Spread the Word Competition T’s & C’s

Spread the Word Social Media & Website Competition

Short Terms: 

GB residents aged 18+. Opens 23/05/2023, closes 13/06/2023.

How to Enter:

You can enter on Instagram.

To register your entry on Instagram:

– Follow the Spread the Word Instagram account.
– Like the Spread the Word Giveaway Instagram post posted on 23/05/2023.


Enter for your chance to win a copy of Letters to a Writer of Colour, edited by Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro.


These Terms and Conditions prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials. Entry and claim instructions are deemed to form part of the terms and conditions and by participating, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the terms and conditions. Please retain a copy for your information.


Spread the Word, The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG


This promotion is open to GB residents aged 18+, excluding employees and their immediate families of the Promoter, its subsidiaries, other group companies, its agents, or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.

Promotional Period:
The promotion will run from 23/05/2023 to 23:59 13/05/2023.


Enter for your chance to win a copy of Letters to a Writer of Colour, edited by Deepa Anappara and Taymour Soomro.

No cash or other alternative prize will be provided in whole or in part, except that in the event of circumstances outside of its control the promoter reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value.

Winner Selection:

Prize draw
All eligible entries will be entered into the prize draw. The winners will be selected via a randomised computer process/by an independent adjudicator.

Winner Notification:

Prize draw/competition

Winners will be contacted on Instagram within 28 days and will have 14 days to confirm details (name, email address and postal address) in order to claim the prize. In the case that they do not respond in time, another winner will be selected using the same methodology as above.  Entrants are encouraged to monitor their connections during this time in case they are the winner. The winner will be asked to share their address with Vintage Publishing to arrange delivery.


The prize will be delivered by post within 28 days of winner confirmation.

Publicity/name release:

The winner agrees to take part in publicity in connection with this promotion.


The Promoter reserves the right to verify all entries including but not limited to asking for address and identity details (which they must provide within 14 days) and to refuse to award a prize or withdraw prize entitlement and/or refuse further participation in the promotion and disqualify the participant where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or any instructions forming part of this promotions entry requirements or otherwise where a participant has gained unfair advantage in participating in the promotion or won using fraudulent means.


If for any reason any aspect of this promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Promoter may in its sole discretion modify or suspend the promotion or invalidate any affected entries/claims. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligation.

The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this promotion or accepting or using the prize/gift, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (including personal injury, death and fraud) in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law.

If any of these clauses should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable then it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and conditions and the remaining clauses shall survive and remain in full force and effect.

Any question concerning the legal interpretation of the rules will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

All Spread the Word competitions comply with the promotional marketing rules of the Advertising Standards Authority.

Data protection:

The Promoter will only use the personal details supplied for the administration of the promotion and for no other purpose, unless we have your consent. Your personal details will at all times be kept confidential and in accordance with current data protection legislation. Click https://www.spreadtheword.org.uk/privacy-policy/  for the Promoter’s privacy policy. You can request access to your personal data, or have any inaccuracies rectified, by sending an email to [email protected]. By participating in the Promotion, you agree to the use of your personal data as described here.


Published 23 May 2023