PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OR PARTICIPATING IN OUR COMPETITIONS
These terms set out our rules for use of our website https://stormcompetitions.co.uk/ (“the Website”) and participation in our competitions.
By using the Website and participating in competitions, you confirm that you accept these terms.
The Website is operated by Storm-UK Ltd (“We” “the Company”). The Company is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 14837866. Our registered office is at Storm-UK Ltd, Bartle House, Oxford Court, Manchester, England, M2 3WQ
To contact us, please email [email protected] or contact us directly via our website.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
These terms refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of the Website and participation in competitions:
Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of the Website. When using the Website, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
If you purchase goods or services from the Website, participate in any promotions or enter any of our competitions, other specific terms may apply and which you must accept and abide by.
We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Website, please check the terms, to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our products, services, our users’ needs and our business priorities.
The Website is made available free of charge but you may have to pay to enter our competitions.
We do not guarantee that the Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withcompetition or restrict the availability of all or any part of the Website for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or with competitional.
- The Promoter
The Promoter is: Storm-UK Ltd Company Number 14837866 and whose registered office is at Bartle House, Oxford Court, Manchester, England, M2 3WQ.
Our correspondence address is Storm Competitions, Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, England, SK95BG.
If you wish to contact us for any reason, please email [email protected]
- The competition
2.1. These terms and conditions apply to all competitions listed on the Promoter’s Website at https://stormcompetitions.co.uk//
2.2. All competitions can be entered either by paying or for free by post. As it is possible to enter all Storm competitions for free (by post), Storm competitions are not regulated under the Gambling Act 2005.
2.3. To be in with a chance of winning, everyone who enters a competition by paying or for free (an “Entrant”), must correctly answer a skill question or solve a problem set by the Promoter.
- How to enter
3.1. Competitions 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 times and dates in London, England.
3.2. In exceptional circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to change the Closing Date of a competition. If the Promoter does change the Closing Date of a competition, the new details will be displayed on the Website.
3.3. All competition entries (whether paid or free) must be received by the Promoter by no later than the specified time on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the the Closing Date will be disqualified.
3.4. The maximum number of entries to each competition will be stated on the Website. The number of entries you can purchase may be limited if the maximum number of entries has been reached.
3.5. To enter a competition by paying:
(a) go to the Website and view the competition question;
(b) select your answer to the competition question ( If the Competition has displayed a question) and the required number of entries;
(c) complete the registration and checkout process and submit the entry; then
(d) complete the payment to receive your order confirmation.
3.6. All entries must be submitted in the English language. Entries in languages other than English will automatically be disqualified and no refund will be given.
3.7. The Promoter will send confirmation that your entry has been received, and your allocated ticket number(s).
3.8. 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 equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
3.9. 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.
3.10. A FREE POSTAL ENTRY ROUTE IS AVAILABLE TO ENTER ALL STORM COMPETITIONS.
To enter any Storm competition for free, please follow these instructions:
(a) go to the Website and select the competition you wish to enter to view the competition question ( If the Competition has displayed a question) ;
(b) send a letter or postcard by pre-paid first or second class post to Storm Competitions, PO BOX 811, NORTHWICH, CW9 9WW.
Your letter/postcard must state:
(i) The name/title of the competition that you wish to enter;
(ii) Your full name and postal address;
(iii) Your telephone number and email address;
(iv) Your date of birth;
(c) Postal entries are limited to ONE per household per competition. You must not submit an entry for any other person, as this will result in you being banned from all future entries by any method. We address check and identify all Winners and methods use to circumvent these rules, which will result in forfeiture of any prize.
(d) Bulk entries and entries submitted through the letterbox will not be accepted.
(e) Postal entries must be received by the Promoter before Closing Date. Any postal entry received after the Closing Date will not be processed.
(f) It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your entry is received by the Promoter by the Closing Date.
(g) The Promoter is under no obligation to confirm whether or not an entry was received prior to the Closing Date or if it met all the terms of entry.
(h) Any Postal entry not complying with the entry requirements contained in clause 3.10 shall be disqualified and will not be entered into the competition.
- Choosing a winner
4.1. All Entrants who correctly answer the competition will be placed into the competition ( If the Competition has displayed a question) and the Winner (the “Winner”) will be chosen by a verifiably random process. Competitions will take place as soon as reasonably possible after the Closing Date and, in any event, within 14 days of the Closing Date.
4.2. All Entrants will have their names and ticket numbers entered into a spreadsheet. The spreadsheet will be visible during the live competition. If you wish to have your name censored from the spreadsheet for the live competition, please do not consent to this when entering the competition. You can request redaction of your personal information in a competition at any time by contacting [email protected]
5.1. Competitions are only open to residents of the United Kingdom & ROI aged 18 years or over. The following people may not enter our competitions:
(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.
5.2. By entering our competitions, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim a prize. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition. If you fail to provide the Promoter with proof of your identity or your age, within a reasonable time, you may be disqualified from the competition or receiving a prize.
5.3. The Promoter will not accept competition entries that are:
(a) automatically generated by computer; or
5.4. The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you from competitions if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition, if you are abusive to its staff or your post anything on social media about the Promoter or its competitions which is defamatory or incorrect.
5.5. No refunds of competition entry fees 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 to claim a 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.
5.6. Entrants can enter each competition as many times as they like until the maximum number of entries per user, as shown on the Website have been submitted or until the maximum number of entries for the competition have been received.
5.7. An Entry will be declared void (without any refund being provided) if the Entrant engages in:
(a) any form of fraud (actual or apparent);
(b) fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) fraudulent concealment;
(d) hacking or interference with the proper functioning of the Promoter’s servers or its Website; or
(e) amending, or unauthorised use of, any of the code that operates the Website.
- The prize
6.1. The prize for each competition is as described on the competition entry page on the Website (the “Prize”). Details of the Prize are, to the best of the Promoter’s knowledge, information and belief, correct.
6.2. Prizes are subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value. If any details of the Prize change, the Promoter will endeavour to update the Website as soon as reasonably possible.
6.3. The Promoter makes no representations and gives no warranties about the Prize, its value, its condition or any other information provided on the Website. The Promoter makes no representations and gives no warranties that the information provided on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.
6.3.1 If the Prize is a vehicle:
(a) the Promoter will, unless otherwise stated, ensure it comes with a valid MOT (if required);
(b) no insurance is included with the Prize and it is the Winner’s responsibility to ensure the vehicle is adequately insured prior to taking it on public roads (if it is legal to do so);
(c) the Promoter has no responsibility for the Prize(s) once it has been delivered/collected. The Winner is solely responsible for complying with all relevant laws and regulations relating to the vehicle, its operation and ensuring they operate it in a safe and responsible manner;
(d) no vehicle/road tax is included;
(e) the Winner is solely responsible for ensuring they have all necessary safety equipment and clothing (for example, helmets, boots and gloves) and for wearing them whilst operating the vehicle.
6.3.2. The Promoter guarantees that all tech prizes are brand new for each competition but cannot guarantee Prizes will have a warranty for any breakages after they are handed over to the Winner.
6.4. The Prize may be supplied by a third-party supplier (the “Supplier”). Details of the Supplier (if any) will be provided on the Website.
6.5. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the Prize for an alternative cash prize (“Cash Prize”) equal to the market value of the Prize as reasonably determined by the Promoter, including any original discounts on price. The Cash Prize value will be displayed on each competition page, or available on request. The Prize can be substituted for a Cash Prize in the following circumstances:
(a) the Prize, or a reasonable alternative, becomes unavailable;
(b) other circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter make it necessary to do so;
(c) the Winner opts for a Cash Prize instead of the Prize.
6.6. If the Winner wishes to take a Cash Prize instead of the vehicle, the Promoter will seek the best price from local traders. Any cash values advertised on the Website are an estimated price and the cash alternative value will be confirmed at the current trade value of the vehicle at the time of the sale. The Promoter may make a reasonable deduction from the sale price to cover the time and administration costs required to undertake the task of securing the best price for the Winner. The Winner is under no obligation to accept the cash alternative if they disagree with the amount of the cash alternative. They can accept the vehicle as the Prize and may then sell it privately.
6.7. The Prize is not negotiable or transferable.
6.8. Winners are responsible for any duty and or tax in relation to their receipt of the Prize.
7.1. The decision of the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
7.2. The Winner’s full name will be announced during the live competition. If you wish to have your personal details kept private, please do not consent to publicity when entering the competition. You can request redaction of your personal information in a competition at any time by contacting [email protected]
7.3. The Promoter will contact the Winner personally as soon as practicable after the competition, using the telephone number or email address provided with the entry. It is the Entrant’s responsibility to ensure that their personal information is kept up to date. If the Winner cannot be contacted, is not available, or does not claim the Prize within 21 days of the competition date, the Promoter will re-run the competition and will select an alternate Winner. The alternate Winner shall have 21 days from notification to accept the Prize. This process shall continue until a Winner accepts the Prize. The original Winner(s) will have no claim to any Prize in this scenario.
7.4. The Promoter will publish or make available information that indicates that a valid Prize award took place. Subject to the Winner’s specific consent, the Promoter may publish the full name and county/town of residence of any Winner on the Website.
7.5. If you wish to have your personal details kept private, please do not consent to publicity when entering the competition. You can request redaction of your personal information in a competition or no publicity if you are a Winner at any time by contacting [email protected]
7.6. All Winners calls are recorded and they will also be required to provide photographs and/or pose for photographs and videos, which may be used in future marketing and public relations by the Promoter in connection with the Competition and in identifying them as a winner of a Competition.
- Claiming the prize
8.1. Winners must claim the Prize personally. The Prize may not be claimed by a third party on their behalf. Details of how the Prize will be delivered to you (or made available for collection) are published on the Website, or available on request.
8.2. 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 to [email protected] Notifications must include details of the competition you have entered, your old details and your new details. If your details change within 10 days of the Closing Date, the Promoter will use your old details if it needs to contact you.
8.3. Any cash Prize will be transferred directly to the Winners nominated bank account. The Winner must provide evidence that it is the sole or joint beneficiary of the bank account. Failure to do so within 14 days will result in disqualification from the competition and the Winner forfeiting the Prize. In such circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to re-run the competition and offer the Prize to another Winner.
8.4. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for and is not liable to pay any compensation, if you are unable to take up the Prize.
8.5. If the Prize is a vehicle and the Winner has completed all eligibility checks, the Prize will be transferred to the Winner by the Promoter using the V5 for each vehicle. This must be completed before the vehicle is handed over.
8.6. Delivery of a Prize will only be to an address within the UK.
- Limitation of liability
Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the Winner or an Entrant or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the Prize, except where this is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or its employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
- Data protection and publicity
10.2. If you are the Winner of a 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. If you wish to have your personal details kept private or do not wish to be involved in publicity, please do not consent to publicity when entering the competition. You can request redaction of your personal information in a competition at any time by contacting [email protected]
10.3. Not participating in publicity will not affect your chances of winning a Prize.
10.4. If you are the Winner of a competition, you may be required to provide further personal information and proof of your age and identity to confirm your eligibility to claim the Prize and for transfer of the 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 withcompetition 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 withcompetitionn from the competition and forfeit the Prize. You will not be entitled to any refund of your entry fee.
10.5. 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 marketing database. If you make such a request, it may not be possible to contact you in the event that you are the Winner.
11.1. 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 published on the Website.
11.2. 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.
11.3. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend any competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
11.4. Competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, Apple or Google or any other Prize brand. By entering competitions, Entrants agree that neither Facebook, Apple nor Google have any liability and are not responsible for the administration or promotion of our competitions.
11.5. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
- Anti Money Laundering Policy
12.1. The Promoter has put in place measures to prevent its business from being used for the purposes of money laundering, terrorist financing or any other criminal activity.
12.2 We are committed to preventing money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism. We are also committed to wider social responsibility in preventing crime by not allowing our systems to be used to commit crimes.
12.3 In order to adhere to Anti Money Laundering regulations and requirements, the Promoter will appoint a designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) whose responsibility it is to report suspicion of money laundering to the National Crime Agency in the UK.
12.4 We will: take reasonable steps to establish the identity of our customers.
12.5 keep a secure online list of all of our registered customers.
12.6 retain identification and transactional documentation for each customer.
12.7 provide initial and ongoing training to all relevant staff, so that they are aware of their personal responsibilities and our procedures in respect of identifying customers, monitoring customer activity, record-keeping and reporting any unusual/suspicious transactions.
12.8 ensure that this policy is reviewed and maintained regularly.
12.9 examine, as much as is possible, the background and purpose of any complex or large transactions or groups of transactions which are likely, by their nature, to be related to money laundering or the funding of terrorism.
12.10 not accept or open anonymous Accounts or Accounts in fictitious names such that the true beneficial owner is not known.
12.11 not register a customer who is under eighteen (18) years of age.
12.12 only register an account in the name of a natural person.
12.13 transfer payments of winnings or refunds back via the same route from where the funds originated, where possible.
12.14 not accept cash from customers. Funds may be received from customers only by any of the approved methods on the Website.
12.15 Terminate a Player’s registration if it becomes aware that a person has provided false information when onboarding.
12.15 terminate a customer’s registration if it becomes aware that a person has provided false information when entering a competition.
12.16 report any suspicion or knowledge of money laundering of terrorism financing to the authorities.
12.17 cooperate with all relevant administrative, enforcement and judicial authorities in their endeavour to prevent and detect criminal activity.
If you wish to contact us for any reason, please email [email protected]
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website https://stormcompetitions.co.uk/ (“the Website”). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, the Website.
Your use of the Website means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.
The Website is operated by Storm-UK Ltd (“We” “the Company”). The Company is registered in England and Wales with Company Number 14837866. Our registered office is at Storm-UK Ltd, Bartle House, Oxford Court, Manchester, England, M2 3WQ.
To contact us, please email [email protected]
You may use the Website only for lawful purposes.
You may not use the Website:
In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards as set out below.
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of the Website in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use.
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
any part of the Website;
any equipment or network on which the Website is stored;
any software used in the provision of the Website; or
any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
We may from time to time provide interactive services on the Website, for example, the ability to participate in games, competitions, comment on blog posts or post to our social media accounts (interactive services).
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on the Website, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on the Website, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to the Website (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
Be accurate (where they state facts).
Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
Promote sexually explicit material.
Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Infringe any copyright, database right or trademark of any other person.
Be likely to deceive any person.
Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
Promote any illegal activity.
Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of the Website. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Immediate, temporary or permanent withcompetitional of your right to use the Website.
Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Website.
Issue of a warning to you.
Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
Further legal action against you.
Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website.