Terms contest Proud of My Store

  1. Competition is open to all physical stores within the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. Any entries from outside of these countries will still be published on Proudofmystore.com but will not be entered into the competition to win prizes. There are no restrictions on number of entries per store. And there is no cost for entering. 
  2. Both Critizr clients and non-clients are allowed to enter.
  3. Entrants need to be aged 16 or over. 
  4. Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these terms and conditions. 
  5. The closing date to enter is June 30th 2022. Any entries submitted after this date will not be accepted. 
  6. All entries need to be submitted via the webpage www.proudofmystore.com 
  7. Between the months of April and June there will be 1 stand-out entry per month. With various honourable mentions, all of which will be mentioned in a social post. In July there will then be an overall winner chosen between the April, May and June monthly winners. 
  8. Monthly winners will be chosen by a selection of Critizr employees from the customer success and marketing departments.
  9. The overall Proud of my store winner in July will be chosen by a panel of independent retail expert judges on the basis of relevance, and creativity. 
  10. The panel judges decisions as to the winner is final, no correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into. 
  11. By entering your store into the competition you agree for your story to be featured on the website.  Entrants and nominees are required to be available for any publicity, marketing, media or online activity (including without limitation the use of their names, and any photographs of them) at any stage of the competition without payment.
  12. Critizr reserve the right to cancel this competition or amend any of these rules at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  13. Entrants personal details such as email addresses and phone numbers will not be shared. 
  14. Entry submissions will be moderated by Critizr who reserves the right to decline/remove any entry which goes against our values. This includes any entries containing offensive materials such as sexual, racist, bullying or homophobic content.
  15. By entering the contest you agree to be contacted by Critizr by email and phone.
  16. Monthly winners will be contacted individually by either post/telephone or email, as per the contact details provided. Prizes will then be sent out to the store within 30 days of them winning. 
  17. Monthly stand-out entries will each receive:
    1. Luxury hampers worth up to £500 for the store to share
    2. A £500 donation to a charity of their choosing 
    3. A donation towards a team activity for the store (up to £500) OR an additional charity donation (up to £500) – this decision is to be made by the winning retailer. 
    4. 2 invitations to a special recognition event hosted by Critizr. The details of this event will be revealed in due course. The cost of the travel to this event will not be covered by Critizr. Attendees who attend the event  to represent the store can be chosen by the store /  retailer.
  18. The overall winner will receive an additional prize to the value of £2,000 which can be used towards a team activity for the store OR an additional charity donation – this decision is to be made by the winning retailer.
  19.  The overall winner will gain the title of Critizr ‘Proudest Store 2022’
  20. All winners will be promoted across various digital channels, including email, website and social media. And will be required to provide an interview for the Critizr Blog as well as featuring in a press release. 
  21. Prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
  22. Winners will be notified within a week of winning and will receive their prizes within 28 days  of the competition closing date. 
  23. This competition is being promoted and run by Critizr SaS a French company with a share capital of € 464,650 registered with the Lille Trade and Companies Register under the number 521 950 626, whose head office is located at 4, Avenue des Saules 59000 Lille. The VAT number is FR 96521950626.