These pages set out the terms and conditions of participation in competition to win a trip to explore Northern Ireland as run by Tourism Ireland.
Please read these Terms carefully, by participating in this competition you agree to be bound by these Terms. Tourism Ireland reserves the right to exclude participants from this competition in the event of a breach of these Conditions.
The organiser of this competition is Tourism Ireland, Registered in No. 336370, Bishop’s Square, Redmond’s Hill, Dublin D02 TD99.
2. Eligibility for Participation
This promotion is open to all residents of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland aged 18+ at the time of the competition. Employees of Tourism Ireland and affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising, tourism and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors and agents (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. The participant is the person who is the owner of the email address which is used for the participation in the competition. Participation is free of charge and independent from the purchase of goods or services. By participating in the competition, the user accepts these Conditions. Participants must have a valid passport to enable travel to Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Participants must enter the competition on Tourism Ireland’s website via the means outlined: Complete the web form on the competition page and answer the question correctly to be entered. Tourism Ireland reserves the right to exclude any participant from the competition if there is any indication of misbehaviour, improper conduct, fraud or inappropriate acts before or during participant’s presence. Likewise, the organisation reserves the right to withdraw the participation of any contestant in the case of the use of fraudulent mechanisms to participate in this competition (including but not limited to false identity, wrong age, address etc.) The organisation reserves the right to request official documents to prove the identity of the participants in the case of them being winners.
4. Promotional Period
The competition will take place between July 1st 2019 to September 30th 2019.
The prize consists of return flights from any airport in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden with flight access to Dublin (not necessarily direct flights) for 2 people, 1 night's accommodation for 2 people at The Flint in Belfast, 1 night's accommodation at Portrush Atlantic Hotel and 1 night's accommodation in City Hotel Derry, as well as a guided walking tour of Derry, Ireland's only completely walled city, a tour of the Guildhall and Tower Museum, as well as a tour of the Museum of Free Derry. All subject to availability and valid for travel between October 4th – December 31st 2019. Travel Insurance and domestic transfer flights within Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden not included.
The accommodation in Derry~Londonderry and Portrush includes a free breakfast so you have your first meal of the day covered before you go exploring Northern Ireland. At The Flint you have a kitchenette where you can make your own breakfast.
The Prize also includes 2 x adult zone 4 one week iLink vouchers. They are redeemable in any main bus or train station. The Adult zone 4 iLink card is valid for one week’s unlimited bus and rail travel throughout Northern Ireland on Translink services.
Further Terms and Conditions for the iLink voucher:
- This complimentary voucher cannot be exchanged for cash.
- Only valid against One Adult Zone 4 iLink Card valid for one week’s unlimited bus and rail travel throughout Northern Ireland (not valid on cross border or special services).
- Not valid against any other ticket type or Smartcard.
- Can only be redeemed at a main Translink bus or train station.
- The voucher will be deemed invalid if altered or defaced in any way.
6. Drawing of the Prizes and Notification
The winners of the competition will be determined by a draw from all participants with correct answer by Tourism Ireland on October 3rd 2019. Only the prize described in more detail in '5. Prize' will be awarded. A cash payment of the real value or an exchange of the prize is not possible. The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. The prize winners will be informed a week later via email. Upon receipt of the notification the potential winner must confirm acceptance of the prize and submit the personal data required by Tourism Ireland no later than 7 days after being notified otherwise Tourism Ireland is entitled to determine a new potential winner.
Tourism Ireland reserves the right to modify the conditions of the competition at any time, including its possible cancellation before the deadline, or at any time if dysfunctions, interferences, falsifications, viruses or similar serious damage occurs and fundamentally impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity or procedures of the competition. No claims may be derived from modifications or cancellations to the conditions. Should individual provisions of the Conditions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining Conditions remains unaffected. Any changes made after the arrangement has been confirmed will be at the expense of the prize winner. Any tax on the prize is to be paid by the winner.
8. Personal Data
Tourism Ireland is entitled with a view to the execution of the competition to store and process the personal data obtained within the scope of the competition from the participants in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Act to the extent necessary for the implementation of the competition. The participants are entitled to access or correction in accordance with the statutory provisions and may revoke their consent given online with a view to the processing of their data at any time for the future by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Consequently, the participants agree that their data submitted in respect of the competition are publicly disseminated and/or shared (on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube etc) by the organisers and third parties (e.g. partners, online editorial boards, etc). The participants expressly agree that the organiser records the participants audio-visually or has them recorded (e.g. pictures, videos, films, sound and / or other recording systems). The participants agree to any utilisation of possible recordings (e.g. picture, sound, video) by the organiser for information and advertising purposes. The participants transfer to the organiser the simple right without limitation in terms of space and time to record them on picture and/or sound carriers and to use, make publicly accessible, make publicly perceivable, reproduce and disseminate as well as duplicate and process these records in all media at the provision of services and within the framework of advertising on the internet, in social networks and during presentations. By entry into this Promotion, participants expressly consent to the use, publication and reproduction throughout the world of their image, name and surnames in connection with the advertising, promotion, and/or other publication, related to this promotion.
9. Acceptance of the Terms
Participation in this competition implies acceptance of these rules. By participating in this competition, participants agree, to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, or related to their participation in the competition and/or their participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).
10. Social Media
This activity is in no way sponsored, promoted or otherwise supported by Facebook/Instagram/Twitter and is in no way related to Facebook/Instagram/Twitter. Consequently, you indemnify Facebook/Instagram/Twitter against any claims concerning this activity. You acknowledge that you transfer your data and comments to Tourism Ireland and not to Facebook/Instagram/Twitter.