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Terms and Conditions – Specific Rules for “That’s You! PlayStation Plus” Competition

 

1.             The "That’s You! PlayStation Plus” competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK (excluding Northern Ireland) “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, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK (excluding Northern Ireland).

 

2.             The Competition is open for entries on 8th November (08/11/2017) at 09.00 (GMT / BST) ("Opening Date") and closes on 8th December (08/12/2017) 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. Entrants must be active PlayStation®Plus members during the Competition Period.  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 PlayStation® competitions website at eu.playstation.com/psn/competitions

c)     sign into their SEN account;

d)    click on the "That’s You! PlayStation Plus” Competition link to visit the Competition page;

e)     click “Start” to begin the multiple choice quiz;

f)     answer all of the multiple choice questions, enter an answer to the “tie-breaker” question (“Tie-breaker”), enter the unique CAPTCHA code that will be visible on the page and click “Submit”; and

g)    enter the information in the fields provided and click “Submit”.

 

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.             There will be one (1) winner (a “Winner”) and three (3) companions to be chosen by the Winner. The Promoter shall notify the Winner by email, to the email address linked their SEN account /, of their selection within two (2) weeks of the Closing Date.

 

7.             In order to claim their Winner Prize (as defined below), the Winner must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification email within one (1) week from the date of the Promoter’s notification email, and provide their full name, postal address, date of birth, contact phone number and the name of their chosen companions (who must also be over eighteen (18) years of age) (“Companion”). The postal address provided must match any postal address provided at the time of entry, or the Winner may be disqualified.

 

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

a)      return economy class flights for the Winner and their Companions from the Winner’s major international airport in their home country to Miami, USA (flights may not be direct);

b)      5 nights stay in two (2) x double or twin rooms at a hotel in Miami, USA with a minimum 4 star rating (“Hotel”), on a room only basis;

c)      return transport from the airport in Miami to the Hotel on the dates of their inbound and outbound flights;

d)      Graffiti workshop & lesson;

e)      2 hour city challenge around Miami; Work together on over 20 challenges and puzzles in an epic adventure around Miami. Complete interactive photo & trivia challenges in your quest to get high score. Get to know each other and the city and play on each other’s strengths to come out on top!

f)       35 minute flyboarding experience;

g)      Nightclub package;

h)      travel insurance (subject to clause 25 below); and

i)        £500 (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”).

 

9.             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)     £5,375; and

b)    €5913

 

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 Prize value amounts.

 

10.          The Winner will be contacted by a third party agency (“Agency”) within 3 working days 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’s sole discretion.

 

11.          The Winner and their Companions 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 Companions) which the Agency may reasonably require.

 

12.             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, any necessary visas, vaccinations, passports & any associated costs, incidentals, resort fees and city taxes, and any meals or other refreshments in excess of the Spending Money.

 

13.          Prize must be taken before 31st October 2018.

 

14.          Winner and all guests must travel together on the same trip & all elements of the prize must be taken at the same time.

 

15.          Prize cannot be taken over Christmas, new year, valentine’s day, Spring Break, July, August, or public holidays in the country of departure or the destination country.

 

16.          Winner will be required to submit three (3) preferred departure dates. The earliest departure date must be made with a minimum of 90 days advance notice. Each departure date must be  at least 1 calendar month apart.

 

17.          Accommodation is based on four (4) adults sharing two (2) x twin/double rooms.

 

18.          Individual supplier terms & conditions apply including, but not limited to:

a)     Flyboarding: Minimum age 12 and participants must be no less than 100lbs and no more than 300lbs;

b)    City challenge: Smartphone with internet access required;

c)     Nightclub package: must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID. Alternative will be provided if winner or guests are under the age of 21.

 

19.          Specified accommodation, restaurants & tours are subject to availability at the time of booking. Alternatives may be offered dependent on availability.

 

20.          Activity/accommodation vouchers may not be sent to winner until 7 days prior to event.

 

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

 

22.          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. 

 

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

 

24.          The Winner and their Companion must each bring a copy of their government issued photo ID, such as a passport, or driver's license.

 

25.          The Agency will arrange basic level travel insurance (excluding any pre-existing medical conditions) for the Winner and their Companions prior to departure. Travel insurance cover is subject to restrictions, and the terms and conditions of the insurance provider.  The Winner and/or their Companions shall be responsible for any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and/or persons over the age of 75 (if applicable).

 

26.          The Agency will use reasonable endeavours to send the Winner Prize to the Winner as follows:

a)     by email, to the email provided by the Winner, electronic tickets or booking confirmations for the flights, transport, travel insurance and Hotel (“Documents”). The Winner is responsible for printing any of the abovementioned Documents; and

b)    by bank transfer, to a bank account specified by the Winner, the Spending Money,

within 30 days of the point at which any further details have been provided to the Agency by the Winner as required.

 

27.          In these Terms, (“Prize”) shall mean a Winner Prize.

 

28.          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.

 

29.          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.

 

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

 

31.          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.

 

32.          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).

 

33.          The Winner and, their Companions agree 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 Events.  By attending the Events, 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.

 

34.          The Winner and their Companions 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.

 

35.          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 3, 4, 5, 7 and 11, 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.

 

36.          The 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.

 

37.          The Winner and their Companions must ensure that they comply with the relevant rules of entry when attending the venues related to each element of the Winner’s Prize.  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.

 

38.          The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, publish the 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 "That’s You! PlayStation Plus” 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.

 

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

 

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

 

41.          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.