These terms and conditions govern the Bestival Ryde Slide Competition (the “Competition”), whereby members of the public have the opportunity to participate in the giant water slide event taking place on Union Street, Ryde on 17th July 2016. By entering the Competition, you accept the terms and conditions below. Please read them carefully.

The Competition has been organised to raise funds for charities local to Ryde and the Isle of Wight All proceeds will go to Local Charities - Aspire Ryde Community Centre (Holy Trinity Church), Ryde Inshore rescue(Independent lifeboat), Wight Brain Bunch, Ryde Arena and The Waterside Trust.

Primarily by means of donations taken at the point of entry from participants via SMS or via this website, and all proceeds will be donated to these selected charities. However, it is not necessary to make a donation to enter the Competition. The options for entry can be accessed via the main page of the website.

1.    If the entrant is under 18 then the entry should be made with full permission from his or her parent or guardian. All entries should be submitted in the entrant’s own name. For safety reasons under 16s will not be permitted to ride the water slide.

2.    Multiple entries per person are permitted.

3.    Participants must supply full details as required by the entry form and must have a valid email address to participate.

4.    The closing date for the Competition is 11.59pm on Tuesday 28th June.  All entries must be submitted before this time in order to be entered into the Competition.

5.    All participants will be entered into a draw, which will take place on Wednesday 6th July.

6.    Three hundred (300) entries will be randomly selected as winners and each winner will be permitted to ride the water slide on Sunday 17th  July, subject to these terms and conditions.

7.    The water slide will be in operation between the hours of 11am and 6pm on the day of the event.

8.    Winners will be notified by confirmation email within five (5) days of the date of the draw, which will confirm the time the winner must present themselves at the top of Union Street in Ryde.

9.    Winners must be prepared to evidence their winning entry when attending the slide on the day of the event, and should bring a copy of their confirmation email and a valid form of identification. Bestival reserves the right to refuse entry to any individual who is unable to prove their identity.

10.  Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winners.  If a winner cannot be contacted, or is unable to comply with these terms & conditions, Bestival reserves the right to offer the prize to another eligible entrant.

11.  Failure to respond, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the opportunity to ride the slide.

12.  All winners must ensure they bring towels and appropriate clothing for wearing on the water slide. Bestival may decline to allow any winner to ride the slide if, in Bestival’s opinion, the winner is inappropriately attired, or wearing clothing likely to cause damage to the slide or injury to any person.

13.  Bestival reserves the right to refuse entry to the slide to individuals who, in Bestival’s reasonable opinion, are incapacitated or unfit to ride the slide, or otherwise capable of causing injury to his or herself or to other participants.

14.  The prize is not inclusive of accommodation or travel expenses incurred by any participant.

15.  Bestival does not accept any liability for any entries which are lost, misdirected or delayed as a result of any technical malfunction whether through a website failure, internet service provider failure, virus or otherwise.

16.  Bestival shall have no liability for loss of any kind (including the loss of personal property) arising in connection with the winner’s use of, or failure to use the slide, including circumstances where Bestival cancels the event or alters the time, date or location of the event for any reason whatsoever.

17.  Winners are advised to exercise caution while using the slide and participate at their own risk. Neither Bestival nor the owner of the slide XS Events Limited shall have liability for death or injury of any kind (whether direct or indirect) arising from any winners use of the slide, save where liability cannot be excluded in law.

18.  Bestival accepts no liability for any illness or injury resulting from overexertion of or any precipitation or aggravation or a medical condition caused by the use of the slide.

19.  Bestival cannot accept responsibility for a winner being unable to take up the opportunity to use the slide for any reason. In such circumstances, Bestival shall have no liability for any loss of any kind incurred by a winner.

20.  Each Competition winner irrevocably grants Bestival, its affiliates and third party commercial partners the right indefinitely and throughout the world, without any expectation of compensation or further notification, to use the entrant's submission to the Competition in any media, including, but not limited to television, video, internet and any other printed or written material in connection therewith (including competition winner lists) and waives all rights of inspection and approval in relation to the foregoing. Competition winners should in particular be aware that filming and/or photography will take place at the slide during the event day.

21.  By entering this Competition each entrant agrees that they may be asked to take part in reasonable publicity relating to this Competition, however this is not obligatory.

22.  Bestival may amend or alter these terms and conditions where necessary without prior notice being given.

23.  This Competition is run in accordance with the guidelines of the Code of Advertising Practice.

24.  Personal data will be taken where necessary from all entries received but shall be limited to those details reasonably necessary for the administration of the Competition. This information may be shared with any other third party reasonably involved in the Competition without liability to Bestival or such third parties.

25.  This Competition is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the Courts of England and Wales shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute.

26.  Bestival Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 05033094, is the promoter of the Competition. Correspondence regarding the Competition may be sent to 56 Compton Street, London EC1V 0ET, United Kingdom.