Terms and conditions



(the Terms and Conditions)

1. The Administrator

The Administrator of the programme is:

Enterprise Nation Ltd, 133 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QA

2. The Programme

2.1. The title of the programme is ‘Food Fellowship’ (the “Programme”).

2.2. The Programme is intended to offer business training, ongoing business support and shared access to a workbench in a commercial kitchen space offered by Karma Kitchen (a “Workbench”) to Eligible Food Entrepreneurs (as defined in Section 4.1 below) who are interested in or have recently started their own food business. The Programme is open to all Eligible Food Entrepreneurs . Entry will be by submission (via the Administrator’s Website at www.enterprisenation.com/uber/food-fellowship) of a fully completed application for the Programme, in accordance with Section 3, below (each an “Application”).

2.3. The Training and access to the commercial kitchen space will be funded by Uber B.V., Uber Portier B.V. or an affiliate thereof (the “Sponsor”).

2.4. All Applications for the Programme received between the Opening Date and Closing Date (as defined in Section 3.1, below) will be assessed and scored by the Administrator (on its own or using a third party agent) against the following criteria (the “Criteria”):

2.4.1. the chances of business success;

2.4.2. whether the Programme will help the applicant and their food start-up; and

2.4.3. whether 12 months of access to a Workbench will help the applicant and their food start-up.

2.5. The 15 applications with the highest scores will be shortlisted and invited to send in a two minute video to a panel of judges appointed by the Administrator (which shall include at least one independent judge) (the “Panel”) covering: (i) an introduction to themselves and explanation of their background; (ii) an introduction to the business and where their idea has come from; and (iii) footage and/or imagery of the food they produce. The Panel will submit its selection decisions to the Administrator, who shall offer places on the Programme to those applicants which have been selected as being most deserving under the Criteria (the “Successful Applicants”). The offer and acceptance of participation in the Programme shall be in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

2.6. The final decision to offer any place on the Programme will be at the discretion of the Administrator, acting reasonably.

2.7. The names of the judges on the Panel will be available to anyone who requests them via [email protected] within one month of the end of the Programme, 28 March 2021.

3. How to enter

3.1. Applications to the Programme may be submitted between the date of announcement of the Programme (the “Opening Date”) and the end of 11 December 2020 (the “Closing Date”).

3.2. All applications must be received by the Administrator via the Administrator’s website by no later than 11:59:59 p.m. (GMT) on the Closing Date. Applications received after the Closing Date will be automatically disqualified.

3.3. All Applications must contain all of the required information set out on the application form on the Administrator’s website. Applications which do not contain all required information will be automatically disqualified.

3.4. There is no charge to use of the Administrator's website or to submit an Application. Applicants must however create a membership account on the Administrator’s website in order to submit an application. Applicants will be able to delete their account at any time, although a membership account is required to participate in the Programme.

3.5 All Eligible Food Entrepreneurs who complete an Application will receive free access to membership of the Administrator’s website and business support network, as set out in the Administrator’s Terms of Membership. All Eligible Food Entrepreneurs who complete an Application will also receive free access to a 12-module e-learning course for food entrepreneurs, curated by the Administrator.

3.6. The Administrator and the Sponsor are not responsible for any partially-complete or failed Applications, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.

3.7. By submitting an application, applicants are bound by these Terms and Conditions and confirm that the information provided as part of the application is complete and accurate.

4. Eligibility

4.1. The Programme is open to food entrepreneurs based in the UK who have an idea for a food business or a food start-up that has been trading less than two years (an “Eligible Food Entrepreneur”).

Employees and former employees (who have left less than 6 months prior to the Opening Date) of the Administrator or the Sponsor, their immediate families, members of their household (whether or not related) and any other person professionally connected with the Programme, are not Eligible Food Entrepreneurs.

4.2. The application must be completed and verified by the entrepreneurs, who must be an individual natural person over the age of 18.

4.3. In applying for the Programme, the applicant confirms that they meet the requirements set out in Section 4.1 and that they are eligible to apply for the Programme. Applicants may be required to provide proof that they meet the requirements set out in Section 4.1.

4.4. The Administrator will not accept Applications that are:

4.4.1. automatically generated by a computer;

4.4.2. completed by third parties or in bulk; or

4.4.3. incomplete.

4.5. There is a limit of one application to the Programme per Eligible Food Entrepreneur. Joint applications are not allowed. In the event of multiple applications being submitted by an Eligible Food Entrepreneur, the first application only will be considered.

4.6. The Administrator and the Sponsor reserve all rights to disqualify Eligible Food Entrepreneurs from the Programme if their conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Programme or if they provide any false or misleading information in their application.

4.7 The Sponsor reserves all rights to disqualify Eligible Food Entrepreneurs from the Programme if any act or omission of the Eligible Food Entrepreneur causes harm to the Sponsor’s brand, reputation or business as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

5. The Training

5.1 A total of 8 Successful Applicants will be invited to take part in a 6-week training course (the “Training”).

5.2 The Training will begin in the week commencing 11 January 2021 and will finish by 21 February 2021.

5.3 Successful Applicants will be required to attend weekly online or in-person (depending on Government COVID-19 restrictions at the time) workshops delivered by a food start-up trainer. Each workshop will last 2.5 hours.

5.4. Upon completion of the Training, Successful Applicants will have access to a 30-minute mentoring call with the food start-up trainer, on an agreed date in 2021.

5.5 Throughout the training and the remainder of 2021, Successful Applicants will have free access to a workbench at Karma Kitchens.

5.6 Successful Applicants will receive support throughout the Training from the Administrator’s Programme Manager, who will act as the point of contact for Successful Applicants.

6. Karma Kitchens Workbench

6.1. A total of 4 Workbenches at Karma Kitchens in Wood Green, London will be offered to the Successful Applicants to share for 12 months.

6.2. Access to the Workbench to each Successful Applicant shall be subject to the following conditions:

6.2.1. provision by the Successful Applicant of proof of any information submitted in the relevant Application and any other information reasonably requested by the Administrator;

6.2.2. the entering into between each Successful Applicant and Karma Kitchen of a Tenancy Agreement;

6.2.3. the compliance of the Successful Applicant with the Tenancy Agreement, once entered into; and

6.2.4. continued compliance of each Successful Applicant with these Terms and Conditions.

6.3. There is no alternative award to the Workbench or Training.

6.4. Workbench access and the Training is not negotiable or transferable. The Administrator reserves the right to take action to prohibit access to the Workbench or Training if a Successful Applicant is in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

6.5. Successful Applicants who do not fulfil the requirements of Section 6.2, do not respond to the notification within 7 days, decline the Workbench or refuse to sign a Tenancy Agreement shall no longer be eligible to claim access to the Workbench and shall be automatically disqualified from the Programme.

7. Successful Applicants

7.1. The decision of the Administrator is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into, except with Successful Applicants.

7.2. The Administrator will contact Successful Applicants as soon as practicable in the week commencing 21 December 2020, using the contact details provided with the Application.

7.3. The Administrator will confirm the relevant details of each Successful Applicant, and provide each Successful Applicant with information about the Training and facilitate an introduction to Karma Kitchens, which will share the Tenancy Agreement.

7.5. After the completion of the Programme, the Administrator will publish on their websites the names of all Successful Applicants who take part in the Programme, and the Administrator and/or Sponsor may issue press releases or other publicity with details about the Programme.

7.6. If an applicant objects to its details being published or made available, please contact the Administrator at [email protected].

7.7. The Administrator and Sponsor do not accept any responsibility if any Successful Applicant is unable to take up or declines to accept any Workbench or Training, or fails to receive notification of or accept a Workbench or Training due to any technical issue or as a result of having provided incorrect/incomplete contact details.

8. Ownership of Programme entries and intellectual property rights

8.1. The Administrator and Sponsor do not claim any rights of ownership in the content of any Application.

8.2 The Sponsor owns all intellectual property rights in any Programme Promotion (defined below).

9. Data protection and publicity

9.1. The Administrator will only process personal information submitted to it as set out in its privacy policy.

9.2. Information provided by applicants in the application may be shared with the Sponsor to enable the Sponsor to arrange and undertake Programme Promotion (as detailed below). The Sponsor will act as a data controller for the personal data it receives from the Administrator on an applicant’s behalf and to facilitate the applicant's participation in the Programme Promotion. For more information, and to learn about an applicant’s privacy rights, please visit this webpage with more information and to read the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Information provided by applicants in the application may be shared with Karma Kitchen to enable Karma Kitchen to facilitate the applicant’s participation in the Programme.

9.3. In accordance with Sections 7.5 and 7.6 above, and unless the Applicant exercised its objection right set forth in Section 7.6 above, the Applicant grants the Administrator and the Sponsor the right, with no obligation, to the use of their name, image, photograph, likeness, biographical information, statements attributed to them (if true) and any and any video footage related to the Programme for all advertising, promotional or other commercial purposes by the Sponsor and the Administrator, their affiliates and/or related third parties in all media now or hereafter known, worldwide and in perpetuity without additional compensation (“Programme Promotion”).

10. Disclaimer; Limitation of liability

The Programme, and all the information accessible through it, is provided for informational purposes only on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Administrator, the Sponsor and their affiliates and agents make no warranties, representations or guarantees of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, in respect of the accuracy, currency, completeness or operation of any information, materials, content, availability, and products shared or used in connection with the Programme. Insofar as permitted by law, the Administrator, the Sponsor and their affiliates and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The Programme and/or any of its features may be unavailable or interrupted from time to time. The Administrator and the Sponsor are not responsible for any unavailability, interruptions or errors in respect of the Programme, its features or any Workbenches.

Insofar as permitted by law, the Administrator, the Sponsor and their affiliates and agents will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate any applicants or accept any liability (whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential) for any loss or damage arising out of or in connection with an applicant’s application to, or participation in, the Programme (including any Programme Promotion), whether such liability arises from any claim based upon contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, and whether or not the Administrator or the Sponsor, their affiliates or agents have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage. Statutory rights are not affected.

11. General

11.1. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of the Terms and Conditions, the Administrator and the Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude any applicant from participating in the Programme.

11.2. The Administrator reserves the right to hold void, suspend, or amend the Programme (including these Terms and Conditions) where it becomes necessary to do so for reasons outside the Administrator's control. The Sponsor reserves the right to hold void, suspend, or amend the Programme (including these Terms and Conditions) where it becomes necessary to do so as determined in its sole discretion.

11.3. The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

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