The terms and conditions have 19 sections. You can view each section by selecting the links below:
Creating an account and minimum age
About content you and others provide to energyshare
Misuse of energyshare
Exchanging personal information with other users
Exclusions and limitation of our liability
Disputes between energyshare members
Governing law and jurisdiction
General Competition Information
1.1 Welcome to energyshare (“energyshare”). energyshare is operated and owned by KEO energyshare Ltd (“we”, “us” or “our” as appropriate). We may make energyshare available through a number of channels. It is currently available through the website at www.energyshare.com (“energyshare Site”).
1.2 From time to time we may collaborate with commercial partners (“energyshare Partners”) who may make their products and services available through energyshare including the energyshare Site. You can find out about current energyshare partners on the Partners page of this website.
1.3 Any use of energyshare and any content accessed or downloaded from energyshare (including any content posted by users and content of energyshare Partners) will be governed by these Terms and conditions and any other documents referred to within these terms. You should read them carefully to understand your rights and liabilities before using energyshare.
1.4 If you do not want to be bound by these terms, please do not access, use and/or contribute to energyshare or interact with any members of energyshare (“energyshare Members”).
1.5 We may change these terms from time to time. Any changes will take effect seven (7) days after the date of our email to you notifying you of a change or the date on which we post the modified terms on energyshare, whichever is the earlier. Your continued use of energyshare after these terms have been changed will be treated as acceptance by you of the updated or amended terms. If you do not agree to the changes, you must cease using energyshare.
1.6 In addition to the ways that energyshare use the data you supply any personal data that you supply that relates to projects powered by Crowdfunder.co.uk will be shared with Crowdfunder.co.uk. It will be held securely and in accordance with Crowdfunder.co.uk’s data protection policy and the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/privacy-policy).
1.7 In addition to the ways that energyshare use the data you supply any personal data that you supply that relates to a M&S Energy project will be shared with M&S Energy. It will be held securely and in accordance with the M&S Energy’s data protection policy and the UK Data Protection Act 1998.
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2. Creating an account and minimum age
2.1 You are free to browse energyshare without creating an account. However, in order to obtain the full benefit of energyshare’s features and interact with energyshare and energyshare Members you must register and become an energyshare Member.
2.2 You must be over 13 years of age to create an account with and/or use energyshare; however, if you are under the age of 18, you must obtain permission from your parent or guardian before you do so. There must be no reason why you should not be in contact with any other energyshare Members.
2.3 In order to interact with energyshare and energyshare Members, you must create an account by registering and becoming an energyshare Member. Alternatively, you can skip the standard registration process and login by using the username and password you have set up with Landshare, River Cottage or Free Range Review or another service that may be affiliated to energyshare in the future (our “Sister Services”). When visiting the energyshare Site you can also create an account by linking to your Facebook account using the ‘Facebook Connect’ facility. When you create an account with us you will be asked to “accept” the terms and, on doing so, you will be deemed to have consented to and will be bound by these terms. By signing in to energyshare using your login details from our Sister Services or Facebook Connect you are agreeing to be bound by these terms. The same will apply if you use any other method (e.g. an Open ID) which energyshare may offer in the future to enable you to create an account with energyshare by using a third-party authentication facility.
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3. Your account
3.1 You must ensure that all the information you provide when you register as an energyshare Member is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects.
3.2 You must notify us immediately of any change to any of the information you have previously given us by updating your information on your profile page on the energyshare website.
3.3 If you are joining energyshare as an individual user, your registration is for your personal use only. If you wish to join on behalf of an organisation by submitting your registration details, you are representing that you have authority to bind your organisation.
3.4 Please do not share your registration details with any other perso, as you will be held responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account with or without your knowledge. By registering on energyshare, you confirm that you will treat your login details as confidential. If you have any concerns regarding your login details or become aware of any misuse, you must inform us immediately by firstname.lastname@example.org.
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4. About energyshare
What we do
4.1 We provide an open platform allowing anyone interested in or already involved with renewable energy and energy efficiency to create an account with energyshare to share ideas and success stories, receive and provide news and support, send messages to each other and to collaborate on renewable energy projects by creating and/or participating in community groups (“Groups”). Creators of groups are “project leaders”. An energyshare member can only be a project leader of one group at any one time.
What we don’t do
4.2 We do not verify the identity of anyone who creates an account or group with energyshare or the information they provide. We do not encourage you to meet or make arrangements with strangers. We do not carry out any checks (such as Criminal Records Bureau checks) on any individual or organisation who creates an account. We cannot therefore give any guarantee that any of the energyshare Members are who they say they are or are appropriate for you to contact and we make no recommendations in relation to any of these energyshare Members including Project Leaders or guide contributors.
4.3 We do not have any involvement in or responsibility for the activities of energyshare Members (including any `Members’ conduct within energyshare Groups) or any arrangements you make with others through energyshare. The activities and arrangements you make are solely private and made directly between the individuals concerned.
4.4 Accordingly, when using the energyshare site you take full responsibility for who you have contact with and the nature, terms and extent of that contact. You must carry out your own independent checks on these people before providing personal information such as contact details or deciding whether to meet them, allow them to assist you or enter into any arrangement with them. This should include carrying out the same checks and taking the same precautions as you would do when dealing with anyone who you met independently off the street.
4.5 If you have any doubt at all about the truthfulness and/or safety of another energyshare Member or any information provided by them, you should immediately discontinue all contact. Report all serious concerns to us via the “Report” buttons on the energyshare Site and/or by e-mailing us at email@example.com.
4.6 To be clear, each energyshare Member (including each Project Leader), acts on his/her own behalf at all times and does not act as our representative or agent in any way. We do not endorse nor are we responsible for any of the actions of any energyshare Member or Group.
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5. About content that you and other users provide to energyshare
5.1 The following applies to your use of the community features contained on energyshare:
The rules of the energyshare community
5.2 Any content which you and other users post or contribute to energyshare using its community features, including guides and any comments posted by users to news items, Group profiles or guides, is generally known as “user generated content” or “UGC” for short. The following provisions explain the rules for contributing content, how we and other users may use your UGC and how you can use their UGC.
5.3 Obviously we positively encourage energyshare Members to make full use of energyshare and in particular participate in the energyshare community. However, to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and satisfying experience, we require that you abide by the rules set out below.
5.3.1 You agree to ensure that:
all information provided by you via energyshare or which you provide to other energyshare Members or in connection with any potential energyshare project is accurate, true and up to date in all respects and at all times and is not misleading in any way
all content posted by you is lawful and not defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, obscene, discriminatory, or otherwise objectionable or embarrassing to any other person as determined by us in our sole discretion
you will use energyshare and any information and content obtained from it lawfully and only for the purposes for which it has been provided and in accordance with these terms
you will not harass or mislead or act unlawfully towards any person that you have contacted via energyshare or disclose or use any contact information that they may provide to you without their consent
you will not discriminate against other energyshare users on any grounds, including (but not only) race, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religious belief
you are polite and respectful in all communications with other users
you will cease to contact anyone that you have contacted via energyshare immediately if they request you to do so
any content you upload is not in breach of any copyright and in the case of any photos and video that identify individuals, you have their full permission to make their image available through energyshare and to permit their use by others via energyshare in the way described in these terms. In the case of children, you will need to obtain such permission from their parents
if you distribute flyers created using the energyshare Site (“Group Flyers”), you will do so responsibly and in a lawful manner and where the intended recipient is unknown to you, you will not post, fax, email or otherwise distribute any such flyer or other material relating to your Group without first obtaining their consent.
5.3.2 You may not:
distribute or post spam (in particular by sending unsolicited marketing messages to other energyshare members or any members of the public), or pyramid schemes, or chain letters
use the energyshare Site for commercial purposes or make contact with any other users of the energyshare Site for any commercial purpose whatsoever including, without limitation, to promote, market, advertise or offer for sale any product or service
distribute viruses or any other technologies that may harm energyshare or the interests of users of energyshare or energyshare members or otherwise interfere with or disrupt our servers
post or transmit any advertisements for or solicitations of business
post or transmit any material which is not relevant or connected to the topics and subject matter of energyshare, namely renewable energy, energy saving and community groups that set up and run renewable energy projects
after receiving a warning, continue to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or post or transmit comments that are not related to the topic being discussed
except as permitted under these terms, copy, modify, or distribute our content or trade marks from energyshare, energyshare members’ copyright material and trademarks or any content or trade marks owned by a third party (whether energyshare partners, our sister services or otherwise) unless you have their explicit permission
harvest or otherwise collect or use information about energyshare members without their explicit consent
impersonate another energyshare member or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity
allow any other person or entity to use your login details or account for posting or viewing comments or for communicating with other energyshare members
continue to use energyshare if you have been suspended or your account terminated
intentionally make false or misleading statements about any proposed activity by a group
engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other persons from using or enjoying energyshare, our platform or the energyshare project, or which, in our judgment, exposes us to any liability or detriment of any type.
5.4 Please note that any posting of information on or via energyshare is the opinion of the person posting only and does not necessarily reflect our opinions or attitudes. Although we believe the energyshare community contains a huge wealth of information of benefit to many users, you must remember that we operate an open platform and sometimes content is posted that is misleading, deceptive, or indeed completely wrong. You should not therefore rely on information being accurate or complete. If you do, you do so at your own risk.
5.5 You should only contribute UGC to energyshare if you know that you have the necessary rights to do so. You should not contribute or use UGC for any commercial purpose including without limitation for the purpose of promoting, advertising or offering for sale any goods or services.
Content you upload
5.6 By uploading or posting any content to energyshare, whether text or images, you are giving a warranty to us and to other users that: (i) you either own any copyright in that content or that you have obtained the necessary right(s) to make the content available through energyshare in accordance with these terms and permit its use via the energyshare Site, in energyshare newsletters and by any third parties we authorise (whether energyshare partners, our sister services or otherwise) and that such permissions are freely available on demand by us should we require; and (ii) you will not be infringing anyone’s rights or breaching any law or regulation (including data protection and privacy laws), by contributing that content and by allowing it to be used in the ways described in these terms.
Who can use your UGC and how they can use it?
5.7 When you contribute UGC to energyshare:
you are granting us and any third parties we authorise (whether energyshare partners, our sister services or otherwise) unlimited, non-terminable and free permission to make all or any part of your UGC available through energyshare including via the energyshare site to other users of energyshare and through any media platforms and/or channels used by third parties we authorise (whether energyshare Partners, our Sister Services or otherwise), to include certain UGC in energyshare newsletters, to allow any other sites to embed energyshare activity on their sites and to allow third party sites to link to pages on the energyshare Site which contain your UGC
you are granting to every other user of energyshare unlimited, non-terminable and free permission to use all or any part of your UGC on the same terms as you are permitted to use their UGC as described in the paragraph below headed Your permitted use of UGC on energyshare
you are granting us and any third parties we authorise (whether energyshare partners, our sister services or otherwise) unlimited, non-terminable and free permission (including the right for us to sub-licence that permission) to use, re-use, copy, adapt, abridge, amend, distribute, modify, translate, publish, perform, display, develop, reproduce, communicate to the public and to make your UGC otherwise available in any form and/or by any media (whether now known or hereafter devised), including through any on-demand or broadcast service, whether on a commercial or non-commercial basis anywhere in the world.
Your permitted use of UGC on energyshare
5.8 You are free to:
view any UGC posted to energyshare on screen, download any such content onto your computer hard drive to view later, print and distribute unlimited copies of Group Flyers (subject to paragraph 5.3.1), print one copy of any other page containing UGC or send it by way of a link to others
you only make non-commercial use of it
you do not edit the content
you keep all copyright and proprietary notices contained within the content in tact
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6. Our content
6.1 All of the content on energyshare is owned by us or our licensors and is protected by UK and international copyright laws.
6.2 Our content includes any information or other material found on energyshare, Including databases, graphics, software and all other features of the energyshare Site. You may download any individual page of the energyshare Site onto one computer hard drive or, except for Group Flyers, print only one copy of such page or view any video or images provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices and do not edit the same. You may print as many Group Flyers as you wish by clicking the “Make a PDF flyer of this page” button located on a Group’s profile page. Apart from that, none of our content may be republished, posted, transmitted, stored, sold, distributed or modified without our prior written consent.
6.3 The trade marks, ‘energyshare’ and ‘energyshare.com’ together with the logos ‘energyshare’ and ‘making energyshare possible’ are owned by us or our licensors. No permission is given in respect of the use of any of these brands or marks and any such use may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights.
7. Misue of energyshare
7.1 We do not monitor the use of the energyshare community facilities (including news items, guides, Member and Group profiles, Group Flyers, internal communications between energyshare Members and content uploaded by them), so we do rely on you to inform us if you spot any abuse or inappropriate behaviour, in which case we may review specific postings. If you feel you have been threatened, damaged or abused in our community or via our communication systems or if you believe any infringement of your rights may have occurred through energyshare please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.2 We reserve the right (but we are not obliged) to do any or all of the following:
7.2.1 record the content (including any communications) posted via the energyshare community or in our communication systems
7.2.3 remove without notice any content that is abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these terms;
7.2.4 terminate a user’s access to post content
7.2.5 monitor, edit, or disclose any content
7.2.6 edit or remove any content posted on energyshare, regardless of whether such content breaches these terms;
7.2.7 suspend or terminate your access to energyshare.
7.3 If you disagree with a decision made by us, you should e-mail your appeal email@example.com. You must not use the community facilities to dispute or argue about any decision we make.
7.4 Any decision we make to remove or request the removal of any content or to terminate or suspend the account of any individual or organisation shall be final and binding. The termination or suspension of an account shall apply to any and all user accounts that may have been used by that individual or organisation whether or not opened by that individual or organisation.
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8. Exchanging personal information with others
Disclosing personal information
8.1 Please be careful when using energyshare and/or any community facilities that you do not reveal personal information such as your home or work contact details, your last name or where you live unless in accordance with these terms and only where you feel comfortable revealing such personal information to such persons. You should in any event only reveal such personal information via secure communications that cannot be viewed by other people.
Receiving personal information
8.2 If you receive personal information from another user you agree to respect their information and use it only for the purpose that the disclosing user expressly agrees to.
8.3 If you wish to make a complaint about any issue regarding personal information please use the “Report” buttons on the energyshare Site and/or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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10.1 You acknowledge that energyshare may include links to third party websites. We do not review these third party websites nor have any control over them and we are not responsible for these websites or their content or availability.
10.2 We do not therefore endorse or make any representations about them, or any content found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them.
10.3 If you decide to access any of these third party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
10.5 You may link to energyshare, provided:
our site is not loaded into frames on your website, unless we otherwise expressly agree; and
your site or service does not misrepresent its relationship with us or present false information about us.
10.6 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time without prior notice.
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11. Third-party software
11.1 You acknowledge that you may need to download and activate certain software in order to use certain content provided on energyshare. This software will be clearly identified on our site.
11.2 In order to use such third party software or technology you will have to explicitly accept the terms of a license agreement with that third party. You acknowledge that we have no responsibility or control over such third party software.
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12. Exclusions and limitations of liability
12.2 Subject to paragraph 12.1, the warranties contained in the remainder of this paragraph 12 are in place of all warranties or conditions implied by law.
12.3 We promise that we will operate energyshare with reasonable skill and care and that we will use our reasonable endeavours to correct any faults of which we are aware. We do not make any promises about the availability of energyshare or any services made available through it. In particular we disclaim any liability in connection with any technical problems you may experience with energyshare which may result in interruptions to energyshare or the service it delivers, or any bugs or viruses in the energyshare Site, the server that makes energyshare available or the content made available through energyshare. It is your responsibility to implement satisfactory safeguards and procedures to make sure any files you obtain through energyshare are free from such contaminations or other harmful properties.
12.4 We do not review profiles, news items, guides or any posted links nor are we involved in any arrangements made between users. The posting of news items or guides on energyshare and the uploading of photographs to energyshare by energyshare Members do not constitute any form of recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by us. In particular we have no control over and are not responsible for the truth or accuracy of any content or its compliance with any legal or regulatory requirement.
12.5 Please note that any information posted via the functionality available on energyshare is the opinion of the person posting only and, although we have rules for the posting of content, our interactive features are susceptible to misuse. As such you accept that if you do rely on the information posted, you do so at your own risk.
12.6 You will not hold us responsible for any loss you may incur as a result of us taking any of the actions described in paragraph 8 (Misuse of energyshare ) of these terms nor for other users’ or energyshare Members’ actions or inactions, including breach of these terms.
12.7 Occasionally we are unable to perform our obligations under these terms due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control. In such circumstances including, but not limited to, fire, flood and other acts of God, strikes, trade disputes, lock outs, restrictions of imports or exports, riot, accident, disruption to energy supplies, civil commotion, acts of terrorism or war, our inability or delay in performing our obligations will not be deemed to be in breach of contract.
12.8 We will not be liable to you in contract, tort or otherwise for any loss of business, bargain, data, profit, goodwill, reputation, opportunity or any other indirect, economic or consequential loss in consequence of any breach of these terms.
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13.1 You agree to only use energyshare in accordance with these terms. You agree that you will compensate us (and our employees, agents and suppliers) in full for any damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees we incur that arise out of: (i) any breach by you of these terms; (ii) any breach by you of any laws; and (iii) any liability we incur as a result of your use of energyshare and/or any other service we provide by any other person using your log in details.
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14. User complaints
14.1 If you have any complaints, please contact us by post at 101 St John St London EC1M 4AS, or email email@example.com and we will try to resolve them.
15. Dispute resolution between energyshare members
15.1 We will co-operate with any law enforcement authorities in any investigations arising out of your dispute with another energyshare member.
15.2 If a complaint is made to us about a breach of these terms by an energyshare Member, we will conduct an investigation in so far as we are able. In particular, by reviewing any relevant UGC, and any exchange of communications between you and another energyshare Member that took place via our server. After our investigation we may take action in accordance with paragraph 8 of these Terms (Misuse of energyshare ). Please note that due to our obligations to keep account details private, we cannot divulge details of any action we take to you.
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16.1 If any part of these terms is found to be unenforceable as a matter of law, all other parts of these terms shall not be affected and shall remain in force.
16.2 These terms govern our relationship with you and represent our entire agreement with you.
16.3 This agreement is personal to you. You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights under these terms.
16.4 If you breach these terms and we choose to ignore your breach, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the terms again.
Exclusion of third-party rights
16.5 These terms do not create any right enforceable by any person who is not a party to this agreement.
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17. Governing law and jurisdiction
17.1 This agreement between us will be concluded in English. Any disputes or claims between us arising out of or in connection with the contract are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. If a dispute arises between us out of or in connection with this agreement, we will both attempt to settle it by mediation in accordance with the Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) Model Mediation Procedure. If either or both of us refuse to initiate the mediation procedure within 30 days of the dispute arising or if we both fail to agree terms of settlement within a further 40 days of the initiation of the procedure, either of us will be free to initiate proceedings in the courts of England which will have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with such dispute.
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18. Contact us
energyshare is owned by KEO energyshare Limited. You can contact us at:1st and 2nd Floor, 11 Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall. TR7 2NE or email firstname.lastname@example.org
KEO energyshare Ltd. is registered as a company in England and Wales. energyshare’s company number is 07663081 and VAT registration number is 153622524.
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19. General information relating to competitions
These terms and conditions together with any specific rules set out in Competition Notices (as defined below) are the Competition Rules (“Rules”) and apply to competitions on www.energyshare.com (“the Site”) (each a “Competition”), unless otherwise expressly stated.
By entering a Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.
The Competition is organised by KEO energyshare Ltd a company registered in England. Company registration number 07663081. VAT registration number 153622524. Registered office 1st and 2nd Floor, Cliff Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NE (“we”, “us” or “our” as appropriate). You can contact us in relation to any competition by writing to us at this address or by emailing us at email@example.com.
Rules specific to each Competition will be communicated on the site and in relevant email newsletters (“Competition Notice”) and are incorporated into the Rules. Should you be unclear about those rules, please contact us to obtain a copy of the same. If requiring a copy to be sent by post, you will be required to provide us with a stamped self-addressed envelope. In the event of differences or discrepancy between these terms and conditions and the Competition Notice, the Competition Notice shall prevail.
We reserve the right to cancel or amend the Competition or the Rules without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside our reasonable control.
Any changes will be posted either within these terms and conditions, on the Site or in an email newsletter.
In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Competition, our decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
Unless stated otherwise in the Competition Notice, you (“the Entrant”) may enter the Competition as many times as you like however where a winner has been selected and we discover or has reasonable grounds to believe the winner has used any software or automated process either to answer questions or to make bulk entries, we may select an alternative winner. Any further winner will be selected on the same criteria as the original winner and will be subject to these Rules.
Competition entries must be made in the manner and by the closing date and time specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry.
There is no purchase requirement to enter a Competition and there is no charge to register for use of the Site.
Proof of posting or emailing cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. We cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of or unauthorised access to Entries, or Entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of server functions, technical issues, virus, bugs or other causes outside our control.
Entrants should note that unless stated otherwise, we do not accept responsibility for the return of any Entries, including those consisting of artistic or other material.
Employees (or members of the families or households of employees) of KEO energyshare, HFW Interactive Limited, or any company involved in the Competition or, if relevant, production of a television programme to which a Competition relates, or any advertising agency or web company connected with the Competition or any such person’s subsidiary or associated companies, are not eligible to enter the Competition.
We reserve the right not to award a prize (and to select an alterative winner) if we are aware or have reasonable grounds to believe that a winner is not eligible.
Additional eligibility requirements may apply to a specific Competition, e.g. a valid passport, visas and/or driver’s licence will be required if the Competition prize includes travel outside the United Kingdom and/or car hire. These will be set out in the Competition Notice.
By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. We reserve the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
The address you provide with your competition entry (“Entry”) will be used to send any prizes so please make sure this is correct. Unless stated otherwise in the Competition Notice, Competitions are only open to residents of the United Kingdom and you are not entitled to enter the Competition if you are resident outside of the United Kingdom.
Where a Competition is open to all age groups, we assume that by using the Site and entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you meet any age requirements in the Site terms and conditions and if we allow for users under 18 years of age, that your parents have consented to your entry into the Competition and these Rules. If a Competition is only open to a certain age group (e.g. 18 and over), this will be set out in the Competition Notice and we assume that by entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you are the appropriate age to enter the Competition).
We reserve the right to disqualify any Entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the Entrant has breached any of the Rules.
In the event that any Entrant is disqualified from the Competition, we in our sole discretion may decide whether a replacement should be selected. In this event, any further Entrant will be selected on the same criteria as the original Entrant and will be subject to these Rules.
Unless stated otherwise in the Competition Notice, prize winners will be chosen at random from all correct Entries (for competitions involving answering questions or where entry is by emailing or otherwise providing a name and/or contact details to us) or from all submitted entries (where creative or artistic merit or other subjective criteria apply to entries (unless these are being judged as set out in the Competition Notice), within 28 days of the closing date specified in the Competition Notice.
Tie-breakers will be judged by us and, if required by law, by an independent adjudicator. In all matters, the decision of the judge(s) and us shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
Prize winners will be notified in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice (and may be contacted by us or our nominated supplier(s)).
Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply as specified in the notification (and within the time stated) may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If more than one prize is awarded only one prize per Entrant will be awarded. Competition winner(s)’ names may be published on the Site or you can write to us naming the specific competition including a self-addressed stamped envelope for a list of winners.
Unless specified otherwise in the Competition Notice, prize winners will be notified by email and asked to confirm a postal address within a required time. Failure to claim a prize within this time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. We reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.
Prizes are awarded at our discretion and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant. Where Entries are being judged on creative or artistic merit or other subjective criteria, we and/or the Competition judges (acting reasonably) reserve the right not to select a winner, and/or to remove or amend selection criteria and/or the structure and operation of the Competition if Entries are not of the requisite standard.
Where a prize may not be appropriate for a younger contestant, the minimum age for entry will be stated in the Competition Notice and must be observed. We reserve the right to request written proof of age of any winner.
All taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc.) as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & USE OF ENTRIES
In consideration of us agreeing to consider entrants to the Competition, each Entrant hereby agrees that we (and third parties authorised by us) may make any and all Entries available on the Site and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, which may include other internet sites, mobile, television and/or radio and that Entries may be made available with advertising and/or sponsorship.
You now grant us (and third parties authorised by us) a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence (for the full period of any rights in the Entry) to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, make derivative works or podcasts from, edit, alter, store, re-format, sell and sub-licence the Entry for such purposes.
We do not guarantee to use or otherwise make available any Entry. We may also, in appropriate circumstances, and at its sole discretion, reject, edit, remove or disable access to Entries that appear to be legally or otherwise problematic e.g. infringe the copyright or other intellectual property or privacy rights of others, are defamatory etc. or for any other reason.
Your Entry and any information submitted by you must be personal to and relate specifically to you.
You hereby warrant that your Entry and all information which you submit and/or distribute will not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or any other rights of any third party, and will not contain anything which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening. If relevant, we reserve the right, but not the obligation, to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same.
We cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any Entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize. We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination of these, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Competition.
Nothing shall exclude our liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.
DATA PROTECTION AND PUBLICITY
We reserve the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.
Data relating to entrants will be retained by us for a reasonable period after the Competition closes to assist us to operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Competition.
The Competition and Rules will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. The Sites are only intended to be accessed from the United Kingdom.
We make no representation that materials on the Site relating to this Competition are appropriate or available for use at other locations and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is strictly prohibited. If you access the Site outside of the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.