FREE Mini Basketball Hoop & Ball Promotion full terms and conditions

These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the terms and conditions and by participating all claimants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the terms and conditions. Please retain a copy for your information.

  1. The Promoter: The Promoter is Muller UK & Ireland Group LLP (trading as Müller Yogurt & Desserts) of Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3SQ, United Kingdom, registered in England under partnership number OC384928.
  2. Eligibility: This promotion is only open to residents of United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and Republic of Ireland, aged 18 years or over. Proof of age and residence may be required. Promotion excludes residents of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
  3. Promotion excludes employees and their immediate families of: the Promoter; any agencies involved with the promotion; and anyone else professionally connected with the promotion. Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses), and their respective household members, of the “NBA Entities,” which includes the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), the NBA Member Teams, NBA Media Ventures LLC, NBA Properties, Inc. and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and Promotion agencies are not eligible to enter.
  4. Internet access and a valid email address is required. Only online claims will be accepted.
  5. Promotional Period: The promotion opens on 03.10.16 and the closing date to make a claim is 24.02.17. Claims received after the closing date will not be accepted.
  6. The promotion is available on all promotional 4 packs (4 x 180g) and 6 packs (6 x 180g) of Müller Rice flashed with “FREE MINI BASKETBALL HOOP & BALL* *when you collect 12 points from promotional packs” (“Promotional Packs”). The promotional 4 packs will each contain:
    • 4 x Müller Rice Strawberry; or
    • 4 x Müller Rice Vanilla Custard; or
    • 4 x Müller Rice Original; or
    • 2 x Müller Rice Banana and Toffee and 2 x Müller Rice Chocolate and Caramel.

    The promotional 6 packs will each contain:

    • 3 x Müller Rice Apple and 3 x Müller Rice Raspberry; or
    • 3 x Müller Rice Strawberry and 3 x Müller Rice Original; or
    • 3 x Müller Rice Banana and Toffee and 3 x Müller Rice Chocolate and Caramel; or
    • 3 x Müller Rice Strawberry and 3 x Müller Rice Cherry.

    Promotional Packs will be available in participating stores from 03.10.16 to 31.01.17 and are subject to availability.

  7. Claim Instructions: Claimants must visit the promotional website at www.mullerrice.com (the “Website”), register their contact details and enter the 8 digit unique code printed inside the outer wrapper of Promotional Packs (“Unique Code”).
  8. Each Promotional Pack contains one Unique Code, which can be found inside the outer wrapper of the Promotional Pack. The Unique Code on a promotional 4 pack is worth 2 points and the Unique Code on a promotional 6 pack is worth 3 points. A total of 12 points must be collected to make a valid claim. Each Unique Code can be used only once. If there is no Unique Code or it is not legible claimants should contact the Promoter by email at consumers(at)muller.co.uk.
  9. As part of the registration process, claimants will be required to set up a user account. All Unique Codes can be entered in one visit, or, once claimants have registered, they can return to their account to enter Unique Codes at any time before the closing date.
  10. Claimants should retain their Promotional Packs as the Promoter retains the right to ask for confirmation of the Unique Codes.
  11. Once claimants have collected 12 points on or prior to the closing date and submitted their claim, and the Promoter has satisfied itself that the claim is valid, the Promoter will validate their claim. If their claim is successful, claimants will receive a message on-screen to say that they have successfully claimed their free Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball.
  12. Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls may slightly vary from the image shown on-pack and in other marketing materials. Approximate measurements of the free Mini Basketball Hoop & Ball: 230mm x 180mm.
  13. Claimants will receive their free Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball by 2nd class post to the address they have registered, usually within 28 days of their successful claim. Please allow for delays if there is an unanticipated high demand for Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls – the Promoter will notify you if there is going to be a delay. If claimants are out on the day of delivery, the package will usually be returned to the sorting office for redelivery or collection, or may be left with a neighbour. Failure to collect within the time stated by Royal Mail or failure of a redelivery attempt will result in the package being returned to the Promoter’s handling house. Claimants must then contact the Promoter by email at consumers@muller.co.uk to rearrange delivery.
  14. Only two claims per household (registered address). Additional claims will not be fulfilled. Claimants who do not give correct details will be discounted from making a claim. Claims from agents, third parties, organised groups or claims automatically generated by computer will not be accepted. No bulk claims permitted.
  15. General: The Promoter will do all that it reasonably can to ensure that the Website is functioning correctly throughout the period of the promotion. However, the Promoter and NBA Entities will not be responsible for defects or malfunctions in the operation of the Website howsoever caused which affect the operation of the promotion.
  16. The Promoter and NBA Entities accept no responsibility for claims that are misdirected, lost, delayed, damaged or corrupted during delivery to or from the Promoter due to any computer malfunction, virus, bug, delay or other reason whatsoever.
  17. The Promoter and NBA Entities will not be liable for non-delivery of Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls caused by the provision of wrong information, postal disputes or other causes beyond its reasonable control.
  18. If there is an unexpected high demand for Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls, the Promoter reserves the right to offer something of equal value to those claimants who have registered and collected all 12 points required. The Promoter will provide those claimants with the cost value of a Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball which is £1.45 (one pound forty five pence Sterling) for UK residents and €1.68 (one euro sixty eight cents) for ROI residents (subject to exchange rate fluctuations).
  19. Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls are non-transferable. Other than as stated in Paragraph 18 above, no cash will be offered and no alternative gift is available. The Promoter and its licensors reserve all of its intellectual property rights in and to the Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls, and Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls must not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, auctioned or used for commercial gain
  20. To the fullest extent permissible by law, the Promoter and NBA Properties Inc. shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered or sustained as a result of participation in the promotion or use of any Mini Basketball Hoops and Balls.
  21. Subject to paragraph 22 below, the NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents, assignees, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives and agents shall have no liability and are hereby released and held harmless by claimants from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the gift (being the Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball) and/or participation in the promotion.
  22. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall limit or exclude the liability of the Promoter or of the NBA Entities or of each of the NBA Entities’ respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents, assignees, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives and agents for death or personal injury caused by their respective negligence, or the negligence of their respective personnel, agents or subcontractors, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.
  23. If it becomes apparent that a claimant is using/has used computer(s) to circumvent these terms and conditions by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’ or any other automated means, that person’s claim will be void. The Promoter will immediately disallow any claim made by a claimant who is tampering with the claims process.
  24. The Promoter and NBA Entities reserves the right to verify all claims and to refuse to fulfil any claim where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotion. The Promoter will be the final arbiter on all decisions and these will be binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  25. Successful claimants may be required to participate in unpaid publicity as required by the Promoter.
  26. In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the Promoter, or otherwise where fraud, abuse, and/or an error (human or computer) affects or could affect the proper operation of this promotion or the fulfilment of claims and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the promotion or these terms and conditions at any stage, but will use reasonable endeavours to minimise the effect to participants in order to avoid undue disappointment.
  27. Data Protection: The Promoter will collect personal information from claimants for the purposes of administering this promotion and will pass the information to the agency supporting the Promoter with the promotion and to its subcontractors. This includes contacting successful claimants via email and by post and publicising information about claimants on the Website and on social media.
  28. In relation to claimants resident in the United Kingdom, these terms and conditions shall be governed by English law and any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts. In relation to claimants resident in the Republic of Ireland, these terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
  29. If any provision or part provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it will be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part provision will be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part provision under this clause will not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these terms and conditions.