Conditions for participation

Terms of Use

  1. General information
    1. The tipster game is operated by: SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG, Spann- und Greiftechnik, Bahnhofstr. 106 - 134, 74348 Lauffen/Neckar (hereafter referred to as SCHUNK).
    2. According to these terms of use, a user is anyone who uses the services of this tipster game ("you").
    3. Users can participate in the tipster game free of charge, no money is needed to place a bet. Users are responsible for covering their own costs for using the tipster game, such as the costs of Internet access or for sending data. SCHUNK and users agree to the following Terms of Use.
  2. Participation and registration
    1. Users must be 14 years of age to participate. Participation via electronic registration systems or collection service providers is not permitted.
    2. A one-time registration and a user account are required for the tipster game. By registering for the tipster game, the user accepts the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy and thereby enters into a contractual agreement. SCHUNK reserves the right to block or delete user accounts if malicious behavior or other non-intended use (e.g. violation of the Terms of Use) of the account is reported or observed during the game. The contractual agreement is thereby terminated. Any points collected on deleted accounts are permanently forfeited. In such cases, winnings may be denied and reclaimed.
    3. User accounts are not transferable and may not be used by third parties. Participation is limited to one person per game.
    4. Each user explicitly acknowledges that his or her user name and the user photo uploaded by him or her may be displayed in different places in the tipster game and can be viewed by anyone.
    5. You may upload a photo to your user account. However, this is voluntary. By uploading a photo, you are granting SCHUNK the right to duplicate, process, publish and edit the photo free of charge at any location and transfer these rights to third parties such as technical service providers. This right is granted indefinitely until it is revoked. You waive your right to copyright the photo. You are responsible for ensuring that you have the necessary rights to use the uploaded profile picture and that no legal regulations, moral standards and/or third-party rights will be infringed and in particular that there are no third-party copyrights if the picture is reproduced, published or processed by SCHUNK or third parties appointed by SCHUNK as part of this tipster game. If other people are also in the profile picture, the picture may only be uploaded if they have consented to it and their personal rights are not infringed.
    6. Every user can completely delete his or her own user account at any time. In this case, all information or bets entered by the user, his or her points account and any other data saved during the tipster game will be permanently deleted. The user will no longer be able to log in with his or her user credentials and must re-register for the game in order to participate again.
    7. SCHUNK reserves the right to end the tipster game at any time without prior notice. The tipster game may be ended if its secure and proper continuation cannot be ensured for technical reasons (for example if SCHUNK detects malware or viruses in the computer system, tampering of any kind, or errors in the hardware or software) or for legal reasons. In such cases, SCHUNK is not obligated to resume the tipster game or restore the data of the tipster game for users.
    8. The tipster game ends on July 15, 2018 with the end of the football world cup 2018 final but can be ended at any time for any of the reasons mentioned in Section 2.7.
    9. The web page for the tipster game (game page)   will be available until August 15, 2018.
  3. Info newsletter
    1. Every user will receive an info newsletter. The info newsletter tells the user how many points he or she has received at the end of a match day and shows the user's movement up or down in the ranking list. All match results are also shown.
    2. The user can unsubscribe from the info newsletter at any time by editing his or her profile.
  4. Scoring and rules
    1. Each user has a points account that determines the current score and that is subject to the rules of the game. The rules of the game are published on the web page.
    2. Points are credited to the user's points account. The number of points is determined by the rules of the game. Points cannot be transferred to third parties or other users and apply to only one league. Each user starts with zero points.
    3. SCHUNK reserves the right to change the rules at any time.
    4. SCHUNK reserves the right to manually adjust the scores of users if technical problems or tampering is detected or if matches are canceled or postponed.
  5. Prize game
    1. To participate in the prize game, users must participate and register for the tipster game as described in Section 2. All users participating in the tipster game and who are registered as described in Section 2 are automatically entered in the prize game. The prize game is exclusively for individual users; tipster pools cannot participate in the prize game.
    2. There are three types of prizes:
      1. Prizes based on the ranking at the end of the season after the last match has been played. These prizes will be awarded according to the final ranking when the tournament is over. If scores are equal, the winner will be decided in a lottery.
      2. "Match of the Day" prizes. Prizes will be awarded to tipsters who received the most points for that day's match.
      3. Group prize for the best tipster pool. Tipster pools can be created and maintained until the end of the first match day.
    3. SCHUNK will provide details about potential prizes on the game page.
    4. SCHUNK or a service provider contracted by SCHUNK will announce the winners of prizes awarded by SCHUNK by e-mail and via the website at (requires user name and tipster game password). The winner agrees to this form of notification. If additional contact information (such as shipping address) that was not requested during the tipster game is required, the user will be requested to provide this information by e-mail. SCHUNK reserves the right not to award the prize if the user does not provide the necessary contact information within four weeks or if the winner does not confirm the prize within four weeks.
    5. Winners are not entitled to a different or supplementary prize. Winners are responsible for any additional costs resulting from their prize. A prize may not be exchanged.
    6. SCHUNK reserves the right to replace a prize with a equivalent prize or another prize negotiated with the winner if the original prize is sold out or not available for another reason. The prizes shown on the web page may differ from actual prizes in terms of model and color.
    7. The user is not entitled to redeem prizes in cash.
    8. Prizes are not transferable.
    9. Lots will be drawn in case of tied scores.
  6. Liability
    1. SCHUNK is not liable for any damage caused by errors, delays or interruptions in communication, disruptions in the technical systems and the tipster game, incorrect content, loss or deletion of data, malware, viruses or any other damage that may occur during participation in the tipster game, unless this damage was caused by the willful or gross negligence of SCHUNK.
    2. SCHUNK is not liable if the tipster game is terminated temporarily or permanently for technical or other reasons. SCHUNK is not obligated to make any necessary or requested changes to the tipster game software.
    3. If claims are asserted against SCHUNK for prohibited content or other legal violations for which you are responsible, you will indemnify SCHUNK immediately upon request and support SCHUNK in defending against these claims. This indemnification will also include the necessary legal costs.
  7. Other
    1. Any recourse to courts of law is excluded where the selection of winners is concerned.
    2. The game is exclusively subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
    3. SCHUNK reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. Other terms defined by users will not be recognized unless SCHUNK explicitly agrees to them in writing.
    4. If one or more clauses of the Terms of Use become invalid, the validity of the other terms of use will remain unaffected. Such clauses will be replaced with an appropriate arrangement that comes as close as possible to the intent of the invalid clause.