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$5000in prizes
to be won
Grand Prize
$2500A travel
coupon worth
Monthly prizes
One of 10
$250 BOTANIX gift cards

Rules

The igardenbotanix.com contest (hereinafter: the contest) is organized by Botanix Inc. (hereinafter: Botanix). The contest takes place from 1 minute after midnight EST of May 9, 2016 (hereinafter: contest start) until 11:59 EST on October 3, 2016 (hereinafter: contest end).

1. Eligibility criteria

The contest is open to anyone (hereinafter: participants):

  • 1.1. residing in the Canadian province of Québec, and
  • 1.2. over eighteen (18) years of age at the contest start.

Botanix, its employees, representatives and sponsors directly or indirectly involved in organizing the contest, as well as anyone living with the aforementioned are explicitly forbidden from entering the contest.

2. How to enter

No purchase required.

  • 2.1. Visit www.igardenbotanix.com (Hereinafter: contest website).
  • 2.2. Complete the entry form and complete all required fields. Limit of one (1) entry per person per email address.
  • 2.3. Maximize your chances to win the Grand Prize by sharing with your friends via the contest website’s email or social media sharing options.
    • 2.3.1. Three (3) extra chances for the Grand Prize for sharing on Facebook will be cumulated.
    • 2.3.2. Three (3) extra chances for the Grand Prize for sharing by email will be cumulated.

3. Prizes

The following eleven (11) prizes will be awarded as part of the contest:

  • 3.1. The Grand Prize of a travel coupon worth two thousand five hundred dollars ($2500) applicable to your choice of trip purchased from Agence de voyages Le Connaisseur, which must be used to book a trip that begins on or after October 10, 2016, but not after October 10, 2017. Hereinafter: Grand Prize.
  • 3.2. Ten (10) prizes comprising a two-hundred-and-fifty-dollar ($250) gift card each, towards regularly priced merchandise at any Québec BOTANIX Garden Centre (hereinafter: monthly prizes).

Only participants whose entries have been duly submitted on or before the contest end may win the Grand Prize.

4. Revealing the Grand Prize winner

The Grand Prize winner’s name will be drawn from among all contest participants. The draw will be held at noon EST on October 6, 2016 at NMédia Solutions Incorporated, 1047 Mercure Boulevard, Drummondville, Québec J2B 3L5

The winner will be revealed on the contest website within 5 days following the Grand Prize draw (hereinafter: revealing the Grand Prize winner)

5. Revealing the monthly prize winners

For each of the monthly prizes, the two (2) winners will be draw among any valid contest participants during the respective time-period of the website contest up to the designation date, as the term is defined below.

The designation of the respective periods will be monthly, with two (2) monthly prizes per designation. The date and time of each designation (hereinafter: monthly end time) shall be as follows:

  • 5.1. 1st end time: 9 AM EST on June 6, 2016
  • 5.2. 2nd end time: 9 AM EST on July 4, 2016
  • 5.3. 3rd end time: 9 AM EST on August 1, 2016
  • 5.4. 4th end time: 9 AM EST on September 4, 2016
  • 5.5. 5th end time: 9 AM EST on October 3, 2016

The monthly prize winners will be revealed on the contest website within five (5) days following the respective monthly prize draw (hereinafter: revealing the monthly prize winners).

6. Claiming the Grand Prize

  • 6.1. In order to be declared Grand Prize winner, said participant must:
    • 6.1.1. Meet the eligibility criteria of these contest rules, and
    • 6.1.2. have duly filled out and answered all required fields in the authentication form, have uploaded a photo before the contest end, and
    • 6.1.3. be available to be reached by telephone by Botanix, or have replied to an email sent by Botanix or one of its representative within two (2) business days after Botanix has taken the step of revealing the Grand Prize winner, and
    • 6.1.4. correctly answer a specific mathematical skill-testing question asked by the contest organizers, and
    • 6.1.5. sign a declaration of conformity to these rules, and a responsibility waiver absolving Botanix and all its administrators, managers, shareholders, associates, employees, sponsors, successors and beneficiaries jointly and severally of any responsibility whatsoever in connection with this contest or acceptance of the Grand Prize, and return said form (hereinafter: the release form) duly filled out, to Botanix within ten (10) business days following reception of the release form.

If any of the above conditions or any other conditions in the contest rules are not respected to the letter, the person who would otherwise be the Grand Prize winner shall be disqualified and the Grand Prize will be awarded as explained in article 6.2, below.

  • 6.2. If it’s not possible to reach the selected participant by telephone, and if said participant does not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days after the revealing of the Grand Prize, then all this person’s rights to the Grand Prize shall be forfeited, and Botanix shall institute another draw to determine the Grand Prize winner. If it is impossible to reach the second (2nd) selected participant by telephone, and if said participant does not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days after the revealing of the Grand Prize, then all this person’s rights to the Grand Prize shall be forfeited, and Botanix shall institute a third (3rd) draw to determine the Grand Prize winner. If it’s not possible to reach this third (3rd) selected participant by telephone, and if said participant does not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days after the revealing of the Grand Prize, then the Grand Prize shall not be awarded at all.
  • 6.3. Participants who are declared winners are invited to go to the nearest BOTANIX location, where a letter confirming they have won the Agence de voyages Le Connaisseur travel credit will be given to them. If the nearest location is too far, they may request a confirmation letter sent by registered mail.

7. Claiming the monthly prices

  • 7.1. In order to be declared a monthly prize winner, the 2 participants with the most votes for their respective photos must:
    • 7.1.1. meet the eligibility criteria of these contest rules, and
    • 7.1.2. have duly filled out and answered all required fields in the authentication form before the monthly end time, and
    • 7.1.3. If, however, a participant has already won a prize in a previous month, they are not eligible for a 2nd monthly prize in this contest, and the prize that would have been theirs shall be submitted to a new draw.
    • 7.1.4. be available to be reached by telephone by Botanix, or have replied to an email sent by Botanix or one of its representative within two (2) business days after Botanix has taken the step of revealing the monthly prize winner, and
    • 7.1.5. correctly answer a specific mathematical skill-testing question asked by the contest organizers, and
    • 7.1.6. duly complete and sign a release form, and return it to Botanix within ten (10) business days following reception of the release form.

If any of the above conditions or any other conditions in the contest rules are not respected to the letter, the person who would otherwise be the winner shall be disqualified and the monthly prize will be awarded as explained in article 7.2, below.

  • 7.2. If it’s not possible to reach either one or both of the selected participants by telephone, and if said participant(s) does/do not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days after the revealing of the respective monthly prize, then their respective rights to said monthly prize shall be forfeited, and Botanix shall award said monthly prize to the person who collected the third (3rd) most votes. If it’s not possible to reach this third (3rd) selected participant by telephone, and if said participant does not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days of the revealing of the third (3rd) winner of said month’s prize, all their rights to said monthly prize are forfeited, and Botanix shall award the prize to the person who collected the fourth (4th) most votes. If it’s not possible to reach this fourth (4th) selected participant by telephone, and if said participant does not reply to the Botanix email within two (2) business days of the revealing of the fourth (4th) winner of said month’s prize, the prize for that month shall not be awarded at all.
  • 7.3. All winners will have their gift cards sent to them by registered mail.

8. Conditions relating to the prize

Both the Grand Prize and the monthly prizes must be accepted as is, and can neither be exchanged nor refunded, transferred, nor converted into currency. If the Grand Prize or any of the monthly prizes are found to have been accepted fraudulently, said prizes are automatically forfeited.

9. Personal information

  • 9.1. By participating in this contest, all participants thereby consent to the collecting, use and revealing of their personal information by Botanix and its authorized agents inasmuch as required to administer this contest and to award the Grand Prize or monthly prizes as the case may be.
  • 9.2. For more information about how Botanix uses personal information, as described by the confidentiality policy adopted by Botanix, participants are invited to verify the policy at www.botanix.com.
  • 9.3. Participants hereby consent to the use of their name, address (city, province), voice, declarations, images, photos or any other representations and recordings, via all media and platforms – including, but not limited to the Internet – for promotional or advertising purposes, and this, without any further notification or remuneration whatsoever. Further, participants understand they may be required to sign a document to this effect. No personal information on any participants will be otherwise used or broadcast without their specific consent.

10. General conditions

  • 10.1. Botanix reserves the right to exclude any participant and to disqualify them if they attempt to participate in this contest in any way in contravention of these rules. Any decision by Botanix in this regard is final.
  • 10.2. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal regulations and laws in effect in the province of Québec.
  • 10.3. Entry forms that are incomplete, received after the contest end date, lost, irregular or sent in by any unauthorized method are null and void, and will under no circumstances be accepted for either the monthly draws or the Grand Prize draw.
  • 10.4. Botanix assumes no responsibility for entry forms received after the contest end date, whether they be incorrectly sent, illegible, incomplete, falsified, modified, lost, irregular or sent in a manner noncompliant with these rules. Any such forms will be declared null and void. Botanix assumes no responsibility for disqualified forms, or for any other problem, breakdown, technical network error, online computer system, sending telephone, software, server, supplier, email, navigator, Facebook platform, contest website, error or poor technical operation that may occur, including, without limitation, a problem of transmission or non-transmission of an entry form, no matter what the cause.
  • 10.5. Nor does Botanix assume any responsibility for erroneous or inexact information, whether caused by Internet site users or by equipment and/or programs associated with or used for the contest or for technical or human errors that may affect the smooth functioning of the contest, including during entry-form processing. Botanix assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, loss, defect relative to the operation or transmission of data related to the contest, breakdown in communication lines, theft, destruction, forbidden access to or modifications to entry-forms. Botanix is not responsible for accidents, injury or damage that may result from holding, or participation in, the contest. All entry-forms become the exclusive property of Botanix and shall not be returned to any participants. Botanix reserves the right to destroy all documentation related to the contest upon expiration of regulatory deadlines.
  • 10.6. Botanix reserves the right, at its entire discretion, to nullify, modify or postpone the contest at any time without previous notice if any factor intervenes with the smooth running of the contest.
  • 10.7. By participating in the contest all participants acknowledge having read and understood these rules, and except to be bound by them and to conform to them. All participants attest that these rules are comprehensive and available for perusal.
  • 10.8. The names of the contest-winners may be obtained by writing to Botanix representatives at info@botanix.com.
  • 10.9. Any litigation in regards to the conduct or organization of this contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling.
  • 10.10. Any litigation in regards to the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for purposes of helping the parties reach a settlement.
  • 10.11. In the case of any discrepancy between the English and French versions of these regulations, the French version takes precedence.