Instagram contest #ETHLights

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Show us the most beautiful interplay of light and shadow at ETH Zurich!

Tag your photo with #ETHLights and win a prize:

1st place: bqm café and bar voucher worth 80 Swiss francs
2nd place:
ETH Store voucher worth 50 Swiss francs
3rd place:
ETH Store voucher worth 30 Swiss francs

A jury will choose the three voucher winners.

The contest runs from 18 May 2017 until 4 p.m. on 7 June 2017 (CEST).

The contest is open to registered ETH Zurich students who have a valid university email address () and a public Instagram account, and who are following the ETH Zurich Instagram account.

Terms and conditions

By entering the contest, users agree to the terms and conditions set out below. They agree to participate via Instagram and must therefore comply with the Instagram terms of use and content restrictions.

What can I win?
Participating students have the chance to win three vouchers for the coffee and bar bqm or the ETH store.

How can I win?
Entries must be submitted via Instagram. Photos posted publicly on Instagram with the hashtag #ETHLights will be entered in the contest.

Who can participate?
Participants can enter the contest free of charge. The contest is open to all ETH Zurich students. Entrants must provide accurate information for all fields relevant to the contest.

When does the contest take place?
The contest runs from 18 May 2017 until 4 p.m. on 7 June 2017 (CEST).

How will winners be announced?
The three winners will be determined by a jury from the pictures posted by 4 p.m. on 7 June 2017 (CEST).

How do I find out if I won?
The winners will receive a message via Instagram Direct asking them to send ETH Zurich their ETH email address () and ETH Card number. The winners will then receive an email at their ETH email address.

How do I claim my prize?
The winners will be notified by e-mail, and asked to provide his / her address so that ETH Zurich can send the vouchers.

What happens if I don’t claim my prize?
Anyone not claiming their prize within 60 days of notification forfeits their right to the prize.

Data protection and other conditions

Privacy policy
Security and satisfaction are the highest priorities. ETH Zurich saves and uses collected data exclusively for the purpose of running the contest.

Personal rights
The personal rights of the people in the picture must be respected: they must agree to being photographed and having the photo posted on Instagram.

What content and types of image are prohibited?
All photos must follow ETH Zurich’s rules of netiquette. Users are not allowed to post illegal content, content that has been downloaded from the internet, or content that is

  • violent
  • pornographic
  • offensive
  • racist

These rules apply to images, text, and any other content.

Use of images
The winning picutres will be posted on and after the contest is over. ETH Zurich reserves the right to publish the images for any other purposes (e.g. for flyers or brochures).

Who is not eligible to participate?
ETH Zurich is authorised to exclude certain individuals from participating when good reason exists (not abiding by the rules of participation, submitting multiple entries, manipulation etc.). ETH Zurich reserves the right to take legal action.

Other conditions
Prizes cannot be paid out in cash. The right to a prize cannot be sold or transferred to another person. There is no recourse to legal action (except if the Organiser takes action against illegal content).

If individual provisions or conditions of participation are or become invalid, this does not affect the validity of the other conditions of participation. The void provision will be replaced by an appropriate regulation that comes the closest to the intention of the invalid provision. ETH Zurich reserves the right to alter the conditions of participation at any time.

Reservation clause
ETH Zurich reserves the right to modify, suspend, or end the contest without warning or explanation, should it become impossible to conduct the contest properly due to force majeure, technical, or legal reasons.

ETH Zurich accepts no responsibility for damages (e.g. loss, malfunction, delay) due to circumstances beyond its control. Prizes of equal value may be substituted in justified cases.

Release of Instagram and Facebook
This contest is run by ETH Zurich (the Organiser). It has no connection to Instagram or Facebook, nor is it sponsored, endorsed or organised by Instagram or Facebook in any way.

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