Competition Rules, Terms & Conditions
Here are all the general rules and information you need to know about our competitions.
1.1 These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) shall be binding on you (and your guests where applicable) (together “you”) when entering any competitions (“Competition(s)”) operated by YO1 Radio Limited (“YO1 Radio Limited”), its sponsor(s) or any company, radio station or website owned or controlled (directly or indirectly) by YO1 Radio Limited from time to time.
1.2 Entry and participation in any competition shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by you of these Terms. All entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the competition or the prizes form part of these Terms.
1.3 You must pass a copy of these Terms to your guests (if applicable) and ensure that they comply with them.
1.4 It is agreed and accepted by you that YO1 Radio Limited shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of competitions operated on behalf of third parties (for example, sponsors) (except in respect of death or personal injury directly attributable to YO1 Radio Limited’s negligence).
1.5 You have made certain representations and warranties to YO1 Radio Limited (both in these Terms and otherwise) in applying for a place on the Competition. YO1 Radio Limited has relied on the accuracy and truth of such representations and warranties in granting a place to you. Should YO1 Radio Limited or its agents become aware of any fraud, deceit or similar action undertaken in connection with the Competition or otherwise, or any act or omission which might have (in YO1 Radio Limited’s opinion, which shall be final) an adverse effect on the Competition, YO1 Radio Limited (or any of its radio stations), reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition (without giving any reason and without notice).
1.6 You agree to co-operate with and comply with all reasonable requests of YO1 Radio Limited and its agents and employees (and in particular the health and safety team) in connection with the Competition and its broadcast.
2. Eligibility to enter competitions
2.1 You must be a resident of Great Britain or the Channel Islands. Employees of YO1 Radio Limited, their families, press, agencies or any persons directly or indirectly connected with the competition are not eligible to enter any competitions.
2.2 With the exception one time entry competitions, multiple entries to YO1 Radio competitions are allowed.
2.3 You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age on the date of the Agreement and, if requested by YO1 Radio Limited, shall provide evidence of your age.
2.4 YO1 Radio has the right to refuse qualification of entry to any competition, if the person/entrant has already won a competition on any YO1 Radio station within the previous three months. A person may not win more than one prize valued at £50 or more within a three month period following the first win. A person/entrant may not win more than one prize valued at £500 or more within a six month period following the first win, nor shall any member of such person’s family residing at the same address (including, but not limited to, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents etc. or other persons living at the same address). YO1 Radio Limited reserves the right to withhold prizes from any such person, and to reclaim any such prize if a breach of this rule is subsequently discovered.
2.5 When entry is open to listeners across The Network, this will be announced on air – and will comprise of the following stations: YO1 Radio, HG1 Radio and Holiday Radio
3. Health and Safety
3.1 By signing the Agreement, you confirm and warrant that, to the best of your knowledge, your general state of health is good and you have no medical condition that could be adversely affected by strenuous exercise or any of the events or activities planned or reasonably expected to be involved in the Competition.
3.2 You must take all reasonable steps to ensure your own health and safety. Any behaviour or act or conduct by you which YO1 Radio Limited considers to pose any medical, security or safety risk will lead to your immediate disqualification (including without limitation any abusive behaviour, physical or psychological).
3.3 You are obliged to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety standards and the general appropriateness of activities undertaken during the Competition and acknowledge that all activities are undertaken at your own risk. You must notify YO1 Radio Limited of any medical or other condition which may mean that you are unfit for travel or participation in the Competition as soon as you become aware of such a condition. YO1 Radio Limited reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition or the Prize (without liability or compensation) if, in its opinion, you may expose yourself or others to risk of illness or injury or to the cancellation, disruption, or curtailment of the Competition.
3.4 You agree not to carry on your person (or in your possession or control) or to purchase or consume during the Competition any illegal substance. You acknowledge and agree that alcohol consumption will only be allowed with the express prior consent of YO1 Radio Limited and the health and safety team, who will have full authority to direct that you shall not consume any more alcohol.
3.5 You will comply with all directions of YO1 Radio Limited in respect of health and safety (failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, at YO1 Radio Limited’s direction).
3.6 You confirm that you are not taking any medication at present and will not during the Competition.
4. The Competition
4.1 The interests and good reputation of YO1 Radio Limited and its fellow radio stations are paramount and YO1 Radio Limited may, at its sole discretion, withdraw a place or require you to cease to have any involvement in the Competition if it believes it is in the best interests of The YO1 Radio Limited (or its fellow radio stations) to do so. In particular (without limitation), YO1 Radio Limited reserves the right to immediately withdraw your place on the Competition or the Prize if it believes you to be in breach of any of its obligations, or representations and warranties, under these Terms or otherwise conducts yourself in a manner which is inappropriate or unsuitable (in the discretion of YO1 Radio Limited). You shall be responsible for any additional costs in this respect (including the costs of your early return back to the country, if necessary). You will not by any act or omission do anything, which might bring YO1 Radio Limited or its radio stations into disrepute.
4.2 You represent and warrant that you do not have any criminal convictions or criminal record and have not undertaken any past act or conduct which could affect the reputation of the Competition or YO1 Radio Limited . You also warrants that you do not currently, and have not in the past, worked for any other radio station or media organisation in the United Kingdom.
4.3 You will comply with the instructions and directions of YO1 Radio Limited (failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, at YO1 Radio Limited’s direction).
4.4 Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be void (in YO1 Radio Limited’s absolute discretion).
4.5 YO1 Radio Limited does not accept responsibility for entries lost, damaged or delayed in transit to the competition address. Proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt (nor will proof that an e-mail has been sent rather than received).
4.6 Source material utilised by YO1 Radio Limited question compilers shall be taken as correct.
4.7 Late entries will not be accepted (in YO1 Radio Limited’s discretion).
4.8 In the case of a prize draw, the first correct entry drawn will be the winner.
4.9 The decision of YO1 Radio Limited’s judges is final and conclusive in all circumstances and no correspondence will be entered into.
4.10 YO1 Radio Limited shall be entitled, in its absolute discretion, to cancel a competition with immediate effect by on air announcement (in the case of on-air competitions) or by stating the same on the relevant website (in the case of on-line competitions) without any liability in respect thereof.
4.11 In this event (and assuming a valid claim has already been made) in the case of holiday prizes, YO1 Radio Limited will use reasonable endeavours to offer an alternative prize at some other time and/or some other destination, which may be accepted instead by you. If such alternative prize is not accepted (or not made) you shall have no claim against YO1 Radio Limited in respect of the cancellation or delay of the Competition or prize or for any expense or damage whatsoever incurred as a result thereof.
4.12 During ‘Register To Play’ contests, which will be clearly labelled on air, listeners must call with their contact number during the stated registration period. A randomly selected caller will be phoned back to participate in the contest. If the caller does not answer their phone within 60 seconds, YO1 Radio Limited may disregard their entry and select a new caller.