Terms & conditions

YouTube Treasure Hunt on the O2 Academy TV Channel Competition

Key Terms:

Competition Dates: 3 p.m. GMT on 26th November to 5 p.m. GMT on 14th December(Closing Date)

Entrants can be O2 and Non O2 customers aged 18 or over. ID will be requested when the winner is contacted.

To enter this Competition, you must subscribe (or already be subscribed) to our O2 Academy TV channel. Then follow the clues through 7 of our selected O2 Academy TV videos until you reach the final unlisted video. You then leave a comment on the final video to confirm your entry into the draw to win the prize

Judging Criteria and Judging Date:

The winner will be picked at random from the eligible entries that have left a comment on the final video and are subscribed to the O2 Academy TV YouTube channel.

The winner selection will take place on 14th December and will be picked by an independent judge at pd3.


Prize includes 12 x 1 pair (2 x tickets) to any O2 Academy venue for 2013, which is 1 pair (2 tickets) for each calendar month. Winners will be asked to submit their ticket requests to pd3 who will liaise with the sponsorship representative to con firm availability. Pd3 will inform the winner of tickets availability and will arrange for the winners name to be on the guest list for that show.

[Please note all tickets are subject to availability and in the case that a show is not available a suitable alternative show will be arranged at that O2 Academy venue or another O2 Academy venue]

The winner will be contacted in a private message on YouTube asking them to contact an assigned contact at pd3 by email to claim their prize. The prize has to be claimed within a week.

If the prize isn't claimed pd3 will choose another winner from the people who have commented and who are subscribed to the channel.

  1. This competition is open to all customers of O2 and non O2 customers who are UK residents, excluding employees of O2, or any of its subsidiary companies, their families, agents or anyone else connected with this promotion. No third party entries, bulk entries or entries submitted by agents will be accepted. O2 reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants. O2 may require such information as it considers reasonably necessary for the purpose of verifying the eligibility of an entry and the prize may be withheld until and unless O2 is satisfied with the verification.
  2. Only one entry per person and per mobile phone number (if applicable) is allowed. Entries not complying with these terms and conditions will be invalid.
  3. The Competition runs during the Competition Dates until the specified Closing Date. Entries received after this date and time will not be entered into the Competition.
  4. The instructions provided at the point of entry form part of the terms & conditions of this competition, and in the event of a conflict, these terms & conditions take precedence.
  5. The winner(s) will be selected from all eligible entries received on the basis of the Judging Criteria set out above. Each winner will be notified within a reasonable time after the Judging Date either by email, mail or telephone. The prize is awarded conditionally upon acceptance and if a winner is unable to be contacted after a reasonable period or if any prize is unclaimed or declined within a reasonable period, the prize shall be deemed as unclaimed or unaccepted and the next best entry may be awarded the Prize at O2's discretion.
  6. O2 will not be responsible for any inability of a prize winner to take up the specified prize.
  7. Pd3 are a creative agency who are working for Telefónica O2 UK and manage the O2 Academy TV YouTube channel.
  8. Unless otherwise expressly stated, where the prize requires attendance at a specific venue, the winner and any permitted companions will be solely responsible for travel to and from the venue and all other expenses. O2 assumes no responsibility and is not liable for any costs, charges or expenses which winners may be required to pay at any time in connection with a Prize. Any additional terms of entry specified by the venue will also apply which, in the case of events at The O2, can be viewed online at
  9. O2 reserves the right to provide substitute prize(s) of similar value should the specified prize(s) become unavailable for reasons beyond its control. Cash or credit alternatives will not be offered. None of the prizes are transferable. Events may occasionally be cancelled for reasons outside O2's control. O2 will endeavour to promptly update any relevant information but cannot issue refunds for texts sent or calls made before this occurs (where applicable). O2 will not be liable for any change of date or venue or cancellation of any event.
  10. O2 accepts no responsibility for incorrectly completed, lost or delayed entries, notices, acceptances, tickets or other documents related to the Prize(s).
  11. In the event of fraud, abuse, and/or an error affecting the proper operation of this Competition, including the allocation of more prizes than are available, O2 reserves the right to end or suspend the Competition; amend these terms & conditions; declare void the notification of winner(s); and/or to allocate available prizes by conducting a simple draw from all wrongly allocated winners.
  12. If any provision of these terms and conditions is held invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any government, or by the final determination of any court of a competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provisions not held to be invalid.
  13. The winner(s) may be required to participate in publicity connected with this Competition and it is a condition of entry that the winner(s) agree to their name and country of residence being made publicly available if they win.
  14. The names of the major winner(s) may be obtained by sending a signed handwritten request along with a stamped self-addressed envelope detailing your request to the Marketing Team, Telefónica UK Limited, 260 Bath Road, Slough SL1 4DX, and marked with the name of the Competition.
  15. Entrants' data will be collected, stored and processed for the purposes of administering and assessing this Competition. If a prize includes tickets to an event then for the purpose of administering the ticket allocation, O2 reserves the right to exchange information and data regarding tickets and applications with third party ticket providers and/or service providers.
  16. O2's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  17. O2 reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the promotion and/or review and 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 of these terms and conditions, entrants shall be deemed to have agreed to any such new or amended terms.
  18. If run over Facebook: The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. By entering this Prize Draw, you are providing information to O2 and not to Facebook and you release Facebook from any liability associated with this Competition.
  19. If run over YouTube: The competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering this Prize Draw, you are providing information to O2 and not to YouTube you release YouTube from any liability associated with this Competition.
  20. By running this competition we are adhering YouTube's contest rules and the winner must comply with YouTube Terms of Service and Community Guidelines and if not these entries will be disqualified.
  21. This promotion is governed by English Law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  22. The promoter of this Competition is Telefónica UK Limited, 260 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4DX ("O2").