HolidayPirates: Participation terms and conditions
1. Competition and organisers
The promoter of this online competition “Summer Wishlist” (hereinafter referred to as “Competition”) is HolidayPirates GmbH, Wallstraße 59, 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 Eligible entrants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Employees of HolidayPirates, their family members and its affiliate companies are prohibited from entering this competition.
2.2 Participation in the competition is possible only within the period 28th January 2019 (10:00 local time) to the 10th February 2019 (23:59 local time). Participation for the first part of the competition can happen from 28th January 2019 (10:00 local time) to 3rd February (23:59 local time). Participation for the second part of the competition can happen from 4th February 2019 (00:00 local time) to 10th February (23:59 local time). Participation in the competition is free of charge.
2.3 To participate in the competition the users have to:
1. Follow Holidaypirates on Instagram
2. Post a screenshot on their own Instagram story with the contest template, which is provided on the HolidayPirates account in the highlights section
3. Tag @HolidayPirates on this screenshot
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2.4 Only those who meet the conditions described in paragraph 2.3 can enter the Competition. HolidayPirates cannot be held liable for late and/or incomplete entries. Tagging a company or celebrity that is no way related to the contestant will be disqualified from the contest.
3. Execution and carrying out of the prize win
3.1 Only the prizes specified in detail below will be drawn:
Two trips worth £2000, in total £4000. The value of this prize can only be used for booking flights, hotels and transfers, any remaining value will be forfeited. After the first part one winner can win one trip worth £2000 and after the second part one winner can win a trip worth £2000 over all markets (see time frame of first part and second part in 2.2) 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. There is only 2 prizes available for the participating markets (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, UK, Spain, US and Netherlands) in the competition. Complex multi-city trips are not permitted. HolidayPirates, in its sole discretion, shall decide what constitutes a complex multi-city trip.
3.2 The winners will be drawn at random within 1 business day after the campaign periods.
3.3 The winner will be notified by a direct message via Instagram sent to the winners account. If the type of the prize allows it, the prizes will be delivered by post to the winner's address indicated during registration. The first draw will be held after 3rd February 2019, the second draw will be held after 10th February 2019. To accept the prize the winner has to comment on the Instagram contest post and give consent to be published on the Instagram post. The winner must confirm, using the contact routes specified in the notification, the receipt of the notification as well as their name and address within 3 days 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/she takes note of the notification of the prize from HolidayPirates via their Instagram account. The prices communicated during the Competition through our communication channels are converted into local currencies using foreign exchange rates applicable on the campaign end date. If the prize won is the participation in a trip, the trip details will be arranged in consultation with the winner.
3.4 The winner must travel within one year of claiming the prize, and otherwise risks forfeit by not doing so.
3.5 The delivery of non-cash prizes is free of charge in Germany only. This applies to one delivery attempt. Otherwise, the winner will have to bear transport costs and other expenses (customs duties, taxes etc.).
3.6 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.
3.7 The trip to be won in the draw will be arranged and executed by HolidayPirates. HolidayPirates is not liable for the trip arrangement and execution.
3.8 The contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.
3.9 If the prize involves travel then you must start your travel from one of the participating countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and USA .
3.10 Winners are responsible for ensuring their passport, visa, and any other required travel documents are valid and up to date for any trip they arrange with HolidayPirates. If after arranging the trip with HolidayPirates the winner realises that their papers are not in order, HolidayPirates will not be liable to arrange another trip.
3.11 The prize may be considered a taxable benefit to the winner. The winner 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 entrants from the Competition who use prohibited tools or otherwise gain advantages through manipulation (in particular, collective or repeated entries as 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 facto 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 hardware or software that are beyond the organiser's control as well as violations of law which are directly connected with carrying out the Competition, including, in particular, tampering with the competition process.
6. Transfer of rights
The participant transfers to HolidayPirates for non-exclusive use for its business purposes all usage rights, ancillary copyrights and other rights already created or to be created by, or acquired or to be acquired from the entrant including photographs and/or photographic works that are provided to HolidayPirates as part of his/her participation in a competition. The rights are transferred to HolidayPirates without limitations in terms of content, time and geography.
7. Processing of data in connection with the Competition
Details of the data processed in the context of the competition and the rights existing in this respect in favour of the participant can be found in our data protection policy, which can be viewed here.
8. Final provisions
By participating in the competition the user waives his/her rights to any legal action relating to the competition or prize claimed.