Terms and conditions
Horizon Longitude Prize Vote
1. Viewers who are resident in the UK (including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) can take part by texting the keyword corresponding to their chosen option to 60011 or by going online and selecting their chosen option. Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Please seek the bill-payers permission before voting.
2. Voting opens on 22 May 2014 at approx 2200 BST. Voting closes at 1910 BST on 25 June 2014. Open and close times will be clearly announced on air, please listen carefully to the announcements. Any text votes received outside the announced voting times, or with any wording different to the keywords, will not count but will still be charged.
3. Each viewer can only register three votes by text message (per mobile phone number) and three votes online. Any further text votes will not count but you will still be charged.
4. Online voting requires viewers to log into the page with their BBC iD. More information on BBC iD can be found here at https://id.bbc.co.uk/users/help.
5. The results will be announced at the end of The One Show on 25 June 2014 – and may be published online. The winning option will become the research area funded by NESTA’s Longitude Prize 2014.
6. This is not a competition and there will be no prize for anyone taking part in the vote.
7. 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.
8. If, for any reason, the voting method fails, the vote may be suspended or a contingency plan may be actioned. In the unlikely event of a tie a contingency plan will be actioned.
9. The BBC reserves the right to change these terms and conditions. The BBC reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend this vote at any time.
10. The BBC, its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any telephone network or line, system, server, provider, or otherwise which may result in any vote being lost or not properly registered or recorded.
11. Please note that any BBC staff member or anyone who is directly connected in any way with the production of the programme, the provision of text or online voting is not eligible to vote.
12. The vote results will be independently verified.
13. The voting accords with the BBC Code of Conduct Voting.
15. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.