To prepare an entry to the Competition, an individual must:
- (a) Produce an original piece of prose, a poem or short story that seeks to advise, inspire and influence business leaders;
- (b) Ensure that the contents of their submission, including the ideas it expresses and the text it employs, are the Entrant’s original work with no incorporation of pre-existing characters, brand names, company names, or trademarked or copyrighted material (“Names, trademarks and copyrighted material”).
- (c) Include in their submission the words “I am a Futuremaker because… and I believe business leaders need to know…” filling in the sentence with their own words.
- (d) Ensure that their submission is no more than 250 words in length. The 14 words in the template (i.e. “I am a Futuremaker...”) provided in 6(1)(c) will count towards this word length.
To enter the Competition, an individual must have access to the internet. If you do not have readily available access to the internet at home, please take into account that it may take you three working days or more to find an alternative source of free online access. Submissions received after the Closing Date will not be accepted in any circumstances, including where an individual cites limited internet access.6.3.
To enter, an individual must:
- (a) Visit the Business Fights Poverty dedicated Competition website page https://businessfightspoverty.org/futuremakers-competition-2021/
- (b) Scroll down so as to review the Terms and Conditions (“T&Cs”) of the Competition provided on the Competition website page, and ensure they have understood its provisions. If the individual is prepared to accept the T&Cs, scroll back up and click the “Submit your Entry” button;
- (c) Complete the online entry form therein provided before 5pm UK time (GMT+1) on Wednesday the 23rd June 2021;
- (d) Individuals aged 16 or 17 must complete steps (b) and (c) in the presence of their parent or guardian. In addition, they must procure and keep a signed and dated record of the written consent of their parent or guardian prior to entry.
By submitting an entry, Entrants aged 18 to 35 agree to be bound by these terms & conditions. Where an Entrant is aged 16 or 17, by submitting an entry, the Entrant’s parent or guardian agrees that they and the Entrant be bound by these terms & conditions.6.5.
There is a limit of one entry per Futuremakers beneficiary past and present. If more than one entry is received from a Futuremakers beneficiary, we will accept the first entry received and disregard the others. An exception may be made where multiple entries are received in the name of an Entrant, where these additional entries are joint submissions with individuals who would otherwise lack the capacity to enter the Competition.6.6.
There is no fee or charge to register on the website and enter the Competition. Business Fights Privacy does not use Competition entries for the purpose of obtaining commercial remuneration from third parties, such as by selling Entrants’ data to commercial third parties.6.7.
By entering the Competition, Entrants agree to Business Fights Poverty sending them an invitation to attend the Futuremakers Forum 2021, newsletters and other content or events which Business Fights Poverty may deem within its legitimate interest to send to Entrants. Entrants can unsubscribe from the Business Fights Poverty database at any time.6.8.
Business Fights Poverty may reject entries which in its reasonable opinion:
- (a) contain any content that is unreasonably offensive or could reflect negatively on the name, reputation, or goodwill of the Futuremakers initiative, and any company associated with the Competition, including its employees, suppliers, agents and/or volunteers;
- (b) includes trademarks or copyright material not owned by the Entrant or used without the rights owner's prior written permission, or to which it could not be reasonably estimated that there is a Fair Use provision;
- (c) defames, misrepresents, or insults other people, identities or companies.
Business Fights Poverty, Standard Chartered and Standard Chartered Foundation, including their parent and subsidiary companies, agents, suppliers, employees and/or volunteers, as well as any of company associated with the Competition will not accept:
- (a) responsibility for Competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, or failed to be processed and/or recorded regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of equipment failure, human error, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or
- (b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the Competition;
- (c) entries submitted via any other means than the dedicated Competition website page https://businessfightspoverty.org/futuremakers-competition-2021/ ;
- (d) liability for any interrupted or non-secure access to the dedicated Competition website page https://businessfightspoverty.org/futuremakers-competition-2021/ .
The Competition will be limited to a maximum of 1,000 entries. Entries will be registered on a first-come first-served basis. Should this 1,000 limit be reached prior to the Closing Date, Business Fights Poverty will disable the submission link and publish on the competition website page a statement that further entries will no longer be accepted. Business Fights Poverty provides no warranty that any entries received after this communication will be submitted to the Competition. It is suggested that prospective Entrants check the Competition website page on a regular basis for updates.6.11.
Business Fights Poverty reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who has been found to be in breach of any of these entry conditions, or any other terms and conditions, and may still nevertheless enforce its right to disqualify that person and require the return of the prize or the reimbursement of its monetary equivalent even where a Prize has actually been awarded and/or provided to the Entrant or Competition Winner in question.