Competition terms

(The Gear Loop) - Competitions are handled via Gleam. Data is stored in an EU Privacy Shield-Compliant facility. The service allows anyone to request for their account or data to be deleted. Gleam by nature is a consent-based platform, users specifically give consent to enter campaigns and the data they provide is only ever shared with the owner of the campaign.

We might ask you for a range of information to enter the competition like your email address, so we can contact you in the future, your age so we can ensure you are over 18, or your address so we can post something to you, like a competition prize.


If you take part in any competition which is run on or through this Website you agree to be bound by the Online Competition Rules and any other rules specified by Pocket-lint ltd from time to time (“Competition Rules”) and by the decisions of Pocket-lint ltd

Competitions are only open to residents of the countries stated on the competition, and excludes employees of the sponsor, Pocket-lint ltd and their families.

All entries must be submitted through The Gear Loop competition web page and will not be accepted via any other means, eg, post, fax or e-mail.

Pocket-lint ltd reserves the right to disqualify incomplete, altered or illegal entries.

No responsibility is accepted for incomplete entries due to server error or other causes beyond our control.

A The Gear Loop member of staff or a guest judge will choose winning entries.

The prizewinner will receive the prize as featured in the corresponding competition. There is no cash alternative to the prizes.

The winner will be notified by e-mail within 28 days of the end of the competition. Winner's details such as name and where in the country they live may be posted on The Gear Loop within 28 days of the end of the competition. We will not however publicly publish full address details.