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HolidayPirates: Participation terms and conditions
“Escape Winter App Campaign 2024”
1. Competition and organisers
The promoter of this online competition “Escape Winter App Campaign 2024” (hereinafter referred to as “Competition”) is HolidayPirates GmbH, Neue Grünstrasse 18, 10179 Berlin, Germany, (hereinafter referred to as “HolidayPirates”). The participation in the Competition is governed exclusively by the following participation terms and conditions.
2.1 Entrants must be at least 18 years old. Excluded from participation are employees, and their family members, of HolidayPirates and its affiliate companies.
2.2 Participation in the Competition is possible only within the period 29th January 2024 (10:00 local time) to 11th February 2024 (23:59 local time). There is 1 prize worth £4000 (€ or $). There will be one winner for all participating markets. Participation in the Competition is free of charge.
2.3 Every new or existing user qualifies to participate every day in the raffle by registering via the competition page: (LINK) and by completing the following action:
- Download the Urlaubspiraten/ HolidayPirates/ PiratinViaggio/ VakantiePiraten/ VoyagesPirates/ ViajerosPiratas/ TravelPirates App App via the Competition page and take part in the contest. Users who already have downloaded the app, must click on the participation link to take part by clicking on the Pop Up in the App.
In order to participate in the draw, we ask for your email address to inform you in case you have won. Your personal data will be used exclusively for this purpose. You can withdraw your compliance at any time. More information in our privacy notice (link).
Participants can optionally share the contest with friends to increase their chances of winning. They will receive a personalised link after participating throughout the contest timeframe. Users can share this link with their contacts in order to invite them to join our App; the more friends subscribe to the App, the higher the chances to win the prize. If the referred user participates in the contest via the shared code, the referee will get additional entries. For every successful referral, the referee gets 10 extra entries;
To make it a successful referral the referred friend needs to download the HolidayPirates App AND log in via Gmail, Facebook or Email. We can only inform the participants about the number of referred friends if referred friends create an user account.
2.4 Only those who meet the conditions described in para.2.3 enter the Competition. HolidayPirates cannot be held liable for late and/or incomplete entries.
3. Execution and carrying out of the prize win
3.1 Only the prizes specified in detail below will be drawn:
One holiday worth £4,000 ($ + €). From this £2,.000 ($ + €) will be a lastminute voucher sponsored by lastminute.com + £2,000 ($ + €) flight/travel budget sponsored by HP. The value of the flight/travel budget can only be used for booking flights, and accommodations needed for the trip. The confirmations will have to be sent to us after booking the trip. Only one prize is available across all markets participating (Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, USA and the Netherlands) in the Competition. Money remaining from the original competition prize value after the trip arrangement (flights and accommodation) cannot be used by a third party not connected to the prize. Complex multi-city trips are not permitted. HolidayPirates, in its sole discretion, shall decide what constitutes a complex multi-city trip.
The terms and conditions of the partner lastminute.com who provide the prize applies. Voucher is valid for 1 year, scalable and with no minimum spending. The Voucher cannot be exchanged for cash. No change or refund will be given.
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3.2 The winner will be notified by email and an app notification sent to the specified email address the participant provided in 2.3. The draw will be held after 11th February 2024. The winner must confirm, using the contact routes specified in the notification, the receipt of the notification as well as his name and address within 1 day from being notified of the prize by the Competition promoter. Otherwise, the right to the prize ceases and will be allocated to another entrant. In this respect, the entrant is responsible for making sure that he takes note of the notification of the prize from HolidayPirates via his email account. The prices communicated during the Competition through our communication channels are converted into local currencies using foreign exchange rates applicable on the campaign start day.
3.3 If the prize includes a trip, the winner must travel within one year of claiming the prize, and otherwise risks forfeit by not doing so.
3.4 The delivery of the prize will be by transferring the money to the winner’s bank account.
3.5 The claim to the prize may not be assigned or transferred. The prize cannot be paid out, supplemented or changed. If the prize cannot be made available to the winner for whatever reason, HolidayPirates reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of an equivalent value.
3.6 The trip to be won in the draw will be arranged by HolidayPirates (if not sponsored by a third party). HolidayPirates is not liable for the trip execution.
3.7 The contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. Facebook and Instagram are not available for contact about the Competition.
3.8 If the prize involves travel then you must start your trip from one of the participating countries: Germany, UK, Italy, France, Spain, the USA and The Netherlands.
3.9 Winners are responsible for ensuring that their passport, visa, and any other travel documents are valid and up to date for any trip, they arrange with HolidayPirates. If after arranging the trip with HolidayPirates the winners realise that their papers are not in order, HolidayPirates will not be liable to arrange another trip.
3.10 The prize(s) may be considered a taxable benefit to the winner(s). The winner(s) will be solely and directly responsible for accounting for and paying to any relevant tax authority, any tax liability arising on their prize.
4. Exclusion from participation
4.1 HolidayPirates reserves the right to exclude entrants from the Competition if they violate these terms and conditions.
4.2 Moreover, HolidayPirates reserves the right to exclude from the Competition entrants who use prohibited tools or otherwise gain advantages through manipulation (in particular, collective or repeated entries if such are not expressly allowed by HolidayPirates). This is the case when, for example, automatic scripts, hacking tools, trojans or viruses are used or when an entrant gains an advantage through other prohibited means. Also providing false personal details and using fake profiles may result in the exclusion from the Competition. As the case may be, prizes may be denied ex post and/or be claimed back.
5. Early cancellation or discontinuation of the Competition
HolidayPirates is entitled to discontinue the Competition ahead of schedule, or suspend or modify the Competition in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond the organiser's control that render the carrying out of the Competition according to original plans difficult or unreasonable for HolidayPirates. This includes in particular, but without limitation, unauthorised intervention of third parties, technical problems with hard- or software that are beyond the organiser's control as well as violations of law which are directly connected with the carrying out of the Competition, including, in particular, tampering with the competition process.
6. Processing of data in connection with the Competition
Details of the data processed in the context of the competition and the participants' rights in this respect can be found in our data protection policy, see below.
7. Final provisions
By participating in the competition the user waives his/her rights to any legal action relating to the competition or prize claimed.