole discretion of 680 NEWS and will only be considered in extreme circumstances, or will be based on the prize/item size, weight, timeliness, and value. Member is always responsible to keep his/her 680 NEWS Insider Club account up-to-date with current information. If 680 NEWS deems that an individual has extreme circumstances and a prize/item is mailed out, 680 NEWS is not responsible if it is lost, stolen, misdirected, or damaged. The prize will not be replaced with future prizes nor will Credits be refunded.
d) Members are responsible for any and all expenses associated with their travel to and from Rogers Plus, 680 NEWS offices or other any location(s) associated with claiming a prize or award.
e) 680 NEWS Insider Club Credits will not be credited or refunded for any prize, reward, item or certificate which a Member claims but does not subsequently use.
f) Member agrees to provide only true and accurate information to 680 NEWS Insider Club at all times. In conjunction with claiming any item associated with 680 NEWS Insider Club or spending any Credits for items, Member agrees to verify that all information in their account profile is up-to-date and accurate by providing a valid driver's license or government issued photo ID that substantially matches the information in their profile.
680 NEWS Insider Club prizes/items are not transferable. Prizes/items may not be substituted for cash or any other items or merchandise.
g) All Award claims are subject to verification by 680 NEWS management. All decisions made by 680 NEWS management are final.
4. How To Redeem 680 NEWS Credits / Entries to Receive Prizes
A validated 680 NEWS Insider Club member redeems Credits by clicking on the "Submit" button for Contest entries on the 680 NEWS Insider Club Web site. In order to receive a prize or reward, members must contact 680News in accordance with instructions provided as part of this program, or provided online in connection with a specific offering, AND comply with the instructions provided by 680 NEWS personnel for verification and deduction of 680News Credits balances. Failure to comply with the instructions may result in disqualification, at the sole discretion of 680 NEWS. Any member that has a "winning" bid, and then fails to demonstrate they have the needed Credits in their account following an audit, will not be entitled to receive the prize or item and, at the discretion of 680 NEWS, will have their Credits balance forfeited. 680 NEWS Credit totals are subject to adjustment, and member accounts are subject to suspension or cancellation, by 680 NEWS for any activity which is in violation of these terms and conditions, the applicable contest rules, or which is not in compliance with the intent of the program. 680 NEWS shall be the sole determiner in cases of suspected abuse or violation of the terms and conditions and the applicable contest rules, and any decision it makes relating to adjustment of Credits or termination of membership shall be final and binding. Members will be notified of any such adjustments through a posting in the history log (viewable in the Transactions section of My Account in 680 NEWS Insider Club) or through an email sent to the email address in the member's account profile. Should the member disagree with any 680 NEWS Credits adjustment or account suspension, the decision of 680 NEWS is final and the remedy may involve Member withdrawal from the program. 680 NEWS makes no representations whatsoever regarding the value, if any, of Credits earned as a result of participation. 680 NEWS is under no obligation to provide members with any particular number of Credits earning opportunities or rewards.
a) Members may be required to sign a liability release prior to acceptance of an item. Pursuant to the liability release, Member will agree to hold M2O Media, 680 NEWS, affiliated companies and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize/item or participation in 680 NEWS Insider Club.
b) 680 NEWS, in it sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of 680 NEWS Web sites, or who is otherwise in violation of these terms and conditions and applicable contest rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify 680 NEWS Insider Club if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.
c) 680 NEWS reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions. Notice of any revisions will be posted to this page, so please revisit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes to it. You are responsible for reviewing these terms and conditions periodically, and your continued use of 680 NEWS Insider Club website(s) following any modifications to these terms and conditions will be conclusively deemed acceptance of any changes.
d) 680 NEWS reserves the right to substitute an item of equivalent or greater value should the original item become unavailable for any reason. Credit values associated with any item can be changed or modified at any time. All items offered will show quantity available and will be redeemed on a first-come, first-served basis. 680 NEWS reserves the right to limit the quantity a member can select of any specific Award.
e) 680 NEWS reserves the right to disqualify any member from receiving a prize or item, where 680 NEWS, at its sole discretion, determines that the member has misrepresented or used unintended/unannounced means to accumulate or redeem Credits.
g) 680 NEWS reserves the right to discontinue, suspend or modify this program at any time, including the termination of all opportunities to use or otherwise redeem accumulated Insider Club Credits. From time to time 680 NEWS may decrease or zero out 680 NEWS Credits in all 680 NEWS Insider Club accounts. At those times all accounts will either start at zero Credits or be decreased by an amount or percentage to be determined by 680 NEWS and all unused Credits will no longer be valid. Members will be notified if and when Credit deductions will take place.
h) No purchase is necessary. 680 NEWS Insider Club is void where prohibited.
i) Failure to comply with these terms and conditions and applicable contest rules may result in a member's disqualification at the sole discretion of 680 NEWS.
j) A written copy of these terms and conditions and applicable contest rules are available during regular business hours at 680 NEWS offices or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: 680 NEWS Insider Club, 1 Ted Rogers Way, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 3B7
k) Members may unsubscribe to the 680 NEWS Insider Club at any time.
l) 680 NEWS reserves the right to close a member account after 12 months of consecutive inactivity.