GEPC Promo, having its registered office at 44 rue d’Alésia 75014 PARIS which VAT identification number is FR03 912 425 550 hereinafter the “Organising Company”, is organising a free entry giveaway, via Instagram, which will run from 18/12/2023 to 25/12/2023 inclusive (hereinafter the “Giveaway”).

GEPC Promo has entrusted the organization of the Giveaway to its supplier, the Société pour l’Expansion des Ventes des Produits Agricoles et Alimentaires – SOPEXA, a public limited company with a Management Board and a Supervisory Board, number 775 670 110 R.C.S. Paris, whose registered office is located at 25 rue Notre-Dame des Victoires, 75002 PARIS.”

It should be noted that Instagram is not the organiser and/or sponsor of the Giveaway and therefore cannot be held responsible for any problems relating to the Giveaway. Instagram is not related to the Organising Company in any way.

This policy defines the rules applicable to this Giveaway and by which the Organising Company will abide.


The Giveaway is open in mainland France, Hungary, Italy, Germany, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands to all natural persons of legal age (on the date of participation in the Giveaway).

To take part in the Giveaway, you must be a subscriber to the @europeanmushrooms account on Instagram.

Only one entry per person is permitted. It is forbidden to participate from several Instagram accounts or other accounts or from another person’s Instagram account. Participation is personal.

Participation in this competition implies full and unreserved acceptance of these rules and of the principle of the prize draw.


All entries must be made online via the social network Instagram.

At the start of the Giveaway, the Organising Company will publish a post on the @europeanmushrooms account announcing the start of the Giveaway. The conditions to participate are the following:

  • like the post announcing the Giveaway;
  • follow @europeanmushrooms on Instagram; and
  • post a comment tagging 2 other accounts to the post launching the Giveaway published on @europeanmushrooms ‘

To increase their chances of being selected, participants can repost the post announcing the Giveaway on their personal “story”, mentioning the @europeanmushrooms account.

No other means of participation will be accepted. Any entry that is incomplete or does not comply with these rules shall not be taken into account and may not give rise to any claim. In particular, the comment on the post published by @europeanmushrooms on its account must be made no later than the last day of the Giveaway for the entry to be taken into account.


The publications must respect the theme of the Giveaway and comply with the legal provisions in force; in particular, they must not offend public order or morality. If they do, they will automatically be excluded from the Giveaway. In addition, any publication including comments or images denigrating the Giveaway, the European Union, European products, the Organising Company or, in general, any unethical comments will be excluded from participating in the Giveaway.

The Organising Company therefore reserves the right to withdraw from the Giveaway, without prior notice, any account or publication that is pornographic, discriminatory in nature or incites violence or does not correspond to the theme or requirements of the Giveaway.

Under no circumstances may the Organising Company be held responsible, even partially, for publications made by participants or for their deletion.


The prizes presented in the Giveaway are as follows:

  • Prize n°1: Cast Iron Round Casserole with a unit value of 315.00€.
  • Prize n°2: Cast Iron Round Casserole with a unit value of 315.00€.

Each prize is strictly nominative.

In the event of force majeure or a substantial change in the purchase price of the prizes made by the suppliers, the Organising Company reserves the right to replace the prize won with a prize of equivalent nature and value, without the Organising Company being held liable.

Under no circumstances may the prize be exchanged for its cash value or for any other prize.


A lucky draw for the Giveaway will take place on 25/12/2023.

This draw will determine the two (2) winners from among all the participants who have complied with the terms and conditions of participation.

The winners accept that as winners of the lucky draw, they will be named and identified according to their Instagram username. The winners will be announced in @europeanmushrooms’ “story” with the mention of their Instagram username.

The winners will be contacted by the Organising Company by private message on Instagram in the week following the end of the competition. The Organising Company will contact them only to inform them of their win and to confirm their surname, first name, postal address and telephone number in order to send them the prize. The winners must reply on Instagram by private message to @europeanmushrooms within 48 hours of the date of the message informing them of their win. If no reply is received within this period or if the reply is incomplete, the winner will be deemed to have forfeited his/her prize.

The winners will receive the prize by post.

Any prize that cannot be distributed for any reason beyond the control of the Organising Company and, in particular, as a result of any difficulties encountered when contacting the winners, shall remain the property of the Organising Company and may be reallocated to another winner of the lucky draw. The Organising Company shall not be held liable in the in case of deterioration or of any other problem occurring during delivery of the prize by postal mail.

The Organising Company reserves the right to demand proof of the civil status and postal address of the winners. The winners authorise any verification of the veracity of the contact details they have declared in order to take part in the competition. Any false indication of identity or address will automatically result in their elimination from the Giveaway.


The Organising Company reserves the right to extend this Giveaway, as well as to postpone the deadline for notifying the winners, if circumstances so require, without incurring any liability whatsoever.

The Organising Company shall not be held liable if, due to a case of force majeure or beyond its control, this Giveaway has to be modified, shortened or cancelled.


In accordance with the GDPR and the applicable local law (hereinafter the “Law“), participants have the right to access, rectify or delete their personal data and to object to the collection of such data. Such right may be exercised by sending a written request to the Organising Company’s address indicated in Article 1 or by sending an email to the following address :

Participants also have the right to make a complaint to the Commission National de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) at the following address Plaintes en ligne | CNIL.

The collection of the targeted personal data at the time of participation in the Giveaway is compulsory in order to participate in the Giveaway and to respond to complaints and requests for information.

Only the personal data necessary for the proper running of the Giveaway and the delivery of the awarded prizes are collected. The personal data that are collected are personal data required for the Giveaway to run smoothly, i.e.: surname, first name, postcode, telephone number.

The personal data that are collected are intended to be used by the Organising Company for the purposes of ensuring the smooth running of the Giveaway, the designation of winners and the distribution of prizes.

Any personal data collected during the Giveaway remain confidential and will not be used for commercial solicitation purposes or passed on to a third party.

Personal data will be kept for the duration of the actual distribution of the prizes as set out in the Giveaway policy and in accordance with the Law. Once the prizes have been distributed, the personal data will be destroyed.

The data controller within the meaning of Article 4(7) of the GDPR is the Groupement Européen des Producteurs de Champignons (GEPC Promo).

The personal data collected are recorded and saved in a secure computer file. This information is intended for the Organising Company and may also be accessed by SOPEXA as a data processor.


The Organising Company reserves the right to use the usernames of participants and winners without any compensation.

By taking part in this Giveaway, participants authorise the Organising Company to reproduce, represent, use and distribute their profile photograph posted on their Instagram account.

The participant acknowledges that the transfer of these rights will not give rise to the payment of any compensation. The participant guarantees that he/she is not bound by any exclusivity contract relating to the use of his/her image or name.

Each winner agrees in advance to the use of his/her Instagram handle on any medium whatsoever, for the purposes of advertising or other communication, on the Internet or otherwise, for a maximum period of 1 year, without restriction as to place or reservation, without this use giving rise to any right or benefit whatsoever other than the award of their prize.


Any information provided by the winners, in particular their contact details, will be considered null and void and will not be taken into consideration if it is inaccurate.

The liability of the Organising Company is limited to the maximum overall value of the prize(s).

The Organising Company may not be held liable for any prejudice of any kind (personal, physical, material, financial or other) arising from a participant’s participation in the Giveaway.

The Organising Company may not be held liable if a participant forgets to enter his/her contact details.

Under no circumstances may the Organising Company be held responsible for the loss of any data.

The Organising Company reserves the right to use any recourse and in particular to take legal action against anyone who has cheated, defrauded, rigged or disrupted the operations described in the Giveaway policy, or who has attempted to do so.

Any participant in the Giveaway who is deemed by the Organising Company to have disrupted the Giveaway in any of the aforementioned ways will be automatically stripped of any right to obtain any winning prize, and no claim will be accepted as a result.

The Organising Company reserves the right, in particular in the event of an overriding reason, to shorten, extend or cancel this Giveaway, in part or in its entirety, if circumstances so require. The Organising Company may not be held liable in this regard.

The Organising Company may at any time, in the event of force majeure, a fortuitous event or an exceptional circumstance (fire, flood, natural disaster, intrusion, strike, threat to the financial equilibrium of the Giveaway, legal or regulatory obligations or obligations of public order imposed by the competent authorities and which would have the effect of substantially modifying the Giveaway Policy, or any other event of force majeure or fortuitous events), even if arising from its own responsibility (subject to good faith), cease all or part of the Giveaway.

This Giveaway will be cancelled in the event of force majeure, without participants or winners being entitled to claim any compensation in this respect.


Any participation in this competition implies pure and simple acceptance of these rules and of the terms and conditions governing the Giveaway.

No telephone or written request concerning the interpretation or application of the Giveaway policy, or the running of the Giveaway will be answered.

Any practical difficulties in interpreting or applying these rules will be decided by the Organising Company.

The Organising Company reserves the right to take legal action against anyone guilty of fraud in connection with the Giveaway.

The Giveaway policy is available and can be viewed for the duration of the Giveaway via a link provided in the Giveaway post.

The Organising Company reserves the right to modify all or part of the Giveaway policy, in particular in order to comply with any new legislation and/or applicable regulations.

The Giveaway policy and its content are original intellectual creations and therefore fall within the scope of intellectual property protection rules.

Any person infringing the intellectual property rights attached to the Giveaway policy will be held liable for the offence of counterfeiting and may be exposed to criminal sanctions provided for by the applicable law.


The Giveaway policy is subject to French law. In order to be taken into account, any disputes relating to the Giveaway must be submitted by written request to the address of the Organising Company, in accordance with article 1 of these rules.

In the event of persistent disagreement over the application or interpretation of the Giveaway policy and failing an amicable agreement, any dispute will be submitted to the court having jurisdiction, and to which exclusive competence is assigned.