Terms & conditions

Dates: 16 May, 11:00 CET to 30 May 2022, 22:00 CET

Organiser: Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (« LIST »)
                   5, Avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux
                   L-4362, Luxembourg

Where: Instagram account of LIST - @LIST_science

The Luxembourgish Scan4Chem Competition is an initiative of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology to raise public awareness about Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in consumer goods.

This initiative is part of the European project called LIFE AskREACH (No. LIFE16 GIE/DE/000738) for which LIST is actively contributing.

More info: www.askreach.lu  or www.askreach.eu

Any person over 18 years of age can participate in the Scan4Chem competition (the “competition”) organised by the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in the framework of the European project LifeAskReach. Each person can only participate once to each category.

Category 1 - Beginner level

Bring Teddy to life and spread his voice by participating in our national contest!

  1. Download the free Scan4Chem mobile app on Appstore / Google Play. If you are already an app user you can directly go to the following step (step 2.)
  2. Take a picture or short video of YOUR Teddy. Be creative!
  3. Publish it on your Instagram account using #LuxScan4Change and tag @LIST_science or send it to us by private message before 30 May (especially if you are using a private account through which we will not be able to see your contribution);

We will randomly draw the winners on 31 May and announce the winners on 3 June.

Do not wait any longer and try to win one of the following set of prices:

  • 3 sets of 2 Kinépolis cinema vouchers
  • 2 sets of 2 Rockhal gift vouchers worth 25 euros each
  • 1 set of 2 Rockhal gift vouchers worth 50 euros each 







Category 2 - Expert level

Become an instigator of change for safer articles without any harmful chemicals, so-called SVHCs, by entering our scanning competition!

  1. Download the free Scan4Chem mobile app on Appstore / Google Play. If you are already an app user you can directly go to the following step (step 2.)
  2. Use the app to scan day-to-day products & send information requests to manufacturers
  3. Send us by private message a screenshot of the number of information requests (click on your profile at the bottom menu of the Scan4Chem app to access your statistics) you will manage to do by 30 May – 22:00  C.E.T.

  4. React to our scanning competition post on Instagram

To enter the competition, you must send a minimum of 3 requests to manufacturers.

People with the most requests will respectively win:

  • Top 1 : a set of 2 Rockhal gift vouchers worth 50 euros each
  • Top 2 to 5 : a set of 2 Rockhal gift vouchers worth 25 euros each
  • Top 6 to 10: a set of 1 Rockhal gift vouchers worth 25 euros each
  • Top 11 to 15: a set of 2 Kinépolis cinema vouchers

We will announce the winners on 3 June.

  1. At the end of the competition:
    • Category 1: LIST establishes the list of participants and randomly draws the winner(s) of the competition.
    • Category 2: LIST establishes the list of participants and selects the 15 participants with the most information requests sent to manufacturers according to the picture submitted.
  2. The winner(s) will be announced by LIST on 03/06/2022 via its Instagram account, @LIST_science.
  3. LIST will contact the winner(s) via private message on their Instagram accounts.  
  4. The winner(s) contacted by LIST must acknowledge receipt within 48 hours by replying to LIST private message on their Instagram accounts and provide all relevant information. After this period, LIST will draw another participant (category 1) / select the participant with the number of requests just below (category 2) in the competition and cannot be held responsible for any problems encountered by the winner(s) in sending the reply.
  5. The winner(s) will either come to LIST premises [5, Avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette] or give LIST their postal address in order to receive their wining prices.
  6. Prices will be available within 30 business days from the time the participant acknowledges receipt of the LIST private message. LIST cannot be held responsible for any additional delays due to delivery services and/or price suppliers as well as shipping problems.
  7. The participant is responsible for the use of the price following the conditions of the supplier.


Participation in the competition implies the participant's adherence to the rules of this contest available on here on the AskREACH Luxembourg website and for which an hyperlink is also available on the Instagram account of LIST.

By participating in the competition, the participant expressly authorizes LIST

  • (i) to tag and publish the winner(s)'s name as well as the winner(s)’s picture or video submitted in the frame of this competition, without any rights for the winner other than taking possession of the prize, and
  • (ii) to contact the winner by via their Instagram account.

Any participant may request the withdrawal of his/her participation from LIST at any time during the competition by writing to socialmedia@list.lu with the subject “Scan4Chem competition: cancellation” and specifying his/her account.

Participation to the competition is free of charge. At no point, LIST will require any payment or purchase for taking part to this competition.

By participating in the competition, participants acknowledge and accept that:

The Scan4Chem competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Instagram cannot be held responsible for the contest process. Submitting an entry to the competition constitutes an acceptance of Instagram Terms of Use.

LIST reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time and suspend or cancel the competition. It is the participant’s responsibility to consult these Terms and Conditions regularly. In the event that one or more provisions of this regulation are, or are deemed to be, invalid or unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of this regulation shall not be affected thereby.

LIST accepts no responsibility for images or messages that are lost, corrupted or incorrectly submitted, howsoever that may occur. LIST will under no circumstances be liable for any loss, harm, damage or personal injury to the participants or third parties nor to property, caused or suffered in connection with the participation to the competition. LIST cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred by participants in taking part in this exercise.

The competition and any question relating to the interpretation of its rules shall be governed by to Luxembourgish law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Luxembourg.

If a participant does not agree with these Terms and conditions or withdraws his/her participation, he/she will automatically be disqualified.

Entries that fail to comply with these Terms and conditions may be disqualified by LIST without prior notification.

If you have a complaint, please send your message to socialmedia@list.lu with the subject "Scan4Chem competition: complaint" and specifying your account’s name.

LIST, in his role of Data Controller, shall process personal data of the Participant in accordance with Regulation (EU) n° 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of personal data, hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR".
Within the framework of the competition, LIST will only collect the following personal data of the participant (hereinafter, “you”): account’s name, picture and/or video uploaded to take part into the contest, full name of the winner(s), postal address of the winner(s) if necessary.

The picture and/or video you uploaded will be republished by LIST only after having obtained your express consent. Please remind that you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting LIST on its Instagram account or by e-mail at socialmedia@list.lu. The remaining data are processed by LIST on the basis of its legitimate interest, which consist of executing the competition and advertising it to the general public. Your data will be deleted after all the prizes have been assigned.

Your data will not be shared with any third party. Moreover, access to your personal data is strictly limited to LIST’s employees who are authorised to process them based on their professional role.

LIST puts in place all necessary measures to ensure that your data are kept secure and confidential, in order to prevent their damage, erasure or access by unauthorised third parties.

In accordance with the GDPR, you may access your personal data and obtain the rectification or deletion of inaccurate or incomplete data. In certain cases, and in accordance with GDPR, you may have the right to limit the processing, object to it or request the portability of your data.   

These rights may be exercised by sending an email to the DPO of LIST via the following email address: dpo@list.lu.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the National Commission for Data Protection (hereinafter "CNPD", website: https://cnpd.public.lu/fr.html) if you consider that a processing of your personal data constitutes a violation of the GDPR.

A complaint concerning the processing of personal data by the Institute can also be filed with the National Commission for Data Protection.

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