Terms and Conditions for the “BANDERA VERDE” Campaign Launched by ECOVIDRIO

1.- ORGANISING COMPANY

The organising entity of this campaign is SOCIEDAD ECOLÓGICA PARA EL RECICLADO DE LOS ENVASES DE VIDRIO (hereinafter, ECOVIDRIO), with legal domicile at calle Estébanez Calderón, 3-5 (4th floor), 28020 Madrid and registered in the National Registry of Entities of the Ministry of the Interior, with national registration number 160493.

All notices and communications corresponding to the campaign should be addressed to the aforementioned company.

2. DATE AND SCOPE

The campaign shall run from June 1st, 2019 to the 31st of August 2019, including both these dates.

ECOVIDRO reserves the right to extend this term if deemed necessary for the successful completion of the campaign.

 Initially, the campaign shall be carried out in the following municipalities:

PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITY

Murcia

Águilas

Murcia

Alcázares, Los

Murcia

Cartagena

Murcia

Mazarron

Murcia

San Javier

Murcia

San Pedro del Pinatar

Alicante

Alfàs del Pi, l`

Alicante

Alicante/Alacant

Alicante

Altea

Alicante

Benidorm

Alicante

Benissa

Alicante

Calp

Alicante

Campello, el

Alicante

Dénia

Alicante

Guardamar del Segura

Alicante

Jávea/Xàbia

Alicante

Orihuela

Alicante

Pillar of the Horadada

Alicante

Santa Pola

Alicante

Torrevieja

Alicante

Villajoyosa/Vila Joiosa, la

 

Castellón

Benicarló

Castellón

Benicasim/Benicàssim

Castellón

Borriana/Burriana

Castellón

Nules

Castellón

Oropesa del Mar/Orpesa

Castellón

Vinaròs

Valencia

Alboraya

Valencia

Canet d`En Berenguer

Valencia

Cullera

Valencia

Gandia

Valencia

Oliva

Valencia

Pobla de Farnals, la

Valencia

Puçol

Valencia

Sagunto/Sagunt

Valencia

Sueca

Valencia

Tavernes de la Valldigna

Valencia

Valencia

Valencia

Xeraco

Ibiza

Ibiza

Ibiza

Sant Antoni de Portmany

Ibiza

Sant Joan de Labritja

Ibiza

Sant Josep de sa Talaia

Ibiza

Santa Eulalia del Río

Majorca

Alcúdia

Majorca

Santanyí

Majorca

Llucmajor

Majorca

Manacor

Majorca

Muro

Majorca

Palma

Majorca

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar

Majorca

Santa Margarita

Menorca

Es Castell

Menorca

Ferreries

Menorca

Mercadal

Menorca

Es Mitjorn

Menorca

Mahon

Menorca

Ciutadella de Menorca

Almería

Almería

Almería

Balanegra

Almería

Cuevas de Almanzora

Almería

El Ejido

Almería

Mojácar

Almería

Roquetas de Mar

Almería

Vera

Cádiz

Algeciras

 

Cádiz

Barbate

Cádiz

Chiclana de la Frontera

Cádiz

Conil de la Frontera

Cádiz

La Linea de Concepción

Cádiz

Rota

Cádiz

San Fernando

Cádiz

Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Cádiz

Vejer de la Frontera

Granada

Albuñol

Granada

Almuñécar

Granada

Gualchos

Granada

Polopes

Málaga

Algarrobo

Málaga

Benalmádena

Málaga

Casares

Málaga

Estepona

Málaga

Fuengirola

Málaga

Málaga

Málaga

Manilva

Málaga

Marbella

Málaga

Mijas

Málaga

Nerja

Málaga

Torremolinos

Málaga

Torrox

Málaga

Vélez Málaga

Huelva

Almonte

Huelva

Ayamonte

Huelva

Cartaya

Huelva

Isla Cristina

Huelva

Lepe

Huelva

Moguer

Huelva

Palos de la Frontera

Huelva

Punta Umbría

Gerona

Blanes

Gerona

Castell-Playa de Aro

Gerona

Sant Pere Pescador

Gerona

Lloret de Mar

Gerona

Palamós

Gerona

Roses

Gerona

Sant Feliu de Guíxols

Gerona

Tossa de Mar

Tarragona

Calafell

Tarragona

Hospitalet del Infante

Tarragona

Montroig

Barcelona

Badalona

 

Barcelona

Calella

Barcelona

Castelldefels

Barcelona

El Masnou

Barcelona

Pineda de Mar

Barcelona

Santa Susanna

Barcelona

Vilanova i la Geltrú

Cantabria

Laredo

Cantabria

Noja

This list is not exclusive since ECOVIDRIO reserves de right to include more municipalities that wish to participate, provided that they conclude their participation at the same time as the rest.

There is not cost required to participate in the campaign.

The most relevant information regarding the competition will be available on the website www.banderaverde.es as well as on ECOVIDRO’s social networks. You will also be able to monitor the results obtained.

4. INTENDED PARTICIPANTS

The campaign is intended for two types of participants:

  • ESTABLISHMENTS:

All establishments located in the municipalities listed above in accordance with these terms and conditions, which are visited by a campaign coordinator during the months of June, July or August 2019, for being considered potential generators of waste glass packaging may participate in this campaign–provided that they decide to participate for free and commit to effectively recycle the glass generated by them.

Each establishment will be visited 2 or 3 times. If the establishment participated in the same campaign in 2018, only two visits will be conducted. In the case of a new establishment, 3 visits will be conducted. Moreover, the establishment shall be removed from the competition in the case of refusal, rejection or if the establishment is permanently closed.

The participating establishments shall be registered through the web portal www.ecovidrioplayas.es, intended for said purpose.

To this end, it is important to bear in mind that:

  • Only one registration may be made per establishment.
  • For all pertinent purposes, the recipient of the prize shall be the owner of the establishment that wins the competition.
  • In the event that the person who registers the establishment in the competition is not the owner, it is understood that he/she registers the establishment and not him/herself. If the establishment were to win any prize, the winner of the prize will be the corresponding owner.
  • In the event that there are several owners of the establishment and the establishment wins a prize, the aforementioned should decide who the beneficiary of the prize is, with the authorisation of the rest of the owners.
  • GENERAL PUBLIC

The participants must be over 18 and residents in Spanish territory. All those who do not meet these requirements will be excluded.

The following parties will not be able to participate in the competition and therefore will not be awarded:

  • ECOVIDRIO employees.
  • Employees of companies, advertising agencies or promotion agencies that are involved in the campaign.
  • Family members up to the second degree by blood or marriage of the people included in points 1 and 2.
  • The spouses of all the people included in points 1, 2 and 3.
  • Minors.
  • Non-residents in Spain
  • Legal persons

Anyone who meets the participation requirements described above may participate by visiting the campaign’s website–www.banderaverde.es–and voting for their favourite establishment. Find more details in the section "Promotion and Prizes for the General Public” under Article 5 of these terms and conditions.

4. REGISTRATION

  • ESTABLISHMENTS:

The campaign coordinators shall visit the establishments and through the web portal www.ecovidrioplayas.es collect the necessary data of the establishment visited, such as:

  • Establishment name;
  • Address;
  • Name and surname of survey respondent;
  • Contact telephone number;
  • Email;
  • Etc.

·GENERAL PUBLIC

To participate in the draw, you must follow the steps below:

  • Visit the website of the campaign at www.banderaverde.es
  • Register to vote
  • Vote your favourite establishment. Only one vote per day will be valid, and each vote will be a participation for the draw of 30 gourmet plans.

It will be mandatory to provide certain data such as name and surname, phone number and email.

5. CAMPAIGN PROCESS

- Promotion and Prizes for Establishments

Several coordinators will work in the campaign in the different participating municipalities. They will visit a selection of establishments considered to be potential generators of waste glass packaging in order to inform them of this initiative and encouraging them to participate.

The participating establishments will be given the corresponding assistance material (flyer, identifying sticker as a participant of the campaign, poster).

All the participating establishments must comply with the essential requirement of correctly recycling all the waste glass packaging they generate.

Therefore, during the different visits they will carry out to the establishments the coordinators will be in charge of verifying that the establishment recycles correctly their waste. Otherwise, the coordinator will notify the situation to the organisation, and the establishment will no longer participate in the contest.

For the campaign, a COMPETITION is established among participants. The competition is amongst all the participating establishments. The competition consists in gaining points through the fulfilment of certain guidelines.

The guidelines are as follow:

 GUIDELINES AT ESTABLISHMENT

INTERACTION WITH COORDINATORS: It consists of the interaction with the coordinators, as well cooperating with them so they can carry out their duties.

 

STICKER ON DOOR OR WINDOW DISPLAY: It consists of placing a sticker with the campaign image and slogan so it’s visible to customers. In case of damage, a new one will be provided as a replacement.

INFORMATIVE POSTER OF COMPETITION FOR CLIENTS: A poster must be placed inside the establishment, so that it is visible while informing clients about the voting competition that will take place through the website.

ONLINE GUIDELINES:

ESTABLISHMENT REGISTRATION: Owners must register their establishment online on the campaign’s website www.banderaverde.es, providing an image of the establishment, a brief description, as well as the location, the link to their website or social network and telephone number.

CLIENT VOTES: Each person will be able to vote for their favourite establishment once per day. Each vote will count as points.

SPECIAL CONTEST “COMPARTE Y GANA” (SHARE AND WIN): Every week a piece of news or infographic shall be posted on the www.banderaverde.es website, with information relevant to the campaign or regarding Ecovidrio. This contest consists in sharing this information on the establishment’s Facebook or Twitter page. Each establishment can only share the information once.

The score according to each of the guidelines is as follows:

 

GUIDELINE

POINTS

1.

INTERACTION WITH COORDINATORS

0, 10 or 20

2.

DOOR STICKER

10

3.

INSIDE POSTER

20

4.

REGISTRATION ON WEBSITE

40

5.

CLIENT VOTES

5 points per vote

6.

SHARE AND WIN (once per week)

40

 

The guidelines at the establishment, i.e. 1, 2 and 3 shall be evaluated by the coordinators during their last on-site visit. The coordinators shall evaluate these guidelines from the portal www.ecovidrioplayas.es and will add these points to the ones gained through the website www.banderaverde.es.

At the end of the campaign, points will be counted. The top 5 establishments, in accordance with the above guidelines, will be awarded. If there are several establishments with the same score, a draw among these participants will be held before a notary to complete the 5 prizes.

On the other hand, among all the establishments participating in the campaign which have complied with the requirement of correctly recycling all the glass containers they have generated, 130 experience packs, as specified in Article 6 of these terms and conditions, will be drawn before a notary public.

- Contest and Prizes for the General Public

All participants that comply with the requirements established in Article 3 of this terms and conditions may participate in the draw. To do so, they must register on the website www.banderaverde.es and vote for their favourite establishment.

Among the participants, 30 gourmet plans, as specified in the Article 6 of these terms and conditions will be drawn before a notary.

6. PRIZES

“COMPETITON AMONG ESTABLISHMENTS” CATEGORY

The FIVE establishments with the highest score, in accordance with the guidelines set forth in Article 5 of these terms and conditions shall be awarded with a 5-night, half board stay for two people in the province of Alicante. During their stay, a participant of each of the winning establishment will be awarded a masterclass from chef Quique Dacosta in his restaurant in Denia, and subsequently all 10 people will be able to enjoy lunch at said restaurant. It also includes a complementary activity for the companions while the masterclass is taught. Transfers to the masterclass as well as for the complementary activity are included.

The date of stay will be from the 22nd to the 27th of October 2019. Each trip is valued at THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED EUROS (€ 3,400.00). Everything exceeding this amount will be at the expense of the winner, releasing ECOVIDRIO from any responsibility whatsoever. The total value of the prize amounts to SEVENTEEN THOUSAND EUROS (€17,000.00)

Once the winners have been announced, their names shall be posted between September 9th and 15th, 2019 on the website www.banderaverde.es and they will be contacted by telephone within 7 calendar days following the publication. If they are unreachable via telephone, we will proceed to contact them via email, indicating that they are winners of the draw. The winner must respond to that email or contact by telephone within 3 calendar days of receipt expressly accepting the prize.

If the winner cannot be contacted by either of the two means mentioned above, and regardless of the circumstances of the specific case, the prize will be deemed to have been rejected and the runner-up will be contacted—appointing them winner of the prize. In the event that for the winning substitutes, there are also several establishments with the same score, a draw amongst all of them will follow.

“DRAW AMONG ESTABLISHMENTS” CATEGORY

130 EXPERIENCE PACKS for two people will be drawn before a notary public among the establishments participating in the campaign. This gift includes a two-night stay for two people.

The offer of these accommodations applies to all the autonomous communities of Spain. The winner is able to choose where to redeem their prize. Transfer to destination is not included.

Each pack has a value of TWO HUNDRED EUROS (€ 200,00). The total of the prizes is EIGHTEEN THOUSAND EUROS (€ 18.000,00).

On July 15th, 2019 a draw of 65 of these packs will take place among all establishments participating in the campaign during the month of June until the date of the draw.

On August 5th, 2019 a second draw of 65 other experience packs will take place among the rest of the establishments, excluding the winners of the first draw.

Once the winners are announced, they will be contacted by telephone within 30 calendar days following the draw. If they are unreachable, we will proceed to contact them via email. The winner must respond the email or contact us by telephone within 3 calendar days of receipt expressly accepting the prize.

If the winner cannot be contacted by either of the two means mentioned above, and regardless of the circumstances of the specific case, the prize will be deemed to have been rejected. The first of the 3 substitutes who have been selected by a draw before a notary will be contacted, proceeding in the same way and having to comply with the requirements expressly mentioned herein. In case of not being able to contact the first substitute, the same procedure will apply for the following substitutes.

ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to declare the prize void in the event of not being able to contact the substitutes within the aforementioned period, or if the prize is not formally accepted within the time frame or in case of the winner being disqualified due to fraudulent participation.

“GENERAL PUBLIC” CATEGORY

Among the users who have registered on the website www.banderaverde.es and participated in the voting of their favourite establishment, 30 GOURMET PLANS will be drawn before a notary public on September 17th, 2019. Each gourmet plan contains several restaurants located in all the autonomous communities of Spain. The winner can choose where to redeem their prize, consisting of a lunch or dinner for two people in one of the establishments included in the gourmet plan. This pack does not include transfers to and from destination. Each gourmet plan is valued at ONE HUNDRED EUROS (€100,00). The total value of the gourmet plans drawn is THREE THOUSAND EUROS (€3,000.00).

Once the winners are announced, they will be contacted by telephone within 30 calendar days following the draw. If they are unreachable, we will proceed to contact them via email. The winner must respond the email or contact us by telephone within 3 calendar days of receipt expressly accepting the prize.

If the winner cannot be contacted by either of the two means mentioned above, and regardless of the circumstances of the specific case, the prize will be deemed to have been rejected. The first of the 3 substitutes who have been selected by a draw before a notary will be contacted, proceeding in the same way and having to comply with the requirements expressly mentioned herein. In case of not contacting the following substitutes, the same procedure will follow.

ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to declare the prize void in the event of not being able to contact the substitutes within the aforementioned period, or if the prize is not formally accepted within the time frame or in case of the winner being disqualified due to fraudulent participation.

7. TAX ON PRIZES

In accordance with the Personal Income Tax regulations, prizes awarded for participation in games, contests, raffles, or random combinations linked to the sale or promotion of goods or services are subject to withholding or payment on account provided that the value of the prize exceeds THREE HUNDRED EUROS (€300,00). In any case, ECOVIDRIO will be responsible for making the payment on account or the corresponding withholding, and the winner will be responsible for reporting the prize in his or her own personal income tax return.

8. IMAGE RIGHTS

All participants, specifically the winners, authorise ECOVIDRIO to use their name, their image and the name and image of the corresponding establishment, in public communications related to the campaign, without any financial remuneration.

The campaign participants release ECOVIDRIO and its collaborators from any liability for any violation of the law.

9. DATA PROTECTION

Data Controller: “Sociedad Ecológica para el Reciclado de los Envases de Vidrio (ECOVIDRIO)” acts as the data controller of the personal data you provide by completing the herein document.

Purpose of Data Processing: The personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • Manage your participation in this campaign, identify and contact you by sending any related electronic notices.
  • Improve the recovery and recycling standards of packaging and minimise the volume of recoverable waste, with the data collected herein.
  • Manage the contractual relationship that ECOVIDRIO may maintain with your establishment.
  • Participate in events sponsored by ECOVIDRIO
  • Provide you with the information that as a member establishment you are entitled to receive. This information involves our own and third-party products and services related to the recycling of waste. Moreover, ECOVIDRIO may consider this information of interest for your establishment, within the framework of the relationship that binds both parties.

Legal basis: The legal basis for the processing of your data is your consent, granted by completing this document, as well as the legitimate interest of ECOVIDRIO.

Data Storage: These data will be stored in ECOVIDRIO's database for a period equivalent to the duration of the campaign. Winners consent that their name and the prize may appear in the media used for the communication of the event in order to ensure its transparency.

Data transfers: Likewise, we would like to inform you that your personal data will not be communicated to third parties. Access to your data will only be granted to third parties in the capacity of data controllers and with whom ECOVIDRIO has signed the corresponding agreement to render such services.

Rights: You may, under the terms established in the data protection regulations in force and in accordance with the law, revoke at any given time your authorisation for the processing and transfer of personal data, as well as exercise the rights of access, rectification, deletion and opposition. Moreover, you are also entitled to request limitation of the processing of your personal data, exercise your portability right and issue a complaint with a supervisory authority. To do so, you may send a written request by e-mail to info@ecovidrio.es indicating "Data Protection” in the subject.

10. GENERAL RULES

The draws will take place with the presence of a notary public to ensure all the participants’ approval. Thus, this will be carried out in the Notary’s office Arviza, located at calle Manuel Maestre No 16, Elda, Province of Alicante. Notaries: José María Arviza Valverde and José Pérez Ballesta.

This terms and conditions, as well as any modification thereof, according to the terms previously indicated, will be submitted to the notary of the Illustrious Association of Notaries of Alicante Don José María Arviza Valverde and Don José Pérez Ballesta, address Calle Manuel Maestre 16, Elda (03600) province of Alicante, telephone 966965400.

For any dispute that may arise from this campaign, both the winners and the other participants expressly submit to the Courts and Tribunals of Madrid, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may be of application.

The mere participation in this campaign entails the express and total acceptance of the herein terms and conditions and, therefore, of ECOVIDRIO’s criteria regarding the resolution of any issue deriving thereof.

Furthermore, participation in this campaign also means participation in the "La Gran Cadena” contest, accepting its terms and condition, in order to improve the recovery and recycling standards of glass containers and minimise the volume of waste. You can consult the terms and conditions of the "La Gran Cadena” contest at https://www.lagrancadena.es/bases_legales.pdf. Consequently, the data collected by this campaign will also be included in the database of the LA GRAN CADENA campaign.

The organisers reserve the right to shorten, extend, modify or cancel this campaign, and these terms and conditions. In such case, the participants will be duly notified.

These terms and conditions will be available to any interested party or participant by visiting www.banderaverde.es. Additionally, they are also available to all participants in the Notary’s office of Don José María Arviza Valverde and Don José Pérez Ballesta.

ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to make modifications or add any subsequent information regarding the process and prizes, provided that this information is justified or does not harm the participants, and that the latter are duly notified.

In the event that ECOVIDRIO or any entity that is professionally linked to this campaign detects any anomaly or suspects that a participant is preventing the normal operation of this competition by illegally altering their registration or participation through any physical, technical or computer procedure in order to falsify their own participation, it may result in the unilaterally removal of that participant. It is important to add that ECOVIDRIO has enabled the necessary technological tools to detect any possible fraudulent, anomalous or malicious action that attempts to alter participation in this competition with the aim of achieving a prize illicitly. Therefore, ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to remove any participant who displays or is suspected of dubious activity in the sense above mentioned, without having to notify said participant.

Regarding anything not specified in these terms and conditions, this competition shall be subject to the provisions of the Spanish regulations applicable at the time it is held.

The participants accept, through their participation in the campaign, that the names that shall be published in the communications will be shared and visualized by other users without this violating their privacy, and, thus, they will not be able to request an indemnity or compensation in exchange.

11. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS

ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to remove users who misuse the campaign, perform fraudulent acts or harm other participants.

In the event that ECOVIDRIO or any entity that is professionally linked to this campaign detects any anomaly or there are well-founded reasons to believe that a participant is preventing the campaign’s normal passing, or they are carrying out any fraudulent acts that disobeys it's transparency, ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to cancel or even withdraw the prize from said participant, as well as from all those participants who have benefited directly or indirectly from this type of fraudulent activity. Additionally, ECOVIDRIO may also start the corresponding legal proceedings.

In this sense, ECOVIDRIO declares that it has enabled the appropriate technological mechanisms and tools to detect any possible fraudulent, anomalous or malicious activity that attempts to alter the normal participation in this campaign.

ECOVIDRIO reserves the right not to award a prize if it has reasonable and sustained motives to believe that a participant has breached any of these terms and conditions. ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to make any modifications, extend, cancel the campaign or add any subsequent information regarding the process and prizes, provided that this information is justified or does not harm the participants, and that the latter are duly notified, providing sufficient notice, and the participants will not be able to claim any liability from ECOVIDRIO.

Likewise, ECOVIDRIO reserves the right to modify the herein terms and conditions, if necessary, by altering the legal terms and conditions of the social networks that may be involved in this campaign, with sufficient notice and informing the participants of said modification.