Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

  1. No purchase necessary to enter the prize draw.
  2. This prize draw is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents aged 6 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion. Entries from those age 13 or under must be accompanied by written permission from a parent/guardian or with their written consent.
  3. Entries must be received by midnight on Friday 16th October 2015. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries and entries via agents or third parties are invalid and will not be counted. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
  4. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.
  5. To enter entrants must correctly answer the multiple choice question found on the Wimpy Kid Old School Read-a-thon Challenge competition page at www.wimpykidclub.co.uk/readathon and complete the entry form.
  6. All correctly completed entries will be entered into a prize draw which will take place on Monday 19th October. The first entry drawn will be the winner.
  7. The prize for the winner is a meet & greet with Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney at a London event in November 2015 (exact date to be confirmed with the winner at a future date but this will likely be either 17th, 18th or 19th November). This ticket will be valid for a family of four (including a maximum of three children who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian aged 18 or over at all times). The prize includes return transport for four people from a UK or ROI address to London and one night’s accommodation in a 3* London hotel. Food and drink, excepting what is provided as part of the hotel booking, will not be provided as part of the prize. The prize promoter will agree details of the transportation with the prize winner in advance. Travel insurance is not included as part of the prize. All travelling dates and time are subject to availability. In the event that you cannot make these dates, no alternative dates will be possible and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to a substitute winner. The winners are responsible for obtaining all necessary visas or other travel documentation.
  8. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
  9. The winner will be notified via email or post by Wednesday 21st October. The winner must claim their prize within 14 working days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
  10. To obtain details of the winner please email puffin@penguin.co.uk stating the name of the prize draw in the subject heading 4 weeks after the closing date.
  11. The Promoter will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the prize draw, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this prize draw, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this prize draw and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
  12. The winners agree to take part in reasonable post event publicity and to the use of their names and photographs in such publicity.
  13. Promoter may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in Promoter’s sole opinion) or who, in Promoter’s sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the prize draw, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoter.
  14. By entering the prize draw each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  15. The Promoter is Penguin Books Limited, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL.
  16. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.