When we think about views from our home, we might picture rolling hills, stunning skylines and dramatic coastlines. But here at Swift Direct Blinds, we know there are some views that are not quite as special: wheelie bins, brick walls, scrap yards (to name a few).
We want to see if YOU think you’ve got the worst view in Britain from your home. Simply share a photo of the view from your home in the comments below this Facebook post and we’ll give a set of blinds worth £500 to the best entry. Competition closes at midnight on Monday 25 February and the winner will be announced shortly after.
Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions apply to the Swift Direct Blinds Room With A View competition ("Competition") run by Swift Direct Blinds Limited registered at 177, Lockwood Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 3TG ("Company"), and by entering yourself into the competition, You will be deemed to have read and accepted these terms and agree to be bound by them. If You do not agree with the terms of the Competition you will not be entered.
1. Participants qualifying criteria
1.1 You must be:
1.1.1 Resident in the United Kingdom
1.1.2 Over the age of 18 – if you are under 18, you must have permission from a parent or guardian
1.2 You will not be permitted to participate in the competition if you are an employee of the Company, their families or anyone else who is related or associated with this competition or its operators.
2. Participants Obligations
2.1 You are required to take an image of your view by the entrant (“Content”)
2.2 You must then use Facebook or Twitter to upload your image. You are solely responsible for Internet connectivity, software and/or hardware that may be required in order to create and/or submit any entry.
2.3 You may not submit on another individual’s behalf. Agency and third party submissions will not be accepted.
2.4 You must upload your image by 11:59pm on Monday 25 February.
2.5 Your Content must not include any of the following:
2.4.1 Pornography, adult-oriented Content or any other sexually-explicit material;
2.4.2 Explicit language or content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities;
2.4.3 Content which infringes Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR” meaning means all copyright, choreography, design and other intellectual property rights howsoever arising and in whatever media, whether or not registered including, without limitation, patents, trademarks, service marks, database rights, trade names, logos, rights in designs and any applications for the protection or registration of these rights and all renewals and extensions thereof throughout the world and all know-how, goodwill, confidential information and all other intellectual property rights or forms of protection of a similar nature or having equivalent or similar effect to any of these which may subsist anywhere in the world, for their full term and any extension or renewal thereof) or laws;
2.4.4 Content which is defamatory or maliciously false;
2.4.5 Content which brings or is likely to bring the Company or its website into disrepute;
2.4.6 Material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis;
2.4.7 Content owned by any party other than the entrant or the Company;
2.4.8 Material that is unlawful, or which may constitute a criminal offence including (without limitation) the Communications Act 2003, Malicious Communications Act 1988 or any other legislation in force during the competition;
2.4.9 Content which has been manipulated in a way beyond the abilities of the Instagram app.
Any entry which does not comply with these Content restrictions, in the sole discretion of the Company, will be disqualified from the competition.
3. Competition Prize
3.1 The winner or, where applicable and decided at the Company’s discretion, joint winners of the Competition will be required to submit their full name, age and location.
3.2 The prize consists a set of made to measure blinds to the value of £500 provided by The Company the process for which will be determined after the announcement and contacting the winner.
3.3 The company reserves the right to substitute the prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. The winners are fully responsible for any and all applicable taxes in respect of the prize (including, where appropriate, import duty). All costs and expenses associated with receipt of the prize and any use not specified in these Terms and Conditions as being provided including, but not limited to, any and all expenses incurred by accepting the prize, are the sole responsibility of the winners.
3.4 By entering into the competition, the winner agrees to participate in publicity following the Competition, should it be required or requested at any time. This may include use of their name and image in online and offline publicity, communications, and in any other media outlets worldwide without any fee being paid.
4. Applicants Content
4.1 By entering the Competition and submitting your entry, You:
4.1.1 confirm that your entry is your own original copyright work (as defined by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) and that You have the express permission of all individuals, content and materials embodied or featured in the entry to submit it for the Competition;
4.1.2 Agrees that on submission of your Content that You hereby absolutely and irrevocably assign to the Company, as legal and beneficial owner with full title guarantee, all IPR existing in the Content by way of a present assignment of future rights, all copyright and other IPR created at any future time (and capable of being assigned by way of a present assignment) in the Content and waive (or has procured the waiver of any moral rights) all moral rights in the Content;
4.1.3 The Company the perpetual and unlimited right to use, license, edit, modify, duplicate and/or create derivative works from your entry throughout the world and in perpetuity, including, but not limited to, the right for the Company to publish, display, broadcast, distribute, reproduce, perform, create derivative works from and otherwise use the entry via the internet or any other interactive media, on television, in print and/or any other media currently existing and hereafter developed and without limitation and without further payment or compensation to You following the delivery of the prize, or your heirs and successors
188.8.131.52 on its own or as part of any audio-visual or other production;
184.108.40.206 to advertise any of the Company’s products;
220.127.116.11 for any other purpose whatsoever at any time specified by the Company.
4.1.4 Any works showcased on the Company’s website or any other website that the Company permits to showcase the Content may be credited to those you should you grant the Company permission to reference You.
5. Company obligations
5.1 The winner will be determined by Swift Direct Blinds. The winner will be notified by the Company to confirm they have won the Competition. The decision of the Company is final, and no correspondence will be entered into after the decision.
5.2 Any Personal Data (defined in accordance with s.1(1) of the Data Protection Act 1998) provided by You will be stored by the Company for no longer than 14 days from the Completion Date of the Competition. Your Personal Data will only be shared with parties who are directly involved in the running of this Competition and will not be passed onto any other third parties without your prior notification.
5.3 The Company reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants and to disqualify anyone who submits an entry that is in breach of the rules, or those that do not comply with Content restrictions.
5.4 The Company will take no responsibility for any loss of Content and proof of transmissions will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
6. Limitation of Liability
6.1 Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prize impossible due to reasons beyond the control of the company and accordingly the company may at its absolute discretion vary, amend or cancel the competition without notice (in particular if it or the website on which the competition is operated is affected by any denial-of-service attacks, viruses, hacking or any other technologically-harmful material or act) and the entrant agrees that no liability will attach to the company as a result thereof.
6.2 To the extent permitted by law, the company and its agents and representatives hereby expressly exclude any liability whether in contract, tort, criminal law, breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage, injury or disappointment (including without limitation any pure economic loss) suffered or incurred by any entrant, winner or any third party whether foreseeable or not in connection with:
6.2.1 any act or omission of the company in developing, planning and administering the competition;
6.2.2 any entry or attempted entry into the competition.
6.3 The company will not be liable for any inability of any person to enter the competition because of any unavailability of such page, failures in computer systems or networks, other malfunctions, or for any other reason.
6.4 The company will not be liable for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or lines, computer 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 or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any damage to the entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials relating to this competition.
6.5 All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law are expressly excluded from these Terms.
6.6 Nothing in these Terms will exclude or limit the company's liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
7.1 If any provision of these terms (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other competent authority to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in force. If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision will apply with whatever modification is necessary to give effect to the commercial intention of the parties.
7.2 No failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under these terms or by law or any abandonment of any such right or remedy will constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor will it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy will preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
7.3 These terms and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with them will be governed and construed in accordance with English law. The courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or matter of difference which may arise out of or in connection with these terms.