Rules 24h of PAUSE

I. Organizer

  1. The organizer of the 24h of Pause contest (hereinafter the “Contest” or “PAUSE”) is Capsana Inc., a legally incorporated company having its head office at 6833 de l’Épée avenue, Suite 201, Montreal, province of Quebec, H3N 2C7 (hereinafter “Capsana”).

II. Eligibility

  1. This contest is open only to Quebec residents who are between the ages of 12 and 35 at the time of their participation.
  2. No purchase is necessary for this contest, which is intended for participants duly registered to the 24h of PAUSE 2023 challenge.
  3. In order to be declared winners, people whose names will be randomly selected must have first filled out, prior to November 19, 2023, the registration form at the time of the draw. In addition, individuals will have to demonstrate that they have made efforts to refrain from using screens according to the challenge chosen at the time of registration throughout the day of the challenge.
  4. This contest is not open to the officers or directors of Capsana or to those of its partners, support network and collaborators, suppliers, representatives, agents or advertising and promotion agencies, or the respective immediate family members of such employees or anyone living with them.
  5. Participants must have a valid email address.
  6. Capsana may at any time request proof of identity or eligibility from anyone participating in the Contest (the “Participant”). Failure to provide such proof within five (5) business days of such a request by Capsana may result in disqualification, at Capsana’s sole discretion. All information provided to Capsana by the Participant must be true, accurate and complete. Capsana reserves the right to disqualify any Participant whose entry is received outside of the Contest Period (as defined below), or which contains false, fictitious, inaccurate or incomplete information.

III. Registration

  1. The 24h of PAUSE 2023 challenge will take place on Sunday, November 19, 2023 until 11:59 p.m. (EST) inclusively (hereinafter the “Contest Period”).
  2. Anyone interested in participating in the 24h of PAUSE 2023 challenge must fill out and submit, before November 18, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (EST) inclusively, ONLY ONE registration form in electronic form. All registration forms must be submitted at the latest by November 18, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (EST) inclusively, the reception time considered to be the date and time of the submission of the form online. It is the Participant’s responsibility to ensure that the form is submitted on time.
  3. The registration form must be submitted online, by completing and submitting the registration form on the PAUSE website at
  4. By submitting the registration form through the PAUSE website, participants declare that they have read and understood the 24h of PAUSE 2023 challenge rules as well as meet the requirements and agree to comply with them.
  5. Only one entry per person is permitted.

IV. Prize description

  1. The prize is one (1) $1000 cash amount. Only one amount will be awarded.

V. Awarding of prize and draw

  1. Capsana is the initiator of PAUSE and is the only entity responsible for the organization of the draw, which will be conducted according to a rigorous process under the supervision of a committee made up of in-house representatives involved in the running of PAUSE.
  2. The winner will be randomly drawn on November 28, 2023. The winner will be announced on November 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
  3. The prize must be accepted as it is awarded and described in the present rules. It cannot be substituted with another prize, or exchanged, in whole or in part, for another good.
  4. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received during the contest period
  5. The prize will be awarded in the following way:
    The prize will be randomly drawn electronically from among all duly registered Quebec participants between the ages of 12 and 35. The winner will be contacted by email after the draw. They will be invited to communicate with the PAUSE team by email at [email protected] to claim their prize. The potential winner must reply to the email as indicated in the email and within the time limits below to claim the prize. If the winner does not contact the PAUSE team within 48 business hours following the first attempt at reaching them, at the rate of one email per day, they forfeit their prize. Whatever the reason, after 48 hours following the first email, it will be impossible for the person selected to claim their prize. In this case, a second draw will take place.
    Contest administrators will interview candidates to validate their efforts in meeting the chosen challenge, and will be the sole judges of eligibility based on this criterion.

VI. Commitment of the winner

  1. The name of the winner who has validly claimed their prize will be posted on the PAUSE website at and will also be included in the final 24h of PAUSE 2023 encouragement email.
  2. The winner consents to the use, if required and without compensation, of their name, photograph, name of their educational institution if applicable, city and region of residence and/or any statement related to winning the prize by the PAUSE campaign organizers and their partners for communications and advertising purposes related to PAUSE.
  3. By entering the Contest, participants consent to the use of the personal information identified above in the manner described above and in accordance with Capsana’s Privacy policy, available here:

VII. Authority and responsibilities

  1. Capsana has FINAL AUTHORITY to make judgments and decisions regarding the registration of participants and the assessment of the eligibility of potential winners of the PAUSE campaign contests, as well as the awarding of prizes.
  2. Except as a consequence of the actions of Capsana or its representatives, Capsana, its employees and consultants as well as the organizers, partners and sponsors of PAUSE CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE in the event of accident, loss or theft, or of any other problems or costs related, directly or indirectly, to the acquisition or use of a prize.
  3. Taxes applicable under the Act respecting lotteries, publicity contests and amusement machines have been paid.
  4. Refusal to accept a prize or failure to claim it within the time limits provided for in these rules releases Capsana from any obligation related to said prize, including its delivery.
  5. Except as a consequence of the actions of Capsana or its representatives, Capsana and its representatives are not liable for any technical, mechanical, IT, telephone, telecommunication, distribution or production errors, and reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the contest should such errors occur, without notice or obligation, at its sole discretion.
  6. Capsana is not liable for any damages caused to the user’s information technology system after participating in the contest or downloading information required to participate in the contest.
  7. By entering the Contest, participants: i) agree to hold harmless Capsana, its affiliates, as well as their respective suppliers, distributors, advertising or promotional agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or causes of action, including, but not limited to, damage to or destruction of property arising directly or indirectly from participation in the Contest, or receipt, use or misuse of the Prize, except as may be caused by Capsana or its representatives; and ii) agree to fully compensate the Released Parties for any claims made by third parties as a result of the Participant’s participation in this Contest, including, but not limited to, those arising from the Participant’s fault.
  8. Unless caused by Capsana or its representative, the Released Parties will not be liable for: i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the Participant, printing errors, equipment or software programming associated with or used in the Contest; ii) technical problems of any kind, including but not limited to malfunction, interruptions or disconnections in telephone lines, electronic equipment or software; iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; iv) technical or human errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; v) any damage to property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by the Participant’s participation in the Contest or in connection with the receipt or use of the prize.

VIII. Other provisions

  1. Access to the rules. The most recent version of these rules is available online at the following address: The French version of the rules is available at In the event of any inconsistency between the English and French versions of these rules, the French version shall prevail.