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OFFICIAL RULES FOR ORGANIKA RETHINK QUINOA POWDER INSTAGRAM CONTEST

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCAITED WITH INSTAGRAM (“Instagram”). AN Instagram ACCOUNT AND INTERNET ACCESS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.

SPONSOR:

Sponsor is Organika Health Products Inc., 13480 Verdun Place, Richmond, BC V6V 1V2 Canada (“Sponsor” or “Organika”).

CONTEST DATES: 

The Rethink Quinoa Powder (“Contest”) begins at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PST”) on March 18th, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on April 9th, 2015 (“Entry Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: 

Contest is open to: (i) legal residents of Canada (except the province of Quebec); (ii) age 18 or older at time of entry. Employees of Organika Health Products Inc. and prize sponsors and their immediate families (meaning spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside or those living in the same households, whether or not related), ambassadors, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Contest Parties”) or any developer and/or manufacturer of application software to manage business solutions are not eligible to enter or win. We invite our ambassadors and affiliates to participate, but they will not be eligible for prizing. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. Contest is void where prohibited by law. Contestant’s Instagram account must be public during contest in order to qualify as a winner.

HOW TO ENTER:

Online Contest only. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Proceed as follows:

For a chance to win the Grand Prize during the Entry Period,

  1. FOLLOW @organikahealth ON INSTAGRAM
  2. SHOW US YOUR FAVOURITE RECIPE THAT COULD USE QUINOA POWDER
  3. TAG EACH PHOTO WITH #KEENWAHPOWDER AND @organikahealth WITH A SHORT EXPLANATION OF HOW QUINOA POWDER WOULD BENEFIT YOU

Unlimited entries per individual during the contest period. Be creative.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

PRIZING: 

One (1) grand prize will be awarded. The grand prize consists of a Quinoa Powder prize pack (1 person), more specifically defined as follows:

One bag of Organika Quinoa Powder (300g), an Organika shaker cup, an Organika lanyard and samples of our Organic Greens, including shipping.

The winner will also have their recipe, name and photo published online on our website and printed on our Quinoa Powder recipe cards distributed in grocery stores around Canada.

The winner will be selected on or about April 9th, 2015 at the offices of the Sponsor in accordance with the contest guidelines set forth below, unless otherwise noted. Winners will be notified by Direct Message on Instagram and/or by email. Winners may also be announced via Organika’s social media accounts, including but not exclusive to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. If selected as a winner, the potential winner will be required to execute the following to obtain the Prize: (1) A declaration of eligibility and liability release; (2) warranty of ownership and license; (3) publicity release; (4) skill testing question; and (5) Any other affidavits, declarations, and/or releases or additional documents that may be required by the Sponsor. Unless prohibited by law, the potential winner must sign these documents no later than 5 days from the date of receipt of prize notification in order for sponsor to award the prize. Noncompliance or return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and, at sponsor’s discretion, selection of an alternate winner. Winners must accept prizes as awarded. No request for substitutions will be permitted.

Other Conditions:

The Contest is subject to all applicable terms and conditions of the Instagram website, including all applicable privacy policies and other applicable policies. The winner must be an Organika follower on Instagram, with an open (non-private) profile at the time of [entry] to be eligible to win the Grand Prize. Instagram is not affiliated in any way with this Contest.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest or any portion thereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason:

  • infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Sponsors’ sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest,
  • the Contest or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of Contest Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or
  • the Contest is otherwise not capable of running as planned. By entering, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram, each person, and each of their parent, subsidiary companies, affiliates, divisions, franchisees, representatives, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers, distributors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and their officers, directors, employees, shareholders and agents, and each of the foregoing entities’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or Contest Entry into the Contest or acceptance, delivery or use of the Grand Prize. The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate Contest Entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing of the promotion materials or the offering or announcement of the prizes, (ii) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, (iii) failure of any Contest Entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, telephone service problems, printing errors, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, (iv) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, (v) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Contest, (vi) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or Contest Entry information, or (vii) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof). By entering, Entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules.

Any Entrant who attempts to tamper with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to who submitted an online Contest Entry, the Contest Entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (as defined below) of the Instagram profile who submitted at the time of Contest Entry. For the purposes of these Official Rules, “Authorized Account Holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the Instagram profile associated with the email address in question. Additional restrictions may apply.

Arbitration/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the Canadian Arbitration Association then effective, and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by Entrant with regard to this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees, punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages. All issues and question concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsors in connection with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the local laws, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the invalidity or unenforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Prize Sponsor: Organika Health Products Inc.

WINNER SELECTION:

The winner will be chosen based on the entrant’s use of the Instagram post (photo/text) in connection with this Contest at the sole and absolute discretion of contest management at Organika’s head office. Winner’s selection is based on the top 3 Instagram posts with the highest number of likes at the time of contest completion. The top 3 posts are then judged on the best Instagram photo and description posting based on the following factors: (i) creativity of art direction of the photo and description; (ii) reasoning for beneficial use of quinoa powder in recipe; (iii) consistency with Sponsor’s brand values; and (iv) suitability for republishing. Odds of winning a prize package will depend on the quality of each entry based on the foregoing factors and the number of eligible entries submitted during the contest time period. Contestants must register by following @organikahealth for a chance to win the contest prize. Winners will be contacted by Direct Message via their Instagram profile. Winners are required to respond by emailing marketing@organika.com. Sponsor will provide a skill testing question and a waiver. To claim prize, winner must email signed waiver and verify that they are the true author of the Instagram posy submitted by providing their email address, name, and the name of their profile.

CONTEST GUIDELINES:

Entries that do not meet the following “Contest Guidelines” are subject to disqualification from Contest consideration and/or removal, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entries must comply with and meet the specifications or requirements called for in the Official Rules.

Contestant has the responsibility to review and understand his/her employer’s policies and applicable laws regarding contestant’s eligibility to participate in and/or accept any prize in this Contest. If an individual is participating and is in violation of such laws or his/her employer’s policies, the individual may be disqualified from this Contest. Sponsor disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for disputes related to this matter.

This Contest is subject to federal, state, provincial, territorial and local laws and regulations. Certain restrictions may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, or postage-due mail. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the entry to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 

By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram, and their partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages (including but not limited to indirect and consequential damages) arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

SUSPENSION / MODIFICATION / TERMINATION: 

In the event the Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Contest by any event beyond its control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labour dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, communications or equipment failure, utility or service interruptions, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or provincial or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within its control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest without notice or by posting a notice on website and social streams, in its sole and absolute discretion, if it is determined that the Contest is technically impaired or corrupted or fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or any Force Majeure event(s) has destroyed or severely undermined or impaired the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest.

PRIVACY: 

Information collected from contestant is subject to Organika Health Inc.’s privacy policy, located at http://organika.com/privacy-policy/.

SHORT FORM RULES: 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OR ODDS OF WINNING.

To obtain Official Rules, go to the Rules and Regulations page. Open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec). Entries must be submitted between March 18th, 2015 8 am PST and April 9th, 2015, 11:59 pm PST.  To enter, follow @organikahealth on Instagram and submit a post tagged with #keenwahpowder. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will win Organika Product for the Winner (1 person), 1 Organika shaker cup, 1 Organika lanyard and samples of other Organika products. CONTEST IS VOID IN QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received and the sole discretion of the contest management team.