Contest Rules & Regulations

Jamieson Vitamin C “Chew Chew Choose” Favourite Flavour Voting Contest 2019 (“Contest”)

Official Contest Rules (“Contest Rules”)



Void Where Prohibited By Law


  1. SPONSOR AND OVERVIEW: This Contest is held in Canada and is sponsored by JAMIESON LABORATORIES LTD. (“Jamieson” or “Sponsor”).  The Contest starts on September 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“Voting/Contest Starting Date”) and closes on October 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“Voting/Contest Closing Date”), collectively and alternatively the “Voting Period” and “Contest Period”.      
  1. ENTRANT ELIBILITY: “Voting” and “Entry” is open to all natural persons who meet the below requirements  and enter this Contest in accordance with Paragraph 3 of these Contest Rules (“Voters” or “Entrants”).  To enter and be eligible to win a prize, a Voter:
  1. Must be a legal resident of Canada at the time of Voting and Entry, and including at the time of award of the prize;
  2. Must have reached the age of majority in his/her province of residence at the time of Voting/Entry;
  3. Must not be: (i) a Finalist in the Jamieson Vitamin C “Chew Chew Choose” Contest 2019; (ii) a member of the judging panel or independent judging organisation (if any); (iii) an employee, representative or mandatary of Sponsor, or of its parent and affiliated companies, of its subsidiaries, of its distributors, an employee of the prize suppliers, and their respective advertising or promotional agencies; or (iv) a member of the immediate family of any of the above persons (“immediate family” means spouses, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, step-sons and step-daughters); or (v) a person domiciled with any of the above persons; and  
  4. Must provide Sponsor with proof of residence, identification and age upon request.
  1. HOW TO ENTER. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY:  To enter and participate in the Contest during the Voting/Contest Period, visit (the “Website”). On the Website, Voters/Entrants will be automatically entered into the Contest when they: (1) vote for one of their favourite “Finalist Flavours“ (i.e. from the flavour ideas selected and proposed by Sponsor); and (2) complete and submit the online voting and registration form, including their full legal name and provide a valid email address (“Vote”/“Entry(ies)”).  To be eligible to win a Prize, Entrants must submit all Entries online by the Contest Closing Date. Limit of one (1) Vote/Entry per person per day during the Voting/Contest Period.  Each eligible Vote/Entry received by Sponsor for any of the Finalist Flavours will be entered into a random draw, described in Paragraph 6, for the chance to win a prize described in Paragraph 4.

By voting and entering the Contest, Voters/Entrants agree to abide by these Contest Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final. Entrants must therefore also confirm that they have read and agree to be bound by such rules and indicate ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as to whether they wish to opt-in to receive additional information from Sponsor.

Voters/Entrants agree not to engage in any unfair or unsportsmanlike activity, tampering or cheating, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, that does or could influence voting in favour of or against any of the flavour ideas, Finalist Flavours or Finalists (“Unfair Activity”).  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant/Voter or winner who engages in Unfair Activity at any time during the Contest.    

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Voter/Entrant acknowledges and agrees that: (i) Sponsor generates and/or develops a large number of ideas for products, which may be similar or identical to the Finalist Flavours; (ii) Sponsor is the sole decision-maker regarding samples, future products, and all related packaging, labelling, marketing and advertising materials and communications; (iii) Sponsor does not guarantee the development, manufacture, or distribution of any product; (iv) Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and unfettered discretion, not to manufacture any Finalist Flavours; and (v) the selection and proposal of any flavour idea is in no way an undertaking or commitment of Jamieson to manufacture said Finalist Flavour in the normal course of business.          

  1. PRIZES: There are ten (10) prizes available to be won, each consisting of twelve (12) bottles of Jamieson Vitamin C Chewable one hundred and twenty (120) tablets valued at the approximate aggregate retail price of Can$107.88 per 12-bottle prize (“Prize”); flavour(s) of Prizes awarded to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.   

Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no substitutions, transfers, conversions or assignments of a prize will be allowed. Sponsor reserves the right, however, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with a similar prize of equal or greater dollar value for any reason whatsoever.  Sponsor, in its sole and unfettered discretion, shall determine the authorized prize supplier(s). Prizes are non-refundable, non-negotiable, non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash or equivalent dollar value. Prizes will not be replaced if lost or stolen. If a winner cannot, for whatever reason, avail themselves of the Prize (or portion of the Prize), they shall not be entitled to the Prize (or portion of the Prize), or any compensation, monetary or otherwise. Sponsor will not be responsible if weather conditions, event cancellations, or other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control prevent a prize or part of a prize from being fulfilled. In any such event, a winner will not be provided with a substitute prize or cash equivalent.

  1. NO WARRANTY: Unless Sponsor is directly supplying a prize, Sponsor has neither made, nor is in any manner responsible for, any warranty or guarantee relative to the prizes, including, but not limited to, quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. The only warranty applicable to any prize is the manufacturer’s or prize supplier’s warranty.
  1. CONTEST DRAW(S) AND PRIZE AWARDING: A random draw from the total number of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period, will take place on November 14, 2019 at Sponsor’s office at 1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2V9 (“Voter Draw” and “Draw Date”).  Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received by Sponsor and decrease as Prizes are awarded.

Selected Voters/Entrants will be notified by email after the Draw Date between the dates of November 15 and 17, 2019.  Sponsor will use the selected Voter’s email address as it appears on the Vote/Entry.  No correspondence will be entered into except with selected Voters/Entrants.  A “Declaration and Release” document, described in Paragraph 9, will be attached to the notification email.  In order to claim a prize, Selected Voters/Entrants must reply by email by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on November 25, 2019 at the latest and submit their signed Declaration and Release within that time (“Claim Deadline”) as indicated in Sponsor’s notification email.  Selected Voters/Entrants must also correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question.  Once Sponsor verifies all documents and that selected Voters/Entrants have fulfilled all requirements pursuant to these Contest Rules, Sponsor will declare which Voters/Entrants are official winners, entitled to receive a Prize.  Sponsor will send Prizes to winners by regular mail.

From their offices located at 1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2V9, Sponsor will announce Winning Voters/Entrants or around November 28, 2019 on

In the event that a selected Voter/Entrant: (i) cannot be contacted or be reached; (ii) does not reply by the Claim Deadline; (iii) does not submit the signed Declaration and Release documents by the Claim Deadline; (iv) does not correctly answer the skill-testing question; (v) refuses the prize as awarded; or (vi) does not comply with these Contest Rules in any way as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; the prize will be forfeited and said Entrant will have no recourse towards Sponsor or other Releasees as defined in Paragraph 9, below.  Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select another Entrant from among all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period, at Sponsor’s discretion.  Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Entrant.

  1. DISQUALIFICATION: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify at any time, any Entrant, Voter or group of Voters, winner or other person from participating in the Contest and any future Contest or other promotion conducted by Sponsor, for any reason, including, but not limited to, that it finds or believes that person to be violating these Contest Rules or tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest or the operation of the Website or any other Sponsor-hosted website, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

If an Entrant is disqualified, he/she forfeits the chance to win any Prize. Should a winner make any false statement(s) to Sponsor, or is otherwise found to have engaged in conduct contrary to these Rules, said winner may be required to promptly return to Sponsor his/her prize.

  1. TAXES: Liability for any applicable taxes imposed by any federal, provincial/state and/or local government, on any Prize won, is the sole responsibility of winner.
  1. RELEASES: Before being declared official winner(s), selected Entrant(s) will be required to sign a Declaration of Compliance with Contest Rules and Publicity and Liability Release (“Declaration and Release”), thereby confirming compliance with the Contest Rules and acceptance of a prize as awarded, and releasing Sponsor, and its parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies, the independent contest organization (if any), and all of their respective directors, officers, shareholders, owners, partners, employees, participating retailers, agents, servants, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”), from any actions, causes of action, suits, debts, claims, demands and liability whatsoever in connection with this Contest, any prize, the acceptance and/or use of any prize, or arising out of winner’s participation in this Contest.   
  1. PUBLICITY, USE OF REGISTRATION INFORMATION: By entering the Contest, each Entrant consents to the use of his or her personal information for the purposes of administering the Contest and awarding the prizes. By accepting a prize, a winner consents to the use and publication of his/her name, address (city and province), voice, statement and photograph or other likeness, without further compensation, in any promotion, publicity or advertisement carried out by or on behalf of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, in any manner whatsoever including but not limited to print, broadcast or on the Internet.
  1. DISCLAIMERS AS TO ENTRIES: Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, incomplete, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered, or tampered with in any way. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Releasees are not responsible for any such Entries or for lost, late, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, damaged, destroyed or non-delivered submissions and/or Entries or other errors of any kind in connection with this Contest, such as but not limited to any human error or technical or technological error or issue that might prevent the Sponsor from generating or awarding the Entries. The Releasees will not be liable for any prejudice, damages or inconvenience suffered by anyone, namely the Entrants and winners, in connection with their entry in, their exclusion or disqualification from the Contest or in connection with the award or use of the Prizes. Any use of automated devices is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding eligibility, the submission of an entry, exclusion or disqualification, all decisions of the Sponsor shall be final.
  1. FURTHER DISCLAIMERS: Without limiting the scope of any other provision of these Contest Rules, namely that of the release provided in Paragraph 9 (Releases) above, and for greater certainty, Releasees will not be held liable for: a) any incomplete or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Entries; b) the theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries or the Contest equipment; c) any problems with, or technical malfunctions of, telephone networks or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, viruses or bugs, including interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entries or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; d) any failure of any e-mail to be received by or from Sponsor for any reason including but not limited to traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof; or e) damage to an Entrant’s or other person’s system or device occasioned by participation or downloading of materials in this Contest.
  1. SECURITY: In the event any portion of this Contest is compromised in any way, by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which in Sponsor’s opinion, prevents the Contest from running as planned; or should any error or other event result in more than the stated number of prizes of any category being claimed; then Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, subject to applicable law (namely to obtaining the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for the province of Quebec), to amend, cancel, suspend or terminate the Contest at any time. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select winner(s) and award any remaining prizes, from all eligible Entries were received during the Contest Period up to the point of early termination, the award of which shall be in accordance with these Contest Rules, but subject to the necessary adaptations due to the circumstances. In no event will more prizes be awarded than as provided in these Contest Rules. In Quebec, any termination will be subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux.
  1. DATA PROTECTION NOTICE: Entrants’ and winners’ personal information is protected by Sponsor’s Privacy and Cookies Policy which can be found on Sponsor’s Website. Personal information will be used for the purposes of the Contest as specified under Paragraph 10 of these Contest Rules. Other than that, personal information will remain confidential to the Sponsor. Sponsor may however use third parties to process some aspect of personal information for its use, provided that they similarly agree to protect privacy. Any questions can be directed to Sponsor’s appointed/dedicated privacy officer/channel, in accordance with the Privacy and Cookies Policy.
  1. QUEBEC RESIDENTS: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity 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. 
  1. CAUTION: Any attempt by an Entrant or anyone to damage or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor may refer anyone suspected of doing so to the competent law enforcement authorities and reserves the right to claim damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  1. CONTEST GENERAL RULES: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and/or regulations and every action taken by an Entrant in conjunction with the Contest must comply with these laws and regulations. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.