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Terms and Conditions

These Standards are in addition to the provisions of our Terms and Conditions on User Generated Content and form part of those Terms and Conditions [See para 2.3]

We want the Site to provide an enjoyable experience for our users so please respect the following:

1. No personal abuse or attacks. It is fine to discuss issues or to attack another person's point of view or argument but it is not acceptable to attack them on a personal level.

2. No swearing or mindless abuse. You may think it's mild but someone else may find it offensive.

3. We will not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic or other hate-speech or anything that could be interpreted as such.

4. Please be relevant.

5. We reserve the right to moderate or delete User Generated Content and if for any reason we edit any post or edit or close any thread, we will not enter into any discussion of our reasons for doing so.

6. Please don't post anything that may cause you or us legal problems. This includes, amongst other things, posts that may be defamatory or material that may be in breach of a third party's copyright or invasive of another's privacy.

In the event that you are in breach of our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content and/or these Standards at any time, or you do not respect the spirit of the community or make postings which demand a disproportionate amount of time and moderation, your account may be suspended or you may be banned from the site. The length of any suspension will be in our sole discretion. If your account is suspended or you are banned you may not open another account with us and we reserve the right to terminate any such account. In the event that you continue to contravene our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content and/or these Standards we reserve the right to contact your employer or your internet service provider.

If you see anything posted on the Site by a third party user of the Site which you believe to be in breach of our Terms and Conditions relating to User Generated Content and/or these Standards you may report it by sending an email to community@birminghampost.co.uk. We cannot guarantee that any action will be taken as a result of your email.

If you wish to contact us about anything in relation to User Generated Content, please emailcommunity@birminghampost.co.uk but we reserve the right not to enter into correspondence with you.

Facebook Competition Terms and Conditions

Entry into any Competition confirms acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions and you agree to be bound by them.

By entering a Facebook Competition you will receive entry into prize draws for a chance to win the advertised prize.

These Competition Terms and Conditions apply to all Facebook Competition’s run by Trinity Mirror Regionals plc

1 Facebook Competition

1.1 The Competition is open to all UK residents who have entered the Facebook Competition post.

1.2 Each Competition runs for seven days.

1.3 One completed form equals to one entry. Multiple entries by the same person will not be counted; we will only count your first form.

1.4 No purchase or payment is required.

1.5 There will be one (1) winner, unless more are specified in the post, who will be drawn at random.

1.6 The winner will be contacted by email by the prize provider. They will let you know how to claim your prize. If you do not contact them within the required time. If no contact is made within ten (10) calendar days of notification, the prize(s) will be forfeited and may be awarded to (an) alternate winner(s) selected in a random draw from the remaining eligible entries.

1.7 Trinity Mirror reserves the right to extend the entry period.

1.8 Trinity Mirror will give you contact details for the prize provider but takes no responsibility for the availability of any prize.

2 Facebook

2.1 The competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

2.2 By entering this contest, you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any or all liability in connection with this contest.

3 General prize draw terms

3.1 Entry is open to UK residents only aged 16/over, unless specified. Employees of Trinity Mirror plc and members of its group, their families, agents and anyone professionally connected with this Competition are excluded from entering.

3.2 Entries made using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices or bulk entries will be void. No responsibility is accepted for entries which are invalid, incomplete, corrupt, illegible, lost or delayed in transit, or which fail to be properly submitted. All of which will be deemed void.

3.3 Trinity Mirror reserves the right to change the rules applicable to any prize draw or to void any prize draw at any time and for any reason.

3.4 In the event of an error of any nature howsoever caused and whether obvious or otherwise which affects a prize draw in any way, Trinity Mirror reserves the right to administer the prize draw as though the error had not occurred. Where Trinity Mirror deems it appropriate and/or feasible, it will notify entrants of the error and correct it by email.

3.5 The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name, photograph and disclosure of their city (e.g. Newcastle) on Facebook page where the winning post was made or on the website or newspaper title associated with that Facebook page and on associated social media and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by Trinity Mirror relating to any publicity.

3.6 Failure to meet the eligibility requirements of these Terms and Condition may result in forfeiture of the prize. In which event the prize will be offered to the next eligible entrant.

3.7 Failure to comply with any of these rules may result in the disqualification of the entry. Trinity Mirror reserves the right to disqualify any entry at their absolute discretion.

3.8 No correspondence will be entered into on any matters arising from any competition.

3.9 Prizes are subject to the prize provider’s terms and conditions. In the event of a prize being unavailable for any reason, the prize provider reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

3.10 Prizes not transferable and there is no cash alternative.

3.11 All uses of your personal data will be in accordance with these Prize

Draw Terms and Conditions and otherwise is accordance with the Website

Privacy Policy.

3.12 The names of the winners will be available from Trinity Mirror

Regionals plc, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. E14 5AP FAO Head of Audience Engagement or on the Facebook page where the winning post was made.

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