These terms and conditions relate to your application to participate in an event entitled “DHL’s Everest Quest” and specifically to the trek to basecamp referred to below as the Basecamp Quest. More details of the event are set out on the DHL Express microsite at www.dhleverestquest.com.
The Basecamp Quest commences from Kathmandu on Thursday 04 April 2019 and is expected to return to Kathmandu on Wednesday 17 April 2019. Final or adjusted dates will be communicated when the participants are confirmed.
The Basecamp Quest is suitable for fit walkers and trekkers who are able to walk for up to 4 to 5 hours a day with a light rucksack. There will be one rest day after every two days of walking.
Participation in DHL’s Basecamp Quest is voluntary and at your own risk. DHL Express does not accept any liability for loss, damage, illness or injury during the event.
Anyone who has started his/her employment with DHL Express before 01 January 2016 can enter the selection process. It is open to all staff with permanent contracts, and you will need to still be employed by DHL Express through to 01 June 2019.
There are restrictions related to certain country locations which are explained in the FAQ.
The minimum age for participants is 25 and the maximum age is 60 years as of 01 January 2019.
Participants will need to have valid passports to enable them to travel.
The same person may not submit more than one application.
Each submission must respond to each of the selection criteria. Partial responses will not be considered for selection.
If your Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
story involves other DHL employees, you must have their consent to use the story. If you state names of third parties in your story, you must also obtain their consent. You acknowledge that as part of the selection process the contents of your submission cannot be kept confidential but will be shared with the people involved in the selection process.
The personal Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
story must have ended
within the last 2 to 3 years and for extended stories, commenced
no earlier than 5 years ago. DHL has absolute discretion to reject any story and will do so if it considers that it could infringe DHL’s policies or values or harm our reputation. Nor will submissions be eligible for consideration if they contain material which is in any way defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, offensive or inappropriate, or which infringes the rights of any third party.
We may accept or reject your submission at our sole discretion. Nothing in these terms guarantees that you will be selected.
DHL Express does not accept any responsibility for any technical failure, malfunction, timing or other problems with online applications, system, server, provider or otherwise, which may result in a submission not being properly received within the submission period.
If during the submission period you experience problems with the online application form or have any related questions, please contact the central organizing team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
By submitting your application, you agree that – in the case you are selected and confirmed as a participant – DHL Express (DHL International GmbH and its affiliates) may use after the selection process the information provided by you in your submission for internal and external communication about the event, e.g. on DPDHL platforms such as myNet, paper-based publications, social media (e.g. Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn) and on www.dhleverestquest.com
. Your “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
” story, however, may be used by DHL Express only for DPDHL internal communication and not for external communications.
All personal details and /or information given in your application either in this form or otherwise must be truthful, accurate and in no way misleading.
DHL Express reserves the right to disqualify you if you have supplied untruthful, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information, have failed to abide by the rules and/or are in breach of the terms hereof.
This document may be updated with further rules which might apply. Any newer versions will replace this document. You will be notified about any updated version.
You acknowledge and agree to abide by the rules, regulations, terms and conditions for this event as determined by DHL Express and you acknowledge that the rules may be changed at any time by DHL Express at its sole discretion. DHL Express’ decisions regarding all elements of the submission process and the event shall be final and binding.
You will not be required to account for the trek as holiday. It will count as normal paid employment.