TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Basic information
Happiness School of Finland is a marketing campaign (hereinafter: “Campaign”) arranged by Business Finland Oy – Visit Finland, P.O. Box 358, Porkkalankatu 1, 00180 Helsinki, Finland, business ID 0202317-7 (hereafter: “Visit Finland” or “We”).
- Purpose of the Campaign
The purpose of the Campaign is to promote travelling to Finland by organizing a happiness school for selected visitors who will be taught Finnish traditional activities and lifestyle by five individual teachers and two deputy teachers (hereafter “Teachers” or “You”) in August 2020.
- What We expect from the teachers
The selected Teachers are committed to teach traditional Finnish activities and life style for the visitors that may include e.g. exercises in nature, cooking traditional Finnish food, making nature crafts, playing Finnish instruments, learning to calm down and communicate like a Finn and learning to Finnish way of being.
In addition, the selected Teachers are required to
- have at least mediocre English language skills being comfortable in expressing themselves in English;
- have sufficient capability to teach selected subjects for the visitors; and
- be at least 18 years of age.
The application starts on January 28h and continues until February 9th 2020 at www.schoolofhappinessfinland.com.
The final selection of the Teachers will take place by the end of February 2020.
The application period of the visitors is from March 16th 2020 until April 10th 2020.
The application period for both Teachers and visitors will expire at the end of the last application date in Finnish time zone (UTC +2).
The school will be carried out between 27th July 2020 – 6th August 2020.
The location of the school and the selected principal for the school will be specified during spring 2020.
- Selection and publication of the Teachers
The most suitable Teachers candidates will be interviewed personally during the weeks 7 and 8 (from February 10th until February 21st 2020) in a later announced venue.
We will contact the most suitable Teachers personally. As soon as the final selection has been made, We will sign separate agreements with the selected Teachers.
After signing, the selected Teachers will be filmed for short video presentations that will be published on the Campaign websites, on VisitFinland.com, on Visit Finland’s social media channels and other marketing channels that will reach potential visitors outside Finland most effectively.
Timetable and location for filming of the video presentations will be agreed separately.
- Documentation related to the Campaign and publicity
6.1 Application phase
As a part of Your application, You are requested to provide Us a video that contains Your personal information. As a Teacher applicant You accept the use of videos by Us, by our partners and by any other companies that take part in the planning and execution of the Campaign (together “Partners”), so that the most suitable Teachers for the Campaign can be selected.
During the personal interviews that will be held after the application phase, We will collect and process the information You may give for Your interviewers. As an interviewee You accept the use of this information by Us or our Partners, so that the most suitable Teachers for the Campaign can be selected.
6.3 Video Presentation
As provided in the Section 5 above, the selected Teachers will be filmed for video presentations that will be published on the Campaign websites, on VisitFinland.com, on Visit Finland’s social media channels and other marketing channels also outside Finland. The selected Teachers shall give unlimited rights for Visit Finland and its Partners to copy, reproduce, modify, edit, synchronize, perform, display, publish or otherwise make use (together “Use”) of the video presentations and assign them as seen necessary by Us.
6.4 School event
The school event itself, including the lessons arranged by the Teachers, will be documented on videos, photographs and written descriptions (together “Documentation Material”) by Visit Finland and media representatives invited to the school by Visit Finland.
We will Use the Documentation Material in Our own marketing channels such as social media and VisitFinland.com, and schoolofhappinessfinland.com. The selected visitors may also provide their own Documentation Material of the school, and especially of the lessons with their Teachers, in their own social media channels, websites and/or other media. The selected Teachers give unlimited rights for Visit Finland, its Partners and visitors to Use the Documentation Material in the above listed marketing channels for the period of five (5) years.
- Use of third party material
If You incorporate into any application material (e.g. videos, photos and descriptions), video presentation or Documentation Material materials of any third party, You are responsible for obtaining, at Your own expense, all rights, licenses, consents, and permissions necessary for Us to have the fully paid up, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide and unlimited right to Use the third party materials in connection with the Campaign and consistent with these Terms and Conditions.
A compensation of 400 euros per day will be paid to the Teachers for the actual school days when the teacher is attending to the school but is not able to stay overnight with the visitors in the school premises.
A compensation of 800 euros per day will be paid to the Teachers for the actual school days when the teacher is attending to the school and is also staying overnight with the visitors in the school premises.
In addition, a compensation of 400 euros will be paid to the teachers for the one (1) day of planning of the contents of the lessons.
No other compensation shall be paid, nor any costs associated with participating in the Campaign.
The Teachers are responsible for any and all taxes and other payments related to the compensation. However, tax and other deductions provided by law will be deducted from the compensation by Visit Finland, if any.
- Independency of the participants and Teachers and Agreements with the selected Teachers and visitors
We will sign separate agreements with each selected Teacher and visitor to ensure that the school will be successful for all the parties.
The participants, the Teachers and visitors are independent parties in relation to Us. No form of employment relationship shall occur between Us and the participants, Teachers or visitors based on the relationship, these Terms and Conditions or the separate agreement.
- Use of personal data
Any personal data of the participants will only be processed in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation. More information on the processing of personal data in this Campaign can be found on the privacy notice.
- Damages and insurance
The selected Teachers bear full risk of any damage or accidents that may be encountered by them during teaching or when attending to the Campaign, including but not limited when the Teachers host the visitors.
The Teachers are required to arrange sufficient insurance coverage, (e.g. travel, accident and/or health) for themselves and their carry-along property at their own expense and submit appropriate insurance certificates to Visit Finland upon request.
- No assumption of liabilities
You agree that Visit Finland shall not assume, or in any way be liable or responsible for, any liabilities, damages, claims, taxes or obligations the Teachers may encounter or be responsible for by participating in the Campaign.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Visit Finland harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses and/or expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and costs, (all together the “Claims”) arising out of and/or in any way connected with the Campaign to the extend requested by Visit Finland at its sole discretion.
All participants and Teachers release Visit Finland and any and all Partners from all responsibility regarding injury or damage caused or alleged to have been caused by taking part in the Campaign.
- Amendments to these terms and conditions
We reserve the right to cancel or amend these terms and conditions without notice. Therefore, these terms and conditions must always be followed as long as the Teacher search is in progress and the separate agreements with all selected Teachers have been signed.
- Compliance with these Terms and Conditions, laws and regulations
We reserve the right to make final decisions concerning the Campaign including the compensation.
By taking part in this Campaign You agree to obey these Terms and Conditions and all decisions We may later make in terms of the Campaign.
The participants and Teachers warrant and undertake that they will comply with all laws, rules and regulations regarding their application and Documentation Material and when the Teachers organize the lessons and host the visitors during the school and that they hold all relevant certificates and permits necessary if any. We do not accept any form of hate speech, discrimination or violence.