TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION’S
Build-a-Heart COMPETITION 2012
1. The British Heart
Foundation’s Build-a-Heart Competition to create a functioning
model of the human heart (the Competition) is open to all people
aged between 11 and 18 at 30th November 2012.
2. The British Heart Foundation
(BHF) reserves the right to verify the age of entrants.
3. The closing date for the
Competition is 30th November 2012 and all entries must
be received by BHF at email@example.com or Build-a-heart,
British Heart Foundation, Greater London House, 180 Hampstead Road,
London, NW1 7AW by this date in order to qualify for entry. For
group entries, group size must not exceed 10 individuals. There is
no limit to the number of groups that can apply within a school or
4. All entries must be in the
form of a set of instructions (no longer than two sides of A4)
showing how to make the model along with a link to a YouTube video
of the working model or a set of between three and five still
images (printed or digital files) of the working model.
5. All the entries will be
reviewed after the closing date by a panel of BHF staff, healthcare
professionals and medical experts and those entries that, in their
opinion, best fit the design criteria (demonstrates pumping of
blood by the heart into a circulatory system and shows how the
heart is affected by narrowing of the blood vessels through a model
that can be easily copied by people aged between 11 and 14 if
provided with instructions) of the Competition will be selected as
winners by the Panel, whose decision will be final.
6. The winning entries will be
notified prior to any announcement by 1st January 2013
by telephone or the email address provided for
notification. The names of the winning
entries will be available on the BHF website at
yheart.net/buildaheart from 1st February 2013 until
31st March 2013.
7. The prizes in the
a. First prize – the winning
entry will be used, having been adapted as necessary, to create a
kit intended for use by people aged between 11 and 14 across the
United Kingdom which the BHF will offer free of charge to the
public through the BHF website (bhf.org.uk). Each member of
the winning group will receive £25 of Amazon gift vouchers. In
addition, the first prize winners, and their class or up to 20
members of their youth club, will be offered the opportunity to
visit their nearest BHF-funded research laboratory and have the
opportunity to see heart research being conducted.
b. Second prize – the school or youth
club of the second-placed group will receive a Nintendo Wii games
8. All winners may be required
to become involved in future publicity, and photographs of the
winners may be used in press and promotional
material/activity. All winners agree to the use of their
name, the name of their educational establishment or youth club,
where relevant, and information relating to their entry, for the
purpose of acknowledging their entry as the basis or inspiration
for any kit, either in publicity material, or on the kit or its
9. The winners acknowledge that
no guarantee is given by the BHF in respect of the level of uptake
of any kit by third parties or commercialisation of the kit.
10. By entering the Competition you hereby grant BHF an
irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use and
reproduce your entry in whole or in part, either as submitted or
modified, for any purpose and the right to sub-licence or assign
these rights. Copyright in any promotional material or any
intellectual property rights attaching to any adaptation of any
entry by the BHF or their agents will belong to BHF.
11. The Competition Prizes are not transferable and
there is no cash alternative.
12. BHF reserves the right to change, suspend or cancel
the Competition at any time.
13. All entrants acknowledge and agree that no payment
will be made to them by BHF or any other third party in respect of
their entries or any subsequent use or selection of any entries,
including any winning entries.
14. No entries received by BHF will be returned to
entrants and disposal of all entries will be at the discretion of
15. English law governs the Competition and by
entering, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and
16. By entering, entrants agree to grant BHF permission
to use his or her name, likeness and biographical information for
advertising, promotional and publicity purposes.
17. BHF does not accept and is not responsible for any
lost or delayed entries. BHF reminds entrants of the nature
and limitations of the internet and are not responsible for any
technical malfunctions or any communications system or computer
hardware or software issue that may affect BHF satisfactorily
receiving any Competition entry. All lost, damaged or
incomplete entries will be deemed invalid entries.
18. By entering the Competition you warrant that the
designs and materials you have submitted are your own invention,
are original and have not been copied.
19. Any personal data relating to entrants will be used
solely in accordance with current UK data protection law and will
not be disclosed to a third party outside of the BHF group without
the individual’s prior consent, save that all entrants agree to the
disclosure of their name and, where relevant, the name of their
school or educational establishment if their entry is used or
referred to in publicity or for any other purpose.
20. The Competition promoter is the British Heart
Foundation, Greater London House, 180 Hampstead Road, London NW1