SCORE MORE WITH XBOX PRIZE DRAW | OFFICIAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
These are the official terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") that govern how the SCORE MORE WITH XBOX PRIZE DRAW prize draw promotion will operate. This promotion will be simply referred to as the "Prize Draw" throughout the rest of these Terms and Conditions. In these Terms and Conditions, "Microsoft", "we", "our", and "us" refer to Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited. "You", "yourself" refers to an eligible Prize Draw entrant. The "Promoter” is Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, 70 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland. “Territory” shall mean: United Kingdom, France & DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).
Subject to the requirements set forth in Section 6 below, the Prize Draw is open to anyone residing in the Territory who is 18 years of age or older (the "Required Age") at the time of entry and who has not been judicially impeded from acting on their own. Proof of age, identity and place of residence may be required and requested. Employees of Microsoft (which includes, without limitation, its directors, executive officers, agents and consultants) or its affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible to take part, nor are members of these employees’ families (defined as parents, children, siblings, and spouse and life partners). You are also not eligible if you were or are involved in any part of the administration or execution of this Prize Draw or you are a Government Official. Please note that this Prize Draw is void outside of the Territory and wherever else prohibited by law. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence). If a winner is found to be ineligible, the Promoter reserves the right to award the relevant prize to another entrant and to require the return of any prize already awarded.
When entering into this Prize Draw, you will be requested to accept fully and unconditionally these Terms and Conditions and to agree to be bound by them.
Although this Prize Draw may be featured on Twitter and Facebook, it is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook and Twitter and Facebook disclaims all liability in relation to this Prize Draw. You understand that you are providing your information to the Promoter and not to Facebook or Twitter.
4. STATEMENT OF AGE
By entering into this Prize Draw, you are stating that you are of the Required Age to participate in the Prize Draw.
5. ENTRY PERIOD
This Prize Draw runs from 07:59am BST on Monday October 21 2019 and closes 07:59am BST on Friday 1st November 2019 inclusive (the “Entry Period”). Entries received outside of the Entry Period will not be considered.
6. TO ENTER
(a) ENTRY REQUIREMENT
To enter into this Prize Draw, you must complete one or both of the below steps. You will receive one entry for each of the following Entry Methods completed during the Entry Period:
Entry Method via Twitter:
- Login to your legally registered Twitter account and visit https://www.twitter.com/xboxuk/ to become of a follower of @XboxUK
- Re-tweet the promotional post and include the hashtags #ScoreMoreWithXbox and #Sweeps.
Entry Method via Facebook:
- Login to your legally registered Facebook account and visit https://www.facebook.com/xboxuk to become of a follower of Xbox UK.
- Like the promotional post.
All required elements must be included to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Method. All social media messages must be set to “public” or “unprotected” to be visible and eligible. Private messages will not be counted as entries for the purposes of this Sweepstakes.
No purchase necessary. Entrants that satisfy the entry requirements above will be eligible to enter into this Prize Draw. Entries submitted by any other means will not be accepted. The use of script, macro or any automated devices to enter this Prize Draw is prohibited. The Promoter is not responsible for lost, corrupted, illegible or delayed entries or for network, computer, hardware or software failures of any kind over which it has no control which may restrict or delay the sending or receipt of your entry.
(b) ENTRY LIMIT
Entrants may make a maximum of two (2) entries into the Prize Draw. Further submissions will not be counted as entries. Entrants may use only one (1) Facebook account or Twitter account to enter the Prize Draw. Entrants may only win a maximum of one prize per person.
We will automatically disqualify any incomplete or illegible entry, any entries that we receive from you that are in excess of any entry limit described above, any entrant whose entry is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or any entrant who tampers with the entry process or is otherwise involved in any way in manipulating, interfering or tampering with this promotion or engages in any un-sportsman-like or dishonest conduct of any kind. Errors and omissions may be accepted. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
There will be five (5) prizes in total. There will be four (4) winners of the First Prize, one per market. Of those four (4) winners, one (1) will win the Grand Prize. The prizes will be as follows
First Prize, one awarded per Participating Region:
Each First Prize winner will receive a token for 36,000 FIFA Points redeemable on Microsoft.com or the Xbox dashboard (approximate Retail Value each GB £239.97) and will be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing.
Then all First Prize Winners will be entered into a drawing and Microsoft will select 1 Grand Prize Winner using a random draw from the five (5) eligible entrants to receive a trip for two (2) people to attend ‘The North London Derby’, Tottenham vs Arsenal in London, England April 25th – TBD, 2020. Prize includes:
- Round trip, premium economy class air transportation for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport near winner’s home to London, England.
- Two nights (2) nights' double-occupancy accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (2 people, one room)
- Travel allowance of £500 for winner only, traveller, provided in the form of a check from the Sponsor
- 2 Tickets to attend the ‘The North London Derby’, Tottenham vs Arsenal game on April 25th 2020 (“Event”)
The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Grand Prize: GB£5,000
The total Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of all prizes: GB£6,199.85
All prizes are as stated and are non-exchangeable. You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any force majeure reason an advertised prize is unavailable or if it is unlawful to supply the prize to you in terms of the laws of your country of residence, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we will award it to an alternate winner amongst the runners up referred to above.
If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize, if any.
Unless otherwise noted, all prizes are subject to their supplier’s warranty and / or terms and conditions.
Prizes will be delivered within 20 working days from the day that an email response to confirm delivery details is received by the winner(s), in accordance with the above. The Promoter is not responsible for any delays in the postal service.
8. SELECTION OF WINNERS
There will be four (4) winners of the First Prize, of which one (1) winner will win the Grand Prize.
Potential winners will be determined by a random prize draw conducted by or on behalf of the Promoter between the Friday November 1st2019 and the Thursday November 28th2019 out of all complete, correct, eligible and properly submitted entries received within the Entry Period.
9. ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. If there is a dispute regarding a potential winner, we will consider the potential winner to be the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter the Prize Draw.
10. CONTACTING WINNERS
Attempts to contact the initial winners will begin on Friday November 1st2019 via Facebook or Twitter to the account used to enter the Prize Draw. You must have your account settings configured so that you can receive direct messages and you must have be following either @XboxUK, @XboxFR, or @XboxDACH on Twitter or XboxUK, XboxFR, or XboxDACH on Facebook in order to be able to receive the direct message. If a direct message cannot be sent due to your account settings, the initial winning entrant will forfeit their prize and the Promoter will conduct a further random draw to pick an alternative winner. Winners who are successfully contacted will be asked to respond to a direct message sent to them from the local Xbox channel (UK, FR, or DACH). This direct message will request the winner’s preferred delivery address and will include a time to respond by. If the direct message is not responded to within the period listed on the winner notification messages, the winner will forfeit their prize and the Promoter will conduct a further random draw to pick an alternative winner. It is your responsibility to respond, as a winner. We will not enter into discussion beyond this point.
11. PUBLICITY AND WINNERS LIST
You hereby grant Microsoft Corporation and its affiliates the right to publish your name in online and offline worldwide media for this Prize Draw if you are a winner for a duration of one year from the end of the Entry Period. You may be also asked (and may decline) to participate in further publicity or advertising relating to the Prize Draw without remuneration, which may include the use of your name for advertising and publicity purposes. Prize winners’ names will be available for a three months period from the day of winner selection by writing to the following address: The SCORE MORE WITH XBOX PRIZE DRAW Prize Draw, Microsoft Limited, Microsoft Campus, Xbox Gaming Integrated Marketing (International) Team, Building 3, Floor 3, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire, England. RG61WG.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Promoter reserves the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw this Prize Draw and to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice. If cheating, a virus, bug, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and /or integrity of this Prize Draw, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Prize Draw. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Prize Draw, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Prize Draw. If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Prize Draw by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek compensation from you for any losses that we incur as a result of your actions to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may ban you from participating in any of our future Prize Draws, so please play fairly.
[If you are resident of Germany or France, this paragraph shall apply to the exclusion of the above paragraph: If cheating, a virus, bug, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled - provided that these events are considered as force majeure events as defined by German or French Courts - affects the fairness and /or integrity of this Prize Draw, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Prize Draw. This right is reserved whether this force majeure event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Prize Draw, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Prize Draw. If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Prize Draw by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek compensation from you for any losses that we incur as a result of your actions to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may ban you from participating in any of our future Prize Draws, so please play fairly.]
Microsoft cannot guarantee the performance of any third party and shall not be liable for any act or default by a third party. Entrants in this Prize Draw agree that Microsoft will have no liability whatsoever for (a) any injuries, losses, costs, damage or disappointment of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, misuse or use of a prize, or from participation in this Prize Draw or (b) technical, hardware or software failures, lost, faulty or unavailable network connections or difficulties of any kind that may limit or prohibit the entrant's ability to participate in the Prize Draw. The foregoing shall apply in the event your data or your entry is not received or lost by the Promoter. Nothing in this clause shall limit the Promoter’s liability in respect of death or personal injury arising out of its own negligence or arising out of fraud. The provisions of this section shall apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
[If you are resident of France, this paragraph shall apply to the exclusion of the above paragraph. Microsoft cannot guarantee the performance of any third party over which it has no control. Entrants in this Prize Draw agree that Microsoft will have no liability whatsoever for any losses, costs, damage or disappointment of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, misuse or use of a prize, or from participation in this Prize Draw as long as these losses, costs, damage or disappointment are not caused by a breach by Microsoft of its statutory or contractual obligations towards the entrant.]
[If you are resident of Germany, this paragraph shall apply to the exclusion of the above paragraph[s]. Microsoft cannot guarantee the performance of any third party and shall not be liable for any act or default by a third party. Entrants in this Prize Draw agree that Microsoft will have no liability whatsoever for (a) any injuries, losses, costs, damage or disappointment of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from acceptance, misuse or use of a prize, or from participation in this Prize Draw or (b) technical, hardware or software failures, lost, faulty or unavailable network connections or difficulties of any kind that may limit or prohibit the entrant's ability to participate in the Prize Draw, unless such injuries, losses, costs, damage or disappointment is caused by gross negligence or wilful intent of the Promoter.]
14. POSSIBLE REIMBURSEMENT
You may seek to claim reimbursement costs of your entry by posting your claim with full details of the costs of connection together with a copy of your bill to the address below, provided that you have incurred an identified cost related to you participation in this Prize Draw: MSN Xbox Competition Reimbursements, Microsoft Limited, Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1WG, United Kingdom.
Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current data protection legislation applicable in your country of residence and in the country where the data controller is located. Microsoft’s Privacy Statement located at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=123161 will apply to this Prize Draw and to all information that we receive from your entry.
Certain data relating to entrants must be provided in order to enter this Prize Draw. Refusal by entrants to provide such data shall mean that they cannot enter this Prize Draw. The data will be temporary used by Microsoft Corporation and its affiliates and by any of its representatives or employees for the purposes of conducting this Prize Draw, as set out in these Terms and Conditions. Entrants have the right to exercise their rights of access to, amendment to or deletion of their data and to oppose the processing of their data for marketing purposes by writing to: The SCORE MORE WITH XBOX PRIZE DRAW, Microsoft Limited, Microsoft Campus, Building 3, Floor 3, Thames Valley Park, Reading, Berkshire, England. RG61WG.
No correspondence will be entered into regarding either this Prize Draw or these Terms and Conditions. In the event of a dispute, the Promoter’s decision shall be final in all respects on all entrants.
If you are a resident of UK, the provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to this agreement.
17. GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions, the conduct of this Prize Draw and the interpretation and enforcement of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the entrant’s country of residence. Nothing herein shall deprive you of any more favourable terms that could apply to you under the laws of your country of residence.
Inquiries and/or complaints related to the Prize Draw can be made by visiting: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb . These Terms and Conditions can be obtained at: www.xbox.com/promotions/sweepstakes/smwx.