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Sponsored by: Western Union Financial Services (Canada), Inc. (the "Contest Sponsor")

Contest Period: The Contest commences on May 15th, 2013 and ends on July 31st, 2013 ("the Contest Period"). During the "Contest Period", a total of 100,000 Scratch & Win Cards will be distributed to participating Money Mart outlet locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

Eligibility: The Contest is open to individuals who are legal residents of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia who have reached the age of majority in their province of residence at the time of entry into the Contest. Employees, officers and directors of (i) the Contest Sponsor, (ii) Western Union or Money Mart, and (iii) Western Union or Money Mart's respective advisors, assignees, agents, licensees, media buying and promotional agencies, or a member of such person's immediate family or household are not eligible. For purposes of this Contest, "immediate family" means mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, or legal or common-law spouse. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.

How to Enter: Simply send funds through Western Union at a participating Money Mart location in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia during the Contest Period and receive one (1) Scratch & Win Card (while quantities last).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To receive a Scratch & Win Card without a transaction, simply send a self-addressed stamped envelope to "Western Union/Money Mart Summer Sizzle Scratch & Win Card Request" 401 Garbally Road, Victoria, BC, V8T 5M3 by June 30, 2013. Limit of one (1) card per person while supplies last. All entries become the property of the Contest Sponsor. No responsibility is assumed by the Contest Sponsor for any lost, late, damaged, destroyed, misidentified, illegible or misdirected entries or for any other problems occurring in connection with participation in the Contest.

Prizes and Publicity: There are a total two thousand six hundred and three (2,603) prizes to be won at the outset of the Contest. The odds of winning a prize in the Contest are approximately 1 in 38. Total value of prizes is $12,750.00 CDN.

Grand Prize: There will be three (3) grand prizes available to be won that consist of a money order for $500.00 CDN and the odds of winning are approximately 1 in 33,333.

Secondary Prize: There will be one hundred (100) secondary prizes available to be won that consist of a money order for $50.00 CDN and the odds of winning are 1 in 1,000.

Third Prize: There will be two thousand five hundred (2,500) third prizes available to be won that consist of a Money Mart/Western Union gift card valued at $2.50 CDN and the odds of winning are 1 in 40.

By accepting a prize in the Contest, the winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, comments, recordings of voice or image, in any and all media, without further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Contest Sponsor.

How to Redeem: To redeem a winning Scratch & Win Card for one of the prizes, the participant must (i) present the winning Card at a participating Money Mart location in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Newfoundland, or Nova Scotia, (ii) complete a skill testing question, and (iii) sign a standard declaration of compliance with the Contest Rules, release and consent to publicity form (the "Consent"), which shall serve as the winner's agreement to release and indemnify the Contest Sponsor, Western Union and Money Mart and its parent(s), subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, advisors, assignees, agents, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies from any liability in connection with the Contest and/or the prizes. The skill testing question and Consent will be printed on the back of each Scratch & Win card. If a winner fails to sign the Consent, then such winner shall forego any right or entitlement to a prize.

All prizes are not transferable and must be accepted as awarded. Any unused portions of a prize will be forfeited and will have no cash value. After August 31, 2013, all outstanding prize claims shall be null and void and no prizes shall be awarded. All cards submitted for redemption shall be subject to verification and shall be deemed null and void if they are found to have been tampered with, mutilated, altered, forged, defaced or obtained through unauthorized sources. All decisions of the Contest Sponsor are final. Any additional fees, taxes or costs of any nature whatsoever in connection with any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Privacy Policy: The Contest Sponsor and their agents collect personal information about you and the receiver from your Western Union money transaction and, where permitted or required by law, from other sources (the "Information"), as explained in the Contest Sponsor's privacy statement (the "Statement"). TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE STATEMENT, ASK YOUR WESTERN UNION AGENT, by calling 1-800-562-2598 OR 1-800-235-0000 OR go online to WWW.WESTERNUNION.CA. The Contest Sponsor and their agent(s) collect and use Information to: (i) authorize and process service transactions, (ii) to manage our business, including the detection and prevention of fraud and other illegal activity, and (iii) for other purposes set forth in the Statement. The Contest Sponsor may disclose the Information to: (i) the receiver, (ii)their agent(s) and, (iii) if applicable, any receiver bank and/or any intermediate bank or other financial institution, as may be necessary to process and complete a service transaction. Information may be disclosed to law enforcement and other governmental authorities to prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other illegal activity, as permitted or required by law, and as otherwise described in the Statement. The Contest Sponsor may use and disclose your contact information to their affiliates and third parties to allow them, and the affiliates and third parties, to offer products and services which may be of interest to you (for example, special offers or services from financial institutions and service companies, such as banks, credit card companies, insurance companies and brokerage houses; retailers, such as home furnishers, clothing stores and florists; catalogue companies; direct marketers; affiliated companies that offer financial services; and other non-affiliated companies with the Contest Sponsor has joint marketing agreements)(collectively, "Marketing Purposes"). YOU MAY WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT (OPT OUT FROM) TO THE USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION FOR MARKETING PURPOSES BY CALLING 1-800-235-0000 or 1-800-562-2598. Upon completion of your Western Union money transaction, the Information may be retained by our Agents and/or agent's financial institutions. In addition, a file containing the Information may be established and maintained, for the purposes set forth above, at the offices of the Contest Sponsor’s affiliate, Western Union Financial Services, Inc., at PO Box 4430, Bridgeton, MO USA 63044. The Contest Sponsor may transfer the Information to affiliates or service providers that perform services on the Contest Sponsor's behalf. The Information may be collected, used, disclosed, stored or processed by these affiliates and service providers in locations outside of Canada for the purposes set forth above. The Contest Sponsor takes reasonable measures to ensure that their affiliates and service providers use and/or disclose the Information as directed by the Contest Sponsor; however, legal requirements of the foreign countries applicable to affiliates, Agents and service providers, including legal requirements to disclose the Information to government authorities in those countries, may apply. Subject to certain exceptions provided by applicable law, you have a right to access your file and to request the correction of inaccurate information by writing to the Contest Sponsor at the address set forth below.

General Information: The Contest Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw, terminate or modify all or any part of the Contest by publishing a notice on the Contest Sponsor's website ( If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including corruption, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other cause beyond the control of the Contest Sponsor which in the opinion of the Contest Sponsor affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws. Any person entering the Contest or trying to do so by any means which go against the intention of the Contest Rules and which would be unfair to the other participants will be automatically disqualified and the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by the Contest Rules, the entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified. Entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor or its agents, representatives or assigns.

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