Terms & Conditions

Grohe AG is giving away 4 GROHE Sense Water Sensors as part of the GROHE Sense Twitter Competition. By participating in this competition, the user is agreeing to the below listed terms of conditions.

1. Host

Host of the competition is Grohe AG (subsequently listed as GROHE). The competition has no connection to Twitter and is in no way sponsored, supported or organized by Twitter. GROHE is not providing any data of participants to Twitter.

2. Participants

Eligible for participation are individuals above the age of 18 years and who are residents in an European country. For underage participants GROHE is presuming the approval of the legal guardian.
Participation through organized competition clubs or groups, organized services for competition entries, automated or multiple participation is not permitted.

Participation is only permitted with a valid Twitter account, which allows the identification of an individual.

Participation through counterfeit profiles or through the identity of a third individual is not permitted.

If needed, participants will need to prove their eligibility for participation in this competition. If the participant(s) cannot prove their eligibility for participation in the given timeframe by GROHE, GROHE reserves the right to exclude said participant(s) from the competition.

3. Prize

In this competition the prize(s) are 4 GROHE Sense Smart Water Sensor (22505LN0), with a maximum of 1 GROHE Sense Smart Water Sensor (22505LN0) per winner.
In the unlikely event that the prize will not be available GROHE reserves the right to replace the prize through an equivalent one at their own discretion.

4. How to participate

The competition is taking place from 28.02.2018 until 07.03.2018 on www.twitter.com. 
The competition ends at 00.00 am/pm Central European Time.

To participate the user has to post a tweet in the given timeframe containing at least the following elements:

  • A picture containing the user and a thermometer with readable temperature.
  • Tag of the location where the picture was taken
  • The hashtag #GROHEwinter 

Postal consignments will not be included in the naming of a winner/ the winners.

5. Identification of winner(s) and notification
  • The winners will be selected randomly.
  • The individual is only eligible to win 1 GROHE Sense
  • There will be 4 GROHE Sense products to be won

The winner(s) will be notified by answering to their tweet and named in a announcement tweet by GROHE. The winners will be asked after the competition has ended to provide their personal information (name, address, mobile phone number) via a private message on Twitter within 5 days.

If the information requested is not provided to GROHE within the given timeframe, the participant forfeits the right to the prize. 

In case the message with the nomination of the winner cannot be delivered to the participant, GROHE is under no obligation to investigate how to contact the participant; there is no claim to the prize by the participant in this case.

6. Exclusion of participants

GROHE reserves the right to exclude participants without stating reasons who have given wrong or incomplete information or who have participated using illegal resources or who are acting against the terms and conditions.

This especially applies in case participants have violated the rights of third parties. Submitting a picture or text to which they are not the entitled person.

GROHE has the right to ask the participant for a written statement if he/she is under suspicion of violating the terms and conditions. If the written statement is not provided within the given timeframe, GROHE reserves the right to exclude the participant from the competition.

7. Data Security

Personal information will only be saved to complete the competition. A transfer of data to a third party will only take place if necessary to complete the competition, ie. the packaging and delivering of the prize. Once the competition is completed, all personal data will be deleted. 

GROHE only collects data (except in the context of web server logs) from you if you provide us with this information voluntarily to use one of our services (e.g. ordering informational material, inquiries, product related processes, partner programs). This data is exclusively processed and/or used for providing the respective service. Where necessary for providing you with a certain service, your data may also be forwarded to Group companies.

Where necessary, service providers may also be commissioned by us to perform the service requested (e.g. for the sending of informational material, provide technical solutions). These service providers are also bound by German Federal Data Protection Act and are required by GROHE to protect your data and ensure data is not disclosed to unauthorized parties and safeguarded to the legal standards. Your personal data will not be sent to any other third parties.

8. Disclaimer

GROHE is not taking responsibility for data lost while transmitting the participation, for technical defects or lost, damaged or belated entries to the competition which are related to network, hardware or software problems. Any warranty claims by participants are hereby excluded.

9. Changes to the competition

GROHE is reserving the right to change or end the competition in case of unaccounted circumstances.

GROHE is empowered to end or pause the competition 

  • In case a manipulation has been detected
  • If Twitter has changed their guidelines to run competitions on their platform and the competition in question is not fulfilling all requirements requested, or the competition was stopped by Twitter in any form. 
  • A compliant completion cannot be ensured, especially in the case of a hardware, software deficit, programming errors, computer virus or unauthorized interventions by third parties as well as mechanical, technical or legal problems.

GROHE is under no circumstances responsible for loss, deficits or delays caused out of GROHE’s scope of responsibility.

10. Ineffectiveness of clauses

In case any of the above-named clauses are invalid, all of the other terms and conditions still apply. GROHE reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time during the competition.

11. Transfer, cash payment, legal actions

A cash payment of the prize is not permitted. Any prize or the rights to the prize is not transferrable to another individual. The decision of GROHE is final and binding in all respects.