Prize Redemption detail
Winners will be sent a code through their Xcite Africa e-mail which they will print out and bring along with any form of valid identification (National Identity Card, International Passport or Birth Certificate) to Plot 1646, Oko Awo Street, Lagos, Nigeria, to redeem their prizes.
EbonyLife Xcite Website Competition General Terms & Conditions 1. THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1 These terms and conditions are the overarching general terms and conditions that apply to the EbonyLife xcite Promo. We refer to our competition as the “Competition” in these General Terms.
1.2 We may change these General Terms at any time. You should check our website regularly for any changes which will apply from the date that they are uploaded.
1.3 By entering our Competition you agree that you will be legally bound by these General Terms and also any applicable Specific Terms.
2. IDENTITY OF THE PROMOTER OF THE COMPETITION
2.1 The “promoter” of a Competition is the person who is legally responsible for operating it. Unless any Specific Terms tell you otherwise, the promoter of the EbonyLife Xcite Website Competition will be Media and Entertainment City Africa, or otherwise known as MEC AFRICA (“the Promoter”).
2.2 MEC AFRICA is Nigeria’s, and Africa’s, first and only Media and Entertainment city. MEC AFRICA is designed to meet the needs of the Media and the Entertainment industry across the continent for TV, Film and Music, Post production and Animation services; building the next generation of filmmakers, hosting of live events that include Film, Music and Fashion Festivals. In addition and perhaps most importantly, MEC Africa is the stable of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s First Global Black Entertainment Channel. You can mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concern in relation to the Competition.
3. ELIGIBILITY RULES FOR OUR COMPETITION
3.1 Entrants agree and acknowledge that they are aged 18 or above and fully understand the terms and conditions therein this reference and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to require evidence or confirmation from entrants before awarding prizes.
3.2 Other eligibility requirements include valid passports, driving licenses, good physical health and so on.
3.3 It will be our sole decision as to whether any eligibility requirement has or has not been met and we may require evidence or confirmation from entrants before awarding prizes.
3.4 Employees of the Promoter and their immediate families may not enter any Competition: neither may the employees of any third party sponsors, prize providers or their immediate families.
4. ENTRY AND ENTRY METHODS
4.1 If a contestant or winner cannot be contacted by us we reserve the right to disqualify that person and to select a replacement contestant or winner (whichever is applicable).
4.2 Automated Entry: The use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits any person to enter any Competition repeatedly is prohibited.
4.3 Names: Entrants must enter Competitions using their legal name once only. We reserve the right to disqualify any entrant who uses multiple names and to require them to return any prize they may have won.
4.4 Multiple Entries. Unless otherwise permitted pursuant to our Terms and Conditions, no person may enter any Competition more than once and persons may not enter or participate as part of a syndicate or on behalf of any other person, syndicate, group, society or company.
4.5 Retrospective Effect. Where an entrant or prize winner has been found to be in breach of any of the terms and conditions of a Competition and in particular where a person is in breach of the entry restrictions set out in rules above, we may nevertheless still enforce our right to disqualify that person and require the return or reimbursement to us of any prize even where a prize has been awarded and/or actually provided to the entrant or prize winner in question.
5.1 MEC AFRICA reserves in all cases the right to replace the stated prizes with prizes that we consider to be of broadly equivalent value. We offer no cash alternative for non-cash prizes and prize winners must accept prizes in the form offered.
5.2 All prize winners will be notified that they have won a prize within twenty eight (28) days of the closing date of the Competition via at least one of the following methods:
(a) Radio Announcement; (b) By telephone; (c) By e-mail.
5.3 We reserve the right to request proof of a prize winner’s identity in the form of a passport or driver’s licence and proof of address in the form of a utility bill. In the event that a prize winner cannot provide us with proof of identity reasonably acceptable to us, we may withdraw the prize and select another prize winner.
5.4 All prizes are subject to availability, non transferable and non exchangeable. Where prizes consist of entry tickets, attendance at events, holidays and similar time-specific benefits, they must be taken on the dates specified by us. If a prize winner does not take any element of a prize at the time stipulated by us (or any relevant third party prize provider) then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winner. No cash will be awarded in lieu of that prize or part of it.
5.5 Any tax payable as a result of a prize being awarded or received will be the responsibility of the winner. Winners should seek independent financial advice prior to accepting a prize if this is a concern.
5.6 We make no representation or warranty in relation to prizes provided and to the fullest extent permitted by law we shall have no liability to you in relation to any prize, its fitness for purposes, merchantability or otherwise. We reserve the right to disqualify entrants from entering our Competitions or prize winners from receiving their prizes where any such person engages in unsafe, illegal, unsociable or inappropriate behaviour.
5.7 No additional, further or other costs or expenses are included in any prize unless stated. For example, the costs of transport to and from a venue or an event are not included and any accommodation prize includes basic room charge only.
5.8 Third party suppliers of prizes may also often stipulate their own terms, conditions or restrictions and all prize winners agree to be bound by these. MEC AFRICA shall have no liability in relation to any prize provided by a third party provider.
6. HOLIDAY PRIZES
6.1 Because of their complexity, we have certain special terms that apply to holiday prizes. Where holiday prizes include a place for a travelling companion (i.e. a holiday for the prize winner plus guest) then these terms also apply to those persons.
6.2 Unless otherwise stated, insurance is not provided as part of any holiday prize. It will be each prize winner’s and (if applicable) their travelling companion’s responsibility to take out at their own cost all relevant insurance (including but not limited to health and travel insurance, insurance for theft, loss and damage to property) which may be required or prudent to be taken. All insurance, unless otherwise stated, are costs for the prize winner and are not provided as part of any holiday prize.
6.3 Unless otherwise stated, holiday prizes do not include airport departure or government taxes. These must be paid by the prize winner and, or, any travelling companion.
6.4 The prize winner must have and maintain a valid passport with expiry date no less than six (6) months following the proposed dates of travel or such other duration as may be required by any relevant regulation. Passports and their holders must not be subject to any restrictions on their rights to travel to and from the applicable country or countries. Passport control and in-country authorities may reserve the right to refuse entry to prize winners. We shall not be responsible for ensuring your ability to travel to your holiday destination nor for any additional costs incurred should you be refused entry.
6.5 Unless otherwise stated, all holiday prizes must be taken within six (6) months of the closing date of the Competition or the prize will lapse. Holiday prizes are also usually subject to terms and conditions required by the provider which will apply to the prize winner.
6.6 It is the responsibility of the prize winner and any travelling companions (if applicable) to check any travel advisories issued by the Government and determine whether they wish to accept the risk of travelling to the holiday destination. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by any prize winner and their travelling companions (if applicable) arising out of their failure to follow any travel advisories issued by the Government.
6.7 The prize winner and their travelling companions (if applicable) must comply with and are responsible for obtaining any inoculation and health regulations required by any holiday prize destination country.
6.8 MEC AFRICA will not be liable or responsible for any loss or damage suffered by any prize winner or their travelling companion (if applicable) should any prize winner or their travelling companion (if applicable) not redeem a holiday prize as a result of any Government travel warning or advisory applicable to the destination country and/or countries or for any other failure on their part to travel. In particular, MEC AFRICA shall have no obligation to substitute any alternative prize, cash equivalent or other compensation where a prize winner and/or their travelling companion (if applicable) fail to redeem a holiday prize for any reason.
6.9 Prize winners and their travelling companions (if applicable) must comply with the terms and limitations of airlines, other transport providers, and the venues involved in the provision of any holiday prize, including any insurance policy relating to the holiday. In particular, entrants must comply with all health and safety guidelines and instructions and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
6.10 Where the United States of America is a holiday prize destination, the prize winner will be required to apply for an Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA). Applications must be submitted no later than three (3) days prior to the departure date. Should this form not be lodged by both the winner and within this time, they will be ineligible to enter the United States of America and will therefore forfeit their holiday prize.
7. EVENTS PRIZES
7.1 Where the prize for our Competition involves the winner’s attendance at (or tickets to) an event, the prize winner acknowledges that we are not liable or responsible if any part of the event is cancelled, varied or rescheduled for any reason. If this means that the winner (and/or any accompanying guests) cannot attend the relevant event, we shall be under no obligation to provide any cash or alternative tickets.
7.2 Where prizes comprise or include “meet and greet” elements with celebrities, the prize may be subject to the availability of the celebrity in question and we will have no liability for any inability or failure of any prize winner to attend any “meet and greet” session offered on any date nor will we offer any alternative prize or cash alternative or compensation for such failure.
8. UNCLAIMED PRIZES
8.1 All prizes must be claimed within twenty-one (21) days of our notification of winning unless otherwise stated.
8.2 We reserve the right to award prizes unclaimed after this period to alternative prize winners or not to award them at all.
8.3 If you call to claim a prize from a “withheld number” line you must provide us with your contact details: otherwise we may be unable to contact you and you may as a result forfeit your prize.
9 PUBLICITY AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
9.2 Should an entrant be required to submit a third party’s personal information as a part of entry into or participation in our Competition, each entrant must ensure that any other person whose details have been provided by the entrant to us has given or will give their consent for their details to be provided to us and to be contacted by us in relation to the relevant Competition.
9.3 It is a condition of your entry to our Competition that we have the right to publicize, broadcast and communicate to our partners or Third Parties the details of entrants to our Competition for the running of the Competition and matters incidental to the Competition.
9.4 In particular, entrants consent to their entries to our Competition being communicated to the public on our website/s.
9.5 All entrants and particularly prize winners, may be required by us to participate in photo, recording, video and/or film session(s). In this regard you agree that we shall have the right to use all the resulting publicity materials in any medium (including, without limitation, the internet) and in any manner we see fit, unless you advise us at the time of entering the Competition that you wish to retain your anonymity. If you elect for anonymity, we may not be able to include you in certain parts of the Competition.
9.6 Entrants also acknowledge that publicity materials featuring them may be provided to our third party prize providers for the purposes of promoting their association with the Competition and awarding the relevant prizes.
9.7 No fees shall be payable to any entrant in relation to their entry in any Competition.
10 PHOTOGRAPHS AND VIDEOS
10.1 Should our Competition require entrants to submit a photograph or video clip, as a part of entry into or participation and used in the Competition (collectively, “Photograph”): (a) entrants warrant that they are the person in the Photograph or have prior approval from the person in the Photograph that it may be submitted as part of their entry; (b) entrants agree that we have the right to publish and communicate to the public the Photographs in any media including, but not limited to, online, at all times without restriction or limitation throughout the world and not only for the purposes of the Competition; (c) entrants acknowledge that we may edit the Photographs in our sole discretion; (d) entrants agree that we have the right to use entrants’ names, likenesses and other personal information in conjunction with the Photographs; (e) entrants agree not to bring against us any actions, suits, claims and demands in respect of defamation or any infringement or violation of any personal and/or property rights of any sort from our use of their Photographs; (f) entrants unconditionally waive their right to seek or obtain an injunction to prevent or restrict our use of the Photographs; and (g) entrants agree that they are aged 18 and above and fully understand the terms and conditions therein this reference.
11.1 Where any prize is awarded via a prize draw, prize winners will be chosen at random from all qualifying entries within twenty eight (28) days of the Competition closing date.
11.2 If we become aware that the same person has been selected as a prize winner more than once, we will draw another name.
12.1 By entering our Competitions all entrants:
(a) assign to us all rights (including present and future copyright) in their entry and their publicity materials in all media (including, without limitation, the internet) and whether in existence now or created in the future;
(b) agree not to assert any moral rights in respect of their entry and the publicity materials (wherever and whenever such rights are recognised) against the Promoter, its assigns, licensees and successors in title;
(c) undertake to us that their entry is not in breach of any third party intellectual property rights and will not contain anything, which is defamatory, indecent, harassing or threatening and that they will indemnify us for any loss, damage or liability arising should this turn out not to be true. If relevant, we reserve the right, but not the obligation (and without limiting entrants’ warranty and indemnity as set out above), to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by the entrant and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same;
(d) Confirm that they have the right, power and authority to grant the rights set out above and that they have obtained all consents and permissions necessary to grant us the same.
13 TAMPERING AND OTHER MATTERS
13.1 If for any reason any Competition is not capable of running as planned as a result of any (including but not limited to) technical failures, unauthorised intervention, computer virus, mobile network failure, tampering, fraud or any other causes beyond our control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competition, we reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and/or any draw/s or judging related to the Competition and/or to disqualify any individual who (whether directly or indirectly) causes (or has caused) the problem.
14 LEAVE FOR PARTICIPATION
Obtaining time off work and/or study or related activities to participate in our Competition and/or take a prize will be the sole and absolute responsibility of each contestant.
15 TERMINATION OF COMPETITION
MEC AFRICA may vary the terms of, or terminate, a Competition at any time at its absolute discretion without liability to any contestant or other person. MEC AFRICA will not award the prize if the Competition is terminated.
16 DECISIONS FINAL
16.1 All our decisions relating to the Competition and/or redemption of the prizes are final. No discussions or correspondence with entrants or any other person will be entered into.
16.2 Tiebreakers, disputes, conflicts, questions or concerns will be managed by us and, if required by law, by an independent adjudicator.
16.3 Where our Competition involves voting, the accuracy of the pooled results received and published by us will be deemed to be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
17 FAILURE TO ENFORCE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
A failure by us to enforce any one of the terms and conditions in any instance(s) will not give rise to any claim or right of action by any entrant or prize winner, nor shall it be deemed to be a waiver of any of our rights in relation to the same.
18 EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY
18.1 Except as specifically set out herein and to the maximum extent permitted by law, all conditions, warranties and representations expressed or implied by law are hereby excluded.
18.2 To the fullest extent permitted by law, we hereby exclude and shall not have any liability to any entrant or prize winner in connection with or arising out of our Competition howsoever caused, including for any costs, expenses, forfeited prizes, damages and other liabilities, provided that nothing herein shall operate so as to limit or exclude our liability for personal injury or death caused by our negligence. For the avoidance of doubt, this paragraph shall also apply in respect of any prize provided by a third party provider.
18.3 In the event that any provision of these Terms are held to be illegal, invalid, void or otherwise unenforceable, it shall be severed from the remaining provisions which shall continue in full force and effect.
These Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of Nigeria.