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Conditions of participation

The following conditions shall apply to all contests, quizzes, and games.

  1. By submitting comments, pictures, videos, audio files and posts, participants consent to the publication of the material received, of their name and country of origin (e-mail addresses won’t be published).
  2. DW reserves the right to check, edit or shorten submissions for editorial purposes. DW also reserves the right of publication. Please note that the comments posted are the views and opinion of our users and do not in any way represent the views or opinions of the management and staff of DW.
  3. All participants uploading photos declare that they posses the corresponding publication rights and allow Deutsche Welle the unlimited use of the uploaded images. Furthermore, those uploading photos declare that they posses publication permission from all persons portrayed in uploaded photos.
  4. Should you quote prominent people, magazines, books, etc., please clearly attribute the source. When quoting from copyrighted material, ensure that you have the legal right to do so. If you are unsure whether or not you have the right, it is better to refrain from quoting copyrighted material.
  5. By sending information, participants also allow Deutsche Welle the right to save all transmitted data for the purposes of customer service and marketing. Data will not be passed on to third parties.
  6. All data transferred to DW will be handled confidentially. Your data will never be available or accessible in any way to third parties. Only in very special circumstances would we be required to disclose data, for example per court order.
  7. Deutsche Welle reserves the right to change or correct the conditions or to suspend and/or cease any activity at any time without notice.

    Conditions relating to competitions:
  8. Contests, quizzes and games are open to everyone except Deutsche Welle employees. The participation of minors (under the age of 18) is only permitted with the consent from the child’s parents/guardians.
  9. There is only one entry allowed per participant. Only complete and correct entries will be considered.
  10. A publically visible Instagram profile is required to be eligible to participate in DW competitions and prize contests taking place on Instagram.
  11. Winners shall not have the right to change or modify any prizes. Cash payments will not be given as a replacement for prizes.
  12. All decisions are final.

Conditions relating to the DW App: General conditions of use for the DW App 2.1

With your participation you hereby agree to these rules and conditions.

EINSCHRÄNKUNG DW Personenfoto | Corporate Communications | Carla Hagemann

Carla Hagemann

Corporate Spokesperson and Head of Corporate Communications


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