Tool Testers Program Terms & Conditions

Bosch Tool Corporation's Bosch Tool Tester Program offers invited customers ("Bosch Tool Testers") access to certain products listed on a dedicated website ("www.tooltesters.boschtools.com") at no cost in order to encourage independent customer reviews on www.boschtools.com and Bosch Tool Corporation affiliated websites, to provide customer feedback to Bosch product teams, and to further publicize certain products via user reviews. Your participation in Bosch Tool Corporation's Bosch Tool Tester Program is subject to these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") and constitutes your acceptance to the Terms and Conditions. The Bosch Tool Tester Program is operated by The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. Employees (and family members) of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation or its affiliates/subsidiaries and agency partners are not eligible to participate in the Bosch Tool Tester Program.

These Terms and Conditions incorporate Bosch Tool Corporation's Privacy Policy and the Customer Ratings and Review Service ("CRR Service") Terms and Conditions, and may be updated from time to time. All terms and conditions governing your use of www.boschtools.com (the "Robert Bosch Tool Corporation Terms of Use") and the CRR Service also apply to all Bosch Tool Testers-related communications and to your participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program, unless otherwise stated. To the extent of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions, the Bosch Tool Corporation Terms of Use, the CRR Service Terms and Conditions, and Bosch Tool Corporation's Privacy Policy, these Terms and Conditions shall take precedence with respect to your participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program.

Products provided to participants in the Bosch Tool Tester Program may be provided by a third-party ("Supplier Products") or manufactured specifically by or on behalf of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation or its affiliated companies and partners.

You acknowledge and agree that all Bosch Tool Tester supplied products are:

  • Promotional offers to you and are not sold to you, and
  • Provided to you on an "as is" basis. The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation makes no product warranties to you, and accepts no responsibility for return, repair, refund or replacement. The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation will only deliver Bosch Tool Tester Products that you are selected to test out and supply a review(s) on to the delivery address associated with your Bosch Tool Tester Member Account provided by you when signing up for the Bosch Tool Tester Program. Your ongoing right to participate in the Bosch Tool Tester Program and your eligibility to receive Bosch Tool Tester Products is at the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation's sole discretion.

In consideration of the opportunity to participate in the Bosch Tool Tester Program, you agree that you will:

  • Take all necessary steps to ensure that any non-public information made available to you in relation to any Bosch Tool Tester Program supplied Products or made available by your participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program is kept confidential and use such information only for the purposes of your participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program. This includes but is not limited to posting on social media, internet blogs/websites, magazines and news outlets and any and all public venues. This extends beyond your participation in the program in perpetuity and extends to all physical and electronic mediums as they exist today and all future iterations;
  • Personally write and submit independent and unbiased reviews of Bosch Tool Tester Products on www.boschtools.com and not review any product where you have a conflict of interest due to any relationship you have with the product manufacturer or otherwise;
  • You MUST disclose that you have received the Bosch Tool Tester Product at no cost to you. The disclosure can be as simple as including this sentence in your posted review: "This product was supplied to me by Bosch Tools at no cost for my unbiased review."
  • Not sell, exchange, return for money or give possession of any Bosch Tool Testers Product to any other person, or delegate to anyone else the opportunity to write or submit a Bosch Tool Testers product review.
  • Not submit any reviews of a Bosch Tool Testers Product to any other online or offline channel that advertises or offers the Bosch Tool Testers Product for sale except in the form of a link to a website operated by the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation or its affiliates.
  • Participant agrees to read and follow at all times the supplied tool instruction manual and any other safety or operating instructions provided by Bosch prior to using the supplied tool and any other tools, measuring tools or accessories provided for use with the Tool Tester Program. Further, Participant agrees that no other person shall use the provided tool or participate in the Tool Test without written consent from an authorized Robert Bosch Tool Corporation employee.
  • I am assuming all the risks and dangers involved in participating in the Tool Tester Program. I hereby release, waive and discharge the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and its officers, employees, affiliates, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, "Indemnitees") from and against any and all claims, suits, losses, actions, judgments, damages, liabilities, cost and expenses arising from the negligent use or misuse of a Tool Tester supplied tool and participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program, including, without limitation, any claims or actions for personal injury, death, property damage or otherwise resulting from the negligent use or misuse of the supplied tool or participation in the Bosch Tool Tester program.
  • I agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Indemnitees from any loss, liability, damage or cost I or others might incur due to my participation in a Tool Test. I hereby assume full responsibility for the risk of bodily injury, death, or damage to persons or property arising from or related to my use of the supplied tool during the Tool Test or otherwise.

Bosch Tool Corporation retains all right, title and interest in a Bosch Tool Testers Product until six (6) months after the date of your review of the Bosch Tool Testers Product, after which you may only keep or destroy the Bosch Tool Testers Product at your discretion. Confidentiality of non-public information is to be kept confidential in perpetuity.

The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation's Privacy Policy also applies to your participation in the Bosch Tool Tester Program and describes our practices regarding collection and use of personal information, including potentially sharing your name and mailing address with supplier for the purposes of shipping Bosch Tool Testers Products to you.

Revisions and Continued Use

The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation reserves the right to amend any of these Terms and Conditions, including the policies, guidelines, or other information on www.tooltesters.boschtools.com and www.boschtools.com, at any time and at the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation's sole discretion. Any changes are effective upon posting a change notice or new terms and conditions on www.tooltesters.boschtools.com or on your Bosch Tool Testers Member Account page. You are responsible for reviewing the new terms and conditions and any applicable changes or notices. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE ROBERT BOSCH TOOL CORPORATION'S BOSCH TOOL TESTER PROGRAM AFTER THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST DISCONTINUE PARTICIPATING IN BOSCH TOOL CORPORATION'S BOSCH TOOL TESTER PROGRAM AND IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY BOSCH TOOL CORPORATION OF THIS BY EMAIL.