Terms and Conditions

IWC is proposing its The IWC x Valtteri Bottas Meet & Greet for IWC enthusiasts.

From those who enter the Contest, IWC shall, at random, choose 2 winning entries. The individuals who are chosen as winners shall get the opportunity to meet F1 pilot and IWC ambassador Valtteri Bottas on the 23rd August 2017, at the IWC Boutique in Amsterdam.

The contest (hereinafter referred to as the “Contest”) will start on 18 July 2017 at 8.00 a.m. CET and will close on 1 August 2017 at 6.00 p.m. CET (hereinafter referred to as the “Contest Period”).

During the Contest Period, entrants to the Contest (hereinafter referred to as “Entrants”) will be asked to (hereinafter referred to as the “Entry”) like the IWC Facebook page, click on the link provided to register and answer the contest questions (game of skill).

IWC will conduct a random draw from all 100% valid Entries received during the Contest Period on August 2nd at 10.00 a.m. CET. The odds of winning depend on the number of valid Entries received. Winners will be contacted via e-mail.

1. These Participation Rules (hereinafter referred to as “Rules”) apply to the Contest. By entering the Contest, Entrants expressly agree to be bound by these Rules.


2. The Contest is promoted and organised by IWC, Branch of RLG Europe BV, (hereinafter referred to as “IWC”).


3. These Contest Rules are only available in English and are displayed on the Contest page available at IWC.com. If you do not understand the Contest Rules then you should not participate.


4. The Contest is exclusively viewable on IWC’s official Facebook page at the following webpage address: http://www.facebook.com/IWCWatches. In order to participate in the Contest, each Entrant must first enter IWC’s official Facebook page, like it and click on the link provided to register and answer the contest question (game of skill).


5. Any changes to the Rules will be posted on IWC’s official Facebook page at the web address noted above.


6. This Contest shall be void where prohibited by local law.

7. The Contest is NOT open to minors and to qualify to enter the Contest you must be of legal age (over 18). By entering the Contest, you warrant that you have the legal capacity to enter the Contest and accept the Contest Rules (i.e. that you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are entitled to be legally bound by a contract).


8. Employees and immediate family members of employees of IWC and their associated companies, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies connected with the creation or administration of the Contest are not eligible to take part in the Contest. IWC reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all Entrants.


9. There is no purchase requirement to participate in the Contest, and there is no charge to register for the Contest which is available on Facebook other than the usual Internet connection charges payable to your service provider and/or telephone company, if any.


10. By participating in the Contest, Entrants hereby warrant that all personal details submitted by them are true, current and complete and that the e-mail addresses submitted are accurate and valid.


11. IWC reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the Entrant has breached any of the Contest Rules.

12. The Contest is exclusively displayed on IWC’s Official Facebook page located at http://www.facebook.com/IWCWatches.


13. How to Enter – in order to enter the Contest, Entrants must first register on Facebook. During the Contest Period, Entrants must then like the IWC Watches Facebook page, click on the dedicated contest link and like it and click on the link provided to register and answer the contest question.


14. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.


15. Entrants understand and acknowledge they are providing information to IWC and not to Facebook. In addition, the Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.


16. IWC reserves the right to use the name and image of the Entrant chosen as the winner. Such use will only be for purposes of promoting the Contest through postings on the IWC website, on IWC’s social media sites and through in-store and out of store multimedia exhibitions after the Contest.


17. The selection for the Prize (as defined below) will take place on or before August 2nd, 2017.


18. Data entered and automatically sent and entries generated by technical manipulation are excluded from the selection for the Prize.

20. The two winners will win each a pair of the official F1 gloves of Valtteri Bottas, and the opportunity to meet Valtteri Bottas on 23 August 2017 in Amsterdam.


21. The two winners of the Contest will be announced on IWC’s official Facebook page before the 10th August 2017. IWC will also notify the winner via e-mail.


22. If the Prize is declined or unclaimed by the winning Entrants, or if the winning Entrants cannot be contacted based on the details provided by him/her within one (1) business day from the notification, a replacement winning Entrant may be selected at IWC’s discretion and will be notified by IWC. The original entry that was selected will then be forfeited.


23. If for whatever reason a winning Entrant is not able to accept the Prize, IWC will select a new winning Entrant.


24. The Prize is personally attributed and not transferable. There is no cash alternative for the Prize. The Prize is awarded at IWC’s entire discretion, and no Prize will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any Entrant.

26. IWC does not accept liability for any damage, loss, pain or suffering incurred by any Entrant entering the Contest. IWC is not responsible for any problems with local postal services or technical faults, be they in networks or telephone lines, computer systems, servers or suppliers, mobile telephones or computer equipment or software failing of any e-mail system or entry form received due to technical problems or to congestion related to the Internet, telephone lines or any website, or any combination thereof, including any damage or prejudice to the Entrant’s telephone, computer or to any other person or mobile linked with or related to participation in or downloading of material on IWC’s website, be it related to the Contest or not.


27. IWC will not accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or mail delivery, communications-line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, viruses, bugs or other causes outside its control.


28. IWC reserves the right to cancel, withdraw or modify the Contest and/or the Contest Rules at any time without prior notice to Entrants, for any reason and without any liability. No indemnity will be paid or due by IWC as a result of such cancellation and/or modification.


29. Entrant provides a complete release of liability to Facebook regarding the Contest and every thereof as enumerated in these Rules.

31. IWC reserves the right and the Entrant expressly agrees that Entrant may use the name and/or pseudonym of the winners and/or all photographs and films taken of the winning Entrant at whatever location such audio visual material may be produced. Use may include the Internet, such as IWC’s website, its social network pages including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and all Photograph, publicity, magazines, catalogues or the likes.


32. The Entrant grants IWC, the non-exclusive rights of use and dissemination free of charge in any media whatsoever, including the right, if necessary to reproduce the winning Entrant’s name, likeness, voice or any other attribute of their personality as it appears in any film, photograph etc. whether taken during a Prize giving event or otherwise.


33. IWC will store Entrants’ entry details in connection with this Contest solely for the purpose of this Contest, unless Entrant has given permission for additional use, and in accordance with the rules of the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act. IP addresses of internet users having participated in the Contest will also be collected solely for the purpose of preventing fraud in connection with the Contest.

34. In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the Contest, IWC’s decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.


35. For all other matters the Rules shall be governed and construed in accordance with Dutch law. Disputes arising in connection with these Rules shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent Dutch courts.


36. Winner and Contact Information: Any questions or comments regarding this Contest must be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook. To obtain the name of the Contest winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: IWC “F1 VALTTERI BOTTAS COMPETITION”, Laura Ferrari, IWC Schaffhausen, Branch of Richemont International S.A., Baumgartenstrasse 15, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland after 3 August 2017. Requests received later than 90 days following the end of the Contest Period may not be fulfilled.