Twelve Dates of Christmas Instagram Giveaway Terms and Conditions


Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By entering into this Twelve Dates of Christmas Giveway (“Promotion”), you agree that you have read these terms and that you agree to them. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions may result in your disqualification from the Promotion.

1.            This Promotion is run by Pan Macmillan a trading division of Macmillan Publishers International Limited a company registered in England with registered number 02063302 and registered office at Cromwell Place, Hampshire International Business Park, Lime Tree Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8YJ  (“Promoter”).

2.            To enter this Promotion you must be: (a) a resident of the United Kingdom; and (b) aged 18 years old or over at the time of entry.

3.            This Promotion is not open to directors or employees (or members of their immediate families) of Promoter or any subsidiary of Promoter. Promoter reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants.

4.            The Promotion is open for entries between 8am on 22/11/2020 and 23:59 on November 30th, 2020.

5.            No purchase is necessary to enter this Promotion and will not increase your chances of winning

6.            You can enter this Promotion in the following way:  Follow the @panmacmillan Instagram account and tag a friend in the competition post. You can tag 1 friend per comment, which counts as an entry. A bonus entry can be earned by sharing the competition post to your Instagram Stories.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. By participating you hereby release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this Promotion.

7.            There is no restriction on the number of entries that an eligible person can make.

8.            Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Entries via agents or third parties are invalid. No other form of entry is permitted. Please keep a copy of your entry as we will be unable to return entries or provide copies.  

9.            The prize for the Promotion consists of the following: 1x copy of The Twelve Dates of Christmas and 1x pack of 6 (six) Christmas biscuits.  There are 10 of these prizes to give away, for 10 winners. Allergen information will be provided on the box of biscuits when they arrive.

10.          The prizes shall be awarded as follows:  All entries will be put into a random number generator system and ten winners will be chosen at random from this process.  Winners will be messaged by the @panmacmillan account and asked to confirm their details. Prize will be posted once winners have confirmed acceptance.

11. The winner(s) of the Promotion shall be notified as follows: Messaged via @panmacmillan on Instagram.

12.          The winner(s) will be required to confirm acceptance of the prize within 3 working days and may be required to complete and return an eligibility form stating their age and residency details, among other details. Promoter will endeavour to ensure that winner(s) receive their prizes within [14] days of the date they confirm acceptance of the prize.  If a winner does not accept the prize within 3 days of being notified, they will forfeit their prize and Promoter reserves the right to choose another winner(s). Promoter’s decision is final and Promoter reserves the right not to correspond on any matter.

13.          The name, region of residence and likeness of the winners may be used by Promoter for reasonable post-event publicity in any form including on Promoters website and social media pages at no cost.

14.          The winner’s Instagram handles will be posted on the competition post on Instagram, as well as announced through our Stories, once each winner has confirmed their details.

15.          Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend these Terms and Conditions or change the Prize (to one of equal or greater value) as required by the circumstances. No cash equivalent to the Prize is available.

16.          All personal data submitted by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with Promoter’s Privacy Policy accessible at By participating in this Promotion, entrants hereby agree that Promoter may collect and use their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted the Promoter Privacy Policy.

17.          Promoter may at its sole discretion disqualify any entrant found to be tampering or interfering with the entry process or operation of the website, or to be acting in any manner deemed to be disruptive of or prejudicial to the operation or administration of the Promotion.

18.          Other than for death or personal injury arising from negligence of the Promoter, so far as is permitted by law, the Promoter hereby excludes all liability for any loss, damage, cost and expense, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in connection with the Promotion or any aspect of the Prize. All activities are undertaken at the entrants own risk. Your legal rights as a consumer are not affected.

19.          These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.