Prize draw – How to enter and T’s & C’s

December 24, 2018

To Celebrate the New Year we are giving Leicestershire residents (excludes Leicester City) the opportunity to enter a free prize draw to win items that will help you live a little more waste free in 2019. Our prize draw runs from 2nd to 6th January 2019 and there will be a new prize up for grabs each day.

2nd January – A reusable bamboo travel mug

3rd January – A collapsible straw

4th January – A set of reusable make-up removal pads

5th January – A lavender and tea tree oil shampoo bar

6th January – A set of 3 wax wraps

To enter, please tell us what you plan to do in 2019 to reduce, reuse or recycle your household waste more effectively.

Important: Because of GDPR , you’ll have to state “Yes” before you pledge to show that, in the event you win, you are ok with us asking for your name and address to post you your prize.

Please read the full terms and conditions below to ensure that you are eligible and know how to enter the free prize draw.

Enter the draw on this page:

Good luck!


Full Terms & Conditions

Our free prize draw is open to Leicestershire residents (excluding Leicester City) aged 18 or over, except County Council staff and immediate members of their families.

We will post an invitation to enter a prize draw each day from 2nd to 6th January on our Facebook page:

Each invitation post will describe one or more of the following:

  • a type of waste
  • a problem associated with a type of waste
  • a statistic relating to a type of waste

To enter the prize draw, we invite people to leave a public pledge on our post (in the form of a comment) which describes an action they intend to make which will do one or more of the following;

  • reduce the amount of waste they produce
  • limit the environmental impact of their waste
  • improve the statistic quoted

People who make comments / pledges pertinent to the type of waste described in our invitation will be entered into the draw to win the prize available that day.

There will be one prize available per day from 2nd to 6th January 2019. Only one entry per person per day is allowed. The closing date for entrants is 11:59pm on 6th January 2019.

One winner will be selected at random from the entrants for each days prize. The Council will contact the winner(s) via Facebook to confirm their eligibility and get personal details from them to enable us to post prizes; winners will be asked to confirm their, age, name and address. Winners will be contacted the week beginning 7th January 2019.

Winners must respond within 48hrs and the prize will be posted out the week beginning 14th January 2019.

Entries received after the closing date will not be included in the free prize draw. The council will not be responsible for any entries that are not received by, for any reason, the closing date, whether or not due to any technical difficulties or malfunctions, or any other problem with any server or internet access. Proof of dispatch of entries will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

By entering a free prize draw, entrants warrant that they have legal capacity to enter and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, and any other competition instructions made by the Council.

The Council will endeavor to contact the winner within 10 working days of the closing of the draw and the winner is required to confirm acceptance within 10 working days of notification. Should the Council be unable to contact the winner, or should the winner be unable to confirm acceptance of the prize, the Council reserves the right to choose an alternative winner.

The Council accepts no liability if the entrants ignore these rules and entrants agree to fully indemnify the Council against any claims by third party arising from any breach of these rules.

The Council endeavors to send the prize within 10 working days of acceptance, but cannot guarantee that this will be done within this time frame. The Council accepts no liability for the prize being lost or damaged or delayed in the post.

Entrants acknowledge the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

The competitions are being run by Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, LE3 8RA.

The winner will be chosen by the Council from all the entries received and the Council‘s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

The Council reserves the right to cancel the free prize at any stage if deemed necessary and/or amend these terms and conditions, without notice. In any of these events the Council will publish these changes on and the entrants agree that the Council will not be liable as a result of these changes. It is the responsibility of the entrants to keep themselves informed as to any updates of these rules. Cash will not be given as an alternative to a prize.

Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.

The winner and entrants agree to take part in any publicity required by the Council.

Any personal information pertaining to prize draw winners will be kept in accordance with Leicestershire County Councils data protection policy ( and will not be used for any purpose outside of the administration of the prize draw or publicity activities pertaining to that draw.

Your Data.

The data collected is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

We will collect your name, address and contact details for the purpose of contacting winning entrants of the competition. No sensitive data will be processed as part of this competition. We are using your consent as the lawful condition for us to process your information.

Sometimes we need to share your information with others. We will only do this when we are required to do so by law. We do not plan to share it with anyone else or use it for anything else.

We will take all reasonable steps to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Only the people who need to see your personal information will be allowed access to it. We will not send your information outside of the UK. We will dispose of all entrant information when all winners confirm that they have received their prizes.

If the information you provided changes or your circumstances change, please contact If we need to change something like who we want to share this information with, we will contact you to let you know.