TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE RICOLA “VOTE & WIN”

SWEEPSTAKE

The Ricola “Vote & Win” Sweepstake is organized by Ricola AG, Baselstrasse 31, CH-4242 Laufen (Switzerland) (“Ricola”). The agency, jovoto GmbH, Prinzessinnenstrasse 20, 10969 Berlin, Germany (“Agency”), is commissioned to set up and manage the Sweepstake. As an “Entrant” of this Sweepstake you are required to accept the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not participate in any form in the Sweepstake. By accepting the Terms and Conditions you confirm that you had a FACEBOOK account before entering the Sweepstake and that you did not sign up to FACEBOOK in order to participate in the Sweepstake.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Sweepstake commences on 1 July 2015 and ends on 17 July 2015 at 12:00 midnight (CEST) on the “Vote & Win” app at the Ricola FACEBOOK page (http://www.facebook.com/ricola). You can enter the Sweepstake by accepting the Facebook permission request for this app and voting for at least one of the 20 Ricola Limited Edition designs (by clicking on the "Vote" button). The closing date is 12:00 midnight (CEST) on 17 July 2015. By accepting the Facebook permission request, your public profile information and e-mail address will be stored so that we can contact you if you win. The winners will be drawn randomly from all participants and will be notified by e-mail.

PRIZES

The following prizes will be drawn among all participants that have voted for at least one design within the voting period from 1-17 July 2015:

Main prizes

Other prizes

10 x Ricola surprise packages containing only Ricola products, consisting of five different Ricola herb drop packages (650 g total) and an exclusive Ricola USB stick (2 GB) (total value per package of approx. CHF 40).

PUBLICATION OF WINNERS

The winners’ names (first name, initial of surname) will be published on the Ricola FACEBOOK page (http://www.facebook.com/ricola) for a maximum of three months after the Sweepstake has ended. Winners will be officially notified by email.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS AND DISPATCH OF PRIZES

All winners will be notified of their win within five working days of the prize draw via their stored e-mail address and will be asked to provide their complete postal address by e-mail within a further 10 working days. The prizes will be mailed within five working days of receipt of the e-mail containing the postal address. Prizes will only be mailed to Switzerland, Italy and Singapore. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be substituted for a cash payment. Prizes are not exchangeable. If the prize cannot be sent within 15 working days of the draw due to reasons associated with the winner themselves (invalid address given, etc.), the entitlement to the prize shall be forfeited. Entrants are responsible for the accuracy of the contact data they provide. Ricola is not liable for any delay in a winner’s receipt of prizes or for loss of prizes during postal delivery.

PARTICIPATION

Every individual may only vote for one or more designs once and is only entitled to one entry in the random draw.

Participation is open to all persons of full legal capacity who are at least 18 years of age and are residents of any of the following countries when entering the Sweepstake: Switzerland, Singapore, Italy.

No prizes will be dispatched to minors who participate in the Sweepstake. Full or part-time employees of Ricola or any of its subsidiaries, including all those involved in the design and implementation of the Sweepstake, are excluded from entry in the Sweepstake.

Their cohabiting relatives, including cohabiting partners, are also excluded. Participation is exclusively for registered FACEBOOK users. Participation in this Sweepstake is not dependent on the purchase of goods or services or subscription to a newsletter. Participation in the Sweepstake is free of charge. Participants will be responsible for the transmission fees based on the tariff they have selected for their mobile service or internet provider.

MISCELLANEOUS

Ricola reserves the right to disqualify persons from entry if there are legitimate grounds, such as breach of Terms and Conditions, in particular multiple participation, (attempted) manipulation, etc. and Ricola is entitled to initiate legal proceedings. In case of grounds for disqualification (including the breach of these Terms and Conditions), prizes can also be retrospectively halted or must be returned to Ricola. In case of disqualification on legitimate grounds, Entrants waive all rights to bring claims of any kind against Ricola or the Agency. The Sweepstake is governed by Swiss law excluding its conflict of laws. After dispatching the prizes, Ricola shall be released from all obligations arising from the Sweepstake. Prizes may be subject to taxation in the winner’s country of residence. It is the responsibility of each winner to pay all applicable taxes to the proper authorities.

TERMINATION OF SWEEPSTAKE

Ricola reserves the right, with the approval of the responsible authorities, to cancel, terminate or suspend the Sweepstake for good cause. This right in particular may be exercised if the Sweepstake cannot be completed in an orderly manner due to technical or legal reasons. If the conditions of termination only prevail in particular countries, Ricola has the right to decide whether to terminate this Sweepstake or to continue it with entrants from the remaining countries only. In case of legitimate termination, no claims may be asserted against Ricola. The Terms and Conditions are available on the “Vote & Win” app from the Ricola FACEBOOK page (http://www.facebook.com/ricola). .
For a copy of the Terms and Conditions, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Ricola AG Brand & Communication Management, Baselstrasse 31, CH-4242 Laufen.

DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT

Participants' personal data are only used by the organizer and only in connection with the Sweepstake; they will not be shared with third parties and will be destroyed after the promotion. In addition, we refer to our Privacy Policy at http://www.ricola.com/en- ch/Meta/Privacy-Policy.

DISCLAIMER

This Sweepstake is in no way associated with FACEBOOK and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or organized by FACEBOOK. FACEBOOK is not responsible for any of the published content in the context of this Sweepstake. The recipient of the submitted information is not FACEBOOK but Ricola. Ricola indemnifies FACEBOOK against third party claims arising from this Sweepstake. Any questions, comments or complaints concerning the Sweepstake should not be directed to FACEBOOK but sent to Ricola at socialmedia@ricola.com.



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