Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

1. Promotion Details


By entering the Prize Draw you agree that you have read and understood these Terms and Conditions and agree that you will be bound by them. These Terms and Conditions govern your relationship with Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited, whose address is Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited, 9 Derry Street, London, W8 5HY (“Sony”). These Terms and Conditions and all other information provided prior to entering the Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) form part of the rules of entering this Prize Draw (the “Rules”). Entering the Prize Draw you agree that you have read, agree to and are bound by the Rules.


2. Participation


2.1   For a chance to win a VIP ticket upgrade (for you and up to 1 (one) guest) to “meet and greet” Ward Thomas on their 2019 tour (“the Prize”) you are invited during the Prize Draw Period to pre-order the forthcoming album “Restless Minds” by Ward Thomas (the “Artist”) and to fill in the Prize Draw form with your details and specifying from the drop down menu, which show you (and your guest) will be attending (the “Entry”).

There are 5 (five) Prizes for each of the 14 (fourteen) shows listed below;

Please note the Prize is for a “meet and greet” with the Artist and does not include any entrance tickets to the show which MUST already have been purchased prior to entering the Prize Draw.

Sunday 24 February 2019 De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-On-Sea
Monday 25 February 2019 York Barbican, York
Tuesday 26 February 2019 G Live, Guildford
Thursday 28 February 2019 O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol
Friday 01 March 2019 The Junction, Cambridge
Saturday 02 March 2019 Open, Norwich
Monday 04 March 2019 St David's Hall, Cardiff
Tuesday 05 March 2019 De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Wednesday 06 March 2019 Albert Hall, Manchester
Monday 01 April 2019 O2 Institute Birmingham, Digbeth
Tuesday 02 April 2019 O2 Guildhall Southampton, Southampton
Wednesday 03 April 2019 O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London
Friday 05 April 2019 SWG3, Glasgow
Saturday 06 April 2019 Sage Gateshead, Gateshead

Alternative method of entry. You may also enter the Prize Draw by visiting 22/ during the Prize Draw Period and completing the online entry form with your details.

2.2   The Prize Draw will run from 10:00 GMT on Thursday 6 December 2018 (the “Starting Date”) and the “Closing Time” will be 10:00 GMT on Thursday 31 January 2019 (the “Closing Date”) (collectively the “Prize Draw Period”). For the avoidance of doubt no entries will be counted before or beyond the Prize Draw Period.


2.3   Entry is only open to residents of England, Scotland and Wales and you must be aged 18 years old or over (as of the Starting Date) to enter this Prize Draw. If you are under 18 years old, your Entry will be disqualified.


2.4   The Winner(s)’ (and their guest’s) name will be listed at the venue entrance however entrants are advised that venue and/or Sony staff may also request to see valid photographic identification (such as an original passport or photo ID card) showing the Winner(s)’ and/or their guest’s full name and proof of age in order to gain entry to the venue. Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) accepts no liability in the event that entrance to the venue is denied on the grounds that the Winner(s) and/or their guest was/were not able to provide staff with valid photo ID and/or on the grounds of the Winner(s)’ and/or their guest’s inappropriate behavior and/or non-compliance with the venue’s own rules.


2.5   Full details of the Prize including location, times and audience information (which will be subject to the Artist’s availability) will be disclosed to the Winner(s).


2.6   The Prize may be filmed and photographs taken and by entering this Prize Draw you grant permission for use of all footage (filming and photography) as per clause 3.2 and 3.3 below.


2.7   In the event that the Winner(s) do not, or are unable to, comply with and meet the Rules, Sony shall be entitled at its discretion to disqualify the Winner(s) without any further liability to them. No liability shall attach to Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) as a result thereof.


2.8   Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) reserves the right to cancel the Prize Draw or amend these Terms and Conditions without notice in the event of circumstances outside its control, including without limitation, a major catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, strike, flood, earthquake or any actual, anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other similar event, or the postponement or cancellation of the Event beyond Sony’s control, or the non-appearance or unavailability of the Artist. No liability shall attach to Sony as a result thereof. If a sufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by Sony, in its sole discretion) are not received by the end of the Prize Draw Period, Sony reserves the right not to award any or all Prize(s).


2.9   Employees and their immediate families of Sony, companies within Sony Music Entertainment group of companies and any of their subsidiaries and/or agencies associated with this Prize Draw are ineligible to enter. Any such entries will be invalid.


2.10   You may not submit more than one (1) Entry to this Prize Draw any duplication will be deleted and you will be disqualified from this Prize Draw.


2.11   Your standard telephone, internet, network and data charges will apply (there is no additional charge to enter this Prize Draw) and you must have the bill payer’s permission prior to entering the Prize Draw.


3. Submitted Material


3.1   By entering the Prize Draw you warrant and represent that your Entry does not and shall not contain any material that, in Sony’s sole discretion (including but not limited to): (i) impersonates any person or entity, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity, without such person or entity’s prior written consent; (ii) constitutes personally identifying information or other personal or identifying information about you or any individual; (iii) is false, deceptive, misleading, scandalous, indecent, criminally obscene, pornographic, unlawful, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, fraudulent, tortuous, threatening, harassing, hateful, degrading, intimidating, or racially or ethnically offensive, or contains nudity, pornographic images, explicit sexual themes or graphic violence; (iv) encourages conduct that could be considered a criminal offense, could give rise to criminal civil liability, or could violate any law, or that could otherwise be considered inappropriate; (v) constitute a virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file or program that is harmful or invasive or may, or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, Sony or any hardware, software, or equipment; (vi) constitutes any advertising, promotional material, or other form of solicitation; or (vii) constitutes any non-public information about a company.


3.2   By entering the Prize Draw, you hereby grant to Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns); a exclusive worldwide, royalty free, perpetual and irrevocable licence to use, edit, copy, transmit, display, exploit, manipulate, distribute, reproduce, make, sell or offer to sell; exercise all copyright, trademark, publicity and other proprietary rights (and to sub-licence such rights) including recording, filming and photographing your likeness as part of the Prize and any information you provided or any part thereof, in any and all media (by any and all means now known or developed in the future), including without limitation, use on commercial audio or video products, the Artist’s social media websites and all forms of advertising and merchandise.


3.3  For the avoidance of doubt you understand that on a non-exclusive basis (and as part of your acceptance of the Prize) Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) may use your voice, your likeness, photographs of you (with others, if applicable) and any audio or audio-visual recordings and film footage of you (with others, if applicable) taken in connection with the Prize Draw in perpetuity for any and/or all purposes (whether promotional and/or commercial) and in any and/or all media without payment. If the Prize allows you to bring a guest, your guest must accept these conditions in order to be permitted to accompany you as part of the Prize.


3.4   Sony may at its sole discretion opt not to use, without notice or reason, any Entry that Sony believes is inappropriate or in breach of these Rules or if it simply does not wish to use them.


4. The Prize


4.1    i) After the Prize Draw Period, a total of 70 (seventy) “Winner(s)” will be selected at random by Sony (at Sony’s sole discretion) to win the Prize. There are 5 (five) Prizes available for each of the 14 (fourteen) shows listed in clause 2.1.

        ii) In the event that the Winner(s) does not, or is unable to, comply with and meet the Rules, Sony shall be entitled at its discretion to disqualify the Winner(s), without any further liability to the Winner(s). No liability shall attach to Sony as a result thereof.

        iii) No cash alternatives shall be available for the Prize. The Prize is nontransferable. However, Sony reserves the right to change the Prize at its discretion or to offer an alternative Prize of similar value.


4.2   The “Winner(s)” will be contacted by the email address give to Sony (the “Notification”). Once notified the Winner(s) must provide Sony with their full name and date of birth. The Winner(s) may, in Sony’s absolute discretion, be required to sign all necessary waivers, consents, or permissions of any nature required by Sony together with an agreement ratifying the rights granted to Sony herein (and any other documents reasonably required by Sony) (the “Required Agreement(s)”). If the Winner(s) cannot be contacted within 48 (forty eight) hours of Notification, if the Notification returns as “not accepted” “undeliverable” or if the Winner(s) rejects the Prize, then Sony reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify the Winner(s) without any further liability to that Winner(s) and offer the Prize to the next best entrant (in Sony’s sole discretion) and thereafter until another Winner(s) is found. Or if the Winner(s) is unable for whatever reason to accept the Prize, or in the event of non-compliance with the Terms and Conditions, or if the Required Agreement(s), if required, is/are not properly executed, Sony shall be entitled at its discretion to disqualify the Winner(s), without any further liability to that person and the Prize will be forfeited and an alternative Winner(s) may be selected from all remaining eligible Entries. Upon Prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. You agree to comply fully with each provision in the Rules.


4.3   For the avoidance of doubt any expenses not specified in these Terms and Conditions are the sole responsibility of the Winner(s) including travel to and from the venue, food, drink and personal expenditure.


4.4   In all cases Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) shall not be liable for any email notification that does not reach the Winner(s) for reasons beyond Sony’s (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) reasonable control. Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) shall not be responsible for any costs or losses incurred directly or indirectly by the Winner(s) as a result of an incorrect email address given by the Winner(s).


4.5  Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) accepts no responsibility for entries lost, damaged or delayed, or for any difficulty experienced in accessing or submitting your Entry. Late, damaged, defaced, illegible, incomplete or suspected fraudulent Entry will not be accepted. Proof of dispatch of the Entry (whether electronic or postal) will not be accepted as proof of receipt by Sony.


5. General Terms


5.1   Sony reserves the right to verify the eligibility of your Entry. Sony may request that the Winner(s) contact Sony to confirm that they are a winning entrant and/or to provide proof of identity, age and residency. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entry, any Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorised holder of the email account from which the Entry was submitted. You may be requested to provide Sony with proof that they are the authorised holder of the email account associated with the winning Entry.


5.2  Entries that are incorrect or incomplete will be void. No refund will be made for the cost of any Entry. Sony may refuse to award the Prize, or withdraw the Prize, in the event of your fraud, dishonesty or non-entitlement under the Rules.


5.3   The Winner(s) may be required, as a condition of being awarded the Prize, for no remuneration, to participate in promotional and publicity materials at the reasonable request of Sony and it shall be condition of being awarded the Prize the Winner(s) must consent and agree to do so.


5.4   In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the operation of any part of the draw, the decision of Sony shall be final.


5.5   Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) is not responsible for internet, network, telephone line or communication failures of any kind or for entries that are incomplete, corrupted, incomprehensible or not received before the Closing Date and Closing Time. Such entries will be void.


5.6   Sony assumes no responsibility for damages, losses or injuries that result from your Entry in this Prize Draw or acceptance or use of any Prize, provided that nothing in the Rules shall exclude or limit Sony’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its staff or supplier’s negligence or for fraud.


5.7   You hereby agree to release and hold harmless Sony, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies and its respective employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, shareholders and Prize partners (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any claims, actions, injury, loss or damages of any kind, including but not limited to, any damage to the entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in, or downloading of any materials or software in connection with, this Prize Draw, personal injury or death (except for liability for death, personal injury and damage or loss caused by negligence, which is not excluded) resulting from participating in this Prize Draw or from the acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any Prize awarded or participation in any Prize-related activity. This limitation of liability is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect, or consequential damages; loss of data, income, or profit; loss or damage to property; and claims of third parties. Eligible participants agree that Releasees have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, statutory, express or implied (including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, title, and fitness for a particular purpose), in fact or in law, relative to the Prize Draw or the Prize awarded. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Releasees do not make any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to any promotional web site and Releasees shall not be liable for the consequences of any interruptions or errors related thereto. These terms give you specific legal rights. The provisions regarding implied warranties are void in some jurisdictions where implied warranties are prescribed by law.


5.8   Should one or more provision of these Terms and Conditions and Rules be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, such provision(s) shall be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions and Rules will thus remain in full force and effect.


6. Privacy and Data Collection


6.1  By entering into the Prize Draw and ticking the newsletter box, you consent to your details being added to Sony’s mailing list and used in accordance with Sony’s published privacy policy from time to time, which you should read in advance at You can remove your name from the mailing list at any time by sending an email to and putting “unsubscribe” in the title of the email.


6.2   The Winner(s) agrees to keep confidential any knowledge about the Artist, Sony and its business and personnel received by them as a result of their Prize.


6.3  Unless you tell us otherwise, your details will not be shared with selected third parties for marketing.


6.4   For the avoidance of doubt Sony will be the data processor of the personal data collected from you and/or third parties in order to enter you into the Prize Draw.


6.5 By submitting your Entry to this Prize Draw, you expressly permit Sony (and its licensees, affiliates and assigns) to identify you as the contributor of such Entry and the content of such Entry to the Prize Draw in any publication in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, unless you otherwise notify Sony in writing at the time you submit your entry written notification can be sent to Ward Thomas – VIP ticket upgrade “meet and greet” 2019 tour, Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited, 9 Derry Street, London, W8 5HY.



7. Jurisdiction

The Rules and this Prize Draw are governed by the laws of England and Wales and any dispute will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England.