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UK and Ireland Terms and Conditions “Samsung Members Festive Food Photo Challenge”

(Topic created on: 07-12-2020 02:34 PM)
European Community Manager
European Community Manager
Terms and Conditions

By entering this competition (the “Competition”) you (the “Participant”) agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”).  Any information or instructions published by the Promoter about the Competition on the Community webpage form part of these Terms and Conditions. 


The Promoter


  1. The Promoter of this Competition is Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited, Samsung House, 1000 Hillswood Drive, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 0PS.




  1. This Competition is open to UK, Ireland Northern Ireland, Channel Islands residents aged 18 or over with a valid Samsung Members account and valid Samsung Community account only. 
  2. Employees or agents of the Promoter or any of its group companies or their families or households or anyone professionally connected to this Competition are not eligible to enter.
  3. No purchase is necessary to enter.

Competition Period


  1. The Competition will open at 00:00am (BST) on 7th December 2020 and close at 11:59pm (BST) on  27th December 2020 (“the Competition Period”).




  1. There are three (3) prizes available to be won in total, consisting of Samsung AKG Y50BT On-Ear Headphones (the “Prize”). One prize per category in the Festive Food Photo Challenge: ‘Edible Decorations’, ‘First Attempts’, ‘Too Good to eat’
  2. The Prize carries no cash value, is non-transferable and may not be substituted by the winner.  The Promoter may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value for any Prize. 




  1. To enter the Competition, Participants must submit their photos on Samsung Community via (an “Entry”).
  2. When submitting their entry, the Participants must log on to the Samsung Community via the website version or through the Samsung Members application via their Samsung Account. The email address associated with the Samsung Account will be shared at the time of entry.


  1. Participants may submit multiple entries. 
  2. The criteria for determining the three (3) winning Entries is the photos which show the most creativity, innovation and skill in relation to the Competition’s three (3) themes of: ‘edible decorations’, ‘first attempts’ and ‘too good eat’ (the “Winning Criteria”).
  3. Any text, videos, images or any other content (the “Content”) which are submitted by the Participant as part of the Entry must adhere strictly to the following content guidelines (the “Content Guidelines”) for the Competition:
  4. a) The Content must not display the image or likeness of any person or any information about any person unless the Participant has obtained that person’s permission.
  5. b) The Content must not display any cruelty to any animal or person.
  6. c) The Content must not infringe any third party intellectual property.
  7. d) The Content must not infringe the rights of, or be defamatory or libellous about, any person.
  8. e) The Content must be suitable for a person of any age to view and must fully comply with the law and all regulations. 
  9. f) The Content must not contain or display any words or images which are considered, at the Promoter’s sole discretion, to be offensive, sexually explicit, rude, disparaging or otherwise inappropriate.
  10. FOR SAFETY REASONS it is important that Participants do not include or reveal any personal information (e.g. name, contact details, etc) in any Content.
  11. Entries containing any Content that does not comply with the Content Guidelines will not be entered into the Competition and the associated submission will be deemed invalid. 
  12. Entries that are incomplete or damaged will be deemed invalid.  No responsibility is accepted by the Promoter for lost, delayed or damaged data which occurs during any communication or transmission of Entries.
  13. The Promoter reserves the right at its absolute discretion to disqualify Entries which it considers do not comply with these terms and conditions or any Participant who it reasonably believes has interfered with the fair running of this Competition.

    17. The Promoter shall have the right, where necessary, to undertake all such action as is reasonable to protect itself against fraudulent or invalid claims including, without limitation, to require further verification as to the identity, age, and other relevant details of a Participant.
  14. Entries must be made by the Participant, and must not be made through agents or third parties. 
  15. Fully completed Entries must be received no later than the end of the Competition Period. Entries received after the Competition Period will not be eligible for Entry.


Winner Selection


  1. Following the end of the Competition Period, all Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges compromised of employees or agents of the Promoter and at least one independent judge. The panel of judges shall review all Entries received by the Promoter at the end of the Competition Period to determine the three (3) Entries which best meet the Winning Criteria.
  2. The decision of the judges shall be final. No correspondence or negotiation will be entered into by the Promoter concerning either the decision or the result.
  3. The winner will be notified using the private message function on the Community and the email address provided at the time of Entry associated with the Samsung Account required to submit the entry.  The winners will have five (5) days from the date the notification was sent to claim their Prize by responding to the Promoter’s private message on the community or email (a “Claim”).
  4. In the event that a winner or substitute winner is unreachable, ineligible, or fails to Claim the Prize in the time required, the winner or substitute winner shall forfeit their Prize and it will be awarded to the next Participant selected in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. 


Use of the Entries / Content by the Promoter


  1. The Promoter may publish Content produced by the winner on any of its websites or any social networking website any and all Content received by it in connection with this Competition at any time and for any reason. 
  2. All Participants hereby provide a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, transferable licence to the Promoter to use the Content submitted for any purpose, including without limitation for advertising the Promoter’s products. The Participant hereby waives all moral rights they have in the Content submitted to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  3. Each Participant warrants that they are the person who created the Content submitted to this Competition and that all Content adheres to the Content Guidelines. The Participant shall indemnify the Promoter and hold it harmless from and against any losses, damages, liabilities, obligations, claims, actions and demands, including without limitation reasonable legal fees, arising directly or indirectly from any breach of warranty set out in this clause.


Privacy and Data Protection


  1. Other than as set out in these Terms and Conditions or for the purposes of operating the Promotion, the details and information provided by the Participant when entering the Competition or claiming the Prize will not be used for any promotional purpose, nor shall they be passed to any third party. 
  2. The Participant hereby consents to such personal information being used for this purpose and confirms they agree with the Promoter’s privacy policy available at The Participant may withdraw consent to such use of personal information by writing to the Promoter or by using the opt-out process outlined in the privacy policy. 



  1. 29. The Promoter shall not be liable for any interruption to this Prize Draw whether due to force majeure or other factors beyond the Promoter’s control.
  2. The Promoter reserves the right, acting reasonably and in accordance with all relevant legislation and codes of practice, to vary the Terms and Conditions of this Prize Draw.
  3. The Promoter will not be responsible or liable for: (a) any failure to receive Entries due to transmission failures and other conditions beyond its reasonable control; (b) any late, lost, misrouted, or damaged transmissions or entries; (c) any computer or communications related malfunctions or failures; (d) any disruptions, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of the Promoter; or (e) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Prize Draw.
  4. By entering the Prize Draw, the Participant agrees to release the Promoter from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Prize Draw or with the acceptance, possession or use of any Prize (except death or personal injury caused by the Promoter’s negligence, for fraud, or otherwise as prohibited by law).
  5. All Prizes are subject to current tax law in the local jurisdiction, and may be considered to be a taxable fringe benefit to those who have participated and won under these Terms and Conditions. Winners are responsible for declaring, if applicable, the local currency equivalent cost of the Prize as earnings to the local tax authorities in the country that the Participant is resident. 
  6. This Prize Draw is governed by English law.