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Thursday
Nov062014

#SunsetSnaps Instagram Photo Challenge

Get your cameras up as the sun goes down and share your best sunset snaps with us on Instagram. Each day we’ll feature one of your photos on our Instagram and the three best will receive US$50 credit to use on Agoda.com.Simply tag your best sunset photos with #SunsetSnaps and mention @agoda to enter. Make sure to submit your photo before the contest ends on November 20! Good luck and happy snapping!


Terms and Conditions of Agoda’s ‘#SunsetSnaps’ Instagram Photo Challenge ("Contest")

 By entering this Contest you (the "Contestant") agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Entry requires the Contestant to follow the account of Agoda (the “Organizer”) on Instagram at the time of Contest Entry to win the Contest. Any information or instructions included on Agoda’s Instagram Page (http://instagram.com/agoda) (“Instagram”) and Facebook Application (link) (“Facebook Application”) form part of these terms and conditions. This Contest, which is being staged via the online platforms Facebook and Instagram, is in no way sponsored, supported or organized by Facebook or Instagram. The information you provide will only be used for the purposes of operating the Contest and will not be passed to Facebook or Instagram. You are providing your information to Agoda Co. Pte. Ltd. ("Agoda"), and not to Facebook or Instagram.

 

A. Contest Period

The Contest period is from 13:00:00 (SST) on November 6, 2014 until 12:59:59 (SST) on November 20, 2014 ("Contest Period").

 

B. Eligibility

1. The Contest is open to anyone with an Instagram account at the time of entry. This Contest shall be void where restricted or prohibited by law.

2. Entrants are not accepted if they reside in certain countries, including but not limited to countries covered by trade sanctions (e.g. Cuba) or countries with restrictions on this form of contest (including but not limited to the People’s Republic of China).

3. Employees and agents of the Organizer, the Hotel and members of such employees’ immediate families and individuals living in the same household with such employees, are not eligible to win.

4. All provincial, federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Organizer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest or any portion hereof, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions, if for any reason: (a) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Organizer’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, (b) the contest or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these rules, or (c) the contest is otherwise not capable of running as planned by Organizer. By entering, participants agree to release and hold harmless the Organizer, Agoda and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, wholesalers and retailers, and each of the foregoing entities’ employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or entry into the contest or acceptance or use of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, (ii) failure of any entry to be received by the Organizer due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the contest, (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information, or (vi) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, and/or unintelligible. By entering, entrants agree to comply with these rules.  Any entrant who attempts to tamper with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question. Additional restrictions may apply.

5. No purchase is necessary to enter this Contest. No further obligations are required.

 

C. How to Enter

1. To enter this Contest you must have an Instagram account.  You must have access to the Internet as the Contest can only be entered online.

2. To enter via Instagram, log on to Instagram and upload a photo (featuring the theme within the applicable period).

Registered Instagram Account holders must agree to the Instagram Terms (a copy of which can be found at http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/) and the Instagram Privacy Policy (a copy of which can be found at http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/).

3. To be eligible, you must tag #SunsetSnaps and mention @agoda in the caption.

4. To be eligible, Contestant must follow Agoda’s Instagram Account at the time of Contest Entry to win the Contest.

5. Once submitted, the provided information and uploaded photo will be considered a Contestant’s Entry.

 

D. How to win

1. On or about November 21, 2014, three (3) winners will be selected among all submitted photos under the evaluation criteria.

- Photos that match the #hashtag and demonstrate unusual creativity.

- Photos that match the relevant theme.

2. The judge’s decision is final.

 

E. The Prize

1. USD$50 Agoda credit will be given to each winner and must be redeemed within one month (November 25 – December 24, 2014) through a custom URL link which will be provided by Agoda.com. The promo code is valid for single-use only.

 

F. Notification of Winners

1. All winners will be announced on Agoda’s Instagram and Facebook account.

2. For winners who submitted photos through Instagram (Web Page or Mobile Application) directly, Agoda’s Instagram Account (@agoda) will send a message to the winners’ Instagram account via Instagram Direct. Winners must email Agoda to claim their prize within 24 hours of receiving the direct message.

 

H. Privacy and Data Protection

1. Other than as set out in these terms and conditions or for the purposes of operating the Contest, the details and information provided by you when entering the Contest or claiming a prize will not be used for any purpose other than to notify winners and for prize fulfillment purposes in connection with the Contest, nor shall they be passed to any third party.

2. Contestants' personal information will be kept strictly confidential.

 

I. General Conditions

1. Contestants must have a valid e-mail address at the time of entry.

2. By entering this Contest, you agree to these Terms and Conditions which are final and binding in all respects related to the Contest.

3. The Organizer reserves the right to discontinue, cancel or modify the terms of the Contest at any point in time. Agoda.com reserves the right to use for its own purposes any material submitted for the contest, including text and images, either on the Website or in any other form, including for publicity purposes.

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