Terms and Conditions

  1. All entry instructions form part of these terms and conditions of entry. Participation in this promotion constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions of entry.

  2. Entry is only open to UK residents aged 18 years and over excluding employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone else professionally connected with this Promotion.

  3. To take part, purchase a promotional pack of Mars, Revels, M&Ms, Minstrels, Maltesers, Twix, Ripple, Snickers, Starburst, Skittles or Wrigley’s Extra and enter the unique 10 digit code found INSIDE the pack and your email address at www.thesweetstake.com. Additional codes may be distributed via specific retailers or as part of the promotional support campaign.

  4. Promotion Period: Promotional codes to be registered between 00.00 on 23 April 2018 and 23.59 on 15 July 2018. Wrap Up Draw Period: For promotional codes registered between 00.00 GMT on 16 July 2018 and 23.59 GMT on 16 January 2019.

  5. Internet access is required.

  6. Northern Ireland residents only: no purchase necessary. Simply send a stamped addressed envelope with your full name, postal address and email to Mars Sweetstakes NPN, PO Box 1079, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1GY between 23 April 2018 and 15 July 2018. Only one entry per envelope. Only one no purchase necessary entry will be accepted per Northern Ireland resident per day throughout the Promotion Period. You will be emailed a unique code for you to complete the registration process described above. All valid NPN entries will be given an equal and random chance of winning via an independently supervised process.

  7. You may enter a maximum of one time per day however each entry must be accompanied by a different unique code. Codes can only be registered once.

  8. Packaging should be retained following registration of a promotional code, as it may be required to verify a winning claim.

  9. An entrant registering a valid promotional code will then receive on screen and by email the details of a random scenario (a "Scenario") that might happen during the England team's friendly international match against Nigeria at Wembley on 2 June (the "Friendly Game") or during one or more of the competitive international men's football matches taking place in Russia between 14 June and 15 July 2018 (the "Event"), together with details of the prize they will win if that Scenario occurs. If an entrant's Scenario occurs, that entrant will be notified via email in order to claim their prize.

  10. The allocation of a specific Scenario to an entrant, together with the possible prize to be won if that Scenario happens, will be entirely at random and overseen independently. The promotional code registered will not impact in any way on the Scenario details sent to an entrant.

  11. The possible Scenarios will need to occur during the Friendly Game or Event (depending on the specific Scenario) in order for a prize to be claimed. Some Scenarios might be restricted in duration to the Friendly Game or a specific match taking place during the Event, as indicated on screen and in the email confirming details of the allocated Scenario.

  12. There are six prize tiers that can be won if a Scenario happens. The prize pool consists of 200 x £10,000; 1,000 x £1,000; 2,500 x £500; 100,000 x £20; 200,000 x £5 plus millions of free packs of Mars, M&Ms, Minstrels, Maltesers, Revels, Twix, Ripple, Snickers, Starburst, Skittles or Wrigley’s Extra. Cash prizes will be awarded in cheque form, made out in the name of the winner. Prizes of a free product will be delivered by means of a downloadable coupon, which can be redeemed up to a maximum value of £1. No change will be provided in the event that the chosen product costs less than £1 at the point of coupon redemption. Unless otherwise started, a prize is paid out on the first occurance only of a Scenario occurring within the Scenario time period issued at time of entry.

  13. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any of the prizes for an alternative prize of equal or greater value.

  14. Winners will be notified by email within 5 working days of their Scenario validly occurring in accordance with Condition 9. If they are a winner of a cash prize they will be requested to go online to enter their name and address and/or post their pack to the freepost address shown in the win notification email in order to claim their prize. All prize claims must be made by 31 October 2018. Any claims received after this time will be rejected. Free pack winners will receive an email containing a unique link to a downloadable personalised free product coupon. Product coupons must be printed within 6 months and then redeemed within 30 days of date of print.

  15. For cash prizes, please allow 28 days for delivery of a cheque.

  16. The Promoter cannot be responsible in the event that an entrant fails to receive a Scenario or a free product coupon as a result of having provided an incorrect or incomplete email address when registering their code. The Promoter also accepts no responsibility if a winner does not receive a cash prize, as a result of having provided incorrect address details.

  17. The determination of whether a Scenario has validly occurred will be settled by an independent adjudicator appointed by the Promoter. In the event of a dispute as to whether a Scenario has occurred, the independent adjudicator’s decision will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into, except with prize winners.

  18. Grand Prize Draw:

    1. All entrants who enter a unique code at www.thesweetstake.com during the Promotion Period will be entered into the Grand Prize Draw for the chance to win £10,000.

    2. Winner Selection: All valid entries received by the Promoter during the Promotion Period will be entered into a prize draw to be conducted within 3 working days of the end of the Promotion Period. The winner of the Grand Prize Draw will be the first name selected randomly from all valid entries.

    3. Winner Notification: The draw winner will be contacted via the email address provided when registering a promotional code within 5 working days of the draw and will be required to respond to confirm name and address details plus acceptance of the prize within 14 days of initial contact. In the event the winner does not respond to this notification within 14 days of initial contact, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner from all remaining valid entries, with the originally selected winner forfeiting their right to a prize. The £10,000 prize will be delivered in cheque form, made out in the name of the selected winner. The prize cheque will be received within 28 days of confirmation by the winner of their address details.

  19. Tesco Grand Prize Draw

    1. All entrants who enter a unique code at www.thesweetstake.com during the Promotion Period, confirming Tesco as the retail store where they purchased their promotional pack, will also be entered into the Tesco Grand Prize Draw for the chance to win an additional £10,000.

    2. Winner Selection: All valid entries received by the Promoter during the Promotion Period will be entered into a prize draw to be conducted within 3 working days of the end of the Promotion Period. The winner of the Tesco Grand Prize Draw will be the first name selected randomly from all valid entries.

    3. Winner Notification: The draw winner will be contacted via the email address provided when registering a promotional code within 5 working days of the draw and will be required to respond to confirm name and address details plus acceptance of the prize within 14 days of initial contact. In the event the winner does not respond to this notification within 14 days of initial contact, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner from all remaining valid entries, with the originally selected winner forfeiting their right to the prize. The £10,000 prize will be delivered in cheque form, made out in the name of the selected winner. The prize cheque will be received within 28 days of confirmation by the winner of their address details.

  20. Wrap Up Draw:

    1. All entrants who enter a unique code at www.thesweetstake.com during the Wrap Up Draw Period will not receive a Scenario but will be entered into a Prize Draw for the chance to win £500.

    2. Winner Selection: All valid entries received by the Promoter during the Wrap Up Draw Period will be entered into a prize draw to be conducted within 3 working days of the end of the Wrap Up Draw Period. The winner of the Wrap Up Prize Draw will be the first name selected from all valid entries.

    3. Winner Notification: The draw winner will be contacted via the email address provided when registering a promotional code within 5 working days of the draw and will be required to respond to confirm name and address details plus acceptance of the prize within 14 days of initial contact. In the event the winner does not respond to this notification within 14 days of initial contact, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner from all remaining entries, with the originally selected winner forfeiting their right to the prize. The £500 cash prize will be presented in cheque form, made out in the name of the selected winner. The prize cheque will be received within 28 days of confirmation by the winner of their address details.

  21. Details of the winners of the £10,000, £1,000, £500, £20 and Grand Prize Draw (names and counties only) will be available from 31 October 2018, and details of the winner (name and county only) of the Wrap Up Draw will be available from 2nd February 2019, by emailing heather@promotioncustomerservices.com.

  22. By participating in the promotion and accepting these Terms and Conditions when registering a promotional code, entrants agree that if they win a prize, their name and prize details might feature on www.thesweetstake.com and in other social media posts produced by the Promoter to advertise the promotion. In addition, winners of the major prizes listed in Condition 21 may be required by the Promoter to participate in reasonable publicity relating to their winning of a prize, free of charge. The Promoter will contact major prize winners prior to the intended publicity, but only during the period in which their details will be held in accordance with Condition 27.

  23. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with the prizes or accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including personal injury, death and fraud) in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law.

  24. All prizes are as stated, are non-transferable and no alternatives will be available. There is no limit on the number of prizes an entrant can win in the promotion.

  25. If the Promoter has reasonable grounds to believe that a prize winner has breached these and terms and conditions or has otherwise manipulated the code registration process or allocation of Scenarios, that winner will be disqualified and any claim they have for a prize invalidated.

  26. These terms and conditions are governed by English Law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

  27. The Promoter will use personal details supplied by entrants in accordance with Condition 22 and for the administration of the promotion and for no other purpose, unless we have your consent. Click to see the Promoter’s privacy policy here:  http://www.mars.com/uk/en/policies/privacy/pp-english. Except where consent has been provided, personal details of losing entrants with Scenarios which did not occur will be deleted within 30 days of the end of the Promotion Period. Details of entrants with winning Scenarios during the Promotion Period and of the Grand Prize Draw and Tesco Grand Prize Draw winners will be held for 30 days after the end of the Promotion Period. The details of the winner in the Wrap Up Draw will be held for 30 days after the end of the Wrap Up Draw Period. Any winner can request for their details to be deleted before the expiry of the relevant period by emailing the address in Condition 21, although the Promoter cannot be held responsible if such request means that it is not possible for delivery of that winner's prize to be completed.

  28. The promoter is Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK Limited (the ‘Promoter’) whose registered address is 3D Dundee Rd, Slough SL1 4LG.