MEL PICBASIC Forum - Competition rules

  • General Competition rules

    Competitions are subject to the privacy policy and website terms and conditions of, owned and controlled by Crownhill Associates Limited (“Crownhill”).
    The following rules shall apply, together with any instructions or rules specific to any current competition. By entering any of the community run competitions, you are deemed to have accepted the following:
    • Competitions are open to all website users, except for the associated Administrators, Moderators, Crownhill and associated company employees and their relatives, and anyone professionally connected with the prize offered in any competition. Crownhill reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.
    • By taking part in the competition, you warrant that all information submitted is true, current and complete at the time of submission. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your details and e-mail address are accurate, and that competition adjudicator is informed of any changes to these. No responsibility will be accepted for any changes which are not properly notified from the time of submission of your entry to the time of notification that the prize has been awarded.
    • All entries must be free of copyright and patent restrictions. All entries must bear a declaration that they are subject to COMMON DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION LICENSE (CDDL) Version 1.0
    • By entering the competition, you assign , to Crownhill, absolutely the right to publish and feature your entry on the website, under the relevant community managed section
    • The Moderators reserve the right to disqualify your entry if it is incomplete or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that you have breached any of these rules.
    • Prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.
    • The moderators reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.
    • All taxes, insurances, transfers and other expenses resulting from the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated.
    • Failure to claim a prize within the time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternative winner.
    • The moderators reserve the right to alter, amend or close the competition as necessary.
    • In the case of any disputes regarding these rules, or the rules or instructions of a specific competition, the decision of the adjudicator will be final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into
    • Community competitions are not run by or controlled by Crownhill Associates Limited, its directors or employees.
    • Neither Crownhill nor the Promoters or any of the Moderators or any of Crownhill's employees, directors, partners, members, trustees, beneficiaries, agents, consultants, sub-contractors, sponsors, affiliates, holding or subsidiary companies accept any liability, to the fullest extent allowed in law, whatsoever for:
    • Any oversight, ambiguity, error or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, which may have been committed in the course of running the competition and the awarding of the prize(s).
    • Circumstances beyond their control, such as disruptions in communication systems and internet connectivity or viruses or any other corruption of any delivery system. This list is not exhaustive and shall extend to any other condition or incident that may cause any potential entrant in the competition not being able to enter
    • Lost, late, delayed, misdirected, unintelligible on incomplete entries
    Full liability and risk passes to the winner of the competition on delivery or use of the prize, whichever date occurs first.

    The competition and these rules are governed by English Law.