October Twitter Contest


Enter to win a  £50 Amazon Voucher by simply following us on Twitter (@lendingstream) and retweeting the contest post.

Terms & Conditions

1. The Lending Stream RT to Win (the “Contest”) is a contest that you can participate in from October 1st to October 31st, 2014 by following @LendingStream on Twitter and re-tweeting the contest post.

2. Eligibility: To be eligible to enter the Contest, you must be a resident of the United Kingdom and at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date we receive your entry. To enter the Contest, you must also have an account (an “Account”) on Twitter. If you don’t already have an account, visit www.twitter.com to create an account; creating an account is free. By submitting your information and creating an account, you will be required to agree to the Twitter terms and privacy policy. If you do not agree to Twitter’s terms and conditions and privacy policy, you cannot create an account or participate in this Contest. Employees, officers, directors and agents of LENDING STREAM LLC (“ Sponsor” “we”, “us” or “our”), their immediate families or anyone professionally connected with the Contest are not eligible to enter the Contest or win a prize. We will not accept entries from agents, third parties and organised groups, entries automatically generated by computer, or corrupted entries, and entries that are not in accordance with these “Terms and Conditions”.

3. Entry Period: The Contest begins on or about 12:00AM GMT on 1 October 2014 and ends at 23:59PM GMT on 31 October 2014 (“Entry Period”).  By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of Sponsor are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest.

4. How to Enter:

4.1 To enter the Contest, you will need to log-in to your personal Twitter Account. During the Entry Period, you may visit the Lending Stream Twitter Page @LendingStream (the “ Website”). Next, be sure and re-tweet the Lending Stream post that contains the information regarding the Contest.  “submission” occurs when you re-tweet post in a manner that follows the technical, creative, and legal requirements disclosed on the “Website”, the Application and elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the submission requirements (described in Section 5 below). Entries will be selected as more fully detailed in Section 9 below among all other entries received during the same Contest period.

4.2 Contestants are welcome to re-tweet the post as many times as they like, but only one submission per contestant will be considered.

Using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may result in the entrant being disqualified. Entries must be submitted and received by Sponsor during the applicable Entry Period through the Application and in strict accordance with the instructions and restrictions on the Website and these Terms and Conditions. All entries that are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, forged or otherwise not in compliance with the Terms and Conditions may be disqualified from the Contest at our sole and absolute discretion. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. We are not responsible for tampered with, deleted, or invalid entries. Assurance of delivery of entries is the sole responsibility of the entrant.

5. Submission Requirements: All submissions must meet all of the following requirements or the associated submission may be suspended or disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion:

  • Submissions must be written in English.
  • Submissions must not create or imply any association between Sponsor and any individual, entity or anyone else or his, her or its products or services.
  • Submissions must NOT identify, reference, or depict any company other than Sponsor or any other company’s brands, products or services, except that it may describe the entrant’s personal belongings related to the theme and purpose of the Contest.
  • Submissions must not contain any for-profit commercial or corporate advertising (including, without limitation, corporate logos, brand names, and slogans), recognizable branded products or commercial artwork.
  • All aspects of the submissions must be originally created by and solely owned by you or in the public domain. All third party content and content unoriginal to participant (unless it is in the public domain) is prohibited.
  • Submissions must not infringe, misappropriate, or violate any rights of any third party, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or right of privacy or publicity
  • Submissions must be unpublished and not have been submitted in any other contest, promotion, or competition.
  • Submissions must not include information or content that is false, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, defamatory, threatening, trade libelous, slanderous, libelous, disparaging, unlawfully harassing, profane, obscene, pornographic, hateful, indecent, inappropriate or injurious to any individual, the Sponsor, or any third party.
  • Submissions must not contain or describe any harmful or illegal activity or content or in any way violate any laws, rules or regulations.
  • Submissions must be suitable for presentation in a public forum.
  • Submissions must not suggest, depict, or describe any inappropriate, unlawful, or dangerous use of Sponsor’s or any other products or services.

5.1 Entrant agrees that his/her participation in the Contest and agreement to these Terms and Conditions and any display and use of the submissions by the Sponsor will not violate any agreement to which entrant is a signatory or party.

5.2 Entrant agrees to indemnify the Sponsor against any and all claims from any third party for any use or reuse by the Sponsor of your submissions.

5.3 Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify from the Contest and/or remove from displaying or publishing any submissions that, in its sole discretion, refers, depicts, or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest, or any other person or entity or does not comply with these requirements or these Terms and Conditions.

6. Note about Twitter: Submissions to the Contest must comply with these Terms and Conditions and Twitter’s terms and meet all specifications or requirements called for by us. We are not responsible for any changes or unavailability of the Twitter service that may interfere with the Contest or your ability to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with us. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Entrants understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Twitter. Information collected via the Application will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy posted on the Application. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest or to request to have your information be deleted from the Application shall be directed to the Sponsor at the address below and not to Twitter. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the registered Account holder of the email address associated with the Twitter Account for the potentially winning entrant. A registered Account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organisation (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Potential Winner (defined below) may be required to provide us with proof that he/she is the registered Account holder for the email address associated with the Twitter Account for the potentially winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to our satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Any damage made to the Twitter service will be the responsibility of the registered Account holder of the email address for the Twitter Account submitted at the time of entry.

Intellectual Property Rights: By submitting your submission into the Contest, you confirm that it is original does not infringe the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, copyright and other intellectual property rights. You irrevocably grant us a non-exclusive, sub-licensable, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual license to use your name, social media site username and entry, throughout the world, for any purposes, including, without limitation, advertising, promotional activities and commercial exploitation (such as your entry being featured in our e-book). You also grant us the right to reproduce, edit, adapt and publish your entry as we see fit, including the right to publish it on our website and our pages on social networking sites such as our social networking hub. Where we use your submission, we may attribute your Twitter or other social media account as the original author. We also reserve the right to use your submission for future promotional purposes..

7. Prize and Value: There is one prize available for the Contest. All valid participants that take part in the Contest will be eligible to win a prize.  At the end of the Entry Period, one Amazon.co.uk gift card issued in the amount of £50.00 is available to be won by the individual selected by random drawing. The gift card prize is subject to all terms, conditions and restrictions stated on the card and imposed by the issuer. Card may be subject to other fees as may be imposed by issuer.

8. Determining the Winner: After the conclusion of the Entry Period, each submission received during the Entry Period for the Contest will be entered into a random drawing.  The draw will be performed by a random computer process.  The draw will take place on November 1, 2014. Once we have selected an entry, we will contact the contestant and such contestant will be deemed the winner.

9. If there are no valid entries from which the Contest may be selected, then we may, in our sole and absolute discretion, not award some or all of the Contest prizes.

10. Winner Notification: If you win, you will be notified via Twitter messaging, no later than fourteen (14) days after the end of the applicable Entry Period. You must confirm that you accept the prize within fourteen (14) days by the method specified in the notice, otherwise the prize will lapse and we reserve the right to choose a substitute winner in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. Please allow fourteen (14) days from the date that you claim the prize for delivery of the prize. We may verify that you were eligible to participate in the Contest or if there is any reason that you should be disqualified before delivering the prize.

11. By entering the Contest, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions and consent to use of their personal data by LENDING STREAM LLC, the data controller for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998.

12. By entering this Contest, you will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions and agree to the personal data you supply being used by us and/or our affiliates for the purpose of executing and administering the Contest and to send you direct marketing relating to our products and services. You will have the right to opt-out from these direct marketing communications at the point we collect your data and on each occasion that we contact you.

13. Our data protection and privacy terms that are part of the Contest are without prejudice to any other purposes for which you have previously given us and/or our affiliates’ permission to use your personal data. None of the personal data that you provide to us directly as part of this Contest is being collected by Twitter or its affiliates.

14. If you win, you may be required to take part in publicity arising from and in connection with the Contest, including, but not limited to, permitting publication and use of your name, your image and any answers you provide to the question(s) we may ask following your selection to announce that you have won one of our prizes. By entering the Contest, you agree to sign the necessary documentation required to use your name and image for such purposes.

15. You can obtain the name of the Winner of the Contest and the county where he or she resides, by sending a stamped self-addressed envelope twenty-one (21) days after the end of the Contest specifying the Contest you are interested in to: Lending Stream  Contest 2A Camrose Avenue, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6EG.

16. All our decisions in respect of this Contest will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

17. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions will remain in full force and effect to the fullest extent permitted by law.

18. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the law of England and Wales and the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute (including any non-contractual disputes) arising out of or in connection with these terms.

19. For the avoidance of doubt, Twitter, Inc. and its affiliated companies have no responsibility for the organisation and administration of this Contest and/or other matters incidental to the running of the Contest, including, without limitation, privacy or data protection. All queries in relation to this Contest should be directed to us at the address given below.

20. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Short Stack and any references to any of Sponsor’s or Short Stack’s products, services, or offerings by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise do not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Sponsor, Short Stack or their affiliates. In connection with an entrant’s use of the Application, Sponsor and Short Stack are collecting non-public personally identifiable information from and about entrants in connection with the operation of the Contest. Entrants consent to the use of their information by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and further consent to Short Stack’s use of their information consistent with Short Stack’s Privacy Policy (accessible at http://www.Short Stack.com/privacy-policy.html). Entrants agree that both Sponsor and Short Stack may use his/her information for statistical purposes as well.

21. By entering this Contest, you hereby release and forever discharge, all and/or any actions, claims, rights, demands and set-offs, whether in this jurisdiction or any other, whether or not presently known to you or to the law, and whether in law or equity, that you may have against Twitter, Inc. and its affiliates arising out of or in connection with this Contest.

Promoter and Data Controller: Lending Stream LLC, Wisteria Camrose House, 2A Camrose Avenue, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6EG (Please do not send any entries to this address).