FreeStyle Libre Story – Competition Rules


Full Terms and Conditions

  1. This promotion is organised and run by Abbott Laboratories Limited and is open to FreeStyle Libre system users aged 18 or over or parent/legal guardians of a minor who reside in the Republic of Ireland. Under 18s cannot complete a submission without a parent or guardian.Employees and agents of Abbott Laboratories Limited or any group company, their families, households or anyone professionally connected with this promotion may not enter.
  2. Prior to entering this competition, you should ensure that you have read and understood the purposes for which the FreeStyle Libre System should be used. This information is available on the FreeStyle Libre website (www.freestylelibre.ie).
  3. No purchase is necessary.
  4. Entries are limited to one per user.
  5. To enter the competition, you must:
    1. Post a photo and caption via the entry form on the competition landing page youcandoit.freestylediabetes.ie that shows how FreeStyle Libre system has had an impact on your life; and
    2. Complete the entry form using a valid email address with valid and true contact details.
  6. Entries must not:
    1. Include medical advice or recommendations;
    2. Contain inaccurate, misleading or non-factual information;
    3. Contain photos or stories of those aged under 4;
    4. Contain photos of those aged under 18 years without parent or guardian consent;
    5. Contain language or images that are derogatory, defamatory or disrespectful towards an individual, another company or organisation (including patient advocacy groups or diabetes bodies);
    6. Contain language or images that are deemed inappropriate, offensive or abusive. This includes comments, symbols or slogans that offend on the basis of race, religion, gender or sexuality, or statements that are intended merely to offend;
    7. Contain language, banners, symbols or slogans in a language other than English that cannot be translated or understood, or could be deemed inappropriate or offensive;
    8. Challenge any other entries that might include experiences or opinions that are different to their own;
    9. Contain competitor brand names;
    10. Contain or be considered spam;
    11. Contain comments that could encourage improper or dangerous behavior;
    12. Contain comments that suggest impropriety of an individual who could reasonably be identified;
    13. Contain comments that identify a third party individual who is not already in the public domain;
    14. Contain threatening language against another individual;
    15. Contain images or comments that depict or explain product usage outside of the current, approved indications;
  7. You may enter this prize draw from 09.00am on Monday the 14th August 2017 until 12.00am on Sunday the 3rd of September 2017. Entries which are received prior to the Opening Date or after the Closing Date will not be eligible to participate in the draw.
  8. The winner will be randomly selected from among all the eligible entries. Abbott will not enter into correspondence in relation to the results. There will be one winner.
  9. Abbott will use all reasonable endeavours to notify the winner by email on or before 12.00pm on Monday the 4th of September 2017. When contacted, the winner must confirm to Abbott he/she accepts the prize. The confirmation must be in writing and within 48hrs of the email notification from Abbott being sent. In the event the winner does not provide the requested confirmation by 12.00pm on the 6th of September then Abbott may at its sole discretion disqualify that person and select at random a replacement winner. Abbott will use all reasonable endeavours to notify the replacement winner promptly, by email and the provisions of this paragraph will apply to the replacement winner as if he/she were the original winner.
  10. The prize to be awarded is one (1) year’s supply of free FreeStyle Libre sensors (26 sensors) delivered to the winner quarterly.
  11. There will be no cash alternative or prize alternative, other than as set out in paragraph 12.
  12. In the event that all or part of any prize is unavailable then Abbott reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equivalent value.
  13. Abbott is not responsible for any lost, misdirected, illegible, late, mutilated or altered entries.
  14. Abbott will publish the name and town of the winner on www.freestylediabetes.ie by TBC 2017. The name of the winner will also be made available by written request to Abbott Diabetes Division, Abbott House, Vanwall Business Park, Maidenhead, SL6 4XE.
    The winner is deemed to consent to the publication of his/her name for the purpose described above by entering into this competition. If you do not consent to this publication, you should not enter this competition.
  15. Abbott is not liable for any disruption to this prize draw for reasons beyond Abbott’s reasonable control.
  16. In the event of any disruption to this prize draw, Abbott will use its reasonable endeavours to resolve the disruption and resume the promotion in a manner that is fair to the participants.
  17. Abbott reserves the right to delay the timing of notification or publication of the results.
  18. Entries which are sent through agents or third parties are not eligible for inclusion in the prize draw.
  19. By entering the prize draw, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any entries not complying with these terms and conditions may at Abbott’s discretion, acting reasonably, be deemed invalid and disqualified.
    Abbott may disqualify any entrant who it reasonably believes has interfered with or attempted to interfere with the fair running of this promotion.
  20. Instructions on how to enter this promotion form part of these terms and conditions.
  21. Abbott reserves the right to hold void, cancel, suspend or amend the promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.
  22. Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize.
  23. This promotion is governed by the laws of England and entrants to the prize draw submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

Promoter: Abbott Laboratories Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 329102 and its registered address at Abbott House, Vanwall Business Park, Vanwall Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4XE.