Buddha Brands – Ultimate Canadian Adventure – Win 2 Sleeper Plus Class tickets aboard VIP Rail Canada’s The Canadian & a trip for 2
THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS VALID ONLY IN CANADA. TO ENTER AND BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN, A PERSON
MUST (AT THE TIME OF ENTRY) BE (18) EIGHTEEN YEARS AND OLDER, A LEGAL RESIDENT OF CANADA
AND HAVE A VALID CANADIAN MAILING ADDRESS. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
THIS CONTEST WILL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE CANADIAN LAW. THE
ACT OF ENTERING THE CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE CONTEST RULES AND THE
DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR, WHICH DECISIONS SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING UPON ALL ENTRANTS.
Buddha Brands Co. Ultimate Canadian Adventure (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Temple Lifestyle Inc.
1. Contest period
The contest opens at 9:00:00AM EST on June 1
st, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59PM EST on September
30th 2017 (the “Contest Period”).
2. VIA Rail Canada/Air Canada
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with VIA Rail Canada or
Air Canada. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the
3. How to enter and be eligible for the grand prize
To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period, entrants must visit
www.buddhabrandscompany.com/contest read and accept these contest rules, and follow the
instructions to complete and submit a “contest Entry Form” with all required information (a valid email
address is required) resulting in one (1) Contest Entry. Each entrant may use only one (1) email address
to enter the Contest. Entrants must be eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry. Limit of one (1)
entry, per entrant, throughout the Contest Period. These above rules are collectively referred to as the
Entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall be referred to hereafter as the “Eligible
Entries”. Entries must be received on or before the end of the Contest Period.
There is one (1) prize (the “Prize”) available to be won. The approximate value of the Sleeper Plus Class
train passes for two (2) and one-way economy airfare for two (2) is $5,000.00 CAD.
Prize must be redeemed within one (1) year of the date of contest drawn. The prize is not transferable
or convertible to cash. Blackout dates apply June-October 2017 & June-October 2018. The Sponsor
reserves the right at any time to substitute a Prize or a component thereof for any reason with a Prize or
a prize component of equal or greater value, or the value of the Prize in cash as indicated in these Official
5. Selection of prize winner
On or about 2:00:00PM EST on October 4th, 2017, at the Sponsors’ Head Office in Montreal, Quebec, one
(1) entrant will be selected in a random draw from all Eligible Entries received during the Contest Period
as potential winners of the Prize.
Odds of being selected depend on the total number of Eligible Entries received. In the event no Eligible
Entries are received, the Prize will be void.
6. Winner Notification
The potential winner will be notified by email or phone following the draw. The selected winner will
have forty eight (48) hours to claim their prize by answering the call or email to arrange the
In the case the selected winner does not respond within the reply period, the Sponsor reserves the right,
in its sole and absolute discretion, to select, at random, another Eligible Entry, in which event these
provisions shall apply to such other Eligible Entry. If a potential winner does not claim the Prize within
forty eight (48) hours of notification, another Eligible Entry may be selected, in the sole discretion of the
Sponsor, and the first potential winner will have no further claim to the Prize. The Sponsor is not
responsible for lost, stolen or unclaimed Prizes. If a potential winner is unable or unwilling to accept or
otherwise redeem any Prize on the terms upon which it is awarded, the Prize shall be forfeited and no
cash or substitutes will be provided in whole or in part.
There is one (1) prize available to be won. The Prize consist of two (2) Sleeper Plus Class tickets aboard
VIA Rail Canada’s The Canadian and two (2) economy one-way airfare tickets with Air Canada (not valid
for bookings on partner airlines) from train disembark city to train boarding city. Travel must be
completed within one (1) year (365 days) from receiving notification of prize. Blackout dates apply JuneOctober
2017 & June-October 2018, all reservations are subject to availability and capacity controls. The
tickets are non-transferable and have no cash redemption value. Excess baggage fees and any
additional service fees are the responsibility of the prize winner. Once booked, any changes made will be
at the expense of the prize winner. Approximate value of prize is five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) CDN.
Unauthorized use, reproduction or resale is prohibited. The prize will not be replaced or replenished if
lost, stolen, used incorrectly or without authorization. Other terms and conditions may apply. Prize
must be accepted as awarded and may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash or
otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equivalent
monetary value if a prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.
Any other costs or expenses associated with the prize not specified herein will be the responsibility of
selected winner and guest (as applicable), including without limitation ground transportation to/from
the departure point, meals (other than the included meals onboard), communication charges, gratuities,
insurance and medical travel documents and other. Sponsor will not be responsible if weather
conditions, event cancellations, or other factors beyond their reasonable control prevent the prize or
part of the prize from being fulfilled, and winner will not be entitled to compensation in lieu thereof.
Winner and guest must have no restrictions on his/her ability to travel or to fully participate in the prize.
Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documentation and permissions and
must travel on the same itinerary. Winner and guest must travel on the dates selected, subject only to
modifications as may be required by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner and guest must travel on the
carriers as determined by Sponsor. All travel is subject to the date restrictions as set forth above in
connection with each applicable prize. Sponsor will not be responsible if winner/guest(s) are denied
entry onto aircraft. In such a situation, the winner/guest(s) will be responsible for any and all additional
costs incurred. Winner/guest must obey all activity rules and requirements. If guest are below the age of
majority in his or her jurisdiction of residence, each such guest must travel at all times with his or her
parent or legal guardian.
8. Prize Claim
If a potential winner does not claim the prize within forty eight (48) hours of notification, another
eligible entry may be selected and contacted and the first selected entrant will have no further claim to
the prize. If a potential winner is unable or unwilling to accept or otherwise redeem any prize on the
terms it is awarded, the prize shall be forfeited and no cash or substitutes will be provided in whole or in
9. Prize Fulfilment
Prize will be delivered to confirmed winner within 10 business days of being confirmed winner, via
standard post at no cost to confirmed winner at the mailing address provided by winner, or by email.
The prize must be redeemed within one (1) year from the date the winner is awarded his/hers prize.
All travel bookings shall be made through the Sponsor.
Prior to receiving the prize, the potential winner will be required to show a valid photo ID and to sign a
declaration of eligibility and release form releasing the Sponsor, their related parties and any prize
supplier from any and all liability in connection with the Contest and/or the prize, confirming compliance
with the Contest rules and consenting to the use of his or her name and photograph, in any and all
forms of media, without further compensation, in any publicity carried out by the Sponsor, and its
respective advertising and promotional agencies. The signed form must be received by the Sponsor
within 24 hours of notification or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate entrant. Each
winner and any guests may be required to sign additional releases prior to booking of travel or request
by Sponsor or a prize supplier.
11. Eligibility and Conditions
The Contest is open to residents of Canada, excluding employees, representatives, agents, partners,
shareholders, officers and directors of the Sponsor its parent and affiliated companies, their advertising
and promotional agencies, suppliers of prizes, material and services related to this Contest, and
members of the immediate family (brothers, sisters, children, father, mother), legal or common-law
spouse and cohabitants of any of the foregoing.
a. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules. The decisions of the
Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Contest are final and binding.
b. By entering the Contest, entrants thereby release the Sponsor and its parents, affiliates and
subsidiary companies, their advertising and promotional agencies, and their employees and
representatives, (the “Releasees”) from all liability including responsibility for any loss, damage
or injury, caused by participating or their attempt to participate in the Contest or resulting from
acceptance of the Prize or participation in the Event.
c. As a condition of awarding a Prize, winners grant to the Sponsor the right to use his/her full
name (first and last) for advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes without territorial,
time or use limitations, including without limitation online announcements, without additional
compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.
d. The Releasees assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect,
delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Releasees are not responsible for any
problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online
systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be
received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on
the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any damage to
participant’s or any other person’s computer and other property relating to or resulting from
participation in this Contest or from downloading any materials in this Contest.
e. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY
BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH
PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
f. By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use, and disclosure, by the
Sponsor, of the following personal information: full name (first and last), and contact
information (telephone number, address, and email address) for the administration of this
Contest including, but not limited to, the announcement of winners and awarding and delivery
of a Prize. No commercial or other communications unrelated to the Contest will be sent to
entrants, unless they have otherwise agreed to receive such communications.
g. The Sponsor reserves the right at all times at its sole discretion, subject only to the approval of
the Régie in Quebec, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, in
the event of any cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the
proper conduct of the Contest as contemplated by the Official Rules, including, without
limitation, any error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized
intervention, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause including the cancellation or
postponement of the Event.
h. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who (i) tampers
with, or attempts to tamper with, the entry process; (ii) enters the Contest or tries to do so by
any means contrary to these Official Rules or which would be unfair to the other entrants; or (iii)
violates any of these Official Rules.
i. This Contest is governed by the laws of Canada and laws of Quebec applicable therein and is
void where prohibited by law.
j. This Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations and void where prohibited. All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
the Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor in
connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
the province of Quebec, including procedural provisions, without giving effect to any choice of
law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other
jurisdiction’s laws. If a section of the Official Rules is declared illegal, unenforceable or invalid by
a competent court, that section shall be considered invalid, but all unaffected sections will be
applied within the limits of the law.
k. For Quebec residents: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest
may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux (the “Régie”) for a ruling. Any
litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie for the purpose of
helping the parties reach a settlement.
We use your personal information to administer this Contest, including contacting, announcing and
promoting prize winners, and may transfer your personal information to third party service providers
(including but not limited to prize suppliers) in order to perform services such as prize fulfillment and
The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, prohibit any person from entering the Contest whom it believes
to be abusing the rules. Such abuse includes entering false information and entering more times than
permitted under these Contest rules.
All prizes are awarded as-is and no warranties or guarantees are implied or expressed. Neither Sponsor
nor any prize supplier shall be liable for any lost, late, misdirected or stolen entries or inability to process
entries, or any errors, damage or negligence that may arise in connection with this Contest, including
technical issues or failures on any website or software, viruses, website disruptions, malfunctions or
website down-time, human error, personal injury or property damage incurred by any Contest entrant.
Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest. Use of any
automated system including robotic or form filling software to enter or participate in this Contest is
prohibited and will result in disqualification of all entries by anyone using such assistance. If a dispute
arises regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the
authorized account holder of the email address provided at time of entry. The “authorized account
holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address.
Release of Liability Disclaimer
By checking this box the releaser hereby agrees to release Temple Lifestyle of all liabilities disclosed in
the following link.
Link to following:
I, “the releaser” hereby assumes all of the risks of participating in any / all activities associated with the
entering and winning the Ultimate Canada Adventure hosted by Temple Lifestyle on behalf of Buddha
Brands Co. “the releasee” of 9600 rue Meilleur, Suite 932, Montreal, QC, concerning the Ultimate
Canadian Adventure Contest.
I agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless sponsors and its parents, affiliate and subsidiary
companies, employees, representatives, sponsors, independent contractors, promotional agencies,
advertising agencies, social media platforms, retail promoters and directors from any liability, damages,
losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from that entrant’s participation in the
contest both personal and property and the acceptance, use of misuse with respect to the acceptance of
the prize of participation in the contest. Sponsors and its parents, affiliate and subsidiary companies,
employees, representatives, sponsors, independent contractors, promotional agencies, advertising
agencies, social media platforms, retail promoters and directors disclaim any liability for technical
difficulties resulting from, for example emailed and not received, server overload and others.
The releaser understands that the prize is not covered by any warranties and cannot be returned or
exchanged or redeemed for cash value.
The releaser herby acknowledges the following:
1. Read the rules and release thoroughly and fully understand the terms, conditions and liability
2. Voluntarily agreeing to the terms, conditions and liability release disclaimer.
3. The liability release disclaimer restricts the releaser from suing or otherwise claiming against the
release, presently or at any future time for damages, loss or injury that may be incurred to self
or property belonging to the releaser.
4. The releaser has been grated the opportunity to seek independent legal advice before agreeing
to the terms, conditions and release of liability disclaimer.