Please ensure that you have read carefully and understand the terms and conditions (“Terms”) contained in this document (the “Terms and Conditions”). Any use of the JFC Franchising Online Facility means your acceptance of the Terms set by Jollibee Foods Corporation (“JFC”) which includes its subsidiaries [Fresh N’ Famous Foods, Inc. doing business in the name and style of “CHOWKING” and “GREENWICH”, Mang Inasal Philippines, Inc. and Red Ribbon Bakeshop, Inc.].

A. Data Privacy Statement

In providing the services under this Terms and Conditions, JFC shall be collecting your personal information. By accepting these Terms, you also understand and consent to JFC’s Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into, and is made part of this agreement. The privacy policy describes how we collect, use, and protect your information.

B. Intellectual Property Rights

The JFC Franchising Online Facility and the information contained therein are owned by JFC. No reproduction of the JFC Franchising Online Facility or any of its portion, including but not limited to the trade names, logos, registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks of JFC or any of its subsidiaries mentioned above, shall be made. Any unauthorized use, misuse, copying or misappropriation of the website, or any portion thereof, tradenames, trademarks and service marks used in the JFC Franchising Online Facility is strictly prohibited.

C. Accuracy of Personal Information

You agree to be fully responsible in ensuring that the information submitted to the JFC Franchising Online Facility is complete and accurate.

D. Account Usage

You agree to have full responsibility for all transactions made in your accounts through the use of your email address or user ID and password. You further agree that you are responsible for keeping your account secure at all times.

E. Use of the JFC Franchising Online Facility

You understand that the following are the services offered by the JFC Franchising Online Facility:

You further agree that you are responsible for keeping your account secure at all times.

  • Apply for a Philippine franchise of any one, some, or all JFC brands, i.e. Jollibee, Chowking, Greenwich, Mang Inasal and Red Ribbon (each a “JFC Brand” or collectively, “JFC Brands”)
  • Refer a proposed store site for any JFC Brand/s (applicable to existing JFC franchise partners only)
  • Monitor the status of your franchise and/or site application
  • View the upcoming franchise-related trainings and engagement initiatives (applicable to existing JFC franchise partners)
  1. Franchise Application

You understand and agree that the franchise application process requires you to accomplish a series of screening activities not limited to the following:

Initial screening

    1. Personality Assessment
    2. Credit and Background investigation
    3. Series of interviews and meetings with the Management of JFC or any JFC Brand
    4. Store Immersion
    5. Payment of fees
    6. Franchise Agreement Signing
  1. Site Application

You agree to supply all information and documents relevant to the processing of the site application.

You understand that the proposed store sites you submitted to JFC shall undergo a site assessment process with JFC’s Real Estate Team. You will be notified by any reasonable means if the proposed store site does not meet JFC’s requirements.

You understand that the result of the site assessment process is final. In case of rejection of such proposed site due to developmental matters, you understand that any such re-application is subject to the internal guidelines of JFC.

You understand and agree that approval of the proposed site does not automatically mean the site will be awarded to you. In some  instances, you may be offered to have it leased by another franchisee, or by JFC, or by a JFC Brand. For the avoidance of doubt, such approval does not preclude either JFC, or a JFC Brand or another franchisee to negotiate the commercial terms of a possible lease with you.

  1. Personality Assessment

You agree to take the personality assessment as part of your franchise application requirements. The result of this assessment is confidential and shall only be used to evaluate your suitability as a JFC Franchise Partner.

Your complete name and email address are provided to a third-party by the Franchising Manager of the JFC Brand where a franchise is being applied for, in order to generate the link to the personality assessment that you need to accomplish. Only Jollibee Worldwide Services ?Staffing Services, the relevant JFC Brand Franchising Heads and Managers, and Regional Business Unit Heads will have access to the results of your personality assessment test, which are kept confidential.

  1. Credit and Background Investigation

You agree to be verified for credit investigation and background investigation (“CIBI”) as part of your franchise application requirements. The outcome of the CIBI shall be discussed with you during the series of interviews with the management of JFC or any JFC Brand. The result of the CIBI are confidential and can only be accessed only by the Regional Business Unit Head, the Franchising Head and Managers of the JFC Brand being applied for.

  1. Going Through the Motion

You agree to undergo a store immersion activity to observe the store’s daily operations, as scheduled by the relevant JFC Brand Area Manager. After the store immersion activity, the relevant JFC Brand Area Manager will evaluate you and you will also have an assessment regarding your store immersion experience. You are expected to attend and provide insights on whether or not you would like to push through with the application.

  1. Business Direction Discussion

Once you have completed the store immersion activity, you are considered to have completed the franchise application process. However, you shall be invited to a separate in-person discussion on the requirements prior to opening a store. This is the Business Direction Discussion.

The documents presented during the Business Direction Discussion is for discussion purposes only. It is not an investment advice. It is  not a guarantee, representation, warranty, or recommendation. Please independently evaluate the accuracy, completeness, and usefulness of the contents of the documents presented during the Business Direction Discussion. We assume no responsibility for your use of the contents of the documents presented during the Business Direction Discussion, and franchising and/or investment decisions or results.

You agree and understand that the discussion items are merely representative of how the store operations would perform. The store performance depends on different factors not limited to the following: i) maturity of the market, ii) the brand, and iii) the management.  You hereby hold JFC and any of the JFC Brands free from any claims relating to the sales forecast presented.

F. Changes in the Agreement

JFC may modify, update, or amend this Terms and Conditions, or any Terms applicable to any services related to the Franchise Application. If there is a change in the Terms and Conditions, JFC will notify you of the changes by posting the updated copy online. Please refer to the effectivity and revision date of this agreement to ensure that the Terms and Conditions you are agreeing to is updated.

G. No Warranties and Limitations and Liability

We are not making any representations or warranties concerning any studies, reports or conclusions, economic or otherwise, which may have been prepared in connection with or as basis for your franchise application. We shall not be liable for any loss, expense, cost or damage arising out, arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with your reliance on the said studies, reports or conclusions, economic or otherwise.

We shall not be liable for any loss, expense, cost or damage arising out, arising directly or indirectly out of or in connection with force majeure, and any circumstances beyond our control, and over which we could not have avoided even with the exercise of reasonable care, or any indirect or unforeseeable loss suffered or incurred by customers or third parties.

H. Declaration

I, upon reading the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of the JFC Franchising Online Facility, hereby declare that:

I am of legal age (at least 18 years old) and have the capability to enter into terms, conditions, and obligations contained in this Terms and Conditions of Use.

All information and documents I have submitted are accurate and correct.

I have obtained the consent from the relevant parties for all information provided that was collected by me from third-party sources.