Online Voting terms & conditions

  1. The Zoe Ball Book Club prize draw (the “Prize Draw”) is open to residents of the UK aged 18 and over.

  2. The Prize Draw is not open to employees or agencies of Cactus TV (the “Promoter”), their family members, or anyone else connected to the Prize Draw.

  3. Entrants into the Prize Draw shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.

  4. To enter the Prize Draw you must complete and submit a voting form for the Zoe Ball Book Club Book of the Year online at, before midnight on 4 November 2018. 

  5. Only one entry per person. Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed. 

  6. Cactus TV accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. 

  7. The Prize Draw opens at 8am on 9 September 2018 and closes at midnight on 4 November 2018. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.

  8. The winner will receive a copy of all the books that win in each category of the National Book Awards which will be announced on Tuesday 20 November 2018. Cactus TV accepts no responsibility for any costs associated with any prize that are not expressly included in the prize.

  9. The winner will be selected by way of a random draw from all entries received in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The draw will take place after 11 November 2018.

  10. The winner will be notified by email on or before 20 November 2018 and given details of how to claim their prize. If the winner does not respond to Cactus TV within 14 days of being notified of their win, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Cactus TV shall be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above (and that winner will also have to respond to notification of their win within 14 days or else they will also forfeit their prize). If the winner rejects their prize or the entry is invalid or in breach of these terms, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Cactus TV shall be entitled to select another winner.

  11. The prize will be sent to the winner by 20 December 2018.

  12. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and not redeemable for cash or any other prize.

  13. Cactus TV reserves the right to substitute the specified prizes with alternatives of similar value in the event that the original prizes offered are not available.

  14. The winners may be required to take part in promotional activity related to the Prize Draw and the winners shall participate in such activity on the Promoter’s reasonable request. The winners consent to the use by the Promoter and its related companies, both before and after the closing date of the Prize Draw for an unlimited time, of the winner’s voice, image, photograph and name for publicity purposes (in any medium, including still photographs and films, and on the internet, including any websites hosted by the Promoter and its related companies) and in advertising, marketing or promotional material without additional compensation or prior notice and, in entering the Prize Draw, all entrants consent to the same.

  15. The Promoter shall use and take care of any personal information you supply to it as described in its privacy policy, a copy of which can be seen at www.thezoeballbookclub/terms-conditions, and in accordance with data protection legislation. By entering the Prize Draw, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your Prize Draw entry, and for the purposes outlined above.

  16. Cactus TV accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Prize Draw or accepting the prize. GNM further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Prize Draw. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of Cactus TV under law for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.

  17. Cactus TV reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Prize Draw with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its reasonable control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of GNM in all matters relating to the Prize Draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  18. GNM shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations relating to this Prize Draw where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.

  19. The Prize Draw and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by English law and entrants to the Prize Draw submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

  20. Promoter: Cactus TV, 1 St Luke's Avenue, SW4 7LG