Terms and Conditions

RPM Social Competition

  1. The promoter

    1. The promoter is: Auto Trader Limited of 1 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M15 4FN
  2. The competition

    1. The title of the competition is “RPM Distance Selling Competition”.
    2. Entrants, who meet the eligibility criteria in clause 4, will need to download and share their RPM Distance Selling certificate (which shows they have completed and passed Module 6, Distance Selling) on their LinkedIn/Twitter/Instagram account and tag Auto Trader Insight in the post along with the hashtag #RPMDistanceSelling at any time between 10am on Friday 5th February 2021 and 4pm on Monday 15th February 2021 (“Competition Period”).
    3. A total of 5 winners will be picked at random and contacted within 5 working days of the competition closing.
    4. All entrants that meet the criteria in clause 3.2 (“Qualifying entrants”) will be entered into a random prize draw, performed by a computer process, with winning entrants selected no later than 5 working days after the closing date.
    5. Winners will win a £50 Amazon voucher.
  3. How to enter

    1. The competition will run from 10am on 5th February 2021 (the "Opening Date") until the end of the Competition Period. All competition entries which do not comply with these Conditions, and/or which are received after the end of the Competition Period, will automatically be disqualified.
    2. To enter the competition, entrants must:
      1. meet the eligibility criteria in clause 4;
      2. complete and pass RPM Distance Selling module
      3. on completing and passing RPM Distance Selling module, download and share a picture of their RPM Distance Selling certificate (which includes their name) on either their Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn account;
      4. tag Auto Trader Insight in their post (@ATInsight on Twitter, @autotraderinsight on Instagram or Auto Trader Insight on LinkedIn); and
      5. use the hashtag #RPMDistanceSelling in their post.
    3. No purchase necessary to enter the competition. A valid Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn account is required and there is no charge to register for use of any of these platforms.
    4. The Promoter will not accept responsibility for competition entries that are not tagged correctly (in accordance with clause 3.2), lost, mislaid, delayed, or otherwise not received by the Promoter due to human error, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
    5. By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
    6. Please see https://trade.autotrader.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/rpm-social-competition for a copy of these competition terms and conditions.
    7. The competition winners will be 5 retailers picked at random who share their certificate on their social media account in accordance with clause 3.2 above at any time during the Competition Period. The 5 retailers shall be selected by the Promoter at random. The decision of the Promoter (acting reasonably) will be final in this regard.
  4. Eligibility

    1. The competition is only open to all Auto Trader retailer customers in the UK aged 18 years or over (who have a current Advertising Agreement with the Promoter), except:
      1. employees of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies;
      2. employees of agents or suppliers of the Promoter or its holding or subsidiary companies, who are professionally connected with the competition or its administration; or
      3. members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.
    2. In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.
    3. The Promoter will not accept competition entries that:
      1. are political in nature;
      2. feature content which is likely to be inconsistent with the brand values of the Promoter or which is otherwise considered offensive or derogatory by the Promoter;
      3. are automatically generated by computer;
      4. are completed by third parties or in bulk;
      5. are illegible, have been altered, reconstructed, forged or tampered with;
      6. are incomplete.
    4. There is a limit of one entry per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.
    5. The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.
  5. The prize

    1. The prize is 5 x £50 Amazon voucher (one per winner)
    2. The voucher prize is provided and fulfilled by Amazon.
    3. Prizes are subject to availability and cannot be redeemed for monetary value.
    4. The prize is not negotiable or transferable.
  6. Winners

    1. The decision of the Promoter is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
    2. The Promoter will contact the 5 winners via direct message on Instagram/Twitter/LinkedIn as soon as practicable.
    3. In order to claim the prize, the winners must respond to the Promoter’s direct message and provide their email address to which the e-gift voucher will be sent.
    4. The Promoter must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation the Promoter will send the surnames of the 5 winners and, if applicable copies of their winning entries, to anyone who emails askAT@autotrader.co.uk or writes to the address set out in clause 1 (enclosing a self-addressed envelope) within one month of the end of the Competition Period. If you object to your surname and/or winning entry being made available, please contact the Promoter at the address set out in clause 1. In such circumstances, the Promoter must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request.
  7. Claiming the prize

    1. Please allow 5 working days for the gift voucher to be received via email after you’ve sent your contact details.
    2. The prize may not be claimed by a third party on your behalf.
    3. The Promoter will make all reasonable efforts to contact the winners. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed their prize within 5 days of us contacting you, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the correct entries that were received.
    4. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.
  8. Limitation of liability

    1. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
  9. Ownership of competition entries and intellectual property rights

    1. You agree that the Promoter may, but is not required to, make your entry available on its website www.autotrader.co.uk, social media platforms and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the competition. You agree to grant the Promoter a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the competition entry and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the competition entry and any accompanying materials for such purposes.
    2. In entering the competition, you hereby confirm that:
      1. your submission is an original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe third-party rights; and
      2. you will produce evidence of any required consents at the Promoter’s request, or risk being disqualified from entering the prize competition.
  10. Data protection and publicity

    1. The Promoter will only process your personal information as set out in these terms and the Promoter’s privacy policy located at https://www.autotrader.co.uk/privacy-policy.
  11. General

    1. Entrants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions upon entry.
    2. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
    3. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations.
    4. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
    5. These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.