• Colour Love Contest - Rules and Regulations

The "Colour Love" Contest - Official Rules and Regulations

Article 1 - Sponsor and entry period
GSM EUROPE PTY Ltd, a company constituted under Australian law, with a share capital of AU$3,010,000, with their registered headquarters at 100 Avenue des Sabotiers, Soorts Hossegor (40150) France, registered with the Registry of Commerce and Companies of Dax France under number B 384 427 290, (hereafter "the Sponsor") is sponsoring a free contest (no purchase necessary) on its page on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (hereafter "the Contest").
The entry period for the Contest begins at 0.00 am Central European Time (CET) on 25 February 2013 and ends at 0.00 pm CET on 30 June 2013.

Article 2 - Object of the Contest and prizes
Contestants must create a photo on the theme "Colour Love" according to the colour of the moment (orange, pink or blue) on the contestant’s choice of theme.
Every week, the author of the most creative and original photo will earn a bikini. There will thus be one winner per week, 18 winners in all.

The winner of the week will appear on:

Billabong Girls Europe Facebook page - http://www.www.facebook.com/pages/Billabong-Girls-Europe/204592049845?sk=app_4949752878

Billabong Girls Europe on Twitter http://twitter.com/billabong_girls

The offical Billabong website - http://www.Billabong.com/girls/eu

A copy of the Rules may be obtained free of charge to any person who so requests to the Sponsor at the following addresses:  nathalie.chazaud@billabong;tm.fr or Billabong Europe – Attn Nathalie CHAZAUD – 100 avenue des Sabotiers 40150 Soorts Hossegor.Postage for requesting these Rules (one stamp for 20g at the slow postage rate in force) may also be reimbursed on simple written demand to the Sponsor no later than 30 April 2011 (as proven by the date on the postmark). Reimbursement will be made within six weeks from reception of the request.
The Contest Rules may also be consulted at the offices of BUGAT GUILLERME, Huissiers de Justice Associés, Résidence « Figaro », Avenue d’Aspremont, Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse 40230 France.
Any changes to the present Rules will be available in the same manner.


Article 7 - Right to use name and photo; Privacy rights
Contestants guarantee that they hold the ownership rights to the submitted photo, including copyrights, ie that they have created themselves the photo, and provide full security to the Sponsor. 
Contestants also certify and guarantee to have received all necessary approvals, including the law relating to the image of any person depicted in the photo, all rights of intellectual property or any rights of property.
Winners give up exclusively to GSM Europe or any person or entity from its rights, their entire ownership copyright of reproduction, representation and adaptation of their photo with a view to exploiting it in any media, in any format and by any method, including the media identified below:- paper media : press (newspapers, periodicals…), magazine, catalogue, brochure, print, poster, flyer, postcard, POS, promotional poster…- digital and multimedia access including off-line ( CDI, CD ROM…) or online such as Internet, Intranet or any other service accessible remotely
These transfers of ownership will be granted free of charge, for the entire world and for the duration of the intellectual property right of the author, or their assignees, of the winning photo.
Winners expressly grant license to use their first name, last name and their photo in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, without limits of territory or duration and without this use entitling them to any rights other than to their prize, unless they prefer to refuse the prize.
The information collected for the present Contest are intended solely for the Sponsor’s use and will not be transferred or sold to a third party in any way. 
According to French law on protection of personal data (especially Article 34 of the Informatique et Libertés law (Data Privacy law) of 6 January 1978, modified by the law of 6 August 2004), every contestant has the right to access, review, rectify, or cancel any personal data held by the Sponsor and may do so simply by contacting him at the address: Billabong Europe – Attn Nathalie Chazaud – 100 avenue des Sabotiers - 40150 Soorts Hossegor - France.

Article 8 - Limitation of the Sponsor’s liability
The Sponsor will not be held liable for any prejudice due to malfunction of the website, computer system errors or any virus or other problems that could cause damage. 
Hence the Sponsor does not assume any responsibility for any technical malfunction or hardware or software damage to contestants’ computer systems or to any data stored there, or for any impact on their personal, professional or commercial activities. 
Similarly, the Sponsor will not be held liable for any malfunction in the personal information collection system and/or for problems with postal mail or email delivery and/or for postal correspondence or email messages lost in transit.
The Sponsor also assumes no responsibility for force majeure cases or events beyond their control (especially technical problems) that might disrupt the Contest and which could lead the Sponsor to shorten, extend, suspend, postpone, modify or cancel the Contest.


Article 9 - Disputes
The Sponsor has sole discretion without appeal for any question about application and interpretation of the present Rules and for solving any dispute about the Contest, including cases not foreseen by the present Rules. 
Any objections are admissible only within one week after closure of the Contest.
Because the Contest is accessible in different countries, each with its own legislation, it is expressly agreed that the applicable law of the present Contest is French law.
Any dispute arising from the present Contest which cannot be settled amicably shall be brought before the competent court designated by the French Code of Civil Procedure.