BRIT Awards Limited Voting Terms & Conditions

British Breakthrough Award 2018

General

The BRIT Awards public vote is organised by or on behalf of BRIT Awards Limited (“BAL”), whose registered address is: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA.

The BRIT Awards Public Vote: British Breakthrough Award 

The British Breakthrough Award is supported by listeners of BBC Radio 1 across the UK. There are five nominees. Voting will begin at 18:45 GMT on Saturday 13 January 2018 and close at 17:00 GMT on Friday 16 February 2018 (“Voting Period”).

How to Enter

You may cast your vote in the British Breakthrough Award category by voting on www.brits.co.uk (the “BRITs Website”).  In order to vote you must first register your details and then select one of the five (5) nominees as indicated in the voting section of the BRITs Website. There is no charge for web entries although internet service provider’s fees may apply when accessing the internet.

Your vote will not be counted if you attempt to vote using a method that is not specified in these Terms and Conditions.

General Restrictions 

You may register one vote in this award category via the BRITs Website.  Any additional votes you make will be discounted. Votes received outside the specified Voting Period will not be counted.  Voting times are liable to change and BAL may suspend, withdraw or re-set voting at its sole discretion at any time and will post any updates the BRITs Website. BAL reserves the right to discount votes if it has reasonable grounds to suspect that fraudulent voting has occurred (including certain bulk voting).  Votes must not be sent in through agents or on behalf of another person, and voters cannot submit votes as an agent of any other person. BAL reserves the right to discount votes if they have reasonable grounds to suspect they have been made from unofficial third party voting services or otherwise in breach of any applicable terms and conditions.

Vote Results

The winner of the competition will be determined by the total number of valid votes received during the Voting Period.  The winner of the vote will be announced during The BRIT Awards 2018 main show as broadcast on ITV on 21 February 2018. 

BAL does not have a say in the outcome of the vote.  In the event that the outcome of the vote cannot be reasonably determined due to a tie or because of a technical failure or other circumstance beyond BAL’s reasonable control which affects the vote, or any other decision which the vote would have determined, then the decision on the winner would be at the discretion of The BRITs Committee.

General Terms

BAL, its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any vote being lost or not properly registered or recorded.

BAL cannot promise that The BRIT Awards website will be free from errors or omissions nor that it will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition.  The systems and/or services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond BRIT Award Limited’s reasonable control.  BAL will not be liable to any person in the event that all or any part of the systems and/or services are discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

Any personal data relating to voters will be used solely in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and in line with BAL’s privacy policy, which can be found at www.brits.co.uk/privacy-policy

All times are GMT.

These rules are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Votes will only be counted where properly registered and cast within the United Kingdom in accordance with these rules.

Queries/Complaints

If you have any problems with voting or any query or complaint, you may email us at britswebmaster@bpi.co.uk giving the following information:

1.       Your email address;

2.       The IP number of your computer and your internet service provider, where relevant;

3.       The date(s) and time(s) when you experienced problems;

4.       The nature of the problem you have been experiencing; and

5.       A contact telephone number you can be reached on if necessary.