Terms & Conditions for competitions and promotions



How to participate;

1. To take part, entrants must like/ retweet one of the competition posts on Twitter at twitter.com/Chelmsford Star_Coop or like one of the competition posts on The Chelmsford Star Co-operative’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Chelmsford StarCoop or retweet at twitter.com/onlywayislocal. Facebook posts must also contain a comment on the post.

2. This prize draw is free to enter, no purchase is necessary.

3. All entries received prior to the closing date will be valid. There will be 2 winners, selected from all Facebook and Twitter entries.



4. Internet access required.

5. This prize draw is open only to all UK residents aged 18 and over at the date of entry and who must be a registered member of /www.facebook.com or www.twitter.com .This promotion is not open to any employees of the Promoter or any of their affiliated companies, their families, agents or anyone else connected with this prize draw.

6. Employees of The Chelmsford Star Co-operative and anyone connected with the administration of this prize draw are not eligible to enter.

7. The Promoter is not liable for entries which are not received or which are incomplete, corrupt or delayed for any reason. Proof of submitting an entry is not proof of receipt by the Promoter.

8. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entries submitted on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.Incomplete, illegible, misdirected or late entries will not be accepted.


Opening and Closing Dates;

9. This prize draw opens on 12/12/2017 at 4.30pm and closes at 11:59am on Monday 18th December 2017.


The Prize;

10. There will be 2 winners selected from all valid Facebook and Twitter entries.

 11. The winners will each win one 1 metre high elf. 

12. The prize is as stated, is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.

13. The winner will be required to collect their prize from the Chelmsford Star Co-op Head Office (220 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford). The Promoter is not responsible if a winner does not collect their prize as a result of having provided incorrect/incomplete details when requested following notification.

14. The Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.  In the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside its reasonable control, the Promoter reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this promotion without prior notice.



15. The winner will be notified via Twitter or Facebook. The winners will be required to collect their prize from the Chelmsford Star Co-op head office.

16. In the event that contact cannot be made with a winner by 19/12/17 then a new winner will be selected from other remaining Twitter or Facebook entries and the original winner will forfeit the prize.

17. The winners' details (names and counties only)  will be available for ten weeks after the closing date by sending a SAE to Marketing & Membership Team, Chelmsford Star Co-op, 220 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0LS

18. The winners will be selected in an independent random draw from all valid entries received during the promotional period.


Data Protection;

19. The Promoter may collect personal information from Entrants under the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data privacy laws. The Promoter will only use Entrants' information for the purposes of the administration of this promotion.



20.The Promoter reserves the right to discount any inappropriate or offensive entries and to disqualify from the prize draw any entrant suspected of fraud or cheating including, without limitation, through the manipulation of codes, multiple computer-generated entries, or otherwise in our opinion fraudulently falsifying data or acting fraudulently or dishonestly.

21. The Promoter cannot accept liability for any system failures, network errors, website unavailability, hacks on the system, personal computer issues or any other issue out of our reasonable control.

22. The Promoter's decision is final in every situation (including any not covered by these terms and conditions).

23. Entry to the prize draw shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by them.

24. The prize draw and the terms and conditions are governed by the law of England and Wales.

25. By participating in this promotion, entrants accept Facebook's or Twitter's terms and conditions (depending on their entry route) although it is acknowledged that this promotion is not sponsored or endorsed by, nor associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Entrants release Facebook and Twitter (depending on their entry route) from any and all liability arising out of or in connection with their entry in this promotion.



Marketing & Membership Team, Chelmsford Star Co-op, 220 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0LS