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Lindt Bear Celebrity Auction 2014
Terms & Conditions

  1. This Auction is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 and over only, excluding employees, directors and agents of Lindt, their group companies, their family members, or anyone else connected with this Promotion.
  2. Auction runs from 10am on 29th October 2014 until 9am on 15th November 2014.
  3. Internet access is required. A smart phone is required if entering via mobile phone into this action.
  4. To enter the auction: Either Visit, login to your Facebook account and click on a photo of your favourite celebrity. Then enter your contact details (name, email, phone and address) and your bid and press “Confirm Bid”. Valid Facebook account is required if you enter auction via Facebook. OR Visit, click on a photo of your favourite celebrity. Then enter your contact details (name, email, phone and address) and your bid and press “Place Your Bid”.

    Please note: any bids that you make represent a legally binding agreement with Lindt to follow through with payment of the agreed winning bid. Do not bid more than you are prepared to pay. This auction is operated by Lindt and not BBC Children in Need.

  5. All bids must be made personally by the bidder (entrant of the auction).
  6. Bidding items: There are a total of 13 limited edition ornamental Lindt Bears available in the auction, 12 of them are each signed by a different celebrity in this action, 1 larger size one is signed by many celebrities.
  7. Bidding will remain open until 9am on 15th November 2014 (the closing time/date of the auction, which may be subject to change by Lindt UK), and the entrant with the highest bid at the close of the auction, will win the item. However the highest bid does not necessarily guarantee a win because bidders will be disqualified if the Promoter, at its sole discretion, believes that there has been an attempt to manipulate or tamper with the operation of the Promotion.
  8. If non-winning bidders wish to donate a part or their entire bid to BBC Children in Need, they can do so by ticking an option box offered to them on the auction page, and stating the amount that they wish to donate.
  9. Proof of identity may be required by the Promoter. Failure to provide proof of identity may result in disqualification from this Promotion.
  10. If a winning bidder has not processed their payment of the bid within 48 hours of the Auction end date and time then their signed Bear will be offered to the preceding highest bidder.
  11. Instructions on processing payment of bids and donations will be supplied via email at the email address provided on entry in to this action.
  12. Winning bids are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  13. Please allow up to 28 days for delivery of bears. A signature may be required for delivery. UK Mainland only.
  14. 100% of all bids will go directly to BBC Children in Need (registered charity BBC Children in Need in 2014. Reg. charity England & Wales no. 802052 and Scotland no. SCO39557). See their website for more details) along with additional funds raised over the year 2014 by Lindt UK.
  15. Bid "Sniping" (where a person waits to outbid in the final seconds of an auction) will not be tolerated and if the Promoter feel a bid has been sniped, the Promoter will remove that bid.
  16. Please note: The Promoter reserves the right to request and check a proof of the paid winning bid to BBC Children in Need before the Bear, signed by any celebrity, is posted to the winning bidder.
  17. The Promoter cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury, costs, expenses or claims suffered by bidders as a result of entering this action or winning the bidding item(s).
  18. Data Protection: The entrants’ personal details in this action will at all times be kept confidential and only used for the operation and purposes of the auction as described in these Terms and Conditions. The entrant hereby accepts and acknowledges such usage within the scope of this action. However by entering the action, unless the entrant has specifically indicated otherwise, the Promoter reserves the right to contact the entrant with news, marketing information, promotions and offers after the closing date of this action. The Promoter will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes. See for our Privacy Policy.
  19. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason.
  20. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, administered by or endorsed by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Lindt and not to Facebook.
  21. The Promoter’s decision in all matters is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  22. The Promoter shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.
  23. By participating in the auction, participants are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
  24. This action will be governed by laws of England and the jurisdiction of the Courts of England.
  25. Promoter: Lindt & Sprungli Ltd (UK), 4 New Square, Feltham, Middlesex, TW14 8HA.