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London Drugs #BestLifeProject Contest


The London Drugs #BestLifeProject Contest (the “Promotion”) starts on September 1, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on September 29, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. PT (“Promotion Period”) and will comprise four (4) weekly entry periods (each, a “Weekly Period”). Each Weekly Period will begin on Thursday at 12:00 a.m. PT and end the following Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. PT except the last Weekly Period which will end on a Thursday at 11:59 p.m. PT. The Promotion will consist of a contest to award one (1) grand prize at the end of the Promotion Period (“Grand Prize”) and twenty (20) weekly prizes to be awarded five (5) per Weekly Period (“Weekly Prize”) at the end of each Weekly Period.

ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to legal residents of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia who have reached the age of majority in the province where they reside as of 9/1/16. Employees of Sequel Naturals LLC (Sequel Naturals ULC in USA), 101-3001 Wayburne Drive, Burnaby, BC V3C 6G5 Canada (“Sponsor”), London Drugs Limited, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and local laws. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with Twitter or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter or Instagram.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, log-in to your Twitter or Instagram account and tweet or post a photo that best displays your response to the following question; “[What is your Best Life]” and include the hashtags #BestLifeProject and #LondonDrugs in your tweet/post to receive both one (1) “Grand Prize Entry” which will be judged for the opportunity to receive the Grand Prize and one (1) “Weekly Prize Entry” into the applicable Weekly Period random drawing for a chance to win a Weekly Prize. Note: All Weekly Prize Entries in a Weekly Period have an equal chance of winning a Weekly Prize. Your response to the Promotion question will not increase or decrease your chances of winning a Weekly Prize. All Grand Prize Entries must be received by September 29, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. PT to be eligible for the Grand Prize. Weekly Prize Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on the last day of an applicable Weekly Period to be eligible for the applicable Weekly Period random drawing. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit one (1) Grand Prize Entry and one (1) Weekly Prize Entry per person using only one (1) Twitter/Instagram, account per Weekly Period regardless of method of entry. Grand Prize Entries and Weekly Prize Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the above limitation will be void.

REQUIREMENTS OF CONTEST ENTRIES: Grand Prize Entries and Weekly Prize Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor or London Drugs, in their sole discretion, any content that:

  • is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
  • appears to duplicate any other submitted Contest Entries;
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
  • contains any personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;
  • contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
  • violates any law

All Grand Prize Entries and Weekly Prize Entries must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If a Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry by Sponsor or London Drugs in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry. Sponsor and London Drugs reserve the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor and London Drugs from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry null and void. By submitting a Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry consent to the submission and use of the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.

By submitting a Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry to be posted on [] or other Sponsor or London Drugs website. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry and may remove any posted Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry at any time.

By submitting a Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor or London Drugs may obtain many Grand Prize Entries or Weekly Prize Entries in connection with this Promotion and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor or London Drugs, and that such Grand Prize Entries or Weekly Prize Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Grand Prize Entries or Weekly Prize Entries submitted in connection with this Promotion and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or London Drugs submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor or London Drugs. Entrant hereby waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry or other works used by Sponsor or London Drugs.

CONTEST JUDGING: All eligible Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entries received by Sponsor will be judged by a panel of qualified judges based on the following judging criteria: originality (30%), creativity (30%) adherence to Promotion theme (40%). The one (1) Grand Prize Entry with the highest score will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of a tie, an additional, “tie-breaking” judge will determine the Grand Prize winner based on the criteria listed herein. Sponsor reserves the right not to award the Grand Prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Grand Prize Entries.

WEEKLY PRIZE RANDOM DRAWINGS: Five (5) potential Weekly Prize winners for each Weekly Period will be selected in a random drawing held on or about one (1) business day following each Weekly Period from among all eligible Weekly Prize Entries received throughout each Weekly Period. Non-winning Weekly Prize Entries from one Weekly Period drawing will not carry over to subsequent Weekly Period drawings, if any. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize depend on the number of eligible Weekly Prize Entries received throughout each Weekly Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winner and potential Weekly Prize winners will be notified via Twitter or Instagram direct message and the potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete a Declaration of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law). Potential Grand Prize winner and potential Weekly Prize winners will be required to correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time limited mathematical skill testing question which will be administered by Sponsor by phone or email at a mutually agreeable time. Return of a prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, failure by a potential Grand Prize winner or potential Weekly Prize winner to correctly answer a skill testing question or noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Grand Prize (if applicable) may be awarded to a runner-up or the applicable Weekly Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible Weekly Prize Entries received for the applicable drawing.

CONTEST GRAND Prize (1): A $1,000 CAD London Drugs gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize: $1,000 CAD. Gift cards will be subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by London Drugs.

WEEKLY PRIZES (20) (Five (5) awarded per Weekly Period: ARV of each Sweepstakes prize: $50 CAD.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: All provincial and local taxes and withholdings and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, (including but not limited to, any additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs, and gratuities) are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor or London Drugs. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Total ARV of all prizes: $2,000 CAD.

LICENSE/USE OF CONTEST ENTRIES:  By submitting a Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Released Parties a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your Grand Prize Entry or Weekly Prize Entry, name, photo, and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Promotion in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to entrant or any third party.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, London Drugs and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Promotion; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, London Drugs, Twitter, Instagram, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor, London Drugs or their designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Promotion without the prior consent of the Sponsor and London Drugs, which it may withhold in their sole discretion.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Grand Prize Entries or Weekly Prize Entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable application, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing or judging of Grand Prize and Weekly Entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect posting of any comment or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or entry of Grand Prize Entries or Weekly Prize Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, if terminated, at its discretion, determine the potential winner for the Grand Prize from all eligible, non-suspect Grand Prize Entries received prior to action taken using the Judging Criteria specified above and select the potential Weekly Prize winners for the Weekly Period(s) at issue in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Weekly Prize Entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

GOVERNING LAW: Governing Law:  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of British Columbia, CA without regard to conflicts of law principles.  All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of British Columbia.

Request for Winners’ List: For a list of the winners (available after October 10, 2016), e-mail [email protected] by November 10, 2016.