Conditions of participation Shopware App Contest


  1. General

    1. The organiser is Shopware AG, Ebbinghoff 10, 48624 Schöppingen (hereinafter referred to as the "Organiser").
    2. The competition language is German and English.
    3. By participating, participants agree to the Conditions of participation.
  2. Participation requirements

    1. Participation is free of charge.
    2. The prerequisite for participation is a Shopware account and a manufacturer contract with the Organiser. If a manufacturer contract has not yet been concluded, it is only possible to register for the Shopware App Contest. However, the manufacturer contract must be concluded at the latest for participation in the form of placing the app in a Shopware Store.
  3. Participation

    1. The Shopware App Contest is aimed at the development of new apps based on the app system that function on-premises and as SaaS with Shopware 6. Apps based on the plug-in system are excluded from participation, as are themes (in the sense of changeable graphic interface designs). No other requirements are to be met.
    2. The provisions of the manufacturer's contract and the general terms and conditions of the Organiser shall apply.
    3. The Organiser reserves the right to exclude participants who violate these conditions of participation, in particular by providing false information, using unauthorised aids or otherwise obtaining or attempting to obtain advantages through manipulation.
  4. Timeline

    1. The Shopware App Contest begins on 08.07.2021, 10:00 (CET).
    2. By 15.10.2021, 24:00 (CET), the registration of the apps planned for participation must be made via [ecommerce.shopware.com/app-contest].
    3. If apps are uploaded by midnight on 15.08.2021, the Organiser will ensure a one-off review of the apps before 24.08.2021, so that participation in the "Warp Award" is guaranteed if the apps are approved for the Shopware Store.
    4. All apps that are registered for the App Contest and are activated in the Shopware Store by 24.08.2021, 24:00 (CET), will automatically be considered for the "Warp Award". Participation in and winning the "Warp Award" does not lead to exclusion from the general Shopware App Contest.
    5. The closing date for the app is 15.10.2021, 24:00 (CET) ("Entry Deadline"). The app must have been posted in the Shopware Account for approval by this time. Apps not submitted in time will not be considered.
    6. Until 31.10.2021, 24:00 hours, the Organiser will provide a one-time review of all apps uploaded by 15.10.2021. An additional correction loop by the Organiser is possible, provided that a correction of the app is made within working days of the Organiser´s feedback.
    7. The final review of the corrected apps will take place by 08.11.2021 at the latest. If the app is rejected again, participation is no longer possible.
    8. In the period from 08.11.2021 to 15.11.2021, the jury will review and evaluate the apps.
    9. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel or terminate the Shopware App Contest without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances (in particular of a technical or legal nature).
  5. Intellectual property / use of the submission

    1. The provisions of the manufacturer's agreement and the general terms and conditions of the Organiser apply.
  6. Determination of winners and notification

    1. Eligible entries will be judged by a jury selected by the Promoter. The jury will consist of a member of the Organiser's Management Board, a Shopware dealer and an external partner of the Organiser.
    2. The jury will decide on the basis of evaluation criteria such as relevance, user experience, smart integration, innovation, knowledge transfer, the assessment of which is at the sole discretion of the jury.
    3. For all eligible apps, irrespective of a possible prize/win, the commission for sales in the Shopware Store will be reduced to 0% for two years from the release of the app in the Shopware Store.
    4. The winners will be informed of the prize/win by email (ecosystem@shopware.com) on 15.11.2021.
    5. The names of the winners will be published at https://ecommerce.shopware.com/app-contest .
  7. Prizes/Profits

    1. The prizes/profits are shown in the table below.
      Category Shopware App Contest Prizes/Profits Quantity
      Warp Award
      • €10,000
      • Marketing services worth €10,000
      • Possibility to present app development and company at the Shopware Community Day 2021
      1
      Winner App Contest    
      First place
      • €25,000
      • Marketing services worth €25,000
      • Image spot to present the app development and company
      1
      Second place
      • €10,000
      • Marketing services worth €10,000
      1
      Third place
      • €5,000
      • Marketing services worth €5,000
      1
    2. An app can win both the Warp Award and one of the three final places, provided that the respective requirements are met.
    3. The distribution of prizes will take place as stated in section 7.1. Cash winnings/cash prizes will be sent at the Organiser's own expense to the account details provided by the participant in his/her Shopware account.
  8. Legal recourse and choice of law

    1. Recourse to the courts is excluded.
    2. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.
  9. Limitation of liability

    1. The following limitations of liability apply to the Organiser's liability for damages, irrespective of the other legal requirements for claims. The Organiser shall be liable without limitation insofar as the cause of the damage is based on intent or gross negligence. Liability for slight negligence is excluded. The above litation of liability shall not apply in the event of injury to life, limb or health. Liability under the Product Liability Act or other mandatory statutory liability provisions shall remain unaffected. Insofar as the liability of the Organiser is limited, this shall also apply to the personal liability of the Organiser's organs, employees, representatives and vicarious agents.
  10. Information on the processing of personal data

    1. The participant data provided as part of participation will be processed by the Organiser solely for the purpose of running the Shopware App Contest, distributing prizes and providing necessary information about the Shopware App Contest.
    2. Further information about data protection at the Organiser can be found at https://www.shopware.com/de/datenschutz/.