Terms and conditions

This promotion (the “Promotion”) is brought to you by Emirates, a corporation established by Dubai Ruler’s Decree No. 2 of 1985 (as amended) having its principal office at Emirates Group Headquarters, Airport Road, P.O. Box 686, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (“Emirates”) and hosted via the website found at emirates.com (“Website”).

Facebook is NOT a sponsor of this Promotion.

These terms and conditions together with the general terms and conditions that are applicable to your use of and access to the Website (together the "Terms") govern your use of the Website and set out the rules of participation in the Promotion. By entering the Promotion, you guarantee that you have the authority to accept these Terms and you agree to be bound by the Terms.

In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms, results and all other matters relating to the Promotion, Emirates decision will be final and binding and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

The Promotion commences at 00.01 [UK] on 17th October and closes at 23.59 [UK] on 6th November (“Promotion Period”)


Qualifying Entrants

On the date of entry you must be at least 21 (twenty-one) years of age, a registered user of Facebook and a legal resident of the UK in order to be eligible to enter the Promotion (“Qualifying Entrants”).

The Promotion is void in countries where it is prohibited by law. Individuals located in a country restricted by applicable controls and sanctions or other laws or regulations as they relate to this Promotion are ineligible to participate in the Promotion. Each entrant must ensure that his or her participation in the Promotion (including the acceptance of any prize awarded) is lawful in accordance with the laws of the country of which he or she is a citizen and/or resides, and/or happens to be at the time the entry is made. Emirates shall not be taken to make any representations, express or implied, as to the lawfulness of any individual’s participation, or as to any other aspect of the Promotion.

Employees of Emirates and/or their immediate family are not eligible to enter the Promotion. Emirates does not make any representations, express or implied, as to the lawfulness of any individual’s participation, or as to any other aspect of the Promotion.


Rules of Entry

The Promotion must be entered as per any instructions set out for the Promotion on the Website. All entries must be received via the Website no later than 23.59 [UK] on 6th November, (the “Closing Date”). No entries will be accepted after the Closing Date. Emirates accept no responsibility for entries which are incomplete, illegible, lost or delayed in transit.

To register for the Promotion, Qualifying Entrants must, during the Promotion Period, visit the Website and answer the relevant questions relating to this Promotion. Correct answers will entitle the Qualifying Entrant to 1 (one) entry into the prize draw. There is a limit of one entry per person.

Applications to participate in the Promotion can only be made via the Website. All Applications are subject to acceptance by Emirates. The Entrant agrees that Emirates shall not be liable as a result of any refusal or failure to accept an application and no compensation shall be payable to any person in consequence of such action.

Any Entrant, who fails to abide by any of these Terms or fails to meet the entry criteria set out in these Terms, may be disqualified at the sole discretion of the Emirates.

1 (one) entry shall be drawn from all eligible entries validly submitted (“Winner”). The Draw will take place on 10 November at 12:00pm [UK] at Red Consultancy. The decision by Emirates as to the Winner shall be final. Emirates may withdraw the Promotion at their discretion.

The Winner will be notified by Emirates via email and/or telephone within 7 (seven) working days of the draw using the contact details provided at the time of entering the Promotion.

Any content, social media posts, photographs or videos uploaded by the Qualifying Entrant (“Material”) must meet high levels of decency and must not include any material which may damage the reputation of Emirates or any third party or that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate. Any Material which is considered, in Emirates sole discretion, to be offensive, culturally sensitive, provocative, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or of inappropriate content (including, without limitation, any content which contains an image of a competitive product), will be not be eligible for the Promotion.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any content will not be accepted or posted, or may be removed, if Emirates believes, in its sole discretion, that it contains any of the following: (a) persons under the age of 18; (b) competitive products; © unsafe behaviour / activity that could result in physical injury or property damage; (d) third party materials that you have no rights to, including content owned by third parties, images of celebrities, third party trademarks, artwork, etc.; (e) illegal activity, including drug use; (f) obscenity or profanity; (g) anything defamatory or libellous; (h) anything disparaging to the Emirates brand, or any of their competitors; (i) anything racist or sexist; (j) anything pornographic or obscene; (k) gambling; or (l) anything in poor taste.

In order to protect privacy rights of others, the Qualifying Entrant must ensure that images of individuals captured in any Material should be incidental only. Where the Material contains images which specifically targets or focuses on any individual/s the Qualifying Entrants must ensure they have obtained consent from that individual/s.

In uploading the Material for entry to the Promotion, the Qualifying Entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the photograph is their original creation; has not been copied in whole or in part from any other work, does not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any person or entity (including any rights of privacy or publicity), and that they own all rights, title and interest in the same. By uploading the Material and in consideration for an opportunity for the Material to appear on the Website and other media channels as determined by Emirates, such opportunity not being guaranteed by Emirates, the Qualifying Entrant grants Emirates and its affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide license to post the Material on the Website and on Emirates ICE inflight entertainment system and used in media outreach, as well as shared via Emirates’ social media and digital platforms so viewers of the Website may view examples of submitted Films. Emirates reserves the right to randomly select which Material will be displayed on the Website or other channels and makes no representation that all Materials will be displayed. The Qualifying Entrant further grants Emirates and its affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide license to use the Materials in any advertising or promotional material relating to this Promotion and any future similar promotions. The Qualifying Entrant hereby releases any right to examine or approve the advertising or promotional material that may be used alongside or the use to which it may be applied. The Qualifying Entrant agrees to indemnify Emirates against any claim arising from any third party as a result of the misuse by the Qualifying Entrant of a third party’s intellectual property rights, copyright, trademarks or images.


The Prize

The Winner will receive:

  • 1 (one) return Y class ticket on Emirates flight from any airport served by Emirates in the UK to Dubai for the Winner and 3 (three) guests;
  • 4 (four) nights hotel accommodation at a 4 star hotel in Dubai, including breakfast;
  • return chauffeur driven transport from airport in Dubai to the hotel;

(collectively referred to as the “Prize”).

The Prize includes nothing other than that expressly stated to be included as part of the Prize. Proof of age may be required before the Prize can be given. Emirates reserves the right to substitute the prize for another prize of equal or greater value, should the need reasonably arise. The Winner and where applicable their guest will be responsible for all other costs and expenses associated with redeeming the Prize including but not limited to travel insurance, airfares, food, accommodation transfers (other than as provided for under these Terms) and any other ancillary costs associated with redemption of the Prize.

The choice of hotel accommodation provided will be at Emirates sole discretion and is based on 2 (two) adults and 2 (two) children sharing 1 (one) room with breakfast, including all applicable room tax. Emirates reserve the right to amend the hotel accommodation at any time.

Flight tickets are valid on Emirates only and are non-extendable, non-transferable, non-re-routable, non-endorsable and non en-cashable and shall at all times be subject to availability and Emirates Conditions of Carriage and applicable ticket conditions as set out on the Emirates website. The Winner and where applicable their guest must travel together on the same dates / sectors on both outward and return journeys. If a Winner or where applicable the guest is unable to utilize the flights no cash alternative will be provided. All travel documentation and visas must be up to date and are the responsibility of the Winner and where applicable the guest. Flight tickets do not include access to the Emirates Lounges. Skywards miles are not accruable on the flights.

Nothing in this Agreement requires Emirates to provide transportation to any person except in accordance with:

  • Emirates General Conditions of Carriage for Passengers and Baggage and travel documents, including airline tickets and airway bills, issued by Emirates;
  • Emirates Schedule of Operations in place from time to time; and
  • The relevant immigration rules applicable to any ticket holder.

Except in accordance with and subject to the limitations set out in the Warsaw Convention 1929 (as amended by the Hague Protocol 1955), the Montreal Convention 1999, and its travel documents (including but not limited to airline tickets and airway bills), Emirates accepts no liability to any person for any liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs or expenses arising directly or indirectly from the utilisation of Tickets provided pursuant to the Promotion.

In the event that a Winner cannot be contacted; fails to confirm acceptance of the Prize within 5 (five) working days of receiving notification; or is ineligible for entry into the Promotion, Emirates reserves the right to substitute them with another Qualifying Entrant of its choice.

The Prize is non-transferable, subject to availability and there is no cash alternative.


Taxes

The value of the Prize shall be based on applicable market fares at the point of origin on the date of issue of the Tickets and may be disclosed by Emirates where required by law for tax purposes. The Winner is solely liable for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes including but not limited to, personal tax, service tax and other entertainment tax due as a result of winning the Prize and Emirates accepts no responsibility for any tax implications arising as a result of the Prize.


Personal Information

Emirates collect and use the Qualifying Entrant’s personal information (the “Data”) in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose or transmit such information to third parties rendering services in relation to the Promotion. In processing the Data Emirates may transfer it to countries which may not afford the same level of data protection as your country of residence. However, in all cases, Emirates undertakes to collect, process, store, save and transfer the Data in compliance with relevant data protection legislation in force from time to time. By entering the Promotion and providing the Data the Qualifying Entrant authorises Emirates to collect and process the Data in this manner.

In consenting to receive the Emirates Newsletter, the Qualifying Entrant authorises Emirates to retain and use the Data and transmit the Data for the purposes of issuing the Emirates Newsletter.

In consenting to direct marketing the Qualifying Entrant authorises Emirates to retain and use the Data for other direct marketing, which may involve sharing the Data with Emirates’ offices, authorised agents, Emirates’ other companies and/or brands, anyone to whom Emirates transfers their rights and duties, third party companies offering related services (including, for example, car rental, hotels, limousines, transfers, ancillary services), governments and government agencies, credit card and other payment card companies, and other airlines or providers of such related services.

The Winners agree to participate in such reasonable publicity as may be requested by Emirates. The Winners agree to the publication of their respective name and country in connection with the Promotion.

If the Qualifying Entrant would like to know what Data Emirates are holding about them and/or correct the Data that Emirates hold about them they should contact their local Emirates office.


Emirates Liability

Emirates will not be liable to perform any of its obligations under these Terms where it is unable to do so as a result of circumstances beyond its reasonable control including but not limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure. Emirates accept no liability (and excludes all liability) for any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenues or anticipated savings or for special, direct, indirect or consequential loss of any nature howsoever arising.

Emirates accept no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by the Winner or where applicable the guest as a result of entering or participating in the Promotion or accepting the Prize. This exclusion does not include any liability for death or personal injury caused solely by the negligence of Emirates.

Participants enter the Promotion at their own risk and agree to indemnify Emirates against all costs, losses, damages, expenses and liabilities (including for loss of reputation and goodwill and professional advisors’ fees) and any claim arising from a participants own actions in any way in connection with the Promotion or a breach of a participants obligations hereunder.


General

Participation in the Promotion does not confer on the entrant any rights in or over any intellectual property arising in connection with the Promotion. Any Terms which are held to be invalid in any jurisdiction shall whenever allowed by the context be deemed to be replaced by such valid and enforceable terms and conditions whose contents are as close as permissible to those of the invalid or unenforceable Terms. Emirates reserve the right to modify or vary the Promotion and/or these Terms at any time.

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with laws of Dubai, and as applicable the UAE, and the Dubai courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any disputes arising.