Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions – megadays Destination Competition. Idea requirements and upload.

TO UPLOAD YOUR IDEA:

  1. Visit http://megadays.co.uk between 18th July and 1st September 2017.
  2. Enter your full name and valid email address when prompted.
  3. Upload details of your favourite UK day out.
  4. Click ‘add now’.
  5. Your idea will be sent for moderation and if deemed appropriate will appear on the online map.

FOR YOUR IDEA TO COUNT:

  1. In order for your idea to count towards the competition, your idea MUST be of a real activity in the UK, with sufficient detail for our moderators to validate your entry online. This will require the name of the activity at a minimum.

AFTER SUBMITTING YOUR IDEA:

  1. All participants who have submitted an idea will be automatically added to a prize draw, for the chance to win a prize as defined on www.megadays.co.uk/help*.
  2. By submitting an idea to our megadays map, you are confirming to opt-in to receive communications from us and our third party partner, Hard Rock Cafe.
  3. Once an idea is submitted to the website http://megadays.co.uk, megabus reserve the right to re-use the content.
  4. megabus is not responsible for the imagery or wording used in user’s idea submissions. Any issues relating to the content uploaded to the website must be sent to megabuscompetitions@stagecoachbus.com.

DATA STORAGE:

megabus will store every participant’s name, email address and submitted idea(s) in a secure database. By entering this competition, you agree to these details being used by megabus and shared with our partner Hard Rock Cafe.

Stagecoach Group may disclose your personal information to any of its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. All Stagecoach Group group employees or subcontractors that may come in contact with personal information are bound by a confidentiality agreement to ensure that they exercise the same level of care when handling your personal information.

Stagecoach Group uses all reasonable security measures to ensure that any and all personal information collected is protected. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to this site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Terms and conditions – megabus Prize Draw

To enter the prize draw, users must submit their name, a valid email address and a suitable idea as defined in the megadays destination competition terms and conditions.

The prize draw is open to anyone who submits an idea with all the details of their favourite day out in the UK on the website www.megadays.co.uk between midday on 17th July to midnight on 1st September *

Every time a user submits an idea, they are entered into the prize draw. Therefore, the more times the user submits, the more chances they will have of winning.

The winners will be randomly selected. Their entry will be crossed-referenced with their submitted idea. If the idea does not meet the requirements as outlined in the Idea Requirements Terms & Conditions*, they will be removed from the the pool of prize draw entrants, and a new winner will be drawn

Winners will be selected at random from all entries received after midnight on 1st September by a member of megabus.com head office. The winner will be notifi­ed via email by 8th September. Winner must respond to the notification email by 12th September, if we do not receive a response by this date, we reserve the right to randomly select a 2nd winner.

Once the winner has responded by email the Promoter will send the winner an email with instructions on how to claim their prize.

Winners must be over 18 years of age and resident in the UK. Any personal data provided will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy. By entering, the participant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

Two prizes are on offer in this competition. One prize is for a weekend away for 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children to Edinburgh and the other a weekend away for 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children to London.

The Edinburgh prize consists of megabus.com return tickets, Afternoon Tea at The Dome, and dinner at Hard Rock Cafe, 20 George Street. Your dinner will include a starter, entrée and dessert from the A La Carte menu, plus refillable soft drinks. Accommodation is an overnight stay at 2 Cambridge Street (The Dynamite Club). This will include bed and breakfast.

The London prize consists of megabus.com return tickets, Thames Rocket Experience, BB Afternoon Tea, dinner at Hard Rock Cafe, 150 Old Park Lane. Your dinner will include a starter, entrée and dessert from the A La Carte menu, plus refillable soft drinks. Accommodation will be a minimum of 3*.

Prizes are non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and are not redeemable for cash or other prizes and are subject to megabus.com Terms and Conditions.

By participating in the promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. To be eligible to win, you must agree to all of the terms and conditions on this page.

By taking part in this promotion, all participants consent to megabus.com collecting, storing and using any personal data submitted with an entry for the purposes of this competition.

Employees of Stagecoach or Scottish Citylink, their families, agents or anyone else connected with this promotion are not eligible to win.

All prizes to be claimed and used by 10th November inclusive and is subject to availability. Includes up to 20kg luggage per passenger. Only includes travel on the megabus UK network (any additional transfer or transport costs are not included and is the responsibility of the winner).

megabus.com is part of Stagecoach Group. Stagecoach will not take responsibility for any lost tickets - replacements cannot be issued. In the event of any dispute regarding these Terms and Conditions, the conduct, results and any other matters relating to this prize draw, the decision of the Promoter shall be ­final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

The Promoter is Midland Red (South) Limited. Registered address Daw Bank, Stockport, SK3 0DU. Details of the winner will be available after the draw date by sending an email to megabuscompetitions@stagecoachbus.com.

The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw this prize draw or substitute with an alternative prize of similar value or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice.


Conditions Of Website Usage

Definitions

“Stagecoach” means Stagecoach Group Plc registered address: 10 Dunkeld Road, Perth, PH1 5TW Scotland company number: SC 100764, VAT number GB 435 7578 19.

“We”, “our”, “us” and “megabus.com” means our company, Midland Red (South) Ltd. (Registered address: Daw Bank, Stockport SK3 0DU, company number: 1556310, VAT number: GB 435 7578 19) a subsidiary of Stagecoach.

“Terms” means these online sales terms of website use as amended from time to time.

“Our website” refers to www.megabus.com, www.megatrain.com, www.megabusplus.com

Contacting us

We hope you find our website useful and easy to use, should you have any questions, comments or suggestions then please contact us.

Introduction

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website whether as a guest or as a registered user. Use of our website includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our website.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our website, as these will apply to your use of it. We recommend that you print a copy of this page for future reference.

By using our website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our website.

Other applicable terms

If you purchase tickets from our website, our Online Sales Terms and Conditions and Conditions of Carriage will apply to any such purchase.

Disclaimer

The information published on our website is provided as a convenience to visitors and to help you get the most from buying your tickets online. Whilst megabus.com uses all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on our website is current, accurate and complete at the date of publication, no representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of such information and information is subject to change without notice. Neither megabus.com, nor Stagecoach Group Plc, can therefore be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information appearing on our website.

Your personal information

We only use your personal information in accordance with our Privacy policy. Please take time to read our Privacy policy as it includes important terms which apply to you.

Availability

We will try to keep our website available but cannot guarantee that our website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability.

We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our website without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Changes to our website

We reserve the right to make changes or corrections, alter, suspend or discontinue any aspects of our website or the content or services available through it at any time. Please note that any of the content on our website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new feature, content, products and services offered shall be subject to these terms and conditions.

Use of our website

You must be 16 years of age or over to make reservations using the payment methods on our website. If you’re under 16, you may use megabus.com with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

By using our website you confirm that you possess the legal authority to enter into the terms of use for our website, including instructing us to collect any payments from a credit or debit card, or direct debit from an authorised bank account, and to use our website in accordance with all its terms and conditions.

You confirm that all information supplied by you in using our website is true and accurate.

As a condition of your use of our website you agree that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms of use.

Your account and password

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly change your password via the ‘Change your password’ link on the ‘About me’ tab on the ‘My account’ page.

Links

Links from our website exist for convenience and information, and megabus.com makes no representations regarding, or accepts any responsibility or liability for the products, services or information (or any reliance on it) contained on any such site. The existence of a link to another website does not imply or express endorsement of its provider, product or services by megabus.com.

Intellectual property rights

All intellectual property rights in our website, and all the material published on it are the property of megabus.com its affiliates or its third party licensors, and are protected by international copyright laws and other intellectual property rights. All such rights are reserved.

You may download or print individual sections of our website for personal use and information and for the purposes of placing an order only provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), modify, de-compile, disassemble or transmit or use for any commercial purpose whatsoever any information from our website without contacting and obtaining the prior written consent of megabus.com.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our website; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website.

We provide our website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any tickets or services by us to you, which will be set out in our Online Sales Terms and conditions.

Viruses and unauthorised use

No warranty is given as to the freedom of our website from errors, defects, viruses or other malicious programs or macros.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not:

  • attempt to gain unauthorised access to, circumvent security, tamper with, hack into,or otherwise disrupt our website, the server on which our website is stored or any server, computer, database, router or any other Internet connected device connected to our website;
  • misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; or
  • attack our website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
  • By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our website will cease immediately.

Other important terms

If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.

If any provision or term of these Terms becomes or is declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such terms or provision shall be divisible from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them. We may transfer our rights and obligations under a contract to another organisation, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Terms.

Unless otherwise stated in these Terms, you may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these Terms to another person if we agree in writing.

Our right to vary these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you.

Applicable law

Our website is established by Stagecoach Group Plc in Scotland. Any use of it shall at all times be governed by English law and, in the event of any dispute, the relevant parties shall irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Last update: 1 June 2017