TERMS & CONDITIONS: “Connect the Dots”

Article 1
The competition, the “ Connect the Dots”, hereafter the “Competition”, is organised by VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA. (“the Promoter”), with registered office at Zetellaan 100, 3630 Maasmechelen, Belgium and registered with the Crossroad Bank of Enterprises (Kruispuntbank der Ondernemingen) under the number 0465.707.490. The Competition starts on 15 June 2019 at 10.00 CET and finishes on 15 July 2019 at 23.59 CET.

Article 2
All physical persons can participate in the Competition on the condition that they are at least 18 years old and participate as private citizens. Employees of VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA., its affiliated companies, members of their family in the first and second line as well as employees of our marketing partners involved in this Competition, are not allowed to participate.

Article 3
Maasmechelen Village is divided into three coloured zones i.e. black, yellow and red zone. When the Participant purchases an item in a participating boutique located in one of the aforementioned areas, he/she will receive a ‘Manneken Pis’ sticker in a colour for that specific area.

To be eligible for winning the prize mentioned in article 5:

  • the Participant has to collect a ‘Manneken Pis’ sticker in the colour of the 3 different zones (i.e. 1 black, 1 red and 1 yellow sticker) at Maasmechelen Village between 15 June 2019 until and including 15 July 2019 and go to the Tourist Information Center to receive a unique code;
  • the Participant needs to register online atcom/MannekenPis, enter his/her unique code and give the correct answer to the competition question.

Each unique code allows the Participant to participate once.

Article 4
Every participation with an invalid account or wrong personal details will be null and void.

Article 5
The following prizes can be won:

  • 50x Maasmechelen Village Gift Card ad € 20 each
  • 40x Maasmechelen Village Gift Card ad € 50 each
  • 250x welcome drink

Article 6
The prizes as mentioned in Article 5 will be awarded to the winners, i.e., the people who have given the correct answer to the competition question and who have entered the winning code at ProudToBeBelgian.com/MannekenPis before 15 July 2019. The competition will however be stopped early if (i) all codes have been distributed and (ii) the winners are known before 15 July 2019. As soon as the winning codes will have participated, the competition will come to an end with immediate effect.

The winners of the prizes will receive an email immediately after entering his/her unique code at ProudToBeBelgian.com/MannekenPis and giving the correct answer to the competition question. The winners are invited to Maasmechelen Village at the latest on 15 August 2019 to claim his/her prize, upon presentation of his/her legitimation as proof of his/her identity, together with the confirmation message.

Article 7
Any attempt at fraud will be sanctioned with immediate exclusion of the participant.

Article 8
The prize is personal and not transferable. It cannot be exchanged in any way, not even against its monetary value.

Article 9
In the event that the winner does not fulfil the criteria stipulated in these regulations, the prize will not be awarded and will remain the property of the Promoter.

Article 10
The participants agree to having their identity checked and for their stated address to be compared against their national identity card. Every false declaration of identity or address will lead to the immediate exclusion of the participant.

Article 11
The Promoter reserves the right to change, extend or even completely cancel the Competition due to events that are entirely beyond its control. The Promoter cannot be held liable if the Competition has to be interrupted, delayed or even cancelled due to reasons beyond its control.

Any case that is not expressly provided for in these rules will be decided by the Promoter whose decision is final.

Article 12
By participating in this Competition, the participant acknowledges acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.

Article 13
Participation in the competition implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, specifically as regards to technical performance, the risk of interruption, and, more generally, the risks inherent to any connection and transmission over the Internet, the absence of protection of certain data against possible diversions and the risk of infection by viruses on the network.

VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA in no event can be held liable among others for:

  • Transmissions over the Internet
  • Malfunction of the Internet and/or software used
  • The consequences of viruses, bugs, anomalies, technical defects
  • Any technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind

The Promotor cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage resulting from an interruption, any dysfunction, exclusion of participants or the termination of the competition for whatever reason. This also applies to any direct or indirect damage which may arise from a connection to this site.

Every participant must take all necessary measures to secure his own data and/or software on his computer equipment and/or his site against any attack.

The connection with the site of VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA and participation in the competition are the sole responsibility of the participants. Nor can VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA be held responsible if the present competition has to be changed, cut short or cancelled due to force majeure or for reasons beyond its control.

VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA reserves the right to determine whether the rules have been respected, specifically to exclude any participant who has abused the rules.

During the competition any additions or, in case of force majeure, changes can be published after notification by VR Maasmechelen Tourist Outlets Comm. VA. They will be considered as appended to these rules.

Any dispute concerning the interpretation of the present Terms & Conditions, as well as any unforeseen situation that has not been covered in these rules shall be reviewed and decided by an internal jury, established by the Promoter.

Article 14
By participating, you are requested to provide the following personal data: your email address. These personal data will be processed for selecting and contacting the winners. The provision of these personal data is required for the execution of the Competition in which the participant is involved. The winning participant agrees with this in the manner as determined in the competition form.

Value Retail is the data controller of these personal data. The personal data shall be processed by Value Retail and stored on a local server. The personal data shall be preserved until three months after the Competition has been closed and the winner has been contacted.

The participant has the right to request Value Retail to inspect and rectify the personal data. By participating, the participant acknowledges that, in case he/she has won, his/her personal data shall be shared on social media of Value Retail. Value Retail reserves the right to contact each participant for clarification and verification, whenever it sees fit. The participant has the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority (in principle the Belgian Supervisory Authority https://www.gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit.be/ ).

The general privacy policy of Value Retail can be consulted on https://www.maasmechelenvillage.com/en/footer/legal/privacy-policy

  • via email: legalbelgium@maasmechelenvillage.com;
  • via fax: +32 (0) 89/77 40 20;
  • via mail: Maasmechelen Village, Zetellaan 100, 3630 Maasmechelen