1.1 These terms and conditions together with any specific rules set out in Competition Notices (as defined below) are the Competition Rules ("Rules") and apply to competitions advertised on the Robert Dyas website (www.robertdyas.co.uk) (“Website”) and in e-mail newsletters (“Newsletter”) issued by the above ("Competition"), unless otherwise expressly stated.
1.2 By entering a Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.
1.3 The Competition is organised by Robert Dyas Holdings Ltd. of 4th Floor, 1 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR ("Robert Dyas").
1.4 Rules specific to each Competition are displayed in a notice on the Website or Newsletter for such Competition ("Competition Notice") and are incorporated into the Rules. In the event of discrepancy between these terms and conditions and the Competition Notice, the Competition Notice shall prevail.
1.5 Robert Dyas reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or the Rules without notice in the event of a catastrophe, act of God, war, civil or military disturbance or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside the reasonable control of Robert Dyas. Any changes will be posted either within these terms and conditions or the Competition Notice where possible. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to: Competition Rules, Robert Dyas Holdings Ltd, 4th Floor, 1 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR.
1.6 In the event of any dispute regarding the rules, results, conduct and all other matters relating to a Competition, the decision of Robert Dyas shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
2.1 Employees (or members of the families or households of employees) of Robert Dyas or any company involved in the management, issuance or promotion of the Competition or, if relevant, any advertising agency or web company connected with the Competition or any such person’s subsidiary or associated companies, are not eligible to enter the Competition. Robert Dyas reserves the right not to award a prize (and to select an alternative winner) if Robert Dyas is aware or has reasonable grounds to believe that a winner is not eligible.
2.2 Additional eligibility requirements may apply to a specific Competition, which will be set out in the Competition Notice, for example the need for a valid passport.
2.3 By entering the Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. Robert Dyas reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
2.4 The address you provide with your competition entry ("Entry") will be used to send any prizes. Unless stated otherwise in the Competition Notice, Competitions are only open to residents of the United Kingdom.
2.5 Where a Competition is open to all age groups, Robert Dyas assumes that by using the Website and entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you are aged 18 or over or, if you are under 18, that your parents have consented to your entry into the Competition and these Rules. If a Competition is only open to a certain age group (e.g. 18 and over), this will be set out in the Competition Notice and Robert Dyas assumes that by entering the Competition (and you warrant that) you are the appropriate age to enter the Competition).
2.6 Robert Dyas reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Rules.
2.7 In the event that any entrant is disqualified from the Competition, Robert Dyas in its sole discretion may decide whether a replacement should be selected. In this event, any further entrant will be selected on the same criteria as the original entrant and will be subject to these Rules.
3.1 You may enter the Competition once, unless indicated otherwise in the Competition Notice, however where a winner has been selected and Robert Dyas discovers or has reasonable grounds to believe the winner has used any software or automated process either to answer questions or to make bulk entries, Robert Dyas may in its sole discretion select an alternative winner. Any further winner will be selected on the same criteria as the original winner and will be equally subject to these Rules.
3.2 Competition entries must be made in the manner and by the closing date and time specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to meet these criteria will result in disqualification from the Competition.
3.3 Any purchase requirement will be detailed in the Competition Notice. Failure to meet any such requirement will result in disqualification from the Competition. Return of purchased items before any specific date detailed in the Competition Notice will result in disqualification from the Competition. In the absence of a specific date in the Competition Notice, return of purchased items before the closing date or draw date (whichever is the latter) will result in disqualification from the Competition.
3.4 Any other requirement, for example subscribing to the Newsletter, will be detailed in the Competition Notice. Failure to meet or to continue to meet any such requirement will result in disqualification from the Competition. For example, unsubscribing from the Newsletter before any specific date detailed in the Competition Notice will result in disqualification from the Competition. In the absence of a specific date in the Competition Notice, failing to meet or to continue to meet the requirement before the closing date or draw date (whichever is the latter) will result in disqualification from the Competition.
3.5 Proof of submission cannot be accepted as proof of receipt. Robert Dyas cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of or unauthorised access to Entries, or Entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of server functions, technical issues, virus, bugs or other causes outside the control of Robert Dyas.
4.1 Unless stated otherwise in the Competition Notice, prize winners will be chosen at random from all correct and eligible Entries or from all submitted Entries (where creative or artistic merit or other subjective criteria apply to Entries), on or after the date specified in the Competition Notice or if no date is specified, within 30 days of the closing date specified in the Competition Notice. Where applicable, tie-breakers will be judged by Robert Dyas and, if required by law, by an independent adjudicator. In all matters, the decision of any judge(s) and Robert Dyas shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
4.2 Prize winners will be notified in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice, or within 60 days of the closing date specified on the Competition Notice. Notification may be by any means of communication made available by the entrant, such as postal address, email or telephone. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply within a reasonable period determined at the discretion of Robert Dyas may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
4.3 If more than one prize is awarded only one prize per entrant will be awarded. Competition winner(s)’ names may be published on the Website or for a list of winners you can send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Competition Prize Winners, Robert Dyas Holdings Ltd, 4th Floor, 1 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR, making reference to the specific competition.
4.4 Claims for prizes must be made in the manner and within the time specified on the Competition Notice. Failure to claim a prize within this time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
4.5 Prizes are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. Robert Dyas reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time. Delivery of prizes can only be made in the United Kingdom and Robert Dyas undertakes to make reasonable efforts to complete delivery.
4.6 Prizes are awarded at Robert Dyas’s discretion and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.
4.7 Where a prize may not be appropriate for a younger contestant, the minimum age for entry will be stated in the Competition Notice and must be observed. Robert Dyas reserves the right to request written proof of age of any winner.
4.8 All and any expenses, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
5.1 Promotor: Robert Dyas, 4th Floor, 1 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR.
5.2 Robert Dyas social media competitions are only open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over.
5.3 The competition is not open to Robert Dyas employees and their immediate families, its agencies or anyone else professionally associated with Robert Dyas. Third party and bulk entries will not be accepted.
5.4 There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter social media competitions.
5.5 All participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please retain these Terms and Conditions for personal reference.
5.6 The winner will be chosen at random on the date specified in the post.
5.7 No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
5.8 The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
5.9 Chosen winners will be notified by via Direct Message on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram within 7 days of the competition taking place. If prizes are not claimed within 28 days of being notified, replacement winners will be chosen from the remaining entries. There are no alternative prizes or cash alternative to the prizes stated.
5.10 The winner agrees to the use of his/her name or social media handle in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
5.11 All participants consent to any publicity generated as a result of the competition.
5.12 The Promoter’s decision is ﬁnal and no correspondence will be entered into.
5.13 Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
5.14 Robert Dyas shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
5.15 Robert Dyas reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.
6.1 Robert Dyas cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize.
6.2 Robert Dyas is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, computer, server, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems on the internet, telephone, or at any web site, or any combination of these, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Competition.
6.3 Nothing shall exclude Robert Dyas’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.
7.1 Winners may be requested to take part in promotional activity and Robert Dyas reserves the right to use the names and addresses of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them in any publicity.
7.2 Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to any third party not associated with the management of the Competition without the individual’s prior consent. Data relating to entrants will be retained by Robert Dyas for a reasonable period after the Competition closes to assist Robert Dyas in dealing with any queries on the Competition.
7.3 Where the Competition Notice requires sign-up to the Newsletter, data will be kept in a database for the purposes of sending the Newsletter. No details will be passed on to 3rd party organisations.
8.1 The Competition and Rules will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England. The Website and Newsletter are only intended to be accessed from the United Kingdom. Robert Dyas makes no representation that materials on the Website or Newsletter relating to this Competition are appropriate or available for use at other locations and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is strictly prohibited. If you access the Website or Newsletter outside of the United Kingdom, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.
9.1 You can contact us in relation to any Competition by writing to Robert Dyas Holdings Ltd, 4th Floor, 1 St George’s Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR, making reference to the specific competition.