EF Ultimate Break Ultimate Summer Vacation Terms & Conditions
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EF Ultimate Break’s Ultimate Summer Vacation Terms & Conditions

May 2022

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

Eligibility

To apply applicants must be 18 years of age. Employees, directors, officers and principals of EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, agents and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate. EF will accept only one application per person.

Promotion Period

The contest is open from 12:00am Eastern Standard Time on May 3, 2022 until May 20, 2022 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time.

How to Enter

  1. Complete the form on this page: https://www.efultimatebreak.com/traveling-with-us/ultimate-summer-vacation

  2. Write a few paragraphs (200 words max) explaining why your nominated teacher deserves the Ultimate Summer Vacation.

Selection of Recipients

Winner will be selected based on quality of submission and compelling story. Winners will be notified by EF Ultimate Break via phone or email with further instruction regarding the claiming of the contest. The odds of winning will depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received.

The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive one trip with a maximum value of $4,000. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by EF Ultimate Break. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at EF Ultimate Break’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 Ultimate Break to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Winner must book by December 31, 2022.

In the event the total cost of the trip plus any additional excursions, insurance, or other fees total less than $4,000, the remaining balance is forfeited and may not be applied to an additional trip or refunded.

In the event the recipient is unable to travel during this time or cancels, the prize will be forfeited. Standard cancellation and booking fees may apply.

EF retains the right for any reason or no reason in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this competition and not to award any or all of the prize.

General Conditions

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply to the competition. This competition is void where prohibited by law.

Winner will be notified by email or telephone and may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Publicity and Liability within 14 days of notification. In the event of noncompliance, if the recipient cannot be reached at the email address or telephone number submitted with entry, or if the contest notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, the trip will be forfeited and an alternate recipient will be selected.

No cash alternative or substitution of any trip award will be offered. No trip transfer is permitted. Limit one trip per person. Participants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of EF are final and binding in all respects. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on the prize are the sole responsibility of the participants.

All submissions become the property of EF. No photos, videos, or other media will be returned. By uploading content such as photograph image files or video, entrants agree to give EF or its designee irrevocable nonexclusive royalty-free rights to use the photo/video for any purpose including publication, display, modification, and creation of derivative works. By making a submission to the EF Ultimate Break Summer Vacation Competition, participants acknowledge and agree that such submission will be brought within the public domain and EF will not be held liable for any copying, re-posting or unlawful use of the submission that may result.

By participating and accepting the prize, the recipient agrees to the use of his/her name for advertising or publicity purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to him/her relating to EF or this competition, and releases any and all rights to said use without further compensation. In the event of a dispute, all entries will be deemed to be made by the holder of the email account associated with the entry.

Winners and all travelers must execute the EF Ultimate Break Release & Agreement and Booking Conditions.

Release of Liability

All entrants release, indemnify and hold harmless EF Global Classroom Foundation, EF Education First International AG (f/k/a EF Cultural Travel, Ltd.), EF Institute for Cultural Exchange, Inc., their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of the competition (the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this competition and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, death, damages, loss or any actual or alleged infringement or misappropriation of any third party proprietary rights. EF is not responsible for entries that are corrupted or otherwise not received correctly or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email, or on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the contest. EF assumes no responsibility for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the contest. EF assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including lost, late or misdirected entries. EF is not responsible for user cheating or fraud by any entrants. Any activities intended to disrupt or interfere with the competition, or defraud EF in any way may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Participants engaging in any of the foregoing activities will be disqualified and any prizes awarded will be forfeited. If, for any reason, the competition is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of EF which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, EF reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.

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.

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 Ultimate Break, Two Education Circle, Cambridge, MA. Requests must be received no later than July 1, 2022.

Sponsor

The Sponsor of the Campaign: EF Ultimate Break, Two Education Circle, Cambridge, MA. All tours operated outside of the U.S. are produced by EF Education First International, Ltd., Switzerland.

The Campaign hosted by EF Ultimate Break is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Meta or TikTok.

Any questions regarding this contest should be directed to EF Ultimate Break at info@travel.efultimatebreak.com

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