Terms and Conditions - Perfect Match Competition

Perfect Match Tesco Freetext to Win Terms and Conditions 

Full terms:

These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry/claim instructions are deemed to form part of the terms and conditions and by participating all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the terms and conditions. Please retain a copy for your information.

1.The Promoter: Tesco Ireland, Gresham House, Marine Road, Dublin, Ireland

2. The Suppliers: Walkers Snacks Limited, 450 South Oak Way, Green Park, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 6UW. &  Britvic Ireland, Kylemore Park West, Dublin 10

3.Eligibility: This prize promotion is open to Republic of Ireland only residents aged 18 years or over excluding employees and their immediate families of The Promoter, The Suppliers, associated agents or anyone professionally connected with the prize promotion.

4.Promotional Period: The prize draw opens at 00:01 on 13th June 2018  and closes at 23:59 on 24th July 2018.

5.Entry Instructions:  No purchase necessary. Entrants are required to Freetext MESSI to 50400.

6.No third party or bulk entries. Entries via third parties or syndicates, entries by macros or other automated means and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these terms and conditions in full will be disqualified. If it becomes apparent that either a participant or household is using any means to circumvent this condition such as, and without limitation, fraudulently falsifying data, acting fraudulently or dishonestly in the opinion of the Promoter using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that participant's entries or otherwise acting in violation of these terms, these participants will be disqualified, and any prize entitlement will be void.

7.The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not received, not delivered, incomplete, indecipherable, or not in accordance with the entry instructions. No responsibility will be accepted for any entries that are delayed or that are unable to be sent due to lack of network coverage, operator error, handset MMS incompatibility issues, messaging loss, delays or billing issues or any other reasons beyond its control. Proof of texting will not be taken as proof of entry. The mobile provider running the mobile element of this promotion is Return2Sender, Unit 3 The Anchorage, Charlotte Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland, (01) 5528211. 

8.All text entries will be free of charge in the Republic of Ireland, but entrants should be aware that they may be subject to local call charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.

9.Prize Fund: There is 1 grand prize consisting of a 2-night trip to Barcelona, Spain for 2 adults (18+). The prize includes return economy flights from Dublin airport to Barcelona, return private transfers between the airport and hotel, 2-nights’ 4* accommodation sharing a twin/double room with daily breakfast, €500 spending money per person. 

The winners will also be offered the opportunity to meet Lionel Messi in Barcelona, on a week day or weekend in the presence of other prize winners. The exact location and date will be confirmed by 30 September 2018. The meet and greet will last a maximum of 30 minutes. The prize must be taken between September and December 2018, subject to Lionel Messi’s availability, and does not include transfers to Dublin airport or any other costs or expenses which are not specified in these terms and conditions. Winners will be given 4 weeks’ notice of the trip, upon receiving confirmation of the meet and greet date. The whole prize must be taken at the same time. If a winner cannot make the trip once the meet and greet date has been determined, they agree to forfeit the whole prize and the winner will be redrawn.  The Suppliers reserve the right to postpone the prize to a later date, if for any reason the meet and greet cannot take place between September and December 2018. 

There are also 20 runner-up prizes of a medium size Limited Edition Messi t-shirt.

10.Winners are responsible for their own travel insurance, visas, passports with at least 6 months validity and meeting entry requirements. If they are refused entry or have not sought the correct visas, the Promoter, the Suppliers and their agencies are not liable or responsible.

11.All members in the party must provide photocopies of their passports to ensure names are spelt correctly and that their passports are valid.

12.For the avoidance of doubt, the Prize does not include travel/transportation, accommodation, food, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, car parking charges, excess baggage, additional excursions and attractions or any other costs of a personal nature (including spending money) that are not explicitly set out in these terms and conditions and neither the Promoter nor any provider of any part of the Prize will be responsible for any such costs.

13.Winner Selection: The grand prize winners and runners-up will be drawn using a random number generator within 14 days of the closing date.

14.Winner Notification: Winners will be notified by call within 14 days of the closing date. It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that they respond to the winner notification, either by calling the number or emailing the address provided at the point of notification. Winners who do not respond within the initial 3 days, will be telephoned and given a further 3 days to respond. If contact cannot be made, or the prize is not claimed, within 6 days of the initial prize notification date an alternative winner will be drawn. The Promoter cannot be held responsible for winners failing to supply accurate information which affects prize acceptance or delivery of their prize.

15.General: The entry instructions form part of the terms. By entering, you agree to accept and be bound by the terms.

16.The Promoter’s decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.

17.The prize must be accepted as offered by the named winners. There is no cash or alternative prizes, in whole or part. The prize is not transferable. Sale of the prize for profit is prohibited and may constitute fraud.

18.The Suppliers reserve the right to provide alternative prizes of equal or greater value should circumstances outside its control make this necessary.

19.The Promoter and the Suppliers reserve the right to verify winners and ask for proof of identity, age and address and to withdraw prize entitlement where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions.

20.You agree that if you are a winner, you will take part in and co-operate fully with reasonable publicity and to the use of your name, photograph and any comments in such publicity without any fee being payable. 

21.The name and county of the winners will be made available on the website after all prizes have been claimed: http://www.tesco.com/clubcard/competition-winners/. Customers can also request the winners’ name and county by emailing Messi@tescoprizes.com within 3 months of the closing date.

22.The Promoter and the Suppliers reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to eliminate or disqualify any entries or entrants that they regard as being in breach of these terms and conditions or the spirit of the Promotion. Those who try and circumvent the entry process and/or entry instructions by any method, will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.

23.Entry into the Promotion is at the entrant's sole risk. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter does not accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury, costs, expenses or claims (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) suffered by entrants or any third parties arising out of or in connection with the Promotion and/or accepting a prize. The Promoter and the Suppliers further disclaim liability for any injury or damage to entrants or any other person relating to or resulting from participation with this Promotion save that nothing in these terms and conditions shall act to limit or exclude the Promoter's and the Suppliers’ liability resulting from their negligence or fraud. 

24.The Promoter and the Suppliers accept no responsibility for system errors or other issues that may result in disruption to, lost, delayed or not received entries, winner notifications or prizes. The Promoter or its agencies will not be responsible for the non-inclusion of entries as a result of technical failures or otherwise, including any such failure which is within the control of The Promoter or its agencies.

25.The Promoter and the Suppliers reserve the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties but will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid consumer disappointment. The Supplier bears sole responsibility for supply of the prize and the Promoter cannot be held responsible for any claims relating to the prizes.

26.The application and interpretation of these terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of the Republic of Ireland and the courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute concerning them.

27.Your data will be passed onto a third-party fulfilment service provider for the purposes of administering the prize. Your details will not be passed onto any third party for any other purpose without prior consent. This data will be kept secure and in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. Entrants' personal data will be used and held in accordance with the Promoter's Privacy Policy. 

Abridged terms:

T&C’s:  ROI residents, 18+ only. No purchase necessary. Opens 13/06/18; ends 24/07/18. For full T&C’s, please go to the customer service desk. 

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