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1.3. Additional terms shall apply:
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4. User Generated Content
4.1. The pages of the Website where you are capable of posting content are provided for your private, non-commercial exchange of lawful, relevant, fair and appropriate information, opinions and comment. Use of the Website that is inconsistent with those stated purposes is strictly prohibited. By submitting any content to the Website, you:
4.1.1. grant Autosport Media the right to use such content and all material embodied therein for any purposes including, without limitation, to edit, copy, reproduce, translate, disclose, post and/or remove such content from the Website and hereby waive all of the moral rights that you have under Chapter IV of the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 in respect of any material you post to the Website;
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5. Use of Software
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6. Links to other websites
6.1. You may link to the Website but strictly only on the basis that you do not replicate the pages of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:
6.1.1. you do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website;
6.1.2. you do not in any way imply any endorsement by Autosport Media other than with its written consent or misrepresent your relationship with Autosport Media;
6.1.3. you do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on the Website without the express written permission of Autosport Media;
6.1.4. you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
6.1.5. your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
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8.3.3. ensure that you exit from your website account at the end of each session. Autosport Media cannot and will not be liable for any losses, damages or costs arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.
9.1. Whilst Autosport Media endeavours to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, errors, interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time. Accordingly, the Website is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of any kind and we do not accept any liability arising from any interruption in availability. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for any other reasonable cause.
9.2. You acknowledge that whilst Autosport Media endeavours to ensure that information on the Website and any related material provided to you by Autosport Media, whether by email or otherwise (“the Autosport Media Materials”) is accurate and complete, it is provided only for general information, is not intended to address your particular requirements and does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by Autosport Media. You acknowledge that the information on the Website does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Autosport Media or any of its brands and that the Autosport Media Materials should not be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other business or personal decisions and acknowledge that professional advice should be obtained before making any such decision.
9.3. You acknowledge that some of the content may be supplied by third parties and the accuracy and completeness of it will not have been checked by Autosport Media. No liability shall be accepted by Autosport Media for any inaccuracy or omission in the information provided on the Website or the Autosport Media Materials. All implied warranties are excluded from these Terms and Conditions to the extent that they may be excluded as a matter of law.
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9.6. Links on the Website to third party websites are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. Autosport Media has not reviewed these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. Autosport Media therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found on them, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk. Please note that Autosport Media gives no warranty that links to third party sites on the Site shall be marked as such.
9.7. The Website may contain links to third party websites where you may purchase items. You acknowledge that when making a purchase from a third party website you enter into a contract with that third party at your own risk and Autosport Media will bear no liability for that contract. Please note that third parties may operate such shopping sites with reference to the name of the Website, but that does not mean that Autosport Media are responsible for their conduct or any contracts that you enter into with them.
9.8. The Website may from time to time contain advertising and sponsorship. Autosport Media is not responsible for either the content of the material provided by such advertisers and sponsors or their compliance with voluntary or statutory codes or provisions. In particular, Autosport Media can provide no warranty that it will not take advertisements or sponsorship from your competitors.
10. Suspension of access to the Website and User Indemnities
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10.2. Without prejudice to the provisions of Clause 10, you agree to compensate Autosport Media in respect of any claims, losses, expenses and/or liabilities (including legal fees) which arise from your use of the Website and/or the Autosport Media Materials (or by a third party using your user name and password) including in particular (but not limited to) any statements, contributions or other content posted on the Website or any breach of Clause 3.2.
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11.1.2. such loss or damage is not a reasonably foreseeable result of any such breach; or
11.1.3. in respect of any increase in the loss or damage resulting from your actions.
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11.2.1. death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Autosport Media and/or its employees negligence; or
11.2.2. fraudulent misrepresentation by Autosport Media and/or its employees.
12. Competition terms and conditions
These rules (the “Rules”) apply to all prize promotions including free draws, prize competitions and instant win offers unless otherwise stated on the Website. Depending on the nature of the competition there may be additional rules imposed by us (or selected third parties) and each such offer may be subject to its own express terms and may not be available in all jurisdictions.
12.1. All entrants to a Promotion must be at least 18 years of age at the date of entry and comply with any further age and/or other eligibility requirements set out in the Rules (eg in relation to residency and (where the prize includes travel outside the United Kingdom and/or car hire) holding a valid passport, visa and/or driver’s licence). Proof of age may be required before a prize-winner can claim a prize. The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of Autosport Media.
12.2. Only one entry per person and per household is permitted, spammers will be disqualified and automated entries are not permitted and will be disqualified.
12.3. All entries must be made in accordance with the Rules and must be received by Autosport Media by the closing date. Entries made otherwise shall be invalid. Autosport Media accepts no responsibility or liability for any lost, damaged or incomplete entries and all such entries will be deemed invalid. Proof of despatch shall not be proof of entry.
12.4. Autosport Media and the promoter reserve the right at its sole discretion to (without prior notice): 12.4.1. cancel the Promotion; and/or 12.4.2. to substitute the prize for another prize of equal value.
12.5. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter the competitions unless otherwise stated on the promotional activity with a specific competition.
12.6. By entering the prize draw, the entrant agrees to be bound by the Rules and by any other requirements set out in the promotional material accompanying the promotion.
12.8. Prize-winners will be notified in writing within 6 weeks of the applicable closing date (or such other timeframe as is indicated on the Website). If a prize-winner fails to respond to claim his/her prize within 14 days of receipt of the notification, Autosport Media shall be entitled to select an alternative prize-winner. In such circumstances Autosport Media shall use reasonable endeavours to notify the alternative prize-winner within nine weeks of the closing date (or such other timeframe as is indicated on the Website).
12.9. Prize draws are open to all residents of the UK, except employees of Autosport Media (and its subsidiaries), the promoter and their immediate families, the promoters advertising agency and sales promotion consultancy, and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the promotion.
12.10. Autosport Media’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
12.11. Autosport Media will not accept responsibility for loss through technical fault, incomplete, illegible or other damaged entries. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.
12.12. Prize-winners will receive their prize within 6 weeks of notification unless otherwise specified on the Website. The terms and conditions of any third party supplier may apply and must be accepted and complied with by a prize-winner to accept the prize.
12.13. Autosport Media will not be liable if a prize does not reach a prize-winner for any reason outside the control of Autosport Media or if a prize is damaged during delivery.
12.14. It is your responsibility to ensure that when entering competitions which, if won, could result in time off work, your employer is in agreement to time off. When dates are specified they cannot be altered.
12.15. Prizes are non-transferable, non-negotiable and no cash alternatives will be offered.
12.16. Depending on the nature of the prize, its use or enjoyment may be subject to further conditions or restrictions.
12.17. By entering the promotion, the winner(s) consent(s) to any publicity generated as a result of the promotion, and use on the Website at any time.
12.18. Where relevant, all taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses upgrades etc) are, unless otherwise specifically stated, the sole responsibility of the prize-winner.
12.19. Other than for death or personal injury arising from the negligence of Autosport Media, Autosport Media hereby excludes (so far as is permitted by law) all liability for any loss, damage, cost and expense, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in connection with any competition or any aspect of the prize.
12.20. The promotional draw is held by Autosport Media.
13. Variation of these Terms & Conditions of Use
13.1. Autosport Media reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions of Use from time to time. Such variations become effective immediately upon the posting of the varied Terms & Conditions on the Website. By continuing to use the Website you will be deemed to accept such variations. You should therefore check the Website from time to time to review the then current Terms & Conditions. These Terms & Conditions were last updated in October 2014.
14.1. These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms & Conditions unless Autosport Media shall elect to bring proceedings in the courts of the country of the user's residence or of principal place of business.
14.2. These Terms & Conditions, as varied by Autosport Media from time to time form the entire understanding between us. Headings in these Terms & Conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or affect.
14.3. No delay or indulgence by Autosport Media in enforcing the provisions of these Terms & Conditions shall affect Autosport Media’s rights under them nor shall any waiver of Autosport Media’s rights operate as a waiver of any subsequent breach.
14.4. No right, power or remedy conferred upon or reserved for Autosport Media is exclusive of any other right, power or remedy available to Autosport Media provided either under these Terms & Conditions or as a matter of law and each such right, power or remedy shall be cumulative.
14.5. You may not assign sub-license or otherwise transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms & Conditions.
14.6. If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is found to be invalid the invalidity of that provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions, which shall remain valid and enforceable.
14.7. Nothing in these Terms & Conditions shall operate to exclude liability that cannot as a matter of law be excluded and in particular, and notwithstanding the limitations of liability set out above, our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence shall not be excluded or limited in any way.
Media accreditation applications must be made by completing the online form and submitting this along with supporting material.
All applications MUST be supported by the following:
1.1. Examples of work published in the last 14 months, relevant to Autosport International / the Performance & Tuning Car Show and in a recognised print or online publication, with print outlets requiring a minimum circulation of 5,000 readers/users
1.2. A letter of commission, this must be from an editor of a recognised publication on headed paper and must include a commitment to publish a report and/or pictures of the event. Bloggers/Freelancers should include a letter confirming the website they intend to write for and its circulation as per point 1.1
Photographic agencies must be able to prove that the images previously taken at Autosport International / The Performance & Tuning Car Show have been sold to recognised publications.
TV and radio applications should be made directly to the Autosport International Press Office – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: Websites/electronic media will be accredited at the discretion of Autosport Media / Autosport International Press Office. Websites must be current and regularly maintained, producing original editorial content. Those reproducing press releases only will not be considered. Sites must contain editorial content relevant to Autosport International / The Performance Car Show in order to be considered. The allocation of a pass does not permit the sale of images for commercial purposes – only for media use.
Without the above supporting documentation, the application will NOT be considered.
As an accredited journalist, you will be provided with:
2.1. Access to Autosport International and the Performance & Tuning Car Show 10 -13 January 2019.
Note: Requests for the viewing Live Action Arena should be made when collecting your media accreditation pass and will be given on a first come, first served basis
2.2. Access to press office facilities where you can pick up exhibitor information, file copy, check email and charge your laptops and phones
2.3. Internet access
2.4. Access to attending personalities where possible (due to timing restrictions, access is extremely limited and will be provided at the discretion of the Autosport International Press Office)
What we expect in return:
3.1. A name check for Autosport International 2019 or The Performance & Tuning Car Show 2019 in all news, photos/photo captions and video stories originating from your presence at the event whether in print, on screen, online or broadcast.
3.2. If tweeting from Autosport International, we would greatly appreciate it if you could use the hashtag #ASI19 and Autosport International handle @autosport_show
3.3. If tweeting from the Performance & Tuning Car Show, we would greatly appreciate it if you could use the hashtag #PTCS19 and the Performance & Tuning Car Show handle @UK_PTCS
Press passes are only available for bona fide press: they will not be issued to anyone working in advertising, sales, new business, production, publishing, PR, personnel or marketing.
Passes are not transferable and ID will be required when collecting your pass at the event.
Online applications cannot be made after 04 January, 2019. Those wishing to apply for media accreditation after this date will be required to go to the Autosport International media centre and complete a form. All journalists applying in this way must bring photographic ID and supporting materials as requested for online submissions before the 04 January, 2019 deadline.
The Product Showcase Awards at Autosport International 2020 provides exhibitors with an exceptional opportunity to introduce their best and latest products to industry buyers and media.
Terms & Conditions of the Product Showcase Awards – Autosport International 2020
Who can enter?
All exhibitors are invited to submit their products for The Product Showcase Awards. These can either be current products (released in the last year only) or products that will be launched to the market at the show.
Please note: Prototypes, mock-ups and vehicles are not allowed.
How will my entered product get to the show?
Exhibitors must bring their entered product with them to the show and must notify the Organisers Office upon arrival. Our team will confirm arrangement of the display during the pre–show build-up on Monday 6th January through to Wednesday 8th January 2020.
How will my product be displayed?
Winning products will be displayed on The Product Showcase Awards stand, located in Hall 3A. Exhibitors must supply one product for display for each Product Showcase Awards category entered. Each entered product must also be displayed on the exhibitor's stand.
We will endeavour to display products appropriately to size and weight.
Each product display will be accompanied by a descriptive sign containing the following Information:
Product Description: (as provided on the product entry form)
Please note: We cannot guarantee specific placement of products and reserve the right to move product displays as necessary to maximize the use of the space provided in the showcase. No additional exhibitor-provided signage will be permitted.
Depending on size and space-availability, bulky items may not be included on The Product Showcase Awards stand display; however, imagery will be displayed instead. The imagery may only show usage or application of the product and may not contain any marketing, advertising, sales or description copy.
Products that received high commendations will be listed in the showcase and details of the exhibitor and stand location will be promoted at the show.
Exhibitors will receive a sticker / logo that can be displayed on their stand to highlight they have been given a Product Showcase Award.
How can I collect my product post – show?
Exhibitors can collect their products during the Autosport Engineering breakdown on Friday 10th January from 6pm until 8 pm.
Please note: Product displays and containers requiring a forklift or electric pallet jack may be delayed until the Show floor is cleared of vehicles and the breakdown is completed.
Products not picked up on Friday can be collected during the main show breakdown on Monday 14th January until 12pm. Show Management will not be responsible for the return of abandoned products.
When do I have to enter my products for The Product Showcase Awards
The Product Showcase Awards submission form will be closing on 30th November 2019 and winners will be announced on the week commencing the 17th December 2019.
Judging products at the Showcase Awards
Judging will take place from the 1st until the 15th of December 2019 with winners announced on the week commencing 17th December 2019.
Judging is based solely on the merit of the entry. Judges may determine by majority vote that no entry in a particular category is qualified to receive an award. In this event, no award will be given in that category.