Last updated 01 May 2020
These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity ("you") and the RAF Benevolent Fund ("we," "us" or "our"), concerning your entry to the RAF Benevolent Fund's Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Audio Drama competition.
You agree that by submitting your entry, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with all of these Terms and Conditions, then you are expressly prohibited from submitting an entry and you must discontinue any current application immediately.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the "Last updated" date of these Terms and Conditions, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change.
It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms and Conditions to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms and Conditions by your continued participation in the competition process after the date such revised Terms and Conditions are posted.
The information provided on these Terms and Conditions is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.
Accordingly, those persons who choose to access and submit an entry from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
General Terms & Conditions
The promoter is: RAF Benevolent Fund whose registered office is at 67 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1AR.
- The competition is open to UK and EU/EEA residents aged 16 years or over except employees of the RAF Benevolent Fund and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
Entrants under the age of 18 must insert contact details of a parent or guardian when entering.
The RAF Benevolent Fund may ask competition winners for proof of UK or EU/EEA residency and if a competition winner is unable to prove their residency to the RAF Benevolent Fund’s satisfaction (i.e. prove that they will be physically present in the UK or EU/EEA during the audio drama production process), the RAF Benevolent Fund reserves the right to select an alternative winner.
- Entrants under the age of 18 must insert contact details of a parent or guardian when entering.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund's decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
- By entering the competition entrants accept these terms and conditions which may be mentioned in any electronic messages, or on the website, or communicated to entrants in any other way (“competition information”). The most recent and up to date information shall prevail in the event of there being any inconsistency between these competition terms and conditions and any competition information.
- Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via rafbf.org/battle-of-britain/80th-anniversary-audio-drama-competition.
- A maximum of three entries will be accepted per person. A candidate who exceeds the number of entries may or may not be disqualified, yet all entries received after the third entry (not including) will not be entered into.
- Closing date for entry will be 31 May 2020. After this date no further entries into the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
Rules of the competition
- The entrant’s play can be written in the past or in the present day.
- Real-life individuals are not permitted to be characters, but they can be used for inspirations and their names must be changed.
- By submitting their script, entrants therefore confirm that they are happy for their scripts to be edited by the RAF Benevolent, the competitions judges or any other third party instructed by the RAF Benevolent Fud to do so.
- We estimate the bonus episode will last between 10 - 25 minutes.
- By submitting a script, candidates agree to publicity before, during and after the production of the drama.
- Once an entry has been submitted, the RAF Benevolent Fund will own the copyrights of the script and subsequently of any and all elements used in the production of the audio drama. By submitting an entry, entrants confirm they give full copyright ownership of the work they submitted to the RAF Benevolent Fund if their script is voted as the winner.
- The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
- The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
- The prize is as follows: the winner will see their script turned into an audio drama for the bonus episode of the RAF Benevolent Fund’s podcast ‘All Stations’ (season two). The prize is as stated, and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
- Winner(s) will be chosen by an independent adjudicator or panel of judges appointed by the Promoter by 30 June 2020.
- Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, inaudible, incomprehensible, or not received by the RAF Benevolent Fund will be void.
- In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of the entry or any answers given by entrants (if applicable), or the operation of any part of the competition (in the case of postal entries, a postal strike for example), network or phone system, the decision of the RAF Benevolent Fund shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
- The winner will be notified by email and/or phone and/or letter within 21 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted within 48 hours of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
- The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund will not be liable to reimburse expenses incurred in making an entry in any competition.
- By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating their agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
- By entering the competition entrants warrant that all information submitted by them is true, current, and complete. Entrants also warrant that they are the copyright owners of any copyright works submitted, e.g. scripts and drawings, and the RAF Benevolent Fund’s use of such works (which you will permit) will not infringe the rights of any third party.
- The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
- The winner agrees to the use of their name and image 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.
- The winner's name will be available within 28 days after the closing date in our website: rafbf.org/battle-of-britain.
- Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
The RAF Benevolent Fund 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. The RAF Benevolent Fund also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.
Data Protection and Publicity
- The RAF Benevolent Fund (or any third party nominated by the RAF Benevolent Fund) may exercise its sole discretion to use the winner’s (and (if applicable) their companion’s) name, surname, address, and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.
- Information, data and contact details ("personal data") which is provided by entrants when they enter will be held and used by the RAF Benevolent Fund and their suppliers and contractors in order to administer the competition. Aggregate, non-personal data may also be used for the purpose of undertaking market research or in facilitating reviews, developments and improvements to relevant services.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, any successor legislation or other applicable law.
- Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit the RAF Benevolent Fund's liability for death or personal injury caused by their staff or supplier's negligence or for fraud. Subject to this, the RAF Benevolent Fund 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.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the competition.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund cannot promise that the services relating to the competition will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
- The RAF Benevolent Fund will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the competition is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.
- In the event that any entrant does not, or is unable to, comply with and meet these terms and conditions and the competition information, The RAF Benevolent Fund shall be entitled at its sole discretion to disqualify such entrant, without any further liability to such entrant. In these circumstances, any prize(s) won by the entrant may be forfeited and the RAF Benevolent Fund reserves the right to reclaim any prize(s) already distributed to the entrant. Any entrant must comply with any directions given to them by the RAF Benevolent Fund including but not limited to any and all relevant laws, rules and applicable regulatory codes.
- The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
- Please note that calls may be recorded to ensure that competition entries are captured, for staff training and quality control purposes.
- The promoter of the competition is the RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, Marylebone, London. W1B 1AR.
These terms and conditions were last updated on 01 May 2020.