Official rules

No Purchase or Payment Necessary To Enter or Win. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry to participate and be legal residents of Canada. Void where prohibited by law.

1. Promotion Description

The PLAYTV Promotion consists of a series of puzzles, riddles, trivia and other general knowledge and skill testing questions, (collectively, the "Quizzes" and individually, a "Quiz") which viewers will be invited to solve interactively during the live broadcast of televised episodes of the television program entitled Play TV Canada (the "Program"). The Program will be broadcast at times and on broadcast stations, cable or satellite systems that may vary depending on viewing locations. Check local television listings for broadcast times and stations in your viewing area. The Program is produced by and each Quiz is sponsored by TeleMedia InteracTV Limited, 136 St. Christopher Street, Valletta VLT05, Malta (the "Producer" and the "Sponsor").

2. Promotion Period

The Programs will be broadcast and the Promotion will be conducted from January 1st 2019 to December 31st 2019 (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor reserves the right to extend or reduce the number of weeks during which the Program will be broadcast. Entries to participate in the Promotion may only be made during live televised broadcasts of the Program.

3. Eligibility

3.1 The promotion is open only to legal residents who are physically present in Canada and who have reached the age of 18 years or more. Employees of the Sponsor, producer, television stations on which the promotion will be broadcast ("broadcaster") business service partners, mobile and fixed services companies, their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, agencies of advertisements and promotions, immediate family members and / or those living in the same household as such employees and anyone with access to the production, and any other parties that have been banned or suspended by the Sponsor (collectively, the "excluded Parties ") are not eligible to participate. Promotion is void where prohibited by law.

3.2 Entry by proxy, friends or associates (i) employees of Sponsor, producer, television stations on which the promotion will be distributed, (ii) mobile companies, (iii) mobile providers, their subsidiaries and affiliates, agents, representatives, (iv) advertising agencies and promotions that can share information about the game, techniques or solutions with friends or associates are also prohibited from entry, and will result in the cancellation of all entries or prizes. Any prizes won will be invalid, and can also lead to prosecution.

3.3 When the producer believes that entry was made and / or a prize won in 3.1 or 3.2, and / or when the producer believes or considers unusual entries or call records, then the producer may decide at its sole discretion, that any winner must explain their answer or calculation, to the producer, and to the producers satisfaction, in order to win. The producer may decide, in its sole discretion, if it believes that the winner viewer calculated a winning answer themselves, or with the help of someone by proxy in point 3.2. Thus, the producer decides on its sole reasonable opinion, if the winner viewer will be paid or not. 

4. How to Play

During each live broadcast of the Program, an on air host (the "Host") will announce the start of each Quiz, post the Quiz to be played on screen and invite viewers to register by one of the methods set forth in Rule 5 for an opportunity to be selected as a Contestant (as defined below) in the Quiz. The prize for each Quiz will be described at the commencement of each Quiz and will be awarded to the eligible entrant who is selected to play live on air (the "Contestant") and who correctly solves the Quiz. The number of Quizzes offered and the timing of the Quizzes during each Program will be determined by the Producer in its sole discretion. The registration period for each Quiz will consist of 90 ninety minutes unless a different registration period is specified by the Host at the outset of a Quiz (the "Registration Period").

5. How To Register for A Quiz

You must register for each Quiz separately. Registration received for any Quiz will not be carried forward to subsequent Quizzes. No purchase is necessary and no entry fee will be charged in order for you to register to become eligible to become a Contestant and participate in the Quiz. However, you will be charged for service by the service provider of the mode of communication you choose to use to enter. You can register in one of three ways: (1) via the Internet; (2) by Cell Phone; or (3) by land line telephone. .

(a) Entering by Land line Telephone
You may register, by calling 1-416-628-9989 or 1-900-456-9989 or any other number displayed on screen, from time to time during the Registration Period. You may only enter during the live show. Your carrier will charge you $1 each entry. You will be notified if you have been selected at random to join us live on air, and if chosen, your call will be transferred live to the studio to go on air. All entries are charged at $1 per entry regardless of if you are randomly selected to come live to air or not. Not all calls or entries will be chosen to come live to air. PLEASE SET YOURSELF A LIMIT.

(b) Entering Via Cell Phone
You may register, by calling 1-416-628-9989 from your mobile phone from time to time during the Registration Period. You may only enter during the live show. Your carrier will charge you $1 for each entry made on the call. You will be notified if you have been selected at random to join us live on air, and if chosen, your call will be transferred live to the studio to go on air. All entries are charged at $1 regardless of if you are randomly selected to come live to air or not. Not all calls or entries will be chosen to come live to air. Your carrier may also impose long distance fees. PLEASE SET YOURSELF A LIMIT.

(c) By Entering Via the Internet
Visit gametimecanada.calltv.com and follow the instructions to register for free during any Registration Period. You may only register during the live show. You will be required to provide a Canadian land line and/or cell phone number (including area code) where you wish to be contacted by the Producer, along with your full name. All information collected on-line is subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policy found at gametimecanada.calltv.com. After you have submitted your entry you will be notified by email whether you have been randomly selected to be eligible to join us live on air. If you are chosen to come live to air, we will call you back on the number you entered on-line at any time during the live show. If you do not answer your phone within 5 rings, your entry will be lost and invalid. You are responsible for ensuring the number you gave is capable of receiving calls live from our studio. You are responsible for paying the service fees charged by your Internet service provider for your access to the Internet, if applicable, in accordance with your service plan and rates, but no charge or fee will be levied by the Producer in consideration for your registration.

(d) Registration Limit
There is a monthly registration limit depending on the method of entry and registration. Subsequent attempts to register for a Quiz after you have reached the maximum limit per show will be disqualified and you will be notified on-line, by text or by phone according to your attempted method of registration. If you are notified by text message to your mobile phone, standard text messaging rates and other fees may apply. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify and/or to refuse to award a prize to any individual whom Sponsor suspects has attempted to register more than the permissible number of times by using multiple phone numbers or other attempts to circumvent the enforcement of the limit. WE LIMIT THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES/REGISTRATIONS TO 10 PER CALL. WE SUGGEST A LIMIT OF 99 ENTRIES/REGISTRATIONS PER SHOW AND 400 ENTRIES/REGISTRATIONS PER MONTH BUT YOU MUST SET YOUR OWN LIMITS. EACH ENTRY/REGISTRATION WILL BE CHARGED AT $1. Some carriers and telephone providers may block calls and/or set separate limits.

(e)
Entries / Registrations generated by a script, macro, robotic or other automated means will be disqualified. USE OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS TO ENTER AND/OR OTHER AUTOMATIC ENTRY METHODS (SUCH AS HACKS OR BOTS), REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify, and block or discard any entries from any individual who enters by any kind of electronic, mechanical or other automated means or otherwise tampers with or hacks the entry process as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion.

6. Selection of the Contestants

Contestants will be selected in a series of random drawings from among all Registrations received via all three methods. From time to time during the live show, The Sponsor will randomly select entrants from all registrations received, to be asked to join the show live on air. You will be notified immediately following completion of your registration whether you have been selected for inclusion as described more fully in Rule 5 above. At the conclusion of the Registration Period for each Quiz the Producer will randomly select one entrant to join the show live on air. If your entry was made by telephone, you call will be automatically transferred to the studio. if your entry was via the web, then you will be called back on the number you gave by the studio. Entrants must remain available throughout the show to be called back. An entrant must answer the phone within 5 rings when called back to remain eligible. If an entrant does not answer the telephone within 5 rings when called back the entrant will be eliminated from that Quiz. The first entrant who is contacted by the Producer and whose eligibility is verified will be connected live to the studio and will have the opportunity to solve the Quiz live on air. If the Contestant correctly solves the Quiz, he/she will win the prize allocated to that Quiz. If the Contestant does not solve the Quiz correctly, the Contestant will be eliminated and a new Contestant will be selected at random in accordance with the same process. The odds of being selected as a Contestant to come live to air, depends on the number of entrants during the show. If you are not selected to come live to air, you may enter again for the same Quiz, subject to the entries and registrations per month limitation set forth in Rule 5.

7. How to Play the Quiz

The instructions on how to play each Quiz during the Program will be provided by the Host during the live broadcast of the Program. These Quiz instructions shall be deemed to be incorporated by reference into and form a part of these Official Rules. In the event of any dispute or disagreement regarding any aspect of a Quiz, including the operation of the Quiz, or the correct solution to any Quiz, the decision of the Producer shall be final and binding. Viewers randomly selected to come to air will speak to the host to give their answer. The host can only accept the first answer given, contestants will not be permitted to alter their answer or give a second or alternate answer.

8. Prizes/Bonus Prizes

The prizes for each Quiz, the exact amount of cash prizes and the prize descriptions and retail values of non-cash prizes, will be announced by the Host at the commencement of the Quiz. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of prize permitted for non-cash prizes except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize becomes unavailable. Certain Quizzes will also include a bonus prize that will be announced at the outset of any Quiz. Any Contestant who has correctly solved the Quiz, in which a bonus prize is offered, will be eligible to compete for the bonus prize in an additional Quiz (the "Bonus Quiz") without any risk to the prize already won. The Host will administer the Bonus Quiz on air. If the Contestant provides the correct answer to the Bonus Quiz, the bonus prize for that Quiz will be awarded. If the answer is incorrect, no bonus prize will be awarded for that Quiz. Prizes will only be delivered in Canada. Any prize that is undeliverable will be deemed forfeited and the prize will not be awarded. Winner payments are processed within 4 to 8 weeks. All federal, provincial and local taxes are the responsibility of the winners. Our customer care team will attempt to contact winners on the telephone number they called the studio for 30 days, to validate winner names and addresses. If you are a show winner and we have not been able to contact you to confirm your name and address to send your winner check, please email your name, address, the telephone number you called the show from and the date you won to gametimecanada@calltv.com. Any Prizes or Bonus Prizes not validated within 90 (ninety) days shall be forfeit.

9. Winner Verification

Prize winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release (unless otherwise prohibited by law) within ten (10) days of attempted notification. Winners will be required to provide proof of identity, age and ownership of the phone number that was used to register. Mobile phones and landline phones may not be shared for purposes of entry into a Quiz. Once an online or text message entry has been received for any Quiz, all subsequent registrations will be counted against the monthly limit for that phone number. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the authorized account holder of the phone number used to register will be deemed the Entrant. For purposes of the Promotion, the "authorized account holder" of a phone is the natural person in whose name the phone number has been issued and to whom the services are billed.

10. General Conditions

(A) The registration is only possible during the registration periods specified during the live broadcast of each quiz in the program. Check your local TV listings for the current time and day of the promotion and the program will air in your viewing area.

(B) The Participants agree to unconditionally accept and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and the producer, which shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the Quiz. The Sponsor has the right to change these rules in its sole discretion for any purposes without materially affecting the terms of the promotion.

(C) The sponsor or producer may prohibit any person from participating in the Promotion if, in their sole discretion, that entrant shows a disregard for the official rules, or (i) annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any participant, competitor, sponsor producer or presenter, (ii) participates in a manner inconsistent with the official rules, or (iii) participates in any other matter considered disruptive, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor or producer.

(D) The sponsor or producer may disqualify any participant at any time / Entrant (i) does not comply with the Official Rules, (ii) provides inaccurate personal data, including, but not limited to telephone number contact, (iii) fails to provide timely proof of identity or other eligibility information requested by the sponsor, (iv) hacks or attempts to hack the registration process or uses the technology to gain an edge unfair to entry, including, without limitation, the use of speed dial hardware or software, automatic dialing devices, script, macro, robotic or other means such input, (v) engages in fraudulent behavior, including but not limited to the use of the technology that allows an entrant to evade prosecution if registration by text message, or (vi) uses profane language or any disparaging on air, or (vii) uses multiple phone numbers to circumvent the maximum monthly registration limits, or (viii) use multiple phones to bypass the input limits and sharing these with other phones people to try to avoid detection, or (vix) any activity or measure that, in the sole discretion of the producer, is designed with the intent to circumvent the rules is to limit the entries.

(E) At the discretion of producers, payments of winners can be delayed or denied, in the case where (1) the producer sees an unusual pattern of the winners calls or (2) if the producer considers that the caller intended to challenge or be charge back their telephony fees or (3) challenged the cost of telephone calls.

(F) In case of 10 (1) and / or 10 (2) above, payments winners by the producer can be held by the producer to 9 months until the producer is completely satisfied that no rules were violated by the appellant and that all telephone entries have been paid.

(G) If phone charges are in dispute by the caller, all payments of the winners will become null and void.

(H) The producer in its sole discretion, may require the appellant to provide a written and signed statement confirming that the winner pay all telephone charges.

(I) FAIR USE POLICY - The use of multiple phones to avoid calling limits and / or artificially increase the probability of selection is prohibited. All prizes with several mobile phones may be rejected at the sole discretion of the Producer. Every person and / or household must be limited to a maximum of three (3) prizes of $ 1,000 or more per calendar month. All prizes beyond may be rejected by the Producer in its sole discretion.

(J) If the producer discovers a person and / or household repeatedly uses multiple phones causing an overflow of the entry/registration limits of the program and continues to do so after warning, so producers can block the viewer all future entries into the program at their sole discretion, and any winnings or prizes won by the viewer and / or household will be forfeit and cancelled.

11. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, each Entrant/Contestant grants the Sponsor and its advertising agencies the right to use and publish in any media whatsoever his or her proper name, image, voice, on-air statements, biographical information and home city and province in any media now known or hereafter discovered to promote Sponsor or the or the Program or the Promotion, without additional compensation and without time or geographic limitation of any sort.

12. Release from Liability

Sponsor, Producer and the Excluded Parties are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incorrect, incomplete, ineligible or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware, software program, network, Internet or computer failures or difficulties; (iii) errors in transmission, computer systems, telephone lines, hardware or software malfunctions, or other errors, failures, dropped computer or telephone connections that are human and/or technical in nature; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor or Producer that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize, or from participation in the Promotion or any damage to an Entrant's computer system or mobile telephone that is directly or indirectly caused by accessing the website or text messaging application; or (vi) any printing, typographical or on-air errors in any materials associated with these Official Rules or the Quizzes generally. Sponsor and/or Producer reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or terminate any Quiz in progress and not award prizes, in the event of a computer virus, unauthorized intervention, technical or a system failure which corrupts the administration or fairness of the Quiz. Sponsor, Producer and the Excluded Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to participants or to any other persons computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Promotion. Neither Sponsor nor Producers shall have any liability to any entrant or Contestant in the event that a telephone call with that individual is interrupted, disturbed or in any way affected by any circumstances beyond the control of the Producer at any time during the Quiz. In such event, that individual will be eliminated from the Quiz and Producer reserves the right to select another Contestant.
THE HIGH VOLUME OF ONLINE OR TEXT MESSAGING ENTRIES, OR TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH THE SYSTEM, MAY RESULT IN TEMPORARY INABILITY TO ENTER THE PROMOTION OR A DELAY IN THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES. IF YOUR ENTRY IS NOT RECEIVED IN TIME TO PARTICIPATE, SPONSOR AND PRODUCER ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN ANY WAY.

13. Governing Law: Limitation of Liability

Entrants agree that this Promotion shall be governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the country of Canada and: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, the interpretation of the Official Rules, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by courts situated in Ontario any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event lawyer’s fees, court costs; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario.

14. Quiz Support

Interested parties may also email gametimecanada@calltv.com during the show. Please note you may not participate in the show by email

15. Winners List

To obtain a list of Winners of prizes valued at more than $25, please visit the web site at http://gametimecanada.calltv.com.The winners list will be updated within two working days after each Quiz.

16. Privacy Policy

The Sponsor and Producer (or any third party nominated by the Sponsor or Producer) may use the winner’s name and image and their comments relating to the prize for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid or payable. However, save for the above, information and data ("Personal Information") which is provided by you when you enter will be held and used by the Sponsor, the Producer and their suppliers and contractors in order to administer the Promotion. Your personal data may also be passed to your cellular phone provider or to relevant regulatory bodies, the police or other authorities in the course of the investigation of any complaints or suspected unlawful activity or where requested by the phone provider in connection with the billing arrangements for the Promotion. Aggregate, non personal data may also be used for the purpose of undertaking market research or in facilitating reviews, developments and improvements to relevant services.
The Sponsor and Producer protect the Personal Information it collects with appropriate technological, physical and administrative safeguards to protect it from unauthorized disclosure or use. Access to Personal Information collected by the Sponsor and/or the Producer is limited to authorized individuals and stored on its databases, which are protected by firewalls and are password secured. The Sponsor and Producer retains the Personal Information only for as long as is required for the purposes identified at the time of its collection and consented to by the Entrant/Contestant providing it or as otherwise required by law. Information provided for the Promotion will be deleted after the termination of the Promotion with the exception of winner’s name, image and comments for the purposes described in these Official Rules. Once Personal Information is no longer necessary for the purposes consented to by the Entrant/Contestant, it is the Sponsor’s and the Producer’s practice to delete it from its data bases or systems or make it anonymous.
The Sponsor takes its commitment to securing privacy very seriously. From time to time, the Sponsor may amend or update this Privacy Policy to comply with concerns, best practices and/or the law. The Sponsor has appointed a member of its management team to act as the Sponsor’s Privacy Officer and who is responsible for reviewing, approving and administering this Privacy Policy and the Sponsor’s commitments hereunder. If you have any questions, concerns or comments, feel free to contact the Privacy Officer at – gametimecanada@calltv.com or by telephone at 1-855-778-5797

Click here for official rules.

Entrants must be over 18 years of age and a legal resident of the Canada; Void where prohibited by law