Declaration of Consent

1. Obligations of the participant:
By submitting the entry, the participant asserts that he/she owns all rights to the image without restriction, is not in violation of any personality rights and has received a declaration of consent for participation in the competition from any persons photographed and from persons holding rights to the objects depicted. The participants shall release Koch-Chemie GmbH and all partners and media from any third-party claims.

2. Exclusion from the competition:
Koch-Chemie GmbH may exclude unsuitable pictures from the competition without providing reason. Violations of the conditions of participation shall also lead to exclusion.

3. Usage rights:
By submitting the entry, the participant grants Koch-Chemie GmbH and the partners of the competition unlimited, non-exclusive usage rights of the images in terms of space, time and content. In addition to the use of the image in a photo exhibition, this includes in particular, but not exclusively, the distribution and publication of the images on, in press releases, in the media and on social media channels of Koch-Chemie GmbH and its partners in the photo competition. Consent is voluntary. There shall be no disadvantages if consent is not granted. The awardees may not claim a usage fee for the above-mentioned uses.

4. Personal details:
Koch-Chemie GmbH shall store and use the personal data of the participants exclusively for the competition.

5. Revocation:
Consent may be revoked at any time with future effect.

6. Notification of award:
The jury alone shall decide on the winning images. The decision of the jury is final and incontestable. Koch-Chemie GmbH shall notify the winners by email.

7. Prizes:
A cash payment of the prizes is not possible. Koch-Chemie GmbH reserves the right to rescind winnings for specific reasons (e.g. delivery difficulties, lack of availability) and to replace them with a prize of equal or higher value.

Legal recourse is expressly excluded.