The promoter of the “Finding My Virginity Giveaway” (the “Competition”) is Virgin.com Limited of The Battleship Building, 179 Harrow Rd, London W2 6NB (“Virgin.com”, “we”, “us"). These terms and conditions (the “Terms”) apply between us and you (the “Entrant”, “you”) in relation to the Competition. By entering the Competition you agree to these terms and conditions.


2.1.       The Competition is free to enter and will consist of a prize draw with a chance for three people to win a copy of Richard Branson’s new autobiography “Finding My Virginity”.

2.2.       In order to enter the Competition, you must: (i) answer all of the Richard Branson-related questions on https://discover.apester.com/media/5a1ecf88b359e20001009571?src=link correctly and (ii) screenshot your 5 out of 5 result and post it to Twitter using #FindingMyVirginity (each post is an “Entry” and together the “Entries”). By posting an Entry your name will be entered into the pool for the prize draws (the “Prize Draw Pool”).

2.3.       Entry into the Competition will open at 1pm on Tuesday 19th December (the “Opening Time”) and will close at 3pm on Wednesday 20th December (the “Closing Time”). If you submit an Entry after the Closing Time you will not be entered into the Competition but your Entry may still be made available on our Twitter page.

2.4.       There is a limit of one Entry per person and your name will only be entered into the Prize Draw Pool once. Multiple Entries by the same person from different Twitter accounts will not be permitted and additional Entries made by you will be automatically discounted.

2.5.       By submitting an Entry, you will be deemed to have irrevocably agreed to be bound by these Terms and any terms and conditions cross reference in these Terms and Conditions.


3.1.       Within 24 hours of the Closing Time, we will conduct a random prize draw, where three people will be chosen at random from the Prize Draw Pool (the “Winners”).

3.2.       Each Winner will be notified via their Twitter profile as soon as possible after the Winners have been chosen. Each Winner must accept the Prize by following the instructions contained in the notification on their Twitter profile within 24 hours of being notified as a Winner. If Virgin.com does not receive a response within 24 hours of when Virgin.com first tries to contact the relevant Winner, Virgin.com reserves the right to award the Prize to another Entrant and the original Winner will have no right to insist on receiving the Prize. Thereafter the alternative Entrant shall be the Winner for the purposes of these Terms.

3.3.       If you are selected as a Winner, Virgin.com may require you to provide your address and other information in order for you to receive and enjoy the Prize. If you do not provide this information within a reasonable time after Virgin.com’s request, Virgin.com reserves the right to withdraw the Prize without further notice. Virgin.com accepts no responsibility for any loss (including disappointment and/or the inability to enjoy a Prize) caused by the Winners failure to provide such information.


4.1.       The Competition is only open to those who are aged 18 years or over, except:

4.1.1.          any employee of (i) Virgin Group Holdings limited, its subsidiary undertakings, its parent undertakings and any subsidiary undertakings of such parent undertakings (each as defined in section 1162 of the Companies Act 2006), or (ii) any entity which has the name “Virgin” in its title and licences the right to use the “Virgin” name, directly or indirectly, from Virgin Enterprises Limited and each of its subsidiary undertakings (the “Restricted Companies”); or

4.1.2.          the immediate family members of any employees of the Restricted Companies.

4.2.       In entering the Competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so. We may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the Competition.

4.3.       Entries may be rejected or disqualified from the Competition at the sole discretion of Virgin.com for any reasons including, but not limited to, any breach of these Terms, obscenity, defamation, an invasion of privacy or other objectionable content. Any person found to be submitting unsolicited bulk messages (i.e. spam) will be disqualified from the Competition.

4.4.       If you do not correctly submit your Entry in accordance with these Terms, you will not be eligible to win the Prize. Virgin.com takes no responsibility for any Entries that are lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, incomplete or otherwise invalid. Virgin.com will not be responsible for any technical fault or failure which prevents a person from entering the Competition.

4.5.       Virgin.com can, in its absolute discretion, disqualify any entrant for breach of or non-compliance with these Terms, vary or amend these Terms, change the Prize or terminate this Competition without prior notice. You agree that no liability shall attach to Virgin.com or any other Virgin Group company as a result thereof and that, in such circumstances, no compensation will be payable.

5.           THE PRIZE

5.1.       Subject to availability and these Terms, each Winner shall be entitled to one handback copy of Richard Branson’s new autobiography, Finding My Virginity (the “Prize”).

5.2.       No part of the Prize may be exchanged or transferred and no cash alternatives will be offered. The Prize is subject to availability. If any part of the Prize stated is unavailable, an alternative of the same value will be supplied.

5.3.       No element of the Prize may be used in conjunction with any other promotion or promotional fare offered by any company in the Virgin Group or any third party.

5.4.       If for any reason a Winner does not make use of the Prize, including if the Prize is not claimed or redeemed, they shall not be entitled to any alternative prize. In each case, no refund or compensation will be provided.

5.5.       In event of an infringement by a Winner of these Terms or any other terms incorporated into these terms by reference, Virgin.com reserves the right to withdraw the Prize and shall not be obliged to offer an alternative.

5.6.       Final responsibility for determining the operation and results of the Competition, including eligibility and the identity of the Winners, and all decisions relating to the Prize rests solely with Virgin.com. Virgin.com’s decision shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into concerning any of these matters.


6.1.       Your entry and participation in the Competition will also be subject to the Virgin.com terms and conditions of usage and privacy policy found at http://www.virgin.com/terms/.

6.2.       This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Virgin.com and not to Twitter. All Entries must comply with the Twitter terms of use, the Twitter code of conduct and any other relevant Twitter terms or policies in operation from time to time.

6.3.       Virgin.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend these Terms or to withdraw, amend, cancel the Competition at any time and without notice. No liability shall attach to Virgin.com or any Virgin Group company as a result thereof and, in such circumstances, no compensation will be payable. Any changes to these terms will be posted on http://www.twitter.com/virgin.

7.           OUR LIABILITY

Insofar as is permitted by law, we and our agents or distributors will not, in any circumstances, be responsible or liable to compensate any Entrant or Winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking part in the Competition, except where it is caused by our negligence.


8.1.       By entering the Competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you in connection with the Competition and/or for the purposes of the Prize may be held and used only by us and our agents, suppliers and distributors in order to administer the Competition. Your personal information will not be used for any other purpose than as stated in these Terms or as separately accepted by you. Any personal data which you provide will be held and processed in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

8.2.       By submitting an Entry you agree and consent to the use of your Entry on our website to announce the Winners of the Competition or other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

9.           OTHER TERMS

9.1.       The Competition and these Terms are governed by English law and any dispute arising from or connected to the Competition or these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

9.2.       A copy of these Terms may be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Virgin.com at its address set out above.