Terms & Conditions

 

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, YOU WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREED TO ABIDE BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOUR PARTICIPATION SHALL BE REGARDED AS EVIDENCE OF YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT PARTICIPATE.

 This promotion ("Promotion") is organized by Samsung Gulf Electronics FZE (the "Promoter"). All participants to this Promotion ("Participants") shall be subject to these Terms and Conditions.

1. Promotion Period
 This Promotion starts from the 9th of February 2015 and will end on the 15th of March 2015 (the “Promotion Period”).

2. Eligibility
Subject to the provisions herein, this Promotion is open to individuals aged eighteen (18) years and above who are resident in the State of Qatar during the Promotion Period (hereinafter referred to as the "Territory"): 
Provided that participation in this Promotion by the residents of the Territory and the content of these Terms and Conditions are subject to restrictions as may be contained in the export laws and regulations of the Territory and other relevant countries.

The following individuals are not eligible to win the Prize: employees, contractors, directors, and officers of the Promoter, its parent, subsidiary affiliated companies and divisions, authorised dealers/distributors, agents and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, siblings, grandparents) and those living in the same household of each of such persons whether they are related or not to each of such persons, provided however that they lived in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Promotion Period; all such persons shall be referred to hereinafter as "Non-Eligible Persons".

The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any Non-Eligible Person from receipt of any Prize and/or require the return of any Prizes awarded. In such an event, and subject to any legal requirement, the Promoter reserves the right to select a new winner for the Prize and/or dispose of the Prize in any manner it deems fit, in its sole discretion.  

3. Entrance to the Promotion and Requirements
The Participants can enter the Promotion through Twitter or Instagram by use of a hashtag as described on the landing page (http://www.samsung.com/ae/microsite/not-the-norm/qatarsportsday.html) and shall have to submit a photo of themselves taking Not-The-Norm selfies with a theme related to sports and National Sports Day of Qatar 2015 using both hashtags #NotTheNorm #NSD2015 (As described by the landing page).

Samsung reserves the right to edit, touch up, and/or make changes to all contents in order to meet the necessary requirements and gain approvals from the relevant authorities.

The Participants may be required to provide proof of identity and residence in the form reasonably requested by the Promoter.

No purchase or payment is required to enter the Promotion or to win. A purchase does not and will not increase your chances of winning.

4. Winner Selection
Fifteen winners (the “Winners”) will be selected based on the Winners’ content quality and creativity.

The Promoter reserves the right to select the Winners.

The Promoter's decision is final regarding the selection of the Winners and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard and the Participants hereby understand and agree that no queries, challenges or appeals may be made or entertained against the Promoter’s decision.

5. Prize
The selected Winners will win a Samsung Galaxy A5 (the "Prize"). The number of prizes will be determined by the Promoter and the minimum number of prizes allotted for the State of Qatar NSD2015 campaign shall be of 1 prize and the maximum number of prizes shall be 10. Also, the content submitted by the selected Winners could be broadcasted on different media channels like digital wall, website, radio etc.

The selected Winners will be informed of their winning via email, social media, or any viable communication option, and will confirm receipt and delivery through phone and/or email.

The Winners will be solely responsible and will bear all costs for any meals, transport, insurance, duties, taxes, licenses, permits, approvals and/or other additional or incidental costs or expenses which may be incurred as a result of and/or related to the Winners’ acceptance of his/her Prize, including but not limited to any registration fees incurred for the use of the Prize.

The Prize awarded in this Promotion may not be exchanged for cash or any other items.

The Promoter reserves the right to substitute any Prize for another prize of similar value.

The Prize is non-transferable. Substitution of the Prize by the Winners is prohibited.

In the event the Winners choose not to accept his/her Prize, the relevant Prize will be deemed forfeited, and the Promoter may, subject to applicable laws, select another winner from all of the remaining entries at its discretion.

If the Participant is selected as "Winner", the Participant hereby accepts the Prize at his/her own risk and understands that the Promoter excludes all warranties in connection with any Prize to the extent permitted by law.

The Promoter will not be liable to the Participant(s) for any loss and/or damages of any kind suffered in connection with:

  • The Winners’ redemption and/or use of the Prize;
  • The Winners’ inability to use the Prize due to its loss, defect for any reason whatsoever.

 The Promoter's decision regarding the award of the Prize, and/or in every situation or event not covered in these Terms and Conditions shall be final and binding on all Participants, and the Participants hereby understand and agree that no queries, challenges or appeals may be made or entertained.  

Where required by the Promoter, the Winners and any person sharing the Prize with the Winners shall be required to complete official release forms prior to the receipt of the relevant Prize, failing which the Promoter reserves the right to forfeit the Prize and dispose of same as it deems fit or is required by law.

Validity for claiming the Prize is 1 month after the date of announcement of the Winners.

6. Use of Personal Information of the Participants
Name and Likeness 
The Participants as well as the selected Winners hereby grant the Promoter, at no cost, the unconditional, perpetual right and authority to publish and broadcast anywhere in the world, for editorial, advertising, promotional, marketing and/or other purposes and in any media, the Participants/Winners’ name, image, likeness and/or photograph, video footage or audio record taken of them, except where prohibited by law.

By participating in this Promotion, Participants consent to their contents submitted (message, images and videos) being used in the digital wall relating to the Promotion, Samsung’s social channel, radio as well offline collaterals including print media related to the Promotion.

Personal Information
The Promoter shall collect the Participants' personal information (including but not limited to their Email address) in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including, but not limited to, Prize suppliers and if required, to regulatory authorities.

Entry and participation in this Promotion is conditional upon the Participants providing this information.

The Promoter may, for an indefinite period unless otherwise required by law, use the information for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes including sending electronic messages or telephoning the Participants. The Participants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to the Promoter.

The Participant hereby consents to the use of his/her personal information in the manner set out in these Terms and Conditions and understands that he/she is providing his/her information to the Promoter and not to .

The Participant further undertakes and hereby consents to waive his/her right to initiate

  • any claims against the Promoter and its respective agents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, officers, directors, shareholders and employees for privacy invasion, improper disclosure of personal information or;
  • any other related claims against the Promoter and its respective agents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, officers, directors, shareholders and employees, that the Participant of any kind whatsoever related to the Promotion, including but not limited to claims that the Participant may have related to his/her participation into the Promotion or to the use by the Promoter of any photographs, pictures, video and/or film footage and/or audio recording of any kind whatsoever;
  • any other claims against the Promoter and its respective agents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, officers, directors, shareholders and employees, for compensation arising out of any assaults and/or attempts that the Participant may claim that the Promoter or any of its respective agents, affiliated and subsidiary companies, officers, directors, shareholders and employees, has done, to his/her private life and/or to his/her right of image, photos, and personal data and information .

7. General Terms
By entering this Promotion, the Participants warrant that they have read and agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions.

Samsung Gulf Electronics FZE or any affiliates of this promotion, will not be liable, whether directly or indirectly, to cover any fines or damages due to legal infringements, trespassing, or criminal behavior on behalf of the Participants during or after the Contest Period.

Samsung and all affiliates shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to indirect  or consequential loss) for any death or personal injury which is suffered or sustained as consequence of the Participants participation in the Contest, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

Samsung and all affiliates shall not be liable for any copyright infringement caused by any participation in this promotion. The participants shall completely indemnify Samsung and all affiliates of this promotion from any copyright claim(s).
Samsung and all affiliates shall not be liable for any act that causes personal, material, or collective harm to any individual or group of individuals or public property while participating in this promotion. Samsung and all affiliates advise diligence and protection of self and others while participating in any if its promotion, and in this promotion.

Participants who sustain personal or material injuries, or cause such injuries to others or to property, will indemnify Samsung and all affiliates of the results of their actions.

Samsung and all affiliates will not be liable to actions committed by the participants that are criminal, illegal, or obstructive of law and justice.

In the case of death or serious injury of any participant in this promotion, Samsung and all affiliates will not be liable and will not bear responsibility for the damages.

If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of being carried on as planned, due to the following reasons including but not limited to infection by any computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, act of God, war (whether or not declared), political coup or insurrection, rebellion, labor dispute, fire, epidemic, storm, flood, typhoon, explosion, legal enactment, government directive, order or regulation, any law or regulation having force of law or any other reason or cause beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupts or affects the administration security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter, to the fullest extent permitted by law, reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Promotion and to disqualify any Participant who tampers with the Promotion and/or the entry process.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer software and/or equipment, failure of any e-mail account or any combination thereof or any event that does not depend on the Promoter.

The Promoter will be entitled at its sole discretion and subject to any applicable law, to terminate or modify the Promotion or to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time prior to the Promotion Period, by posting the revised Terms and Conditions on the microsite at www.samsung.com/ae/microsite/not-the-norm

The Participant, to the fullest extent permitted by law, hereby releases the Promoter, Samsung, and all persons or corporations associated directly or indirectly with the Promotion from all claims, demands and proceedings arising out of their participation in the Promotion. To the fullest extent permitted by law Participant indemnifies Promoter and all persons or corporations associated directly or indirectly with the Promotion against all liability, loss or damage arising out of their participation in the Promotion, including any breach of these Terms and Conditions by them, the content of or infringement of a third parties intellectual property rights in their submitted review. This release and indemnity extends to and includes the Promoter, its parent company and its related bodies corporate, and its respective directors, officers, agents, contractors, employees, promoters and sponsors associated with or which/who are involved directly or indirectly with the Promotion. This release and indemnity continues forever and binds the Participants' heirs, executors, personal representatives and assigns.

By participating in this Promotion, the Participants accept that any dispute of whatever nature which is directly or indirectly related to these Terms and Conditions or to the Participant's participation in the Promotion or to the running of this Promotion or to the Promotion itself, will be subject to, governed and construed by the laws and regulations of the Territory and that such disputes shall be resolved firstly through amicable negotiations between the Promoter and the Participant. If the dispute remains unresolved within thirty (30) days of either party having resorted to such negotiations, then either party may submit such dispute to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Territory for determination in accordance with the law.

The Participants also accept and understand that any promotion material submitted in connection with the Promotion (in whatever form) or any photographs, video and/or film footage and/or audio recording taken by the Promoter and/or any of its affiliates or persons involved in the Promotion, and which shall be taken in relation to and for the purpose of the Promotion, shall become the property of the Promoter which may, to the extent permitted by law, use the material in any medium and in any reasonable manner it sees fit. Copyright in any such material becomes and remains the sole property of the Promoter.

The Promoter and the Participants acknowledge that this Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with,  or Twitter or Instagram.

Any questions, comments or complains regarding this Promotion must be directed to: sns.sge@partner.samsung.com