Competitions – Legal Terms

The german version of these terms and conditions is legally binding. This english version is only provided for your convenience.

General Terms and Conditions for Competitions of the Oktoberfest 7s GmbH

1. Subject of the conditions of participation and organizer

      1. These Terms of Participation regulate the conditions for participation in the competitions of Oktoberfest 7s GmbH as well as any necessary rights transfers. The description and the procedure of the respective competition are regulated in the respective announcement.
      2. The organizer of the competition is Oktoberfest 7s GmbH, Riesstr. 17, 80992 Munich.
      3. These terms and conditions are automatically accepted by participating in the respective competition.
      4. The competition is not affiliated to social networks and is neither sponsored, supported nor organized by them.

2. Participation

      1. Eligible to participate in the competition are all those who have reached the age of 18 and are resident in Germany. Employees of Oktoberfest 7s GmbH as well as affiliated companies as well as relatives of such employees and their relatives are excluded. Participation with fake identities or with identities of third parties is not allowed. The announcement may impose further restrictions.
      2. The conditions of participation are described in the respective announcement.
      3. Participation is possible until the date specified in the announcement.

3. Prizes and win notification

      1. The prizes are described in the announcement.
      2. The winners will be determined according to the principle stated in the announcement. The winners will be notified by e-mail, in social media contests via the respective comment function. Winners may be requested to send an e-mail to an e-mail address specified there in which the personal data will be completely and correctly transmitted. This information serves to send the prize.
      3. If a winner does not send such an e-mail within the specified deadline, the claim for prizes expires.
      4. Only one prize per participant is possible.
      5. The prize is neither transferable nor can the prize be exchanged or paid in cash.
      6. If circumstances arise that we are not responsible for, the respective winner accepts a reasonable replacement prize. Such circumstances are in particular those that lie with the sponsors of the prizes.
      7. The winnings will be sent to the winner by post to the address indicated. When transferring the prize to a carrier, the risk of delivery passes to the winner. We are not responsible for delivery damages.

4. Transfer of right of use

      1. The participant guarantees to be the owner of the required rights to the uploaded or linked photos or videos. If the participant is not the sole author or right holder, he expressly declares that he has the necessary rights to participate in the competition.
      2. The participant grants us the following generally, temporally and spatially unlimited but not exclusive rights of use for the photo or video used by him:
        • the right to save the photo or video on a server;
        • The right to make the photo or video available to the public, in whole or in part, via social media and websites, including by our partners affiliated with the competition;
        • the right to use the photo or video to promote our products;
        • The right to edit the photo or video, but the image may not be distorted.
      3. When using the image, we will appropriately identify the author, insofar as this is feasible taking into account the specific form of use.
      4. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees that we may use his name for advertising purposes.

5. Liability and indemnity

      1. If the participant uploads photos or videos, the participant guarantees that he will not send any content, if the the provision, publication or use of the content violates applicable law or the rights of third parties.
      2. The participant indemnifies us against claims of any kind whatsoever resulting from the illegality of photos or videos that the participant used. The indemnity obligation also includes an obligation to fully indemnify the organizer against any legal defense costs (such as court and attorney's fees).

6. Exclusion

      1. A violation of these terms and conditions entitles us to exclude the respective participant from participation. This applies in particular if the participant makes false statements or used photos, videos or other content (such as comments) violate applicable law or third party rights. The same applies to comments that can be viewed as glorifying violence, offensive, harassing or degrading or otherwise offend against the social decency.
      2. If the excluded participant is an already drawn winner, the prize can be subsequently revoked.

7. Early termination and changes

We reserve the right to terminate the competition at any time, in whole or in part prematurely or to modify it in its course, if it is not possible for technical or legal reasons to guarantee a proper execution of the competition.

8. Privacy

We and the partners affiliated with the competion are responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data of participants, provided that we process them ourselves. We and the partners will use the personal details of the participant as well as his other personal data only in the context of the statutory provisions of data protection law. We and the partners will only store, process and use the information to the extent that this is necessary for the performance of the competition or if the participant has given its consent. This also includes a use for exercising the rights of use granted. The data will be used exclusively for the competition and will be deleted afterwards.

The participant may at any time request information about the data stored about his person. Incidentally, our privacy policy applies accordingly, which is available at .

9. Final provisions

      1. If thees terms and conditions of contain ineffective regulations, the validity of the remaining conditions remains unaffected.
      2. German law applies. A legal remedy for checking the draw ow winners is excluded.
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