Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) govern the use of the Love Productions’ websites at applyforbakeoff.co.uk and love.take-part.co.uk/gbbo (collectively “Apply for Bake Off Website”) in connection with applications for The Great British Bake Off (the “Programme”).

In these Terms and Conditions “we/us/our” refers to Love Productions Limited of 43 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4AT and its assignees, licensees and/or affiliates and, where appropriate, to any subcontractor engaged by Love to provide services to the Apply for Bake Off Website and its content (“Subcontractor”). “You/ your” refers to applicants for the Programme and users of the Apply for Bake Off Website. For the avoidance of doubt, all Subcontractors will be obliged to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

These Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with the Apply for Bake Off Privacy Policy and our Cookies Policy.

We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions (or any part of them) at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be published on the Apply for Bake Off Website and those changes which are made prior to your application being deleted from the Apply for Bake Off Website shall be deemed accepted, unless you inform us otherwise in writing.

1. Disclaimer

1.1 We are not responsible for any website or platform you link to from the Apply for Bake Off Website.

1.2 Submitting an application, and/or registering and submitting personal details, to the Apply for Bake Off Website does not give you any legal rights or impose any obligation on us or our assignees, licensees and/or affiliates to cast you as a contributor to any of our programmes or to produce or transmit such programmes. Any decisions regarding successful applications will be made in our sole discretion.

1.3 Due to the large number of applications and registrations we receive, you accept that we will not acknowledge or respond to each and every submitted application made on the Apply for Bake Off Website.

2. Links

The Apply for Bake Off Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked website (including any goods or services offered or supplied through such a website) or any hyperlink contained in the linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked website by us. Any link within the Apply for Bake Off Website, which takes you to a third-party website, is clicked on entirely at your own risk. We do not endorse or in any way adopt representations made by advertisers on any linked website.

3. Registration

3.1 You agree to provide true and accurate information about yourself on the Apply for Bake Off Website including without limitation all registration details (“Registration Information”).

3.2 At the point of registration you will be asked to supply your first name, last name, an email address and password. You do not have to complete your application in one sitting, but will be able to save it and access it at a later time or date by logging in with your email and password.

3.3 Unless when completing your application form, you have consented for us to retain your application, we will delete your application within 60 (sixty) days of first transmission of the final episode of the series of programmes for which you have applied. Nevertheless, you can at any time request that your application on the Apply for Bake Off Website be deleted by sending an email from the email account with which you made your registration, with subject heading ‘Delete my Application’ to support@take-part.co.uk, giving your full name as it appears on the Apply for Bake Off Website. Please note that if your application is deleted, you will not be able to use the Apply for Bake Off Website unless you register again. If any of your personal details (e.g. address, telephone number) change after your application has been submitted, please email us at applyforbakeoff@loveproductions.co.uk.

3.4 You may only have one registration and application subsisting at any one time. Subject to Clause 3.5 below, please do not attempt to create more than one application (e.g. by making multiple applications using different mail or email addresses or making multiple registrations online or using variations of your first or last name). If we have reason to believe that you have applied/ registered, or attempted to apply/ register, more than once in an attempt to create more than one application, we have the right to suspend, terminate or delete your application.

3.5 You can at any time request that your application be deleted by sending an email from the email account with which you made your registration, with subject heading ‘Delete my Application’ to support@take-part.co.uk, giving your full name as it appears on your application. Please note that if your application is deleted prior to the deadline for applications (“Deadline”), you will not be considered as a potential participant in the Programme unless you make a further application prior to the Deadline, nor you will not be able to use the Apply for Bake Off Website unless you register again.

3.6 When you register, you must provide your real name and any other such details as requested on the registration form. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate or inappropriate or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate or inappropriate or that you have registered, or attempted to register, more than once, we have the right to suspend, terminate or delete your application.

3.7 You agree not to (i) let anyone else access, create, amend or delete your application, and to notify us if you become aware of any unauthorized access to your application; (ii) access, create, amend or delete someone else’s application.

4. Terms of Service

4.1 The Apply for Bake Off Website and its contents are the property of Love Productions except where certain rights are stated as being limited or qualified and are attributed to other parties or persons. The foregoing does not apply to Material which is the subject of Clause 5 below.

4.2 We make no warranty on the availability of the Apply for Bake Off Website or its content. We and our subcontractors do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure, malfunction of or any other problem with any computer network, system, server, provider, telephony system or otherwise which may result in any application or registration not being property received or set up. We may, at any time, restrict access to users if we deem (at our sole discretion) there to be inappropriate use of the Apply for Bake Off Website.

4.3 Under no circumstances may you attempt to auto-download, or mass-download, content from this Apply for Bake Off Website. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, store (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, broadcast, commercially exploit or modify in any way any of the Apply for Bake Off's material or content, remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from the Apply for Bake Off Website or materials originating from the Apply for Bake Off Website, frame or mirror any part of the Apply for Bake Off Website without our express prior written consent or permit or assist any third party to do the same. Using software that attempts to connect to the Apply for Bake Off Website and automatically/ programmatically copy data is prohibited. You agree that you will not attempt to, or assist any other person to, remove, circumvent or otherwise alter or interfere with our security technology and/or do anything that may damage or impair the Apply for Bake Off Website or our services, systems or equipment or those of third parties, including through the use of malicious code, bugs or viruses.

5. Submission of Material as part of Application

5.1 You will retain copyright in any material submitted by you to the Apply for Bake Off Website, in whatever form, including without limitation written material, recipes and photographs, (“Material”), but we shall be entitled to use the Material in accordance with the Rights granted hereunder without obtaining further permission or making any payment to you. We may remove any Material if we are aware of or are alerted to or suspect a breach of copyright or any other proprietary right(s) without prejudice to any other rights or remedies we may have.

5.2 By submitting any Material to the Apply for Bake Off Website, you grant to us the right for the full period of copyright and thereafter insofar as possible, in perpetuity, to copy, adapt, edit and reproduce such Material at no charge and in any medium for all purposes connected with the selection of contributors to the Programme (including without limitation in order to compile, aggregate and disclose to third parties general demographic information about applications for the Programme), and otherwise to use the Material in accordance with the Privacy Policy and for such purposes you agree to waive irrevocably all moral rights of whatever nature in the Material. The rights granted by you under this heading are collectively hereinafter referred to as the “Rights”.

5.3 Upon submitting Material to the Apply for Bake Off Website you warrant and undertake that the Material you provide:

(i) is genuine and accurate and original to you, has not been copied or reproduced from any published source, tangible or electronic and does not infringe the copyright or any other right of any third party; and

(ii) is not defamatory, blasphemous, obscene or in contempt of court, and does not breach any contract, duty of confidence or right of privacy;

5.4 You further warrant and undertake that you are fully entitled to grant the Rights to us and for such purpose you have obtained permission from any persons featuring, appearing or holding any proprietary, moral or intellectual property right in the Material (or any of its constituent elements).

5.5 We are not obliged to use, publish or exploit the Material in any medium or on any website.

6. Indemnity

We accept no responsibility for your actions or omissions, and you agree by accessing and/or using the Apply for Bake Off Website to indemnify and hold harmless us, our employees, officers, agents and contractors from and against all actions, proceedings, suits, claims, demands and costs (on a full indemnity basis) brought or made against us by any person arising from or in consequence of such actions or omissions, and from and against any damage, loss, cost or expense suffered or incurred by us as a direct or indirect consequence thereof, including in relation to any Material you contribute to the Apply for Bake Off Website. You agree that we may notify and/or co-operate with any authorities and law enforcement agencies in relation to any of your activities in connection with our Apply for Bake Off Website, including providing any and all information held by us, including your personal or other details, to those authorities and law enforcement agencies.

7. Privacy Policy

Please see our separate Privacy Policy for details about how your personal information is stored and used by us.

8. Cookies

Please see our separate Cookies Policy for details of cookies in use.

9. Accessibility Statement

Please see our separate Accessibility Statement for details on how this form has been made accessible.

10. Monitoring

We routinely monitor traffic on the Apply for Bake Off Website and suspicious or malicious or excessive activity may be blocked and reported.

We may monitor and record any communications we receive from you. This may be done to improve the services which we provide or to ensure compliance with our practices and procedures.

11. Miscellaneous

11.1 If we decide not to exercise or enforce any right that we have against you at a particular time, then this does not prevent us from later deciding to exercise or enforce that right.

11.2 If any part of these Terms and Conditions is found to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court or regulator, then, where required, that part shall be deleted and the remaining parts of the Terms and Conditions will continue to be enforceable.

11.3 These Terms and Conditions do not create or infer any rights that are enforceable by any person who is not party to them.

11.4 These terms and Conditions will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

12. Contact Us

If, at any time, you have issues, concerns or complaints about the Apply for Bake Off Website, please email us at support@take-part.co.uk. We will use reasonable efforts to answer promptly your question or complaint or resolve your problem.

Last updated 1st December 2016

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