Lidl Player Escort competition terms and conditions

The not-so-small print

The following terms and conditions apply to participants entering the Lidl Facebook competition:

These Terms and Conditions of Mumsnet (“the Promoter”) shall apply exclusively to your participation in the September Player Escort Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”). By entering and participating by submitting your details via the entry form on the Site (as defined below), you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Opening / closing date & time

1.1.  The Prize Draw opens on 11th August 2017 at 18:00 and all online entries must be received no later than 23:59 on 13th August 2017  (the “Entry Closing Date”).

How to participate

2.1.  To enter the Prize Draw, you must comment on the picture posted by the Promoter on their Facebook page or Twitter page (the “Site”) before the Closing Date. The Prize Draw consists of a prize draw out of all eligible entries received before the closing date. You will require an active email address in order to do this.

2.2.  Entrants must be a resident in the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) and be aged 18 years or over on the day they submit their details via the online form on the Site.

2.3.  Only one entry is permitted per person.

2.4.  The winner must also complete a form and provide directly to The FA via email by way of submission. Any information provided to The FA within the Player Escort form will only be used and stored by The FA, and not shared with any third parties including the Promoter. The form will be provided to you upon confirmation of winning the Prize Draw.

2.5.  The Prize Draw is not open to employees, representatives, legal successors or contractors of the Promoter or Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG. Stiftsbergstr. 1, 74167 Neckarsulm, Germany.

2.6.  All entries must be made directly by the individual entering the Prize Draw. Syndicated entries or those made using methods such as a computer macro, a script or the use of automated devices or processes are not allowed and all such entries will be disqualified and any prize awarded will be void. No entries from consumer groups, 3rd parties or bulk entries will be accepted.

2.7.  You must follow the entry instructions as given on the Site which shall also form part of these terms and conditions.

2.8.  No purchase is necessary to participate in the Prize Draw. Purchasing goods does not result in any advantage to a participant.

2.9.  The Site is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland

3.     The Prize Draw

3.1.  One winner (a“Winner”) will be randomly drawn by the Promoter from all eligible entries within 2 working days of the Closing Date and will be notified of their winning of the Prize within 3 days..

3.2.  The Prize consists of four complimentary Match day tickets to the England v Slovakia held at Wembley Stadium, connected by EE, London on September 4th 2017 (the “Match”), including one place for a child aged between 7-11 years old to be nominated by the Winner to be a player escort for the England team at the Match with a right to accompany the players onto the pitch prior to the start of the Match (“Player Escort”), and three accompanying guests. The Player Escort must be accompanied to the Match by a responsible adult (over the age of 18).

3.3.  All taxes, costs, liabilities and unspecified expenses associated with the usage of the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

3.4.  The Prize is as stated. Prizes are not transferable, cannot be resold and will only be awarded directly to the winners. There is no cash alternative. Prizes are subject to availability and in the event that the Prizes offered are unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control, the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

3.5.  Prizes must be claimed within 48 hours of first notification email.

3.6.  In the event the claim for a Prize is not received by the Promoter within 48 hours of first notification, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and award the Prize to a reserve selected at the same time as the original winner.

3.7.  The name of the Prize Draw Winner will be published on the Site should the promoter wish to publicise the event after they have been notified and have been awarded the Prize. The name and county of the winner can be obtained for a period of 4 weeks after the Closing Date, by sending an email to  with the subject ‘September Player Escort’

3.8.  No responsibility will be taken by the Promoter for claims which are lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered for any technical or other reasons. We advise claimants to use recorded delivery. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt, and no correspondence will be entered into.

3.9.  The Prize Draw winner and family member(s), by entering the Prize Draw, agree to act in a behaviour expected of a reasonably competent person, including not being rude, offensive or racist. Anyone deemed unsuitable by The FA relating to these factors, or the below set out in 3.10 may be asked to leave the premises.The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the Prize if it is deemed that any of these conditions have been broken either before or during the event.

3.10.   No winner can be subject to any Football Banning Order or equivalent court order and/or criminal conviction which restricts their ability to attend matches and/or makes them unsuitable to accept the Prize. Any winner subject to such an order or conviction at the time of the Match will not be able to receive the Prize and will be treated as having been disqualified from the Prize Draw. Such decision shall be at the sole discretion of The FA and will be final. The Winner’s name will be shared with The FA (Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London, SW1P 9EQ) for the purpose of confirming the Winner has no Football Banning Order or equivalent court order / criminal conviction which restricts their ability to attend matches or makes them unsuitable to accept the Prize.

3.11.   By entering The Prize Draw, you hereby agree to the Promoter carrying out any required checks across Social Media and Digital platforms. No winner can be the author of any negative messaging or imagery towards the Promoter, The FA, or the Legend across all social media and digital platforms. If found to have done so, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw the Prize.

3.12.    Neither the Promoter nor the FA accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Prize Draw, not being able to enter into the Prize Draw or accepting any prize. Nothing shall exclude the liability of the Promoter or the FA for fraud or for death or personal injury as a result of that party's negligence.

4.     Personal Data

4.1.  All information you submit to the Promoter in connection with the Prize Draw (including any information on the online form) is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy accessible here.

4.2.  The Promoter will use any additional personal information you provide for the purpose of participating in the Prize Draw for the purpose of: entering you into and administering the Prize Draw; checking your eligibility in respect of 3.10.

4.3.  By participating in the Prize Draw, you agree that the Promoter may collect and use your personal information in accordance with these terms and conditions and acknowledge that you have read and accepted the Promoter’s Privacy Policy.

4.4.  By participating in the Prize Draw the winning entrants hereby agree to their name being published on the Site, and their name and county being made available on request in accordance with clause 3.7.

4.5.  The Promoter is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and our registration number is 03951486.

4.6.  Any personal data you are asked to provide in the course of participating in the Prize Draw will be used solely in order to deliver the Prize and in accordance with these terms and conditions and in compliance with current data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to any 3rd party except for the purpose of providing the Prize including as detailed in clauses 4.1 and 4.2. Once the Prize has been awarded, the Prize Draw Winner’s personal data will be kept securely for a maximum of 10 weeks thereafter. Unsuccessful entrants’ data will be deleted upon completion of the Prize Draw.

5.     Intellectual Property Rights

5.1.  You shall upon request provide to the Promoter a copy of written proof of any licence. You acknowledge and agree that you will be liable for compensating any third party whose rights have been infringed (for example, but not limited to, infringing any intellectual property right by failing to comply with any labelling requirements of that third party or if a criminal offence has taken place) by your submission of the entry to the Site.

5.2.  The Operator reserves the right to remove entries from the Prize Draw if it receives notice or otherwise believes that the rights of a third party are infringed or if the risk of such an infringement exists. Upon removal an entry will be disqualified and become ineligible for consideration in the Prize Draw described above. If a third party claims compensation for the infringement of their rights, you shall keep the Promoter indemnified in respect of any liabilities it incurs in respect of such claims.


6.     Premature Termination / Exclusion of participants

6.1.  Owing to exceptional circumstances outside its reasonable control and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the Prize Draw or these terms and conditions at any stage but will always endeavour to minimize the effect on participants in order to avoid undue disappointment.

6.2.  The Promoter assumes no responsibility for and will disqualify entries that are: stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected, not received, or that have incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Prize Draw, or by any human, mechanical or electronic error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Prize Draw, or other errors appearing within the terms or in any the Prize Draw related advertisements. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt, and no correspondence will be entered into.

6.3.  The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Prize Draw, errors in processing entries, identifying the winners, in the announcement of the Prizes and winners, and the delivery of the Prize, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, mobile phone, computer systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any web site, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer system/software or mobile phone or other portable electronic device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Prize Draw.

6.4.  Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are permitted and any entries received by such means will be void.

6.5.  Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to verify the winners and disqualify any person it suspects or finds: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entry; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of the draw; (iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; (iv) to display behaviour that will bring such winner or Promoter into disgrace; (v) to have provided inaccurate information upon entering the Prize Draw; or (vi) to be acting in violation of these terms; (vii) to have gained unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY A WINNER WILL RESULT IN SUCH INDIVIDUAL’S DISQUALIFICATION AS A WINNER OF THE DRAW AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS A WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED

6.6.  For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, an “event of Force Majeure”, shall have the following meaning; all circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter concerned, including acts of God, earthquake, flood, storm, lightning, fire, explosion, war, terrorism, riot, civil disturbance, sabotage, strike, lockout, slowdown, labour disturbances, accident, epidemic, difficulties to obtain required raw materials or labour, lack of or failing transportation, breakdown of plant or essential machinery, emergency repair or maintenance, breakdown of public utilities, changes of law, statutes, regulations or any other legislative measures, acts of governments, supranational organizations or other administrative or public agencies, orders or decrees of any court, acts of third parties, delay in delivery or defects in goods or materials.

6.7.  The Promoter shall not be liable or obligated to provide an alternative or a substitution prize to the Winner, if the Winner does not receive any or all components of the prize as a result of an event of Force Majeure.  It shall be in the absolute discretion of the Promoter to provide alternative or substitute prizes due to the occurrence of any of the aforementioned circumstances.

6.8.  Performance times set out herein insofar as they relate to the Promoter shall be extended for a period of time equivalent to the time lost because of any delay that is excusable under this section.

7.     General

7.1.  To the fullest extent possible in law, the Promoter does not accept liability for any losses or claims whatsoever arising out of participation in the Prize Draw and the acceptance of any Prize.

7.2.  This promotion is not affiliated with, sponsored by or endorsed by the product or retailer featured in the prizes. Trademarks, logos and names of the products and retailers are the property of their respective owner.

7.3.  Participants are responsible for all costs and expenses relating to participation in the Prize Draw, such as the cost of accessing the internet etc.

7.4.  Neither Lidl UK or Mumsnet are not responsible for issues resulting in the inability to travel, such as travel being missed or cancelled and will not substitute or provide an alternative prize.

7.5.  Except as otherwise required by applicable law, the Promoter shall not be liable for the content of any externally linked web sites.

7.6.  The Promoter reserves the right to investigate and reject claims it believes to be of a fraudulent nature. Should a claim be upheld as fraudulent the Promoter reserves the right to pursue damages against individuals in connection with the claim.

7.7.  The Promoter does not guarantee continuous uninterrupted or secure access to the Site. Numerous factors outside the control of the Promoter may interfere with the operation of the Website. No responsibility will be accepted for any difficulties in entering or any entries delayed or corrupted.

7.8.  The Promoter’s decisions in all promotional matters in relation to this Competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

7.9.  Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on the law of England and Wales and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

7.10.   Travel insurance is not provided by Lidl or the Promoter and the Winner is encouraged to independently purchase travel insurance for this trip.

Promoter: Mumsnet


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