Terms and Conditions
2. Who we are
13. Trade marks
15. Legal details
2.1 We are ALDI Stores (Ireland) Limited. We are a designated activity company registered in Ireland under Companies Registration Office number 294035. Our registered address is 67/68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. Our VAT number is 8294035J.
4.1 We may update our Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. In addition, any part of our Site may be out of date at any given time and we are under no obligation to update it. As such, we do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will be complete, accurate or free from errors or omissions.
6.1 General Access:
6.1.1 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our Site, or indeed our whole Site, at our absolute discretion.
Our Site is directed to people residing in Ireland. We do not represent that content available on or through our Site is appropriate or available in other locations. If you choose to access our Site from outside Ireland, you do so at your own risk.
We may limit the availability of our Site or any service or product described on our Site to any person or geographic area at any time.
6.2 User Access:
6.2.1 You must be at least 18 years old to register on our Site. However, you will not be able to enter any competitions to win age-restricted products (such as alcohol) unless you are over the required minimum age.
You will be asked to verify your e-mail address when you first register on the Site.
If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our Site or other content or services, you must ensure that they are kept confidential.
You must promptly notify us by email to email@example.com if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account or password.
You are responsible for any activity on our Site arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
You must not use any other person's user ID and password to access our Site, [unless you have that person's express permission to do so].
We may disable your user ID and password at our absolute discretion without notice or explanation.
7.1 Contributions to our Site must be made in accordance with our Content Management Policy.
7.1.1 In addition, you must not:
• use our Site in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
• use our Site to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious software;
• conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to our Site without our express written consent (such as scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting);
• use our Site to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications, nor for any purposes related to marketing, without our express written consent; or
• access, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our Site, any equipment or network on which our Site is stored, any software used in the provision of our Site, or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
8.1 You acknowledge that some of the information published on our Site is submitted by users of our Site. In particular you acknowledge that:
• the views expressed by other users on our Site do not necessarily represent our views or values; and
• we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of any such information.
8.2 Please refer to the “Contact Us” page of our Site if you would like to contact us to discuss any comments or reviews shown on our Site.
9.1 Our Intellectual Property:
9.1.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
9.1.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page from our Site for your personal use.
9.1.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
9.1.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.
9.1.5 You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
9.2 Your Intellectual property:
9.2.1 When you upload or post content to our Site, it will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but in uploading or posting content you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, store, publish, translate and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
9.2.2 You further agree that we also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
10.1 Domestic and private use: Please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. Exclusion of implied terms: To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
10.2 Viruses: We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
10.3 Third-party websites: We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our Site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Liability for our products: Different limitations and exclusions of liability apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products by us to you, which are set out in our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
• send you one or more formal warnings;
• temporarily suspend, or permanently prohibit, your access to our Site;
• block computers using your IP address from accessing our Site;
• contact your internet services provider, the law enforcement authorities, or any relevant regulatory authority regarding your use of, and access to, our Site;
• bring court proceedings against you for breach of contract or otherwise;
• suspend and/or delete your account on our Site; and/or
• delete and/or edit any or all of your user generated content.
11.2 Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our Site or a part of our Site, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (such as creating and/or using a different account).
12.1 When using our Site you may:
• link to any page of Site (provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal, do not damage our reputation or take advantage of it and remove such links if we ask you to do so);
• not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists; and
• not frame our Site on any other website.
13.1 The ‘Aldi’ word mark and our logo are trade marks belonging to us. We give no permission for the use of these trade marks, and such use may constitute an infringement of our rights.
13.2 The other registered and unregistered trade marks or service marks on our Site are the property of their respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, we do not endorse and are not affiliated with any of the holders of any such rights and as such we cannot grant any licence to exercise such rights.
14.1 From time to time we may run competitions and/or other promotions on our Site. These will be subject to separate terms and conditions (that we will make available to you as appropriate).
Content Management Policy
2. Who we are
1.1 This Content Management Policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may submit content and reviews (meaning text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) to our website www.aldi.ie and our associated domains (our “Site”). This Policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our Site.
1.2 This Content Management Policy does not require that the reviews posted on our Site are all positive. We simply wish to ensure that it is appropriate for our visitors and reflect the genuinely-held views of our customers.
2.1 We are ALDI Stores (Ireland) Limited. We are a designated activity company registered in Ireland under Companies Registration Office number 294035. Our registered address is67/68 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. Our VAT number is [8294035J]
3.1 We welcome questions and comments regarding this Content Management Policy. If you would like to contact us please refer to the “Contact Us” page of our Site.
4.1 We may revise this Content Management Policy at any time by amending this page. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you if you continue to use our Site after such a change has been made.
This Content Management Policy was last updated on 22nd July 2016.
5.1 Registered users of our Site may post reviews of our products using the review functionality provided on our Site. Please note we only accept reviews from registered users as this helps to ensure that people post their reviews responsibly.
5.2 Reviews posted to our Site will be moderated (either by us or by a third-party acting on our behalf) before publication to try and ensure compliance with this Policy.
6.1 Content must:
• be accurate (where it states facts);
• accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and taste;
• be genuinely-held (where it states opinions); and
• comply with applicable law in Ireland and in any country from which it is posted.
6.2 Content must not:
• refer to ALDI Products other than, where applicable, the product under review;
• refer to ALDI’s competitors, non-ALDI products, or the wider ALDI brand;
• constitute spam;
• give the impression of a connection between you and ALDI if this is not the case;
• consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;
• promote or depict, obscene or sexually explicit material, violence or discrimination based on any characteristic;
• infringe any third party's legal rights (including any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right);
• be submitted in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
• be submitted using an account which has been set up using incorrect or materially inaccurate information;
• be submitted using another user’s account;
• be libellous, defamatory, maliciously false, harassing, embarrassing or threatening;
• impersonate any person, or misrepresent their identity or affiliation with any person (including discrediting, removing or falsifying author credits from any content uploaded);
• be, or have ever been, the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint;
• be fraudulent, have a fraudulent purpose or effect, be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order; or
• endorse, or imply ALDI’s endorsement of, any political party.
7.1 We reserve the right to edit or remove any review submitted to our Site, stored on our servers, or hosted or published on our Site (whether or not made in compliance with this Policy), for any reason and without notice.
7.2 By submitting your e-mail address in connection with any content you submit on the Site, you agree that ALDI and its selected third party service providers may use your e-mail address to contact you about that content and/or for related administrative purposes.
8.1 We will determine, at our absolute discretion, whether there has been a breach of this Content Management Policy through your use of our Site. When a breach of this Content Management Policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
9.1 We will use reasonable efforts to moderate and remove content posted to our Site which violates this Content Management Policy. However, comments relating to you or your business may still be posted on our Site. You may feel that such comments are critical, defamatory or otherwise unlawful. Please refer to the “Contact Us” page of our Site if you would like to contact us to discuss any of the content on our Site.
10.1 This Policy is governed by Irish law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of it in the Irish courts only.
Please read these terms carefully before entering any competition (Competition).
1. Who we are
This page tells you the contractual terms and conditions on which you may enter the Competitions (the “Terms”).
Aldi Ireland is running the Competitions on Facebook and Twitter where Facebook Fans and/or Twitter Followers have the opportunity to win a limited number of vouchers or other items. The number of winners may vary depending on the nature of the Competitions.
The Competitions are being run through the use of Aldi Ireland’s Facebook page or Twitter page. Please read these Terms carefully before entering the Competitions. By entering the Competitions you are accepting the Terms and you are agreeing to abide by the Terms.
We recommend that, if you intend to enter the Competition, you print a copy of these Terms for your future reference.
The promoter is Aldi Stores (Ireland) Limited (Aldi Ireland), with the head of its advertising and marketing department situated at Newbridge Road, Naas, Co Kildare.
To enter the Competition all entrants must:-
a) Visit the Aldi Ireland Facebook page or follow Aldi Ireland on Twitter;
b) Successfully answer the question or complete the task on the Aldi Ireland’s Twitter or Facebook page; and
c) Be 18 years of age or over.
Entry is open to all residents of the Republic of Ireland except:
a) Aldi Ireland’s employees and their immediate families (such as children, parents, spouses, siblings, aunts, uncles and grandparents);
b) Employees, officers or agents of any companies associated with the Competitions; and/or
c) The Competitions are only open to entrants aged 18 years of age.
Competition running times:
a) The running times of the Competitions may vary depending on the specific nature of the competition. A post will be put up on Facebook or Twitter to notify all entrants when the Competitions are closed. Entrants received after the Competitions have closed will not be valid and will not be honoured.
b) Winners of the Competition will be chosen and contacted by Aldi Ireland through the Aldi Ireland Facebook page or Twitter page.
Entrant(s) must be aged 18 years or over and Aldi Ireland reserves the right to request written proof of identity and age from all entrants. By entering the Competitions entrants are confirming to Aldi Ireland that they are 18 years of age or over.
Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification from the Competitions.
Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.
Users can enter as many times as they like.
Aldi Ireland reserves the right to reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the Competitions.
Winners will be sent the prize directly to them at the address supplied by them or on request (and at the discretion of Aldi Ireland) winners may avail of the prize at a time that is agreed with Aldi Ireland.
In order to be eligible to receive the prize, winners may be requested (at Aldi Ireland’s discretion) to provide written proof of age such as a copy of a valid Passport or driving licence.
Competition winners will be informed by the Aldi Ireland Facebook page or Twitter page if they have been successful.
The winners of the Competitions shall be selected by Aldi Ireland. Aldi Ireland’s decision is final.
Aldi Ireland reserves the right to offer the prize to a runner-up if:
a) The winner is not eligible; or
b) The winner cannot reasonably be contacted by Aldi Ireland.
Aldi Ireland will negotiate with the chosen winner in good faith but reserves the right to terminate negotiations without having to give any reasons for doing so or incurring any liability to the winner.
The prize is not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Prizes not claimed within a specific time period (in this case four weeks from the date the Competition winners are announced) will be deemed to have been forfeited and Aldi Ireland may dispose of such prizes without any liability to the winner.
Winners of the Competitions consent to their image appearing in promotional media coverage (without additional compensation) resulting from publicity announcing the winner of the Competition, in Aldi Ireland’s in-store leaflets, on the Aldi Ireland website and on social media channels, including:
Aldi Ireland may require the right to use the winner’s image in additional marketing collateral and campaigns and the winners of the Competitions consent to the use by Aldi Ireland of his/her image in additional campaigns without additional compensation.
Aldi Ireland will not be required to give any profit share or any royalties from the sale of any Aldi Ireland products to the winner.
If Aldi Ireland fails to comply with these Terms it will be only responsible for the loss or damage which you suffer which is a foreseeable as a result of its breach of these Terms or its negligence. However, Aldi Ireland will not be responsible for loss or damage which is not foreseeable or which is outside of Aldi Ireland’s reasonable control. Where a prize is to be provided by a third party, Aldi Ireland accepts no responsibility for the supply or non-supply or delay in the supply of prizes including without limitation the failure of the winners to receive prizes. Competition winners are required to complete all applicable booking and/or other formalities with the specified details.
No responsibility or liability will be accepted by Aldi Ireland for entries that are not received or are lost in transmission for any reason or are in breach of the Terms. Proof of sending or transmission will not be accepted as proof of entry. Corrupted, damaged, unintelligible, inaudible or incomplete entries will be invalid. In the event of any dispute including but not limited to entries the decision of Aldi Ireland will be final. Aldi Ireland reserves the right to change the prize details without notice and all prizes are subject to availability.
Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Irish law.
Entrants must not use the Competitions:
a) to breach any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; in any way that is fraudulent, or has a fraudulent purpose or effect;
b) to upload material which is obscene, offensive, sexually explicitor promotes violence;
c) to upload material in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence;
d) to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent their identity or affiliation with any person (including discrediting, removing or falsifying author credits from any material uploaded);
e) to abuse, defame, harass or threaten others;
f) to knowingly attempt to upload or attach malicious programs or software that may compromise others’ operating systems; or
g) to knowingly upload or post information that is in breach of intellectual property laws.
Aldi Ireland may remove entries from the Competition at any time if it believes that it has been made in breach of the Terms.
Discretion: Where these Terms refer to the exercise of any discretion by Aldi Ireland or its appointed judges such discretion shall be absolute and no correspondence shall be entered into regarding any associated decisions. Aldi Ireland, in particular, reserves the right to refuse or disqualify any entry or withdraw the award of the prize if it believes it to have been a result of a breach of these Terms.
Publicity: Winners agree to the use of their name, photograph and disclosure of county and town of residence and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by Aldi Ireland relating to any post-winning publicity (including being shown on the Aldi Ireland Facebook page and Twitter account). Winners consent to their names and county of residence being announced on the Aldi Ireland Facebook and Twitter page for the general public to see. Aldi Ireland is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any promotional materials relating to the Competitions.
Events beyond our control: Events may occur that render the Competition itself or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of Aldi Ireland. Aldi Ireland may, at our discretion, make such variations or amendments to the Competition as we feel are necessary as a result of such events.
Cancellation of the Competitions: While Aldi Ireland will use every effort to ensure the Competitions are open until the intended closing date Aldi Ireland reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competitions in whole or in part at any time. If you have already entered the Competitions by that point we will notify you of the change via the email address which you supply to us when you enter the Competitions. Aldi Ireland will endeavour to give 7 days' notice of such a cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. If this is not possible we shall give you as much notice as we reasonably can.
Entire Agreement: These Terms (together with the documents referred to in them) constitute the entire agreement between you and Aldi Ireland in relation to your entry to the Competition, and supersede and extinguish all previous agreements in respect of the Competition.
Other promotions: Any other specific promotions shown on Aldi Ireland’s Facebook and Aldi Ireland’s Twitter pages may be governed by their own separate terms and conditions if specifically stated by Aldi Ireland otherwise all competitions are governed in accordance with the Terms.
Applicable Law: These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the Republic of Ireland and the Irish Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any disputes.
Aldi Ireland is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy sets out the basis on which Aldi Ireland will process any personal data which it collect from you, or that you provide to Aldi Ireland, in respect of the Competitions. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By entering the Competitions you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
Aldi Ireland will use this information in the following way and you consent to the following:
a) Your name and location: This may be used on Aldi Ireland’s Facebook wall and Twitter feed to publicly announce and promote winners of the Competitions as well as through other Aldi Ireland promotional activity (see Paragraphs 18 and 19 of the Terms).
Aldi and the IRFU have joined together to promote rugby as part of a healthy lifestyle in Ireland. The Aldi Play Rugby Programme is developed by the IRFU and is sponsored by Aldi.
To promote the Aldi Play Rugby Programme, the IRFU is offering primary schools and early secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland the chance to win a training session with Paul O’Connell in their own school which is sponsored by Aldi.
The training session can be won by PE teachers and school principals for a class within their primary school, early secondary schools and is open to all primary schools in the Republic of Ireland.
In order to enter the competition the PE teacher or principal must register their school for the Aldi Play Rugby Programme (click on this link www.irishrugby.ie/club/aldi-play-school-near-you to visit the IRFU/Aldi play rugby website to register your school).
Please note that the terms and conditions of the IRFU apply to the competition. The terms and conditions are available on the IRFU/Aldi Play Rugby website.