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Rules & Regulations

  • A grower is:
    • an individual sole proprietor actively engaged in producing a crop on land in Canada owned by or leased to such individual sole proprietor for that purpose; or
    • a corporation actively engaged in producing a crop on land in Canada owned by or leased to such corporation for that purpose; or
    • a partnership (a “Partnership”) where the Partnership is a demonstrably distinct farming operation in Canada:
      • comprised of only those members of the Partnership (“Partners”) engaged in producing a crop on land, or with assets or equipment, that is owned by the Partnership or contributed by the Partners; and
      • distributes all or a portion of revenue, if any, from such crop among Partners.
  • The grower acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Bayer CropScience Inc. and the grower and Partners is a business to business relationship notwithstanding any practice of Bayer CropScience Inc. to gain consents from the grower under this 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program and that the grower’s and Partners’ purchases of Bayer CropScience Inc. products are as business inputs to the grower’s and Partners’ farming operations.
  • The 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program is not available to buying groups or any individual or entity other than a grower as defined above.
  • This 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program is open to growers in Canada who purchase any of the following Bayer CropScience Inc. horticultural protection product(s) between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2017:
    • Admire®, Aliette®, Alion®, Betamix® β, Calypso®, Centurion® , Decis®, Envidor®, Ethrel®, Flint®, Ignite®, Luna® Tranquility, Movento®, Nortron®, Oberon™, Priwen™, Reason®, Scala®, Select® (only in Eastern Canada), Sencor® 75DF, Sencor 480, Sencor Solupak, Serenade® MAX, Serenade OPTI, Serenade SOIL, Sivanto™ Prime, Tattoo® C, Titan®, Titan Emesto®, and Velum™ Prime;
  • Products must be used for fruit and vegetable horticulture crop uses as deemed by Bayer CropScience Inc. in order to be eligible as qualified purchases. Purchases that are used on soybeans, wheat, barley, corn, canola, peas, lentils, chickpeas, flax, oats and other broad acre crops are not eligible as qualified products under the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program. This list is not exclusive and Bayer CropScience Inc. reserves the right to make final decisions for any crops outside of this list.
  • Claims may be made during each growing year of the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program promotion, provided qualifications and conditions have been met.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program cannot be combined with any other Bayer CropScience Inc. offer unless expressly stated in writing by Bayer CropScience Inc.
  • Bayer CropScience Inc. reserves the right to make final judgment of the interpretation of the overall 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program, and its individual components.
  • Your participation in the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program:
    • confirms your understanding and commitment to comply with the Rules & Regulations;
    • gives Bayer CropScience Inc. consent to collect, use and disclose transactional and personal information related to the purchases of products by you for the purposes of:
      • assessing and processing entitlements under the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program and communicating with you by, among other means, telephone and electronic communications for such purpose; and
      • better understanding your needs and preferences in order to develop and offer information, products, programs and/or services by Bayer CropScience Inc. and their respective agents, promotional partners, distributors and retailers and communicating with you by, among other means, telephone and electronic communications for such purpose, unless you advise Bayer CropScience Inc. not to use such information by contacting the Hot Potatoes Rewards Centre.
  • Bayer CropScience Inc. uses affiliated companies in the United States of America and Germany for certain information technology services including the housing of server technology that is a repository for contact information and transactional data of the grower ("Affiliated Services"). For further information on the nature of the Affiliated Services please contact the Bayer CropScience Inc. privacy officer at #200, 160 Quarry Park Boulevard SE, Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 or at askus@bayercropscience.ca.
  • Hot Potatoes 2016/2017 begins October 1, 2015.
  • Hot Potatoes 2016/2017 qualifying product sales continue to accumulate points from October 1, 2015 until September 30, 2017.
  • All bonus offers are based on current purchases in one growing year (October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016 and October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).
  • For the Bayer CropScience Inc. Bonus Offer #1, the two (2) products purchased by the grower with the highest dollar value spend cumulative (based product purchased multiplied by SRP) shall be deemed the “Qualifying Products”. To qualify for the three (3) and four (4) product bonuses, the dollar value spend (based on product purchased multiplied by SRP) on each additional product(s) purchased (not Qualifying Products), must be at minimum 5% of the Qualifying Products dollar value spend.
  • For the Bayer CropScience Inc. Bonus Offer #2, the Serenade SOIL and/or Titan Emesto additional Hot Potatoes reward point is based on the regular reward point category per year.
  • The deadline for registration in the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program is September 30, 2017. If you register after September 30, 2016, your 2016 purchases from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 will not be eligible for Hot Potatoes points.
  • If you were part of the 2014/2015 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program, then you will be automatically re-enrolled and do not need to re-register.
  • Registration in the Hot Potatoes Rewards Program automatically enrolls the grower in the present and potential future Hot Potatoes Rewards Programs and BayerValue Programs, unless the grower expressly advises Bayer CropScience Inc. otherwise or Bayer CropScience Inc. expressly advises the grower otherwise.
  • If your retail submits transactional data to AgData, then you do not need to submit invoices. If your retail does not, then please contact the Hot Potatoes administrator(s) at 1-877-661-6665. The deadline to submit invoices for purchases made from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 is November 30, 2016 in order to qualify for 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program, and is November 30, 2017 for purchases made from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program ends November 30, 2017.
  • Deadline for all reward claims is November 30, 2017.
  • Reward points not redeemed by November 30, 2017 will be automatically redeemed for the cash rebate option.
  • Each dollar spent (based on MSRP) towards the purchase of qualifying products in 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program, will equal one reward point or otherwise indicated on the above product combinations or bonuses. Purchases made in Canada only between October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2017 are eligible for the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program.
  • You will receive your rebate payment in the winter of the claim year based on receipt of the transactional data.
  • Product invoices will validate points.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program point balances can be obtained by calling 1-877-661-6665, or by visiting the Hot Potatoes website, www.hot-potatoes.ca
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program point balances will be cumulative, based on qualifying product purchases between October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2017.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program awards claims must be made using the form provided through the Hot Potatoes website www.hot-potatoes.ca or by calling 1-877-661-6665 before the deadline date of each year; November 30, 2016 and November 30, 2017.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program points may be redeemed for a cash rebate and/or the group trip reward.
  • Growers redeeming for a cash rebate agree to release Bayer CropScience Inc. and the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program from all obligations and liabilities with respect to any payment made to a cheque payee. Growers shall execute all documentation required to give full effect to the foregoing.
  • Group trip includes air travel, hotel, group tours and most meals.
  • Bayer CropScience Inc., and growers agree that Bayer CropScience Inc., has the right to refuse to permit a grower and/or their companion to redeem points for, or to participate in the 2018 Hot Potatoes Group Trip at Bayer CropScience Inc.’s unfettered discretion. In such cases and provided that the grower is otherwise eligible under the 2016-2017 Hot Potatoes Program, the grower’s relevant points shall be awarded and accepted as a cash redemption.
  • Where Bayer CropScience Inc. publishes a Rebate Calculator for use by a grower, such rebate calculator is for informational purposes only and the actual rebate calculations will be determined exclusively by Bayer CropScience Inc. in accordance with the Hot Potatoes Rewards Program.
  • After claiming a reward (cash rebate or group trip), any unused points will remain in your Hot Potatoes account under the terms and conditions of the 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program. Qualifying Hot Potatoes products purchased (after your claim and prior to November 30, 2017) will continue to increase your point value.
  • 2016/2017 Hot Potatoes Rewards Program reserves the right to make final judgment of the interpretation of the overall program, and its individual components.

Admire®, Aliette®, Alion®, Betamix®, Calypso®, Decis®, Emesto®, Envidor®, Ethrel®, Flint®, Hot Potatoes®, Ignite®, Luna Tranquility®, Movento®, Nortron®, Oberon®, Priwen™, Reason®, Scala®, Sencor®, Serenade®, SivantoTM, Tattoo®, Titan®, and Velum™ are trademarks of Bayer.

Centurion® and Select® are registered trademarks of Arysta LifeScience.