1. The Promoter
1.1. The “Branston Recipe Rating 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 have the opportunity to enter a monthly prize draw to win a Branston goodie bag (the “Competition”) on our website, www.picklepioneers.co.uk.
2.2. The prize draw will run from 17.00 BST on 19th of 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. You can participate in the prize draw every Competition Month. Participants of previous months that were not drawn during prize draw at the end of a Competition Month will not be entered in the draw of the following Competition Month. Participants can participate in the vote and draw of every Competition Month by resubmitting their votes on any new recipes and those of previous months. Every rating of every recipe results in one entry into the List of Entries. Participants are limited to 1 entry per calendar day.
2.4. To be automatically entered into the Competition, you must, within each Competition Month:
a) Rate one or more recipe(s) on the www.picklepioneers.co.uk website, using the 1 to 5 star rating functionality on the recipe pages, and enter your full name and email address.
b) After you have selected to enter the draw and to rate a recipe, but before you submit your rating, you must confirm 2 questions.
In order to submit your rating and participate in the Monthly Draw you must confirm question 1 with a yes. If you answer question 1 with a no, then the Promotor is unable to meet the legal requirements for this Draw and cannot accept your submission and/or your participation. Question 1 is about accepting the terms of this competition and about personal information that we need to use to contact you.
The answer to question 2 is optional. If you prefer not to answer question 2 you can still submit your recipe rating and participate in the Monthly Draw
c) The questions 1 to 2 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 voters for the best recipes” 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
- Details of your access to our website (including IP address)
I agree that in case I win the draw you can contact me on my email address and you can publish my name as a winner and share my full name with anyone who makes enquiries after the winner of the draw.
2. [ ] Please feel free to send me money-off vouchers, competitions, recipes, exciting Branston news and / or to contact me by email by Mizkan Euro or its agents for discussions about Branston and its use in cooking.
All entries for the Draw must be submitted by no later than the end of the Competition Period using the processes set out in clause 2.4 above. All Competition entries for the draw received after the Competition Period will be automatically disqualified.
3. The Draw
3.1. During the Competition Month a list is made of all Entries in a consecutive and chronological order based on the submission date and time (“list of Entries”). Participants are limited to 1 entry per calendar day. The entries are then assigned a number starting with 1 and ending with the number that represents the total number of entries for that Competition Month.
3.2. In the first week following each Competition Month a winner is drawn at random from the List of Entries by using the random number draw function in excel. “=RAND()” gives a number between 0 and 1. This number is multiplied by (the total number of entries on the List of Entries for that Competition Month + 1) and rounded to the nearest number. The participant with the same number on the List of Entries is the winner of the draw for that Competition Month.
3.3. Before you submit your Competition Entry, 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 2.4).
3.4. 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
3.5. 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.
3.6. There is no charge to enter the Draw using the processes set out in clause 2.4 above and every participant are limited to 1 entry per calendar day.
4.1. The Draw 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 per calendar day to the Competition per person per Competition Month and your voting entry must be your own. Voting jointly with another person will not be accepted.
4.4. By entering the Draw, 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 Draw at any time, and may require you 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 Branston goodie bag will consist of: a jar of Branston Original or Small Chunk, a 355g Branston Burger Relish, a Branston lunchbox, a Branston keyring, a Branston fridge magnet, a Branston tea towel, a Branston pen and a Branston power pack.
5.2. Prizes are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to change the contents of any Branston goodie bag. 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 prizewinners at a UK address.
6. Winner Announcement and 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 Month (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 they provide on the www.picklepioneers.co.uk website.
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 full name and county of the winners 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 to the extent we are required or permitted to disclose such information by law.
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 participant and/or winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of participating in the draw, winning the draw and/or taking up the prize except where it is caused by our, our agents’ or our distributors’ gross 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 gross negligence.
7.2. We will not accept responsibility for draw 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 draw can not go ahead 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 website, the Competition and/or the Draw, we reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and/or the Draw and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the Competition, the Website and/or the Draw.
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. Data protection and publicity
8.1. If you are a winner of the Competition, you agree that we may use your name to announce you in any format and via any media as a winner, including to respond to requests for details of winners in accordance with clause 6.5
8.2. You further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by us in relation to the Competition.
8.4. 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
8.5. In case you have indicated that you allow us to use your name, location and email address to facilitate your entry in the monthly draw we will retain your information until the end of February 2019 after which it will be deleted.
8.6. In case you have indicated that you allow us to use your name, location and email address to both facilitate your entry in the monthly draw 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.
9.1. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions in any format or via any device, we, at our sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the Competition.
9.2. We reserve the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the Competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
9.3. 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.
9.4. 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.