Terms & Conditions for an online competition on Instagram

Grohe AG is giving away 5 GROHE PVD bottles as part of the GROHE summer festival on Instagram. 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 is not in anyway sponsored, supported or organized by Instagram. GROHE is not providing any data of participants to Instagram.

2. Participants

Eligible for participation are individuals above the age of 18 years and who are residents in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, or Ireland.

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 Instagram 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 in total 5 GROHE PVD bottles of which each winner can get 1 bottle, either in cool sunrise, warm sunrise or hard graphite, as give away between 17th August and 24th August 2020.

4. How to participate

The competition is taking place from 17.8.2020 until 24.8.2020 on https://www.instagram.com/grohe_global/?hl=de . The competition ends at 23:59 [MESZ] Central European Time. The winner of the competition will be announced between the 25th and 28th August 2020. In order to participate, the comment needs to be available under the raffle post until 24.8.2020 at 23:59 [MESZ].

To participate in the competition, the user has to:

a) Follow the Grohe Global Account

b) Like the Post on the Grohe Global Account

c) Tell us which two of your friends might also be interested in a water bottle to-go!

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 prize (PVD Bottle)

The winner(s) will be published on grohe_global account in a story (https://www.instagram.com/grohe_global/?hl=en) regarding if they have won and will be asked after the competition has ended to provide their personal information (name, address, mobile phone number etc.) via Direct Message to GROHE within 10 days.

If the information requested is not provided to GROHE within the given timeframe, the participant forfeits the right to the prize. A new winner will be chosen.

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.

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 Protection

Personal information will only be processed to run the competition. A transfer of data to a third party will only take place if necessary, to complete the competition, i.e. the packaging and delivering of the prize. Personal data required to provide prizes to winners will be stored in line with legal requirements.

Personal data provided on the Instagram portals directly will be processed based on Instagram Privacy Terms.

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, company newsletters). 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.

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 Instagram 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 Instagram 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.