BBC Women's Footballer of the Year Award 2017 - Terms & Conditions

Women's Footballer of the Year nominees

1.In order to vote you must not be a BBC or BBC group company employee, an employee of any of their affiliates or close relative of any such employees or other personnel involved in the production.

2.The shortlist for the BBC Women's Football Award will have been drawn up by a panel of football experts and BBC production staff.

3.The criteria on which the shortlist will have been drawn on includes - Technical ability, Impact on club and/or country results, Consistency, Improved level of performance, Teamwork, Fair play.

4.Votes can only be made online by accessing bbc.com/womensfootball from 18:00 GMT (19:00 BST) on 30 April 2017 until 08:00 GMT (09:00 BST) on 15 May 2017. You will only be able to vote for one of the shortlisted footballers.

5.The winner will receive a trophy and be revealed on air as BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2017.

6.No correspondence relating to the vote will be entered into.

7.There will be no prize for anyone taking part in the vote.

8.The BBC reserves the right to disqualify entries or suspend voting if it has reasonable grounds to suspect that fraudulent voting has occurred or if it considers there has been any attempt to rig the voting. The BBC has the right to substitute an alternative selection method at its absolute discretion. For the purposes of investigating possible voting irregularities when voting on bbc.co.uk or bbc.com the BBC may use cookies or log IP addresses. The BBC will not publish this information or provide it to anyone without permission, except where required for enforcement of these terms. For more information please see: BBC Privacy Policy and BBC Cookies Policy

9.If, for any reason, the online voting system fails, the vote may be suspended or a contingency plan may be actioned.

10.The BBC reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend the vote at any time.

11.The BBC its sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction, or any other problem with any online system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any vote being lost or not properly registered and recorded.

12.This vote complies with the BBC's Code of Conduct for Competitions and Votes: BBC Code of Conduct for Voting

13.The BBC will use your personal data for purposes of running this vote and in accordance with the BBC's Privacy & Cookies Policy. The BBC complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. For more information on how the BBC uses your information please refer to http://www.bbc.co.uk/usingthebbc/privacy/privacy-policy.

14.These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

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