Terms and Conditions

Thorntons Birmingham Store Launch Competition

  1. Information on how to enter forms part of these conditions of entry. Participation in this promotion constitutes acceptance of these conditions of entry.
  2. Entry is open only to residents in Birmingham (and the surrounding areas) aged 16 and over. Directors, management and employees and their immediate families of the Promoter or the agencies or companies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.
  3. No purchase necessary to enter the draw.
  4. Internet access is required and you must have a www.facebook.com account to enter.
  5. The promotion will begin at 10.30pm on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 and close at 12pm on Friday 6th September 2019 (“Promotion Period”).
  6. To enter: Visit the Thorntons Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Thorntons.Official and comment on the promotion post during the Promotion Period.
  7. Only one entry per person.
  8. Prize: There are 15 prizes available to be won, each consisting of an invitation for the winner and a guest to the opening of the new Thorntons Birmingham store on Wednesday 11th September 2019, between 10am and 11am. The winner and their guest will get to experience:
    1. Create your own chocolate box
    2. Personalisation icing demonstrations;
    3. Gift wrapping demonstrations Taste out products
  9. Prize Conditions:
    1. The invitation to the new Birmingham store is only valid for Wednesday 11th September 2019 between 10am and 11am;
    2. Transport and anything not mentioned above is not included as part of the prize, winners are responsible for arranging their own transport.
  10. The winners will be selected at random from all valid entries receive during the Promotion Period, after the end of the promotion, under independent supervision and will be notified via direct message on Facebook by 2pm on Friday 6th September 2019. The winner will then have until 10am on Monday 9th September to respond to confirm acceptance of the prize, if a winner does not respond to the Promoter within this time, they will forfeit their prize and the Promoter may select another winner at random from all remaining valid entries.
  11. The Promoter’s decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.
  12. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, corrupted or misdirected entries, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise.
  13. All winners must, at the Promoter’s request, participate in reasonable promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding the winning of the prize, free of charge, and they consent to the Promoter using their entry, name and images in promotional material. The winners acknowledge that the Promoter may use their entry in any manner with no liability to the winner.
  14. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this promotion or accepting or using the prize (including to any guests), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including personal injury, death and fraud) in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law.
  15. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other form of compensation, this also includes the selling of prizes to third parties. In the event for any reason the prize winners do not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter, then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winners and neither cash nor any other form of compensation will be supplied in lieu of that element of the prize. If for any reason a prize is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute another prize for it, in its sole discretion, of equal or higher value.
  16. If for any reason any aspect of this promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion, or invalidate any affected entries.
  17. If a winning entry from a draw is deemed not to comply with these conditions of entry, the entry will be discarded and a new winner of the prize will be randomly selected.
  18. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing your information to the Promoter, not Facebook. All entries will be subject to Facebook’s terms of use which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/policies/.
  19. The names of the winners may be obtained by writing to Thorntons Competition, Pablo Agency, 4 Holywell Row, London EC2A 4JF.
  20. These terms and conditions are governed by English Law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts
  21. By entering this Promotion you give the Promoter and its agencies your consent to process your personal data for the purpose of conducting this promotion only. The Promoter may disclose winners’ personal information to its contractors and agents to assist in conducting this promotion, fulfilling the prize or communicating with entrants. Any personal data the Promoter or its agencies obtains in relation to the entrants of the Promotion, shall only be kept for a period of three months following the end of the Promotion, following this time it shall be deleted or destroyed.
  22. The Promoter is bound by the Data Protection Acts (1984 and 1998) and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. Entrants can request access to the personal information the Promoter holds about them by contacting Thorntons Competition, Pablo Agency, 4 Holywell Row, London EC2A 4JF.. For further information about the Promoter’s privacy policy please visit www.thorntons.co.uk.
  23. Data Controller: Thorntons Limited, 889 Greenford Road, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 0HE.
  24. Promoter: Thorntons Limited, 889 Greenford Road, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 0HE