Terms & Conditions

Christmas At Sea Photograph Competition Terms and Conditions:

1. The Promoter of this competition is Seafarers UK (the “Promoter”).

2. The Promoter is offering those who enter this promotion a chance to win a bundle of five books, courtesy of Pan Macmillan Publishers.

  • The Caiplie Caves by Karen Solie
  • A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
  • Your Truth or Mine? by Trisha Sakhlecha
  • Poldark The Stranger From The Sea by Winston Graham
  • To The Eastern Seas by Julian Stockwin

3. To enter this prize draw, entrants must insert a photo showing their Christmas at sea, in the comments section of the Seafarers UK Facebook or Twitter post, inviting entries into this prize draw, or via a Direct Message on Instagram. Alternatively, entries can be emailed seafarers@seafarers.uk.

4. There is no restriction on the time frame in which the photo must have been taken.

5. Entrants must be aged 18 years or over.

6. Number of entries is not limited per person.

7. Incomplete, illegible or late entries will not be accepted.

8. No donation is necessary to enter this promotion, however internet access is required.

9. There is a bundle of five books to be won. All prizes are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. There is no cash alternative offered.

10. In the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside reasonable control, the Promoter reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this promotion without prior notice.

11. The promotion is open to entries from 23 December 2019 until 19 January 2020. Prize winner will be selected from all valid entries received during the promotional period and contacted by 31 January.

12. The winner will be notified via a direct message on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram (depending on which social network they entered the competition) or contacted by email, if their competition entry was sent to seafarers@seafarers.uk. The winner will be asked to provide their full name and address. If the winner fails to respond within five working days of this notification, a new winner will be selected.

13. The prize will be dispatched to the address supplied within two weeks of notification.

14. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for network, computer or software failures of any kind and has no responsibility for lost, delayed or misdirected entries.

15. The Promoter reserves the right to discount any inappropriate or offensive entries and to disqualify any entries if the Promoter, at its sole discretion, believes that there has been an attempt to manipulate or tamper with the operation of the promotion.

16. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for any infringement of any third party intellectual property rights caused by entrants entering this prize draw.

17. Except for the purpose of carrying out the promotion, contacting the winner and sending out prizes the Promoter will not use entrants’ personal data without the express consent of the entrant. See www.seafarers.uk/privacy for our full privacy policy.

18. By entering the competition, you agree that the entry photo may be used by Seafarers UK on its website and social media channels for promotion of this competition only. Entries will not be used in any other way by Seafarers UK without consent of the entrant.

19. You agree to be bound by the decisions of the Promoter, which are final in all matters relating to the promotion. No correspondence will be entered into in respect of the Promoter’s decisions.


Christmas At Sea Drawing Competition Terms and Conditions:

1. The Promoter of this prize draw is Seafarers UK (the “Promoter”).

2. The Promoter is offering those who enter this promotion a chance to win a bundle of three books (all suitable for up to 18 years of age). There will be two winners of the competition.

Bundle one:

  • The Snail and the Whale Festive Edition by Julia Donaldson
  • The Singing Mermaid by Julia Donaldson
  • Song of the Dolphin Boy by Elizabeth Laird

Bundle two:

  • Kat Wolfe Investigates by Lauren St John
  • Deeplight by Frances Hardinge
  • Plastic Sucks! By Dougie Poynter

3. To enter the competition, entrants must send a drawing showing Christmas at sea to seafarers@seafarers.uk, or complete our online form.

4. The entries must be sent in by a person aged 18 and over and provide their contact details.

5. Claimants of the prize, must be adults aged 18 years or over.

6. Number of entries is not limited per person.

7. Incomplete, illegible or late entries will not be accepted.

8. No donation is necessary to enter this promotion, however internet access is required.

9. There are two bundles of three books to be won. All prizes are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. There is no cash alternative offered.

10. In the event of unforeseen circumstances or circumstances outside reasonable control, the Promoter reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this promotion without prior notice.

11. The promotion is open to entries from 23 December 2019 until 19 January 2020. Prize winner will be selected from all valid entries received during the promotional period and contacted by 31 January.

12. The winners will be notified via email. A contact person – adult aged 18 and over – will be asked to provide their full name and address. If the contact fails to respond within five working days of this notification, a new winner will be selected.

13. The prize will be dispatched to the address supplied within two weeks of notification.

14. The Promoter does not accept responsibility for network, computer or software failures of any kind and has no responsibility for lost, delayed or misdirected entries.

15. The Promoter reserves the right to discount any inappropriate or offensive entries and to disqualify any entries if the Promoter, at its sole discretion, believes that there has been an attempt to manipulate or tamper with the operation of the promotion.

16. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for any infringement of any third party intellectual property rights caused by entrants entering this prize draw.

17. Except for the purpose of carrying out the promotion, contacting the winners and sending out prizes the Promoter will not use entrants’ personal data without the express consent of the entrant. See www.seafarers.uk/privacy for our full privacy policy.

18. By entering the competition, you agree that the entry drawing may be used by Seafarers UK on its website and social media channels for promotion of this competition only. Entries will not be used in any other way by Seafarers UK without consent of the entrant.

19. You agree to be bound by the decisions of the Promoter, which are final in all matters relating to the promotion. No correspondence will be entered into in respect of the Promoter’s decisions.