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Specific Rules for “Star Wars Force Awakens” Competition

 

1.             The "Star Wars Force Awakens” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of [Australia, France, Germany, Spain and United Kingdom]  (“Entrant Countries / Country”) except employees, agents, contractors or consultants of the Promoter (as defined below) and their immediate families, the Promoter's associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with the Competition (“Entrants). These Terms (as defined below) apply to those Entrants resident of Australia, Germany, Spain and United Kingdom excluding France.

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 15th April 2016 at 10:00 BST ("Opening Date") and closes on 29th April 2016 at 10:00 BST ("Closing Date").  The period from the Opening Date to and including the Closing Date shall be referred to as the “Competition Period.

 

3.             The Competition is free to enter and no purchase of any kind is necessary. By entering the Competition, Entrants accept and will be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms”) as well as the General Rules (click here).

 

4.             To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period: 

a)     visit the PlayStation Forum at http://community.eu.playstation.com/playstationeu (“Forum”);

b)    sign into their SEN account;

c)     click on the Competition – Star Wars Force Awakens Competition thread http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/Staff-Room-Sofa/Star-Wars-Force-Awakens-Competition/m-p/24189535 (“Thread”);

d)    design an original picture or take an original photo in the theme of “a Star Wars Droid”;

e)     Entrants may choose to design a picture by either:

I.       using any design packages on their computer; or

II.      using any other materials to complete their picture;

f)     once the picture or photo is complete Entrants must save a digital copy of their completed picture or photo (each an “Image”);

g)    post a reply by uploading their Image to the Thread.  The Image submitted must be in .jpeg format, must not be greater than 600 pixels wide and the file size must not exceed 1000 kilobytes.  Entrants’ PSN online ID must be clearly readable in the Image submitted; and

Entrants must ensure their post complies with the Community Guidelines (in particular please avoid double-posting and creating duplicate threads) and the eu.playstation.com Terms of Use.

 

5.             Each Entrant may submit more than one entry, but will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below).

 

6.             Each Entrant must adhere to the General Rules and in particular, to sections 6 and 7.  In addition, entries must not contain any:

a)     pornography, nudity, or sexually explicit imagery;

b)    abusive, offensive or hateful imagery or language;

c)     harassing or defamatory content;

d)    content that compromises the privacy or safety of yourself or others;

e)     content that demeans a particular gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ethnicity or nationality;

f)     violent or dangerous behaviour; and/or

g)    spam, advertising or other commercial activities.

 

7.             Each Entrant grants to the Promoter a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use entries for promotional purposes related to any of the Promoter’s products and/or services and for all purposes related to the Competition, in perpetuity, across all media including any online platforms under their control.

 

8.             All entries must be completely original so as not to breach any third party copyright. The Promoter accepts no liability if Entrants ignore these Terms and each Entrant agrees to fully indemnify the Promoter against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these Terms.

 

9.             There will be one (1) winner (The “Winner”), one (1) First place runner up (a “Runner-Up”) and one (1) Second place runner up (a “Runner-Up”) The Winner and each Runner-Up will be selected by a Most Valued PlayStationer “MVP” (as defined on the PlayStation Forum) and one (1) or more employees of the Promoter based upon the originality and creativity of the image. The decision of the judges is final.

 

10.          The Promoter shall notify the Winner and each Runner-Up by Private Message (“PM”) on the Forum of their selection within two weeks (2) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

11.          In order to claim their Prize (as defined below), the Winner and each Runner-Up must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s PM within two (2) weeks from the date of the Promoter’s notification PM, and provide their full name, postal address and date of birth.

 

12.          The Winner will win one (1) Rey Figure, one (1) Star Wars Funko Pop figure, one (1) Yoda plush and one (1) Star Wars Phone Cover with a total approximate value of £77 / 170 AUD / 105 Euros (“Winner Prize”)

 

13.          The first place Runner Up will win one (1) Tie Fighter Model, one (1) Star Wars Funko Pop and one (1) Star Wars Keyring with a total approximate value of £24 / 45 AUD / 37 Euros (“First Place Runner-Up Prize”).

 

14.          The second place Runner Up will win one (1) Star Wars Funko Pop and one (1) Star Wars T shirt with a total approximate value of £24 / 45 AUD/ 37 Euros (“Runner-Up Prize”).

 

15.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send

 

a)     by registered post the Winner Prize to the Winner; and

 

b)    by registered post the Runner-Up Prize to each Runner-Up,

 

 within two (2) weeks of receiving a Winner’s ad Runner-Up’s details.

 

16.          In these Terms, (“Prize”) shall mean a Winner Prize and Runner-Up Prize.

 

17.          Prizes must be taken as stated and may not be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives; however the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize with a prize of a similar value.

 

18.          The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any problem which may result in any Competition entry or other correspondence being lost or not being properly registered.

 

19.          In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

 

20.          The Promoter reserves the right to cancel the Competition or amend these Terms at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside its control.

 

21.          If a Prize is found to be ineffective, faulty or damaged upon receipt, the Promoter must be notified in writing within seven (7) days of receipt, otherwise the Prize will be deemed to be accepted as received.  This does not affect the Winner’s and Runner-Up’s statutory rights (if any).

 

22.          If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or incorrect, illegible, fraudulent or other invalid or improper information has been provided, the Promoter may in its sole discretion refuse to process an entry or fulfill any Prize awarded. If an Entrant fails to comply with clauses 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13 and 14 or uses multiple accounts to enter, or if there is any reason to believe that anyone voting for an Entrant’s submission has been paid or incentivised in any way, either by an Entrant or a third party, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

 

23.          The Winner and each Runner-Up may be required to pay tax on any Prize won in accordance with their jurisdiction’s tax legislation and will be responsible for any related tax liability.

 

24.          The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish the Winner’s and each Runner-Up’s name on the Promoter’s website(s).  The Winner’s and each Runner-Up’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked ‘Star Wars Force Awakens Competition’ to the following address: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

25.          General Rules apply to the Competition.  Please click here to view the General Rules.

 

26.          The “Promoter” is: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom.