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Begin Terms & Conditions


  • Entries

    Entries cannot be accepted from current Dream Mesh employees, nor can entries promote Dream Mesh or its products. An individual can submit multiple ideas but will have to pay an additional N5000 for each idea entered. Where there are multiple conceivers of an idea, only one person can enter the application. Prizes will be awarded to individuals only and we cannot accommodate more than one person per idea in the application process.

  • Profile Information

    If you create a profile, start a draft entry and make a final application submission, Dream Mesh will ask you to provide information that is personal to you and your initiative. You agree to provide accurate and complete information and you agree for Dream Mesh to store and use your information for the purposes of the Begin challenge. If you are shortlisted to further stages, you must commit to sharing additional information. In addition, the ‘initial pitch’ you provide in the entry form may be made public however all other parts of your entry will remain confidential.

  • Deadline

    Applications must be submitted online through the BEGIN website. The website opens at 12:00AM June 1st 2017 and closes at 11:59 August 31st 2017

  • Age Limit

    The application is open to all Nigerians. Entries cannot be submitted on behalf of someone else.

  • application

    The application is open to individuals from any part of Nigeria.

  • Ideas

    Ideas are not restricted to any category, sector or industry in Nigeria.

  • Non Refundable

    Please note that all payments made cannot be refunded.

  • Language

    Applications must be submitted in English. The final assessment will all be delivered in English. Proficiency in written and oral English is required.

  • Reward Event

    The Reward event will be held at a location of Dream Mesh choosing and the top applicants will have to be physically present at such a time and event.

  • Promotion

    If you are shortlisted to further stages, your initiative may be promoted through various marketing channels. Your contribution and approval will be required towards interviews, films, events and marketing assets.

  • Ownership Rights

    Dream Mesh will own and have rights over the selected applicants’ ideas.

  • Discretion

    Where there are multiple applicants with the same idea, Dream Mesh reserves the right to choose.

  • Disqualification

    Dream Mesh reserves the right to disqualify at any stage (in its reasonable discretion) any participant or entry for good cause, including, but not limited to, non-compliance with these terms, the Dream Mesh Privacy Policy or violation of any applicable laws, codes, or regulations of Nigeria.

  • Contact

    Feel free to contact Dream Mesh if you have any questions.


PRIVACY POLICY


DREAM MESH PRIVACY POLICY NOTE

This Privacy Notice explains the types of personal information we collect and how we use, disclose and protect that information.

  1. What does this Privacy Notice apply to?
  2. This Privacy Notice applies to personal information collected by Dream Mesh in connection with the services they offer. Find out more about the Dream Mesh at https://www.dreammesh.ng/about/. This includes information collected offline through our Consumer Engagement Centres, direct marketing campaigns, sweepstakes and applications, and online through our websites, applications and branded pages on third party platforms and applications accessed or used through such websites or third party platforms.

  3. We will take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse and keep it secure.

  4. We will comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations and we will co-operate with data protection authorities. In the absence of data protection legislation, we will act in accordance with generally accepted principles governing data protection.

  5. This Privacy Notice also applies to targeted Dream Mesh content, including offers and advertisements for Dream Mesh products and services, which we (or a service provider acting on our behalf) may send to you on third party websites, platforms and applications (“Third Party Sites”) based on your Site Usage Information (as defined below). These Third Party Sites may have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions. We encourage you to read them before using those Third Party Sites.

  6. This Privacy Notice also applies to targeted Dream Mesh content, including offers and advertisements for Dream Mesh products and services, which we (or a service provider acting on our behalf) may send to you on third party websites, platforms and applications (“Third Party Sites”) based on your Site Usage Information (as defined below). These Third Party Sites may have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions. We encourage you to read them before using those Third Party Sites.

  7. This Privacy Notice is hereby incorporated into and forms part of the terms and conditions of use of the applicable Dream Mesh Site. For information about Dream Mesh responsible for protecting your personal information, see your privacy rights and who to contact below.

  1. Your consent
  2. By using the Dream Mesh site, you are consenting to Dream Mesh Ltd for collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in this way, please do not use the Dream Mesh sites or otherwise provide the relevant Dream Mesh site with your personal information.

  3. Dream Mesh will only collect, use or disclose your personal information where it is fair and lawful to do so. In most cases, we will ask for your consent explicitly but, in some cases, we may infer consent from your actions and behaviour. We may ask you to provide additional consent if we need to use your personal information for purposes not covered by this Privacy Notice. You are not obliged to provide such consent but if you decide not to then your participation in certain activities may be restricted. If you provide additional consent, the terms of that consent shall prevail in the event of any conflict with the terms of this Privacy Notice.

  4. Please note, however, that we may process your personal information without consent if we have a legitimate reason to do so, provided that such use will not have a prejudicial effect on your own rights, freedoms and interests. Any such use shall be in accordance with the Dream Mesh Privacy Principles set out above.

  5. What information do we collect?
  6. In this Privacy Notice, your "personal information" means information or pieces of information that could allow you to be identified. This typically includes information such as your name, address, screen name, profile picture, email address, and telephone number, but can also include other information such as IP address, shopping habits, information about your lifestyle or preferences such as your hobbies and interests. We may collect personal information about you from different sources, including:

  7. Information you give us directly.

  8. We may collect information from you directly when you provide us with personal information, e.g. when you register for prize draws or applications, sign up to receive information, use applications, buy a product or service from us, fill out a survey, or make a comment or enquiry. The types of information we may collect from you directly include your:

    • name
    • address
    • email address
    • user name
    • telephone number
    • credit card or other payment information
    • age
    • date of birth
    • gender
    • user-generated content, posts and other content you submit to BEGIN and Dream Mesh sites
    • any other personal information you voluntarily provide to us

  1. Information collected automatically when you use the Dream Mesh Sites
  2. We (and third party service providers acting on our behalf) use cookies and other tools (such as web analytic tools and pixel tags) to automatically collect information about you when you use Dream Mesh Sites, subject to the terms of this Privacy Notice and applicable data laws and regulations. The types of information collected automatically may include:

    • information about the type of browser you use
    • details of the web pages you have viewed
    • your IP address
    • the hyperlinks you have clicked
    • your user name, profile picture, gender, networks and any other information you choose to share when using Third Party Sites (such as when you use the “Like” functionality on Facebook or the +1 functionality on Google+)
    • the websites you visited before arriving at a Unilever Site

  1. Information we collect from other sources
  2. We may receive personal information about you from other legitimate sources, including information from commercially available sources, such as public databases and data aggregators, and information from third parties. The types of personal information that we may collect from such sources include your:

    • name
    • street address
    • age
    • your shopping habits
    • preferences and information about your lifestyle such as your hobbies and interests
    • publicly available information such as user-generated content, blogs and postings, as permitted by law
    • Online advertising

    We may share Site Usage Information with trusted third parties (e.g. advertisers, advertising agencies, advertising networks, data exchanges, etc.) in order to offer you tailored content, including more relevant advertising for products and services which may be of interest to you. These third parties may set and access their own cookies, web beacons and similar tracking technologies on your device in order to help us deliver customized content and advertising to you when you visit Dream Mesh Sites or Third Party Sites.

  1. How do we use your personal information?
  2. We may use your personal information to:

    • Improve our products and your experience on the Dream Mesh Sites.
    • To contact you regarding products and services which may be of interest to you, provided you have given us consent to do so or you have previously requested a product or service from us and the communication is relevant or related to that prior request and made within any timeframes established by applicable laws.
    • To provide you with products or services that you request from us.

    We may share Site Usage Information with trusted third parties (e.g. advertisers, advertising agencies, advertising networks, data exchanges, etc.) in order to offer you tailored content, including more relevant advertising for products and services which may be of interest to you. These third parties may set and access their own cookies, web beacons and similar tracking technologies on your device in order to help us deliver customized content and advertising to you when you visit Dream Mesh Sites or Third Party Sites.

DREAM MESH PRIVACY POLICY

Dream Mesh takes privacy seriously. The following principles underpin our approach to respecting your privacy:

  1. We value the trust that you place in us by giving us your personal information. We will always use your personal information in a way that is fair and worthy of that trust.

  2. We will provide clear information about how we use your personal information. We shall always be transparent with you about what information we collect, what we do with it, with whom we share it and who you should contact if you have any concerns.

  3. We will take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse and keep it secure.

  4. We will comply with all applicable data protection laws and regulations and we will co-operate with data protection authorities. In the absence of data protection legislation, we will act in accordance with generally accepted principles governing data protection.

  1. Mobile Message Services
  2. We may make available a service through which you can receive text or other types of messages from Dream Mesh such as SMS (short message service), MMS (multimedia message service) or EMS (enhanced message service) on your wireless or mobile device (“Mobile Message Service”). If you subscribe to one of our Mobile Message Services, you agree to receive such messages from Dream Mesh at the address or mobile number you provide for that purpose (unless and until you have elected to opt out of receiving such messages by following the instructions in the Your privacy rights and who to contact section below).

    You understand that your wireless carrier’s standard rates apply to these messages, and that you may change your mind at any time by following the instructions in the Your privacy rights and who to contact section below. If fees are charged to your wireless account invoice, you agree that we may collect from you and provide your carrier with your applicable payment information in connection therewith. You represent that you are the owner or authorized user of the wireless device you use to sign up for the Mobile Message Service, and that you are authorized to approve the applicable charges. In addition to meeting certain age restrictions and any other terms and conditions associated with each Mobile Message Service, you may be required to register personal information such as your name, text message, wireless address or mobile phone number. We may also obtain the date, time and content of your messages in the course of your use of the Mobile Message Service. We will use the information we obtain in connection with our Mobile Message Service in accordance with this Privacy Notice. Please note, however, that your wireless carrier and other service providers may also collect data about your wireless device usage, and their practices are governed by their own policies.

    You acknowledge and agree that the Mobile Message Service is provided via wireless systems which use radios (and other means) to transmit communications over complex networks. We do not guarantee that your use of the Mobile Message Service will be private or secure, and we are not liable to you for any lack of privacy or security you may experience. You are fully responsible for taking precautions and providing security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the Mobile Message Service. We may also access the content of your wireless and/or mobile phone account with your carrier for the purpose of identifying and resolving technical problems and/or service-related complaints.

  3. Who do we share your personal information with?
  4. As a responsible firm, we may share your personal information with Dream Mesh Limited and subsidiaries and trusted third parties based outside the country so that they may process that data on our behalf.

    We may also share your personal information with companies, organisations or individuals outside of Dream Mesh Limited if we believe that disclosure of the information is necessary for legal reasons.

  5. Transferring your personal information
  6. We may transfer your personal information to servers located outside the country or to affiliates or other trusted third parties based in other countries so that they may process personal information on our behalf. By using a Dream Mesh Site or otherwise providing Dream Mesh with personal information, you agree to us doing so in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Notice and applicable data protection laws and regulations. You should be aware that many countries do not afford the same legal protection to personal information as you might enjoy in your country of origin. While your personal information is in another country, it may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities in that country in accordance with its laws. Subject to such lawful access requests, we promise that anyone processing your personal information outside your country of origin is required to implement measures to protect it and is only entitled to process it in accordance with Dream Mesh’s instructions.

  1. Who do we share your personal information with?
  2. As a responsible firm, we may share your personal information with Dream Mesh Limited and subsidiaries and trusted third parties based outside the country so that they may process that data on our behalf.

    We may also share your personal information with companies, organisations or individuals outside of Dream Mesh Limited if we believe that disclosure of the information is necessary for legal reasons.

  3. Transferring your personal information
  4. We may transfer your personal information to servers located outside the country or to affiliates or other trusted third parties based in other countries so that they may process personal information on our behalf. By using a Dream Mesh Site or otherwise providing Dream Mesh with personal information, you agree to us doing so in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Notice and applicable data protection laws and regulations. You should be aware that many countries do not afford the same legal protection to personal information as you might enjoy in your country of origin. While your personal information is in another country, it may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities in that country in accordance with its laws. Subject to such lawful access requests, we promise that anyone processing your personal information outside your country of origin is required to implement measures to protect it and is only entitled to process it in accordance with Dream Mesh’s instructions.

  5. Safeguarding your personal information
  6. We take all reasonable precautions to keep your personal information secure and require any third parties that handle or process your personal information for us to do the same. Access to your personal information is restricted to prevent unauthorised access, modification or misuse and is only permitted among our employees and agents on a need-to-know basis.

  7. Your privacy rights and who to contact
  8. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we handle your personal information, then you may contact us by clicking the Contact Us link on the Dream Mesh Site that directed you to this Privacy Notice. Your request will be directed to the appropriate quarters. Alternatively, please go to www.dreammesh.ng, and click on the Contact Us link. Your request will be directed to the appropriate quarters. You have the right to tell us if you:

    1. don't want to be contacted in the future by us

    2. would like a copy of the personal information which we hold about you.

    3. would like us to correct, update, or delete your personal information in our records.

    4. wish to report any misuse of your personal information.

    To assist us in dealing with your request, please provide your full name and details.

  9. Changes to our Privacy Notice
  10. We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time by posting the updated version of the Privacy Policy on the Dream Mesh Sites. We will give you reasonable notice of any material change. We encourage you to visit frequently to stay informed about how we use your personal information.

  11. Other Dream Mesh privacy notices
  12. In addition to this Privacy Notice, there may be specific campaigns or promotions which will be governed by additional privacy terms or policies. We encourage you to read these additional terms or policies before participating in any such campaigns or promotions as you will be required to comply with them if you participate. Any additional privacy terms or policies will be made prominently available to you.