ARTICLE 1 – ORGANIZATION
ASMODEE GROUP, hereinafter referred to as "ASMODEE" or “the Organizing Company" or “the Organizer", a Simplified Joint Stock Company with a capital of 63,760 Euros, registered with the Trade and Companies Register of Versailles, under number 399 899 806, having its registered office (Guyancourt, 78280), 18 rue Jacqueline Auriol, is organizing a free game without obligation of purchase available in:
- The United Kingdom and metropolitan France (including Corsica), Germany, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Netherlands, Iceland, Switzerland, Republic of Ireland, Portugal and The United States of America (excepted New York, Florida and Quebec) from September 18, 2017 at 9:00 am to January 5, 2018 at 23:59 French time.
ARTICLE 2 – CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
The Game is available 24 hours a day on the website published by ASMODEE and located at the following URL: www.tickettoridewithmax.com (hereinafter the "Website" or “the Site”), subject in particular to any maintenance operations on the servers of the Game.
This free game, organized as part of the promotion of the "Ticket to ride - Europe" board game distributed by ASMODEE, consists of two sessions: the Prize Draw open to all persons over 13 years old and "Grand Prize Draw" open exclusively to all persons aged over 18 years.
Both sessions shall be open to persons residing in the United Kingdom and in metropolitan France (including Corsica) exclusively, excluding the Organizer's staff, and any person directly or indirectly involved in the design, or their spouses (marriage, civil union, concubinage) or their family members: direct ascendants and descendants or other relatives living or not under their roof.
The Organizer reserves the right to request any participant to justify the above conditions. Anyone who does not fulfil these conditions or refuses to justify them will be excluded from the Game and will not be able to benefit from its prize in case in case of winning.
Any minor participating in the Prize Draw shall be committed to do it under the control and consent of his / her parents or the legal holder (s) of parental authority or legal guardian(s). The Organizing Company reserves the right to request evidence of this authorization at any time during the Game development, in particular upon the delivery of the prize, and might cancel the participation of any minor whose legal representative has not authorized such participation.
The participation in the Game is exclusively via the Website, as per the terms and conditions below.
It will not be possible to take into account participation under any other forms or by any other means, specially through postal services.
The participation in the Game is limited to one (1) contribution per player (same name and first name, same e-mail address). The Organizer reserves the right to carry out any authentication for compliance with this rule. In case that a player posts several entries, only the participation that has reached ASMODEE first will be taken into account.
The participation in the Game implies a full acceptance of these rules.
ARTICLE 3 – THE GRAND PRIZE DRAW
3.1 – Forms of participating in the Grand Prize Draw
Only participants in possession of a Golden Ticket are allowed to participate in the Grand Prize Draw.
Golden Tickets are distributed to participants in two distinct ways:
- During Max’s train ride, Max being a individual who will be travelling the different European stations (Paris, London, Frankfurt and Copenhagen) and will perform demonstrations of the "Ticket to Ride - Europe" game. On this occasion, Max will distribute Golden Tickets to the public, each single one containing a code that will allow them to access to the Grand Prize Draw.
At the time this present statement has been written, the cities to which Max will travel are indicative and not definitive, and thus open to modification. Details of Max's schedule of visits will be provided on the Website as soon as they are available.
- At local presentations of the "Ticket to ride - Europe" game by demonstrators in different countries.
At the time the present statement has been written, the countries where the local demonstrations will be performed are: United Kingdom, Ireland, Metropolitan France (including Corsica), Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Denmark , Norway, Sweden, Finland, the United States, Canada, Turkey, Poland and the Czech Republic (indicative and non-definitive list that might be subject to change). Specific dates and exact locations of local demonstrations will be published on the Website as soon as they are available.
ASMODEE does not grant the handling of any minimum number of Golden Tickets. The code on the Golden Ticket can only be used once per participant (same name, same e-mail address).
In order to participate in the Grand Prize Draw, each participant must do the following from September 18th 2017 9:00 am till January 5th 2018 11.59 pm (date and time of connection from metropolitan France as proof) for United Kingdom and Metropolitan France, and from September 18th 2017 9:00 am till January 5th 2018 11.59 pm For Germany from September 18th 2017 9:00 am till January 5th 2018 11.59 pm for Spain from September 18th 2017 9:00 am till January 5th 2018 11.59 pm.
1) Connect to the Website.
2) Fill the following mandatory fields in the registration form: name, first name, date of birth & e-mail
3) Check the box "I accept the rules of the game" at the end of the registration form.
4) Click on "Save" to finalise the registration of the participation.
5) Enter the code of the Golden Ticket on the banner that will be displayed on the Site.
Entries with incomplete, false or erroneous information will not be taken into account.
Any participation contrary to the measures established by this present statement will be declared invalid.
Any participant of the Grand Prize Draw will automatically be registered to join the Prize Draw as described in Section 4 below.
3.2 – Grand Prize Endowment.
The winner of the Grand Prize Draw will receive a gift voucher worth € 5,600 including VAT (five thousand six hundred euros all taxes included) valid until December 31st 2018, which can be used only on the site https://www.belmond.com/venice-simplon-orient-express/search results?month=2&year=2018&adults=2 to book a trip for two people on the Venice Simplon Orient-Express exclusively.
This prize does not include refund of (i) the cost of transporting the winner and his / her guest from his/ her place of residence to the departure station of the Orient-Express, and from the return station of the Orient-Express to his / her place of residence , or (ii) all insurance services that the winner would like to hire (cancellation, civil liability ...). These expenses shall be managed exclusively by the winner.
In any case, the Organizing Company cannot be held responsible for any incident and / or accident that may occur during the enjoyment of the awarded prize and / or its improper use by the winner; it is the winner’s responsibility to bear the cost of any corresponding insurance.
It is the responsibility of the winner to check if he / she meets the conditions (medical, administrative, such as holding a valid passport or other document) that are necessary to fully enjoy his / her prize. The Organizing Company will not incur in any responsibility whatsoever regarding this matter.
It will not be possible to exchange the Prize packs for any other, or against their cash value. The packs are nominative and thus it will not be possible to transfer them to third parties.
The Organizing Company reserves the right to replace these packs with others equally valuable and having similar characteristics, if circumstances require so.
In case the winner does not wish or cannot, for any reason, take possession or benefit either totally or in part from the prize won under the conditions described in this rules, he / she will be considered as having waived the benefit and is not entitled to any compensation or reward from the Organizing Company as such.
For all purposes, it is stated that the Organizing Company will not provide any services or guarantees related to the use of the delivered packs.
3.3 Designation of the Winners of Grand Prize Draw
In order to designate the single winner of the Grand Prize Draw, the Organizing Company will proceed, between January 1st and 5th 2018, to a random draw among the participants regularly registered.
The winner will be informed via e-mail between January 1st and 5th 2018. His / her name will be displayed on the Site subsequent to the draw.
No messages will be sent to the losers.
The winner will be able to reserve the trip of his / her choice accordingly with the conditions detailed in Article 3.2 above, until December 31st, 2018.
The voucher will be sent to the winner by e-mail at the address provided to the Organizing Company during the inscription, with a delay period of ten (10) working days from the designation of the Winner.
ARTICLE 4 - THE PRIZE DRAW
4.1 - Terms of participation in the Prize Draw
In order to engage in the Prize Draw, each participant must do the following from September 18th 2017 9:00 am till January 5th 2018 11.59 pm (date and time of connection from metropolitan France):
- Connect to the Website.
- Fill the following mandatory fields in the registration form: name, first name, date of birth & email
- Check the box "I accept the rules of the game" at the end of the registration form.
- Click on «Save» to finalize the registration of the participation.
Entries with incomplete, false or erroneous information will not be taken into account.
Any participation contrary to the measures established by the present statement will be declared invalid.
4.2 Endowments of the Prize Draw
Each winner of the Prize Draw will receive a "Ticket to ride - Europe" board game worth approximately € 37 (thirty-seven euros excluding tax).
The value of the packs is defined at the time these rules were written and cannot be subject to a dispute related to its value.
Any additional costs necessary for the delivery and enjoyment of the prizes, excepting the shipping costs as stipulated in articles 4.4 and 8 below, shall be sole responsibility of the winners, without the possibility of requesting any compensation from the Organizer or the supplying companies or partners.
It will not be possible to exchange the packs for any others, or against their cash value. The packs are nominative and thus it will not be possible to transfer them to third parties.
The Organizing Company reserves the right to replace these packs with others of equal value and having similar characteristics, if circumstances require so.
4.3 Designation of Prize Draw Winners
Four random draws from all registration entries (Prize Draw and Grand Prize Draw) will be performed by the Organizer and will take place:
Between October 2nd and October 6th 2017 for the first draw;
Between October 30th and November 3rd 2017 for the second;
Between December 4th and December 8th 2017 for the third;
Between January 1st and January 5th 2018 for the fourth and final draw.
Each draw will select 10 (10) winners, each of whom will win the prize described in Article 4.2 above.
Only one prize pack per winner will be awarded (same name, first name, same address). If a single participant (same name, same e-mail address) is drawn twice, a new draw will take place. The list with the winners will be displayed on the Site at the end of each draw. No messages will be sent to the participants who do not win. Only the winners will be informed of the result of the draw by e-mail through the address that they was indicated to the Organizing Company at the time of their registration, within 30 days following each of the draws.
The winners will receive their prize by mail, at the expense of the Organizing Company, at the address that the winners will provide to the Organizing Company, with a delay of 3 weeks subsequent to the communication of the mentioned postal address by the winner.
ARTICLE 7 - RESPONSIBILITY
The Organizer cannot be held responsible for any delay in the delivery of the winnings and prize packs when the delay is not attributable to itself but due rather to the services provider hired to carry out this shipping. It shall not incur in any contractual or legal liability for operations related to the delivery of winnings and prize packs awarded.
The Organizer cannot be held responsible for any deterioration, robbery or loss incurred during the transport and delivery of the package. Finally, the Organizer declines all responsibility on any incident that might occur during in the use or enjoyment of the won prize.
Any prize that is returned to the Organizer by postal mail or by the Contractor for any reason (for instance, "no longer lives at the indicated address") will be considered abandoned by the winner, without the winner being able to make any claims in this regard.
The winners commit themselves to accepting the prizes as offered without having the possibility to exchange them, in particular against cash, other goods or any kind of services, nor to transfer them in any fashion to a third party. Equally, these packs may not be the subject of requests for compensation.
The Organizer reserves the right, in occurrence of an event beyond its control, particularly related to its suppliers or unforeseeable circumstances, to replace the advertised prizes by prizes of equivalent value. The winner will be kept informed of any changes and renounces in advance to any claims on this matter.
The Organizing Company cannot be held responsible if, due to major forces or the occurrence any event beyond its control, the Game to which these rules apply must be cancelled, extended, shortened, postponed or modified.
The Organizer cannot be held responsible in case of force majeure events or other fortuitous issues beyond its control.
The Organizer cannot be held liable for any delay, loss, robbery, damage to the mail or illegibility of the postal mail data. The Organizing Company cannot be held responsible, and no appeal may be brought against it if force majeure or other fortuitous events (strikes, bad weather , etc.) deprive the participants, partially or totally, of the possibility of participating in the Game and / or the winners of benefiting from the prizes.
The Organizer and its suppliers and partners shall not be held responsible for any incidents that may arise throughout the use of the prizes by the recipients or their guests, once the winners have taken possession of them.
Similarly, the Organizer, as well as its suppliers and partners, cannot be held responsible for the beneficiaries’ loss or theft of the prize packs once the winners have taken possession of them.
The Organizer shall not be accountable for damages, direct or indirect, no matter what the causes, origins, nature or consequences are, even if it had been warned of the possibility of such damages caused by:
- a malfunction of the Internet or computer equipment (hardware and / or software and / or databases and / or data) of a participant or of any individual or company related to the organization of the Game or , more generally, any other problem related to (tele) communication networks, means and services, computers (on-line or not), servers, Internet access and / or hosting providers, computer equipment or software, databases and other data;
- access to the Site or inability to access;
- the use or the inability to use the Site, including any deterioration or virus that could infect the participant's and / or Organizing Company's computer equipment or any other property.
ARTICLE 8 - REPAYMENT OF GAME-RELATED CONNECTION FEES
Any participant in the Game who has complied with the conditions of access and participation in the Game as stated in this Regulation may obtain refunding of the expenses of connecting to the Site from an Internet access (fixed or mobile) participating in the Game.
However, since nowadays most or all Internet Service Providers offer fixed price deals or packages, it is agreed upon that, in the case of such a connection, accessing the Site by the participant will not entail any reimbursement, inasmuch as the service is contracted by the participant for general use of the Internet and the act of connecting to the Site to participate in the Game does not cost him any additional fees.
Connection expenses will be reimbursed in the case of payable connections that are prorated according to its duration.
In the case of a connection subject to a fixed price for a given length of time, when the extra time is invoiced in proportion to the duration of the connection, the cost of the connection to the Site will be reimbursed to the participant once it has been established that the participant exceeded the fixed price and that excess was indeed caused by the connection to the Site.
In order to obtain the refund of the connection expenses, as well as the postal fees of the reimbursement request, the participant must send the Organizer, within one month from the disbursement of the expenses - the stamp being taken into account as proof - a written request made on normal paper, with the following items:
- name, surname and personal postal address
- indication of the dates, hours and duration of his/her connections to the Site
- a copy of the detailed invoice of the telephone company and / or the Internet access provider to which he/she is subscribed, showing the dates and times of his/her connections to the site.
The mail costs required for the request of refund of the connection fees will be reimbursed, under request, on the basis of the current postal rate- regular, not express.
Connection expenses caused by connecting to the Site in order to participate in the Game, once properly authorized as stated above, will be refunded in the form of a check in the two months following the receipt of the participant's request.
ARTICLE 9 - INDUSTRIAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The reproduction, representation or exploitation of a part or the totality of the elements constituting the Game, including the present rules and regulations, is strictly prohibited.
All trademarks, logos, texts, images, videos and other distinctive signs reproduced on the Site as well as those on those sites to which it allows access via hypertext links, are the exclusive property of their holders and are protected worldwide in this respect by Intellectual Property Laws and the French “Code de la propriété intellectuelle”. Their unauthorized reproduction constitutes a violation of these laws and might result in criminal penalties.
Any unauthorized reproduction, total or partial, of these marks, logos and signs constitutes a violation of international property laws and might result in criminal penalties.
ARTICLE 10- REGULATION OF THE GAME
The Organizing Company reserves the right to modify these Regulations and / or the Site at any moment, without the obligation to notify it previously or to justify its decision, and without incurring in liability as a result of these actions.
The rules of the Game may be sent free of charge (stamp refunded upon request), to anybody who requests it from the Organizer.
The Organizer reserves the right to extend, shorten, modify or cancel the game at any time, in particular in case of major forces, without being entitled to provide any compensation to the participants.
The Resolution may be consulted at the Site: www.tickettoridewithmax.com.
ARTICLE 11 - RIGHT TO THE IMAGE OF PARTICIPANTS
The winner of the Grand Prize Draw authorizes the Organizing Company to publish, in the context of any promotional event related to the present Game, as well as in the context of subsequent communication operations concerning the trademarks and / or events of the Organizing Company, his/her first and last names, this not being subject to any compensation, right or advantage, others than the prize awarded.
In case that the Organizing Company wishes to use the image of the winner of the Grand Prize Draw, an authorization of free of charges cession of the image rights will be sent to the latter. The Winner must return it signed as soon as possible.
ARTICLE 12 - USE OF PARTICIPANTS' PERSONAL DATA
The information of the participants will be recorded and used by ASMODEE to memorize their participation in the game and allow the allocation of batches. The information of the winners can therefore be communicated to the Organizer's service provider for the sole purpose of delivering the prizes.
The information gathered on the registration form is intended for ASMODEE GROUP as well as its parent company ASMODEE HOLDING and for all subsidiaries of the ASMODEE Group (including ASMODEE DIGITAL), for the sole purpose of acknowledging participants entering the game, the management of the winner, the allocation of the prizes, and, subject to participant’s express consent, the sending of newsletters.In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 (“Loi Française Informatique et Liberté du 6 janvier 1978”), all participants have the right to access, delete and rectify any information they may have by sending an application to firstname.lastname@example.orgThe processing of the data collected in relation with this Game has been the subject of a declaration to the CNIL (“Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés”, French data privacy regulatory body) under number 2099935.
Any participant may also, for legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of data concerning him / her.
ARTICLE 13 - LITIGATION AND CLAIMS.
This regulation is governed by French law.
Except in the case of obvious errors, it is agreed that the game-related information resulting from the Organizer's game systems has probative force in any dispute as to the connection elements and to the computer processing of that information.
Any complaint must be addressed, in writing, - any other mode is excluded - to the Organizer's office, within 30 days after the draw. After this date, no claims will be accepted.
No telephone or written request will be answered regarding the interpretation or application of these rules, the mechanisms of the game or its different forms, as well as list of winners.