Here is my question
Hi, My name isXXXXX planning to start a Quiz prize competition online via Web. The Quiz questions will be based on academic skills (only People who has gone to school or college will be able to enter the competition as it involves logical questions from different subjects like Maths, Chemistry, Physics etc) along with general knowledge. There will be an Pre - elimination round for any user trying to enter the competition for the first time.Once the user passes the elimination round he can pay the entry fees to enter into the quiz competition.If the user fails the pre elimination round then there will be a clear message given saying that he is not eligible to attend and he will be restricted to go further. The real competition dates will be announced and the Persons who are willing to enter should take the pre-elimination round (if the user is signing up for the first time) and existing users have to pay the entry fees to take the test. The entry will be closed at least 24 hours before the test starts. We will announce the Prize money based on the number of subscriptions. (say X% to the winner from the total money collected) . When the time strikes the announced competition time then user should be ready to take the test online. Say for instance there are 10 questions that needs to be answered in 5 mins (each question has 30 secs) and say if 5 people has answered everything correct then the system calculates who has answered first (minimum time) and winner will be announced in the same website with delayed time. The Prize money will be transferred to the bank he has registered with the system. Please let me know what are the legal precedures and legal documents needed to run such competition. Please provide legal advice.
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Thanks Shanthi Somasundaram[email protected]07599819585
Ok, Thank you.
well, I have already contacted gambling commission and confirmed this. What exactly I require from you is that other legal advice to be met in running a such competition. Something like data protection, terms and conditions and price guidelines act etc etc.
I dont want to be in a position that trading standards put my company as illegal hence I need to know other legal concerns that may hinder these kind of competitions.
Hope you understand my question now?
Thanks for your reply, you have listed CAP code, Data Protection and loquax terms and conditions, I have been investigating all these for past one week and I have already gathered these information, I would appreciate if you can tell me list of other legal bodies and compliance acts that needs to be met for this.
Is there anything from consumer protection act from unfair trading, Trading standards requirement, Also what can the minimum and maximum price requirement, is there any regulatory body that provides pricing guidance for such competitions.
To make it simple what are the different legal bodies that plays different roles in setting up of any business and in particular web based Price competition.
Also where can I get the requirements documents for all these compliance?
Who is the best law company who can provide legal advice for my requirement.
Thanks for your reply, however I did not really get what I wanted. Although this dosent come under any regulatory body however there will be UK law or UK authority which oversees all the business are conducted failry. So in that case what are those bodies that looks after if the business is conducted fairly or not?
The list looks
1. Gambling Act
2. CAP Code
3.Data Protection act
I have investigated this already and nothing is new to me, for the above list where can I find the requirements. I mean the documents?
Is there any Anything else apart from the above mentioned?
So when I meet a solicitor in person to get legal advice, what all the thing I need to ask and what are the list I need to have after the advice.