Terms and conditions of participation
Process and execution of the competition
The competition host is Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstraße 67, 40589 Düsseldorf (herein “Henkel”).
- The online-competition will take place from September 5, 2016 to December 9, 2016, 23.59 pm.
- For participating in the online-competition, participants must submit their Strong Bond story via the campaign website www.strongbonds-stories.com or share on Instagram with the #strongbonds and #schwarzkopfpro
- Participation channels are campaign website, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Whats App
- The price for the online participation is a trip to Los Angeles for 2 persons with a value up to 10.000€. The price includes: economy class flights from 1 airport in Europe to 1 destination in Los Angeles, 6 nights in a double bed room, a meet & greet with a Los Angeles based VIP Schwarzkopf Professional hairdresser.
- The winners will be selected by an internal jury from all entries.
- The winners will be informed via Facebook and Instagram as well as by e-mail.
- By posting the photos and using the above-mentioned hashtags, you allow us to repost and share your uploaded pictures.
Eligibility to participate
All natural persons who are at least 18 years old, have agreed to the terms and conditions of participation and have submitted a Strong Bonds story as text, video or image and/or have used the hashtag #strongbonds.
In order to participate in the competition, all personal information supplied must be valid and true. Each participant may only take part on his or her own behalf. Employees of the supporting agency, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and associated companies, as well as their dependents, are not eligible to participate.
Agreement of Customer /Use of posts
The participant must receive the consent of the person who is shown in any pictures, videos and that the pictures and videos are published in the internet and submitted to the online competition.
The participant agrees that the pictures posted in the course of the online competition may be used by Henkel for advertisement purposes like newsletter, advertisement by regular mail, visit of sales representative.
Exclusion of specific persons
In the event that a participant violates the terms and conditions of participation, Henkel reserves the right to exclude that participant from the competition.
Participants who make use of illegitimate means or otherwise create an artificial advantage through manipulative practices will also be excluded. In such cases, Henkel may even revoke and require the return of any prize.
Premature conclusion of the competition
Henkel reserves the right to terminate or end the competition at any point with no prior warning. In particular, Henkel will make use of this right if, due to technical (e.g. virus in the computer system, manipulation or error in the hardware or software) or legal reasons, a proper execution of the competition cannot be guaranteed.
Insofar as such a termination is caused by the conduct of a participant, Henkel can demand compensation from that person for the damages arising.
Prize and prize winner
The prize winner(s) will be informed via email by Henkel. The prize winner(s) will be announced with no guarantee. If a winner does not respond to the email within 14 days of being notified by Henkel, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Henkel shall be entitled to select another winner at random.
The prizes have to be redeemed between January 2017 and June 2017. If not redeemed within the time frame mentioned above, all vouchers expire. Only one prize can be redeemed participant, for which there is no cash alternative. Prize claims cannot be transferred to others. Henkel retains the right to substitute the prizes with another prize of similar value in the event the original prize offered is not available.
The trip to Los Angeles will be booked individually with a third party travel agency selected by Henkel. The third provision of such trips will be subject to any terms and conditions of the travel agency and other third party providers or carriers, such terms and conditions are available on request. It is the sole responsibility of the participant and each of his/her travel companions to ensure that before travelling each person is in possession of all necessary travel and health documents. It is recommended that all persons travelling take out adequate travel insurance, and it is the sole responsibility of each person travelling to ensure that any insurance cover purchased is suitable for their needs.
Henkel accepts no responsibility for any costs associated with the prize and not specifically included in the prize (including, without limitation, travel to and from the airport).
Henkel does not accept responsibility for entries lost through technical fault. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.
With the award of the prize, Henkel is free of all further obligations.
Henkel is not liable for material and legal defects of the prize provided by a cooperation partner and/or for the insolvency of the cooperation partner and the resulting consequences for the execution of the competition and the awarding of the prize. Any complaints should be directed to the cooperation partner.
Henkel is only liable for material and legal defects in the event of malicious intent or negligence.
Henkel is not liable for damages caused by errors, delays or interruptions in the transfer, faults in the technical facilities and service, incorrect contents, loss or deletion of data, viruses or anything else that can arise in the participation of a competition.
The limitations of liability cease to be valid if the damages are caused by Henkel (its organs, employees or subcontractors) through malicious intent or negligence, or if they are caused by a contractual obligation.
There is no liability for the individuals excluded in accordance with Paragraph 3.
There is no right of appeal. The terms and conditions of participation and the entire legal relationship between the participants and Henkel are exclusively subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. If individual provisions in the terms and conditions of participation should be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions will be unaffected. The terms and conditions of participation can be amended by Henkel at any time with no prior warning.
Data protection agreement for participation in the competition
In order to participate in the competition, the participant(s) must supply the personal data requested by mandatory fields marked with a *. These mandatory personal data are name and email address. Any further information shall be supplied by the participant voluntarily.
There is no right to registration.
The participant furthermore agrees that
Henkel or a supplier contracted by Henkel will gather and use the data provided by the participant(s) as part of the necessary process for carrying out the competition. Insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the prize, Henkel will supply personal data to third parties.
By means of registration the participant agrees that Henkel and/or the involved agency saves and processes its personal data for the purpose of carrying out and for the course of the online competition.
Insofar as the participant(s) has/have given his/her permission to be contacted by a sales representative of Schwarzkopf Professional in its salon, Henkel will use the data provided as part of the registration process for the following purposes:
- Publication of the data online and in social media for the purposes of providing information of a winning entry;
- Gathering and use of the data for the purposes of advertising, consultancy and market research concerning cosmetic products by Henkel, either by email, regular mail, telephone or by visit of sales representative.
The participant may participate in the online competition irrespective of whether this permission is granted.
Any permission granted can be revoked at any time with immediate effect.
In order to revoke the granted permission or to obtain information on the stored data on them, participants are requested to contact the data protection officer of Henkel, e.g. write to the following address: Henkelstraße 67, 40589 Düsseldorf, Germany or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Henkel and any suppliers contracted by Henkel are obliged to uphold the provisions of data protection and media law.
After receipt of a revocation of consent the personal data of a participant will immediately be deleted.
Additional information on the subject of data protection, in particular on the gathering and use of your data when visiting our website, can be found in the general data protection information for Henkel under www.henkel.de/privacy-policy.htm.
Consent Usage Rights
By clicking on the box the participant agrees that Henkel AG & Co. KGaA may use the content provided in the course of registration to the online competition for the following purposes:
- The content may be shown on all websites and social media sites of Schwarzkopf Professional
- With the content the first name and first letter of the last name may be shown
- Schwarzkopf Professional may reshare and repost all content
- Schwarzkopf Professional may use the content for all marketing material (online and print).
For this purpose, the participant grants to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA the worldwide usage rights to the content for an unlimited period of time. The usage right includes the right to change and rework the content.