Community wish prize draw terms and conditions

  1. PROMOTER: This competition is operated by Co-operative Group Food Limited, a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, Registered No 26715R with registered office at 1 Angel Square, Manchester, M60 0AG. References to “we”, “us” or “our” in these terms and conditions are references to the promoter.

  2. OPENING AND CLOSING DATES: This competition is open from 29 June and closes on 6 July through social media (Facebook). Any entries made before the opening date or after the closing date will not be valid and will not be entered into this competition.

  3. ELIGIBILITY: This competition is only open to individuals who are 18 and over. We may ask the winner to provide proof of age. This activity is open to UK residents. If you are an employee of the promoter (or any of its group undertakings and its agencies who are directly connected with the creation and administration of this promotion) then you are excluded from entering this promotion.

  4. HOW TO ENTER: To enter entrants must leave a comment outlining their Community Wish on the sponsored Facebook post. Entrants are not required to include their personal information. Entrants are free to suggest any Community Wish which will help their community however for guidance suggestions we would like to see include things like equipment for clubs, new local benches, improving community spaces and supporting local events.

  5. PRIZES: There is one Community Wish winner during this competition. The winner of the competition will have their Community Wish carried out. The Community Wish granted will not exceed the value of £5,000. The winner of the prize will be determined once all the entries have been collated from the sponsored Facebook post and judged. The person with the chosen winning wish will also win a luxury Co-op hamper, contents will vary depending on stock but will generally include Fairtrade tea bags, Irresistible Colombian Coffee, wine, Irresistible Katsu Curry Crisps, Irresistible Dark chocolate with Raspberry, Irresistible Crostini, Irresistible Triple Chocolate Cookies, Irresistible Elderflower Presse, Irresistible Plum and Apple Chutney, Green Olives with Feta and Irresistible Strawberry Conserve. The value of the hamper contents is around £35. The prize is not exchangeable, not transferrable and no cash alternative can be requested. The prize is provided at our discretion and we may substitute or change the prize for a prize of an equivalent or greater value if circumstances beyond our control make it necessary to do so.

  6. WINNER SELECTION: Judging of the competition will take place on 7 July. The entrants Community Wish will be judged on the following criteria: (1) complexity, time and resource involved in delivering the Community Wish; (2) what has the most impact to the community; (3) multiple wish suggestions; and (4) wishes that help to improve health and well-being, spaces or education in your community. All entries will be judged by the Local Engagement/Local Marketing team at Co-operative Group Food Limited.

  7. NOTIFICATION: We will contact the winner by 28 August via Facebook to make arrangements for the collection of their prize.

  8. DECISIONS OF THE PROMOTER: If there is any dispute about the receipt of validity of any entry or any other aspect of the competition, this will be decided by us. Our decision regarding any aspect of the promotion is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it. Our decision regarding any other aspect of the competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

  9. AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Entry to this competition shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions your agreement to be bound by them. These terms and conditions take effect immediately upon entry to the competition.

  10. DISQUALIFICATION: We reserve the right to reject any entry and withhold any prize and disqualify you from the competition if we suspect you of failing to comply with these terms and conditions or of fraud, cheating or dishonesty.

  11. NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENTRIES NOT RECEIVED: We accept no responsibility for entries not successfully received by us, or which are delayed, due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure of any kind.

  12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Insofar as is permitted by law, we, our agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate you or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize (if you win) except where it is cause by our negligence of our agents or distributors or that of our or their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

  13. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ADMINISTER PROMOTION: We, other members of the Co-operative Group and 3rd party agencies acting on our behalf, do not intend to collect personal information but if personal information is submitted by entrants in response to this competition then this personal information will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and other applicable or subsequent data privacy laws. Except as set out in clause 14 below, we and other members of the Co-operative Group will only use your information for the purposes of administering this competition.

  14. USE OF PERSONAL AND OTHER INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES: By entering this competition, you agree that, if you win, we other members of the Co-operative Group and 3rd party agencies acting on our behalf may use your entry for promotional purposes (including on our websites, social media, within our magazines or within promotional emails).

  15. COMPLIANCE WITH SOCIAL NETWORK POLICIES: This competition is in no way endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook. However, as well as complying with these terms and conditions, you are also responsible for ensuring you comply at all times with the terms, conditions, rules and policies of Facebook when using their services.

  16. CANCELLATION OR WITHDRAWAL OF PROMOTION: We reserve the right at our absolute discretion to withdraw or cancel this competition without prior notice and without liability to any party if it becomes necessary to do so.

  17. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with any such changes.

  18. RELEVANT LAW: This promotion and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of England and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts if any dispute arises.