Golfing World – Bags For Birdies Christmas Competition

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE PROMOTION. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

The Bags For Birdies Christmas Competition (“Promotion”) is sponsored by UPS Limited, with address at UPS House, Forrest Road, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 7DY(“Sponsor”) and is administered by IMG Media Limited (“Administrator”). The Promotion is subject to the laws of England and Wales and all applicable laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering the Promotion, you represent that you satisfy all eligibility requirements and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. You understand that the results of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects.

 

Promotion Period: The Promotion begins at 10th December 2016 and ends at 15:00 pm GMT each day until the 21st December 2016 (the “Promotion Period”). Entries made after 15:00 pm GMT on any day will be valid for the following day’s prize giving. Administrator’s computer will serve as the official clock for the Promotion.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open only to legal residents of the United Kingdom, who at the time of entry are 18 years of age or older (or the age of majority in the state, province or territory in which they are domiciled) and who have a valid email address and Internet access prior to the start of the Promotion Period. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor and its affiliated companies, parents or subsidiaries, Administrator, advertising and promotion agencies, representatives, contractors, and any other individual or company involved in the development, execution of the Promotion (“Promotion Entities”), and members of their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and same households, whether or not related are not eligible to enter or to win.

 

HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, an eligible entrant must follow the steps below to receive one (1) entry into the Promotion (an “Entry”):

 

A Facebook account is required to enter. Log in to your Facebook account, visit the Sponsor page on Facebook at [https://www.facebook.com/GolfingWorld]. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can create one at no cost at www.facebook.com. Upon completion of the entry process, each entrant will receive one (1) Entry into the Promotion. Sponsor has the right to disqualify any Entry or request removal of any post to any Social Media Site that does not comply with these Official Rules and the entry instructions.

 

All valid entries that identify a child to receive the clubs will be entered into the prize drawing. If you send or receive updates from your wireless phone, your wireless service provider may charge you. Message and data rates may apply.

 

There is a limit of one entry per entry method per person during the Promotion Period. All Entries must be received during the Promotion Period. Only complete and valid Entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules as determined by Sponsor will be eligible to be entered into the Promotion. No faxed, telephoned, emailed or mailed entries will be accepted. Use of multiple accounts to enter more than the allotted Entries per person will disqualify the entrant. Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant Entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, invalid, damaged, delayed, misdirected, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected Entry, which will be disqualified. Use of automated entry systems and tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion is prohibited and any Entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Receipt of Entry will not be acknowledged, and proof of submission of an Entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

 

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY. ENTRIES WHICH DO NOT COMPLY WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS MAY BE DISQUALIFIED OR NOT FULLY CONSIDERED. Entry Requirements:

To be eligible:

• Entry to the competition will be made by clicking through to the page provided in the advert and entering the required information in the fields provided.

 

In addition, Entry may not contain, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, any content that:

•is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group or treat any individual, organization or group with disrespect; profane or pornographic; contains nudity or is otherwise potentially offensive to a family audience;

• promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or depicts the use of any of the foregoing); references politics or takes a political point of view;

•depicts or describes any act which is dangerous or suggests any person undertake a dangerous activity, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion;

•defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging or defamatory remarks about other people or companies;

•contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by third parties other than Sponsor;

•contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, e-mail addresses, street addresses or telephone numbers;

•contains copyright-protected materials owned by third parties other than Sponsor (such as photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media);

•contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead, or images of individuals who have not granted permission;

•communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and good will of the Promotion or Sponsor;

•is inappropriate, indecent, harmful, discriminatory or obscene; or

•violates any law.

 

Entries, in whole or in part, become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

 

All Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, but will not be obligated, to review (or have its designee review) Entries for compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor may disqualify any Entry or remove any Entry for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, exercised at any time. Any Entry that fails to comply with the requirements set forth in these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, may be disqualified.

 

WINNER SELECTION: Total of twelve (12) potential winners selected from the Entries via Facebook, one (1) each day. The potential winners will be selected by Sponsor (or Administrator) in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, to take place each day at 3pm from 10th December 2016 until the 21st December 2016. Entrants are eligible to win only one prize as described below. In the event an account holder is selected for multiple prizes, the account holder’s first selected Entry will be deemed the potential winner and alternate winners will be selected for the remaining prizes. Sponsor’s decisions are final on all matters relating to the drawing. A winning Entry will not be declared until verification of eligibility of the Entrant as well as verification of compliance with these Official Rules.

 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will notify each potential winner by sending him/her a Direct Message or a message under his/her original Entry on the applicable Social Media Site, with instructions on how to redeem the prize. The potential winner must follow the instructions to redeem a prize, including providing all the requested information, including, but not limited to, his/her full name, email address, date of birth and local access point address within one (1) day or the potential winner may be disqualified and the prize may be forfeited. A winning Entry may not be declared until verification of eligibility of the entrant as well as verification of compliance with these Official Rules. Please ensure that settings are set up to allow for receipt of communications from Sponsor. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable prize notification resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by any social media platform or entrant’s account or for insufficient space in an entrant’s user account to receive notifications.

 

Potential winner must comply with these Official Rules in order to be confirmed the winner of a prize. Potential winner must sign and return any required forms, including, without limitation, statements of eligibility, prize acceptance and liability and publicity release forms, and applicable tax forms (“Confirmation/Release”) to Sponsor within one (1) das after delivery of the forms. The return of the above-mentioned forms within the allotted time shall be solely the responsibility of the potential winner; Sponsor is not responsible for delays in delivery. If prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if a potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules, cannot be reached by Sponsor (or its designee), or fails to return all of the required forms within the time specified, that potential winner may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, the prize will be forfeited and a new potential winner will be selected, while time permits.

 

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period with the correct answer to the question.

 

PRIZES: twelve (12) prizes will be awarded to Entries via Facebook: Each prize is a set of PING Moxie G clubs (ARV of each: GBP £150).

 

Total combined value of all prizes to be awarded is GBP £1,800. Any difference between the ARV and actual value will not be awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes. If, for any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received), Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible prize claims received. All prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries is received.

 

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any prize, or portion thereof, with one of comparable or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, stolen, or destroyed prize. Each winner agrees to comply with all applicable terms, restrictions, and regulations that may be connected with any prize. Prize winners should allow up to 28 days for the delivery of the prizes from the date of winner verification.

 

Any applicable taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely the winner’s responsibility.

 

NOTE ABOUT THE SOCIAL MEDIA SITES: Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or unavailability of the Social Media Sites that may interfere with the Promotion (including any limitations, restrictions, or conditions on Sponsor’s ability to use the Social Media Sites for the Promotion as set forth in these Official Rules that are not acceptable to Sponsor) or ability of entrants to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with Sponsor via the Social Media Sites, in which case, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Promotion. Your use of the Social Media Sites is subject to terms and conditions set by each Social Media Site. Terms and conditions for Facebook are available at https://www.facebook.com/policies

 

PUBLICITY AND MARKETING: Except where prohibited by law, submission of an Entry in the Promotion constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its affiliates and those operating on its behalf to use the Entry and entrant’s name for purposes of administration of the Promotion (including, posting winner’s name on Sponsor social media channels) and for Sponsor promotional purposes in connection with the Promotion.

 

WINNER'S NAMES: For the name of the winners after 21st December, 2016, send a self-addressed envelope by December 31, 2016 to: 55 Glenlake Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia, 30328, Attn: Leah Bishop, Bags For Birdies Christmas Competition. Where required, Sponsor will reimburse postage.

 

CONDITIONS, RELEASE OF LIABILITY, AND DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and Promotion Entities from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury (personal or private), cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation property damage, personal injury of any kind and/or death alleged to occur in connection with participation in the Promotion, or acceptance, use or misuse of a prize. Winners further release and agree to indemnify the Sponsor and Promotion Entities from all liability for any injury or damage caused by or claimed to be caused by participation in this Promotion, or use or redemption of any prize awarded, including, but not limited to, any prize-related activity.

 

The Promotion Entities shall have no responsibility for any damage to an Entrant’s computer or telephone system that is directly or indirectly caused by entering the Promotion or otherwise participating in the Promotion, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, dropped or delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, Promotion communications or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical or programming malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, printing errors, clerical, typographical or other error in the offering or announcement of any prize or in any prize notification documents, or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry or other information, or the failure to capture or the loss of any information. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Promotion Entrants, tampering or hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Promotion.

 

The Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which Sponsor deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and select the winner from eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the action or as otherwise may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor shall post notice of such action on Sponsor’s applicable social media pages or as otherwise permitted under applicable law.

 

SEVERABILITY: In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

GOVERNING LAW: These Official Rules and the interpretation of its terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions.

 

Use of Data: Use of data about Entrants collected by Sponsor is limited to administration of the Promotion and publicity and marketing purposes set forth in these Official Rules. By entering you agree that the Administrator or Sponsor may contact you on the email/postal address provided by you. You may opt-out of receiving such requests at your discretion by notifying the Administrator and Sponsor. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy statement at https://www.ups.com/content/us/en/resources/ship/terms/privacy.html]. Personal information submitted by entrants via Facebook may be subject to additional terms and conditions applicable to use of the Facebook services, including their applicable privacy policies. By participating in the Promotion, Entrants hereby agree to the collection and use of information as set forth in these Official Rules and in the Sponsor’s privacy statement, and acknowledge that they have read and accepted the Sponsor’s privacy statement. Sponsor may engage certain third party companies to perform services in connection with the administration of this Promotion and information provided by entrants may be collected and used by those third parties for purposes of administration of the Promotion and the fulfilment and verification of prize awards. Potential prize winners agree that their personal data submitted as part of the Promotion and administration of that data may be disclosed to, shared with, and processed by Sponsor's affiliate companies or third party agents, contractors, business partners or service providers (who may be located inside or outside the United Kingdom) in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation.

 

Sponsor: UPS Limited, UPS House, Forrest Road, Middlesex, TW13 7 DY.