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Specific Terms and Conditions for “PlayStation F.C. UEFA Champions League Season Ticket Competition 2019”

 

Competition Title

PlayStation F.C. UEFA Champions League Season Ticket Competition 2019 (the “Competition”)

Opening Date

08/08/19 at 10.00 (GMT / BST)

Closing Date

08/09/19 at 23.59 (GMT / BST)

Entrant Country

United Kingdom

Entry Method

To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the following steps during the Competition Period:

a)     Visit the competition website landing page at www.playstation.com/ucl-season-ticket

b)     Select the football team within their home country that they would like to win a UEFA Champions League season ticket for;

c)      Fill in the required sections of the entry page; and

d)     Answer a skill question on the PlayStation FC Microsite

Winner Selection Method

The Winner shall be the Entrant who makes the closest guess to the answer of the skill question.

In the event of a tied answer, the Promoter shall send an additional tie breaker question to the tied Entrants to determine the Winner. In the event of a further tie, this process shall be repeated until one (1) Winner is obtained.

UEFA Champions League Qualified Team

The UEFA Champions League football teams that have qualified to play in the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League football tournament within the Entrant Country. May be one or more teams in each Entrant Country.

Number of Winners

There will be one (1) winner per UEFA Champions League Qualified Team.

Competition Notification Method

The Promoter shall notify each Winner, 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.

In order to claim their Prize, the Winner must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification email within three (3) days from the date of the Promoter’s notification email.

The Winner must provide their full name, postal address, age, contact phone number, and any other details that may be required for fulfilment of the Prize (as defined below).

Match Attendance Notification

The Promoter shall notify the Winner, by email to the email address provided by the Entrant at the time of Entry, ahead of each UEFA Champions League® home fixture.

All Winners are required to confirm their attendance or non-attendance at the UEFA Champions League® home fixture, or risk forfeiting tickets to that fixture.  

Winners must respond appropriately to the Promoter’s notification email within three (3) days from the date of the Promoter’s notification email.

If the Winner fails to confirm their attendance or non-attendance by email, the Promoter has the right to void the Winner’s Prize and offer the Prize to an alternative winner; selection to be made in accordance with the Winner Selection Method (Entrant with the next closest answer).

If the Winner confirms attendance at the UEFA Champions League® home fixture but fails to attend the match (without suitable cause i.e. force majeure), the Promoter has the right to void the Winner’s Prize (voiding all future football fixtures, if any, for that UEFA Champions League Qualified Team). In this instance, an alternative winner shall be selected in accordance with the Winner Selection Method (Entrant with the next closest answer).

Prize

Each Winner will receive:

-        Two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) to each home UEFA Champions League® Group Stage match that takes place between September 17, 2019 and December 11, 2019, for their selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team.

If the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team qualifies for the Round of 16 stage of the tournament, the Winner will also win two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) to the home fixture of the Round of 16.

If the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team qualifies for the Quarter-Finals stage of the tournament, the Winner will also win two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) to the home fixture of the Quarter-Finals.

If the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team qualifies for the Semi-finals stage of the tournament, the Winner will also win two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) to the home fixture of the Semi-finals.

If the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team qualifies for the Final, the Winner will also win:

a)      two (2) tickets (one (1) ticket for the Winner and one (1) ticket for their Companion) UEFA Champions League® Final to be held at The Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on 30th May 2020;

b)     return economy class flights for the Winner and their Companion from the Winner’s home country to an airport in Turkey, outbound on 29th May 2020 and inbound on 31st May 2020 (flights may not be direct) - please note if the Winner is from Turkey the Promoter will provide train tickets from the Winner’s home town / city to a train station near the Hotel (if applicable) as defined below;

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

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

e)     return transport from the Hotel to the UEFA Champions League® Final at The Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadium on 30th May 2020.

The ultimate value of the Prize will vary depending on the stage to which the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team reaches. It will also depend on the type of transport and accommodation provided. However, the approximate Prize value (excluding VAT and flight costs) is between:

£320 GBP/ EUR 347

and

£2,222 GBP/ EUR 2,411

Every Prize is subject to the UEFA Ticket Terms and Conditions and any Additional Match Terms.

UEFA Ticket Terms and Conditions

Entrants are reminded that UEFA Champions League tickets may not be resold. In the event that a Winner is found to have done so, their Prize will be voided, and further action may be taken.

Additional Match Terms

Match attendees may be denied access to the match in the event they attend a game venue in any items of “away” team kit, away team colors or fail to behave suitably once in their seats.

The Winner and their Companion must ensure that they comply with the relevant rules of entry when attending UEFA Champions League matches.  Any refusal of entry is not the responsibility of the Promoter and the Promoter shall have no liability to each Winner and their Companion for this.

 

General Terms and Conditions

1.                The competition (“Competition”) is open to persons aged 18 years or over who are residents of the 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 the Opening Date and closes on the 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 Specific Terms.

4.                As part of the Prize, the Promoter cannot guarantee how many matches that the Winner will win tickets for as this is dependent on whether the Winner’s selected UEFA Champions League Qualified Team progresses through the UEFA Champions League tournament.

5.                Entrants may be required to provide documentary proof of your eligibility to enter. If an Entrant is unable to provide this proof when requested, the Promoter may disqualify you from the promotion and/or withhold a Prize.

6.                The Promoter does not accept responsibility for any entries which are lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any postal failure, network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.  Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. No applications from agents, third parties, organized groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted.  

7.                To enter the Competition, Entrants must complete the Entry Method.

8.                Each Entrant may only submit one (1) Entry and will only be eligible to win one (1) Prize. Each Entrant may strictly only enter the Competition for the Entrant Country which must also be the country that they reside in.

9.                Winners shall be selected using the Winner Selection Method.

10.             Each Winner shall win a Prize. Prizes shall be limited to the Number of Winners.

11.             The Promoter shall notify each Winner by the Notification Method.

12.             Prizes may be fulfilled by a designated third-party agency of the Promoter. Agency partners will only use any personal details provided solely for the purposes of fulfilling the Prize. Agency partners 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.

13.             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 enable the Agency and/or the Promoter can 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.

14.             Each Winner is responsible for all travel and other related expenses not forming part of the Prize, including but not limited to any food, refreshments, spending money and/or transport to and from the Event.

15.             Each Winner and companion who attends the UEFA Champions League® Final will need to provide valid credit or debit card details to the Hotel at check-in as a security deposit.

16.             Each Winner and companion who attends the UEFA Champions League® Final must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the date of the return flight.

17.             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 Turkey.  The Winner and their Companion may not gain entry to Turkey without a valid visa (if applicable).

18.             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.

19.             If the Winner cannot be contacted or successful contact is not made in accordance with the Winner Notification Method, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrants selected in accordance with the Specific Rules.

20.             The Winner and each Runner-Up agree to take part in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter. Each Entrant grants to the Promoter a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use entries (and any imagery submitted to the Promoter or its agents such as match photos) for promotional purposes and for all the purposes related to the Competition, across all media including any online platforms under the Promoter’s control.

21.             The Promoter reserves the right in its reasonable discretion to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit of the General Rules, any Specific Rules or the intention of the promotion.

22.             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.

23.             Prizes are not transferable, may not be re-sold and are subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any prize with a prize of equal or greater value. No cash alternatives will be offered.

24.             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.

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

26.             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.

27.             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 a Winner’s statutory rights (if any).

28.             Winners understand that the Promoter may be required to share their name and country to comply with its prize promotion legal obligations, if requested to do so.

29.             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 these Terms and Conditions or uses multiple accounts and/or any automated system 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.

30.             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.

31.             All conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied by law or otherwise in relation to the prize and/or the promotion are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

32.             The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury which you suffer as a direct or indirect result of the prize and/or the promotion. However, the Promoter makes no attempt to exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury caused as a result of its negligence.

33.             Each Winner’s name will be made available on reasonable request to those enclosing a self-addressed envelope marked with “PlayStation F.C. UEFA Champions League Season Ticket Competition 2019” to the following address: Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, 10 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7LP United Kingdom within six (6) weeks of the relevant 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.