Welcome to THE MILLION POUND DROP mobile game (the "Game"). The Game is owned by Endemol UK Ltd ("Endemol") and Monterosa Productions Limited ("Monterosa") and brought to you by Channel Four Television Corporation ("Channel 4"). Endemol is a company registered in England and Wales with its registered office at Shepherds Building Central, Charecroft Way, Shepherds Bush, London W14 0EE with registered number 01692513 and Channel 4 is a statutory corporation established under the Broadcasting Act 1990 having its principal office at 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX. Monterosa is a company registered in England and Wales with its registered office at 5-9 Hatton Wall, London, EC1N 8HX.
Any reference to "you" or "your" means you as a player of the Game. Any reference to "we", "our" and "us" means both Endemol and Channel 4. For our contact details please see the end of these Terms and Conditions.
1. Terms and Conditions:
1.1 These Terms and Conditions: (i) set out important information regarding your rights, obligations and the restrictions that apply; and (ii) govern the relationship between you and us, when you install, access and/or play the Game 1.2 You should read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By installing, accessing and playing the Game you agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree with any of our Terms and Conditions then you should not install, access or play the Game.
2.1 Subject to these Terms and Conditions we hereby grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, limited, license to use the Game for your personal, non-commercial use for gameplay on your mobile and/or tablet device. You may not translate, reverse-engineer, reverse-compile or decompile, disassemble or make derivative works from the Game. The terms of your licence shall commence when you install or otherwise use the Game and ends on the earlier date of either your disposal of the Game or our termination of this licence.
2.2 All rights and title in and to the Game (including without limitation any titles, computer code, themes, objects, characters, character names, stories, dialogue, catch phrases, locations, concepts, artwork, animations, sounds, musical compositions and audio-visual effects) are owned by Endemol or its licensors. The Game is protected by international copyright, design, patent, and trade mark laws, international conventions and other laws protecting intellectual property and related proprietary rights.
2.3 Any copying, reproduction, lending or hiring, public performance, broadcasting or any other form of distribution of the content of the Game other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions is prohibited and will constitute a copyright infringement. You may view and download any materials and information made available to you through the Game subject to the following conditions:
2.3.1 the material and information may only be used for your personal and non-commercial purposes;
2.3.2 the material and information shall not be reproduced or included in any other work or publication in any medium;
2.3.3 the material and information may not be modified or altered in any way;
2.3.4 the material and information may not be distributed, sold, published, publicly, performed, transmitted or displayed to a third party; and
2.3.5 you may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the material or the information.
2.4 We have the right to deploy or provide patches, updates and modifications to the Game as needed. These patches, updates and modifications must be installed for the user to continue to play the Game. For these purposes, we may from time to time update the Game remotely, without your knowledge or specific consent, and you hereby grant to us your consent to deploy and apply such patches, updates and modifications to the Game.
2.5 This licence will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with its terms and conditions or if you attempt to circumvent any technical protection measure used in connection with the Game. In such event you must destroy all copies of the Game and all of its complement parts and cease and desist from accessing any components of the Game.
3. Playing the Game:
3.1 The Game includes two playing modes, namely a play along version of the Game ("the Playalong Game") and a play anytime version of the Game ("the Playanytime Game"). The Playalong Game and the Playanytime Game are currently available to download from the App Store and the Playalong Game is currently available to download from Google Play.
3.2 The Playalong Game is free to play and you acknowledge that the Playalong Game is not a competition and that there is no prize available to be won from playing the Playalong Game. You further acknowledge that the playalong application process available to Participants (as defined below) in the Playalong Game (the "Playalong Application Process") is an audition process for The Million Pound Drop programmes and that it is not in the nature of a prize and does not confer any benefit of monetary value. The Playalong Game requires an internet connection for you to play it. If you do not have an adequate internet connection then the Playalong Game may not operate and may cease to function properly in whole or in part.
3.3 There is a fee to download and access the Playanytime Game and additional question packages for the Playanytime Game. Payment for the Playanytime Game is made directly by you to the App Store and is covered by the applicable App Store terms and conditions. You acknowledge that the Playanytime Game is not a competition and that there is no prize available to be won from playing the Playanytime Game.
3.4 You are responsible for all costs associated with your use of the Game and the Playalong Application Process including but not limited to mobile network usage costs, data usage costs and costs associated with your internet provider. We accept no responsibility for any charges you may incur. We recommend that for a better game experience, and to reduce any mobile network charges you might incur, you use an available wireless network.
4. Restrictions on Your Use of the Game:
4.1 You will not do anything that may cause damage to the Game or our servers, systems or equipment or those of third parties, nor access or attempt to access any users' data or penetrate or attempt to penetrate the Game's security measures.
4.2 You agree to compensate us in respect of any damages or losses suffered by us as a result of any claim or legal action brought against us by any third party in respect of any matter arising from your use of the Game in breach of these Terms and Conditions or from your violation of any applicable law or regulation.
4.3 We reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to the Game at any time at our sole discretion.
4.4 We may also ban or suspend you (at our discretion) as a player of the Game if you do not comply with these Terms and Conditions.
5.1 The Game uses security technology to protect the material and content contained in the Game. You may not attempt to, or assist, any other person to remove or otherwise alter or interfere with any security technology used in connection with the Game, nor may you permit or assist in any way any third party to use the material or content made available by us via the Game in an unlawful manner or in a manner which could infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Game by, any third party.
6. Privacy, Data Protection and Registration:
6.2 The App Store's and Google Play's relevant privacy policies and terms and conditions shall also apply in respect of any personal information you have supplied to the App Store and/or Google Play to enable your download of the Game and/or purchase of the Playanytime Game (including any additional questions packs) and/or push notifications in respect of the Game.
7. Playalong Application Process:
7.1 The Playalong Application Process is only available to Participants in the Playalong Game. A Participant is defined as someone who has moved some money, placed it on an answer in the Playalong Game and still has the Game open in their browser or on their device at the end of a live episode of the Programme. If you are a Participant you will be invited to supply your email address in order to start the Playalong Application Process. If you do not enter your email address before the page 'times out' you will not be able to apply through the Playalong Application Process for that particular game. If there is an error or omission in the Game or if it is interrupted or not in a fully operating condition at any point and as a result you are not able to be a Participant in the Playalong Game you were playing you will not be able to take part in the Playalong Application Process for that Playalong Game. Endemol will keep your email address securely and will not pass your email address on to any third parties who are not involved in the Playalong Game without your consent.
7.3 If you decide to apply through the Playalong Application Process you can complete the application form on your mobile device but for a better user experience we recommend that you use a laptop, PC or tablet to complete the application form.
8. Our Legal Obligations and Our Limits on Liability:
8.1 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law the Game is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis without warranties of any kind. We do not guarantee that the Game will be available on your mobile phone, device or from the App Store or Google Play and we cannot promise that the Game will be free from errors or omissions nor that it will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. The Game may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond our reasonable control, or otherwise at our sole discretion. We will not be liable to you or to any other person in the event that the Game is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.
8.2 We reserve the right to change the Game or delete content and/or features and/or any of part of the Game in any way, at any time, and/or for any reason as we may elect from time to time.
8.3 We do not accept any liability for:
8.3.1 any damage or loss caused to you; and/or
8.3.2 any loss or damage which may result from playing the Game including without limitation loss due to any computer virus or viruses which may infect your computer equipment and/or your mobile or tablet device as a result of your access to or use of the Game; and/or
8.3.3 any failure, any suspension and/or any termination of access to the Game arising out of a force majeure event (in these Terms and Conditions, a "force majeure" event shall include, without limitation, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes, nuclear accident or acts of god, war or terrorist activity, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or government order, rule regulation or direction, accident or breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers, and where they are beyond our reasonable control, any other acts, events, omissions or accidents); and/or
8.3.4 any claims brought against you by a third party.
8.4 We are not responsible for the security of any third party platforms (including without limitation the App Store, Google Play, Twitter and Facebook) nor the processing of any personal data on these platforms.
8.4 These Terms and Conditions shall not make us responsible for any damage or loss caused to you where such damage or loss is not reasonably foreseeable to you and us when you use the Game.
8.5 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will restrict your statutory rights as a consumer or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting directly from our negligence or for fraud.
8.6 For the purposes of this clause 8 a reference to the Game includes a reference to the Playalong Application Process.
9.1 If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable such invalidity shall not affect the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions which shall remain in full force and effect.
10 Law and Jurisdiction:
10.1 These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes.
11.1 The Game uses:
- MGTwitterEngine by Matt Gemmell (www.mattgemmell.com)
- ASIHTTPRequest by All-Seeing Interactive. (https://github.com/pokeb/asi-http-request/blob/master/LICENSE)
- SBJSON by Stig Brautaset (http://stig.github.com/json-framework/)
11.2 These Terms and Conditions were last updated on 5 September 2012. Please note that we may update and amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time and any changes will be posted on the channel4.com website and in the help section of the Game. However, it is your responsibility to ensure you review these Terms and Conditions regularly to familiarise yourself with any changes. We will not file or store a copy of these Terms and Conditions for each transaction by you via Game. We therefore recommend that you store or save a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference.
12 Contact Details:
12.1 You can e-mail Endemol with any questions, queries or complaints at email@example.com or you can write to Endemol at themillionpounddrop.com, Endemol UK Ltd, Shepherds Building Central, Charecroft Way, Shepherds Bush, London W14 0EE and to Channel 4 at 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX.
Copyright Notice:© 2012 Endemol UK Ltd and Channel Four Television Corporation. All text, graphics and other content in this Game is the copyright of Endemol or its licensors. Trade Mark Notice: The Million Pound Drop is a trade mark of Endemol UK Ltd.