#WeatherTheCourt Terms and Conditions



Terms & Conditions

These Competition Terms & Conditions, together with any specific rules or conditions explained or notified by the LTA as relevant to this Competition (a Competition Notice) (as displayed on www.lta.org.uk or otherwise) apply to entrants completing the relevant action required to be entered into the #WeatherTheCourt Competition 2020 (the Competition).

By entering the Competition you agree to be bound by these Competition Terms & Conditions, the LTA Privacy Policy and, where applicable, the LTA Online Terms & Conditions (each of which can be found at www.lta.org.uk).  If you do not agree to comply with these Terms & Conditions, the LTA Online Terms & Conditions or the Privacy Policy (as applicable) please do not enter the Competition. 

A copy of these Competition Terms & Conditions and/or the LTA Privacy Policy can be provided upon written request, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

1      Introduction

1.1       This Competition is organised by LTA Operations Limited (the LTA) whose    address is at The National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ.

1.2       The LTA reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these Competition Terms & Conditions and to cancel or refuse any individual’s entry at any time without prior notice.  Any such changes will be posted on the LTA website (www.lta.org.uk).

2         Eligibility

2.1       Entrants to the Competition must be resident in the UK.  Entrants under the age of 18   confirm, by entering the Competition, that they have permission from their parent/guardian to do so. Proof of age may be required.

2.2       No employees of the LTA (or its group companies) or any of their relatives, nor any representatives, agents (including employees of the same) or persons connected to the Competition (or members of their families), may win the Competition.

2.3       The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of the LTA.  If ineligible, entrants will not be entitled to receive a Prize (as defined below), and any Prize awarded may be revoked.

3      Entries

3.1       Entries must be submitted during the opening times set out in paragraph 3.2 (as defined below) or will be deemed to be invalid.  Entries must be submitted in accordance with the instructions and/or requirements (including method and timing of entry) set out in these Terms and Conditions and in any Competition Notice in order to constitute a qualifying entry.

3.2       Entries must be received at any time between 00:01 on 07 December 2020 and 23:59 on 23rd December 2020.  

3.3       To enter the Competition entrants must upload a photograph or video to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or TikTok of themselves on a tennis court with the hashtag #WeatherTheCourt and tag their location during the times set out in paragraph 3.2.

3.4       Lost, delayed or incomplete entries will not be accepted and the LTA takes no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed or not received for any reason, and proof of despatch will not be proof of receipt.

3.5       Where applicable, entrants confirm that by entering the Competition their entry: (i) includes information that is true, current and complete; (ii) is not obscene, disparaging or critical of any person, offensive, likely to infringe the rights of any third party or is otherwise unlawful. By entering the Competition, entrants confirm that where the entry contains an image of any other person or people, entrants have the consent of all those people to submit the entry, or the consent of their parents or legal guardians if they are under 18 years old. The LTA reserves the right to disqualify from the Competition any entries which contravene, or are found to contravene, any of the criteria set out in this condition 3.5, or are deemed by the LTA to be critical of the LTA, or are deemed ineligible by the LTA for any other reason.

3.6       Information (including personal information) submitted in an entry will, unless specifically stated otherwise, be used by the LTA in accordance with the LTA Privacy Policy.  All entrants agree that if they are a Prize-Winner they will take part in any promotional activity reasonably requested by the LTA.  By entering the Competition entrants agree to: (i) the use of their name and county being supplied in accordance with Condition 3.6; and (ii) the use of their name, image, entry and any other details and/or materials submitted in connection with the Competition (including, but not limited to, announcing the results of the Competition) and any other promotional purpose as the LTA may deem appropriate. By entering the Competition, entrants hereby grant the LTA (and its group companies) a perpetual (which means it lasts forever), non-exclusive (which means entrants are free to grant this permission to other parties as well), royalty-free (which means the LTA will not pay for the permission), transferable licence (which means entrants give the LTA permission) to copy, edit, store, reproduce, publish and otherwise use the image entry submitted in connection with the Competition (Image) for any commercial or non-commercial purpose, in all and any media. You irrevocably and unconditionally waive, in respect of your Image, all moral rights to which you may be entitled and any broadly equivalent rights in any territory of the world. As between the entrants and the LTA, the entrants retain all ownership rights in their Images, although the LTA may ask entrants to sign some or all of these rights over to the LTA.

3.7       The name of the Prize-Winners and their selected tennis venues will be made available following receipt of an appropriately worded letter addressed to ‘#WeatherTheCourt Competition 2020’ sent to the LTA using the address given above, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope. The LTA reserves the right not to respond to such requests if received more than forty five (45) days after the closing date.

3.8       Entrants may submit multiple entries to the Competition. 

3.9       Entrants' use of Twitter, Facebook, TikTok or Instagram is subject to their terms and conditions of service.

4      Choosing the Prize-Winners

4.1     Subject to the terms of these Competition Terms & Conditions and unless otherwise stated in the Competition Notice, winning entrant(s) (our “Weekly Warriors”) shall be selected by the LTA’s Marketing team at random at the end of each week, from all correct entries that the LTA (at its complete discretion) deems to qualify for entry into the Competition. For the purposes of awarding the prizes, the e-voucher amount allocated to winning entries will be judged by the LTA’s Marketing team, in its discretion, based on which is deemed to be most distinctive. The highest ranked winning entries will receive the highest voucher amount, and so on (see 5.1). The LTA’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

5         Prize

5.1       The Weekly Prize-Winner(s) (up to a maximum total of 27 winners across the entire period of the competition) shall be awarded one e-gift voucher to the value of £20, £50 OR £100 from the sports equipment retailer Decathlon.  The maximum total value of all e-gift vouchers available to win across the entire period of the competition is £1100.

5.2       The LTA reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  There is no monetary equivalent or cash alternative to the Prizes.  The Prizes are non-transferable.

5.3       Should any doubt arise as to an entrant’s eligibility, the LTA reserves the right to withhold the Prize until such proof of eligibility and identity has been confirmed or if such proof is not produced on request or to disqualify the entrant from the Competition. 

5.4       The Prize-Winners will be contacted by the LTA by DM, FB, or tweet, and will be asked to provide an email address to be sent their e-voucher.  In the event that the Prize-Winners do not respond within 48 hours of the first message, the LTA reserves the right to replace the relevant Prize-Winner with another prize-winner. Only the Prize-Winners will be notified. 

5.5       The Prize-Winners will forfeit the right to the Prize (as applicable), without compensation or recourse, if he/she does not agree to be bound by these Competition Terms and Conditions and/or does not meet eligibility criteria.

6         General

6.1       Liability.  The LTA cannot accept any liability (other than for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the LTA, or other liabilities that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded) for any damage, loss, costs, expenses or disappointment, whether direct or indirect, caused to or suffered by entrants in connection with the Competition or as a result of the Prize-Winners accepting or making use of the Prizes. Competition participants are responsible for their own safety when participating in the competition and capturing images or videos, and participants are advised not to go out in unsafe or extreme (dangerous) weather conditions. . The LTA will not be liable if the Prizes are unable to be offered. Twitter Inc. Facebook, Instagram and TikTok are not sponsors of the Competition and bear no responsibility or liability for the administration, operation, judging or conduct of the Competition, or for the fulfilment of the Prize. 

6.2     Law.  These Competition Terms & Conditions and any non-contractual obligations connected     to them shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and         Wales and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which   may arise under or in connection with them.

6.3     Severance.  If any provision of these terms is found to be invalid by any court having        competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the   remaining provisions of these terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.

6.4       Data Protection. All individuals submitting entries hereby acknowledge that their personal data will be processed by the LTA in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018, and in accordance with the LTA’s Privacy Policy, available at: https://www.lta.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/governance-and-structure/policies-and-rules/privacy-policy/

6.5       Covid-19. When capturing images/videos, all participants must comply with all applicable laws and regulations (including any local or national Covid-19 restrictions and/or lockdowns), and any competition entries which disregard these laws and regulations will not be accepted.

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