GAME RULES « 130th Anniversary»

1 - ORGANISING COMPANY. The company SNA Europe SAS, a French “société par actions simplifiées” registered in France (Pontoise) under registration number 509 621 736 and whose registered office is located at Allée Rosa Luxembourg - 95610 ERAGNY SUR OISE  (the “Organising Company”), organises from December 1st, 2016 at 00:01 to March 12th , 2017 at 23:59 (the “Duration of the Operation”) a European contest entitled “the 130th anniversary” (the “Operation”) on the website accessible at the following internet address: (the “Website”). The Competition will consist for the Participants to submit their nicest story with Bahco to determine who the Bahco biggest fan is. 1.1 SNA Europe SAS provides this game altogether as an independent company with the sole purpose to promote and market its goods and services. The game is not to be seen as gambling, a lottery, or otherwise as a game of chance, but as a competition based on the actual contribution from the participants. The game is furthermore facilitated and carried out only through legal and professional means to advertise and market SNA Europe SAS and its goods and services.



2 - PARTICIPATION. The Operation is available to any adult – “the Participant”- (aged 18 years and over) residing in Metropolitan France (including Corse), in United Kingdom, in Spain, in Germany, in Italy, in the Netherlands, in Sweden, in Denmark, in Norway excluding the Organising Company employees, the persons who directly or indirectly took part in the conception, in the making or in the management of the Operation, as well as their direct family members. The participation is limited to one (1) per person (same surname, same first name and same email address) for the Duration of the Operation. The Organising Company reserves the right to verify that the Winners have entered the Operation in accordance with the present rules, as the non-compliant participations will be disqualified and cannot qualify for a prize.


3 - ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE OPERATION. The Operation will be advertised to the public via the Website and other advertising media.



To celebrate the 130th anniversary of Bahco trademark, the Organising Company would like to gather the best stories illustrating the incredible relationship people have had over the years with Bahco. The Participant will access this campaign and submit her/his story via the dedicated page open on the Website. After filling the submission form (see below section 7) to participate to the campaign, the Participant will be able to submit his/her story which can include text and pictures.


Each Website visitor can vote for his/her favourite story by clicking on the “thumb up” icon.

At the end of the Operation, the story scoring the highest number of votes on each local Website will be retained.  All retained stories will then be posted on the Bahco intranet for the SNA Europe employees to vote for their favourite one.


The first three stories, ranked by the number of votes granted by SNA Europe employees, will be win a prize as exposed  in section 6.




Participants can only register once. Duplicated uploads will automatically be removed from the Website. Also SNA Europe can decide to remove content from the Website if they are considered inappropriate and/or explicit.


By submitting content to SNA Europe Website, Participants hereby grant SNA Europe a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, distribute and perform the content, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing in any media formats and through any media channels.


Participants further agree that content they submit to the contest will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless Participants have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant SNA Europe all of the license rights granted herein.


Participants also agree that they will not submit material that is contrary to SNA Europe behavioral guidelines found below. SNA Europe does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Website, and SNA Europe will remove all content if properly notified that such content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. SNA Europe reserves the right to remove content without prior notice.


SNA Europe’s behavioral guidelines:

This Website is not to be used for:

(i) Pornography or sexually explicit content or inappropriate stuff, such as animal abuse, alcoholic abuse or bomb making.

(ii) Respect copyright.



6. PRIZES. For the whole Operation, the following prizes will be offered:

For three (3) first winners of the Operation:

  • 1st prize: a four (4) day stay for two (2) persons (from Thursday to Sunday, the date will be confirmed with the winner) in San Sebastian (Spain). The price includes the round trip from the country of residence of the winner to San Sebastian, the accommodation in a 4 star hotel, a dinner at a Michelin restaurant, and the visit of the Bahco Plant in Irun,  all items amounting to an average commercial value of 1000€, plus the price of the flight ticket which will be calculated when the winner will be designated.
  • 2nd prize:  a “130th Anniversary” limited edition Tool trolley (ref: 1470K6BKFFC12, average commercial value of 1825€ inc.VAT)
  • 3rd prize: A textile tool bag and its 72 tools assortment (ref: 4750FB2W-TS001, average commercial value of 585€ inc.VAT)


7 - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS. In order to enter the Operation, the Participant has to connect to the Website through the Duration of the Operation, to fill in the “best story” submission form, providing for that purpose, his/her surname, first name, email address, profession, the story and related pictures  before clicking on the tab « Send». No purchase is necessary.



At the end of the Operation, stories with the highest number of votes per country will be submitted to an internal consultation via the intranet of the Organising Company, where all SNA Europe employees can vote for their preferred story. Each employee is allowed to vote only once. The number of votes will determine the Winners by their ranking.  

The consultation will be opened internally for three (3) weeks. (from March 23rd 2017 to April 13th 2017).As soon as the consultation is completed, the Winners of the Prizes will be informed via email sent to the address indicated when they registered to the Operation.


9 - AWARDING OF THE PRIZES. When the Winners are contacted via email, they will be asked to provide a complete postal address to which the Prizes may be sent. The Prize will be sent to the winner(s) by post within sixty (60) days of being provided their postal address. In the event a winner does not respond within a month from the date on which the email was sent, a second email will be sent. In the absence of a response from said winner within a month from the date of the second email, the Prize will be considered lost and the Prize will not be put back in the Competition.


10 - UNAVAILABILITY OF THE PRIZES. The Prizes cannot in any way be exchanged against their value in cash, or against any kind of other reward and are non-transferable. The Organising Company may however replace the Prizes with other prizes of equivalent or higher value if circumstances beyond the Organising Company’s control make it necessary to do so.


11 – DECISION ON WINNERS. The decision of the Organising Committee regarding any aspect of the Operation is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into about it.


12 - FILING AND PROVISION OF THE RULES. The entry to the Operation implies the full acceptance of the present rules. The rules are available free of charge and printable at any time on or upon request at SNA Europe SAS – Service Marketing - BP 20104 Eragny - 95613 CERGY PONTOISE FRANCE.


13 - COSTS REFUND. The costs of the Internet connection needed in order to enter the Operation will not be refunded.


14 - FRAUD. The Organising Company will be able to cancel all or part of the Operation if it appears that a fraud was committed in any form or by any means, in the context of the participation to the Operation or of the designation of the Winners. Moreover, it reserves the right not to distribute the Prizes to any participant who cheated and/or to bring proceedings against them before the competent courts.


15 - FORCE MAJEURE. The Organising Company reserves the right to shorten, extend, modify or cancel the Operation in the event of force majeure. Its liability will not be engaged in this case.


16 - LIABILITY. The entry to the Operation via internet implies the acknowledgement and the acceptance of the characteristics and limitations of the Internet, in particular regarding the technical performances, the time of response to consult, question or transfer the information. The absence of protection of certain data against potential misappropriation and against the contamination risks by potential virus circulating on the Internet, shall not in any way expose the Organising Company to any liability. The Organising Company shall not be liable in case of loss of Internet communications or alteration of the participations (network communication, network breakdown) and more generally, in case of any disruption of the Internet. The Organising Company shall not be liable in case of malfunction or failure of the postal network and, in particular, in cases where the Prizes are lost during shipment, are not received, are damaged or when their delivery is delayed. Likewise, the Organising Company shall not be liable in cases where the Prizes are misdirected due to incorrect information provided by the participants or in cases where the Prizes were not received by the Participants within the timeframe set by the postal service.


17 - PERSONAL DATA. The processing of personal data of the participants is necessary in order for the Organising Company to manage efficiently the Operation and to make sure the Winners receive their Prizes. This data is used by the Organising Company and, if needed, its partners, for the purposes of the Operation and, if needed, to enable the Organising Company to send commercial communications to the Participants who requested it. In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, the Operation Participants have a right of access, of rectification and deletion of all or part of their personal data, as well as a right to object to the use of such personal data. The Participants may exercise these rights by sending a mail to or to SNA Europe SAS – BP 20104 Eragny – 95613 CERGY PONTOISE France. The persons who will exercise their right of opposition before the end of the Operation will not be able to participate to the Operation and receive a Prize.


18 - GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE. The Operation and the present rules are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of France.  Any objection or claim in relation to the Operation shall be sent to the Organising Company to or to SNA Europe SAS - BP 20104 Eragny - 95613 CERGY PONTOISE France.