Despicable Me 3 Character Promotion Ts&Cs

1.    By entering this Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms & conditions and confirm that they have read and understood the Promoter’s Privacy Policy at

2.    The promoter is Hovis Limited, The Lord Rank Centre, Lincoln Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 3QS c/o Hot Pickle, Lincoln House, Ground Floor, Unit 2, 1-3 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6DE, UK (“Promoter”).

3.    The Promotion will commence on 24th June 2017. The closing date for receipt of Entries (as defined below) is 23:59 (London, UK) on 13th August 2017 (“Closing Date”).

4.    The Promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom excluding Northern Ireland who are aged 18 or over, have a personal registered Twitter or Instagram account and attend the Hovis Despicable Me 3 stand at one of the following live Hovis campaign days (the “Eligible Participant”):
  1. 24th & 25th June - intu Lakeside, W Thurrock Way, Grays RM20 2ZP
  2. 1 & 2 July - intu Watford, Watford WD17 2UB
  3.  8th & 9th July - intu Merry Hill, Pedmore Rd, Brierley Hill DY5 1QX
  4. 15 & 16th July - intu Victoria, Victoria Centre, Lower Parliament St, Nottingham NG1 3QS
  5.  22 & 23 July - Manchester Arndale, Market St, Manchester M4 3AQ
  6. 29 & 30 July - intu Metrocentre, Gateshead NE11 9YG
  7. 5 & 6 August - intu Braehead, King's Inch Rd, Glasgow G51 4BN
  8. 12 & 13 August - intu Milton Keynes, 67 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3GB
    (each a “Live Day” and together the “Live Days”).

5.    Employees of the Promoter and their immediate family members, or any person professionally associated with this activity may not participate in this Promotion.

6.    The prize shall be one (1) Despicable Me 3 prize bundle including: 1 x beach ball, 1 x inflatable flying disk, 2 x card goggles, 1 x inflatable key-tar, 3 x mini squishy (Mel, Dave and Jerry) & 2 x drawstring bags (together the “Prize”).

7.    There will be fifty (50) prize winners (together the “Prize Winners” and each a “Prize Winner”). There will be one (1) Prize awarded to each Prize Winner.

8.    To enter this Promotion, an Eligible Participant must:
  1. on the social vend machine accessible at a Live Day, complete the quiz to find out which Despicable Me 3 characater is most likely to help you defeat Balthazar Bratt (“Character”);
  2. when prompted, provide their valid and personal mobile phone number which is capable of accepting a picture message (“Moblie”);
  3. once the Character is sent to their Mobile, post the image of the Character received, from their personal Twitter or Instagram account tagging @Hovisbakery and using the hashtag #HovisDespicableMe3
    (each an “Entry” and together “Entries”).

9.    Internet access required to enter the Promotion.

10.    Please allow for up to 24 hours for the image of the Character to be sent to an Eligible Participant’s Mobile.

11.    An Entry must be made by the Eligible Participant and must be in legible English. Any entry that does not contain the information required above will be an invalid entry and will not be entered into this promotion. Only one entry per person.

12.    All Entries must be the Eligible Participant’s own work, must not be copied, and must not contain any third-party materials and/or content that the Eligible Participant does not have permission to use. All Entries must not otherwise be obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations. If the Promoter has reason to believe any Entry is not the Eligible Participant’s own work, then the Promoter may not consider it.

13.    The Promoter will not accept any claims by any other method, including but not limited to telephone, fax, email, or any other social networking site.

14.    The Eligible Participant is responsible for ensuring that their Entry and all other forms of correspondence and posts in relation to this Promotion are not affected in any way as a result of their social media privacy settings, including but not limited to, their Entry not being visible and the Promoter being unable to contact the Prize Winners. Entrants may not change any information in their Entry after submission of their Entry. It is the entrant's responsibility to ensure that they can be contacted through the information included in their Entry throughout the Promotion. The Promoters are unable to accept any information concerning changes of contact information.

15.    The Promoter cannot accept responsibility for lost, delayed, damaged or illegible Entries.

16.    Within 14 days of the Closing Date all valid Entries will be entered into a prize draw and the Prize Winners will be selected at random.

17.    The Prize Winners will be notified within 14 days of their selection by a private message via Twitter or Instagram to the Twitter or Instagram account the Entry was made from (the “Notification Message”). 

18.    The Prize Winners must acknowledge the Prize and respond to the Notification Message within 28 days and confirm their:
  1. name;
  2. age; and
  3. mainland UK address for the prize to be delivered to 
    (an " Acknowledgment")

    failing which the Promoter reserves the right to forfeit the Prize and award it to a reserve winner selected in the same way as the original winners.

19.    The Promoter will arrange for the Prize to be delivered to the Prize Winners at the address provided within their Acknowledgement, at the Promoter’s cost. Please allow up to 28 days from the Promoter’s receipt of the Acknowledgement for receipt of the Prize. 

20.    All Prizes are non–transferable and there is no cash alternative. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize of equal or greater value at any time.

21.    Prizes or promotional products must not be auctioned or resold.

22.    In all matters relating to the Promotion, the decision of the Promoter shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

23.    At all times throughout this Promotion, the participant must deal with the Promoter in the utmost good faith in every respect. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all participants and disqualify any participant that it has reasonable grounds to believe has breached any of the rules, including, but not limited to, falsifying any information submitted to or requested by the Promoter.

24.    The Promoter reserves the right to amend or terminate this Promotion at any time without notice. Any termination or amendments to this Promotion will be notified to you at the Hovis Twitter Page (@Hovisbakery).

25.    The Promoter does not claim any rights of ownership in your Entry, nor does the Promoter accept responsibility for the return of any Entry, including those consisting of artistic or other material.

26.    By taking part in the Promotion, the Prize Winners agree that the Promoters (or any third party nominated by the Promoter) may in its sole discretion use the Prize Winner’s names, locations and comments relating to the Prize for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice and without any fee being paid.

27.    By entering this Promotion, entrants consent to the use of their personal data which they submit by participating in this Promotion, by the Promoter and their service providers, suppliers and agents, for the purpose of administering this Promotion and fulfilling the Prize and for any other purposes that the entrants consent to. This shall include by not be limited to receive a text message with an image to the mobile number provided in the Entry. Data relating to entrants will be retained by the Promoter for a reasonable period after the Promotion closes to assist the Promoter to operate promotions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Promotion. Further details of how your information may be used are set out in the Promoter’s Privacy Policy at

28.    The name and county of the Prize Winners are available by sending a letter including a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Hovis Marketing Team, Hovis Despicable Me 3 competition, The Lord Rank Centre, Lincoln Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 3QS, to arrive after 14 September 2017 and before 14 October 2017.

29.    This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.

30.    By entering this Promotion, you agree to a complete release of Twitter and Instagram from any or all liability in connection with this Promotion.

31.    If you have any queries in relation to the Promotion, please contact us on 

32.    The Promotion and any issues, disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with it (whether contractual or non-contractual) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales. Entrants agree that the Courts of England and Wales shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with it (whether contractual or non-contractual). Scottish consumers may also bring an action in their home courts.