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Contest Rules & Regulations

The “Meet dosist in L.A. – Pop Up Event and Referral Contest” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by dosist (“dosist” or “Sponsor”). The Contest is in no way sponsored by, or associated with, Instagram.

Eligibility 

This contest is for residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who are 21 years of age and older at the time of entry into the Contest and who are signed up to receive dosist newsletters.

Employees, representatives and agents of dosist and its affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, co-promotion partners (if any) (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) are not eligible to enter, nor are the immediate family members of any of the foregoing, nor anyone living in the same household of any of the foregoing.  “Immediate family member” means spouse, including common law spouse, parent, child and sibling.

Prize Description

One independent trip prize consisting of roundtrip economy flight for two persons, a 2-night hotel stay in Los Angeles, California, as well as USD $300 (total) spending money (“Prize”) will be awarded for each method of entry.  Winner and guest can also participate in yoga and other activities as offered by dosist.  Trip must be completed by December 31st, 2018.  Each Prize has an approximate retail value of CDN $3000 total (based on Toronto departure). 

Return flight is from the international airport in Canada closest to the winner’s residence, and hotel accommodation is double-occupancy. Winner and travel companion must travel together.  Flights are subject to availability and blackout dates and will be booked by Sponsor’s agent. Once booked, changes cannot be made.  Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel routes and select hotels in its sole discretion. 

The winner is responsible for all expenses not specifically stated as included in the Prize, including obtaining any required travel documents (e.g. passport, visa); medical, travel or other insurance; vaccination; meals; baggage fees; transfers and other transportation; and other personal expenses.  Each winner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any taxes related to receipt of a Prize.

The Prize must be accepted as awarded and is non-transferable and not convertible to cash. If winner cannot participate in Prize for any reason, he/she forfeits the Prize.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the Prize for one of equal or greater value if the Prize cannot be awarded by Sponsor for any reason.  No refund or other compensation will be made in the event any component of the Prize is not used, including in the event of cancellation or delay of flight, weather problems or customs or other access issues.  A valid major credit card must be provided by the Prize winner or his/her guest for hotel check-in and incidentals. All details and other restrictions of the Prize not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

How to Enter 

No Purchase Necessary.  There are two (2) ways to enter the Contest (described below).  Each method of entry has its own Prize, for a total of 3 Prizes for this Contest.

Entry Method 1 - MEET DOSIST IN L.A. – POP UP EVENT 

Contest Period

The Contest runs from September 7 to September 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm (the “Contest Period”).  All times in these rules are EDT.  Entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible.

By 11:59 pm on Sunday September 16, 2018, upload a public photo to your Instagram story of you appearing in the dosist Pop-Up in Toronto, Ontario and use #contest and tag @dosistcanada, to be automatically entered. Limit one entry per individual

To be eligible to win a Prize, you must follow @dosistcanada on Instagram until the Prize has been awarded since that is how dosist will notify an entrant if they have been selected to win a Prize, and you must also be signed up to receive dosist newsletters, both at the time of entry and the time of the awarding of the Prize.

General Requirements You must be a registered Instagram account holder.  Instagram accounts are free. To join, visit www.instagram.com and follow the instructions to complete your account registration.  By creating an Instagram account, you agree to comply with Instagram’s Terms of Service. 

By posting a photo and using the specified hashtags, you are indicating that you agree to these Official Rules. Entrant’s Instagram settings must be public for entry to be eligible. 

All photos must comply with the following:

  • be an original creation;
  • not include anyone in the photo except you and not include any personal information of anyone, except the photo of you;
  • not imply or depict any actual consumption of dosist product;
  • all the rights to the photo (including copyright) are owned by you, and do not infringe, defame or violate the rights of any third party, including any person's, entity's or organization's personal, proprietary, publicity or privacy rights, including intellectual property rights;
  • not depict any third party trademark, brand and/or logo or otherwise contain any commercial content that references any product or service other than dosist;
  • be in “good taste” and not offensive or otherwise inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor;
  • not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • not violate any law or regulation or Instagram's Terms of Use;
  • not be libelous, threatening or harassing;
  • not instigate others to commit illegal activities or violate human rights; and
  • not contain any viruses, worms, or other interfering computer programming.

Any entry that violates any of the rules is ineligible and will result in the person that submitted the entry being disqualified from the entire Contest. 

Winner Selection:

At 12:00 pm before September 17, 2018 in Toronto, a random draw will be held from all the eligible entries.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries. 

The selected entrants will be contacted by Sponsor via the Instagram direct message function to the Instagram account used with their entry from the @dosistcanada handle on Instagram.

Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant must, within the time specified by Sponsor:

  • Confirm compliance with these Official Rules;
  • Successfully answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question;
  • Sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability / Publicity Release, which releases the Promotion Entities and Instagram from any liability, losses, damages and expenses related to participating in this Contest or the Prize and which consents to the use, without further consideration, of entrant’s name, city of residence, comments and photographs or other likenesses, and his/her Instagram user name, for publicity and promotion purposes by the Promotion Entities in any and all forms of media and waives all rights (including moral rights) with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity.

To participate in the Prize, the winner’s travel companion must be at least 21 years of age by October 17, 2018 and also sign a Liability / Publicity Release.

If a selected entrant: (i) does not comply with the eligibility requirements or other Contest Rules or (ii) Sponsor has not received any document or response by the required time, such selected entrant will be disqualified from the Contest and the Prize will be deemed forfeited by that selected entrant and such selected entrant shall have no recourse toward the Promotion Entities.

If the identity of the entrant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned the Instagram account by Instagram. An entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with the winning entry.

Entries are subject to verification at any time and may be disqualified if they are late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, irregular, forged, submitted through illicit or unauthorized means, not original to the entrant, or if they contain any false statements or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Official Rules. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

Entry Method 2 - MEET DOSIST IN L.A. – REFERAL

Contest Period

The Contest begins at 12:00 am on September 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm on October 16, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).  All times in these rules are EDT.  Entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible.

No Purchase Necessary.   

When you sign up for the dosist newsletter at www.notavailableinCanada.ca during the Contest Period, you will receive (1) one entry into this Contest as well as (2) a unique link that you can share with your inner circle, including via e-mail, text and social media.  When 3 individuals sign-up during the Contest Period with your unique referral code, you will receive a second entry into this Contest.  Limit two entries per individual (one for signing up for the dosist newsletter and one for successfully referring three friends).

To be eligible to win a Prize, you must also be signed up to receive dosist newsletters, both at the time of entry and the time of the awarding of the Prize.

Winner Selection:

At 12:00 pm on October 17, 2018 in Toronto, a random draw will be held from all the eligible entries.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries. 

The selected entrant will be contacted by Sponsor by e-mail.

Before being declared a winner, a selected entrant must, within the time specified by Sponsor:

  • Confirm compliance with these Official Rules;
  • Successfully answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question;
  • Sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability / Publicity Release, which releases the Promotion Entities from any liability, losses, damages and expenses related to participating in this Contest or the Prize and which consents to the use, without further consideration, of entrant’s name, city of residence, comments and photographs or other likenesses, for publicity and promotion purposes by the Promotion Entities in any and all forms of media and waives all rights (including moral rights) with respect to printed, broadcast and other forms of publicity.

To participate in the Prize, the winner’s travel companion must be at least 21 years of age by October 17, 2018 and also sign a Liability / Publicity Release.

If a selected entrant: (i) does not comply with the eligibility requirements or other Contest Rules or (ii) Sponsor has not received any document or response by the required time, such selected entrant will be disqualified from the Contest and the Prize will be deemed forfeited by that selected entrant and such selected entrant shall have no recourse toward the Promotion Entities.

Entries are subject to verification at any time and may be disqualified if they are late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, irregular, forged, submitted through illicit or unauthorized means, not original to the entrant, or if they contain any false statements or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of these Official Rules. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

The following applies to both Methods of Entry

Limitations of Liability


The Promotion Entities are not responsible for:

  • lost, stolen, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or damaged entries, or for any entries not received or not processed for any reason, including any technical or human error;
  • any errors, omissions, incorrect or inaccurate information in these Official Rules and other Contest-related materials and communications, including without limitation, messaging errors on the @dosistcanada Instagram account, printing or advertising errors, failure of or problems with any other equipment or programming associated with or used in the Contest howsoever caused;
  • any failure resulting from technical, human or other error or theft;
  • any injury or damage to an entrant or other individual’s computer or other property related to participating in, or downloading any material, regarding the Contest or accepting the Prize;
  • the security or privacy of information transmitted via computer networks or for breaches of privacy due to interference by third party computer “hackers” or otherwise;
  • any communications not received (including unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner);
  • any factor beyond their reasonable control preventing the Prize or any component of the Prize from being fulfilled; and
  • any other loss or issue relating to participation in the Contest or the Prize, including any personal injury or any issue relating to travel to the U.S. (including any visit to dosist) or their uploading of a photo.

Personal Information

By entering the Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purpose of administering the Contest by Sponsor and otherwise in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy (https://www.notavailableincanada.com/privacy-policy.html).

General

dosist is the business name for GSW Creative Corporation Canada. By entering the Contest, each entrant acknowledges that they have read and understood these Official Rules and agree to abide by and be bound by them.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest or the Official Rules at any time, without notice, and for any reason.  Decisions of the judges are final and binding on all entrants. 

By submitting an entry, the entrant irrevocably, perpetually, and without limitation, grants Sponsor the right to use, publish, adapt, sub-license, edit, dispose of, and/or make the entry public in any media, including Sponsor’s social media channels, free of charge, for commercial purposes, and waives all rights, including moral rights, in the entry.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant it finds to be: (a) violating the Official Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, including but not limited to, creating multiple Instagram accounts; (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (d) for any other similar conduct.

This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable laws.  The Contest is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. 

No correspondence regarding the Contest will be made with or entered into except with the selected entrants and the winners.  For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with a request to Winners’ List, Meet dosist in L.A. Contest – Pop Up Event and Referral, 180 John Street, Unit 208, Toronto, Ontario, M5Y 1X5.

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Offer open only to individuals in Canada, 19 years and older. Limit one offer per household. Offer expires on October 16, 2018 or when supplies run out. Terms and conditions of offer subject to change without notice.

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