KYOCERA GLOBAL Service Award Competition 2017 - Rules and Regulations
This KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe ("KDE") Service Award Competition ("Competition") will be held in the following countries:

Eligible Applicants are technicians from a KDE and/or KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V Sales Company ("KDEU-SC") contract partner, who have completed Basic Training or Additional Training within the last two years (2014-2016).

Those excluded include KDE/KDEU-SC employees, Dealer Managers (those employees with technical skills who no longer work as a technician), Trainers or participants on the Train-The-Trainer Programme.
All European finalists from the past three years are also excluded.

Prior to entering the Competition, Eligible Applicants must have registered online. Registration is valid only when the Eligible Applicant has read and confirmed full acceptance of these Rules.

Registration must include complete personal information from Eligible Applicants (first name, last name, address, city, email address, phone number). Incomplete registration data will result in exclusion from the Competition.

Stage 1: This is an online questionnaire which will be conducted by the KDEU-SC in the Contestant’s respective country during the period: February 1st 2017 till May 30st 2017.

The top scoring Contestants (the number to be determined by each KDEU-SC) will be permitted to proceed to Stage 2 of the Competition. Notification of success will be confirmed by email.

Scoring for this multiple choice test is as follows:
Contestants with the highest scores will enter the group of highest scoring Contestants. Should Contestants have the same score; one will be selected to go through to the next stage by a draw.

The winners of the first stage will be informed by email by the KDEU-SC in the Contestant’s respective country.

Stage 2: The successful Contestants from Stage 1 will take part in a country wide Competition by the respective KDEU-SC. During this stage of the Competition, Contestants will participate in theoretical and practical tests. The practical tests will be observed and graded by an auditor.
The final result of the theory and practical test will be determined by a jury.
May 1st 2017 till September 30st 2017

Stage 3: The winner of the country competition will be officially invited to participate in the final European Service Award.
October 1st 2017 till November 30st 2017

Stage 1: Online Competition
The prizes for the 1st Stage of the Competition will be offered by the KDEU-SC in the Contestant's respective country.

Stage 2: Country Competition
The prizes for the 2nd Stage of the Competition will be offered by the KDEU-SC in the Contestant's respective country.

Stage 3: Final Competition
The three best European winners will win a Trip to Japan.
April/May 2018

Prizes cannot be converted into cash nor can they be transferred to any other person.

Personal data will be used for the purpose of this event only. All personal data will be handled according to data protection regulations and procedures in place in the KDEU-SC respective country.

Each Contestant may only register once.

KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V reserves the right to withdraw the Competition at the end of any stage of the Competition without reason.

KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V is liable for all damage as a result of deliberate or gross negligence.

Regarding non-executive employees, KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V's liability is limited to foreseeable and typical damage of property and assets.

On slight negligence KYOCERA Document Solutions Europe B.V liability is limited to foreseeable and typical damage of property and assets pertaining to fundamental breach of duty.

The liability limitations shall not apply in the event of injury to life, body or health.
These Rules (in particular Liability) are governed by Dutch Law

Contestants will immediately be excluded from the Competition for:
In cases where prizes have already been awarded these will be claimed back from the Contestant.

Declaration of Eligible Applicant
The Eligible Applicants declares that he/she has read these Rules, and the act of taking part confirms that the Eligible Applicant agrees to be bound by these Rules.

If any part of the Rules becomes invalid or infeasible, the remainder will not be affected. In such cases, all parties are obliged to act together to replace the invalid or infeasible section by a valid or feasible replacement, which should resemble as closely as possible the purpose and intention of the original section.

No recourse is available, legal or otherwise.

These Rules are exclusively subject to the Dutch authorities.