Attention! Easter Contest!

Every home and family celebrates Easter in its own unique way, and Easter traditions from all over the world delight us with their diversity and richness. We are curious to know how the preparations for Easter look in your homes and in your regions. Show us how you celebrate Easter at home!

We invite you to participate in our Easter Contest and to win valuable prizes!


1. Upload a photo of your decorated Easter table, dishes or colorful Easter eggs;

2. Write which region you are from and briefly describe what is in the photo (it would be nice if you write about Easter traditions in your home);

3. Post the photo on your wall. Remember to #myeasterholiday and tag @stateofpoland in the photo.


To win, just:

1. Take a photo of you decoring your Easter table or colourful Easter eggs;

2. Post the photo in a comment under the contest post. Write a few sentences how you celebrate the holidays and which region you are from.

From all entries, we will select 3 winners from:

 ⁃ Hungary;

 ⁃ Croatia;

 ⁃ Austria;

 ⁃ Slovakia;

 ⁃ Bulgaria;

 ⁃ Romania;

 ⁃ Czech Republic;

 ⁃ Lithuania;

 ⁃ Lativia;

 ⁃ Estonia;

 ⁃ Slovenia.

Each winner will receive an in-kind prize.

We are waiting for contest posts until April 19.



§ 1

General provisions

1. These Regulations define the terms and conditions of participation in the competition “Celebrating Easter” (hereinafter referred to as the “Competition”), organized by the agency Media Hooltays limited liability company with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Puławska 77 lok. U5, 02-595 Warsaw, entered into the register of entrepreneurs of the National Court Register kept by the District Court for the Capital City of Warszawy in Warszawie, XIII Commercial Division of the National Court Register under the number KRS: 0000935546, REGON: 520419239, NIP: 5213946347, hereinafter referred to as the “Organizer”, acting on behalf of the State of Poland Foundation with its registered office in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 7, 00-955 Warszawa, entered in the register of associations, other social and professional organizations, foundations and public health care institutions kept by the District Court for the Capital City of Warszawy in Warsaw, XII Commercial Division under the number KRS: 0000779650, NIP: 701-091-75-48, REGON: 383016091, hereinafter referred to as the “Foundation”.

2. The content of these Regulations will be made public and will be available until the Competition is resolved:

a. by posting on the website,

b. at the Organiser’s seat.

§ 2

Purpose of the Competition

The aim of the competition is:

1. promotion of Easter, Easter traditions, local rituals and culture

2. disseminate information about regional products and traditions related to spending Easter holidays

§ 3

The subject of the competition

1. The subject of the Competition is the performance of the Competition Work (hereinafter referred to as the “Competition Work”), consisting of:

a) taking a photo of selected elements related to the Easter celebration, incl. Easter table, Easter decorations, Easter eggs, traditional dishes or rituals with optional marking location of Competition Work

b) publishing this photo as a feed post on your public Instagram profile with the tag “@stateofpoland” and hashtag “#myeasterholiday” in the description of the photo.

2. The Competition Works must be the result of the individual creativity of the Participants who, in relation to the Competition Works, are entitled to full proprietary copyrights, free from legal defects, encumbrances or claims of third parties, in particular those resulting from the provisions

on the protection of intellectual property and personal data protection. Competition works may not violate generally applicable law or the rights of third parties, in particular personal rights of third parties, as well as generally accepted moral standards.

§ 4

Conditions of participation and application to the Competition

1. The competition is open to the public. Participation in it is free and voluntary.

2. Only an adult may participate in the Contest (“Participant”).

3. The Organizer’s employees as well as their family members cannot participate in the Competition.

4. Each Participant may submit only one Competition Entry to participate in the Competition.

5. The condition for the participation in the Competition is the Participant’s consent to the Organizer of the Competition Entry publishing and disseminating it in any form via any medium, while maintaining the essential content of the Competition Entry.

6. Joining the Competition is tantamount to accepting these Regulations and agreeing to the conditions of participation, specified in the provisions of these Regulations, which each Participant is obliged to read.

§ 5

Organization and course of the Competition

1. The announcement about the organization of the Competition will be made public via Instagram on the Organiser’s profile.

2. The competition runs from 08.04.2022 to 19.04.2022.

3. The competition entries will be assessed by the Competition Committee referred to in § 6 of the Regulations.

4. The winners of the competition will be 3 persons, from among whom the Competition Commission will select the winners. The winners will get in-kind prize as an award in the competition.

§ 6

Competition Commission

1. The Competition Committee consists of 5 members.

2. Members of the Competition Committee are appointed by the Organizer.

3. The Competition Committee consists of employees of the State of Poland Foundation or other persons indicated by the Organizer.

§ 7

Announcement of the results of the Competition

1. The competition will be adjudicated no later than 25.04.2022.

2. The results and announcement of the winners of the Competition will be made public via Instagram, in a comment under the competition post on the Organizer’s profile.

§ 8


1. The prizes in the Competition will be in-kind prizes for 3 best pictures.

2. The winners of the competition have the right to choose one prize from the following:

a. TCHIBO Cafissimo Pure coffee machine with a set of capsules,

b. Set Sunset LED lamp and TRACER Ring 26 cm lamp,

c. PULUZ PU5032G light tent.

3. The in-kind prize will be sent by courier on the Competition Participant’s postal address indicated along with other contact details in a private message sent to the Organizer.

4. The prize cannot be exchanged for another in-kind prize or cash prize.

5. The winners of the Competition are not entitled to give the right to receive the in-kind prize to third parties.

6. The sponsor is the Foundation.

7. The organizer is not responsible for the inability or difficulties in awarding the award, caused by reasons attributable to Participant selected as the Competition laureate.

§ 9

Rules for excluding and canceling the Competition

1. The following persons will not participate in the Competition:

a) competition works that do not meet the requirements set out in § 3 section 1 of the Regulations.

b) competition works sent after the deadline specified in § 5 section 2 of the Regulations.

2. The Organizer reserves the right to cancel the Competition at any time if:

a) no Competition Entry will be submitted,

b) none of the Competition Works will meet the conditions of the Regulations,

c) there will be a situation beyond the Organizer’s control, making it impossible to settle the Competition.

3. The Organizer reserves the right to exclude from the Competition the Competition Works that are contrary to the provisions of law, ethics or for other reasons making them unsuitable for public presentation.

§ 10

Personal data

1. The administrator of the personal data of the Competition Participants is the Competition Organizer (hereinafter: the “Administrator”). Personal data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council 2016/679 of 27 April

2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (“GDPR” ).

2. Providing personal data is voluntary, but necessary and required for the proper conduct of the Competition, the issuance of prizes and for the promotion of the Competition.

3. The Administrator processes the data of the Competition Participants in the following scope: name, surname, contact details (e-mail address, home address and telephone number). In relation to the Competition winners, the Administrator may also process personal data in the scope of the PESEL number and bank account, and in relation to persons running a business: NIP number and company name.

4. The administrator processes personal data for purposes related to the implementation of the Competition, including in particular:

a) to organize and conduct the Competition, i.e. to accept the Participant’s application and for contact purposes (legal basis: consent of the data subject, i.e. Article 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR). By entering the Competition, the Participant expressly confirms consent to the processing of his personal data;

b) in order to implement the legitimate interests of the Administrator, i.e. marketing and promotion of services offered by the Administrator as the organizer of the Competition during and after the Competition, as well as establishing and pursuing possible claims (legal basis: implementation of the legitimate interests of the administrator, i.e. Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR);

c) in order to fulfill the legal obligations incumbent on the Administrator as the Competition Organizer, including in particular financial and tax settlement of the awards (legal basis: implementation of the legal obligation, i.e. Article 6 (1) (c) of the GDPR).

5. By providing personal data, the Participant agrees to publish the name of his profile on Instagram and photos or photos with a description sent in the Competition Entry in the communication channels used by the Organizer and the Foundation, in particular on the websites managed by the Organizer and the Foundation, and on social profiles managed by the Organizer and the Foundation, among others such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok.

6. The Administrator may share the Participants’ data with entities providing services to the Administrator, including in particular IT, hosting, legal or accounting services.

7. The personal data of the Participants will be processed for the period necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. In the case of Competition winners, the data will be processed for the period resulting from tax regulations, i.e. 5 years.

8. The Participant has the right to request access to his personal data, i.e. to obtain from the Administrator confirmation whether he processes personal data and the right to access this data (including rectification or immediate removal if legally justified); their rectification, deletion, processing restrictions, data transfer and the right to object to processing to the supervisory body (i.e. the President of the Personal Data Protection Office, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warszawa). In addition, when the data is processed on the basis of consent, the Participant has the right to withdraw the consent at any time (unless specific provisions impose further obligation on the Administrator to process the above-mentioned data). Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out before its withdrawal.

9. The administrator is obliged to delete personal data, provided that the personal data are no longer required for the purposes for which they were collected and / or the consent on which the processing is based has been withdrawn and / or there is no other legal basis for their processing. It is not possible to exercise the right to delete personal data, in particular when the Administrator is obliged under the provision this right to further processing of personal data to the extent specified by applicable law or for the purposes necessary to establish, assert or defend claims.

10. The Administrator declares that the Participants’ data will not be transferred outside the EEA and will not be covered by the profiling mechanism.

11. In matters related to the protection of personal data, Participants may contact the Administrator by sending a message by traditional mail to the address of the Administrator’s office or by e-mail:

§ 11


1. Each Competition Participant ensures that the Competition Entry is the result of individual creativity and that he or she is entitled to full proprietary copyrights, free from legal defects, encumbrances or claims of third parties, in particular those resulting from the provisions on the protection of intellectual property.

2. In the event of any claims by third parties regarding the use of Competition Works by the Organizer or the Foundation, the Participant will be obliged to take, at his own expense and risk, all legal steps ensuring due protection of the Organizer against third party claims. In particular, the Participant will be obliged to replace the Organizer or, if this is not possible, join the Organizer in any proceedings against the Organizer. The Participant also undertakes to compensate the Organizer for any costs that the Organizer may incur or will be obliged to pay to a third party in connection with a claim or court action in the field of copyright that that person submits in connection with the Organizer’s use of Competition Works.

3. Upon submitting the Competition Entry, each Competition Participant grants the Organizer and the Foundation the right to use and dispose of the Competition Entry free of charge, in particular a photo submitted as part of the Competition Entry, in any way, without time and territorial limitations in all fields of use, in particular to post photos submitted as part of the Competition Work on social media managed by the Foundation and the Organizer and, among others, on the websites managed by the Organizer and the Foundation, including in the photo gallery at and

§ 12

Final Provisions

1. The Organizer declares that the Competition is not a game of chance, a raffle lottery, a mutual bet, an aid lottery, the result of which depends on the case, or any other form of gambling provided for in the Gambling Act of 19 November 2009 (Journal of Laws No. of 2020, item 2094, as amended).

2. These Regulations are the only document defining the rules of participation in the Competition.

3. During the Contest, the Organizer reserves the right to change the provisions of the Regulations at any time, provided that this does not deteriorate the conditions of participation in the Contest.

4. The organizer is not responsible for entries that did not reach him for reasons beyond his control, incl. as a result of failure of the Internet connections or the Participant’s devices.

5. In matters not covered by the Competition Regulations, generally applicable provisions of law shall apply, including the Civil Code and the Act on Copyright and Related Rights.

6. The person authorized to contact the Competition Participants with regard to any questions regarding the Competition and Competition Regulations is: Patryk Markuszewski, tel. +48500098615, e-mail:

7. The Organizer will keep the documentation of the Competition for a period of 5 years from the date of the Competition’s settlement in a manner that guarantees its safety.

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