Visa UK “Super Bowl LI” Twitter, Facebook and Instagram Promotion Terms and Conditions


  1. By entering this Visa UK “Super Bowl LI” Twitter, Facebook and Instagram NFL Promotion (the “Promotion”) you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (the “Terms”).
  2. The Promotion is open to legal United Kingdom (UK) residents who are aged 18 years or over. Employees and their immediate families (parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents) of the Promoter, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, NFL Entities (as defined below) or website administrators for and anyone, including Promoter's agents and suppliers, professionally connected with the Promotion are not eligible to enter.
  3. The Promotion starts at 00.01am on 3rd January 2017 (the “Start Date”) and ends at 23:59pm on 12th January 2017 (the “Closing Date”).
  4. Entrants must hold their own valid Visa card at the time of entry (a “Visa Card”) and will need to make a valid contactless payment (“Contactless Payment”) with a Visa debit, credit or prepaid card issued in the UK or a Visa corporate or commercial card.
  5. Entrants must be individuals, not corporate entities, and entrants using Visa corporate or commercial cards must obtain their employer's permission before entering into this Promotion. Entrants are responsible for any tax liabilities that arise in respect of their participation in this Promotion and the receipt of any Prize under this Promotion.
  6. No purchase is necessary for residents of Northern Ireland (see paragraphs 26-30 of these Terms).
  7. Contactless Payments must be made during the period between the Start Date and the Closing Date (the “Promotional Period”).


  1. To enter the Promotion, entrants must make a Contactless Payment during the Promotional Period and complete one of the entry methods detailed below in Clause 12 (i) –(iv).
  2. A Contactless Payment must be made for each entry and each Contactless Payment may only be used once in respect of entry to this Promotion, irrespective of the mechanism of entry (via the website, Facebook or Twitter) (“Entry Type”).
  3. Each Entrant may only enter the Promotion up to a maximum of 5 times per day within the Promotional Period irrespective of Entry Type.
  4. All entries must be made by the person entering the Promotion. Anyone trying to circumvent this rule by using alternative details will be disqualified from this Promotion. Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted. If it becomes apparent that a participant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’ or any other automated means, that person’s entries will be disqualified and any Prize award will be void. Syndicated entries or those made using methods such as a computer macro, script or the use of automated devices or processes are not allowed and all such entries will be disqualified and any Prize won will be null and void. In the event that the Promotion is subject to any form of multiple entry activity or other abuse, either as described above or by way of other mechanisms, the Promoter reserves the right to include additional fields on the entry page of the Promotion’s website. Such added fields will only require entrants to provide verification information that they are obliged to retain under these Terms to claim any Prize.
  5. There are 3 ways of entering this Promotion after making a Contactless Payment as follows:
    • Entry via Twitter @VisaUK (“Twitter Entry”)
    • Entry via Facebook VisaUK (“Facebook Entry”)
    • Entry via Instagram VisaUK (“Instagram Entry”).

    (i) Entry via Twitter
    After making a valid Contactless Payment during the Promotional Period, to enter via Twitter an entrant must complete all of the following steps during the Promotional Period:
    • Log in to their Twitter account or sign up for free at (if they do not already have an account);
    • Abide by Twitter Terms of Service (which can be found at:; and
    • Follow @VisaUK and retweet a relevant @VisaUK tweet which includes #tapdown
    (ii) Entry via Facebook
    After making a Contactless Payment during the Promotional Period , to enter via Facebook an entrant must complete all of the following steps, during the Promotional Period:
    • Log in to their Facebook account or sign up for free at if they do not already have an account;
    • Abide by Facebook Terms of Service (which can be found at:; and
    • Comment on a relevant Visa UK “Super Bowl” promotional post.
    (iii) Entry via Instagram
    After making a Contactless Payment during the Promotional Period, to enter via Instagram an entrant must complete all of the following steps, during the Promotional Period:
    • Log in to their Instagram account or sign up for free at if they do not already have an account; and
    • Abide by Instagram Terms of Service (which can be found at:; and
    • Like a relevant Visa UK “Super Bowl” promotional post.
  6. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant, entry or person it reasonably believes to be responsible for or associated with:
    • Entries made using multiple Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts, email addresses or any other duplicate/bulk entries;
    • Entries made by third parties;
    • Entries made using technological means to attempt to circumvent these Terms by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’ or any other automated means, syndicated entries or those made using methods such as a computer macro, script or the use of automated devices or processes;
    • Entries in respect of which the Promoter has grounds to suspect have been made by cheating, deception or fraudulent or unsportsman-like conduct of any kind (including, without limitation, manipulating the Promotion, choice of Prize Winner(s) or any entry)


  1. There are two NFL Super Bowl “Gold Packages” to be won (the “Prize”). The Prize includes:
    • Two Premium match tickets for the Promotion winner and a guest to the NFL Super Bowl LI at the NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas on Sunday 5th February 2017.
    • Pre-game hospitality at NRG Stadium, including a dining experience
    • Flights
    • Transportation
    • Hotel
    • one $300 Visa prepaid card
  2. The Prize is as described above and no cash or alternative Prize is available. The Prize is non transferrable and non-refundable. Promotion entrants can only win one Golden Package.


  1. All valid entries will be entered into a draw for the Prize which will take place on 13th January 2017 (the “Final Prize Draw”).


  1. Two (2) Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries from each Entry Type. Incomplete entries and entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these Terms will be disqualified and will not be counted. Each entrant is only eligible to win one Gold Package.
  2. How the winner will be notified of their success (which is subject to verification) will be dependent on their entry method as follows:
    • Entry via the Website:
      If the winner entered via the website they will receive an email (“Notification Email”) within 48 hours of the Final Prize Draw.
    • Entry via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram:
      If the winner entered via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram they will be contacted via direct message (“Notification Message”) via the relevant social media site within 48 hours of the Final Prize Draw.
  3. The winner must claim their Prize by responding to the Notification Email/Message within 7 days of receipt from the time that it is sent by the Promoter and providing the name of the additional guest for the Gold Package.
  4. The winner will be required to provide proof that they have made a valid Visa purchase within the Promotional Period (“Proof of Payment”) in their response to the Notification. For the purposes of this Promotion, the Promoter will accept photos of paper receipts or a photo of the relevant section of a bank statement showing the relevant Visa payment.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to seek further verification that an entry is eligible under these Terms. If, in the Promoter’s reasonable opinion, a winner is found to be ineligible, the Promoter reserves the right to award their Prize to another entrant and to require the return of any Prize already awarded, at its sole discretion and such winner will be disqualified.
  6. In the event that a Contactless Payment cannot be verified the relevant entry shall be disqualified. Winners may be contacted by email and/or telephone to verify winning entries and, where required the Promoter may ask the winner for further details of their Visa card and Contactless Payment to establish verification.
  7. Incomplete entries, those entries that cannot be substantiated or those that are not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions are invalid and will be disqualified from the Promotion.
  8. If a Prize winner has not contacted the Promoter within 7 days of the Notification Email/Message, the Promoter shall make further reasonable attempts to contact the winner. If the winner does not respond to the Notification Email/Message and/or the Promoter is unsuccessful in contacting the winner after having made further reasonable attempts to do so, the winner reserves the right to award the Prize a different valid entry.
  9. The Prize will be awarded to the person who enters, receives the Notification Email/Message provides valid proof of entry. No other individual is eligible to claim the Prize nor can the Prize be transferred to a third party.


  1. Residents of Northern Ireland may enter the Promotion without making a purchase, although they are required to be the holder of a valid Visa card from a UK issuing bank.
  2. To enter the Promotion without making a purchase, Northern Ireland residents must retweet the relevant promotion tweet or like the relevant post on Facebook or Instagram as per clause
  3. Northern Irish residents may only enter 5 (five) times per person per day in total, irrespective of the entry Type via Facebook or via Twitter or via Instagram.
  4. Proof of valid Visa contactless card and address required to claim prize: (1st 6 digits of Visa card and image of bank statement showing address)
  5. Prizes won by entrants resident in Northern Ireland will only be despatched to postal addresses in Northern Ireland. All other Terms and Conditions will apply.


  1. So far as is permitted by law, the Promoter and its associated companies and agents exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising from:
    • a) any postponement or cancellation of the Promotion;
    • b) any changes to, supply of (including, without limitation, the Prize which does not reach the intended recipient), cancellation of or use of the Prize; and/or
    • c) any act or default of any third party supplier;
    • d) any act or default by a Winner or their guest (including, without limitation, missed flights and transfers) resulting in the Winner or their guest being unable to activate the prize and/ or any elements of it.
    which are beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control, including (without limitation) communications failure with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, computers or providers utilised in any aspect of this Promotion, inaccessibility, unavailability or any kind of failure of the internet, any relevant website, mobile phone network, any software, any hardware or any combination thereof.
  2. The Promoter will not be held liable to any participant for any fraud committed by any third party, the performance of any contractual or other obligations of any third parties associated with the Prize nor for any events beyond its control.
  3. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not received, not delivered, incomplete, indecipherable, or not in accordance with the entry instructions. No responsibility will be accepted for any entries that are delayed or that are unable to be sent due to lack of network coverage, operator error, or for any other reasons beyond its control. Promoter must receive an entry for it to be valid – proof of sending entries will not constitute deemed entry.
  4. Nothing in these Terms in any way limit the Promoter (or any other person or organisation’s) liability for (i) fraud, or (ii) death or personal injury caused by its own negligence.
  5. The National Football League Competition Committee, Visa Europe and Visa Inc (other than in respect of any liability for negligence causing death or personal injury) are not liable for anything arising out of this Competition and shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered or sustained as a result of participation in the Competition or acceptance of the Prize.
  6. All entrants agree to release the National Football League and its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., and each of their respective direct and indirect subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, members, partners, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “NFL Entities”) from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions, and liabilities of any kind resulting or arising from participation in the Contest and/or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of any prize (including any travel or travel-related activity).


  1. Entrants hereby represent and warrant that each entry they submit to the Promotion complies with these Terms and Conditions, and: (a) does not contain any use of the names, likenesses, photographs, or other identifying elements, in whole or in part, of any person, living, or dead without permission (proof of which must be provided to Visa upon request); (b) does not include trademarks, logos, or copyright protected material which belongs to third parties without permission from the owner (including, but not limited to, company names, music, photographs, motion picture or television programme clips or audio tracks, works of art, or images published on or in websites, television, movies, or other media); (c) is not subject to any third party agreements, and Visa will not be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of its use (as set out in these Terms and Conditions) or the exploitation of the idea or video or rights therein; (d) does not defame, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks or any other content which could adversely affect the name, reputation or goodwill of Visa or any other individuals and/or entities, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Visa; (e) does not contain pornographic or sexual content, hateful or content of any kind (including racism, sexism, etc.), content which promotes violence or harm to another living creature or any other offensive, obscene or inappropriate content, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Visa; (h) does not include threats of any kind or that intimidate, harass, or bully anyone, or invade the privacy of any person, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Visa; (f) does not violate any applicable local state, provincial, national or international law or include any content that would encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offence; (g) does not feature, refer to, or mention any brands competing with Visa; and (h) does not contain any known virus, trojan horse, worm, trapdoor or similar software that may in any way infect or affect any of Visa's hardware or software systems. Visa Europe reserves the right to reject/disqualify any entries that fail to comply with this clause.
  2. The card issuer’s and any merchant’s standard terms, conditions, fees and charges will apply to the use of their Visa card during the Promotional Period.
  3. The Promoter's decision is final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion.
  4. The Promoter reserves (in its sole discretion and so far as is legally permissible) the right to verify, using all reasonable means available to it, whether an entrant is eligible and/or whether a winning entry is valid. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms or of the spirit of the Promotion, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, refuse to accept an entry and, if necessary, re-allocate any Prize won in accordance with the procedure outlined at clauses 23 - 25.
  5. The winner, by accepting his/her Prize, consents to the Promoter (in its sole discretion) publishing his/her name, county, photograph and any statements made by or attributed to him/her in relation to the Prize or Promotion on the website and in any print, Twitter @VisaUK, Visa UK Facebook page, Visa UK Instagram page, point of sale or other public relations materials related to the Promotion for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional remuneration. The Promoter may require the Promotion winner to provide this consent in writing to the Promoter prior to receiving their Prize.
  6. Participants will retain copyright in their Entries but by entering the Promotion hereby grant the Promotor and its agents an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual licence to edit, alter, store, publish, sub-license and use each Entry, or any part(s) thereof, in any media (including without limitation on the Website, on, in media belonging to third parties or otherwise) for promotional, publicity and commercial purposes and/or to exploit or adapt any of the ideas contained within it, regardless of whether or not the Entry wins a prize (although nothing in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise obliges Visa to use such materials in any way), in each case without any obligation on Visa (or other entity) to give any payment or acknowledgement to the participant. This licence is granted on an exclusive basis: by entering, the participant confirms they have not granted any rights in any element(s) of their Entry to any third party and will not do so, other than as necessary under Facebook's standard terms. Participants also hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waive any and all moral and similar rights vesting in their Entries and undertake to execute all such documents as are reasonably required by Visa to perfect or confirm the rights granted in these Terms and Conditions.
  7. The name and County of the Winner may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by 19th January 2017 Visa UK Twitter, Facebook and Instagram NFL Promotion, 80 Charlotte Street, London, W1A 1AQ.
  8. The Promoter reserves the right to terminate or temporarily suspend this Promotion in the event of technical or other difficulties that might compromise its integrity but will always endeavour to minimise the effect on participants.
  9. In the event of unforeseen circumstances outside its reasonable control, and where circumstances make this unavoidable, the Promoter reserves the right to modify these Terms prior to the closing date.
  10. In administering this Promotion, the Promoter may collect personal information from entrants. The Promoter will comply with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable data privacy laws and it will only use entrants' information for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion and in accordance with Visa Europe's Privacy Policy and any preferences expressed by entrants during the Promotion entry process. Please see Visa Europe’s Privacy Policy at for more details.
  11. There is no opt-in option for Twitter, Facebook or Instagram entries.
  12. This Promotion, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this Promotion.

The Promoter is: Visa Europe Services Inc. 1 Sheldon Square, London W2 6TT

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