Instagram Competition Terms & Conditions

The Whisky Explorer Instagram Competition Official Rules

There is no Sponsorship or endorsement by Tomatin. The legal Sponsor of this competition is The Whisky Explorer in a personal capacity.

NO ENTRY FEE. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO PLAY OR WIN.

Sweepstakes Details:
Promotion/Contest Name (the “Sweepstakes”): The Whisky Explorer Instagram Competition
Entry deadline is: 24/06/2019

To enter: 
Follow @mgilberties (The Whisky Explorer), like and comment on the competition post. For an additional entry, share the post to your story, tag @mgilberties between Monday 10th June 2019 10:00 PM GMT and Monday 24th June 2018 08:00 PM GMT (“Entry Period”).

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account governing the e-mail address was opened. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. Incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. All entries must be received by Monday 24th June 2018 08:00 PM GMT . All information provided by entrants becomes the property of The Whisky Explorer. Winners will be notified by Instagram Direct Message.

 To enter by email without obligation, use the contact form here. Please be sure to include promotion/contest name in the subject line. All email entries must be received by promotion/contest end date. 

There is no limit on the number of online entries per entrant during the entry period. You will receive one entry per card, and may submit as many mail-in entries as you wish.

Prizes and Odds: The One (1) prize to be awarded from the promotion/contest are as follows: 

  • One (1) Tomatin Legacy Single Malt Scotch Whisky Miniature – 5cl – of £4.00
  • One (1) Tomatin Legacy Single Malt Scotch Whisky Miniature – 5cl – of £4.00


The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

1. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the U.K and E.U (Due to shipping restrictions) age 18 or older, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access as of the beginning of the promotion/contest period.

Employees of Sponsors and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the promotion/contest. Participation in the promotion/contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations (“Official Rules”). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.

3. Prize Drawing: All promotion/contest name entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing, to be held on or around 7 days after online deadline at the home address of The Whisky Explorer (UK). The winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received. All decisions are final and binding.

The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of The Whisky Explorer for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to the parents or legal guardians, who must sign all required affidavits and releases. The Whisky Explorer will not replace any lost or stolen prizes.

5. Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified Instagram Direct Message or e-mail within five (5) business days of the prize drawing, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. If a selected Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account/Instagram account specified in the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address or Instagram account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. No automatically generated entries will be accepted.

6. Privacy Policy: Any personal information supplied by you to Birchbox will be subject to The Whisky Explorers privacy policy posted at https://www.thewhiskyexplorer.co.uk/privacy-policy/. The Whisky Explorer will not sell, rent, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal data to any third party.

7. General Rules: By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The promotion/contest is offered by Sponsor, The Whisky Explorer, who is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail, Instagram, postal mail or otherwise, or for theft or destruction or unauthorized access or alterations of entry materials, phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. By participating and winning a prize, Winner releases Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors, and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to the promotion/contest or the acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor’s control that may cause the promotion/contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the The Whisky Explorer Instagram Competition; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the promotion/contest. Sponsor’s decisions in all respects relative to the promotion/contest are final. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the promotion/contest in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the promotion/contest is compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any winner, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for paying any income taxes on the value of the prize received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, provincial and local regulations apply.

8. Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting any prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning entry and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prizes.

9. Winner’s List, Official Rules: For a list of prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request via email here.