2021 WellChild Awards Terms and Conditions

Please read the terms and conditions below.

WellChild Awards Terms & Conditions of entry

  1. The promoter is: WellChild (Charity registered in England and Wales 289600 and Scotland SC045010) whose registered office is at 16 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 3DA.
  2. Members of the judging panel and their family members or friends shall not be permitted to submit an Awards nomination.
  3. There is no fee for making a WellChild Awards nomination.
  4. Nominations will only be accepted for nominees based in the United Kingdom.
  5. Details of how to nominate can be found at wellchild.org.uk/awards
  6. Closing date for nominations will be 11:59 on 14th December 2020. Any nominations received after this time will not be submitted for judging.
  7. WellChild will not accept any responsibility for late nominations or entries not received for any reason whatsoever.
  8. The WellChild Nominations and judging process works as follows:
    • Stage 1Nominations must be submitted via the online form at wellchild.org.uk/awards before the above closing date.
    • Stage 2: Shortlisting – All nominations will be compiled for an initial round of shortlisting by panels of WellChild staff and volunteers.
    • Stage 3: Final Judging – Winners will be selected from the shortlisted nominees by two external judging panels made up of previous WellChild Award winners, child health professionals, sponsors, celebrity ambassadors and representatives of the WellChild leadership team and WellChild Parent Ambassadors.
  9. The judging panel chooses who they feel are the most deserving winners, regardless of the number of nominations received.
  10. Your nomination may be considered in a different category if the judges decide it is appropriate.
  11. Winners will be notified by telephone and/or email. If entrants do not receive notification then unfortunately they have not been successful.
  12. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  13. In accordance with current data protection legislation, in order for WellChild to process the personal and sometimes sensitive information contained within a WellChild Award nomination, the following consent is required two weeks following the submission of the nomination.
    • For nominees under the age of 13: Consent will be required from their parent or legal guardian.
    • For nominees over the age of 13, but unable to provide consent: Consent will be required from their parent or legal guardian.
    • For nominees over the age of 13 and able to provide consent: Consent will be required from the nominee.
  14. In this instance, the ‘processing’ of information includes:
    • WellChild holding information about the nominee and nominator on their digital and manual systems.
    • WellChild sharing nomination information with WellChild staff and members of the external judging panel for the purposes of judging.
    • Using the information to contact the nominator/nominee or their parents/legal guardians.
  15. All information provided will be processed in accordance with the Date Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation. Further information can be found at wellchild.org.uk/privacy-cookies
  16. All winners will be expected to participate in the following WellChild Awards activity in the build-up to, during and after the event. This includes:
    • Attending the Awards ceremony in 2021.
    • Filming for WellChild Awards winners films. This will involve a team from WellChild visiting you and your family to film interviews about their story and to get footage of our winner, their families and favourite activities. The footage will be used to create a three minute film to be shown on the night of the Awards ceremony, online and via social media.
    • Regional/national television, newspaper and radio interviews, photography and filming if requested.
  17. WellChild reserves the right to cancel or amend these terms and conditions. Any changes will be published on the WellChild Awards website page which can be found at wellchild.org.uk/awards