Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. These rules (the “Competition Rules”) and any other rules specified by The Symphony Group plc (the  “Company”)  from  time  to  time  apply  to  any  competition  which  is  run  by,  or  on behalf of, the Company (“Competition”).
  2. By taking part in a Competition, you agree to be bound by the Competition Rules and by the decisions of  the  Company  and  its  agents  which  are  final  in  all  matters  relating  to  the Competition. The Company reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner in its absolute discretion if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Competition Rules.
  3. Unless otherwise notified, no purchase is necessary to enter a Competition.
  4. A third  party  sponsor  of  the  Competition  (the  “Competition  Sponsor”)  may  provide  the prizes for a Competition.
  5. The Company reserves the right where reasonably necessary to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes are non-transferable, no cash alternative will be offered.
  6. Unless otherwise stated, only one entry per person per Competition is allowed. All entries must  be  received  by  the  deadline  for  that  Competition  and  multiple,  late  or  incomplete entries will be disqualified.
  7. Proof of posting shall not be deemed proof of delivery. Entries are sent at your risk and no responsibility can be accepted for entries which are lost, delayed, misdirected or corrupted during delivery to or from the Company due to any computer malfunction, virus, bug, delay or failure of the postal service or other reason whatsoever. Illegible or incomplete entries will not be accepted.
  8. By entering a Competition you:  a.  consent  to  the  Company  using  your  personal  data  for  the  administration  of  the Competition and in any promotional activity, both in paper and online, should you win; b.  grant the Company the right free of charge to feature your Competition entry in any Company brochure or any website operated by or on behalf of the Company, and otherwise  use  and  authorise  others  to  use  it  in  relation  to  the  promotion  of  the Company; c.  irrevocably and unconditionally waive any moral rights or similar rights you have in your Competition entry whether such rights arise pursuant to the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 or equivalent legislation anywhere in the world, save that the Company  shall  take  all  reasonable  steps  to  ensure  that  you  are  credited  as  the author of the Competition entry, and   d.  warrant  to  the  Company  that  all  details  provided  in  relation  to  the  Competition entry are true and that the Competition entry is wholly original to you and not in whole  or  in  part  copied  from  any  other  material  and  that  the  Competition  entry does not libel, defame, cause injury to, offend or invade the privacy of or otherwise infringe  or  violate  any  statutory,  common  law,  regulatory  or  intellectual  property rights of any third party.
  9. If you  enter  a  Competition,  the  Company  will  only  share  your  personal  data  with  other organisations for the administration of the Competition.  For further information, please see the Company’s Privacy Notice at  Personal data obtained via entry into a Competition will be retained by the Company for a reasonable  period  after  the  Competition  closes  to  assist  the  Company  to  operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Competition.
  10. Winner(s) will  be  notified  as  soon  as  reasonably  practicable  after  the  Competition draw/decision  via  the  details  provided  with  the  winning  entry.    Prizes  will  be  delivered within  6  weeks  after  the  closing  date  of  the  Competition  unless  otherwise  stated.  Only winners will be notified who has won, but a full list of winners can be obtained by sending a request  along  with  prepaid  self-addressed  envelope  or  email  address  for  reply  to  the Marketing Department, The Symphony Group Plc, Pen Hill Estate, Park Spring Road, Barnsley S72 7EZ, clearly identifying the competition to which the request relates.
  11. The receipt by you of any prize is conditional upon you complying with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations including, without limitation, the Competition Rules.
  12. The Company  reserves  the  right  to  implement eligibility  criteria  in  its  absolute  Unless otherwise stated, Competitions are not open to: (a) persons who are not resident in the  United Kingdom;  persons  who  are  under  the  age  of  18,  (c)  the  employees,  agents or subcontractors of the Company; (d) any Competition Sponsor or its employees, agents or subcontractors; (e)  the  immediate  families of  employees,  agents or  subcontractors of the Company or any Company Sponsor.
  13. If you are a winner of a Competition you acknowledge and agree that the Company, any Competition Sponsor and each of their employees, agents and subcontractors shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with the use or possession of any of the prizes awarded pursuant to the Competition, provided that nothing in these Competition Rules shall exclude or limit the liability of any party for fraud, personal injury or death caused by negligence or for anything else which cannot be excluded or limited by law.
  14. The Company  may  update  these  Competition  Rules  from  time  to    If it does  so,  the updated version will take effect from the date it is uploaded on to this website or any other website operated by or on behalf of the Company.
  15. Unless stated  otherwise,  the  Company  will  not  return  any  Competition  entries,  including those consisting of artistic or other material.
  16. Competitions are  governed  by  English  law  and  by  entering  a  Competition  each  entrant irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  17. Unless otherwise stated, the promoter of the Competition is The Symphony Group Plc of Pen Hill Estate, Park Spring Road, Barnsley S72 7EZ.


Revised September 2018