Terms and Conditions
- About Gear4me.
Gear4me Ltd. is a business created solely to offer customers the chance to enter a skill-based competition to win luxury household gadgets, gear and accessories. Gear4me is registered as a limited company at 6 Northlands Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2LF. Any reference in this document to Gear4me Ltd, Gear4me.co.uk, hereafter known as “the website” “we” or “us” should be taken as applicable to our business or website. Should you wish to contact us please use the contact form and we will be happy to answer any queries or questions you may have.
- The Competition
To take part in any of our competitions, you accept and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:
2.1. The competition is open to anyone that (a) lives in the UK and (b) is aged 18 years and over, except Gear4me employees, their family members or anyone that is connected with the running of the competition. To enter you must be located in the UK.
2.2. All prizes are described and shown on the Gear4me Facebook page or website. Single prizes will be allocated exclusively to one competition however we may run several competitions at the same time with different prizes allocated to each.
2.3. To enter an entrant must take part in our skill-based challenge. In answering the question, you accept that you must exercise skill, knowledge and judgement to select the correct answer. If you fail to answer the question correctly, you will still be charged but will not be entered into the competition. All ticket purchases are deemed final, Gear4me will not issue a refund of any tickets purchased, except in the exceptional case where a competition is cancelled, whereupon all tickets purchased will be refunded to the purchaser. Entry to a competition does not guarantee you will win a prize.
2.4. You agree to provide payment for a given competition. There is also a free entry option (See 2.12 for details).
2.5. The competition will close when all the tickets are sold out. Gear4me will announce the date and time of the Live Draw via Facebook and the Gear4me website within 48 hours of the close of the competition.
2.6. Some of our competitions may have second and third place prizes. These will also be drawn live, in the same manner as the main prize at the live event.
2.7. The Competition end date will be triggered when the tickets sales in a competition reach 50% of the total tickets available. If the remaining tickets are not sold within a 30-day period then Gear4me may either (a) extend the competition time by a further 30 days up to a maximum of three times (90 days) or (b) end the competition and refund the tickets to competitors or (c) run it with fewer entries and/or offer the winner a cash alternative. Any cash alternative offered will be the total amount accrued from the competition ticket sales after deduction of any admin fees, credit card fees, and all advertising fees incurred (approx. 35%), but can vary for individual competitions.
2.8. We will make contact with the winning entrant via email within 1 working day of the competition closure and prize draw, and if necessary, will also contact the entrant by telephone at the number provided in their account.
2.9. We never want to have a situation where the winner loses their prize. In the interests of fairness and transparency to all who enter if you win and we can’t contact you within 30 days of the competition closing you will have lost your prize. Please make sure you answer our calls and emails to avoid this happening. If we are unable to contact you after 30 days another draw will take place to allocate the prize to one of the original entrants. If you lose your prize no alternative will be offered.
2.10. All entrants to the competition (whether online or a free postal entry) must create an account on our website, the personal details of which may be used for any or all of the following purposes:
18.104.22.168. To make contact with you if you are the winner of a competition.
22.214.171.124. To display your name, draw number and town of residence on the draw list of entrants, which may be viewed on the website before, during, and after the draw has taken place.
126.96.36.199. To inform you via occasional newsletters of future competitions (you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link on any newsletter you receive).
188.8.131.52. To check and verify the validity of entries and entrants.
2.11. By entering the competition, you accept sole responsibility for providing Gear4me with your correct contact details. Gear4me will in no way be liable for any failure or inability to make contact with an entrant due to any errors or inaccuracies in the contact details they provide to us.
2.12. Free Entry Method. To use this method of entry you must first create an account on the Gear4me website by registering and completing all the account details, then send your entry submission in a letter to Gear4me Ltd, Room 2, 5 Barnard Field, Amesbury. SP4 7FF stating in legible text using capital letters the name of the prize exactly as displayed on the website, the answer to the specific competition question, and your contact details as shown below:
2.12.1. Full name, Date of Birth, email address, contact telephone number, full UK postal address.
2.12.2. Free entries will be dealt with in the same manner as paid entries and bound by the same terms and conditions outlined in this document, the exception being that postal entries are limited to a maximum of one entry per competition per person. An entrant’s account details on the Gear4me website must exactly match those provided in their written competition submission. Entries that do not fulfil the above criteria and terms and conditions will be deemed invalid. Entries received after the competition has closed will not be included in the draw. You should bear this in mind when entering via postal means as our competitions often sell out fast. We process postal entries at 11 am on a Friday only; entries received after the processing period will not be counted that day and will be processed the following week. Sending a postal entry does not guarantee entry to a draw. Postal entries will not be counted if a prize sells out before the processing time that day. Please ensure you post your entry in good time to avoid late receipt. Gear4me accepts no liability for illegible, late, or non-delivery of postal entries. All eligible postal entries will be allocated a draw number at random which will appear on the draw list prior to the live draw taking place.
2.13. Draw Methodology & Conditions.
2.13.1. The winning entrant will be selected using the Google random number generator, on Facebook live.
2.13.2. There will be one winner per competition unless otherwise stated from the commencement of the competition.
2.13.3. Gear4me’s decision on the winner will be final, no discussion on that decision will be entered into with anyone.
2.13.4. Each Entrant agrees that the usual requirement under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 for any goods and services ordered online to be supplied within 30 days will not apply to this prize competition.
2.13.5. Each entrant agrees that Gear4me will not provide any warranty or guarantee for any prize won in a competition. Manufacturers may honour a warranty but that will be subject to any negotiation between the winner of the prize and the manufacturer.
2.13.6. Gear4me do not guarantee the value of any prize offered in a competition. We make efforts to describe the competition prize accurately through photos and descriptions, but it is the responsibility of the entrant to identify the prize and accept the description of any prize they purchase draw tickets for. Unless otherwise stated all prizes are new.
2.13.7. All prizes remain the property of Gear4me until the winner has signed for and taken delivery of the prize. We may ask for verification of your identity before the prize is handed over, via a driving licence, passport or utility bill in your name.
2.14. Other Conditions
2.14.1. The content of the Gear4me website and Facebook page is intended to offer details, timings and news regarding the competitions but should be regarded as information only.
2.14.2. We will make all efforts to ensure that details and functionality of our website and Facebook page are up to date however can’t guarantee it will be free from errors, nor failure through technology problems or unavailability for technical reasons or otherwise. No responsibility will be accepted for failed or corrupted computer transmissions, including any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, for the acts or omissions of any service provider, internet accessibility or availability or for traffic congestion or unauthorised human act, including any errors or mistakes.
2.14.3. We pride ourselves in running an honest friendly business, however we will not be held liable to you for any losses, damages, negligence, wrongful acts or infringement of your rights. Neither will we be responsible for any loss of business, sales, profits, savings, goodwill or reputation, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage, even if they can be predicted in advance, in connection with entering any of our competitions or use of any prize you may have won in our competitions. If due to reasons of hardware, software or other computer related failure, or a human error the prize is awarded incorrectly, Gear4me reserve the right to reclaim the prize and award it to the correct competition entrant, at our discretion and without admission of any liability.
2.14.4. By entering the competition, you accept that Gear4me Ltd and all associated business activities is governed by English Law and recognise that the County or High Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of any dispute arising out of the competition or its administration.
2.14.5. It is a condition of entry to any of our competitions that by doing so you do not contravene any laws of your country of residence as Gear4me will not be liable in any way if you enter the competition unlawfully.
2.14.6. We reserve the right to refuse or disqualify any entrant that we believe have contravened any of the terms and conditions in this document or have acted in a way that is reasonably considered by us to be illegal. This is paramount to the operation of our business its credibility and protection of our reputation.
3.1. The cost of playing is based on the number of tickets you buy and the price per ticket for a given competition. All tickets sold must be purchased in Pounds Sterling (GBP). You may purchase multiple tickets for an individual competition, however some competitions which are very popular will limit the number of tickets any individual can purchase in order give everyone a fair chance.
3.2. All Payments must made by registered users through our secure checkout on our website.
3.3. Only entries with the correct answer will be entered into the competition. If an entrant fails to answer the skill-based question correctly, they will still be charged for entering and no refund will be given. Other refunds will only be given under exceptional circumstances at the discretion of Gear4me and after a full review of your payment and information provided by you.
- Marketing & Privacy
4.1. Winners agree that their their name, broad geographic location e..g town or city of residence and any images/video of you with your prize can be used to identify them as a prize winner. Winners also agree that Gear4me may use those images/videos in any marketing materials or promotion of competitions via the website, social media or any other publications.
4.3. Entrants agree and recognise that either by choice or at the request of a third party information may be disclosed to relevant third parties for the purposes of the prevention of fraud, money laundering, legal or other financial or regulatory reasons.
5. Prize delivery & Availability
5.1. Delivery of all prizes are to UK addresses only. Gear4me will deliver your prize to your address within 21 days of making contact with you after the live draw. Delivery will be sent though signed for postage to the address given in the account you created on our website or may in some circumstance be delivered personally by us.
5.2. Although all attempts will be made to work around individual availability to receive the prize it is the responsibility of the prize winner to arrange re-delivery or collection following a failed delivery to the address given.
5.3. Some prizes may be fulfilled direct from a manufacturer or agent. In the unlikely event of the exact prize being out of stock or unavailable we will offer a suitable alternative equal in cost to the original prize item. If we are unable to source an alternative we will offer you a cash alternative equal to the trade cost to us of the original item.
6. The Terms and Conditions outlined in this document may be altered or amended at any time to ensure transparency and fairness for entrants.