These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") shall be binding on you (and your guests where applicable) (together "you, yours") when communicate with Starz TV ("the Service"), operated by CSC Media Group Ltd ("us, we, ours, the Promoter") PO Box 34992, London, SW6 4XB.
The Service is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 16+ only.
You will have deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when using this service. This agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales.
Entrants must have the permission of the bill payer before texting.
There is no warranty that the service is available or appropriate for use in locations outside the UK and Ireland. Charges for using the service will depend on the relevant service provider's international text message rates. Charges will be deducted from the entrant's available credit time if they are a pre-pay customer or appear on their monthly statement if they are a pay-monthly customer.
We do not accept responsibility for any additional SMS entry charges, other than those set out below.
We do not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the phone system or the Internet.
We reserve the right in the event of circumstances arising outside of our control which in our opinion makes it necessary to cancel the service at any stage.
The failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided hereunder or by law does not constitute a waiver of the right or remedy or waiver of other rights or remedies. These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and the parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
These Terms are not intended to nor shall create any rights, entitlements, claims or benefits enforceable by any person that is not a party to them. Accordingly no person shall derive any benefit or have any right, entitlement or claim in relation to this Agreement by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
For any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or from Ireland call 0818 286 600. We will reply Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00.
To send a message to Starz will cost £1 and a photo message will cost £1.50 plus one standard network text. Texts from Republic of Ireland cost €2 - you cannot send photos from ROI.
We may accept, edit or reject messages and photos received based upon our editorial guidelines. These include the rule that we will not accept messages containing swearing. We conform to the Ofcom watershed guidelines and to avoid causing offense inappropriate messages and photo received before 9pm and 10pm will not be published. Should you continue to violate these guidelines your message or photo might not be published but you might still be charged. You can request a copy of our guideline by contracting us at the address above. The Publishers decision is final.
Any message or photo ("Submission") you send in is subject to the following terms:
You retain all ownership rights in any Submission you may make: You promise that you are the original owner of any Submission you make or you have the necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to authorise us to use your Submission. In particular, you promise that you have obtained the permission of all of the people featured or referred to in the Submission (and if they are under 18 their parents or guardians as well) to our use of the Submission on the Services. You agree to give us evidence of all such licences, rights, consents, and permissions if so requested by us. You acknowledge that the contents of any Submission material other than personal data will be considered non-confidential.
By making a Submission, you grant us a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free and transferable licence (with the right to sub-license) to use, edit, reproduce, record, modify, translate, distribute, play, perform, make available to the other users of the Services, prepare derivative works of and to display your Submission by any medium or method whether now known or later developed to be exercised in our sole discretion throughout the world for the full term of copyright and other rights and all renewable and extension thereof including, for the avoidance of doubt, the right to register any design rights and/or trademarks.
You are responsible for the contents of any Submission you may make and the consequences arising from its use on our Services. You will not send in any material or content which is in any way defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, offensive or inappropriate or infringes the rights of a third party or may have the effect of being harassing, threatening, abusive or hateful or that otherwise degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability. You agree not to infringe any laws in order to produce or make a Submission. Further, you must not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks in order to produce or make a Submission.
We may also suspend, restrict and/or terminate your ability to use the Services immediately without notice to you for any reason, including, without limitation, where we suspect your Submission to be in any way defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, offensive, inappropriate or to infringe the rights of a third party. We have no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate, offensive or unlawful content.
You must send a text message with the track number you want to request the number on screen. This text will cost £1. Texts from Republic of Ireland cost €2. Once a track has been selected it is delisted, which means you will not be able to request it again for this track until 20 minutes have passed. Should you send a text request that does not match a valid track number then you might still be charged. Entrants can request as many times as they like.
To enter the Competition either send a text to number on screen, a text message will cost £1 and a photo message will cost £1.50 plus one standard network text. Texts from Republic of Ireland cost €2. You have made certain representations and warranties to the Promoter (both in these Terms and otherwise) in applying for a place in the Competition. The Promoter has relied on the accuracy and truth of such representations and warranties in granting a place to you. Should the Promoter or its agents become aware of any fraud, deceit or similar action undertaken in connection with the Competition or otherwise, or any act or omission which might have (in the Promoter's opinion, which shall be final) an adverse effect on the Competition, the Promoter reserves the right to forfeit your place in the Competition (without giving any reason and without notice).
You agree to co-operate with and comply with all reasonable requests of the Promoter and its agents and employees in connection with the Competition. You will not by any act or omission do anything, which might bring the Promoter into disrepute.
Employees of the Promoter, their families, press, agencies or any persons directly or indirectly connected with the Competition are not eligible to enter the Competition.
You represent and warrant that you do not have any criminal convictions or criminal record and have not undertaken any past act or conduct which could affect the reputation of the Competition or the Promoter.
You will comply with the instructions and directions of the Promoter (failure to do so may lead to immediate disqualification, at the Promoter's direction).
Incomplete or indecipherable entries will be void (at the Promoter's absolute discretion).
The Promoter does not accept responsibility for entries which may be lost, or which are not received by the Promoter. Proof of sending an SMS, Facebook message or tweet will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Late entries will not be accepted.
The winner will be contacted as soon as practicable on or after the draw date. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact a winner on the phone number provided when entering the competition. Where the prize is time critical and a winner needs to be found before the time to take up the prize passes the Promoter or its agents will contact such winner on the phone number they provided, calling six times in a twelve hour daytime period.
If the winner cannot be contacted or successful contact is not made within the fixed time period as specified or if they fail to provide an address for delivery of the prize or fail to meet any of the eligibility requirements, including but not limited to having a valid passport at the time of contact, or are otherwise unable to comply with the terms and conditions, this may result in forfeiture of the entire prize and the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify that entrant (without further liability to that entrant) and offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.
The decision of the Promoter's judges is final and conclusive in all circumstances and no correspondence will be entered into.
The Promoter shall be entitled, in its absolute discretion, to cancel the Competition with immediate effect by stating the same in the relevant publication without any liability in respect thereof.
In the instance of question and answer competitions, the prize-winner(s) will be drawn randomly based on those giving the correct answer. In the instance of subjective based skill competitions where you are required to submit a contribution, the prize-winners(s) will be the Submission judged to be the best against a given criteria as determined by the judges, such as most visually appealing, original and/or self-explanatory.
The Competition prize and closing date and time will be indicated on screen.
Details of the Competition winner will be available by writing to the Promoter at the address above.
Winners must as a condition of the Prize participate in all required publicity.
Without limitation to any other rights the Promoter may have in connection with your entry in to the Competition, the Promoter shall be entitled to refer to your association with the Competition and the Prize in all publicity, marketing and Competition material in connection therewith.
The Promoter is not liable in any way for any costs, expenses, damages, liability or injury arising out of or in any way connected with the Competition other than those costs and expenses specifically provided for in the Prize (if any). This exclusion does not include any liability, death or personal injury arising out of negligence by the Promoter.
The Promoter accepts no liability (and excludes all liability) for any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenues or anticipated savings or for special, direct, indirect or consequential loss of any nature howsoever arising.
The Promoter shall not be liable to perform any of its obligations under the Competition or in respect of the prizes where it is unable to do so as a result of circumstances beyond its control and shall not be liable to compensate you in such circumstances.
You undertake to enter the Competition at your own risk and agree to indemnify the Promoter and its employees against all costs, losses, damages, expenses and liabilities (including for loss of reputation and goodwill and professional advisor's fees) and any claim arising from your own actions in any way in connection with the Competition, the Prize or a breach of your obligations hereunder.