Online Poll Terms & Conditions
Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by applicable law.
LAUREUS SPORTING MOMENT 2021 (the “Online Poll”) begins on 16 April 2021 at 14:00 BST and ends on 30 April 2021 at 14.00 BST (“Voting Period”) subject to these Terms & Conditions.
PROMOTER: Laureus World Sports Awards Limited whose registered office is at 15 Hill Street, London, W1J 5QT.
The Promoter is responsible for this Online Poll. It is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, whom shall have no liabilities or obligations whatsoever under these Terms and Conditions.
The Promoter may suspend, withdraw or re-set these Terms and Conditions and/or may change the times for voting, (including but not limited to changing the Voting Period) in their sole discretion at any time. Details of any changes will be posted on www.laureus.com/vote
VOTING ELIGIBILITY: This Online Poll is open to individuals, who at the time of entry  are at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in their state, province or country of residence,  possess the legal capacity to enter into contract, and  have a valid email account (“you” or “Participant”). Employees, officers, directors and agents of Promoter and/or Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, their associated companies, professional advisors, advertising and promotions agencies, as well as members of such employees’ and agents’ immediate families (spouses, and parents, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and individuals living in the same household with such employees and agents, whether or not related, can vote for their sporting moment in accordance with the voting instructions below. By entering this Online Poll, you agree that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these official rules (“Rules”). Promoter reserves the right to disqualify anybody that it believes is ineligible to vote.
The Online Poll is free to enter.
TERRITORIES: This Online Poll is open to all Participants who satisfy the eligibility criteria set out in these Rules, subject to a Participant satisfying themselves that entry in this Online Poll is permissible and/or legal in their country of residence.
HOW TO VOTE: Between at 14.00 BST on 16 April 2021 and 14.00 BST on 30 April 2021 (the "Voting Period"):
(i) Visit the www.laureus.com/vote website;
(ii) Input your contact details; and
(iii) Vote for your sporting moment from the six available options.
Votes must be received during the Voting Period, after which they will not be accepted. An eligible Participant may vote once only. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the email account will be deemed to be the Participant. “Authorized account holder” of an email account is the natural person in whose name the e-mail address associated with the email account has been issued. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the Vote will be deemed ineligible. Use of automated devices are not valid for Voting.
ABOUT THE ONLINE POLL
In Laureus’ 22nd year, the Promoter is giving you the chance to choose one of the winners of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards.
The Laureus Sporting Moment Award 2021 will celebrate 6 of the most powerful moments in sport in the last year. Those moments that have unified us in the most extraordinary way, transcending the field of play and changing sporting history. The Award honours those moments that exemplify the true values of sport: fair play, sportsmanship, humanity, overcoming adversity, dedication and the power of sport to unite us.
Participants worldwide will have the chance to vote for their favourite of the six shortlisted moments. The Sporting Moment with the most amount of votes shall determine the winner.
Determination of Winner of the LAUREUS SPORTING MOMENTS 2021: The winner of the Sporting Moment will be the Sporting Moment with the most Votes at the end of the Voting Period. In the event of an equal tie in the number of Votes, the winner of the Online Poll will be chosen by the Chairman of the Laureus Sport for Good Academy, whose decision shall be final. Laureus may show the positions of the nominees throughout the Voting Period (e.g. “1st, 2nd 3rd” etc. or the percentage of votes cast) but Laureus may remove these at any point during the Voting Period so that the votes can be checked and verified by the compliance team.
Details of the online poll will be available on www.laureus.com/vote. You are eligible to vote once in the Online Poll, subject to the relevant Rules. The winner of the Online Poll will be announced by the Promoter and published on the www.laureus.com/vote. Website and otherwise at the sole discretion of the Promoter.
Limitations: Use of any automated system to vote as determined by Promoter in its sole judgment is prohibited and will result in disqualification at Promoter’s sole discretion. Promoter, its affiliates, and their associated companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, professional advisors, and their advertising and promotions agencies (“Releases”) will not accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or mail delivery, communications-line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to votes, or votes that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, illegible, improperly accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misdirected, multiple, non-delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; viruses; bugs; miscommunications; failed phone, computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions; technical failures; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; garbled or jumbled transmissions; undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; insufficient space in Participant’s email account to receive email; or other errors of any kind, whether due to electronic, human, mechanical, printing, production or technical errors or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the Releases.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering this Online Poll a Participant agrees, represents and warrants that:  they meet the eligibility requirements of the Online Poll as detailed in these Rules and that all personal information they submit to Promoter is true, complete and accurate in all respects;  they will be bound by the Rules and Promoter’s decisions regarding the Online Poll, which shall be final in all respects;  their Vote becomes Promoter’s sole property and will not be acknowledged or returned;  they release and hold harmless Releases from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind directly or indirectly caused by their participation, including participation in the Online Poll or any Online Poll-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, computer Online Poll information, the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the awarding, delivery, acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, including without limitation, death and bodily injury;  the Releases do not make any representation, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, relating to any Online Poll or the Prize and cannot be held responsible in the event that an Entry is not included in the draw for any reason;  in the event viruses, bugs, voting manipulation, unauthorized human intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war, national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other matters beyond Promoter’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper running of the Online Poll, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, Promoter has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Rules or to modify or suspend such Online Poll; and in such event, to select a winner by such method as Promoter in its sole discretion shall consider equitable;  the Releases are not responsible for errors in the offer or administration of the Online Poll, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Rules and selection and announcement of the winner;  neither Releases nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Participant information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Online Poll; and  Releases will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the Online Poll. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ONLINE POLL, TAMPER WITH THE VOTING PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE ONLINE POLL WILL BE A VIOLATION OF THESE RULES, RESULTING IN THE IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION OF THAT PARTICIPANT.
Governing Law; Disputes: These Rules shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and will be interpreted in accordance with English substantive law. In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, entry instructions, results and all other matters relating to the Online Poll, Promoter’s decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
Miscellaneous: Any provisions in these Rules found by a court to be void or unenforceable shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions. Any such invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by the parties by such valid and enforceable provision that corresponds as closely as possible to the original intent of the invalid or unenforceable provision.