If any event outside of the control of the CIVR should impede proper performance of the competition, the G.D.M competition may not be held liable. The CIVR hereby reserves the right to annul the competition, to amend the initially scheduled date, curtail, extend, amend the conditions or performance of the competition in the event of force majeure (epidemic, fire, flooding, natural disaster, strike, terrorist act, etc.), any event outside of its control or justified requirement. Its liability may not be incurred and no compensation may be claimed by entrants. The CIVR may not be held liable in the event of theft, loss, delay or problem in the supply of samples.