1. Eligibility: This giveaway is open to all individuals who follow the @VisitYork Instagram account, are at least 18 years old at the time of entry, and are residents of the United Kingdom. Employees of Visit York, their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren), and those living in the same household are not eligible to enter or win.
  2. Promotional Period: The giveaway begins as soon as the giveaway post is live on Instagram and ends at midnight on May 6, 2024. Entries submitted before or after this period will not be eligible.
  3. How to Enter:

    • Follow @VisitYork on Instagram.
    • Like the giveaway post.
    • Tag a friend in the comments of the giveaway post who you think would also enjoy attending the Snooks Auction.
    • For a Bonus Entry, share the giveaway post in your Instagram story and tag @VisitYork.
  4. Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries received during the promotional period. The draw will take place on May 7, 2024. Winners will be notified via Instagram direct message and must respond within 48 hours to claim their prize. If a winner does not respond within this timeframe, a new winner will be selected from the remaining entries.
  5. Prizes:

    • The prize consists of two tickets to the Snooks Auction on May 9, 2024, at York Barbican.
    • No cash alternative is available, and the prize is non-transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  6. General Conditions:

    • By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
    • The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the promotion if any fraud, virus or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the promotion, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.
  7. Liability and Release: Participants agree to release and hold harmless Visit York and its respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the giveaway or receipt or use of any prize.
  8. Privacy Policy: By participating in the giveaway, entrants agree to Visit York’s use of their personal information as described in the Visit York Privacy Policy.
  9. Disputes: Except where prohibited, participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the giveaway or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the United Kingdom. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United Kingdom, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the United Kingdom or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United Kingdom.
  10. Social Media: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. You are providing your information to Visit York and not to Instagram. By participating in this contest, you agree to a complete release of Instagram from any claims.