1. The Promoter
1.1. The “Branston Recipe Creation Upload Competition” is run by Mizkan Euro Ltd, 2nd Floor, Building 10, Chiswick Park, 566 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 5XS (“us”, “our” or “we”).
2. The Competition
2.1. You, the Cook, have the opportunity to enter one of eight separate monthly prize draws to win a cooking kit worth on or around £500 by sharing a description of your recipe and a picture of your creation via Twitter or Instagram (using the hashtag “#picklepioneers”), or by uploading your recipe description and a picture of your creation to our website, “www.picklepioneers.co.uk”(the “Competition”).
You can participate in this competition once a month with a maximum of one recipe per month. One Cook can submit one recipe every month and in theory can also win a prize every month. Once a recipe has won in a specific month it cannot be re-submitted into the competition in subsequent months.
2.2. The Competition will run from 17.00 BST on 19th February 2018 to 23.59 BST on 30 September 2018 (the “Competition Period”). During this period there will be 8 monthly prize draws, 1 draw per month in the first working week after the end of a month. Each month in the “Competition Period” is called a “Competition Month”
2.3. To be automatically entered into the Competition, you must, within the Competition Period, either:
a) share a picture of your Branston creation and the recipe description via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag “#picklepioneers” (for which you must have a public, valid and current Twitter or Instagram account); or
b) upload the recipe description and a picture of your Branston recipe to “www.picklepioneers.co.uk” using the upload functionality of the website.
After you have selected the option to enter the Competition and to submit a recipe with photo on the website, but before you actually submit it, you must confirm 3 questions.
In order to submit your recipe and participate in the Monthly Draw you must confirm questions 1 to 2 with a yes. If you answer any of the questions 1 to 3 with a no, then we as Promotor cannot meet our legal requirements for this Competition and cannot accept your submission and/or your participation. Question 1 is about accepting the terms of this competition, personal information that we need to use to contact you and a legal obligation on us as Promotor to share with anyone who requests it the name of the person who won the Competition. Question 2 is about you submitting information which you own and for which you own the intellectual property right.
The answer to question 3 is optional. If you prefer not to answer questions 3 you can still submit your recipe description and photo and participate in the Monthly Competition.
The questions 1 to 3 are as follows;
1. [ ] I am over 18 and have read an agree to; “the Branston Recipe Rating Competition, Terms and conditions for the draw amongst Entries of recipes and photos of their creations” and; “the Terms and Conditions” and “the Privacy and Cookie Notice” on the www.picklepioneers.co.uk website.
I agree to provide you with the following personal data:
- Email address
- Town of residence
- Details of your access to our website (including IP address)
I agree that in case I win the Competition you can contact me on my email address and you can publish my name and town of residency as winner and share my full name and town of residency with anyone who makes enquiries after the winner of the draw.
2. [ ] I confirm that I own the intellectual property right on the recipe and photo that I submit as part of my participation in this competition (for details see the T&C’s) and that any text, image or other media used as part of my entry are original works, are not defamatory and do not infringe third-party rights. That there are no conflicting agreements in place that restrict usage of these images or other submissions; that where necessary I have consent to use any third-party image in the entry, that rights have been waived for that use and that my photo does not include any third party images including but not limited to any person under 18, for which parental or guardian consent must be provided; and that I will produce evidence of any required consents at our request, or risk being disqualified from the Competition.
3. [ ] Please feel free to send me money-off vouchers, competitions, recipes, exciting Branston news and / or to contact me by email by Mizkan Euro Ltd or its agents for discussions about Branston and its use in cooking.
2.4. By uploading your recipe using the #picklepioneers on Twitter or Instagram, you confirm that you have accepted and are bound by these terms and conditions. By uploading your entry you confirm that you’re over 18, that you own the intellectual property right on the recipe and photo that you submit and that any text, image or other media used as part of my entry are original works, are not defamatory and do not infringe third-party rights.
By uploading and using the #picklepioneers you also agree that in case you win the Competition you can be contacted via your Twitter or Instagram handle and your handle can be published as a winner and can be shared with anyone who makes enquiries after the winner of the draw.
2.5. All Competition entries must be submitted by no later than the end of the Competition Period using either of the processes set out in clause 2.3 above. All Competition entries received after the Competition Period will be automatically disqualified. Participants can enter one recipe per person per Competition Month.
3. Your Entry
3.1. Before you submit your Competition Entry via the website, you will be required to confirm, by ticking the relevant boxes on the website, that you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (as described in 2.3). When you submit your entry via Twitter or Instagram using the #picklepioneers, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (as described in 2.4).
3.2. Your Competition entry must not contain or comprise items, text or images which:
a) are defamatory or libellous of any person;
b) are obscene, offensive, profane, hateful, violent or inflammatory;
c) are likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or, annoy or injure any other person;
d) are in contempt of court;
e) are illegal or which advocate, promote, incite any third party to commit, or assist any unlawful or criminal act;
f) promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other trait;
g) infringe any copyright, database right, proprietary business information, trade mark or other intellectual property right of any other person;
h) violate any privacy right of any other person;
i) breach any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
j) impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or
k) contain any commercial solicitations, advertising or which promote the services of our competitors or any other person.
3.3. We will not accept Competition entries that are:
a) automatically generated by computer, macros or other automated means;
b) completed by third parties, trade or consumer group and/or in bulk;
c) illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with;
d) copies and not originals; or
3.4. We reserve the right to disqualify you at any time if:
a) your entry does not satisfy the requirements of these terms and conditions in full;
b) we believe your entry or entries have been automatically generated by computer, macros or other automated means by, for example, the use of “script”, “brute force”, identity masking by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than your own or any other automated means in order to increase your entries into the Competition; or
c) your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Competition.
3.5. Any Competition entry which you submit via Twitter or Instagram must be in accordance with the any applicable terms and conditions of use for such platform.
3.6. The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Instagram. By submitting a Competition entry, you understand and agree that you are entering into these terms and conditions with us, and not with Twitter or Instagram and you hereby release Twitter and/or Instagram from any action or claim arising in relation to the Competition. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition must be directed to us, not Twitter or Instagram.
3.7. There is no charge to enter the Competition using either of the processes set out in clause 2.3 above.
4.1. The Competition is only open to all legal and permanent residents of the UK aged 18 years or over, except:
a) our employees or our holding or subsidiary companies’ employees;
b) employees of our agents or suppliers or our holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the Competition or its administration; or
c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.
4.2. Internet access is required to enter the Competition.
4.3. There is a limit of one entry to the Competition per person per Competition Month and your recipe entry and image must be your own. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.
4.4. By entering the Competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. We may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition at any time, and will require to do so if you win a prize. For this purpose, we will request such information as we consider reasonably necessary and any prize may be withheld unless and until we are satisfied that you are eligible.
5. The Prize
5.1. Each prize will consist of one of the following cookware or dining ware kits at a value of on or around £500:
a) Kit one: a Le Creuset Signature Volcanic Cast Iron Roaster, Royal Doulton 16 Piece Dinner Set, a Robert Welch Stainless Steel Utensil Set, an Oxo Potato Ricer and a Joseph Joseph Mixing Bowl Set;
b) Kit two: a Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Casserole Dish, Denby Pasta Bowls x4, 24 Piece Robert Welch Bud Cutlery Set, a Joseph Joseph Utensil Set, a Boska Oak Handle Grater and Cole and Mason Salt and Pepper Mills;
c) Kit three: a Joseph & Joseph Mixing Bowl & Measuring Cups Combo, Denby 12 Piece Dinnerware Set, a Le Creuset Cast Iron Balti Dish, LEON Granite and Oak Pestle & Mortar, Colourworks Handheld Grater and Zesters and a Joseph Joseph Utensil Set; or
d) Kit four: a Kenwood Food Processor, a 16 Piece Royal Doulton Dinnerware Set, a Emma Bridgewater Chopping Board, a Royal Doulton Rectangular Oven Dish and a Joseph Joseph Utensils Nest.
5.2. Prizes are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to change the contents of any cookware or dining ware kit provided it remains at the value of on or around £500. We otherwise reserve the right to substitute the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value.
5.3. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable, non-refundable and there is no cash alternative to the prize. Prizes will be delivered free of charge to the prize-winners at a UK address.
6. Winner Announcement & Prize Claiming
6.1. All valid entries received by us during the Competition Period will be entered into one of eight separate monthly prize draws. Each prize draw will be conducted in the first week of the month following the Competition entries (for example, February’s winner will be chosen in the first week of March). The final prize draw will take place in the first week of October 2018.
6.2. Winners will be contacted via the email address provided on the www.picklepioneers.co.uk website (if entry was through such website), or via the Twitter or Instagram profile used to enter (if entry was through Twitter or Instagram).
6.3. We will make all reasonable efforts to contact each winner by the methods set out in clause 6.2 above within 7 working days of the day the relevant prize draw takes place (the “Initial Contact”). Each winner will be required to respond to confirm their eligibility and acceptance of the prize within 14 days of the Initial Contact (the “Winner Confirmation”). In the event we do not receive Winner Confirmation within 14 days of the Initial Contact, we reserve the right to disqualify such winner and allocate the prize to an alternative winner selected using the same method. We do not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.
6.4. Delivery of the prize will take up to 28 days from the date of the Winner Confirmation (as defined below).
6.5. The name and county of the winners, and their winning entries, will be available by sending a self-addressed envelope to us at Branston, PO Box 145, Birmingham B24 8WR after 31 September 2018 for a period of 4 weeks. If you win a prize, you consent to the use of your details for these purposes.
7. Limitation of Liability
7.1. Insofar as is permitted by law, we, our agents or our distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate any winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by our, our agents’ or our distributors’ negligence. Your statutory rights are not affected. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude liability for death or personal injury as a result of our negligence.
7.2. We will not accept responsibility for Competition entries that are delayed in transmission or fail to transmit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
7.3. If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned for reasons including but not limited to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond our control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competition, we reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the Competition.
7.4. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond our reasonable control and which prevents us from complying with these terms and conditions, we will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing our obligations under these terms and conditions.
7.5. We will use our best endeavours to not change the closing dates of the Competition Period unless forced to do so by circumstances outside our reasonable control and, if changed, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that entrants who participated within the original Competition Period and terms and conditions are not disadvantaged.
8. Intellectual Property and Ownership of Entries
8.1. By submitting your Competition entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:
a) assign to us all your intellectual property rights in such entry, i.e. in your recipe description and your picture with full title guarantee; and
b) waive all moral rights,
in and to your Competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.
c) allow us to publish your Branston recipe creation with your name and town of residency, if entered via the website, or with your social handle, if entered via Twitter or Instagram, on the Branston website during the competition period.
8.2. In so far as any of the intellectual property rights in your Competition entry may not be wholly or validly assigned to us under clause 8.1 above, you agree to grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence to use any such intellectual property rights in the Competition entry and any accompanying materials to display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence such intellectual property rights in connection with any publicity of the Competition or for any other promotional use in any other media of our choosing including but not limited to: (i) on any of our or our affiliates’ websites; (ii) on any of our or our affiliates’ Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other social media platforms; or (iii) in our marketing literature.
9. Data Protection and Publicity
9.1. If you are a winner of the Competition, you agree that we may use your [name, image and town of residence] to announce you as a winner and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes. If you enter the competition via Twitter or Instagram please be aware that the privacy settings are managed by Twitter and Instagram and not by ourselves.
9.2. You further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by us in relation to the Competition.
1. The Privacy Notice on the www.picklepioneers.co.uk Website explains how we deal with the personal information that you submit as part of your participation in the Draw from a Data Protection Point of View. For any questions or comments please contact the Mizkan Euro Data Protection Coordinator at GDPR.coordinator@Mizkan.co.uk
2. In case you have indicated that you allow us to use your name, location, email address and/or social handle to facilitate your entry in the competition we will retain your information until the end of February 2019 after which it will be deleted. We will however retain your recipe and the photo that you submitted with the recipe.
3. In case you have indicated that you allow us to use your name, location and email address to both facilitate your entry in the Competition and for use to send you additional information and/or offers or for us to contact you again we will keep your information on file for the foreseeable future.
9.4. If you would like your data to be removed from our records, or you’d like to unsubscribe from our mailing list, please email GDPR.coordinator@Mizkan.co.uk or request removal via the contact form on the Branston website.
10.1. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, we, at our sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the Competition.
10.2. We reserve the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the Competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
10.3. Decisions made by us in relation to these terms and conditions and the Competition are final and binding, and we will not enter into any further correspondence with you regarding them.
10.4. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
These Terms & Conditions were updated on 21/03/2018.