General contest terms
General Conditions of Participation in Sweepstakes
I. Scope: These General Conditions of Participation apply to all competitions run by Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH, Krakower Chaussee 1, 18292 Linstow. They may apply in addition to special conditions of participation if and to the extent that such were announced with the respective competition. By participating, each participant accepts these conditions of participation as well as the participation period specified separately for each competition.
II. Participation: 1. Any adult natural person who has their place of residence or address in the Federal Republic of Germany may participate in their own name. Subject to relevant legal provisions, minors are entitled to participate if the legal representative agrees to the participation. Employees of the Van der Valk Group and affiliated companies as well as their relatives are excluded from participation.2. Participation is by stating the title of the competition either by e-mail to the e-mail address given in the competition or by sending a sufficiently stamped postcard to: Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH, Krakower Chaussee 1, 18292 Linstow. In each case, the truthful name and address as well as any other necessary data must be given. Each participant may only enter once per competition. 3. If participation requires the sending of materials, each participant assures that they are the sole owner and owner of all usage and exploitation rights to the material sent. By sending the material, each participant grants Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH ownership and comprehensive rights of use and exploitation of the material sent, unless the participant declares his objection in writing when sending the material. Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH accepts no liability for any material sent, unless Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH or its employees act intentionally or with gross negligence. After the end of the competition, Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH is entitled to destroy any material that has been sent. 4. The closing date will be announced separately in the competition. If the date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or public holiday, the closing date for entries is the last working day before the end of the participation period.
III. Implementation and prize: 1. If there are several participants and/or several correct entries, the lot decides. The legal process is excluded. 2. Participants who have been drawn will be notified by e-mail or in writing by post or fax. Each participant notified in this way is obliged to inform Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH within 3 (three) weeks after the notification has been sent whether they will accept the prize. If Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH does not receive such a message within this period, the possibility of accepting the prize will be forfeited and Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH reserves the right to choose another participant by drawing lots and to notify them accordingly. If Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH knows the address of a participant who has been drawn, Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH reserves the right to send the prize directly with the notification. 3. In principle, the prize only exists to the extent specified by Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH. Any (follow-up) costs incurred by the winner in connection with and/or the use of the prize are only included if this was expressly stated in the competition. Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH accepts no liability for damage incurred by a participant as a result of the acceptance and/or use of the prize. 4 . A cash payment of the prize value and an exchange of the prize are excluded. 5 . Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH reserves the right to publicly announce the name of the winner. The winner hereby agrees.
IV. Premature termination, exclusion: 1. Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH reserves the right to cancel or end the competition at any time without prior notice and without giving reasons. This applies in particular if proper execution cannot be guaranteed for technical or legal reasons. In such a case, the participants are not entitled to any claims against Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH. 2. VVan der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH reserves the right to exclude participants from participating in the competition. This applies in particular to violations of the conditions of participation, or if participants use manipulation or other dishonest aids. Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH can also subsequently declare such an exclusion, revoke prizes and reclaim them.
V. Data protection: In order to be able to carry out a competition, Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH must know the personal data of the participants, such as name and address. Personal data transmitted to Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH as part of participation in a competition will only be stored, processed and used by Van der Valk Freizeit und Touristik GmbH and any cooperation partners involved to carry out and process the competition. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place.