Terms & Conditions - Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020

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  1. The competition is open to participants under 12 years old who reside within the boundaries of Cheshire West and Chester Council; except:
    • Employees of any participating library service
    • Members of the immediate families or households of (I) above.
  2. To enter the competition, you must also be a member of the Cheshire West and Chester Library Service. The service is free to join online or at any Cheshire West and Chester public library.
  3. In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to claim the prize.
  4. There is a limit of one entry per child. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed..
  5. All competition entries must be submitted on the website or received by post at Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BGon or before the end of Saturday 5 September 2020 (the “Closing Date”). All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
  6. The winner will be selected as soon as possible after that date and will be selected at random from all eligible entries.
  7. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number, address or email address provided with the competition entry.
  8. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one (1) week, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected at random from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.
  9. The decision of Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The prize is not transferable to another person.
  11. The prize will be £20 in book vouchers to the winner. No part of the prize is negotiable or transferable.
  12. Please allow 30 days for delivery of the prize.
  13. The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.
  14. The prize is run by Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service c/o Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BG.
  15. Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service reserve the right to amend the competition end date at any time.
  16. The participating library service is Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service only,
  17. Online entries must include the entrant’s name and email address.
  18. Physical entries must include the entrant’s name and either a contact telephone number or email address.
  19. The entrant's telephone number and/or email address on the library management system must be the correct one. It is the responsibility of the entrant to check this before the end of the competition period.
  20. The entry needs to have been created during the period of the promotion.
  21. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will not accept: (a) responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or (b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the competition.
  22. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will publish the surname and county of the prize winner and, if applicable, their winning entries online.
  23. If you object to any or all of your surname, county and winning entry being published or made available, please contact Cheshire West and Chester Library Service via libraries@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk. In such circumstances, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request.
  24. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will only process your personal information as set out in the Privacy Policy which can be found here: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/system-pages/privacy-notices/libraries.aspx
  25. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
  26. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
  27. By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound these terms and conditions.


  1. The competition is open to participants under 12 years old who reside within the boundaries of Cheshire West and Chester Council; except:
    • Employees of any participating library service
    • Members of the immediate families or households of (I) above.
  2. To enter the competition, you must also be a member of the Cheshire West and Chester Library Service. The service is free to join online or at any Cheshire West and Chester public library.
  3. In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to claim the prize.
  4. There is a limit of one entry per child. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed..
  5. All competition entries must be submitted on the website or received by post at Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BGon or before the end of Saturday 5 September 2020 (the “Closing Date”). All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
  6. The winner will be selected as soon as possible after that date and will be selected at random from all eligible entries.
  7. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will contact the winner personally as soon as practicable after the Announcement Date, using the telephone number, address or email address provided with the competition entry.
  8. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winner. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one (1) week, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected at random from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.
  9. The decision of Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The prize is not transferable to another person.
  11. The prize will be £20 in book vouchers to the winner. No part of the prize is negotiable or transferable.
  12. Please allow 30 days for delivery of the prize.
  13. The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.
  14. The prize is run by Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service c/o Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way, Ellesmere Port, CH65 0BG.
  15. Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service reserve the right to amend the competition end date at any time.
  16. The participating library service is Cheshire West and Chester Council Library Service only,
  17. Online entries must include the entrant’s name and email address.
  18. Physical entries must include the entrant’s name and either a contact telephone number or email address.
  19. The entrant's telephone number and/or email address on the library management system must be the correct one. It is the responsibility of the entrant to check this before the end of the competition period.
  20. The entry needs to have been created during the period of the promotion.
  21. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will not accept: (a) responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or (b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the competition.
  22. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will publish the surname and county of the prize winner and, if applicable, their winning entries online.
  23. If you object to any or all of your surname, county and winning entry being published or made available, please contact Cheshire West and Chester Library Service via libraries@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk. In such circumstances, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request.
  24. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service will only process your personal information as set out in the Privacy Policy which can be found here: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/system-pages/privacy-notices/libraries.aspx
  25. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, Cheshire West and Chester Library Service may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
  26. Cheshire West and Chester Library Service reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
  27. By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound these terms and conditions.