#coopbake – bake your best banana bread

Full 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 Date: This competition opens on 21st October 2020 and closes on 17th November 2020. 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 over 16 and who have a Instagram account. If you are under the age of 16, you must obtain written parental or guardian consent to enter and (if you win) claim your prize. We may ask the winner[s] to provide proof of age. If you are an employee of the Co-operative Group or are otherwise involved with the competition or its administration then you cannot enter.

  4. How to Enter: To enter, take a photo of your baked banana bread and post it to your Instagram account along with #coopbake included in the caption to your photo between the opening date and closing date. No purchase is necessary to enter. Maximum of one entry per person.

  5. Prizes: There are five prizes to be won. Maximum one prize per entrant. Each prize is a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, winner to choose between models either “125” or “175”, colour choice is subject to availability. Each mixer comes with a Sifter and Scale attachment. The prizes are not exchangeable, not transferrable and no cash alternative can be requested. The prizes are provided at our discretion and we may substitute or change the prizes 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 within fourteen days after the closing date of the competition. The winners will be the entrants whose photo is judged to be the most creative and looks the most appetising to eat. Photos will be judged by Jen Grayson from the Co-op Delicious Food Team. Details of the independent judge can be obtained by sending an email to tom.randall@threefold-agency.com within thirty days after the closing date of the competition.

  7. Notification: Winners details will be passed to a third party agency, Cliquish, who organise the prize with KitchenAid and will contact winners within seven days after the date that photos are judged. They will try to contact the winners by sending a direct message on Instagram. If the winner does not respond to us within three days of being notified by them, then the winner's prize will be forfeited and the judge will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above. We and the winners will make arrangements for collection and/or delivery of their prize.

  8. Decisions of the Promoter and Judge: 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. The decision of the judge in relation to the winners 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. Winner List: Winners names and respective counties of residence can be obtained by sending an email to tom.randall@threefold-agency.com within thirty of days after the closing date of the competition.

  10. Agreement to These Terms and Conditions: Entry to this competition shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by them. These terms and conditions take effect immediately upon entry to the competition.

  11. Disqualification: We reserve the right to reject any photo, 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.

  12. Quality and Ownership of Photos: Photos must not be, or contain anything that is illegal, offensive, abusive, defamatory or explicit. By entering this competition, you confirm that the photo is your own, original, photograph and you confirm that your submission of the photo (and our use of the photo for the purposes described in clause 16) does not and will not infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights. We do not claim any rights of ownership in your photo, but we may use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format your photo for the purposes described in clause 16.

  13. No Responsibility for Entries Not Received: We accept no responsibility for photos 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.

  14. 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 caused by our negligence or the negligence of our agents or distributors or that of our or their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

  15. Use of Personal Information to Administer Competition: We, and other members of the Co-operative Group, may collect personal information from you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data privacy laws. Except as set out in clause 16 below, we and other members of the Co-operative Group will only use your information for the purposes of administering this competition.

  16. Use of Personal Information and Photos for Promotional Purposes: By entering this competition you agree that, if you win, we and other members of the Co-operative Group may use your photo and your name for promotional purposes (including on our websites, social media, within our magazines or within our promotional emails).

  17. Compliance with Social Network Policies: This competition is in no way endorsed by, or associated with, Instagram. 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 Instagram when using their services.

  18. Cancellation or Withdrawal of Competition: 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.

  19. Changes to These Terms and Conditions: We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time. Revised terms and conditions will be available at www.coop.co.uk/recipes/banana-bread. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with any such changes.

  20. 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.