1. Who can enter: The competition is open to residents aged 16 and over of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland, except for employees of Specsavers, Kidscape and NCBI, their families or anyone professionally associated with the competition.
2. How to enter: To enter the competition, entrants must fully complete the online entry form and include a recent photograph of themselves wearing glasses and submit to Specsavers. Entries can be submitted via the Spectacle Wearer of the Year website (being specsavers.co.uk/loveglassescomp or loveglasses.specsavers.co.uk for all entrants from the UK, Channels Islands or Isle of Man, or specsavers.ie/loveglassescomp or loveglasses.specsavers.ie for entrants from the Republic of Ireland) or Specsavers’ Facebook page (being facebook.com/specsavers for all entrants from the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man or facebook.com/specsaversireland for all entrants from the Republic of Ireland), and will only be included in the competition if received by Specsavers after 00.00am on 1 April 2019 and before 11.59pm on 30 June 2019 (the “Entry Period”). Specsavers accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, corrupted or not received for any reason. Late or inappropriate entries will not be accepted. Proof of transmission will not be proof of receipt. Only one entry per person. No purchase is required.
3. Consent: By entering the competition:
3.1. all entrants give their consent to their names being placed on a list of winners and being made available in accordance with clause 6.5.
3.2. all entrants give their consent for their entries and names to be placed on Specsavers’ social media, including but not limited to its Facebook page.
4. How the competition works:
4.1. First Round: all entries accepted and received by Specsavers during the Entry Period will be screened and a judging panel will shortlist 100 entrants, based on a number of criteria, including their appearance in glasses, prior to 26 July 2019 (the “Shortlisted Entrants”).
4.2. Second Round: the Shortlisted Entrants will be invited to attend a Specsavers store for a photocall at a time and date of Specsavers’ choosing (the “Regional Finals”). From the Shortlisted Entrants, the judging panel will select seven finalists to progress to the Third Round based on a number of criteria, including their general performance at the photocall, such selection to be made on or before 13 September 2019 (the “Finalists”).
4.3. Social Media Round: Specsavers shall pick four entrants that were not selected as a Shortlisted Entrant for the Regional Finals in accordance with clauses 4.1 and 4.2 above, to enter into a competition on Specsavers’ Instagram page (the “Social Media Competition”). The Social Media Competition will run from 12:00 on 11 September 2019 until 12:00 on 12 September 2019. The entrant of the Social Media Competition with the most votes on their photograph at the end of the Social Media Competition will win the Social Media Competition and go through to the Third Round (the “Social Medial Finalist”).
4.4. Third Round: the Finalists (including the Social Media Finalist) will be invited to attend the Spectacle Wearer of the Year Awards 2019 (the “Awards”) in London on 8 October 2019 and will need to be available on that day and the day before the Awards (7th October 2019) in London to take part in preparations. At the Awards a final winner from the Finalists (including the Social Media Finalist) will be chosen by a panel of judges, based on a number of criteria, including having a strong overall marketability, their appearance in glasses and general performance, to be crowned the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2019 (the “Overall Winner).
The Overall Winner wins £10,000 and a £1,000 Specsavers’ eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man* (if resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) or €12,000 and a €1,000 eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the Republic of Ireland* (if resident in the Republic of Ireland). The prize is not transferable and there is no cash alternative.
The Finalists (including the Social Media Finalist) will win for themselves and one guest (all guests must be aged 16 years or over and under-18 finalists must be accompanied by a parent or guardian) a trip to London to attend the Awards. The trip includes return economy travel by rail or air to and from London plus a two-night stay in London (on 7 and 8 October 2019) at a four-star hotel on a bed and breakfast basis. The Finalists (including the Social Media Finalist) will also receive a style makeover before the Awards and a Specsavers’ goody bag, including a £129 Specsavers eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man* (if resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) or a €189 Specsavers’ eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the Republic of Ireland* (if resident in the Republic of Ireland).
The Shortlisted Entrants at the regional photocalls will be presented with a Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2019 certificate, a bottle of Champagne (if 18 years or over) and a £129 Specsavers’ eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man* (if resident in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) or a €189 Specsavers’ eyecare voucher to spend at a nominated Specsavers store in the Republic of Ireland* (if resident in the Republic of Ireland).
*All Specsavers’ eyecare vouchers awarded as a prize in accordance with this clause 5 are not to be used in conjunction with any other Specsavers offer, are limited to prescription glasses only, and subject to all other terms and conditions printed on the voucher.
6. Personal Data:
6.1. Personal data obtained in the process of the competition will be collected, stored and processed for the purposes of administering the competition. It will be held by Specsavers and its subsidiaries and holding companies and any subsidiaries of its holding companies (the “Specsavers Group”) either manually or electronically. The information will be restricted to authorised users only and treated in the strictest confidence.
6.2. Specsavers may provide your personal data to the following third-party providers: Indulge Media Limited (www.indulgemedia.com) of 2 Lefebvre Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JP, Beattie Communications Group Limited (www.beattiegroup.com) of 4 Great James Street, Holborn, London, WC1N 3DB, The Target Marketing Group Limited (www.targetgroup.co.uk) of 105-107 Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7LE, Freshwater UK PLC (www.freshwater-uk.com) of Raglan House, Cardiff Gate Business Park, Cardiff, CF23 8BA, J Comms (jcomms.co.uk) of Sylvan House, 232-240 Belmont Road, Belfast, BT4 2AW, Wilson Hartnell Public Relations Limited (www.wilsonhartnell.ie) of 6 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, Manning Gottlieb (www.omd.com/uk/manning-gottlieb-omd/global-media-agency) of Bankside 3, 90-100 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW and United Communications Limited (www.unitedhosting.co.uk) and PO Box 937, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2XN (the “Third-Party Providers”), in connection with the competition and for the purposes of, including but not limited to, the maintenance and organisation of the Spectacle Wearer of the Year website, Facebook page, reviewing competition entries, judging, the administration and/or organisation of Regional Finals and the redemption of prizes.
6.3. Personal data may be held by Specsavers, the Specsavers Group and the Third-Party Providers, for a period of up to 18 months after the closing date of the competition (30 June 2019).
6.5. All winners’ names will be made available on request in writing to Specsavers Optical Group Limited (address below) after 09 October 2019 and all winner’s names will also be publicised by Specsavers.
7.1. The promoter is Specsavers Optical Group Limited, La Villiaze, St Andrew’s, Guernsey GY6 8YP (“Specsavers”).
7.2. The judges’ decision at each round of the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
7.3. Winners will be contacted within seven days from the relevant decision date. Winners will be required to participate in publicity, including any advertising/PR campaigns in the 18 months after the Awards.
7.4. Specsavers reserves the right to disqualify, appoint a replacement and/or reallocate prizes if entrants cannot be contacted, are unable/not willing to take part or breach any of these terms.
7.5. No cash alternative is available for any prize. Prizes are subject to availability and Specsavers reserves the right to alter or substitute any of the prizes with a prize of a similar value.
7.6. Specsavers will donate £1 to Kidscape for each eligible online entry form received from all residents from the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Specsavers will donate €1 to NCBI for each eligible online entry form received from all residents from the Republic of Ireland.
7.7. Submission of the online entry form is deemed acceptance of these terms.
7.8. In consideration of providing the competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to Specsavers to feature any or all of the submitted images and images taken of the entrant in connection with the Competition, in any publications and/or in any promotional material connected to the competition including all online, social media and additional platforms owned or utilised by Specsavers. Images are not returnable.
7.9. Specsavers reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend or amend the competition or these terms where it becomes necessary to do so.
7.10. Insofar as is permitted by law, neither Specsavers nor its agents will in any circumstances be liable to any entrants for any matter relating to the competition. Nothing shall exclude Specsavers or its agents from liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence.
7.11. The competition and these terms are and will be governed by English law and all parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
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