Final Chapters terms and conditions
Entry to the Final Chapters Writing about the end of life competition implies acceptance of these terms & conditions, failure to comply with which will result in disqualification:-
- The competition is open to anyone except employees or Trustees of the National Council for Palliative Care.
- Each entry submitted must be no longer than a maximum 2,500 words of prose or 40 lines of poetry. Entries must be in English and must be the entrant’s original work and not previously awarded a prize or published. They should not contain names or identifying elements of any person or copyright material belonging to a third party. No alterations can be made after submission. We will accept transcriptions if you are unable to write yourself.
- The judges' decision is final and no individual correspondence will be entered into. Proof of postage will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
- The Dying Matters Coalition and National Council for Palliative Care are free to use competition entries in publicity materials. As regards consideration of entries for publication online or in print form by the Dying Matters Coalition, National Council for Palliative Care or another reputable publisher, or in an online form, any such publication is subject to a separate agreement with the author. Copyright remains with the author.
- The Dying Matters Coalition reserves the right to modify the competition if it believes the competition is not capable of being conducted as specified; or in the event of a virus, computer bug, unauthorised human intervention or other cause beyond the Dying Matters Coalition’s reasonable control that could affect the administration, security or normal course of the competition. Neither the Dying Matters Coalition, nor the National Council for Palliative Care, is responsible for losses or delays caused by events beyond their control. The Dying Matters Coalition will not be responsible for damage, loss or injury resulting from participation in the competition; for technical, hardware or software failures; lost, faulty or unavailable network connections, or other difficulties that may limit or prohibit people’s ability to participate in the competition.
- Conditions are subject to change.
- The competition is governed by English law.