Terms & conditions

Article 1: General conditions

SALOMON S.A.S., having its registered office at 14 chemin des Croiselets, ZA des Croiselets, 74370 Epagny Metz-Tessy, France, registered at the Annecy trade register under N° 325 820 751 (hereafter SALOMON) is organizing a free Contest on the website http://timetoplay.salomon.com named TIME TO PLAY, hereafter “the Contest”.

Participation in the Contest implies that participants accept the provisions of these regulations. Any participant who do not accept the provisions of these regulations or who act in a fraudulent or unfair manner (to be determined at the sole discretion of SALOMON) may be excluded from the Contest at any time.

The Contest will open on September 27th, 2016 at 00:00 (GMT + 1:00, Paris), and close on October 27th, 2016 at 23:59 (GMT + 1:00, Paris) (hereafter “the Contest Period”). Any entries sent and / or received after the closing time and date will not be considered.

Article 2: Conditions of participation

Entry to the Contest is free and no purchase is necessary to enter or win.

The Contest is open to participants (hereinafter referred to as “Participants”) who must be over the age of 18 (eighteen) and must live in the following countries : Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada (except Quebec), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New-Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain, Ukraine, United States of America, United-Kingdom

Multiple entries are permitted.

The Contest is not open to anyone who does not meet the conditions referred to above or to directors, executives and staff of SALOMON or of any company that is under its control or that controls it or to anyone involved in the implementation and promotion of the Contest or to any members of their families (of any age). SALOMON reserves the right to request that all Participants provide proof of the entry conditions. Anyone failing to fulfill the entry conditions or refusing to provide proof of them will be excluded from the Contest and may not claim the prize in the event that they win it.

In order to participate, the Participants must have access to the internet and have a valid email address. Participants may enter the Contest on the website: http://timetoplay.salomon.com.

Article 3: Principles of the Contest

Participants may only enter the Contest by:

  • submitting their form along with all the compulsory information, in accordance with instructions set out online.
  • posting an image or a short clip (hereinafter referred to as “Entry material”) on the website http://timetoplay.salomon.com, from its collection to replace the original.

Participants declare and warrant that:

  • Entry material they provide SALOMON represents at least themselves;
  • Entry material is their full ownership and won’t harm any third part’s right;
  • All necessary written authorizations to use Entry material have been obtained;
  • Entry material do not contain : (i) any obscene, foul, defamatory, or inappropriate language, as determined by SALOMON, in its sole discretion; (ii) any content or performance that is sexually explicit, sexually suggestive, offensive, illegal, pornographic or obscene or that is in bad taste or is otherwise objectionable to SALOMON, in its sole discretion; (iii) libelous or otherwise defamatory statements (including but not limited to words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group); (iv) threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace; or (v) any commercial content that promotes any product or service (other than those of SALOMON).

In addition, in order to validate their entry, Participants have to expressly and fully accept all the provision of these regulations by ticking the appropriate box. Information about identity, address, quality or other information mentioned in the form is binding for the Participants. Any false entry will lead to disqualification. Moreover, any entry form which does not comply with the regulations can be invalidated by SALOMON at its sole discretion.

Article 4: Prize

The prize consists of a four (4) days trip package for the Winner and its guest to Annecy, France from March 3rd, 2017 to March 6th, 2017. The prize consists of:

  • Return economy airfare or ground transportation for two (2) between Geneva airport (Switzerland) and a major commercial airport / ground station closest to the Winner’s place of residence;
  • Transfers (for 2) during the whole trip;
  • Standard hotel accommodations for three (3) nights,
  • Sport activities with Salomon team according to a list of sports set out by SALOMON
  • Tour of the SALOMON Design Centre in Epagny Metz-Tessy; and
  • SALOMON product package for two people for a maximum of 1200 (one thousand and two hundred) Euros (to be chosen by SALOMON)

Approximate Retail Value of the prize is 4000 Euros

During the stay, SALOMON will not pay for : drinks, personal expenses and gratuities, costs of the Winner’ transportation from their home to the nearest airport.

Prize may not be exchanged for its cash value, nor may they be exchanged or replaced. If, due to circumstances beyond its control, SALOMON is not able to provide the stated prizes, it reserves the right to replace them with other prize of equivalent value.

The Winner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any applicable taxes on the Prize or any portion of the Prize.

In order to be eligible for a Prize, the Winner and its guest (the “Winners”) must have valid health and accident insurance for the entire duration of the trip. The guest of the Winner must be over eighteen years old. If the Winners live within 200km of Annecy, France, ground transportation will be offered instead of airfare (which will not be provided). Trip must be taken between March 3rd, 2017 to March 6th, 2017. If the Winners cannot take part in the Contest Trip Package from March 3rd, 2017 to March 6th, 2017, the prize will automatically expire. No substitute prize will be awarded.

Winners must depart and return to the same place. Arrangements are all subject to flight and space availability. Once confirmed, travel and accommodation arrangements cannot be changed. Winners are responsible for ensuring that they have any and all required travel documentation and identification, including passports and visas as applicable, and to ensure that such travel documentation or identification is valid prior to and for the entire duration of travel, and to comply with any customs and immigration requirements.

Article 5: Contest results and winner

At the end of the Contest, after October 27th, 2016, three members of SALOMON marketing team will select a Winner according to the standard of its submission and based on the originality of the entry material that has been provided. SALOMON marketing team shall determine Winner’s eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by SALOMON marketing team are final.

The Winner will be informed by e-mail at the latest on November 30th. If the Winner has not responded in 3 days, they will receive a chasing e-mail. If they have still not responded after a further 3 days, the prize is forfeited.

Moreover in order to validate their Prize, the Winners shall provide SALOMON within 24 hours from the time they have been informed about their win with the following information

  • a signed declaration and release form confirming compliance with the Contest Rules and acceptance of the Prize as offered; acknowledging the non-responsibility of neither SALOMON with respect to injuries, accident, loss or misfortune relating to the Prize; and acknowledging the right of SALOMON to publish or broadcast the Winners' pictures, videos, name and statements without charge or further compensation other than the Prize offered.
  • a copy of their unexpired identity card and passport
  • a copy of their certificate of insurance (individual guarantee accident and liability toward third parties).
  • any other information required to deliver the Prize.

If the Winners do not provide the above mentioned information within 24 hours, they will be considered of having waived their Prize and the Prize will not be awarded.

Any inaccurate, late, false or incomplete information or information non-compliant with the rules herein will not be considered and will lead to disqualification. Only the receipt of the required documents and information by SALOMON shall be determining.

Article 6: Conditions for refund of entry fees

No financial outlay is required to participate in the Contest.

Expenses related to participation in the Contest shall be refunded upon request sent by post to the following address : SALOMON SAS - Les Croiselets - Metz Tessy - 74996 ANNECY- Cedex 9, France. Refund requests sent by e-mail will not be considered.

The refund of expenses arising from participation in the contest is subject to the following conditions:

  • Refund requests must be made no later than 2 months (60 calendar days) after the Contest closing date. Refund of internet access and photocopying expenses is limited to one entry per person (same first name, surname, postcode and date of birth) and by draw.
  • Any participant wishing to claim a refund should provide their first name, surname, postal address and e-mail address on the written refund request. The participant should also state the date the Contest was entered and enclose a photocopy of their identity card, a copy of the breakdown of their telephone and / or internet service provider bill (for participants using a modem), as well as their bank or post office account details and proof of photocopying expenses.

Any request that is incomplete, incorrect or sent to the wrong address will not be considered. No refund request sent by email will be taken into account

For participants using a broadband internet connection:

  1. The refunded amount is set at a fixed sum of 0.61 Euros.
  2. No further refund is possible given that no other financial outlay is required. Broadband Internet subscriptions cover general use of such services and, consequently, participation in the Contest does not incur any further expenses.

Postage costs incurred by the Winner when sending proof of identity will be refunded upon request sent by post enclosed with the supporting documents, at the applicable 2nd class rate for a 20g letter.

Article 7: Rights of use

The Participants authorize, with no request for compensation in whatever form, SALOMON as well as any subsidiaries and any company that is under its control or that controls it, successors, licensees, assignees and present and future subcontractors, to determine, use and commercialize all or part of the information provided, in particular their first and surnames, place of residence for all advertising, promotion or marketing purposes directly or indirectly related to the Contest and / or relating to SALOMON’s competition (including all types of promotion in particular PR operations, interviews, press information packs, articles, press releases and cross-promotion) on any medium known or developed to date, in particular paper, audiovisual, electric, electronic or magnetic, without such use granting any rights.

Participants give their express consent to the use by SALOMON as well as any subsidiaries and any company that is under its control or that controls it, successors, licensees, assignees and present and future subcontractors of the Entry Materiels and grants SALOMON as well as any subsidiaries and any company that is under its control or that controls it, successors, licensees, assignees and present and future subcontractors, a royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display the Entry Material in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes.

These authorizations are valid worldwide for a period of 5 (five) years.

Article 8: Limits of Responsibility

SALOMON shall accept no responsibility whatsoever if, in the case of force majeure or events beyond its control or out of justified necessity, it is obliged to cancel, curtail, defer, postpone or amend the conditions of the said Contest, its responsibility will not be invoked in such circumstances.

SALOMON reserves the right to modify the regulations and namely the contest closing date. In particular, SALOMON accepts no responsibility should the website (http://timetoplay.salomon.com) become unavailable during the duration of the operation or if the information provided by Participants should be destroyed for any reason beyond their control.

SALOMON declines all responsibility for incidents relating to computer use, Internet access, telephone lines or any other technical incident during or after accessing the SALOMON website.

SALOMON is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, operating or transmission faults or delays, communication breakdowns, theft, destruction, unauthorized access or amendments to entries. Participation in the Contest implies knowledge and acceptance of the nature and limitations of the Internet, particularly concerning technical performance or response times for accessing, examining or transferring information, risk of interruption, and more generally, the inherent risks of any connection to and transmission of information over the Internet, the lack of protection of certain data against any possible diversions and the possible risk of contamination by any viruses which may be present on the network.

It is specified that SALOMON cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage from any interruption or malfunction whatsoever, suspension or the end of the Contest, for any reason whatsoever or from any direct or indirect damage which may occur, in any way whatsoever, from logging on to the website. Each Participant takes responsibility for taking all appropriate measures to protect their own data and / or software stored on their computer equipment against any external violation or attack. Accessing the Website and participation in the Contest is entirely the responsibility of the individual Participant.

SALOMON reserves the right to take legal action against any fraudulent person or anyone attempting to commit fraud. It shall not incur responsibility of any kind with regard to players in the event of any fraud being committed.

SALOMON may cancel all or part of the Contest if it appears that fraud has taken place in any form whatsoever, particularly computerized, in the context of participating in the Contest or determining the Winner. In such an event, it reserves the right not to award prizes to fraudsters and / or to take legal action against any fraudsters before the competent jurisdictions. SALOMON is not responsible of the sport activities or other activities done by the Winner during the Prize which are not organized by SALOMON; it is the own liability of the Winner or of the organizer of those activities.

Article 9: Data protection

In the context of the Contest, SALOMON collects information about the Participants in accordance with its privacy policy.

Article 10: Availability of the regulations

The regulations can be obtained in full and free of charge from SALOMON, at the above address, restricted to a single copy per participant (same address and surname), to any individual who requests them for the entire duration of the Game.

The regulations can also be viewed on the registration page of the Game.

Article 11: Complaints, disputes and interpretation

The Contest and these regulations have been drawn up and interpreted pursuant to the French laws in force. If one or more provisions of these regulations are declared void or inapplicable, the other clauses shall retain their force and scope.

Any objection pertaining to the Contest or these regulations must be submitted in writing, within ninety (90) days from the Contest closing date, to the following address: SALOMON SAS - Les Croiselets, Metz Tessy - 74996 ANNECY Cedex 9, France - for the attention of the legal department.

In the event of any dispute, complaint or disagreement relating to the Contest or these regulations, the opposing parties shall attempt to reach an amicable settlement. If the parties do not succeed in reaching an amicable settlement, the disagreement shall fall under the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent court where the defendant is resident.