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Balance competitions – full terms and conditions

Online Balance Competition Autumn 2021 Terms and Conditions

By entering the free prize draw to win a £50 Marks and Spencer voucher (the “Prize Draw”), you agree to be bound by our Prize Draw terms and conditions, a full copy of which is available here: diabetes.org.uk/how_we_help/membership/balance-competition-terms. Please read these carefully.  We have set out some of the key terms and conditions below.

Promoter

1. The promoter of the Prize Draw is The British Diabetic Association operating as Diabetes UK (English charity no. 215199 and Scottish charity no. SC039136) Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH (“Diabetes UK”).

Entry requirements

2. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter and legally resident in the UK.

3. Employees or contractors of Diabetes UK and their immediate families and members of households, and anyone else connected in any way with the Prize Draw are not eligible to take part.

4. You must supply full details as required by the online entry form.

5. Diabetes UK reserves the right to require any participant to prove that he or she meets the entry requirements in these Terms and Conditions and is eligible to participate in the Prize Draw.

How to Enter

6. The Prize Draw will open at 00.01 on the first day of each month. The Prize Draw will close at 11.59 on the last day of each month. After this time no further entries to the Prize Draw will be permitted.

7. Entry to the Prize Draw is free. No purchase or donation to Diabetes UK is necessary to enter the Prize Draw.

8. To enter the Prize Draw you must complete the online form at diabetes.org.uk/balance. Diabetes UK accepts no responsibility for entries not received for whatever reason.

9. Entries submitted by any other means will not be accepted. Any illegible, incomplete or fraudulent entries will be rejected.

Prize on Offer

10. There is one prize on offer per month – a £50 Marks and Spencer voucher.

11. The prize is non-transferable. Diabetes UK reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equivalent or greater value, or at Diabetes UK’s sole discretion, the cash value of the prize, if this is necessary for reasons beyond Diabetes UK’s reasonable control.

12. The prize includes costs to deliver the prize to an address in the UK.

How the winner will be chosen

13. The winner of the Prize Draw will be drawn at random by computer from all complete, eligible, properly submitted entries received before the closing date and time. The draw will take place within five working days of the closing date.

14. The winner will be notified within 10 working days of the draw using the email address or phone number provided on the entry form.

15. In the event that contact with a winner cannot be made within 15 working days of the draw date or the winner is found not to meet the entry requirements in these Terms and Conditions, Diabetes UK reserves the right to withdraw the prize entitlement and to award the prize to another participant who will be drawn at random by computer.

Publicity and Data Protection

16. By entering the Prize Draw, participants agree to have their name, county and photograph featured in reasonable publicity relating to the Prize Draw without further reference, payment or other compensation.

17. For one month from the closing date of the Prize Draw, we will make available on request, information that indicates that a valid draw has taken place. Such a request can be made by sending a letter and stamped address envelope to Meg Burke, Membership Content Producer, Diabetes UK, Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH. Unless the winner has requested otherwise, this information will be the surname and county of the winner. Diabetes UK may also have to provide details of the winner of the Prize Draw to the Advertising Standards Authority, in the event such information is requested.

18. Diabetes UK will collect and process participants’ personal information in order to conduct the Prize Draw and this information will be shared with Diabetes UK’s agents to the extent necessary for the Prize draw to be administered and the prize to be delivered to the winner. Participants’ names and other personal details from their entry to the Prize Draw will be collected and stored by Diabetes UK and will be held in accordance with the applicable privacy policy in place from time to time (see.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/legal-information/privacy-policy1).

Liability

19. Diabetes UK reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions without notice, by posting changes to the following webpage: diabetes.org.uk/how_we_help/membership/balance-competition-terms

20. Diabetes UK reserves the right to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Prize Draw in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, if it believes the Prize Draw is not capable of being conducted as specified within these Terms and Conditions or in the event of any other cause that is beyond the reasonable control of Diabetes UK that could affect the normal course of the Prize Draw.

21. Neither Diabetes UK nor any of its subsidiary or affiliated companies are responsible for any losses, failures or delays caused by events beyond its or their control such as (but not limited to) the acts or defaults of any supplier selected by Diabetes UK to provide the prize that may lead to loss or damage of the prize in transit to the winner.

22. Save where it has been negligent, Diabetes UK will not be responsible for any damage, loss or injury resulting from participants’ entry into the Prize Draw or their acceptance and/or use of the prize, or for technical or difficulties of any kind that may limit or prohibit their ability to participate in the Prize Draw. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall in any way limit Diabetes UK’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or any other matter where liability may not as a matter of law be limited.

23. Any participant who enters or attempts to enter the Prize Draw in a manner, which in Diabetes UK‘s reasonable determination is contrary to these Terms and Conditions or by its nature is unjust to other entrants may be rejected from the Prize Draw at Diabetes UK’s sole discretion. Furthermore, where such actions have significantly impaired the Prize Draw, Diabetes UK may, at its sole discretion, add further stages to the Prize Draw as it deems reasonably necessary in order to resolve any problems arising as a result of such actions.

24. All of Diabetes UK’s decisions in relation to the winner of the Prize Draw are final and Diabetes UK will not enter into any correspondence with participants.

25. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute or claim arising in association with the Prize Draw or these Terms and Conditions.

 

Balance Main Competition Autumn 2021

1. The following Terms and conditions apply to Balance Magazine Autumn 2021 Issue.

2. Closing date is 10 December 2021 unless specified otherwise. 

3. No purchase necessary.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. No cash or prize alternative(s) unless stated otherwise.

6. Prizes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

7. Winner(s) will be picked at random from all completed entries after closing date by computer. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

8. All elements of the competition prize(s) win are subject to availability. The prize consists of: 4 x VEGAN Happy fitness apparel sets, worth £54 each

9. Prize draws and giveaways are open to all UK residents except employees and families of Diabetes UK, River Group Content Ltd, any third parties or anyone professionally associated with the promotion.

10. Entrants must be 18 or over unless otherwise stated.

11. Entries received after the closing date cannot be considered.

12. Winner(s) will receive prize(s) or notification of prize(s) within 28 days of the closing date, unless otherwise stated.

13. By entering, you agree to have your name and county published online or in Balance magazine. 

DATA PROTECTION: All data received will be used strictly in accordance with GDPR data legislation and industry best practice. Click here for our Privacy Policy in how we look after your data.

Tesco Book Club giveaway Terms and Conditions

By entering the free prize draw to win a bundle of boks (the “Prize Draw”), you agree to be bound by our Prize Draw terms and conditions, a full copy of which is available here: https://www.diabetes.org.uk/how_we_help/membership/balance-competition-…. Please read these carefully. We have set out some of the key terms and conditions below.

Promoter

1. The promoter of the Prize Draw is The British Diabetic Association operating as Diabetes UK (English charity no. 215199 and Scottish charity no. SC039136) Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH (“Diabetes UK”).

Entry requirements

2. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter and legally resident in the UK.

3. Employees or contractors of Diabetes UK or Tesco and their immediate families and members of households, and anyone else connected in any way with the Prize Draw are not eligible to take part.

4. You must supply full details as required by the online entry form and must have a valid email address to participate.

5. Diabetes UK reserves the right to require any participant to prove that he or she meets the entry requirements in these Terms and Conditions and is eligible to participate in the Prize Draw.

How to Enter

6. The Prize Draw will open at 00.01 on 2 September 2021. The Prize Draw will close at 00.01 on 16 September 2021. After this time no further entries to the Prize Draw will be permitted.

7. Entry to the Prize Draw is free. No purchase or donation to Diabetes UK is necessary to enter the Prize Draw.

8. To enter the Prize Draw you must complete the entry form available online. Diabetes UK accepts no responsibility for entries not received for whatever reason.

9. Entries submitted by any other means will not be accepted. Any illegible, incomplete, or fraudulent entries will be rejected. Participants may submit one entry per person only.

Prize on Offer

10. There are 5 prizes on offer – each consisting of one bundle of books from the Tesco Bookclub.

11. The prizes are non-transferable. Diabetes UK reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equivalent or greater value, or at Diabetes UK’s sole discretion, the cash value of the prize, if this is necessary for reasons beyond Diabetes UK’s reasonable control.

12. The prize includes costs to deliver the prize to an address in the UK.

How the winner will be chosen

13. The winners of the Prize Draw will be drawn at random by computer from all complete, eligible, properly submitted entries received before the closing date and time. The draw will take place within two working days of the closing date.

14. The winners will be notified within 10 working days of the draw using the email address, provided on the entry form.

15. In the event that contact with a winner cannot be made within 15 working days of the draw date or the winner is found not to meet the entry requirements in these Terms and Conditions, Diabetes UK reserves the right to withdraw the prize entitlement and to award the prize to another participant who will be drawn at random by computer.

Publicity and Data Protection

16. By entering the Prize Draw, participants agree to have their name, county and photograph featured in reasonable publicity relating to the Prize Draw without further reference, payment or other compensation.

17. For one month from the closing date of the Prize Draw, we will make available on request, information that indicates that a valid draw has taken place. Such a request can be made by sending a letter and stamped address envelope to Meg Burke, Diabetes UK, Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH. Unless the winner has requested otherwise, this information will be the surname and county of the winner. Diabetes UK may also have to provide details of the winner of the Prize Draw to the Advertising Standards Authority, in the event such information is requested.

18. Diabetes UK will collect and process participants’ personal information in order to conduct the Prize Draw and this information will be shared with Diabetes UK’s agents to the extent necessary for the Prize draw to be administered and the prize to be delivered to the winner[s]. Participants’ names and other personal details from their entry to the Prize Draw will be collected and stored by Diabetes UK and will be held in accordance with the applicable privacy policy in place from time to time (see https://www.diabetes.org.uk/about_us/legal-information/privacy-policy1

Liability

19. Diabetes UK reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions without notice, by posting changes to the following webpage: https://www.diabetes.org.uk/how_we_help/membership/balance-competition-terms

20. Diabetes UK reserves the right to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Prize Draw in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, if it believes the Prize Draw is not capable of being conducted as specified within these Terms and Conditions or in the event of any other cause that is beyond the reasonable control of Diabetes UK that could affect the normal course of the Prize Draw.

21. Neither Diabetes UK nor any of its subsidiary or affiliated companies are responsible for any losses, failures or delays caused by events beyond its or their control such as (but not limited to) the acts or defaults of any supplier selected by Diabetes UK to provide the prize that may lead to loss or damage of the prize in transit to the winner.

22. Save where it has been negligent, Diabetes UK will not be responsible for any damage, loss or injury resulting from participants’ entry into the Prize Draw or their acceptance and/or use of the prize, or for technical or difficulties of any kind that may limit or prohibit their ability to participate in the Prize Draw. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall in any way limit Diabetes UK’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or any other matter where liability may not as a matter of law be limited.

23. Any participant who enters or attempts to enter the Prize Draw in a manner, which in Diabetes UK‘s reasonable determination is contrary to these Terms and Conditions or by its nature is unjust to other entrants may be rejected from the Prize Draw at Diabetes UK’s sole discretion. Furthermore, where such actions have significantly impaired the Prize Draw, Diabetes UK may, at its sole discretion, add further stages to the Prize Draw as it deems reasonably necessary in order to resolve any problems arising as a result of such actions.

24. All of Diabetes UK’s decisions in relation to the winner of the Prize Draw are final and Diabetes UK will not enter into any correspondence with participants.

25. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute or claim arising in association with the Prize Draw or these Terms and Conditions.

Crossword competition Autumn 2021

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. The following Terms and conditions apply to Balance Magazine autumn 2021 Issue.

2. Closing date is 9 November 2021 unless specified otherwise. 

3. No purchase necessary.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. No cash or prize alternative(s) unless stated otherwise.

6. Prize are non-refundable and non-transferable.

7. Winner(s) will be picked at random from all completed entries after closing date by computer. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

8. All elements of the competition prize(s) win are subject to availability. The prize consists of: a Swivlit lunch box, worth £39. The prize is non-transferrable. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

9. Prize draws and giveaways are open to all UK residents except employees and families of Diabetes UK, River Group Content Ltd, any third parties or anyone professionally associated with the promotion.

10. Entrants must be 18 or over unless otherwise stated.

11. Entries received after the closing date cannot be considered.

12. Winner(s) will receive prize(s) or notification of prize(s) within 28 days of the closing date, unless otherwise stated.

13. By entering, you agree to have your name and county published online or in Balance magazine. 

DATA PROTECTION: All data received will be used strictly in accordance with GDPR data legislation and industry best practice. Click here for our Privacy Policy in how we look after your data.

Summer Balance 21 Competitions 

  1. The promoter is: The British Diabetic Association operating as Diabetes UK (English charity no 215199 and Scottish charity no. SC039136) whose registered office is at Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane London E1 1FH.

  2. The competition is open to mainland UK residents, including Northern Ireland, aged 18 and over. Employees of Diabetes UK, River Publishing Content Limited, their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition shall not be permitted to enter.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. To enter, send your crossword grid with your name and address to Balance crossword, Diabetes UK, 126 Back Church Lane, London, E1 1FH. If you are entering from Northern Ireland please enter using the free post address, Freepost RTKK-UKYZ-YXXJ, Diabetes UK, 10 Parkway, London, NW1 7AA.
  4. The closing date for entry will be 13 August 2021. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted. Winners will be chosen at random by a computer by 20 August 2021.
  5. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  6. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice due to an event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  7. The winner will receive a three-month gift subscription to Seed Pantry, worth £39. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  8. The winner will be notified by email or post within 14 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  9. The winner’s details will be used by Diabetes UK and the River Group to send out the prize within 28 days of the closing date.
  10. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  11. The winner and any entrants agree to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  12. The winner’s name will be available 14 days after closing date by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Diabetes UK at the above address.
  13. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  14. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

Star letter

  1. The promoter is: The British Diabetic Association operating as Diabetes UK (English charity no 215199 and Scottish charity no. SC039136) whose registered office is at Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane London E1 1FH.
  2. The Star letter competition is open to mainland UK residents aged 18 and over, including Northern Ireland. Employees of Diabetes UK, The River Group, their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition shall not be permitted to enter.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. To enter, send your letter via email to balance@diabetes.org.uk quoting ‘Letter’, or on a sealed-down envelope to: Letters, Balance magazine, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH. If you are entering from Northern Ireland please enter using the free post address, Freepost RTKK-UKYZ-YXXJ, Diabetes UK, 10 Parkway, London, NW1 7AA
  4. The closing date for entries is 13 August 2021. After this date no further entries to the competition are permitted. The winner will be selected by the Balance team.
  5. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  6. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice due to an event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  7. The winner of the Star Letter will receive the prize stated in Balance summer 2021. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered. The prize is not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  8. The winner will be notified by email or post within 14 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from them and pick a replacement winner.
  9. The winner’s details will be used by Diabetes UK and The River Group to send out the prizes within 30 days of the closing date.
  10. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  11. The winner and any entrants agree to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  12. The winner’s name will be available 14 days after closing date by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Diabetes UK at the above address.
  13. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  14. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

Reader offer

  1. The following Terms and conditions apply to Balance magazine summer 2021 issue. 
  2. Closing date is 13 August 2021 unless specified otherwise.  
  3. No purchase necessary. 
  4. Only one entry per person. 
  5. No cash or prize alternative(s) unless stated otherwise. 
  6. Prize are non-refundable and non-transferable. 
  7. Winner(s) will be picked at random from all completed entries after closing date by computer. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  8. All elements of the competition prize(s) win are subject to availability. Each prize consists of: 1 x 6-monthly Readly subscription, worth £47. The prize is non-transferrable and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers, promotions or discounts. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

9. Prize draws and giveaways are open to all UK residents except employees and families of Diabetes UK, River Publishing Content Ltd, any third parties or anyone professionally associated with the promotion.

10. Entrants must be 18 or over unless otherwise stated. 

11. Entries received after the closing date cannot be considered.

12. Winner(s) will receive prize(s) or notification of prize(s) within 28 days of the closing date, unless otherwise stated. 

13. All prizes and dates subject to availability. 

14. By entering, you agree to have your name and county published online or in Balance magazine. 

15. DATA PROTECTION: All data received will be used strictly in accordance with GDPR data legislation and industry best practice. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information on how we look after your data.

 

 

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