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Terms & Conditions

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING THE COMPETITION.

By entering the prize competition online, you acknowledge and agree to the Terms and Conditions.

1. THE PROMOTER

The promoter is: Win-Houses Limited, a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 11059059, whose registered office is at 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N17 GU.

2. THE COMPETITION

2.1 These terms and conditions apply to all competitions listed on the Promoter’s website/s at www.win-houses.com  , www.win-houses.de (the “Website/s”)

2.2 All competitions are skill based competitions and an entry fee is payable. Transaction fees and exchange rate fees may also be payable. These may vary depending on where you are based.

2.3 To be in with a chance of winning, everyone who enters the competition (an “Entrant”) will be required to correctly answer a series of questions or solve a problem set by the Promoter (the “Competition Question”).

2.4 If more than one Entrant correctly answers the Competition Question, the winner will be chosen at random from all Entrants who correctly answer the Competition Question.

3. HOW TO ENTER

3.1 The competition will run from and including the opening and closing dates specified on the Website. These dates shall be referred to as the “Opening Date” and “Closing Date” respectively. All times and dates referred to are the times and dates in London, England and “Closing Date” unless specified is at midnight GMT.

3.2 The Promoter may change the Opening Date and/or Closing Date of a competition if, in its reasonable opinion, it considers it necessary to do so. For example:

(a) the Closing Date may be extended by up to 6 months if the Promoter considers it necessary so that additional entries can be received and make it more likely that the Prize will be awarded instead of a Cash Prize. For more information on Prizes and Cash Prizes see condition 5 below; or

(b) the Closing Date may be brought forward if the competition reaches the maximum number of entries earlier than expected.

3.3 All competition entries must be received by the Promoter by no later than stated time on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the specified time on the Closing Date are automatically disqualified and no refunds will be given.

3.4 To enter the competition:

(a) go to the Website, complete and submit the online entry form; then

(b) purchase the required number of tickets; then

(c) when you have purchased your tickets, submit your answer to the Competition Question.

3.5 The promoter will send you a confirmation email with your ticket numbers once your payment has cleared.

3.6 The Promoter will send confirmation that your entry has been received.

3.7 The Promoter will not accept responsibility for competition entries that are not successfully completed, are lost or are delayed regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.

3.8 By purchasing tickets and submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

3.9 All Entrants who successfully complete the Competition Question will be placed into a draw and the winner will be chosen by random draw supervised by an independent person. The random draw will take place within 14 days of the Closing Date (“Draw Date“).

4. ELIGIBILITY

4.1 The competition is only open to all residents in the United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland), all countries in Europe, Turkey, Canada, USA, Australia, Asia, New Zealand, North America, South America and South Africa] aged 18 years or over, except:

(a) employees of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies;

(b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the competition or its administration;

(c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above; or

(d)  any residents in countries where prize competitions are not permitted under national laws.

4.2 By entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition. If you fail to provide the Promoter with any such proof or other information that they may require within a reasonable time, you may be disqualified from the competition.

4.3 The Promoter will not accept competition entries that are:

(a) automatically generated by computer; or

(b) incomplete.

4.5 No refunds of the entry fee will be given in any event, including;

(a) if, following your entry into the competition, you subsequently find out that you are not eligible to enter the competition or claim the Prize;

(b)  if, following your entry into the competition the eligibility criteria for entering the competition or claiming the Prize changes and you are no longer eligible; or

(c) if you are disqualified from the competition by the Promoter for any reason.

4.5 Entrants can enter the competition no more than 99 times until the maximum number of entries have been received.

5. THE PRIZE

5.1 The prize for the competition is described on the Website (the “Prize”). Details of the Prize are, to the best of the Promoter’s knowledge, information and belief, correct as at the Opening Date. If any details change, the Promoter will endeavour to update the Website as soon as reasonably possible.

5.2 The Promoter makes no representations and gives no warranties about the Prize, its value, its condition or any other information provided on the Website. The Promoter makes no representations and gives no warranties that the information provide on the Website is accurate, complete or up to date.

5.3 All Entrants are responsible for making their own enquiries and carrying out their own due diligence relating to the Prize, their eligibility to enter the competition, their rights and eligibility to take ownership of the Prize and their eligibility to enter or live in the country where the Prize is located etc. All costs, fees or expenses incurred by the Entrant in making such enquiries or carrying out such due diligence shall be the Entrant’s sole responsibility.

5.4 The Prize may be supplied by a third-party supplier (the “Supplier”).

5.5 The winner of the Prize will be required to enter into a legally binding contract with either the Promoter or Supplier in order to transfer the legal title of the Prize to the winner. The terms of the contract are non-negotiable. If the winner refuses to sign or is unable to enter into any of the legal documents required to transfer ownership of the Prize to the winner within a reasonable time, the winner will be disqualified from the competition and the Prize will be forfeited. The Promoter will then be entitled to offer the prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

5.6 The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the Prize for an alternative cash prize (“Cash Prize”) in the following circumstances:

(a) less than 80% of the maximum number of entries are received;

(b) the Prize becomes unavailable;

(c) other circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter make it necessary to do so.

5.7 The value of the Cash Prize will be 60% of the total value of entry fees received. The Promoter will be entitled to retain 22% of the total value of entry fees received by way of a contribution towards its costs of running and promoting the competition in the UK. The balance will cover legal, accountancy, professional fees, travel, hotel accommodation, transfers and visas. Up to £30,000 of the total value of entry fees received will be donated to the Promoter’s nominated charities.

6. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

6.1 The winner of the competition will be published on the Website within 7 days of the Draw Date (the “Announcement Date”).

6.2 The decision of the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

6.3 The Promoter will attempt to contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry.

6.4 The Promoter will send the name and country of the winner to anyone who writes to the Promoter within one month after the Closing Date of the competition. Such requests must be made to the Promoter at the address set out in condition 1 and must include a stamped-addressed envelope.

7. CLAIMING THE PRIZE

7.1 You must claim the Prize personally. The Prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.

7.2 The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed the Prize within 14 of days of the Announcement Date, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the Prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

7.3 If your personal details, including contact information, changes at any time you should notify the Promoter as soon as reasonably possible. Notifications should be sent to the Promoter via email to chat@win-houses.com. Notifications must include details of the competition you have entered, your old details and your new details. If your details change within 10 days of the Closing Date, the Promoter will use your old details if it needs to try to contact you.

7.4 Due to the nature of the Prize, the date of transfer of ownership cannot be guaranteed but the Promoter will take all reasonable steps to complete the transfer of ownership as soon as reasonably possible.

7.5 Any Cash Prize will be transferred directly to the winners nominated bank account. The winner must provide evidence that it is the sole or joint beneficiary of the bank account. Failure to do so within 14 days will result in disqualification from the competition and the winner forfeiting the prize. In such circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of accepting the Prize except where it is caused by negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors of that of its employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

9. OWNERSHIP OF COMPETITION ENTRIES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

91. All competition entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter will become the property of the Promoter on receipt and will not be returned.

9.2 By submitting your competition entry and any accompanying material, you hereby:

(a) assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and

(b) waive all moral rights,

in and to your competition entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

10. DATA PROTECTION AND PUBLICITY

10.1 If you are the winner of the competition, you agree that the Promoter may use your name, image and town or county of residence to announce the winner of this competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

10.2 If you are the winner of the competition, you further agree to participate in any reasonable publicity required by the Promoter.

10.3 If you are the winner of the competition, you will be required to provide further personal information and proof of your identity in order to confirm your eligibility to claim the Prize and transfer ownership of the Prize to you. This may include a copy of your passport, driving licence or other form of recognised identification. Your personal details will need to be shared with other third parties to prevent fraud, money laundering, and for other legal, financial and regulatory reasons. You consent to the use of your information in this way. You are entitled to request further details about how your personal information is being used. You may also withdraw your consent to your personal information being used in such way but by doing so you may prevent the Prize being transferred to you. In such circumstances, you will be deemed to have withdrawn from the competition and forfeit the Prize. You will not be entitled to any refund of your entry fee. The Promoter reserves the right to offer the Prize to the next eligible Entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.

10.4 By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the competition or as otherwise set out in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy [www.win-houses.com/privacy policy], a copy of which is available on the Website. The Promoter is not liable, responsible or legally accountable for third party data storage of any the agents and suppliers who assist in the administration of our competitions.

10.5 Please note that under data protection laws you are entitled to request that the Promoter does not contact you and removes your details from its database. If you make such a request you will be withdrawing from the competition as it will not be possible to contact you in the event that you are the winner. You will not be entitled to any refund of any entry fee if you withdraw from the competition.

11. GENERAL

11.1 The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Prices are subject to change.

11.2 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition and any future competitions.

11.3 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

11.4 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

11.5 You should print a copy of these terms and conditions and keep them for your records.