Article 1: Contest Organization

The company: HOMEEXCHANGE.COM INC, a California company registered under number 2403557, headquartered at 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Hereinafter referred to as HOMEEXCHANGE,

Have organized a contest called “Say cheese, you’re going on a trip! "

Hereinafter referred to as "the Contest".

Article 2 : The Contest’s Objective

The Contest is free and will proceed as follows: Participants will sign up for HOMEEXCHANGE’s yearly Optimal Membership for the first time, and send us their best vacation picture for a chance to have their Optimal Membership reimbursed or to win 100 GuestPoints! As part of the contest, a jury will pick the winners. The jury consists of 4 HOMEEXCHANGE employees.

Participation in the Contest implies the participants’ unreserved acceptance of these rules in their entirety,

Hereinafter referred to as "the Regulations".

Article 3 : Date and Duration

The Contest runs from 7/07/19, 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM. The organizer reserves the right to extend the participation period and to postpone any announced date.

Article 4: Conditions for and Validity of Participation

4-1 Conditions for participation

The Contest is open to all adults who are registered on the HomeExchange website.

All HomeExchange members who have signed up for a HomeExchange Membership in the past and all persons who have collaborated in the organization of the Contest, as well as members of their respective families, HomeExchange employees, the organizer, or subcontractors of the organizer and its affiliates, etc. are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

To enter the Contest, the participants must complete the questionnaire and answer all the questions as well as validate the questionnaire electronically. The email address indicated in the questionnaire must correspond to the email address with which the participant signed up for HOMEEXCHANGE.

The following must be included in the form: e-mail address used to register on the HOMEEXCHANGE website, a vacation photo of your choice.

4-2 Validity of participation

Any participation in the Contest will be considered invalid if:

  • The email address indicated in the questionnaire does not match the email address corresponding to the HOMEEXCHANGE account
  • The participant did not sign up for an Optimal Membership
  • The participant entered the Contest on a date other than that of the Contest

The organizer reserves the right to withdraw participation from any ballot that does not comply with the rules, including any incomplete or illegible ballot.

Article 5: Selection of the Winners

The winners will be chosen by a jury made up of 4 HOMEEXCHANGE employees on July 10, 2019. The jury will contact the winner by email.

Article 6: Prizes

The prize for first place is a full refund of the participant’s Optimal Membership. The nine other winners will receive 100 GuestPoints each.

Article 7: Informing the Winners

The ten winners will be informed by email.

Article 8: Delivery or Withdrawal of Prizes

The participant who wins first place must advance the costs associated with the annual Optimal Membership, which will then be reimbursed. The other nine winners will have a total of 100 GuestPoints added to the HomeExchange account corresponding to the email address provided in the questionnaire.

Prizes are personal and noncommunicable. In addition, the Prizes may in no case be the subject of any dispute on the part of the winners, nor an exchange or any other consideration of any nature whatsoever.

Article 9: Promotional Operations

By accepting their Prize, the winners authorize HomeExchange to use their name for promotional purposes on any medium of their choice, without this reproduction being entitled to any compensation or compensation other than the prize won.

Article 10: Personal Data

The personal data collected from participation in the contest are recorded and used by the organizer for the necessities of their participation and the attribution of their winnings.

In accordance with the "Data Protection Act" of 6 January 1978, Participants have the right to access, rectify or delete information that concerns them. All requests must be sent by email to the organizer’s email address:

Article 11 : Responsibility

The Participant acknowledges and agrees that the only obligation of the Contest Organizer for the Contest is to submit the participants’ submissions, provided that this is done in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules, and to provide the winner with the prize according to the criteria and modalities defined in this Regulation.

The organizer cannot be held responsible, without this list being limited to any technical, material, or software failure of any nature whatsoever, the risk of contamination by any viruses circulating on the network and the lack of protection of some data against possible diversions. Participation in the Contest implies knowledge and acceptance of the features and limitations of the Internet in terms of technical performance, response time, as well as to query or transfer information.

Article 12: Cases of Force Majeure / Reservations

The organizer's liability cannot be incurred if, due to a case of force majeure or anything beyond the organizer’s control, the contest must be modified, shortened, or canceled. The organizer reserves the right to carry out any verification it deems useful, relating to compliance with the rules, in particular to rule out any participant who has made an inaccurate, false, or fraudulent declaration.

Article 13: Disputes

The Regulation is governed by French law. Any difficulty in applying or interpreting the Rules will be decided exclusively by the organizer. No request or telephone complaint will be answered regarding the application or interpretation of this Regulation. Any dispute or claim relating to the Contest and the draw must be made in writing to the following address:

No dispute will be taken into account eight days after the close of the Contest.