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DA50 Exterior Design Competition

Terms and Conditions for the “DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition“

With your subscription on www.diamondaircraft.com/en/da50-design-competition (the media) you unconditionally agree to be bound by and comply with these “Terms and Conditions for the DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition” (the TCs), and you understand, that all and any of your comments, declarations (in any for whatsoever) to amend / supplement this TCs are not valid.

All amendments / supplements are only valid in written form duly signed by you and Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH (Diamond), which conducts this competition.

How to participate?

This competition is conducted by Diamond using the media including the technical capabilities / tools and communication ways offered there, and the e-mail address entered on the media, only. Any other form of communication is null and void during the competition. Diamond is not responsible for any tools you need to take part.

Are there any payments?

Diamond will charge no fees for the participation.

We will not pay and / or compensate for any of your costs and / or for work / design.

Who to participate?

This Competition is open to individuals (no groups / companies) from every country in the world who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. If you are a minor or are of limited legal capacity due to other reasons, we accept your proposals submitted by your parent(s) or other representative.

Employees of Diamond group of companies, their agencies, suppliers, and employees’ immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not eligible to participate.

What do we expect?

DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition is conducted to collect inspiration for the design of aircraft branded with our name or signs. We do not await technical designs that can be implemented immediately and without further effort. We are looking for ideas.

But in order to ensure the usability, we will accept only such ideas / entries which are based on the pictures / drawings and other information / technical restriction outlined on the media.

When to submit an entry?

We need to receive the entries at 14 August, 2019 at 12:00 pm CEST/UTC +2 at the latest. After this date, we reserve the right to close the media.

How to submit my entry?

Submit your entry in a document format with the maximum file size of 100 MB to the Diamond Fileserver presented in the media. You will have to register with your full name and email address, and use "Diamond Design Challenge" as Justification in order to create an account on the Diamond Fileserver not later than 8 August, 2019 at 3 pm CEST/UTC +2. The account will be activated manually by the Diamond Aircraft IT department during their regular office hours. Please take note that the validation of your Diamond Fileserver account may take up to one business day.

How do we find the winners?

We will build a Jury (all employees and/or management of Diamond) to judge. The work of the jury is not public. The Jury will decide on their own to create a short list, but will consider the expected market compatibility, the identification with Diamond´s spirit, and the innovative character of the design. Our in-house designers and engineers will check the feasibility of the short listed entries and define changes and the details needed for the realization of the design, to enable the Jury to designate the Winners.

The designees for the 1st and the 2nd prize will be informed about their designation, together with the needed changes for realization, and an overview about the next steps (timelines, planned press releases, marketing events, realization of the design). The designees have the right to consent or to object the changes and the prize within 3 weeks after the information was sent. The designee for the 3rd prize will be informed about the designation, and has the right to consent or object the 3rd prize within 3 weeks after the information was sent. If a designee objects, Diamond reserves the right to offer the prize to the next top listed entry. All other entrants who are not designees will not be personally notified.

Prizes

The 1st winner of the competition will be awarded

  • a sightseeing flight on a Diamond aircraft in Wiener Neustadt (for 2 persons). Diamond will bear up to EUR 2.000 of the (round trip) travel expenses from the winner´s country to Wiener Neustadt. Lodging expenses (for one day) in Wiener Neustadt are covered for two persons in usual heights only and need the prior consent of Diamond, and
  • a promotion package, with press photos, press release, and the publication of the design on our homepage and our social media accounts showing the DA50 aircraft in the awarded design.

The 2nd winner of the competition will be awarded

  • a 1:32 model of a DA50 in the awarded design, and
  • a promotion package, with press photos, press release, and the publication of the design on our homepage and our social media accounts showing the DA50 aircraft in the awarded design.

The 3rd winner of the competition will be awarded

  • a Diamond goodie bag, and
  • a promotion package, with press photos, press release, and the publication of the design on our homepage and our social media accounts showing the DA50 aircraft in the awarded design.

The prizes that may be awarded are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, Diamond reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion. The prize must be redeemed within 30 days of the notification of the results.

Who are the persons involved, how to identify?

We will identify the designees during designation for the prizes by requiring a copy of their passport.

“Diamond” is Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH, having its registered seat in 2700 Wiener Neustadt, N.A. Otto-Strasse 5, Austria.

“Diamond group of companies” is Diamond; Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc., 1560 Crumlin Sideroad London, Ontario, Canada | N5V 1S2; Diamond China, Wanfeng Airpark, Dashiju Town, Xinchang County, Zhejiang Province, P.R. China; Austro Engine GmbH, Rudolf Diesel-Strasse 11, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria; and any holding companies and / or companies where Diamond owes more than 50% of shares or voting rights; and any of the licensees of the companies mentioned in this para.

“We” includes Diamond and Diamond group of companies.

What about the personal data?

Be informed that any and each of (personal) data you provide to us (our systems) with regard to this DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition, only. We will delete the data of the winners (this includes not the data included in the intellectual property and / or the intellectual property mentioned below) not later than 6 Month after the last part of the awards are finished, or after the legal time periods for the storing business records. The data of the other participants will be deleted after the publication of the winners, or after the legal time periods for the storing business records.

So if you want wo have some info (like newsletters) please subscribe additionally. For our data protection note (Datenschutzerklärung) please refer to our homepage (link).

What about the intellectual property?

You agree not to use the information offered on the media to any other purpose than your participation to this DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition.

You guarantee that all of your work / entry is free of any third parties rights. Furthermore, you fully and irrevocably transfer all your rights to Diamond without charge, which is allowed to freely use / sell and sublicense the transferred intellectual property rights. This includes (i) the right to use the design (in your original and the changed realization) for the DA50 aircraft and / or models in an unlimited number, (ii) the use and reproduction of the design (in your original and the changed realization) in any and all media (including internet and any kind of social media) for any marketing and other business relevant issues for an unlimited period of time, and (iii) any marketing data / materials produced (including the photos of the person of the Winner (if any).

Miscellaneous

Diamond reserves the right to disqualify entrants from the competition who violate the TCs. This may be done by deleting the password / entry.

Diamond reserves the right to change the deadlines and the competition dates if there are factors beyond our sphere of influence.

The results of the DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition are final and cannot be appealed through any legal process.

The participants may use the design they entered only for the DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition until the first publication of the Winners. The 1st Winner undertakes not to commercially use the design within 1 year after the first publication of the Winners, except for the prior written consent of Diamond.

Any liability shall be excluded, as far as no legal liability exists for gross negligence and intention. This shall not apply to direct personal injury. The liability for indirect, special, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, loss of profit, use or of business, resulting from this DA50 Exterior Paint Scheme Design Competition, irrespective whether the basis of the liability is default, tort, breach of contract or of statutes, by the persons mentioned above or by other third parties, including for fines and fees, shall be excluded. Our liability shall in any event be limited with the amount of the value of the prizes.

The construction, validity and performance of the TCs and the whole competition shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of Austria, without their rules on international private law. Place of jurisdiction shall be the competent court of Wiener Neustadt, Austria (not applicable for consumers).