2023 Toughest Trade Contest (“Contest”)

No Purchase OR PAYMENT Necessary TO ENTER OR WIN. A Purchase WILL NOT affect the outcome of this contest. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Individuals who are prohibited from participating in THIS CONTEST under their company/organization/entity’s internal policies are not eligible to participate. voide where prohibited.

Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of SC Johnson Professional UK Limited (“Sponsor”), and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to enter or win.  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest.  Contest is subject to all applicable laws.

CONTEST PERIOD: Contest begins at 00:00 GMT on 30th January 2023 and ends at 23:59 GMT on 30th March 2023 (the “Contest Period”).


To Enter: During the Contest Period, submit a photo and/or video depicting your job’s ‘Toughest Task’ via Swarfega’s Facebook page at or Twitter page at (the “Entry”).  Include the hashtags #ToughestTrade and #Contest in your post or tweet.  Also, if you are submitting an Entry through Twitter, mention @swarfegauk.  Entries will be eligible to be designated as the ‘Toughest Trade of 2023’ by the Sponsor.  All Entries must be submitted by the end of the Contest Period. Any Entry received outside the specified Contest Period will be void.

General Entry Conditions: Limit five (5) Entries per person for the duration of the Contest Period.  Any Entries received from any person in excess of the above-stated limitation will be void.  Entries on behalf of another person and joint submissions will not be accepted. Entries generated by a person from multiple social media accounts or by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means and Entries by any means which subvert the Entry process are void.  It is the participant’s responsibility to conform to their employer’s internal policies regarding submission of an Entry.  A Facebook or Twitter account is required to enter this Contest and is available for free at or  

In the event of a dispute as to any account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register at Facebook or Twitter, as applicable, will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Entry must (i) be entrant’s own original work, (ii) be in English, (iii) not have been previously published or submitted in connection with any other contest, (iv) be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and comply with the submission guidelines described below, and (v) not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights, including, without limitation, any trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, is offensive or inappropriate, not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or that is otherwise not in compliance with the submission guidelines or these Official Rules.


By submitting an Entry, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries (collectively, “SCJ Entities”) may obtain many entries in connection with this Contest and/or other promotions sponsored by the SCJ Entities, and that such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other entries made in connection with this Contest and/or other promotions sponsored by the SCJ Entities or submitted for other reasons, or to other materials developed by the SCJ Entities or their advertising and promotion agencies. Each entrant waives any and all claims that any entry and/or other works submitted, accepted, reviewed and/or used may be similar, or that any compensation is due to any entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by the SCJ Entities.

JUDGING:  All eligible Entries received by Sponsor will be judged by the Sponsor (or a panel of judges selected by the Sponsor in its sole discretion) on or about 31st March 2023 based equally on the following criteria, equally weighted:

  1. Substance of the Entry,
  2. Persuasiveness of the Entry, and
  3. Creativity and originality of the Entry.

The Entry with the highest score will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner. The 3 Entries with the next highest scores will be deemed potential Runner-up Prize Winners.

In the event of a tie, the tie-breaker will be based upon the highest score in the first judging criteria set forth above, continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in the order set forth above, as needed, to break the tie. In the event that a tie still remains, a new judge, selected by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, will judge the tied entries based on the judging criteria set forth above.

All decisions of the Sponsor and/or judges will be final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. The sponsor may request feedback from the general public via Swarfega’s Facebook or Twitter page, but such feedback (however it is requested or provided) will not be considered part of the criteria and it will be completely up to the Sponsor (or the judges), in their sole discretion, to consider or not consider such feedback in the evaluation of the criteria and judging of the Entries.  Votes cast by the general public will not determine the winners.

Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:  Although Sponsor is not responsible for the Entries, we encourage entrants to submit Entries that do not violate the rights of any person, offend, or hurt people. Therefore, when participating in this Contest, please DO NOT do any of the following:

  • submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including trademark, patents, privacy and publicity rights (e.g., using someone else’s name or likeness or a photograph taken by another person without their consent) - you should only submit materials that you own exclusively;
  • publish falsehoods or make statements that could damage Sponsor or anyone else;
  • submit material that is unlawful, obscene, false, misleading, defamatory, libelous, threatening, disparaging, sexually explicit or suggestive, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law or is otherwise inappropriate;
  • submit materials that promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons or the use of any of the foregoing;
  • submit material that promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • violate any law or post any submission that would encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense;
  • misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity, including, without limitation, with respect to any relationship or material connection you have with SCJ Entities;
  • post or share any personal or private information of any third party; or
  • engage in any predatory or stalking conduct, or intimidate or harass anyone.

Also, please ensure you comply with the terms and conditions applicable to your use of your Facebook and/or Twitter social media account.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via direct message on Facebook or Twitter and given details of how to claim their prize. If a potential winner does not respond to Sponsor within 14 days of being notified of their win, their prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor shall be entitled to select another potential winner in accordance with the process described above (and that potential winner will also have to respond to notification of their win within 14 days or else they will also forfeit their prize).  Sponsor reserves the right to notify a potential winner’s employer with which they are affiliated. It is the winner’s responsibility to conform to their employer’s internal policies regarding receipt of prizes.

Potential winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within ten (10) days of date of issuance in substantially the form at If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, another potential winner may be selected.


  • Grand Prize (1 for this Contest): one (1) £200 Amazon gift card*. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is £200. 
  • Runner-up Prize (3 total for this Contest): one (1) £50 Amazon gift card*.  ARV is £50 per card. 

Total ARV of all prizes is £150.  Gift cards may be delivered electronically.  Gift cards are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by the issuer.

*Amazon is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Amazon gift cards cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. Amazon gift cards may only be redeemed toward the purchase of eligible products on up to ten (10) years from the date of issuance. For complete terms and conditions, see

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.  Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes (including income and withholding taxes), as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.  All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

All tax-related liabilities or other liabilities in connection with the prizes awarded in connection with this Contest are the sole responsibility of each winner.

RELEASE OF TECHNICAL LIABILITY: Except where prohibited by law, Sponsor, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective employees, officers, directors and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries, email and/or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, social media page, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, email and/or mail, the announcement of the prize(s), or in any Contest-related materials.  Except where prohibited by law, Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Entrants, by participating, agree that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize (or portion thereof) or participation in this Contest.

COMPLIANCE: By participating, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing) that such entrant has reviewed the internal policies of their company/organization/entity regarding participation in this Contest (including submission of an Entry) and receipt of prizes under this Contest, and such entrant is not in violation of any such internal policies by submitting an Entry, participating in this Contest or receiving any prizes under this Contest.

USE OF ENTRIES: In submitting an Entry, you grant the Sponsor and its designees a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable, transferable right to exploit the copyright and other intellectual property rights you have in the Entry (and all elements of such Entry, including your voice, image, photograph, name and social media handle), and any ancillary and subsidiary rights therein in any media now or hereafter known, with respect to the Entry, including, without limitation, the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, exploit, modify, copy, disseminate or dispose of any Entry, the concepts embodied therein or any elements thereof, online, in print, or in any other media now known or hereafter devised, for programming, advertising, publicity, promotional and any other purposes without compensation or notification to you of any kind in perpetuity, except as prohibited by law.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Each winner, by acceptance of prize, and execution of the publicity release (as detailed in the Winner Notification section above), except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, social media handle, address (city and county), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.

MISCELLANEOUS: Persons who tamper with, abuse or undermine the integrity of any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND ANY AND ALL OTHER AVAILABLE REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

RIGHT TO TERMINATE CONTEST: Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, force majeure, or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, or if any action, regulation, orders or requests by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity requires the suspension, modification or termination of the Contest (or any portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest (or portion thereof), disqualify any suspect Entries, and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) using the Judging Criteria specified above from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of England or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than England.  If any provision of these Official Rules is invalid under the law, rules, or regulations of England, it will only apply to the extent permitted. In addition, entrants are required to abide by the applicable laws, rules, and regulations of England as they may pertain to participation in this Contest.

PERSONAL DATA: Personal information will be collected by Sponsor from each entrant for the purposes of administering this Contest (collectively, “Personal Information”).  Personal Information collected from entrants will only be used to administer this Contest and as otherwise described in these Official Rules.  The Sponsor shall take care of any Personal Information you supply in entering this Contest as described in its privacy notice, a copy of which can be seen at (the “SCJ Privacy Notice”), and in accordance with applicable law. By entering the Contest, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your Personal Information in order to process and contact you about your Contest entry, and for the purposes outlined herein. Entrants have a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of their personal data. They also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances, and the right to a judicial remedy for breach of data protection-related laws. To exercise such right, entrants should follow the instructions in the SCJ Privacy Notice. The data controller is the Sponsor. The Sponsor will make the names of the winners, as well as the awarded prizes, publicly available at Swarfega’s Facebook page and Twitter page.

SPONSOR: SC Johnson Professional UK Limited, Denby Hall Way, Denby, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 8JZ.  This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Amazon. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest should be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter or Amazon.