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Terms and Conditions for Award Nominations

  1. The promoter is: British Dyslexia Association (Charity registered in England and Wales (289243) whose registered office is at 1, Friar Street, Reading, England, RG1 1DA
  2. Members of the judging panel and their family members or friends shall not be permitted to submit an Awards nomination.
  3. There is no fee for making a British Dyslexia Awards nomination.
  4. Closing date for nominations will be midnight on 24th April 2023. Any nominations received after this time will not be submitted for judging.
  5. The British Dyslexia Association Award Nominations and judging process works as follows:
    1. Stage 1: Nominations must be submitted via the online form at LINK before the above closing date.
    2. Stage 2: Shortlisting – All nominations will be compiled for an initial round of shortlisting by panels of British Dyslexia Association community members.
    3. Stage 3: Final Judging – Winners will be selected from the shortlisted nominees by an external judging panels made up of previous British Dyslexia Association Award winners, Dyslexia professionals and sponsors.
  6. The judging panel chooses who they feel are the most deserving winners (not number of nominations/votes received).
  7. Your nomination may be considered in a different category if the judges decide it is appropriate.
  8. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  9. In accordance with current data protection legislation, in order for the British Dyslexia Association to process the personal and sometimes sensitive information contained within a Award nomination, the following consent is required two weeks following the submission of the nomination.
    1. For nominees under the age of 16: Consent will be required from their parent or legal guardian.
    2. For nominees over the age of 16, but unable to provide consent: Consent will be required from their parent or legal guardian.
    3. For nominees over the age of 16 and able to provide consent: Consent will be required from the nominee.
  10. In this instance, the ‘processing’ of information includes:
    1. British Dyslexia Association holding information about the nominee and nominator on their digital and manual systems.
    2. British Dyslexia Association sharing nomination information with British Dyslexia Association staff and members of the external judging panel for the purposes of judging.
    3. Using the information to contact the nominator/nominee or their parents/legal guardians.
  11. All information provided will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation. Further information can be found in our Privacy Policy.
  12. All winners who attend will be expected to participate in the following British Dyslexia Association Awards activity in the build-up to, during and after the event. This includes:
    1. Attending the Awards ceremony in 2023.
    2. Filming for British Dyslexia Association Awards winners films. This could involve a team from the British Dyslexia Association visiting you and your family to film interviews and/or gathering footage from you for the winners film. The footage will be used to create a short film to be shown on the night of the Awards ceremony, online and via social media.
    3. Regional/national television, newspaper and radio interviews, photography and filming if requested
  13. British Dyslexia Association reserves the right to cancel or amend these terms and conditions. Any changes will be published on the British Dyslexia Association Awards website page which can be found at LINK
  14. Submitting a nomination is deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.