Terms and conditions

1. Organizer

The “Marché Bellinzona Instagram competition” on Instagram is organized by Marché Restaurants Switzerland AG.


2. Eligibility

All natural persons who are residents of Switzerland and at least 13 years old are eligible to participate. Under-age participants require permission from their legal guardians.


3. Acknowledgement of the Terms and Conditions

By participating, you expressly agree to these Terms and Conditions. In particular, you agree that we may publish your first and last names as well as the winning photo on the Marché websites and social media channels if you win. In addition, with your participation, you confirm that the photo was taken by you and that you own all relevant rights with regard to its publication.


4. Rules and stages of the photo contest

The photo contest starts on May 4, 2018. Users of the social media channel Instagram are invited to participate in the photo contest by the submission deadline (July 15, 2018, 11:59 p.m.). Participation in the photo contest is successful when a photo has been uploaded to Instagram, as per the following conditions:

– the user’s Instagram account is public

– the photo shows Marché Bellinzona Nord or Marché Bellinzona Sud (interior or exterior)

– the user uses the hashtag #marchebellinzona and tags @marche.ch

– the photo is shared on the @marche Instagram account by Marché Restaurants Switzerland AG (repost)


Instagram users have until 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2018, to vote for the winner by Liking a photo on the Marché @marche.ch Instagram account. The 10 photos with the most Likes on the @marche.ch channel will participate in the final stage of the competition. From these 10 photos, Christa Rigozzi will select her top 3 which will win one of the three prizes.


Winners will be asked by private message via Instagram on August 13, 2018 to get in touch. The winner will have 7 days from the first date of contact to respond to this message in order to accept the prize. In the event the winner does not respond within 7 days, the organizer reserves the right to disqualify that winner. The prize may be awarded to another winner who will be determined as described above.

The winner will also be publicly announced on Marché’s Instagram and Facebook accounts on August 13, 2018.


5. Declaration of consent

Participation is subject to the completeness and accuracy of the submitted data. Another prerequisite for participation is consent to the Terms and Conditions for entering.


6. Declaration of non-infringement and legality

The participant declares that he/she personally took the photo. The participant declares to honor all rights of use and ancillary copyright as well as other rights to the photo and that the photo is unencumbered by third-party claims. In addition, the participant declares that he/she respects the rights of all persons recognizable in the photo, in particular the right to one’s own image and other personal rights, and that all persons in question agree to the upload, publication, and use of the photo. The participant further declares that he/she has been granted the appropriate rights of use and rights to transfer. This concerns any persons depicted in the photo, even if a person can only be seen in the background by coincidence.

Furthermore, the participant declares that the photo does not violate applicable law and will not trigger any other complaints. He/she in particular declares that the photo contains no pornographic, racist, religious, or otherwise offensive or illegal content and does not infringe on any copyright or trademark rights. The participant shall not include any clearly identifiable copyrighted works, trademarks, or labels in his/her photo, with the exception of those of Marché.


7. Granting of rights of use

The participant grants Marché the non-exclusive, indefinite, worldwide, irrevocable, sub-licensable right to use the photos with the #marchebellinzona hashtag for reporting purposes.

In particular, he/she grants Marché Switzerland the right to publish the photo on the social media channels Instagram and Facebook as well as the websites www.marche.ch


8. Selection of winners

The winner will be publicly announced on the Marché Instagram and Facebook accounts on August 13, 2018. The winner will have 7 days to respond to this announcement upon first contact to accept the prize. In the event the winner does not respond within 7 days, the organizer reserves the right to disqualify that winner. The prize may be awarded to another winner who will be determined as described above.


The winners will receive the following:

1st prize: Fun weekend in Ticino for 4 (including rental car, accommodation, meals) worth CHF 2000.–

2nd prize: Toptip voucher in the amount of CHF 1000.–

3rd prize: Marché voucher in the amount of CHF 500.–

Participation is free of charge with the exception of transmission costs or cell phone charges that may be incurred by the participant. There are no hidden follow-up costs. The prize cannot be paid out in cash or exchanged.


9. Acknowledgement of Privacy Policy

By participating in the photo contest, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of the photo contest.


10. Instagram waiver

The photo contest is not affiliated with Instagram and is in no way sponsored, supported, or organized by Instagram. Instagram is not responsible for any of the content published in this photo contest. We indemnify Instagram from any third-party claims in connection with this photo contest. Any questions, comments, or complaints about the contest should not be directed to Instagram but to Marché.


11. Miscellaneous

We reserve the right to change the Terms and Conditions or prizes at any time. If there is good cause, we have the right to cancel or suspend the contest without notice. Cancellation for good cause may occur, in particular, if proper conduct of the competition can no longer be guaranteed for technical or legal reasons. We may exclude individuals from participating if there are justified reasons, for example, a violation of the Terms and Conditions, (attempted) manipulation, etc., and reserve the right to take legal action. If there are grounds for an exclusion, prizes may be subsequently revoked or recalled. Exclusion for legitimate reasons does not give rise to any claims of the participants against us. Should individual provisions of these Terms and Conditions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining Terms and Conditions remains unaffected. The invalid provision shall be replaced by an appropriate provision which most closely reflects the intent of the invalid provision. All decisions are final. Swiss law applies.



Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy last updated on May 4, 2018.