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Conditions of Participation

The following conditions govern your participation in the EPICSKISHOT contest (the “CONTEST”) and determine what you can win in the CONTEST, what you have to consider as a participant if you participate in the CONTEST and how we (the Marker Völkl International GmbH, Ruessenstrasse 6, 6341 Baar, Switzerland, „VÖLKL“) are allowed to use the images submitted by you. By uploading the images, you - as the participant - agree to the terms and conditions defined below. Recourse to the courts in regard to the CONTEST itself is excluded.

Theme of the CONTEST is to participate with your most epic VÖLKL ski shot with a rider = photographer view. The selection of those shots that win one of the prizes will be executed by the VÖLKL jury according to like & style of the shot provided. Following this principle it does not win the shot with the most likes, but a mixture of many likes and the most epic VÖLKL ski shot.

The number of prices and the allocation to the winners will be displayed on the website under the heading "prizes". There will also be shown who has won a prize and what prices are already taken. If you have won a prize, your user name will be displayed there and you will get informed via your contact information how you will receive your prize.

You must be at least 13 years old to participate at the CONTEST. If you are an employee of VÖLKL or of one of the companies involved in operating the CONTEST, you are not allowed to participate.

The CONTEST starts at the 09.12.2013 at 13:59:59 and ends at the 31.01.2013 at 13:59:59 (CET time zone).

You hereby grant to VÖLKL as consideration for the right to CONTEST participation a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, timely unlimited, worldwide license to use the Content that you post in the CONTEST to use it in the CONTEST and for the promotional representation of VÖLKL and its affiliated companies in particular for the website as well as trade shows and social media (e.g. Facebook and Instagram). This grant of rights includes in particular the right to publish, copy, edit and distribute the images, transfer the images wireless or wired and publicly display and exhibit the images especially on the Internet. Foregoing grant of rights shall in particular enable the execution of the CONTEST, the utilization of the images in advertising, the presentation of the images in exhibitions, the reproduction of the images in print media or similar publications (including publications by third parties in press reports), publication of the images on the internet and social networks, as well as the use of the images for the marketing of goods and services of VÖLKL or its affiliated companies. For a commercial use beyond the aforementioned field of use, we will request your specific, additional consent via your contact data provided to us.

With the participation at the CONTEST you agree that your name or at our option, your user name used to log on the CONTEST or no label name appears with the image. To allow us this option you hereby waive the right to be named as the author of the image.

You also agree that we store your name, your user name and your contact details. We will use this information only for the CONTEST; further information on data protection can be found here

You represent and warrant that: (i) you are the photographer of the image you post for the CONTEST (ii) you own the image(s) posted by you for the CONTEST or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses set forth in these Terms of Use; (iii) the posting and use of the image(s) does not violate, misappropriate or infringe on the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark and/or other intellectual property rights; (iv) you agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owed by reason of infringement of the image(s) you post for the CONTEST; and (v) you have the legal right and capacity to enter into these terms of use in your jurisdiction.

You may not use the CONTEST and the CONTESTs website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate people or entities and you must not post private or confidential information via the CONTESTs website, including, without limitation, your or any other person's full name or non-public email address or other personal contact information. We may, but have no obligation to, remove, edit, block and/or monitor images or other information that we determine in our sole discretion violate these terms of use.

This agreement will be governed by the laws of Germany with exclusion of the UN commercial law and the conflicts of law rules, if not the law of your state you live in states another binding law.

If individual provisions of this terms should be or become invalid in whole or in part, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this terms. The same shall apply in case of a loophole in the provisions. In the aforementioned cases the parties shall be obliged to agree on such legally effective provision in lieu of the invalid one or to fill the loophole in the provision in such a way that the economic and legal purpose intended by the parties is achieved in the best possible way.