COMPETITION-RULES

1) ALL PROMOTIONS ARE RUN BY OR ON BEHALF OF SWEENEY OIL, CLAREGALWAY ROAD, ORANMORE, GALWAY.

2) WHERE APPLICABLE ENTRANTS MUST BE OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

3) ENTRANTS TO PHONE IN COMPETITIONS SHOULD ASK PERMISSION FOR THE USE OF THE PHONE FROM THE BILL HOLDER. OUR COMPETITION LINES ARE CHARGED AT THE LOCAL RATE.

5) PRIZES THAT ARE POSTED OUT FROM SWEENEY OIL WILL BE POSTED OUT TO WINNERS BY REGISTERED POST (IF VALUE OF PRIZE IS ABOVE 5 EUROS). NORMALLY WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF COMPETITION FINISH DATE.

6) WE WILL KEEP PRIZES FOR A PERIOD OF 30 DAYS. AFTER THAT PERIOD, IF PRIZE IS NOT COLLECTED, THE WINNERS RIGHT TO IT IS FORFEITED.

7) SWEENEY OIL AND ITS AGENTS ARE ENTITLED TO USE COMPETITION WINNERS NAMES AND PICTURES IF APPLICABLE IN MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS.


Online Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions only apply to competitions featured on the website’s or social media channels of Sweeney Oil and Radio na Gaeltachta You are deemed to accept these terms and conditions when you enter a competition, together with any specific terms for such competition which may be mentioned online, on this website (“Competition Information”).

If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions then you should not enter the competition. If there is any inconsistency between these competition terms and conditions and any such Competition Information, the Competition Information shall prevail.

These terms and conditions may be amended or varied at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on the relevant radio Sweeney Oils website(s) and Sweeney Oil website. It is your responsibility to ensure you review these terms and conditions regularly to familiarise yourself with any changes. We recommend that you print and store or save a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

 

ENTRY

1.1 Entry is open to residents Galway and South Mayo (Ballinrobe) Republic of Ireland (ROI) aged 18 years or over unless otherwise specified.

1.2 Employees of Sweeney Oil and any associated group companies, prize sponsor and/or agencies associated with our competitions and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Any such entries will be invalid. For these purposes, immediate family includes partner, grandchild, child, brother, step-brother, sister, step-sister, parent, step-parent, or grandparent of you or your partner or anyone noted as next of kin on any legal document.

1.3 Sweeney Oil reserves the right to require proof of age and evidence to verify the identity of an entrant at any time, and may use any reasonable channels and methods available to carry out checks of any details provided by entrants.

1.4 The opening and closing date and time for entries is as indicated in the Competition Information. Any entries received before or after these times will be disregarded.

1.5 Entry to the competition must be by the applicable method and in accordance with the deadlines as indicated in the Competition Information.


VALID ENTRIES

2.1 Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, or not received by ‘Sweeney Oil’ by the due deadline will be void.

2.2 In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of any answers given by entrants, or the operation of any part of the competition the decision of Sweeney Oil shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

2.3 Sweeney Oil will not be liable to reimburse expenses incurred in making an entry.

2.4 ‘Sweeney Oil’ reserves the right to reject bulk entries.

PRIZES

3.1 Only one prize per person is permissible, except where otherwise stated in the Competition Information.

3.2 The prize is as specified in the Competition Information. The winner is solely responsible for all insurance, applicable taxes and for any costs, expenses and charges not included in the prize description in the Competition Information. The prize is also subject to any terms and conditions of the manufacturer or supplier.

3.3 The winner is randomly selected from all the correct and valid entries, the draw will take place on the date indicated in the Competition Information.

3.4 The winner will be notified on the date the winning entry is selected or as soon as practical thereafter, or as otherwise indicated in the Competition Information by email.

You will be asked to specifically confirm that you are resident Galway or South Mayo and that you are not related to any employee of Sweeney Oil or prize sponsor employee and that you are aged at least 18 years of age or otherwise if stated in the Competition Information, dependant on the competition. You will have a specified fixed time period in which to claim your prize, usually 20 days unless otherwise specified in the Competition Information. Failure to respond within the specified time period may result in forfeiture of the prize although ‘Sweeney Oil’ will make reasonable efforts to contact the winner to ensure this does not happen. Sweeney Oil reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.

3.5 ‘Sweeney Oil’ may refuse to provide a prize, or may seek its recovery, in the event of non-entitlement under these Terms or an entrant’s breach of these Terms, or the Competition Information, or fraud or dishonesty.

3.6 Sweeney Oil reserves the right in its sole discretion to withhold delivery of a prize until proof of eligibility and identity has been confirmed and to disqualify the entrant in the event this is not provided, within any period specified by Sweeney Oil.

3.7 ‘Sweeney Oil’ endeavours to deliver the prize to the winner within twenty eight (28) days from the date of the claim, unless otherwise specified in the Competition Information. Delivery restrictions may apply to specific competitions.

3.8 No cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given and the prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However ‘Sweeney Oil’ reserves the right to change the prize due to circumstances beyond its control or to offer an alternative of similar value.

LIABILITY

4.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions restricts your statutory rights as a consumer. For more details on your statutory rights you should contact your local Trading Standards Office or Citizen’s Advice Bureau.

4.2 ‘Sweeney Oil’ excludes liability for any fault, malfunction, damage, loss or disappointment suffered by any entrant howsoever arising from participating in any competition whether due to any error, omission or other cause by ‘Sweeney Oil’, its employees, agents or others to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, ‘Sweeney Oil’ is not responsible for any damage or loss caused to an entrant where such damage or loss is not reasonably foreseeable including where the damage or loss results from ‘Sweeney Oil’ breaching these terms and conditions.

4.3 ‘Sweeney Oil’ does not accept liability for any damage or loss caused to you where you are not entering into a competition as a consumer.

4.4 ‘Sweeney Oil’ cannot promise that the various processes involved in providing the competition will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition at all times. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of ‘Sweeney Oil’. ‘Sweeney Oil’ will not be liable to you or to any other person in the event that all or any part of these services are discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

STANDARD TERMS

5.1 In the event that any entrant does not, or is unable to comply with these Terms and Conditions or the Competition Information, ‘Sweeney Oil’ shall be entitled at its sole discretion to disqualify such entrant, without any further liability to such entrant. Entrants must comply with any directions given to them by ‘Sweeney Oil’ including in relation to any and all relevant laws, rules and regulations.

5.2 ‘Sweeney Oil’ reserves the right to withdraw or amend any competition as necessary due to circumstances outside its reasonable control.

5.3 Competition winners may be required to take part in publicity activity associated with the competition. ‘Sweeney Oil’ (or any third party nominated by ‘Sweeney Oil’) may exercise its sole discretion to use the winner’s (and, if applicable, their companion’s) name and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media without notice and without any fee being paid.