PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS: SHARE & WIN
Post photographs of your experience in explora Valle Sagrado, in Facebook, Instagram, and Instagram Stories, tag us using #exploratravel and @exploratravel, and participate for a four-night stay at explora.
Explora Peru, here in after explora, will hold a contest termed SHARE & WIN. This contest will be conducted exclusively in Facebook, Instagram, and Instagram Stories, where our travelers can upload photographs* of their experience in explora Valle Sagrado and participate in the drawing for a 4-night stay for 2 people at the explora hotel of their choice.
*A maximum of 10 photographs per traveler will be considered.
Who can participate?
- All those travelers who have reserved and lived the explora experience in the Sacred Valley between July 11, 2019 and September 30, 2019.
- Excluded from participating in the contest are explora employees or direct/indirect associates from subsidiary companies or suppliers.
- Excluded from participating in the contest are explora employees or people who have taken part directly or indirectly in the preparation and/or development of the contest, including first degree relatives.
- Excluded from participating in the contest are travelers who have not paid the corresponding period rate. Travel agents, guests or their companions are also excluded from participation.
The contest will begin on July 11, 2019, and end on September 30, 2019, at 23:59 hours (from here onward, “Contest Period”). Photographs published before and after the “Contest Period” will not be included in the draw. If due to force majeure the contest has to be delayed or modified, this will be published as an annex on this same page.
The objective of the contest is to reward travelers who reveal to the world their experience in explora Valle Sagrado.
Free of Charge
The contest is free. This means that there is no need to purchase products, make payments, or disburse additional fees when booking your stay in order to participate for prize award.
Participation Requirements and Procedure
All those 18 years or older who have made and paid for reservations will have the opportunity to participate in this contest, in a direct manner of through a travel agent, for a stay at explora Valle Sagrado between July 11, 2019 and September 30, 2019. The winner of the draw must prove that he/she belongs to this category. Travelers paying travel agent rates, guests free of charge or with partial payment are excluded.
All you need to do to participate in the contest is to post photographs of your experience in explora Valle Sagrado in Facebook, Instagram, or Instagram Stories using #exploratravel and @exploratravel in the case of Instagram Stories. In order to find participating photographs, participants’ profiles and/or their posts must be set to public. A maximum of 10 entries per participant will be considered.
To account for participation, explora will collect all images uploaded, approving those that are valid and excluding those that do not correspond to the explora Valle Sagrado experience. Every post, photograph, or Instagram Story using #exploratravel, will count as one participation in the contest. Therefore, the more user posts, the more opportunities he/she will have to win (with a maximum of 10 opportunities considering all three social networks).
Explora reserves the right to eliminate those participants who: i) intend to defraud, alter, or disable the proper operation and normal legal course of the present contest; ii) make comments or provide answers deemed unrelated to the contest terms and conditions; ii) violate contest conditions, limitations or restrictions contained therein; or iii) make comments that are considered incorrect, unseemly or of bad taste, or which could otherwise hurt the feelings of other participants or of brand followers.
Selection of Winners
A random draw will be held on October 7, 2019, among travelers who participate during the contest period and who meet the requirements previously described.
Winners will be notified through our social media on October 14, 2019, once it has been validated that the winner meets the contest’s terms and conditions and that he/she has sent the documents required to verify his/her identity and his/her condition as a traveler.
This contest will have a winner, who must be the same traveler to whom the prize will be awarded.
The prize consists of one stay for two people for four nights, with transfers from and to the airport, meals, drinks, all explorations, and all entrance tickets to National Parks and archeological sites (except Machu Picchu) in one of the explora hotels of his/her choice.
The reservation can be requested in the following periods according to the chosen destination:
explora Valle Sagrado – Peru: from November 1, 2019, to June 1, 2020. Holiday periods are excluded, specifically December 21, 2019, to January 1, 2020.
explora Atacama – Chile: from October 15, 2019, to August 31, 2020. Holidays and High Season Periods are excluded, specifically November to March and Easter.
explora Rapa Nui – Chile: from April 1, 2020, August 31, 2020.
explora Patagonia – Chile: from May 1, 2020, to August 31, 2020.
Date and room availability must be consulted previously with our reservation team at firstname.lastname@example.org. The room type will correspond to the one of less value available.
The prize does not include air tickets of any type and cannot be subject to change, modification, compensation on behalf of the winner or transfer to third parties. The winner of the contest can waive the awarded prize; however, an exchange for something else is not permitted.
In case the winner fails to send the required information by email during a 72-hour period starting from the date of the message sent via email declaring him/her the winner, and with all information required, explora will declare the prize vacant and will select another winner for the same period. Similarly, explora reserves the right to delay the delivery of prizes, for reasons beyond its control or to change the prize offered for another of identical or similar value due to force majeure.
explora will issue a certificate and make it available to the winners with all the information regarding the prize. Each winner will be responsible for complying with his/her own personal tax and accounting obligations that may be involved for the case of awards. explora reserves the right to move forward or delay the start and end date of the contest, as well as make any changes, suspend, or expand the contest.
explora informs all participants that personal information provided for the contest may be used for communication purposes during and after the end of the contest. Similarly, contestants are informed that using #exploratravel in any image or photograph implies consent for their use for any means of communication or content that explora sees fit.
In case a participant does not agree with the previous paragraphs, he/she should let explora know, indicating register information and the specific request to the following address: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org with the corresponding subject.
By taking part in the present contest, winners and participants agree and authorize the handling of their data, including photographs, according to what has been stated above, and accept the present terms and conditions. Similarly, winners and participants declare they have obtained prior and informed consent from third parties whose data (photographs) are provided under the conditions of the present contest, hereby releasing explora from this moment onward from any third-party claims whose information has been provided by the winners and participants under the present contest, paying compensation to explora in case of any damages, penalties, fines, or expenses (including any attorney expenses or fees, charges by experts, or other professionals, and legal costs) inflicted to explora and/or any third party, related to their participation in the present contest. Furthermore, participants may exercise, at any moment, their right to access, rectify, cancel, and oppose the handling of their data in the terms provided by law, by addressing the emails indicated above, attaching a copy of a document that confirms their identity, with subject line: “Information protection – Contest SHARE & WIN”.
Acceptance of terms and conditions. The mere participation in the auction implies the acceptance of the present terms and conditions, which can be found in the web page: www.explora.com/shareandwin. Stating non-acceptance of these terms and conditions results in the exclusion of the participant and consequently, explora will be released from any obligations with said participant. Additionally, participation in the action means the acceptance of the general operating rules of the respective social media used by the participant. For the notification of any litigations that may arise regarding the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions, explora, as well as the participants, expressly agree to the jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of CHILE, expressly waiving any other applicable right or privilege, should they have one. PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST means that you have read, understood, and accept all the terms and conditions of the legal provisions.