Easter Egg Social Media Competition Terms & Conditions – April 2021

Terms and conditions

Easter Egg Social Media Competition Terms & Conditions – April 2021

These terms and conditions are the rules which apply to this competition. By submitting an entry, entrants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by them.


  1. The Easter Egg Social Media Competition (“Competition”) is organised by Hutchison 3G UK Limited trading as Three of Great Brighams Mead, 1 Vastern Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8DJ (“Three” or “We”). The Prizes (as defined at paragraph 6 below) are administered and provided by Three.


  1. To be eligible to enter the Competition entrants must be over 18 years of age and a UK resident (“Eligible Entrants”). Entrants may be required to provide photographic ID to prove their eligibility. This Competition is not open to employees of Three, its agents, contractors, consultants, or anyone professionally connected with the Competition.

Entry and Selection of Winners

  1. Three will tweet a single egg emoji (“Competition Tweet”) anytime between 9am on 2nd April and 11:59pm on 5th AprilTo enter the Competition, Eligible Entrants must reply to our Competition Tweet of with a photo of their empty Easter egg packaging (e.g. an empty foil wrapper or an empty Easter egg box) (“Qualifying Entries”). A public Twitter account is required for entry.
  1. The first twenty Eligible Entrants who submit Qualifying Entries after the Competition Tweet is posted will be deemed winners. The decision will be final and Three will not enter into any correspondence.

Additional Rules

  1. The following rules shall also apply to the Competition:

a) Only one entry per Eligible Entrant will be considered by Three and entered into the Competition. Entries in excess of this limit will render all entries made by that person void.

b) Each entrant warrants that all information submitted by them is true, accurate and complete and Three is not responsible for any information which is invalid or incomplete.

c) Three reserves the right to exclude and/or disqualify any entry which it deems, in its sole and absolute discretion: (i) to be offensive or inappropriate; (ii) fails to comply with these terms and conditions; and/or (iii) to be contrary to the spirit or intention of the Competition.


  1. Twenty winners will each receive one chocolate Easter egg (“Prize”). Only one Prize will be awarded per winner. Prize allocation remains at Three’s sole and absolute discretion, including size, brand and variety of chocolate Easter egg.

Contacting the winners

  1. Reasonable efforts will be made by Three to contact the winners of each Prize via direct message to the Twitter account used to enter the Promotion by 8th April 11.59pm. Eligible Entrants should ensure their Twitter settings enable Three to contact them in this way and check their Twitter direct messages between 2nd April 2021 and 8th April 2021 and Three shall not be responsible in the event a winner does not claim the Prize because they have failed to do so.
  1. If the winners of the Prizes cannot be successfully contacted, do not claim the Prizes within 48 hours of notification (by responding to Three), or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, Three reserves the right to offer the relevant Prizes to an Eligible Entrant (who will be selected as the next fastest entry in the same manner described in paragraph 8). Failure to respond or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the Prizes.

Redeeming the Prize 

  1. The winners of the Competition will be required to provide a valid UK postal address to receive their Prize. The winners may also be required to submit additional valid identification before receiving the Prize. Acceptable forms of identification remain at Three’s sole and absolute discretion. Each winner warrants that all information submitted by them is true, accurate and complete and Three is not responsible for any information which is invalid or incomplete, including any contact details. Three shall use reasonable endeavours, subject to these terms and conditions, to fulfil the Prize as soon as reasonably possible after the winners have claimed it and confirmed their correct postal address.


  1. Any personal data collected by Three in connection with this Competition will be used to administer and fulfil this Competition. Information that entrants supply when entering the Competition will be used only in accordance with Three’s Web Privacy Policy and these terms. Our use of such information will also be subject to our Privacy Notice contained in section 13 of the Terms and Conditions governing the use of Three’s Services. To view Three’s Web Privacy Policy, click here: www.three.co.uk/terms-conditions/privacy-and-cookies/your-privacy.
  1. The winners will be asked when they are contacted by Three (as described in paragraph 7) whether they consent to their first name and entry being used in any Three marketing activity across some or all media channels. 
  1. The surname and county of the winner can be obtained by sending an email to socialmedia.care@contact.three.co.uk within one month after the date of the closing date of this Competition. If you object to this information being published or made available, please contact Three. In such circumstances, Three must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request. 


  1. The Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable  No cash alternatives will be offered.  Three reserves the right at any time to substitute the Prizes for an alternative prize of similar or greater value where circumstances beyond our control makes it necessary to do so. Further, we reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions (including altering the Prizes) at any time without notice by updating these terms and conditions and publishing them at www.three.co.uk/terms-conditions. No communications will be entered into by Three regarding this. No purchase is necessary to enter this Competition, however an internet connection is required.
  1. All third party terms and conditions relating to the Competition (including those of Twitter) are beyond our control. Three cannot accept responsibility and will not be liable for any failures to abide by all third-party terms applying to the Prize. Three cannot accept responsibility for entries lost, corrupted, or delayed in transmission or for the failure by any winner to check their emails (including junk folder), direct messages or voice messages. 
  1. Entry into the Competition signifies your acceptance of these terms and conditions. These terms are governed by English law.