Terms and conditions
1. The organizer of the competition
House of Lapland – Lapin elämystuotanto Oy
Address: Valtakatu 21
2. When can one participate
The campaign time is 26.12.2015 – 28.2.2016. The competition ends on 28.02.2016 at 8pm GMT. The winners are raffled by 15.03.2016.
3. Who can participate
A profile for the Lapland Travel Buddy Finder can be created by anyone over 18 years of age, excluding the organizers of the campaign and the people involved in the planning and production of the campaign. In order to participate in the prize draw the participant must currently live in the UK.
One participant can create only one profile. The organizer reserves the right to delete profiles that are suspected of fraud, copyright infringement or otherwise being against the regulations of the campaign. This includes the use of indecent visual material uploaded as a profile picture in the application.
4. How to participate
Participation occurs by answering the proposed questions, filing in the contact information form, and signing up on the campaign page. The sign-up can be completed with a Facebook profile or by creating an individual password. After the registration the participant can choose one or more Travel Buddies, with whom he/she would like to travel.
In order to participate in the prize draw one has to have at least one ”match”. A match is formed according to the following process: A participant gets an e-mail informing about a potential Lapland Travel Buddy. The participant can accept the potential buddy on his/her profile page, which can be accessed through the link provided in the e-mail or on the campaign page. Once the suggested person has also accepted the participant, a “match” is formed. The organizer of the campaign cannot guarantee a match, as it is dependent on the responses of other participants.
5. Selection of the winners
Five pairs amongst all matches will be chosen with a raffle, of which one match will be chosen to as the winner by the Jury. Additionally, both parties of the winner-match may invite one other person for the trip.
An independent judge, who oversees that the rules will be followed throughout the campaign, has been appointed to the competition. The name of the judge will be disclosed by request.
The prize of the competition includes flights (round-trip) to and accommodation and various activities in Finnish Lapland for two persons. Two such packages will be handed out, meaning four people in total will get to travel to Lapland.
The value of the prize (trip package for two persons) amounts to approximately 3000 euros and cannot be exchanged or transferred for money, nor can the prize be transferred to another person. The prize will be delivered via email.
The departure-flight will leave from London or Manchester, with the trip being tentatively scheduled for the winter season of 2016-2017. The organizers reserve the right to choose the time and duration of the trip. If said date is unsuitable for the winner(s), a new winner-match may be chosen. The final choosing of the travel-dates will occur in March 2016.
7. Contacting the winners and sharing information about them
The winners will be contacted personally via e-mail. If the winners cannot be reached within two weeks, the organizer reserves the right to draw new winners.
The names of the winners accompanied with information about the winners’ Lapland activity preferences (based on the winners’ answers in the Lapland Travel Buddy Finder) are published on the Only In Lapland – The North Of Finland -Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OnlyInLapland, and potentially on other social media channels.
Furthermore, the winners agree that pictures of them taken during the prize trip can be published on Only In Lapland – The North Of Finland social media channels and website, as well as on partner web sites and social media channels (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram), and used for marketing purposes by House of Lapland – Lapin elämystuotanto Oy, also in commercial settings. All rights to the aforementioned materials remain with the organizer.
8. Contact information
You are providing your information to the organizer (House of Lapland – Lapin elämystuotanto Oy) and not to Facebook.
You will not receive marketing messages from House of Lapland – Lapin elämystuotanto Oy or its co-operators after the campaign, unless you have given your agreement to this by filling the appropriate tick box in the contact information form.
However, by signing up to the Lapland Travel Buddy Finder you agree to receive informative e-mails during the campaign. The main purpose of these e-mails is to inform you about the suggested travel buddies and achieved matches. They may also include information about the service providers of the Lapland region.
9. Responsibility of the organizer
The organizer will pay the lottery taxes. Otherwise the responsibility of the organizer is limited to the monetary value of the prize (specified above). The winners carry the full responsibility of all other expenses related to the prize and its use. The organizer is not liable for any damage, loss, or harm that has occurred, or has been claimed to occur, due to the campaign, or during the prize trip or activities. The organizer is not responsible for the inability to participate due to technical problems or inadequate information.
The organizer of the competition reserves the right to change these rules during the competition.
10. Other notifications
The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
By submitting your personal contact information, you accept all these rules.
11. Person file description
Registrar: House of Lapland / Lapin elämystuotanto Oy
www address: http://www.onlyinlapland.com
Data content of the register: Name, e-mail address, age, gender, city of residence, Facebook profile image / photo downloaded by the participant
Data sources: The questionnaire and the contact information form on the campaign page
Purpose of personal data: Personal data will be used solely for e-mail communication during the campaign, unless the participant has agreed to receive general marketing messages from the registrar and its partners (permission requested on the contact information form)
Disclosure and transfer of data: Data can be disclosed to travel organizations promoting tourism in the Lapland region. In addition, the name, age, photo and current city of the participant can be shown to other participants selected according to the campaign logic.
Additional inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org