Terms and Conditions

The Innovation Offer – Terms and Conditions

  1. The Innovation Offer is promoted by BASF plc, company number: 667980, registered office: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6QG (the “Promoter”).

How to enter

  1. The Innovation Offer is only open for entry by farm businesses whose registered office or principal place of business is in England, Scotland or Wales (“Farm Business”).
  2. To enter the Innovation Offer the Farm Business must satisfy all of the following conditions:
    • Register as a participant in the Innovation Offer on the BASF Real Results website including all the requested information [Find out more], following which registration a unique serial number and link to the BASF Companion app will be emailed to the Farm Business.
    • Download and activate the BASF Companion app, available free of charge from either Apple App Store or from Google Play.
    • Between 00.00 1 April 2020 and 23.59 31 July 2020 purchase 10 or more litres of BASF Revystar® XE and/or Adexar® Fungicide (“Valid Product Purchase”).
    • Prior to 31 July 2020:
      • Use the BASF Companion app to scan the 2D bar code found on the container of the Valid Product Purchase. Any Valid Product Purchase scanned after 31 July 2020 will not be counted towards the volumes purchased by that Farm Business for the purposes of the Innovation Offer; and
      • Use the Valid Product Purchase on its farm and qualify such usage via the BASF Companion app by 31 July 2020.
  3. A Farm Business which has validly entered the Innovation Offer by satisfying all the conditions in paragraph 2 shall qualify for one entry into each of one, two or three tiers of the prize draw dependent on the volumes of its Valid Product Purchases which are used and registered by it under paragraphs 2:
    • Tier 1: 30 – 49 litres – for entry into the draw to win a Leatherman Super Tool 300 Nylon or equal value prize. 150 units to be won.
    • Tier 2: More than 49 litres – for entry into the draw to win a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drones plus DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery, 64GB SD Memory Card and DJI Mavic 2 Protector Case (“Drone”). 30 Drones to be won.
    • Tier 3: Purchase an additional 20 Litres and receive one additional entry into the draw for a Drone. For every additional 20L you get an extra entry into the Drone competition.
  4. The draw shall take place on or before 10 September 2020 when winners of each tier of the prize draw will be chosen from the qualifying entrants by random draw supervised by an independent person. The decision of the independent draw is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to request that winners evidence usage of the Valid Product Purchase in accordance with paragraph 2 by providing copies of their field records and their purchase records within 5 working days of the request. This validation will be requested randomly from the pool of winners.
  6. There is no cash alternative for the prizes.
  7. The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prizes with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control make it necessary or desirable.
  8. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries or entries not fulfilling all the conditions of paragraph 2 will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of despatch will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

Free Gift

  1. All Farm Businesses which satisfy the conditions in paragraphs 2 and between 00.00 1 April 2020 and 23.59 31 July 2020 purchase 10 or more litres of BASF Revystar® XE and/or Adexar® Fungicide shall receive a free gift.
  2. Free gifts will be provided by post by 30 September 2020.
  3. Only one free gift will be provided per Farm Business.

Winner announcement

  • The Promoter will notify the winners as soon as practicable via the contact details given at registration, and in any event within 10 days of the draw.
  • The winners of the Innovation Offer will be announced on the Real Results website in October 2020.  In entering the Innovation Offer you are consenting to the Promoter publishing your name and Farm Business details.
  • A Farm Business which wins a Drone shall within 10 days of notification nominate one person to receive the training associated with the Drone, such person to be an employee or manager of the Farm Business and aged 18 or over. Once a person has been nominated in accordance with this paragraph, the training place cannot be transferred from that person. For the avoidance of doubt the Farm Business cannot nominate any employee of the Promoter or an employee’s family.

Claiming the prizes

  1. Each of the winners will be provided with the prize by post or personal presentation from their local BASF representative, in the case of the prizes for tier 1 by 30 September 2020.
  2. The Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize of the Drone to the next eligible winner (drawn independently and at random using the same process as outlined in paragraph 4) if within 10 days of the Announcement Date the winner:
      • cannot be contacted via the contact details given at registration;
      • has not confirmed acceptance of the prize in response to an email or call via the contact details given at registration; or
      • has not validly nominated a person; or
      • has not provided the field records referred to in paragraph 5; or
      • has not provided the purchase records referred to in paragraph 5; or
      • the field records provided pursuant to paragraph 5 do not provide evidence satisfactory to the Promoter that the Valid Product Purchases have all been used on the winner’s farm; or
      • the person nominated has not provided the evidence required in accordance with paragraph 5.

Liability

    • Events may occur that render the prize draw itself or the awarding of the prize or gift impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the Farm Business agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.
    • The Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the Innovation Offer (except that which cannot be excluded by law).
    • The Drone Prize includes a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone, a DJI Mavic 2 Intelligent Flight Battery, a 64GB SD Memory Card, a DJI Mavic 2 Protector Case, a training course and an associated flight assessment (https://www.rustauas.com/services/classroom-courses/), two nights accommodation and meals whilst on the training course.
    • Any costs or expenses not expressly included in the Drone prize pursuant to these terms and conditions including, without limitation, transport costs to and from the training / assessment centre, car parking charges, drinks, any subsequent flight assessment (if the initial flight assessment is failed or cancelled by the attendee), insurance which will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
    • It is a condition of entry that the winner must undertake a training programme successfully pass the associated examination before the drone will be handed over. The winner is solely responsible for operation of the drone once in their possession and obtaining any necessary insurance (for both the training course and any subsequent operation) or any other operating requirements.
    • Failure to complete the training course and/or pass the flight assessment by 30 September 2021 will lead to the prize being withdrawn and offered to the next eligible winner.
    • The Drone prize may be subject to further terms and conditions which will be confirmed when the prize is awarded.

Personal data

  • The participants personal information, and the personal information of the person nominated to win the prize will be used by BASF for the purpose of this Innovation Offer promotion and may be passed on to third party suppliers as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.
  • Participants personal information may also be used for other purposes as defined in BASF’s privacy policy: https://basfrealresults.co.uk/privacy/

Miscellaneous

  • The Promoter reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the Innovation Offer where it becomes necessary to do so.
  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales, and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
  • By submitting an entry to the Innovation Offer you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

BASF plc InVigor Winter OSR Establishment Risk Share Programme 2020

Terms and Conditions

  1. The winter oilseed rape (“WOSR”) Establishment Risk Share Programme (the “Programme”) is promoted by BASF plc, company number: 667980, registered office: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6QG and applies to BASF WOSR hybrids listed in Annex 1 (“InVigor WOSR seed”)

2. How to enter

  • The Programme is offered as a standard feature of the InVigor WOSR seed product range.
  • There is no additional requirement for entry, when purchasing InVigor WOSR seed in 2020 you are automatically eligible for the pack(s) purchased and terms and conditions of the Programme will be available on the BASF website.
  • A link to the BASF claim page will be supplied with the Programme terms and conditions.

3. InVigor WOSR Establishment Programme

  • A farm business (“Farm Business”) which has purchased InVigor WOSR seed and thereby entered the Programme shall:
    • On or before 22nd September 2020 plant the InVigor WOSR seed according to the field conditions and at a minimum sowing rate of 40 viable seeds per square metre.
    • Use best current agricultural practice in the planting, agronomy and protection of the crop and always follow product manufacturers’ guidelines.
  • Subject to the Farm Business’ compliance with paragraphs 3 and 4, BASF, via its agents for InVigor, will reimburse the Farm Business the Programme value of £30 per Ha (based on a notional 3Ha pack) purchased if:
    • prior to 31st October 2020 the winter oilseed rape crop sown with said InVigor hybrid seed (minimum 3Ha block) has failed (namely a decision has been made to re-drill); and
    • the grower decides / Agronomist recommends that the sown field(s) should be re-planted with an eligible alternative crop as listed in Annex 2 (“Alternative Crop”); or
    • the grower decides / Agronomist recommends that the failed area is left fallow (minimum 3-hectare block) and agrees to remove any remaining WOSR plants, either by chemical or cultural methods.
  • The Programme will not be payable in respect of any area which is patch drilled or if a block of less than 3 hectares is re-drilled or left fallow.

4. Making a claim

  • To make a claim for the payment of the Programme the Farm Business shall:
    • On or before 31st October 2020 register the claim on the BASF website giving all the requested information which shall include:
      • Proof of the valid InVigor WOSR seed purchase; and
      • Agronomist recommendations; and
      • Claim Field location(s).
    • Provide any evidence reasonably requested by BASF to validate the claim and satisfy itself that all conditions have been met, such evidence to be provided by the Farm Business within 10 working days of BASF’s request or that of its subcontractor. Failure to provide such evidence within 10 working days of request shall mean that the claim is automatically rejected.
  • On successful submission of a claim the Farm Business will receive a unique claim ID by email, this is the only valid receipt of a claim and should be quoted on all correspondence with BASF and /or its subcontractor..
  • To verify legitimacy of any claim BASF or its subcontractor may (1) visit the Farm Business and inspect the claim fields as BASF considers reasonably necessary (and the Farm Business grants an irrevocable licence to enter the Farm Business premises and claim fields accordingly), and/or (2) monitor the claim fields by satellite throughout the growing season of winter oilseed rape, and all such inspection reports and records shall be deemed to be conclusive evidence.
  • If, once all information requested by BASF has been provided, BASF is satisfied that the claim by the Farm Business for the Programme is valid and meets all the conditions, BASF shall pay the relevant Programme value to the Farm Business by way of credit to the Farm Business’s account via the InVigor agent or BASF subcontractor:
    • In November 2020 in the case of claims verified before 31 October 2020; or
    • In December 2020 for all other verified claims. Late, incomplete or corrupt registrations or claims not fulfilling all the conditions will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost registrations or claims and proof of despatch will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

5. Personal data

  • The personal information provided by or on behalf of the Farm Business or the agronomist will be used by BASF only for the purpose of this Programme and may only be used or passed on to third party suppliers as required for verification of entitlement to and payment of the Programme value or as otherwise necessary for the fulfilment by BASF of its obligations hereunder.
  • Please see BASF’s privacy policy for further information here.

 6. Miscellaneous

  • BASF shall only be required to pay the Farm Business the Programme value on and subject to these Terms & Conditions and, except to the extent that liability cannot be excluded or limited by law, BASF has no liability for any losses whatsoever, however arising, as a result of, or in connection with, the failure of WOSR in a registered field.
  • BASF may withdraw the Programme at any time, but such withdrawal shall not apply to any Farm Business validly registered for the Programme in accordance with these terms and conditions prior to the date of such withdrawal.
  • These terms & conditions (and any document referred to herein) contain the entire agreement between BASF and the Farm Business in relation to the Programme and they supersede all previous communications, agreements or understandings of whatever nature relating thereto.
  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Annex 1: BASF InVigor Winter OSR Hybrids

InVigor Smaragd

InV1010

InV1030

InV1035

InV1140

InV1155

InV1166CL

InV1266CL

Annex 2: Eligible Alternative Crops

Winter wheat

Winter barley

Winter beans

All spring cereals

Spring beans

Spring oilseed rape

*Note: winter oilseed rape is NOT an Eligible Alternative Crop

The Innovation Offer 2019 – Terms and Conditions

  1. The Innovation Offer is promoted by BASF plc, company number: 667980, registered office: PO Box 4, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6QG.

How to enter

  1. The Innovation Offer is only open for entry by farm businesses whose registered office or principal place of business is in England, Scotland or Wales (“Farm Business”).
  2. To enter the Innovation Offer the Farm Business must satisfy all of the following conditions:
    • Register as a participant in the Innovation Offer on the BASF Real Results website including all the requested information [Find out more], following which registration a unique serial number and link to the BASF Companion app will be emailed to the Farm Business.
    • Download and activate the BASF Companion app, available free of charge from either Apple App Store or from Google Play.
    • Between 00.00 18/3/2019 and 23.59 30/6/2019 purchase 50 or more litres of BASF Adexar Fungicide and/or Librax Fungicide (“Valid Product Purchase”).
    • Prior to 30 June 2019, use the BASF Companion app to scan the 2D bar code found on the container of the Valid Product Purchase. Any Valid Product Purchase scanned after 30 June 2019 will not be counted towards the volumes purchased by that Farm Business for the purposes of the Innovation Offer.
    • Use the Valid Product Purchase on its farm and qualify such usage via the BASF Companion app by 30 June 2019.
  3. A Farm Business which has validly entered the Innovation Offer by satisfying all the conditions in paragraph 2(b) shall qualify for one entry into each of one, two or three tiers of the prize draw dependent on the volumes of its Valid Product Purchases which are used and registered by it under paragraphs 2(b)(iv) and (v):
    • Tier 1: 40 – 100 litres – for entry into the draw to win a pair of Miendl Walking Boots. 100 pairs to be won.
    • Tier 2: More than 100 litres – for entry into the draw to win one place on the Innovation Study Tour to Europe. 40 Innovation Study Tour places to be won.
    • Tier 3: Purchase an additional 40 Litres and receive one additional entry into the draw for a place on the Innovation Study Tour Europe. for every additional 40L you get an extra entry into the Innovation Study Tour Europe.
  4. The draw shall take place on or before 10 July 2019 when winners of each tier of the prize draw will be chosen from the qualifying entrants by random draw supervised by an independent person. The decision of the independent draw is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to request that winners evidence usage of the Valid Product Purchase in accordance with paragraph 2(b)(v) by providing copies of their field records and their purchase records within 5 working days of the request. This validation will be requested randomly from the pool of winners.
  6. There is no cash alternative for the prizes.
  7. The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prizes with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control make it necessary.
  8. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries or entries not fulfilling all the conditions of paragraph 2(b) will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of despatch will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
  9. The Innovation Study Tour prize is available on the stated dates only.

Free Gift

  1. All Farm Businesses which satisfy the conditions in paragraphs 2(b) (i), (ii), (iii) (iv) and (v) and between 00.00 01/02/2019 and 23.59 30/6/2019 purchase 10 or more litres of BASF Adexar Fungicide and/or Librax Fungicide shall receive a free gift.
  2. Free gifts will be provided by post by 30 July 2019.
  3. Only one free gift will be provided per Farm Business.

Winner announcement

  • The Promoter will notify the winners as soon as practicable via the contact details given at registration, and in any event within 10 days of the draw.
  • The winners of the Innovation Offer will be announced on the Real Results website in August 2019.
  • A Farm Business which wins a place on the Innovation Study Tour shall within 10 days of notification nominate one person to receive the prize, such person to be an employee or manager of the Farm Business and aged 18 or over. Once a person has been nominated in accordance with this paragraph, the Innovation Study Tour place cannot be transferred by that person. For the avoidance of doubt the Farm Business cannot nominate any employee of the Promoter or an employee’s family.

Claiming the prizes

  1. Each of the winners will be provided with the prize by post or personal presentation from their local BASF representative, in the case of the prizes for tier 1 by 30 July 2019.
  2. The Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize of the Innovation Study Tour to Europe to the next eligible winner (drawn independently and at random using the same process as outlined in paragraph 2d) if within 10 days of the Announcement Date the winner:
      • cannot be contacted via the contact details given at registration;
      • has not confirmed acceptance of the prize in response to an email or call via the contact details given at registration; or
      • is not available to go on the Innovation Study Tour to Europe; or
      • has not validly nominated a person in accordance with paragraph 4(c); or
      • has not provided the field records referred to in paragraph 2(e); or
      • has not provided the purchase records referred to in paragraph 2(e); or
      • the field records provided pursuant to paragraph 2(e) do not provide evidence satisfactory to the Promoter that the Valid Product Purchases have all been used on the winner’s farm; or
      • the person nominated has not provided the evidence required in accordance with paragraph 2(e).

Liability

    • Events may occur that render the prize draw itself or the awarding of the prize or gift impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the Promoter and accordingly the Promoter may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the Farm Business agrees that no liability shall attach to the Promoter as a result thereof.
    • The Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the Innovation Offer (except that which cannot be excluded by law).
    • The Innovation Study Tour to Europe Prize includes return flights from the UK to Europe, hotel accommodation, meals and visits as laid out in the Innovation Study Tour Itinerary.
    • Any costs or expenses not expressly included in the Innovation Study Tour pursuant to these terms and conditions including without limitation, excess baggage, car parking charges, drinks, transfers to and from Heathrow, spending money, any excursions which are not on the itinerary, the cost or arrangement of any applicable passenger visas or injections, or travel insurance, which will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
    • Prior to 2 November 2019 the person nominated by the winner of the Innovation Study Tour to Europe must provide evidence to the Promoter that he/she has a passport valid for three months beyond the intended departure date, travel insurance (including, without limitation, adequate cover for health) and, if required, a valid visa and evidence of any injections.
    • The Innovation Study Tour to Europe prize may be subject to further terms and conditions which will be confirmed when the prize is awarded.

Personal data

  • The participants personal information, and the personal information of the person nominated to win the prize in accordance with paragraph 4(c) will be used by BASF for the purpose of this Innovation Offer promotion and may be passed on to third party suppliers as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.
  • Participants personal information may also be used for other purposes as defined in BASF’s privacy policy: https://basfrealresults.co.uk/privacy/

Miscellaneous

  • The Promoter reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the Innovation Offer where it becomes necessary to do so.
  • These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.