“Absolut Watermelon Picnic Competition” –Official Rules
No purchase required. Any rule contrary to law will not apply.
The organizer is the company FBIC Ltd,a duly registered company with its registered office at The Brewery, Mdina Road, Zone 2, Central Business District, Birkirkara, CBD 2010, Malta (FBIC)
FBIC Ltd.has organized a contest called “Absolut Watermelon Picnic Competition” promoted through advertising on the local Maltese digital media. This contest is hereinafter referred to as the “Contest”.
The Contest does not involve any obligation to purchase and is subject to the terms and conditions set out below (the “Official Rules”).
The participants to the Contest (the “Participants”) cannot participate to any of the Similar Contests.
The Contest is not sponsored, backed or administrated by Facebook and there is no connection whatsoever between the Contest and Facebook.
The information submitted by participants in connection with the Contest is submitted to FBIC and not Facebook.
The information will be used strictly for the purposes of the Contest and for any communication relating to the Contest.
The Participants may agree to receive information on Absolut by checking the corresponding box on the Page.
- PURPOSE OF the CONTEST
- The Contest offers Participants the opportunity to win a Picnic for 8 guests. The picnic includes platter food and drinks (Absolut Watermelon, Mixers) at a predetermined location in Malta. The date of the picnic is subject to availability and needs to be agreed with ‘Picnicescapes’, who will be providing the location and set up as well as the food and beverages.
- The winners of the Contest (the “Malta Winner”) will be selected at random on 5th of August 2022
- TERM OF THE CONTEST
The Contest will commence on 20th July and run until 8pm on the 4th of August2022.
- CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
The Contest is open to residents of every country, if permitted by local law, who have reached the legally prescribed age for acquisition and consumption of alcoholic beverages in their country of residence as of the date of their participation in the Contest.
Residents and citizens of the United States of America cannot participate in the Contest.
All employees of FBIC Ltd, subsidiaries or other PR group companies and any other individual or entity involved in the organization of the Contest likewise cannot participate in the Contest, including, particularly:
- anyone who has been hired or who has supplied services to FBIC(including, among others, employees, contractors, directors, executives and interns) and/or to its parent company, subsidiaries.
- anyone who has taken part in the preparation, administration, development, management or implementation of the Page (including, among others, web designers and employees and interns of advertising or promotion agencies);
- anyone who has taken part in the administration, development or implementation of the Contest (including, among others,web designers and employees and interns of advertising or promotion agencies);
- any relatives up to the second degree of kinship or relation of the aforementioned individuals, including, inter alia, spouses, parents, children, siblings and grandparents, as well as step-parents, step-children, step-siblings and step-grandparents and anyone who resides in the same home as any of the aforementioned individuals.
The Participants will not encourage any of the aforementioned individuals and people who have not reached the legally prescribed age for acquisition and consumption of alcoholic beverages in their country of residence as of the date of their participation in the Contest to take part directly or indirectly in the Contest.
The Participants authorize FBIC LTD to accomplish any necessary verification of the Participant’s identity.
FBIC reserves the right to disregard any entry accompanied by an incorrect address or any illegible, incomplete or incorrect entry.
- Conditions for participating
- the Participant:
- may enter the email address in order to participate;
- a confirmation email will be sent to confirm participation
- The Participant must provide correct information at all times during the entry process.
- FBIC reserves the right to disregard any Candidate file from a Participant who attempts to take part as several different Participants. If a Participant has already created and uploaded a Candidate file within the framework of a Similar Contests, the Participant may not upload another Candidate file within the framework of the Contest.
- SELECTION OF THEWINNER
- Selection phase
- The winner will be selected at random.
The winner will be informed using the email address provided upon entry of the contest.
No refund is applicable in case the event is cancelled or a log in is not possible due to issues beyond FBIC control.
FBIC reserves the right to replace the Prize, at its sole and entire discretion and without prior notice, with another prize of equivalent nature and value, whether in cash or otherwise, in the event that any element of the Prize is unavailable for any reason whatsoever.
The Malta Winners name might appear on the Page.
The Prize must be accepted as granted and it will not be transferable or convertible into cash, and it may not be sold, traded or assigned.
- DATA PROTECTION
The Participant’s Data that the Participants must provide are obligatory. If the Participants fail to do so, they may be excluded from the Contest. FBIC will use the Participant’s Data solely for the purposes of management of participation by the Participants in the Contest, management of the Malta Winner, grant of the Prize and compliance with legal and statutory obligations and compliance with these Official Rules. The Participants consent to assignment of their Participant’s Data to service providers and subcontractors for the completion of tasks for FBIC in connection with the Contest. The Participants will be fully responsible for the veracity and accuracy of the information that they submit.
The Participants are entitled to access to their data free of charge for the purposes of consultation or to request FBIC to rectify or cancel their data. In the event that any Participant requests the total or partial cancellation of their Participant’s Data during the term of the Contest, that Participant will be excluded from that Contest. Likewise, any request for total or partial cancellation of Participant’s Data that may render compliance with these Official Rules by the Participant or FBIC impossible or materially difficult will likewise result in the exclusion of that Participant and/or loss of the Prize. Any request by Participants concerning their Participant’s Data must be submitted at email@example.com.
In compliance with the provisions of the Maltese Data Protection Act, 2018 (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta), FBIC advises the Participants that the Participant’s Data that they submit voluntarily will be entered in a computerized file owned by FBIC. FBIC undertakes to perform its obligation to keep the Participant’s Data secret and its duty to safeguard that Participant’s Data and it will take the necessary measures to prevent any alteration, loss or unauthorized processing of or access to that data, in keeping at all times with available technology.
The Participant’s Data will be stored in the database belonging to FBIC only during the promotion of the Contest and it will be used only for the purposes of the Contest.
The Participant’s Data will not be used for sending commercial information unless the Participants agree to receive information concerning FBIC and its products, including by electronic means, by checking the corresponding box on the Page.
- COMPLIANCE WITH THE RULES
By taking part in the Contest, the Participants fully and unconditionally accept these Official Rules and the decisions of FBIC, which will be final and binding with regard to all matters relating to the Contest. Award of a Prize will be subject to compliance with all the requisites provided for in these Official Rules. The Official Rules will prevail in the event of any discrepancy with the promotional material of the Contest. FBIC will determine at its sole discretion all the information and other restrictions concerning the Contest not stated specifically in these Official Rules.
- GENERAL CONDITIONS
FBIC will be entitled to modify the Official Rules set out in this document, in particular to comply with new laws and regulations of the countries where the Contest is held. Any such modifications will be included in the Official Rules.
In the event that a clause is declared void, that circumstance will not affect the validity of the rest of the Official Rules.
- RESTRICTIONS ON AND EXEMPTION FROM LIABILITY
FBIC entity and/or any FBIC Group distributor will not be liable for the participation or attempted participation by Participants in the Contest nor for the downloading of information in connection with that participation.
FBIC entity will not be liable for any problems or technical malfunctions that may affect the completion of the Contest, including, among others, the following: hardware or software errors, computer, telephone or cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or other Internet connection problems or other on-line communication problems, Internet service provider, hosting service or other provider errors or limitations, indecipherable, mixed or corrupted data transmissions, e-mail message reception or transmission failures, e-mail transmission loss, delay or interception, total or partial non-accessibility of the Page and/or the Application for any reason, excessive traffic on the Internet or the Page and/or the Application, unauthorized human or non-human intervention in the functioning of the Contest, including, among others, unauthorized manipulation, hacking, theft, virus, software errors or computer worms, or the destruction of any aspect of the Contest or the loss, count error, addressing error, non-accessibility or unavailability of the accounts used in connection with the Contest.
FBIC will not be liable for any error or incorrect or inaccurate data relating to the Contest.
The user will use all media other than the Page at his/her own risk. FBIC will not be liable for any injury, property damage or damages of any kind that may be caused to the user’s computer or any other person’s computer through participation in the Contest.
FBIC will not be liable for any attempt by Participants or others to harm or deliberately obstruct the legitimate completion of the Contest, including, among others, any fraudulent statements that may constitute a civil and criminal offence. In the event of any such attempt, FBIC reserves the right to sue such individuals for reparations and indemnity for damages to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution. FBIC may at its sole discretion disqualify any individual performing such actions.
Any failure by FBIC to demand compliance with these official rules will not constitute a waiver of the provision in question.
No incomplete, false, altered or illegible entry will be admitted.
The local representative shall not be deemed to be the organizer of the contest and shall not be held responsible for any dispute that may arise following participation of the Contest on its Facebook page by any Participant.
- APPLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION
By taking part in the Contest, the Participants accept that:
(a) the Official Rules and any dispute or claim that may arise in connection with the Official Rules or with their purpose or execution (including any dispute or claim of a non-contractual nature) will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Maltese Law.
(b) the Maltese courts of law will have exclusive jurisdiction to rule on any dispute or claim that may arise in connection with the Official Rules or with their purpose or execution (including any dispute or claim of a non-contractual nature).