Terms & Conditions

General Competition Terms & Conditions 


1.     These terms and conditions apply to all competitions featured in any publications and online services that are organised by Time Team (“Time Team” or “Dig Village”) (or a third party on Time Team’s behalf).

2.     By entering a competition, entrants accept these terms and conditions together with any specific instructions and terms for such competition which may be mentioned in any electronic messages, or on the website, or communicated to entrants in any other way (“competition information”).

3.     Time Team Digital may cancel or amend any competition, competition information, or these terms and conditions without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within the competition information or these terms and conditions.


Competition Entry


1.     The competition is open to the public. There is no minimum age limit unless specified otherwise in the competition information. However, entrants under the age of 18 must insert contact details of a parent or guardian when entering. Employees and members of their immediate families (including any live-in partner or household member) of any of the following may not enter:

§  Any company involved in the organisation, management, promotion, or administration of the competition or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries;

§  Any company involved in any capacity in the sponsorship of a competition or competition prize.

2.     Where an entrant requires the details of his/her parent/guardian to be entered onto the entry forms, Time Team Digital may ask for proof of age and in all competitions evidence to verify the identity of that entrant at any time and may use any channels and methods available to carry out checks of any details provided. Entrants may only enter the competition in their own name.

3.     The opening and closing dates and times for entries are as indicated in the competition information. Any entries received before the opening and after the closing of the competition will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.

4.     By entering the competition entrants warrant that all information submitted by them is true, current, and complete. Entrants also warrant that they are the copyright owners of any copyright works submitted, e.g. photographs and drawings, and Time Team Digital’s use of such works will not infringe the rights of any third party.

5.     Any limit on the number of entries a person or household may make will be clearly stated in the competition information. Entries received that exceed this limit will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.

6.     Entry to the competition may only be made through the applicable method(s) indicated in the competition information.

7.     Neither Time Team Digital nor its servants, agents, nor any other party or organisation involved in the management, promotion, or administration of the competition or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in the competition will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions (including but not limited to security functions by software used by Time Team Digital or any third party), virus, bugs, or other causes outside its control.

8.     In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of the entry or any answers given by entrants (if applicable), or the operation of any part of the competition (in the case of postal entries, a postal strike for example), network or phone system, the decision of Time Team Digital shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.




1.     The prize is as specified in the competition information.

2.     Where the winner is required to speak for the purposes of a film or video production they must appear to be able to communicate clearly and appropriately for the production in question. Time Team Digital reserves the right to select an alternative winner in the event that these requirements are not met.

3.     The process for determining the winner of the prize is as indicated in the competition information.

4.     Prize draw prizes will be awarded in accordance with the laws of chance and, if required by law or regulation, under the supervision of an independent observer. Any competition requiring a subjective assessment in the selection of winning entries will be judged by Time Team Digital or as indicated in the competition information.

5.     Time Team Digital will attempt to notify the winner within 21 days after the closing date, or as otherwise indicated in the competition information, and where time is of the essence for such a period as Time Team Digital shall in its absolute discretion deem reasonable. He/she will be contacted on the phone number, on social media, by SMS text, or email address provided when entering the competition. The winner will have a specified fixed time period in which to claim his or her prize. If Time Team Digital is unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period as specified and/or provide an address for delivery of the prize, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and Time Team Digital reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these terms and conditions and the competition information.

6.     Time Team Digital may in its sole discretion refuse to provide a prize, or seek its recovery, in the event of non-entitlement under these terms or an entrant’s breach of these terms, Time Team Digital’s website terms of use, fraud, dishonesty, or other inappropriate or improper conduct including but not limited to the use of technology which enables an entrant to evade charges or entry requirements.

7.     Any entrant who enters or attempts to enter the Competition in a manner, which in Time Team Digital’s determination is contrary to these terms and conditions or by its nature is unfair to other entrants may be removed from the Competition at Time Team Digital’s sole discretion.

8.     Time Team Digital reserves the right to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Competition in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, if it believes the Competition is not capable of being conducted as specified in these terms and conditions or in the event of a virus, computer bug or unauthorised human intervention or any other cause that is beyond the reasonable control of Time Team Digital that could corrupt or affect the administration, security, impartiality, or normal course of the Competition.

9.     Time Team Digital reserves the right in its sole discretion to withhold delivery of the prize until such proof of eligibility and identity has been confirmed or if such proof is not produced on request or to disqualify the entrant from the competition.

10.  Time Team Digital shall try to deliver the prize to the winner within 28 days from the date of the draw, unless otherwise specified to the winner. Delivery restrictions may apply. No cash equivalent (where applicable) or alternative prize will be given and the prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. However, Time Team Digital reserves the right to change the prize due to circumstances beyond its control or to offer an alternative of similar value.

11.  In relation to all competitions, the first name and surname of the winner may be published by Time Team Digital and entrants grant to Time Team Digital a non-exclusive licence to use and publish their entry in any media for the purpose of announcing the winner.


Data Protection and Publicity


1.     Time Team Digital (or any third party nominated by Time Team Digital) may exercise its sole discretion to use the winner’s (and (if applicable) their companion’s) name, address, and image and their comments relating to the prize and competition experience for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice or without any fee being paid.

2.     Information, data and the caller line identity (“personal data”) which is provided by entrants when they enter will be held and used by Time Team Digital and their suppliers and contractors in order to administer the competition.

3.     By submitting their personal details, the entrant agrees to Time Team Digital processing those details in accordance with the purposes made known the entrant at the time of collection and in accordance with Time Team Digital’s privacy policy.

4.     Time Team Digital shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation, any successor legislation or other applicable law.




1.     Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit Time Team Digital’s liability for death or personal injury caused by their staff or supplier’s negligence or for fraud. Subject to this, Time Team Digital cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the competition or as a result of accepting any prize. Time Team Digital is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the
Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the competition.

2.     Time Team Digital cannot promise that the services relating to the competition will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of Time Team Digital. Time Team Digital will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the competition is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.

Standard terms

1.     In the event that any entrant does not, or is unable to, comply with and meet these terms and conditions and the competition information, Time Team Digital shall be entitled at its sole discretion to disqualify such entrant, without any further liability to such entrant. In these circumstances, any prize(s) won by the entrant may be forfeited and Time Team Digital reserves the right to reclaim any prize(s) already distributed to the entrant. Any entrant must comply with any directions given to him or her by Time Team Digital including but not limited to any and all relevant laws, rules and applicable regulatory codes.

2.     The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

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