Short T&Cs (to go on social)

Pets at Work competition to find the top office cat and dog in the UK & ROI 2018. UK & ROI, 18+ only. Post your office pet picture @PurinaUk on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, using the hashtag #PetsAtWork to have a chance to win a prize. Opens from June 1st and closes on June 24th 2018. 2 prizes to be won, 1 for the top office cat and 1 for the top office dog. T&Cs apply. See [shortlink] for more details. Promoter: Nestlé PURINA PetCare (UK) Ltd, 1 City Place, Gatwick, RH6 0PA.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Competition period: The competition opens on June 1st  and closes at 23:45 on June 24th 2018 (refer to section 7 for accurate details on mechanics and timing for the competition)
  2. Entry platforms: The competition takes place on the official Purina UK social channels: Instagram (@Purinauki), Facebook (@Purinauk) and Twitter (@Purinauk). If you are experiencing technical issues or do not own an account on those social channels, exceptionally, we can allow you to submit your pet content by email titled “Purina PetsatWork Competition Entry” to: to arrive by no later than 23:45 on 22nd June 2018. Email entries are subject to the same terms and conditions.
  3. How to enter: The competition looks at two categories :
    1. Top office cat in the UK & ROI ” – Your content must display only one cat and the pet must belong to you as the official owner;
    2. Top office dog in the UK & ROI” – Your content must display only one dog and the pet must belong to you as the official owner;
    3. The competition takes place on our Purina UK social media platforms. Entrants must use the hashtag “#PetsAtWork” and tag the Purina Instagram, Facebook or Twitter as “@PurinaUK .”
  4. Eligibility: In order to participate in the competition to find the top office cat and dog in the UK & ROI, entrants must be residents in the UK or Ireland, who are 18 years or over, excluding employees and their immediate families of the Promoter, their agents or anyone professionally connected to the promotion.
  5. Submission: Entrants must submit only one photograph OR video per entry (preferably in colour). Unfortunately, we will not be able to return the content once the competition is closed. Publication of an image or video on the Promoter’s social media page(s), does not necessarily mean the entrants has won a prize.
  6. Copyright: Copyright in all entries shall be owned by the Promoter. By participating in the promotion the entrants license and grants the Promoter an exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display such content for any purpose in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability. Participants agree not to assert any moral rights in relation to such use where the moral rights in respect of the content are theirs to assert. Participants warrant that the materials contain no copyright materials, are their original works, have not been copied, in whole or in part, from any third party and they have full authority to grant these rights.
  7. Content guidelines: The Promoter reserves the right to publish entries based on the communication guidelines that must always display the pet in a safe environment, promoting responsible pet ownership and pet welfare. The pet must never look distress, showing aggressive behaviours or be humanize by being dressed up. If the content published fail to respect those guidelines, this may result in disqualification from the competition.
  8. Competition mechanics: The competition follows a strict timing for each step with specific dates :

    1. The competition opens on June 1st and closes for submissionsat 23:45 on June 24th
    2. The Promoter’s representatives will shortlist the top 20 entries which, in their opinion, best conveys the following criteria:
      • Creativity of the image;
      • Cuteness of the pet;
      • Special qualities demonstrated by the pet at work.
      and will contact the entrants through their social media accounts (direct messages). If the participant has not responded within 48 hour of being contacted, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw that entry from the shortlist and select another entry.
    3. The “finalists”, who are the top 20 shortlisted, will be posted publicly at the same time on July 2nd for the public to vote (“likes” will be the indicator of public votes) on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
    4. The voting period for the competition will begin at 09:00 on July 2nd 2018 and end at 23:45 on July 8th 2018. Any “likes” submitted after that time will not be taken into consideration as part of the voting process.
    5. The Promoter’s representatives will aggregate the votes from Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to select the winners for “Top office cat” and “Top office dog”. The two winners will be contacted through their social media account (direct messages). If the winner does not respond within 48 hours of being contacted, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the prize entitlement and offer the prize to the next eligible winner based on the number of votes received.
    6. Both winners will be published on the Purina UK Instagram, Facebook and Twitter social channels on July 10th 2018 by no later than mid-day.
  9. Shortlist entries and Winners Selection: Refer to section 7 for more details. In addition, if the winner fails to respond or fails to meet the eligibility requirements, this may result in forfeiture of the prize. The Promoter reserve the right to disqualify the winner (without further liability to the winner) and offer the prize to the next eligible winner.

    By taking part in the promotion, Participants acknowledge that they may be required to take part in relevant publicity without further consent or payment. Such publicity may include, without limitation, the Participant’s name and/or image (still or video), their Twitter handle, statements made by the Participants concerning the promotion and/or prizes obtained as part of the promotion.

  10. The Prize: The winner shall be entitled to the following prize:
    1. A certificate stating that they are the winner of the Pets At work competition conducted by Purina in 2018
    2. A goody bag, suitable for the winning Cat or Dog, which includes: one month’s supply of Purina treats*, one month’s supply of the winning pet’s favourite Purina pet food*, and £10 worth of Purina vouchers for use in store. *The final volume of treats and pet food will vary depending on the age, breed and size of the winning pet, based on the Purina feeding guidelines. The prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for any cash alternatives in whole or in part.
    The Promoter reserves the right to provide an alternative prize of equal or greater value in the event of circumstances outside its control.
  11. Entrants’ details: It is the entrants’ responsibilities to ensure that the contact details provided on their social account are valid and correct. By participating and submitting a photograph, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this promotion and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
  12. 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 awarding of prizes, 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 always endeavour to minimize the effect to participants in order to avoid undue disappointment.
  13. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies accept no liability for any loss, expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person's negligence) in connection with the Promotion and/or prizes, other than such liability that cannot be excluded by law including death or personal injury through negligence, where liability shall be limited to the minimum permissible by law.
  14. Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.
  15. Data Protection: The applicant’s details will only be held for the sole purposes of administering, and duration of, the promotion except where an applicant has opted-in to be added to a database to receive future details of news, promotions and offers from the Promoter and its associated entities.
  16. The Promoter’s decision is final in relation to all promotional matters.
  17. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. Data collected for this promotion will not be disclosed to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Furthermore, any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to the Promoter, not Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  18. Any malicious or manipulative attempt to influence this promotion by incentivising false voting or adding multiple votes from multiple accounts or identities, will result in disqualification. Automated entries will be automatically disqualified. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of the terms and conditions or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may at its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfil any prize award.
  19. Bulk, trade or third parties’ applications are not permitted, and will be disqualified.
  20. Privacy Policy: As the promotion is run using Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, their T&C’s and their privacy policies apply. Winners’ details will be managed by the Promoter for the sole purposes of administering the promotion and sending prizes. The Promoter’s Privacy Policy can be viewed at
  21. To ensure fairness and the integrity of the promotion to all participants, the Promoter will not enter into discussions regarding the running of this promotion via social media, but will respond to questions via
  22. If any of these clauses should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable then it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and conditions and the remaining clauses shall survive and remain in full force and effect.

 Promoter: Nestlé PURINA PetCare (UK) Ltd, 1 City Place, Gatwick, RH6 0PA