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Specific Rules for “Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC Event” Competition

Terms and Conditions 

 

1.             The "Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC Event” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of United Kingdom (“Entrant 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).

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 1st April 2016 at 12.00 (BST) ("Opening Date") and closes on 8th April 2016 at 12.00 (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® UK Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/playstationaccess;

b)    sign in to their Facebook account (if they do not already have a Facebook account, create one by visiting https://en-gb.facebook.com/r.php);

c)     read the post entitled “Be in with a chance to win a place for you and one friend to attend the exclusive Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC Event. Tell us why you think you and your friend (tag them in the post) should win and attend. Terms and Conditions apply” (“Post”); and

d)    comment on the Post by providing their answer to the question (“Comment”).

e)     tag their friend in the Comment.

 

5.             Each Entrant may only submit one (1) entry and 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 (“Winner”) and five (5) runners-up (each a “Runner-Up”). The Winner and each Runner-Up will be selected by an independent judge, who shall not be permitted to enter the Competition themselves, based upon the originality and creativity of the Comment. The decision of the judge is final.

 

10.          The Promoter shall notify the Winner by Private Message (“PM”) on Facebook, of their selection within five hours (5) of the Closing Date.

 

11.          In order to claim their Winner Prize (as defined below), the Winner must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification PM within twenty-four (24) hours from the date of the Promoter’s notification PM, and provide their full name, postal address, date of birth, contact phone number and the name of their chosen companion (who must also be over eighteen (18) years of age) (“Companion”).

 

12.          The Winner will win the following “Winner Prize”:

a)      two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion to Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC Event to be held in London, England on 19 April 2016 where the original 1 winner will play Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC on PlayStation®4 against a selection of the UK’s biggest gaming YouTubers and a variety of sports stars.

b)      return economy class flights or train tickets (as appropriate) for the Winner and their Companion from the Winner’s home country to an airport or train station in or around London, England, outbound on 19 April 2016 and inbound on 20 April 2016 (flights or train journey may not be direct);

c)      one (1) night stay in a double or twin room at a hotel in London with a minimum four (4) star rating (“Hotel”), including breakfast;

d)      return transport from the airport or train station to the Hotel on the dates of their inbound and outbound flights or trains;

e)      return transport from the Hotel to the Event on 19 April 2016

f)       selection of Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 merchandise (to be handed out at the Event); and

g)      one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 (Juggernog Edition) PlayStation®4 disc game (to be sent by registered post within one (1) week of the event.

h)      one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 Black Market Points voucher to the value of 15k points

 

13.          The ultimate value of the Winner Prize will vary according to the transport and accommodation provided, however the approximate Winner Prize value (excluding VAT) is £1,000 GBP.

 

14.          The Winner will be contacted by a third party agency (“Agency”) within one (1) day 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 or train, hotel and transport arrangements are at the Agency and/or the Promoter’s sole discretion.

 

15.          The Winner and their Companion may 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 Prize, including but not limited to transport to and from the Winner’s home to the airport or train station, travel insurance, spending money and any other meals or refreshments.

 

17.          The Winner may 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 (if applicable).

 

19.          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.

 

20.          The Promoter and Agency will use reasonable endeavours to send the Winner Prize to the Winner in the form of electronic tickets or booking confirmations for the flights or train tickets, Event, transport and Hotel (“Documents”), by PM on Facebook, email and registered post (as appropriate) to the email and postal address provided by the Winner. The Winner is responsible for printing any of the abovementioned Documents.

 

21.          The Promoter shall notify each Runner-Up, by PM on Facebook, of their selection within five (5) hours of the Closing Date.

 

22.          In order to claim their Runner-Up Prize (as defined below), each Runner-Up must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification PM within twenty-four (24) hours from the date of the Promoter’s notification PM, and provide their full name, postal address and date of birth.

 

23.          Each Runner-Up will win:

 

  1.  
    1. one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 PlayStation 4 game.
    2. one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 Season Pass Voucher.
    3. one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 t-shirt in medium size.
    4. one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 phone charger.
    5. one (1) Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 Black Market Points voucher to the value of 1100 points.
      with a total approximate value of GBP 125 (“Runner-Up Prize”).

 

24.          The Promoter will use reasonable endeavours to send by registered post, the Runner-Up Prize, to each Runner-Up, within one (1) week of the Closing Date.

 

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

 

26.          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.

 

27.          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.

 

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

 

29.          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.

 

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

 

31.          The Winner and, their Companion and each Runner-Up agrees to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter. In particular, the Promoter may want to film the Winner and their Companion at the Event.  By attending the Event, the Winner and their Companion will be deemed to give the Promoter, and its associated companies, licensees and assignees, permission to:

a)     photograph, film and record them during their visit;

b)    edit, alter, reproduce, publish and distribute any such photographs, recordings and films or anything derived from them (“Material”) in any medium; and

c)     use the Material, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis and free of charge in perpetuity, for any purposes it deems necessary to promote, advertise or exploit any of Promoter’s products and/or services and anything connected with or derived from them.

 

32.          The Winner and their Companion also agree to waive any moral rights that they may have in the Material and to release the Promoter and its associated companies, licensees and assignees from any claims for payment in connection with their use of the Material.

 

33.          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, 8, 11 and/or 22, or uses multiple accounts to enter, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

 

34.          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.

 

35.          The Winner and their Companion must ensure that they comply with the relevant rules of entry when attending the Event.  Any refusal of entry is not the responsibility of the Promoter and the Promoter shall have no liability to the Winner in respect of the same.

 

  1. 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 ‘Call of Duty®: Black Ops 3 ECLIPSE DLC Event Competition’ to the following address: Sony Computer Entertainment UK Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

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

 

38.          The “Promoter” is: Sony Computer Entertainment UK Limited, 13 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom.

 

39.          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.

 

Facebook Notice:

 

The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.  Each Entrant is providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook. The information each Entrant provides will only be used to administer the Competition. Each Entrant agrees, to the extent permitted by applicable law, that Facebook shall not have any liability in relation to the Competition