TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. WHEN DOES THE CONTEST START?


The contest and the giveaway of 15 stays are divided into two parts:

March 2019 contest - 10 stays giveaway
Participate from 11.03.2019 to 11.59 pm of 31.03.2019.

September 2019 contest - 5 stays giveaway
Participate from 01.09.2019 to 11.59 pm of 20.09.2019.

2. HOW TO PARTICIPATE?


Our followers can participate by posting their best story from a trip on their personal Instagram account, using the tag @hfhotels.

Brand and/or company accounts will not be considered during the contest.

If the participant?s Instagram account is not public, the participation will not be seen by the HF Hotels Group, therefore it will not be considered.

3. IS IT POSSIBLE TO PARTICIPATE SEVERAL TIMES?


You can participate in the contest as many times as you wish. However, the prizes are not accumulative, which means only 1 (one) prize will be awarded to each selected winner.

4. SELECTION CRITERIA


If the participations do not comply with the requested criteria, the HF Hotels Group reserves the right not to award the advertised prizes.

The following participations will be excluded without prior notice:

- All participations from brand and/or company accounts;
- All participations from accounts that are not public, given that the HF Hotels Group will not be able to see the post;
- All participations that contain obscene/abusive/hate language, threats and obscenities. This includes (but is not limited to) personal attacks, deprecating comments regarding race, gender or religion, or any other type of personal acts of revenge against a natural person, business or their associates;
- All participations that HF Hotels consider to be fraudulent (e.g.: use of computer programmes or any other technical tricks - commonly designated as hacking or cheating).

March 2019 contest - 10 stays giveaway

A panel composed of members from the HF Hotels Group will select the 10 best participations that comply with the following requirements:

a) A post, on the participant?s personal Instagram account, with his/her best story from a trip, published from 11.03.2019 to 11.59 pm of 31.03.2019;
b) Must include the tag @hfhotels (mandatory);
c) Must follow the @HFHotels account on Instagram.

September 2019 contest - 5 stays giveaway

A panel composed of members from the HF Hotels Group will select the 5 best participations that comply with the following requirements:

a) A post, on the participant?s personal Instagram account, with his/her best story from a trip, published from 01.09.2019 to 11.59 pm of 20.09.2019;
b) Must include the tag @hfhotels (mandatory);
c) Must follow the @HFHotels account on Instagram.

5. COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS


By submitting the Instagram post to the contest, the participants guarantee that its content is entirely of their authorship and responsibility, ensuring that its publication is not in breach of any copyright, related rights or industrial property rights of third parties.

The HF Hotels Group will not take any type of responsibility for any non-compliance regarding the previously established paragraph.

The author, holder of the Copyright and Related Rights, authorises, as of now and perpetually, at no charge, in any location and irrevocably, the exclusive use of their video/photo/caption by the HF Hotels Group, for its promotion and publication, as the group sees fit, including its combination with other content and on the platform (internet, television or other) of its choice, in accordance with articles 40 and 43 of the Code of Copyright and Related Rights, committing to sign the documents necessary for that purpose.

The HF Hotels Group is also authorised to modify the participations, presented by the authors within the scope of this Contest, in order to better suit its business interests, according to article 59 of the same code.
The participation in the Contest will be considered as a clear understanding and acceptance of this Clause, as well as of the complete Regulation.

6. PERSONAL DATA


The personal data provided by the participants will be automatically processed by HF Hotels under current legislation and its privacy policy, available at https://www.hfhotels.com/general-information/, for the inherent purposes and procedures necessary to the Contest and reception of the prize.

7. WHAT IS THE PRIZE?


The prize is a stay of 1 (one) night, in bed and breakfast, for two persons at one of the hotels of the HF Hotels Group in Portugal. For each selected participation 1 (one) prize will be awarded.

The prizes cannot be exchanged for money.

Each selected winner will only be awarded one prize in each contest.
Any expense in which the participant incurs due to, or during the enjoyment of the prize, is of his/her exclusive responsibility.

8. HOW IS THE WINNER INFORMED?


March 2019 contest - 10 stays giveaway
The winners will be contacted until the 5th of April 2019 through a private message on Instagram. The winners have 24 hours to reply to the HF Hotels? message, otherwise the prize will be awarded to a substitute winner. The winners will be announced on our social media channels and on our website page https://www.hfhotels.com/pages-en/15-years-hf-hotels/.

The winner accepts that his/her name and participation (caption/photo or video) can be publicly promoted in the scope of the Contest and associated to HF Hotels? products.

September 2019 contest - 5 stays giveaway
The winners will be contacted until the 30th of September 2019 through a private message on Instagram. The winners have 24 hours to reply to the HF Hotels? message, otherwise the prize will be awarded to a substitute winner. The winners will be announced on our social media channels and on our website page https://www.hfhotels.com/pages-en/15-years-hf-hotels/.
The winner accepts that his/her name and participation (caption/photo or video) can be publicly promoted in the scope of the Contest and associated to HF Hotels? products.

9. PRIZE USE CONDITIONS


March 2019 contest - 10 stays giveaway
- The stay can take place in any of the hotels of the HF Hotels Group in Portugal until the end of 2019;
- Dates for a stay during holidays, conferences and other events will be excluded in advance;
- The date of the stay is subject to the hotel?s confirmation;
- After the hotel?s confirmation it will not be possible to make any changes to the reservation.

September 2019 contest - 5 stays giveaway
- The stay can take place in any of the hotels of the HF Hotels Group in Portugal until March 2020;
- Dates for a stay during holidays, conferences and other events will be excluded in advance;
- The date of the stay is subject to the hotel?s confirmation;
- After the hotel?s confirmation it will not be possible to make any changes to the reservation.

10. HOW MANY PRIZES ARE AVAILABLE?


There is a total of 15 prizes, 10 will be awarded during the contest occurring in March and 5 will be awarded during the contest in September.

11. WHEN DOES THE CONTEST END?


March 2019 contest - 10 stays giveaway ? ends on 31.03.2019.
September 2019 contest - 5 stays giveaway ? ends on 20.09.2019.