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Listeners' Opinion Poll terms and conditions

Jennifer Tracey | 10:00 UK time, Monday, 30 March 2009

The small print...

1. The BBC Code of Conduct for competitions can be found at the competition code webpage.

2. The competition is open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, except BBC or its affiliates' employees and anyone connected with the competition.

3. Entry to the competition is by: (i) e-mailing the programme ipm [at] bbc.co.uk; (ii) leaving a comment on the iPM blog www.bbc.co.uk/ipm or; (iii) sending a postal entry to Listeners' Opinion Poll, iPM, Room G601, BBC TV Centre, London W12 7RJ. The closing time for receipt of entries is 00:01 on 8 May 2009. No entries received after that time will be considered. Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned. Full details of opening and closing times will be given on air.

4. All email and postal entrants must supply their names and addresses and daytime telephone number. Blog entrants must supply their names and addresses and daytime telephone numbers if contacted by the BBC. The BBC will only ever use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone without permission. You can read more about the BBC Privacy Policy.

5. The winning entrant will be decided by the programme editor, at his/her absolute discretion. Contestants are hereby made aware that the winning topic (ie that to be submitted to the commissioned poll) may be a combination of various topics included in more than one entry. In that situation, the BBC will use reasonable endeavours to credit all of the relevant entrants.

6. The prize consists of having an opinion poll commissioned to include the winning entry (or a variation or mixture of various entries).

7. The prize is as stated. There is no cash alternative and it is not transferable.

8. The BBC's decision as to the winning topic is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.

9. The winner or winners will be notified within seven days of the close of the competition by post/telephone/email. The results of the commissioned poll will be published on the iPM blog on 9 May 09. Update:(12 May 2009) This has now been extended to 19 May 09.

10. Only one entry is allowed per person.

11. Entrants must agree to take part in any post-competition publicity. Winners agree to allow the use of their names for publicity purposes as may be required, and for their entries to be published in any relevant format by the newspaper or any associate company. For entrants/winners under 18 years of age, parent or guardian's consent may be required.

12. The BBC reserves the right to cancel or alter or amend the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.

13. The BBC, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any Internet platform/system or the post or otherwise which may result in any entry being lost, delayed or not properly registered or recorded.

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