Hobgoblin Autumn Promotion – Win a Year’s Supply of Beer Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions


The promoter of this promotion is Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company Limited (company number 00078439) (the Promoter) with registered office at Marston’s House, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton, England, WV1 4JT. The Promoter has engaged Richmond Towers Communications Limited trading as Richmond & Towers (R&T) (company number 05452146) with registered office at 69 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5RR to administer the promotion.

Privacy Policy

  1. The personal data that you provide in connection with this promotion will be used by R&T for the purposes of administering the promotion, verifying eligibility of entrants and selecting and contacting the winner in accordance with the terms and conditions of this promotion below (Terms and Conditions).
  2. If you win the prize, R&T will:
  3. make your name and county available, as a winner, to people requesting that information in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and as required by the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct & Promotional Marketing. If you do not want your name to be made available, please inform R&T using the contact details in paragraph 8 of this Privacy Policy. Note that if requested to do so, R&T may still, on behalf of the Promoter, share winners’ details with the Advertising Standards Authority;
  4. share your data with the Promoter, who will process your data to arrange fulfilment of your prize.
  5. The Terms and Conditions are the legal basis for the processing of your personal data by R&T and the Promoter. If you do not provide your personal data, R&T cannot process your entry, enter you in to the promotion or notify you if you win, and the Promoter cannot provide you with your prize.
  6. Neither R&T or the Promoter will disclose or share your personal data with any third party other than third parties who request details of the winners of this promotion as described at paragraph 2 above, or third parties who are engaged to fulfil and deliver the prize.
  7. Your personal data may need to be sent to countries outside of the UK in order to conduct aspects of the promotion (e.g. where fulfilment of the prize happens in another country). Where this occurs, R&T and/or the Promoter will ensure that any transfer happens in accordance with applicable law.
  8. R&T will delete your personal data promptly after the prize has been awarded and distributed. If you are successful in winning the prize, R&T and the Promoter will not keep your personal data for any longer than they need to, either to comply with the law or to fulfil their obligations to you and other third parties. To find out more, you can contact R&T and/or the Promoter using the contact details set out at paragraph 8 below.
  9. In accordance with the applicable data protection laws and regulations, you are reminded that you may at any time exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion, limitation of treatment, opposition to treatment, including a right to require that your personal data is erased (but note that this will automatically remove your entry from the promotion and, if you are a winner, will mean that you cannot receive or take up the prize), a right to amend your data and the right to ask to port (transfer) your data directly to another organisation.
  10. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact R&T by email at hobgoblin@rtc.london, or the Promoter at privacy@carlsbergmarstons.co.uk.
  11. If you believe that R&T or the Promoter is not treating your personal data in accordance with the law, you have the right to file a complaint with the Information Commission’s Officer (ICO) or other competent authority. You can find more details about the ICO at their website https://ico.org.uk/.
  12. For more information about R&T’s treatment of your personal data, please consult its privacy policy which is available here: https://rtc.london/data-policy-and-privacy-notice/.
  13. For more information about the Promoter’s treatment of your personal data, please consult its privacy policy which is available here: carlsbergmarstons.co.uk/privacy-notification.

Terms and Conditions  


  1. This promotion is open to all persons aged 18 or over and resident in England and Wales who are registered users of a valid Instagram account at the time of entry into the promotion, other than employees, and their immediate families, of the Promoter, R&T, their associated companies and anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.
  2. The Promoter and its agency reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. The Promoter and its agency may require such information as they consider reasonably necessary for this purpose and a prize may be withheld until the Promoter is satisfied with the verification.

How to Enter

  1. You will require Internet access and an Instagram account to enter the promotion. You must allow social media messages from third parties on your Instagram account so that the Promoter may contact you should you win the prize.
  2. A purchase is necessary to enter this promotion as described below. The purchase may be made at any licenced premises that stocks Hobgoblin on draught, subject to the Product (as defined below) being available (Licensed Premises).
  3. To enter the promotion you must, prior to the end of the Promotional Period:
  4. purchase a draught pint of Hobgoblin Ruby, Gold, IPA or Session IPA (Product) from a Licensed Premises in England or Wales;
  5. follow the @HobgoblinBeer account on Instagram;
  6. share a photograph of your poured pint in a Hobgoblin-branded “Hobgoblet” glass to your Instagram stories and/or Instagram feed; and
  7. include in your post the hashtag #Hobgoblet and tag @HobgoblinBeer.
  8. Any instructions provided at the point of entry form part of the Terms and Conditions of this promotion. In the event of a conflict, these Terms and Conditions take precedence.
  9. The promotion will begin at 00:00 on 1st September 2023 and close at 23:59 on 31st October 2023 (Promotional Period).
  10. All entries for the promotion must be received by the Promoter before expiry of the Promotional Period. Entries received after the expiry of the Promotional Period will not be accepted. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, corrupted or not received by the end of the Promotional Period for any reason. Proof of sending shall not be deemed to be proof of receipt.
  11. Entries are limited to one per person, per week. Entrants may enter this promotion multiple times during the Promotional Period for personal, non-commercial purposes, provided that each entry submitted includes a unique photograph. Multiple entries which include the same photograph will not qualify for entry in to this promotion. Entries not complying with these Terms and Conditions will be invalid.
  12. Photographs shared as an entry to this promotion must feature only your poured pint and must not include images of any identifiable individual. In addition, entrants must ensure that their entry:
  • is their own original work and does not infringe any third party rights (including without limitation in copyright, trade marks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or any other intellectual property rights);
  • does not refer to or compare competitor products;
  • does not include any third party brands, trade marks or branded products (other than those relating to the Promoter or this promotion);
  • does not feature images of anyone under the age of 25, or images of anyone who appears to be under the age of 25;
  • does not depict illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous or illegal;
  • does not include rude or offensive words or connotations or abusive, defamatory, profane or otherwise offensive or inappropriate language;
  • does not include the portrayal or suggestion of immoderate or irresponsible drinking;
  • does not feature daring or antisocial behaviour;
  • is not sexually explicit or suggestive;
  • is responsible and does not damage the Promoter’s reputation or place the Promoter in breach of the advertising code rules (as determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion);
  • is in compliance with the rules, policies and terms of service of the platform where the story is posted (i.e. Instagram) and all applicable laws, regulations and code rules (and would not place the Promoter in breach of any such rules, policies, terms of service or applicable laws, regulations and codes, as determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion); and
  • is otherwise suitable for presentation in a public forum (as determined by the Promoter in its sole discretion).
  1. Photographs shared by entrants in order to enter the promotion which, in the reasonable opinion and sole discretion of the Promoter are deemed to contravene paragraph 10 will result in the entry to which they relate being ineligible for entry into this promotion. The Promoter has sole discretion as to whether a photograph or comment contravenes paragraph 10 and whether entry to the promotion is accepted.


  1. There is one prize available to be won in this promotion of a “year’s supply” of Hobgoblin Ruby and Gold beer. The prize includes a total of 96 x 500ml bottles of Hobgoblin Ruby and 96 x 500ml bottles of Hobgoblin Gold, with the winner receiving one 8 x 500ml bottle pack of Hobgoblin Ruby and one 8 x 500ml bottle pack of Hobgoblin Gold each month for a period of 12 months
  2. Any further prize details will be confirmed when the winner is contacted. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute an alternative prize of at least equal value if circumstances make this necessary.
  3. The prize is non-transferable and no cash or other alternative will be offered.

 Winner Selection, Notification and Claiming

  1. The winner will be drawn at random by a computer process that produces verifiably random results on 6th November 2023 from all valid entries received on Instagram by the Promoter during the Promotional Period and verified.
  2. The Promoter will contact the winner within 48 hours of the draw taking place by direct message on Instagram. Entrants who have not won a prize will not be notified.
  1. In order to claim the prize, the winner must provide to the Promoter, within 14 days of being contacted:
  2. the winner’s home address for delivery of the prize to be made; and
  3. a copy of the winner’s photo identification confirming that the winner is aged 18 years or older.
  4. The prize will be dispatched to the winner in instalments as detailed in paragraph 12 above by Royal Mail or Courier (at the Promoter’s election) to the delivery address provided by the winner. The first instalment will be dispatched to the winner within seven days of the winner claiming their prize, with each additional instalment being dispatched on or around the same day each month thereafter until the whole prize has been fulfilled. At the request of the delivery service provider, the recipient must produce proof of age to confirm they are aged 18 or over before the prize will be delivered.
  5. If delivery of a prize instalment is declined, cannot be completed using reasonable efforts or if satisfactory proof of age is not provided to the delivery service provider upon request, the winner’s entitlement to receive that prize instalment may be forfeited.
  6. If at any point the winner wishes to change their delivery address, they can do so by contacting hobgoblin@carlsbergmarstons.co.uk.
  7. If the prize is declined, the winner cannot take up the prize or the winner fails to claim the prize as required by paragraph 17 above, the prize will be forfeited and a replacement winner may be drawn at the Promoter’s sole discretion. These Terms and Conditions will apply to any replacement winner. The Promoter accepts no responsibility any inability of the winner to take up the prize.
  8. To obtain the name and county of the winners, please write to hobgoblin@rtc.london within three months of the end of the Promotional Period. Entrants can object to disclosure or request that disclosure be limited in scope by contacting hobgoblin@rtc.london.  The Promoter may nevertheless disclose the information to the Advertising Standards Authority if required.


  1. If you wish to withdraw from this promotion, your request should be made in writing to the Promoter at hobgoblin@rtc.london.
  2. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram and by entering this promotion you hereby release Instagram from any liability in respect of this promotion.
  3. You must not repost, forward or otherwise share Instagram messages or posts relating to this promotion with any of your Instagram contacts who are under the legal drinking age in the intended recipient’s country of residence.
  4. Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoter, its associated companies and its agents will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prizeexcept where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the promotion and / or revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without giving prior notice and, by continuing to take part in the promotion subsequent to any revision, entrants shall be deemed to have agreed to the amended terms.
  6. The Promoter may, in its sole discretion, disqualify entries deemed to be non-compliant with these Terms and Conditions or if it has any reason to believe that efforts have been made to distort the competitive process or spirit of the promotion. This includes any individual found to be attempting to circumvent this clause by tampering with the operation of the promotion, setting up multiple accounts or using multiple identities. No bulk, consumer group or third party entries will be accepted. The Promoter’s decision as to any aspect of this promotion is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  8. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provisions not held to be invalid.
  9. This promotion and all issues arising out of it shall be governed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Promoter: Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company Limited, Marston’s House, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton, England, WV1 4JT

Please drink responsibly. Bedrinkaware.co.uk.

Summary Terms and Conditions

*18+, England & Wales only. Internet & Instagram account allowing 3rd party messages required.  Open 00:00 01.09.23 to 23:59 31.10.23. To enter, purchase a draught pint of Hobgoblin Ruby, Gold, IPA or Session IPA from a licensed premises in England or Wales which is displaying the promotional material advertising this promotion, share photo of your poured pint in a Hobgoblin “Hobgoblet” glass in your Instagram stories/feed, including #Hobgoblet & tagging @HobgoblinBeer & follow @HobgoblinBeer on Instagram before closing date. Photo must not include u/25s or irresponsible drinking. 1 prize available of a year’s supply of Hobgoblin Ruby & Gold beer (8x500ml Hobgoblin Ruby & 8x500ml Hobgoblin Gold per month for 12 months). Winner drawn at random on 06.11.23. Max. 1 entry per person per week. Full T&Cs, exclusions & privacy policy available at www.hobgoblinbeer.co.uk. Promoter: Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company Ltd, WV1 4JT. Please drink responsibly. Bedrinkaware.co.uk.

Reduced Summary Terms

*18+ Eng&Wales only. Internet & Instagram required. Purchase draught pint of Hobgoblin, share photo of pint in “Hobgoblet” glass on Instagram stories/feed. Include #Hobgoblet & tag @HobgoblinBeer in photo & follow @HobgoblinBeer for chance to win. 1 prize available: 8x500ml Hobgoblin Ruby & Gold per month for a year. Closes 23:59 on 31.10.23. Winner drawn at random. Max. 1 entry per person per week. See www.hobgoblinbeer.co.uk for full T&Cs & privacy policy. Promoter: Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Co. Ltd, WV1 4JT.

The promoter of this promotion is Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company Limited (company number 00078439) (the Promoter) with registered office at Marston’s House, Brewery Road, Wolverhampton, England, WV1 4JT. The Promoter has engaged Richmond Towers Communications Limited trading as Richmond & Towers (R&T) (company number 05452146) with registered office at 69 Turnmill Street, London EC1M 5RR to administer the promotion.

Did you know? You can order an additional 8 pack of beer without increasing your shipping costs!
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