BC Elite Competition
Skill based competitions which results in allocation of Prizes

www.bccompetitions.com

Company Number: NI667212

​DEFINITIONS

Promoter
56 Ballymaconelly Road
Rasharkin
Co. Antrim
BT44 8TA

If you wish to contact us for any reason, please use the Contact Us form on our website.

Entrant – Any person who enters the Competition through the Website

Entry – An Entry must include the fee for the respective competition and must include the correct amount relating to the number of entries. A correct answer must be submitted for each Question. Entry payments must be made in pounds sterling and can be made by the Entrant or on behalf of the Entrant.

Prize – Each competition will contain a Prize as presented by the Promoter.  Multiple competitions may be active at any one time.

Question – Each competition will contain a Question which must be answered correctly to allow the Entrant an opportunity to purchase a valid Entry into the competition.

Number of Entries – The maximum number of entries for each competition will be shown on each competition  page and the draw will take place within 7 days  after all tickets have been sold or a draw has been closed.  In the case where all tickets cannot be sold due to unforeseen circumstances or after a period of time deemed to be sufficient by the Promoter, the draw may still take place to select a Winner of the competition.

Winner – The Winner will be the Entrant chosen at random during the live draw and they will receive the Prize in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Proof of identity will be required in order to claim the Prize and must match the information stored during the submission of the competition Entry.

  1. GENERAL

1.1  The Entrant by entering into the competition is deemed to have read, understood and accepted these terms and conditions.

1.2  The Promoter reserves the right to periodically amend these terms and conditions and will accordingly highlight any amendments made in any updated versions. Notification of updated terms will be displayed on the Website and Facebook.

1.3  These Terms and Conditions will be governed by English Law.

1.4  In the event of any disputes arising from any competition or the application of these terms and conditions, the decision of the Promoter will be considered conclusive, final and binding.

1.5  Upon entering the Competition, all Entrants must submit contact details as requested by the Promoter to be used in order to contact the Winner. All Entrants are solely and completely responsible for providing and maintaining the Promoter with correct contact details. The Promoter accepts no liability for any failure or inability to make contact with any Entrant due to any errors or inaccuracies in the contact details provided by the Entrants.

  1. COMPETITION

2.1 The Competition is operated by the Promoter as outlined above.

2.2 The Competition is open for Entry to all persons aged 18 or over excluding the Promoters, their family, professional advisers, associated affiliates, or business partners.

​2.3 By entering into the Competition, all Entrants acknowledge that their payment for each Entry to answer the Question and thereby enter the Competition does not guarantee in any way that they will win the Prize.

2.4 The Promoter does not in any way guarantee the value of the Prize or it’s condition at the time the Prize is exchanged with the winning Entrant.

2.5 Only completed Entries which contain the correct answer as held by the Promoter will be entered into the Competition. Failure to answer any Question correctly via the website may still result in any Entrant being charged.

2.6 As a condition of entering the Competition, Entrants must ensure that, by doing so, they do not contravene any laws of their country of residence. The Promoter will not be liable in any way if an Entrant enters the Competition unlawfully.

2.7 The Entrants and the Promoter recognise that the Competition, its administration and all associated activities are governed by English Law and the Promoter and Entrants recognise that the County or High Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of the Competition or its administration.

2.8 The Promoter reserves the right to refuse or disqualify any Entrant if it has reasonable grounds for believing that an Entrant has contravened any of these terms and conditions or acted in a way that is reasonably considered by the Promoter to be illegal.

2.9 All Entries will become the property of the Promoter on receipt and will not be returned.

2.10 Regardless of the Number Of Entries sold the Prize the Entrant has entered for will be offered.

2.11 The Promoter reserves the right to extend any competitions at any time.  This may involve extending the end date of any competition for up to 7 days for reasons including but not limited to; ensuring a number of tickets are sold to create a fair draw or to raise extra funds for a chosen charity.

  1. ENTRY

3.1 The Entrant must use skill to try and answer the Question correctly.  The Promoter shall not be held resposible for incorrectly placed entries.

3.2 An Entrant will be asked to provide their contact details (including postal and e-mail addresses). Once the Entry is submitted, the Entrant’s payment will be approved.

3.3 Each competition, where applicable, will state the maximum amount of entries permitted for each Entrant for each competition.  By default, if no limit is stated, the maximum entries per entrant will be 20.

3.4 All competition entries must be received by the Promoter by no later than the specified time on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the specified time are automatically disqualified and no refunds will be given. All submitted entries are final and are non-refundable, except if a competition is cancelled or ticket entries have been submitted after the closing time of the competition.

3.5 Each competition will close when the closing date and time is reached or the maximum Number Of Entries is reached.

3.6 The Promoter accepts no liability for inaccurate or misleading descriptions used to describe the Winning Prize, it is the Entrants responsibility to satisfy themselves as to the merchantable quality of the Prize offered.

3.7 Any Entrant who is found to have acted illegally to enter into the competition will be automatically disqualified upon discovery.

3.8 The Entrant accepts that any common law obligations associated with goods and services purchased on line including Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 will not apply to any Winning Prizes offered in any competition.

3.9 In the event of any disputes arising from any competition or the application of these terms and conditions, the decision regarding the Winner of each competition by the Promoter will be considered conclusive, final and binding.  No correspondence will be entered into regarding the competition result.

3.10 Upon closure of a competition, the Promoter will attempt to contact the winning Entrant via phone, email, mail or via social media within 7 days.  If the winning Entrant does not respond or cannot accept their Prize within 14 days of the competition ending, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative Winner who will also have a 14  day period in which to claim their Prize.  During this process the original Winner forfeits any claim to the Prize.

3.11 The Promoter will not accept responsibility for competition entries that are not successfully completed, are lost or are delayed regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal delays, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.

3.12 By purchasing entries and submitting a competition entry, you are entering into a contract with the Promoter and are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. By submitting a free entry to the competition, you are entering into a contract with the Promoter and are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

3.13 – FREE ENTRY

Entrants may enter the competition free, by sending the name and reference number of the competition and the Entrant’s answer/s to the question/s for that competition on a postcard to the competition address by first class post, along with the Entrant’s name, address, telephone number and email address. The postcard must not be enclosed in an envelope or other packaging. Any free entry will be included in any draw, but will not be counted in the Minimum Number of Entries. All rules which apply to paid-for entries also apply to free postal entries including, for example, the maximum number of entries per person and competition closing times.

  1. ELIGIBILITY

4.1 The competition is open to all residents in the United Kingdom and Ireland (unless otherwise specified in the competition details) aged 18 years or over, except:
(a) employees of the Promoter;
(b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter, who are professionally connected with the competition or its administration; or
(c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.

4.2 By 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. If you fail to provide the Promoter with any such proof or other information that they may require within a reasonable time, you may be disqualified from the competition.

4.3 The Promoter will not accept competition entries that are:
(a) automatically generated by computer; or
(b) incomplete.

4.4 The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.

4.5 No refunds of the entry fee will be given in any event, including;
(a) if, following your entry into the competition, you subsequently find out that you are not eligible to enter the competition or claim the Prize;
(b) if, following your entry into the competition the eligibility criteria for entering the competition or claiming the Prize changes and you are no longer eligible; or
(c) if you are disqualified from the competition by the Promoter for any reason.

4.6 Entries are limited to 20 per person per competition. Entries may be limited if the maximum number of entries for the competition is reached.

  1. COMPETITION – WINNER SELECTION

5.1 Upon closure of the Competition, the winning Entrant will be selected using the procedure outlined as follows:

5.1.1 The full Entrants list will be made available 24 hours prior to the draw to select the winning Entrant.

5.1.2 The date and time of the live draw will be made public within 7 days of the end/closure of the competition. The competition will run from and including the opening and closing dates specified on the Website. These dates shall be referred to as the “Opening Date” and “Closing Date” respectively. All times and dates referred to are the times and dates in GMT timezone.

5.1.3 There shall be one Winner selected per competition unless clearly stated that multiple Prizes are available.

5.2 The Promoter reserves the right to postpone a live draw should technical restrictions arise preventing the draw being shown live to the public. If the Promoter does change the Opening Date and/or the Closing Date of a competition, the new details will be displayed on the Website.

5.3 All videos of live draws and Entrant lists will be archived online and will be available to the public.

5.4 By entering the competition each Entrant gives consent and agreed to the use of a publicity photo or video for use on the website or social media for marketing purposes.

  1. PRIZE

6.1 The Promoter retains ownership of any Prize offered from the time the competition is live until successful handover is completed.

6.2 The Promoter accepts no liability, nor do they provide a warranty implied or otherwise or any other guarantee whatsoever in respect to the Winning Prize. The Entrant is expected to make their own decision through their own enquiries and legal advice before entering the competition.

6.3 The Winning Prize for each competition will be that advertised by the Promoter, this will also be confirmed during the live draw. No alternative or substituted Prize will be offered under any circumstance.

6.4 Collection of the Prize is the sole responsibility of the Winner and they will be required to make arrangements to collect or take delivery of the Winning Prize. The Winner must claim the Prize personally. The Prize may not be claimed by a third party on their  behalf. Monetary prizes may be transferred via bank/wire transfer where applicable. Whilst the Promoter will make reasonable measures to arrange suitable deliver/collection periods, they will not accept any liability for loss or damage arising from the use of external companies used to transport a Winning Prize.

6.5 The Winner will be required to provide proof of identity and proof of Entry into the competition at the time that the Prize is collected.

6.6. If your personal details, including contact information, changes at any time you should notify the Promoter as soon as reasonably possible. Notifications should be sent to the Promoter via email. Notifications must include details of the competition you have entered, your old details and your new details. If your details change within 2 days of the Closing Date, the Promoter will use your old details if it needs to try to contact you.

  1. MISCELLANEOUS

7.1 The Winner consents to allow the Promoter to display his or her name and town of residence on the Website in accordance with the Privacy Policy. They also allow the use of publicity photographs or video as outlined in section 5.4.

7.2 Entrants authorise the Promoter to store personal details in their database and to use the information in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and subject to the terms of Privacy Policy.

7.3 In the event of force majeure during any Competition Period, the Promoter has the right to cancel that particular competition and will reimburse the Entrant any Fee paid to each Entrant (either by bank card refund, or online payment and in one combined payment where several entries have been made by a competitor or store credit). Where the Entry Fee is returned, the Promoter shall have no further liability to the Entrant or to any other person.

7.4 The Promoter will not be liable for any loss (including economic loss) suffered to or sustained by any person or property as a result of any act or omission of the Promoter, nor will their servants or their agents in developing, planning and Administrating the Competition, distributing the Prize to the Winner or following the distribution of the Prize; The Promoter accepts no liability for errors or omissions contained within the Prize details, description or specification or any other part of the Website. It is the responsibility of each Entrant (and in particular the Winner) to satisfy him/herself as to the accuracy of any such details and/or any content of this website.

7.5 The Promoter will not be liable for any loss suffered by an Entrant as a result of incomplete entries or failed computer communications or for any loss suffered as a result of use of the Website.

7.6 The Promoter does not accept responsibility for entries not received due to failures in computer systems, other malfunctions, high Internet traffic, hardware failure, software failure, server faults or any other reason.

7.7 The Entrant accepts that any common law obligations associated with goods and services purchased on line will not apply to any Winning Prizes offered in any competition.

7.8 Any Entry which is discovered to have been created using fraudulent means or where the associated Entrant engages in any form of fraudulent activity including misrepresentation, hacking or interference with the website or amending the website, or any other for of fraudulent activity, shall be declared void and no refund will be issued.

7.9 The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. The latest version of these terms and conditions will be available on the Website.

7.10 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 and any future competitions.

7.11 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

7.12 These terms and conditions shall be governed by law, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts.

7.13 You should print a copy of these terms and conditions and keep them for your records.

  1. DATA PROTECTION AND PUBLICITY

8.1 By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the competition or as otherwise set out in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy a copy of which is available on the Website.

8.2 If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that the Promoter may use your name, image and town or county of residence to announce the winner of this competition. You further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

8.3 If you do not wish to participate in any publicity, you must notify the Promoter prior to the Closing Date. This will not affect your chances of winning the Prize. If you do not agree to participate in any publicity about the competition we may still provide your details to the Advertising Standards Authority. This is a legal requirement that we must comply with to prove that the competition has been properly administered and the Prize awarded.

8.4 If you are the winner of the competition, you may be required to provide further personal information and proof of your identity in order to confirm your eligibility to claim the Prize and transfer ownership of the Prize to you. You consent to the use of your information in this way. You are entitled to request further details about how your personal information is being used. You may also withdraw your consent to your personal information being used in such way but by doing so you may prevent the Prize being transferred to you. In such circumstances, you will be deemed to have withdrawn from the competition and forfeit the Prize. You will not be entitled to any refund of your entry fee. The Promoter reserves the right to offer the Prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

8.5 Please note that under data protection laws you are entitled to request that the Promoter does not contact you and removes your details from its database. If you make such a request you will be withdrawing from the competition as it will not be possible to contact you in the event that you are the winner. You will not be entitled to any refund of any entry fee if you withdraw from the competition. If you do not wish any of your personal details to be used by the Promoter for promotional purposes, please email the Promoter at prior to the Closing Data.

8.6 By entering the competition, you agree that your order number, name and entry number(s) will be displayed on our social media platforms and or our website.

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