Contest Rules of the “Travedding Art-Expeditions” Contest


Association for nature conservation “Machaon International” (Organizer) (Registered office: Kratka 1074/14, Poprad 05801, Slovakia, Non-governmental organisation Registration Number: 42086973, Tax Number: 2022884996) is organizing a “Travedding art-expeditions” contest with the purpose of selection of participants of three art-expeditions in Slovakia, Georgia and Armenia.

1. Definitions

Contestant is an individual, who is over the age of 18 by the start date of the Сontest and submits their application forms online via website A Contestant can participate in one or more of three art-expeditions.

Contest Duration starts at 10:00 AM (GMT) on 18 April 2023 and ends at 23:59 (GTM) on 16 May 2023. The list of winners will be posted on the website no later than 23:59 on 26 May 2023.
Contest Rules are the rules described in this document.

Travedding are art-expeditions with the support of programme Creative Europe aimed at creative promotion of mountain areas of Slovakia, Georgia and Armenia. Art expedition in Slovakia will take place from July 8 to 16 2023, in Georgia — from August 6 to 14 2023, and in Armenia — from September 02 to 10 2023.

Creative content is the set of short stories, text, photos and videos, created during Travedding art-expeditions.

Winner is a Contestant whose Creative is selected by the Organizer and contest commission nominated by the Organizer at the ’s sole discretion for participation in one or more of three art-expeditions. Maximum 24 Winners will be selected: 10 for Slovakia, 8 for Georgia, 6 for Armenia.

2. Participation

2.1. Participation in the Contest is open to any person above the age of 18 with full legal capacity with Internet access.

2.2. The Organizer and any other organisations participating in the organization or running of the Contest, their employees, or those in any other legal relationship with them may not participate in the Contest.

3. Entry period

3.1. Entry period is from 10:00 AM (GMT+1) on 18 April 2023 and ends at 23:59 (GTM+1) on 16 May 2023.

4. Entry method

4.1. To enter the Contest, the Contestant shall send an application form via website with the following complete and correct data: first name, surname, email address, telephone, links to blogs in social media, audience reach statistics, motivation to join the project. Contestants can only participate online via website

4.2. Entries are limited to one during the Contest Duration, however Contestant could take part in one, two or three art-expeditions. Any attempt by a Contestant to acquire more than the stated number of entries by using numerous email addresses, registrations, identities, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant will be disqualified.

4.3. A valid entry must comply with all terms of the Contest Rules. Responsibility for completion of the application and receipt thereof remains solely with the Contestant.

4.4. The Contest is conducted and participation in it takes place in accordance with these Contest Rules. If the Contest Rules do not regulate an issue, the relevant provisions of the Slovak legislation in force at all times shall be applied.

4.5. If the Contestant does not accept these Contest Rules or any of its provisions, as well as raises an objection in relation to them, the Contestant is not entitled to participate in the Contest and will be automatically excluded from it.

4.6. The Organizer and its partners participating in the Contest reserve the right to, in the event of manipulation, unauthorized application, abuse, or the suspicion of such, as well as any kind of unauthorized intervention in the system, may exclude anyone from the Contest based on a unilateral decision without justification, or partially or completely cancel the registration of the Contestant.

5. Submission rules

5.1. The Application form can be submitted during the Contest Duration. No Application forms will be accepted after the Contest Duration.

5.2. Entries are prohibited that include any content that includes:
(i) obscene words,
(ii) pornographic or sexual content,
(ii) offensive to good taste,
(iv) religious, political, hateful or other offensive texts.
(v) an object different from the theme of the Contest,
(vi) elements which violate the copyright or personal rights of a third party, display the personal data of third parties or harm their interests,
(vii) element which violates the law,

Organizer is entitled to exclude any Contestant of the Contest, who may violate the above requirements.

6. Selection of Winner

6.1. As the outcome of the Contest there will be a maximum 24 Winners.

6.2. The Winners will be selected internally by the Organizer at its sole discretion, from the Contestants who submitted the Application forms and comply with the Contest Rules.

6.3. In the event that the Application form of the Winners does not meet the conditions set out in these Contest Rules and is therefore disqualified, the Organizer is entitled to choose another Winner instead.

7. Intellectual property

7.1. In order to win the Contest, the chosen Winner is also obligated to conclude a licensing agreement with the Organizer in a written form for the use of Creative content.

8. Financial Conditions

8.1. The Organizer will cover travel expenses of Winner: travel to country where art-expedition will be organised (the total cost of tickets is no more than 400 euros), pay for internal transfers, individual accommodation and meals during the art expedition.

9. Notification to Winners

9.1. After the Organizer has made its final decision on the winners, it will notify the Winner via email.

9.2. Once notified by email, the Winner must reply within seven (7) days of this email notification, or the Organizer is entitled to choose another Winner.

10. Data protection

10.1. Before entering the Contest Contestant accepts the Privacy Notice of the Organizer and consents to the processing of personal data of Contestant as detailed in the Privacy Notice.

11. Limitation of Liability

11.1. By entering this Contest, all Contestants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Organizer and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and all of their employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives from any and all claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest -related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

11.2. The Organizer assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. The Organizer is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Contestant' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest. Attention is expressly drawn to the fact that the Internet is not a secure network. Therefore, the Organizer may not be held liable for contamination by any virus or third-party intrusion into the computer system of Contest Contestants and excludes all liability with regard to the consequences of Contestants’ use.

12. Disputes

12.1. Contestants agree that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of Slovakia, and the forum for any dispute shall be the competent Slovakian court. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights.

13. Final provisions

13.1. By entering this Contest the Contestants participating in the Contest:
- declare that they accept these Contest Rules;
- consent to the processing of their personal data for the purposes of the Contest.

13.2. The Organizer does not reimburse the Contestant for any costs related to their participation in the Contest.

13.3. The Contestants are required to irrevocably, unconditionally and at the first request indemnify the Organizer in full against any obligations that might be imposed on the Organizer, also through a non-binding ruling, for any violation of the rights of third parties, including copyright and moral rights.

13.4. These terms and conditions constitute the sole document that sets forth the terms and conditions of the Contest.

13.5. In the case of any doubts concerning the application of these Contest Rules, the Organizer has the right to issue a binding interpretation of its provisions.

13.6. Promotional and advertising material on the Contest is for information purposes only. Only the provisions of these terms and conditions are legally binding.

13.7. Organizer reserves the right to amend or alter the terms and conditions of Contest or withdraw the Contest at any time and reject entries from Contestants not entering into the spirit of the Contest or not complying with the present terms and conditions.

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