Conditions of participation social media sweepstakes

Terms and Conditions of Social Media Giveaway: 

Contest for 2x vouchers for TCS Driving Courses with Mercedes-Benz Vans and TCS.

These terms and conditions and privacy policy (referred to collectively as "Terms and Conditions") apply to participation in the giveaway "TCS Driving Courses" (referred to as the "Giveaway"). Participation is free and is exclusively governed by these terms and conditions.

By participating, the participant declares acceptance of the terms and conditions.

The organizer of this giveaway is Mercedes-Benz Schweiz AG, Bernstrasse 55, 8952 Schlieren (MBCH).

The giveaway is not affiliated with or sponsored, supported, or organized by Facebook/Instagram in any way. The participant therefore releases Facebook/Instagram from any claims that may arise in connection with the execution of the giveaway.

All persons residing in Switzerland are eligible to participate. Employees of the organizer and their distribution organization, as well as their relatives, suppliers, and implementing agency employees, are excluded from participating in the giveaway.

To participate in the giveaway, the eligible participant must follow the instructions provided in the caption of this giveaway within the specified duration, which includes following the Instagram accounts of both parties, liking and commenting on the giveaway post. The giveaway starts upon activation and ends on September 18, at 09:00 a.m. Attempts to participate after the end of the duration will not be considered.

The prize consists of 1 voucher for the driving course of your choice within the TCS program. The prize must be claimed by September 30, 2023, at the latest. After this date, the entitlement to the prize expires.

The organizer disclaims any liability for the use of the prize (TCS voucher).

The winner will be randomly selected from all eligible participants. The winner will be notified via Instagram Direct Message no later than September 18, 2023, after the end of the giveaway. In order to deliver the prize by mail, it is mandatory to provide an email address, name, residential address, and telephone number in response to the notification via Instagram Direct Message. The place of residence must be within Switzerland. If the winner does not respond within 5 days after the announcement via Instagram Direct Message, the organizer is entitled but not obliged to draw a new winner.

Participants will be excluded from participating in the giveaway in the event of manipulation or attempted manipulation. The organizer reserves the right, at its own discretion, to exclude any participants who participate or attempt to participate in this giveaway with the aim of disrupting the execution of the giveaway in a manner that contradicts these terms and conditions or is unfair to other participants. Participants who provide false information or enter on behalf of other individuals will be excluded from participation at the organizer's discretion. Entries by third parties, participation by agents/interest groups, and any activities undermining this giveaway are not permitted.

The organizer also reserves the right, at its own discretion, to exclude participants who comment on the giveaway post with pornographic, sexist, racist, discriminatory, right-wing extremist, violence-glorifying, radicalizing, or similar content that contradicts good morals and commercial content, and to have the comment deleted. The organizer's decision regarding the exclusion of a participant is final and binding. Except in cases of gross negligence and intent, the organizer is not liable for damages, losses, or impairments resulting from the participant's restricted or prevented opportunity to participate in this giveaway. Likewise, the organizer is only liable, in cases of gross negligence and intent, for damages, losses, or impairments arising from participation in this giveaway, receipt, or use of the prize. Liability for damages resulting from the violation of life, body, health, or essential contractual obligations and under the Product Liability Act remains unaffected by the above limitations and exclusions of liability.

The legal recourse is excluded.

Swiss law applies exclusively. The courts in Schlieren have jurisdiction over all disputes.