1. PROMOTER: This promotion 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 promotion opens on 24th August 2023 at 9AM and closes on 4th October 2023 at 9AM. Any entries made before the opening date or after the closing date will not be valid and will not be entered into this promotion.

  3. ELIGIBILITY: This promotion is open to all UK Residents (including NI), entries designed by individuals under the age of 18 must be entered into the competition by a parent or guardian aged over 18.

  4. HOW TO ENTER: Scan the QR code on the activity sheet which can be found at https://www.coop.co.uk/activity-packs under Black History Month or visit: https://forms.office.com/e/mWMgEh1QfQ. Participants must complete the form, telling us who their black inspiration is and why. The template must be used for valid entries between the opening and closing date. Maximum one entry per person only. By clicking YES to consent to Question 5 on the form “Do you consent to your entry being part of our Black History Month digital community board?” you will be giving permission for Co-op to take your quote and apply it to our digital community board which will be published across Black History Month. This will be shared externally on Co-op’s official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter page and internally across the Co-op business on Yammer and Colleague Comms. Any names that are stated within your entries will be changed or removed and only your first name and surname initial will be displayed next to the quote. The community board will be live throughout October only. To view our Privacy Notice visit https://www.coop.co.uk/terms/privacy-notice.

  5. PRIZES: There is 1x (one) Prize made up of (i) £200 cash (cheque) and (ii) £200 donation to a black community or local cause to be won by the individual winning entry. Delivery of prize (i) will be arranged between us and the winner following Notification and; prize (ii) will be donated to a local cause which is agreed between the winner and Co-op’s Local Engagement Team. The Co-op Local Engagement Team will assess the suitability of the community or local cause and will have the final decision on the recipient of such payment. Examples of suitable community or local causes are: sports equipment for schools, benches for group seating, plants and seeds for a local area or park, etc. The pack is non-refundable and non-transferable. 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: The winner will be selected at random via a randomised computer process using the information participants have entered via the online form.

  7. NOTIFICATION: We will contact the winner within 7 days after the date that the winner is drawn on 4th October 2023. We will contact the winner via the email address they have used for the entry. If the winner does not respond to us within 5 days of being notified by us, then the winner’s Prize will be forfeited and another winner will be picked at random from the remaining eligible entries in accordance with the process described above in clause 6.

  8. DECISIONS OF THE PROMOTER: If there is any dispute about the validity of any entry or any other aspect of the promotion, 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.

  9. WINNER LIST: The winners name and respective counties of residence can be obtained by sending an email to helloneighbour@coop.co.uk within 7 working days after the closing date of the promotion.

10. AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Entry to this promotion 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 promotion. These terms and conditions prevail in the event of a conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials.

  1. DISQUALIFICATION: We reserve the right to reject any entry, withhold the prize and disqualify you from the promotion if we suspect you of failing to comply with these terms and conditions or of fraud, cheating or dishonesty. Entries must be made personally. Entries made through agents/third-parties, bulk entries or automated entries are invalid.

12. NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENTRIES NOT RECEIVED: We accept no responsibility for incomplete entries or 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.

  1. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ADMINISTER PROMOTION: We, other members of the Co-operative Group and third-party agencies acting on our behalf, 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 14 below, we and other members of the Co-operative Group will only use your information for the purposes of administering this promotion.

  2. USE OF PERSONAL AND OTHER INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES: Unless otherwise specified in these Terms and Conditions, by entering this promotion, you agree that if you win, we, other members of the Co-operative Group and third party agencies acting on our behalf may use your entry, name, photo or image, county of residence and any testimonial you have provided to us, for promotional purposes (including on our websites, social media, within our magazines or within promotional emails).

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

  4. 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 https://www.coop.co.uk/terms. It is your responsibility to keep up to date with any such changes.

  5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; All conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied by law or otherwise in connection with the prizes are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law and the Promoter shall be under no liability whatsoever or howsoever arising in connection with any loss, damage or injury suffered as a direct result of the provision or use of the Prizes. The Promoter makes no attempt to exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of its negligence.

  6. 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.

  7. NO ENDORSEMENT BY THIRD PARTIES: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are not responsible to entrants in respect of any aspect of this promotion. By entering this promotion, you are providing information to the promoter and its third-party associates contracted for the purpose of administering this promotion and not to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.