Contest Rules

OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

(“Official Rules”)

The contest (“Contest”) is produced and administered by Sprout Organic Market, 700 E. 7th St., North Vancouver, BC , Canada. Sprout Organic Market may be referred to as Sprout or the Producer.

 

CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins at 9:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on June 12th, 2017 (the “Contest Start Date”) and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on July 16th, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to abide by the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. No purchase is necessary to enter the Contest.

 

WHO MAY ENTER

To enter the Contest and be eligible to win a prize, a person (each an “entrant”) must (i) join the Sprout Organic Market weekly newsletter or enter in person at the Sprout store at 700 E. 7th St., North Vancouver, BC, and (ii) be a legal resident of Canada who at the time of entry has reached the age of majority in the province/territory in which he/she resides. Sprout, and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective employees, independent contractors, retirees, representatives and volunteers (including those of Sprout’s advertising and promotional agencies) and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or any person with whom they are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER

Only one entry may be submitted per entrant. To enter the Contest, each entrant must visit http://sproutmarket.ca/ during the Contest Period, complete all required fields on the online registration form, and submit the registration form.

 

CONTEST PRIZE

There is one (1) grand prize available to be awarded (the “Prize”), consisting of:
One (1) Gift Card valued at 150.00 Canadian Dollars redeemable at Sprout Organic Market, online or in-store.

The Prize must be accepted as awarded without transfer, assignment or substitution, except as may be required subject to availability at the sole discretion of the Producer, and is not redeemable for cash. The Prize, or components thereof, may be substituted by the Producer with an alternate prize of equal or greater value in the Producer’s sole discretion, subject to any required regulatory approvals. The Prize is provided “as is”, without any representations, warranties or conditions whatsoever, express or implied, and the Producer expressly disclaims any and all such representations, warranties and conditions.

 

WINNER SELECTION

The odds of being selected to win the Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period.

One (1) winning entry will be randomly selected from the entries on July 17th, 2017 between approximately 12:00:01 PM PT and 4:59:59 PM PT at Sprout’s offices at 700 E. 7th St., North Vancouver, BC, Canada.

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTION

The selected entrant will be contacted at the email address provided at the time of entry by info@sproutmarket.ca on July 17th, 2017 (the “Selection Date”) between approximately 12:00:00 PM PT and 11:59:59 PM PT by the Producer. The Producer will make two (2) attempts to contact the selected entrant within three (3) business days of the Selection Date. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within two (2) attempts or three (3) business days of the Selection Date (whichever occurs first) or if the selected entrant declines the Prize, then the selected entrant will be disqualified and an alternate entry will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. This process will be repeated until a selected entrant has been contacted and the Prize has been awarded in accordance with these Official Rules or the Producer runs out of eligible entries, at the Producer’s sole discretion, whichever occurs first. If an entrant is determined by the Producer, in the Producer’s sole discretion, to have failed to comply with these Official Rules, or applicable law, such entrant will be disqualified from the Contest.

 

SELECTED ENTRANT MUST, BEFORE BEING DECLARED A WINNER:

(i) correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question, (ii) confirm their compliance with these Official Rules (including without limitation the eligibility requirements herein) and confirm their acceptance of the Prize as awarded without substitution, (iii) release the Released Parties (as defined below) from any liability in connection with the Contest, participation therein, and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof, all in form and substance satisfactory to the Producer, by email response within three (3) business days of receipt of the selection notification. Failure, by the specified deadlines, to confirm compliance with the Official Rules and acceptance of the Prize, failure to deliver the required release set forth above or any of the releases set forth below, failure to correctly answer the mathematical skill-testing question, return of the Prize or notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification, at the Producer’s sole discretion, and an alternative entrant will be selected.
The Prize restrictions and conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions and conditions. The entrant declared to be the winner is solely responsible for the remittance and payment of any taxes applicable to any portion of the Prize awarded to such entrant in the Contest, and such entrant hereby releases the Released Parties from any responsibility therefor.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sprout Organic Market, the Sponsor and their partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives (the “Released Parties”) from any liability, claim, loss, or damages (including, but not limited to personal injury, bodily injury, disability, death, property damage and loss or damage of any other kind) arising, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from or in connection with their participation in this Contest or in any Contest-related activities or any breach by the entrant of their obligations or any use, collection, storage and disclosure of an entrant’s personal information, or if declared a winner, the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any Prize awarded hereunder.

This release and indemnity shall continue in force following the termination of the Contest and/or the awarding of any Prize.

 

DISPUTES

If a dispute arises, the disputed entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Sprout Weekly Newsletter membership account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE PRODUCER ALSO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM THE PERPETRATOR TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Producer and Sponsor are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest which may limit the ability to participate or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Contest, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers or digital devices related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest. Any claim or legal action arising or occurring with respect to the Contest, or the awarding, acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and shall be resolved exclusively in either the federal or provincial courts located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Each entrant will be required to submit personal information in order to enter the Contest, and by entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to the following terms regarding their personal information. Each entrant’s personal information will be used for the administration of the Contest, including the contacting of the selected entrants and the awarding of the Prize, in addition to the other uses contemplated in these Official Rules. Such personal information may also be used for the Producer’s marketing initiatives as more specifically set forth below. Each entrant hereby consents to the collection, use, storage, sharing and disclosure of their personal information provided in their entry by the Producer and its affiliates as contemplated herein, without further compensation, notice or consideration, consent or prior review. Each entrant hereby confirms they understand that by entering the Contest, any personal information provided may be shared within the Producer. Each entrant’s personal information will be governed by the Producer’s privacy policies, which are located at http://sproutmarket.ca/privacy-policy/.

 

QUEBEC RESIDENTS

Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest in Québec may be submitted to the Régie for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of the Prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the English language version and the French version of these Rules, the English version shall prevail and govern.

COPY OF OFFICIAL RULES

For a copy of the Official Rules, please:

  •  visit: http://sproutmarket.ca/contest-rules/ or
  •  write to Sprout Organic Market, 700 E. 7th St., North Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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