1. THE PROMOTER
The Promoter is: Southern Water Services Ltd, Southern House, Yeoman Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN13 3NX.
Prizes will be provided by: National Schools Partnership, a trading division of We Are Futures Ltd, 1 Paris Garden, London, SE1 8ND.
2. HOW TO ENTER
2.1. The competition will run from midday from Wednesday 22nd March 2023 (the “Opening Date“) to 23:59 on Friday 23rd June 2023 (the “Closing Date“) inclusive. The Promoter reserves the right to revise this date and extend the period for accepting entries for the competition in the event of circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control.
2.2. All competition entries must be received by no later than 23:59 on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
2.3. To enter the competition, entrants must complete the ‘My Water Story’ Competition entry form, which must be submitted either by post to: Southern Water Competition, We Are Futures, 1 Paris Garden, London, SE1 8ND or submit a video which can be emailed to: email@example.com
2.4. Information asked for on the original entry form must be included in this version to be counted. Only one entry per person is permitted. Internet access required. No purchase necessary.
The Promoter will not accept:
(a) responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or
(b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the competition.
2.5. By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
2.6. The competition entries will be judged by a panel of judges based on the most engaging, entertaining and innovative stories.
3.1. The competition is only open to primary school age children residing in the South East of England, except employees of the Promoter, agents or any third party directly associated with the administration of this promotion and immediate family of any of these groups. Entrants must obtain the consent of their parent or legal guardian to enter the promotion and provide personal information about themselves. All entries of entrants who enter the promotion without disclosing (or attempting to conceal) their age and/or do not provide the required parental consent will be deemed invalid. These Terms and Conditions will bind the entrants and any parent or legal guardian who gives their consent.
3.2. In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.
3.3. The Promoter will not accept competition entries that are:
(a) automatically generated by computer;
(b) completed by third parties or in bulk;
(c) illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with;
(d) photocopies and not originals; or
3.4. There is a limit of one entry to the competition per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.
3.5. The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.
3.6. Competition entries cannot be returned.
4. THE PRIZE
4.1. The winner of the ‘My Water Story’ competition will have their character and water story illustrated and turned into a short animation video. The video will be shared with schools in the South East region.
4.2. Prizes are subject to availability. There is no cash alternative for the prize.
4.3. The prize is supplied by the Partner Agency. The Promoter reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control makes it necessary to do so.
4.4. The prize is not negotiable or transferable.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION
5.1. The decision of the judges nominated by the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
5.2. The winner will be notified by 18:00 on 30th June 2023, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry. All reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner.
5.3. If a winner does not respond within 3 working days of being first notified, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and the Partner Agency will be entitled to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the entries that were received before the Closing Date.
5.4. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
7. OWNERSHIP OF COMPETITION ENTRIES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
7.1. By submitting your competition entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:
(a) assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
(b) waive all moral rights,
in and to your competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.
1.2. By submitting your competition entry, you confirm:
(a) Your entry is an original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe third-party rights;
(b) There are no conflicting agreements in place that restrict usage of your entry;
(c) You have consent to use any third-party image/content in your entry and rights have been waived for such use. If a third-party image is of a person under 18, parental or guardian consent has been provided.
(d) You will provide any required consents at the Promoter’s request, failing which the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify you from the competition.
(e) Entrants’ may withdraw from the competition at any time until the determination of the winner by informing the Partner Agency at firstname.lastname@example.org. Entrants’ right to get their personal data deleted is set out in the Partner Agency’s privacy notice.
8. DATA PROTECTION AND PUBLICITY
8.1. Entrants’ personal information will only be processed by the Partner Agency as set out in its privacy notice: https://nationalschoolspartnership.com/privacy-policy/. The Promoter will only receive the personal information of the competition winner and not that of any other entrant.
8.2. As required by the Advertising Standards Authority, the surname and county of the prize winner can be obtained by emailing email@example.com and quoting “New Wave My Water Story competition”. By entering, the winner consents to such information being disclosed upon request. If you have any concerns with this disclosure of information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.1. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
9.2. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
9.3. The prize competition will be governed by English law and entrants to the prize competition submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.