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#MicroMemories Commadore 64 Plug and Play competition Terms and Conditions


  1. 1.       This prize draw is run by Premier Farnell plc (Premier Farnell or we (including our or us) on the following terms and conditions. Anyone who enters this prize draw is referred to in these terms and conditions as entrant or you.


  1. 2.       In entering this prize draw you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions applicable to this prize draw at any time (the T&Cs). Please note that this includes agreeing to your name and town and country of residence being disclosed as a winner if requested by any other entrant in accordance with 6 below.


  1. 3.       Premier Farnell reserves the right to change these T&Cs from time to time and amended T&Cs will be posted on the STEM Academy area. Please refer to this area for the most recent T&Cs at any time.


  1. 4.       This prize draw will be run during the period from 11:00 GMT on 7 July 2015 until 11:00 GMT 27 July 2015(unless Premier Farnell decides to change the start or end time or date in accordance with these T&Cs).


  1. 5.       This prize draw is not open to:


  1. a.      Anyone below the age of 18 years;


  1. b.     Anyone who is a public sector employee;


  1. c.      Any person who is a resident of a Restricted Country (see 10 below};


  1. d.     Anyone who is an employee of Premier Farnell, any company in the Premier Farnell group of companies or any agency representing Premier Farnell.


  1. 6.       To enter the prize draw, entrants must post on Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus using the hashtag #MicroMemories. Any post which includes material which we consider to be offensive, abusive, derogatory, inflammatory or likely to cause offence will be excluded from this prize draw.  Premier Farnell’s decision on this will be final and no correspondence on this issue will be entered into.


        No purchase is necessary to enter this prize draw.


  1. 7.       There is one prize ot be given away and one winner will be chosen at radom. Winners will be notified via element14 Community blog post and will be asked to Direct Message via Twitter, Facebook or G+ with their address details, full name and phone number and username (for verification) within one week  of announcing the winners.  They will have one week to claim their Prize and supply their contact details and any other information Premier Farnell requires to secure compliance with these terms. Premier Farnell reserves the right to withdraw any unclaimed Prize at its discretion and to select a replacement winner if it sees fit. Details of the winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: element14 Community, Canal Road. Leeds. UK. LS12 2TU, UK.


  1. 8.       The winner will receive a Commodore 64 Plug in and play games console worth £50.00


  1. 9.       Winners must supply a valid postal address and contact name in order to receive a Prize. The Prize will be sent by Premier Farnell’s usual delivery methods. Premier Farnell is not liable if the Prize is lost or damaged in transit. Premier Farnell reserves the right to refuse to supply a Prize in the event that doing so would be in breach of any import or export regulations to which Premier Farnell is subject or if any licences or permissions are required to supply or ship a Prize and in such event the relevant Winner will be disqualified and no replacement prize will be provided.


  1. 10.    This prize draw is not open to residents of:












New Zealand


The Netherlands
















who are ineligible to participate in this prize draw due to local requirements. Each of these countries is referred to as a Restricted Country.


  1. 11.    No responsibility will be accepted for entries which are not received for any reason, including technical error. Premier Farnell is not responsible for hardware or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions; typographical or systems errors; problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers or computer equipment; or technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or any combination thereof. Premier Farnell is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from this prize draw or other telecommunications malfunctions, which may limit an entrant's ability to participate.


  1. 12.    Premier Farnell reserves the right to verify the eligibility of any winner before a Prize is sent and may require proof of identification and age. If Premier Farnell suspects fraud or misconduct, (including without limitation any attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the prize draw by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or our representatives) or a winner or potential winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, his or her Prize may be withheld or withdrawn and another potential winner selected. The eligibility requirements include the requirements of 15 below.


  1. 13.    To the extent that we may lawfully do so, we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the prize draw or extend the period of participation in our sole discretion, including (without limitation, in circumstances where such withdrawal or amendment results from events beyond our control or is undertaken to comply with any law or regulation binding on us in any country. Premier Farnell will not be liable for any such withdrawal or change to the prize draw. If, for any reason, this prize draw is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond our control, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the prize draw, we reserve the right at our sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the prize draw.


  1. 14.    Entrants and winners are responsible for all applicable taxes, duties or other charges payable in relation to this prize draw or any Prize.


  1. 15.    You may not enter the prize draw if, by doing so, you may cause Premier Farnell and/or you to be in breach of any agreement (including but not limited to any contract of employment) to which you are a party or in breach of any duty, law, regulation or rule having the force of law to which you or Premier Farnell may be subject. Premier Farnell reserves the right to disqualify any entry made in breach of this condition.


  1. 16.    Premier Farnell respects the policies of employers which forbid entry to and/or the acceptance of prizes by their employees. If requested to do so by Premier Farnell, a winner must obtain signed authorisation from duly authorised senior employee of his or her employer confirming the winner’s permission to accept the Prize.


  1. 17.    The Prize is not supplied with the benefit of any warranties from Premier Farnell and is only supplied with the benefit of any warranty which may be provided by the manufacturer of the relevant item. All further warranties or representations are hereby expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted at law. Without limiting the generality of this exclusion, Premier Farnell hereby excludes all and any liability arising out of the prize draw or the acceptance, use, quality condition, suitability or performance of the Prize, even where arising from Premier Farnell’s negligence.


  1. 18.    Premier Farnell does not exclude liability for death, personal injury arising or damage to property from its negligence, or for breach of Part II of the Consumer Protection Act 1987, for fraud or for any matter in relation to which it would be illegal for Premier Farnell to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.


  1. 19.    Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and you irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this prize draw.


  1. 20.    Please address any queries relating to this prize draw to


To mark the launch of the new BBC Micro:Bit we're giving away one Commodore 64 plug in and play!



Step 1: Think about your own memories of the BBC Micro or any other retro computer like the ZX Spectrum or Commodore 64



Step 2: Register/Login and Comment on our MicroMemories blog or share on social media using #MicroMemories


Step 3: Relax! And enjoy reading all the different #MicroMemories and we'll pick on winner from everyone who participated


You can be as simple or creative as you like: send pictures, shoot a video anything you want to tell us your #MicroMemories. Everyone who comments on the blog post or social media using #MicroMemories will go into the random draw to win the commodore 64 Plug in and Play console- Good Luck!



For full Terms & Conditions of the competition click here