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WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

In these Terms of Use, any use of the words "you", "yours" or similar expressions shall mean any user of this website whatsoever. Terms such as "we", "us, "our" or similar expressions shall mean the Football Association Premier League Limited.

This website, www.plprimarystars.com (the “Website”), is operated by the Football Association Premier League Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 02719699 with registered office at 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL. Our VAT number is 672 6255 22.

Please read this page carefully as it sets out the terms that apply to your use of the Website and any part of its content and all materials appearing on it. By using the Website you confirm that (i) you are employed (either on a permanent or temporary basis) by a primary educational institution (or an institution teaching pupils working at primary level), and (ii) you accept these Terms of Use and you agree to comply with them. If you are not employed by a primary educational institution (or an institution teaching pupils working at primary level) and/or you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using the Website. We reserve the right to restrict your access to the Website if we suspect that you are in breach of these conditions.

 

OTHER APPLICABLE TERMS

These Terms of Use are additional to, and should be read in conjunction with, our Privacy Policy.

 

CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF USE

We may change these terms at any time by amending this page. Please check this page regularly to take notice of any such changes as you will be deemed to accept them through your continued use of the Website.

 

CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE

We aim to update the Website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website, or close it indefinitely. We will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The Website is protected by copyright, database rights and other intellectual property and related rights ("Rights") which are owned by us and our suppliers. All such Rights are reserved.

The trade marks, logos and brand names shown on the Website are owned by us or our suppliers, partners or member Clubs. Except as indicated in these Terms of Use, no rights are granted to use any of them without the prior written permission of the owner.

 

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE

You may download and print material from the Website as is reasonable for formal educational purposes only.

You must not use the Website or any of its content in any other way, including (but not limited to):

  • for commercial purposes (such as selling or attempting to sell it in any way);
  • reproducing, re-utilising or redistributing it (including, by way of example, creating a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website);
  • framing or deep-linking to it on any other website;
  • to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website;
  • to make available personal data or private information about any person other than yourself;
  • to promote, facilitate or encourage illegal activity;
  • in any way to directly or indirectly suggest endorsement or approval by us of a product or service (for example, a personal website), entity, content or any belief or opinion expressed within a product or service; and
  • in any way that might bring us into disrepute.

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made at our request.

 

USE OF MESSAGES AND MATERIALS

By submitting and/or posting messages, suggestions or any other material (including any text, photographs, graphics, video and audio) to us or the Website you are granting us a perpetual royalty free non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the message/suggestion/material in whole or in part and in any form anywhere in the world and in any way we choose (including, but not limited to, via the Website or our social media channels). By submitting such material, you warrant that you are the owner of all the relevant intellectual property rights in relation to the submitted material. Any materials you provide to us shall be regarded as non-confidential.

By submitting any messages, suggestions or materials to the Website you also waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and in any other laws now or in the future in force in any part of the world and grant us any consent required therein to utilise any such material.

If you do not wish to grant us the rights set out above, please do not submit contributions to the Website.

 

COMPETITION AND PRIZES

From time to time we may run or host competitions, free prize draws and promotions on the Website. In each case these will be subject to additional competition terms and conditions which will be made available on the Website. Any competition, free prize draw and/or promotion run or hosted by us will only be open to educational institutions in England and Wales who teach children aged 5 to 11.

These terms and conditions apply to the Refer a colleague promotion for schools taking place between 25 June 2019 and 31 December 2019.

  • The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter")
  • The Promotion is open to primary school educational institutions in England and Wales who teach children aged 5 to 11.
  • When a referred teacher registers on the Premier League Primary Stars website, both they and the referring teacher will be entered into a prize draw. The referring teacher’s name will continue to be entered into the draw every time a referred colleague registers.
  • The prize is a visit by the Premier League Trophy to the school of the winning teacher selected in the prize draw.
  • The prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize(s) of equal value. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prize will only be awarded directly to the winner. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.
  • Selection of the winning school will be made by the Promoter by 17 January 2020. The school chosen as the winning school will be contacted by 31 January 2020 and asked to accept their prize.
  • The prize will be delivered no later than 10 April 2020. If the winning school is unable to arrange any visit on the date chosen, it may be allocated to another school.  
  • By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.
  • The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.
  • The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this Promotion any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.
  • The Promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

 

NO RELIANCE ON INFORMATION

Reasonable skill and care has been used in producing the Website but it is only designed for general information purposes. No guarantee is given by us or our suppliers that the Website (including any statistics contained on the Website) is accurate, complete or up-to-date. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on the content of the Website by you, or by anyone who may be informed of the Website’s contents.

 

EXTERNAL LINKS

The Website contains links to other websites and services operated by parties independent to us. We take reasonable precautions in selecting these however we do not endorse or take responsibility for the content or availability of these websites and cannot accept any liability for any material contained within them or for your use of them or any use of your personal data collected by their operators. If you decide to access linked websites you do so at your own risk and we encourage you to read the privacy statements applicable to each specific website.

 

VIRUSES

We and our suppliers take reasonable precautions to prevent computer viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other items that may damage the operation of computers or property or otherwise engage in computer misuse ("Malicious Programmes") on the Website but cannot accept any liability for them. You are advised to take precautions against such Malicious Programmes, including the use of suitable protective software.

 

YOUR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE

You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing Malicious Programmes. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

 

PUPIL USE OF THE WEBSITE

Pupils will be able to access content that is behind log in on the site via a class code which is issued to them by their teacher. They will be able to use this to log in to the site and access packs of resources that teachers have assigned to them.

Once they have entered the class code, pupils will be required to enter their first name, surname and chosen password. This data will not be publicly available on the website, it will be stored according to our privacy policy and will never be used for marketing purposes. If you have any questions about how this data is stored, please email us.

If it is school policy that it is a requirement to gather individual parental consent for pupil use of a website as detailed above, a pre-prepared take home letter is available to download from the website for this purpose. It is the teacher’s responsibility to gather parental consent if it is required by their establishment.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence or any wilful act, to the fullest extent permitted by law we exclude all liability to you in respect of your use of the Website.

 

INDEMNITY

You will indemnify us against all losses, liabilities, costs and expenses reasonably suffered or incurred by us as a result of breach by you of these Terms of Use or any applicable laws.

 

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any disputes arising under or in connection with these terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

 

CONTACT

If you have any comments or questions about the Website please contact us at plprimarystars@premierleague.com.

Premier League Primary Stars Ultimate PE Lesson competition

Rules for entry

These terms and conditions apply to The Ultimate PE Lesson competition from Premier League Primary Stars. The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter")

1. The competition is open to all primary schools in England and Wales for pupils between the ages of 7 to 11 years (Key Stage 2) excluding employees of the Promoter and their immediate families that are registered users with the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

2. Entry to the competition is free.

3. Enter the competition by submitting entries by pupils from your school aged between 7–11 years. Pupils should work in groups of 4-6 to complete their entry. Entries should be submitted via the online entry form.

4. The competition opens on Thursday 7 March 2019 and ends at 1700 on Friday 5 April 2019. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Challenge entries

5. There is no limit on the number of entries a school can submit.

6. Entries can be submitted in a number of formats (including PDF or image file) but should use the entry sheet PDF provided.

7. All entries should be written on the entry sheet PDF provided.

8. All schools entering the competition must have completed the online form. This form:
I. requires a member of staff in the school to provide their contact details
II. requires at least one teacher from the school to be registered on Premier League Primary Stars at the time of submission
III. requires a member of staff to agree for any entries submitted by pupils to be potentially included as examples in future publications by the Promoter. The Premier League will contact the school should a school's entry be selected for this reason and will discuss how the entry will be used. The promoters will not utilise any entries following the competition without the school's full approval.

9. Incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries, or those not in accordance with entry instructions, will not be accepted.

10. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of entry will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

11. Entrants who do not give correct details or those who make an entry on someone else's behalf will be disqualified.

12. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by a computer will be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries or those not in accordance with the entry instructions will not be accepted.

13. In all cases entrants' data will only be used for the purposes of administering this Promotion and for no other purpose (see Privacy Policy).

14. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for names, addresses or email addresses spelt incorrectly by entrants.

15. If you have problems submitting your entry please email plprimarystars@premierleague.com

16. Entries must not:
a. Be violent, negative or/and discriminative of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or obscene;
b. Promote or be about the use of illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, and any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
c. Be offensive or be about hate;
d. Defame, misrepresent or contain negative remarks about the Promoter or its products or other people, products or companies;
e. Contain commercial names or trademarks owned by others or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses;
f. Contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media or musical 'samples') without permission.
g. Contain materials embodying photographs, footage or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead without permission.
h. Communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Promoter wishes to associate;
i. Depict, and cannot itself be in violation of any law.
j. Any inappropriate or offensive material may be reported to the appropriate authorities.
k. Entries will be automatically reviewed and moderated for content before being judged, however such review does not relieve you from responsibility for compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Any Entry that is found, at any time, not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the Promoter, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. The Promoter shall have sole and final determination as to which entries are eligible to take part in this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

Judging

17. A judging panel will select one overall prize winner and three runners up. The judges' decision is final.

18. The prizes:
Prizes for the overall winning group of 4-6 pupils:
• A visit to a motion capture session to create their winning PE lesson.
Prizes for runners-up:
• A visit from their local football club to recreate their lesson
• Signed shirts and match tickets

19. The prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal value.

20. The school of the winning entry will be notified and sent a prize acceptance form by email during w/c 22 April 2019. The prize acceptance form will require the school to give permission on behalf of the winning group's parent/guardians for the winners' first name, school and home town to be used for publicity purposes. The prize acceptance forms must be returned in advance of the motion capture session which will take place during w/c 6 May 2019. If the winning group cannot attend on that date or if the completed form is not received by the given date, a new winning school will be selected.

21. The runner-up schools will be formally announced by the end of April 2019 and the names of the winners will be available on request from this date.

22. There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part.

23. The prizes may be subject to change. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute similar alternatives of equal or greater value or to remove a prize. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prizes will only be awarded directly to the winners. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.

24. The winning and runner-up schools may be required to participate in publicity arising from this competition.

25. The prize may involve participating at an event that may be filmed and photographed by various film crews. Usage will include all audio-visual media in perpetuity.
a. The Promoter will deliver an information pack to the winning school including release forms for parents to sign allowing permission for this filming.
b. In the instance that a parent does not wish their child to be filmed at the event, they must make this clear in the release form and return this to the Promoter in advance of the event so that the organisers can ensure this wish is adhered to by third party film crews on the day.

General

26. By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

27. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered as a result of entering this competition or accepting the prize. Nothing shall exclude the liability of the Promoter for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.

28. Entry data will be used solely to administer the competition and entries will be destroyed in September 2019, following the winning schools claiming their prize.

29. Teachers are required to provide their contact details in order to enter the competition on behalf of their class.

30. The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.

31. The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this competition any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.

32. All promotion entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter or arising out of the entrant's involvement in the promotion will become the property of the Promoter on receipt or creation and will not be returned. By submitting your promotion entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:
a. assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
b. waive all moral rights, in and to your promotion entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

33. The promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

34. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Premier League Plastic Pollution Challenge
Rules for entry

These terms and conditions apply to the Premier League Primary Stars plastic pollution challenge. The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter")
1. The competition is open to all primary schools in England and Wales for pupils between the ages of 7 to 11 years (Key Stage 2) excluding employees of the Promoter and their immediate families that are registered users with the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

2. Entry to the competition is free.

3. Enter the competition by submitting entries by pupils from your school aged between 7–11 years. Entries should be submitted via the online entry form.

4. The competition opens on Tuesday 08 January 2019 and ends at 1700 on Friday 22 March 2019. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Challenge entries

5. There is no limit on the number of entries a school can submit, but only one entry can be submitted per class.

6. Entrants can be submitted in a number of formats including PDF or image file but should use the pledge templates provided.

7. All entries should be written on one of the pledge templates provided.

8. All schools entering the competition must have completed the online form. This form:

I. requires a member of staff in the school to provide their contact details
II. requires at least one teacher from the school to be registered on Premier League Primary Stars at the time of submission
III. requires a member of staff to agree for any entries submitted by pupils to be potentially included as examples in future publications by the Promoter. The Premier League will contact the school should a school's entry be selected for this reason and will discuss how the entry will be used. The promoters will not utilise any entries following the competition without the school's full approval.

9. Incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries, or those not in accordance with entry instructions, will not be accepted.

10. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of entry will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

11. Entrants who do not give correct details or those who make an entry on someone else's behalf will be disqualified.

12. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by a computer will be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries or those not in accordance with the entry instructions will not be accepted.

13. In all cases entrants' data will only be used for the purposes of administering this Promotion and for no other purpose (see Privacy Policy).

14. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for names, addresses or email addresses spelt incorrectly by entrants.

15. If you have problems submitting your entry please email plprimarystars@premierleague.com

16. Entries must not:
a. Be violent, negative or/and discriminative of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or obscene;
b. Promote or be about the use of illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, and any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
c. Be offensive or be about hate;
d. Defame, misrepresent or contain negative remarks about the Promoter or its products or other people, products or companies;
e. Contain commercial names or trademarks owned by others or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses;
f. Contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media or musical 'samples') without permission.
g. Contain materials embodying photographs, footage or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead without permission.
h. Communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Promoter wishes to associate;
i. Depict, and cannot itself be in violation of any law.
j. Any inappropriate or offensive material may be reported to the appropriate authorities.
k. Entries will be automatically reviewed and moderated for content before being entered into the prize draw, however such review does not relieve you from responsibility for compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Any Entry that is found, at any time, not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the Promoter, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. The Promoter shall have sole and final determination as to which entries are eligible to take part in this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

Judging

17. Entries will be entered into a prize draw and ten schools drawn to receive the visit to Sky Academy Studios in London.

18. The prizes:
Prizes for ten schools:
• A visit to Sky Academy Studios in London (for a maximum of 30 pupils) to make a film about their pledge. This will take place during w/c 13 May 2019. Travel costs will be substituted to the value of £250 per school. Schools will be required to bring a packed lunch for all children.
Prizes overall winning pledge:
• The ten pledge films will be judged by a panel and one will be selected as the overall winner. This school will receive a school visit from Plasticus, the Sky Ocean Rescue whale, the Premier League Trophy, and other guests at a date mutually agreeable by all parties.
Prizes for first 100 schools who submit entries:
• Class sets (30) water bottles

19. The prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal value.

20. The schools of the winning prize draw will be notified and sent a prize acceptance form electronically during April 2019. The prize acceptance form will require the schools to give permission on behalf of the winning class' parent/guardians for the winners' first name, school and home town to be used for publicity purposes. The prize acceptance forms must be returned within one week. If it is not received by this date, new winning schools will be selected.

21. The winners will be formally announced by the end of April 2019 and the names of the winners will be available on request from this date.

22. There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part.

23. The prizes may be subject to change. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute similar alternatives of equal or greater value or to remove a prize. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prizes will only be awarded directly to the winners. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.

24. The winning school may be required to participate in publicity arising from this competition including third party promotion (for example Sky).

25. The entry may involve participating at an event that may be filmed and photographed by various film crews. Usage will include all audio-visual media including third party promotion, in perpetuity.
a. The Promoter will deliver an information pack to the winning school including release forms for parents to sign allowing permission for this filming.
b. In the instance that a parent does not wish their child to be filmed at the event, they must make this clear in the release form and return this to the Promoter in advance of the event so that the organisers can ensure this wish is adhered to by third party film crews on the day.

General

26. By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

27. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered as a result of entering this competition or accepting the prize. Nothing shall exclude the liability of the Promoter for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.

28. Entry data will be used solely to administer the competition and entries will be destroyed at the end of August 2019, following the winning schools claiming their prize.

29. Teachers are required to provide their contact details in order to enter the competition on behalf of their class.

30. The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.

31. The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this competition any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.

32. All promotion entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter or arising out of the entrant's involvement in the promotion will become the property of the Promoter on receipt or creation and will not be returned. By submitting your promotion entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:

a. assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
b. waive all moral rights, in and to your promotion entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

33. The promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

34. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Premier League Writing Stars competition
Rules for entry

These terms and conditions apply to the Premier League Writing Stars competition. The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter")

1. The competition is open to all primary schools in England and Wales for pupils between the ages of 5 to 11 years (Key Stage 1 and 2) excluding employees of the Promoter and their immediate families that are registered users with the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

2. Entry to the competition is free.

3. Enter the competition by submitting entries by a pupil or pupils from your school aged between 5–11 years. Entries should be submitted via the online entry form or by post to: Premier League Writing Stars Competition, PO Box 170, Orbital Park, ASHFORD, TN24 0ZX

4. The competition opens on Tuesday 09 October 2018 and ends at 1700 on Friday 21 December 2018. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Competition Entries

5. There is no limit on the number of entries a school submits, but only one entry can be submitted per pupil.

6. Entrants can be submitted in a number of formats including PDF, Word document, PowerPoint, image file or hard copy. Written pieces should be no more than 150 words or 20 lines.

7. Entries can be submitted in either English or Welsh language. Welsh language poetry will be judged separately with the help of a Welsh-speaking judge.

8. All poems must be submitted on one of the three Entry activity sheets and pupil name, year, teacher and school must be written in the space provided.

9. All schools entering pupils for the competition must have completed the online form or a Class Entry Form (KS1 or KS2). This form:

I. requires a member of staff in the school to provide their contact details
II. requires a member of staff in the school to provide the names of the pupils they are entering into the competition
III. requires at least one teacher from the school to be registered on Premier League Primary Stars at the time of submission
IV. requires a member of staff to agree for any entries submitted by pupils to be potentially included as examples of good writing in future publications by the promoters. The Premier League will contact the school should a pupil's entry be selected for this reason and will discuss how the entry will be used. The promoters will not utilise any entries following the competition without the school's full approval.

10. Incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries, or those not in accordance with entry instructions, will not be accepted.

11. No responsibility is accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any postal problems or network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind, or where postage is not paid in full. Proof of entry will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

12. Entrants who do not give correct details or those who make an entry on someone else's behalf will be disqualified.

13. No entries from agents, third parties, organised groups or entries automatically generated by a computer will be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries or those not in accordance with the entry instructions will not be accepted.

14. In all cases entrants' data will only be used for the purposes of administering this Promotion and for no other purpose (see Privacy Policy).

15. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for names, addresses or email addresses spelt incorrectly by entrants.

16. If you have problems submitting your entry please email plprimarystars@premierleague.com

17. Entries must not:

a. Be violent, negative or/and discriminative of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or obscene;

b. Promote or be about the use of illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, and any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;

c. Be offensive or be about hate;

d. Defame, misrepresent or contain negative remarks about the Promoter or its products or other people, products or companies;

e. Contain commercial names or trademarks owned by others or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses;

f. Contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media or musical 'samples') without permission.

g. Contain materials embodying photographs, footage or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead without permission.

h. Communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Promoter wishes to associate;

i. Depict, and cannot itself be in violation of any law.

j. Any inappropriate or offensive material may be reported to the appropriate authorities.

k. Entries will be automatically reviewed and moderated for content before being judged, however such review does not relieve you from responsibility for compliance with these Terms and Conditions. Any Entry that is found, at any time, not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the Promoter, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. The Promoter shall have sole and final determination as to which entries are eligible to take part in this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

Judging

18. Entries will be judged in two age categories: Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) and Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6), and two language categories: English and Welsh. A judging panel will select one overall prize winner for each category and a number of area winners. The judges' decision is final.

Prizes and winner notification

19. The prizes:

Prizes for overall winners:

A Premier League Trophy visit to your school
A visit to your school by a children’s author or poet to lead a poetry workshop
Winning poems read aloud by one of our star judges
Prizes for regional and Welsh winners and overall winners:

Poems published in an official Premier League Writing Stars book with bespoke illustrations
An invitation to a national celebration event and the chance to meet other poets and special guests
A framed version of the winning poems
Poetry book bags for all winners’ schools
20. The prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal value.

21. The schools of the winning pupils will be notified and sent a prize acceptance form electronically during February 2019. The prize acceptance form will require the schools to give permission on behalf of the winners' parent/guardians for the winners' first name, school and home town to be used for publicity purposes. The prize acceptance forms must be returned within one week. If it is not received by this date, new winners, and therefore new winning schools, will be selected.

22. The winners will be formally announced by the end of February 2019 and the names of the winners will be available on request from this date.

23. There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part.

24. The prizes may be subject to change. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute similar alternatives of equal or greater value or to remove a prize. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prizes will only be awarded directly to the winners. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.

25. The winning school may be required to participate in publicity arising from this competition.

26. The entry may involve participating at an event that may be filmed and photographed by various film crews. Usage will include all audio-visual media in perpetuity.

a. The Promoter will deliver an information pack to the winning school including release forms for parents to sign allowing permission for this filming.

b. In the instance that a parent does not wish their child to be filmed at the event, they must make this clear in the release form and return this to the Promoter in advance of the event so that the organisers can ensure this wish is adhered to by third party film crews on the day.

General

27. By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

28. The promoter accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered as a result of entering this competition or accepting the prize. Nothing shall exclude the liability of the promoter for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence.

29. Teachers are required to provide pupils' names in order to enter them in the competition. This data will be used solely to administer the competition and will be destroyed in July 2019, following the winner claiming their prize.

30. Teachers are required to provide their contact details in order to enter the competition on behalf of their pupils. Teachers will be given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving further information, not related to the competition, from the Premier League.

31. The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.

32. The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this competition any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.

33. All promotion entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter or arising out of the entrant's involvement in the promotion will become the property of the Promoter on receipt or creation and will not be returned. By submitting your promotion entry and any accompanying material, you agree to:

a. assign to the Promoter all your intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and
b. waive all moral rights, in and to your promotion entry and otherwise arising in connection with your entry to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

34. The promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.

35. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Teacher Reward Scheme badges promotion

Rules for entry

These terms and conditions apply to the Teacher Reward Scheme badges promotion for schools 2019/20 taking place between 2 September 2019 and 20 July 2020

  • The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter").
  • The Promotion is open to primary school educational institutions in England and Wales who teach children aged 5 to 11 (or institutions teaching pupils working at primary level).
  • Schools will be entered into the prize draw if a registered teacher is awarded all the available Teacher Reward Scheme badges during the 2019/20 academic year.
  • The prize is a visit by the Premier League Trophy to one winning school selected in the prize draw.
  • The prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize(s) of equal value. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prize will only be awarded directly to the winner. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.
  • Selection of the winning school will be made by the Promoter by the end of August 2020. The school chosen as the winning school will be contacted by 25 September 2020 and asked to accept their prize.
  • The prize will be delivered no later than 31 December 2020. If the winning school is unable to arrange any visit on the date chosen, it may be allocated to another school.  
  • By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.
  • The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.
  • The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this Promotion any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.
  • The Promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.
     

These terms and conditions apply to the Teacher Reward Scheme badges promotion for schools 2018/19 taking place between 1 September 2018 and 19 July 2019

  • The promoters are the Football Association Premier League Limited, 30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL (the "Promoter").
  • The Promotion is open to primary school educational institutions in England and Wales who teach children aged 5 to 11.
  • Schools will be entered into the prize draw if a registered teacher is awarded all the available Teacher Reward Scheme badges during the 2018/19 academic year.
  • The prize is a visit by the Premier League Trophy to one winning school selected in the prize draw.
  • The prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize(s) of equal value. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Promoter the prize will only be awarded directly to the winner. Prizes cannot be sold or auctioned or otherwise transferred to a third party.
  • Selection of the winning school will be made by the Promoter by the end of August 2019. The school chosen as the winning school will be contacted by 30 September 2019 and asked to accept their prize.
  • The prize will be delivered no later than 31 December 2019. If the winning school is unable to arrange any visit on the date chosen, it may be allocated to another school.   
  • By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the Promotion rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller, for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion. All entry instructions form part of the rules.
  • The Premier League may in their absolute discretion modify, amend, cancel or suspend these terms and conditions at any time if they deem necessary or if circumstances arise beyond their control.
  • The Premier League reserve the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify from this Promotion any entrant who they believe has not complied with these terms and conditions or acted in good faith.
  • The Promoters' decisions are final in all matters relating to this Promotion and no correspondence will be entered into.