Social Media Competitions

Cruise Dublin’s  ‘MSC Meraviglia’ Competition 

Dublin Port Company /Cruise Dublin competitions are open to all persons over the age of 18 years who are residents of Ireland. The contest shall only be construed and evaluated according to Irish law. Only one submission per person will be counted. Obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company retains sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.

Entry to competitions constitutes your acceptance of these official terms & conditions. By entering, participants agree to have their submitted name, Facebook user ID displayed on the Cruise Dublin and Facebook channel (Newsfeed, Timeline) for the purposes of the contest, without any fee or other form of compensation.

Prize: A pair of tickets to get on board for a private tour and lunch on the MSC Meraviglia. The winner announced can bring 1 guest on the tour. 

Entry rules: All Winners must be in possession of a vaild passport and must email a copy to DPC/ Cruise Dublin no later than August 20th. Winners consent to the passports being supplied to the cruise company for safety reasons in order to claim the prize.

The contest is open to all people over the age of 18 years, who are residents of Ireland. Individuals employed by Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company (“Sponsor”), Facebook, affiliate companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and judges and members of their immediate family (parent, child, spouse, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or persons living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Dublin Port Contests are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. In addition, the following provisions shall apply: Facebook’s privacy policy <> and Facebook’s Terms of Service <> as described in these terms and conditions. Inquiries and comments regarding the contest should be sent to the promoter and not to Facebook. Entrants must like Cruise Dublin’s Company’s Facebook page and tell us in comments who you would bring.


Entries close Sunday, 12th August at midnight  – winner to be announced Monday 13th August.  The judges decision is final.  

Winner notification: The Winner will be notified directly through a reply to the comment/entry left on the conversation thread about the contest on the Cruise Dublin Facebook page. Prizes are limited to one (1) per person. If Sponsor is unable to contact a chosen winner within three (3) days, if all required information required of the winner are not submitted within the specified time period or if the prize is returned to the Sponsor as undeliverable, or if the winner has not complied with the Official Terms & Conditions document, the prize will be forfeited and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document referenced above, the winner will be required to promptly return his prize to the Sponsor.

Transfer of rights of pictures, videos, texts; User-generated content:

  1. a) By submitting your comments, pictures or videos, the entrant confers the irrevocable right of usage of these assets to Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company, to publish it unlimited in terms of time and content on social media, to use and if necessary, edit the material for the purpose of publication. Editing of texts is also permitted as long as the content of the message is not falsified.
  2. b) By submitting pictures, you declare to transfer all the necessary rights on the material you have submitted to Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port company.
  3. c) In this respect, we point out explicitly that the publishing of pictures within the purview of the Copyright Act on a website. Such publication is only granted therefore, if you have the copyright of the photograph or the author has granted you the appropriate rights. You agree therefore to only send those images you have all the necessary rights for this purpose. Their use and / or content must not violate legal regulations or rights of third parties.
  4. d) If claims made against Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company by a third party for an alleged violation of property rights because of your photos / submissions, we have the right to delete them immediately. In addition, you are in such a case obliged to indemnify Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company upon first written demand from these claims. Dublin Port Company is not entitled to make any agreements with third parties without the entrant’s consent, in particular to conclude a settlement.

Prizes: Prizes are non-transferable or substitutable by winner and are not redeemable for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor, except for the standard manufacturer’s warranty which comes with the prizes. Winners will receive prizes or prize confirmation within thirty (30) days of winner verification. Upon delivery to the winner’s address, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the winner with winner assuming full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Privacy: By entering this contest, the participant confirms that the provided data can be saved by Cruise Dublin and Dublin Port Company for the duration of the contest to the extent described above and can be processed. After conclusion of the promotion, the data will be deleted. The data of the winners will further be saved in so far as this is required by law. The data will not be used for any other purposes. Participants may at any time revoke their consent to the storage and uses of their data described above by emailing to request a member of staff to correct or delete the stored data. The withdrawal of the consent regarding the usage of the data will not affect the participation, as long as it is not a revocation of the usage of data relating to the contest. Privacy policy of Dublin Port Company can be found here .