IslingtonLife survey: terms and conditions

  • By entering the prize draw you are agreeing to these prize draw terms and conditions
  • The prize draw is being run by Islington Council to understand users of the IslingtonLife communications channels as part of a wider review of the brand

Eligibility to enter  

  • The prize draw is open to entrants over 16 years of age (Islington Council staff members are excluded from the draw) who complete the IslingtonLife user survey in either a physical or online format
  • In entering the prize draw, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win
  • A maximum of one entry per individual is permitted
  • The prize draw is free to enter

How to enter  

  • The prize draw will include those who submit an email address or telephone number by midday on Friday 1 December 2023. Entries after that time and date will not be included in the draw
  • Islington Council will not accept responsibility if contact details provided are incomplete or inaccurate

The prize  

  • The prizes available are one one £50 and two £25 vouchers for one of a number of participating local businesses. Winners will be given a selection of shops to choose from, once names have been drawn
  • Islington Council’s use of particular brands as prizes does not imply affiliation or endorsement  
  • The winners will be drawn at random
  • The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternatives will be offered 
  • We reserve the right to substitute prizes with another prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond our control make it necessary to do so 
  • The decision of Islington Council regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it

Winner announcement 

  • The winner will be notified after 1 December 2023 via the email or phone number provided in the survey
  • Islington Council will attempt to notify the winner by email and/or phone up to two times
  • If the winner does not respond to the emails or phone messages notifying them of their win within 14 days of the second notification, they will lose their right to the prize, and Islington Council reserves the right to choose and notify a new winner

 Receipt of the prize  

  • Please allow 14 days for delivery of the prize. Alternative collection or delivery arrangements may be made through mutual agreement

Data protection and publicity 

  • You consent to any personal information you provide in entering the prize draw being used by Islington Council for the purposes of administering the prize draw, and for purposes defined within our privacy notice and survey 
  • Entrants cannot apply for details of the winning participants
  • An announcement of the winners’ first name and wards may be made via IslingtonLife website and/or social media channels
  • All personal information shall be used in accordance with Islington Council’s privacy notice
  • Participants may withdraw their entry from the prize draw at any time by emailing All personal data will be deleted within 30 days, unless the participant has agreed to be signed up for further communications, including the IslingtonLife email bulletin

Limitation of liability  

  • Islington Council does not accept any liability for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrants as a result of either participating in the prize draw or being selected for a prize, save that Islington Council does not exclude its liability for death or personal injury as a result of its own negligence
  • Islington Council does not provide any form of practical or IT support for this prize. On receipt, all responsibilities relating to warranty and the product are that of the prize winner  


  • Islington Council reserves the right to cancel the prize draw or amend these terms and conditions at any time, without prior notice
  • The prize draw and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales

Prize draw and competition privacy notice

This privacy notice is for people who enter a prize draw or competition run by Islington Council. It explains how Islington Council collects, uses and shares the personal data you submit in connection with the prize draw or competition, and your rights in relation to such personal data  

Islington Council is the data controller of the information it collects, and processes as described in this notice.  This means that it has the responsibility to safeguard the information and ensure it is processed lawfully in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (“UK GDPR”) and the UK Data Protection Act (2018)

How we collect your data

We collect your personal data from the information you provide to us when you enter the prize draw or competition. This may consist of your name and contact details (e.g. email address) 

How we use your data

Your data will be used by Islington Council for the purposes of managing and administering the prize draw or competition, including notifying you if you are a winner 

The basis for processing your information 

When we use your data in order to manage and administer the prize draw or competition, this processing is necessary for the performance of the contract between you and Islington Council (i.e., the contractual arrangements dealing with your participation in the prize draw or competition)

Where you have opted to receive additional notification from us, you expressly agree that we may send emails to you occasionally in order to inform you about developments resulting from the survey or consultation. You may opt out of receiving these messages at any time by clicking on the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the emails 

How long your information is kept

We will keep your data only for as long as necessary for the purposes set out above and for any audit or legal purposes 

Your rights

Under UK GDPR, you have a number of rights in relation to our processing of your data. These include: 

  • Right to request access to your data as processed by Islington Council and information about that processing (“subject access request”) 
  • Right to rectify any inaccuracies in your data 
  • Right to request erasure of your data from our systems and files 
  • Right to place restrictions on our processing of your data
  • Right to object to our processing of your data 

Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply (e.g., where we are required to hold or use information by law) 

Exercising your rights as a data subject

If you have any data protection queries or require further information on how the council handles your data, please feel free to contact our data protection officer, c/o Information Governance Team, London Borough of Islington, 4th floor, 7 Newington Barrow Way, London N7 7EP, or by email at 

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your query or consider that we have failed to comply with data protection legislation, then you have the right to refer the matter for adjudication to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) whose details are at the bottom of this page

Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
SK9 5AF 

Online reporting:
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number