Jamieson's Best You Contest 2020 Rules

Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. “Best You” Contest 2020

Official Contest Rules and Regulations (“Contest Rules”)


Void Where Prohibited By Law

  1. SPONSOR AND OVERVIEW: The Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. “Best You”Contest (the “Contest”) is held in Canada and starts on January 1, 2020 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“Contest Starting Date”) and closes on February 29, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“Contest Closing Date”) (collectively the “Contest Period”). This Contest is sponsored by JAMIESON LABORATORIES LTD. (“Jamieson” or “Sponsor”).
  1. ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to all natural persons who meet the below requirements and enter in accordance with Paragraphs 3 or 4 of these Contest Rules (“Entrant(s)”). To enter and be eligible to win the Grand Prize, an Entrant:
    1. Must be a legal resident of Canada, including at the time of award and use of the prize;

    2. Must have reached the age of majority in his/her province of residence at the time of entry;

    3. Must not be i) an employee of Sponsor or its subsidiaries, distributors, parent or affiliated companies, and their respective advertising or promotional agencies, or the independent contest judging organization or the prize suppliers, or ii) 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 iii) a person domiciled with any of the above persons;

    4. Must be legally able to travel within Canada and maintain any travel documentation required in order to participate in the Grand Prize, defined in Paragraph 5 below; and

    5. Must provide Sponsor with proof of residence, identification, travel documentation and age upon request.

By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to abide by these Contest Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final.

  1. HOW TO ENTER WITH PURCHASE: To enter and participate in the Contest, visit www.jamiesonvitamins.com/contest (“Website”), click on the “Enter” link, and complete and submit the online registration, including your full legal name, e-mail address, mailing address and UPC code from any participating Jamieson product (“Entry(ies)”). Please also confirm that you have read and agree to be bound by the Contest Rules and indicate ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as to whether you wish to opt-in to receive additional information from Sponsor. To be eligible to win the Grand Prize, Entrants must submit all Entries online by the Contest Closing Date. Limit of one (1) Entry per UPC code.
  1. NO PURCHASE ENTRY: If you wish to enter without purchase and do not have a valid Jamieson UPC code, you can visit www.jamiesonvitamins.com/contest (“Website”), click on the “Enter” link, and complete and submit the online registration, including your full legal name, e-mail address, mailing address and your 50-word original essay describing what it means to be your “Best You”. Limit of one (1) No Purchase Entry per person, per day during the Contest Period. Duplicate essays will be void and discarded. Please also confirm that you have read and agree to be bound by the Contest Rules and indicate ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as to whether you wish to opt-in to receive additional information from Sponsor. To be eligible to win the Grand Prize, Entrants must submit all Entries online by the Contest Closing Date.
  1. GRAND PRIZE: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won (retail value Can$10,000), consisting of: (1) an all-inclusive 7-night stay at Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat and Health Spa in Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia (retail value Can$7,500); (2) a travel voucher for return airfare to/from an airport located close to Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat and Health Spa (retail value Can$1,500); and (3) one year’s supply of the following Jamieson Essentials products (retail value Can$1,000): 4 bottles of Vitamin D (each 240 tablets), 12 bottles of Probiotic 10 Billion (each 60 capsules), 8 bottles of Adult Multivitamin (each 90 caplets), 28 bottles of Omega 3 Extra Strength (each 100 soft gels), 8 containers of French Vanilla protein powder (each 325g), 8 containers of Milk Chocolate protein powder (each 355g), and 8 containers of Vanilla Maple Swirl plant protein powder (each 350g). Sponsor, in its sole and unfettered discretion, shall determine the authorized Tour Operator where travel voucher(s) must be redeemed along with all Prize Providers as well as the applicable denomination of the travel vouchers (to total Can$1,500) if a single Can$1,500 voucher cannot be obtained for whatever reason at the time of prize fulfillment. Grand Prize is non-refundable, non-negotiable, non- transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash or equivalent dollar value. Grand Prize will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Travel within Canada must occur in accordance with any terms of the Tour Operator and Prize Providers. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, vouchers are to be booked through the authorized Tour Operator, subject to availability and black-out dates, up to the maximum prize value of Can$1,500 for this portion of the Grand Prize. Each trip purchased with voucher is subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions imposed by the Prize Supplier(s), which may be subject to changes.

Winner must travel on the date chosen with the Tour Operator. Travel will be booked in advance and must take place on a single occasion at a destination offered by the Tour Operator. Winner must be free from any restrictions, including legal restrictions, which would prevent him/her from participating in the prize in any way. In such an event, the winner will be solely responsible for any and all costs incurred, and the Prize will be forfeited. If a winner cannot, for whatever reason, avail him/herself of the Prize (or portion of the Prize), he/she shall not be entitled to the Prize (or portion of the Prize), or any compensation, monetary or otherwise.

Travel must be booked and completed, and the Voucher must be used prior to December 31st, 2020; this condition applies to all products the Tour Operator is responsible for with regards to this Contest. To benefit from the Prize, travel must be reserved, and Voucher must be redeemed with the assistance of, and through the Tour Operator only. Any arrangements made by the winner on his/her own are not the responsibility of the Sponsor, or Tour Operator, and will not be considered as part of the Prize. Any direct bookings will not be reimbursed. The winner must contact the Tour Operator at least 90 days prior to the desired date of departure. Changes to the booking are permitted at the sole expense of the winner. All travel documents that may be required (visa, passport, etc.) are the sole responsibility of the winner and must be obtained prior to departure.

Winner is responsible for all incidental expenses incurred for the purpose of taking the Trip, or incurred during the Trip using the Voucher or other payment methods, including, but not limited to, any ground transportation, airport improvement fees, travel insurance, trip cancellation insurance, meals, tips, all taxes, including departure taxes, fees and surcharges, baggage and excess baggage fees, costs associated with obtaining travel documents, required visas and/or necessary vaccinations, or items of a personal nature. Winner is responsible for ensuring that he/she has all necessary travel documents prior to departure.

The Sponsor will not, in any way whatsoever, engage nor have any involvement in the booking, arrangement or reservation of any travel services in relation with the Prize, including but not limited to the reservation of any lodging accommodation or transportation services. The present Contest shall not be interpreted as an offer from the Sponsor to perform any of the above-mentioned operations, or to issue vouchers for said operations.

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. The 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, Tour Operator’s or prize supplier’s warranty.
  1. CONTEST DRAW(S): Winner of the Grand Prize shall be selected by a random draw on March 2, 2020, at or around 1:00 PM Eastern Time (“Draw Date”), at the offices of Sponsor located at 1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2V9, from the pool of eligible Entries received during the Contest Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received by Sponsor.
  1. PRIZE AWARDING: Selected Entrant will be contacted after the Draw Date, between the dates of March 2-6, 2020, by telephone or e-mail. No correspondence will be entered into except with selected Entrant. If a voicemail or e-mail is left for a selected Entrant, he/she must reply to Sponsor by March 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (“Claim Deadline”), in order to claim the Grand Prize. Entrant selected as prospective winner is required to first correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question without assistance of any kind, mechanical or otherwise, and to sign/submit a Declaration and Release as described in Paragraph 11 below, before being officially declared a Contest winner and being allowed to claim a prize. If selected Entrant fails to claim his/her Grand Prize by Claim Deadline, and/or submit required documentation described in Paragraph 11 below, an alternate winner will be selected by random draw. Grand Prize will only be awarded upon verification by Sponsor that winner has fulfilled all requirements pursuant to these Contest Rules. Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded and no substitutions, transfers, conversions or assignments of Grand Prize will be allowed. Sponsor reserves the right, however, in its sole discretion, to substitute Grand Prize with a similar prize of equal or greater dollar value for any reason whatsoever. In the event that a selected Entrant (i) cannot be contacted or be reached or does not reply within the claim deadline; or (ii) does not answer correctly the mathematical skill-testing question; or (iii) refuses the prize; or (iv) does not comply with these Contest Rules; or (v) refuses to sign the Declaration and Liability Release Form; the prize will be forfeited and another random draw or draws will be conducted to select an alternate Entrant in the same manner. If an official winner dies before receiving, participating in, or using a prize, and proof of death is provided by the estate of deceased winner to Sponsor, then a payment equal to the dollar value of the prize shall be made to the estate of deceased winner. 
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, 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 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.
  1. TAXES: Liability for any applicable taxes imposed by any federal, provincial/state and/or local government, on any Grand Prize won, is the sole responsibility of winner.
  1. RELEASES:Before being declared an official winner, selected Entrant will be required to sign a Declaration of Compliance with the Contest Rules and a Publicity/Liability Release, thereby confirming compliance with the Contest Rules and acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded, and releasing Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent and related companies, advertising and promotional agencies, the independent contest organization 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, the prize, or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, or arising out of winner's participation in this Contest. Selected Entrant must complete and return Declaration and Release documents to Sponsor within ten (10) business days of being notified that he/she has been selected as a winner and the sending of the email containing said documents to be signed. If the requisite documents are not duly signed and returned within this 10-business-day period, then the prize will be forfeited and said Entrant will have no recourse towards the Sponsor or other Releasees. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select another Entrant among from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period, at Sponsor’s discretion. Once all documents have been verified by Sponsor, selected Entrant will be officially declared a Contest winner and will receive a prize.
  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, 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 11 (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. 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 Policy which can be found on Website labeled “Privacy Policy”. Personal information will be used for the purposes of the Contest as specified under Paragraph 12 of the Official Rules. Other than that, personal information will remain confidential to the Sponsor. The Contest 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 privacy officer, whose contact information is listed in Privacy 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. 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.