Official Rules



The Promotion will commence at 00:01 GMT on the 16th March 2015 and close at 16:59 GMT on the 31st July 2015 (“Promotion Period”).


2.1 The Promotion is only open to residents of the United Kingdom (“Promotion Territory”) who have reached the age of eighteen (18) years as at the date of entry. By entering the Entrants confirm that they are residents of the Promotion Territory and are at least 18 years of age at the time of entering the Promotion.

2.2 Directors, management, officers and employees (and their immediate family (parents, children, siblings and spouses) and household members) of the Sponsor, and their affiliated companies and advertising and promotional agencies, representatives and entities involved in the implementation and execution of the Promotion are not eligible to participate.


3.1 In order to enter the Promotion you must apply at the web address stated in the relevant print edition, the “Vax Contest Page”, and enter all data requested on the Vax Contest Page. This will constitute your “Entry”. Please answer honestly when responding to the questions. Once you have provided at least one response to each question you will be prompted to submit your completed Entry. Completed Entries must be received by the Sponsor by the end of the Promotion Period. This Promotion is being featured in a number of different titles. You may enter via any of these titles: Style at Home, Ideal Home, Woman at Home, Good Housekeeping (each a “Relevant Title”) however only your first Entry will be submitted into the Prize Draw. The relevant Url for entry is as follows It is not necessary to have purchased a Relevant Title to enter. All Valid entries submitted to the Vax Contest Page during the Promotion Period shall be considered.

3.2 Entrants are responsible for their own costs associated with accessing the Internet. These costs may vary so please check with your service provider for current charges. Entrants should seek the permission of the person paying the bill before entering. If you are accessing the Vax Contest Page via a cellular data network the cost of entry will vary depending on whether you have a contracted data package in place and the terms of that data package.


3.3 Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the database of the Sponsor (or its agents or associated companies), not at the time of transmission by an Entrant. Subject to applicable laws and regulations, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Promotion should any computer virus, communications network failure, bug, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failure or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Promotion. In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor shall be entitled to award the Prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to cancellation. Automated Entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices, software or other methods will result in disqualification.

Entries must also conform to the following additional requirements in the Sponsor’s sole discretion:


3.4.1 Entries cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about the Sponsor or their products or services, or other people, products or companies; and

3.4.2 Entries cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.

3.5 By submitting an Entry, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place the Sponsor under any obligation, and the Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Entry, the Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to the Sponsor, or developed by its employees or contractors, or obtained from sources other than you. By entering, you acknowledge that the Sponsor has no obligation to use or publicise any ideas in the Entry you submit.

3.6 By submitting an Entry you hereby grant to the Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce, copy, adapt, modify, transmit, broadcast, publish or delete any information or other material comprised in the Entry including without limitation, the Entrant's name, photograph, likeness, biographical information, voice, text, images, designs, audio and/or video clips submitted in entering or any statement made by them concerning the Promotion in any and all media as they, in their discretion, see fit.

3.7 By submitting an Entry you warrant and represent that it: (a) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property, proprietary property or other rights of any person or entity; and (b) that publication of the Entry via various media including internet/online posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party. The Entrant indemnifies and holds harmless, the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiary, affiliate and related companies and its contractors and agents, from any claims to the contrary.


4.1 All valid, fully complete Entries received by the end of the Promotion shall be grouped together depending on the corresponding magazine title that is selected and submitted into a random prize draw.

4.2 On the 3rd August 2015 four (4) random draws will be conducted by the Sponsor from the total valid Entries received (each a “Prize Draw”). Each Prize Draw shall correspond to a magazine title and shall comprise the Entries that name the relevant magazine. Six (6) Entries shall be selected at random from each Prize Draw. The selected Entrants will be notified by email at the address provided. To be declared a winner, a selected Entrant must have answered without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, all questions presented on the Questionnaire. If a selected Entrant cannot be contacted within 10 business days, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Entrant which will be selected by a further random draw which will take place on the 17TH August 2015. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.


5.1 If a winning Entry is deemed not to comply with the Official Rules or an individual is selected more than once from either the same Prize Draw or across different Prize Draws, the Entry will be discarded and a new winner of the Prize will be determined by the Sponsor selecting a further valid Entry. Decisions as to whether Entries infringe these Official Rules in any way shall be in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Entries that do not comply in all material respects with the Official Rules may be disqualified.

5.2 The Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Promotion and withhold the Prize(s) if, in the Sponsor's reasonable opinion, there are insufficient Entries. The Sponsor's decision is final with respect to any aspect of the Prize Draw, including the determination of any Winner.  No correspondence will be entered into.

5.3 The validity of any Entry is subject to verification by the Sponsor. The Sponsor may require Winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency and proof of age. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the Sponsor’s discretion.


6.1 The prize consists of a Vax Air Cordless Lift Vacuum. There are six (6) Prizes available to be won in each Prize Draw. A winner or a Prize is not eligible to receive a further Prize in either the same or a different Prize Draw. The recommended retail price of each Prize is £349.99. The Prize may be generally available for less than this depending on 3rd party promotional prices.

Limitation of Liability – General

The Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and their associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, bodily injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using any prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).

Limitation of Liability – Promotion Operation

The Sponsor is not liable for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected Entries, claims or correspondence due to error, omission, tampering, deletion, theft, communications failure or otherwise. The Sponsor has no control over communications networks and is not liable for any problems associated with them due to traffic congestion, technical malfunction or otherwise. The Sponsor is not liable for any consequences of user error including (without limitation) costs incurred.


The Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any Entries from, and prohibit further participation in this Promotion by, any person who tampers with or benefits from any tampering with the Entry process or with the operation of the Promoter acts in violation of the Official Rules, acts in a disruptive manner or acts with the intent or effect of annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other person. The Sponsor may in its absolute discretion cancel a Prize or otherwise cease to provide any benefit of a Prize to a Winner if the Winner behaves in a manner which may diminish the good name or reputation of the Sponsor or any of its related bodies corporate or the agencies or companies associated with this Prize Draw, is contrary to law or is otherwise inappropriate.


If for any reason any aspect of this Promotions not capable of running as planned, including by reason of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failure or any cause beyond the control of the Sponsor, subject to applicable laws and regulations, the Sponsor may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Prize Draw, or invalidate any affected Entries. In the event of such an occurrence the Sponsor may post a notice at the Vax Facebook page -

Acceptances and Substitution of Prizes

The Prize is not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for any variation in Prize value. If the Prize is unavailable for any reason, the Sponsor may substitute the Prize for another item of equal or higher value as determined by the Sponsor, subject to the approval of the relevant authorities in each state and territory if required.


The Sponsor is not liable for any tax implications arising from the Prize or Prize Draw.  The Winner will be solely responsible for any and all applicable taxes and any other costs, expenses and fees, in connection with their participation in the Promotion and acceptance of any prize.

Personal Information

By completing and submitting the information requested for participation in the Prize Draw, Entrants consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal information for the purposes of this Prize Draw. The Sponsor may disclose Entrants’ personal information to its contractors and agents to assist in conducting this Promotion or communicating with Entrants. If an Entrant has so elected, Entrants consent to the storage of their personal information on the Sponsor’s database and the Sponsor may use this information for future promotion and marketing purposes regarding its products, including contacting the entrant via electronic messaging. The collection, use and disclosure of any personal information Entrants provide is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which is set out at: VAX Ltd Privacy Policy and Data Handling Terms | VAX Official Website


The Sponsor is VAX Limited (company number 01341840) 2 Colmore Square, 38 Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6BN. Entrants or consumers who have any questions regarding the operation of the Promotion should write to the above address and state the name of the Promotion in their correspondence.


The name of the Winner will be available approximately three (3) weeks after the close of the Promotion and can be obtained from Digital Marketing, Vax Limited, 2 Colmore Square, 38 Colmore Circus, Queensway, Birmingham B4 6BN on receipt of a stamped addressed envelope. They will be available for one (1) month after the Winner is announced.


The terms and conditions of this Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales without regard to the conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in England and Wales.

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