1,000,000 Instagram followers... WOW! Thank you SO much guys! We’re so overwhelmed, we just had to do something special… We’re giving YOU the chance to take over our Instagram account for a day during the 2016 British Grand Prix – joining us behind-the-scenes trackside at Silverstone` to capture a day as a proper team member! All you need to do is follow @mercedesamgf1 on Instagram and tag us in your favourite team related photo! Entries are open until 17:00 BST on 10/06/16 and photos must be your own! Check out the full Terms and Conditions below. A massive thank you once again and best of luck!
Terms & Conditions
Official Terms and Conditions for the 1 Million Followers Instagram Competition – MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team (“Prize Draw”)
The Promoter is Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd (“Promoter”), Operations Centre, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 7BD, England.
By entering this Prize Draw entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions (“Prize Draw Terms and Conditions”) and agreed to be bound by them when entering this Prize Draw.
There is no purchase or payment necessary to enter or win this Prize Draw.
1. Prize Draw Eligibility and Entry Criteria
1.1 This Prize Draw is open to all persons aged 18 years and over in one of the jurisdictions permitted by the Promoter (at its sole and unfettered discretion).
1.2 The Promoter reserves the right to ask for proof of age and verify the identity of an entrant. Accordingly, entrants shall provide such reasonable documentary evidence as the Promoter shall specify in order to verify the age and identity of the relevant entrant.
1.3 Employees, officers, contractors, consultants and other personnel of Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners and any sponsor will not be eligible to enter the Prize Draw.
1.4 The Prize Draw shall begin on 7th June 2016 at 09:00 (BST) to 10th June 2016 at 17:00 (BST) (“Promotion Period”).
1.5 The Promoter has the right to disqualify any entry which it reasonably believes has not acted in accordance with the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions.
2. How to Enter the Prize Draw
To enter the Prize Draw, entrants shall be required to upload a picture which shows the entrant’s support for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team (“Picture”) and ‘tag’ mercedesamgf1 on Instagram “Entry”. Entries submitted outside the Promotion Period will not be valid.
3. Entry requirements
The Picture uploaded by the Entrant as part of the Entry must comply with the following acceptable content guidelines as well as these terms and conditions. Pictures must not:
3.1 contain or condone any of the following: sexually explicit material; violence; material which is defamatory; material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam or other forms of solicitation or advertisement commercial or otherwise;
3.2 be threatening, abusive or intimidating, or provided with an intent to harass, upset, alarm or embarrass any other person or cause anxiety; and/or
3.3 advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
4. Use of Entries
4.1 By submitting your Entry, you grant the Promoter and irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free licence (i.e. permission) for the Promoter and its agents and licensees to edit, publish, broadcast and
otherwise use your Picture for any and all purposes in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity (or, where such a licence is not lawful or enforceable, for up to 50 years from the date the Entry is submitted to the Promotion), including, without limitation, on the Promoter’s publicly accessible website(s), social channels and all other media whether now known or hereafter invented (“permitted purposes”). For the avoidance of doubt the Promoter may, without limitation, edit/splice your Entry together with other entries.
4.2 By submitting your Entry, you warrant and undertake that:
(i) you are the legal and beneficial owner of all intellectual property rights in the Picture, that your Picture is your own original work and does not infringe any third party rights;
(ii) you have the right to grant the Promoter permission to use your Picture in the ways described in these terms and conditions.
(iii) your Picture does not infringe English law or the law in the country in which you are normally resident;
(iv) your Picture does not, to the best of your knowledge and belief, infringe the law of any other country;
(v) your Picture complies with the acceptable content guidelines at clause 3 and 4 of these terms and conditions.
(vi) you hereby waive and agree not to assert (and warrant that all individuals featured have waived and agreed not to assert) any moral rights in and in connection with the Picture;
(vii) you shall, on request, do such other things and execute such documents as are reasonably requested of you by the Promoter in order to allow the Promoter to use your Picture for the permitted purposes;
(viii) you have obtained all relevant rights and written permission from individuals featured in the Picture;
(ix) your Picture does not feature anyone under the age of 12.
4.3 You agree to indemnify the Promoter in respect of third party claims arising out of or in connection with any breach by you of the warranties and undertakings set out in these terms and conditions (in particular, the warranties and undertakings set out in clause 4.2 of these terms and conditions).
4.4 Winners may be required to sign such additional documentation as the Promoter may reasonably require to effect the grants of rights in these terms and conditions.
5. Winner Selection
5.1 Following the expiry of the Promotion Period, one winner will be picked at random.
5.2 The winner shall be notified one week following the expiration of the Promotion Period via a private message on Instagram.
5.3 The winner will have 7 days from the date upon which they are notified by the Promoter that they have won the Prize Draw to claim their Prize and will be required to send a photograph for a security pass along with their full legal title.
5.4 If any winner does not or is not able, for any reason, to claim or accept a Prize (by the relevant deadlines set out at 5.3, or cannot be contacted within 7 days of the draw date, the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another Entrant and the previous winning Entrant waives all claims against the Promoter in respect of the Prize Draw.
6.1 A chance to take over the ‘mercedesamgf1’ Instagram account by joining the team behind the scenes at Silverstone on Thursday 7th July (‘Prize’). For the avoidance of doubt, the Prize does not include: travel, accommodation and subsistence.
6.2 There is no cash alternative to the Prize.
6.3 Third party terms and conditions apply to the Prize, including the terms of entry of the applicable venue.
7.1 So far as is permitted by law and subject to clause 7.2, the Promoter and its associated companies and agents exclude responsibility and all liabilities arising from:
(i) any postponement or cancellation of the Prize Draw, and
(ii) any act or default of any third party supplier,
which are beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control.
7.2 Nothing in these Prize Draw Terms and Conditions in any way limit the Promoter (or any other person or organisation’s) liability for (i) fraud, or (ii) death or personal injury caused by negligence.
8. Personal Data and Publicity
8.2 You grant the Promoter the right to use and publish your name, likeness, image and/or any statements made by you winner in connection with the Prize Draw for promotional and advertising purposes without compensation and/or notification in any and all media throughout the world in perpetuity.
8.3 You agree that you shall not publicise that you have won the prize and/or give any interviews without the Promoter’s prior written consent.
9.1 The Promoter’s decisions relating to the Prize Draw shall be final and binding in all respects; no correspondence will be entered into. Entries that do not comply in full with these Prize Draw Terms and Conditions will be disqualified.
9.2 Entrants will be disqualified if in the reasonable opinion of the Promoter the entrant:
(i) has breached the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions;
(ii) has conducted themselves in an inappropriate manner contrary to the spirit and intention of the Prize Draw; and/or
(iii) have committed or undertaken any acts for fraud, misconduct, dishonesty and/or provided false information.
9.3 If the Promoter has grounds to suspect any entrant or third party of cheating, deception or fraudulent or unsportsman-like conduct of any kind (including, without limitation, manipulating the Prize Draw, choice of prize winner(s) or any Picture/Entry) the Promoter reserves the right (in its sole discretion) to disqualify any Entrant, Entry or person it reasonably believes to be responsible for, or associated with, such activity.
9.4 You agree that, in the event that you are a winner of the Prize Draw, you shall execute (within a reasonable timeframe) such additional obligations as may be specified by the Promoter in relation to the Prize.
9.5 The Promoter may add to, amend or vary these Prize Draw Terms and Conditions from time to time, at our discretion without prior notice. Any changes will be posted via these Prize Draw Terms and Conditions.
9.6 This Prize Draw and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it (including all non-contractual disputes), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. By entering this Prize Draw all Entrants irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this Prize Draw.