Terms & Conditions

Awards Criteria - please read carefully before submitting your entry.

  1. By entering the PRO Awards, entrants accept these Terms and Conditions.
  2. The Promoter of the PRO Awards is Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH, Hagenauer Strasse 43 65203 Wiesbaden, Germany.
  3. The PRO Awards are free to enter.
  4. The PRO Awards are not open to Panasonic employees or their family members.
  5. Entries may be submitted by Architects, Consultants, Distributors, Engineers and Installers working on a project featuring Panasonic heating and cooling systems. However, only one entry per project may be made. One entry may include details of all parties involved.
  6. The PRO Awards are only open to projects featuring heating and/or cooling systems that have been completed primarily using Panasonic Heating and Cooling systems, in a residential, public authority or commercial environment.
  7. The PRO Awards are only open to the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
  8. To enter the PRO Awards, entrants must submit their entries on: www.PanasonicPROClub.com
  9. One project can only apply to one of the application categories: Residential, Hospitality, Retail and Commercial. All projects applied to any category will automatically be entered for Best innovative, Best Energy performance and Best GHP project.
  10. Entrants may submit as many projects as they like. Each project must be accompanied by a separate PRO Awards entry form.
  11. Entrants need to nominate one person in the company to receive the Panasonic camera should the project be validated. The same person in the company will be awarded should the project win a PRO Award.
  12. Any project submitted must have been completed within a period extending from 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2016.
  13. Deadline for submission of projects is 30 September 2016.
  14. Correct entries will be reviewed according to these Terms and Conditions. Subject to the decision of the Promoter entered projects will be validated. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the submitted entries. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.
  15. All validated projects will be rewarded with a Panasonic LUMIX GX1 camera. A confirmation of this reward will be made in writing. The cameras are going to be handed over by the Promoter or sent by post where required at latest in January 2017.
  16. All validated projects are eligible to win one of the PRO Awards in the categories Residential, Hospitality, Retail and Commercial or a PRO Award for Best Innovative Project, Best Energy Performance and Best GHP project. In total seven PRO Awards will be awarded. All validated projects will be scrutinized by the judging panel. In all instances the judging panel will be looking for outstanding design, installation excellence and remarkable innovation which demonstrate intelligent Heating and Cooling systems installation. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  17. The winners of a PRO Award will be announced in Autumn/Winter 2016/2017 on www.PanasonicPROClub.com. The winners of a PRO Award will be invited to join a one-week trip to Japan in 2017. For more details please go to http://www.aircon.panasonic.eu/GB_en/pro-awards/prizes/
  18. The Panasonic cameras and the trips to Japan are as stated, non- transferrable and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Whilst every effort will be made to supply the cameras specified, in the event that they are not available, a product of equal value will be supplied.
  19. Entrants will be solely responsible for any taxes and/or additional costs that may be associated with the Panasonic cameras and the trip to Japan, including any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.
  20. The personal contact details provided by the entrants will be used for verification, sending Panasonic cameras where required, confirmation they have received the camera.
  21. The Promoter reserves the right to use the names of PRO Award winners in any publicity both in paper and online. Winners agree to co-operate with reasonable requests by the Promoter relating to any post-winning publicity.
  22. The Promoter as a data controller and collects personal data in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telemedia Act. The purpose of data collection and processing is limited to the PRO Awards. After completion of the PRO Awards data will be deleted, unless there is a legal obligation for the Promoter to store the data up to the end of a retention period. In this case the data will be blocked and deleted after the retention period. Entrants have the right of access, rectification, deletion and blocking of their data. For this purpose, they can contact Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH, The Data Protection Officer, Hagenauer Strasse 43, 65205 Wiesbaden, Datenschutz@eu.panasonic.com. Please note that participation in the PRO Awards is not possible should the data be deleted.
  23. By submitting images and accompanying material, entrants grant the Promoter and anyone authorized by the Promoter the irrevocable right to reproduce, publish and otherwise use the images and accompanying material regarding the project submitted in any and all Panasonic marketing and promotional activities worldwide. The Promoter Panasonic will endeavor to include photography credits where possible, but this can’t be guaranteed. The entrant covenants to indemnify and hold the Promoter harmless against any and all liabilities, claims, expenses, including legal fees, arising from the use or reproduction of such submitted materials.
  24. The Promoter accepts no liability whatsoever for any damage, loss, injury suffered by any entrant entering the PRO Awards or as a result of accepting any prize. Nothing shall, however, exclude Promoter’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of intent or gross negligence.
  25. The PRO Awards may be modified or withdrawn at any time. The Promoter reserves the right to amend or alter these Terms and Conditions and to disqualify any entrant if he has reasonable grounds to believe that the entrant has breached any of these Terms and Conditions and/or is not entering into the spirit of the PRO Awards.
  26. German law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Hamburg shall prevail