Competition Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for The Open Competition


1.1 These terms and conditions govern your participation in the The Open Competition (“Competition”) organised by Blackford Casks Ltd, trading as Whisky Partners (“Company”). The Competition allows you to enter for a chance to win £3000 account credit on the Whisky Partners Platform (“Prize”). Backers of the winning margin of the competition will be placed into a draw, where one winner will be selected at random to win the Prize.

1.2 By entering this Competition, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any breach of these terms and conditions may result in disqualification from the Competition.


2.1 The Competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom and Ireland who are aged 18 years or over at the time of entry. Registering on our portal and providing proof of age and identity is required to be eligible to win.

2.2 Employees of the Company, their families, and agents, as well as any third parties associated with the Competition, are not eligible to enter.

    How to Enter

3.1 To enter the Competition, you must follow the instructions provided by the Company. Simply guess the winning score margin at The Open and enter your details into the form. This includes completing an entry form on a dedicated landing page, providing accurate personal information.

3.2 Only one entry per person is permitted. If multiple entries are received, only the first entry will be accepted.

3.3 Sharing the competition on social media or with friends can earn you an additional entry into the Competition. For each person who enters the Competition via your referral link, you will receive three additional entries for the winning margin you have selected.

3.4 Entries must be received by the Company before the closing date of June 21st 23:59, 2023. The Company accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, or corrupted.

3.5 To be eligible to win, you must have signed up to The Companies online platform (full terms of this can be found below).

    The Prize

4.1 The Prize for the winner is £3000 account credit to be used toward the purchase of cask(s) from Whisky Partners. The specific details and terms of the account credit will be provided to the winner. The Prize is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

4.2 The winner will be notified by email within 14 days of the end of The Open. The winner must respond to the Company within 14 days of notification to claim the Prize. If the winner fails to claim the Prize within this timeframe, the Company reserves the right to select an alternative winner.

4.3 The Winner must be fully verified on the Company portal to receive ownership of the cask. This involves verifying your ID with either your passport or drivers license, and verifying your proof of address by entering your postcode and address details.

4.5 The Company accepts no responsibility for any costs associated with the Prize and not specifically included in the Prize.

4.6 Customers cannot use the Prize in conjunction with any other offers.


5.1 The Company reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice.

5.2 By entering the Competition, you agree to the use of your name and image in any publicity material related to the Competition.

5.3 The Company accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant as a result of entering the Competition or accepting the Prize.

5.4 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising out of or in connection with the Competition shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

5.5 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

5.6 The Competition is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with the Open Championship, Royal Liverpool, or any other third party.

5.7 Losing entries will receive £250 worth of credit towards their next cask purchase. This credit will expire and must be used in by August 31st, 2023.

Full Website Terms
These terms and conditions (Terms of Use) govern your use (whether as a guest or a registered user) of the website (referred to below as the ‘Site’), and your relationship with us (the ‘Company’, ‘we’, or ‘us’). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not register for or use the Site. If you have any questions on the Terms of Use, please contact

    1. Information about us

The Site is operated by Whisky Partners a trading name of Blackford Casks Ltd

    2. Site use and access

2.1 – The Site is provided to you for your personal use subject to these Terms of Use. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. References to these Terms of Use include the Privacy Policy
2.2 – Access to the site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw any service we provide on the Site. We will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
2.3 – From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site, or the entire Site, to users who have registered with us.
2.4 – The Site is only intended for use by people resident in United Kingdom and Ireland.
2.5 – When using the Site you should complete the Registration and comply with the provisions in the Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy

    >3. Amendments & Information

3.1 – We may update these Terms of Use from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of the Site. We will, where possible, notify you via the e-mail address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Company Site of any changes. The changes will apply to the use of the Site after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms of Use you should not continue to use the Site. If you continue to use the Site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms of Use.
3.2 – Any of the material on the Site may be out of date and/or contain inaccuracies at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
3.3 – Due to the nature of the Internet, we offer no guarantees, warrantees or make any representation that this website will be error free.

    4. Registration

4.1 – To register on the Site you must be over 18 years of age.
4.2 – You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.
4.3 – You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by updating your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.

    5. Intellectual property

The content of the Site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Site without written permission from the Company.

    6. Your use of the Company Site

6.1 – You may not use the Site for any of the following purposes:
6.1.1 – disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise breaching any laws;
6.1.2 – transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;
6.1.3 – interfering with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Site; or
6.1.4 – making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
6.2 – You will be responsible for our losses and costs resulting from your breach of this clause 7.

    7. Availability of the Site

7.1 – Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the Site will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the services will be fault-free. If a fault occurs with the Site you should report it to and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.
7.2 – Your access to the Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.

    8. Suspending or cancelling your registration

8.1 – We may suspend or cancel your registration immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under the Terms of Use.
8.2 – You can cancel your registration at any time by informing us in writing at If you do so, you must stop using the Site.
8.3 – The suspension or cancellation of your registration and your right to use the Site shall not affect either party’s statutory rights or liabilities.

    9. The Company’s liability

9.1 – The Site may provide content from other Internet sites or resources and while the Company tries to ensure that material included on the Site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it does not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to that content. If the Company is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
9.2 – If you take advantage of any discounts, offers, promotions, or are involved in transactions with any businesses in relation to an offer, deal, promotion etc found on or through the Site, including but not limited to payment and delivery of goods or services, any other terms and conditions, warranties or representations associated with such transactions are solely between you and the providers of the offers, discounts, promotions etc. You agree that we shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings, or as the result of the presence of such offers, discounts, promotions etc.
9.3 – If we are in breach of these Terms of Use, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you use the Site.
9.4 – To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
9.4.1 – All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
9.4.2 – Any liability for direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including without limitation any liability for:
(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits or contracts;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data;
(f) loss of goodwill;
(g) wasted management or office time; and
(h) for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
9.5 – This clause 10 shall not limit or affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

    10. Processing your Information

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

    11. Third Party Websites & Linking

11.1 – As a convenience to customers, the Site may include links to other websites or material, which are beyond the Company’s control. The Company is not responsible for content on any site outside the Site and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Please read the terms of use of other websites.
11.2 – You may link to our 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, but 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.
11.3 – You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
11.4 – The Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
11.5 – If you wish to make any use of material on the Site other than that set out above, please address your request to

    12. Viruses, Hacking and other Offences

12.1 – You must not misuse Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use Site will cease immediately.
12.2 – We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

    13. Advertising and Sponsorship

Part of the Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.

    14. Applicable Law

These Terms of Use will be subject to the laws of England and Wales. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so within the United Kingdom.

      15. International Use

    The Company makes no promise that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom and Ireland, and accessing the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom and Ireland, you do so, on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

      16. Miscellaneous

    16.1 – You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms of Use to any other person. The Company may transfer its rights under these Terms of Use to another business where the Company reasonably believes your rights will not be affected.
    16.2 – If you breach these Terms of Use and the Company chooses to ignore this, the Company will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms of Use.
    16.3 – The Company shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms of Use caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
    16.4 – If you have any queries please contact

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