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Terms and Conditions – Specific Rules for “PlayStation® F.C. Player Card” Competition

 

1.             The "PlayStation® F.C. Player Card competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom (“Entrant Countries”) 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 Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 11th December 2017 at 09.00 (GMT) ("Opening Date") and closes on 27th April 2018 at 23.59 (GMT) ("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® F.C. Team Photo website at www.playstation.com/psfc-playsercard  

b)    click ‘Join the Team’ and fill out the requested details;

c)     click ‘Yes, Connect to My PSN Account’ or ‘No, thanks;

d)    create and submit their player card by following the steps (“Player Card”) (Entrants must ensure their image complies with the eu.playstation.com Terms of Use);

e)     click ‘Enter The Competition’;

f)     enter their answer to the tie-breaker question provided (“Tie-breaker”) and click “Submit”.

 

5.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below). Each Entrant will receive their Player Card within 24 hours of submitting it if approved by the SIEE moderation team. Entrants that submit a Player Card that fails moderation will be disqualified from the Competition and their entry will not be entered into the Competition. Such entries will be removed from the database and the SIEE moderation team may take appropriate action.

 

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 license to use entries for promotional purposes and for all the purposes related to the Competition, across all media including any online platforms under the Promoter’s 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 agree 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 (“Winner”) and five (5) runners-up (each a “Runner-Up”). The Winner and each Runner-Up will be determined as follows:

a) the Winner shall be the Entrant with the correct answer to the Tie-breaker;

b) if, instead of a tie, insufficient Entrants provided the correct answer to the Tie-breaker to allow Winner selection, the Winner shall be the Entrant whose answer to the Tie-breaker is closest to the correct answer;

c) in the event of any further tie, those Entrants shall answer another “tie-breaker” question to determine the Winner, in accordance with the ranking mechanism set out in a) and b) above. In the event of a further tie, this process shall be repeated until one (1) Winner is obtained; and

d) the Runner-Ups will be the Entrants with the five (5) answers that are closest to the Winner’s correct answer and shall be determined using the mechanism set out in a), b) and c) above.

 

10.          The Promoter shall notify the Winner and each Runner-Up by email to the email address provided by the Entrant at the time of entry of their selection within one (1) week 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 notification email within three (3) days from the date of the Promoter’s notification email, and provide their full name, postal address and date of birth. The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or the Winner and each Runner-Up may be disqualified.

 

12.          The Winner will win:

 

a)     two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) to the UEFA Champions League® Final to be held at The National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy in Kiev, Ukraine on 26th May 2018 (“Event”);

b)    the option to play football for 40-90 minutes on the UCL Final 2018 football pitch on 27th May 2018 to be held at The National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy in Kiev;

c)     return economy class flights for the Winner and their Companion from the Winner’s home country to an airport in the Ukraine, outbound on 25th May 2018 and inbound on 27th May 2018 (flights may not be direct) - please note if the Winner is from the Ukraine we will provide train tickets from the Winner’s home town / city to a train station near the Hotel (if applicable) as defined below;

d)    two (2) nights’ stay in a double or twin room at a hotel with a minimum three (3) star rating (“Hotel”);

e)     return transport from the airport / train station to the Hotel on the dates of their inbound and outbound flights / train;

f)     return transport from the Hotel to Event on 26th May 2018;

g)    £300 (or the Winner's local currency equivalent, to be determined on the day the money is sent to the Winner) of spending money to be put towards meals, drinks, tips and transport (other than transport expressly included above) for the duration of the trip (“Spending Money”);

h)     one (1) PlayStation® Pro (1TB) system;

i)      one (1) PlayStation® VR Headset;

j)      one (1) PlayStation ® 4 Camera,

k)     one (1) copy of PES 2018

l)      one (1) official PlayStation® F.C replica shirt; and

m)   one (1) PlayStation® Plus - 12 Month Membership, in the form of a voucher code which must be redeemed by 12/12/2018 on the PlayStation® Store,

 

13.          The ultimate value of the Winner Prize will vary according to the transport and accommodation provided, however the approximate Prize value (excluding VAT and flight costs) is:

a)     £2,000 GBP; and

b)    EUR 2188 / CZK 57057 / DKK 16271 / NOK 20375 / PLN 9352 / RUB 152072 / SEK 20853 / CHF 2485 / TRY 9033.

 

The cost of flights will vary depending on many factors, including the country of departure and the date of booking, and have not been included in the above Winner Prize value amounts.

 

14.          The Winner will be contacted by a third party agency (“Agency”) within one (1) week of the date on which they confirmed their details to the Promoter, to arrange travel and other prize logistics. The Agency may liaise with the Winner to discuss suitable travel arrangements (for example, preferred departure airports and flight times), however all flight, hotel and transport arrangements are at the Agency and/or the Promoter’s sole discretion.

 

15.          The Winner and their Companion will be required to complete and return an information and prize acceptance form and submit copies of their passports to the Agency to enable the Agency to make the required arrangements.  At the Agency’s request, the Winner shall provide any further personal details (for themselves and their Companion) which the Agency may reasonably require.

 

16.          The Winner is responsible for all travel and other related expenses not forming part of the Winner Prize, including but not limited to transport to and from the Winner’s home to the airport/ train station, Travel Insurance, and any meals or other refreshments in excess of the Spending Money.

 

17.          The Winner will need to provide valid credit or debit card details to the Hotel at check-in as a security deposit.

 

18.          The Winner and their Companion must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the date of the return flight. 

 

19.          Travel visas are the responsibility of the Winner and their Companion. The Winner and their Companion may be required to visit the relevant website and complete the required information to apply for authorization to enter the UK.  The Winner and their Companion may not gain entry to the UK without a valid visa (if applicable).

 

20.          The Winner and their Companion must each bring a copy of their government issued photo ID, such as a passport, or driver's license, to gain entry to the Event.

 

21.          Each Runner-Up will win:

a)     one (1) PlayStation® Pro (1TB) System

b)    one (1) Dual-Shock 4 Controller

c)     one (1) official PlayStation® F.C replica shirt

 

with a total approximate value of EUR 437 / CZK 11411 / DKK 3254 / NOK 4075 / PLN 1870 / RUB 30414 / SEK 4170 / CHF 496 / GBP 400 TRY 1806 (“Runner-Up Prize”).

 

22.          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 (4) weeks of receiving a Winner’s or  Runner-Up’s details.

 

23.          In these Terms, “Prize” shall mean a Winner Prize, and/or a Runner-Up Prize, as appropriate in the context.

 

24.          Voucher codes are subject to terms and conditions of use. Please click here for details. Voucher codes are not transferable and may not be re-sold. Voucher codes have an expiry date which will be communicated with the voucher code.

 

25.          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.

 

26.          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.

 

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

 

28.          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.

 

29.          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 or a Runner-Up’s statutory rights (if any).

 

30.          The Winner and each Runner-Up agree to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

 

31.          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, 8 and/or 11, or uses multiple accounts to enter, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

 

32.          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.

 

33.          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 “PlayStation® F.C. Player Card Competition” to the following address: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

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

 

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

 

36.          To the extent permitted by applicable law, these Terms shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and the contract between each Entrant and the Promoter shall be deemed to have been formed and performed in England.