Avast Free for Education $25,000 contest

(the “Contest”)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Definitions

Avast

AVAST Software s.r.o., a company duly organized and existing under the laws of the Czech Republic, with its registered office at Prague 4, Michle, Budějovická 1518/13A, Post Code 140 00, Czech Republic, Identification No. 276 36 917, registered in the Commercial Register administered by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section B, File No. 11402, sponsor of the Contest and operator of the internet site www.avast.com.

Participant

These conditions have to be met for a Participant’s eligibility:

  1. Institutions that are approved participants of the Avast Free for Education program (to see eligibility requirements, click here: //www.avast.com/en-us/education-terms
  2. Institutions that have opened (or had opened for them) an Avast Free for Education account (the “Account”) at edu.avast.com;
  3. Each institutions must be an educational institution (specifically a school, school district, University or College);
  4. Institutions must operate in the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Marianas, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands; and
  5. Institutions must have provided AVAST Software with their total number of students and this is greater than 0.

Any Participant who meets all the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions is eligible to win. Employees of the above mentioned Participants who are at least the age of majority in their country of residence (18 in most countries) can apply for participation on behalf of the Participant. No purchase or charge is necessary to enter the Contest or claim the Prize.

Contest Period

Contest ends on Friday, 31st January 2015 at 24.00 (12 midnight) CET (Central European Time) (the “Contest Period”). Entries received before or after the Contest Period are void.

Winner

Any Participant who achieves the highest ‘recommend score’ which is calculated by the total number of installed Products, divided by the number of students they have at their institution, normalized per 1000 students to give a score.

In the event that two (2) or more Participants have the same recommend score at the end of the Contest Period, the Winner will be selected based on the institution which achieved their recommend score the first, based on time and date the last installs were made.

Product

Avast Free Antivirus

Prize

$25,000 for the Winner.

Excluded Participants

1) Employees of Avast and their close relatives (parents, siblings, children or spouse) or/and any persons living in the same household as such employees;
2) Avast business partners, agencies, distributors and their employees.

2. Introduction

The objective of this Contest is to recognise and reward our customers that have helped us to be a success after 25 years in business and grow to over 200 million devices worldwide.

3. How to win the prize

Each Participant of the Contest is encouraged to make as many recommendations of the Product to individuals (friends) as possible. These individuals have to install the Product during the Contest Period (the “Entry”). The Participant can only do this provided that it already has or creates an Account (edu.avast.com) that will be registered for the Participant. As a next step the Participant needs to click on the ”recommend tab” in its activated Account (edu.avast.com) where a unique link can be found. Then, during the Contest Period, the Participant needs to publish and share the unique link with its students, parents, colleagues, families and friends and thus recommend them install our Product. The use of virtual machines is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification. Avast reserves the right in its sole discretion to exclude any Entries it deems inappropriate.

Without limiting any other rights, Avast may reject or remove from the Contest any Entry that, in Avast's sole discretion, violates these terms and Conditions, any applicable Avast policy, any applicable laws, or is in any way harmful or objectionable. Avast also reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or Entry at Avast's sole discretion. No correspondence shall be entered into.

4. How to Collect the Prize

A notification email shall be sent to the Winner to the email address provided during the registration of the Avast Free for Education program. To collect the Prize the Winner must either reply to the notification email or send an email to edu@avast.com, in both cases using the email address submitted during the registration of the Product, within three months from the day of the registration. If the Winner does not acknowledge acceptance by this deadline, another Winner will be chosen using the same procedure specified in these Terms and Conditions.

The Winner’s reply must contain all of the following:

Avast may not and shall not be held responsible for any non-delivery of the notification email to the Winner or failure to receive the reply thereof due to any technical reasons, including but not limited to spam filters, full mailbox or incorrect email address. If the Participant receives the notification email, please reply to it and do not receive the Prize in reasonable time thereafter, please contact Avast to make sure that Avast received the reply.

The Winner will be announced on Friday, 28th February 2015.

5. Delivery of the Prize

Avast shall deliver the Prize by electronic funds transfer. Avast shall bear the costs of the Prize transfer. The Winner shall receive the Prize within sixty (60) days of Avast‘s receipt of the details of the Winner mentioned in Section 3 above.

Avast is not responsible for non-delivery of the Prize caused by the bank or by theft, fraud or other criminal act or by force majeure.

Prizes are non-refundable. Avast shall not provide any alternative award in any case. The Prize is neither transferable nor exchangeable.

Winners are exclusively responsible for declaring the Prize (mainly any taxes levied in relation to the delivery or receipt of the Prize) to their local financial authorities if they are required to do so according to applicable laws and regulations.

6. General and Legal

Avast reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions or cancel this promotion at any time, in its sole discretion, for any reason and without any resulting responsibilities or liabilities towards Participants.

Avast's decision is final with respect to all matters relating to awarding of the Prize and shall not be subject to review or appeal by any Participant or by any third party.

Participation in the Contest is considered as Participant‘s consent that Avast may contact such Participant.

By entering the Contest each Participant unreservedly agrees to these Terms and Conditions which govern the Contest and the awarding of the Prize.

By entering the Contest each Participant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Avast, its legal representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any damages whatsoever suffered or sustained in connection the Contest or the acceptance of the Prize.

Avast reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of claims of any Participant (including such Participant's identity, age and address) and their educational institution and to disqualify any Participant who submits a claim for a Prize that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who tampers with the claim process. Failure by Avast to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

Avast reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions or cancel or suspend this Contest at any time, in its sole discretion, for any reason and without any resulting responsibilities or liabilities towards Participants.

The Prizes are not legally enforceable and cannot be claimed by means of court or arbitration action. Avast alone has the capacity to decide on any claims, complaints and other issues related to this Promotion and its decision therein shall be final and non-appealable. If the Winner lives in any country where this Contest is prohibited by laws, Avast reserves exclusive right to award the Price to the Participant who was the runner-up. If the runner up lives in a country where this Contest is prohibited by laws, Avast continues with awarding the next runner-up until somebody from a country where the Contest is valid.

By entering the Contest, the Participant agrees to release Avast, its affiliates, employees and directors from any cost, loss, claim that the Participant incurs in connection with the Contest.

These Terms and Conditions and any relationships between Participants and Avast in relation to this promotion shall be governed by the laws of the Czech Republic. EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORTING TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, PURSUANT TO ARBITRATION CONDUCTED UNDER INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION RULES OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION THEN IN EFFECT, TO TAKE PLACE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS' FEES; AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANT AND SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC, WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW, RULES OR PROVISIONS (WHETHER OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION) THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF THE LAWS OF ANY JURISDICTION OTHER THAN THE CZECH REPUBLIC. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PRINTING OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONTEST OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZES.

7. Personal Data

In order to enter the Contest, the Participant will be required to use an Account (edu.avast.com). The information that the Participant provides will be protected and otherwise dealt with in accordance with our Privacy Policy (//www.avast.com/privacy-policy).

Any personal information collected by Avast from the Participants during the Registration or when a Prize is claimed in order to conduct this Contest (including Participants’ names, address, email address and identities) (“Personal Data”) may, for this purpose, be disclosed to third parties, including but not limited to, agents, contractors, service providers, offer suppliers and regulatory authorities. By accepting these Terms and Conditions the Participant gives Avast explicit, informed and free consent to use, unless and until otherwise advised by the Participant in writing, the Participant's Personal Data for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages containing marketing offers. Participant's consent is given for an indefinite period. Participant's data shall not be transferred to any third person (except if required by law) without Participant's previous consent. Participant is entitled to request access to and update or correction of the Participant's Personal Data.

Contact Information: For any information related to this promotion please contact Avast:

Tel.: 00 420 274 005 777
Email:
Address: AVAST Software s.r.o.
Trianon Office Building
Budejovicka 1518/13a
140 00, Prague 4
Czech Republic

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