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Consent and conditions of entry for “Aufwärtsspiel” competition

1. Consent to the publication of photos on social media platforms, thyssenkrupp platforms and in reporting to the press

I consent to the photo that I publish on Instagram under the hashtag #Aufwärtsspiel as part of the competition “Aufwärtsspiel” being used by thyssenkrupp for editorial and advertising purposes on the social media platforms Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as well as on thyssenkrupp-owned platforms (Corporate Website; Engineered Blog, Intranet, employee newspaper) without restriction in terms of content, geography and time, in particular also beyond the period of the competition.

This consent also applies to thyssenkrupp Elevator AG, thyssenkrupp Allee 1, 45143 Essen, and to Bobby&Carl GmbH, Kaistr. 6, 40221 Düsseldorf.

I can revoke this consent to thyssenkrupp, thyssenkrupp Elevator AG and Bobby&Carl GmbH at any time. This is possible for example by means of email to

2. Competition terms and conditions

thyssenkrupp AG, 45143 Essen (hereinafter thyssenkrupp) is organizing the competition “Aufwärtsspiel” as part of a collaboration with Dennis Aogo.

thyssenkrupp is giving away a “meet and greet” with Dennis Aogo and a complete thyssenkrupp collection by adidas, consisting of hoodie, jersey, pants, socks, shoes, and an autographed jersey provided by Dennis Aogo to three winners chosen from all participants in the competition. The competition starts with the publication of a feed on the Instagram channel @thyssenkrupp on May 2, 2018 referring explicitly to the competition. The closing date for entries is midnight Central European Time on May 9, 2018. The winners will be determined as follows: thyssenkrupp will initially select 20 photos from all valid entries at its own discretion. From this shortlist Dennis Aogo will finally select three final winners.

For each valid competition entry received thyssenkrupp will donate 1 euro to the initiative “Common Goal” of streetfootballworld gGmbH. thyssenkrupp reserves the right to limit the total donation amount to 20,000 euros should more than 20,000 valid competition entries be received.

a) Eligibility

The competition is open to all natural persons aged 18 years or over with a permanent place of residence in the Federal Republic of Germany. Barred from entry are all persons who are or were involved in the organization of the competition. The same applies to first- and second-degree relatives (Article 15 German Tax Code) of such persons and their cohabiting life partner.

b) Conditions of entry

thyssenkrupp will communicate the possibility of entering a competition on the Instagram channel @thyssenkrupp. Valid entries will be all photos showing the taker personally in or in front of any kind of elevator which are published in the competition period on public profiles on Instagram or sent to the Instagram channel @thyssenkrupp. In addition the text associated with the photo must contain the hashtag #Aufwärtsspiel and the Instagram handle @thyssenkrupp. If consent for publication is not desired, the taker must send the photo as a private message with the additional message “no publication” or “cancelation of consent for publication”.

With the publication or sending of their photos, eligible participants automatically take part in the competition. Multiple photos received from one entrant will count as one entry. Photos with sexist, racist or violent content are excluded from the competition. Alteration of the photo will not lead to exclusion provided the conditions above are still met.

c) Cancelation of the competition

thyssenkrupp reserves the right to cancel or terminate the competition at any time without advance notice. thyssenkrupp may make use of this option in particular if the orderly execution of the competition cannot be guaranteed for technical (e.g. viruses in computer systems, manipulation or hardware/software errors) or legal reasons.

thyssenkrupp reserves all rights, in particular also the right to claim compensation from participants whose behavior causes the premature cancelation of the competition whether for technical or legal reasons.

d) Prize and winners

The winners will be notified by thyssenkrupp in writing via Instagram, by naming their personal handle in a comment published by thyssenkrupp under the feed referring to the competition, provided the winner’s photo was set to public. In this case @thyssenkrupp will name their handle in a comment published by @thyssenkrupp under their personal competition entry. No guarantee is accepted for the announcement of the winners. In all other cases the winners will be contacted directly.

If the individual winners do not respond within 48 hours of the above notification, their claim to the prize will lapse and a new winner will be determined. The response must be by Instagram direct message to the account @thyssenkrupp and must include the winner’s full name and correct address.

The prize cannot be alternatively paid out in cash. Claims to the prize are not transferable to other persons.

e) Liability

Upon handing over the prize thyssenkrupp is discharged from all obligations.

thyssenkrupp accepts no liability for material or legal defects in respect of the prizes and the resultant consequences for the operation of the competition and distribution of the prizes.

thyssenkrupp accepts no liability for legal or material defects or physical injury to participants except in cases of intent or gross negligence.

thyssenkrupp accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising due to errors, delays or interruptions in transmission, failures of technical equipment or service, incorrect content, loss or deletion of data, viruses or any other circumstances during participation in the competition.

thyssenkrupp accepts no liability for hindrances to the operation of the competition caused by force majeure (severe weather, illness etc.) and reserves the right in such cases to change the timing of the distribution of the prizes.

These limitations of liability do not apply if the loss or damage was caused with intent or gross negligence by thyssenkrupp (its boards, employees or agents) or in the case of infringement of a major contractual obligation.

f) Miscellaneous

The judges’ decision is final. These conditions of entry and the entire legal relationship between the participants and thyssenkrupp are subject exclusively to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. Should individual provisions of the conditions of entry be or become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the other conditions of entry.

g) Data privacy statement

We shall use the data provided in the competition only for the purposes of the competition. We shall also only use your data within the framework of your consent, insofar as this has not been revoked.

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