Competition, Prize Draw and Giveaway Terms and Conditions
1.1. These terms and conditions apply to any competition, prize draw or giveaway run by The Manchester College, a trading name of LTE Group.
1.2. A reference to “we”, “us” and “our” means LTE Group t/a The Manchester College. LTE Group is a statutory corporation established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and an exempt charity, whose address is Whitworth House Ashton Old Road, Openshaw, Manchester, United Kingdom, M11 2WH.
2. Specific Rules
2.1. Each competition, prize draw or giveaway will have its own rules and by entering a competition, prize draw or giveaway you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the specific terms that apply to each competition, prize draw or giveaway. Where there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and the specific terms of each competition, prize draw or giveaway, the specific terms will apply.
2.2. The specific rules of each competition, prize draw or giveaway will detail the start and end times of the competition, prize draw or giveaway. All times referred to in any specific terms are based on UK time.
3. Entering a competition, prize draw or giveaway
3.1. To enter any competition, prize draw or giveaway, you must be a resident of the UK and be aged 18 or over at the time of entry unless the specific terms of any competition, prize draw or giveaway states otherwise.
3.2. Where the specific terms of any competition, prize draw or giveaway state that a person under the age of 18 may enter a competition, prize draw or giveaway, we reserve the right to request the permission of a parent or guardian for such individuals to enter. In addition, we may also require, at our discretion, that any prize awarded is awarded to the relevant parent or guardian rather than the individual under 18 who entered the competition, prize draw or giveaway.
3.3. The following persons are not eligible to enter any competition, prize draw or giveaway run by us:
3.3.1. our employees or workers, or the employees or workers of any company in our group;
3.3.2. employees or workers of any organisation involved in the operation or administration of the competition, prize draw or giveaway including prize suppliers and advertising agencies; and
3.3.3. members of their immediate families.
3.4. Entries will be void if you:
3.4.1. do not comply with these terms and conditions;
3.4.2. are incomplete or illegible;
3.4.3. are postal entries that are not sent with the correct postage or to the correct address;
3.4.4. are submitted in bulk (more than one entry per four-hour period); or
3.4.5. are considered by us to be part of an attempt to manipulate or unfairly influence the outcome of this promotion.
3.5. We may ask for proof of identity, age, residence or eligibility. Delay or failure to provide the evidence to our reasonable satisfaction may result in an entry being void or a prize being forfeited.
3.6. Our decision as to whether an entrant (or their entry) is eligible for any competition, prize draw or giveaway is final and we are not obliged to provide any reasons for disqualification.
3.7. You may not transfer your entry to anyone else if you are ineligible to take part in a competition, prize draw or giveaway.
4. The Prize
4.1. The winner is responsible for any costs or expenses involved in claiming or using the prize other than those that are expressly stated above as being included as part of the prize.
4.2. The prize may be subject to additional terms and conditions imposed by the supplier or other organisation connected to the competition, prize draw or giveaway.
4.3. If necessary due to circumstances beyond our control, we may (at our option) substitute the prize for a reasonable equivalent of equal or higher value.
4.4. The prize is for the named winner only and cannot be given or transferred to any other person.
4.5. Each prize is subject to availability and is non-transferable, non-refundable and no cash alternative is available. It may not be used in conjunction with any other offers, promotions or prizes.
4.6. Any prize that consists of entry tickets, event, holidays or any other form of time-specific prize must be taken on the dates specified by us or any third party who is providing the prize. You acknowledge that we are not liable if you fail to attend the event, holiday or any other form of time-specific prize and/or use it within any timescales set by us or any third party. Where any event, holiday or other time specific prize is re-scheduled, we will, at our discretion, secure tickets for the alternative date or provide an alternative prize. Any event, holiday or other form of time-specific prize is subject to the terms and conditions, instructions and requirements of the third party running the event, holiday or other form of time-specific prize and the terms and conditions, instructions and requirements any venue(s) in which the event, holiday or other form of time-specific prize is held.
4.7. You will not be entitled to receive a prize which, for any reason, you would be prohibited by law from purchasing, taking part in, using or possessing.
4.8. All taxes and other charges payable in relation to any prize shall be your sole and absolute responsibility.
4.9. Unless specified in the specific terms of each competition, prize draw or giveaway, you may not win more than one prize per competition, prize draw or giveaway. We reserve the right to reclaim or withhold any second or subsequent prize you win.
4.10. Our decision in relation to the awarding of any prize is final and we will not enter into any correspondence regarding the awarding of any prize.
5. Contacting the winner
5.1. We will notify the winner as soon as possible on or after the closing date (or the date of judging, if different) using the contact details provided in the entry.
5.2. Reasonable efforts will be made to make contact over a period of two weeks. If it has not been possible to contact the winner in that time, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to the next eligible entrant.
6. Receiving the prize
6.1. The winner will be notified within the timeframes set out within the specific terms of each competition, prize draw or giveaway. The prize will be sent to the winner within a reasonable timeframe after this or in accordance with any timescales set out in the specific terms of each competition, prize draw or giveaway or set out in the notification sent to the winner notifying them of their win.
6.2. We may provide the winner with instructions on how to book or obtain their prize. Where we do this, the winner must follow these instructions. The prize will be forfeited if the winner does not follow these instructions within a reasonable timeframe.
6.3. We are not liable for any damage or loss to a prize caused by any third party. If a prize is damaged or fails to be delivered, we have no obligation to provide a replacement prize.
7. Publicity and use of personal information
7.2. The winner of any competition, prize draw or giveaway may be asked to participate in publicity.
8. Ownership and use of entries
8.1. You will retain ownership of all intellectual property rights (including copyright) in any entry you make to any competition, prize draw or giveaway, but you agree to grant us a licence to use it for marketing and promotion purposes, internal communication purposes and for any other purpose connected to the applicable competition, prize draw or giveaway.
8.2. The licence will last for the duration of the relevant intellectual property right and includes the right for us to:
8.2.1. edit or modify your entry (including resizing, adjusting the colour and adding elements such as text);
8.2.2. adapt it or incorporate it into other materials;
8.2.3. sub-licence it to third parties or companies in our group to use for the purposes described in clause 8.1; and
8.2.4. republish it (or any version modified in the way described above) on any media anywhere in the world.
8.3. You confirm that any entry you make to any competition, prize draw or giveaway:
8.3.1. is your own original work and does not breach any third party’s intellectual property rights (for example, by including a company’s trade mark without permission);
8.3.2. is not defamatory, offensive, threatening, discriminatory, distasteful, pornographic or illegal;
8.3.3. can be submitted to us and used without breaching any contractual obligation to any person; and
8.3.4. does not contain anything which may be confidential or commercially sensitive.
8.4. If your entry contains photographs or video images of people, you must ensure that you inform them that you intend to use the material for the purposes of this promotion and obtain their consent.
8.5. We may ask you for evidence of any such consent and reserve the right to disqualify your entry if you are unable to provide it or if we have doubts about its adequacy.
8.6. You are not entitled to any fees for granting the licence and you are not entitled to terminate it unless we agree in writing.
9. Our liability
9.1. Your entry into any competition, prize draw or giveaway and you use of any prize awarded is at your own risk. If the competition, prize draw or giveaway or prize requires any physical or mental activity, please ensure that you are suitably fit and healthy before taking part. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are mentally and physically fit enough to take part in any competition, prize draw or giveaway and/or use or take part in any prize.
9.2. While nothing in these terms and conditions will limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for fraud, we will not be legally responsible to entrants or winners for any losses that were not foreseeable to us or to you at the time of entry to this promotion or which are caused by a third party. Our maximum liability to you will be the cost of the prize in the relevant competition, prize draw or giveaway.
10. Social media
10.1. Unless specifically stated in the specific terms of any competition, prize draw or giveaway, our competitions, prize draws or giveaways or not endorsed by any social media platform.
10.2. You agree that we can re-post, re-tweet, publicise or otherwise use any competition, prize draw or giveaway entry that is made by you via a social media platform.
10.3. You agree that any entry you make to any of our competitions, prize draws or giveaways over social media will comply with the terms of the applicable social media platform. We may reject any entry that does not comply with the terms of the applicable social media platform.
11. General Terms
11.1. You agree to keep confidential any information which we ask you to or any information which you know or reasonably ought to know is confidential and relates to our organisation, the competition, prize draw or giveaway or the prize.
11.2. We may withdraw or amend any competition, prize draw or giveaway at our discretion.
11.3. Any updates to these terms and conditions will be posted to this webpage so you should review these terms and conditions each time you enter one of our competitions, prize draws or giveaways.
11.4. The laws of England and Wales apply to these terms and conditions, although if you are resident elsewhere you will retain the benefit of any mandatory protections given to you by the laws of that country.
11.5. Any disputes will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. This means that you can choose whether to bring a claim in the courts of England and Wales or in the courts of another part of the UK in which you live.