Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VALID ONLY United States, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

ENTRY IN THIS PROMOTION CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.

The sponsor of this Promotion is Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany or one of its affiliates (the “Sponsor”). The Promotion begins at 12:01 AM EST on January 11th, 2021 and ends at the earlier of (a) 11:59 PM EST on June 30th, 2021 or (b) when all Samples (as defined below) have been claimed (“Promotional Period”). PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING THE CORRESPONDING TIME ZONE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.

To be eligible for the Promotion, as of the start of the Promotional Period, Participants must (i) have reached the age of majority in their place of residence and be at least eighteen (18) years old; and (ii) have Internet access; and (iii) employed by a biopharma company and be engaged in direct mAb or recombinant protein from process development to full-scale manufacturing.

The following individuals are not eligible to participate:

If you are acting within the scope of your employment, as an employee, contractor, or agent of another party, you warrant that such party has full knowledge of your actions and has consented thereto. You further warrant that your actions do not violate your employer or company’s policies and procedures.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. In order to enter, Participants should go to the Promotion website at: https://www.emdmillipore.com/sample-CHO-Kit to complete and submit the form and the additional registration information required for participation. All entries must be received online, through the online submission system, on or before the end of the Promotional Period.

LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. Subsequent entries will be disqualified. Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor. Entries are void if they are in whole or part unintelligible, incomplete, damaged, altered, counterfeit, obtained through fraud, or late.

The Participants will each receive one Cell Culture Media 4CHO Sample Kit, reference 1038820001 (the “Samples”). SUPPLY OF THE SAMPLES IS LIMITED TO THIRTHY (30) KITS. The Samples come with the standard warranty as described in the documentation therefor. The Sponsor and its affiliates make no other warranties or representations whatsoever relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspects of the Samples. The Participants are solely responsible for all service fees, taxes and other charges due on the Samples. The Sponsor shall be responsible for shipping and handling charges related to delivery of the Samples to the Participants.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify individuals who violate these Rules, misrepresent themselves or provide misleading information to the Sponsor. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any Participant who tampers with the submission process or any other part of the Promotion. Any attempt by a Participant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such Participant to the fullest extent of the applicable law. Participants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor.

Participants agree that personal data including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address (“Personal Information”) may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used by the Sponsor, or any party authorized by them for the purposes of conducting and administering the Promotion, including its affiliates. This Personal Information may also be used by Sponsor or any party authorized by them, including its affiliates, to verify a Participant’s identity, postal address and telephone number in the event a Participant qualifies for the Samples as well as to deliver the Samples.

Participants further agree that their Personal Information may be used to fulfill additional terms of the Promotion, to contact the Participant in response to a question submitted by such Participant, or in any other manner in accordance with the Sponsor’s Data Privacy Policy.

This Personal Information may also be shared by the Sponsor or any party authorized by them with any third-party for the purposes of fulfilling the terms of this Promotion or another service that you have requested, to comply with the law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on Sponsor, and to protect and defend Sponsor’s rights or property. Participants understand and agree that this may mean that their Personal Information is transmitted, processed or stored in the United States. Note that we may share this Personal Information with our agents located in our various offices throughout the world. Some of those offices may be in countries with data protection laws different than those established under Participants’ national, state, provincial or local law.

For residents of the European Union: Pursuant to EU law pertaining to data collection and processing, Participants are informed that:

EMD Millipore Corporation
Attn: Eddie Liao
EMD Millipore Corp.
80 Ashby Road,
01730 Bedford | United States
Or by e-mail at: Eddie.Liao@emdmillipore.com

Participant Personal Information will be transferred to the U.S.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE SPONSOR OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOSS OF PROFITS, INCURRED BY PARTICIPANTS OR ANY THIRD PARTY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY OR IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING FROM THE PROMOTION, THE SAMPLES OR USE OF THE SAMPLES, EVEN IF THE SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.