Young Friends Christmas card competition

Terms and conditions

’promoter’ British Museum Company Limited

  1. Entrants to the competition must be Young Friends aged 8 – 15 years and to be eligible for submission must be accompanied by a consent form signed by the Parent/Guardian.
  2. There is no charge for entry into the competition.
  3. Only one entry per child will be eligible for submission to the competition.
  4. Entries must be received by 17.00 on Monday 14 January 2013. Winners will be announced by Friday 18 January 2013 and will be notified by telephone, post or email.
  5. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges which will include the British Museum Company Buying Manager and the Buyer for Christmas Cards, the Head of the British Museum Friends and the British Museum Friends Coordinator. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  6. The first prize winner’s entry will feature as a Christmas card, along with their name and a caption about the work, which will be sold to the public in the British Museum shop and British Museum Shop online. The winner will receive four packs of  Christmas cards (selling units of multiple cards) incorporating their entries within the design of the cards, and a £20 gift voucher to spend in the British Museum shops.
  7. The second prize winner will receive a £10 gift voucher to spend in the British Museum shops.
  8. The judges’ selection of winning and other entries will be published on the Young Friends website britishmuseum.org/membership/youngfriends
  9. Entries must be the entrant’s own, original work. We reserve the right to exclude any image.
  10. Entries must not previously have been offered for sale or published in any media.
  11. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude any Entry and withhold prizes for violating any of these General Rules and the Terms and Conditions and Terms of Use. Promoter reserves the right to amend these General Rules. Any amendments will be published on the Website.
  12. Entries submitted to this competition shall upon receipt transfer to become the property of British Museum Friends and British Museum Company and shall not be returned to entrants. Entrants absolutely and freely assign the whole of their rights and interests in their entries (including all copyright and rights in the nature of copyright in their entries) to British Museum Friends and British Museum Company and unreservedly assent to British Museum Friends and British Museum Company freely reproducing their entries in the future without cost or attribution.
  13. Entrants waive all so-called moral rights in their Entries.
  14. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, British Museum Friends and British Museum Company reserves the right to (a) substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value; and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the competition without notice.
  15. British Museum Friends and British Museum Company will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition. By entering this competition all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by British Museum Friends and British Museum Company for the purposes of the administration of this competition and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
  16. The competition will be governed by English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

The British Museum Company Limited of 38 Russell Square, London, WC1B 3QQ a company limited by shares and registered in England (no. 1079888) and a charity exempt from registration with the Charity Commission by virtue of section 22 and paragraph 28 of  schedule 3 Charities Act 2011.