Qkine summer project terms & conditions
1.1 Participation in the campaign “Qkine summer project” is free of charge and not linked to a purchase obligation and/or use of services. A purchase or use of services will not improve your chances of winning. Mere participation does not entitle a participant to win a prize.
1.2 This contest is open only to those who are over the age of 18.
1.3 For participation in the campaign, all personal data must be entered truthfully. The participant is responsible for the accuracy of the submitted data.
1.4 Legal representatives, employees of the organizer as well as their relatives and third persons being somehow related to this campaign “Qkine summer project” are excluded from participation.
1.5 Qkine reserves the right to disqualify any individual from the campaign “Qkine summer project” on the grounds of violation of the eligibility requirements. Anyone using illegal means or other manipulation to gain advantage shall also be disqualified. In these cases, prizes can also be subsequently disallowed and reclaimed, as necessary. Qkine reserves the right to reject submissions at any time without giving reasons; this refers in particular to submissions that are morally, ethically, or legally inacceptable.
2 “Qkine summer project” period and description
2.1 The campaign “Qkine summer project” begins on May 17th, 2022 at 8:00 AM GMT and ends on October, 3rd, 2022 at 11:59 PM GMT.
2.2 To take part in the campaign “Qkine summer project”, participants must enter brief project details on the website qkine.com/summer-students/ or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected entries will then contacted and a maximum of 5 x 100ug of growth factors per participant (participant’s choice) will be sent to them via courier. After completion of the project, a 2-page lab report containing methods and results of the project should be submitted to email@example.com by Monday, 3rd October, 2022. By entering the competition, the participant accepts the terms and conditions of the campaign “Qkine summer project” and Qkine will contact every participant.
2.3 The winner will be notified via email within 10 days of the competition closing.
3.1 All students selected for the “Qkine summer project” will receive up to 5 x 100ug of growth factors from the Qkine catalogue. Out of the submitted lab reports, one will be judged to be the winner from a Qkine panel. The winning lab will receive £1000 of Qkine credit, valid for 12 months and against full priced products, no discounts or promotions are applicable.
3.2 All prizes are non-redeemable for cash. Winners cannot make claim to cash payment of the price or exchange of the prize for another item.
4 Publication of winners
4.1 By participating in the campaign “Qkine summer project”, participants explicitly agree that their first name and institution name may be printed/included in the following: on the Qkine website at www.qkine.com; on Qkine owned company pages in social networks such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Google business; and in the following issues of our newsletter or other similar Qkine promotional publication.
5.1 By entering the competition, participants, explicitly agree that in case they win the prize their name and photo (with the last name abbreviated, if desired) could be printed in the next Newsletter publication, announced on social media (as detailed above), or on the Qkine website. Participants release Qkine from possible third party claims due to the violation of such rights and possible legal costs. Qkine have the right to edit (in particular electronic online editing), reproduce, and communicate by other medial means as well as transfer these rights to third parties. Future uses are free of charge. Participant will waive any further right against Qkine.
5.2 The participants grant Qkine the irrevocable, spatially, unlimited in time and content, non-exclusive and gratuitous rights of use for all known and unknown types of use (in particular, public access, reproduction and dissemination) of the pictures or images submitted by an produced with them for the purpose of participating in the campaign “Qkine summer project”, reporting on it (regardless of the media), for the public relations for the campaign, as well as the right to assign the execution of these rights to third parties.
6 Premature termination of the campaign “Qkine summer project”
6.1 Qkine reserves the right to terminate the of the campaign “Qkine summer project” at any point in time without prior notice and without giving reason. Qkine will make use of this possibility especially if proper execution of the campaign “Qkine summer project” cannot be ensured due to technical reasons (e.g. viruses in the computer system, manipulation, or hard- and/ or software errors) or legal issues. If premature termination is caused by a participant’s behaviour, Qkine may claim damages.
7 Rejection of the submitted data
7.1 Qkine reserves the right to reject submissions by the participants at any time without giving reasons; this refers in particular to data that is morally, ethically, or politically inacceptable.
8 Data Protection
8.1 By participating in the contest, each participant grants to Qkine the right to store and use his/her personal data for the purposes of administering the contest including, but not limited to, contacting and announcing the winners and fulfilling the award of the prizes (including postage). The participant can withdraw the consent to the storage/use of data and, consequently, withdraw participation at any time.
8.2 The winner can revoke his consent to temporary data storage at any time after the competition has been held. The revocation must be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. After revocation of the consent, the collected and stored personal data of the winner will be deleted immediately. The storage of the data is temporary. All data of the winner will be completely deleted, even without revocation, at the latest one year after the execution of the competition, as far as this is within the possibilities of the organizer and the company (not on Facebook, etc.).
9.1 Through the delivery of the prizes, Qkine is free of all legal obligations, provided that an earlier time does not arise from these provisions. Qkine accepts no responsibility for lost, wrongly delivered, damaged, or illegible participant information, errors, omission, interruptions, deletion, defects or delays in sending data, theft or damage, as well as unauthorized access to or changes in participant details, all technical, network, telephone, electronic, computer, internet, hard- and software disruptions, erroneous transmittance or failed receipt of access information due to technical problems, e.g. internet overload, damage to the participant’s computer and to any other person due to participation in the contest.
Version: May 17th, 2022