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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Competition: Battle of Minds
On this page you will find both the terms and conditions governing registration for the BAT
Battle of Minds competition (“Registration Terms and Conditions”) and the terms of use
governing the use of the bat-battleofminds.vcv.ru website (“Website Terms of Use”).
Registration Terms and Conditions
Thank you for visiting and registering for the BAT “Battle of Minds” (“Competition”)
developed by the promoter: British-American Tobacco (Holdings) Limited (Company number
00262254), Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London, WC2R 2PG (“BAT”) and administrated by
JSC International Tobacco Marketing Services, Russia, Moscow, Krylatskaya st, 17-2 (ITMS)
. By registering for this Competition, you are agreeing to the following Registration Terms and
Conditions. Please read them carefully. If you do not agree to be bound by all the Registration
Terms and Conditions below, please do not register for this Competition.
These Registration Terms and Conditions govern your registration for the Competition.
Separate Website Terms of Use govern your use of the https://bat-battleofminds.vcv.ru/
website, which are set out after these Registration Terms and Conditions.
Additional Terms and Conditions will govern any entry into and participation into the
Competition ("Competition Terms and Conditions") and will be made available on https://bat-
battleofminds.vcv.ru/ when the Competition opens.
1. To register your interest in the Competition, you should register yourself using the
online form found at https://bat-battleofminds.vcv.ru/ from 01 May 2019.
Registration for this Competition is free and is open to all students aged 18+ (or 20+
for those students based in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and Uzbekistan) at universities
(or equivalent institutions) studying for a bachelor’s degree (or other equivalent
courses) at that university, or students who have completed their studies at their
university within the last year. Further detail about eligibility criteria for participation
in the Competition will be provided by BAT in the Competition Terms and Conditions.
2. If you validly register for the Competition then you will be informed and contacted by
ITMS about the competition after Registration and when the Competition opens on 17
September 2019.
3. BAT or ITMS reserves the right to require you to provide proof of eligibility to register
at any point.
4. Any registration does not in any way guarantee you entrance to the Competition or any
internship, job position or other benefits at or from BAT or ITMS.
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5. BAT or ITMS reserves the right to amend these Registration Terms and Conditions
(including the eligibility criteria relating to registration) at any time and without notice.
6. BAT or ITMS reserves the right to hold void, cancel, postpone or otherwise terminate
your registration for the Competition at any time at its absolute discretion (including if
BAT or ITMS considers that you have acted in breach of these Registration Terms and
Conditions).
7. BAT or ITMS reserves the right to hold void, cancel, postpone or otherwise terminate
the Competition at any time at its absolute discretion without any need for
compensation of any kind or origin.
8. BAT’s or ITMS’s decision is binding in all matters relating to registration and the
Competition, and no correspondence shall be entered into.
9. If these Registration Terms and Conditions are translated into any language other than
English, the English language version shall prevail.
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Website Terms of Use
Introduction
This website https://bat-battleofminds.vcv.ru/ is operated by JSC International Tobacco
Marketing Services, Russia, Moscow, Krylatskaya st, 17-2 (ITMS). Please read these Website
Terms of Use carefully. By accessing this website you agree to be bound by them. If you do
not agree to be bound by these Website Terms of Use you should not access or view this
website.
These Website Terms of Use govern your use of this website, and are separate to the
Registration Terms and Conditions that govern registration for the BAT Battle of Minds
competition (“Competition”). Additional Terms and Conditions will govern any entry into
and participation into the Competition and will be made available on [bat-
battleofminds.vcv.ru] when the Competition opens.
To make these Website Terms of Use easier to read, we use a few definitions. The terms
“British American Tobacco”, “we”, “us” and “our” are used to refer to British-American
Tobacco (Holdings) Limited and JSC International Tobacco Marketing Services.
The terms “the Group” and “The British American Tobacco Group” are used to refer to
British-American Tobacco (Holdings) Limited and the group of companies constituting its
parent companies, direct and indirect subsidiaries, and the direct and indirect subsidiaries of
its parent companies, worldwide.
How you can contact us
Any enquiries or complaints which you have in relation to this website should be addressed
to the LEX Department of JSC International Tobacco Marketing Services, Russia, Moscow,
Krylatskaya st, 17-2 (ITMS).
Your privacy and our use of cookies
Privacy Notice. We take your privacy very seriously. Please read our Privacy Notice to see
how we use your personal information. Any breaches to the Privacy Notice will constitute a
breach of the applicable Terms as well.
Links to external websites (careers website and social careers channels)
This website includes links to external websites which are subject to their own terms and
conditions and privacy policies. We are not responsible for the content of these external
websites and we recommend that you familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of
such sites before you submit any information about yourself. These links are provided solely
for convenience to you. No endorsement of any party, products or services is expressed or
implied and accordingly we cannot accept any liability for the accuracy of, or otherwise in
relation to, any content or the security of any activity carried out on such other websites.
You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for
any damage, loss or cost caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or
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reliance on any such content, goods or services available on such linked websites. Your use
of such websites is at your sole risk.
If you choose to access external websites using links provided on this website, these
websites may set a cookie. British American Tobacco does not have any control over the use
of such cookies and you should refer to the terms and conditions of use and cookie policy of
the particular third party website for further information.
General provisions
1. This website is provided for the purpose of providing information about registering for,
and facilitating registration for, the Competition only. This website is provided to you free of
charge, without any warranties or guarantees unless specifically stated. The information
contained in this website, and the functionality that allows registration for the Competition,
is intended to be used by potential and actual entrants who register for the Competition
only.
2. You accept the risks inherent in using the internet. By using the website you acknowledge
and accept the inherent risks, characteristics and limitations of the Internet, particularly in
terms of technical performance of the website, response times to view, verify or transfer
information; and the risks inherent in all third party links, connections and transfers via the
Internet. Accordingly:
we do not make any promises about the availability or accessibility of the
website or promise that your access to the website, the content on it or the
services we provide will be delivered uninterrupted, in a timely manner or
error-free; and
we are not responsible for any data or information uploaded by any users
including any content posted, uploaded or published on the website. It is
your responsibility to make backup copies of any of the content you post,
upload or publish on the website and we strongly recommend that you do so.
3. Our ownership of intellectual property in the website. All copyright, trade marks, and
other intellectual property rights used as part of this website are vested in us and / or our
licensors. You acquire no rights in the website other than the limited right to use the
website in accordance with these Website Terms of Use. You may not offer for sale or sell or
distribute over any medium, any part of this website or its content. However, you are
permitted to print out or download information and content from this website for your own
personal, non-commercial use only. Other than as stated in these Website Terms of Use,
you may not make any part of the website available as part of another website, whether by
scraping, crawling, hyperlink framing on the Internet or otherwise unless you have been
authorised to do so in writing by us.
4. Rules about linking to our website. You may link to the website home page, provided you
do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage
of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association,
approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to
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our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other
site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve
the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to link to or make any
use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.
5. Copyright complaints. We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we
prohibit users of the website from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting
any materials that infringe or violate another person’s intellectual property rights. It is our
policy to comply with clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. If you wish to submit
a notice of alleged copyright infringement or a counter-notice, please contact us using the
details provided above.
6. We are not responsible for viruses. We do not guarantee that our website will be secure
or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information
technology, computer programmes and platforms to access our site. You should use your
own virus protection software.
7. Your use of this website. You shall not use this website for any illegal purposes and in
particular agree that you shall not send, use, copy, post or allow any posting which is
defamatory or obscene or which is abusive, indecent or in breach of the privacy of any
person. You agree not to send any unsolicited promotional or advertising material, spam or
similar materials or any volume messages which may interfere with the operation of this
website or with the enjoyment of this website by other visitors. You may not use the
website to knowingly transmit, send or upload any data or other material that contains
viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any
other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the
operation of any computer software or hardware.
8. Changes to this website and to these Website Terms of Use. We reserve the right at any
time and without notice to enhance, modify, alter, suspend or permanently discontinue all
or any part of this website and to restrict or prohibit access to it. We may amend these
Website Terms of Use from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check
these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These Website
Terms of Use were most recently updated on 01 May 2019.
9. You agree to reimburse us. You hereby agree to reimburse us without limitation for any
costs, claims, losses and damages (including legal fees) incurred by or awarded against us as
a result of your misuse of this website or your breach of these Website Terms of Use.
10. Our right to suspend access to the website. If you are in breach of these Website Terms
of Use and all integrated notices we may suspend or block your access to this website and
refuse to provide you with any further access to it.
11. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY. BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PUBLISHES
THIS WEBSITE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF THE
INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES REFERRED TO ON THE WEBSITE (IN SO FAR
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AS SUCH WARRANTIES MAY BE EXCLUDED UNDER ANY RELEVANT LAW). EXCEPT IN THE
CASE OF PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH CAUSED BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR FOR FRAUD, TO THE
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO NOR ANY OTHER
COMPANY IN THE BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO GROUP SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES
OR DAMAGE WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE AND
WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT OR INDIRECT
LOSS OF PROFITS), CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL THAT MAY RESULT FROM
ACCESS OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, HOWSOEVER ARISING. YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO
DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEBSITE.
12. Severability. If any part of these Website Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable as a
matter of law, all other parts of these Website Terms of Use shall not be affected.
13. Reliance on these Website Terms of Use. We intend to rely on these written Website
Terms of Use and any document expressly referred to in them in relation to the subject
matter of any contract between us. We and you will be legally bound by these Website
Terms of Use.
14. Events or circumstances beyond our reasonable control. If we are prevented or delayed
from complying with our obligations under these Website Terms of Use by anything you (or
anyone acting on your behalf) does or fails to do or due to events or circumstances beyond
our reasonable control (such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to fire, flood
and other acts of God, strikes, trade disputes, lock outs, restrictions of imports or exports,
riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war) our
inability or delay in performing our obligations will not be deemed to be in breach of
contract.
15. References to ‘including’ and other similar expressions. In these Website Terms of Use,
words that appear after the expression ‘include’, ‘including’, ‘other’, ‘for example’, ‘such as’
or ‘in particular’ (or any similar expression) will not limit the meaning of the words
appearing before such expression.
16. Assignment. You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights
under these Website Terms of Use.
17. Waiver. If you breach these Website Terms of Use and we choose to ignore your
breach, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other
situation where you breach the Terms again.
18. Exclusion of third party rights. These Website Terms of Use do not create any right
enforceable by any person who is not a party to them (or any contract made under them),
except that the provisions of these Terms may be enforced by any of our licensors subject to
and in accordance with the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
20. Governing law and jurisdiction. These Website Terms of Use and the content of this
website are governed by Russia law whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
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Company information
JSC International Tobacco Marketing Services, Russia, Moscow, Krylatskaya st, 17-2
Phone: +7 495 974 05 55
© British-American Tobacco (Holdings) Limited. All rights reserved. Incorporated in England
and Wales No. 00262254
Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)20 7845 1000
Please send legal notices to Company Secretarial, British-American Tobacco (Holdings)
Limited, Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London WC2R 2PG.