HolidayPirates: Participation terms and conditions
1. Competition and organisers
The promoter of this online competition “Wanderlust 2019” (hereinafter referred to as “Competition”) is HolidayPirates Limited, Becket House, 36 Old Jewry, London EC2R 8DD, United Kingdom (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 residents 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 October 2019 (10:00 local time) to 10th November 2019 (23:59 local time). Participation in the competition is free of charge. Participation can happen until 10th November 23:59 local time.
2.3 Every new or existing user that signs in via the Competition page: https://www.holidaypirates.com/contest/contest and completes at least one of the following actions using the widget on the page by 10th November 2019 enters the Competition.
- Download or update the HolidayPirates GmbH app; for this action the user gets 30 entries;
- Subscribe to the newsletter via the Competition page and confirm their registration on the next page; for this action the user gets 25 entries;
- Follow at least one of the HolidayPirates GmbH accounts @holidaypirates, @urlaubspiraten, @vakantiepiraten, @voyagespirates, @piratinviaggio or @viajerospiratas on Instagram; for this action the user gets 15 entries;
- Like at least one of the HolidayPirates GmbH pages @holidaypirates, @urlaubspiraten, @ferienpiraten, @vakantiepiraten, @voyagespirates, @piratinviaggio, @travelpirates, or @viajerospiratas on Facebook; for this action the user gets 10 entries
- Join the HolidayPirates GmbH group “Holiday Pirates: Cheap Travel Deals & Advice” on Facebook; for this action the user gets 15 entries;
- Share a personalised link to the contest page. Users can share this link with their family and friends and invite them to enter the contest.
If the referred user participates in the contest via the shared link, the referee will get additional entries. For every successful referral the referee gets 20 extra entries;
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.
3. Execution and carrying out of the prize win
3.1 Only the prizes specified in detail below will be drawn:
One holiday worth £4,500 (where applicable, the prize value will be converted to the local currency according to the exchange rate at the time of booking). The value of this prize can only be used for booking flights, hotels and transfers, any remaining value will be forfeited. There is only one prize available across all markets participating (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Spain, Italy, USA, the Netherlands, and Belgium) 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 winner will be drawn at random within one business day after the campaign period.
3.3 The winner will be notified by an email sent to the specified email address. If the type of the prize allows it, the prizes will be delivered by post to the winner's address indicated during registration. The draw will be held after 10th November 2019. The winner must confirm, using the contact routes specified in the notification, the receipt of the notification as well as his or her 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 or she takes note of the notification of the prize from HolidayPirates via his or her email account. The prizes 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 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. 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 and Instagram.
3.8 If the prize involves travel then you must start your travel from one of the participating countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Spain, Italy, USA, the Netherlands, or Belgium.
3.9 The winner is responsible for ensuring that his or her passport, visa, and any other required travel documents are valid and up to date for any trip he or she arranges with HolidayPirates. If, after arranging the trip with HolidayPirates, the winner realizes that his or her papers are not in order, HolidayPirates will not be liable to arrange another trip.
3.10 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 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 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. 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.
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.