Please read these conditions carefully before using the Drive the Dream Automotive Competitions Ltd website. By using this website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these conditions.


Definitions

  • COMPETITION: The Competition operated by the Organiser to which these Terms and Conditions Apply.
  • COMPETITION ADDRESS: Drive the Dream Automotive Competitions Ltd, Chapel House, Common End, Distington, Cumbria, CA14 5XT
  • COMPETITION WEBPAGE: The page of the Promoter’s website at www.drivethedreamuk.com that gives details of the competition.
  • ENTRY: The answer/s submitted to the Question/s and any fee paid by the entrant
  • ENTRANT: Any natural person of the age of 18 years or more or any legal person, including a limited company, partnership or limited liability partnership, who enters the Competition by answering the question/s and paying any entry fee.
  • ENTRY FEE: The fee specified on the competition webpage.
  • MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ENTRIES: As specified on the competition webpage
  • MINIMUM NUMBER OF ENTRIES: As specified on the competition webpage
  • ORGANISER: Drive the Dream Automotive Competitions Ltd
  • PRIVACY POLICY: The policy in force by the Organiser to protect the privacy ofentrants. The Privacy Policy can be viewed here.
  • THE PRIZE: The prize that is detailed on the competition web page, or the amount calculated in 6.4 below.
  • QUESTION/S: The Question/s which the Entrants must answer correctly to obtain an opportunity to win the Prize.
  • WINNER: The Entrant who will receive the Prize in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  • OPENING DATE: As specified on the competition webpage
  • CLOSING DATE: The date specified on the competition webpage, at 23:59 GMT, or the achievement of the Maximum Number of Entries, whichever is earlier

1. General

1.1 By answering the question/s and paying any entry fee, Entrants accept that they have
read and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.

1.2 The Organiser reserves the right not to include any entry in the competition if there are reasonable grounds to believe the Entrant has acted in breach of any of these Terms and Conditions.

1.3 The Competition is open for entry to individuals, companies, syndicates and other legal entities, but excluding the Organiser, the Organiser’s immediate family, agents, employees and professional advisers.

1.4 Any natural person entering the competition must be aged 18 years or older.

1.5 Where any entry is discounted or disregarded by any term or condition of the competition, any entry fee will not be refunded, save at the Organiser’s absolute discretion or in accordance with the law.

1.6 By entering into the Competition, all Entrants acknowledge that their payment of any entry fee or completion of the question/s does not in any way guarantee that they will win the prize.

1.7 By entering the Competition, Entrants warrant that all information that they submit is accurate, true, current and complete.

1.8 The Organiser will send a confirmation of entry and receipt of any payment to every entrant within 48 hours of receipt of a valid entry. Such confirmation and receipt may be either in printed or electronic form.

1.9 Payment for entry will only be accepted in Pounds Stirling.

1.10 Only complete Entries will be entered into the Competition. For the purpose of this term, “complete” means that the entrant has given an answer to each of the question/s, given full and accurate contact information, selected a number and paid any entry fee.

1.11 Entrants recognise and accept that the Competition is a Prize Competition for the purposes of Section 14 of the Gambling Act 2005. To win the competition requires the exercise of the skill, judgment and/or knowledge on the part of the Entrants and does not solely rely on chance, neither is chance the deciding factor in the first stage of the competition (the completion of the question/s).

1.12 All entries to the competition and correspondence with the Organiser must be in the English language.

1.13 Entrants agree that the normal requirements under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 for any goods and services ordered online will not apply to this Prize Competition. By entering the Competition, Entrants give express consent that the right to cancel is lost.

1.14 These terms and conditions are the intellectual property of LSL solicitors. No part may be copied, reproduced or redistributed without the written consent of LSL or the Organiser except as provided for by law or in the course of legal proceedings related to the Competition.


2. Contact Details

2.1 All entrants must provide the Organiser with contact details, including full postal address and telephone number. Entrants must ensure that where a change of contact details occurs between the time of entering the competition and the winner being announced, this change is notified to the Organiser as soon as is reasonably practicable.

2.2 The Organiser reserves the right to exclude any entry from the competition where any contact information is inaccurate or invalid.

2.3 The Organiser is in no way liable for any failure or inability to make contact with any Entrant due to any errors, omissions, inaccuracies or changes in the contact details provided by the Entrants.

2.4 The Entrants and the Organiser agree that the Organiser may use contact details and other data, including personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 2018 or the EU General Data Protection Regulation, supplied by the Entrants to the Organiser in order to conduct the Competition according to these Terms and Conditions.

2.5 Entrants authorise the Organiser to record their personal details on their database and to use the information in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

2.6 Entrants information may be kept on computer servers within the European Union. [If at any point information is stored on computer servers outside of the EU the Organiser will select only countries which are either approved for this purpose (under Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulation or ‘GDPR’) or are located where the organiser is content that the safeguards in place in that country to protect an Entrant’s information are appropriate (under Article 45 of the GDPR).

2.7 The Organiser will not use an Entrant’s personal information to make ‘automated decisions’ which affect an Entrant, other than as necessary for determining the Winner.

2.8 If you have a complaint about how your personal information is being used which we have not been able to address please note that you may be able to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) directly. If you have concerns over the way that we handle data, please contact us at info@drivethedreamuk.com

2.9 The Winner agrees to allow the Organiser to display his or her name and town of residence and a photograph of the Winner on the Competition Website and in any subsequent publicity for a period of no more than 5 years from the close of the competition.

2.10 The Entrants and the Organiser agree that the Organiser may (either by choice or at the request of a third party) also disclose this information to relevant third parties for the purposes of the prevention of fraud, money laundering, legal or other financial or regulatory reasons.

2.11 Entrants warrant that by entering the competition they do not contravene any laws of their country or area of residence. The Organiser will not be liable in any way if an Entrant enters the Competition unlawfully.

2.12 If any entry is made by a person excluded by virtue of this section, their entry will be disregarded and no refund of any entry fee will be due.


3. The Prize

3.1 The purpose of the Competition is to win the Prize.

3.2 The Organiser does not in any way guarantee the value or condition of the Prize


4. The Competition – How to Enter

4.1 To become an Entrant into the competition with a chance of winning the prize, entrants must correctly answer the question/s, select a preferred number and pay any entry fee.

4.2 Entrants may enter the competition for free by sending the name or reference number of the competition and the Entrant’s answer/s to the question/s along with their preferred number for that competition on a postcard to the competition address by first class post, along with the entrant’s name, address, telephone number and email address. The postcard must not be enclosed in an envelope or other packaging, entries that fail to follow the criteria mentioned above will be void as per any Entry received. Any free entry will be included in any draw, but will not be counted in the Minimum Number of Entries.

Entrants MUST have an active account on our website at the time the free entries are processed, all details on postcards MUST match those on the account to which they are to be added.

4.3 All postal entries will be collected from the post box on a Monday of each week only.

4.4 In the event that the Entrant’s preferred number has already been selected by another entrant at the time that the entry is processed, the Organiser will allocate a different number at random. The selection of this number will not affect the outcome of the draw or the chances of winning.

4.5 All communications, including electronic and paper entries, concerning the competition will become the property of the Organiser once the entry has been confirmed and will not be returned.

4.6 An Entrant may only enter the competition a maximum of ten times.


5. Close of competition

5.1 If, at the closing date, the number of Entries to the Competition is less than the Minimum Number of Entries, the Competition will close and the proceeds of the Competition will be determined using the formula described in 6.4. The Winner of the Competition will then be determined as described in 6.2.


6. The Competition – Awarding the Prize

6.1 The process to determine the Winner will begin the day after the closing date and a final decision will be made within 21 days of that date.

6.2 The entries into the competition will be audited by the Organiser’s solicitors prior to any draw that is required taking place

6.3 In the event that more than one entrant provides the correct answers to all of the question/s, the Winner will be selected at random from the Entrants who have provided the correct answers.

6.4 If the number of entries is below the Minimum Number, the Prize will consist of the aggregate of the successful entry fees less the Organiser’ costs and expenses for organising and running the competition.

6.5 All Entries to the Competition are final and no refunds shall be made at any time or for any reason, except in the case of entries submitted after the Closing Date or as otherwise specifically set out in these terms and conditions.

6.6 The Organiser’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into about the result of the Competition following the determination of the Winner.

6.7 The Winner agrees to forward a copy of their passport or driving licence and validation of the method of payment to the Organiser to prove their identity.

6.8 The Organiser will advise the Winner of their status within 5 working days of the announcement of the Winner. The Winner must communicate acceptance of the prize within 14 days of being sent this confirmation by the Organiser. If no confirmation of acceptance is received with 21 days of the close of the competition, the Organiser shall be entitled to award the Prize to another entrant (The Alternate Winner). The Alternate Winner will be selected by drawing another winning entry at random in the same method as described above. The Alternate Winner shall have 7 days from notification by the Organiser to communicate their acceptance of the Prize. This paragraph shall also apply in the case that the Alternate Winner cannot be contacted.

6.9 All Entry Fees will be maintained in a Competition bank account held by the Organiser until the Winner of the Competition has been determined. The funds in this account will not be used for any purpose that is not associated with the operation of the competition.

6.10 The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the Competition at any time either before or after tickets have been sold. If the Competition is cancelled, the Organiser will return the Entry Fees to each Entrant (either by bank card refund or by cheque and in one combined payment where several entries have been made by an Entrant).

6.11 Notwithstanding anything contained within these terms and conditions, the Organiser reserves the right to refuse to accept or consider an entry where the Organiser considers it prudent to do so in the interests of preventing crime, protecting vulnerable persons or promoting social responsibility. Any refund of entry fees will be solely at the Organiser’ discretion where an entry is refused under this paragraph.

6.12 Where an Entry Fee is returned for whatever reason, the Organiser shall have no further liability to the Entrant or to any other person;


7. Limitations

7.1 The Organiser makes no representation or warranty as to the valuation of the Prize, it’s physical, mechanical or cosmetic condition or its ability to be re-sold. Entrants should make and rely on their own enquiries and legal advice about the Prize before entering the Competition.

7.2 Save for death or personal injury the Organiser, its servants or agents will not be liable for any loss (including economic loss) suffered to or sustained by any person or property as a result of any act or omission of the Organiser, its agents or servants.

7.3 The Organiser accepts no liability for errors or omissions contained within the Prize details, description or specification or any other part of the Website. It is the responsibility of each Entrant (and in particular the Winner) to satisfy him/herself as to the accuracy of any such details and/or any content of this website.

7.4 The Organiser will not be liable for any loss suffered by an Entrant as a result of incomplete entries, delayed or failed communications or for any loss suffered as a result of use of the Website.

7.5 The Organiser does not accept responsibility for entries which they do not receive due to failures in computer systems, other malfunctions, high Internet traffic, hardware failure, software failure, server faults or any other reason. It is the responsibility of Entrants to contact the Organiser if they do not receive the combined confirmation EMail and receipt as described above within 5 days of the submission of any Entry. It is recommended that Entrants configure their email systems to recognise emails from info@drivethedreamuk.com as being genuine (ie to “whitelist” the address or mark it as “not spam”).

7.6 These competition rules shall not create or be construed as creating any form of contract, joint venture or other agreement between any Entrant and the Organiser.

7.7 An entry shall be declared void (without any refund being given) if the entrant engages in: (a) any form of fraud, whether actual or apparent; (b) fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) fraudulent concealment; (d) hacking or interference with the proper functioning of the website, any software utilised by the Organiser or any data that is held in association with the competition; or (e) amending, or unauthorised use of, any of the code that constitutes the Website. The Organiser reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and for any reason. Where any term or condition is modified, the Organiser will notify all entrants of the nature of the change by publishing them on the Competition website. Any changes will not have effect until a period of 7 days has passed from the date of publication. Where any entrant reasonably refuses to accept any new term or condition, that person may withdraw from the competition by notifying the Organiser in writing no later than 7 days after publication of the notification of change. In such instances, the Organiser shall refund any entry fee that has been paid by the withdrawing Entrant.


8. Application of law

8.1 The Entrants and the Organiser agree that the Competition, its administration and all associated activities are governed by English Law and the Organiser and Entrants recognise that the County or High Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of the Competition or its administration.

8.2 Service of documents may be effected by delivering them through first class post to the Organiser at: Drive the Dream Automotive Competitions Ltd, Chapel House, Common End, Distington, Cumbria, CA14 5XT or to the Organisers solicitors: LSL Solicitors, The Old Counting House, 82e High Street, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0BS.