1. Introduction 

1.1. This prize draw is operated by the South of Scotland Destination Alliance (“we”, “us” or “our”) as part of its Scotland Starts Here destination campaign.   

1.2. The following terms and conditions apply to the 2020 Scotland Starts Here Christmas Prize Draw (“Prize Draw”).  

1.3. If you wish to participate in the Prize Draw you agree to these terms and conditions (“Terms”). By entering the Prize Draw, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted these Terms as final and binding, so please read these Terms carefully. The Terms set out who can enter the Prize Draw, how the Prize Draw will be run and the circumstances in which we may withhold all or part of the Prize(s) and/or disqualify you.  

1.4. We reserve the right to suspend, cancel or modify the Prize Draw at any time and for any reason without notice. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant that we believe to have breached any of these Terms, violates the Terms; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or undermine the legitimate operation of the Prize Draw. 

1.5. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Prize Draw if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond our control. We exclude, to the full extent permitted by law, all liability for any loss, damage, cost and expense you may incur, whether direct or indirect and however caused, in connection with this Prize Draw or the prizes. We are not responsible for failed, undelivered, incorrect, or inaccurate entry forms whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in the Prize Draw or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entry forms. 

1.6. Our failure to enforce any part of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  

1.7. These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Scotland. We both agree that the courts of Scotland shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions (including non-contractual disputes or claims). 

2. Definitions 

2.1. In these Terms (except where a different interpretation is necessary in the context) the words and expressions set out below shall have the following meanings: 

The Prize: One (1) of the six (6) individual prizes as follows:  

  • Adopt an Alpaca at Beirhope:  

Inclusions: Personalised adoption certificate, Alpaca profile sheet and personalised fun facts, Seasonal newsletters, Alpaca Meet & Greet for two, canvas print of your adopted alpaca. Valid for one year from Notification and subject to availability. 

  • Afternoon Tea for 2 at Caddon View & Café Sitooterie:  

Inclusions: Gift voucher for Afternoon Tea at Caddon View & Café Sitooterie, Afternoon Tea includes a speciality tea or coffee of your choice, a cup of soup, three finger sandwiches, a mini scone, a mini dessert and a cake per person. Valid for one year from Notification and subject to availability on booking. 

  • Family Photo Session with The Love Bug D&G:  

Inclusions: Family photo shoot for up to six people featuring VW campervan, up to the value of £200. Location by special arrangement throughout D&G. Pictures will be supplied digitally. Valid for one year from Notification and subject to availability on booking. Add-ons available by arrangement for a fee.  

  • Farm Visit at Jacksons at Jedburgh:  

Inclusions: 1-hour family farm visit for up to 4 people to Kersheugh Farm. Includes a guided tour of the farm and visit to the pet animals. Further activities subject to weather and availability. Valid for one year from Notification and subject to availability on booking.

  • Galloway Activity Centre Short-break:  

Inclusions: 2 nights glamping stay in a Geo Dome on a self-catering basis. Flexible dates for stay, dates in July and August excluded. Valid for one year from Notification  and subject to availability on booking. 

  • Tontine Hotel Short-break:  

Inclusions: 2 nights Bed & Full Scottish Breakfast for 2 people sharing a Double or Twin room, 1x 3-course dinner in the elegant Adam room, 1 full day E-Bike hire for 2 people, bespoke service to provide you with details of routes, historic sites of interest & viewpoints, picnic sites & cafés along your route. Valid for one year from Notification and subject to availability on booking. 

Entry Criteria: Submission of Name and Email Address through the official Entry Form hosted on scotlandstartshere.com 

Start Date: 1 December, 12pm 

End Date: 15 December, 12pm 

Notification of Winners: 16 December 

3. Eligibility 

3.1. The Prize Draw is only open to UK residents aged 18 and over at the time of entry. Employees, partners or contractors and their respective families of the South of Scotland Destination Alliance or associated businesses are not eligible to enter. We reserve the right to verify the eligibility of entrants. We may request such information as we consider reasonably necessary for the purpose of verifying the eligibility of an entrant and the Prize may be withheld until and unless the South of Scotland Destination Alliance is satisfied with the verification. 

4. Entry Requirements 

4.1. Entrants are required to meet the Entry Criteria between the Start Date and the End Date. 

4.2. Entry into the Prize Draw is restricted to one entry per individual person per Prize. An entrant is only eligible to win one Prize. No purchase or payment of any form is required for entry into the Prize Draw. Multiple entries will be discounted and may be disqualified.  

4.3. Entries to the Prize Draw must be received between the Start Date and the End Date inclusive. Any entries submitted outside this period will not be considered regardless of the reason. 

4.4. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. Any entrant that attempts to complete or submit fraudulent entries will be disqualified. Entrants may not enter with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses, under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to register multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits any Prize won. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Should multiple users of the same email account enter the Prize Draw and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorised account holder of the said email account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. Authorised account holder is the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organisation, which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorised account holder. 

4.5. We cannot be held responsible for entries which are lost or corrupted or for any entries to the Prize Draw which We do not receive as a result of any technical error, however caused. In addition We cannot accept any liability for any difficulties experienced in submitting an entry. Proof of entry or submission will not be proof of receipt. 

5. Prizes & Winners 

5.1. Six (6) Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries to receive one (1) Prize each. One Winner will be selected per individual Prize.  

5.2. The Winners of the Prize Draw will be notified by email within 24 hours of the Notification Date. 

5.3. Details of the Winners’ names may be disclosed by Us on Our website and social media platforms. By entering the Prize Draw, you expressly agree to permit such disclosure if you are a Winner. 

5.4. The Prize should be claimed by the Winner within three (3) days of notification. If the Winner cannot be contacted or the Prize notification is returned or is undeliverable, the Winner forfeits all rights to any Prize, and an alternate Winner may be selected by Us or the Prize Draw may be withdrawn. 

5.6. The Prize cannot be exchanged for cash.  

5.7. The Prize is subject to availability. All arrangements relating to availability, information, delivery or booking and using the Prize are furthermore subject to the supplying business’ individual terms and conditions. We cannot accept any liability relating to availability, information, delivery or booking and using the Prize.  

5.8. The Prize is strictly non-transferable. Winners shall not resell, offer for hire or otherwise transfer the Prize or any part thereof to any third party. 

7. Your Data 

7.1. Your personal data will be used solely in accordance with current data protection legislation and in accordance with our privacy policy which governs our use of personal data we collect from you.  

7.2. Information you provide to us through the Entry Criteria will be used to administer the Prize Draw and to contact you only for the purposes of the Prize Draw unless you have given express permission to be added to our mailing list. We may need your date of birth or other identifying information to verify that you are entitled to enter this Prize Draw, but will not use it for any other purpose. We will not pass on your information to any third parties, and you can opt-out from direct marketing at any time. 

7.3. For the purposes of this Prize Draw, the Winners agree that their information will be shared with the businesses offering the Prizes. All information shared in this manner will only be used in order to deliver or otherwise administer the Prizes.  

8. Enquiries 

8.1. For all enquiries, comments or feedback please contact info@ssdalliance.com. 

8.2. We are committed to collecting, storing and using your data fairly, securely and only for the purposes you have allowed. Our data policy is available on our website. 

8.4. We can be contacted on: info@ssdalliance.com or 15 High Street, Selkirk, TD7 4BZ 

Dated: 1 December 2020