Hostelworld x Generator Hostels Ltd Instagram Competition Ts&Cs

Hostelworld Services Limited “Hostelworld x Generator Hostels Ltd Instagram Competition” – Terms and Conditions

1. Promoter: The promoter of the “Hostelworld x Generator Hostels Ltd Instagram Competition” promotion (the “Promotion”) is Hostelworld Services Limited (the “Promoter”) of Registered Company: Hostelworld Services Ltd. One Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3AX

2. How to Qualify: Entrants must 1. Follow @hostelworld & @staygenerator 2. Add their Instagram handle in the comments and 3. Like the specified Instagram Post between Monday, May 15th at 09:00 (GMT) and Friday, May 18th (23:59 (GMT)

3. The Promotion is free to enter and the prize consists of a 2 (two) consecutive night stay in a [1] sleeping pod at Generator Hostels Ltd, free breakfast, 1 (one) €50 Bar Voucher provided by Generator Hostels Ltd & 1 (one) $50 Hostelworld voucher which will be uploaded to the Hostelworld account of the winning customer.

4. By entering the Promotion, the “Entrant” agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions and agrees that the decision of the Promoter is binding and final.

5. The full details of the prize are as below.


6. There will be 1 prize winner (the “Prize Winner”) of the 2 nights stay in a sleeping pod, breakfast included, 1 €50 Bar Voucher provided by Generator Hostels Ltd. & 1 (one) $50 Hostelworld voucher. Winner can bring a second person along.

7. The two consecutive free bed nights are valid at Generator Amsterdam, in a [1]- sleeping pod. This prize entitles you to one bed in the mixed dorm for two consecutive nights, other residents of Generator Amsterdam may occupy the remaining [1] sleeping pod when you avail of the prize. If the Prize Winner only utilises one night of the prize, the remaining night may not be availed of at another time and will not be refunded or credited to the account of the Prize Winner.

8. Free bed nights are valid for 6 month from the date of the prize giveaway. If not used they will expire. If the nights are not used consecutively, the unutilised night will expire.

9. The Prize Winner will need to contact Generator Amsterdam directly to claim their two free bed nights at Generator Amsterdam may contact the Promotor to verify the Prize Winner.

10. Free bed nights are subject to availability.

11. Only entries made on the competition post on the Hostelworld Instagram page will qualify.

12. The Prize Winner will be selected by the Hostelworld social media team, who will select a winner at random

13. Hostelworld will DM the winning customer on Instagram

14. The prize must be claimed by the Prize Winner within seven (7) calendar days of the date of notification to claim their prize by responding to the Hostelworld DM. In the event that a Prize Winner fails to respond in writing via DM within that period, chooses not to accept the prize, is ineligible for the Promotion or fails to duly complete, execute and return any document required by the Promoter, he/she shall be disqualified and will relinquish any right or entitlement to the prize.

15. The Prize can only be claimed by the Prize Winner who is notified by the Promoter in accordance with these terms. The decision of the Promoter regarding any aspect of the Promotion, including the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

16. To facilitate the voucher transfer, the Prize Winner is required to send the Promoter the email address connected to their Hostelworld account. If the Prize Winner does not have a Hostelworld account, the Prize Winner may either create a Hostelworld account for the purpose of availing of the prize, or notify Hostelworld that it will not accept the prize. The prize shall not be redeemable for cash or any other monetary or non-monetary value.

17. The Hostelworld standard terms and conditions pertaining to vouchers shall apply and by accepting the prize,

the Prize Winner is deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by the standard terms and conditions applicable to the voucher.

18. Generator Amsterdam is solely responsible for the two-night stay, and applicable terms and conditions of Generator Amsterdam apply. The two-night stay is not transferrable to another hostel or for another prize and is not redeemable for cash or cash equivalent. Any matters arising out of your enjoyment of the two-night stay in Generator Amsterdam is a matter between you and Generator Amsterdam only, the Promoter or any of its affiliate companies shall not be liable and shall bear no responsibility for any issues arising from the availing of this prize.

19. The Promoter shall not be responsible for any technical difficulties experienced by the Promoter, the Entrant and/or the Prize Winner in relation to this Promotion.

B. General

20. Entrants must be aged 18 (eighteen) or over. In entering the Promotion, the Entrant does so at his/her own risk and on his/her own initiative, and is responsible for complying with local laws, to the extent any local laws apply. Entry into the Promotion may be unlawful under certain local laws and if entry in the Promotion is unlawful, the Entrant will be immediately disqualified from the Promotion. This is unfortunate but beyond our control.

21. The Promotion is not open to employees or agents or the immediate family members of employees or agents of the Promoter or any affiliated companies or subsidiaries or any third parties involved in the Promotion.

22. By entering the Promotion each Entrant agrees to allow the Promoter to use their name and nationality to be displayed as a winner on the Hostelworld x Generator Hostels Ltd Instagram Competition T&Cs blog post. By entering the Promotion the Entrant agrees, in the event that they are the Prize Winner, to participate in such promotional activity as is reasonably requested by the Promoter, such as providing the Promoter with content for the website, blog, e-newsletters, and social media channels for further marketing purposes following the Promotion.

23. Each Entrant releases and holds the Promoter and its employees, agents, sub-contractors and consultants harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Promotion or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any Prize, including without limitation, personal injury, property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

24. The Promoter shall not be liable for any breach of its obligations resulting from causes beyond its reasonable control and the Promoter shall be entitled to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and these terms and conditions without liability.

25. Personal data supplied during the course of this Promotion will only be processed as set out in the Promoter’s Promotion Privacy Notice below.

26. These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the Entrant hereby agrees that for the benefit of the Promoter and without prejudice to the right of the Promoter to take proceedings before any other court of competent jurisdiction, that the courts of England and Wales shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any suit, action or proceedings that might arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions and for such purposes the Entrant irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction of such courts.


Hostelworld Services Limited “Hostelworld Instagram” Competition Privacy Notice (the “Notice”)

Hostelworld Services Limited (the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects and processes personal information relating to you in connection with the Promotion entitled “Hostelworld Instagram Competition” (the “Promotion”). We do this in compliance with our obligations under applicable data protection law. This notice explains what personal data relating to you is collected, the purposes for which it is used, the third parties to whom it may be disclosed and how you can exercise your rights in relation to your personal data. This notice should be read in conjunction with the Promotion’s terms and conditions.

Please note that as the Promotion entails the use of Instagram, your personal data is also subject to the privacy notice provisions of Instagram which are available at:

Personal Data Collected

Prize Winner

If you are a Prize Winner, the types of personal data relating to you that we collect and process may include:

· If you are declared to be the winner of the Promotion in accordance with the Promotion’s terms and conditions, you will be required to provide your email address and other information necessary to provide you with the Promotion prizes.

· No personal data is collected for Promotion Entrants

Purposes of Processing and Legal Bases

· If you are declared to be the winner of the Promotion your email address will be used for the purposes of arranging the prizes. The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary for the performance of our contract with you.

· If you are declared to be the winner of the Promotion your name, country of residence and other content such as pictures, social media stories, and videos, may be uploaded to our website and social media sites including our blog, or may be used for our e-newsletter. The legal bases for this processing are that it is in our legitimate interests to carry on marketing activities and that it is necessary for the performance of our contract with you.

Recipients of Data

We may disclose your personal data to third-party recipients in connection with the above purposes, including:

· to social media service providers and other IT service providers;

· to social media influencers who promote the Promotion;

· to competent regulatory authorities and bodies as requested or required by law; and

· to other members of our corporate group.


We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected or to comply with legal, regulatory or internal policy requirements and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that might arise in connection with your contract.

Transfers Abroad

In connection with the above we may transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area, including to a jurisdiction which is not recognised by the European Commission as providing for an equivalent level of protection for personal data as is provided for in the European Union. If and to the extent that we do so, we will ensure that appropriate measures are in place to comply with our obligations under applicable law governing such transfers, which may include entering into a contract governing the transfer which contains the ‘standard contractual clauses’ approved for this purpose by the European Commission. For further details of the measures that we have taken in this regard, please contact us at

Your Rights

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:

· the right to access your personal data;

· the right to request the rectification and/or erasure of your personal data;

· the right to restrict the use of your personal data;

· the right to object to the processing of your personal data;

· the right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller; and

· where our processing of your personal data is based on you having provided consent, the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time.

In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, you can contact us at


If you are not happy with the way we have used your information or addressed your rights, you have the right to make a complaint to our lead data protection supervisory authority, the Irish Data Protection Commission ( or your local data protection supervisory authority.

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