A Present from Planet
RULES FOR THE PLANET PARTITIONING ADVENT CALENDAR COMPETITION
“A PRESENT FROM PLANET …”
ARTICLE 1 – ORGANISING COMPANY AND REPRESENTATIVE
PLANET Contracting Ltd The company is registered in England, Wales and the United States of America under company number 1878311 and has its registered office at Planet House, Edward Way, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 9TZ. Offices in Burgess Hill, London, Chippenham, Tamworth, Bromborough, Leeds and Glasgow. The company is holding a free competition with no purchase obligation from 1st December to 12th December at midnight inclusive (hereinafter the “Competition Dates” – confirmed by connection time and date British Summertime) called “A PRESENT FROM PLANET….” (hereinafter, the “Competition“). The closing date for the Competition may be postponed if required by the organisation of the Competition.
The following rules (hereinafter the “Rules“) set out the rights and obligations of the Organising Company and of all eligible persons properly entered into the Competition under the conditions described below (hereinafter jointly, the “Contestants“).
ARTICLE 2 – COMPETITION PERIOD
Phase 1: Competition dates are from 2nd December 2019 to 12th December 2019.
Phase 2: Random selection of the winner via a computer algorithm within 5 days after the close of the Competition and notification of the winner (the “Winner“) by e-mail within 7 days of Competition closure, and at latest by 19th December 2019.
Phase 3: The competition can be withdrawn at any time.
ARTICLE 3 – CONTESTANTS
Participation in the Competition is free with no purchase required. It is open to all persons over 18 on the date of entry, and residing in the United Kingdom.
The employees and representatives of the Organising Company, and all persons involved in the organisation and implementation of the Competition, as well as their family members, are not permitted to enter the Competition.
Contestants participate in the Competition by commenting on the six social posts of the PLANET PARTITIONING social channels. All social handles will be entered into a draw on the 12th December 2019. All Contestants must have an internet connection and an email address.
Participation in the Competition is strictly personal and limited, for the entire duration of the Competition, to a single entry per person and per household (same name, same email and/or IP address and/or the same LinkedIn/Twitter account). Contestants are therefore forbidden from entering using aliases, with different LinkedIn/Twitter accounts or on behalf of other persons.
ARTICLE 4: ENTERING THE COMPETITION
4.1 Competition organisation
The Competition will be announced on the Organising Company’s LinkedIn and Twitter pages (hereinafter the “Page”) via a post which will explain the mechanics of the Competition.
To enter, Contestants must use the link posted on the companies LinkedIn/Twitter page and comment below the news article with the project title.
The Organising Company may communicate about the Competition offline and on the internet via the pages of other Organising Company websites.
Taking part in the Competition implies full acceptance of the complete Rules.
All incomplete entries, including those of potential Contestants who did not register beforehand, as well as any entries that are inaccurate, falsified, misleading, non-compliant with the Rules or received before and/or after the Competition Dates will be deemed null and void and will result in the elimination of the Contestant. Entries submitted by e-mail or post will also be rejected.
ARTICLE 5: WINNER SELECTION
The winning entrant will be selected randomly by a special algorithm under the control of the Organising Company by the deadline indicated in Article 2. The Organising Company will inform the Winner by social media with the relevant handle provided at the time of commenting. The Winner must confirm their acceptance of the Prize within five (5) days of notification of said prize by the Organising Company. The Winner will forfeit their prize if they do not respond by the deadline.
It is the sole responsibility of each Contestant to ensure that the name they provided at the time of commenting on the social posts will in fact enable the Organising Company to inform them about the Prize.
If the Winner cannot be contacted, or if they do not answer by the above deadline, the Organising Company will select another Winner using the method described above.
ARTICLE 6 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All expenses related to the internet connection required to enter the Competition are to be borne by the Contestant.
The Organising Company declines all responsibility in the event of a technical failure of any kind whatsoever limiting Contestant access to the internet including, but not limited to, the following: a malfunction or inadequate functioning of technical equipment, computers, telephone lines, cables, electronics, software or receiving equipment, internet flows and website access, or connections to the internet, the LinkedIn site or the Page.
The Organising Company reserves the right to review the behaviour of Contestants which is deemed to be “abnormal”, which does not comply with the Rules or which is deceitful, and to immediately proceed with disqualification of their Competition entries in order to prevent the use of automatic scripts, macros or other automated systems. The discovery, or a simple suspicion raised by an audit, of the use of automatic entry generation systems (by cyclical or uniform entries occurring over time clearly indicating that the Competition entry activity is abnormal given that it is inconsistent with the normal behavior of a person using the internet which is characterised by alternating moments of inactivity and moments of high traffic during which entries are received, or by the generation of large numbers of entries simultaneously) may result in the disqualification of an entry with no prior notice.
ARTICLE 7 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
7.1. Right of use
Contestants, regardless if they are the Winner or not, authorise the Organising Company to publish their name for the purposes of the Competition, during the entire Competition period and for 30 days after the end of the Competition, on any of the Organising Company’s websites and on the Page.
Contestants confirm that they hold the intellectual property rights required for their entry into the Competition.
Contestants therefore guarantee to the Organising Company that their email address is not (i) a forgery of any other document belonging to a third party and/or (ii) an infringement of the personal rights of any other individual.
Contestants must themselves address any legal actions instigated by third parties (including previous authors, co-authors and/or employees) claiming any intellectual property rights whatsoever over the entry.
7.3 Intellectual property rights to the Page
The Organising Company and any partners and subcontractors hold the intellectual property rights to the Page and all of its component parts. Neither access to the Page nor participation in the Competition grant Contestants any intellectual property rights to the Page, the Competition or any of their component parts.
Therefore, it is strictly forbidden to reproduce, represent, change, transmit, publish or adapt, in any medium whatsoever and by any means whatsoever, or to profit in any way whatsoever from any of the component parts of the Competition without the prior written consent of the Organising Company and/or of its partners.
ARTICLE 8 – REASONS FOR EXCLUSION FROM THE COMPETITION
The Organising Company will inspect the entries on a daily basis to check their content. Users can be disqualified from the Competition if they are found to contain Prohibited Content or are in violation of the Rules.
The Organising Company reserves the right to suspend or disqualify Contestants in the event of proven or suspected violations of the Rules, notably in cases of fraud and/or of actual or attempted corruption of the Competition mechanism or of the Winner selection process, without prejudice to any damages it may be entitled to claim.
ARTICLE 9 – PRIZE AWARDED (HEREINAFTER THE “PRIZE”)
If the Winner accepts the Prize, they will be awarded an Amazon voucher worth £100.
The Prize is personal. It cannot be sold, given or transferred to one or more third parties. It may not give rise to any claims, be exchanged for its cash value, or otherwise exchanged or replaced.
To receive their Prize, the Winner must provide the Organising Company an email address upon request, you will have the opportunity to claim your voucher until the 20th December.
There will be only one winner.
ARTICLE 10 – AGREEMENT ON EVIDENCE
It is agreed that the data contained in the Organising Company’s information systems have probative value with respect to the connection data and the information resulting from any data processing for the Competition.
ARTICLE 11 – PERSONAL DATA
The personal data collected for the Competition are processed by the Organising Company in accordance with English law.
Processing of the information enables the Organising Company to manage Contestant participation in the Competition and, notably, to inform them if they are the Winner.
Contestants should note that their personal data may be provided to the Organising Company’s service providers and, notably, to the Partner for the purposes of Competition implementation, delivery of the Prize and execution of all related services.
All Contestants are entitled to access, correct and delete any of their personal data and can oppose processing of their personal data for the purposes of commercial prospection, or for any other legitimate reason. Contestants may exercise the above mentioned rights by sending a letter to the Organising Company at the following address:
ARTICLE 12 – LIABILITY
12.1 Organising Company liability
The responsibility of the Organising Company is strictly limited to delivering the Prize effectively and duly won by the Winner.
The Organising Company cannot guarantee that the Page or Competition are free of anomalies, errors or bugs.
Similarly, the Organising Company cannot be held responsible for any development defects, malfunctions or incompatibilities with other computer programmes installed on the hard drive of the Contestant’s computer following their participation in the Competition.
The Organising Company will do its utmost to ensure access to the Competition at all times without, however, being under any obligation to do so. The Organising Company may suspend access to the Page and/or the Competition at any time, notably for technical reasons, updates or maintenance. The Organising Company cannot be held responsible for these interruptions or their consequences.
It is understood that LinkedIn and Twitter cannot, under any circumstances, be considered a sponsor and/or organiser of the Competition and cannot be held liable for any claims regarding the organisation of, participation in, or implementation of the Competition.
12.2 Contestant liability
It is expressly agreed that Contestants are solely responsible for ensuring that the information they provide at the time they register for the Competition, notably their contact details, is accurate and truthful and that it will enable them to take part in the Competition and, if applicable, receive the Prize if they are the Winner.
Entering the Competition implies taking a fair attitude, in compliance with the Rules.
The Organising Company reserves the right to disqualify, without prior notice, and/or to refuse to award the Prize to any Contestant who has not complied with the Rules, without prejudice to taking further legal action before the competent courts.
It is strictly forbidden to change or attempt to change the mechanics of the Competition by any means whatsoever and, notably, to change the results or influence the validity of the draw or the selection of the Winner by any automated or unfair means. Should it appear that a Contestant has won the Prize in violation of the Rules, by either proven or suspected fraudulent means, such as an automated search or the use of an algorithm, or by means other than those resulting from the process described in the Rules, the registration form and the Page, the Prize will not be awarded and will remain the property of the Organising Company without prejudice to any potential legal action which may be taken against the Contestant by the Organising Company or third parties.
ARTICLE 13: FILING AND COPIES OF THE RULES
Each Contestant’s participation in the Competition implies their automatic acceptance of the Rules without reserves or limitations.
The Organising Company may change the Rules at any time and in the form of an amendment, under the following conditions:
All amendments must be filed with a bailiff prior to publication, and then published online on the Page.
ARTICLE 14: JURISDICTION
The Competition is governed by English law. Contestants are, therefore, subject to the English regulations applicable to gaming.