Rulings (7)
  • BetIndex Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (video)
    • 18 September 2019

    A BetIndex ad on YouTube broke the rules for encouraging gambling behaviour that was socially irresponsible, not making clear the associated financial risks and for creating the false impression that the product was an investment opportunity.

  • Brooks Brothers UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 18 September 2019

    An Instagram post by influencer Matthew Zorpas was banned for not being obviously identifiable as an ad.

  • Coral Interactive (Gibraltar) Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 18 September 2019

    A TV ad for Coral was banned for encouraging repetitive participation in gambling.

  • GAC Group Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 18 September 2019

    Claims on the website of a light therapy provider were banned for claiming or implying to be able to treat various conditions without adequate evidence.  

  • Heineken Enterprise Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Radio
    • 18 September 2019

    A radio ad for Fosters did not present gender stereotypes in a way that was likely to cause harm. 

  • Tesco Stores Ltd t/a Tesco

    • Upheld in part
    • National press, Television
    • 18 September 2019

    TV and press basket comparison ads for Tesco were found to be misleading.

  • We Buy Any Car Ltd

    • Not Upheld
    • Television, Radio
    • 18 September 2019

    Ads on TV and radio for webuyanycar.com were not misleading about the advertiser’s vehicle valuation because a used car’s worth was not an objective measure and the ads focused on the speed and simplicity of the service.

Informally resolved (23)
  • 123-Reg Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • BOXT Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

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

  • Beer52 Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (sales promotion)

  • Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 2

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Bluefin Trading Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site), Internet (OM 3rd party)

  • British Airways plc

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Doll Beauty

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Equinor

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Poster

  • Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Television

  • JB GlobalLtd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Point of sale

  • JD Sports Fashion Plc

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Just Eat.co.uk Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Mailing

  • Megan Barton-Hanson

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)

  • Review Cloud Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)

  • Robert Dyas Holdings Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail

  • Samsung Electronics UK Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 8

    Media: Internet (on own site)

  • Senior Dating Agency Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)

  • Sparshatts of Botley Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Radio

  • Streamz Global Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (search engine)

  • TFS Stores Ltd

    • 18 September 2019
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: E-mail