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Home Competitions terms.

We may amend our terms and conditions therefore all users of the site should check the terms and conditions before using the site to ensure that they agree with the terms at the time of use. By continuing to access the website the user agrees to be bound by the most up to date terms and conditions.

These terms and conditions are agreed upon by all members and users of the site.  These terms and conditions supersede and replace any other prior agreements.

At times our site or parts of it may have restricted availability for business and operational reasons.

By signing up you become a member of Home Competitions.

1.1 To qualify to be a member of Home Competitions you need to:

  • Be 18 years of age or above;
  • Have the ability to set up a direct debit which must be authorised from your own bank account located in Great Britain (when referring to banks this includes building societies). This account cannot be a joint account or belong to anyone else;

1.2 It is your responsibility to ensure that there are enough funds available to pay the direct debit to us.

1.3 When paying by direct debit, please note that Home Competitions has appointed the BACS Approved Direct Debit Bureau, Eazy Collect Services Limited (www.eazycollect.co.uk), to collect your payments and Home Competitions will be shown on your bank statement. You can visit Eazy Collect’s website by following this link; www.eazycollect.co.uk

1.4 The first membership fee payment will be deducted on 21st July 2021. After this the following month’s payment will be taken around the same time and so on unless authorisation is revoked.

1.5 If you become a member after 21st July 2021 the first payment will be deducted from your account on the following 21st of the month (or around this date). After this, the next payment will be the following month around the same date and this will continue unless authorisation is revoked.

1.6 You can cancel your membership by submitting 1 month notice to us at enquiries@homecompetitions.co.uk.

2.1 We accept no responsibility and have no liability for any act or omission of any bank charges, indemnities or/and any other financial charges relating to the direct debits being collected at your instruction.

2.2 If we are unable to collect the subscription fee for any reason, then you will no longer be treated as an active member.

2.3 If we are unable to collect your payment on the collection date, we may but through no obligation make up to 3 further attempts to collect the payment.

2.4 In the event that we do not receive payment, we have no liability for any loss and/or damage caused as a result of you not being treated as an active member.

3.1 Any change to the details provided in the course of registration should be notified to us by email at enquiries@homecompetitions.co.uk. You can only treat these changes as complete once we send a confirmation via email.

3.2 It is your responsibility to keep your account secure. We have no liability whatsoever in the event that your account is compromised in any way. You should inform us immediately if you feel there is a security issue with your account.

4.1 You may include links to this website provided that they do so in a way that does not (in our opinion) damage our reputation or expose us to risk.

4.2 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice and without giving a reason.

4.3 You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part.

4.4 You must not use or attempt to use any automated program to access our system or this website, or to fill in and/or send forms on our website.

5.1 Intellectual Property

“Home Competitions” is our registered trademark. This must not be used or copied without our prior written consent.

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

6.2 We 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.

6.3 Any unlawful behaviour will result in termination of membership in addition to possible legal action being taken.

7.1 We will be making donations to the following charities: Crisis, Refuge and Nishkam SWAT. The amount of the donation will be 5% of the monthly subscription value split evenly across all 3 charities (so 33.3% each).

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Exclusive to members

8.1 These terms and conditions apply to the Home Competitions Members Draw (“the Promotion”) and entry to the draws is acceptance of these terms and conditions. Therefore, please read these carefully.

8.2 The promoter of this Promotion is Home Competitions, Suite 144, 4 Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1EE (“the Promoter”).

8.3 Home Competitions Members’ Draw entrants (“entrants”) are automatically entered into all Home Competitions draws.

8.4a Information about Home Competitions’ draws will be on the “Home Competitions” section of the website. The first house draw prize is for a 2 bedroom apartment, address: Olympian Heights, Woking, Surrey, GU22 7RN

8.4b We will cover the first year ground rent and service charge costs of: Annual ground rent for the apartment of £300 per year. Service fee for the apartment of £177 per month.

8.5 We will use the personal information which you provided when you became a member to contact you if you win a draw.

8.6 By signing up and becoming a member, each member will be entered into all draws hosted by Home Competitions. This will include the monthly draws to win a house which begin on 31st July 2021.

8.7 Free postal entries must be posted to: Home Competitions, Suite 144, 4 Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1EE. The entry must contain your full name, address, telephone number and email address. One entry per person for the upcoming draw only. By entering the draw you acknowledge that you accept our terms and conditions.

8.8 Entrants will be entered into all Home Competitions’ draws automatically if their Home Competitions membership is active.

8.9 The prize for the monthly draws will be a property with legal fees and stamp duty relating to the prize only paid for by us. The Promoter retains the right to substitute the prizes with another prize of a similar value in the event any of the original prizes are not available. The Promoter shall have no liability to the winner or any third party for any inability of the winner to claim the prize, or to take the full benefit of it. In order for us to award a property as a prize we will need to have a minimum of 160,000 members at the time of the draw date. In the event that we have less than 160,000 members and therefore cannot award a property as a prize we will carry out a cash draw instead where the winner will receive 70% of the total subscription income for that month net the promoters costs.

8.10 We will carry out checks before awarding the prize, including but not limited to validating the identity of the winner through their passport. We reserve the right not to award the prize to the winner if we suspect the occurrence of fraud or any dishonest behavior relating to Home Competitions, is apparent.

8.11 No responsibility will be accepted by us for failed electronic communications or any other unforeseeable event which results in any errors or mistakes.

8.12 If the prize is awarded to the incorrect member, we reserve the right to reclaim the prize at our discretion and without admission of liability. We will then award the prize to the correct member.

8.13 The winner’s statutory rights are not affected by these terms and conditions.

8.14 The winner’s name, prize, and the county that they are from will be communicated to our members.

8.15 The Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email by the Promoter within 10 working days of the draw. If the winner does not respond to such email and/or telephone contact from the Promoter within 10 days of the time of notification, then the winners’ prize will be forfeited and the Promoter will be entitled to select another winner and that winner will have to respond to the communication sent to them by the Promoter within 10 days of that communication being sent or else they will also forfeit their prize.

8.16 The Draws will be made using generating software to randomly choose a winner and independently verified.

8.17 Once the validation checks are completed successfully we will legally transfer the property to the winner. We will not be held liable for any issues arising during this transfer process. In the event of any disputes during this process our decision made will be final.

8.18 The winners agree to take part in post-promotion activity.

8.19 We accept no responsibility for any costs associated with the prize and that are not specifically included in the prize. All travel arrangements and costs are expressly excluded from the prize and are the full responsibility of the winner.

8.20 We accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Promotion or accepting the prize.

8.21 We shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control (force majeure).

8.22 Our decision is final and we will not enter into correspondence relating to the decision.

8.23 Each member has the opportunity to gain additional entries into the first draw that we host on 31st July 2021 by successfully creating a referral using their personal sharing URL link, which we will provide once they become a member.  A successful referral is defined as one where the first payment of the person referred is received by Home Competitions. Each successful referral will gain 1 additional free entry into the 31st July draw. Any attempt at fraudulent behaviour will result in legal action being taken. We reserve the right to make the final decision regarding any issue that may arise and this decision will be final.

8.24 We have the right to extend the first draw date at our discretion. If this is the case we will also move the date of the first direct debit collection accordingly. We will notify you by email if this is the case.

 

 

General Data Protection Regulation.

As part of the sign up process (to become a member) we collect a selection of personal details from you. This information will only be used for the purpose that you consented which includes sending you our exclusive newsletter.

Processing your personal data is necessary for the performance of the agreement you accepted on becoming a member. The information required to instate you as a member is handled with care to safeguard your rights.

Third parties such as but not limited to IT maintenance providers may also have your personal information made available to them to perform tasks on our behalf. Home Competitions have implemented safeguarding measures to protect your personal information and comply with legal requirements.

The data collected to instate you as a member may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside of the UK. Any contracted tasks carried out on behalf of Home Competitions or by our staff could take place anywhere in or outside of the UK. This may involve instating you as a member, the processing of your payment details and other support services including but not limited to transferring and storing your personal information.

We will take necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely with safeguarding measures in place in accordance with this privacy policy.  Wherever possible, personal data will be encrypted for added security.  While we take reasonable measures to safeguard your data we cannot guarantee its security. Home Competitions will not be held responsible for any security breach.

Where legally required to do so we may disclose specific personal data to third parties in response to legal processes or to protect the rights of Home Competitions.

Your data will not be sold to any third party unless in the event of Home Competitions being sold.

You have the right to access the information that we hold of you and you can also have this amended or deleted. Simply contact us at enquiries@homecompetitions.co.uk

By becoming a member and submitting your personal data, you agree to our policy.