Term and Conditions of the LOCK-App


Peter Schmidt 

Auf dem Kamp 23   

51503 Rösrath


UST.ID Nr. DE156114713


(+49) 0173 9007372




Service Description

LOCK your secrets has been developed by Peter Schmidt. LOCK your secrets is an app where the users can participate in video contests and can win prizes or vouchers. The user has the choice between several categories in which it can upload appropriate videos and participate in competitions.

Section 1 Term of Service

1.1 The user agrees to the conditions below after his registration and download of the app. Registration is done once and is free of charge.

1.2 For registration, the user has first to indicate his name and a valid e-mail address.

1.3 The user may invoke these terms and conditions to LOCK your secrets under “Terms of Use” after a successful registration and before uploading their video.

1.4 The user has the possibility to follow the competitions in all categories offered and also participate in it.

1.5 Users may terminate the membership of LOCK your secrets at any time and without explanation by deleting the user profile.

Section 2 Terms and Conditions

2.1 The user will only publish this imagery, which he himself has created or of which he has all the requisite rights.

2.2 If the images one or more people are to be seen, all those people have depicted the concrete use of the video and dissemination and agreed to public exhibition of part of the Service, unless that current legislation desists exceptional requirement of consent. For children and teenager the legal representatives have to agree to this. The user has to prove on request from LOCK your secrets the consent of the person depicted by a written agreement (model release, etc.) immediately.

2.3 As far as the publication of the photos of buildings, art, design, architecture, logos, trademarks or other proprietary / protector contents can be seen, the approval of respective owners must be obtained, the user assures that such consent exists. This is proved in writing by the user against LOCK your secrets on request. To examine whether such approvals are required is the sole responsibility of the user. For questions, the user can feel free to contact LOCK your secrets under info@lock-your-secrets.de.

2.4 The user will adjust to LOCK your secrets only imagery that is not against the law or against Rights of third parties or good morals. It is especially forbidden to post imagery with the following content:

a: pornographic, sexist, defamatory, slanderous, racist or religiously offensive representations;

b: racist, nationalist incitement, instructions to murder, hostage-taking and other serious crimes, support or promotion of criminal or terrorist organizations, glorifying, trivializing or dehumanizing portrayal of violence;

c: representation of children and adolescents in unnatural or sexually explicit body;

d: in the author or the imaged (n) Person / s derogatory way about in a personality-hurting situation, including sexual or implied sexual acts or preferences, drug use or abuse, crime, physical or mental suffering;

e: representations, the abutment for any person depicted in the content would reasonably likely (for example dating pages, escort services, erotic offers, pornographic offers,inappropriate sites);

f: with trademarks, designs, logo or company symbol or as part thereof – are excluded acts to section 5.

g: as inadmissible communication measures

Section 3 Take part in the competitions

3.1 users who want to participate in competitions must be at least 16 years old.

3.2 By uploading photos to LOCK your secrets the user guarantees to have appropriate copyrights and the rights of using all videos.

3.3 All other under Section 2 regulated terms and conditions must be strictly observed.

3.4 The users of the service grant LOCK your secrets the right to use his uploaded videos included the given title and the worldwide public access, distribution, reproduction, public performance and other similar rights without authorizing a compensation by the user or a third party.

3.5 LOCK your secrets reserves the right to add more categories to change or delete them.

3.6 At the end of a competition, all videos will be deleted in the respective category, to allow new competitions. However, the photos remain on the profiles of users in a separate overview. In addition, the winning videos (Top 1) are showed in the category “Best videos” of all Categories represented. The videos of the winners will be there for two weeks used as a cover picture category.

3.7 Associate, Managing Director and Employee of LOCK your secrets are excluded from participation.

Section 4 Exclusion from the competition and termination of membership

4.1 LOCK your secrets can take the following measures if there is sufficient indication that a user violates the general terms and conditions of use or gets the fairness in a competition at risk:

– Warning

– Deletion of certain images

– Exclusion from the immediate and future competitions

– Cancellation of membership

– Civil and criminal prosecution of infringements, particularly in copyright rights violations

LOCK your secrets also takes the interests of that person concerning into account and also if the violation is not the responsibility of the user bevor taking action.

4.2 LOCK your secrets can exclude a user from re-enrolling in competitions or terminate its membership when particular

– Videos with pornography and backgrounds are uploaded

– False contact specified, in particular false or invalid email addresses

– Inflicted significant damage to other members

– Will violate copyrights

– Fraudulent activity is pursued

– Or another important reason.

4.3 After a user has been blocked, a new registration or participation in competitions under a different profile is also excluded.

5. Payment

In our shop the following methods of payment are available:

Advance payment

With advanced payment we will provide our bank account information in the sales confirmation invoice and deliver the goods after receipt of the payment. Payments beyond the credit card regulations are due immediately upon the receipt of the invoice without any deductions.

Credit card

You pay the invoice amount by credit card and we deliver the goods as soon as we receive the payment.


After being approved by our marketing staff and up to an amount of 2000 Euro.

Payments on account are due immediately upon the receipt of the invoice without any deductions.

The customer get into late payment with th receipt of the first notice or without notice seven days after the due date and receipt of an invoice according to § 286 clause 3 of the Civil Code. In case of delay – subject to evidence of further damages – we are eintiteled of interest for default according to § 288 Civil Code.

Summation with not accredited or not legally difined outstanding debits of the customers is debarred. This also applies to a lien for such counter-claims, unless these claims are based on the same contractual relationship.

6. Delievery

6.1 Pick up by the customer. We only deliver in the dispatch route. Unfortunatly a pick up of of goods is not possible.

The delivery obligation is subject to complete and correct delivery by its suppliers, unless the non-delivery or delay is our fault.

Over- and under-deliveries of 10% are permissible for special orders and will be included in the invoice.

With respect to our measurements given for delivery items, customary deviations are permitted unless adherence to the measurements was expressly guaranteed.

We are authorized to deliver by instalments if reasonable.
Agreed delivery deadlines shall be extended appropriately in the event of unforeseen circumstances which are beyond our control, such as strikes, lockouts, breakdowns, delays in the delivery of precursor material, and this irrespective of whether these obstacles occur with us or our suppliers. Such circumstances are also not our responsibility if we are already in default.
Shippment delays of the ordered goods caused by the customers consequences that the hazard descend with the receipt of the notification of readiness for shipment to the customer.

Shipment of the goods ordered is ensured by us through the commissioned carrier. The parties agree that in case of a dispute the customer must provide proof of non-receipt of a delivery.

We do not deliver to packeting stations

7. Reservation of proprietary rights

7.1 The delivered objects remain the our property until all current claims against the customer, as well as future claims, as far as they are related to the delivered items are met.

7.2 The customer is entitled to resell the delivery items that remain our property (reserved goods) in the ordinary way of business. However, the cutomer assigns all receivables from such resale to us effective as of now, regardless of whether the reserved goods are resold before or after processing or whether they are connected to a craft or to movable objects. If the reserved goods are resold after processing or together with other goods that do not belong to us or if they are connected to a craft or to movable objects, the customers receivables from the buyers are considered assigned as far as the delivery price agreed upon between the customer and us for the reserved goods.

7.3 The orderer is entitled to collect these receivables even after assignment. Our power to collect the receivables itself remains unaffected by this, but we agree not to do so as long as the orderer fulfils their payment obligations correctly. If the order makes use of the power to collect, we are entitled to the collected revenues equal to the delivery price for the goods subject to retention of title agreed upon between the customer and us. The orderer is obliged to provide us with all and any details and information necessary to collect the assigned debts.

Section 8 Competition rules of the LOCK App

8.1 What exactly is the LOCK app?

LOCK is a Lifestyle app for video contests. You can show us what kind of embarrassing, funny or awkward situation you protect with the LOCK by uploading your videos and being able to win great prizes. All of that is free of charge!

8.2 Is the participation in a contest for free?

Yes. The registration and participation in our competitions are free. There are also no subsequent cost.

8.3 How does this competition work?

In predetermined periods there are competitions. During these periods, you can upload your videos using the LOCK app on www.lock-your-secrets.com. By clicking on the Like button on the home page every video gathers positive votes. The video with the most Likes in the end of a period wins!

8.4 What can you win?

We are constantly working on generating appropriate gifts for you. The prices are provided to you free of charge by our partners. With increasing traffic, the quality of the prices will also raise.

8.5 Do I have to participate in the competitions?

No. Of course not, it remains your decision whether you want to participate in one or more competitions or not at all. You can also just watch the great videos.

§09 Final Provisions

09.1 Agreements that also differ from these Terms and Conditions shall only be made in text form (§ 126b BGB).

09.2 For the user agreement and all legal relationships arising in connection herewith

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany under exclusion of the international

Conflict of laws and UN sales law.

09.3 If it is the user is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a public special fund, established for all disputes

Contractual relations between the user and LOCK your secrets the current headquarters LOCK your

secrets jurisdiction.

09.4 Should one or more provisions of these terms and conditions are or become invalid, so the validity of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. In this case, the parties undertake to replace the invalid provision so that the reasoning underlying the intention of the parties is as far as possible implemented according to economic criteria. The same applies in the case of an omission.