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Rules of the Gold Medal – Consumers' Choice 2017 Competition

§ 1. General Provisions

1. These rules (hereinafter referred to as the "Rules") set out the general conditions of the GOLD MEDAL - CONSUMERS' CHOICE 2017 competition - (hereinafter referred to as the "Competition"). The Rules are available at www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl

2. The organiser of the Competition is Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie sp. z o.o. with its registered office in Poznań, 60-734 Poznań, ul. Glogowska 14, entered into register of entrepreneurs kept by the Regional Court in Poznań, Nowe Miasto and Wilda in Poznań 8th Economic Division of National Court Registry, KRS number 0000202703 and registered as an active VAT payer - NIP number 777-00-00-488, share capital - PLN 42,310,200.00 (hereinafter referred to as the "Organizer").

3. The Organiser shall appoint a Competition Commission. The Commission shall supervise the Competition as well as ensure the observance of the Rules and resolve any disputes.

4. A person participating in the vote (hereinafter referred to as the "Voter") and the company whose products are taking part in the Competition (hereinafter referred to as the "Participant") by joining the Competition give their consent to all the provisions of the Rules, and agree to follow them.

5. The list of the trade fairs at which MTP provide for the organization of the Competition is attached as Appendix 1 hereto.

§ 2 Purpose and Course of the Competition

1. The purpose of the Competition is to select the winners of voting (votes are cast by Voters) as part of the fairs participating in the Gold Medal Competition of Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie.

2. A prerequisite to participate in the Competition by the Participants is prior positive verification of the Participant's product by the Gold Medal Competition Jury and obtaining the title of the MTP Gold Medal in a specific fair category by the product – the rules for the organization of the Gold Medal competition are described in separate Rules available at www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl

3. A prerequisite for the initiation of voting is awarding at least two Gold Medals in a given category by the Jury – in individual cases, the Organizer has the right to decide not to activate the Competition due to awarding a single medal or combining the voting on two related category products.

4. The Competition begins on the moment of creating a survey for a given fair at www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl. The date is variable and dependent on the inflow of product promotional information from the Participants. The Voters cast their votes using the survey.

5. The Competition ends one month after the date of the end of the fair for which the voting has been opened. The end date may not fall on a public holiday (in such case the end date of the voting is the first working day after one month of the last day of the fair). The voting ends at 11.59 p.m.

6. The "Gold Medal – Consumers' Choice 2017” title is granted to the products getting the largest number of votes in individual Competitions.

7. The final result of the Competition is the result of online voting.

8. The results of individual Competitions are announced on the website www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl after the verification of the voting results by the Competition Commission.

9. The Participant whose product wins the most votes receives the right to use the title of Gold Medal – Consumers' Choice 2017, Gold Medal – Consumers' Choice logotype, and a congratulatory letter signed by the MTP President.

10. The Gold Medal – Consumers' Choice award ceremony will take place during a Gala Event, which will be held in the first quarter of 2018 in the place and on the time specified by the Organizer.

§ 3 Competition Voting Rules

1. The Voters are persons who:

a. will cast a valid vote by voting online at www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl or in one of the three specially created zones in the area of MTP – the so-called Champions' Zones (a stand with two touch screens by which it is also possible to cast the votes)

b. are of legal age and have full legal capacity,

c. will correctly copy in the appropriate box the code from the picture visible

on the website (voting version at www.zlotymedal.mtp.pl)

2. The Voters may cast their votes in the Competition only once a day.

3. The votes submitted in series in the Champions' Zones (in small intervals by one person), or multiple votes from the same IP address cast on the same day are deleted from the computer system verifying the votes and shall not be taken into account when calculating the final results of the voting.

4. If the Voter or Participant uses unfair practices, including e.g. activities described in § 3 Item 3, and in particular multiple voting by forcing the renewal of the IP address from their Internet service provider (ISP), using the anonymous TOR network, using proxies, using computer groups (the so-called botnets), using software to recognize captcha codes (OCR) and any other methods of unfair influencing the results of the voting, the Organizer reserves the right to remove the objectionable votes, suspend, verify and/or cancel the Competition.

5. In the event of suspending the Competition, the Organizer reserves the right to change its end date.

§ 4 Final Provisions

1. The Organizer shall not be liable for:

a. problems in the functioning of the Competition if they occurred as a result of the events which, with due diligence, the Organizer was unable to predict or which could not be prevented, in particular in case of problems with random events of force majeure,

b. participation in the Competition which is contrary to the provisions of these Rules and the damage caused,

c. interruption of the Competition for technical reasons or reasons not attributable to the Organizer

d. not transferring the prizes caused by the submitting incorrect contact information (phone no., e-mail address) by the Participant.

2. The Organizer reserves the right to change the Rules in the event of a change of legislation or for any other important reason. Amendments to the Rules may also concern the prolonging of the Competition in case of events described in § 3 Item 4

3. Participants' complaints concerning the Competition shall be considered by the Competition Commission, in writing, within 30 days of the complaint receipt.

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