Wildcard vote 2013: terms & conditions

Preparing to have your say in the wildcard vote? Read these first...

1. Listeners can take part only by accessing bbc.co.uk/newcomedyaward between 1100 on 29h October 2013 and 1800 on 5th November 2013.

Listeners will find a list of the eight 'wildcard' candidates. Listeners can vote for their favourite by selecting the check box against their choice.

The results will be revealed on Friday 8th November 2013 during Steve Wright in the Afternoon on Radio 2. The two 'wildcard' candidates who recieved the most votes from the public will each earn a place in the semi-finals.

2. Listeners can only vote by logging into the page with their BBC ID. More information on BBC ID can be found here (https://id.bbc.co.uk/users/help). Listeners can only vote once per category.

3. Listeners cannot vote by any other method. Listeners can vote only once.

4. Any votes registered outside the announced voting times and dates will not count.

5. This is not a competition and there will be no prize for those participating.

6. The BBC reserves the right to disqualify entries or suspend voting if it has reasonable grounds to suspect that fraudulent voting has occurred or if it considers there has been any attempt to rig the voting. The BBC has the right to substitute an alternative selection method at its absolute discretion.

7. If, for any reason, the online voting system fails, the vote may be suspended or a contingency plan may be actioned.

8. The BBC reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend the vote at any time.

9. The BBC cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction, or any other problem with any online system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any vote being lost or not properly registered and recorded.

10. Please note that any BBC staff member or anyone who is directly connected in any way with the vote is not eligible participate in the vote.

11. The voting is this programme accords with the BBC’s Code of Conduct for Voting.

12. The BBC will only use your personal data for the purposes of running this vote. The BBC complies with the Data Protection Act 1998, as amended. For more information please see the BBC Privacy Policy.

13. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

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