Nigel Rijkhoek, Jun 13, 2019 : Update: We have reached out the selected attendees by email. Thank you all for applying. Update: A huge THANK YOU to everyone who applied this application! The form has been closed, we'll contact the winners via email very soon. Dear Friends, We would like to thank you for your support during our OnePlus journey. It has been great to work together on creating a better product with you. Thanks to our honest and vocal community we are able to provide the best user experience in our devices. We have been working very hard on our camera to meet the expectations from our users. Pictures are very important to many of you and it is important to capture those memorable moments. The OnePlus 7 Pro is our best ever camera, combined with our most advanced software features, but Never Settle means a continuous strive for improvement. We would like to hear from you what’s important, what features you would like to see and which areas we need to improve. [How to join us?] On July 20, we will hold the Open Ears Forum: Camera in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Applications are open to all European residents. The selected applicants will have their travel and accommodation costs covered by OnePlus. Fill the form here to join: http://onepl.us/OpenEarsForumAmsterdam We will invite 28 users to join us. Entries are open until June 22 at 10 PM (GMT). We'll announce the participants on June 25 at 10 AM (GMT). For our fans across the globe, don’t worry, once we wrap-up this event, we will release a survey to listen to your ideas as well. We look forward to seeing you there! Notice: This will be an English-speaking forum, so we ask that you only apply if you speak fluent English, as we want you to be able to fully participate in the event. Never Settle Spoiler: Terms & Conditions Terms and Conditions 1. Sponsor The sponsor of this contest (“Contest”) is Da Sheng International Trade Co., Limited, d/b/a ‘OnePlus’ (the “Company”). 2. How to Enter A. A Contest participant ("Participant(s)") may enter the Contest by following the process below. B. Submissions must be received through the below process by the close of the Contest to be eligible. By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by the Contest's Terms & Conditions ("Official Rules"). 3. Process A. To participate in the Contest and attempt to win the Prize described in Section 8 below, you should do the following: Submissions to enter the Open Ears Forum Amsterdam Fill out the form. B. Your text(s), photo(s) and video(s)submitted to the Contest shall be referred to as a “Submission” or, collectively, “Submissions”. C. The Company is not responsible for computer or network problems; problems with the Platform or its servers; problems with email accounts; or the failure to receive any Submission for any reason whatsoever. 4. Eligibility A. The Trip to Open Ears Forum is open to Participants over the age of eighteen (18) who are eligible to travel to the Netherlands. The Company and its affiliates shall in no case be responsible for furnishing, sponsoring, or bearing any costs related to visas or other travel documents. B. The Participant selected as the Winner of the Trip must be capable of attending and participating in the event held in Amsterdam on July 20, 2019 and must be able to travel from July 19 to 21, 2019. 5. Winner Selection Twenty-eight (28) Participants will be selected from the Submissions and nominated as winners (“Winners”) on June 25, 2019. The winners will be contacted by a Company representative by email. The Winners will be chosen at the Company’s absolute and sole discretion. 6. Prohibited Content A. Company and its affiliates shall in no case be liable for the contents of Submissions. Participants shall use good taste and judgment in creating and submitting their Submissions. Each Participant shall be solely responsible for ensuring that his or her post: Does not offend the intellectual rights of third parties; Is free from obscenity or content that may be seen as harassment, intimidation, or bullying; Complies with all data protection and privacy laws; Is free from viruses or malware; Is not otherwise inappropriate. 7. License A. By making a Submission, each Participant grants Company and its affiliates a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, fully paid-up, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, communicate to the public, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the Submission, in whole or in part, with or without modifications, in any form or medium, including but not limited to, internet, print, point of sale advertising, flyers, leaflets, for entertainment, promotional and/or advertising purposes and/or any other purpose whatsoever. B. To the greatest extent permitted by law, Participants agree to waive and not to assert or invoke any so-called moral rights in relation to their Submissions. C. For the avoidance of doubt, the license referred to in this Section 7 is a fully paid-up license. By entering, you guarantee that your Submission is original as referred to above, and that you have all necessary rights to provide the Submission and to grant to Company as applicable the rights set out in these Official Rules, as well as the consent of any person identified, depicted or referred to in the Submission. You will indemnify and hold Company harmless for any breach of these provisions. Only the Winner will receive a prize according to the next paragraph: ‘Prize’. 8. Prize A. The Company will be giving away twenty-eight (28) round-trip airplane tickets, train tickets or bus tickets (if needed) to travel to the OnePlus event in Amsterdam (the “Event”), the details of which may be found on the Company’s website, along with a one-night hotel stay in Amsterdam. The Winners' designated travel partner(s) must be eligible to travel to the Netherlands and must agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of this Contest. B. In addition to the price referred to in Section 8.A, the Company will be giving away twenty-eight (28) free admissions to the OnePlus Amsterdam event on July 20. 9. Not included in the prize Expenses related to collection of the Prize; reimbursement of any expenses incurred in the creation of your Submission; travel expenses to and from the Event location that are not explicitly mentioned herein; and visa and other travel document-related costs. 10. Restrictions Participants must submit original, valid Submissions into the Contest. Participants must also at all times comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. 11. Notification/Announcement of Winner The Winners will be selected on and will be notified via email. The winners must confirm their acceptance of the Prize in writing within 48hours of such notification. Company reserves the right to disqualify any Winner who does not confirm acceptance of the Prize in accordance with these Official Rules, and reserves the right to select an alternative winner in such event. In the event of a dispute about the identity of a Winner, Company will award the Prize to a runner-up Participant. 12. Prize Conditions Prize will be as referred to in these Official Rules and is provided as-is with no express or implied warranty or guarantee. This Contest is subject to applicable local laws and regulations, including but not limited to tax laws. Company may require the Winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and a publicity release permitting Company to use the Winner’s name, image, and winning Submission in promotional materials where permitted by law and subject to applicable rules. Refusal or inability to sign and return such forms within 48 hours of receipt may result in disqualification and awarding of Prize to an alternate Winner. 13. General Liability Release A. By entering this Contest, Participants release Company, its affiliates agents, officers, employees, contractors, sub-contractors, from any liability whatsoever, on any theory, and waive any and all claims and causes of action arising from or related to this Contest and/or fulfillment and/or use of the Prize, to the extent permitted by applicable law. B. However, nothing in these Official Rules limits or excludes any person’s or entity’s liability for death or personal injury caused by their negligence or any other liability which may not as a matter of law be limited. 14. Data A. By entering the Contest and providing a Submission and any other personal information, Participants expressly consent to the Company processing their personal information, including but not limited to name, email, social media account, user name, gender, nationality, and current phone model, for the purposes of the Contest or any associated publicity by Company or its affiliates. Company’s Privacy & Legal policy will apply. Company may share the Submissions with partners and authorized licensees for Contest administration and prize fulfillment purposes. B. By entering the Contest and providing a Submission and any other personal information, you also consent to the transfer, storage and other processing (both electronically and manually) by the Company of any such data outside the European Economic Area (and any other country in which the Company operates, including but not limited to the United States and China). 15. Interpretation and Disputes Participants agree: To be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the judges, which are final and binding; That any disputes shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales (or by mandatory local laws, if applicable), and shall be resolved through arbitration in Amsterdam with the Amsterdam Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); That they consent and waive any objection to the jurisdiction of said courts for any such disputes. Intellectual Property Ownership. The Parties agree that all intellectual property rights created pursuant to this Agreement, including any copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, design patents, or any other form of intellectual property (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) shall vest solely with the Company. Except as explicitly stated herein, Participants shall not make any use of the Company’s Intellectual Property without express written consent. 16. Miscellaneous. The Contest is void where prohibited: If any provision or part-provision of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these Official Rules. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Company may suspend, modify or terminate the Contest if they believe, in their sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, in which case the prizes will be awarded among the eligible Submissions received that were unaffected by the problem, if possible.