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Terms and conditions of the contest
If you love selfies and great vacations in Tenerife, then we have the perfect contest for your! You want to participate? Share your best selfie with us on the social networks of HOVIMA Hotels and win a one week stay for 2 persons in one of the HOVIMA Hotels of *your choice, including the highest board available at the chosen hotel.
Legal basis photo contest “Selfies” #ILoveHOVIMA
ORGANIZATION The holder of this contest is HOVIMA Hotels, which aims to organize an online photo contest with the name ‘Selfies’ among its guests through the social networks (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), where all natural persons, who fulfill the following conditions set out in these rules, can participate.
What is a selfie? A selfie is a self-portrait photograph taken by a person or group (group selfie) with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone, which is later often shared on social media services. The typical selfie is made by a person holding the camera at the arm’s length, with the lens pointed a the person itself. The are also selfies where the lens is pointed at a mirror, rather than by using a self-timer. As the selfies have become more popular in the social networks, nowadays there are also more sophisticated ways of taking a selfie, where it is no longer necessary that one can see the camera or phone with which the selfie was taken. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION The contest is worldwide open to all guests of HOVIMA Hotels aged over 18 years, which are users of the social media services Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Employees of Turística Konrad & Hidalgo, S. L., or any persons professionally involved in this promotion, are not eligible to participate in the contest. PERIOD OF THE PROMOTION: 01/07/2015 – 15/10/15, both dates included. HOW TO PARTICIPATE AND PROCESS OF THE COMPETITION:
The topic of the online photo contest is ‘Selfies in HOVIMA Hotels’. We want the participants, so our guests staying in one of the hotels of HOVIMA Hotels, to take a selfie while making holidays that shows their relation with HOVIMA Hotels and how they feel during their holidays. These selfies should be shared with our following community on the social networks. The competition takes places in the social media services of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
For a photo to enter the competition, it must be labeled with @hovimatenerife and has to include the hashtag #ILoveHOVIMA (this is obligatory because otherwise we won’t take note of the publication) and has the be shared publicly in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. The photos that not have been labeled with #ILoveHOVIMA, or were not published on the participating social media services, won’t enter the contest. In summary, to participate, you must send us your selfie or post it publicly in the participating social media services, including the hashtag #ILoveHOVIMA, as well as a short description of your photo: title, hotel in which it was taken, period of your stay in the hotel etc.
Participating in the contest through the social networks:
You don’t have to follow the official page of HOVIMA Hotels. It is not necessary to share HOVIMA Hotels publications during the contest. You have to publish your best selfie on our wall, including the hashtag #ILoveHOVIMA and labeled with the fanpage of HOVIMA Hotels
You don't have to follow the profile of HOVIMA Hotels You have to publish your best selfie publicly , including the hashtag #ILoveHOVIMA Furthermore, you can send us your photo via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org Only the photos that comply with the topic of the contest and which include a short description (title of the photo, hotel in which it was taken, period of stay), will enter in the contest. Once already published the photo, a participant wants his photo to be eliminated or not longer wants to participate in the contest, he has to inform HOVIMA Hotels via email@example.com or though telephone 922 790 565.
Photos that are not published on the social networks can not win the contest. HOVIMA Hotels reserves the right to include photos manually in the pages of the social networks.
The winning photo will be the one with the most votes. ‘Likes’ or votes that the photo has received on personal profiles or other platforms, will not be eligible for the voting. No serán computables los “likes” o votos que reciban las fotografías en muros personales u otras plataformas. Only the votes on the official fanpages of HOVIMA Hotels in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, are valid.
Once the official deadline for submitting photos has ended, the counting of the votes of each photo will begin. The 5 photos with the most votes will enter the final phase of the competition. The voting period for the finalist photos will be during 7 days until 22/10/2015 with the aim of giving equal opportunity to gather votes to those photos that were published very near to the end of the competition (15 /10/2015).
The contest is open for all photos taken and sent between 01/072015 – 15/10/15 (both dates included) until 11.59pm, complying with the established topic. Pictures that enter the contest outside this deadline, will not be accepted.
Every participant can participate with a maximum number of two photos, complying with the time period and the topic of the contest.
In the case that the photo shows children, and given that the photo will be published on various internet media, the autor of the photo has to send a copy of the according photo at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the subject ‘Photo contest Selfies in HOVIMA Hotels’, together with the explicit permission of the parent/legal guardian of the child.
The winning photo will be rewarded with an one week stay in the hotel of choice of one the HOVIMA Hotels. The prize is valid for two persons, including the highest board available at the chosen hotel. If the winner would like to spend his holidays with a child, he can not choose the HOVIMA Costa Adeje, as this is an adults only hotel.
The prize can not be exchanged for its cash value.
The winner will be notified by email. The winner thereby automatically authorizes HOVIMA Hotels to publish his name and surname in their social networks. Moreover, the winner authorizes HOVIMA Hotels to take photos of him/her during their stay in one the HOVIMA Hotels, and to publish these also with the name of the winner on their social networks.
Photos that violate the established bases, or even fulfill them but violate personal rights, or are offensive or discriminatory, will be disqualified.
So, HOVIMA Hotels reserves the right to disqualify those photos that are inappropriate under their own criterion.
The participation in the contest implies that the participant complies with the legal requirements of the social networks involved in the contest.
Moreover, the organisation reserves the right to report and request the elimination of photos that violate personal rights, or are offensive or discriminatory.
The participants transfer the rights of their photography to HOVIMA Hotels, so that they can use it in any of their communication channels or for publications, if necessary.
The acceptance of the price by the winner implies the giving of the consent to HOVIMA Hotels, to us the name and the photo of the winner in any promotional material related to this campaign.
The participation in this promotion implies the full acceptance of these terms and express submission to interpretative decisions of the same make HOVIMA Hotels.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
With the participation in the online contest on the social networks, the participants accept that the comments and contents to be published on these networks, can be shared with other users of other social networks.
The participation in a contest of this character, implies the acceptance of the rules of the different participating social networks (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
HOVIMA Hotels reserves the right to void any participation or any participant, if there are suspicions of improper handling of the data or the contest.
HOVIMA Hotels reserves the right to reject or exclude any participant from the participation in the contest, and generally from the promotion, who does not meet the requirements described in these rules and terms of participation, or who contravenes with the purpose or the rules of the competition.
HOVIMA Hotels is not responsible for any loss of data due to problems of email and / or malfunctions of social networks or the Internet.
In addition HOVIMA Hotels excludes any liability for damages of any kind that, despite the security measures adopted, may result from the improper use of services and content by users, and in particular, though not exclusively, for damages of any kind that may result from the impersonation of another by a user in any kind of communication through the portal.
Similarly, the organization is not liable for damages of any kind due to misuse, tampering or changes, unauthorized users or third parties may make regarding the general content of this page, as well as the violation of rights of intellectual property that may occur due to lack of compliance with the requirements established in this web.