You are deemed to accept these terms and conditions when you enter a competition, together with any specific terms for such competition which may be mentioned on social media, in our publication or on this website.

If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions then you should not enter the competition. If there is any inconsistency between these competition terms and conditions and any such Competition Information, the Competition Information shall prevail.

These terms and conditions may be amended or varied at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on this website. It is your responsibility to ensure you review these terms and conditions regularly to familiarize yourself with any changes. We recommend that you save or copy these terms and conditions for your own knowledge.

1. ENTRY

1.1 Entry to our competitions is open to residents of the Republic of Ireland (ROI) & Northern Ireland (NI).

1.2 Employees of MFI Magazine and any associated group companies, prize sponsor and/or agencies associated with our competitions and their immediate families are ineligible to enter. Any such entries will be invalid. For these purposes, immediate family includes partner, grandchild, child, brother, step-brother, sister, step-sister, parent, step-parent, or grandparent of you or your partner or anyone noted as next of kin on any legal document.

1.3 MFI Magazine reserves the right to require proof of age and evidence to verify the identity of an entrant at any time, and may use any reasonable channels and methods available to carry out checks of any details provided by entrants.

1.4 The opening and closing date and time for entries, is as indicated in the Competition Information. Any entries received before or after these times will be disregarded.

1.5 Entry to competitions must be by the applicable method(s) and in accordance with the deadlines as indicated in the Competition Information.

2. ENTRY METHODS

Entry may be by any of the following methods, subject to the competition Information:

– Telephone
– SMS
– Post
-E-mail

3. VALID ENTRIES

3.1 Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, inaudible, incomprehensible, or not received by MFI Magazine by the due deadline will be void.

3.2 An entry to the competition will be deemed to be invalid where an entrant has evaded payment of any applicable entry charges.

3.3 In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of any answers given by entrants, or the operation of any part of the competition, network or phone system, the decision of MFI Magazine shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

3.4 MFI Magazine will not be liable to reimburse expenses incurred in making an entry and no refund will be made for the cost of any entry.

3.5 MFI Magazine reserves the right to reject bulk entries.

4. PRIZES

4.1 Only one prize per person is permissible, except where otherwise stated in the Competition Information.

4.2 The prize is as specified in the Competition Information. The winner is solely responsible for all insurance, applicable taxes and for any costs, expenses and charges not included in the prize description in the Competition Information. The prize is also subject to any terms and conditions of the manufacturer or supplier.

4.3 The process for determining the winner of the prize is as indicated in the Competition Information. Where the winner is randomly selected from all the correct and valid entries, the draw will take place on the date indicated in the Competition Information.

4.4 The winner will be notified on the date the winning entry is selected or as soon as practical thereafter, or as otherwise indicated in the Competition Information. You will be contacted on the phone number/ email address provided when entering the competition.

4.5 MFI Magazine may refuse to provide a prize, or may seek its recovery, in the event of non-entitlement under these Terms or an entrant’s breach of these Terms, or the Competition Information, or fraud or dishonesty.

4.6 MFI Magazine reserves the right in its sole discretion to withhold a prize until proof of eligibility and identity has been confirmed and to disqualify the entrant in the event this is not provided, within any period specified by MFI Magazine.

4.7 No cash equivalent or alternative prize will be given and the prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, MFI Magazine reserves the right to change the prize due to circumstances beyond its control or to offer an alternative of similar value.

4.8 Where the prize includes a cheque, such cheque will be made payable to the name of the winning entrant in euro. A cheque prize cannot be made payable to any third party. No other form of payment will be made.

4.9 In the interest of fairness, prize winners will be restricted to winning one prize per 90 consecutive days of the calendar year.

4.10.1 Where prizes involve the prize winner(s) travelling, the prize winner(s) (and guests if applicable) shall, unless otherwise indicated, be responsible for all their travel costs and shall be required to hold valid passports and/or other necessary travel documents and visas. Where prizes are fixed to a certain date, prize winner(s) (and guests if applicable) must be available to travel on the date specified by MFI Magazine and no alternative dates will be available. Where prizes involve travel on a date selected by the prize winner(s), the date chosen is subject to availability and MFI Magazine reserves the right to include a date by which the prize must be taken (within reason).

4.10.2 Prizes offered by MFI Magazine are in most cases provided to the company by a third party or sponsor. In such cases and at the end of the competition, the liability passes from MFI Magazine to the sponsor for the deliverance of the prize offered. If the sponsor or third party therefore cannot deliver the product or prize due to liquidation or similar, MFI Magazine is not responsible for its provision. Similarly, MFI Magazine is not responsible for the supply or non-supply or purported supply or delay in supply of a product or prize.

5. LIABILITY

5.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions restricts your statutory rights as a consumer. For more details on your statutory rights you should contact your local Trading Standards Office or Citizen’s Advice Bureau.

5.2 MFI Magazine excludes liability for any fault, malfunction, damage, loss or disappointment suffered by any entrant howsoever arising from participating in any competition whether due to any error, omission or other cause by MFI Magazine, its employees, agents or others to the fullest extent permitted by law. In particular, MFI Magazine is not responsible for any damage or loss caused to an entrant where such damage or loss is not reasonably foreseeable including where the damage or loss results from MFI Magazine breach of these terms and conditions.

5.3 MFI Magazine does not accept liability for any damage or loss caused to you where you are not entering into a competition as a consumer.

5.4 MFI Magazine cannot promise that the various processes involved in providing the competition will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition at all times. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of MFI Magazine. MFI Magazine will not be liable to you or to any other person in the event that all or any part of these services are discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

5.5 Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit MFI Magazine’s liability for death or personal injury caused by their staff or supplier’s negligence or for fraud.

6. STANDARD TERMS

6.1 In the event that any entrant does not, or is unable to comply with these Terms and Conditions or the Competition Information, MFI Magazine  shall be entitled at its sole discretion to disqualify such entrant, without any further liability to such entrant. Entrants must comply with any directions given to them by MFI Magazine including in relation to any and all relevant laws, rules and regulations, and where applicable, compliance with codes supplied by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

6.2 MFI Magazine reserves the right to withdraw or amend any competition as necessary due to circumstances outside its reasonable control.

6.3 Competition winners may be required to take part in publicity activity associated with the competition. MFI Magazine (or any third party nominated by MFI Magazine) may exercise its sole discretion to use the winner’s (and, if applicable, their companion’s) name and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media without notice and without any fee being paid.

 7. DATA PROTECTION

7.1 Information and data which is provided by entrants when they enter (“personal data”) will be held and used by MFI Magazine, and their suppliers and contractors in order to administer the competition. Entrants’ personal data may also be passed to their mobile phone provider or to relevant regulatory bodies, the police or other authorities in the course of the investigation of any complaints or suspected unlawful activity or where requested by the phone provider in connection with the billing arrangements for the competition. Aggregate and non-personal data may also be used for the purpose of undertaking market research or in facilitating reviews, developments and improvements to relevant services.

7.2 MFI Magazine will keep prize winner(s) personal details for a reasonable time in order that prizes can be sent to the prize winner(s); rules can be verified to have been complied with and for accounting purposes. MFI Magazine may pass prize winner(s) details on to our third parties or sponsors for the purpose of delivering the prize.

8. CONTACT DETAILS

8.1 Any reader enquiries should be notified to MFI Magazine at +353 858458739

ONLINE COMPETITIONS

– MFI Magazine does not hold the responsibility for technical failures on any of the Facebook’s pages or groups including MFI Magazine’s official Facebook page, MFI Magazine’s  employees’ official and private accounts/pages or listeners’ Facebook accounts/pages that may or may not contribute to technical problems with cumulating competition entries or with picking the qualifiers or the winner.

– With regards to MFI Magazine competitions put up on Facebook that include specific time frames in their mechanics (whether such time frames are revealed to the public or not), MFI Magazine is not responsible for any technical faults or differences shown on different smart phones, computers or other technical devices. It is the responsibility of the MFI Magazine Web Content Manager to draw the winner and all decisions made by that person are final.

– MFI Magazine does not take responsibility for accounts being suspended, blocked, banned or frozen by Facebook during the duration of the competitions. Users are fully responsible for checking the limits of comments/likes/shares as well as using other Facebook mechanics that can affect them in accordance to Facebook’s spamming policies.

– The time of closing the competition will be decided prior to the competition going live and witnessed by another member of staff.

 -These terms also apply to Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest competitions.