Date Night Terms and Conditions

  • Promoter: Dr. Oetker UK Ltd, 4600 Park Approach, Leeds, LS15 8GB, United Kingdom
  • The promotion is only open to residents of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man) aged 18 or over. The promotion is not open to employees of Dr Oetker and their immediate families, its agents or anyone else professionally connected to this promotion.
  • Anyone entering this promotion will be required to provide proof of age (photo ID, drivers license or passport should their entry be drawn as a main winner.
  • Internet access is required.
  • Start date of promotion: 01.02.2019 12.01am. Closing date of promotion 31.03.2019 11.59pm.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter this promotion.
  • Prize Draw: Enter your details on line and describe your idea of romance in no more than 300 words to win your Dream Date to the value of £4,000, courtesy of Ristorante Pizza and First Dates. Each runner up will receive a prize consisting of 1 x Letterbox Red Roses Bouquet and 2 x Ristorante Pizza vouchers. There are 201 runners up prizes to be won. See prize breakdown for more details.
  • How to Enter
    1. Go to, enter your name, email and complete a description of what romance means to you in no more than 300 words, submit for your chance to win 1 (one) ‘Dream Date’ for two persons plus 201 Runner Up prizes of Letter Box Bouquets and Ristorante Pizzas.
    2. All entries submitted by the closing date have a fair and equal chance of winning. If you are drawn as a main prizewinner, the Promoter will contact you to arrange your dream date to the maximum value of £4000.
    3. Winners will be selected at random, with the first winner drawn winning the main prize, and subsequent winners awarded runner up prizes. Draw will be independently supervised.
  • Number of Prizes
    1. There is 1 (one) main prize of a Dream Date to a total value of £4000.00
    2. There are 201 Runner Up prizes consisting of:
      1. 201 x prizes of Letterbox Bouquets consisting of five (5) red roses. Bouquets will also contain other flowers.
      2. 201 x pairs of Ristorante Pizza vouchers, redeemable at major supermarkets and Ristorante stockists as detailed on the voucher. Not redeemable for cash.
      3. Each runner up will receive 1 x Bouquet and 2 x Ristorante Vouchers.
    3. All prizes are selected by a fair and random process, in an independently supervised draw.
  • Prize descriptions
    1. Main Prize: Win a dream date to the maximum value of £4,000 to be taken with 12 months of prize being awarded, in an agreed location with the prizewinner. Dream Date will be organized by third party prize service and the prizewinner’s details will be shared with them in order to process the prize. Dream Date will include the winner plus one (1) additional adult, aged over 18. Please note that proof of age will be required by both the winner and other participant. Prize subject to restrictions, which may include travel dates and some locations where safe travel cannot be guaranteed.
    2. Each runner up will receive a prize consisting of 1 x Letterbox Bouquet and 2 x Ristorante Pizza vouchers. There are 201 Runner Up prizes to be won.
      1. Runner Up Prize 1; Prize: Red Rose Bouquets x 201 Letterbox Bouquets. Prize awarded will be of 1 (one) bouquet of five (5) red roses plus white alstromeria, astrantia and thlaspi. Bouquets subject to seasonal variations and may not include red roses or other blooms described. Prize to be redeemed within three (3) months of the prize being awarded.
    3. Runner Up Prize 2: 201 x pairs of Ristorante Pizzas vouchers. The Ristorante voucher is redeemable in-store ONLY. The Voucher is valid against: Classico varieties: Mozzarella, Pollo, Funghi, Pepperoni-Salame, Speciale, Hawaii, Quattro Formaggi, Quorn Pesto & Quorn Royale.
  • Subject to availability. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Prize to be redeemed by 31.12.2019.
  • Prizes will be awarded within 28 days of the closing date. All Winners will be notified by email. Please see notification instructions.
  • Conditions of Participation:
    1. Your description of your idea of romance does not affect your chances of winning. You must complete this section to complete your entry.
    2. If you are drawn as a main prizewinner, the Promoter will contact you to arrange your ‘Dream Date’, to the value of £4000.00. All arrangements for the ‘Date’ experience will be provided on the basis of pre-arranged activities, planned in agreement with the winner.
    3. All entries must be submitted by the closing date stated.
    4. Main prize: this will take place within agreed locations and may include specific locations and your guest. Please be aware that some dates may not be available for travel and some locations restricted.
    5. Please note that we cannot arrange dates with known celebrities, members of Parliament, the armed forces, and royal family or arrange for dates to take place in secure or restricted areas. No requests for life threatening or dangerous activities will be adhered to.
    6. Entries containing profanity, abusive terms, pornographic requests, illegal activities or any type of defamatory text will be disqualified
    7. All entrants must be over 18 and able to prove their age on request through a form of photo ID such as a passport or drivers license. All entrants must be UK residents.
    8. All entries must be within the specified word or character count.
    9. All ‘Dream Dates’ must be within specific locations. If a location is requested outside of these locations by a winner, alternative locations will be provided.
    10. Any ‘Date’ requested where the entrant has restricted access to the person they wish to feature in their Dream Date through court order such as an injunction will not be granted. In the event a winner is granted a Dream Date and such an order exists, the prize will be re-drawn.
    11. The cast of First Dates will not be part of the Prize and cannot be submitted as a prize request by the main prizewinner.
    12. Material containing offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, is not eligible to participate.
    13. No bulk or 3rd party entries accepted. Anyone entering more than once using multiple handsets, multiple identities or computerised (automated) system will be disqualified from the promotion. The use of multiple email addresses, social media accounts, phone numbers, or any automated software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an individual to (a) automatically submit content repeatedly or (b) submit images in a manner that is not in the spirit of the activity are prohibited.
    14. All material submitted on participation (e.g. Photo(s), photo(s), image(s), drawing(s), comment(s), sound/video recording(s) and answer(s) to a promotional question) must NOT: (a) be in breach of any laws, regulations and rights, e.g. any laws regarding intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, etc.), defamation and privacy; (b) be defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, contain nudity, aggressive, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable or discriminate/vilify any section of the community with respect to race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, origin, sexual preference, mental illness, disability or gender or unsuitable for publication; or (c) contain viruses
  • Draw: independent person or body will supervise the draw, within 14 days of the closing date to verify the draw has been conducted fairly. A total of 202 winners will be compiled plus additional entries in case of forfeit.
    1. Prizes will be awarded in this order
      1. 1 x Main Prize
      2. 201 x Runner Up Prizes consisting of 2 items, of 1 of each per winner: 1 x Letterbox Red Roses Bouquet and 2 x Ristorante Pizza vouchers.
  • Winner Contact: Winners will be contacted by email within 48 hours of the draw date. A minimum of 2 attempts will be made to contact the winners.
    1. All prizes: If no response by the final attempt is not received within 7 days, the winner will forfeit and the promoter reserves the right to award the prize to the next entry selected in the draw. All reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner.
    2. Any prizes unclaimed within the specified time period on winner notification details will be forfeit. The promoter reserves the right to award the prize to the next winner within the draw entries.
    3. If incorrect details are given at the time of entry, leading to non-delivery of email notification, promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner.
    4. Disputes: In the case of dispute or the entrant is unable to prove age or other critical criteria to complete main prize, judges may decide to award a new winner from the shortlisted entrants selected.
    5. The main prizewinner may be contacted by a PR agency to document their Dream Date Night prize; Ristorante may then use this content for advertising purposes.
  • Prize Transfer: All prizes are non-transferable and no cash alternatives or equivalents will be granted. If the main prize awarded does not exceed £4,000, no cash balance will be granted to the winner.
  • Access to personal data: To access or request deletion of your personal data, please contact the Promoter by email at
  • Privacy policy and more information can be found here:
  • Entries and use of personal data: all entries will be the property of the Promoter. Personal data provided by entrants will be collected, stored and used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting this activity in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. The Promoter may disclose participant’s personal information (including through its contractors or agents) to assist in conducting this activity. The entrant consents to the processing of their personal information, including storage on the Promoter's database, according to the Promoter’s Privacy Policy. If the entrant opts in to future marketing contact, the Promoter may also use this information for future competition and marketing purposes regarding its products, including contacting the entrant via electronic messaging.
  • If for any reason any aspect of this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failure or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify suspend the activity.
  • Third Party Data: for the purposes of administering this promotion, third parties will have access to winner data only. Winners can request deletion of personal data after prizes have been awarded.
  • Participants warrant that they own or have the right to license the copyright in any entry submitted by them into this activity, for the purposes of this activity, that no rights have been granted to any third party in respect of any such claim which would prevent the claim being used as contemplated by this activity, and that the use by the Promoter of any such claim will not breach any laws or infringe the rights of any person (including without limitation with respect to privacy, intellectual property and defamation).
  • The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person's negligence or willful misconduct) in connection with this Promotion. Except for any liability, which cannot be excluded by law, for example for death, personal injury or fraud (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
  • Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of these rights.
  • If any of these Conditions of Participation are found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under any applicable law, such term or condition shall, insofar as it is severable from the remaining terms and conditions, be deemed omitted from these Conditions of Participation and shall in no way affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remaining Conditions of Participation.
  • This promotion, these Terms and Conditions, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with either of them, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Participants irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any such dispute or claim, unless you live in another part of the UK, in which case your local courts will have jurisdiction.
  • The Promoters decision regarding all promotional matters is final.