Freetrade social media competition terms and conditions
Last updated: 18th October 2022
Last updated: 18th October 2022
Promoter details. Freetrade Limited (company no. 09797821) whose registered office is at 10 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YP (“Freetrade”, “we” or “us”) is the promoter of the Freetrade’s Competition.
Applicability of these terms and conditions, duration. These Social Media Terms and Conditions (“Social Media Competition Terms”) will apply to the relevant competition run by Freetrade through its chosen Freetrade social media channel (a “Competition”) for the duration of the Competition.
Eligibility criteria. Only residents of the United Kingdom who are aged 18 years or over are eligible to participate in the Competition (collectively referred to as “Entrants” and each individually as an “Entrant”).
Employees of Freetrade or its holding or subsidiary companies, their close relatives or anyone otherwise professionally connected with Freetrade or judging the Competition are ineligible to participate in the Competition.
Fees. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter the Competition and there is no charge to register for use of Freetrade’s website in connection with the Entrant’s entry.
Bound by our terms and conditions. By entering the Competition, an Entrant is indicating his or her agreement to be bound by these Social Media Competition Terms and any further Freetrade terms and conditions for any specific Competition which is set out in the relevant Freetrade social media channel on which the Competition is being run (“Freetrade Social Media Channel”).
Starting and closing dates, how to enter. Start and closing dates for entry as well as details of how to enter the Competition and the prizes available will be shown on Freetrade’s social media post in connection with the Competition, such post to be found on the relevant Freetrade Social Media Channel. After the specified closing date, no further entries to the Competition will be permitted.
Requirement to follow @freetrade. All Entrants must follow “@freetrade” on the relevant Freetrade Social Media Channel to be eligible to win a prize in the Competition.
Confirmation by the Entrant. By entering the Competition, the Entrant confirms that the Entrant is eligible to: (a) enter the Competition by meeting the eligibility criteria in paragraph 3 above; and (b) claim any prize the Entrant may win. Freetrade may require the Entrant to provide proof that the Entrant is eligible to enter the Competition.
Number of entries. The Entrant can only make one entry for the Competition. Multiple entries from the same Entrant will be disqualified.
Responsibility of Freetrade. Freetrade will not accept: (a) responsibility for any entry to the Competition that is lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or (b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the Competition.
Prize and award timeframes. Prizes and award timeframes for the Competition will be specified in the relevant Freetrade social media Competition post. The prize will be as stated and winners will not be entitled to cash or other alternatives. The prizes are not transferable.
Entrants acknowledge that prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
Choosing winners. Winners for the Competition will be chosen at random by software, from all entries received by the relevant deadline and verified by Freetrade and or its agents in connection with the Competition.
Announcement of winners, Notification to winners. The winning Entrant (a “winner”) will be notified by email, direct message through the relevant Freetrade Social Media Channel and/or letter (consistent with their method of Competition entry) within 28 days of the closing date of the Competition.
If a winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, Freetrade reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner for the Competition.
Use of personal data for publicity purposes. Freetrade intends to use the personal data of all Entrants for the purposes of ensuring: (a) each Entrant’s entry into the Competition; and (b) compliance with its legal obligations. Subject to the winner’s consent, the winner’s name and image (as applicable) may be used by Freetrade in its publicity material.
Entrant’s right to object. All Entrants have the right to object to Freetrade’s use of any or all of their personal data in the manner described in these Social Media Competition Terms. To do so, they can contact Freetrade at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Entrant further acknowledges that exercising its rights to object under this clause may affect Freetrade’s ability to perform its obligations under these Social Media Competition Terms. In addition, we may sometimes still have a legal obligation to share the personal data of the winner and certain Competition information with the Advertising Standards Authority on its request pursuant to Rule 8.28.5 of the ASA CAP Code.
Making information available. Once the Competition has ended, Freetrade must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place in accordance with Rule 8.28.5 of the ASA CAP Code. To comply with this legal obligation, we will send the surname and county of major prize winners (includes the winner) and, if applicable, copies of their winning entries, to anyone who emails email@example.com within one month after the applicable closing date of the Competition.
No liability. Insofar as is permitted by law, Freetrade and its employees, directors, officers, agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of Freetrade and its employees, directors, officers, agents or distributors or that of their employees. The winner’s statutory rights are not affected.
Breach of these Social Media Competition Terms. If Freetrade has reasonable cause to believe that an Entrant has breached these Social Media Competition Terms, Freetrade may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to prevent any Entrant from participating in any future competitions that we might run.
Suspension of Competition. Freetrade reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the Competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
Freetrade’s decision. Freetrade’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the Competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into by us.
No sponsorship, endorsement, etc. Competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, the relevant Freetrade Social Media Channel.
Governing law and jurisdiction. The Competition and these Social Media Competition Terms will be governed by English law and any disputes related thereto will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
Freetrade does not provide investment advice and individual investors should make their own decisions or seek independent advice. The value of investments can go down as well as up and you may receive back less than your original investment. Freetrade is a trading name of Freetrade Limited, which is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales (no. 09797821).