CannTrust Inc. Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS VALID IN CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC) ONLY AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.
CONTEST PERIOD: Contest begins April 20, 2019. Submissions for Strain Name suggestions will be open from April 20, 2019 and will end April 23, 2019 12am EST. Voting for the top 3 strains chosen by CannTrust, will take place between April 24, 2019 and will end April 28, 2019. Contest will then end at this time (April 23, 2019). Winner will be announced on April 29th, 2019.
1. WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) only, who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence as of their date of entry. The following persons are not eligible to enter or win: employees (and those who reside in employees’ households whether related or not), officers and directors of CannTrust Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, the “Contest Parties” or “Releasees”).
2. HOW TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. During the Contest Period (as stated above), CannTrust (The Sponsor) will create posts on the “Name Our Strain Campaign”. These posts will be executed on Facebook™ (promoted on Twitter™). The eligible person will then need to comment on the post with their suggested strain name then share the original post. The shared comment must also include the hashtag(#): #NameOurStrain. Any comments that are not posted on CannTrust original contest posts will not be valid contest entries. Comments must remain appropriate and must not contain any profanity whatsoever. This includes, but is not limited to: swearing, racial slurs, slang, harassment, aggressiveness, confidentiality breaches, sexual innuendos and hatred.
Limit one (1) entry per person/account, regardless of entry method. If entrant submits more than one (1) entry, the first entry received for that day will be considered in the judging; subsequent entries will be considered invalid. Incomplete, illegible, false, deceptive or garbled Entries are not eligible. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
Entries must be received on or before the end time specified. Any person who is found to have entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these Official Rules will be disqualified. The Contest Parties will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, falsified, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete entries, which will be void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor upon receipt and none will be returned.
If you are randomly chosen as a potential winner, the CannTrust Inc. community manager will respond to your comment and prompt you to send a Private Message to CannTrust Inc., where you will be required to submit your first name, last name, valid email address, and telephone number. We will also confirm that you accept and agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and Regulations (the “Rules”).
If you do not respond to the community manager’s response within two (2) days, a new potential winner will be randomly selected.
All Entries are subject to verification at any time. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor — including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) to participate in this Contest. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of the Sponsor in a timely manner may result in disqualification. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s).
By submitting an Entry, you agree that the Entry (and each individual component thereof) is entirely original and the creation of the entrant and complies with all conditions stated in these rules. The Releasees will bear no legal liability regarding the use of your Entry and the Releasees shall be held harmless by you in the event it is subsequently discovered that you have departed from or not fully complied with any of these rules.
3. PRIZE: One (1) CannTrust Swag Bag
Prizes must be accepted as awarded, without substitution, are not transferable and have no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that a Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute another prize or component of a prize of equal or greater value, without liability.
4. PRIZE DRAWS: One (1) name will be selected at approximately 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 29, 2019 from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Contest Period.
PLEASE NOTE: The odds of winning the Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received up to the end date of the applicable Period. The selected entrant will be contacted by private message within two (2) days of the applicable Selection Date. If a selected entrant (a) cannot be reached by private message within two (2) days of the applicable Selection Date; (b) fails to correctly answer the skill testing question (see rule 6); or (c) fails to return the properly executed Release Form within the specified time (see rule 6), then he/she will be disqualified and another entrant will be randomly selected until such time as a Prize winner is confirmed or there are no more eligible entries whichever comes first. The Sponsor will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected entrant.
6. DECLARATION OF WINNERS AND AWARDING OF PRIZES: Before being confirmed as a winner, the selected entrant will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question (unaided), sign and return, within two (2) days of notification the Sponsor’s declaration and release form, which (among other things): (i) confirms compliance with these Rules; (ii) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (iii) releases the Releasees from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, his/her participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; (iii) assigns all intellectual property, including copyright, in and to his/her Entry and waives his/her moral rights therein in favour of the Sponsor; (iv) agrees to indemnify the Releasees against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses arising from use of his/her Entry, including without limitation, any claim that his/her Entry infringes a proprietary interest of any third party (v) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of his/her name, address, voice, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet.
If the selected entrant: (a) fails to answer the skill-testing question, (b) fails to return the properly executed Contest documents, within the specified time; and/or (c) cannot accept the Prize for any reason; then he/she will be disqualified (and will forfeit all rights to the Prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to select an alternate eligible entrant from among the remaining eligible finalists. Upon receipt of the completed winner document(s), winner(s) will be contacted to make Prize delivery arrangements.
Failure to collect or properly claim the Prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the Prize. If forfeited for any reason, winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation.
7. ADDITIONAL RULES & RESTRICTIONS: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or its representatives, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Contest. In the event an entrant wins a prize and is later found to be in violation of these Rules, he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for the prize, in the discretion of the Sponsor.
By participating, entrants agree to hold all Releasees harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefore. The Releasees make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize and disclaim any implied warranty.
Releasees shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labour dispute or strike, labour or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause.
Participants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment and Internet access. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an Entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for failure to receive Entries due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Releasees are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest. Releasees are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Contest, administration or execution of the Contest, the conducting of the prize drawing, the cancellation of any element of a prize, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prize or prize winner.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an Entry, Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. An entrant may be required to provide proof (in a form acceptable to the Sponsor — including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected Entry.
The Sponsor reserves the right, to withdraw, amend or suspend this Contest (or to amend these Rules) in any way, in the event of an error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest in any way (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, amend or suspend this Contest, or to amend these Rules, without prior notice or obligation, in the event of any accident, printing, administrative, or other error of any kind, or for any other reason.
The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, and without prior notice, to adjust any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Rules, to the extent necessary, for purposes of verifying compliance by any entrant or Entry with these Rules, or as a result of technical problems, or in light of any other circumstances which, in the opinion of the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, affect the proper administration of the Contest as contemplated in these Rules.
All intellectual property used by the Sponsor in connection with the promotion and/or administration of the Contest, including, without limitation, all trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned (or licensed, as the case may be) by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any such intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these English Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to: the Contest entry form, and/or point of sale, television, print or online advertising; the terms and conditions of these English Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, by participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
Intellectual Property: All Entries become the property of the Sponsor. By entering this contest you hereby irrevocably assign, to the extent possible by law, all rights and interest in the Entry, if any, including all copyright, to Sponsor and waive all moral rights therein in favour of Sponsor. In the event the above assignment of any rights you retain in an Entry is not valid for any reason, you hereby irrevocably grant Sponsor a worldwide, royalty-free non-exclusive license to use the Entry in any manner and in any media throughout the world, including for any and all promotional purposes, in perpetuity, and waive all moral rights therein in favour of Sponsor.
Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by CannTrust Inc.. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. Facebook is completely released of all liability by each participant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook.
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