1.1 In these terms and conditions the following expressions shall have the following meanings:
1.1.1 My Red Funnel Rewards Card means a Red Funnel Rewards Card issued to individual Members as a plastic membership card, a printed paper membership card or an electronic membership card viewable on a smart telephone or tablet.
1.1.2 My Red Funnel Account means a Red Funnel customer account created by a Member.
1.1.3 Isle of Wight resident means a person whose place of permanent UK residence is on the Isle of Wight and who is registered as a resident in postcode sectors PO30 to PO41.
1.1.4 Launch means 21 September 2015.
1.1.5 Member means a Red Funnel customer who is an individual and is eligible for a My Red Funnel Account and who has joined the Rewards scheme.
1.1.6 Pre-Registration Period means the period between 7 August 2015 and 20 September 2015.
1.1.7 Qualifying Ferry Travel means private vehicle travel bookings, to include, cars and vans not exceeding 5.5 metres in length or 2 metres in height, minibuses, motorhomes, horseboxes, motorcycles and towed vehicles.
1.1.8 Non Qualifying Ferry Travel means vans exceeding 5.5 metres in length or 2 metres in height.
1.1.9 Rewards and/or scheme means the My Red Funnel Rewards scheme, for which all references also apply to the Plus scheme, unless otherwise stated, as herein defined.
1.1.10 Red Funnel means Southampton Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company Limited, incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 2404 whose registered office is at 12 Bugle Street, Southampton SO14 2JY.
1.2 The headings in these conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
2.1 All existing and new My Red Funnel Members who sign up for My Red Funnel agree to the full scheme terms and conditions, with the following additional and amended clauses also applying:
2.1.1 From 7 August 2015 new and existing Members have the opportunity to sign up for My Red Funnel Rewards in advance of the full scheme Launch.
2.1.2 Existing Members will be able to add My Red Funnel Rewards to their account.
2.1.3 New Members will have to sign up to My Red Funnel Rewards as part of the sign-up process.
2.1.4 All Members who register for the scheme during the Pre-Registration Period will immediately start earning points on vehicle ferry travel booked online using the My Red Funnel Account they have registered with.
2.1.5 All excluded product types, customer types and purchase methods listed in the full scheme terms and conditions remain excluded during this Pre-Registration Period and additionally, points will not be earned on catering purchases or Hi-Speed travel during the Pre-Registration Period, nor on vehicle ferry travel booked via the contact centre or in person at any ticket offices.
2.1.6 Travel booked prior to, but to be taken during the Pre-Registration Period, will not earn Rewards points.
2.1.7 Rewards points earned during the Pre-Registration Period will not be redeemable until the Launch.
2.1.8 Members who sign up during the Pre-Registration Period will be awarded a share of 2,000,000 points, to be divided equally between all customers who sign up during the Pre-Registration Period. Each point is worth 1 penny as per the full terms and conditions of this scheme.
2.1.9 Points will be added to members’ accounts from the Launch.
2.2 The above terms and conditions apply to the Pre-Registration Period in addition to the full scheme terms and conditions unless where variations are explicitly stated. Acceptance of both the pre-registration and full scheme terms and conditions is required in order to pre-register for the scheme prior to the Launch.
3 Joining the scheme
3.1 To join the Rewards scheme customers must have created or hold in existence a My Red Funnel Account. Existing My Red Funnel Members can add the Rewards scheme to their existing My Red Funnel Account. New customers will be prompted to create a My Red Funnel Account as part of the Rewards’ sign-up process.
3.2 New Members joining the Rewards scheme must register their personal details upon joining and keep Red Funnel informed promptly of any changes via their My Red Funnel account.
3.3 A full postal address must be provided before a customer can add the Rewards scheme to their My Red Funnel Account.
3.4 The Member confirms that they have read the Terms and Conditions of the My Red Funnel Rewards scheme and accepts and agrees to be bound by them. Continued use of the Rewards scheme constitutes a Members acceptance of the terms and conditions as amended from time to time.
3.5 Membership is non transferable or assignable, and is for the benefit of the individual registered Member travelling only.
3.6 The Rewards scheme cannot be combined with any other loyalty, discount, membership or other loyalty scheme associated either directly or indirectly with Red Funnel unless otherwise stated.
3.7 Isle of Wight residents only are eligible for the My Red Funnel Rewards Plus scheme and proof of address may be requested during use of the Card. Isle of Wight residents will be automatically enrolled in the My Red Funnel Rewards Plus scheme upon joining.
3.8 UK mainland customers are eligible for the My Red Funnel Rewards scheme.
3.9 No purchase is required in order to join the Rewards scheme.
3.10 All members of the scheme must be resident in the UK and aged 14 years or over.
3.11 Members are only entitled to one Rewards account each. Members are not entitled to apply for more than one card (in any form). Red Funnel reserves the right to refuse, merge or close additional or suspicious accounts at any time without notice to the account holder.
3.12 The Rewards scheme is open to a natural person only, and is not open to companies, partnerships, unincorporated associations or any other entity, business related or otherwise.
3.13 The Rewards scheme is available for private individual customers and private travel only. It is not available for commercial freight, coach accounts or bookings.
3.14 Points cannot be awarded retrospectively for purchases made prior to a Member joining the Rewards scheme.
3.15 Red Funnel employees and staff are not permitted to join the Rewards scheme.
3.17 All intellectual property rights of any nature whatsoever (including the Red Funnel logo) relating to the scheme in any way shall belong to Red Funnel, and a Member shall have no rights of any nature whatsoever in respect of any of such intellectual property rights.
4 Scheme operation / points
4.1 Members can earn Rewards points from expenditure on Qualifying Ferry Travel bookings made directly with Red Funnel either:
4.1.2 by phone; or
4.1.3 in person; and
4.1.4 from catering products purchased at the Red Funnel terminals and on board vehicle ferries.
4.2 Reward points cannot be earned when making a commercial booking or on any non Qualifying Ferry Travel.
4.3 Reward points cannot be earned or redeemed on catering purchases made on board Red Jet services.
4.4 To collect points for online bookings, Members must make the booking via their My Red Funnel Account to which their Rewards account is associated (points will be earned automatically).
4.5 In addition to online bookings, points can also be earned and redeemed in person, on board vehicle ferries, or at terminals using the My Red Funnel Rewards Card.
4.6 Rewards scheme Members will be awarded 4 points for every qualifying £1GBP spent.
4.7 Plus scheme Members will be awarded 5 points for every qualifying £1GBP spent.
4.8 Members must present their online My Red Funnel Rewards Card at the point of sale in order to collect points for a transaction made in person at the terminals or onboard.
4.9 If, for any reason, points are not earned at the time of purchase, Red Funnel cannot validate points at a later date.
4.10 The My Red Funnel Rewards Card is personal and can only be used by the Member named on the Card. In the case the card is damaged, lost or stolen, Red Funnel may at its discretion issue a new Card to the Member. Red Funnel does not assume any liability for any damages, lost or stolen cards.
4.11 Points can only be earned against purchases made directly with Red Funnel. Rewards points cannot be earned or redeemed in relation to third party supplied goods or services such as accommodation, attraction tickets, event tickets, packaged activities, fly and dine offers and rail, bus and coach tickets. Other products may also be excluded from the scheme at the sole discretion of Red Funnel.
4.12 It is not currently possible to earn or redeem Rewards points at Red Funnel ticket vending machines.
4.13 Points can only be redeemed via the Rewards Member’s account. Travel can be booked on behalf of someone else and payment or part-payment made using Rewards points.
4.14 Where purchases are refunded, any points earned against the purchase will be debited from the Member’s account. In the event that related points have already been spent prior to a refund being issued, Red Funnel reserves the right to charge the monetary value of the points owed in £GBP.
4.15 Red Funnel is under no obligation to award Rewards points for any reason outside of qualifying transactions.
4.16 Points earned from catering purchases will ordinarily be validated and available for redemption the same day.
4.17 Points earned from travel purchases will be validated and available for redemption from midnight the day after travel.
4.18 Only whole points earned will be validated for redemption.
4.19 Points can be redeemed once a member has accrued an initial 300 points. Each point has a redemption value of 1 penny and points can be used to purchase or part-purchase ferry tickets online, by phone or in person at a ticket office, and to purchase or part-purchase catering items onboard or at terminals. Red Funnel will not exchange points for cash or any cash alternative.
4.20 Members who earn more than 1000 points will be issued with a personalised plastic My Red Funnel Rewards Card which will be sent in the post to the residential address registered on their My Red Funnel Account.
4.21 Where points are earned or redeemed as payment or part payment for travel bookings, travel is subject to Red Funnel's standard terms and conditions of booking and carriage
and is also subject to availability.
4.22 Season ticket customers who have opted into Rewards when purchasing or renewing season tickets will be awarded points at the time of purchase.
4.23 Rewards points cannot be used to pay or part pay for new season tickets or season ticket renewals.
4.24 Members can earn points from bookings made using a travel card. Points will be awarded based on the net price paid and validated at midnight the day after travel. Points earned can be used to pay or part-pay for new travel card bookings. Points earned cannot be used to pay or part-pay for travel card top-ups.
4.25 Travel card top-ups will not earn Rewards points. However, Rewards points will be earned from bookings made using a travel card as per clause 4.24.
4.26 Saver tickets purchased by Members will earn points based on net spend. Points cannot be used to pay or part pay for new saver tickets.
4.27 Points cannot be earned on bookings made as part of sponsored travel arrangements.
4.28 Unspent points will automatically expire 5 years after their date of issue.
4.29 My Red Funnel Rewards Account, My Red Funnel Rewards Cards, and points are issued by, and remain the sole property of Red Funnel and cannot be transferred, bought, sold or traded.
4.30 Red Funnel reserves the right to promote the Rewards scheme and reward Rewards Members at its sole discretion.
5 Amendments to the scheme and termination of membership
5.1 Red Funnel reserves the right to terminate, alter, and withdraw the Rewards scheme and to make changes to the benefits, registration, administration and the terms and conditions at any time without notice to the Members. Such amendments or termination may include, but is not limited to, points being cancelled.
5.2 The qualifying level of points per monetary spend may be varied from time to time at the sole discretion of Red Funnel without notice to the Members.
5.3 Red Funnel may decline to issue My Red Funnel Rewards Accounts, My Red Funnel Rewards Cards, and points, and has the right to remove a Member from the scheme at any time where there is reasonable belief of:
5.3.1 any abuse or attempted abuse of the Rewards scheme;
5.3.2 any breach or attempted breach of these terms and conditions; or
5.3.3 any behaviour relating to the Rewards scheme or Red Funnel that involves theft, misconduct, abusive or offensive behaviour, or supplying false or misleading information.
5.4 Membership can be terminated by the Member at any time by leaving the Rewards scheme. Members forfeit the right to any points already accrued or issued. If a Member does wish to leave the Rewards scheme, membership can be terminated by written notice marked for the attention of My Red Funnel Rewards Membership Team at the registered office address of Red Funnel.
5.5 In the event of the termination of membership the My Red Funnel Rewards Card (if in the form of a plastic card) must be returned immediately to Red Funnel.
6 Liability, law & jurisdiction and general
6.1 It is entirely the responsibility of Members to ensure points have been awarded and debited in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Rewards scheme. Red Funnel accepts no liability for errors.
6.2 Risk (for example, theft or unauthorised or fraudulent redemption) associated with Rewards points passes to the Member as soon as points are awarded to the Member. Red Funnel is not liable for unauthorised or fraudulent redemptions arising due to the actions of the Member or the failure by the Member to adhere to these terms and conditions.
6.3 Except in the case of death or personal injury arising from its negligence, or in respect of fraud, and so far as is permitted by law, Red Funnel’s maximum liability to a member in relation to their participation in the Rewards scheme shall not exceed the final points balance of their Rewards account. Red Funnel shall not, in any case, be liable for matters which are beyond Red Funnel’s reasonable control.
6.4 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
6.5 All reasonable endeavours shall be made to settle any disputes arising under these terms and conditions by negotiation, agreement and/or mediation, however, if this is not possible the dispute will be submitted to, and settled by the Courts of England and Wales.
6.6 The promoter of My Red Funnel Rewards is Red Funnel.
6.7 Notwithstanding the above, nothing in these terms and conditions shall affect the Members statutory rights.
6.8 A waiver of any right under these terms and conditions is only effective if it is in writing and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default. Failure by Red Funnel to exercise any of its rights under these terms and conditions or by law shall in no way constitute a waiver of these rights, nor shall such failure excuse Members from any of their obligations under these terms and conditions.