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175 Years Springer Anniversary Giveaway

Springer is turning 175 years old and we want to celebrate our anniversary with you. That’s why we’re giving away 175 eBooks – one book each day for the next 175 days.

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​​​​​​​And it’s not just random books! We asked our employees for their recommendations. In the previous weeks, we have been gathering their insights on their favourite Springer books, classics in their field or simply books they want you to have because they’re great books. So with every book you can win, we’ll always include a little tidbit on why it was chosen among the many great Springer books.
Would you like to win one of 175 Springer books? Then read all the necessary information below and take part in our giveaway now! Good luck! 

Would you like to learn more about our "Book of the Day" campaign? Visit our Anniversary campaign website here to discover great Daily Deals and more.


Anniversary giveaway FAQ

What can I win?

Participate in our giveaway to win one of 175 Springer books! In celebration of our 175 years anniversary, we are giving away 175 Springer e-books for free on Twitter. So starting today and each of the coming 174 days you will get the chance to be a lucky winner.

How can I participate in the giveaway?

It’s easy. Starting May 10th, 2017 each day for the following 174 days, we’ll send a giveaway Tweet with a different book via the Springer Nature Twitter account. Want to enter the giveaway? First, follow the @SpringerNature handle if you are not already a follower. Second, retweet the Springer 175 contest Tweet. Please note, the Retweet needs to be sent by 4:00pm BST the day following the original Tweet. 

Who can participate in the giveaway?

This giveaway is open to all our Twitter followers who are 18 years of age and older with the exception of five countries, which you can read more about in our Terms and Conditions below. If you want to participate, please make sure you are following @SpringerNature on Twitter.

Please note that Springer Nature employees and their relatives are excluded from participating in this giveaway.

How will the winner be chosen?

For each Springer 175 contest Tweet of the day, the winner(s) will be chosen by the Springer Nature social media team at random from entries that are submitted by 4:00pm GMT the following day.

How will I know I won?

Our social media team will contact you in writing via Twitter via Direct Message with instructions on how to claim your prize. In order to receive Direct Messages from @SpringerNature on Twitter, you must be a follower of the account. We may request additional information as well.

Anything else I need to know?

Yes! Please make sure to read our Terms & Conditions before entering our giveaway, which you can find below.

Anniversary giveaway terms and conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully. By entering into this Springer 175 Giveaway Promotion you agree that you have read these terms and that you agree to them. Failure to comply with these terms and conditions may result in your disqualification from the Promotion.

This Promotion is run by Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberger Platz 3, 14197 Berlin, Germany

Terms and conditions

1. Participation

1.1 You can enter this Promotion in the following way: Entry to the competition is via Twitter using the following account handle: @SpringerNature. Springer Nature will tweet an image of the prize each day during the term of the Promotion and entrants must retweet the image by 4:00pm BST the following day. In order to be eligible to participate in the Promotion, the participant must also be a follower of the Springer Nature Twitter account.

The post / Tweet must be related to the Promotion Springer 175 and shall not infringe any third party rights (i.e. personal rights) or intellectual property rights.

1.2 Participation in the Springer 175 Giveaway Promotion is free of charge.

1.3 The participation is possible no later than 4:00pm BST the following day of each post related to the Springer 175 prize giveaway.

1.4 To enter this Promotion you must be: (a) resident in a country where it is lawful for you to enter; and (b) aged 18 years old or over (or the applicable age of majority in your country if higher) at the time of entry. This Promotion is void in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria and where prohibited or restricted by law.

1.5 This Promotion is not open to directors or employees (or members of their immediate families) of Promoter or any subsidiary of Promoter.

1.6 Participants shall only use one account to enter the Promotion. The use of multiple accounts will be ineligible and deemed as a violation of the Promotion. Only one entry each day per eligible person is allowed. Multiple entries for the same day will be deemed to be invalid and may lead to disqualification.

1.7 The personal details of the participant entered for the participation have to be         complete and correspond to the truth.

2. Determining of the winner

2.1  The winner for each prize will be determined as follows: For each Tweet of the day, the winner(s) will be chosen by the Springer Nature social media team at random from entries that are submitted by 4:00pm BST the following day, and will be notified in writing (via Twitter from the mentioned account above) by no later than 30 days following the initial prize Tweet. This notification shall include details of how the winner may claim the Prize.

2.2 The winner(s) will be notified via Twitter and will be required to complete and return an eligibility form stating their age and residency details, among other details.

3. Prize and execution

3.1 The prize for the Promotion consists of the following: an eBook as advertised in each daily post related to the Springer 175 Promotion. The claim of the prize is free of charge.

3.2 No cash equivalent to the prize is available.

3.3 The winner(s) will be required to confirm acceptance of the prize within 30 working days and may be required to complete and return an eligibility form stating their age and residency details, among other details. Promoter will endeavour to ensure that winner(s) receive their prizes within 30 days of the date they confirm acceptance of the prize. If a winner does not accept the prize within 30 days of being notified, they will forfeit their prize and Promoter reserves the right to choose another winner(s). Promoter’s decision is final and Promoter reserves the right not to correspond on any matter.

4. Consequences of violations

Promoter may at its sole discretion disqualify any entrant found to be tampering or interfering with the entry process or operation of the website, or to be acting in any manner deemed to be disruptive of or prejudicial to the operation or administration of the Promotion.
When being excluded from the Promotion, the claim for the prize will lapse. This can also be made retroactively with the result that the prize is then being reclaimed.

5. Liability

5.1 The liability of the Promoter shall be unlimited in the event of willfulness and gross negligence.

5.2 Furthermore, the Promoter shall be liable for the negligent breach of material obligations which jeopardizes the achievement of the purpose of the contract or for the breach of obligations whose fulfillment makes the due performance of the contract possible in the first place and where the contractual party regularly relies on. In these cases, however, the contractual party is only liable for the typical foreseeable damage. The Promoter isn’t liable for the slight negligence of other than the above mentioned obligations.

5.3 The above limitations of liability shall not apply to damages of life, body and health in the event of maliciously concealed defects. The liability under the Product Liability Act shall remain unaffected.

5.4 The exclusion or limitation of liability for the Promoter also applies to the personal liability of representatives and auxiliary persons.

6. Data protection and revocation

6.1 The Promoter only collects and uses personal data of the participants in accordance with the provisions of law and only for handling and execution of the Promotion, and will not use the personal data to forward to third parties or for other purposes without the explicit approval of the participant.

6.2 The participant can revoke their participation on the Promotion at any time by sending an email to socialmedia@springernature.com.

7. Miscellaneous
7.1 Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend these Terms and Conditions any time due to technical, organizational or legal reasons and in case of force majeure events or to change the prize (to one of equal or greater value) as required by the circumstances.

7.2 Promoter is solely responsible for the Promotion and is in no way connected to Twitter.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter and does not establish any legal claims towards Twitter. By participating you hereby release and hold harmless Twitter from any and all liability associated with this Promotion.

7.3 Redress through the courts is excluded.

7.4 If some regulations of these conditions are ineffective or become ineffective validity of other regulations are not touched by this.

7.5 German Law applies to this Promotion. Private International Law and the International Sale of Goods transferred to German law do not apply.