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Terms and conditions of participation
On some of our websites you are given the opportunity to take part in competitions and other promotions. Any information collected from you as part of your participation will be used exclusively for the competition/promotion concerned, after which it will be destroyed in accordance with data protection laws. Of course, your participation in such promotions is entirely voluntary.
Personal data will only be collected by us insofar as it has been knowingly provided by the participant. By their participation, participants explicitly agree to the collection, storage and use of their personal data by the Organiser for the purpose of the competition / promotion, as well as to the communication of this data to third parties if required.
We will only use this personal data in our promotional materials / market research with explicit consent. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by sending an e-mail to info@hamburg-convention.com. All participants have the right to request information at any time on the data stored about them, including the origin and recipients of this data and our reasons for processing it.
Participants also have the right to amend, block or delete this data. They must make any such request in writing, either by post to Eventmarketing, Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH, Wexstraße 7, 20355 Hamburg, Germany or by e-mail to info@hamburg-convention.com. Withdrawal of consent to the use of your personal data for the competition/promotion simultaneously constitutes your withdrawal from participation.

General terms and conditions of competitions and promotions

  1. The Organiser of the competitions and promotions is Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH, Wexstraße 7, 20355, Germany (hereinafter “the Organiser”).
  2. The competitions / promotions are not connected in any way with Facebook Inc., Facebook Ireland Ltd, Instagram or Twitter. That is: They are not sponsored, supported or organised by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter in any way and these companies cannot be held liable in law for any claims relating to them. All information provided in the context these promotions is made available exclusively by the Organiser, and is used solely for the purpose of analysing the promotions and for internal statistics.
  3. By participating in the competition, you explicitly acknowledge conditions of participation of the organiser, those of Facebook Ireland Limited, which are available at https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms.
  4. All natural persons who have reached the age of 18 at the time of participation are entitled to participate. Participants who are not of legal age must obtain permission from their legal guardian.
  5. Employees of Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH and their relatives may not participate in any of the promotions.
  6. It is not possible for any possible prizes to be paid out in cash or in the form of any other substitute. Any possible prizes are not transferrable. No entitlement to a prize or substitute may be transferred to a third party.
  7. Personal data will only be collected by us insofar as it has been knowingly provided by the participant. By their participation in the competition / promotion, participants explicitly agree to the collection, storage and use of their personal data by the Organiser for the purpose of the competition / promotion, as well as to the communication of this data to third parties if required.
  8. By their participation in the competition/promotion, participants grant the Organiser the right to publish their name if they are drawn or otherwise selected as winners. By submitting pictures, files or text as part of promotions, participants grant the Organiser the right to publish these online at www.hamburgontour.com and on the social media channels https://www.facebook.com/hamburgontour/, https://www.instagram.com/, https://twitter.com/hamburgontour and to make them accessible to the public indefinitely. This will not affect the participants’ individual profile privacy settings.
  9. If a participant violates these competition terms and conditions, makes any untruthful or misleading statements about himself or herself, or conducts himself or herself in a dishonest or manipulative way, the Organiser may exclude the participant from the competition, and withhold or demand the surrender of any prizes hitherto awarded.
  10. The organiser reserves the right to change, suspend or stop competitions and promotions wholly or partly without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances. These circumstances include, but are not limited to, the appearance of a computer virus or program error, unauthorised access by third parties, or mechanical or technical problems which are beyond the influence and control of the Organiser.
  11. These terms and conditions are subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  12. Should any one of these conditions be void, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining terms and conditions of entry.
  13. Participants hereby waive any rights to legal recourse.

Terms and conditions of entry into the competition “Visitor survey Hamburg on Tour” on the visitor survey of Hamburg on Tour 2018 in London

  1. The Organiser of the competitions and promotions is Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH, Wexstraße 7, 20355, Germany (hereinafter “the Organiser”).
  2. survey.hamburg-convention.com/london
  3. The competition runs from 30th August 2018 until 12th September 2018.
  4. The organiser of the competition is Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH, Wexstraße 7, 20355, Germany.
  5. By participating in the competition, you explicitly acknowledge conditions of participation.
  6. Participation in the competition is not linked in any way to purchases of goods, or other services of the Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH.
  7. Persons who have reached the age of 18 at the time of participation are entitled to participate.
  8. Employees of Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH and their relatives may not participate in this competition.
  9. To participate in the competition, the participant needs to take part in the survey of the “Hamburg on Tour” event via the link www.hamburgontour.com/survey
  10. The competition starts on 30th August 2018 and ends on 12th September 2018.
  11. Participation deadline is 11:59pm on 12th September 2018.
  12. Winners will be chosen on 22th September 2018 at random, from all completed surveys.
  13. Winners will be notified by e-mail on 23th September 2018 at 12pm.
  14. The prize is a weekend to Hamburg incl. flight (economy class, from London-Heathrow to Hamburg and a flight back from Hamburg to London-Heathrow) and named accommodation (The Westin Hamburg) for two. The prize is subject to availability.
  15. No cash prize will be offered instead of the prize and exchange of prizes is not possible. The winner will receive the prize via mail from the organiser.
  16. All passengers must have a valid passport to travel and must meet all relevant visa and/or other entry requirements. The prize excludes travel insurance
  17. The trip (flight and accommodation) must be booked until 31st December 2018.
  18. The participant accepts that in case of winning, his/her name could publish on the web page and social media channels of the Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH.
  19. All legal action is precluded.
  20. The journey to Hamburg is of your own risk. Hamburg Convention Bureau GmbH shall not be liable for any damage to the person.
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