Participants of ChemistryViews’s 10th anniversary competitions agree to the Terms & Conditions.
a. Contest Sponsor
This competition is being organised and managed by Wiley-VCH GmbH & Co. KGaA.
b. Entry Compliance And Entry Disputes
Entry is open to everybody aged 18 or older at the time of entry, free of charge. Younger participants need written permission from their parents. Please send to [email protected] There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition
ChemistryViews.org will validate all entries and will determine, at their sole discretion, whether each entry meets the entry criteria detailed herein for acceptance as an entry into the contest.
ChemistryViews.org reserve the right not to accept, or to disqualify an entry, if we are not fully satisfied with the authenticity and validity of the credentials of either the entrant, you, or any associated entity. You understand that ChemistryViews.org is under no obligation to disclose their reasons for not accepting an entry.
The opening and closing date and time for entries are as indicated in the Rules & Guidelines. Any entries received after November 30, 2020, 00:00 pm GMT will be disregarded, they are not included in any prize draws.
Routes to entry for the competition are via Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/chemistryviews/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/ChemistryViews), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/chemviews/), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/4018498/) and the ChemistryViews web page (https://www.chemistryviews.org/). Details of how to enter can be found on the competition page.
Facebook and Instagram are not associated with the contest
Entries which are mutilated, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these official rules are void. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorised holder of the e-mail account from which the entry was made. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person to whom an e-mail address is assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Automated entries of any kind, including but not limited to entries submitted using any bot, script, macro, or contest service, and third party entries are not permitted and will be disqualified.
Wiley employees and their family members may participate, but are ineligible to win.
By submitting an entry, you grant Wiley-VCH and its partners the right to use information and content provided by you for publicity and institutional promotional purposes to the extent permitted by law. You understand and agree that Wiley-VCH may request more information from you for such purposes, should your entry become a finalist or a prize-winner.
You also agree not to claim or imply for any reason that Wiley-VCH and its partners are the producers or co-producers of your entry.
d. Rights And Distribution
By submitting your entry into this competition, you hereby grant to Wiley-VCH the royalty-free nonexclusive right to publish in print and online, and to distribute your entry in whole or in part.
e. Conditions In Respect Of Use
You acknowledge and agree that Wiley-VCH and its partners are not required to host, display, accept, consider, or publish any picture/video/text entered or submitted into the competition, and you further agree that if Wiley-VCH determines that your entry does not meet eligibility requirements for any reason, Wiley-VCH may, at their sole discretion, remove your submission from the contest.
You understand and agree that once you submit or attempt to submit your picture/video/text, it is an entry into the competition. You shall have no right to prohibit, restrict, revoke or terminate any of the rights granted to Wiley-VCH hereunder. Moreover, you understand and acknowledge that you are not entitled to any compensation or other consideration for your picture once submitted into the contest.
f. Agree To Be Bound
g. Not Responsible For Technical Difficulties
Wiley-VCH and those working for or on their behalf will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged or attempted submissions, or for e-mail, internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays that may prevent you from uploading your picture into the competition, or interfere with your compliance with the rules of this competition. All responsibilities related to submitting a qualifying entry fall on you, the entrant or potential entrant.
h. Release From Liability
Entrants agree that Wiley-VCH and related individuals or entities as well as our sponsors shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance of prize(s), participation in the contest, individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, or any delay or distortion of an entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these official rules.
Furthermore, you also agree that Wiley-VCH and its partners are not liable in any way for any false claims, inaccuracies or illegal content contained on your entry or in associated information links or external websites.
i. Privacy/Your Representations
By submitting an entry each entrant/you confirm/s in respect of any content submitted that:
- the entrant and any identifiable person on the video/photo has waived their rights to privacy on the picture;
- any identifiable person on the video/photo has consented to the entry of the video/photo in this competition on the terms and conditions set out herein;
- the entrant is/you are the sole author and owner of the copyright of the video/picture; your video/picture does not contain any copyrighted material. The author of the video/picture will be responsible for securing the licensing rights. (To avoid the expense and difficulty of securing such rights we recommend using only original, non-copyrighted material or material licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license).
- you warrant that the video/photo contains no libelous or unlawful statements, does not infringe upon the rights (including without limitation the copyright, patent or trademark rights) or the privacy of others, or contain material or instructions that might cause harm or injury.
- written permission has been obtained from the legal guardian of any minor appearing on the video/photo.
- Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.
j. Personal Data and Data Protection
The law in Germany stipulates that we must inform participants of this competition about which kind of personal data we collect, why we collect them and how we use them.
By registering for the competition, you thereby give us your consent to collect, store, process and use your personal data (social media account name) for the duration and the purpose of the competition only according with German data protection laws. No personal data are released to third parties.
Any personal data will be deleted once the Competition is finalized. You have the right to revoke your consent in using your personal data by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. Once you revoke your consent, you will be excluded from the participation in the competition.
Wiley-VCH shall be entitled to post the names of the winners of the Competition on the website and on social media.
Specifics of prizes are the organiser’s sole discretion. Prizes are as stated, and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The Prizes are not transferable; no substitutions are permitted. All taxes and any other costs related to this prize not specifically stated are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Prizes will be raffled. Winners will be chosen at random by software, from all entries received and verified by ChemistryViews.
Wiley-VCH, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any network or line, system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any vote being lost or not properly registered or recorded.
Any recourse to courts of law is excluded.