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NATIONAL DAY COFFEE CUP DESIGN COMPETITION 2022


Aim of the Competition

1.1 The aim of the Competition is to build awareness of ADNOC Oasis convenience stores, reinforce national pride and future progress as well as to build community engagement around the UAE’s National Day. The intended outcome is to position Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution PJSC (“ADNOC Distribution”) as an innovative and engaging company.

Duration of the Competition

2.1 The Competition will run from 00:00 (UAE local time) 21 September 2022 until 23:59 (UAE local time) 21 October 2022 (the “Competition Period”). All submissions must be submitted within the Competition Period. No late submissions will be considered.

2.2 ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to extend the Competition Period at its sole discretion.

2.3 ADNOC Distribution accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected submissions due to technical disruptions, network congestion or for any other reason attributable to use of or access to ADNOC Distribution’s website (www.adnocdistribution.ae) (the “Website”).

Eligibility to enter

3.1 Entry to the Competition is open to persons who are: (i) UAE residents, (ii) aged 18 years and above and (iii) not (nor are any of their immediate family members) a director, officer, employee or contracted worker of ADNOC Distribution (“Eligible Entrants”).

4  Entry into the Competition

4.1 To enter the Competition, Eligible Entrants must, during the Competition Period, scan the Competition’s QR code using a QR code reader installed on their smartphone to register their entry on the Website. No physical designs or email submissions will be considered by ADNOC Distribution. The Competition’s QR code can be found on the National Day Coffee Cup Design Competition posters in any ADNOC Distribution service stations within the UAE and on ADNOC Distribution’s social media profiles.

4.2 Once the Competition’s QR code has been scanned, Eligible Entrants will be prompted to register their entry on the Website and (i) provide their personal details including, their full name, email address, UAE mobile number, (ii) confirm their acceptance to be bound by and comply with these Competition Ts&Cs, and (iii) submit their design for a chance to win a prize.  

4.3 Eligible Entries must submit their design in EPS or PSD format and comply with the Competition’s entry requirements and guidelines available on the Website (the “Guidelines”).

4.4 ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to disqualify and reject any submission without any explanation or prior notice and shall have no liability for any loss or damage arising from such disqualification/rejection.

4.5 Eligible Entrants may submit no more than one design.

4.6 Eligible Entrants may update their design at any time during the Competition Period.

4.7 Only one account may be registered per Eligible Entrant on the Website.

4.8 Each Eligible Entrant undertakes to ensure thattheir design is an original creation and no copyrighted images may be used and that no aspect of their entry, including but not limited to their submissions, will (i) infringe on the intellectual property rights of ADNOC Distribution or any third party; (ii) defame others, or include any content which is obscene, abusive, discriminatory, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; and/or (iii) promote or incite violence or illegal activities.  

4.9 ADNOC Distribution assumes no obligation, responsibility or liability for any expenses incurred by an Eligible Entrant as a result of participating in this Competition.

4.10 In the event of any dispute arising out of or in connection with any Eligible Entrant’s entry to the Competition or their submission, ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to disqualify any submission and/or retract any prize from the Eligible Entrant. All decisions made by ADNOC Distribution are final and binding in all aspects relating to the Competition.

5 Selection of Winners

5.1 The submissions for the Competition will be evaluated by ADNOC Distribution in its sole discretion.

5.2 If a selected winner is disqualified, cannot be reached, or fails to claim their prize within the period of time stipulated in these Competition Ts&Cs, the winner will forfeit their prize and it will be awarded to a substitute winner. If, having attempted to contact a winner and a substitute winner, ADNOC Distribution are unable to award a prize, ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to consider the prize unclaimed.

6 Notification of Winners

6.1 Three winners will be notified on or before 7th November 2022 via email to the email address specified in their registered profile on the Website. Non-winners will not be notified.

6.2 Photos and names of the winners will be published on ADNOC Distribution’s social media channels, the Website and on ADNOC Distribution’s mobile app. ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to announce the winners on other media platforms as it may decide from time to time. Winners may also be requested by ADNOC Distribution to share pictures of themselves, social media content, or to share video or photo footage of themselves.

6.3 By entering the Competition, all Eligible Entrants expressly consent to the publication and/or sharing of their name, photos and any other forms of social media content associated with the Competition. Each winner agrees to cooperate with ADNOC Distribution and to provide any photos, videos and other social media content, as requested by ADNOC Distribution in association with the Competition. Winners acknowledge and agree that no compensation will be provided for this.

6.4 Winners will have 14 days from the date of transmission of the email notification referred to in Clause 6.1 above in which to claim their prize and provide to ADNOC Distribution a copy of their official proof of identity by email (passport and Emirates ID and any other documents which may be requested by ADNOC Distribution) and such documents shall be verified by ADNOC Distribution in order to determine the winner’s eligibility to receive the prize (the “Verification Process”). If a winner fails, for any reason, to claim their prize within 14 days from the date of transmission of the email notification referred to in Clause 6.1 above,  and/or provide the documentation required by this Clause 6.4 of these Competition Ts&Cs within 14 days, the winner will be disqualified and forfeit their prize and ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to award the prize to a substitute winner.

6.5 If a winner successfully completes the Verification Process, the winner will receive an email notifying them of the same, and the winner shall retrieve his/her prize within 14days of receiving such notification. If the winner fails to retrieve his/her prize within the aforementioned time frame, the winner will be disqualified and the prize shall be forfeited.

7 Prizes

7.1 Three winners will get their coffee cup designs used on ADNOC Distribution’s Oasis coffee cups in the UAE for a limited period along with a cash prize of AED 51,000 each.

7.2 Cash prizes can be collected at ADNOC Distribution’s Head Office located atShiekh Zayed Street, Abu Dhabi on a date and time to be agreed via email or phone between ADNOC Distribution and the winner following the winner successfully completing the Verification Process.

7.3 Each prize is awarded as is and as stated in these Competition Ts&Cs. Prizes are not exchangeable or redeemable for other goods or services.

8 Release

8.1 By participating in this Competition, and to the extent permitted by the applicable laws of the United Arab Emirates in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, each Eligible Entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless ADNOC Distribution and each of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, advisors, advertising/promotion agencies and other suppliers, as well as their directors, officers, advisors and employees from and against any and all claims, liability, costs, losses, damages or injuries of any kind,  including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury, arising out of or relating to the Competition, an Eligible Entrant’s entry, creation of submission or entry of a submission, participation in the Competition, acceptance or use or misuse of the prizes and/or the broadcast, transmission, exploitation or use of the submission as authorized or licensed by these Competition Ts&Cs.  

8.2 The Eligible Entrant hereby declares that he/she shall not make any demand, complaint or claim against ADNOC Distribution and each of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, advisors, advertising/promotion agencies and other suppliers, as well as its directors, officers, advisors and employees in respect of any matter relating to or in connection with the Competition.

9 Liability

9.1 ADNOC Distribution shall not be liable in contract, tort, negligence, or otherwise, for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from or in any way connected with the Eligible Entrant's entry into the Competition or in connection with or arising from the use of the prizes. The Eligible Entrant's participation in the Competition is at the Eligible Entrant's exclusive and sole responsibility, and ADNOC Distribution, its affiliates or is authorised representatives shall not bear any responsibility for any damage (including bodily damage), financial loss, physical loss or expense of any kind and sort caused to any Eligible Entrant, related directly or indirectly to the Competition and/or winning thereof.

9.2 Each winner is responsible for all costs incurred in claiming his/her prize. For the avoidance of doubt, ADNOC Distribution shall not be responsible in any way whatsoever for the delivery, or any delay in delivery or the non-delivery of the prize.

9.3 ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to reject any entry (and award any prize to a substitute winner), to be determined at ADNOC Distribution's sole discretion, if it has grounds to believe that the Eligible Entrant has breached any of these Competition Ts&Cs, acted fraudulently or illegally, or on other reasonable grounds and shall have no liability for any loss or damage arising from such rejection. Failure by ADNOC Distribution to enforce any of its rights afforded by these Competition Ts&Cs does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

10 Alteration, extension / suspension, and termination

10.1 ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to change these Competition Ts&Cs, suspend, extend and/or terminate this Competition at any time, without prior notice.

11 Governing law and Dispute Resolution

11.1 These Competition Ts&Cs, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by the laws of Abu Dhabi and the federal laws of the United Arab Emirates. The Courts of Abu Dhabi will have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any action or proceeding and to resolve any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with these Competition Ts&Cs.

12 Personal data

12.1 By registering to participate in the Competition and submitting their personal information on the Website, the Eligible Entrant consents to the collection, use and storage of their personal information by ADNOC Distribution, and any personal data ADNOC Distribution collects from the Eligible Entrant shall be used and processed by ADNOC Distribution in accordance with the laws of Abu Dhabi and the Federal Laws of the United Arab Emirates. ADNOC's Privacy Policy which is available on Website, applies to any processing of personal data provided in connection with this Competition.

12.2 These Competition Ts&Cs are to be read in conjunction with ADNOC's Privacy Policy and Guidelines all of which form part of these Competition Ts&Cs.

12.3 The Eligible Entrant’s personal information will be used by or on behalf of ADNOC Distribution to enable it to administer the Competition and publicise the winners.

12.4 An Eligible Entrant's personal details may be used for the marketing purposes of ADNOC Distribution or any of its affiliates only if an Eligible Entrant has opted in to receiving future marketing mailings or information about other promotional activity from ADNOC Distribution or for any other purpose agreed by an Eligible Entrant.

13 Rights of usage

13.1 By participating in this Competition, Eligible Entrants represent and warrant that their submission is an original work of authorship, has not been published elsewhere and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If an Eligible Entrant’s submission infringes upon the intellectual property right or other right of a third party, he/she will be disqualified at ADNOC Distribution’s sole discretion.  If the content of an Eligible Entrant’s submission is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual property rights of any third party, he/she shall at their sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. The Eligible Entrant shall indemnify, defend and hold ADNOC Distribution harmless from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which we may incur, suffer or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third-party rights.

13.2 By submitting the designs to ADNOC Distribution, each Eligible Entrant agrees that he/she is authorised to and hereby grants ADNOC Distribution and its affiliates, licensees and assignees, a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual license to exercise all rights to copy, edit and/or modify, publicly display, broadcast, publish and use, in whole or in part, any submission, and any other intellectual property protected or protectable materials submitted by each Eligible Entrant, in any manner without further compensation during and after the Competition, except where prohibited by law.

14 Miscellaneous

14.1 ADNOC Distribution reserves the right to amend or add to these Competition Ts&Cs at its sole discretion.

14.2 By participating in the Competition, each Eligible Entrant agrees, confirms and declares that he/she has read these Competition Ts&Cs and that these Competition Ts&Cs shall apply to him/her and shall be binding on the Eligible Entrant for any matter and purpose associated with or in connection with the Competition.

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