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Specific Rules for 2016 Christmas Advent Calendar Competition

 

Terms and Conditions

 

1.            The "2016 Christmas Advent Calendar” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of residents of United Kingdom and Ireland (“Entrant Country / 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).

 

2.            The Competition is open for entries on 1 December 2016 at 09.00 (GMT) ("Opening Date") and closes on the 25 December 2016 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. The Competition shall consist of twenty five (25) different questions (each a “Daily Question”), where a Daily Question will be posted each day at 09:00 (GMT) for the twenty five (25) consecutive days in the Competition Period (each a “Competition Day”). Each Daily Question must be answered no later than 23:59 (GMT) on the Competition Day on which it was posted (“Closing Time”).

 

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)     If they do not already have a Sony Entertainment Network (“SEN”) account (previously known as PlayStation®Network account), create one using their PlayStation® system or by visiting http://eu.playstation.com/registration/;

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

c)     sign into their SEN account;

d)    click on the “Competition – 2016 Christmas Advent Calendar” thread http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/PS4/2016-Christmas-Advent-Calendar-Competition/m-p/24727707 which will include the Daily Question for the Competition Day (“Thread”);

e)     design an original picture in response to the Daily Question;

f)     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;

once the picture is complete Entrants must either:

I.           save a digital copy of their completed picture; or

II.          take a photo of their completed picture,

(each an “Image”);

g)      post a reply by uploading their Image to the Thread.  The Image submitted must be in .jpeg format. Entrants’ SEN Online ID must be clearly readable in the Image submitted; and

h)      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.             Registration for PlayStation™Network (“PSN”) is subject to acceptance of the PSN Terms of Service and User Agreement and PSN Privacy Policy. (http://eu.playstation.com/legal/).

 

6.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry per Competition Day and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below) per Competition.

 

7.             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.

 

8.             Each Entrant grants to the Promoter a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence 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.

 

9.             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.

 

10.            There will be one (1) winner  for each Competition Day with a total of up to twenty five  (25) winners (each a “Winner”). Each Winner 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 Images. Each MVP is an independent judge and is not permitted to enter the Competition themselves.  The decision of the judges is final.

 

11.          The Promoter shall notify each Winner by Private Message (“PM”) on the Forum, of their selection within insert two (2) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

12.          In order to claim their Prize (as defined below), each Winner 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.  The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or the Winner may be disqualified.

 

13.          Each Winner will win one (1) prize. There will be a different prize for each Competition Day (each a “Winner Prize”), as set out in the table below:

 

Competition Day

Winner Prize

01.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Dying Light enhanced edition;

b)         One (1) Song of the Deep;

c)         One (1) Eagle Flight;

d)         One (1) Earth's Dawn;

e)         One (1) Lichdom Battlemage

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

02.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Mirrors Edge Catalyst;

b)         One (1) Le Tour de France 2016;

c)         One (1) Battle Crashers;

d)         One (1) Minecraft Story Mode;

e)         One (1) Samurai Warriors 4-II

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

03.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven;

b)         One (1) Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4;

c)         One (1) Payday 2 The big Score;

d)         One (1) Monster Jam Crush it;

e)         One (1) Hasbro Family Fun Pack

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

04.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Grand Kingdom;

b)         One (1) Now That's What I call Sing 2;

c)         One (1) Lego Harry Potter Collection;

d)         One (1) Handball 17;

e)         One (1) Zenith

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

05.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Samurai Warriors 4 Empires;

b)         One (1) Gal Gun Double Peace;

c)         One (1) Oli Olli2: Welcome to Olliwood;

d)         One (1) Carmageddon Max Damage;

e)         One (1) Dishonored Definitive Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

06.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Far Cry Primal;

b)         One (1) Star Ocean;

c)         One (1) Tropico 5 Complete Collection;

d)         One (1) Big Buck Hunter;

e)         One (1) Project Cars

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

07.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Senran Kagura Estival Versus;

b)         One (1) Reus;

c)         One (1) Alekhide's cup;

d)         One (1) Steam World Collection;

e)         One (1) The book of Unwritten Tales 2

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

08.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Watch Dogs Complete Edition;

b)         One (1) Sherlock Holmes the Devil's Daughter;

c)         One (1) Space Hulk: Ascension;

d)         One (1) Titanfall 2;

e)         One (1) Sniper Elite III Ultimate Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

09.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Toki Tori 2;

b)         One (1) Valentino Rossi;

c)         One (1) Touhou Genso Rondo Bullet Ballet;

d)         One (1) Super Dungeon Bros;

e)         One (1) The Escapists The Walking Dead Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

10.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Ziggurat;

b)         One (1) Mafia III;

c)         One (1) Madden 17;

d)         One (1) Dragonball Xenoverse 2;

e)         One (1) Tower of Guns Special Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

11.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Adam's Venture;

b)         One (1) Ride 2;

c)         One (1) Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII;

d)         One (1) Yesterday Origins;

e)         One (1) Dragon Quest Builders

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

12.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Nights of Azure;

b)         One (1) Anima: Gate of Memories;

c)         One (1) God Eater 2;

d)         One (1) Ginger: Beyond the Crystal;

e)         One (1) Dex

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

13.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Nitro+Blasterz-Heroines Infinite Duel;

b)         One (1) Lego Star Wars;

c)         One (1) NHL 17;

d)         One (1) Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection;

e)         One (1) Sword Art Online Hollow Realization

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

14.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) MXGP2;

b)         One (1) Heart & Slash;

c)         One (1) Batman The Telltale series;

d)         One (1) Killing Floor 2;

e)         One (1) Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

15.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Just Dance 2017;

b)         One (1) Air Conflicts double Pack;

c)         One (1) Lumo;

d)         One (1) JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven;

e)         One (1) Foresty 2017 The Simulation

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

16.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Tales of Borderlands

b)         One (1) Mount &  Blade Warband;

c)         One (1) Air Conflicts - Secret Wars;

d)         One (1) Grand Kingdom;

e)         One (1) Overcooked! Gourmet Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

17.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Assetto Corsa;

b)         One (1) Aragami;

c)         One (1) Leynos;

d)         One (1) Killing Floor 2;

e)         One (1) Star Wars Battlefront

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

18.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Homefront;

b)         One (1) Nero;

c)         One (1) Space Hulk;

d)         One (1) NHL 17;

e)         One (1) Street Fighter V

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

19.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Valkyria Chronicles;

b)         One (1) Farmer 2017;

c)         One (1) Metal Gear Solid V: The definitive Experience;

d)         One (1) Touhou Genso Rondo Bullet Ballet;

e)         One (1) Goat Simulator The Bundle

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 200 (“Winner Prize”).

20.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Guilty Gear Xrd - Revelator;

b)         One (1) Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force;

c)         One (1) Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs;

d)         One (1) Air Conflicts double Pack;

e)         One (1) MotoRacer4

f)         One (1) Mighty No 9

with a total approximate value of EUR 234 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

21.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Technomancer;

b)         One (1) Nobunaga's Ambition: sphere of Influence

c)         One (1) Among the Sleep;

d)         One (1) Ride 2;

e)         One (1) The Voice

f)         One (1) Tomb Raider Definitive Edition

with a total approximate value of EUR 290 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

22.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Oddworld New N Tasty;

b)         One (1) WW2k17;

c)         One (1) World of Final Fantasy;

d)         One (1) Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes;

e)         One (1) Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

f)         One (1) Carmageddon Max Damage

with a total approximate value of EUR 290 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

23.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Lichdom Battlemage;

b)         One (1) Batman Return to Arkham

c)         One (1) Super Meatboy;

d)         One (1) Technomancer;

e)         One (1) Call of Duty Advanced Warfare;

f)         One (1) Shovel Knights;

with a total approximate value of EUR 290 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

24.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) Just Sing;

b)         One (1) Warhammer The End times;

c)         One (1) Worlds of Magic;

d)         One (1) Oddworld New N Tasty;

e)         One (1) Back to the Future the game - 30th Anniversary Edition

f)         One (1) Tales of Zestiria

with a total approximate value of EUR 290 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

25.12.2016

The Winner will win:

a)         One (1) SingStar Ultimate Party;

b)         One (1) WRC6;

c)         One (1) Dishonored 2;

d)         One (1) Lichdom Battlemage;

e)         One (1) Awesomenauts Assemble;

f)         One (1) Kholat;

with a total approximate value of EUR 290 / GBP 250 (“Winner Prize”).

 

 

14.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send:

a)     by registered post, the Winner Prize to [each Winner within four (4) weeks of receiving a Winner’s details.

 

15.          In these Terms, “Prize” shall mean a Winner Prize as appropriate in the context.

 

16.          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.

 

17.          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.

 

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

 

19.          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.

 

20.          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 statutory rights (if any).

 

21.          Each Winner agrees to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

 

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 and/or 12, 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.          Each Winner 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 each Winner’s name on the Promoter’s website(s).  The Winner’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked "2016 Christmas Advent Calendar” 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.

 

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

 

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

 

27.          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.