Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions (Terms) carefully. The Terms contain important information. By participating in this promotion, each participant declares to agree to the applicability of the Terms.


  1. The Terms apply to the adidas Golden Boot Challenge (Promotion) by adidas International Trading B.V. (Promoter), located at Hoogoorddreef 9a, 1101 BW Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  2. The Promotion is aimed at the promotion of products sold under the label of adidas.
  3. The Promotion starts on 5 June 2012 and ends on 2 July 2012.
  4. The Terms are available at the following websites: www.adidas.com, www.goldenbootchallenge.com.
  5. Requirements

  6. The Promotion is open to all individuals that have a registered Facebook account and that have reached the age of 16, with the exception of the persons mentioned in clause 6 hereof. Individuals of 16 and 17 years old can only participate after consent of their parent(s), guardian or legal representative. The Promoter may request written proof of such consent. Individuals of 15 years or younger are under all circumstances excluded from participation.
  7. Participation is excluded for:
    1. employees of the Promoter or its agents and their first and second degree family members, as well as
    2. anyone else who is directly or indirectly professionally connected with the Promotion and their family members.
  8. Participation

  9. The Promotion will open on 5 June 2012 at 1400 CET and close on 2 July 2012 at 0900 CET (Promotional Period). All entries received after lapse of the Promotional Period are excluded from participation and will not be taken into consideration.
  10. Participating in the Promotion takes place by:
    1. visiting the following website and logging in via a Facebook account: www.goldenbootchallenge.com; and
    2. entering the requested (personal) data to sign up for the Promotion; and
    3. accepting and adhering to these Terms unconditionally; and
    4. accepting the Privacy Policy of the Promoter available at www.adidas.com.
  11. No other means for entries will be accepted than set out in clause 8. Incomplete entries are not valid and will not be accepted.
  12. One entry per person. If more than one entry is received, only the first entry will be accepted.
  13. The Promotion is a promotion without a purchase obligation.
  14. Prizes

  15. The Promotion provides for a chance to win a prize as an individual or as a team. For individuals there will be 31 match prizes each consisting of an official UEFA EURO 2012™ match adidas Tango 12 Finale Football (product number: X18278) each with a value of €120 per prize. There will be 1 grand prize for individuals: presenting the Golden Boot Trophy to the top scorer of the UEFA EURO 2012™. The grand prize will include flights, transfer and 1 night of accommodation for the winner and 1 guest. (If the winner is under 18 years of age, he/she must be accompanied by an adult). The grand prize has a total value of €4000. For teams – which must consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 individuals – there will be 1 prize in total. This prize consists of a Jersey of the Spanish national football team signed by players of the Spanish national football team (product number: X10397 ) each with a value of €80, per member of the team. Match prize, grand prize and team prize are hereinafter together referred to as Prize(s).
  16. How to win Prizes:
    1. The winner of a match prize will be determined based on accumulated points in relation to a specific match during the UEFA EURO 2012™. The individual with the most match related points will win the match prize. Match related points will be granted based on the following criteria:
      1. taking part in pre-match polls, quizzes or predictions and giving the correct answers;
      2. taking part in in-match polls, quizzes or predictions and giving the correct answers;
      3. checking in to specific matches;
    2. The winner of the grand prize will be determined based on the accumulated match related points (see clause 13a) plus all non-match related points. The individual with the most points will win the grand prize. Non-match related points will be granted based on the following criteria:
      1. signing up successfully for the Promotion;
      2. taking part in non-match related polls, quizzes or predictions and giving the correct answers;
      3. starting a team, other individuals accepting an invitation to join that team or by joining a team;
      4. inviting Facebook friends to join the app, through the app's invite system, regardless of whether the friend joins their team
      5. having friends sign up using a user's unique recruit code, obtained using the app's recruit function (up to a maximum of 75 uses)
    3. The winners of the team prize will be determined based on points accumulated with the team. The team with the most points will win the team prize. Team points will be granted based on the following criterion:
      1. the average of all match related points (see clause 13.1) and all other non-match related points (see clause 13.2) of the individuals in the team.
    Amount of earned points can be checked when logged in to the Promotion. Further details on how to accumulate points can be found on www.goldenbootchallenge.com. When individuals or teams have the same amount of points, the winner(s) will be selected in a random draw to take place by an independent person to be selected by the Promoter. The Promoter will notify each winner regarding the delivery of the Prize, by email within one week after the specific match or - regarding the team and grand prize - within one week after the final match of the UEFA EURO 2012™.
  17. The winner can claim a Prize until 7 days after the notification as meant in clause 13 after which date the right to a Prize can no longer be exercised.
  18. A Prize cannot be exchanged for another prize. A Prize is personal and non-transferable. The winner agrees not to sell, offer to sell or use the Prize for any commercial or promotional purpose (including placing the Prize on an internet auction site).
  19. A Prize is indivisible and can only be accepted as granted.
  20. The Promoter reserves the right to modify or withdraw a Prize. The alternative prize will be of at least an equivalent or greater value.
  21. Prizes that are not redeemed for whatever reason remain the property of the Promoter. In case of a rejection of a Prize, the Prize also falls to the Promoter.
  22. If a winner cannot be contacted or fails to confirm acceptance of the Prize within 7 days of notification or cannot make use of the Prize for any reason, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner and the original winner will forfeit the Prize.
  23. The winner of the grand prize will be responsible for payment of all expenses other then travel and accommodation (including without limitation: visa, travel insurance, food/drink) that are associated with the acceptance of the prize as stated. These expenses will not be reimbursed by the Promoter. The winner must arrange for any travel visas which the winner and guest may require no later than 2 weeks before the presentation of the Golden Boot Trophy. If the winner is unable to produce valid visas on or before this date, the Promoter reserves the right to select an alternative winner. The winner will ensure that his/her guest has adequate travel insurance as well. The Promoter may ask for proof of his/her and guest's insurance. The winner of the grand prize will act responsibly - and will ensure his/her guest will act responsibly as well - during all activities related to presentation of the Golden Boot Trophy (including but not limited to the presentation of the trophy, travel and overnight stay).
  24. Publication

  25. All intellectual property rights relating to the Promotion and the entries are the property of the Promoter. It is prohibited to reproduce or publish anything relating to the Promotion without the prior explicit written consent of the Promoter.
  26. By participating in the Promotion, the participant agrees to the Promoter using free of charge the participant’s name, photograph, video, voice recording and general location for publicity and news purposes during the Promotion and any future promotion or advertising. The winner of the grand prize will ensure his/her guest agrees to the aforementioned as well.
  27. The Promoter is authorised to remove from, shorten or amend entries in text or image on the Website.
  28. Limitation of liability

  29. The Promoter is not responsible or liable for costs or expenses of participants in connection with or relating to participating in the Promotion. The costs of the use of internet are for the account of the participants.
  30. The Promoter is not responsible and excludes any liability for
    1. network (cable, internet or other relevant networks), computer hardware or software disruptions of whatever nature which might lead to a limited, delayed or lost entry,
    2. other problems or calamities, of whatever nature, that are connected with the functioning of the network (cable, internet or other network), the Website, computer hardware or software, and
    3. mistakes in the entering or processing of personal data, except in case of gross negligence or wilful misconduct of the Promoter.
  31. The Promoter is not responsible or liable for any incompatibility between technologies used, in the broadest sense, during the Promotion and the hardware and software configuration used by the participants.
  32. To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, neither the Promoter nor any agencies involved in the Promotion are responsible or liable for any loss, damages or injury caused by participation in the Promotion. The winner of the grand prize indemnifies the Promoter against any third party (including the guest) claims or actions in connection with the receipt, ownership and/or use of the grand prize.
  33. Where a Prize is delivered to the winner by post, the Promoter is not liable for the acts or omissions of any courier or mail delivery.
  34. The Promoter shall not be liable in the event that the presentation of Golden Boot Trophy does not take place or is abandoned, postponed, rearranged or curtailed or a winner can no longer attend.
  35. Personal Data

  36. By participating in the Promotion participants' personal data are processed by the Promoter, the controller of the personal data, and also by the Promoters’ agency involved in administering the Promotion.
  37. Participants' personal data shall be processed for the purpose of participating in the Promotion only and will only be retained as long as necessary for such purpose (i.e. until 3 months after the end of the Promotion). Participants can request access to and/or rectification of their personal data. For these purposes participants can contact the Promoter at the below address or by e-mailing dataprotection@adidas-group.com.
  38. At all times the Promoter reserves the right to exclude participants with invalid or false entries or invalid or false personal information from participation.
  39. The Promoter reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner deemed by Promoter to be in violation of these Terms; or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promoter to be disruptive.
  40. The Promoter is authorized at all times on reasonable grounds to exclude or disqualify participants without a right of recourse against the Promoter.
  41. The Promoter reserves the right to exclude participants in case of (suspicion of) foul play, fraud, or any (other) breach of the Terms without a right of recourse against the Promoter. Organised or collective participation of the Promotion shall be regarded as a breach of the Terms.
  42. This Promotion is void where the Promotion is prohibited. It is the responsibility of the participants to ensure their legal eligibility to participate.
  43. No rights can be derived from the Promotion or its result.
  44. Applicable law / disputes

  45. In the event of any dispute, the decision of the Promoter is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about the outcome of the Promotion.
  46. If any clause of these Terms is found by a competent court or other competent authority to be void or unenforceable, that clause shall be deemed to be deleted and the remaining clauses shall continue in full force and effect.
  47. The Terms are governed by and construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Netherlands. Any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the Terms shall in the first instance be submitted to and settled by the competent court of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, provided that this shall not preclude or prejudice the right of the participant to take any legal proceedings in another court of competent jurisdiction in accordance with applicable mandatory law.
  48. The Promoter reserves the right at all times to terminate, break off or amend the Promotion or the Terms for no reason at all without any liability to the participants or any third party. A revised version of the Terms will be published on the Website.
  49. Complaints or questions relating to the Terms and the Promotion can be submitted in writing to adidas International Trading B.V., to the attention of the Legal Department, Hoogoorddreef 9a, 1101 BA, Amsterdam Z-O, the Netherlands.