Terms & Conditions

The “#CHFAGreenLiving Social Media Contest” is brought to you by CHFA  (the “Contest Sponsor”). The contest starts on April 4, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. EST and closes on April 7, 2018 12:00 p.m. EST (hereinafter, the “Contest Period”).  

1. Eligibility

The Contest is open to all Canadian residents having reached the legal age of majority in their province or territory of residence prior to the Contest Period (an “Eligible Participant”). Employees of Contest Sponsor are domiciled are not eligible to enter the Contest.

2. How to participate in the Contest

No Purchase Necessary.

To enter via Facebook, you must (1) have a valid, Facebook account and are a “fan” of @CanadianHealthFoodAssociation* and (2) during the Contest Period, you comment on the contest post telling us how you lead a healthy and sustainable life.  *Participants are asked to follow CHFA on Facebook, so that the Contest Sponsor can easily and quickly contact them via Private Message to verify and confirm their eligibility.

To enter via Instagram, you must (1) have a valid, Instagram account and are “following” @CanadianHealthFoodAssociation* and (2) during the Contest Period, you “like” or “double-tap” the contest posting and comment on the contest post telling us how you lead a healthy and sustainable life.  *Participants are asked to follow CHFA on Instagram, so that the Contest Sponsor can easily and quickly contact them via Private Message to verify and confirm their eligibility.

To enter via Twitter, you must (1) have a valid, Twitter account and are “following” @cdnhealthfood* and (2) during the Contest Period, you “retweet” the contest posting with a description telling us how you lead a healthy and sustainable life, along with the hashtag #CHFAGreenLiving.  *Participants are asked to follow CHFA on Twitter, so that the Contest Sponsor can easily and quickly contact them via Direct Message to verify and confirm their eligibility.  

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest Sponsor and not Facebook, Instagram or Twitter respectively.

3. Prizing

In total, there are forty-five (45) prizes (the “Prize”) to be won, consisting of two (2) tickets to the Green Living Show 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. Divided by each social media channel, there are

a. fifteen (15) prizes to be awarded through Facebook

b. fifteen (15) prizes to be awarded through Instagram

c. fifteen (15) prizes to be awarded through Twitter

Total Approximate Value of prize excluding taxes: $36 per Prize CAD.

Prize must be accepted as awarded and may not be sold, transferred or converted to cash and will not be refunded if unused. No substitutions, changes or extensions are permitted. Contest Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute each Prize for another prize of equal or greater value.

4. Prizes Draw 

The winners will be chosen by consecutive order from all Eligible Entries received from Eligible Participants during the Contest Period. The selection of the winners of the Prizes will be held at Contest Sponsors offices located at 235 Yorkland Blvd., Suite 201, Toronto ON  M2J 4Y8 between April 4, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. EST and closes on April 7, 2018 12:00 p.m. EST. 

Unless selected, all eligible contest entries submitted during the Contest Period are eligible to win until the end of the Contest Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Contest Entries received during the Contest Period and how each submission scores against the Criteria.  

5. Claiming of Prizes

In order to be declared a winner and be able to claim the Prize, the Eligible Participants will be contacted by Private and/or Direct Message on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by the Contest Sponsor or one of its agents or representatives. Winners will be contacted during the Contest Period, and have to confirm acceptance by 15:59 EST the same day.  If the selected Eligible Participant cannot be contacted, another Eligible Participant will be drawn randomly and contacted.  Before being declared a winner, each selected Eligible Participant will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question and sign a release and waiver form confirming, without limitation, that:

  • He/she complies with the eligibility requirements;

  • he/she has read the Contest rules and regulations and complies completely;

  • he/she accepts the Prize as awarded;

  • he/she acknowledges the Contest Sponsor’s right to publish his/her picture, name and city of residence without compensation other than the Prize offered;

  • he/she successfully answers a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question; and

  • he/she releases and agrees to hold harmless of all liability the Contest Sponsor, Contest Administrator and their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising, promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents.

No correspondence will be undertaken except with the selected Eligible Participants whose Eligible Entry was drawn. Once an Eligible Participant is declared a winner by Contest Sponsor, Contest Sponsor will send the Eligible Participant a Private and/or Direct Message containing the details on how to redeem the his/her Prize.

6. General Terms and Conditions

All entries submitted, and all information provided, by Eligible Participants must be complete and accurate. Contest Sponsor will not be held responsible for any technological malfunctions, telephone or internet interruptions and/or any late/incomplete/erroneously completed Prize claims or release and waiver forms.

The contents of all entries submitted become property of the Contest Sponsor. Contest Sponsor reserves the right to use the contents of entry submissions provided by entrants, for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law. Each Eligible Participant grants permission for Sponsor and Contest Administrator to use the contents of his/her entry submission including name and address for editorial, advertising, marketing and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission. 

By entering the Contest, Eligible Participants expressly consent to the Contest Sponsor, Contest Administrator, using the personal information submitted with his/her entry only for the purpose of administering the Contest and in accordance with the Contest Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. 

All entries are subject to verification by the Contest Sponsor and may be disqualified if they are received outside of the Contest Period, are incomplete, illegible, irregular, photocopied or otherwise reproduced, submitted through illicit means or if they contain any false statements, or do not conform to or satisfy to any condition of these Contest rules and regulations.

Eligible Participants agree that the Contest Sponsor is not liable for any incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or for any error or malfunction of any kind in connection with the Contest. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to, without advance notice, terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or modify it in any way, without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. Furthermore, if the Contest Sponsor determines, at its sole discretion, that any entry compromises the integrity of the Contest, the Contest Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the entry at issue or terminate the Contest in its entirety without any further obligations to Eligible Participants. The Contest Sponsor further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from the Contest and to ban the individual from any future contest of the Contest Sponsor who it finds or believes to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of the Contest rules and regulations or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

By entering this Contest, Eligible Participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Sponsor and Contest Administrator and each of their respective subsidiaries and affiliates, media partners, advertising and promotional agencies and each of the foregoing entities’ respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Contest or, if declared a winner, the Prize awarded and use thereof.

The Contest is subject to federal, provincial and local rules and regulations. 

For Quebec Residents only: 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 board only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official contest rules, or the rights and obligations of an Eligible Participant in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein.