Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

General terms and conditions

1. Scope
These general terms and conditions apply to the use of this website. By registering on this website, you agree to these general terms and conditions. We reserve the right to modify these general terms and conditions at any time. The general terms and conditions are those active at the time when you access and use the website. It is therefore your responsibility to consult the terms and conditions regularly.
If there are differences between the German, English and French versions of the general terms and conditions, the French version will supersede.

2. Access
This website is intended only for smokers who have reached the age of at least 18 years and are resident in Switzerland. To obtain access to this site, you must be able to prove your identity, age and place of residence. In addition, the location of the computer you are using to access the website is monitored using its IP address. Only access from Switzerland is permitted. You must also register and choose a username and password to be used solely for your personal use. This information must not be disclosed to third parties. The purpose of this measure is to avoid use by unauthorised third parties. As a user of this website, you are required to take the necessary steps to keep your username and password secret. You must inform us immediately if you have reason to believe (i) that someone knows your password or username, or (ii) that there is a risk that your username and password have been used without authorisation.
We reserve the right to cancel your registration and therefore close your user account at any time without notice if you fail to comply with the obligations laid down in these general terms and conditions.

3. Conditions for participation in competitions
The competitions organised on this website are intended only for smokers who have reached the age of at least 18 years and are resident in Switzerland. Only registered individuals may take part. Employees of British American Tobacco Switzerland SA ('BAT'), and their families, BAT service providers, employees of BAT Vending, and employees of any other companies affiliated with the BAT Group in Switzerland and throughout the world may not take part in these competitions. 
Participation is free and without any purchase obligation. By taking part in a competition, you are agreeing to both these general terms and conditions and the specific terms and conditions of the competition in question. We also have the right to halt a competition at any time and subject to our sole discretion. In such a case, you will not be entitled to any compensation. No rights are acquired and no service may be demanded. 
We will not assume any liability if the data entered in the forms or e-mails by participants cannot be recognised by the system or, more generally, if, as a result of a technical or other failure, a person is not able to take part in a competition. 
We reserve the right to exclude participants from competitions. This will apply in particular to participants who manipulate or attempt to manipulate their participation (multiple account creation) or who breach the general terms and conditions or the specific terms and conditions of the competition or who in any way use the competitions offered in a manner that is not appropriate.

4. No guarantees
BAT will not assume any liability or provide any guarantee (i) as to the satisfactory operation of the Sites and/or Applications, (ii) as to the possibility of accessing and using such Sites and/or Applications, (iii) as to the complete, accurate and current nature of the content, information or data shown on the Sites and/or Applications, (iv) as to the absence of any defects in the Sites and/or Applications, or their content, and in particular as to the absence of viruses or other malware, and (v) concerning the absence of specific qualities that could be expected in relation to the Sites and/or Applications, or their content.
If a consumer accesses the Sites and/or Applications, uses them or downloads content from them, that individual does so voluntarily and subject to his or her own risk.

5. Intellectual property rights
Use of this website does not mean that you have license rights concerning the intellectual property rights relating to the content of the website.

This website and all of its content (in particular software, files, designs, graphics and data) are the property of British American Tobacco Switzerland SA and are protected by the laws governing intellectual property, including copyrights, and by the law governing protection of brand names and trademarks. Any unauthorised use of this website, and in particular (i) use of this website or its content for any professional or commercial purposes whatsoever, and (ii) the reproduction, representation, sharing, disclosure, circulation, dissemination, modification or awarding of a licence, or any other use in any manner whatsoever of this website, its content, text, sections of a text or still or animated images, audio data, software, products or services, and any other data or information is expressly prohibited without prior written consent from BAT. Framing and in-line linking of the content of the website, in particular, are prohibited.

6. Data protection
You will find information about the collection and processing of your personal data provided and obtained when you access this website in the separate policy on Personal Data .

7. Contact
You may submit any questions concerning our general terms and conditions or our Personal Data policy by writing to us at Av. de Rhodanie 48, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland.

8. Safeguard clause
If certain provisions in these general terms and conditions are or become fully or partially null and void or if the terms contain a regulatory gap, the validity of the other provisions will remain unaffected. Lawful provisions will replace such null and void provisions.

9. Applicable law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with Swiss law under exclusion of its conflict of laws provisions. The competent jurisdiction is the place of residence of the customer, which must be located in Switzerland.