Terms & Conditions

  1. These awards are open to UK residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees of the Promoter (or any other company within the Avant Homes group) (an “Employee”), an Employee’s immediate family, their agents or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.
  2. To participate in this promotion, entrants must submit the details of their nominated person or project (the “Project”) via www.avanthomes.co.uk/letsmakeadifference (the “Website”) and complete all required details prior to the Closing Date of 28th October 2019. Entry by any other means will not be accepted.
  3. The Project must have been carried out in, or impacted upon, a community in England or Scotland in the areas in which The Promoter builds. Eligible categories are Scotland, North East, Yorkshire, Midlands or Other. Nominations made outside of these areas will be considered at the discretion of The Promoter.
  4. Prizes will be issued to one winner out of each of the four eligible locations.
  5. Stage one of the judging process will involve all nominated projects considered by the judges. This will consist of a panel made up of both internal representatives from the Promoter and external representatives.
  6. The entrant is the individual submitting the entry. The Prizes are awarded to the winning Project(s) and not the entrant. The entrants themselves shall have no claim to the Prize or any part thereof.
  7. The Projects that successfully make it to the shortlist will be uploaded to the Website on 15th November 2019 to allow public voting to take place.
  8. During the Voting Period, the Promoter may contact shortlisted entrants to arrange a site visit or meeting to review the feasibility of the entry in accordance with the Criteria.
  9. The judging process will involve the following Criteria:
    • Community impact
    • Strength of entry and detail provided
    • Creativity of project
    • Challenges overcome
    • Location of project (the “Criteria”)
  10. One vote per email address is permitted. Each vote will count as one mark for that Project. That will award marks in accordance with the Criteria (there is a maximum of 10 marks available per Criteria).
  11. At the end of the Voting Period, stage three of the judging process will commence. This will be a review of the final overall mark achieved by each entrant
  12. The Prize will comprise a sum of £1,000, a trophy and a celebration event hosted by The Promoter.
  13. Prizes are not transferable, and no cash alternative is available.
  14. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, or circumstances outside of its control, the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative Prize(s) of equal or greater value.
  15. Accepting a Prize may give rise to a tax liability which will be the winner(s) responsibility.
  16. Any queries regarding the Prizes, the Criteria or the judging process should be sent to letsmakeadifference@avanthomes.co.uk
  17. Entrants must ensure that any person or persons whose image has been used in the project entry has given valid consent for the use of their image or has waived any rights they may have in the images, videos or other media submitted. Entrants must also ensure that anyone who is running the Project which is being submitted has consented to their project being nominated to take part in this promotion.
  18. All data received by the Promoter will be held and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Data will be used for the purpose of processing the nomination and shared with the Promoter’s carefully selected panel of judges. Shortlisted entries will be published on the voting website. Data will be retained as long as necessary for the execution of this promotion and will be promptly deleted thereafter.
  19. In consideration of the Promoter granting entrants a right to enter the promotion, each entrant automatically hereby grants to the Promoter an irrevocable, exclusive, royalty-free, world-wide licence for the full period of copyright to use, alter, adapt or sublicense such rights to any third party the images, videos or other media submitted by the entrant in respect of the promotion, in any and all media.
  20. It is a condition of entry that winners cooperate fully for publicity purposes if so required. By entering this promotion, the entrant agrees for their details and photograph to be included in future publicity material if required. The entrants must also ensure that anyone who is running the Project which is being submitted has consented to their details and photograph and details and photographs of the Project to be included in future publicity material if required. Failure to provide this consent to the satisfaction of the Promoter may result in the entrant’s and/or the winning Project’s disqualification from the promotion and the forfeiture of the Prize.
  21. The Promoter reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this promotion without prior notice in the event that unforeseen circumstances make this unavoidable. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or select an alternative winner in the event the Promoter believes that any entrant has contravened any of these terms and conditions.
  22. The Promoter’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  23. Promoter: Avant Homes (England) Limited, Registered Office: 6 and 9 Tallys End, Barlborough, Chesterfield, S43 4WP