Terms and Conditions
1. THE COMPETITION
The “Eurocentres Ambassador” Competition is a blogging competition initiated by Eurocentres, Foundation for Language and Educational Centres,Seestrasse 247, 8038 Zürich Switzerland
This draw is open to persons who are 18 and older at the time of entry. The participants should be active on social media and passionate about writing/sharing/travelling.
The prize will be a 4 weeks (or less if desired) language course in San Diego, USA. The time frame for this trip is end of July until the end of the year, 2018. If the winner cannot go during the specified time frame or in case of a visa denial for the initial “first” winner, Eurocentres has the right to give the prize to the runner up.
Included are; English course of your choice (subject to availability), 20-30 lessons per week and half-board family accommodation (single room). In addition the winner receives 2’000 USD pocket money. The prize is as stated and is not transferable. No cash alternatives available. Eurocentres reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.
4. TO ENTER
Record a short video (max. length 2 minutes) where you answer the question: “Why is it important to learn languages?” and upload it here. Video and text have to be in English. Eurocentres is not responsible for lost, corrupted or delayed entries. Only one entry per person will be accepted. No purchase necessary. Entry constitutes full and unconditional acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Content should not be offensive or inappropriate. Eurocentres can decline applications for whatever reason deemed relevant or if anyone is in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
This competition runs from 01:00 a.m. GMT on 18/05/2017 until 12:00 p.m. on 30/06/2017 (inclusive) with listed videos and texts being monitored and assessed during this period only. The voting takes place from 18/05/2017 to 10/07/2017 and the judging from 10/07/2017 to 17/07/2017.
The winners will be announced in the week 17/07 - 21/07/2017. The winner will be notified on Facebook and by E-Mail.
6. SELECTION OF WINNER
The winner will be determined by a public vote and judging process at the end of the competition. The odds of winning depend on the number of likes the participant receives in public voting. The winner will be notified on Facebook and by email. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, through no fault of Eurocentres, within TEN (10) days after the first attempt, the runner up receives the prize.
7. GUIDELINES FOR BLOGGING
Participants need to consider the conditions for participation, including a 4 weeks course (or less if desired) with 12 posts (with at least 4 written blog posts in English with a min. length of a half page, max. one page) during this time. This is the minimum number of posts and no maximum exists as the winner is encouraged to post as much as possible. By accepting the prize the winner agrees to a minimum percentage of attendance (80%) which is required for a final certificate. Your blog will also be featured on the official Eurocentres Blog (https://www.eurocentres.com/blog) giving your voice a global platform! If the winner does not fulfil the requested tasks, he/she will be expelled from the school and there will be adjustments to the pocket money allowance.
8. USE OF DATA
At Eurocentres, we are committed to protecting your privacy. Eurocentres uses the information you provide or confirm through this competition to inform you about Eurocentres and our products and services. By participating in this competition, you consent to Eurocentres sending you marketing & promotional material by email or using any of your other contact details that we have. As part of this competition, the customer data will be made available to our partner. If you would like to request access to or correction of your personal information, please email info [at] eurocentres [dot] com.
The blogger retains the copyrights to his/her writing. Eurocentres retains the right to use and re-use the texts (including photographs) as testimonials for promotional purposes and to feature on our Eurocentres platforms (www.eurocentres.com, social media sites, blog, etc.) without prior consent.
The participant agrees that he or she will not submit material to the blog that is copyrighted or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights. Eurocentres does not permit infringement of intellectual property rights, so Eurocentres will not feature or include content in the blog that infringe on somebody’s intellectual property rights.
No correspondence will be entered into regarding either this promotion or these Terms and Conditions. In the unlikely event of a dispute, Eurocentres’ decision shall be final. Eurocentres reserves the right to amend, modify, cancel or withdraw this promotion at any time without notice.