Terms of Service

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

STANDARD COMPETITION TERMS

1. Qualifying Persons

1.1 2FIFTY6 MEDIA LTD. t/a 1in256 Competitions (‘Promoter’, ‘our(s)’) operate competitions – skill based games resulting in the allocation of prizes in accordance with these terms and conditions on the website www.1in256.com (the ‘Website’) – (the ‘Competition(s)’).

1.2 The Competitions are open to all persons aged 16 and over and the age of majority in their country of residence except the Promoter’s employees.

1.3 The promoter reserves the right to close a customers account at any time, if they feel the customer is abusing the services, being abusive to other customers or staff or they have the belief that it is not genuinely the customer that is entering.

1.4 The promoter reserves the right to refuse a customers entry at the own discretion.

2. Legal Undertaking

2.1 By entering a Competition the entrant (‘Entrant’, ‘you’, ‘your(s)’) will be deemed to have legal capacity to do so, you will have read and understood these terms and conditions and you will be bound by them and by any other requirements set out in any related promotional material.

2.2 Competitions are governed by English Law and any matters relating to the Competition will be resolved under English Law and the Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

2.3 In the event that you participate in a Competition online via the Website, and by accepting these terms and conditions you confirm that you are not breaching any laws in your country of residence regarding the legality of entering our Competitions. The Promoter will not be held responsible for any Entrant entering any of our Competitions unlawfully. If in any doubt you should immediately leave the Website and check with the relevant authorities in your country

3. Competition Entry

3.1 Competitions may be entered via the Website. There is One Competition ‘1in256 Competitions’, multiple competitions may be operated at the same time and each Competition will have specific prize.

3.2 Availability and pricing of Competitions is at the discretion of the Promoter and will be specified at the point of sale on the Website. There is no requirement to pay to enter any Competition, as each Competition has a free entry route available – see rule below for details of how to enter for free. The availability of a free entry route to enter each Competition means that the Competition does not fall within the definition of a lottery under the Gambling Act 2005 and can be operated legally in Great Britain without any need for a licence.

3.3 In order to enter a Competition, you will need to register an account with us. (a) You can register an account online. (i) To register an account online you will be asked to provide a username and an email address or sign in via a social media account, such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (‘Social Media Account’)

3.4 When playing a Competition online via the Website, follow the on-screen instructions to: (a) select the Competition you wish to enter and when you are ready to purchase your Ticket(s), provide your contact and payment details. You will need to check your details carefully and tick the declaration, confirming you have read and understood the Competition terms and conditions; (b) once you have purchased your Tickets, play the Challenge when your payment has cleared we will then contact you by email to confirm your entry into the Competition. Please note that when entering online you will not be deemed entered into the Competition until we confirm your Ticket(s) order back to you by email.

3.5 The Promoter reserves the right to refuse or disqualify any incomplete Entries if it has reasonable grounds for believing that an Entrant has contravened any of these terms and conditions.

3.7 To the extent permitted by applicable law, all Entries become our property and will not be returned.

3.8 The Entrant can enter the competitions up to the amount of 10 entries, per each competition.

3.9 The competition closes when the last number is taken, no more entries after this point will be accepted.

3.10 All entrants must create an account prior to entering, and supply an email address to proceed in the competition.

4. Promotion Periods

4.1 Each Competition will run for a specified period. Please see each Competition for details of start and end times and dates (‘Promotion Period(s)’).

5. Competition Judgement

5.1 The Bitcoin blockchain will randomly determine the winner of each competition via the last two digits of the hash of the block number specified in each competition.

5.2 Due to the nature of the winning judgment there will only be one winner per competition.

5.3 The Promoter will attempt to contact Winner(s) using the telephone numbers and email address provided at the time of Entry (or as subsequently updated) and held securely in our database. It is the Entrant’s sole responsibility to check and update these details. If for any reason they are taken down incorrectly, the Promoter will not be held responsible. Entrants must carefully check their contact details have been recorded correctly.

5.4 If for any reason the Promoter is unable to contact a Winner within 5 days (which may be extended at the sole discretion of the Promoter) of the end of a Competition or the Winner fails to confirm acceptance of the prize or the Winner is disqualified as a result of contravening any of these terms and conditions, the Winner will forfeit the prize and the prize will remain in the procession and ownership of 1in256 Competitions.

5.5 In the event that the Promoter closes a Competition early, the Winner will be selected from all valid and eligible Entries received by the Promoter prior to the date of closure, except that the Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to close a Competition early without selecting a Winner. In the event that a Competition is closed without selecting a Winner, the Promoter will give all entrants Game Credit to enable them to replay equivalent tickets in a subsequent competition. The Promoter also reserves the right at its sole discretion to extend the closing date of any Competition.

5.6 All Entrants are automatically entered onto the Promoter’s database for the purpose of conveying information as to the status of their Competition, as well as any future Promotions or Competitions offered by the Promoter.

5.7 Entrants who specifically consent to marketing communications will be entered onto the Promoter’s database for the purpose of conveying information as to the status of their Competition, as well as any future promotions or Competitions offered by the Promoter.

5.8 The Promoter also reserves the right at its sole discretion to extend the closing date of any Competition. Each Competition can have the closing time extended by the Promoter up to 3 times. If the Competition is not sold out after the 3rd extension of time, then the Prize that will be awarded will be as follows:

80% of the value of paid Entries to the Competition. Only the Competition Entrants (including free Entries) will be entered into this draw.

6. Winner’s Details

6.1 The First Prize Winner will be required to show proof of identification on delivery of the prize. Any failure to meet this obligation may result in the Winner being disqualified and the Promoter retaining the prize.

6.2 All Winners will also be required to provide photographs and/or pose for photographs and videos, which may be used in future marketing and public relations by the Promoter in connection with the Competition and in identifying them as a winner of a Competition.

6.3 Following receipt and verification of the details requested above by the Promoter, the Winners will be contacted in order to make arrangements for delivery of the prize.

7. Competition Prizes

7.1 1in256.com prizes are determined, selected by the managing directors of the company and are owned by the promoter from the date of the competition going live on the website to the date that the winner receives the prize. All prizes are picked and purchased by the promoter and in that case this is the prize the winner will receive. Details of each prize can be found on the website on the competitions pages. 1in256.com take no responsibility of the prize awarded after delivery, once the winner receives the prize the promoter does not insure the prize. No insurance come with the prizes and the promoter cannot be held responsible for the prize once handed over to the winner.

7.2 Delivery to the winner is free. The promoter has a right to charge the winner delivery fees if they want the prize delivering anywhere other than the specified areas.

7.3 All entrant expenses are the sole responsibility of the Winners.

7.4 All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of the prize provider, manufacturer or supplier.

7.5 Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and is non-transferable or convertible to other substitutes and cannot be used in conjunction with any other vouchers, offers or discounts, including without limitation any vouchers or offers of the Promoter or other prize suppliers.

8. Storage The Promoter can store the chosen prize free of charge for 30 days after notifying the First Prize Winner, at the end of which time the First Prize will be delivered to the Winner.

9. Winners’ Personal Data

9.1 Acceptance of the prize by the Winner will mean they are required to send the Promoter a photo of themselves with the prize once they have received it for promotional purposes (Public Relations and Marketing), both immediately after their win and in the future for use in accordance with rule 6.2, unless prohibited by law.

9.2 By entering a Competition, you agree to the use of your name, and/or photograph or other likeness, as well as your appearance at publicity events without any additional compensation (save for reasonable travel expenses) and as required by the Promoter if you are declared a Winner.

10. Limits of Liability

10.1 the Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability of any of the goods or services offered as prizes. Except for liability for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the Promoter, the Promoter shall not be liable for any loss suffered or sustained to person or property including, but not limited to, consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods by any person to the prize Winner(s) and, where applicable, to any family/persons accompanying the Winner(s), or in connection with any of the Competitions promoted by the Promoter

11. Electronic Communications

No responsibility will be accepted for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, for any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic or internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, for the acts or omissions of any service provider, internet accessibility or availability or for traffic congestion or unauthorised human act, including any errors or mistakes. The Promoter shall use its best endeavours to award the prize for a Competition to the correct Entrant. If due to reasons of hardware, software or other computer related failure, or due to human error the prize is awarded incorrectly, the Promoter reserves the right to reclaim the Competition prize and award it to the correct Entrant, at its sole discretion and without admission of liability. In the event that the Promoter closes a Competition early, the Winner will be selected from all valid and eligible Entries received by the Promoter prior to the date of closure, except that the Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to close a Competition early without selecting a Winner. In the event that a Competition is closed without selecting a Winner, the Promoter will give all entrants Game Credit to enable them to replay equivalent tickets in a subsequent competition. The Promoter also reserves the right at its sole discretion to extend the closing date of any Competition. The Promoter shall not be liable for any economic or other consequential loss suffered or sustained to any persons to whom an award has been incorrectly made, and no compensation shall be due. The Promoter shall use its best endeavours to ensure that the software and website(s) used to operate its Competitions perform correctly and accurately across the latest versions of popular internet, tablet and mobile browsers. For the avoidance of doubt, only the ticket recorded in our systems, howsoever displayed or calculated, shall be entered into the relevant Competition and the Promoter shall not be held liable for any competition entries that occur as a result of malfunctioning software or other event.

 

12. Data Protection Notice

Any personal data that you supply to the Promoter or authorise the Promoter to obtain from a third party, for example, a credit card company, will be used by the Promoter to administer the Competition and fulfil prizes where applicable. In order to process, record and use your personal data the Promoter may disclose it to (i) any credit card company whose name you give; (ii) any person to whom the Promoter proposes to transfer any of the Promoter’s rights and/or responsibilities under any agreement the Promoter may have with you; (iii) any person to whom the Promoter proposes to transfer its business or any part of it; (iv) comply with any legal or regulatory requirement of the Promoter in any country; and (v) prevent, detect or prosecute fraud and other crime. In order to process, use, record and disclose your personal data the Promoter may need to transfer such information outside the United Kingdom, in which event the Promoter is responsible for ensuring that your personal data continues to be adequately protected during the course of such transfer.

13. Free Entry Method

13.1 Send your: Name, Address, DOB, Contact phone number, desired number of choice, and correct answer for that competition. Post to: 2FIFTY6 MEDIA LTD. t/a 1in256 competitions. 27, Old Gloucester Street, LONDON, WC1N 3AX, UNITED KINGDOM

13.2 Postal entries are limited to one competition entrant per postcard.

13.3 The Entrant must specify which competition they wish to enter; also they should specify which number/s they desire. If the number/s not available by the time the postal entry has arrived and been processed a replacement random number/s will be allocated.

13.4 Promoter will process all free entries on a Monday of each week and will be the sole responsibility for a staff member on this day.

13.5 The free entries will be treated in the exact same manner as the paid entries, in addition the free entries will be entered into the ‘Live Draws’ in the same manner.

13.6 Standard competition terms and conditions apply for free entries.

14. Validation

14.1 The Promoter hereby reserves the right not give or make a Prize until it is satisfied that (a) the Winner has a validly registered Website account and/or is not in breach of these terms and conditions, (b) any and/or all amounts due or owing by you to the Promoter have been paid in full, (c) the identity of the Winner and his or her entitlement to receive the Prize has been established to the Promoter’s satisfaction (in particular, the Promoter reserves the right to request documentary proof of identity and not to give or make a Prize until satisfied appropriate proof of identity has been provided), and (d) the Promoter may require proof of age to be produced before giving or making a Prize. Prizes will not be given or made to Winners found to be under below the age of 16.

14.2 Without prejudice to rule 17.1 above, the Promoter reserves the right not to make or give a Prize if it reasonably suspects the occurrence of fraud in relation to a Competition and/or Elite Club draw.

14.3 The Promoter may, at its absolute and sole discretion, give or make a Prize to a person whom it is satisfied is the duly authorised representative of the Winner acting under a lawfully executed power of attorney or other equivalent authorisation.

15. Your account

15.1 You must keep your account password secure and secret at all times and take steps to prevent it being used without your permission. You must (a) memorise your password and never tell it to anyone, (b) never write your password down (including on your computer or other electronic device) or record it in a way that can be understood by someone else, (c) destroy any communications from the Promoter in relation to your password as soon as you have read them, (d) avoid using a password that is easy to guess, (e) ensure that no-one else (apart from you) uses your account while you and/or your devices are logged on to the Website (including by logging on to your devices through a mobile, Wi-Fi or shared access connection they are using), (f) log off or exit from your account when not using it, and (g) keep your password or other access information secret,

15.2 Your password and log in details are personal to you and should not be given to anyone else and/or used to provide shared access e.g. over a network. You must use a password which is unique to your account, and maintain good internet security

15.3 You must contact the Promoter immediately if you believe, suspect or know that anyone apart from you has used your account and/or given any instruction in relation to it without your permission, or if you believe, suspect or know someone else knows your password.

15.4 If you forget your password, you can reset it by following the instructions on the Website (as long as you can provide the relevant security information requested or required by the Promoter).

15.5 The Promoter shall not be responsible and/or liable for any and/or all consequences arising out of and/or relating to any and/or all breaches of this rule 18.5 by you. Furthermore, the Promoter shall not in any event be responsible and/or liable for any actions and/or inactions that you may take and/or consequences that you may suffer and/or incur as a result of using and/or in connection with the Website.

16 Changes

16.1 We may revise our terms and conditions from time to time and will post the most current version on the Website as soon as possible after the revised terms and conditions become effective. Please check this page periodically to ensure you understand the terms and conditions that apply at that time. By continuing to access and/or use the Website after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised terms and conditions. We may also update and change the Website and Competitions from time to time to, amongst other things, reflect changes to our offering, Website, IT systems and/or our users’ needs and/or feedback.

17. Unauthorised use and expiry of your debit card

17.1 If you notify your nominated bank (or building society) that your debit card has been used without your permission in relation to a Competition and your nominated bank (or building society) asks the Promoter to return the relevant amount to your nominated bank (or building society) account, the Promoter may suspend your account and ask you to contact the Promoter. The Promoter accepts no responsibility and will have no liability for any chargebacks.

17.2 If your debit card is due to expire, the Promoter will use reasonable efforts to return the funds in your account to your debit card before midnight on the day it expires. If it is not able to do so, the Promoter will use reasonable efforts to alert you of this and you should, in these circumstances, contact the Promoter to arrange another appropriate way for the Promoter to return the funds to you.

18. Use of the Website

18.1 You hereby agree that (a) the Website and the Competitions are for your own personal, non-commercial use, and (b) you are only allowed to use your account and the Website, enter Competitions via your account, as set out in these terms and conditions.

18.2 You also hereby agree that you will only use your account, enter Competitions and access and/or use the Website in an appropriate and lawful manner. You will not (a) receive, access and/or transmit any content which is obscene, pornographic, threatening, racist, menacing, offensive, defamatory, in breach of confidence, in breach of any intellectual property right (including, without limit, copyright) and/or otherwise objectionable and/or unlawful, (b) knowingly and/or recklessly transmit any content (including, without limit, viruses) through the Website and/or the Promoter’s software and IT systems which will cause, or be likely to cause, (i) detriment and/or harm, in any degree, to the Website, the Promoter’s software and IT systems owned and/or operated by the Promoter and/or others, and/or (ii) loss of and/or damage to data, (c) hack into, make excessive traffic demands on or cause any impairment of the functions of any computer system, deliver or forward chain letters, “junk mail” of any kind, surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or otherwise engage in any behaviour intended to prevent others from playing entering Competitions and/or using the Website and/or any other website, and/or which is otherwise likely to damage the reputation and/or business of the Promoter and/or of any third party, and/or (d) authorise or allow anyone to do 18.2(a) – (c).

18.3 You hereby agree to indemnify the Promoter against any and/or all costs, losses, damages and expenses which the Promoter may suffer and/or incur arising out of and/or in relation to any claim, legal proceeding and/or demand made by any third party due to and/or arising out of your unlawful, wrongful and/or negligent access and/or use of your account, the Website and/or the Promoter’s software and/or IT systems, and/or breach by you of these terms and conditions.

18.4 There is no guarantee that the Website will display correctly on all devices it can be viewed on.

18.5 The Promoter is the owner or licensee of all the copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in, to and in respect of the Competitions and the Website, and you will not acquire any rights in any of these.

18.6 Trademarks, service marks, logos, trade names, source identifiers and/or proprietary designations (“Trademarks”) of the Promoter used on and/or in connection with the Website, the Competitions are trademarks of the Promoter. Trademarks of third parties used on and/or in connection with the Website, the Competition draws are used for identification purposes only and may be the property of their respective owners.

18.7 You must not (a) copy, disclose, transmit and/or otherwise make available and/or remove or change any material available on the Website, (b) reverse engineer or decompile (whether in whole or in part) any software used in connection with the Website and/or the provision of the Competitions and/or

19. Discretion

The exercise by the Promoter of any discretion provided for in these terms and conditions will be final and binding.

20. General

20.1 If the Promoter fails and/or delays to enforce a provision of the terms and conditions, this failure and/or delay is not a waiver of the Promoter’s right to do so later on.

20.2 If any provision (or part of a provision) of these terms and conditions is decided by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void and/or unenforceable, that decision will only affect the particular provision (or part of the provision) and will not, in itself, make the other provisions void or unenforceable.

20.3 You may not assign or otherwise transfer (in whole or in part) your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions. Any breach of this rule 20.3 may result in the use of your account and/or the provision of the Competition and/or access to the Website being suspended or terminated immediately by the Promoter. The Promoter may assign or otherwise their rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions in whole or in part to any third party at its sole and absolute discretion and without your consent. The Promoter may also assign these terms and conditions in their entirety, without your consent, to its successor in interest in connection with a merger, reorganisation, or sale of all or substantially all assets or equity. These terms and conditions shall bind and inure to the Promoter’s benefit, its successors and permitted assigns.

20.4 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and the Promoter regarding the subject matter of these terms conditions and supersede and replace any other prior and/or contemporaneous agreements, and/or terms and conditions applicable to the subject matter of these terms and conditions.

20.5 A person who is not a party to these terms and conditions has no rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (as amended or re-enacted from time to time, and any subordinate legislation made under that act) or otherwise to enforce any provision of these terms and conditions.

20.6 The Promoter will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform any obligation under these terms and conditions where the delay or failure results from any cause beyond its reasonable control, including acts of God, labour disputes or other industrial disturbances, electrical or power outages, utilities or other telecommunication/network failures, earthquake, storms, or other elements of nature, blockages, embargoes, riots, acts or orders of government, acts of terrorism, or war.

20.7 The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than us. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their content and/or the privacy or other practices of such websites. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever links they select and/or software you download from such websites are free of viruses. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites, association, sponsorship and/or partnership with their operators. You must not create a text hyperlink to the Website without our prior written consent.

21. Promoter:

2FIFTY6 MEDIA LTD. t/a 1in256 Competitions,
27, Old Gloucester Street,
LONDON
WC1N 3AX
UNITED KINGDOM
info@1in256.com

 

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