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Win a Polar Bag - Contest Terms & Conditions

Win a Polar Bag Contest - Every month a new chance to win a polar bag! - Contest Terms & Conditions


This free contest will run from 01 March, 2019, to 28 February, 2020. All entries must be submitted before 28 February, 2020.

The contest is open to all participants aged 18 or over but is not open to employees of Oceanwide Expeditions, their families, or anyone connected with the competition. Only one entry per named entrant and email address will be accepted. Any and all personal details provided must be true and accurate.

To access the contest, you must submit one (1) entry on https://oceanwide-expeditions.com/winapolarbag by completing the entry form provided.

This is a monthly contest, and the winners will be randomly chosen by Oceanwide Expeditions from all the entries entered during the contest month. Every month Oceanwide Expeditions will randomly select 10 winners. 

Each one of the 10 randomly chosen winners will receive one (1) Oceanwide Expeditions polar bag, like the bags shown on the picture above.

If there are no participants during a certain month, no bag will be distributed.

Oceanwide Expeditions retains the right to substitute a prize with another prize of similar value in the rare event that the original prize becomes unavailable.

Prizes are non-exchangeable. No cash alternative is available, and a winner can only win one prize.

Failure to claim a gift, prize, or other promotional item within the allotted time (14 days) or in the manner specified for the particular promotion will make any claim invalid.

No responsibility is accepted by Oceanwide Expeditions for sent items that are damaged, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete, or cannot be delivered for any reason.

Applications made by travel agents will be accepted, and it is allowed for travel agents to pass on prizes to their clients.

By submitting an entry to the competition, you the entrant grant Oceanwide Expeditions:
a. Permission to send you the Oceanwide email newsletter on a weekly basis if you have opted in during the creation of your profile for this contest. You can opt out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email.
b. The right to use your name and country of residence for the sole purpose of identifying you as the author of your entry and/or as a winner of one of the prizes.
c. The right to use your postal address for the sole purpose of sending your prize in the event you are a prize winner.

By entering the competition, you the entrant agree:
a. To be bound by the official terms and conditions of this competition.
b. To be selected based a random selection carried out by Oceanwide Expeditions, which is final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the contest.

The competition entry is electronic, and each submission must be entered by the individual entrant. Automated and/or repetitive electronic entries (including but not limited to entries made using scripts, macros, bots, or contest services) will be disqualified, and transmissions from these or related emails or IP addresses may be blocked. Entrants shall not enter multiple times or vote for their own entry with a fake account (Facebook or other account). Suspected fraudulent activities will be monitored and lead to exclusion. Oceanwide Expeditions reserves the right to disqualify entrants and is not required to provide explanation for such exclusions.

Oceanwide Expeditions also reserves the right to reject any photos/videos/entries/profiles that we, in our sole and absolute discretion, deem offensive, unlawful, or unsuitable in any manner. Oceanwide Expeditions reserves the right to disqualify any individual suspected of tampering with the entry process or the operation of the competition, acting in any manner deemed by us to be in violation of the competition rules, and/or demonstrating unsportsmanlike or disruptive behavior with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person or to increase their own chances to win.

Oceanwide Expeditions reserves the right to amend or withdraw the competition without prior notice in the event any unforeseen circumstances occur, and to do this without any explanation. Oceanwide Expeditions accepts no responsibility for difficulties or personal injuries experienced by entrants while submitting to the competition.

Winners will be notified by email and on the Oceanwide Expeditions Facebook page.

If a prize winner does not respond to Oceanwide Expeditions within 14 days of being notified by Oceanwide Expeditions of their win, their prize will be forfeit and Oceanwide Expeditions will randomly select another winner.

If a winner rejects a prize or the entry is somehow invalidated, the winner's prize will be forfeit and Oceanwide Expeditions will select another winner using the process described above.

In the event of disputes regarding the rules, conduct, or results of this competition, the decision made by Oceanwide Expeditions is final.

The promoter of the competition is Oceanwide Expeditions, whose address is Visserijkade 5, 4382 ZA Vlissingen, Netherlands. Any complaints regarding the competition should be sent to this address.

Oceanwide Expeditions accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liability, injury, or disappointment incurred or suffered by the entrant as a result of entering the competition or accepting any prize. Oceanwide Expeditions further accepts no liability for damage to any person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the competition.

Any entrant misusing the Oceanwide Expeditions website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, or other such malicious or technologically harmful material commits a criminal offense. This criminal offense also extends to any attack against the Oceanwide Expeditions website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Oceanwide Expeditions website or server on which the website is stored or any server, computer, or database connected to the website is a criminal offense. Such criminal offenses constitute a breach of civil law, and Oceanwide Expeditions reserves the right to seek compensation (including but not limited to legal fees) from the perpetrator to the fullest extent of the law.

By submitting an entry to the competition, the entrant is deemed to have reviewed, read, and accepted these terms and conditions.

The competition and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Netherlands, and entrants to the competition submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Dutch courts.