Treasure Hunt Terms & Conditions

  1. The competition is open to anyone who has purchased or has been gifted a book
  2. The winning entry will be the first fully complete entry into website with the correct coordinates and all of the required words
  3. No more than three entries can be made by any single person, verified through name address, email address and / or phone number
  4. Entries by any other means than the official website will not be valid and will not be accepted
  5. All correct answers will be held on file. The date entered by the person submitting the answer is for verification purposes but the email system receipt date and time will be the one used to determine the first successful submission
  6. Neither the Author or her husband will answer any questions or provide any clues about the solution before 21.11.21. After this date, if and when there are any clues or information given they will ensure that the information goes Into the public domain through the website, social media and email to the competition entrees if they have ticked the confirm. 
  7. The prize painting is NOT BURIED, it is held in safe keeping by the author
  8. The solution is in the book. There is no need to visit any of the sites or locations mentioned in the book
  9. Under no circumstances is it necessary to enter private land or to climb, dig or move any objects
  10. The author reserves the right to substitute the prize painting for another original painting of the same or similar style should the original prize painting not be available either due to theft or it being damaged beyond repair or if it is in any other way unavailable for any reason not of the authors control. 
  11. The prize painting has no cash alternative or substitute other than as mentioned above
  12. The author will make every effort to protect and maintain the database of submitted answers but will not be liable for the loss of submissions through any loss of data or corruption of software or hardware whether accidental or through malicious actions of third parties. In the event of any corruption or loss of data the author will advise through her website and other reasonable means but will not be liable in any way whatsoever for the loss of the data and the inability to verify claims of potential winners 
  13. The winner agrees, by entering their information and their answer, that they are in agreement, subject to exceptional circumstances, to be present at a prize giving event and for their name to be published
  14. Entries are open to any age group but due to the prize giving and the intended publishing of the winners name and details any person under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent or guardian to receive the prize, attend the prize giving event and have their details published.
  15. Privacy is important and any private information entered will be stored solely for the purpose of this competition. Data loaded will be deleted within a reasonable period of time after the winner has been identified and verified. In order to receive competition related information and ongoing information about the author the reader should positively confirm and accept by ticking the confirm button below.