Terms and conditions for our blog and social media competitions

  1. The competition will be organised and administered by Scottish Book Trust (the “Organisers”).

  2. If applicable, the competition is open to anyone who has liked or visited Scottish Book Trust, Bookbug, Books on Tour or Book Week Scotland Facebook page.

  3. The competition is not open to Scottish Book Trust employees.

  4. On Facebook, enter by commenting under the competition post on the relevant Facebook page.

  5. On Twitter, enter by following the relevant rules.

  6. On our blog, enter by commenting on the page or emailing your answer to the email address given.

  7. In image competitions, please state on your entry if you do not want your image to be used in promotion of that competition, or in future Scottish Book Trust projects. If images of children are included, we ask that adults discuss with children in an age appropriate manner whether they agree to their image being used in promotion of that competition, or in future Scottish Book Trust projects.

  8. In story competitions, please state on your entry if you do not want your story to be used in promotion of that competition, or in future Scottish Book Trust projects.

  9. Entries must be received by the time given in the Facebook post, Tweet or blog post.

  10. Illegible, incomplete or late entries cannot be accepted.

  11. Only one entry and prize per person.

  12. The entry instructions form part of the rules.  By entering, you agree to accept and be bound by the rules.

  13. There are no cash alternatives to our prizes. If stated, entrants outside of the UK will be asked to cover the cost of postage.

  14. Winners will be drawn at random from all of the correct entries where a question is asked. If there is no correct answer, the winner will be chosen at random or by a panel. This will be clearly stated in the competition criteria of entry.

  15. If applicable, all entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The Organisers accept no liability if entrants ignore these rules and entrants agree to fully indemnify the Organisers against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these rules.

  16. Entries must not contain anything which is calculated to bring the Organisers into disrepute, nor attempt to damage the reputation of others.

  17. By entering the competition, entrants warrant that they have legal capacity to enter the competition and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

  18. We take seriously our safeguarding commitment to the young people (under 18yrs) whom we engage with through our opportunities. If an entry/submission by a young person to one of our opportunities causes us concern for their well-being, we may contact child welfare organisations or other relevant bodies for assistance in addressing this concern.

  19. Where possible, winners will be notified by email, or direct message on Twitter, no later than 5 days after the event. On Facebook, entrants are expected to check the competition after the closing date to check if they have won.

  20. Prizes not claimed within a fortnight of notification will be redrawn and awarded to new winners.

  21. The Organisers will only ever use personal details for the purposes of administering this competition. Please see Scottish Book Trust's Privacy Policy.

Promoter: Scottish Book Trust, Sandeman House, Trunk’s Close, 55 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR