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Official Rules for the 2017 Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award for European Operating Room Nurses Promotion

The “Ansell Cares H.E.R.O.” Contest (“Promotion”) begins at 12:01 AM CET on 4 April, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM CET on 16 June, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”). Within the Promotion Period, there will be a voting period that begins on 15 May, 2017, and ends on 16 June, 2017 (“Voting Period”). The Promotion is sponsored by Ansell Healthcare EMEA, Riverside Business Park Block J, Boulevard International 55, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium (“Sponsor”). The laws of Belgium apply. Void where prohibited.


The Promotion is open to all legal residents in a European country who are at least 18 years old who have internet access as of the beginning of the Promotion Period (Entrants). Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, related parties and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the Promotion.

The nominee nominated by the Entrant (Nominee) must be either a:

1. legal resident of a European country who is at least 18 years old and working as an enrolled Operating Room nurse, and holds an valid official certification allowing them to practice nursing in the country in which they are working.

In addition, the Nominee cannot be an employee, officer, or director of Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, related parties or a member of any of their immediate families. Registered nurses are allowed to nominate themselves provided they adhere to all Promotion rules.

To Enter:

Enter the Promotion by visiting and filling out the online entry form with your name and contact information, and provide the name and contact information for your Nominee, as well as a brief description about how your Nominee goes above and beyond their role as an O.R. nurse (“Submission”).

All Submissions must meet the following guidelines:

• Written submissions must be no more than 1000 words in length.
• Submissions cannot contain inappropriate language, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
• Submissions must be in the spirit of the Promotion, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
• Submissions must not include any reference to third party trademarks, logos, insignias, etc.

Entrants whose Submissions violate any of these requirements may be deemed ineligible and their submission may be void at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion which entries have satisfied the entry requirements, and to edit submissions at its sole discretion. Entries must be submitted in accordance with these Official Rules and must be received by Sponsor by 23:59 PM CET 10 May, 2017. No other method of submission will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to extend the deadline at Sponsor’s discretion.

Limit one (1) entry and nomination per person. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address used during the entry process. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provided, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address used.

Voting Process:

After submission, Nominee will receive a confirmation email where they will need to click a link to approve consent to publish his or her name and written entry about him or her, prior to posting, as further described below. Nominee will then submit a photograph to be displayed on Sponsor’s website as part of the Promotion. Eligible submissions where consent is received in the stated timeframe will then be displayed on the Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. web page as voting-eligible submissions during the Voting Period. During the Voting Period, individuals can vote on the website, or through Facebook, or Twitter. Limit one (1) vote per person and social media account per submission per day.

Votes received from any social media account or person in excess of the stated limitations during the Voting Period will be void, as will any votes received in violation of the posted voting terms. Entrants and Nominees are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, including, without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to any person, or directly or indirectly using automated or improper means to submit votes or create accounts. Submissions may be disqualified if they are found to have benefited from votes submitted in violation of these Official Rules or the posted voting terms. Sponsor reserves the right to validate all votes received through any means determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

Sponsor reserves the right not to select award recipients, if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions during the Promotion Period. Use of script, macro or any automated system to vote or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process is prohibited and all such votes will be void.

Notification of Winners:

After the close of the Voting Period, all votes will be tallied by Sponsor. The five submissions that receive the highest number of votes will be awarded the prizes as stated in the Prize section. In the event of a tie for the fifth submission, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing from all tied vote-getters in order to determine the winner.

Winners will be notified on or about 30 June 2017. Winners will be announced on the website on or about 1 July 2017. Winners will receive a notification package by e-mail within 15 days after the date of selection, which must be completed and returned to Sponsor as instructed.


Prizes For Nominees:

A prize package including an Ansell Cares H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award for European O.R. Nurses Plaque for outstanding service.

Additionally, Sponsor will make a donation of €1 per vote to a Sponsor-approved organization in the name of the Winner (up to a maximum of 10.000€). (“Capped Amount”), if he or she receives the more or equivalent amount of votes. However, if the votes for the Winner is less than the respective Capped Amount, the donated monetary amount will be equivalent to the actual votes.

No substitution or transfer of prizes or donations, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if advertised prizes become unavailable. All prizes will be awarded, and donations made, provided a sufficient number of acceptable submissions are received. Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of entries received, and the votes received.

General Terms and Conditions:

Winners may be required to complete an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, waiver of liability and, where lawful, publicity release, which must be returned to Sponsor within the listed timeframe. If the effort to send a notification package to a Winner is unsuccessful or if a Winner fails to execute and return any required document within the required time period an alternate Winner may be selected from remaining eligible participants through the process described above. If the prize is not claimed or is returned as undeliverable, then Winner’s right to the prize shall be forfeited and the prize award will be void and an alternate Winner may be selected. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, incomplete, incorrect, misdirected entries or prize claims. Sponsor is also not responsible for incomplete, interrupted, or scrambled transmissions, unavailable web sites, networks, servers, or systems, or other connection or transmission problems, technical malfunctions of the computer, software, web site, or any combination thereof, problems associated with any virus or other damage caused to any participant’s system or other problems of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic, or human. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend and/or cancel the Promotion or change any element hereof, with or without notice, at any time, due to printing, computer or network errors, or other mistakes in the production or operation of the Promotion. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion. By participating in this Promotion, Entrants, Nominees and voters (“Participants”) agree to be bound by the Official Rules, and release Sponsor and its agents and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss, or damage arising out of their participation in the Promotion or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize. Winners are responsible for any applicable tax on awarded prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Promotion, or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time and for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify in its sole discretion any person (or any related submission) tampering with the entry process, the voting process, or who violates these Official Rules in any way.

This Promotion is not authorized by or sponsored by Google, Facebook, or Twitter.

Submission Ownership and License:

Submissions must be the original work of the Participant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the rights of any person or entity. By entering, the Participants warrant and represent that they consent to the submission and use of the Submission in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. In consideration of a submission being reviewed and evaluated for this Promotion, each Participant hereby grants to the Sponsor the non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, edit, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display such entry, or any portion thereof in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to all forms of electronic media, print media and all forms of internet and wireless protocol. Each Entrant understands that his or her name and submissions may be posted on Sponsor’s website in connection with Promotion. Each Nominee agrees that his or her name, photograph, image, place of employment and biographical information may be posted on Sponsor’s website in connection with Promotion. Participants agree that the Sponsor has no obligation to post any submitted material on its Sponsor’s website. Each Participant authorizes the Sponsor to utilize, for eternity and in any manner they see fit, the submission provided to Sponsor, and to make derivative works from such materials in connection with the Promotion (i.e., without limitation, to create promotional materials).


Entrant understands that after making a Submission, Sponsor will be seeking consent from the Nominee to publish his or her name and story as part of the Promotion. If consent is not provided by the Nominee within the appropriate timeframe, Entrant’s nomination and Submission will not be published or considered for the Promotion.

Publicity Release:

By participating in the Promotion, each Participant irrevocably grants Sponsor the right to use each such entrant’s name, photograph, image, biographical information, in any and all media for any purpose, including, without limitation, advertising and promotional purposes and each entrant hereby releases Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto, except where prohibited. By entering this Promotion, each Participant grants Sponsor the right to utilize entrant’s contact information provided to contact entrant for any reason. Completion of the entry form constitutes assent to these written terms. Sponsor will be seeking separate consent from all Nominees for posting of a submission about them.

List of Winners:

For a winners list, please your request in writing by 15 July 2017 to: List of Winners for “Ansell Cares H.E.R.O.” Promotion, Ansell Healthcare EMEA, Riverside Business Park Block J, Boulevard International 55, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium or by sending an email to:

Privacy Policy:

Except as otherwise contemplated in these rules or in any publicity release, information collected by Sponsor in connection with this Promotion will be used by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s online privacy policy posted at All information on the nominations will also be shared with EORNA (European Association of Operating Room Nurses and may be used for purposes of membership marketing).

The processing of personal data collected by Sponsor through the use of this Website is subject to Belgian Law (Belgian Personal Data Protection Act of 8 December 1992, as amended by the Law of 11 December 1998 transposing Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, or by any subsequent law).

This data protection policy is provided without prejudice to Sponsor’s rights and obligations to certain visitors who, under a contract, the law or another document of a contractual, regulatory or legal nature, have permission to carry out more extensive operations. In such cases, the arrangement most favourable to Sponsor shall apply.

In compliance with the Belgian Personal Data Protection Act, users have the right access, modify, correct and remove their personal data. Users also have the right to object, free of charge, to the processing of their personal data. Users may exercise these rights by sending a written, signed and dated request, along with a copy of both sides of their identity card, to Ansell at Ansell Healthcare EMEA, Communication Department, Riverside Business Park Block J, Boulevard International 55, B-1070 Brussels, Belgium, or by sending an e-mail to


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