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Jack Saunders' Plus 1 Competition

These terms were updated on Wednesday 18th September 2019

Win tickets to see your favourite band - we will even give you a plus one!

Every Monday, Jack Saunders is giving away a pair of tickets to the hottest gigs around the country.

To win a pair of tickets for you and a friend:

  • Listen to Radio 1 from 11pm and be ready to text in to 81199

  • Entrants will then be selected at random and invited on air to answer a question about the band in order to win

Please note, you must be over 18 years old to enter and texts will be charged at your standard network message rate.

Only one text will be counted per phone number in each competition. If you enter more than once, the others won't be counted but you will be charged.

Before entering, please read the full Terms and Conditions below.

Privacy Notice

Your trust is very important to us. The BBC is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.

It is important that you read this notice so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with data protection law.

Additional information can be found in the BBC’s Privacy Policy. Where there is inconsistency between those documents and this notice, this notice shall prevail.

What will we collect and how will we use it?

Listen Entertainment Ltd will collect and process on behalf of the BBC the personal information that you have provided to us about yourself by entering this competition, including your name, general location area and a contact telephone number. If you are a winner, we will ask for a postal address in order to fulfil the prize. The names of winners will be made public.

The BBC is the “data controller” of this information. This means that the BBC decides what your personal information is used for, and the ways in which it is processed.

We rely on our legitimate interests of providing interesting and engaging radio programming to those that participate and to the wider audience listening in by running radio competitions as our lawful basis for processing your personal data. If you are successful, we will also process your personal information for post-competition publicity and our lawful basis for such processing is our legitimate interests in promoting the competition.

Retaining your personal information

In relation to entrants, the BBC will retain your personal information for two months. We will retain the winners’ names and their contact details for a period of two years for audit purposes.

Your rights and more information

If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal information, or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, you can find out how to do this in our Privacy Policy.

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Terms and Conditions

1. The competition is open to all residents of the UK, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man aged 18 or over, except BBC or BBC Group company employees, their close relatives or anyone connected with the competition or the particular prize being offered.

2. During the show there will be a call to register your interest to win. Entrants must include the keyword/s given by the presenter.

3. Registration to take part in the competition is only available by using the following method: By texting 81199 with the information stated above. Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Check with your network provider for exact costs. No other method of entry will be accepted. Only one entry is allowed per listener for each prize. If you enter more than once your subsequent entries will not count but you will be charged. Entries missing some of the information above or with incorrect spelling will not be considered valid entries for this competition.

4. Registration will be open for approximately 20 minutes during the show, and it will be made clear on air when the competition has closed.

5. Potential winners will be drawn at random from all entries with the correct answer. A short list of up to 50 numbers will be generated. The shortlisted entrant will be called back in the order they were selected. If the entrant correctly answers a question on air about the band that tickets are being offered for, they will win the prize. If they answer incorrectly, the next entrant on the list will be put to air to answer a question.

6. This process will continue until an entrant wins the prize.

7. The phone from which the text entry is sent in the registration process must be the entrant’s phone. The entrant must be entering on their own behalf. The BBC reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who did not register using their own phone. If an entrant cannot be contacted after reasonable attempts, the next entrant will be contacted.

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

9. Entrants agree to take part in any post-competition publicity if required.

10. The Prize is one pair of tickets to the gig offered on air. This prize may occasionally be varied, this will be made clear on air when the competition is launched. Travel, accommodation or any other expenses are not included in the prize. The BBC is not responsible for winners failing to follow instructions. There will be no additional elements, fees or expenses covered.

11. The BBC will not be responsible for any failure of the Winner and/or guests (if applicable) to gain entry or re-entry to the event due to their behaviour or failing to meet the admission requirements.

12. Winners are excluded from subsequent rounds of the competition.

13. This competition is conducted in line with the BBC's code of conduct for competitions.

14. The BBC, Listen Entertainment Ltd, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, network, system or otherwise which may result in any entry not being properly logged or not recorded.

15. The BBC reserves the right to (i) amend these terms and conditions in any way; (ii) disqualify any entrant or winner who breaches these rules or has acted fraudulently in any way; (iii) disqualify any entrant or winner, withdraw or substitute any prize should an entrant winner or guest at any stage exhibit inappropriate or dangerous behaviour (including, but not limited to, being under the influence of drugs, alcohol or causing a nuisance) before, whilst on air or afterwards in relation to this competition; and (iv) cancel or vary the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise beyond its control.

16. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition.

17. The competition is run by the BBC. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.