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Autumn 2023 Social Media Competition Terms & Conditions

Enter our fantastic Winter 2022 competition and win a break in the fabulous Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club!  Visit our Facebook or Instagram pages to enter!

Terms and Conditions
1. Promoter: Cavan County Council | Johnston Central Library HQ |Farnham Street | Cavan | H12 V3W4
2. No purchase is necessary. Participation in the competition is free
3. Entry to this competition is through This is Cavan’s Facebook and Instagram pages www.facebook.com/ThisisCavan and www.instagram.com/thisiscavanofficial/
4.Only one entry per participant is allowed.

5. The promoter is not liable for any entries that do not get properly registered, do not contain all the requested information, or do not use the correct hashtag.
6. The competition runs from 8th – 15th November 2022. Prize winners will be selected among valid entries and contacted no later than 17 November 2022 via Facebook/Instagram private message.
7. Eligibility for Participation Employees of the promoter 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 account which is used for posting/publishing the entry into 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.
8. Participation: Participants must enter the competition on www.facebook.com/ThisisCavan or https://www.instagram.com/thisiscavanofficial/ via the means outlined below:
There’s so much to love about Cavan in Autumn- here’s one more thing! You could win an amazing €500 voucher for the Slieve Russell Hotel, Golf & Country Club to enjoy with friends or family…or just keep it all to yourself! To enter, simply let us know your favourite destination in Co Cavan and use #LoveCavan. The promoter 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.

9. Promotional Period – The competition will take place between from 8 – 15 November 2022. Entries published after this date will not be considered valid and will be removed for the purpose of this competition
10. The Prize: The prizes consist of:
Voucher for Slieve Russell Hotel Golf and Country Club (€500)
The total value of the prize is €500
Check prize specific ts and cs for validity period of the prize.

11. The prize details are correct at the time of publishing, but the promoter reserves the right to alter the details if necessary.
12.The Promoter reserves the right to offer alternative prizes of equal or greater value should the advertised Prize become unavailable for any reason or where circumstances dictate
13. The Prize is non-transferrable, and cash will not be offered as an alternative to the Prize.
14. Entrants should be over 18 years of age and should read and accept the website’s rules and the conditions of entry; by entering the competition you will be deemed to have read and accepted the terms and conditions.
15.The promoter shall not be responsible or liable for any matter arising out of or resulting from the Competition or the enjoyment of the Prize.

16. Selection of the Prize Winner: The prize-winner will be selected at random from among those entries that respond to:
There’s so much to love about Cavan in Autumn- here’s one more thing! You could win an amazing €500 voucher for the Slieve Russell to enjoy with friends or family…or just keep it all to yourself! To enter, simply let us know your favourite destination in County Cavan and use #LoveCavan
An independent observer will monitor the selection of the winner.

17.The decision of the promoter as confirmed by the independent observer is final and correspondence will not be entered into with any person.
18. The prize-winner will be notified via Facebook’s private message. Upon receipt of the notification the potential winner must confirm acceptance of the prize and submit the personal data required by the promoter no later than 23rd November 2022 otherwise the promoter is entitled to determine a new potential winner. The details required by 23rd November 2022 are:
 name,
 surname,
 address,
 contact number

19. Personal Data: By entering this draw, you agree to participate in any promotional activities connected with the prize draw, should you be the winner. The promoter 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 press@cavancoco.ie. 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). By entry into this Promotion, participants expressly consent to the use of their name and surnames in connection with the advertising, promotion, and/or other publication, related to this promotion.
20.By participating in the Competition you consent to the processing of your personal data in this manner
21. The promoter is not responsible for any technical problems, loss, damage, theft, copy right infringements or any other issue attributable to third parties that may influence the publishing of content online for the purpose of this promotion. 22.2. The Promoter accepts no responsibility should persons be unable to enter the Competition for any reason. 22.3. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any delay or failure in the submission of entries or for any entry which is not received by it before the Closing Date for any reason, including for technical reasons.
22. Only fully completed entries that are made in accordance with these terms and conditions will be eligible to take part in the Competition.
23. Only entries received through the specified web portal (Facebook/Instagram) will be accepted, entries received by any other means including any other social media channel, via post, email, fax or hand delivery will not be accepted.
24. Entries that do not use the correct hashtag #LoveCavan will not be considered valid

25. Only one entry per person will be accepted.
26. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for any reason whatsoever in its sole discretion.
27. The promoter will, in its absolute discretion, moderate all entries and will disqualify any entries which it feels do not comply with these terms and conditions or where any form of bad faith is suspected.
28. The promoter 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.

29. 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.
30. Proof of submitting an entry is not proof that the entry has been received by the Promoter. It is essential that all participants ensure that their Facebook profile is “public” and visible to The Promoter and the public. Entries that are posted from a “private” profile, not only will not be visible for public voting, but will not be considered valid
31. Miscellaneous –The Promoter shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage howsoever caused, whether direct, indirect or consequential (whether in contract, tort or statutory duty or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the Competition and/or the Prize other than death or personal injury caused by negligence of the Promoter and/or the Promoter’s respective personnel and/or deceit or fraud by the Promoter and/or the Promoter’s respective personnel.
32. The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw, cancel, suspend or amend the Competition or the terms and conditions of the Competition, with no liability to any entrant, the prize-winner or any third party. By accepting the Prize, the prize-winner grants the promoter the right to use and publish his/her name in such media as the Promoter may choose (including but not limited to the internet) for advertising and promotional purposes without payment.
33. The name of the prize-winner will be displayed on the Promoter’s Facebook page and Instagram account for a reasonable period of time after the prize-winner has been selected.
34. Governing Law & Jurisdiction – The Competition and these terms and conditions are governed by Irish Law. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Competition shall be dealt with exclusively by the Courts of Ireland.
35. 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).

36. Social Media
This activity is in no way sponsored, promoted or otherwise supported by Facebook/Instagram and is in no way related to Facebook/Instagram. Consequently, you indemnify Facebook/Instagram against any claims concerning this activity. You acknowledge that you transfer your data and comments to The Promoter and not to Facebook/Instagram.

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