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Simple Terms And Conditions For Prize Draw Competitions (UK)

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Genie Team
Genie Team
Oct, 10 2023

When to use this template

This legal template is designed to outline the terms and conditions for prize draw competitions operating within the United Kingdom, in accordance with UK law.

The document provides a clear and concise set of rules and regulations for participants to follow when entering the competition and for the organizer to adhere to when conducting the draw. It covers various aspects such as eligibility criteria, entry methods, start and end dates, prize details, winner selection and notification processes, as well as any additional terms specific to the competition.

By utilizing this template, participants can gain a comprehensive understanding of their rights and responsibilities, while the organizer can ensure compliance with relevant laws and maintain transparency throughout the competition.

Key issues covered in this template

  • Claiming prize
  • Entry method and restrictions
  • Final decision
  • Prize draw
  • Prize fulfilment
  • Promoter's right
  • Random draw
  • Technical issues
  • Terms and conditions
  • N/A

What to watch out for

  • The prize draw or sweepstake is only open to residents of the UK

  • The prize draw or sweepstake is not open to employees of the company running the prize draw or sweepstake

  • The prize draw or sweepstake is only open to people over the age of 18

  • The prize draw or sweepstake will run from [start date] to [end date]

  • The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries

  • The winner will be notified by email or phone within 7 days of the prize draw or sweepstake closing

  • The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered

  • Free prize draws are exempt from the Gambling Act 2005 statutory regulatory control. Promoters should be aware, nevertheless, that if a fee is necessary to participate in a prize draw or to claim a reward, the prize draw will be considered a lottery under the Gambling Act 2005 and will need the proper licence from the Gambling Commission to be carried out legally.

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The Genie Team consists of lawyers and paralegals. Our aim is to open source the law and provide high quality, regularly reviewed legal documents.

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Business categories

Business activities

Relevant sectors

Media

Relevant company sizes

1 - 3

20 - 49

250 - 999

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50 - 249

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Governing law

England and Wales

Language

English UK

Gender neutral

Yes