Competition Terms and Conditions

The Midea Home Challenge (the “Competition”) is run by Manchester City Football Club Limited (the “Club”) in conjunction with GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment (“Midea”) (together the “Promoters”). By entering, you fully agree and accept these Competition Terms and Conditions (“Competition T&Cs”).  

  1. Who Can Enter 

The Competition is open to anyone with a personal social media account. Proof of identity and age may be required. Employees of the Club or their families as well as any person professionally connected with the Competition are not eligible to enter.

 

If you are under 18 years of age you must have parental or legal guardian consent before participating in the Competition. The Promoters reserve the right to request that you provide contact details of a parent / legal guardian as part of the submission process and may contact your parent or legal guardian to verify such prior permission. If any prizewinner is under the age of 18, we may require the Competition T&Cs be signed by the prizewinner’s parent or legal guardian before the prize is awarded. Any such prize may at our discretion be awarded to the prizewinner’s parent/legal guardian. Where a prize involves travel of any description, any winner under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

  1. How to Enter

The opening date and time for the Competition is: 10:30am on 24 April 2020 and the closing date and time is midnight on 31 May 2020 (the “Competition Period”). Any entries received outside the Competition Period will not be considered for the Competition, even if they appear to be registered.

 

To enter:

  • upload a video to social media showing your attempt at one of the challenges featured in the ‘Midea Home Challenge’ series of videos. The series will be posted throughout the Competition Period on the Club’s official Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • include the hashtag ‘#MideaHomeChallenge’ in your post caption.
  1. Other Conditions for Entry

 

Only one entry is permitted per person for each Competition.

The following entries are not valid entries: (i) entries which do not meet any eligibility or entry requirements as set out in these Competition T&Cs (ii) entries submitted using a method or technique designed to unfairly increase chances of winning; (iii) third party or bulk entries; (iv) entries made in breach of these Competition T&Cs; (v) entries with inappropriate, illegal or offensive content; (vi) entries received outside the Competition Period; (vi) dishonest entries.

The Promoters may verify the validity of entries, disqualify any entrant and invalidate or recover prizes issued to an entrant following breach of these Competition T&Cs or if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the Competition. The Promoters will deal with such prizes at their discretion.

 

No responsibility can be accepted for (i) any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entries or information caused by an entrant or occurring during transmission or (ii) entries not received for whatever reason, including for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.

 

For user generated content competitions: Entries must be the original work of the entrant and not previously published anywhere else. Entries must not contain anything defamatory, obscene, illegal or otherwise inappropriate as may be deemed by the Club. The image you upload must not contain any of the following: (i) trademarks or company names (ii) slogans, tag lines, branding, marketing or promotional products, services or images of companies (iii) images of, or the name or nickname of, celebrities, musicians, sportspersons, entertainers, public figures, film stars, cartoon characters, members of the royal family or other famous people (iv) contact information (v) political statements or images relating to ethnicity or religion (vi) images of flags (vii) images, signs, symbols or text relating to money, currency, drugs, tobacco, alcohol, gangs, hatred, graffiti, betting, gambling, or financial products and services (viii) provocative, lewd or sexual images or content (ix) nudity (x) offensive, anti-social or obscene material (xi) any reference to the Olympic Games, World Cup or any other international branded event or (xiii) weapons.

 

The Promoters reserve the right to reject any name, photograph or text it considers inappropriate or offensive.

 

  1. Selecting a Winner

The main prize winner will be selected by a vote on Cityzens. Eight entries will be compiled into a video that is posted on Cityzens, with users voting for their favourite. All entries will be verified by the Promoters and/or their agents and the Promoters reserve the right to choose winners at their own discretion.

The remaining winners will be randomly selected from all valid entries received within the Competition Period.  

The winner(s) will be notified by direct message on social media by Midea following the closing date. In order to accept the prize, the winner(s) will be required to communicate their acceptance to Midea by direct message within 5 days of being offered the prize. Midea may require the winner(s) to communicate their acceptance to Midea on less notice if reasonably necessary (prior to a matchday). Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted or if the winner(s) fails to communicate their acceptance of the prize to Midea within 5 working days of being contacted by Midea, or is unable to comply with these Competition T&C’s, the Promoters reserve the right to offer the prize to the another eligible entrant.

 

  1. The Prize

The prizes will be:

  • the main prize (for which there will be one winner) which comprises:
  • 2 x GA tickets to a Manchester City domestic cup game at the Etihad Stadium;
  • 2 x return economy flights;
  • 2 x hotel accommodation nights;
  • 2 x merchandise packs consisting of:
  • a personalised Manchester City Home shirt
  • a scarf; and
  • a cap;
  • 2 x stadium tours; and
  • a £100 voucher for Pep Guardiola’s ‘Tast’ restaurant; and

 

  • the second prize (which will be awarded to the next 100 runners up) which will be a Manchester City 2019/20 home shirt with the option of personalising the shirt with a name and number on the back.

together the “Prizes.”

No cash alternative to the Prizes will be offered. The Prizes are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be offered for sale. The Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any of the Prizes with another of equivalent value without giving notice. In the event of any of the Prizes being unavailable, the Promoters reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value. The Promoters reserve the right in their sole discretion to withhold delivery of the Prizes until proof of eligibility and/or identity requested by the Promoters has been confirmed and if such proof is not produced on request to disqualify the entrant from the Competition. The winner is responsible for ensuring they are able to comply with these Competition T&Cs. In the event they are unable to do so then the Promoters reserve the right to redraw the Prizes.

The winner is responsible for their own expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the Prizes including travel, accommodation expenses, insurance and any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.

The Promoters are not liable for delayed or non-delivery of prizes for any reason beyond its control, including but not limited to loss or theft in transit or any failure by you to accept delivery of a prize for any reason.

If the winner has a physical or mental impairment which would inhibit their ability to enjoy/make full use of the Prizes then the Promoters ask that the winner makes this clear when he/she claims the Prizes so that the Club can consult with the winner well in advance and seek to make such reasonable adjustments as are practical and within the Promoters control, based on the circumstances to ensure the winner can enjoy the Prizes to the fullest extent. Where this is not possible, the Club will provide the winner with an alternative prize of equal value.

Depending on the Competition you have entered, please refer to the additional terms & conditions below which may apply to the Prizes if it involves trips & city experiences and/or match tickets. Where such prizes include a place for a companion (i.e. a ticket for the match plus guest) then these Competition T&Cs also apply to those persons.

Midea will be responsible for all costs and liabilities associated with the delivery of the Prizes.

 

  1. Trips and City Experiences

For prizes which include flights, both the departure and return flights must be used on the same route. Tickets cannot be upgraded and for flights with Etihad Airways, Etihad Miles may not be accrued. The winner will be required to adhere to the airline’s terms and conditions of travel and/or the terms and conditions for other travel providers.

  1. Match Tickets

All match tickets are “home” tickets for the Club and you must be a home or neutral supporter to attend the match. Away fans are not permitted in the “home” section of the stadium. Winners are subject to screening by the Club based on their conditions of entry and we are not liable if you or any person accompanying you is refused entry because you do not meet these conditions.

Each match ticket issued by the Club is subject to its terms and conditions of entry, which are available from the Club. The use of a ticket to enter a Club's stadium constitutes acceptance of that Club's terms and conditions of entry. The ticket shall remain at all times the property of the issuing Club.

The Club will not be held responsible if the fixture does not go ahead at the time/date detailed on the ticket. Should the game be postponed, your tickets will be valid for the rescheduled date.

 

In order to receive their prize, the winner will be required to collect the tickets on or before the match day. If you are required to collect your tickets at the stadium, you will be notified of any specific collection arrangement.

Use of match tickets is subject to the Club’s Ticketing Terms and Conditions and Ground Regulations, copies of which are available to the winner(s) upon request. By accepting the Prize, the winner(s) agrees to comply with any and all applicable terms and conditions.

 

  1. Publicity

The promoters reserve the right to publish any or all entries (including parts of entries) and publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.

The winner(s) agrees to participate in reasonable publicity relating to this Competition, including but not limited to having their name, photograph and disclosure of county of residence published with their entry and used for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by the Promoters relating to any post-winning publicity. No fees shall be payable to any entrant in relation to their entry in any Competition or any publicity relating to the Competition.

 

  1. Intellectual Property

The Promoters do not claim any rights of ownership in your entry. As such, entrants will retain ownership of the copyright in their submitted entries and, subject to any license granted to the Club, you will also have the right to use your entry however you choose. 

By submitting your entry to the Promoters you hereby grant to the Promoters, and parties authorised by the Promoters, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty free, transferrable license (with the right to sub-license) to use, edit, reproduce, play, perform, modify, translate, distribute, prepare derivative works of and/or to display your entry (or part thereof) as the Promoters see fit in any medium or method (whether now or later developed) to be exercised in the Promoters discretion throughout the world.

You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive any so-called "moral rights of authors" in your entry and such rights under section 77 and section 80 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988, or similar rights arising under the laws of any jurisdiction, as you now have or hereafter acquire in relation to your entry.

 

  1. General

The Club’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into. Entry implies acceptance of these terms and conditions.

The Club reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend the Competition at any time as it sees fit and if voided, suspended or cancelled the Promoters are under no obligation to deliver any of the Prizes to any Competition entrant.

To the extent permitted by law, the Promoters are not liable for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered in connection with the Competition or any delays or failure (in whole or in part) to perform any of its obligations if such delay or failure is caused by something beyond its control.

The Promoters will not be held responsible for the winner and/or companion not taking advantage of the Prizes due to health or any other reason.

The Competition and these Competition T&Cs will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

The Club’s Customer Services team may be contacted on +44 161 444 1894. The promoter is: Manchester City Football Club Limited (company no. 40946) whose registered office is at Etihad Stadium, Etihad Campus, Manchester M11 3FF.

The joint promoter is: GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Co. Ltd which is a company incorporated in China with registered number 9144060672547107X0 whose registered office is at Lingang Road, Beijiao, Shunde, Foshan, Guangdong, P.R. China.

 

  1. Personal Data

All Personal Data will be held and used by the Club in accordance with the Club’s privacy policies (which can be found at https://www.mancity.com/common/privacy) and in accordance with data protection legislation.  By entering a Competition, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in accordance with the Club’s privacy policy.  We may also use the information you provide to verify your age and identity. 

 

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