SONI Social Media Competitions

Terms and Conditions

  1. SONI external competitions are not open to staff of SONI (be they employees or contractors), their immediate family members or associated companies including (but not limited to) the competition promotional partner(s). For these purposes an "immediate family member" includes a spouse, partner, child, step child, grandchild, brother, step brother, sister, step sister, parent, step parent or legal guardian.
  2. Unless otherwise stated, competition entrants must over the age of 18 in order to qualify as the prize winner.
  3. Unless otherwise stated, where multiple prizes are on offer in a single competition only 1 prize per household will be permitted.
  4. No cash alternative will be awarded in lieu of stated prize(s).
  5. If, due to circumstances beyond its control, a prize becomes unavailable SONI and/or the promoter(s) reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value. SONI cannot be held responsible for the cancellation of events and/or any losses occurred should this happen.
  6. Using a false name or address by a competition entrant will disqualify them from receiving any prize. SONI cannot be responsible for any incorrect data provided by the competition winner, which may prevent them from claiming or using the prize.
  7. The winning entrant will be selected at random from valid entries.
  8. SONI may contact competition entrants via social media and/or any other means of communication for the purpose of notifying competition winners and to attain delivery details etc. If a winner does not respond to SONI within three days of being notified by us and/or we are unable to contact the winner, then the prize will be forfeited and we will be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process set out above.
  9. Where the winner is in a position where he/she is unable to receive the prize, SONI reserves the right to transfer the prize to a suitable replacement winner.
  10. SONI and/or the promoter(s) will endeavour to deliver all prizes within 28 days of winning. Where this is not possible the winner(s) will be notified of a delay.
  11. Any person found to be in disregard of these rules will be disqualified automatically.
  12. Participation in SONI competitions denotes acceptance of these terms and conditions and any additional competition specific terms and conditions which may be advertised.
  13. SONI's decision in relation to selection of prize winner(s) is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. In the event of any dispute regarding the rules, conduct or the results of a competition the decision of SONI will be final.

Use of personal data in connection with competitions

  1. SONI collects various types of personal data when a person enters a competition on SONI’s social media channels.
  2. For example, when a person enters a competition, SONI may request and, for a limited period of time, store the entrant’s name and contact details (such as email address, postal address, telephone number) in connection with the competition. This information will be deleted as soon as is practicable following confirmation of receipt of the prize by the winner. 
  3. Where SONI operates competitions in conjunction with a third party commercial partner, subject to the competition rules and notices, that partner may request and, for a limited period of time, store the data in order to ensure the winner receives the prize. The partner may also receive this data directly from SONI only in so far as required for the fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize. This information will be deleted as soon as is practicable following confirmation of receipt of the prize by the winner.
  4. By entering the competition participants accept that should they win their name (first name and surname) and address (county/place) may be used for publicity and may be published online, in print or in any other outlet/media seen fit by SONI.