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Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 Terms and Conditions

Eligibility Criteria

To participate in the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards - Best in Category, restaurant must meet the following criteria (the "Eligibility Criteria"):

  • Restaurants must be available to order from on the Deliveroo platform during its normal opening hours in the UK or Ireland at and throughout the time of voting and at the time that the awards are announced;
  • Restaurants must meet the following criteria (the "Category Criteria") in respect of the following categories (each a "Category") for which they are nominated:
  • Best Asian Restaurant - must be a restaurant or takeaway offering predominantly Asian cuisine, but not predominantly Indian, Chinese or Middle Eastern cuisine (for which there are separate categories)
  • Best Breakfast - must be a restaurant or takeaway with a breakfast menu on Deliveroo
  • Best Burger - must be a restaurant or takeaway with at least one burger on their menu;
  • Best Chinese - must be a restaurant or takeaway offering predominantly Chinese cuisine;
  • Best Dessert Only - must be a restaurant or takeaway with a primary focus on dessert
  • Best Eco-Friendly - open to all restaurants making reasonable efforts to ensure sustainable and environmentally friendly practices
  • Best Editions Restaurant - must be available on Deliveroo Editions in the UK
  • Best Essentials - open to all supermarkets, grocery partners and off licences on the Deliveroo platform
  • Best Family Restaurant - must be a restaurant with a family focus or children's menu
  • Best Fine Dining - must be a restaurant with a 'Fine Dining' tag on the Deliveroo Platform
  • Best Healthy Restaurant - must be a restaurant with a 'Healthy' tag on the Deliveroo platform
  • Best Indian - must be a restaurant or takeaway offering predominantly Indian cuisine;
  • Best Kebab Restaurant - must be a restaurant or takeaway with a primary focus on kebabs;
  • Best Mexican Restaurant - must be a restaurant or takeaway offering predominantly Mexican cuisine
  • Best Meals Under £10 - open to all restaurants and takeaways
  • Best Middle Eastern Restaurant - must be a restaurant or takeaway offering predominantly Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Most Loved Chain - open to all restaurant chains operating in the UK and/or Ireland with more than 20 branches in the UK
  • Best Newcomer - open to all restaurants in the UK and Ireland who joined the Deliveroo platform in 2021
  • Best Pizza - must be a restaurant or takeaway with at least one pizza on their menu;
  • Best Salads and Bowls - must be a restaurant or takeaway with salads and salad bowl dishes on its menu
  • Best Sushi Restaurant - must be a restaurant or takeaway with a primary focus on sushi;
  • Best Vegan Offering - must be a restaurant or takeaway with vegan dishes on the menu
  • The Restaurant of the Year Category is subject to separate terms and conditions.
  • Restaurant must not be in any dispute with, or subject to investigation by, Deliveroo or any regulatory authority, or otherwise, in Deliveroo's reasonable opinion, be likely to bring Deliveroo or the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards into disrepute.
  • Restaurants must have no more than [20] branches at the time that the First Voting Period commences.
  • Restaurants must have a branch located in the UK or Ireland
  • Restaurants otherwise agree to and comply with, the terms of herein.

Each restaurant meeting the Eligibility Criteria will be an "Eligible Restaurant". Deliveroo, acting in its sole discretion, will determine whether Eligibility Criteria have been met.

Best in Category: First Round of Voting (Shortlist)

  • Members of the public will vote between 12:00 UTC 13 September 2021 and 23:59 27 September 2021 (the "First Voting Period") for their favourite Eligible Restaurants in each category to determine a shortlist of six Eligible Restaurants.
  • Only one vote per member of the public per Category in the First Voting Period will be counted. Where there is more than one vote in respect of a given Category from the same member of the public, only the first vote will be counted.
  • The six Eligible Restaurants per Category achieving the most votes in the First Voting Period, will be entered into the Second Round of Voting in respect of such Category ("Shortlisted").
  • Notwithstanding the above, an Eligible Restaurant may only be Shortlisted in respect of one Category. An Eligible Restaurant shall accordingly only be Shortlisted in respect of the Category for which it receives the most votes and its votes in respect of any other Category shall be excluded for the purposes of determining the Eligible Restaurants to be Shortlisted in that Category and for the purposes of the Second Round of Voting. If an Eligible Restaurant receives an equal amount of votes for multiple categories and could be Shortlisted for such multiple Categories, Deliveroo shall determine which Category the Eligible Restaurant is Shortlisted for.
  • In the event of a tie between multiple Eligible Restaurants, Deliveroo may elect to either a) Shortlist multiple Eligible Restaurants such that more than six Eligible Restaurants are entered into the Second Round of Voting, b) extend the First Voting Period, or c) seek determination from an independent adjudicator.

Best in Category: Second Round of voting

  • Members of the public will vote between 00:00 UTC 4 October 2021 and 23:59 18 October 2021(the "Second Voting Period") for their favourite Eligible Restaurants in each category to determine the winner in respect of such Category.
  • Only one vote per member of the public per Category in the Second Voting Period will be counted.
  • The Shortlisted Eligible Restaurant achieving the most votes in aggregate across both the First Voting Period and the Second Voting Period in each Category will be the winner of the Best Restaurant Award for such Category. In the event of a tie between multiple Eligible Restaurants, Deliveroo may elect to either award the Best Restaurant Award for such category to multiple Eligible Restaurants, extend the Second Voting Period, or seek determination from an independent adjudicator.
  • The winner of the Best Restaurant Award for each Category will be announced at the Deliveroo Restaurant of the Year Awards 2021 which shall take place no later than 31 December 2021.

General

  • All Eligible Restaurants agree that they will take part in reasonable publicity connected with the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 if requested and that Deliveroo is entitled (but not obliged) to use the winner's name and image in connection with such publicity.  
  • Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the content or legitimate operation of the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards is prohibited and may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and in these circumstances Deliveroo reserves all its rights and remedies.
  • Without limiting the options available to Deliveroo, Deliveroo reserves the right at any time to disqualify restaurants and/or votes (including the winner) that Deliveroo regards as being in breach of these rules, any applicable laws, any terms and conditions referred to in these rules or the spirit of the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards.
  • Deliveroo reserves the right to vary, suspend or cancel the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021  and/or these rules if it considers it necessary or appropriate to do so, including if there is any actual or anticipated breach of applicable law or if variation, suspension or cancellation is necessary due to an event outside Deliveroo's reasonable control. In the event of cancellation, the Awards may be awarded to Eligible Restaurants achieving the most votes in a category prior to the completion of the First Voting Period or Second Voting Period, or not awarded.
  • Deliveroo will not be liable for: (i) any loss that is not caused by Deliveroo (or any person acting on Deliveroo's behalf); (ii) any loss caused by any event or circumstance beyond Deliveroo's reasonable control; (iii) any loss of profits or revenue, loss of anticipated savings or loss of goodwill; or (iv) any unavailability of the Deliveroo website or app. However, nothing in these rules limits or excludes any person's liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, for fraud or for any matter for which it would be illegal to limit or exclude liability.
  • If any part of these rules is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the rest of these rules will not be affected. Deliveroo's failure to enforce any term of these rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  • In the event of a dispute about the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards or these rules, Deliveroo's decisions are final.
  • The Deliveroo Restaurant Awards and these rules are governed by English law, and any disputes arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the

DELIVEROO RESTAURANT AWARDS 2021 - RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR - TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Eligibility Criteria

To participate in the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 - Restaurant of the Year, restaurants must meet the following criteria (the "Eligibility Criteria"):

  • Restaurants must be available on the Deliveroo platform at the time of voting and at the time that the awards are announced;
  • Restaurant must not be in any dispute with, or subject to investigation by, Deliveroo or any regulatory authority, or otherwise, in Deliveroo's reasonable opinion, be likely to bring Deliveroo or the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards into disrepute.
  • Restaurants must have a branch located in the UK and Ireland.
  • Restaurants otherwise agree to and comply with, the terms of herein.
  • Each restaurant meeting the Eligibility Criteria will be an "Eligible Restaurant". Deliveroo, acting in its sole discretion, will determine whether Eligibility Criteria have been met.

Restaurant of the Year: Public Vote

  • Members of the public will vote between 12:00 UK time 13 September 2021 and 23:59 UK time 27 September 2021 (the "Public Vote") for their favourite Eligible Restaurants as the Restaurant of the Year to determine a shortlist of six Eligible Restaurants.
  • Only one vote per member of the public in the Public Vote will be counted. Where there is more than one vote from the same member of the public, only the first vote will be counted.  
  • The 6 Eligible Restaurants achieving the most votes in the Public Vote will be shortlisted for the final ("Shortlisted"). In the event of a tie between multiple Eligible Restaurants, Deliveroo may elect to either a) Shortlist multiple Eligible Restaurants such that more than six Eligible Restaurants are entered into the Judging phase b) extend the Public Vote, or c) seek determination from an independent adjudicator.
  • The judging panel will review the six Shortlisted Eligible Restaurants (who fit this criteria) with the most votes and select the winner

Restaurant of the Year: Judging

  • The 6 Shortlisted Eligible Restaurants will be submitted to the panel of judges, who will, together, determine the Restaurant of the Year on the basis of the following criteria:
  • Going the extra mile for customers
  • Providing value for money
  • Brand personality
  • Quality of food
  • Packaging and presentation
  • Customer reviews
  • Environmental consciousness
  • The panel of judges ("Judging Panel")will consist of:
  • Will Shu, Founder and CEO of Deliveroo; and
  • Three other independent adjudicators
  • The Eligible Restaurant selected by the Judging Panel as best meeting the criteria above in aggregate will be the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 Restaurant of the Year. The Judging Panel's decision is final.
  • The winner of the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 Restaurant of the Year Award will be announced at the Deliveroo Restaurant of the Year Awards 2021 which shall take place no later than 31 December 2021

General

  • All Eligible Restaurants agree that they will take part in reasonable publicity connected with the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 if requested and that Deliveroo is entitled (but not obliged) to use the winner's name and image in connection with such publicity.  
  • Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the content or legitimate operation of the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards is prohibited and may be a violation of criminal and/or civil laws and in these circumstances Deliveroo reserves all its rights and remedies.
  • Without limiting the options available to Deliveroo, Deliveroo reserves the right at any time to disqualify restaurants and/or votes (including the winner) that Deliveroo regards as being in breach of these rules, any applicable laws, any terms and conditions referred to in these rules or the spirit of the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards.
  • Deliveroo reserves the right to vary, suspend or cancel the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards 2021 and/or these rules if it considers it necessary or appropriate to do so, including if there is any actual or anticipated breach of applicable law or if variation, suspension or cancellation is necessary due to an event outside Deliveroo's reasonable control. In the event of cancellation, the Award may be awarded to any Eligible Restaurant determined by the Judging Panel to best meet the judging criteria, or not awarded.
  • Deliveroo will not be liable for: (i) any loss that is not caused by Deliveroo (or any person acting on Deliveroo's behalf); (ii) any loss caused by any event or circumstance beyond Deliveroo's reasonable control; (iii) any loss of profits or revenue, loss of anticipated savings or loss of goodwill; or (iv) any unavailability of the Deliveroo website or app. However, nothing in these rules limits or excludes any person's liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, for fraud or for any matter for which it would be illegal to limit or exclude liability.
  • If any part of these rules is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the rest of these rules will not be affected. Deliveroo's failure to enforce any term of these rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  • In the event of a dispute about the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards or these rules, Deliveroo's decisions are final.
  • The Deliveroo Restaurant Awards and these rules are governed by English law, and any disputes arising in connection with them shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales, except that residents of Scotland may also bring proceedings in the Scottish courts.
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