Nature’s Way Canada - 50th Anniversary #50actsofkindness Contest Rules
 
Entrants to the Nature’s Way Canada 50th Anniversary #50actsofkindness Contest (the “Contest”) agree to the following official rules of the Contest (the “Rules”). The Contest is sponsored and administered by Nature’s Way Canada (the “Sponsor”).
 
1. ELIGIBILITY
 
The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada (excluding residents of Quebec) (the “Territory”) who are at least the age of majority in their province or territory of residence. The Contest is void outside of the Territory and where prohibited or restricted by law. Individuals in any of the following categories are not eligible to enter or win: (a) directors, officers, employees or agents of Sponsor or their affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, professional advisers, advertising and promotional agencies and any other entities involved in this Contest, and (b) individuals who are immediate family members of or who reside in the same household as any individual described above. Entrants must be present in the Territory at the time they submit their entry in the Contest.
 
2. CONTEST PERIOD
 
The contest commences at 12:01am on March 01, 2019 and continues until 11:59pm on December 31, 2019 (the “Contest Period”). All times in these Rules are Eastern Standard Time and Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Contest period at any time without further notice.
 
3. HOW TO ENTER
 
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
 
To be eligible to enter the Contest, you must follow the Sponsor’s Instagram account, which can be found here: (https://www.instagram.com/natureswaycanada/). To enter the Contest, you must submit a comment during the Contest Period on one the Sponsor’s fifty weekly Instagram posts, which will be identified with the hashtag “#50actsofkindness”.. In the comment you must describe an Act of Kindness that you have done or offered to another person (each, an “Entry”). Upon the submission of your Entry in accordance with these Rules, you will receive one (1) ballot into the Contest. Entrants may only submit one (1) Entry per personal Instagram account during each calendar week of the Contest Period. Entrants must not (i) use multiple Instagram accounts to submit multiple entries through multiple Instagram accounts; or (ii) submit more than one comment per week.
 
For the purpose of these Rules, the entrant is the person whose Instagram account is associated with the Entry and it is to this person to whom one of the Prizes is to be awarded if such entrant is selected and declared a winner of the Contest.
 
The failure to submit all required information in the manner required in these Rules, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, may result in the disqualification of an Entry. Proof of submission of an Entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. All entrants, participants and Entries are subject to verification by the Sponsor, as are the eligibility, age and other claims of/information provided by an entrant or potential prize winner.  Entries must not violate the rights of any other party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights or rights of privacy, publicity or other moral rights. Entries must NOT contain or consist of: (a) advertising or commercial content for any party other than the Sponsor; (b) content that endorses/promotes illegal or harmful activity; (c) violent, profane, vulgar, obscene, defamatory or otherwise objectionable material; (d) adult material; or (e) defamatory content. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant who violates these prohibitions or any other provision of these Official Rules, or that could damage the reputation or business of the Sponsor, as determined by the Sponsor, in their sole discretion. You represent and warrant that your Entry does  not make unauthorized use of, or violate, any rights of any third party, and that, if necessary, you can provide proper permissions in a form acceptable to the Sponsor.
 
Any submission that does not comply with any aspect of these Rules, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, may be rejected by the Sponsor and the entrants disqualified.  Entrants will cooperate with the Sponsor and its representatives in connection with any and all verification activities. Each Entry becomes the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or deleted. By entering this Contest, the entrant grants to the Sponsor an exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, copy, modify, create derivative works based upon the entrant’s Entries for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising and promotional activities, without any further compensation to the entrant.
 
By submitting an Entry, the entrant represents and warrants that the Entry complies with all requirements of these Rules and that the entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor, its affiliates, agencies, subsidiaries, dealers, distributors, promotion agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and shareholders, harmless from and against any breach of such representation and warranty made by the entrant in agreeing to these Rules. Entrants further agree that all Entries are also subject to the terms and conditions of Instagram, which are available here: https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/terms/before-january-19-2013/.
 
The Sponsor is not responsible for computer or network problems, problems with servers, problems with accounts or the failure to receive any Entry for any reason whatsoever.
 
4. PRIZES & ODDS
 
There are sixteen (16) total prize packages available to be won. There are seven (7) weekly prizes (the “Weekly Prizes”), eight (8) monthly prizes (the “Monthly Prizes”) and one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”), and together with the Weekly and Monthly Prizes, are referred to as the “Prizes”.
 
Each Weekly Prize will consist of the following Nature’s Way products:
 
Weekly Prizing - Mar. 06 - Apr. 30 
x1 NutraSea Lemon 200 ml
x1 Nature’s Way Turmeric 60 ct
x1 Nature’s Way Sambucus Gummies 60 ct
x1 Nature’s Way Umcka Cherry Syrup 120 ml
 
The total value of each Weekly Prize is approximately CDN$100.00.

Grand Prize

The Grand Prize includes a year’s supply of the Sponsor’s products and NWC-branded merchandise. The total value of the Grand Prize is approximately CDN$1,500.00.

Monthly Prizes (May-December 2019)
The Monthly Prizes will consist of Nature’s Way product, NWC-branded merchandise. The approximate retail value of each Monthly Prize is $150.

There will be monthly prize draws for each of the following months: May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December 2019.

There is a limit of one (1) prize per person and per residence for the Contest Period.

The winner may not substitute, assign or transfer a Prize (or a component thereof) or redeem the Prize (or a component thereof) for cash. The Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, made by the Sponsor or for which the Sponsor shall be liable. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if the Prize (or a component thereof) becomes unavailable for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is solely and fully responsible for any and all costs, fees, taxes, assessments and expenses associated with the awarding, redemption, receipt and use of any Prizes. The winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the Prize any and all costs of verification and redemption to redeem their Prize. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing and any other condition in these Official Rules may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Prize, in which case, no Prize or other consideration may be awarded.

The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Subject to the entrant fulfilling the requirements set out in Section 6 (Requirements for the Awarding of Prizes), the Prize will be delivered to the potential winner at the address provided by the potential winner.

 
5. WINNER SELECTION
 
There will be seven (7) potential winners chosen by random draw for the Weekly Prizes, eight (8) potential winners for the Monthly Prizes and one (1) potential winner of the Grand Prize from all Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period. Each draw will take place at the Offices of Colour Creative Persuasion, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where for each contest period a random draw of eligible entries will be held among all eligible entries registered during the Contest Period to award the prize(s). The eligible entries will be randomly selected awarded the prize. Each prize draw will take place at predetermined date and time based on the campaign schedule.
 
In no event shall the Sponsor be required to award more Prizes than indicated in these Rules or to award a prize otherwise than in compliance with these Rules.
 
Before being declared a winner, the entrant/selected entrant may be required to have correctly answered, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question administered at a time and in a manner to be determined by the Sponsor or its designated agent.
 
6. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARDING OF PRIZES
 
To be declared a winner, any selected potential winner must:
  • Obtain from the Sponsor a comment on his/her post indicating “Congratulations <name>, you’ve been selected as one of our winners! Please send us an inbox message to collect your prize!”;
  • Provide his/her email address in the private inbox message sent to the Sponsor within 5 business days of the Sponsor’s contact with the potential winner, so that a “Prizing Agent” can contact the potential winner and provide the potential winner with a Declaration and Release Form (the “Declaration Form”) to be filled out with the potential winner’s full name, age, a valid email address and phone number and signed by the potential winner to certify that the potential winner has fulfilled all the requirements of these Rules;
  • Correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question on the Declaration Form;
  • Send the signed and completed Declaration Form to the Sponsor by email within ten (10) days of the Sponsor having sent the Declaration Form; and
  • Upon request by the Sponsor, provide an identification card with a photograph within ten (10) days of the Sponsor’s request.
 
The Declaration Forms are the property of the Contest Organizers and shall not in any case be returned to entrants.
 
Within two (2) to four (4) weeks following the receipt of the receipt of duly completed and signed Declaration Form by the Sponsor, the Sponsor or its agent will contact the winner by email to inform the potential winner of the way they can take possession of their Prize. Prizes must be accepted as described in these Rules and by the Sponsor in its communications with the potential winner. Prizes will be mailed directly to each winner by Nature’s Way Canada.
 
Failure to comply with any of the requirements in these Rules or to accept or collect the Prize will cause the potential winner to be disqualified. In such a case, the Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, cancel or suspend the awarding of the subject Prize and/or hold a new random draw to select an alternate potential winner of the subject Prize.
 
7. GENERAL CONDITIONS
 
Verification.
Entries, comments and Declaration Forms are subject to verification by the Sponsor. Any Entry, comment or Declaration Form which is, as the case may be, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, fraudulent, registered or submitted late, bearing an invalid email address or phone number, not bearing the correct answer to the mathematical skill-testing question or otherwise noncompliant shall be rejected and will not entitle to an Entry or to a Prize, as the case may be.
 
Disqualification.
The Contest Organizers reserve the right to disqualify a person or to cancel one or several Entries of a person who participates or tries to participate in this Contest by using methods that do not comply with these Rules or that are unfair to other entrants (e.g. entries exceeding the authorized limit). Such a person may be reported to the appropriate legal authorities.
 
Conduct of the Contest.
Each entrant agrees to, accepts and shall abide by these Rules and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Contest, rule interpretation or awarding of any of the Prizes, shall be resolved by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion. The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of these Rules, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of any winners or Prizes.
 
Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sponsor’s Instagram page and/or any related web site or to sabotage the legitimate conduct of this Contest constitutes a violation of civil and criminal laws. Should there be any such attempts, the Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to reject the entrant’s Entries and obtain legal or equitable relief under applicable laws.
 
Disclaimer and Liability Exclusion.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees that the Sponsor and its affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, agencies, dealers, sponsors and distributors as well as their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, successors, assigns and advertising or promotional agencies (the “Sponsor Parties”) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failures, omissions, or for anything, including but not limited to, the errors in advertising, these Rules, and the selection and announcement of potential winners (or winners) or the distribution of the Prizes, resulting from or in connection with the entrant’s participation in the Contest.
 
By participating, each entrant agrees to hold harmless Sponsor and the Sponsor Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive and release such parties from any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to the entrant’s participation in the Contest, the awarding, use or misuse of the Prize, including but not limited to, personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, any breach of the entrant’s rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light of the entrant, whether intentional or unintentional) arising out of or in connection with the event or acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of any Prize, or the entrant’s participation in the Contest.
 
Instagram.
The Contest Organizers do not warrant that access to or use of the “Nature’s Way Canada” Instagram page or any related web site will be uninterrupted during the Contest Period or error-free.
 
Contest Modification.
Subject to applicable law, the Sponsor reserves the right to amend, cancel, terminate, or suspend the Contest (in whole or in part), in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, if for any reason the Contest cannot be run as planned by the Sponsor for reasons that include but are not limited to, technical failure, tampering, fraud, corruption of security protections any other cause that corrupts or interferes with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, without providing any prior notice.
 
Intellectual Property.
All intellectual property, including but not limited to the trademarks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and other works of authorship used, reproduced or disseminated in connection with the Contest are owned or used under license by the Sponsor and/or the Sponsor Parties. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or other intellectual property by an entrant without the express written consent of the Sponsor and/or the Sponsor Parties, as applicable, is strictly prohibited.
 
Termination of participation in the Contest.
In the event that the computer system cannot register all Contest entries during the Contest Period for whatever reason, or if participation in the Contest must be terminated in whole or in part before the closing date provided in these Rules, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, proceed with the random draw among the eligible Entries duly submitted during the Contest Period or, as the case may be, up to the date of the event ending further participation in the Contest.
 
Authorization.
By entering this Contest, any entrant selected for a prize authorizes the Contest Organizers and their representatives to use, if required, his/her name, photo, likeness, voice, place of residence and/or statement regarding a prize as for publicity and promotional purposes in any manner or media (including on the winners list posted on the “Nature’s Way Canada” Facebook and Instagram pages), without any form of compensation.
 
Personal information.
By entering the Contest and submitting an Entry and any other personal information, participants are expressly consenting to the processing of their personal information by Sponsor for the purposes of the Contest or any associated publicity by the Sponsor. The Sponsor’s Privacy Policy will apply. The Sponsor may, however, share Entries and other entrant information with partners and third-party prize providers for Contest administration and prize fulfillment purposes. The Sponsor’s Privacy Policy can be found here natureswaycanada.ca/50/Rules.
 
Acceptance of the Prize by a winner constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use a winner’s name, address, prize won, statements made relating to the Contest, and other likeness of the winner for any and all promotional or business purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law.
 
Social Media.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Any information provided for the purposes of entry in the Contest is provided to Sponsor, and not to Instagram. Any question, comment or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram. Instagram and all of its affiliates, directors, officers, agents and employees are not liable for any claims arising out of or in connection with the organization of this Contest. However, by entering this Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by the terms and conditions of use and other policies or guidelines governing the use of Instagram and releases the Sponsor and the Sponsor Parties from and against any damage that could arise from the use of such platform.
 
Unenforceability.
The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local/municipal laws and is void where prohibited by law. If any provision of these Rules is found by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, all other provisions will remain in full force and effect.
 
Information of Contest Winner.
To obtain the name of the Contest winner, send a written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Nature's Way Canada, Customer Service Department, 15 Garland Avenue, Unit 4, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B3B 0A6.