Campaign Terms and Conditions

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.


  1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who enter and who are 13 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of EF Explore America, Inc. (“EF Explore America) or EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc. (“EF Educational Tours”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of the above are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.


  1. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant, or their parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18, (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.


  1. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted starting on May 2, 2022 at 12:00pm EDT and ending May 13, 2022 at 5:00pm EDT. All online entries must be received by May 13, 2022 at 5:00pm EDT.


  1. How to Enter: To enter, contestants need to participate in the Teacher Appreciation Week challenge by submitting a video on Instagram or TikTok using the hashtag #EFTeacherAppreciation and showing a random act of kindness for a teacher. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America. You may enter only once. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America.


  1. Prizes: The Winner of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a carry-on suitcase from Away and a suitcase to give to the teacher featured in their video, retail value $275 each. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


  1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


  1. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected based on the quality and creativity of their post, as determined by a representative from EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America. Winner will be notified by Instagram or TikTok direct message within five (5) days following selection of Winner. EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 14 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT EF EDUCATIONAL TOURS AND EF EXPLORE AMERICA‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


  1. Rights Granted by You: By entering Campaign (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America, anyone acting on behalf of EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America, and EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.


  1. Additional Terms & Conditions: EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America. EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    If, for any reason, the Campaign is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation events for force majeure, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Campaign, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign. In such event, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received (if any) prior to the event that resulted in the cancellation, termination, modification or suspension.


  1. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

  

  1. Disputes: This Campaign is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without respect for the conflict of laws doctrine. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Massachusetts having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  

  1. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America website. To read the Privacy Policy, https://www.eftours.com/legal/privacy-policy click here for EF Educational Tours, https://www.efexploreamerica.com/legal/privacy-policy click here for EF Explore America.

  

  1. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: EF Educational Tours Two Education Circle, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA. Requests must be received no later than June 2, 2022 at 5:00pm EDT.

  

  1. Sponsor: The Sponsors of this campaign are EF Explore America, Inc. and EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc. Two Education Circle, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA.

  

  1. Instagram and TikTok: The Campaign hosted by EF Educational Tours and EF Explore America and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram or TikTok.
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