#mygoodplace social media competition terms and conditions

You could win £500 in a new Skipton savings account

Details of prize:

One prize of £500 is available to be won, which will be placed into a new Skipton easy access savings account in the name of the winner. (The account must be opened in branch or by post).

How to enter:

Registered Facebook users may enter the competition by liking and replying directly to the Skipton Building Society Facebook page Good Place campaign competition posts, using the hashtag #mygoodplace with a description of their good place before midnight on 24 July 2019.

3 entries will then be shortlisted by a panel of judges at Skipton Building Society (including an independent judge). The shortlisted entries will be selected on the criteria of originality or being something people can relate to or interesting, for Facebook users to then vote on using Facebook ‘reactions’. The Facebook reactions will be counted once the voting period ends and the winner will be the shortlisted entry with the most reactions.

Terms and Conditions

  1. By entering, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and be bound by them.
  2. Entrants must be UK resident and aged 16 or over.
  3. No purchase is necessary. There is no charge to participate except for any data costs imposed by your mobile network provider.
  4. The competition is open to both Skipton customers and non-Skipton customers.
  5. One entry per person. If there are multiple entries by the same user profile, only the first comment will be deemed an entry.
  6. The competition is not open to employees or agents of Skipton Building Society (SBS) and other member companies in the SBS group, their immediate 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 to entries at midnight on 24 July 2019. Any entries submitted outside this time will be excluded from the competition.
  9. Three entries will be shortlisted from all valid entries on Facebook by a panel of judges at Skipton Building Society, which will include an independent judge, between 25 – 26 July 2019. The entries will be judged for shortlisting on the criteria of originality or being something people can relate to or interesting.
  10. The winner will be chosen by Facebook users from the shortlisted entries. Facebook users will be asked to vote for their favourite shortlisted entry using Facebook reactions and the winning entry will be the entry with the most Facebook reactions when voting closes. Voting by Facebook reactions will be open from 4pm on 26 July until 12 midday on 31 July 2019. Any reactions after this time will not be counted.
  11. In the event of a tie, the winner will then be chosen by a new panel of judges (with an independent judge) based on the criteria of originality or being something people can relate to or interesting. This will take place on 31 July after the voting has closed.
  12. The winner will be notified via private message on Facebook on Wednesday 31 July 2019 and must respond to Skipton by private message, providing a full name and postal address by Tuesday 6 August 2019. By responding, you are indicating acceptance of the prize.
  13. 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 to the entrant with the next highest number of votes.
  14. The winner must open a new Skipton easy access account in their own name to claim the prize. The account must be opened via post or in branch, 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.
  15. The account is for an individual only; no joint accounts or trust accounts.
  16. The £500 will be credited by the next working day after the account is set up and the winner may withdraw the funds if they wish. The funds will be available on crediting to the account.
  17. 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 receiving account’s terms and conditions.
  18. There is no alternative to the prize stated.
  19. No correspondence will be entered into.
  20. The winner will be required to provide valid identification for account opening.
  21. 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.
  22. Skipton Building Society reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value in the event that circumstances beyond our control make this unavoidable.
  23. You can request the name and county of the winner and the names of the judges by sending a SAE to Skipton Building Society, Marketing Department – #mygoodplace competition, FREEPOST, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DN after 31 July 2019.
  24. The competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.
  25. You confirm that your entry does not violate the privacy, intellectual property rights or infringe any other right of any other party or entry.
  26. We are not liable in respect of any missed opportunity to enter the promotion owing to any period during which Facebook 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 competition and notify the winner by Facebook private message
  • identify the winner by asking them to provide valid identification before receiving their prize
  • provide the winner’s surname and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request. If we receive a request from any other enquirer, we will contact you to give you an opportunity to object to us releasing this information.

We will use some names and comments on posts throughout the duration of the competition and at the end of where Facebook users can choose which entry they vote to win. We will use some names and comments for future marketing activity – if we intend to use your name and comments, we will contact you directly to request this, and explain where they’ll be used.

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