Terms & conditions: Win a Trip to Kildare Village

Article 1 – Competition and organization

The competition, the “Win a Trip to Kildare Village”, hereafter the “Competition”, is organised by VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA. (“the Promoter”), with registered office at Zetellaan 100, 3630 Maasmechelen, Belgium and registered with the Crossroad Bank of Enterprises (Kruispuntbank der Ondernemingen) under the number 0465.707.490.

The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or managed by Facebook and Facebook is not associated with the Competition.

Participation in the Competition requires the prior knowledge and unconditional acceptance of the competition rules and implies the acceptance of all decisions regarding the Competition. The participants also confirm the knowledge and acceptance of the General Terms and Conditions of the Promotor, available on the following web page: https://www.maasmechelenvillage.com/en/footer/legal/privacy-policy and which are additionally applicable.

The Competition starts on Thursday 14 March 2019 at 10.00 CET and finishes on Monday 18 March 2019 at 10.00 CET.

Article 2 – Participants

All physical persons can participate in the Competition on the condition that i) they are at least 18 years old on the start date of the Competition in accordance with Article 1 and (ii) they participate as private citizens. Are excluded from participation: i) employees of the Promotor; (ii) other persons involved in the organization of the Competition; (iii) family members in the first and second degree of persons in (i) and (ii); iv) persons who are legally excluded.

Article 3 – Competition and participation

The Competition consists of answering a competition question. The Competition is promoted via Facebook using the following URL address: https://www.facebook.com/MaasmechelenVillage. From the start of the Competition, the participants will have to answer the following question: “Who would you like to take with you on a trip to Kildare Village and why?”. Entries and submissions by other means are invalid. In addition to any costs for mobile data, participation in the Competition is free and there is no purchase obligation.

The Promotor reserves the right to refuse persons to participate in the Competition.

The Promotor undertakes to refrain from negative communication regarding the Competition and/or the Promotor.

Article 4 – Valid participation

Each person can only participate once in the Competition. Any participation on the basis of an invalid Facebook account will be annulled and excluded from the Competition.

Only one family member or one of the persons residing at the same postal address can win a prize, with the date of participation being the criteria.

Article 5 – Prize

The following prize consisting out of the following can be won:

  • A trip to Kildare Village (including transportation) valid for two (2) persons;
  • A gift card for an amount of €250 to be spent at Kildare Village;
  • A lunch voucher for an amount of €100 to be spent at Kildare Village.

The aforementioned prizewill be awarded to the winner, i.e. the person who gives the most original reply to the question “who would you take with you to Kildare Village and why?”. 

The winner will be selected by an expert jury.

On 20 March 2019, before 20.00 CET, the winner will receive a confirmation message.

The prize can be redeemed by 30 June 2019 and upon confirmation by the winner of its chosen date, the Promotor shall book the trip including transportation for two (2) persons to Killdare Village.

Article 6 – Fraud

Any attempt at fraud will be sanctioned with immediate exclusion of the participant. Identification must match the name used to answer the question. If this is not the case, this will be penalized with immediate exclusion from the participant.

Article 7 – Prizes

The prize is personal and not transferable. It cannot be exchanged in any way, not even against its monetary value. It is indivisible and the participant must accept it as it is granted. The Promotor reserves the right to change a prize at any time, for productional or substantive reasons and / or in case of force majeure.

Article 8 – Use of the prize

The winner is fully responsible for the use of his / her prize. This relieves the Promotor of any liability, including in respect of the prize, use of it and any accidents and / or damage related to it. Any additional charges are at the expense of the winner.

Article 9 – Compliance

In the event that the winner does not fulfil the criteria stipulated in these regulations, the prize will not be awarded and will remain the property of the Promoter.

The Promotor supervises the correct running of the Competition, without being obliged to call in a bailiff for this purpose. The Promotor reserves the right to check whether the competition rules are respected, in particular to exclude any participant who has misused. Results and decisions of the Promotor and / or the Competition jury are binding and irrevocable and cannot be challenged, for no reason whatsoever. The Promotor has the final authority in all cases of dispute and all decisions regarding the organization are therefore without recourse.

Article 10 – Identity

With regard to the delivery of the prize, the winner must demonstrate his / her identity.The participants agree to having their identity checked and for their stated address to be compared against their national identity card. Every false declaration of identity or address will lead to the immediate exclusion of the participant.

Article 11 – Liability

Participation in the Competition implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, particularly in terms of technical performance, the risk of interruptions and, more generally, the risks inherent in each connection and transmission via the Internet, the absence of security of certain data against possible diversions and the risks of contamination by possible viruses and / or other damage to the network.

Therefore, the Promotor cannot be held liable under any circumstances for:

  • Transmissions via the Internet;
  • Poor functioning of the Internet and / or software used;
  • The consequences of viruses, bugs, anomalies, technical defects;
  • Any technical, hardware and software defects of any kind.


The Promotor cannot be held liable for direct or indirect damage resulting from an interruption, any dysfunctions, exclusion of participants or termination of the Competition for any reason. This also applies to any direct or indirect damage that would result from a connection with the website of the Promotor.

Each participant must take all necessary measures to protect his / her own data and / or the software programs on his / her computer equipment and / or his / her site against any damage.

The connection with the Promotor 's website and participation in the Competition are the sole responsibility of the participants. The Promotor can also not be held liable if the present Competition is to be changed, shortened or canceled due to force majeure or for other reasons beyond his control.

The Promotor is only responsible for his own intentional action and / or serious error. If the Promotor organizes a Competition in cooperation with one or more third parties, the same provisions apply to these third parties as to the Promotor.

During the Competition any additions or, in case of force majeure, changes, can be published during the Competition, after notification by the Promotor. They will be considered as attachments to these competition rules.

Any problem with regard to the interpretation of these competition rules, as well as any situation that would not be regulated by these regulations, will be settled by a jury composed by the Promotor. No written, telephone or oral question regarding the interpretation or application of these regulations, the modalities of the Competition or with regard to the list of participants or winners will be answered.

Article 12 – Changes and liability

The Promoter reserves the right to change, extend or even completely cancel the Competition due to events that are entirely beyond its control. The Promoter cannot be held liable if the Competition has to be interrupted, delayed or even cancelled due to reasons beyond its control.

Any case that is not expressly provided for in these rules will be decided by the Promoter whose decision is final.

Article 13 - Applicable law and competent courts
These competition rules are exclusively governed by and must be interpreted in accordance with Belgian law.

Any dispute regarding the Competition and these contest rules will be settled by the courts and tribunals of the Brussels district, Dutch courts


Article 14 – Privacy

By participating, you are requested to provide the following personal data: your Facebook account name (public account). These personal data will be processed for selecting and contacting the winner. The provision of these personal data is required for the execution of the Competition in which the participant is involved. The entry that has won the Competition with mention of the name shall be shared on social media of Value Retail. The winning participant agrees with this in the manner as determined in the competition form.

Value Retail is the data controller of these personal data. The personal data shall be processed by Value Retail and stored on a local server. The personal data shall be preserved until three months after the Competition has been closed and the winner has been contacted.

The participant has the right to request Value Retail to inspect and rectify the personal data. By participating, the participant acknowledges that, in case he/she has won, his/her personal data shall be shared on social media of Value Retail. Value Retail reserves the right to contact each participant for clarification and verification, whenever it sees fit. The participant has the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority (in principle the Belgian Supervisory Authority https://www.gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit.be/ ).


The general privacy policy of Value Retail can be consulted on https://www.maasmechelenvillage.com/en/footer/legal/privacy-policy

  • via email: legalbelgium@maasmechelenvillage.com;
    • via fax: +32 (0) 89/77 40 20;
  • via mail: Maasmechelen Village, Zetellaan 100, 3630 Maasmechelen