By submitting the documents, the participant guarantees that the documents submitted by him/her do not offend common decency or the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, in particular that they do not violate the property rights of third parties, such as trademark rights, copyrights or personal rights, and that the participant holds the necessary rights to the scientific work in this respect.
In the event of winning, the participant agrees that his/her name may be mentioned in the press and other publications (print and online). Furthermore, he/she gives his/her consent that contents of the work may be disclosed in the reporting.
Notification of the Award will be sent by e-mail.
If the winner does not get back to us within 14 days after sending the notification email, the prize will be forfeited. The claim to the prize is also forfeited if the prize cannot be sent within 6 months after the first notification of the prize for reasons that lie in the person of the winner.
The participant is entitled to demand the deletion or return of his/her work at any time until the expiry of 15.09.2022, which will lead to exclusion from the Ernst Achilles Award. This also revokes the rights granted to FOGTEC. The legal process is excluded for all actions.
After the conclusion of the Ernst Achilles Award, FOGTEC is entitled to archive any sent material for another six months and then destroy it.
5. Data Protection
Personal information that you voluntarily provide to FOGTEC for the purposes of conducting the award, newsletters and other publications:
Personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as on registration pages, will be stored by us. FOGTEC is entitled to transmit the data and information of the selected participants to members of the jury in order to enable the implementation/handling of the prize. After the prize has been carried out, the data will be deleted again.
6. Early Termination
FOGTEC is entitled to cancel the Ernst Achilles Award in whole or in part if there is an important reason for doing so. An important reason is in particular if the Ernst Achilles Award cannot be carried out according to plan, e.g. for technical and/or legal reasons, which influence the administration, the security, the integrity and/or the regular and orderly execution of the prize.
These conditions of participation may be changed by FOGTEC at any time without separate notification to the participants.
The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply exclusively. Legal recourse is excluded.
Supplements and ancillary agreements must be in writing to be effective.
Should any of these provisions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining conditions of participation shall not be affected.