Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa Competition Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions are subject to any other terms and conditions provided on this website or otherwise by the Company at the time of entering the competition. By entering this competition, each entrant confirms that they have read and understood these terms and conditions.

1. The Competition

a. The competition promoter is Hull Trains Company Limited trading as Hull Trains, a company established in the UK with a registered office address at 4th Floor, Europa House, 184 Ferensway, Hull, East Yorkshire HU1 3UT.

b. The competition is open from Tuesday 16th September until 12th October 2019. Any entries received outside of this period will be invalid.

c. The competition consists of one prize draw in which the winner will be selected at random by a nominated person at the Company by the valid entries received during the competition duration. The winner will be chosen and drawn at the end of the competition and contacted by the Company via email.

d. The Company reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the competition at any time. 

2. Competition entry

a. To enter, entrants must sign up to the Hull Trains newsletter with a valid email address to ensure the Company can contact you if chosen as a winner.

b. The prize draw is free to enter, no purchase is necessary to participate.

c. Entrants may only enter once via the Hull Trains newsletter sign up.

d. Entrants must be aged 18 or over and who are residents of the UK.

e. The Company’s employees and their immediate families, the Company’s agents and anyone professionally connected with the prize draw are not eligible to take part.

f. The Company reserves the right to check the validity of any entry. Entries that do not comply with the competition rules may not be considered.

3. The Prize

a. One 1-night stay for one winner plus one guest at the Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa including spa access. The Prize includes breakfast for the winner plus guest.

b. Return rail travel will be provided by Hull Trains on the Hull Trains route only. You can join the service at any of the station stops along the Hull Trains route – Beverley, Cottingham, Hull, Brough, Howden, Selby, Doncaster, Retford, Grantham and Stevenage (on selected Sundays, please check the published timetable). Please advise where you will be boarding when you contact us to book.

c. The Prize must be redeemed within one year of the winner being announced and is subject to availability at time of booking. Hull Trains will put the winner in contact with Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa.

d. Spa must be visited on a Sunday and access is between 09:30 and 17:30 only. 

e. Where possible seats will be reserved on your chosen trains at no additional cost. Tickets cannot be changed once booked and reserved and the type of ticket cannot be changed.

f. Other food and transportation additions are NOT included in the Prize (ie. connecting transportation between Retford station and the Hotel). Items included in the Prize are stated above, see A and B.

g. Winners must have access to a personal email account used to register to the Hull Trains newsletter.

h. No cash or other alternative to the stated prize is available, except in the event of unforeseen circumstances the stated prize is no longer available, the Promoter reserves the right to provide a similar prize or a prize of equal or greater value.

4. Winner selection

a. The winners will be chosen at random from the email sign up list between the competition opening and closing period.

b. The winners will be notified by Hull Trains via email on 14th October 2019.

c. Winners must respond to the email from Hull Trains within 10 days to confirm receipt of the prize.

d. If the chosen winner cannot attend, another winner will be selected at random.

e. First Group staff members are not eligible to enter.

5. Exclusion of Liability

The Company shall not be responsible for, and shall not cover nor insure any participants, entrants and winners, and third parties from and against any and all actions, claims, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, penalties, fines, judgements, costs, charges and expenses of whatever kind and nature relating to the prizes in any way.

6. General

a. By entering the competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with the competition entry may be held and used only by the Company in accordance with these terms and conditions.

b. The Company is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR” and Data Protection Act and will not pass on your details to any third party without your prior consent. More details can be found in the Hull Trains Privacy Policy.

c. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales, whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.



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