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Facebook competition terms and conditions


1. St John Ambulance (registered company no. 3866129) of 27 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4DA ("SJA") is the promoter of this free competition. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, all persons who comment on the specified Facebook post on SJA’s Facebook page, before the stipulated closing deadline, will be entered into a free competition to win the prize detailed in the Post.

2. All entrants must be UK and Republic of Ireland residents aged 18 or over. SJA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants.

3. Entrants into the competition shall be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.

4. The competition will commence at 8.30am on 1 August 2018 and all entries must be received by 8.30am on 8 August 2018. SJA accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted or which fail to reach SJA by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries via agents or third parties are invalid.

5. SJA reserves the right in its absolute discretion to extend the closing date where the entries received are of insufficient quality.

6. To enter, entrants must answer the question posed, in the ‘comments’ section of the post requesting Children’s First Aid kit competition entries on SJA’s Facebook page:

7. Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish but no entrant may win more than one prize.

8. No purchase is necessary; it is free to enter this competition.

9. By submitting an entry, each entrant grants SJA permission to use their name, town and county of residence for the sole purpose of identifying them as the author of their entry and/or as a winner of the competition.

10. SJA will comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 and will not use entrants’ personal data for any purpose which the entrant has not consented to. SJA will not pass any entrant’s details to a third party unless it has the entrant’s express permission to do so.

11. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of the personal information they provide by SJA solely for the purposes of the administration of this competition. Once the competition has closed and each prize has been delivered, SJA will destroy all personal data that is held on the entrants.

Winner selection

12. A total of 1 winners will be selected at random.

13. The winner will be the owner of the Facebook account from which the comment, as selected at random by the SJA Social Media Manager, is posted.

14. The winner will be announced on the SJA Facebook page no later than 16 August 2018.


15. The prize for the winner will be one Children’s First Aid kit.

16. The winner will be contacted by the SJA Social Media Manager via a reply to their comment containing the competition entry, and subsequently a direct message thread will be set-up to arrange prize delivery.

17. The winner will have their prize posted to them within 30 days of the announcement of the winner.

18. The prize is non-transferable and no cash or credit alternatives will be substituted for the prize on offer.

19. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, SJA reserves the right to (a) substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value or (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.

20. SJA reserves the right to refuse to honour any entry or to recover the full value of any prize if it considers there has been an abuse or breach of the terms and conditions of this competition.

21. Any rejected or unclaimed prize may be awarded to other entrants at the absolute and sole discretion of SJA.


22. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. By participating, entrants hereby release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this competition. Entrants acknowledge that all information and material that they submit to enter this competition is submitted to SJA and not to Facebook, and they agree that Facebook shall not be liable to them in any way in respect of this competition.

23. SJA accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the competition or accepting / participating in any prize.

24. Nothing in these rules shall have the effect of excluding or restricting SJA’s liability for personal injury or death caused by the proven negligence of its employees or contractors.

25. SJA reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time, with the amended terms to be published in the comments section of the competition post.

26. In the event of a dispute over interpretation or implementation of the rules on any matter related to the competition, the decision of SJA is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

27. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.