Hain-Celestial Canada, ULC presents the
2018 DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT Contest
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES (“Official Contest Rules”)
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The “Disconnect to Reconnect” contest (the "Contest") begins at 12:00:00 noon Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, April 9, 2018 and ends on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59:59 AM ET (the "Contest Period"). There are two (2) parts to this Contest: (a) one (1) Grand Prize Sweepstakes draw from all eligible entries received between 12:00:00 noon ET on Monday, April 9, 2018 and Monday, April 30, 2018 at 11:59:59 AM ET (the “Grand Prize Period”); and (b) four (4) Secondary Prize draws.
Contest is open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their Province or Territory of residence as of the date of entry. Excluded from eligibility are officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Hain-Celestial Canada, ULC (“Sponsor”), Echo Valley Ranch & Spa, each of their respective advertising agencies, promotional agencies, fulfillment houses and prize suppliers, each of their respective parent, affiliated and related companies, agencies, suppliers of the materials and services related to this Contest, and members of the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether or not related) of such officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives.
3. HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Internet access required. During the Contest Period enter through the contest Microsite at livecleanearthmonth.ca the "Contest Website"). To participate, submit your entry by filling out the entry form and clicking on “Submit”. All fields must be completed unless indicated as optional. You will be required to provide your first and last name, address, email address, and phone number.
LIMIT: One entry per person per day. Each entry must be submitted by the entrant himself or herself. Entrant may only use one (1) email account and one mailing address in connection with the Contest. Each entry is subject to verification. Duplication, or any attempts to exceed the maximum number of allowable entries per person is a violation of these Official Contest Rules and may result in disqualification.
Use of automated devices is prohibited; automated entries (including but not limited to entries submitted using any robotic, script, macro, or other automated service) are not permitted and may result in disqualification.
4. HOW TO WIN
A. GRAND PRIZE
On April 30, 2018 at 3:00 PM ET in Saint-Lambert, Quebec, a random draw will be conducted from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of being selected as eligible to win the Grand Prize (as defined in Rule 5A below) will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. If you are selected as eligible to win the Grand Prize, you will be contacted by email by the contest judging organization on the draw date at the email address you provided when you registered. See prize claim conditions in Paragraph C below.
B. SECONDARY PRIZES
In each Secondary Prize Period, one Secondary Prize (as defined in Rule 5B below) will be available to be won. The schedule in Rule 1 sets out the beginning and ending date and time for each period throughout the Contest Period. For each period, a random draw will be conducted from all entries received during the applicable period (see Rule 1). Entries that are not selected as a potential winner during any given period will be carried forward into future draws. Odds of being selected as eligible to win a Secondary Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable period. If you are selected as eligible to win a Secondary Prize, you will be contacted by email by the independent contest judging organization on the draw day identified below, at the email address or telephone number you provided when you registered. See prize claim conditions in Paragraph C below. A winner can only win one Secondary Prize once throughout the Contest Period; however a Secondary Prize winner can also be a Grand Prize winner.
C. PRIZE CLAIM CONDITIONS
Before being declared the winner of any prize, each selected entrant must first correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at a mutually convenient time by telephone. Each selected entrant will also be required to complete and return to Sponsor (or its authorized agent) by the deadline specified in the documents a written declaration and release (the “Declaration and Release”), declaring that the entrant is eligible to win the prize in accordance with these Official Contest Rules and releasing Sponsor, Echo Valley Ranch & Spa, and all of their respective directors, officers, owners, partners, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with this Contest, or the use, misuse or possession of any prize and any travel related thereto. Prizes will only be awarded to verified winners. In the event that any one of the conditions mentioned herein is not met, the selected participant’s entry will be void.
Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, inability to reach the selected entrant, failure of selected entrant to respond to notification within five (5) business days of first attempt by the contest judging organization, failure of selected entrant to provide (i) any required proof of eligibility, (ii) the completed Declaration and Release, or (iii) other required documentation within ten (10) days, failure to correctly answer the skill-testing question, or other non-compliance with these Official Contest Rules may result in disqualification, forfeiture of the prize and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, selection of an alternate eligible entrant who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner.
Total Approximate Retail Value of All Prizes: $5,400.00 CDN
A. GRAND PRIZE
There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won, consisting of one (1) $5,000 cheque to be used for a long weekend in the digital-free environment “Echo Valley Ranch & Spa”, Clinton, BC. (Allocation: $2,200 for flight, $300 for car location and $2,500 for Hotel occupancy). Total value of the Grand Prize is $5,000.00 CDN.
Once the Grand Prize winner is confirmed, a cheque to the winner’s name will be created. This cheque will be sent to the Grand Prize winner within approximately four (4) weeks of being declared an official winner. The prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash.
B. SECONDARY PRIZE
There are four (4) Secondary Prizes available to be won in each of the Prize Periods outlined in Rule 1. Each Secondary Prize consists of a gift basket with a variety of Live Clean® products including hair care, body care and hand soap. Retail Value of each Secondary Prize is $100.00 CDN. The Retail Value of all Secondary Prizes is $400.00 CDN.
The Secondary Prize will be shipped to the address provided by the winner on their entry form within four (4) weeks after return of a completed Declaration and Release.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS
Prizes must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash or otherwise; however, prizes are subject to change and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion, if a prize, or any component of any prize, cannot be awarded as described herein for any reason. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. Sponsor makes no representations or warranties, and disclaims any implied warranties, with respect to the prize. Each winner of the Contest is responsible for any taxes, customs, duties and like amounts connected with the prize. All shipping and handling costs with respect to the Prizes will be incurred by Sponsor.
6. PERSONAL INFORMATION
The personal information that you provide when you enter this Contest is being provided to Sponsor and its authorized agents.
Sponsor and its authorized agents will only use and disclose the personal information you provide when you enter the Contest for the purposes of administering the Contest and prize fulfillment, unless entrants opt-in for the newsletter by ticking the checkbox on the form page. For further information about Sponsor's privacy practices, please see Sponsor's Legal Policy at: http://hain-celestial.ca/. By entering this Contest, you consent to such collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.
7. RIGHT TO VOID / TERMINATE / SUSPEND / MODIFY
The Sponsor reserves the right, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) with respect to residents of Quebec, to terminate, suspend or modify this Contest, or these Official Contest Rules, in whole or in part, at any time and without notice or obligation if, in Sponsor's sole opinion, any factor interferes with its proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Contest Rules. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if the Contest, or any part thereof, is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, programming errors, or technical failures, which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, and subject only to the approval of the Régie in Quebec, void any suspect entries and: (a) terminate the Contest, or any portion thereof; (b) modify or suspend the Contest, or any portion thereof, to address the impairment and then resume the Contest, or relevant portion, in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Contest Rules; and/or (c) award the prize from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment in accordance with the winner selection criteria discussed above.
8. DISCLAIMERS, DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
By entering this Contest, entrants release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Echo Valley Ranch & Spa, and each of their respective advertising and promotional agencies, affiliates and directors, officers, owners, partners, employees, agents, dealers, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”) and agrees to indemnify and defend Releasees from any liability, whether at law or equity, whether known or unknown, that may arise from or in any way relate to this Contest or, if declared a winner, any prize. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. This Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. Any action or litigation concerning this Contest shall take place exclusively in the courts of the Province of Ontario, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the Province of Ontario. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS OF AN ENTRANT SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. By accepting a prize, each winner consents to the use of their name, place of residence, voice, statements, photographs or other likenesses for publicity, advertising or informational purposes in any medium or format without further compensation or notice.
Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor, Echo Valley Ranch & Spa, and each of their respective agencies, suppliers and contractors, shall not be responsible for: (a) any incomplete or inaccurate information that is caused by Contest participants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest; (b) lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, service provider, on-line systems, telephone networks or telephone lines, or any other connections; (c) the theft, destruction, loss or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (d) any problems with, or malfunctions or failures of, telephone networks or lines, computers or computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs; (e) garbled transmissions or miscommunications; (f) failure of any e-mail to be received by or from the Contest judging organization or Sponsor for any reason, including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof or technical incompatibility; (g) damage to a user's computer equipment (software or hardware) occasioned by participation or downloading of materials related to this Contest; (h) printing, distribution, programming or production errors, and any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise; or (i) technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.
9. ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER
For the name of the winners, (available after April 30, 2018) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 2018 Disconnect to Reconnect contest - Hain-Celestial Canada, ULC, 180 Atwell Drive, Suite 410, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 6A9.
10. QUEBEC RESIDENTS ONLY
Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of this Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
The Sponsor is Hain-Celestial Canada, ULC, 180 Atwell Drive, Suite 410, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 6A9