Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for the Bosch World Experience 2014 campaign

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A. Terms and Conditions “Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age apply now for your chance to be selected to take part in an exclusive trip around the world. Visit 6 destinations on three continents (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany and witness the fascination of Bosch innovations worldwide.

To participate register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) for the "Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and apply by solving a riddle for each of the first 5 destinations and completing your personal questionnaire and profile between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). Take the chance to be invited to a personal interview and to be selected to join this exclusive experience as one of 6 winners worldwide. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Campaign (the “Promotion”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The Promotion is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Promotion should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

This Promotion is void in jurisdictions where prohibited or restricted by law.

Bosch reserves the right to make any amendments to the dates, contest mechanics, prizes and other contest elements at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice.

Bosch reserves the right to add or amend the Terms and Conditions herein and without prior notification. All Contestants shall be bound by such additions or amendments

In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, conduct, results and all other matters relating to this Promotion there shall be no legal recourse open and/or available to the entrants.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Promotion, the entrant must take the following steps:

Registration

  1. The entrant opens Bosch’s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) - either via desktop or mobile device.
  2. In order to get all necessary information on the Promotion and participation, the entrant shall study the information on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) and these Terms and Conditions carefully. Next, the entrant needs to choose his preferred registration way and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook ("Registration"):

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile").

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

Application

  1. After the Registration, the entrant will have to follow the steps indicated in his/her Profile as further described below ("Application").
  2. The entrant will have to collect 5 so called "station badges" by correctly solving a riddle or correctly answering a question in connection with each of the 5 destinations: London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China) and Singapore (Singapore) ). For each destination there will be either a riddle or a question that needs to be solved correctly. Possible answers are displayed in a multiple choice system. If the answer is wrong the entrant may try again. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The Profile will provide an overview of the badges he/she has already earned and the ones that are still to be earned. All badges must be completed before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  3. Along with successfully earning all station badges, the entrant will have to complete his/her Profile by filling in more detailed personal information. In particular, the entrant will have to state his/her title, first name, surname, email address, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and will have to confirm his/her personal availability and the validity of his/her passport for at least another six months at the date of the departure for the world trip according section 3 ("necessary information"). On a voluntary basis the entrant in addition may upload a picture of himself/herself (max. 3 MB/ 3,000 x 3,000 pixels/ jpg or png) and may provide his/her telephone number, answer the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and may provide a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion ("voluntary information") in order to present himself/herself to Bosch. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The current "profile status" of the entrant will be displayed graphically in his/her Profile. All necessary information must be provided before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  4. With all badges earned and the necessary information provided the entrant will have to submit his/her application by clicking the “Send application” button. After submitting the application the Profile cannot be changed anymore.

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Promotion, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant (e.g. necessary information, in particular his/her title, first name, surname, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and voluntary information, in particular a picture of himself/herself, his/her telephone number, answer to the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion).

Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Promotion. The provided personal data will be made available to NETEYE GmbH, Sternstrasse 117, 20357 Hamburg, Germany and aquarius digital consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. A7/7102, SoHo | 501 Liyuan Road | Huangpu | Shanghai 200023 | China as third parties in order to select the suitable applicants and invite them for interviews. To the extent your personal data are transferred to aquarius digital consulting in China, Bosch takes appropriate measures to safeguard an adequate level of data protection there.

In case that the entrant is chosen for the world trip, personal data will be passed on to the event agency organizing the world trip in order to obtain necessary visa, hotel bookings, flights and all other amenities necessary to make the world trip. The contracted event agency is MCI Deutschland GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin, Markgrafenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by deleting his/her Profile or sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Promotion.

The entrant of the Promotion agrees that his/her first names, surnames and the picture he/she uploaded to his/her Profile will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) if he/she is selected as winner of the Promotion according to section 5.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

The world trip further described in section 6 that can be applied for will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Promotion will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Promotion.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Promotion and their relatives shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Promotion only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Promotion in any shape or form.

Bosch may also exclude an entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or refuse to present a Prize and/or request the return of a Prize which has already been presented if he/she does not have a valid passport to travel the destination countries, cannot get a visa for any of the destination countries or is not allowed to travel any of the destination countries for other legal reasons.

5. Determining the winners

Determining interviewees

Amongst all entrants worldwide eligible according to section 4 who successfully completed all steps according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3, Bosch will determine 30 entrants who will be notified by email until 18 May 2014 that they are invited for an interview via video conference or at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. Such determination shall be the result of a first evaluation of the personal Profile of the entrants, taking into account in particular the affinity for digital and social media, English and writing skills of the entrant and shall be made at Bosch´s sole discretion. All decisions by Bosch shall be final and binding.

In order to take part in the interview, the selected entrant will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she is invited to an interview and accept the invitation within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the selected entrant cannot be contacted via the provided email address, the notification is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not answer or does not agree to take part in the interview in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the selected entrant forfeits his/her invitation. In this case Bosch reserves the right to invite another entrant to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place between 19 May 2014 and 30 May 2014 after the selected entrant responded to the notification.

In general the interviews will be held via video conference. Bosch can decide, however, to hold an interview at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. In this case Bosch will bear the travel costs and the hotel expenses of the selected entrants to allow him/her to take part in the interview. Bosch will determine, however, at which Bosch location the interview will take place and will choose and book all transportation and hotels at its sole discretion.

Determining the winners

Amongst all interviewed entrants an in-house jury of Bosch no later than 9 June 2014 will select 6 winners worldwide. Such determination shall be the result of the personal impression made by the interviewed entrants in the interview, taking into account in particular their affinity for digital and social media, their English and writing skills and their social competences and shall be made at the sole discretion of the Bosch jury. All decisions by the Bosch jury shall be final and binding.

6. Prize

Each of the 6 winners shall be awarded a trip to London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany which will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014 where the winners can experience the fascination of Bosch innovations ("Prize").

The Prize in particular contains:

  • the transport (including flight) from the winner’s place of residence to London, Great Britain on 20 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in London, Great Britain 
  • the entry to Tower Bridge & London Eye including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including flight) from London, Great Britain to Panama City, Panama on 23 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Panama City, Panama
  • the visit of Panama Canal and expansion project including transportation to and from the sites plus whale watching tour
  • the transport (including flight) from Panama City, Panama to San Francisco, USA on 26 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in San Francisco, USA
  • the entry to the Bosch Research & Technology Center and an eBike tour including transportation to and from the tour or site, plus sightseeing tour
  • the transport (including flight) from San Francisco, USA to Shanghai, China on 29 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Shanghai, China
  • the entry to the Shanghai World Financial Center including transportation to and from the site
  • he transport (including flight) from Shanghai, China to Singapore, Singapore on 2 August 2014
  • a 1-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Singapore, Singapore
  • the Bosch e-car experience including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including flight) from Singapore, Singapore to a surprise destination in Germany on 4 August 2014
  • a 2-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel at that destination
  • the entry to a surprise activity including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport from that surprise destination to the winner´s place of residence on 6 August 2014.

All transportation, flights and hotels will be chosen and booked by Bosch. For the duration of the trip breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

During the world trip Bosch will also provide for the following insurance covers of each winner according to the terms and conditions further specified in detailed travel preparations issued to winners during the preparation phase for the world trip .

The provided package includes: overseas health insurance for travel abroad, accident insurance and liability insurance.

The winners of the Prize will be covered by a overseas health insurance. This applies to medically necessary treatment due to an accident, as well as for acute episodes of illness during the world trip. Pre-existing health problems/injuries will not be covered. The winners will be covered by a general accident insurance. This insurance covers accidents resulting in disability or death.

Insurance cover is valid around the clock and throughout the whole world. Accidents occurring during the world trip are covered.

In addition Bosch will organize and bear the costs for all necessary visas.

It shall not be possible to disburse the Prize in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of the Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard.

Bosch reserves the right to change the schedule of the world trip or exchange any of the destinations/tours for destinations/tours of a similar value if the respective schedule cannot be maintained, destinations cannot be travelled or tours cannot be realized for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility.

7. Verification of winners

The 6 winners will be notified by email after the interviews of the entrants according to section 5 no later than 9 June 2014.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to award the Prize to another interviewed entrant.

8. Obligations of winners

Before the trip all winners shall

  • ensure that they have a passport still valid at least six months after the departure for the world trip on 20 July 2014;
  • cooperate with Bosch and the event agency MCI Deutschland GmbH  and provide them with all information and data necessary for the travel arrangements, such as all information and data necessary for the supply of the travel documents, in particular for the necessary visa applications or the conclusion of insurances; 
  • cooperate with Bosch with regard to possibly necessary vaccinations, such as yellow fever. Bosch will bear the costs of the yellow fever vaccination where necessary;
  • take note of the information on  useful vaccinations in the destination countries provided by Bosch and/or available under https://extranet.who.int/ihrportal/report.aspx?id=65.

During the trip all winners shall

  • act as brand ambassadors (Bosch Explorers). They will continuously report about their travels, single stops on their way and in particular about the local Bosch projects. All this is primarily done in the form of photos, videos and articles. The content is distributed via the winner´s personal social media channels, such as (amongst others) Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, tumblr and the Bosch social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, Weibo, RenRen and especially on the Blogumentary.

 9. Assignment of rights

The entrant already now grants to Bosch the non- exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, transferable and sub-licensable right to copy, store, display, distribute, publish, make available publicly, edit, modify or otherwise use all pictures, photos, videos, films, recordings, articles, texts, posts, questions and other content (together "Content") that he/she uploads to his/her Profile according to section 1 and/or creates in order to fulfill his/her obligations according to section 8 and waives the right that he/she is named as the author of the Content. In particular, the entrant grants the following rights:

  • The entrant irrevocably grants Bosch the non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide right, without any expectation of compensation, to use the Content on Instagram, Vine, Twitter or Facebook or in any other media (including print, TV, posters, internet, social networks, mobile networks and applications, product catalogues and brochures, point-of-purchase videos and displays, etc.) and in all forms of use (e.g. reproduction and distribution, broadcast, making publicly available, exhibition, representation and performance from sound- and image recordings), including the right to edit the Content or using the Content for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

The winner already now agrees to participate in film, television, video, audio, photographic recordings and/or other recordings in connection with the Promotion, in particular during but also before and after the world trip according to section 6, such as interviews, photographic and film recordings at the different destinations (together "Recordings"). The winner already now agrees that Bosch shall have the right to use the Recordings and thereby the image of the winner within the scope and for the purposes mentioned above in this section 9, in particular including the use for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

10. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data and/or Content entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Promotion. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data and/or Content provided does not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular third parties´ IP rights, copyrights, rights of use or personal rights. Any data and/or Content provided must not insult third parties or defame, harass or harm such in any way.

Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data and/or Content provided hereunder, including reasonable legal fees.

For the avoidance of doubt this section 10 applies to all entrants, including selected entrants, interviewed entrants and winners.

11. Premature termination of the Promotion

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Promotion can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

B. Terms & Conditions "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age and register between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET) via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) you will automatically take part in "Bosch´s World Experience 2014" Prize Draw. Amongst all registrants worldwide Bosch will raffle three Samsung GALAXY S4, five GoPro® HERO3 and five Sony PlayStation® Vita. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The Prize Draw is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Prize Draw should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Prize Draw, the entrant must register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook:

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com
  2. Accept Terms and Conditions
  3. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Prize Draw, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Prize Draw.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Prize Draw.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate in the Prize Draw it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Prize Draw will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Prize Draw.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Prize Draw and their relatives, shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Prize Draw only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was drawn as winner, from the Prize Draw and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Prize Draw in any shape or form.

5. Determining the winners

All worldwide entrants eligible according to section 4 who successfully registered according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3 will be entered into a prize draw. Bosch no later than 14 days after the end of the time period set out in section 3 will by random generator draw 13 winners of the prizes as further described in section 6. Each entrant can win only one prize.

6. Prizes

Amongst all entrants worldwide Bosch will raffle

  • 3 Samsung GALAXY S4
  • 5 GoPro® HERO3 and
  • 5 Sony PlayStation® Vita (together "Prizes")

Bosch reserves the right to exchange any of the Prizes for another Prize of a similar value if the respective Prize for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility is not available anymore or cannot be obtained in the winner´s country of residence.

It shall not be possible to disburse any of the Prizes in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of his/her Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard. The costs of dispatching the Prizes shall be borne by Bosch.

7. Verification of winners

The 13 winners of the Prizes will be notified by email no later than 14 days after the prize draw according to section 5.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 14 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to by random generator draw another winner of this Prize amongst all remaining entrants and award the Prize to him/her.

Bosch will send the Prize by mail to the address of the winner.

 8. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Prize Draw. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data does not infringe the rights of third parties. Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data provided hereunder.

11. Premature termination of the Prize Draw

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Prize Draw for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Prize Draw can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

United States of America

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age apply now for your chance to be selected to take part in an exclusive trip around the world. Visit 6 destinations on three continents (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany and witness the fascination of Bosch innovations worldwide.

To participate register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) for the "Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and apply by solving a riddle for each of the first 5 destinations and completing your personal questionnaire and profile between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). Take the chance to be invited to a personal interview and to be selected to join this exclusive experience as one of 6 winners worldwide. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Campaign (the “Promotion”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The Promotion is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Promotion should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Promotion, the entrant must take the following steps:

Registration

  1. The entrant opens Bosch’s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) - either via desktop or mobile device.
  2. In order to get all necessary information on the Promotion and participation, the entrant shall study the information on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) and these Terms and Conditions carefully. Next, the entrant needs to choose his preferred registration way and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook ("Registration"):

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile").

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us)
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

Application

  1. After the Registration, the entrant will have to follow the steps indicated in his/her Profile as further described below ("Application").
  2. The entrant will have to collect 5 so called "station badges" by correctly solving a riddle or correctly answering a question in connection with each of the 5 destinations: London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China) and Singapore (Singapore) ). For each destination there will be either a riddle or a question that needs to be solved correctly. Possible answers are displayed in a multiple choice system. If the answer is wrong the entrant may try again. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The Profile will provide an overview of the badges he/she has already received and the ones that are still to beobtained. All badges must be completed before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  3. Along with successfully obtaining all station badges, the entrant will have to complete his/her Profile by filling in more detailed personal information. In particular, the entrant will have to state his/her title, first name, surname, email address, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and will have to confirm his/her personal availability and the validity of his/her passport for at least another six months at the date of the departure for the world trip according section 3 ("necessary information"). On a voluntary basis the entrant in addition may upload a picture of himself/herself (max. 3 MB/ 3,000 x 3,000 pixels/ jpg or png) and may provide his/her telephone number, answer the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and may provide a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion ("voluntary information") in order to present himself/herself to Bosch. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The current "profile status" of the entrant will be displayed graphically in his/her Profile. All necessary information must be provided before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  4. With all badges received and the necessary information provided the entrant will have to submit his/her application by clicking the “Send application” button. After submitting the application the Profile cannot be changed anymore.

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Promotion, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant (e.g. necessary information, in particular his/her title, first name, surname, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and voluntary information, in particular a picture of himself/herself, his/her telephone number, answer to the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion).

Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Promotion. The provided personal data will be made available to NETEYE GmbH, Sternstrasse 117, 20357 Hamburg, Germany and aquarius digital consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. A7/7102, SoHo | 501 Liyuan Road | Huangpu | Shanghai 200023 | China as third parties in order to select the suitable applicants and invite them for interviews. To the extent your personal data are transferred to aquarius digital consulting in China, Bosch takes appropriate measures to safeguard an adequate level of data protection there.

In case that the entrant is chosen for the world trip, personal data will be passed on to the event agency organizing the world trip in order to obtain necessary visa, hotel bookings, flights and all other amenities necessary to make the world trip. The contracted event agency is MCI Deutschland GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin, Markgrafenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Unless agreed upon in writing otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by deleting his/her Profile or sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Promotion.

The entrant of the Promotion agrees that his/her first names, surnames and the picture he/she uploaded to his/her Profile will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) if he/she is selected as winner of the Promotion according to section 5.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

The world trip further described in section 6 that can be applied for will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Promotion will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Promotion.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Promotion and their relatives shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Promotion only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Promotion in any shape or form.

Bosch may also exclude an entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or refuse to present a Prize and/or request the return of a Prize which has already been presented if he/she does not have a valid passport to travel the destination countries, cannot get a visa for any of the destination countries or is not allowed to travel any of the destination countries for other legal reasons.

5. Determining the winners

Determining interviewees

Amongst all entrants worldwide eligible according to section 4 who successfully completed all steps according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3, Bosch will determine 30 entrants who will be notified by email until 18 May 2014 that they are invited for an interview via video conference or at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. Such determination shall be the result of a first evaluation of the personal Profile of the entrants, taking into account in particular the affinity for digital and social media, English and writing skills of the entrant and shall be made at Bosch´s sole discretion. All decisions by Bosch shall be final and binding.

In order to take part in the interview, the selected entrant will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she is invited to an interview and accept the invitation within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the selected entrant cannot be contacted via the provided email address, the notification is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not answer or does not agree to take part in the interview in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the selected entrant forfeits his/her invitation. In this case Bosch reserves the right to invite another entrant to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place between 19 May 2014 and 30 May 2014 after the selected entrant responded to the notification.

In general the interviews will be held via video conference. Bosch can decide, however, to hold an interview at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. In this case Bosch will bear the reasonable travel costs and the hotel expenses of the selected entrants to allow him/her to take part in the interview. Bosch will determine, however, at which Bosch location the interview will take place and will choose and book all transportation and hotels at its sole discretion.

Determining the winners

Amongst all interviewed entrants an in-house jury of Bosch no later than 9 June 2014 will select 6 winners worldwide. Such determination shall be the result of the personal impression made by the interviewed entrants in the interview, taking into account in particular their affinity for digital and social media, their English and writing skills and their social competences and shall be made at the sole discretion of the Bosch jury. All decisions by the Bosch jury shall be final and binding.

6. Prize

Each of the 6 winners shall be awarded a trip to London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany which will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014 where the winners can experience the fascination of Bosch innovations ("Prize").

The Prize in particular contains:

  • the transport (including flight) from the winner’s place of residence to London, Great Britain on 20 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in London, Great Britain 
  • the entry to Tower Bridge & London Eye including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including flight) from London, Great Britain to Panama City, Panama on 23 July 2014a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Panama City, Panama
  • the visit of Panama Canal and expansion project including transportation to and from the sites plus whale watching tour
  • the transport (including flight) from Panama City, Panama to San Francisco, USA on 26 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in San Francisco, USA
  • the entry to the Bosch Research & Technology Center and an eBike tour including transportation to and from the tour or site, plus sightseeing tour
  • the transport (including flight) from San Francisco, USA to Shanghai, China on 29 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Shanghai, China
  • the entry to the Shanghai World Financial Center including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including flight) from Shanghai, China to Singapore, Singapore on 2 August 2014a 1-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Singapore, Singapore
  • the Bosch e-car experience including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including flight) from Singapore, Singapore to a surprise destination in Germany on 4 August 2014
  • a 2-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel at that destination
  • the entry to a surprise activity including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport from that surprise destination to the winner´s place of residence on 6 August 2014.

All transportation, flights and hotels will be chosen and booked by Bosch. For the duration of the trip breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

During the world trip Bosch will also provide for the following insurance coverages of each winner according to the terms and conditions further specified in detailed travel preparations issued to winners during the preparation phase for the world trip .

The provided package includes: overseas health insurance for travel abroad, accident insurance and liability insurance.

The winners of the Prize will be covered by a overseas health insurance. This applies to medically necessary treatment due to an accident, as well as for acute episodes of illness during the world trip. Pre-existing health problems/injuries  will not be covered. The winners will be covered by a general accident insurance. This insurance covers accidents resulting in disability or death.

Insurance cover is valid around the clock and throughout the whole world. Accidents occurring during the world trip are covered.

In addition Bosch will organize and bear the costs for all necessary visas.

It shall not be possible to disburse the Prize in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties.

The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of the Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard.

Bosch reserves the right to change the schedule of the world trip or exchange any of the destinations/tours for destinations/tours of a similar value if the respective schedule cannot be maintained, destinations cannot be travelled or tours cannot be realized for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility.

7. Verification of winners

The 6 winners will be notified by email after the interviews of the entrants according to section 5 no later than 9 June 2014.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her opportunity to be awarded the Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to award the Prize to another interviewed entrant.

8. Obligations of winners

Before the trip all winners shall

  • ensure that they have a passport still valid at least six months after the departure for the world trip on 20 July 2014;
  • cooperate with Bosch and the event agency MCI Deutschland GmbH  and provide them with all information and data necessary for the travel arrangements, such as all information and data necessary for the supply of the travel documents, in particular for the necessary visa applications or the conclusion of insurances; 
  • cooperate with Bosch with regard to possibly necessary vaccinations, such as yellow fever. Bosch will bear the costs of the yellow fever vaccination where necessary;
  • take note of the information on  useful vaccinations in the destination countries provided by Bosch and/or available under https://extranet.who.int/ihrportal/report.aspx?id=65.

During the trip all winners shall

  • act as brand ambassadors (Bosch Explorers). They will continuously report about their travels, single stops on their way and in particular about the local Bosch projects. All this is primarily done in the form of photos, videos and articles. The content is distributed via the winner´s personal social media channels, such as (amongst others) Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, tumblr and the Bosch social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, Weibo, RenRen and especially on the Blogumentary.

 9. Assignment of rights

The entrant already now grants to Bosch the non- exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, transferable and sub-licensable right to copy, store, display, distribute, publish, make available publicly, edit, modify or otherwise use all pictures, photos, videos, films, recordings, articles, texts, posts, questions and other content (together "Content") that he/she uploads to his/her Profile according to section 1 and/or creates in order to fulfill his/her obligations according to section 8 and waives the right that he/she is named as the author of the Content. In particular, the entrant grants the following rights:

  • The entrant irrevocably grants Bosch the non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide right, without any expectation of compensation, to use the Content on Instagram, Vine, Twitter or Facebook or in any other media (including print, TV, posters, internet, social networks, mobile networks and applications, product catalogues and brochures, point-of-purchase videos and displays, etc.) and in all forms of use (e.g. reproduction and distribution, broadcast, making publicly available, exhibition, representation and performance from sound- and image recordings), including the right to edit the Content or using the Content for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

The winner already now agrees to participate in film, television, video, audio, photographic recordings and/or other recordings in connection with the Promotion, in particular during but also before and after the world trip according to section 6, such as interviews, photographic and film recordings at the different destinations (together "Recordings"). The winner already now agrees that Bosch shall have the right to use the Recordings and thereby the image of the winner within the scope and for the purposes mentioned above in this section 9, in particular including the use for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

10. Limited Liability

Bosch’s potential liability for any damages which arise out of or otherwise relate to this Promotion is limited to only the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data and/or Content entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Promotion. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data and/or Content provided does not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular third parties´ IP rights, copyrights, rights of use or personal rights. Any data and/or Content provided must not insult third parties or defame, harass or harm such in any way.

Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data and/or Content provided hereunder, including reasonable legal fees.

For the avoidance of doubt this section 10 applies to all entrants, including selected entrants, interviewed entrants and winners.

11. Premature termination of the Promotion

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Promotion can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions, and any dispute or legal matter arising out of or otherwise relating to this Promotion, shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising out of or otherwise relating to these Terms and Conditions or this Promotion. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

B. Terms & Conditions "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age and register between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET) via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) you will automatically take part in "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw. Amongst all registrants worldwide Bosch will raffle three Samsung GALAXY S4, five GoPro® HERO3 and five Sony PlayStation® Vita. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The Prize Draw is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Prize Draw should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Prize Draw, the entrant must register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us) or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook:

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.us)
  2. Accept Terms and Conditions
  3. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Prize Draw, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Prize Draw.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by sending an email to EN.experience2014@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Prize Draw.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate in the Prize Draw it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Prize Draw will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Prize Draw.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Prize Draw and their relatives, shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Prize Draw only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was drawn as winner, from the Prize Draw and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Prize Draw in any shape or form.

5. Determining the winners

All worldwide entrants eligible according to section 4 who successfully registered according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3 will be entered into a prize draw. Bosch no later than 14 days after the end of the time period set out in section 3 will by random generator draw 13 winners of the prizes as further described in section 6. Each entrant can win only one prize.

6. Prizes

Amongst all entrants worldwide Bosch will raffle

  • 3 Samsung GALAXY S4
  • 5 GoPro® HERO3 and
  • 5 Sony PlayStation® Vita (together "Prizes")

Bosch reserves the right to exchange any of the Prizes for another Prize of a similar value if the respective Prize for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility is not available anymore or cannot be obtained in the winner´s country of residence.

It shall not be possible to disburse any of the Prizes in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of his/her Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard. . The costs of dispatching the Prizes shall be borne by Bosch.

7. Verification of winners

The 13 winners of the Prizes will be notified by email no later than 14 days after the prize draw according to section 5.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 14 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to by random generator draw another winner of this Prize amongst all remaining entrants and award the Prize to him/her.

Bosch will send the Prize by mail to the address of the winner.

 8. Limited Liability

Bosch’s potential liability for any damages which arise out of or otherwise relate to this Promotion is limited to only the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Prize Draw. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data does not infringe the rights of third parties. Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data provided hereunder.

11. Premature termination of the Prize Draw

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Prize Draw for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Prize Draw can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions, and any dispute or legal matter arising out of or otherwise relating to this Promotion, shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising out of or otherwise relating to these Terms and Conditions or this Promotion. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

 

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"Bosch World Experience 2014" Competition and Prize Draw

A. Terms and Conditions “Bosch World Experience 2014" Competition

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age apply now for your chance to win one of six exclusive trips around the world. As part of that trip you would visit 6 destinations on three continents (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany and witness the fascination of Bosch innovations worldwide. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

To participate register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) for the "Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and apply by solving a riddle for each of the first 5 destinations and completing your personal questionnaire and profile between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). Take the chance to be invited to a personal interview and to be selected to join this exclusive experience as one of 6 winners worldwide. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Campaign (the “Promotion”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”).

The Promotion is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Promotion should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Promotion, the entrant must have internet access and take the following steps:

Registration

  1. The entrant opens Bosch’s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) - either via desktop or mobile device.
  2. In order to get all necessary information on the Promotion and participation, the entrant shall study the information on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) and these Terms and Conditions carefully. Next, the entrant needs to choose his preferred registration way and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook ("Registration"):

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile").

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

Application

  1. After the Registration, the entrant will have to follow the steps indicated in his/her Profile as further described below ("Application").
  2. The entrant will have to collect 5 so called "station badges" by correctly solving a riddle or correctly answering a question in connection with each of the 5  destinations: (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China) and Singapore (Singapore) ). For each destination there will be either a riddle or a question that needs to be solved correctly. Possible answers are displayed in a multiple choice system. If the answer is wrong the entrant may try again. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The Profile will provide an overview of the badges he/she has already earned and the ones that are still to be earned. All badges must be completed before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  3. Along with successfully earning all station badges, the entrant will have to complete his/her Profile by filling in more detailed personal information. In particular, the entrant will have to  state his/her title, first name, surname, email address, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and will have to confirm his/her personal availability and the validity of his/her passport for at least another six months starting from the date of the departure for the world trip according section 3 ("necessary information"). On a voluntary basis the entrant in addition may upload a picture of himself/herself (max. 3 MB/ 3,000 x 3,000 pixels/ jpg or png) and may provide his/her telephone number, answer the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and may provide a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion ("voluntary information") in order to present himself/herself to Bosch. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The current "profile status" of the entrant will be displayed graphically in his/her Profile. All necessary information must be provided before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).

Once all badges have been earned and the necessary information provided, the entrant then needs to submit his/her application by clicking the “Send application” button.  If the entrant fails to take this step, the entrant's application will not be deemed to have been submitted.  After submitting the application the Profile cannot be changed anymore. 

2. Data protection and consent

In order to run and administer this Promotion, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant (e.g. necessary information, in particular his/her title, first name, surname, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and voluntary information, in particular a picture of himself/herself, his/her telephone number, answer to the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion).

Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and for the purposes of running and administering the Promotion. The provided personal data will be made available to NETEYE GmbH, Sternstrasse 117, 20357 Hamburg, Germany and aquarius digital consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. A7/7102, SoHo | 501 Liyuan Road | Huangpu | Shanghai 200023 | China as third parties in order to select the suitable applicants and invite them for interviews. To the extent your personal data are transferred to aquarius digital consulting in China, Bosch takes appropriate measures to safeguard an adequate level of data protection there.

In case that the entrant is chosen for the world trip, personal data will be passed on to the event agency organizing the world trip in order to obtain necessary visa, hotel bookings, flights and all other amenities necessary to make the world trip. The contracted event agency is MCI Deutschland GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin, Markgrafenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by deleting his/her Profile or sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com  and thereby withdrawing his/her participation in this Promotion.

The entrant of the Promotion agrees that his/her first names, surnames and the picture he/she uploaded to his/her Profile will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) if he/she is selected as winner of the Promotion according to section 5.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

The world trip further described in section 6 will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014.  These dates are not negotiable and entrants must be available to take part in the trip for this period.  By entering the Promotion, the entrant accepts this as a condition of the Promotion.

4. Eligibility

All legally competent persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Promotion will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Promotion.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Promotion and their relatives shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Promotion only once.

Bosch shall reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. In the event that entrant has materially breached these Terms and Conditions such as by fraudulently or knowingly providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Promotion in any shape or form.

Bosch may also exclude an entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or refuse to present a Prize and/or request the return of a Prize which has already been presented if he/she does not have a valid passport to travel the destination countries, cannot get a visa for any of the destination countries or is not allowed to travel any of the destination countries for other legal reasons.

5. Determining the winners

Determining interviewees

Amongst all entrants worldwide eligible according to section 4 who successfully completed all steps according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3, Bosch will determine 30 entrants who will be notified by email by 18 May 2014 that they are invited for an interview via video conference or at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. Such determination shall be the result of a first evaluation of the personal Profile of the entrants, taking into account in particular the affinity for digital and social media, English and writing skills of the entrant and shall be made at Bosch´s sole discretion and with involvement of one independent external professional. All decisions by Bosch shall be final and binding.

In order to take part in the interview, the selected entrant will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she is invited to an interview and accept the invitation within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.  For example, if the notice was sent on 1 April 2014 at 12:00pm, receipt of the entrant's response by Bosch must be received by 12.00pm on 8 April 2014.

In case the selected entrant cannot be contacted via the provided email address, the notification is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not answer or does not agree to take part in the interview in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the selected entrant forfeits his/her invitation. In this case Bosch reserves the right to invite another entrant to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place between 19 May 2014 and 30 May 2014 after the selected entrant responded to the notification.

In general the interviews will be held via video conference. Bosch can decide, however, to hold an interview at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. In this case Bosch will bear the travel costs and the hotel expenses of the selected entrants to allow him/her to take part in the interview. Bosch will determine, however, at which Bosch location the interview will take place and will choose and book all transportation and hotels at its sole discretion.

Determining the winners

A panel consisting of an independent judge and member of an in-house jury of Bosch will select 6 winners  no later than 9 June 2014 . Such determination shall be the result of the personal impression made by the interviewed entrants in the interview, taking into account in particular their affinity for digital and social media, their English and writing skills and their social competences and shall be made at the sole discretion of the Bosch jury and the independent external professional. All decisions by the Bosch jury shall be final and binding.

6. Prize

Each of the 6 winners shall be awarded a trip to London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany which will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014 where the winners can experience the fascination of Bosch innovations ("Prize").

The Prize in particular contains:

  • the transport (including economy flight) from the winner’s place of residence to London, Great Britain arriving on 20 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in London, Great Britain 
  • the entry to Tower Bridge & London Eye including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including economy flight) from London, Great Britain to Panama City, Panama departing on 23 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Panama City, Panama
  • the visit of Panama Canal and expansion project including transportation to and from the sites plus whale watching tour
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Panama City, Panama to San Francisco, USA departing on 26 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in San Francisco, USA
  • the entry to the Bosch Research & Technology Center and an eBike tour including transportation to and from the tour or site, plus sightseeing tour
  • the transport (including economy flight) from San Francisco, USA to Shanghai, China departing on 29 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Shanghai, China
  • the entry to the Shanghai World Financial Center including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Shanghai, China to Singapore, Singapore departing on 2 August 2014
  • a 1-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Singapore, Singapore
  • the Bosch e-car experience including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Singapore, Singapore to a surprise destination in Germany departing on 4 August 2014
  • a 2-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel at that destination
  • the entry to a surprise activity including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including economy flight) from that surprise destination to the winner´s place of residence on 6 August 2014.

All transportation, flights and hotels (3* or better) will be chosen and booked by Bosch. For the duration of the trip breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

During the world trip Bosch will also provide for the following insurance covers of each winner according to the terms and conditions further specified in detailed travel preparations issued to winners during the preparation phase for the world trip .

The provided package includes: overseas health insurance for travel abroad, accident insurance and liability insurance.

The winners of the Prize will be covered by a overseas health insurance. This applies to medically necessary treatment due to an accident, as well as for acute episodes of illness during the world trip. Pre-existing health problems/injuries  will not be covered. The winners will be covered by a general accident insurance. This insurance covers accidents resulting in disability or death.

Insurance cover is valid around the clock and throughout the whole world. Accidents occurring during the world trip are covered.

In addition Bosch will organize and bear the costs for all necessary visas.

The individual terms and conditions of the parties involved in fulfilling the Prize will apply to this Promotion.

It shall not be possible to substitute the Prize for a cash alternative or assign the same to third parties.

Bosch reserves the right to change the schedule of the world trip or exchange any of the destinations/tours for destinations/tours of a similar value if the respective schedule cannot be maintained, destinations cannot be travelled or tours cannot be realized for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility.

7. Verification of winners

The 6 winners will be notified by email after the interviews of the entrants according to section 5 no later than 9 June 2014.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to respond to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 7 days of the date the notice is sent. For example, if the notice was sent at 12:00pm on 9 June 2014, receipt of the entrant's response by Bosch must be received by 12:00pm on 16 June 2014.

If the Prize notification e-mail is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to award the Prize to another interviewed entrant.

A list of winners will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk).

8. Obligations of winners

Before the trip all winners shall

  • ensure that they have a passport still valid at least six months after the departure for  the world trip on 20 July 2014;
  • cooperate with Bosch and the event agency MCI Deutschland GmbH  and provide them with all information and data necessary for the travel arrangements, such as all information and data necessary for the supply of the travel documents, in particular for the necessary visa applications or the conclusion of insurances; 
  • cooperate with Bosch with regard to possibly necessary vaccinations, such as yellow fever. Bosch will bear the costs of the yellow fever vaccination where necessary;
  • take note of the information on useful vaccinations in the destination countries provided by Bosch and/or available under https://extranet.who.int/ihrportal/report.aspx?id=65.

During the trip all winners shall

  • act as brand ambassadors (Bosch Explorers). They agree to report about their travels, single stops on their way and in particular about the local Bosch projects. All this is primarily done in the form of photos, videos and articles. The content is distributed via the winner´s personal social media channels, such as (amongst others) Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, tumblr and the Bosch social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, Weibo, RenRen and especially on the Blogumentary.

9. Assignment of rights

By entering the Promotion, the entrant grants to Bosch the non- exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free, transferable and sub-licensable right to copy, store, display, distribute, publish, make available publicly, edit, modify or otherwise use all pictures, photos, videos, films, all forms of recordings, articles, texts, posts, questions and other content (together "Content") that he/she uploads to his/her Profile according to section 1 and/or creates in order to fulfill his/her obligations according to section 8 and waives the right that he/she is named as the author of the Content. In particular, the entrant grants Bosch the right to use the Content on Instagram, Vine, Twitter or Facebook or in any other media (including print, TV, posters, internet, social networks, mobile networks and applications, product catalogues and brochures, point-of-purchase videos and displays, etc.) and in all forms of use (e.g. reproduction and distribution, broadcast, making publicly available, exhibition, representation and performance from sound- and image recordings), including the right to edit the Content or use the Content for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

The winner agrees to participate in film, television, video, audio, photographic recordings and/or other recordings in connection with the Promotion, in particular during but also before and after the world trip according to section 6, such as interviews, photographic and film recordings at the different destinations (together "Recordings"). The winner agrees that Bosch shall have the right to use the Recordings and thereby the image of the winner within the scope and for the purposes mentioned above in this section 9, in particular including the use for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

10. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data and/or Content entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Promotion. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data and/or Content provided does not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular third parties´ IP rights, copyrights, rights of use or personal rights. Any data and/or Content provided must not insult third parties or defame, harass or harm such in any way.

Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data and/or Content provided hereunder, including reasonable legal fees.

For the avoidance of doubt this section 10 applies to all entrants, including selected entrants, interviewed entrants and winners.

11. Premature termination of the Promotion

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Promotion can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

B. Terms & Conditions "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age and register between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET) via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) you will automatically take part in "Bosch´s World Experience 2014" Prize Draw. Amongst all registrants worldwide Bosch will raffle three Samsung GALAXY S4, five GoPro® HERO3 and five Sony PlayStation® Vita. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The Prize Draw is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Prize Draw should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Prize Draw, the entrant must have internet access and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk) or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook:

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook accountAccept access to your profile data

2. Data protection and consent

In order to run and administer this Prize Draw, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and for the purposes of running and administering the Prize Draw.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Prize Draw.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate in the Prize Draw it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

4. Eligibility

All legally competent persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Prize Draw will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Prize Draw.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Prize Draw and their relatives, shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Prize Draw only once.

Bosch shall reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was drawn as winner, from the Prize Draw and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. In the event the entrant has materially breached these Terms and Conditions  such as fraudulently or knowingly providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Prize Draw in any shape or form.

5. Determining the winners

All worldwide entrants eligible according to section 4 who successfully registered according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3 will be entered into a prize draw. Bosch no later than 14 days after the end of the time period set out in section 3 will by random generator draw 13 winners of the prizes as further described in section 6. Each entrant can win only one prize.

6. Prizes

Amongst all entrants worldwide Bosch will raffle

  • 3 Samsung GALAXY S4
  • 5 GoPro® HERO3 and
  • 5 Sony PlayStation® Vita (together "Prizes")

Bosch reserves the right to exchange any of the Prizes for another Prize of a similar value if the respective Prize for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility is not available anymore or cannot be obtained in the winner´s country of residence.

It shall not be possible to substitute any of the Prizes for a cash alternative or assign the same to third parties. The costs of dispatching the Prizes and taxes that might accrue in connection with the winner's acceptance of his/her Prize shall be borne by Bosch.

7. Verification of winners

The 13 winners of the Prizes will be notified by email no later than 14 days after the prize draw according to section 5.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 14 days of the date the notice is sent. For example, if the notice was sent at 12:00pm on 9 June 2014, receipt of the entrant's response by Bosch must be received by 12.00pm on 14 June 2014.

If the Prize notification e-mail is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to by random generator draw another winner of this Prize amongst all remaining entrants and award the Prize to him/her.

Bosch will send the Prize by mail to the address of the winner within [14] days of receiving confirmation, in accordance with this section, that the winner accepts his/her Prize.

A list of winners will be published on Bosch's Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.co.uk).

8. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Prize Draw. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data does not infringe the rights of third parties. Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data provided hereunder.

11. Premature termination of the Prize Draw

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Prize Draw for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Prize Draw can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

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"Bosch World Experience 2014" Competition and Prize Draw

A. Terms and Conditions “Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age apply now for your chance to be selected to take part in an exclusive trip around the world. Visit 6 destinations on three continents (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany and witness the fascination of Bosch innovations worldwide.

To participate register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) for the "Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and apply by solving a riddle for each of the first 5 destinations and completing your personal questionnaire and profile between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). Take the chance to be invited to a personal interview and to be selected to join this exclusive experience as one of 6 winners worldwide. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Campaign (the “Promotion”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”).  Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The Promotion is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Promotion should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Promotion, the entrant must take the following steps:

Registration

  1. The entrant opens Bosch’s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) - either via desktop or mobile device.
  2. In order to get all necessary information on the Promotion and participation, the entrant shall study the information on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) and these Terms and Conditions carefully. Next, the entrant needs to choose his preferred registration way and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook ("Registration"):

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile").

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile")

Application

  1. After the Registration, the entrant will have to follow the steps indicated in his/her Profile as further described below ("Application").
  2. The entrant will have to collect 5 so called "station badges" by correctly solving a riddle or correctly answering a question in connection with each of the 5  destinations: London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China) and Singapore (Singapore) ). For each destination there will be either a riddle or a question that needs to be solved correctly. Possible answers are displayed in a multiple choice system. If the answer is wrong the entrant may try again however the entrant will have a maximum of two attempts to obtain the correct answer. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The Profile will provide an overview of the badges he/she has already earned and the ones that are still to be earned. All badges must be completed before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  3. Along with successfully earning all station badges, the entrant will have to complete his/her Profile by filling in more detailed personal information. In particular, the entrant will have to  state his/her title, first name, surname, email address, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector, answer the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and may provide a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion, and will have to confirm his/her personal availability and the validity of his/her passport for at least another six months at the date of the departure for the world trip according section 3 ("necessary information"). On a voluntary basis the entrant in addition may upload a picture of himself/herself (max. 3 MB/ 3,000 x 3,000 pixels/ jpg or png) and may provide his/her telephone number ("voluntary information") in order to present himself/herself to Bosch. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The current "profile status" of the entrant will be displayed graphically in his/her Profile. All necessary information must be provided before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  4. With all badges earned and the necessary information provided the entrant will have to submit his/her application by clicking the “Send application” button before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). After submitting the application the Profile cannot be changed anymore.

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Promotion, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant (e.g. necessary information, in particular his/her title, first name, surname, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and voluntary information, in particular a picture of himself/herself, his/her telephone number, answer to the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion).

Entry to the Promotion and eligibility to win is conditional on providing the information requested. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Promotion.

Bosch collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers and, as required, to relevant regulatory authorities.  In order to conduct the Promotion, Bosch may also disclose the entrants personal information to entities that are located outside the entrant's country of residence, including Bosch's related entities and third parties.  In particular, the provided personal data will be made available to NETEYE GmbH, Sternstrasse 117, 20357 Hamburg, Germany and aquarius digital consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. A7/7102, SoHo | 501 Liyuan Road | Huangpu | Shanghai 200023 | China as third parties in order to select the suitable applicants and invite them for interviews. To the extent your personal data are transferred to aquarius digital consulting in China, Bosch takes appropriate measures to safeguard an adequate level of data protection there.

In case that the entrant is chosen for the world trip, personal data will be passed on to the event agency organizing the world trip in order to obtain necessary visa, hotel bookings, flights and all other amenities necessary to make the world trip. The contracted event agency is MCI Deutschland GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin, Markgrafenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de or which can be made available on request.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by deleting his/her Profile or sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Promotion.

The entrant of the Promotion agrees that his/her first names, surnames and the picture he/she uploaded to his/her Profile will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) if he/she is selected as winner of the Promotion according to section 5.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted and received by Bosch within this period.

The world trip further described in section 6 that can be applied for will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Promotion will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Promotion.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Promotion and their relatives and immediate families shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Promotion only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to:

  • exclude any entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion; and/or
  • refuse to present a Prize; and/or
  • request the return of a Prize which has already been presented.

Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Promotion in any shape or form.  Incomplete entries are invalid. Bosch's decision is final on all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.  

Bosch may also:

  • exclude an entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion; and/or
  • refuse to present a Prize; and/or
  • request the return of a Prize which has already been presented;

if he/she does not have a valid passport to travel the destination countries, cannot get a visa for any of the destination countries or is not allowed to travel any of the destination countries for other legal reasons.

5. Determining the winners

Determining interviewees

Amongst all entrants worldwide eligible according to section 4 who successfully completed all steps according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3, Bosch will determine 30 entrants who will be notified by email by 18 May 2014 that they are invited for an interview via video conference or at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. Such determination will be the result of a first evaluation of the personal Profile of the entrants, taking into account in particular the affinity for digital and social media, English and writing skills of the entrant, the entrants motivation to participate in the Promotion and shall be made at Bosch´s sole discretion. All decisions by Bosch shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

In order to take part in the interview, the selected entrant will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she is invited to an interview and accept the invitation within 7 days of the date and time the notice is sent.

In case the selected entrant cannot be contacted via the provided email address, the notification is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not answer or does not agree to take part in the interview in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the selected entrant forfeits his/her invitation. In this case Bosch reserves the right to invite another entrant to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place between 19 May 2014 and 30 May 2014 after the selected entrant responded to the notification.

In general the interviews will be held via video conference. Bosch can decide, however, to hold an interview at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. In this case Bosch will bear the travel costs and the hotel expenses of the selected entrants to allow him/her to take part in the interview. Bosch will determine, however, at which Bosch location the interview will take place and will choose and book all transportation and hotels at its sole discretion.

Determining the winners

Amongst all interviewed entrants an in-house jury of Bosch no later than 9 June 2014 will select 6 winners worldwide. Such determination shall be the result of the personal impression made by the interviewed entrants in the interview, taking into account in particular their affinity for digital and social media, their English and writing skills and their social competences, the entrants motivation to participate in the Promotion and shall be made at the sole discretion of the Bosch jury. All decisions by the Bosch jury shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

6. Prize

Each of the 6 winners shall be awarded a trip to London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) [and one surprise destination in Germany which will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014 where the winners can experience the fascination of Bosch innovations ("Prize").

The Prize in particular contains:

  • the transport (including economy flight) from the winner’s place of residence to London, Great Britain on or to arrive on 20 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in London, Great Britain 
  • the entry to Tower Bridge & London Eye including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including economy flight) from London, Great Britain to Panama City, Panama on 23 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Panama City, Panama
  • the visit of Panama Canal and expansion project including transportation to and from the sites plus whale watching tour
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Panama City, Panama to San Francisco, USA on 26 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in San Francisco, USA
  • the entry to the Bosch Research & Technology Center and an eBike tour including transportation to and from the tour or site, plus sightseeing tour
  • the transport (including economy flight) from San Francisco, USA to Shanghai, China on 29 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Shanghai, China
  • the entry to the Shanghai World Financial Center including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Shanghai, China to Singapore, Singapore on 2 August 2014
  • a 1-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Singapore, Singapore
  • the Bosch e-car experience including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including economy flight) from Singapore, Singapore to a surprise destination in Germany on 4 August 2014
  • a 2-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel at that destination
  • the entry to a surprise activity including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport from that surprise destination to the winner´s place of residence on 6 August 2014.

All transportation, flights and hotels will be chosen and booked by Bosch. For the duration of the trip breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

During the world trip Bosch will also organize and provide for the following insurance covers of each winner according to the terms and conditions further specified in detailed travel preparations issued to winners during the preparation phase for the world trip .

The provided package includes: overseas health insurance for travel abroad, accident insurance and liability insurance.

The winners of the Prize will be covered by a overseas health insurance. This applies to medically necessary treatment due to an accident, as well as for acute episodes of illness during the world trip. Pre-existing health problems/injuries  will not be covered. The winners will be covered by a general accident insurance. This insurance covers accidents resulting in disability or death.

Insurance cover is valid around the clock and throughout the whole world. Accidents occurring during the world trip are covered. 

In addition Bosch will organize and bear the costs for all necessary visas.

It shall not be possible to disburse the Prize in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of the Prize (except Goods and Services Tax if the winner is resident in Australia) and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard.

Bosch reserves the right to change the schedule of the world trip or exchange any of the destinations/tours for destinations/tours of a similar value if the respective schedule cannot be maintained, destinations cannot be travelled or tours cannot be realized for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility.

7. Verification of winners

The 6 winners will be notified by email after the interviews of the entrants according to section 5 no later than 9 June 2014.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 7 days of the date and time the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to award the Prize to another interviewed entrant.

8. Obligations of winners

Before the trip all winners shall

  • ensure that they have a passport still valid at least six months prior to and after the departure for the world trip on 20 July 2014;
  • cooperate with Bosch and the event agency MCI Deutschland GmbH  and provide them with all information and data necessary for the travel arrangements, such as all information and data necessary for the supply of the travel documents, in particular for the necessary visa applications or the conclusion of insurances; 
  • cooperate with Bosch with regard to possibly necessary vaccinations, such as yellow fever. Bosch will bear the costs of the yellow fever vaccination where necessary;
     
  • take note of the information on useful vaccinations in the destination countries provided by Bosch and/or available under https://extranet.who.int/ihrportal/report.aspx?id=65.

During the trip all winners shall

  • act as brand ambassadors (Bosch Explorers). They will continuously report about their travels, single stops on their way and in particular about the local Bosch projects. All this is primarily done in the form of photos, videos and articles. The content is distributed via the winner´s personal social media channels, such as (amongst others) Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, tumblr and the Bosch social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, Weibo, RenRen and especially on the Blogumentary.  All winners must not distribute any content which is defamatory of Bosch or any third parties or is harmful in any way.  

 9. Assignment of rights

The entrant already now grants to Bosch the non- exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, transferable and sub-licensable right to copy, store, display, distribute, publish, make available publicly, edit, modify or otherwise use all pictures, photos, videos, films, recordings, articles, texts, posts, questions and other content (together "Content") that he/she uploads to his/her Profile according to section 1 and/or creates in order to fulfill his/her obligations according to section 8 and waives the right that he/she is named as the author of the Content. In particular, the entrant grants the following rights:

  • The entrant irrevocably grants Bosch the non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide right, without any expectation of compensation, to use the Content on Instagram, Vine, Twitter or Facebook or in any other media (including print, TV, posters, internet, social networks, mobile networks and applications, product catalogues and brochures, point-of-purchase videos and displays, etc.) and in all forms of use (e.g. reproduction and distribution, broadcast, making publicly available, exhibition, representation and performance from sound- and image recordings), including the right to edit the Content or using the Content for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

The winner already now agrees to participate in film, television, video, audio, photographic recordings and/or other recordings in connection with the Promotion, in particular during but also before and after the world trip according to section 6, such as interviews, photographic and film recordings at the different destinations (together "Recordings"). The winner already now agrees that Bosch shall have the right to use the Recordings and thereby the image of the winner within the scope and for the purposes mentioned above in this section 9, in particular including the use for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

10. Liability

Bosch and the Entrants acknowledge that there are certain guarantees, warranties, terms and conditions imposed by law relating to the supply of goods and services which the law expressly provides may not be excluded, restricted or modified or may only be modified to a certain extent (Statutory Obligations).  Except as required under the Statutory Obligations, Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.  Where the Statutory Obligations apply, liability of Bosch for breach of the Statutory Obligations in respect of the goods or services not ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption is limited, at its option, to the repair or replacement of the goods or re-supply of services.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data and/or Content entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Promotion. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data and/or Content provided does not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular third parties´ IP rights, copyrights, rights of use or personal rights. Any data and/or Content provided must not insult third parties or defame, harass or harm such in any way.

Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data and/or Content provided hereunder, including reasonable legal fees.

For the avoidance of doubt this section 10 applies to all entrants, including selected entrants, interviewed entrants and winners.

11. Premature termination of the Promotion

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Promotion can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

B. Terms & Conditions "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age and register between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET) via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) you will automatically take part in "Bosch´s World Experience 2014" Prize Draw. Amongst all registrants worldwide Bosch will raffle three Samsung GALAXY S4, five GoPro® HERO3 and five Sony PlayStation® Vita. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The Prize Draw is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Prize Draw should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

 1. Entry

In order to enter the Prize Draw, the entrant must register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au) or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook:

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com.au
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Prize Draw, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant.  Entry to the Prize Draw and eligibility to win is conditional on providing the information requested. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Prize Draw.

Bosch collects personal information in order to conduct the Prize Draw and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers and, as required, to relevant regulatory authorities.  In order to conduct the Prize Draw, Bosch may also disclose the entrants personal information to entities that are located outside the entrant's country of residence, including Bosch's related entities and third parties. 

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de or which can be made available on request.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Prize Draw.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate in the Prize Draw it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted and received by Bosch within this period.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Prize Draw will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Prize Draw.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Prize Draw and their relatives and immediate families, shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Prize Draw only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to:

  • exclude any entrant, even if he/she was drawn as winner, from the Prize Draw; and/or
  • refuse to present a Prize; and/or
  • to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented.

Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Prize Draw in any shape or form.  Incomplete entries are invalid. Bosch's decision is final on all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.   

5. Determining the winners

All worldwide entrants eligible according to section 4 who successfully registered according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3 will be entered into a prize draw. Bosch no later than 14 days after the end of the time period set out in section 3 will by random generator draw 13 winners of the prizes as further described in section 6. Each entrant can win only one prize and the winners are not required to be in attendance at the prize draw.

6. Prizes

Amongst all entrants worldwide Bosch will raffle

  • Three (3) Samsung GALAXY S4 (value of each: approx. 730 AUD)
  • Five (5) GoPro® HERO3 (value of each: approx. 400 AUD) and
  • Five (5) Sony PlayStation® Vita (value of each: approx. 325 AUD) (together "Prizes")

Bosch reserves the right to exchange any of the Prizes for another Prize of the same value if the respective Prize for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility is not available anymore or cannot be obtained in the winner´s country of residence.

It shall not be possible to disburse any of the Prizes in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of his/her Prize (except Goods and Services Tax if the winner is resident in Australia) and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard.. The costs of dispatching the Prizes shall be borne by Bosch.

7. Verification of winners

The 13 winners of the Prizes will be notified by email no later than 14 days after the prize draw according to section 5.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 14 days of the date and time the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to, after three months from the date of the first prize draw, by random generator draw another winner of this Prize amongst all remaining entrants and award the Prize to him/her.

Bosch will send the Prize by mail to the address of the winner.

8. Liability

Bosch and the Entrants acknowledge that there are certain guarantees, warranties, terms and conditions imposed by law relating to the supply of goods and services which the law expressly provides may not be excluded, restricted or modified or may only be modified to a certain extent (Statutory Obligations).  Except as required under the Statutory Obligations, Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection. Where the Statutory Obligations apply, liability of Bosch for breach of the Statutory Obligations in respect of the goods or services not ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use or consumption is limited, at its option, to the repair or replacement of the goods or re-supply of services.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Prize Draw. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data does not infringe the rights of third parties. Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data provided hereunder.

11. Premature termination of the Prize Draw

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. The German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any legal matter arising from these Terms and Conditions. Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

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Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and Prize Draw

A. Terms and Conditions “Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age apply now for your chance to be selected to take part in an exclusive trip around the world. Visit 6 destinations on three continents (London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany and witness the fascination of Bosch innovations worldwide.

To participate register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae) for the "Bosch World Experience 2014" Campaign and apply by solving a riddle for each of the first 5 destinations and completing your personal questionnaire and profile between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). Take the chance to be invited to a personal interview and to be selected to join this exclusive experience as one of 6 winners worldwide. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Campaign (the “Promotion”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The Promotion is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Promotion should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Promotion, the entrant must take the following steps:

Registration

  1. The entrant opens Bosch’s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae) - either via desktop or mobile device.
  2. In order to get all necessary information on the Promotion and participation, the entrant shall study the information on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) and these Terms and Conditions carefully. Next, the entrant needs to choose his preferred registration way and register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook ("Registration"):

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided
  6. Create your own user account via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) by choosing a password and user name ("Profile").

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

Application

  1. After the Registration, the entrant will have to follow the steps indicated in his/her Profile as further described below ("Application").
  2. The entrant will have to collect 5 so called "station badges" by correctly solving a riddle or correctly answering a question in connection with each of the 5  destinations: London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China) and Singapore (Singapore) ). For each destination there will be either a riddle or a question that needs to be solved correctly. Possible answers are displayed in a multiple choice system. If the answer is wrong the entrant may try again. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The Profile will provide an overview of the badges he/she has already earned and the ones that are still to be earned. All badges must be completed before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  3. Along with successfully earning all station badges, the entrant will have to complete his/her Profile by filling in more detailed personal information. In particular, the entrant will have to  state his/her title, first name, surname, email address, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and will have to confirm his/her personal availability and the validity of his/her passport for at least another six months at the date of the departure for the world trip according section 3 ("necessary information"). On a voluntary basis the entrant in addition may upload a picture of himself/herself (max. 3 MB/ 3,000 x 3,000 pixels/ jpg or png) and may provide his/her telephone number, answer the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and may provide a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion ("voluntary information") in order to present himself/herself to Bosch. The entrant has the possibility to save his/her data and return to his/her Profile to complete his/her Application at a later point in time. The current "profile status" of the entrant will be displayed graphically in his/her Profile. All necessary information must be provided before 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET).
  4. With all badges earned and the necessary information provided the entrant will have to submit his/her application by clicking the “Send application” button. After submitting the application the Profile cannot be changed anymore.

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Promotion, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant (e.g. necessary information, in particular his/her title, first name, surname, year of birth, nationality, English knowledge, profession and business sector and voluntary information, in particular a picture of himself/herself, his/her telephone number, answer to the question how often he/she places posts in social networks, which social media he/she uses by providing the respective profile-URL and a short text on his/her motivation to participate in the Promotion).

Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Promotion. The provided personal data will be made available to NETEYE GmbH, Sternstrasse 117, 20357 Hamburg, Germany and aquarius digital consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. A7/7102, SoHo | 501 Liyuan Road | Huangpu | Shanghai 200023 | China as third parties in order to select the suitable applicants and invite them for interviews. To the extent your personal data are transferred to aquarius digital consulting in China, Bosch takes appropriate measures to safeguard an adequate level of data protection there.

In case that the entrant is chosen for the world trip, personal data will be passed on to the event agency organizing the world trip in order to obtain necessary visa, hotel bookings, flights and all other amenities necessary to make the world trip. The contracted event agency is MCI Deutschland GmbH, Niederlassung Berlin, Markgrafenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, Germany.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by deleting his/her Profile or sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com  and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Promotion.

The entrant of the Promotion agrees that his/her first names, surnames and the picture he/she uploaded to his/her Profile will be published on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) if he/she is selected as winner of the Promotion according to section 5.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 16 May 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

The world trip further described in section 6 that can be applied for will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Promotion will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy), it is legally not possible to conduct this Promotion and thus participate in this Promotion if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Promotion.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Promotion and their relatives shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Promotion only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Promotion in any shape or form.

Bosch may also exclude an entrant, even if he/she was selected as winner, from the Promotion and/or refuse to present a Prize and/or request the return of a Prize which has already been presented if he/she does not have a valid passport to travel the destination countries, cannot get a visa for any of the destination countries or is not allowed to travel any of the destination countries for other legal reasons.

5. Determining the winners

Determining interviewees

Amongst all entrants worldwide eligible according to section 4 who successfully completed all steps according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3, Bosch will determine 30 entrants who will be notified by email before18 May 2014 that they are invited for an interview via video conference or at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. Such determination shall be the result of a first evaluation of the personal Profile of the entrants, taking into account in particular the affinity for digital and social media, English and writing skills of the entrant and shall be made at Bosch´s sole discretion. All decisions by Bosch shall be final and binding.

In order to take part in the interview, the selected entrant will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she is invited to an interview and accept the invitation within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the selected entrant cannot be contacted via the provided email address, the notification is returned as undeliverable or the selected entrant does not answer or does not agree to take part in the interview in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the selected entrant forfeits his/her invitation. In this case Bosch reserves the right to invite another entrant to be interviewed.

The interviews will take place between 19 May 2014 and 30 May 2014 after the selected entrant responded to the notification.

In general the interviews will be held via video conference. Bosch can decide, however, to hold an interview at one of the Bosch locations in the entrant´s country of residence. In this case Bosch will bear the travel costs and the hotel expenses of the selected entrants to allow him/her to take part in the interview. Bosch will determine, however, at which Bosch location the interview will take place and will choose and book all transportation and hotels at its sole discretion.

Determining the winners

Amongst all interviewed entrants an in-house jury of Bosch no later than 9 June 2014 will select 6 winners worldwide. Such determination shall be the result of the personal impression made by the interviewed entrants in the interview, taking into account in particular their affinity for digital and social media, their English and writing skills and their social competences and shall be made at the sole discretion of the Bosch jury. All decisions by the Bosch jury shall be final and binding.

6. Prize

Each of the 6 winners shall be awarded a trip to London (Great Britain), Panama City (Panama), San Francisco (USA), Shanghai (China), Singapore (Singapore) and one surprise destination in Germany which will take place from 20 July 2014 to 6 August 2014 where the winners can experience the fascination of Bosch innovations ("Prize").

The Prize in particular contains:

  • the transport (including flight) from the winner’s place of residence to London, Great Britain on 20 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in London, Great Britain 
  • the entry to Tower Bridge & London Eye including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including flight) from London, Great Britain to Panama City, Panama on 23 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Panama City, Panama
  • the visit of Panama Canal and expansion project including transportation to and from the sites plus whale watching tour
  • the transport (including flight) from Panama City, Panama to San Francisco, USA on 26 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in San Francisco, USA
  • the entry to the Bosch Research & Technology Center and an eBike tour including transportation to and from the tour or site, plus sightseeing tour
  • the transport (including flight) from San Francisco, USA to Shanghai, China on 29 July 2014
  • a 3-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Shanghai, China
  • the entry to the Shanghai World Financial Center including transportation to and from the site
  • the transport (including flight) from Shanghai, China to Singapore, Singapore on 2 August 2014
  • a 1-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel in Singapore, Singapore
  • the Bosch e-car experience including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport (including flight) from Singapore, Singapore to a surprise destination in Germany on 4 August 2014
  • a 2-night stay in a single room in a standard hotel at that destination
  • the entry to a surprise activity including the transportation to and from the site.
  • the transport from that surprise destination to the winner´s place of residence on 6 August 2014.

All transportation, flights and hotels will be chosen and booked by Bosch. For the duration of the trip breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

During the world trip Bosch will also provide for the following insurance covers of each winner according to the terms and conditions further specified in detailed travel preparations issued to winners during the preparation phase for the world trip .

The provided package includes: overseas health insurance for travel abroad, accident insurance and liability insurance.

The winners of the Prize will be covered by a overseas health insurance. This applies to medically necessary treatment due to an accident, as well as for acute episodes of illness during the world trip. Pre-existing health problems/injuries  will not be covered. The winners will be covered by a general accident insurance. This insurance covers accidents resulting in disability or death.

Insurance cover is valid around the clock and throughout the whole world. Accidents occurring during the world trip are covered.

In addition Bosch will organize and bear the costs for all necessary visas.

It shall not be possible to disburse the Prize in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of the Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard.

Bosch reserves the right to change the schedule of the world trip or exchange any of the destinations/tours for destinations/tours of a similar value if the respective schedule cannot be maintained, destinations cannot be travelled or tours cannot be realized for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility.

7. Verification of winners

The 6 winners will be notified by email after the interviews of the entrants according to section 5 no later than 9 June 2014.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 7 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to award the Prize to another interviewed entrant.

8. Obligations of winners

Before the trip all winners shall

  1. ensure that they have a passport still valid at least six months after the departure for  the world trip on 20 July 2014;
  2. cooperate with Bosch and the event agency MCI Deutschland GmbH and provide them with all information and data necessary for the travel arrangements, such as all information and data necessary for the supply of the travel documents, in particular for the necessary visa applications or the conclusion of insurances; 
  3. cooperate with Bosch with regard to possibly necessary vaccinations, such as yellow fever. Bosch will bear the costs of the yellow fever vaccination where necessary
  4. take note of the information on useful vaccinations in the destination countries provided by Bosch and/or available under https://extranet.who.int/ihrportal/report.aspx?id=65.

During the trip all winners shall

  • act as brand ambassadors (Bosch Explorers). They will continuously report about their travels, single stops on their way and in particular about the local Bosch projects. All this is primarily done in the form of photos, videos and articles. The content is distributed via the winner´s personal social media channels, such as (amongst others) Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, tumblr and the Bosch social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, Xing, Weibo, RenRen and especially on the Blogumentary.

 9. Assignment of rights

The entrant hereby grants to Bosch the non- exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, transferable and sub-licensable right to copy, store, display, distribute, publish, make available publicly, edit, modify or otherwise use all pictures, photos, videos, films, recordings, articles, texts, posts, questions and other content (together "Content") that he/she uploads to his/her Profile according to section 1 and/or creates in order to fulfill his/her obligations according to section 8 and waives the right that he/she is named as the author of the Content for the purposes described below:

  • The entrant irrevocably grants Bosch the non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide right, without any expectation of compensation, to use the Content on Instagram, Vine, Twitter or Facebook or in any other media (including print, TV, posters, internet, social networks, mobile networks and applications, product catalogues and brochures, point-of-purchase videos and displays, etc.) and in all forms of use (e.g. reproduction and distribution, broadcast, making publicly available, exhibition, representation and performance from sound- and image recordings), including the right to edit the Content or using the Content for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

The winner hereby agrees to participate in film, television, video, audio, photographic recordings and/or other recordings in connection with the Promotion, in particular during but also before and after the world trip according to section 6, such as interviews, photographic and film recordings at the different destinations (together "Recordings"). The winner hereby agrees that Bosch shall have the right to use the Recordings and thereby the image of the winner within the scope and for the purposes mentioned above in this section 9, in particular including the use for marketing and/or advertising purposes in connection with the Promotion.

10. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data and/or Content entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Promotion. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data and/or Content provided does not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular third parties´ IP rights, copyrights, rights of use or personal rights. Any data and/or Content provided must not insult third parties or defame, harass or harm such in any way.

Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data and/or Content provided hereunder, including reasonable legal fees.

For the avoidance of doubt this section 10 applies to all entrants, including selected entrants, interviewed entrants and winners.

11. Premature termination of the Promotion

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Promotion for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Promotion can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law. 

The parties agree that all disputes, controversy or claims arising out of or in connection with the Promotion shall be referred to and be finally resolved by arbitration in accordance with the rules of the Dubai International Finance Centre ("DIFC") / London Court of International Arbitration (the "Rules"), which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause. The number of arbitrators shall be one (1) appointed in compliance with the Rules, and:

  1. the seat of the arbitration shall be the DIFC;
  2. the language of the arbitration shall be English; and
  3. the arbitration shall deal with the question of the costs of the arbitration and all related matters.

Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

B. Terms & Conditions "Bosch World Experience 2014" Prize Draw

Preamble

If you are over 21 years of age and register between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET) via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae) you will automatically take part in "Bosch´s World Experience 2014" Prize Draw. Amongst all registrants worldwide Bosch will raffle three Samsung GALAXY S4, five GoPro® HERO3 and five Sony PlayStation® Vita. Good luck!

The following Terms and Conditions shall govern the "Bosch World Experience 2014” Prize Draw (the “Prize Draw”) which is carried out globally and being held by Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert-Bosch-Platz 1, 70839 Gerlingen, Germany (“Bosch”). Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The Prize Draw is not affiliated with Facebook and is in no way connected, sponsored or otherwise supported, accompanied or monitored with Facebook or its subsidiary companies and/or associates. The recipient of all information provided by the participants is Bosch and not Facebook. All questions, comments or complaints relating to the Prize Draw should be addressed to Bosch through the contact form on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite or via email (world.experience2014EN@bosch.com) and not Facebook.

1. Entry

In order to enter the Prize Draw, the entrant must register via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.com) or - if the entrant has a Facebook account - can use the service "Facebook Connect" provided on Bosch´s Campaign Microsite and register via Facebook:

Registration via Bosch´s Campaign Microsite

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae)
  2. Fill in the requested contact data (title, first name, surname and email address)
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Click on the button "Apply"
  5. Confirm your contact data by clicking on a link emailed to the email address you provided

Registration via Facebook

  1. Go to Bosch´s Campaign Microsite (www.experience-bosch.ae
  2. Click on the button “Login with Facebook” – please make sure you have an account on Facebook
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Log in your Facebook account
  5. Accept access to your profile data

2. Data protection and consent

In order to realize this Prize Draw, it is necessary to process personal data of the entrant. Upon accepting these Terms and Conditions, entrant consents to his/her personal data being collected, stored, processed and used by Bosch for the duration and handling of the Prize Draw.

Unless agreed upon otherwise, the collection, use and processing of personal data is conducted in accordance with Bosch´s data protection directive, accessible under www.bosch.de.

Upon request Bosch will provide the entrant at any time and free of charge with full information on the stored and processed personal data. The entrant may object to the processing of his/her personal data any time e.g. by sending an email to world.experience2014EN@bosch.com and thereby withdrawing from his/her participation in this Prize Draw.

3. Time Period

Entry is possible between 7 April 2014 (12:00 pm CET) and 5 August 2014 (12:00 pm CET). In order to participate in the Prize Draw it is essential that all data necessary for the Entry according to section 1 is transmitted within this period.

4. Eligibility

All natural, contractually capable persons over 21 years of age shall be eligible to enter. The Prize Draw will be carried out globally. Please note that in some countries (such as Italy or Australia), it is legally not possible to conduct this Prize Draw and thus participate in this Prize Draw if you reside in one of these countries.

The entrant shall be responsible for the correctness of the data, in particular the personal data, necessary for the Entry of the Prize Draw.

Employees of Bosch and any other companies involved in holding the Prize Draw and their relatives, shall be precluded from Entry.

Everybody who is eligible to enter shall be entitled to enter and participate in the Prize Draw only once.

Bosch shall, given the existence of a good cause, reserve the right to exclude any entrant, even if he/she was drawn as winner, from the Prize Draw and/or to refuse to present a Prize and/or to request the return of a Prize which has already been presented. Such good cause shall include, for instance, the serious infringement of these Terms and Conditions, providing incorrect personal data or the manipulation of or exercise of influence on the Prize Draw in any shape or form.

5. Determining the winners

All worldwide entrants eligible according to section 4 who successfully registered according to section 1 within the time period set out in section 3 will be entered into a prize draw. Bosch no later than 14 days after the end of the time period set out in section 3 will by random generator draw 13 winners of the prizes as further described in section 6. Each entrant can win only one prize.

6. Prizes

Amongst all entrants worldwide Bosch will raffle

  • 3 Samsung GALAXY S4
  • 5 GoPro® HERO3 and
  • 5 Sony PlayStation® Vita (together "Prizes")

Bosch reserves the right to exchange any of the Prizes for another Prize of a similar value if the respective Prize for reasons that are not within Bosch´s responsibility is not available anymore or cannot be obtained in the winner´s country of residence.

It shall not be possible to disburse any of the Prizes in cash or any other way or assign the same to third parties. The winner will bear all taxes that might accrue in connection with the acceptance of his/her Prize and shall be responsible for all notifications that might be necessary in this regard. The costs of dispatching the Prizes shall be borne by Bosch.

7. Verification of winners

The 13 winners of the Prizes will be notified by email no later than 14 days after the prize draw according to section 5.

In order to claim his/her Prize, each winner will be required to answer to the email sent to him/her announcing that he/she won and accept his/her Prize within 14 days of the date the notice is sent.

In case the winner cannot be contacted via the provided email address, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable or the winner does not answer or does not accept the Prize in the given period of time or under the conditions described in these Terms and Conditions, the winner forfeits his/her Prize. In this case Bosch reserves the right to by random generator draw another winner of this Prize amongst all remaining entrants and award the Prize to him/her.

Bosch will send the Prize by mail to the address of the winner.

8. Liability

Bosch is liable for damages caused by an infringement of contractual or non-contractual  obligations only in the following cases:

  • for damages caused either willfully or by gross negligence,
  • for personal injury or death caused willfully or by negligence,
  • if Bosch accepted a guarantee for durability or quality,
  • in cases of mandatory liability according to the German Product Liability Act,
  • for the breach of major contractual obligations caused willfully or by negligence. However, if major contractual obligations are violated by slight negligence and such violation does not lead to personal injury or death, Bosch shall be liable only to the extent of the contractually-typical and foreseeable damage. Such breach of major contractual obligations shall exist if the breach of obligations relates to an obligation the performance of which the entrant relied upon and indeed was entitled to rely upon and that characterizes the contractual relationship between Bosch and the entrant.

All further liability for damages, irrespective of the legal nature of the claim made, is excluded. Bosch, in particular, shall assume no liability for any technical malfunctions, as for example the internet connection.

Entrant remains solely responsible for any data entrant makes available to Bosch in connection with this Prize Draw. In particular, entrant guarantees that the data does not infringe the rights of third parties. Entrant will indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Bosch and Facebook, their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries or assigns from and against any third party claims arising out of the use of the data provided hereunder.

11. Premature termination of the Prize Draw

Bosch shall reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend the Prize Draw for good cause. This shall particularly be the case in the event that, for legal or material reasons such as technical faults, viruses or willful manipulation, it should no longer be possible to guarantee that the Prize Draw can be duly held.

12. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by German law.

The parties agree that all disputes, controversy or claims arising out of or in connection with the Promotion shall be referred to and be finally resolved by arbitration in accordance with the rules of the Dubai International Finance Centre ("DIFC") / London Court of International Arbitration (the "Rules"), which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause. The number of arbitrators shall be one (1) appointed in compliance with the Rules, and:

  1. the seat of the arbitration shall be the DIFC;
  2. the language of the arbitration shall be English; and
  3. the arbitration shall deal with the question of the costs of the arbitration and all related matters.

 Bosch may also apply for injunctive remedies (or other equivalent types of urgent legal remedy) in any jurisdiction.

In the event that one of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions should be or become invalid, this shall have no bearing upon the validity of the remaining provisions. The judges’ decision shall be final and legally binding.

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