Win 500$ for your semester in Prague!

Rules for the competition appearing on the University of New York in Prague’s Study Abroad in Prague Facebook timeline.


1. The organizer of the content appearing on the University of New York in Prague’s  Study Abroad Facebook page is the University of New York in Prague, s.r.o., which is headquartered at Londýnská 506/41, Vinohrady, 120 00 Prague 2, and registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court of Prague, Section C, in File No. 60,332 (henceforth known as the “Organizer”).

2. The competitions aren’t sponsored by, administered by or affiliated with the Facebook social network in any way.  Participants in the contests understand and acknowledge the fact that they are providing their information to the organizer of the competition and not the Facebook social network.

How to enter the contest

1.  The contest will last from February 13th, 2019 to March 15th, 2019.

2. The contest is open to Facebook users who are 15 or older for the duration of the contest and reside in the United States of America.

3. To enter the contest:

    -Like the Study Abroad Page 

    -Complete the sentence: “I want to Study Abroad because ___________."

    -Leave it in the comments below one of these three posts on the Study Abroad timeline: 

               Study Abroad

     Do students really benefit from studying abroad?

               How to live in Prague on a student budget?

4. Comments with the most likes win.

5. Each contestant can participate in this competition only once. Anybody who enters the contest more than once will be disqualified from the competition.



1. There will be three winners (1 winner per post).

2. Using The Good Luck Fairy service we will identify the comment with the most number of Likes, under each of 3 posts.

3. Winners will be announced on Friday, March 8th. The announcement will be posted on the Study Abroad Facebook page and the winners will be contacted via FB.

4. If the contestant doesn’t claim victory within 14 calendar days, the prize will be forfeited to the organizer.



1. The winning contestants will be advised regarding how to claim their prize by email.

2. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or switched for prizes other than those determined by the competition organizer.

3. Winners have no legal claim to the prizes which could be enforced by law.

4. The prize for the competition is a 500 USD contribution which is to be used for the semester abroad at the University of New York in Prague.


Rights and obligations of the organizer

1. In the case of a reasonable suspicion of fraud, abuse and/or mistakes relating to the process of the contest, the organizer reserves the right to close or suspend the competition, modify these conditions, announce that the declared winner is no longer considered valid, or without notice or compensation, block participation in the contest by those who don’t enter the competition in good faith.

2. The organizer is not responsible for the fact that participants enter an incorrect address. The organizer also isn’t responsible for other reasons why the participant didn’t receive their prize if these reasons are not the fault of the organizer.

3. If the organizers have a reasonable suspicion of fraudulent, dishonest or unfair actions on behalf of a participant or other people who helped the participant win, or if such conduct occurs, then the participant will be disqualified from the competition; this will also apply to other people who helped the participant win in a manner that is contrary to the competition rules or not in good faith.

4. Participation in the competition cannot be enforced by law.

5. The contest organizer reserves the right to change the parameters of the competition even while it is underway without notice.


Consent to the rules of the competition and the use of personal data

1. By participating in the contest, every participant confirms their agreement with the competition rules and that the organizer is entitled, in accordance with § 12 of the Act no. 40/1964 Coll., of the current Civil Code (henceforth “The Civil Code”) to use the participant’s name, surname and city in the media (as well as the internet), and the promotional and advertising materials of the organizer in association with the contest in addition to the information being taken and published as described above in audio and video recordings for a period of 5 years following the contest.

2. In accordance with the Act no. 101/2000 Coll., in the Law on Protection of Personal Data, as amended (henceforth the "Act on Protection of Personal Data"), each contestant grants the organizer consent to the inclusion their personal data and information located on the organizer’s Facebook page, for example personal data shared by the participant with the organizer during the contest such as their name, surname, permanent address in the United States i and e-mail address (henceforth referred to as “data”), and further in the database of the organizer and its subsequent processing by the organizer for the purpose of evaluating the competition, publishing the results of the competition, for marketing and PR purposes of the organizer, ie. offering products or services, including sending information through electronic means according to Act no. 480/2004 Coll., and in order to prove consent to the processing of personal data for these purposes for an indefinite amount of time as well as the fact that these data can be associated with other data.  Contestants acknowledge that according to § 11 and § 21 of the Act on Protection of Personal Data, they have the right to rescind their consent at any time without penalty by contacting the organizer listed in these rules as well as have the right to access their personal information and change the information, block incorrect information, delete the information, etc.

3. The organizer will administer the personal data in electronic form.  The organizer will arrange the protection of personal data.

4. If the participant doubts the adherence to the rules of the organizer, they have the right to contact the Office for Personal Data Protection, headquartered at Pplk. Sochora 27, Prague 7, PSČ 170 00.

5. The contests aren’t sponsored by, administered by or affiliated with the Facebook social network in any way.  Participants in the contest understand and accept that they are providing their information to the organizer of the contest and not to the Facebook social network.

6. If the contest winner does not accept the prize, the prize will go to the contestant, leaving a comment with the next highest amount of likes.

7. We will remove offensive comments from the Study Abroad page timeline and disqualify them from the contest.



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