Data Privacy / Terms & Conditions 

Please read Data Privacy Statement here

By entering the BVDzero Competition, you accept following terms & conditions:

1. Title of the Competition


2. Sponsor

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH

3. Objective of BVDzero Competition

With this Award Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH would like to to make BVD more visible for all stakeholders in the cattle industry and to increase BVD communication globally and create awareness on the current BVD status all over the world.

4. Contacts

· Serkan Erkovan

Phone +49 1511 502 66 88


· Lucy Metcalfe

Phone +49 (6132) 77-171317


Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health GmbH

Binger Straße 173

55216 Ingelheim am Rhein

5. Eligibility and limitations

Employees of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH or its affiliated companies and their immediate families, the members of the BVDzero Award Committee and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.

6. Application Procedure
The application has to comply with the form provided by the BVDzero Award Committee. The submission must be executed according to the instructions on the website.

7. Timelines:

Submission Timeline: Materials can be submitted until 26.04.2019

Announcement: the awards will be presented at the May 2019.

9. BVDzero Committee

Refer to the BVDzero Committee Page in the link.

10. Selection criteria:

The BVDzero Award Committee, with no influence from the sponsoring company or the BVDzero team will select proposals based on the criterias defined in the competition.

11. Confidentiality of Proposals:

The BVDzero Award Committee members have signed a confidentiality agreement regarding information disclosure, which can be provided upon request.

Personnel of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH and/or of its affiliated companies, who will manage the practical collection of applications, will comply with the same level of confidentiality as the board members.

12. Use of the Submitted Materials

All information submitted in your Clinical Case, including without limitation, all documents, images, videos, reports, and materials, becomes the property of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH upon submission. By signing the attached “Transfer of rights & Warranty”, you unconditionally give all right, title and interest in the Clinical Case and all included materials, to Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, and unconditionally grant it the right to use, reproduce, distribute, create copies or derivative works, each in whole or in part, for research, commercial activities and/or promotional activities. Clinical Cases submitted without a properly executed “Transfer of rights & Warranty” will not be considered.

13. Withdrawal of your consent to the processing of personal data

In case you withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data as contemplated in the “Data Protection and Consent Form” Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH may exclude you from the Competition.

14. Privacy and Professional Secrecy Laws

Personal data of third persons (other than yourself) may only be part of your submission with prior consent by that the relevant persons which shall be documented in writing and provided to Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH upon request. n case you are subject to professional obligations of secrecy (e.g., as a veterinarian), participation is permitted only in case your submission does not contain information to which such secrecy obligations apply or with prior consent by the owner of such information. Noncompliance with this requirement does not only lead to exclusion from the Award, but may also result in criminal liability.

15. Liability

In case of intent or gross negligence by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH or any legal representative or a person used to perform an obligation of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH is liable according to the provisions of the applicable law. The liability for culpable damage to life, body or health as well as the liability under the Product Liability Act shall remain unaffected.

Any liability not expressly provided for above shall be disclaimed, without limitation, for any damage or loss suffered by any participant of the BVDzero Awards, or as a result of accepting any prize. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, if not expressly provided for above, is not responsible for malfunctions or failures of any kind which may limit an online participant´s ability to participate in the BVD Awards, and any injury or damage to participant´s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the BVD Award.

16. Taxes.

Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s) which is(/are) not specifically provided for in the BVD Terms and Conditions. All amounts of the prize(s) are including all applicable taxes. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH may report any prize awarded to a winner for tax purposes as required by law.”

17. Law & Jurisdiction

The BVDzero Terms and conditions shall be interpreted in accordance with German laws and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Regional Court Düsseldorf (Landgericht Düsseldorf), Germany.