Rules and regulations for the Evolis "Trip to Paris 2015" competition

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Article 1: Subject

The company Evolis S.A., headquartered at ZI Angers Beaucouzé, 14, avenue de la Fontaine, 49070 Beaucouzé, France, is organizing a competition entitled "Voyage à Paris 2015" ("Trip to Paris 2015") from February 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015 in which distributors or resellers of Evolis printers have the chance to win a prize. These regulations define the legal rules applicable to this competition.


Article 2: Rules for Participation

The "Trip to Paris" competition is a global competition.

Participation in the competition is unrestricted. Any participation in this competition implies that the candidate accepts these regulations fully and unreservedly. Any difficulties in applying the rules and regulations shall be subject to the sole interpretation of the organizers. Any objections must be raised within one month of the competition results being published.

Participation is free of charge and open to any natural person whose details have been provided in order to enter this competition ("the Participant" must belong to a company, "the Reseller", that resells Evolis printers), regardless of the person's age or country of origin, and excluding Evolis employees, their loved ones, or their family members.

A Reseller of printers is any company that has bought and resold at least one Evolis-brand printer, or a printer bought directly from Evolis or from one of its distributors in the 12 months prior to entering the competition.

Participation is limited to one entry per Reseller.

The winners of this competition shall be selected electronically at random.

The Participants confirm that they have informed their Reseller of their participation in the competition and undertake to allow personal prizes to be allocated to the Reseller's Managing Director instead, if the latter so wishes.

Participants must use the electronic entry form available

To enter the competition using the electronic entry form, the Participant must meet all the following cumulative conditions:

  1. Have Internet access, a valid e-mail address, and a professional postal address at the Reseller.
  2. Read the rules and regulations and explicitly accept the terms and conditions.
  3. Complete the following mandatory fields in the electronic entry form provided:

-Name of the Reseller
-Participant's first name and surname
-Participant's telephone number
-Participant's e-mail address
-In the event that the Reseller does not buy printers from Evolis, enter the name of its supplier. 

  1. Declare that the Reseller accepts the terms and conditions set out in Article 4: Communication. The Participant shall also be asked if he or she wishes to receive commercial information from Evolis by checking the box designed for this purpose: "I agree to receive commercial information and offers from Evolis by e-mail."

Once the electronic entry form has been validated, the Reseller is then registered to enter the competition. A confirmation e-mail shall be sent to the e-mail address provided.

Incomplete entries can be canceled by Evolis. No postal entries are permitted.

The competition rules and regulations are available throughout the competition period on the website hosting the competition.


Article 3: Awards

Two Resellers shall receive the following gift:

  • Two round-trip flights from an airport in their country of residence to Paris
  • Five nights in a Paris hotel room of at least 3-star standard (from November 15-20, 2015) paid for by Evolis
  • One invitation to the Evolis partner dinner on November 16, 2015
  • A VIP access badge for the Cartes Secure Connexions trade show

The prize awarded may not be disputed under any circumstances, nor be exchanged for cash or any other counterparty whatsoever. The prizes are not transferable.

In the event of force majeure or events beyond its control or if circumstances require, Evolis reserves the right to replace the prize won with a prize of its choice, of equivalent value and with characteristics that are as similar as possible.

The deadline for entries to the competition is August 15, 2015 at midnight, CET.

The winners shall be designated through random electronic draws by the competition organizer on May 5, 2015 at 9:30 A.M., and August 31, 2015 at 9:30 A.M. at the Evolis headquarters located at 14 avenue de la Fontaine, 49070 Beaucouzé, France, in the presence of Jean-Gabriel Martin (Marketing Communications Manager at Evolis) and Julie Fradin (Event Coordinator).  Entrants may attend the prize draws upon request at least one week in advance.

The results shall be published by September 15, 2015 at the latest on the website.

The prizes shall be awarded between September 15 and November 20, 2015.

The winners thus identified shall be contacted again and asked to communicate the name of the legal representative of the Reseller they belong to under the terms of Article 4: Communication of these Regulations.

The Prizewinners shall be informed of the result by an e-mail sent to the e-mail address supplied on their entry form. The winners shall be contacted between August 15 and September 15, 2015. The Reseller shall receive its award by mail (postal address to be provided).

Any written complaint concerning a prize won and not received must state the full details of the winning person as well as the date of their entry. Otherwise the request shall be rejected.


Article 4: Communication

The Participants and their Resellers hereby grant advance authorization to the organizers of the competition for contacting them to collect information about the Reseller, to utilize and disseminate this information, especially in the form of a customer testimonial, and also to publish their names and address and to use them in all promotional events linked to this competition, without this act of publication granting any rights other than the prize won.

The Participant confirms having received the explicit consent of the Reseller in this matter.


Article 5: Liability

Evolis shall incur no liability if, due to force majeure or events beyond its control, the competition and these regulations have to be changed or canceled or if the competition has to be curtailed or extended.

Evolis reserves the right to extend the competition and/or to postpone any announced date without incurring any liability and without the competition Participants or Resellers being able to claim any compensation whatsoever due to this fact.

Evolis shall incur no liability whatsoever toward Participants due to any fraud that one of them may commit. In the event of infringement by a Participant, Evolis reserves the right to automatically exclude any participation by this Participant, without the latter being entitled to make any claim whatsoever, and without prejudice to the rights and recourse of Evolis.

Evolis shall not be held liable for any delays en route, losses, theft, or damage to sent items.

Evolis shall not be liable for direct or indirect damage of any cause, origin, nature, or consequences whatsoever, even if it has been warned of the possibility of such damages, due to:

  1. A malfunction of the Internet network or IT equipment (hardware and/or software and/or databases and/or data) of a Participant, Reseller or any person or company related to the organization of the competition or, more generally, any other problem related to (tele)communications networks, channels, or services, computers (online or offline), servers, providers of Internet access and/or hosting, IT equipment or software, databases or data;
  2. Access by anyone to the website or the inability to access it;
  3. The use or inability to use the website, especially any damage or virus that could infect the IT equipment of the Participant, the Reseller, and/or Evolis or any other property; or
  4. the terms and conditions of use of the prizes.


Article 6: Personal Data

The Participants' details shall be gathered and utilized in accordance with the provisions of French Law No. 78-17, of January 6, 1978 on "Information and Civil Liberties", as amended most recently by Law No. 2004-801 of August 6, 2004.

The Participant is hereby informed that allowing the collection and utilization by Evolis of personal data from the competition entry form is mandatory in order to enter the competition and, if applicable, claim a prize.

In accordance with the provisions of Article 38 et seq. of the aforementioned Law on "Information and Civil Liberties", each Participant has the right to access, correct, or delete information concerning him or her.

This right can be exercised by sending a written request to Evolis, Marketing Division, 14 avenue de la Fontaine, 49070 Beaucouzé, France.

In accordance with Article 4: Communication, the winners shall provide advance authorization for Evolis to contact them for information about the Reseller and agree that Evolis may utilize and disseminate this information, especially in the form of a customer testimonial, as well as publish the names and address of the Participants and the Reseller.


Article 7: Changes to the Regulations

Evolis reserves the right to change all or part of these regulations.

Any changes to the regulations shall be republished on the Evolis website and shall come into force from when they are republished online inclusive, and any Participant shall be deemed to have accepted them simply by entering the competition, starting from the date on which the change comes into force inclusive. Any Participant who rejects the change(s) made shall cease to participate in the competition.


Article 8: Adherence to the Rules – Exclusion

The Participants are forbidden from implementing or attempting to implement any participation procedure which is not strictly compliant with adherence to the principles of the competition and of these regulations.

Evolis may cancel the entry/entries of any Participant who has not adhered to these regulations. This cancellation may take place at any time and without prior notice. Evolis reserves the right to delete any entry form that is incomplete or that contains obvious mistakes. This deletion may take place at any time and without prior notice.

Evolis also reserves the right to pursue legal action against anyone attempting to defraud or harm the smooth running of the competition. Evolis also reserves the right to verify compliance in any way with this Article and the complete regulations, specifically to exclude any Participant who has committed any kind of malpractice or attempted fraud but without being obliged, however, to systematically verify all entries.


Article 9: Industrial and Intellectual Property

The reproduction, representation, or utilization of all or part of the features of the competition is strictly forbidden. All brands or product names quoted are the property of their respective owners.


Article 10: Disputes and Delegation of Authority

These regulations and anything related to this competition and its execution are governed by French law.

If one or more provisions of these rules and regulations is declared null and void or inapplicable, the other clauses shall retain their full force and scope.

This competition is a global competition, distributed via the website. The website is accessible from many countries of the world, including France. Since each of these countries may have laws that differ from French laws, Participants agree without reservation that simply by entering this competition, they are automatically subject to French law and that in the event of litigation arising from the competition which is the subject of these regulations or linked directly or indirectly to it, the Commercial Court of Angers, France, shall be the sole competent authority.

All cases not envisaged by these Regulations shall be settled by Evolis, whose decisions shall be final.