Terms & Conditions

  1. Eligibility: This promotion is open to residents of the UK, aged 18 years or over at the date of entry, excluding employees of the Promoter and their immediate families, associated agents or anyone professionally connected with the draw.
  2. Promotional Period: The promotion will run from 00:00:01 on 04.01.21 to midnight on 05.03.21.

Late entry draw: A further late entry draw will be conducted to win one cash prize of £500. 1 winner will be selected at random from entries received from 00:00:01 on 06.03.21 to midnight on 31.03.21.

  1. Purchase necessary in England, Wales and Scotland. No purchase necessary in Northern Ireland.
  2. Entry Instructions (England, Wales, Scotland)
  1. Purchase any product from the Uncle Ben’s range.
  2. Visit www.unclebens.co.uk and complete the online entry registration form by entering your full name and email address.
  3. The virtual red envelope will open to reveal if you have won a prize. You will be instantly informed if you are a prize winner.
  1. Entry is via the internet only for entrants in England, Wales and Scotland.
  2. Till receipt confirming a purchase of a qualifying Uncle Ben’s product from a participating store within the Promotional Period should be retained, as proof of purchase will be required to claim a cash prize.
  3. Only one entry per person per day will be accepted. Anyone entering more than once per day will be disqualified.
  4. Entry Instructions (Northern Ireland)
  5. Residents of Northern Ireland can enter without purchasing a product by sending their name, address and email address to Uncle Ben’s Lucky Envelope NPN, PO Box 1079, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1GY. Entries must be received by the Promoter during the Promotional Period. The Promoter will not be liable for any lost or delayed entries. Entry will be made on the entrants’ behalf and winners will be notified by email.
  6. Only one entry per person per week will be accepted. Anyone entering more than once per week will be disqualified.
  7. The Prizes. The cash prizes to be won are as follows:
  1. 4 winners will each receive a prize of £1,000;
  2. 60 winners will each receive a prize of £50; and
  3. 125 winners will each receive a prize of £20.

In addition, 1400 winners will each receive a coupon entitling them to one free 250g pouch of Uncle Ben’s microwave rice priced at no more than £1.55. Coupon terms and conditions apply.

Late entry draw prize: One winner will be selected at random from all entries to the late entry draw. The winner from the late entry draw will receive a cash prize of £500.

  1. The first 7,000 entrants to the promotion who do not win one of cash prizes specified in Paragraphs 11(a)-(c) of these Terms or a free 250g pouch of Uncle Ben’s microwave rice, will each receive a money off coupon worth 50 pence to use as part payment towards the purchase of any product from the Uncle Ben’s range. The money off coupon will be accessible through a unique link that will be sent to the recipient by email to the email address provided upon registration. The coupon can be printed at home and redeemed in store only. Coupon terms and conditions apply.
  1. Winner Selection:
  1. The Prizes specified in Paragraph 11 of these Terms are guaranteed to be won (except if the number of prizes exceeds the total number of valid entries received). All prizes are allocated via an open winning moments algorithm. If you enter during a winning moment, you win a prize pre-allocated to that moment by an independent third party.
  2. Prizes are pre-allocated via an open winning moments algorithm created by an independent third party. If your time of entry matches a guaranteed winning moment, then you will be awarded the prize randomly pre-allocated to that moment by the independent third party. If two entries are received at the same time, the entry processed by the server first will be the winning entry. If no one enters at the winning moment, that prize will remain available until the next entry. All prizes will be won.
  1. Late entry draw: The late entry draw will take place in the presence of an independent third party no later than 07.04.21. One winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries submitted during the late entry draw period. The winner of the late entry draw prize will be contacted by 21.04.21.
  2. Prize Redemption: If you are the winner of a cash prize, you will be required to upload a photograph of your till receipt as proof of your purchase of a qualifying Uncle Ben’s product during the Promotional Period. Till receipts must be uploaded and received by the Promoter no later than 31 March 2021. Winners of cash prizes may request payment either by way of a cheque issued in the winner’s name or by transfer to a bank or building society account held in the winner’s name. Payment will be made by the Promoter (either by bank transfer or by issuing a cheque) within 28 days of the Promoter receiving the winner’s proof of purchase. Winners of a free 250g Uncle Ben’s rice pouch will each receive a unique link via email (to the email address provided upon entry) to a personalised coupon that can be printed at home and redeemed in store only. Coupon terms and conditions apply.
  3. No correspondence: Winner selection is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into, except with the prize winners.
  4. Bulk entries, entrants using multiple addresses, email addresses, numbers or via agents, third parties, organised groups or those automatically generated by computer will not be accepted, but may still be charged. Entries received by any means other than as specified in these Terms will be rejected. Any person persistently trying to circumvent the entry process will be disqualified immediately.
  5. In the event that a winner is unable to provide a valid till receipt as proof of purchase, the winner’s right to a cash prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner selected in accordance with these Terms.
  6. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility in the event a winner is not able to take their prize for whatever reason.
  7. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter and its agents will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate entrants for any losses that may be incurred as a result of entering the Promotion and the Promoter does not accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of a winner’s acceptance of a prize except where such damage or loss is caused by the negligence of the Promoter or its agents.The Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award an alternative prize of equal or greater value, should the advertised prize become unavailable for any reason.
  8. Use of Personal Data: Personal data provided will be used for the purposes of administering the promotion only. Please see Promotor’s Privacy Policy at https://www.mars.com/about/policies-and-practices/pp-english. The mobile phone numbers and address details of the winners will be retained for 30 days after the prize has been fulfilled to allow the Promoter to deal with any queries from the winner and surname and/or county details may be retained and made available to members of the public in accordance with paragraph 22. The winner can request for their personal data including phone number and address details to be deleted before the expiry of this period by writing to Uncle Ben’s Lucky Envelope Promotion, Mars Food UK Ltd, Freeby Lane, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4RS although the Promoter cannot be held responsible if such request means that it is unable to complete delivery of the winner's prize or assist them following deletion of their phone number.
  9. The Promoter must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award of the cash prizes took place and therefore will publish or make available a cash winner's surname and/or county to members of the public who request such details from 15.04.21 to 15.05.21 by sending an SAE to Uncle Ben’s Lucky Envelope Winners’ List, PO Box 1079, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1GY. Entrants can object to such disclosure, or request that disclosure be limited in scope by writing to Uncle Ben’s Lucky Envelope Promotion, Mars Food UK Ltd, Freeby Lane, Melton Mowbray, LE14 4RS. However, the Promoter may, notwithstanding any objection, disclose the information to the Advertising Standards Authority if required to do so.
  10. General: The Promoter cannot be held responsible for the failure of any third party to fulfil its obligations in connection with this promotion, although the Promoter will endeavour to minimise the effect of such failure on the entrants.
  11. The Promoter is not responsible for any entries which fail to be registered or are delayed for any technical or other reason whatsoever. The Promoter cannot be held responsible in the event that the winner does not receive their prize as a result of having provided incomplete or inaccurate address details.
  12. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the winning entries including asking for the winner's identity, including proof of age, (which they must provide within 14 days but which will not be retained following verification by the Promoter and redemption of the prize) and to refuse to award the prize or withdraw the prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the promotion and disqualify the participant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of the entry requirements or otherwise where a participant has gained unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means. The Promoter will be the final arbiter in any decisions and these will be binding and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to this clause.
  13. In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the Promoter, or otherwise where fraud, abuse, and/or an error (human or computer) affects or could affect the proper operation of this promotion or the awarding of the prize, the Promoter reserves the right to suspend the promotion or amend these terms and conditions, at any stage, with no liability to any entrants or third parties, but will always endeavour to minimise the effect to participants in order to avoid undue disappointment.
  14. This promotion and these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties to any dispute or action shall submit to the jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.
  15. Entrants are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions by submitting an entry into this promotion.
  16. Promoter: Mars Food UK Ltd, Freeby Lane, Waltham-on-the-Wolds, Leics LE14 4RS (Registered office: 3D Dundee Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4LG)