Virgin Hotels #VirginHotelsHolidayEscape Contest
No Purchase Is Necessary to Enter or Win
Limit one (1) Entry per person (including multiple Instagram accounts) per puzzle. Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Submission of erroneous or incomplete personal information will void the submitted entry. By submitting an Entry via Instagram, the entrant consents to being contacted by direct message (“DM”). Text and data charges may apply if you are accessing Instagram from your mobile phone to enter this Contest. Entries must be submitted through direct messages. @Reply messages not received by Sponsor will not be valid. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder will be deemed to be the participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an Instagram account. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
Entries may not contain any content that:
(a) is sexually explicit, profane or pornographic, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability;
(b) promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, or firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
(c) defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
(d) contains trademarks, logos or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others without their permission;
(e) contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without their permission;
(f) contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or deceased without their permission;
(g) appears to place any person or animal in a dangerous or potentially harmful situation; or
(h) violates any applicable law.
The Sponsor reserves the right to reject any Entry, in its sole and absolute discretion, on the basis that a submitted Entry does not meet the above criteria, is otherwise offensive or is not in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and reputation.
Each entrant represents and warrants that (a) such entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the submitted Entry and all rights associated therewith; (b) such entrant has the full and exclusive right, power and authority to submit the Entry for this Contest and to transfer and assign to the Sponsor any and all rights in and to the Entry as provided for herein; (c) the submitted Entry is original to the entrant and no part of such Entry has been published; (d) no rights in the submitted Entry have been previously granted to any person, firm, corporation or other entity or otherwise exercised or exploited; (e) the submitted Entry meets the criteria as provided for in this Section 4 and is not otherwise offensive and is in keeping with the with the Sponsor’s image and reputation, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion; and (f) the submitted Entry does not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights.
Entrants understand and agree that they shall retain all ownership rights in Entry; however, by submitting an Entry, Entrant hereby grants Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable and transferable license to edit, publish, use, adapt, exploit, modify or dispose of any Entry, in whole or in part, online, in print, film, television, or in any other media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to Entrant or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever.
By submitting an Entry, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may obtain many submissions in this Contest and that your Entry may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to others submitted in this Contest or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor, or to other ideas conceived by or provided to Sponsor, and you waive any and all claims you have or may have, now or in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the Sponsor (or its designees) are similar or identical to your Entry. Except where prohibited by law, you acknowledge and agree that the Sponsor does not have now, nor shall it have in the future, any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of any copyright in and to your Entry.
• User must be following our page
• User must direct message correct answer to Instagram puzzle
• User must direct message email address
One winner will be chosen at random. Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it determines it has not received a sufficient number of qualified eligible entries.
Terms of Service. All Entries must comply with Instagram’s terms of service and guidelines, as applicable, in addition to these Official Rules. Repetitive automated electronic submission of Entries is specifically prohibited, and any such Entries will be disqualified. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Instagram account at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, a potential winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the account in question, and Sponsor’s decision will be final. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, including any error that may result in an erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment or software that results in loss of Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY COMPUTERIZED SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor is also not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void all of his or her Entries) it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Contest or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other contestant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules.