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‘What does IAESTE mean to you?’ – 2015 IAESTE & Swisscare Competition (henceforth called “IAESTE & Swisscare competition”)


Terms & Conditions

  • The IAESTE & Swisscare competition is open to anybody associated with IAESTE
  • You have to take a picture and write a short text explaining what IAESTE means to you
  • The text should be a maximum of 25 words
  • 1 high quality photo should be submitted (min 1Mb file size)
  • The text should be in English
  • Upload your entry (photo and text) in the registration form on: http://www.iaeste.org/competition-entry-form/
  • Your entry will be published on the IAESTE official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/iaesteofficial according to the schedule (link). You’ll be notified via email when your entry has been shared and be provided with the link.
  • Get the word out! Get your friends, family, social network or anyone else to like your entry
  • One winner will be announced every two weeks (according to the schedule). The winning entry will be one with the most likes
  • The prize will be a 100EUR Amazon (or equivalent) online voucher.
  • Additionally, all entries will be considered for the Grand Prize regardless of whether they have won a previous prize or not. The Grand Prize Winner will receive a 300 EUR voucher if selected for this prize by the IAESTE Board. The IAESTE Board will choose the Grand Prize Winner based on the quality of entries. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced at the IAESTE Day (20th October 2015).
  • Each person can submit only one entry during the duration of the competition.
  • If fewer than 3 entries are received in any one competition period the entries and prize will be rolled over to the next competition stream.
  • In the event that two or more entries receive the same number of votes, a judging panel of IAESTE employees will cast tie-breaking votes and select the winner from among all such tied entrants.

 

Additional Rules and Information

Organiser. The IAESTE IAESTE & Swisscare competition (the “Competition”) is organised by IAESTE a.s.b.l

51, Rue Albert Ier

L-1117 Luxembourg

Registration number F1180 (the “IAESTE a.s.b.l”)

Binding Agreement. In order to enter the Competition, you must agree to the rules listed on this page (“Rules”). These Rules form a legally binding agreement with respect to the Competition so please read them carefully. If you do not agree to the Rules, you are not eligible to participate in the Competition or to win any of the prizes. You agree that registration for this Competition and/or a submission of an entry in the Competition constitutes your agreement to these Rules.

Eligibility. The Competition is open to anybody associated with IAESTE.

Competition Period. The Competition begins at 12:01 am UTC on June 15, 2015. Entries must be made on according to the Schedule below. The determination of winners will take place according to the schedule below. IAESTE’s computer is the official clock for all purposes of the Competition.

 

Schedule.

1 stream:

  • 15th June 2015, 00:00 am UTC – 26th June 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 29th June 2015 11:59 am UTC – 12th July 2015, 23:59 UTC July publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 13th July 2015 11:59 UTC  – announcing the winner (Monday)

2 stream:

  • 29th June 2015  00:00 am UTC – 10th July 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 13th July 2015 11:59 am UTC – 26th July 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 27th July 2015 11:59 UTC  – announcing winner (Monday)

3 stream:

  • 13th July 2015, 00:00 am UTC – 24th July 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 27th July 2015 11:59 am UTC – 9th August 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 10th August 2015 11:59 UTC   – announcing winner (Monday)

4 stream:

  • 27th July 2015, 00:00 am UTC – 7th August 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 10th August 2015 11:59 am UTC – 23rd August 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 24th August 2015 11:59 UTC   – announcing winner

5 stream:

  • 10th August 2015, 00:00 am UTC – 21st August 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 24th August 2015 11:59 am UTC –  6th September 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 7th September 2015 11:59 UTC    – announcing winner

6 stream:

  • 24th August 2015, 00:00 am UTC – 4th September 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 7th September 2015 11:59 am UTC –  20th September 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 21st September  2015 11:59 UTC     – announcing winner

7 stream:

  • 7th September 2015, 00:00 am UTC –  18th September 2015, 23:59 UTC submit entries (Monday – Friday)
  • 21st September 2015 11:59 am UTC –  4th October 2015, 23:59 UTC publish entries and collect likes (Monday – Sunday)
  • 5th October  2015 11:59 UTC   – announcing winner

Entries. You may submit an entry (photo & text) into the Competition only one time during the duration of the Competition. Your entry must be submitted via this form: http://www.iaeste.org/competition-entry-form/. By entering, you acknowledge that IAESTE has no obligation to use or post any entry you submit.

  • If fewer than 3 entries are received in any one competition period the entries and prize will be rolled over to the next competition stream.
  • In the event that two or more entries receive the same number of votes, a judging panel of IAESTE employees will cast tie-breaking votes and select the winner from among all such tied entrants.

Entry Format and Size. Entries must be submitted by providing a picture and text. Suggested text length is up to 25 words. Picture size – min. 1 Mb.

Picture and text Content. Picture and text be truthful in all material respects. Entries may not include any: (a) copyrighted works without permission of the copyright owner, (b) false or defamatory statements about any person or any third party (including but not limited to the blog post’s subject if not you); (c) third party trademarks that suggest affiliation with any trademark owner without permission of such owner or that dilute the value of any trademark; (d) profanity, nudity, depictions of violence, threatening language, inappropriate, indecent, harmful, discriminatory, or obscene content as determined by IAESTE, in its sole and absolute discretion; (e) depiction of an act which is dangerous or suggests any person to undertake a dangerous activity; or (f) depiction of any illegal act or the use of alcohol or drugs. All Entries must be in keeping with IAESTE’s image, as determined by IAESTE in its sole and absolute discretion.  At IAESTE’s sole and absolute discretion, entries including unsuitable content or that are in, or alleged to be in, violation of third party rights (including, but not limited to, copyrights) will be disqualified.

Without limiting the foregoing, if you are not the subject of your entry (picture/text), you must have the written consent of the person who is the subject; and, failure to supply proof of such written consent upon IAESTE’s request (and/or the inadequacy of such proof, as determined by IAESTE in its sole discretion), will result in disqualification. IAESTE and administrators retain sole discretion as to what constitutes unsuitable content and will not be liable in any way for disqualified entries. Entries posted to the website were not edited by IAESTE and are the views/opinions of the individual submitter and do not reflect the views of IAESTE in any manner. IAESTE expressly disclaims any liability in conjunction with the review and/or posting of (or decision not to post) entries. By submitting an Entry, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place IAESTE under any obligation, that IAESTE and others are free to disclose the ideas contained therein on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, IAESTE does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to IAESTE, or obtained from sources other than you.

 

The winning entry. The winner will be the entry with the most likes on IAESTE the official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/iaesteofficial. Winner will be announced every two weeks, according to the Schedule.

 

The Grand Prize winner: All entries will be considered for the Grand Prize regardless of whether they won the previous prize or not. The IAESTE Board will choose the Grand Prize Winner based on the quality of entries. The Grand Prize Winner will be announced at the IAESTE Day (20th October).

Prizes.  The prize will be 100EUR Amazon (or equivalent) online voucher.

Grand Prize Winner will get 300 EUR Amazon (or equivalent)  voucher if selected for this prize by the IAESTE Board.

Voting. For purposes of public voting (getting FB likes), entries will be posted in any order/pattern/sequence of IAESTE’s sole choosing, which may or may not be varied by IAESTE during the public voting period. Use of any means to manipulate or undermine the integrity of the public voting (e.g., the offer of any benefit for voting [or not voting] for a given entry) will result in such tainted votes being discounted and/or other remedial action being taken by IAESTE as it deems appropriate in its sole and absolute discretion as determined on a case-by-case basis.  Such actions may include but are not limited to disqualification of entrants determined by IAESTE to be involved in such illicit conduct. IAESTE reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the Competition. Caution: any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the competition may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, IAESTE reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

Media Activity. By participating in this Competition, you agree and hereby grant IAESTE permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and publicly display your Competition entry for any purpose, such as, but not limited to, press and media communications, without any compensation or attribution to you. You further agree, upon IAESTE’s request and without compensation, to sign any and all documents that IAESTE may require so as to perfect, effect or record such grant of rights. You also agree to participate in any media or promotional activity regarding the Competition. If you are a prizewinner, you agree that IAESTE may use your name, likeness and any other indicia of persona for advertising/promotional/publicity purposes for this Competition and future promotions without further compensation or notice, except where prohibited by law.

 

Privacy Notice. By participating in this Competition, you agree that IAESTE can collect your personal information, and that if IAESTE cannot collect the required data, you may not be eligible to participate in the Competition. Any personal information collected during the course of the Competition by IAESTE will only be used for administering this Competition and for other purposes as outlined in these Rules. By participating in this Competition, you are providing your information to IAESTE, not to Facebook or any other social media. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or any other social media.

 

General Conditions. Competition is void where prohibited. By participating in this Competition, you agree to be bound by the terms of these Rules and by IAESTE’s decisions, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Competition. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. YOU ARE NOT A PRIZE WINNER UNTIL YOUR ELIGIBLITY AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES HAVE BEEN VERIFIED BY IAESTE. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within five (5) business days of attempted first notification will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner will be selected as set forth above. Prize winners are solely responsible for all taxes in connection with such prizes. IAESTE is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Competition or in the announcement of the prizes.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: to the maximum extent permitted by law, you indemnify and agree to keep indemnified IAESTE and FACEBOOK and other social media at all times from and against any liability, actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses for or in respect of which IAESTE will or may become liable by reason of or related or incidental to any act, default or omission by you under these rules including without limitation resulting from or in relation to any breach, non-observance, act or omission whether negligent or otherwise, pursuant to these rules by you. Under no circumstances will any participant in the competition be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket costs (if any).

Intellectual Property. By registering for the Competition and/or submitting an entry you agree explicitly that all components of your entry and related materials are indeed original creations and, should the subject of your entry be someone other than yourself, you agree explicitly that your entry does not violate the right of publicity, right of privacy or any other right of such person. Any intellectual property infringement, misuse or plagiarism of another’s work in any form or state will result in immediate disqualification and forfeiture of eligibility to receive all awards, recognition and prizes. You also agree to allow IAESTE to make public statements regarding any disqualifications and any grounds for disqualification. All intellectual property and industrial property rights in any entries that belonged to the Entrants will remain with the Entrants, but the submissions will otherwise become the property of IAESTE, and will not be returned after the Competition. You grant IAESTE permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and publicly display your Competition submission for any purpose, including display on the IAESTE website, without any attribution or compensation to you.

Internet. IAESTE is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. IAESTE is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Competition materials (including blog posts and votes), or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. IAESTE is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to display Competition materials on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. IAESTE further disclaims any liability in conjunction with the quality of entries posted on https://www.facebook.com/iaesteofficial whether due to technological malfunction, error or other cause.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Competition, IAESTE reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition and make the prizes available to be won in a manner determined by IAESTE in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules; and, notice of such action by IAESTE will be posted on iaeste.org website.

Severability. If any provision(s) of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

Winners List. The names of the winners will be posted on the Competition website iaeste.org website according to the Schedule.

Additional Terms & Conditions. IAESTE’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute the waiver of such provision. IAESTE is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition by any technical or human errors, which may occur in the processing of the entries or votes in the Competition. IAESTE is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Competition, including, but not limited to, errors in the printing or posting of the offer or Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. IAESTE will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. IAESTE disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the competition. IAESTE does not make any warranties, express or implied, as to the condition, fitness or merchantability of any of the prizes. Each submitter agrees to execute any document containing the terms and conditions of these official rules.

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