Terms and conditions for Career of Evil

Terms and conditions for Career of Evil

Little Brown: Robert Galbraith, ‘Career of Evil’ Promotion Terms and Conditions

1.              General

(a)           By entering the Robert Galbraith ‘Career Of Evil’ Promotion (“Promotion”) Qualifying Entrants (as defined in paragraph 2(a) below) agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) and any additional terms and conditions of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram , other social media and/or any specific application required to enter the Promotion.

(b)           No purchase is necessary to participate in the Promotion.

(c)            The Promotion is organised and promoted by Little Brown Book Group Ltd, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, EC4Y 0DZ, United Kingdom (“Little Brown”).  All questions regarding the Promotion should be directed to Little Brown.

(d)           The Promotion and these Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales. In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, or the conduct of, results of and all other matters relating to the Promotion, the decision of Little Brown shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

2.              Qualifying Entrants

(a)           To be eligible to participate in the Promotion, all participants must be a resident of Great Britain, be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and not be employees (or members of the families or households of employees) of Little Brown Book Group Ltd or any company connected with the Promotion (including any advertising agency or web company), or their affiliates or associated companies.  (“Qualifying Entrant”).  Only Qualifying Entrants may enter the Promotion.

(b)           Qualifying Entrants must be available on the 21st October 2015 in London between the hours of 11.45am – 8pm to be eligible to take advantage of their prize. They must also be able to arrange travel to London and the venue set out in section 4 (travel expenses will not be provided).

(c)            Little Brown reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants and in its sole discretion, not to award the Prize (as defined below) and/or to select an alternative winner, if Little Brown is aware or has reasonable grounds to conclude that a winner is not a Qualifying Entrant under these Terms and Conditions.

3.               Competition Entry

(a)           To enter the Promotion, Qualifying Entrants must:

(i)            Contact the following telephone number 07922 692 357 and correctly answer the question posed on the corresponding voicemail message. They must also correctly state their name and contact number as part of their response.

 (an “Entry”).

(b)           Once an Entry has successfully been received, the Qualifying Entrant will be automatically entered into the Promotion. Winners will be selected in accordance with paragraph 4[e]below.

(c)            Qualifying Entrants may enter the Promotion once only. If a Qualifying Entrant enters the Promotion more than once, only one entry will be entered into the Promotion.  The use of any software or automated process to make bulk and/or repeated entries is prohibited. Little Brown may disqualify any entry and/or Qualifying Entrant who has used any such software or automated process to enter the Promotion in breach of these Terms and Conditions or any entries via agents or other third parties.

(d)           The Promotion will open on 5th October 2015 at midday London time and close on15th October 5pm London time (“Closing Date”).  Little Brown accepts no responsibility for any entries received after the Closing Date and such entries will not be entered into the Promotion.

(e)           Little Brown does not represent, warrant or guarantee the availability or functioning of (i) any website (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) or any other computer system in its custody or control or belonging to any third party or (ii) any telecommunications systems necessary for accessing any such website, application or computer system.

(f)            Little Brown accepts no responsibility for entries lost, misdirected, damaged, unclear, incomplete or delayed or destroyed regardless of cause (including those entries incomplete due to systems failure), or for entries not received or incompletely received due to error, omission, interruption, unauthorised human intervention, failure of computer or telecommunications systems, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information or failure to capture any such information or any other cause outside its control.

(g)           Little Brown reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Qualifying Entrant and take any other action it considers necessary if, in its sole discretion, it considers a Qualifying Entrant to have (a) tampered or interfered with the entry process or the operation of this Promotion (b) acted in breach of these Terms and Conditions (c) acted other than in good faith or (d) provided any false or misleading information in the course of, or in connection with its participation in, the Promotion.

4.              Competition Judging and Prizes

(a)           The Promotion is a prize draw to win a place on a themed ‘live escape’ session in London on the 21st October 2015.  The prize includes:

·         A place on the ‘session’ for one person only. Details below:

o    A ‘session’ is an hour in length plus 15 minutes before and after for preparation and wrap up. Successful candidates will be allocated one of the following time slots: 12pm – 1pm, 2pm – 3pm or 4pm – 5pm, 6pm – 7pm or 8pm – 9pm

o    Each winner will be allocated to a team of between 3-5 people for their ‘session’.  All teams will be set the same challenge.

  • Please note change to venue. This event will now take place at 9-15 Helmsley Pl, London E8 3SB

·         A ‘goody bag’ following attendance at the ‘session’, which includes a copy of the new ‘Career Of Evil’ novel, alongside other items (still tbc):

(b)           The fastest two teams overall (throughout the day) to complete the challenge set by Hint Hunt will also win a dedicated , signed copy of the new novel from the author. The winner is responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs including passport, visa and driving requirements if needed.

(c)            Travel costs include but are not limited to tickets, insurance, car parking, transfers,  and fuel. Accommodation, food and other expenses are not included in the prize.

(d)           Prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.

(e)           The Promotion prize draw will take place in Great Britain on October 16th 2015.  25 winners will be selected at random from correct eligible Entries and the judge’s decision is final.

(f)            Little Brown shall, within 24 hours of selection of the winner, notify the winner via the phone number used to enter the Promotion. To claim the applicable prize, the winner must, within one (1) day of receiving such notification from Little Brown, respond to this notification post and at the same time provide written evidence of their residency and age,.  Such evidence would usually be provided in the form of a copy passport and recent utility bill or driving licence.

(g)           Little Brown will make reasonable efforts to contact the winner.  If the winner cannot be contacted within 24 hours of selection, fails to respond within the timeframe stated above or is considered by Little Brown not to comply with these Terms and Conditions (including the eligibility requirements in paragraph 2), Little Brown reserves the right to offer the prize to an alternative winner selected through another prize draw of remaining eligible Entries in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

(h)           Prizes are awarded at Little Brown’s sole discretion and Little Brown reserves the right not to award any prize to any Qualifying Entrant if in its sole discretion Little Brown determines that such Qualifying Entrant has breached these Terms and Conditions or has otherwise behaved inappropriately.

5.              Publicity and Data Protection

(a)           By entering the Promotion, Qualifying Entrants consent to and authorise the use, without compensation  of their name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information and any and all information submitted as part of their entry, statements or testimonials for advertising, publicity and all other purposes, worldwide in all forms of media whether now known or developed in future, without limit of period.

(b)           By entering the Promotion, Qualifying Entrants agree to participate and/or appear in such publicity, marketing and/or promotional materials and events as Little Brown may arrange, create or select and to Little Brown use and reproduction of the same in advertising, publicity and all other purposes as described in paragraph 5(a).

(c)            Qualifying Entrant’s contact details submitted upon entry to the Promotion and any other personal information received by Little Brown will be used by Little Brown and its affiliates and associated companies or agents to administer the Promotion and notify the winner and will be used solely in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and Little Brown’s privacy policy at