hmv Awards Tournament Ts & Cs



This prize draw (the ‘Prize Draw’) is run by HMV Retail Limited (‘HMV’). By entering the Prize Draw, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (the ‘Terms’).




1 The Prize Draw


1.1 One (1) selected entrant will receive a £50 hmv gift card.

1.2 The prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable. There is no cash alternative to the prize.

1.3 HMV reserves the right to award a substitute prize of an equal or greater value if the stated prize becomes unavailable.

1.4 HMV reserves the right to temporarily suspend, cancel or vary the Prize Draw at any stage if deemed necessary in its opinion, or due to circumstances beyond its control, and will use reasonable endeavours to minimise the effect on participants to avoid disappointment.


2 How to enter


3.1 No purchase necessary to enter.

3.2 Internet access is required.

3.3 A personal account with Twitter is required. Entry cannot be made via a business account or any other type of non-personal account.

3.4 Share the article by tweeting on Twitter using the Twitter link directly below the article

3.5 Entrants agree to give Twitter a complete release from any and all legal liability in connection with the Prize Draw.


3 Start and closing date


3.1 Entry to the Prize Draw will start on Monday 15 January and close at 23.59 GMT on Sunday 4 March 2018.

3.2 Entries received after  23.59 GMT on Sunday 4 March 2018 will not be included.


4 Eligibility


4.1 The Prize Draw is open to legal residents of the UK, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

4.2 Maximum one (1) entry per person via Twitter. Use of multiple identities is not permitted. Use of automated entries, votes or other programs is prohibited and all such entries will be disqualified. If you are selected as a winner and HMV subsequently discover that you have entered multiple times, HMV reserve the right to withdraw the prize.

4.3 Only online entries via Twitter will be accepted.

4.4 Employees (and their immediate families) of HMV or any of its group, affiliated or associated companies, agents or any other person connected with the Prize Draw are not permitted to enter.

4.5 HMV reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants to enter the Prize Draw.

4.6 No responsibility can be accepted for entries which are not properly received due to communications beyond the control of HMV.

4.8 If there are reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms by an entrant, HMV may, at its sole discretion invalidate the relevant entry and disqualify the entrant from entry to the Prize Draw.

4.9 HMV reserves the right to moderate entries and reserves the right to remove entries at its discretion that are deemed offensive, obscene or inappropriate.

4.10 The content of all posts used to enter must be lawful and must not infringe the rights of any third party.

4.11 This Prize Draw is in no way is sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter Inc.


5 Allocation of prizes


5.1 The winner will be selected by means of a random draw from all valid entries received once the Prize Draw has closed, using a random application of Microsoft Excel and conducted under the supervision of an independent person. The odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

5.2 If a selected winner does not meet the eligibility criteria set out in these Terms, HMV reserve the right to re-draw and select an alternative winner.


6 Notification of prize


6.1 HMV will notify the winners via a direct message to the account used to enter via either Facebook or Twitter (as appropriate). If HMV has not received a response from a winner within twenty-four (24) hours to confirm that they can accept the prize, HMV reserves the right to redraw and a new winner will be selected.

6.2 HMV cannot accept responsibility for any direct messages that do not reach the intended recipients for any reason whatsoever.

6.3 The decision of HMV is final and no correspondence regarding the prize allocation will be entered into.

6.4 To the fullest extent permitted by law, HMV excludes liability for any losses, damages or claims incurred by any person in connection with the Prize Draw or receipt or misuse of any prize. Nothing in these terms shall affect your statutory rights.


7 Winners


7.1 The names of winners will be available on written request by sending a stamped addressed envelope within one month of the closing date to: HMV Retail Limited, hmv Awards Tournament 2018, Mermaid House, Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London, EC4V 3DB.

7.2 Winners may be required to participate in publicity connected with the Prize Draw and it is a condition of entry that entrants agree to their name being made publicly available if they win.


8 Data protection


Any personal information collected by HMV in connection with this Prize Draw will be used in accordance with the Privacy Policy available at


9 Governing law and jurisdiction


The Prize Draw and these Terms shall be governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.