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Terms and Conditions – Specific Rules for “Kingdom Hearts and You” Competition

 

1.            The "Kingdom Hearts and You” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of Belgium, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Austria or Switzerland (“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 Belgium, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Russia, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Austria or Switzerland.

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 12th April 2017 at 09.00 (GMT / BST) ("Opening Date") and closes on 19th April 2017 at 23.59 (GMT / 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)     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 English PlayStation Forum at http://community.eu.playstation.com/playstationeu (“Forum”);

c)     sign into their SEN account;

d)    click on the “Competition – Kingdom Hearts and You” thread http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/Room/Competition-Kingdom-Hearts-and-You/m-p/25045349 (“Thread”);

e)     post a reply in the Thread stating their SEN online ID and answering the question “Why do you play Kingdom Hearts and what is your best memory of the Kingdom Hearts franchise ?” (“Reply”); and

f)     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 and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize (as defined below).

 

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 (a “Winner”), two (2) first runners-up (each a “First Runner-Up”), two (2) second runners-up (each a “Second Runner-Up”) and five (5) third runners-up (each a “Third 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 Reply. The decision of the judges is final.

 

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

 

12.          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. The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or each Winner and each Runner-Up may be disqualified.

 

13.          The Winner will win:

a)     One (1) Standard Edition of Kingdom Hearts 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX

b)     One (1) Limited Edition Kingdom Hearts 2.8

c)     One (1) Poster Kingdom Hearts;

with a total approximate value of GBP 100  / EUR 120 / 500 PLN  / 475 TRY  / 7285 RUB  / 128 CHF (“Winner Prize”).

 

The First Runners-up will win:

a)     One (1) Standard Edition of Kingdom Hearts 1.5 and 2.5 ReMIX

b)    One (1) Standard Edition Kingdom Hearts 2.8

c)     One (1) Poster Kingdom Hearts;

with a total approximate value of  GBP 95  / EUR 110 / 465 PLN  / 435 TRY  / 6678 RUB  / 117 CHF (“First Winner Prize”).


The Second Runners-up will win:

a)     One (1) Standard Edition Kingdom Hearts 2.8

b)    One (1) Poster Kingdom Hearts;

with a total approximate value of  GBP 34  / EUR 40 / 168 PLN  / 158 TRY  / 2428 RUB  / 42 CHF (“Second Runner-up Prize”).

 

The Third Runners-up will win:

c)     One (1) PSN code for Kingdom Hearts 2.8

d)    One (1) Poster Kingdom Hearts;

with a total approximate value of  GBP 50  / EUR 59,99 / 253 PLN  / 237 TRY  / 3641 RUB  / 64 CHF (“Third Runner-up Prize”).

 

14.          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 and each Runner-Up’s details.

 

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

 

16.          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.

 

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

 

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

 

23.          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, they will be excluded from the Competition and their entry will be declared void.

 

24.          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.

 

25.          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 ‘Kingdom Hearts and You’ 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.

 

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

 

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

 

28.          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.