Last updated: 27 September 2022
equivents: Energy saving events that are held by equiwatt when energy usage is at its peak. The start and finish of equivents are announced in notifications within the equiwatt app. equiwatt will remotely and temporarily switch off any connected smart enabled appliances and other devices during equivents that have been set by the user. equivents last for 1 hour, however, participants can manage their time of participation preferences through the app.
EV: Electric Vehicle connected to equiwatt via our mobile app and earning points for automating participation in equivents.
Monthly Prizes: The different ways by which equiwatt users can compete to earn additional monthly prizes. These are the following:
Leaderboard: Monthly scoreboard that displays the ranking of equiwatt users based on their points earned in equivents of EV charging sessions.
Prize Draw: Monthly draw held to randomly draw prize winner(s) from the total number of Prize Draw entries.
Lucky Dip: Monthly draw held to randomly draw prize winner(s) from the total number of Lucky Dip entries.
Spot Prizes: Competitions equiwatt will run at any given time giving users the opportunity to earn bonus points.
equiwatt reserves the right to change or withdraw the ‘Monthly Prizes’ and ‘Spot Prizes’ at any time. equiwatt reserves the right to update these Terms and Conditions without prior warning, and any updated version will be in effect as soon as it is published here.
Part I: Monthly Prizes
To take part in the equiwatt app Monthly Prizes, you must opt in via the settings section by switching ‘on’ the toggle. Entrants into the equiwatt app Monthly prizes shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
Employees or contractors of equiwatt Limited will not be eligible to win any Monthly Prizes.
2. How it works
The monthly ‘Leaderboard’ prizes are open to any equiwatt user that participates in equivents or EV smart charging.
To participate in the ‘Leaderboard’, equiwatt app users must participate in equivents or EV smart charging sessions, and participation can be either automated through a compatible smart plug, electric car or EV charger or manual through a smart meter.
The ‘Leaderboard’ performance is calculated using points that are automatically awarded for participation in equivents or EV smart charging sessions.
The ‘Leaderboard’ winner(s) will be the users that finish in the first, second and third position at the end of each month.
The ‘Leaderboard’ will close and reset at 23:59 on the final day of every month.
2.2 Lucky Dip
The ‘Lucky Dip’ prizes are open to any equiwatt user that participates in equivents or EV smart charging.
equiwatt users with a minimum of 50 points at the end of the month will earn an entry to the ‘Lucky Dip’. The points must come from participation in equivents or EV smart charging sessions (these points can be found in the Leaderboard section of the app).
Three winners will be chosen from a random draw of entries received in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The draw will be performed by a random computer process and take place within 72 hours of the draw entries closing.
The three users that finish in the top 3 on the ‘Leaderboard’ at the end of each month will be ineligible for entry into the lucky dip.
‘Lucky dip’ entries will close and reset at 23:59 on the final day of every month.
2.3 Prize Draw
The ‘Prize Draw’ is open to any equiwatt app user.
Each time you register your manual participation in equivents in the equiwatt app, you will earn 1 (one) entry for the ‘Prize Draw’. For example:
Register your manual participation in 1 equivent = 1 entry
Register your manual Participation in 6 equivents = 6 entries
One winner will be chosen from a random draw of entries received in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The draw will be performed by a random computer process and take place within 72 hours of the draw entries closing.
If the winner of the prize draw has previously won a prize draw, equiwatt reserves the right to select another winner. This alternate winner will be chosen via a random computer process.
‘Prize draw’ entries will close and reset at 23:59 on the final day of every month.
3. Prizes details
The prizes will be points for the value specified in the app for redemption in the equiwatt gift store, and they will be automatically allocated to the winning member's accounts.
The points value of each monthly prize may change and will be detailed every month in the equiwatt app and by email.
The prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
4. Winner announcement and notification
The winners will be announced within the equiwatt app and notified by email (using the email provided on opt-in) within 3 days of the last day of the month. Winners must have a valid UK postal address to qualify for the prize.
Part II: Spot Prizes
equiwatt's 'Spot Prizes’ are open to any equiwatt app user who meets the qualifying criteria set out on the Spot Prize page.
Employees or contractors of equiwatt Limited or anyone connected with 'Spot Prizes' will not be eligible to win the ‘Spot Prizes’.
Participation in 'Spot Prizes' is open to any equiwatt app user.
2. How it works
To participate in 'Spot Prizes', equiwatt app users must have opted into participating in ‘Monthly Prizes’ within the equiwatt app.
'Spot Prize' entries will close when the chosen equivent or date has ended. This will be specified on the Spot Prize landing page.
3. Prizes details
The ‘Spot Prize’ qualification will be updated every time a new spot prize is announced. The details will be announced by email and app.
4. Winner announcement and notification
The winners will be notified by email (using the email provided on opt-in) within 3 working days of the relevant Equivent ending. Winners must have a valid UK postal address to qualify for the prize.
If a user believes they have met the criteria to win a spot prize, the user has 3 working days to inform equiwatt of this via email - firstname.lastname@example.org. Any claim made after 3 working days will be rejected.
By opting in to the Monthly Prizes and Spot Prizes, you agree to your name being displayed on the community prize boards and public digital media channels such as company websites and social media.
The winners agree to the use of their name in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current equiwatt data protection policy and general data protection regulations and will not be disclosed to any third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
equiwatt reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently the ‘Prizes’ with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of equiwatt in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
For any questions relating to Prizes, please email us at email@example.com.
The ‘Prize Draw’ and ‘Lucky Dip’ will be governed by English law and entrants to the Prize Draw submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Promoter: equiwatt Limited. Proto, The Emerging Technology Centre, Abbott's Hill, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, England, NE8 3DF.
Prizes and draws are not sponsored by any third party such as Apple or Google or other technology providers.