Ace Competitions Ltd
Terms & Conditions
DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPETITIONS
These terms shall apply to all competitions promoted by Ace Competitions (Promoter/Our) and reference to Competition(s) shall mean each competition operated by the Promoter via the Promoter’s website https://www.acecompetitions.co.uk/
The Competition is open to all persons aged 18 years or over, except:
(a) employees of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies;
(b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the Competition or its administration; or
(c) Each competition will have its own countdown timer & end date, we reserve the right to sell tickets/numbers until the countdown timer runs out. All winners will be determined by a Google random number generator. All live draws will be streamed via live feed using Facebook live.
Any competition that does not reach 80% of ticket sales will be rolled over to another 7 days of ticket sales (up to 3 times). If the competition still struggles to meet the 80% after the 21 days, the draw will be reduced to a 70% cash prize and full refunds will be issued to any participants that wish to withdraw because of this.
We reserve the right to cancel the competition at any time before or after entries have been submitted. If the competition is cancelled, any entry fees will be refunded either by bank card or cheque. Once the fee is returned the entry to the competition is cancelled.
In entering the Competition, you confirm and warrant that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the Prize or any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition and/or to claim the Prize Binding Nature of these Terms, Jurisdiction Etc. If you enter a competition and it transpires that you are not eligible, you will not be refunded your ticket price and will not be entitled to any prizes if you are selected in a draw.
By entering the Competition you will be deemed to have confirmed and warranted your legal capacity to do so, you will have read, understood and accepted these terms and conditions and you will be bound by them and by any other requirements set out in related promotional material.
By participating in the Competition online via the website, and by accepting these terms and conditions, you confirm that you are not in breach of any laws in your country of residence by entering the Competitions. The Promoter will not be held responsible for consequences - including an entry being void - of any entry which is unlawful. If in any doubt you should immediately leave the Website and check with the relevant regulations or public authorities in your home country.
ENTRIES & HOW TO ENTER
How To enter the Competition
When participating in a Competition online via the Website, follow the on-screen instructions to do the following:
(a) select the Competition you wish to enter and when you are ready to purchase your Ticket(s), provide your contact and payment details. You will need to check your details carefully and tick the box, confirming you have read and understood these terms and conditions;
(b) once you have purchased your Tickets and answered the questions correctly using knowledge or skill, when your payment has cleared, we will then contact you by email to confirm your entry into the Competition. Please note that when entering online you will not be deemed entered into the Competition until we confirm your Ticket(s) order back to you by email.
Subject to the above, the Competitions may usually be entered via the Website. There may be a single Competition, or multiple competitions may be operated at the same time and each Competition will have its specific Prize.
Availability and pricing of Competitions is at the discretion of the Promoter and will be specified at the point of entry in the Competitions, on the Website.
In order to enter any of the Competitions, you will need to register an account with us. You can register an account online. To do so you will need to provide an email address.
The Promoter reserves the right to refuse or disqualify any entry if it has reasonable grounds for believing that an Entrant has contravened any of these terms and conditions. In such an instance no refund will be granted.
The Promoter will not accept:
(a) responsibility for entries to the Competition 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. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all entries become our property and will not be returned.
(c) Any responsibility for failure of technical systems, such as distribution of random or manually selected numbers allocated .y the ticketing system . In the rare event a duplicate number has been produced and dispatched via the ticketing system, any prize won by two or more participants with a duplicate number, will be fully compensated with monetary value determined by a valuation of the prize agreed upon by the promoter and winning participants, the participant who purchased their ticket/number(s) first will be the participant eligible to receive the prize.
By submitting your 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 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 at any time.
You agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on the Website and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the Competition. You agree to grant the Promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the entry and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
COMPETITION & JUDGEMENT
The Promoter’s random number generator will determine the Winner of all Competitions. The Promoter will ensure that a minimum number of Entrants have entered each Competition specified by the Promoter and determined for each Competition in the Promoter’s absolute discretion and may in its absolute discretion close the Competition early without selecting any winner and may withdraw the Competition. The maximum number of Entrants to each Competition will be determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion. Maximum numbers will be notified to you upon entry into the Competition.
The Promoter further reserves the right in its absolute discretion to close and withdraw a Competition without selecting a winner due to any reason beyond the Promoter’s control and in the event of this happening all entrants will be issues a full refund.
Due to the nature of the winning determining mechanism there will only be one winner per Competition unless described otherwise in the above sections.
The Promoter will attempt to contact the Winner using the telephone number and email address provided at the time of entry (or as subsequently updated) and held securely in the Promoter’s database. It is the Entrant’s sole responsibility to check and update these details. If for any reason they are noted down by the Entrant incorrectly, the Promoter will not be held responsible. Entrants must carefully check their contact details have been recorded correctly.
If for any reason whatever the Promoter is unable to contact a Winner within 15 days (which may be extended at the sole discretion of the Promoter) of the end of a Competition Period or the Winner fails to confirm acceptance of the Prize or the Winner is disqualified as a result of contravening any of these terms and conditions, the Winner will forfeit the Prize which will remain in the ownership possession custody and power of the Promoter, thereafter the Promoter may in its absolute discretion award the Prize to the second best Entrant as selected under the above selection system as referred to in Paragraph 18 above, or close the Competition completely without selecting a winner.
In the event that a Competition is closed without selecting a Winner, the Promoter will give all Entrants a full refund on their ticket sale.
FREE ENTRY ROUTE
Availability and pricing of Competitions is at the discretion on the Promoter and will be specified at the point of sale on the Website. There is no requirement to pay to enter any competition, as each competition has a free entry route available. To enter any competition via this route the Entrant must firstly create a free account via our website, as such postal entries cannot be processed prior to registration. The entrant must then send a postcard / enclosed letter stating which competition they would like to enter, the answer to the questions (question can be found via our website) acceptance of our terms and conditions and the following details: Name, Date of Birth, Home Address, contact number and Email Address (same information used to create a free account on our website) In order for free entries to be processed, Entrants must add their own billing address details to their accounts. All free entries must be posted to: Ace Competitions, 6 Brockwood Place, Blackburn, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB21 0JU
and must arrive before the competition closing date. Postage must be paid by the entrant. Postal entries are limited to one entry per postcard / enclosed letter. You will not be notified to confirm your free postal entry has been received until the Competition has closed and the entry list completed. Any postcard / enclosed letter featuring multiple entries will be disqualified as being in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
The Winner will be required to show proof of identification satisfactory to the Promoter as a condition of and prior to delivery of the Prize. Any failure to meet this obligation may result in the Winner being disqualified and the Promoter retaining the Prize. The winner will be required to sign a disclaimer as acceptance of the prize upon acceptance of the prize unless the prize is deemed to be unsatisfactory or unsafe.
The Winner will also be required to provide photographs and/or pose for photographs and videos, on the occasion of the award of the Prize which will be personally delivered to the Winner, and which may be used in future marketing and promotions by the Promoter in connection with the Competition and in identifying them as the Winner. However, the Entrant’s can opt out of this if they object at a later date.
Following receipt and verification of the details requested above by the Promoter, the Winner will be contacted and arrangements made for delivery of the Prize.
SPECIFIC TERMS AS TO THE PRIZES
The Prizes are selected by and owned by the Promoter from the date of the start of the Competition by the Prize being offered on the Website to the date that the Winner takes delivery of the Prize. The Prizes are chosen and purchased by the Promoter in its absolute discretion and the Prizes and only the Prizes unless the winner accepts a cash alternative but with the full option of receiving the prize are awarded respectively to the Winner of each Competition who is thus bound to receive the Prize without any option to request a replacement or substitute. Details of each Prize will be found on the Website in offering them for Entrants to the Competitions.
The Promoter will accept no liability whatsoever for the Prize after delivery, nor does the Promoter insure the Prize against damage, loss or other risk once delivered. No insurance policy comes with the Prizes and the promoter cannot be held responsible for the Prize once handed over to the winner.
Delivery to the Winner is free to any location in mainland UK. The promoter has a right to charge the Winner delivery fees if the Winner wants the Prize delivered anywhere outside mainland UK.
All expenses incurred by the Entrants in entering the Competitions are the sole responsibility of themselves even if an Entrant then becomes a Winner.
The goods that form the Prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the Prize manufacturer or supplier.
The Prize must be accepted as referred to above, and is non-transferable or convertible to substitutes, and cannot be used in conjunction with any vouchers, offers or discounts, including but without limitation to any vouchers or offers of the Promoter or Prize suppliers.
The Promoter can store the Prize free of charge for 30 days after notifying the Winner at the Winner’s request, thereafter the Prize will be delivered to the Winner.
All products are non-refundable or returnable with the exception to digital/technology products which can be returned for refund of the ticket price up to 45 days after receiving the prize, but only when the product is faulty or broken.
WINNERS' PERSONAL DATA
Acceptance of the Prize by the Winner will mean they are obliged to have their photo and video taken by the Promoter for promotional purposes, both immediately after their win and in the future for use in accordance with reasons above to the extent allowed by law and subject to the Winner’s rights under current data protection legislation.
By entering a Competition, and subject to your ticking the relevant box to indicate your consent and to your rights as provided under current data protection legislation and to our data protection policy and legislative compliance as detailed below, you agree to the use of your name, address, and/or photograph or other likeness, as well as your appearance at publicity events without any additional compensation (save for reasonable travel expenses) and as reasonably required by the Promoter if you are declared a Winner.
LIMITS OF LIABILITY
The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability of any of the goods or services forming the Prizes. Except for liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Promoter, the Promoter shall not be liable for any loss suffered or sustained to person or property including, but not limited to, non-liability for consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods by any person to the Winner and, where applicable, to any family/persons accompanying the Winner, or in connection with any of the Competitions promoted by the Promoter.
No responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, for any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic or internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, for the acts or omissions of any service provider, internet accessibility or availability or for traffic congestion or unauthorised human act, including any errors or mistakes.
The Promoter shall use its best endeavours to award the Prize for a Competition to the correct Entrant. If due to reasons of hardware, software or other computer related failure, or due to human error, the Prize is awarded incorrectly, the Promoter reserves the right to reclaim the Prize and award it to the correct Entrant, at its sole discretion and without liability.
The Promoter shall not be liable for any economic or other consequential loss suffered or sustained by any persons to whom an award has been incorrectly made, and no compensation shall be due. The Promoter shall use its best endeavours to ensure that the software and Website used to operate the Competitions perform correctly and accurately across the latest versions of popular internet, tablet and mobile browsers. For the avoidance of doubt, only the ticket recorded in our systems, however displayed or calculated, shall be entered into the relevant Competition and the Promoter shall not be held liable for any Competition entries that occur as a result of malfunctioning software or other event.