Pencil Up Terms of Use2018-03-12T16:30:29+10:00

Terms of Use for Pencil Up Activities

  1. Information on how to enter Pencil Up Activities, Littlescribe’s general terms of use that can be found at https://www.littlescribe.com/terms-of-use/ and details on the prizes all form part of these Activities’ terms and conditions. Any entry not complying with these terms and conditions is invalid.
  1. Any book being entered into a Pencil Up Activity must be 12 pages (including front and back cover).
  1. Entries need to be original work and not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. The entrant warrants that the book is their original work and indemnifies Littlescribe against any claims or damages from 3rd parties that their intellectual property has been infringed.
  1. Any book being entered as a Pencil Up Activity must be created using the Littlescribe App, the author must store the book in the Littlescribe Library and tick the Activity box or boxes that the book is being entered for. An author can add a book into one or many Activities.
  1. Entry into a Pencil Up Activity from a Child’s account will prompt an email notification to the Parent account holder of the Child account. Approval from the Parent is required to complete the entry. Where no Parent account has been associated with the Child account, an email will be sent to the Child’s Teacher prompting them to enrol the Parent.  No book can be entered into an Activity without there being a Parent linked account and an approval and acceptance of these Terms from that Parent account.
  1. The author must be under 13 years of age on 31 Dec 2018 and resident of Australia at the Activity’s closing date.
  1. Where there are multiple authors, then all authors must meet the Activity’s terms and conditions. Adults can support, encourage and guide. Littlescribe will accept a story that is illustrated by a child and where the story is dictated to an adult who writes out the child’s dictation.
  1. Unlimited entries per Child can be entered and will be accepted.
  1. Children of Employees, Officers or Shareholders of Littlescribe are not eligible for entry.
  1. The winning entries will be judged by an independent panel of at least 3 industry experts, appointed by Littlescribe, who will decide on the top 20 books for each Activity. Each book chosen will earn 20 Littlescribe book vouchers to be awarded to a school of the author’s choice and each author, including all co-authors, of the top 20 books will receive a Littlescribe certificate. All decisions by the judges are final and binding on every person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. The prizes are not redeemable for cash.
  1. For the Emoji Book Activity there is an additional prize that the top 20 emojis will be added to the Littlescribe emoji bank for all Littlescribe users to use.
  1. One book from the top 20 in each Activity will be selected by the judges to be animated. See Bear Facts video on Pencil Up page, for an example of an animation of a Littlescribe book. For the single book chosen for animation the author / co-authors agree to be interviewed as part of the animation process. Artistic choices on animation are at the discretion of Littlescribe and all rights in the animation are the property of Littlescribe.
  1. The top 20 books including the selected book for animation will be announced within 5 business days of the Activity close date and displayed on the Littlescribe website for 30 days from the date of selection. Entrants will be advised via email of the winners. The winners agree to their initials, surnames and postcode being published on the Littlescribe website and in any media for an unlimited period of time without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this promotion.
  1. Littlescribe reserves the right to request verification of identity, age, residential address and any other information relevant to entry into, or participation in, this promotion. Verification is at the discretion of Littlescribe, whose decision is final. Littlescribe reserves the right to disqualify any individual who is involved in any way in interfering or tampering with the conduct of this promotion. Littlescribe reserves the right to disqualify unsuitable entries.
  1. Littlescribe accepts no responsibility for entries not received due to any technical problems.
  1. If insufficient entries have been received in the opinion of Littlescribe, Littlescribe reserves the right to cancel an Activity.
  1. Information collected from entrants will be used in accordance with the terms of Littlescribe’s Privacy Policy which can be viewed at https://www.littlescribe.com/privacy-policy. Information collected as part of the promotion will be used for the purpose of conducting this promotion (which may include disclosure to third parties, for the purpose of processing and conducting the promotion) and for the promotional purposes surrounding this promotion. By entering this promotion entrants consent to the use of their information as described and agree that Littlescribe may use this information, or disclose it to other organisations that may use it, in any media for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes without any further reference or payment to the entrant.
  1. Activity commencement and closing dates
    1. Emoji Activity – Commences 9 am AEST 16 April 2018, entries must be submitted prior to the closing date deadline of midnight AEST 10 July 2018
    2. Comic Book Activity Information – Commences 9 am AEST 16 April 201 and entries must be submitted prior to the closing date deadline of midnight AEST 23 Nov 2018
    3. Free Choice Activity Information – Commences 9 am AEST 16 April 2018, entries must be submitted prior to the closing date deadline of midnight AEST 23 Nov 2018
    4. Dreamtime Activity Information – Commences 9 am AEST 16 July 2018. Entries must be submitted prior to the closing date deadline of midnight AEST 30 Sept 2018
    5. Co-Author Activity Information – Commences 9 am AEST 1 October 2018, entries must be submitted prior to the closing date deadline of midnight AEST 7 Dec 2018.