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Contest Rules

#NXTLPlift Contest Rules and Regulations

PLEASE REVIEW THESE OFFICIAL RULES BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST. ENTRY TO THE CONTEST IS FREE AND NO PAYMENT OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PAYMENT OR PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Description of the Contest

An opportunity to win a PL Light NXT-LP retail luminaire by “liking” the P.L. Light Systems’ Facebook page and co-sponsor’s Facebook page AND leaving your best indoor growing tip in the COMMENT section of the P.L. Light System’ Facebook and co-sponsor’s Facebook contest post. Contest runs May 4th 2018 9:00am (EST) to May 27, 4:00pm (EST) 2018.

Sponsor/Co-Sponsor

The sponsor of this Contest is P.L. Light Systems Inc. (“Sponsor”) in collaboration with the following presenting co-sponsors Green Planet Wholesale Ltd and Biofloral Inc.

Binding Agreement

To enter the contest, you must agree to these Official Rules (the “Rules”). Therefore, please read the following rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the contest constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the contest and are not eligible to receive the prizes described in the Rules, unless you agree to these Official Rules. These Official Rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the contest Sponsor with respect to the Contest.

Overview

No purchase, payment, or donation of any kind is necessary to enter or win; a purchase, payment, or donation will not increase the chance of winning. By entering, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final. The Contest starts at 9:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, May 04, 2018, and ends at 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 27, 2018 (“Contest Period”). All entries must be received by 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, May 27, 2018.

Who Can Enter

  1. The Contest is intended for the Continental United States of America and Canada only and will be evaluated according to United States and Canada law. Do not enter the Contest unless you are located in Canada or the Continental United States at the time of entry and are a legal resident of the Continental United States of America or Canada.
  2. To be eligible to participate in the Contest, entrants must be age 21 or older. Each Entrant is allowed three (3) entries: ONE (1) entry for liking the P.L. Light Systems Facebook page AND leaving their best indoor growing tip in the comments section of the P.L. Light Systems Facebook contest post; ONE (1) entry for liking the Green Planet Facebook page AND leaving their best indoor growing tip in the comments section of the Green Planet Facebook contest post; and ONE (1) entry for liking the Biofloral Facebook page AND leaving their best indoor growing tip in the comments section of the Biofloral contest post.
  3. Employees of PL Light Systems, Green Planet Wholesale Ltd and Biofloral Inc. their subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members are ineligible. Sponsor’s and co-sponsors’ agents and/or independent contractors and their immediate family members are also ineligible. The term “immediate family member” includes spouses, grandparents, parents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

How to Enter

  1. Qualified entrants shall LIKE the P.L. Light Systems Facebook page and co-sponsors’ Facebook pages AND leave their best indoor growing tip in the COMMENT section of the P.L. Light Systems Facebook and co-sponsors’ Facebook contest post.
  2. Each entry (hereinafter “Submission” or “Entry”) must comply with the terms and conditions of using the mentioned Social Platforms website found at https://www.facebook.com/page_guidelines.php#promotionsguidelines. No Submission will be considered that does not post successfully from Facebook.
  3. Each Entry must be in keeping with PL Light Systems’ image and Co-sponsor’s image and may not be profane, offensive, pornographic, defamatory or inappropriate as determined by PL Light System in PL Light Systems’ sole discretion. PL Light Systems reserves the right to disqualify any Submission it deems to be not in keeping with PL Light Systems’ image or Co-sponsor’s image, profane, offensive, pornographic, defamatory, and/or inappropriate at PL Light Systems’ sole discretion.
  4. Submissions must be primarily in English.
  5. The person submitting the Entry will be deemed the entrant (“Entrant”). The Entrant is the one person who owns the email address associated with the Submission. If any group elects to collaborate on a Submission, they are required to designate one person as the Entrant who will be the agent of the group to enter the Contest, agree to the rules, and accept the prize(s). PL Light Systems, its affiliates, its program partners, and any others involved in the development and/or execution of this Contest are not responsible for any disputes among collaborators related to the Contest.
  6. Each Entrant agrees not to submit any Entry that infringes upon any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or confidentiality obligations, or otherwise violates applicable U.S. or Canadian law. Entries violating this section of the rules may be disqualified.
  7. Each Entrant is limited to a total of three (3) submissions. Each Entrant is limited to be eligible to win one (1) prize per person, household, and/or email address. Each Entrant will be required to sign a release and affidavit for the Contest entry and must agree to abide by these rules.
  8. PL Light Systems reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to remove or blur any non-material elements rather than disqualify an otherwise compliant Submission. PL Light Systems may elect to make these changes or ask the Entrant to do so. If PL Light Systems requests Entrant make these adjustments and Entrant chooses not to make these adjustments, the Submission is subject to disqualification.
  9. By entering, each Entrant hereby releases and holds harmless PL Light Systems, Co-sponsor, its program partners, and each of their subsidiaries and affiliates, and any others involved in the development and/or execution of this Contest, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and employees of the same from any and all claims, demands, losses, promises, causes of action, and liabilities arising out of this Contest including travel.
  10. Submissions that do not comply in all material respects with the Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content in PL Light Systems’ sole discretion will be disqualified, not published, and/or not considered for prizes.
  11. By submitting an Entry, each Entrant agrees PL Light Systems shall unconditionally and irrevocably own the Entry submitted including all rights embodied therein in winning entries and that PL Light Systems and its designees may use, publish, adapt, modify, combine, or dispose of any Entry or Submission or elements there of any Entry or Submission online, in print, film, television, or any other media now or hereafter without additional compensation or notification to, or permission from, the Entrant, except as prohibited by law.
  12. PL Light Systems and Contest Co-sponsor are not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail; printing errors; server unavailability; or computer or any other electronic or telecommunications malfunction.
  13. All Submissions received that are mutilated, tampered with, illegible, or from ineligible entrants will be void. All Submissions become the property of PL Light Systems and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Elimination

Any false information provided within the context of the contest by any participant concerning identity, mailing address, telephone number, email address, ownership of right or non-compliance with these Official Rules, or the like, may result in the immediate elimination of the participant from the Contest. The Contest Sponsor and Co-sponsors further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that it believes in its sole and unfettered discretion infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules, or violates U.S./Canadian or applicable state/province or local law.

Winner Selection

  1. Three (3)* Entrant Grand Prize Winners (“Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected by a random selection process chosen by PL Light Systems. * One (1) Entrant from P.L. Light System submissions; One (1) Entrant from Greenplanet Wholesale submissions and One (1) Entrant from BioFloral Inc submissions.

Prize

  1. Three (3) Entrant Grand Prize Winners will be chosen. Each Grand Prize Winners will receive one (1) PL Light Systems NXT-LP Retail Luminaire Kit (kit includes one (1) NXT-LP luminaire; one (1) Alpha Reflector plus bracket; one (1) Standard Mounting Kit); one (1) 6ft 120V Power cord with 15A straight blade plug; one (1) 6ft 240V Power cord with 15A straight blade plug; and one (1) 1000W electronic Double Ended Lamp.)
  2. No substitutions for the prize will be allowed. Void where restricted or prohibited.
  3. Odds of winning depend on the number of Entries received.
  4. Winners are solely responsible for all taxes and/or fees that may be incurred. All prize winners are required to verify proper and legal picture identification within 30 days of notification of winning the prize. Winner may forfeit any and all prize winning if verification cannot or has not been made within 30 days. Upon proper verification, prize winning will be awarded by mail to winner’s mailing address within seven (7) business days.

Winner Notification

  1. The winner will be notified via social media mention and must show photo identification to claim their prize. PL Light Systems and the Contest Co-sponsors reserve the right to examine additional identification and may choose to accept or deny awarding the prize based on the identification presented.
  2. By participating in the Contest, each participant and the Grand Prize Winner waives any and all claims of liability against PL Light Systems and the Contest Co-sponsor, and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss that may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. The Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete a release and affidavit prior to acceptance of any prize.
  3. By claiming a prize, the Grand Prize Winner authorizes the use, without additional compensation, of his or her name and/or likeness and/or voice/photograph and municipality of residence for promotion and/or advertising purposes in any manner and in any medium (including, without limitation, radio broadcasts; newspapers and other publications; television or film releases; slides; videotape; distribution over the Internet; and picture date storage) PL Light Systems or the Contest Co-sponsor may deem appropriate.
  4. To obtain the name of the Grand Prize Winner of the Contest, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Legal Department, PL Light Systems, 4800 Hinan Drive, Beamsville, Ontario L0R 1B1, by December 31, 2018.

Additional Rules

  1. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the Unites States of America, Canada and any applicable state/provincial laws, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. All claims relating in any manner to this Contest or to any Submission must be resolved in the federal or province courts in Niagara Township, Ontario, Canada.
  2. PL Light Systems and the Contest Co-sponsors are not liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes or contest information.
  3. By participating in the contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of PL Light Systems personnel. PL Light Systems reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. PL Light Systems will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the contest and their decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of PL Light Systems, PL Light Systems reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as PL Light Systems deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by PL Light Systems and are final. PL Light Systems may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.
  4. PL Light Systems and Co-sponsors reserves the right not to award any prizes if none of the entries received meet the stated contest criteria, in PL Light Systems’ sole discretion.
  5. PL Light Systems and the Contest Co-sponsors take no responsibility and assume no liability for any omissions, acts or damages that may result from the preparing of materials to submit to this Contest. PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Contest Co-sponsors stress that producers safely conduct their projects and avoid potentially dangerous production situations that put crew, actors, the public or any other persons at risk.

Intellectual Property Rights

  1. By submitting any entry, entrants thereby grant to PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Co-sponsors and their affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted work (including the photograph and all aspects and elements thereof) or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In addition to other things, the rights granted to PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Co-sponsors include, but are not limited to, the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted work.
  2. By submitting an entry, entrants thereby represent and warrant that the submitted work or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and the entrants affirm they have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and/or the contest Co-sponsors herein, including but not limited to, all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.
  3. Entrants acknowledge and agree that PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and the contest Co-sponsors shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any work submitted by the entrant, and may, in their sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any work that the entrant submits.

Waiver of Liability and Agreement to Indemnify

By submitting any entry, each entrant, its, his, her or their heirs, successors and assigns (“entrant”) thereby releases, forever discharges and covenants not to make a claim against or sue PL LIGHT SYSTEMS, the Contest, GreenPlanet Wholesale, BioFloral Inc and their parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, licensees, employees, officers, directors, representatives, successors and assigns (“PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Co-sponsors”), of and from all manner of action or actions, cause or causes of action, at law or in equity, suits, claims, demands, liability, loss, cost or expense, of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent, which entrant may have or hereafter have against PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Co-sponsors by reason of any injuries or damages entrant may sustain, whether to entrant’s person, property, reputation, or otherwise, as a result of, incident to, or related in any way to the entry, the contest, or the use, incorporation or exploitation of the entry for any purpose described herein. Entrant waives and foregoes the right to seek injunctive relief against anyone relating in any way to the entry, the contest, or the use, incorporation, or exploitation of the materials for any purpose described herein. Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless PL LIGHT SYSTEMS and Co-sponsors from and against any liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and expenses arising in connection with any breach or alleged breach by the Entrant of any representation made in the entry or by virtue of submitting the entry.