Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

1. Eligibility

1.1. ICAEW 100 is run by TARGETjobs, which is part of GTI Media Ltd, in partnership with ICAEW. ICAEW 100, hereinafter referred to as “Competition”, is open to all students currently studying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree-level qualification (or equivalent) at a UK university.

1.1.2 Winners of the top prize must meet the One Young World eligibility criteria of being aged 18-30 at the time of the Summit.

1.2. The Competition has two parts.

1.2.1. Part 1 is online and requires students, hereinafter referred to as "Participants", to register their details and then proceed with the online exercises.

1.2.1.1. Participants are only permitted one attempt at the online section of the competition and are unable to save an attempt once they have started. This means that Participants must complete the online section of the competition in one session. Participants who enter more than once will be disqualified, as will entries that TARGETjobs (hereinafter referred to as the “Competition Organiser”) suspects to be one of multiple attempts or against the spirit of the terms and conditions.

1.2.1.2. There are two exercises to complete in order for a Participant to achieve a score. The two exercises combined, along with the input of personal information, take on average 30 minutes to complete. At the beginning of each exercise, Before taking each test, Participants will have the opportunity to practise questions (take a ‘dummy run’) to ensure that they fully understand the exercises.

1.2.1.3. Once a Participant has completed the two online exercises, they will automatically receive an email that indicates to them whether their score was high enough to be placed in the top 100 positions on the ‘live’ leaderboard

1.2.1.4. If a Participant’s score remains one of the top 100 scores on the leaderboard during the period that the online exercises are open, they will be invited, via mobile phone or e-mail by the Competition Organiser, to the Grand Final event in London.

1.2.2. Part 2 of the Competition is a celebratory event, hereinafter referred to as the “Grand Final”, that will be held at Chartered Accountants’ Hall in London on 17 March 2017. It is where the overall rankings and winners will be revealed.

1.2.2.1. During registration on the day of the Grand Final, each Participant must produce appropriate identification to confirm that they are currently studying at a UK university. The identification produced must also match the name registered at the start of the Competition online. If it doesn’t match or appropriate identification cannot be produced, the participant may still be allowed to take part in the Grand Final but will not be eligible for any prizes or a placing. A university or NUS card is considered to be an appropriate form of identification.

1.2.2.2. Dinner and refreshments will be provided for Participants. It is the Participant’s responsibility to notify the Competition Organisers of any special dietary needs.

1.2.2.3. Participants at the Grand Final will be able to claim travel expenses up to a maximum of £50 per person to attend the Grand Final event in London on March 17 2017.

2. Prizes

2.1. Any prizes won at the Grand Final will be settled /agreed with Participants within no more than 14 working days of the Grand Final event.

2.2. The overall winner of the Competition (the Participant who will win the main prize) will represent the ICAEW as a delegate at the One Young World Summit 2017 in Bogotá, subject to visa and travel restrictions.

2.3. ICAEW will fund this delegate place plus economy travel and accommodation.

2.4. All associated travel and reasonable expenses for this trip will be covered by ICAEW.

2.5. Additional prizes will be revealed on the day of the Grand Final.

2.6. The prizes offered are as stated and are non-exchangeable or transferable. No cash alternatives will be provided.

2.7. Participants must ensure that they have appropriate passport/travel documentation with at least six months validity to travel.

2.8. Neither the Competition Organiser nor ICAEW accepts any liability for any loss or damage which may arise from the competition or use of its prizes. It is the responsibility of the prize winner to obtain adequate travel insurance, and to cover any visa and passport costs.

2.9. If a prize is declined or if a winner forfeits the prize under these terms and conditions, the Competition Organiser and ICAEW may, at their absolute discretion, select an alternative winner.

3. Participation and format

3.1. Participants with disabilities or medical conditions should contact the Competition Organisers if provisions need to be made to enable them to complete the online exercises.

3.2. The Competition Organiser, its employees, affiliates, associated companies, sponsors, supporters or medical advisers are not responsible for any injury or illness that Participants may suffer as a result of his/her participation in the Competition. The Participant accepts that, should any medical or physical condition arise prior to the event which is likely to affect a Participant's ability to take part, he/she will withdraw in accordance with these conditions.

3.3. The Competition Organiser may introduce cut off times for Part 1 and Part 2 of the Competition to ensure the fair and proper running of the Competition. This will be initiated by the Competition Organiser at its discretion and Participants will be notified as is necessary.

3.4. The Competition Organiser reserves the right at any time to remove Participants from the Competition or prevent Participants participating in the Competition if, in the Competition Organiser’s sole discretion, it considers such action necessary: for safety reasons; for the proper enjoyment of the Competition and Grand Final event by other Participants; or for any other reasonable reason.

3.5. While the Competition Organiser takes every care with the staging of the Competition and Grand Final event, Participants acknowledge that personal accident and personal items insurance is his or her sole responsibility.

3.6. All decisions and rulings by the Competition Organiser and its employees are considered final. Accordingly, the Participant will comply with all Competition rules and all instructions and guidelines given by the Competition Organisers. The Participant acknowledges and agrees that the Competition Organiser will organise and run the Competition, and will have sole authority and be the final arbiter on all decisions relating to: the safety, running and organisation of the Competition, the rules of the Competition, the timings of the Competition, and placings and prizes.

3.7. Participants acknowledge and accept that circumstances concerning the Competition may change from time to time for reasons out of the Competition Organiser’s reasonable control or otherwise, without the Competition Organiser incurring any liability and without any rights to withdrawal being accrued by the Participant.

4. Withdrawals, cancellations, alterations and refunds

4.1. The Competition Organisers can be contacted by either the ‘Contact Us’ section of the ICAEW 100 website or in writing. The Competition Organisers’ address is TARGETjobs Events, The Fountain Building, Howbery Park, Benson Lane, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BA.

4.2. If a participant is successful in Part 1 of the Competition then they will be notified by end of 17th February 2017 and their confirmation sought for the Grand Final.

4.3. The Competition Organiser reserves the right to alter the closing date for Part 1 of the Competition from the one currently published.

4.4. The Competition Organiser reserves the right to change the date of the Grand Final from the one published. In the event of such a change of date of the Grand Final, and the Participant is unable to attend on the revised date, he/she will regretfully be replaced in the Grand Final by the next best placed Participant from Part 1 of the Competition.

4.5. The Competition Organiser or the Competition’s sponsors will have no further liability whatsoever arising from such a withdrawal as referred to in 4.4 and for the reason referred to in 4.4 even if transport has been purchased to attend the Grand Final by the Participant. It is at the Competition Organiser’s discretion as to whether a claim for travel to the Grand Final will be made.

4.6. The Competition Organiser reserves the right to amend the Competition format due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control or for any safety-related reason. The Competition Organiser or the Competition’s sponsors will have no liability whatsoever in the event of the Competition being cancelled.

5. Competition Organiser’s responsibilities/liability

5.1. Notwithstanding anything in these Terms & Conditions, the Competition Organiser shall not be liable to any of the Participants in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss of business, revenue or profits, anticipated savings or wasted expenditure, loss or damage of or to personal equipment belonging to the Participants, or any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (notwithstanding that such loss was within the contemplation of the parties at the date of submitting the entry form) arising out of Participants taking part in the Competition or any other matter arising under these Conditions. Without limiting the foregoing, the Competition Organiser will not be liable for any actions of any spectators or other third parties unless otherwise set out herein.

5.2. Accordingly, by completing the registration form and submitting their details for the Competition, Participants expressly and irrevocably renounce, for themselves, their heirs and their successors in title, the right to any recourse or claims whatsoever against the Competition Organiser, its officers, employees, suppliers and/or sponsors and/or persons for whom it is answerable (“Associated Parties”) as a result of any kind of physical, mental or other loss or damage of whatsoever nature (including any loss of earnings, profits, or pain and suffering) suffered by Participants, directly or indirectly, or by Participants’ families or by any dependents and caused by an event in any way relating to the Participant’s participation in the Competition. The Participant hereby undertakes, for him/herself, heirs and successors in title to indemnify and hold harmless the Competition Organiser, and the Associated Parties for any costs and/or amount which they or any of them may be required to pay as a result of any recourse or claim aforesaid by whomsoever made. Participants also agree to indemnify the Competition Organiser and the Associated Parties for any claim, actions, liabilities or losses resulting from any breach of the participant’s declarations above and/or the Participant’s negligent acts or omissions and/or wilful misconduct.

5.3. Nothing in these Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of the Competition Organiser:

5.3.1. for death or personal injury caused by the Competition Organiser's negligence;

5.3.2. for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

5.3.3. for any matter which it would be illegal for the Competition Organiser to exclude or attempt to exclude liability.

5.4. This clause shall be read and construed and shall have effect subject to any limitation imposed by any applicable law.

6. Publicity, data and results

6.1. Participants consent to their/his/her appearance in the Competition being filmed and recorded, and incorporated and exploited in whole or in part in any film, video or broadcast of whatever nature in all media and formats now or invented after the date of these Terms and Conditions by all means.

6.2. Participants consent to the use and reproduction of their names, likeness, appearance and photographs, films and recordings by all means and in all media for the purpose of advertising, publicity and other activities in relation to the exploitation of the Competition (and future events or competitions) and/or the promotion of the Competition (and future events) and the commercial rights relating to the Competition (and future events), provided that such use does not imply direct endorsement by the Participants of any official sponsor or supplier of the Competition.

6.3. Each Participant in the Competition agrees and understands that the information contained in their registration may be used by the Competition Organiser. Participants accept that their personal details and their exercise scores may be held, processed and disclosed to the Competition’s sponsors both electronically and manually in compliance with applicable procedures, laws and regulations to which the Competition Organiser is subject. Participants accept that they may be contacted post-event by the Competition's sponsors as well as the Competition Organiser. The Competition Organiser may hold each Participant’s registration and the information contained within it for the period of each Participant's degree course, regardless of their success in the Competition or them participating in the Competition.

6.3.1. The Data Protection Act of 1988 entitles each Participant to a copy of certain personal data held by the Competiton Organiser, whether in manual records or on computer on submission of a written request.

6.4. The Competition Organiser will use best endeavors to provide Competition feedback; however, it cannot be held responsible for any computer result anomalies or any technical malfunctions.

6.5. These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and any dispute arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.