Social Competitions Terms and Conditions

 1.  Eligibility:

You must be 18 years or over to enter the competition and receive the prize.

2.  Agreement to Rules:

By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of St Michaels Resort as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Competition.

3.  Competition Period:

Entries will be accepted online starting on the indicated date, and ending on the aforementioned date.

4.  How to Enter:

This Competition is open to those who follow @stmichaelsresort, tag @stmichaelsresort and use the designated hashtag. All entries must be made within the competition period above.

5.  Prizes:

The Winner of the Competition (the “Winner”) will receive the indicated prize, or an agreed upon prize of equal value in the case the original prize becomes unavailable or unsuitable.

The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by St Michaels Resort. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at St Michaels Resort’s discretion.

The prize is non-transferable. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted

Any and all prize-related expenses shall be the sole responsibility of Winner..

Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for St Michaels Resort to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6.   Winner Selection and Notification:

St Michaels will choose a winner at the end of the competition period, after entries have closed.

The competition winner will be notified by Instagram message within five (5) days following selection of a Winner. St Michaels Resort shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.

If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 working days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate Winner selected.

Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Competition is conditioned upon compliance with any and laws and regulations.

Any violation of these official competition rules by the winner (at St Michaels Resort’s sole discretion) will result in immediate disqualification at competition winner, and all winner privileges will be immediately revoked.

7. Rights Granted by You:

By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that St Michaels Resort, anyone acting on behalf of St Michaels Resort, and St Michaels Resort’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Competition, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of St Michaels Resort. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute an infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless St Michaels Resort from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which St Michaels Resort may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

8. Terms & Conditions:

St Michaels Resort reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond St Michaels Resort’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Competition. In such case, St Michaels Resort may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by St Michaels Resort. 

St Michaels Resort reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Competition or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. 

St Michaels Resort has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Competition, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Competition rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Competition may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, St Michaels Resort reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. Limitation of Liability:

By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless St Michaels Resort and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Competition and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

10. Disputes:

THIS Competition IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF UK WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Competition, the participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Competition, shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action, exclusively before a court jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than the participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Competition). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

11. Privacy Policy:

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the St Michaels Resort website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here. Note: a privacy policy is optional, but may be required when running a promotion on the web when using third-party platforms or when using features from social channels. Including this information makes it clear to your users how you are going to use their information.

12. Sponsor:

The Sponsor of the Competition is St Michaels Resort, Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NB.

13. Instagram:

The Competition hosted by St Michaels Resort is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.