Sweepstake rules
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1. Eligibility

The DT Swiss Gravel adventure sweepstake (in the following now called “DTGAST”)is open to legal residents of all countries. Entrants must be 18 years as of their date of entry in this promotion in order to qualify. This sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. DT Swiss employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees' immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the DTGAST.

 

2. Sponsorship

The sponsor is DT Swiss (“Sponsor”), located at Längfeldweg 101, 2504 Biel, Switzerland. Sponsor will conduct the sweepstake substantially as described in these Official Rules.

 

3. Agreement to Rules

By entering this sweepstake, the Entrant (“You” or “Your”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor's Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this sweepstake, You represent and warrant that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this DTGAST.

 

4. DTGAST Entry Period

This promotion begins on 15. December at 8:00 am CEST and ends on 16. December 2020 at 07:59 pm CEST (“Entry Period”). To be eligible for the sweepstake, entries must be received within the specified Entry Period.

 

5. How to Enter

Eligible entrants can enter the DTGAST by submitting a comment on the Instagram entry post. As a participant, your entry must fully meet all sweepstake requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Participants  may only enter once. Fraudulent methods of entry or circumvention of the rules may result in the Sponsor invalidating your entry/entries and removing it/them from the sweepstake at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

 

6. Prizes

The Winner(s) of the DTGAST (the “Winner”) will receive the GR 1600 SPLINE wheelset. The actual/appraised prize value may differ at the time the prize is awarded. The prize(s) shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses, taxes, etc. related to the prize, including without limitation any and all local, state, and federal taxes. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others, nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution. By accepting the prize, the selected Winner grants permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s likeness, entry, and name for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

 

7. Odds

The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.

 

8. Selection and Notification of Winner

The Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) through personal messaging on Instagram within 2 days following Winner selection. The Sponsor is not responsible for, nor shall have no liability for, Winner’s failure to receive notices due to email security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner: 1) fails to claim the prize within 3 days from the time the award notification was sent; 2) is found ineligible for any reason determined by Sponsor; or 3) does not complete and return an executed declaration(s) and release(s) within the specified timeframe, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. Receipt of the prize (offered in the DTGAST) by the Winner is upon the condition of compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. IF THE WINNER VIOLATES ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE WINNER (AT THE SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

 

9. Rights Granted by You

By submitting an entry (e.g., text, video, photo, etc.) into this sweepstake, You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about the DTGAST, and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.

 

10. Terms & Conditions

In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the DTGAST should non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the DTGAST. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the sweepstake or website or violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of the DTGAST, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to:  multiple entries must be original work and not violate anyone’s proprietary or intellectual property and copyright rights. Entries that infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others will lead to disqualification of the participant. You shall defend or settle against such claims at your sole expense, and You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from any suit, etc. that You cause by failing to comply with any term or condition of these Rules.  

 

11. Limitation of Liability

Your entry into this sweepstake constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the sweepstake and/or the 1) Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof; 2) any type of technical failure; 3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service; 4) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; 5) electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries.

 

12. Disputes 

Swiss law is exclusively applicable to the present competition, excluding the Vienna Convention on the International Sale of Goods. The place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from the competition and/or the present terms and conditions of participation are the ordinary courts in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland (registered office of the Sponsor). 

To the extent permitted by law, the entrant waives in advance the right to assert any and all rights or claims against the Sponsor and/or the competition organizer.

 

13. Privacy Policy

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the DT Swiss website. Click here to read the Privacy Policy.

 

14. Winners List

The Winners of the DTGAST (the “Winner”) will receive the 1 pc. KEYRING RATCHET WITH DT SWISS LOGO each.

You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s names or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: DT Swiss, Längfeldweg 101, 2504 Biel, Switzerland. Requests must be postmarked no later than 28. December 2020 at 12pm CEST.

 

15. The sweepstake

The sweepstake hosted by DT Swiss is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

 

16. conditions of profit and participation

Should individual provisions of these Terms and Conditions of Participation be invalid or incomplete or should fulfillment become impossible, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts of the Terms and Conditions of Participation. In this case, the ineffective provision shall be replaced without further ado by a permissible effective provision which comes closest to the original intention in terms of its content.