The big giveaway – terms and conditions

  1. The promoter is: PaddlePod (whose registered office is at Silverbirch Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 5AB), in conjunction with Nemo Swimming and SwimNE.
  2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 0-12 years old, except for employees of PaddlePod, SwimNE or Nemo Swimming, and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  3. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via www.paddlepod.co.uk/swim-with-us
  4. Only one entry will be accepted per swimmer
  5. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: Persons will be entered into the competion whenever they book swimming lessons at PaddlePod Newcastle or PaddlePod North Tyneside. Bookings are made with Nemo Swimming (for babies and pre-schoolers) or SwimNE (for school-age children), and details on how to book can be found here. Upon booking, persons will be asked to pay a small deposit to secure their place; this deposit is payable to either Nemo Swimming or SwimNE. No further payments will be due until PaddlePod, Nemo Swimming and SwimNE are able to confirm when lessons will recommence. Every person who books will receive one free lesson (worth up to £13.65). Every tenth person to book will receive a free term of swimming lessons (worth up to £200), and every 100th person to book will receive a free year of lessons (worth up to £560).
  6. Bookings must be made online (details available at www.paddlepod.co.uk/swim-with-us).
  7. The competition will end when at midnight on 31st August, or when 90 free terms and ten free years of swimming lessons have been given away – whichever comes first.
  8. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  9. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
  10. The prize is as follows: Up to 90 free terms, and ten free years of swimming lessons with Nemo Swimming or SwimNE, depending on the age of the child. Lessons must be taken at PaddlePod @ Newcastle or PaddlePod @ North Tyneside. Valid for one year from the date that swimming lessons recommence following the Covid-19 lockdown period (unless otherwise agreed in writing by PaddlePod, Nemo Swimming, or SwimNE)
  11. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice
  12. Winners will be chosen using booking information from Doddle, Nemo Swimming and SwimNE’s booking platform
  13. The winners will be notified by email by Nemo Swimming or SwimNE If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner
  14. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected/is delivered
  15. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into
  16. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England
  17. The winners’ names will be available 28 days after the closing date by emailing the following address: [email protected]
  18. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions