Photo competition

The Christmas Garden Photo Competition

Visit the Christmas Garden, embark on a magical journey and capture your most enchanting moment on camera – we're looking for your best photo!

Here's how:

From November 16, 2022 to January 17, 2023, post your best snapshot from the Christmas Garden to your feed on Instagram with the hashtag #ilovechristmasgarden.

This is what you can win:

1st place: a trip to the Christmas Garden Paris 2023 for two persons (incl. arrival and departure and overnight stay in a 4-star hotel)

2nd to 5th place: two tickets each for a Christmas Garden at the location of your choice

You can find the conditions of participation here.

Conditions of participation

Participation in the photo competition implies acceptance of the conditions of participation. By participating in the photo competition, the participant accepts these conditions of participation. Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH reserves the right to exclude participants from the photo competition in the event of a breach of these conditions of participation.

1. Organiser

The organiser of this photo competition is Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH, Potsdamer Str. 58, 10785 Berlin.

2. Eligibility

Persons residing in Germany who are at least 18 years old at the time of participation are eligible to participate. Employees of Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH, DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG and the companies entrusted with the local implementation, their relatives and other persons involved in the conception and implementation of this photo contest are excluded from participation. The participant of the photo contest is the person who is the owner of the Instagram account used to participate in the photo contest. Participation is free of charge and independent of the purchase of goods or services. By participating in the photo contest, the user accepts these terms of participation.

3. Participation

Participation is possible with the personal Instagram account. Prerequisite for participation is the posting of a picture on Instagram under the hashtag #ilovechristmasgarden. Regardless of the number of accounts, a person can only participate once in the photo contest, and regardless of the number of activities of this person with regard to the photo contest. Participation is possible by posting a photo from a Christmas Garden 2022 with the hashtag #ilovechristmasgarden on his/her publicly visible Instagram account.

The photo competition period is limited to 16 November 2022 to 17 January 2023. The closing date for entries is 17 January 2023, 23:59.

4. Prize

The grand prize (1st place) to be won is: A trip to Paris on one of the Advent weekends in 2023 including round-trip airfare (in economy class) or round-trip train travel (in 2nd class, should Paris be reachable in a reasonable travel time), an overnight stay in a four-star hotel including breakfast and admission to the Christmas Garden Paris 2023 (name of the event: Lumières en Seine) for two people. Other transportation and meal costs are not included.

  1. to 5th place: 2 tickets each for the Christmas Garden 2023

Winners will be selected between January 18, 2023 and January 31, 2023.

If the prize is not available, in particular due to the fact that the Christmas Garden Paris 2023 cannot take place for any reason, Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH reserves the right to replace the prize with an equivalent alternative. Payment of the prize value is excluded.

5. profit determination and notification

The winner of the photo competition will be selected from all participants by Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH. A cash payment of the material value or the exchange of the prize is not possible. The prize is not transferable. The winner / the winner of the prize will be notified promptly by message via Instagram. In this context, the winner will be provided with all necessary and relevant information free of charge. The winner will bear all costs associated with travel to and from the event with regard to a respective venue. For clarification purposes, it should be listed that Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH only bears the direct costs with regard to the prize. The winner must confirm receipt of the prize notification to Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH without delay, but no later than 72 hours after notification, and provide the personal details required by Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH. Otherwise, Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH is entitled to determine a new winner; the previous winner can then no longer claim the prize.

6. Early termination

Christmas Graden Deutschland GmbH has the right to terminate or suspend the photo contest at any time, especially in case of malfunctions, disturbances, forgeries, viruses or similar serious damages that fundamentally affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or course of the photo contest. No claims can be derived from premature termination.

7. Data protection and utilisation of recordings

Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH is entitled to store and process the personal data of the participants obtained in the course of the photo competition in accordance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act to the extent necessary for the implementation of the photo competition. With the exception of the winner's data, this data will be deleted immediately after the winner has been determined.
Participants are entitled to information or correction in accordance with legal requirements and may revoke their online consent to the processing of their data at any time with effect for the future by sending an e-mail to revoke.
winner agrees that his/her details regarding the photo competition may be publicly disseminated or shared (on TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) by the organizer and by 3rd parties (e.g. partners, online editorial offices, etc.).
The winner expressly agrees that the organizer may record the winner audiovisually (e.g. image, video, film, sound and / or other recording systems) and / or have him / her recorded. The winner / the winner agrees to the use of any recordings (eg image, sound, video) and personal data by the organizer and by 3. parties for information and advertising purposes relating to Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH. This includes: Advertising on the Internet, social networks and presentations. In this context, the recordings may be publicly accessible, publicly perceptible, reproduced and distributed, duplicated and edited.
The participant expressly agrees that he/she is not entitled to any remuneration claims with regard to the production of the recordings or any exploitation.

8. Final provisions

By participating in the photo competition, the participant confirms that he/she has taken note of these conditions of participation and agrees to them. The legal process is excluded. Any liability for damages of Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH and its organs, employees and vicarious agents arising from or in connection with the photo competition, regardless of the legal grounds, is limited to cases of intent or gross negligence. The foregoing shall not apply in the event of damage resulting from injury to life, limb or health. Christmas Garden Deutschland GmbH reserves the right to change or correct these conditions of participation for justified reasons. Should individual provisions of the conditions of participation be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining conditions of participation shall remain unaffected.
The conditions of participation as well as the participation itself are subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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