Rulings (4)
  • Person(s) unknown t/a Little Elf Centre Creations

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 14 November 2018

    A Facebook post by Little Elf Centre Creations, seen on 3 August 2017, featured a promotion. Text on the post stated, “Okay guys here it is competition time. To win a set of family matching shirts includes: - X2 adults X3 children X1 custom autograph book. All you have to do is be a liker of the page tag a friend in th...

  • Superdrug Stores plc

    • Upheld
    • Point of sale, Internet (sales promotion)
    • 14 November 2018

    Two promotions by Superdrug offering free gifts upon the purchase of qualifying products:a. The first promotion, seen in-store on shelf-edge labels in the Braehead branch on 5 April 2018, stated "save 1/3 on Black and Asian Hair products... Free ORS Magic Hair Towel when you buy 3 Black and Asian hair products&quo...

  • The Speakmans

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 14 November 2018

    Three Facebook posts by The Speakmans, life coaches who offered motivational workshops, seen in July 2018, promoted the “Upgrade Your Life with The Speakmans” workshop:a. Text in the first post featured a testimonial from a workshop attendee which stated, “If you can, attend one of The Speakmans workshops. I went recen...

  • Volkswagen Group UK Ltd t/a Audi

    • Not Upheld
    • Television
    • 14 November 2018

    A TV ad for Audi, seen on 19 June 2018. The ad featured the song 'Send In The Clowns' and included various scenes of clowns driving dangerously or otherwise causing hazards for Audi drivers. The first scene showed two clowns in a car reversing down a hill while playing tricks on each other and not paying attention. The...

Informally resolved (56)
  • 3fivetwo Group

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Radio

  • AMC Furniture Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Poster

  • Alex Brooks

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 2

    Media: Internet (social networking)

  • Andrews Auto Parcs Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Regional press

  • Barratts Developments Plc

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)

  • Boots UK Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • British Telecommunications plc

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (sales promotion)

  • CB Deco Ltd t/a BlindsUK.net

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail

  • Certis UK Ltd t/a Certi Home Cover

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Chargemaster Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • DSG Retail Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (sales promotion)

  • Ecell Global Ltd t/a Head Case Designs

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (OM 3rd party)

  • Euro Car Parts Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail, Internet (sales promotion)

  • Expedia.com Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Express Gifts Ltd t/a Studio

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • FBI Animals

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 2

    Media: Magazine

  • Flare Audio Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site), Internet (social networking)

  • GoDaddy Operating Company LLC t/a GoDaddy

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Greentherm Solutions Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Greyhound Cars Ltd

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Radio

Mail order cases (1)
  • Castlepoint

    • 14 November 2018
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Point of sale