Joules Limited

Joules Building, 16 The Point, Rockingham Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7QU (“Joules”)

‘Design Your Own Lunchbox Competition 2017’

Terms and Conditions

The Competition

This ‘Design Your Own Lunchbox Competition 2017’ (the “Competition”) is a competition organised by Joules, in partnership with Secret Escapes Limited of 4th Floor 120 Holborn, London, England, England, EC1N 2TD and whose company registration number is 07026107 (“Secret Escapes”).

No purchase is necessary to enter or to win the Competition and any purchase made will not increase the chance of winning.

This Competition will run for the “Competition Period” which shall be from 09.00 hours on 3rd July 2017 until 23:59 hours on 3rd September 2017 (the “Closing Date”). By entering this Competition you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (“T&Cs”). The details of the Competition form part of these T&Cs. You should print and retain a copy of these T&Cs for reference. Any breach of these T&Cs may result in a prize being forfeited, at Joules’ sole discretion.

To participate in this Competition, entrants must not be Joules or Secret Escapes employees, third parties involved in the Competition, their families, agents or anyone else in any way professionally connected with this Competition, and must meet the following requirements (the “Eligibility Criteria”):

a. reside in the United Kingdom; and

b. be at least 18 years of age or older; and

c. have access to the internet, and have access to the Microsite (defined below).


How to Enter

Every person who meets the Eligibility Criteria (“Entrant”) shall be entitled during the Competition Period, to do the following in order to enter (entries will not be deemed complete unless this information is provided):

a. Prepare an original design for a lunchbox ("Entry" or "Entries").  This must not infringe rights of third parties, including copyright or trade marks;

b. Submit the Entry, which must be your own, to (the “Microsite”) during the Competition Period; and,

c. Provide the Entrant's name, year of birth, and e-mail address.

The Competition must be entered in each Entrant’s own name; it may not be entered on behalf of anyone else. There are only five entries allowed per Entrant. No bulk, software-generated, automatic, or third-party entries shall be accepted. If a false name is used, that Entry will be disqualified.

Each Entrant is limited to five Entries. If more than five Entries per Entrant are received, or if any Entrant attempts to submit more than five Entries by using the same, multiple or different names, or e-mail addresses, all such Entries may be deemed void and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Competition. 

Only Entries that have been completed correctly and in full will be entered into the Competition. Joules does not accept any responsibility for late, lost, delayed or damaged Entries and cannot be held responsible for any inability to submit Entries as a result of computer service, systems and/or server failure, error, interruption, defect or delay or any other technical malfunction.


The Judges

The winner (and runners-up) will be the best designed lunchbox, as selected by Joules adjudicators, from all of the valid Entries received before the Closing Date, according to the following three factors: Originality and Creativity (30%), functionality (30%), and aesthetic quality (40%) with a total score of 100 points available for each Entry, as adjudged in their sole and absolute discretion.


The Entries

By participating in the Competition, you grant Joules a world-wide, royalty free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable license, without limitation, to use and sub-licence the use of your Entry in connection with the Competition for promotional, advertising or other purposes, and to display the Entry on the internet. 

Furthermore, should your Entry be selected to be the winner, by these terms and your acceptance of them, on winning, you shall be deemed to have irrevocably transferred, conveyed, and assigned to Joules all right, title, and interest in and to your Entry, including all intellectual property rights, and to have waived all moral rights and rights of attribution.

You further agree to take any action that Joules may reasonably require to record the transfer of rights, without further compensation to you, including, but not limited, to executing and delivering an assignment to Joules.


The Prizes

There will be one winner and there will be five runners-up.

The winner will win the following:

  1. The prize will be £4,000 Secret Escapes credit to the winner’s Secret Escapes membership account.  The winner must be a registered member of Secret Escapes UK to receive the funds. Credit will be added to the winner’s Secret Escapes account by 20th October 2017. The winner must redeem this credit by 30th September 2018.
  2. £2,000 Joules gift card.
  3. The winning lunchbox design will go into a limited production and be available to purchase with the Back to School launch in June 2018.
  4. The winner will receive a sample of their winning entry within 21 days of the winning design being chosen (subject to availability)

(together the “Winner’s Prize”).

The five runners up will each receive £100 Joules gift card (the “Runners Up Prize”).

The Winner’s Prize must be taken by 30th September 2018 subject to availability.  The Winner’s Prize does not include travel, is non-transferable and has no cash alternative.  

The Runners Up Prize must be claimed by 31st December 2017.

To redeem the Winner’s Prize with Secret Escapes, the winner must register to become a member of Secret Escapes or have an existing account with Secret Escapes. There is no cost to become a Secret Escapes member. The Prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternatives will be offered for the Prizes. In the event that the Prizes offered are unavailable due to circumstances beyond Joules’ control, a prize of equal or greater value will be offered. The Prizes are only redeemable by the named winner. They must not be sold on.


Contacting the Winners

Joules will make reasonable efforts to notify the winner(s) of the Winner’s Prize and the Runners Up Prizes using the email address provided on the completed entry no later than 13th October 2017. Joules is not responsible for email addresses recorded incorrectly. If having made those efforts it is not possible to contact the winner (or the runners up), Joules reserves the right to offer the Prize to the next valid Entrant selected by an independent adjudicator. Any reselection will be undertaken in accordance with these T&Cs.

The surname of the winner(s) and, where possible, a copy of their winning entry will be obtainable for three months from the Closing Date upon application to ‘Joules Design your Own Lunchbox Competition 2017’ (Winners Details Request), Joules Limited, 16 The Point, Rockingham Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7QU.


Limitations of Liability

Joules reserves the right to withdraw, change or cancel the Competition at any time. Joules’ decision in all matters will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

You accept that no insurance is provided by Joules as part of the Prizes. Travel restrictions, conditions, and other terms and conditions limitations may apply. The winner of the Winner’s Prize will be required to provide a current valid major credit card at time of check-in to cover incidentals, and any and all costs, fees, and expenses not expressly provided for as stated in the description of the Winner’s Prize above.

Joules, including its officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents, excludes all liability for any losses and/or damages of whatever nature and howsoever arising to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws. 

In consideration of being awarded a Prize, if you are a winner or runner up, you may be required by Joules to take part in publicity related to the subject of the Competition, and you now confirm that you will take part in such publicity. Such publicity may include, without limitation, use of the Entrant’s name, photograph (which they will provide on request) and statements made by the Entrants concerning the Competition and/or the Prize. You now provide Joules with a right and licence to use the Entry on the Joules website, and throughout Joules’ social media channels, and to sublicense the right to do the same to Joules’ wholesalers. 

Your details will be used only in relation to the administration of this Competition and the delivery of the Prize. For Joules’ privacy policy, visit:

These terms and conditions are subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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