Promoter is: Ceva Santé Animale S.A., a company registered under number 301 763 405 (RCS Libourne) and having its principal place of business at 10 avenue de la Ballastière, 33500 Libourne, France (hereinafter “Ceva”).

1. Organization

1.1. The Q Awards promoted by Ceva (hereinafter the “Contest”) begins at 8:00:01 a.m. CET on January 21, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CET on June 30, 2020. After the closing date, no further entries to the Contest will be permitted.

1.2. By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by the following terms and conditions (hereinafter the “T&Cs”). Entrants further agree to abide by and be bound by all decisions of Ceva, which shall be final and binding, without right of appeal, in all matters relating to this Contest and the awarding of the prizes, including without limitation eligibility and/or disqualification of entries.

1.3. The language of these T&Cs is English, and any communication in relation to these T&Cs shall be in English. Entrants can send their questions related to the Contest to Ceva at the following e-mail address:

2. Eligibility; Entry restrictions

2.1. Entry to the Contest is completely free of charge and involves no obligation to purchase.

2.2. The Contest is open only to dairy veterinarians who have a story to share about Q fever and are practicing in at least one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Near East and Gulf, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.

2.3. Excluded from eligibility are the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Ceva, and any members of immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) of such persons.

2.4. Only one (1) entry will be accepted per person. All additional entries will be disqualified.

2.5. If an entrant does not meet the eligibility requirements or is subject to any entry restrictions, that entrant shall not be entitled to be adjudged a winner, and will not be entitled to a prize in any circumstances.

3. Entry process

3.1. Entrants must connect to the following Contest website: (hereinafter the “Website”), and submit a Q story by following strictly all detailed steps and guidelines available on the Website. Internet access and valid e-mail address are required for submission of any Q story.

3.2. Only Q story drawn up and submitted in accordance with the guidelines available on the Website will be accepted.

3.3. It is the responsibility of the entrants to provide correct and up-to-date details when entering the Contest. Ceva shall not be held responsible for winners failing to supply accurate information which affects prize notification, prize acceptance or delivery of their prize.

3.4. Entrants represents and warrants that neither their participation in the Contest nor the submission of their Q story does, will conflict with, or result in a breach of any permit, confidential or any other contractual obligation or restriction with a third party.

3.5. All entries and prize claims are subject to verification. Ceva reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to eliminate or disqualify any entries or entrants that it regards as being in breach of these T&Cs. Those who try to circumvent the entry process and/or entry instructions by any method will be disqualified, and any prize award will be void.

4. Winners selection

4.1. The winners will be selected, from all entries received in accordance with these T&Cs, by decision of a technical Ceva jury.

4.2. The Ceva jury will evaluate and elect the best Q story from each country (of all countries listed in Article 2.2 above) and from those, the best global one. Accordingly, there will be 1 winner per country (hereinafter each “Local Winner”), and 1 global winner amongst all Local Winners (hereinafter the “Global Winner”).

5. Awarded prizes

5.1. As part of the Contest, the following prizes will be awarded:

 To each one of the Local Winners: 1 x Invitation to the most relevant national buiatric conference which will be held in 2020 or 2021, being provided that 1 invitation shall include: registration to the event (inscription fee) travel and accommodation (number of nights to be defined as regards the event duration) expenses.
Estimated total value per Invitation: €1,200 excl. tax.

 To the Global Winner only: 1 x Invitation to the World Buiatrics Congress to be held in Madrid (Spain) from September 27, 2020 to October 1, 2020, in order for the Global Winner to share his/her Q story at this event, being provided that this invitation shall include: registration to the event (inscription fee), travel and accommodation (5 nights) expenses.
Estimated total value for this invitation: €2,200 excl. tax.

(The national buiatric conference and the World Buiatrics Congress shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as the “Events”.)

5.2. All prizes are (i) as stated, and no cash or other alternatives, in whole or part, will be offered; (ii) not transferable, and cannot be resold or substituted; and (iii) subject to availability, and Ceva reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

5.3. Ceva shall not be responsible for inaccurate prizes details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with the Events or the Contest.

6. Winners notification

6.1. All winners will be contacted on or promptly after July 24, 2020 by e-mail (to the e-mail address communicated by them when submitting their Q story), and given details of how to claim their prize.

6.2. If a winner (i) cannot be contacted, (ii) does not respond to Ceva or does not claim its prize within thirty (30) days of being notified of its win, or (iii) rejects its prize, such winner’s prize will be forfeited and Ceva shall be entitled to select another winner in accordance with these T&Cs.

6.3. Ceva reserves the right to withdraw a prize if Ceva finds out that (i) false information, fraud or corruption was used to obtain it; (ii) a winner was not eligible or should have been excluded; or (iii) there are reasonable grounds to believe a winner is in serious breach of his obligations under these T&Cs.

7. Publicity

7.1. The winners may be required to take part in promotional and advertising activities related to the Contest and/or the Events, and the winners shall participate in such activities upon Ceva’s reasonable request.

7.2. Unless otherwise stated in an individual agreement concluded between Ceva and the winner, and subject to provisions of Article 8 below, the following provisions shall apply:
By entering the Contest, winners hereby grant to Ceva, its related affiliates, and their respective employees, agents, and representatives (hereinafter the “Grantees”) the full right to create and obtain free-of-charge, now and in the future, images, photographs, video, audio, interviews, stories (including their Q story) and any other recordings or documents, in any now known or future media, of their name, image, voice, likeness, personal information, or other items (hereinafter collectively the “Recordings”). Winners also authorize free-of-charge Grantees to adapt, edit, summarize, reproduce, perform, display, distribute, publish, broadcast, post or stream over the Internet and Internet-based applications, and otherwise use any and all parts of the Recordings for promotional and educative purposes in connection with the Contest and the Events, for a period of five (5) years as from the closing date of the Contest, and throughout the world, in any and all manners and in any and all forms of media that Grantees believe suitable.

7.3. By entering the Contest, winners represent and warrant that they have secured all rights in the Recordings necessary to grant the rights hereunder and to permit the lawful exercise of those rights by Grantees, without protestation or interruption on the part of winners or any third party with respect to any part of the Recordings.

8. Personal data protection

8.1. In the context of the Contest, Ceva will collect certain personal data of entrants (hereinafter “Data”), including in particular their surname, first name and e-mail address.

8.2. The collected Data are only intended to Ceva as part of the entrant’s participation and allocation of prizes to the winners, and will not be disclosed to any third party without the concerned entrant’s prior consent.

8.3. All Data will be kept for the duration necessary for the purpose of the processing, i.e. up to three (3) months after the closing date of the Contest (as defined in Article 1.1. above), except winners Data which will be kept for the term defined in Article 7.2 above.

8.4. The Contest is subject to the Ceva’s Privacy Policy terms, which is available on

8.5. In accordance with the applicable personal data regulations, entrants may on demand access, rectify and limit the processing and portability of their Data. Entrants may also object to the processing, withdraw their consent and request the deletion of their Data.

8.6. Entrants may exercise their rights as defined hereunder by writing to the following e-mail address:

8.7. Entrants who (i) object to the processing, (ii) withdraw their consent or (iii) request the deletion of their Data, before the closing date of the Contest (as defined in Article 1.1. above), will be deemed to have waived their participation in the Contest.

8.8. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the Events.

9. Liability

9.1. Entry into the Contest is at the entrant’s sole risk. To the extent permitted by law, Ceva won’t accept any responsibility for any damages, losses, liabilities, injuries, costs, expenses or claims (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) suffered by entrants or any third parties arising out of or in connection with the Events, the Contest and/or accepting a prize. Ceva further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to entrants or any other person relating to or resulting from participation in the Contest, provided that nothing in these T&Cs shall act to limit or exclude Ceva’s liability resulting from its negligence or fraud.

9.2. Ceva reserves the right at any time to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend the Contest in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties. Such cancellation, amendment, withdrawal, termination or suspension shall be notified as soon as possible by Ceva to entrants having finalized their entry process at that time.

9.3. Ceva reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to amend these T&Cs (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud) with immediate effect.

10. Governing law; Jurisdiction

The Contest and these T&Cs shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France, and any claims or disputes arising out thereof shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts.