#isavebecause social media competition terms and conditions

Details of prize:

£2,500 is available to be won through Twitter or Facebook which will be placed into a new Skipton branch-based easy access savings account in the name of the winner.

How to enter:

Twitter:

Registered Twitter users may enter the promotion by replying on the Skipton Building Society Twitter page £2,500 competition posts using the hashtag #isavebecause with a description of why they save before midnight on 26 October 2018.

Facebook:

Registered Facebook users may enter the promotion by replying on the Skipton Building Society Facebook page £2,500 competition posts using the hashtag #isavebecause with a description of why they save before midnight on 26 October 2018.

One winner will be selected from either Twitter or Facebook by a panel of judges at Skipton Building Society. The winning post will be judged on the criteria of which is most apt and original.

Please read the terms and conditions below before entering.

Terms and Conditions

  1. By entering you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and be bound by them.
  2. One entry per person regardless of social media platform. If there are multiple entries, only the first comment will be deemed an entry.
  3. Entrants must be UK residents and aged 16 or over.
  4. No purchase is necessary. There is no charge to participate except for any data costs imposed by your mobile network provider.
  5. By entering the competition, you accept that we (Skipton Building Society) may use your name, picture and comments for future marketing activity and press coverage – if we decide to use your name, picture and comments we will contact you directly to confirm this, with details of where they will be used.
  6. The prize draw is not open to employees or agents of Skipton Building Society (SBS) and other member companies in the SBS group, their families or any other person connected with the draw.
  7. Entrants must only post appropriate content and we reserve the right to exclude entries which we deem to be abusive, offensive or inappropriate or which disparage the Promoter or other entrants or followers.
  8. The competition closes at midnight on 26 October 2018. Any entries submitted outside this time will be excluded from the competition.
  9. One winner will be chosen from all valid entries on both Twitter and Facebook by a panel of judges at Skipton Building Society, which will include an independent judge, within 30 days of the competition closing. The winning post will be judged on the criteria of which is most apt and original.
  10. The winner will be notified via private message on Facebook/Twitter (depending on how they entered) by Friday 23 November 2018 and must respond by private message, providing a full name and postal address by Friday 30 November 2018. By responding, you are indicating acceptance of the prize.
  11. In the event of non-acceptance within the specified period, or if the person is not contactable, Skipton Building Society reserves the right to reallocate the prize awarded.
  12. The account is for an individual only; no joint accounts or trust accounts.
  13. The winner must open a new Skipton easy access account in their own name to claim the prize. The account must be opened by post and the winner will need to accept the terms and conditions of the account. The winner will be responsible for paying any tax due on the interest paid to the account, based on their individual circumstances.
  14. The £2,500 will be credited the same day the account is set up and, the winner may withdraw the funds if they wish. The funds will be available immediately.
  15. Funds cannot be allocated into an existing Skipton account but can be transferred into an existing account of your choice after the new account has been opened and funds have been deposited. Transfers to an existing account will be subject to the terms and conditions of the receiving account.
  16. There is no alternative to the prize stated.
  17. No correspondence will be entered into.
  18. The winner will be required to provide valid identification for account opening.
  19. Skipton Building Society will not be liable for any failure of receipt of entries, and takes no responsibility for any entries that are lost, delayed, illegible, corrupted, damaged, incomplete or otherwise invalid.
  20. Skipton Building Society reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value in the event that circumstances beyond our control make this unavoidable.
  21. The name and county of the winner as well as the names of the judges will be available by sending a SAE to Skipton Building Society, Marketing Department – #isavebecause prize draw, FREEPOST, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DN after the draw date.
  22. The prize draw is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
  23. You confirm that your entry does not violate the privacy, intellectual property rights or infringe any other right of any other party or entry.
  24. We are not liable in respect of any missed opportunity to enter the promotion owing to any period during which Facebook or Twitter may be unavailable.

How Skipton Building Society will use, share and keep your personal information

We (Skipton Building Society) are the data controller responsible for the safe keeping of your data which will be used to:

  • administer the prize draw
  • identify the winner
  • provide the name and county of the winner to other entrants and other enquirers where requested by them
  • We will not share details of personal data, other than explained above, with anyone else in relation to this prize draw. We will keep and store your personal data securely only in relation to this prize draw for the duration of the draw and for a maximum of three months afterwards. It will then be disposed of securely.

    This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. You are providing your information to Skipton Building Society and not to Facebook or Twitter. The information you provide will be used for this competition only and will not be shared with any other party.

    For more information about how we use your personal data, who we share it with and why, how long we keep it, the lawful bases that apply, your rights and how to exercise them please refer to our Privacy Notice ask at your local branch, call us on 0345 850 1700 or write to the Data Protection Officer at the address shown in the footer below.

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