Competition rules

winner-istock_000004405846xsmallThese terms and conditions are the competition rules and apply to competitions included in Lewisham Homes publicity unless otherwise expressly stated. By entering a competition, entrants agree to be bound by these rules.

The Competition is organised by Lewisham Homes, 9 Holbeach Road, Catford, London SE6 4TW.

1) LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition, the Competition Notice or these Rules at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within the Competition Notice or these Rules. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to: Lewisham Homes Communications, FREEPOST, 9 Holbeach Road, Catford, London SE6 4TW.

2) In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, Competition Notice, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Competition, the decision of LEWISHAM HOMES shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

3) Qualifying Entrants

a. Employees of LEWISHAM HOMES or any company involved in the Competition or, if relevant, any advertising agency or web company connected with LEWISHAM HOMES or any such person’s subsidiary or associated companies, agents or members of their families or households, are not eligible to enter the Competition. LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

b. By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete.

c. LEWISHAM HOMES assumes that by entering the Competition (and you warrant that) either you have legal capacity to enter the Competition and agree to the Rules (i.e. that you are of sufficient age and are entitled to be legally bound in contract) or your parents have consented to your entry of the Competition and use of these Rules.

d. LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these terms and conditions.

e. In the event that any entrant is disqualified from the Competition, LEWISHAM HOMES in its sole discretion may decide whether a replacement contestant should be selected. In this event, any further entrant will be selected on the same criteria as the original entrant and will be subject to these Rules.

f. Competition winners must not have a current Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO) injunction or Notice of Seeking Possession (NoSP) served on them in respect of antisocial behaviour. Candidates must not have rent or service charge arrears of more than four weeks net, or they must have a formal agreement to pay off their arrears in place and be keeping to it.

4) Competition Entries

a. Competition entries must be made in the manner and by the closing date specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry.

c. There is no purchase requirement to enter a Competition and there is no charge to register for use of the LEWISHAM HOMES website.

d. Proof of posting cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. LEWISHAM HOMES cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or issues with postal service. Winners may choose to collect prizes from our office if they wish.

5) Prizes

a. Prize winners will be chosen at random, unless specified otherwise in the Competition Notice, from all qualifying entries within 28 days of the closing date specified in the Competition Notice. The decision made by LEWISHAM HOMES shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

b. Prize winners will be notified in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply as specified in the notification within the time stated therein may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If more than one prize is awarded only one prize per entrant will be awarded. Competition winner(s) names may be published in LEWISHAM HOMES publicity material including online.

c. Claims for prizes must be made in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to claim a prize within this time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

d. Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

e. Prizes are awarded at LEWISHAM HOMES’ discretion and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.

f. Where a prize may not be appropriate for a younger contestant, the minimum age for entry will be stated in the Competition Notice and must be observed. LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to request written proof of age of any winner.

6) Intellectual Property Rights

a. In consideration of LEWISHAM HOMES agreeing to consider entrants to the Competition, each entrant hereby assigns to LEWISHAM HOMES the complete copyright and all other rights in any entry, which shall be for the full period of copyright. LEWISHAM HOMES shall be free to assign such rights to third parties.

b. Furthermore, any information submitted by you must be personal to and relate specifically to you. You hereby warrant that the information which you submit and/or distribute will not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or any other rights of any third party, and will not contain anything which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, indecent, harassing or threatening. If relevant, LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right, but not the obligation, to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same.

7) Data Protection and Publicity

a. Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and LEWISHAM HOMES reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in Home magazine, on our website and any other publicity.

b. Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the individual’s prior consent.

c. The Competition and the terms and conditions of this agreement will be governed by English law.

How to contact us
You can contact us in relation to any competition by writing to LEWISHAM HOMES, FREEPOST, 9 Holbeach Road, Catford, London SE6 4TW, or email communications@lewishamhomes.org.uk