Big Climb terms and conditions

The NSPCC Virtual Challenge Event Terms and Conditions for “The Big Climb"

Terms & Conditions

1. By entering this event and promotion, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which is the basis of your relationship with the NSPCC and/or NSPCC Trading Company (“us”, “we”). If you are registering on behalf of other individuals, you hereby confirm that you have obtained the consent of those individuals to take part in the NSPCC “The Big Climb” virtual event and that they have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

2. The NSPCC Trading Company Limited, Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH. Tel: 0207825 2500, a wholly owned subsidiary of the NSPCC to which it covenants all taxable profits. NSPCC is a charity incorporated by Royal Charter with registered charity numbers 216401 and SC037717, website: www.nspcc.org.uk

The Event

3. The NSPCC Virtual “The Big Climb” Challenge is a sponsored virtual climb event to take place on 6th June 2020. The event is an ‘online only’ event where registrants take part in their own time at a location of their own choosing where Government social distancing rules can be observed and log their kms and sponsorship on their online giving pages. The event is designed to raise funds for the NSPCC (the “Event”).

4. The Event consists of the following challenge in which you must complete a aclimb distance or height based challenge of your choice on the event date June 6th . You may undertake this challenge in a manner which is suitable for you and also adheres to the social distance guidelines. For example, you could either:

  • Climb using stairs at home
  • Climb using stairs outside 
  • Any other combination

You can undertake this challenge either as an individual or as part of a team. You confirm that you and your team members are medically fit and acknowledge and agree that you participate in the Event at your own risk. The NSPCC shall not be responsible or liable for injury or illness resulting from my participation and you need to arrange your own insurance.

Eligibility

5. All UK residents are eligible to enter.

6. Registrants must be 18 years of age or over.

7. Participants can only register online for the Event.

8. There is an entry fee of £10 to join the Event.

Fundraising

9. You will use your best endeavours to raise money for NSPCC in connection with your participation in the Event.

10. You understand and will make clear to those who support your fundraising that any money you send into the NSPCC will be treated as a donation and used for the NSPCC's work with children.

11. Donations are not generally refundable, even if the Event does not take place or a do not manage to complete the Challenge.

12. As a special thank you for all your fundraising efforts, If you achieve the fundraising target of £150 or over by 30th June, we will send you some NSPCC merchandise. This will be posted to you at the address provided as soon as lockdown regulations are sufficiently eased to enable us to do so.

13. You will forward all monies donated to the NSPCC via an online giving provider no later than four weeks after you complete the Event.

14. You will only use lawful means to fundraise for the NSPCC and will not bring the charity's names into disrepute. You will observe the following fundraising rules and you will comply with any further rules and requirements about fundraising of which NSPCC may notify you:

  • You will not use the NSPCC or any associated logo without first obtaining permission from the NSPCC and will allow the NSPCC to approve any materials produced whether printed or online.
  • You will tell your friends, family and other contacts who may support you that you are raising money “in aid of” the NSPCC.
  • You will not incur nor are authorised to incur any cost, claim, loss or liability on behalf of NSPCC.
  • You will obtain approval from NSPCC before approaching press or celebrities to support my event.

Badges

15. As a thank you for all your fundraising efforts, all participants will be sent a virtual NSPCC badge via email.

General

16. The NSPCC reserves the right to make any reasonable amendments to these terms and conditions at any stage. In this event, a notice will be posted on www.nspcc.org.uk

17. If any provision in these Terms and Conditions, whether in full or in part, is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all other remaining provisions (in full or in part) shall continue to be valid and enforceable.

18. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall affect our liability for:

  • Death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or a deliberate act or omission of us, our employees, agents or contractors.
  • For breach of statutory duty.
  • For fraudulent misrepresentation.
  • To the extent that liability cannot be excluded or limited by law.

19. Otherwise, to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, guarantees, rights, remedies, liabilities or other terms implied or conferred by statute, custom, or the general law that impose any liability or obligation on us or the NSPCC.

20. You agree to fully and irrevocably indemnify and at all times hereafter to keep us and/or NSPCC indemnified, from any liability to any third party or other participant in the Event arising from your participation in the event or connected with any breach by you of any of these terms and conditions.

21. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall affect any statutory rights to which the participant may be entitled to as a consumer.

22. We reserve the right to amend, remove or add any terms and conditions at any time.

23. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

24. Please check to confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to these terms and conditions.

Confirmation

I confirm I have read, understood and agree to all the terms and conditions set out above, and understand NSPCC may terminate our relationship if I am in breach of any of the terms and conditions.
We recommend that you print and keep a copy of this agreement with a note of the date on which you accepted its terms and conditions. If you have any questions or concerns please email virtualeventsdiy@nspcc.org.uk

Many thanks for your support and good luck with your fundraising!