HolidayPirates: Participation terms and conditions
“Around the World”
1. Competition and organisers
The promoter of this online competition “Around the World” (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 20th May 2019 (10:00 CET) to the 27th May 2019 (09:59 CET). Every day there is a new prize that can be entered into from 10am on the first day until the following day at 09.59. Participation in the competition is free of charge.
2.3 To enter into the Competition participants 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
A public instagram account is required to participate in the competition.
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 competition will result in disqualification from the Competition.
3. Execution and carrying out of the prize win
3.1 Only the prizes specified in detail below will be drawn:
- Prize day 1 (20.05.2019): one trip worth £2,000
- Prize day 2 (21.05.2019): one trip worth £2,000
- Prize day 3 (22.05.2019): one DJI Spark mini white drone
- Prize day 4 (23.05.2019): one trip worth £2,000
- Prize day 5 (24.05.2019): Two travel sets including Lund "Sand Brown" bag and a Maui Matt Black Peach sunglasses sponsored by @kaptenandson
- Prize day 6 (25.05.2019): one trip worth £1,000
- Prize day 7 (26.05.2019): one Rimowa cabin bag
The monetary value of the trip prizes can only be used for booking flights, hotels and transfers, any remaining value will be forfeited. There are 7 prizes available for the participating markets (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, UK, Austria) 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.
3.2 The winners will be drawn at random within 1 business day of the completion of the daily competition draw.
3.3 The winner will be notified via a direct message to their Instagram account, where they must respond to accept the prize. If applicable, the prize will be delivered by post to the winner's address. The draw will be held at 10:00 (CET) every subsequent day that the competition is running after the 20th May 2019. If the winner consents, their name (or Instagram username) will be published on our Instagram feeds. 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 1 day of 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. 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 to all markets. 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 prizes will be arranged by HolidayPirates. HolidayPirates is not liable for the execution of this trip.
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, UK, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands or Belgium.
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 from 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 exclusion from the Competition. 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.