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Terms and con­di­tions of par­tic­i­pa­tion in com­pe­ti­tions

Here you will find the terms and conditions of participation for our competitions.

The company Holding Graz – Kommunale Dienstleistungen GmbH (FN 54309 t) – hereinafter referred to as “Holding Graz” – is organising this competition in cooperation with companies owned or co-owned by Holding Graz.

  • All natural persons aged 18 or over are entitled to participate. Employees of Holding Graz are not permitted to participate. Each person is only entitled to participate in the competition once. By providing their data which they insert themselves on the competition ticket or in the competition online form in the input fields envisaged for this purpose, the participants confirm that they accept these terms and conditions of participation.
  • Participation in the competition is free of charge and voluntary and does not entail any further obligations whatsoever. The judges’ decision is final.
  • The prizes designated on the competition ticket, on the website, in the blog or on the social networks will be awarded by means of a prize draw.
  • Prizes cannot be redeemed in cash; nor is there any legal entitlement to a prize. The prize cannot be transferred to other people either.
  • The winners will be notified in a timely manner about the prize assigned to them. The prize will lapse if it is not redeemed by the winner by a specified deadline which is dependent on the respective prize.
  • Any compensation obligation on the part of Holding Graz and its executive bodies and vicarious agents in connection with the competition is restricted to cases of wilful intent or gross negligence.
  • The participants can revoke this consent at any time without giving grounds. The revocation must be made in writing, whereby it must be sent to Holding Graz by e-mail at the address [email protected] or by post.


Supplement Article 13 Data privacy notice Holding Graz

Processing of competition participants’ data:

To run a competition, Holding Graz – Kommunale Dienstleistungen GmbH (Holding Graz) collects personal data of the participants. These are the salutation, the full name and address, the e-mail address and in individual cases the telephone number if contact at short notice is required (e.g. if event tickets can be won). These data will be first used to notify the winners by e-mail, post or telephone respectively. The address data are also used to send out the prize. In some instances, the respective cooperation partner involved who provides the prizes will take over the shipment under its own responsibility. In this case, the address data will be communicated to the respective cooperation partner for the designated purpose. The data will only be collected and processed by Holding Graz and companies associated with Holding Graz in the corporate group. The data will not be transmitted to other third-party companies.

Unless you have subscribed to our newsletter service (see the “Newsletter” section in this data privacy notice) additionally and independently of participation in the competition, the data will not be used for advertising measures.

For statistical purposes, we analyse in anonymous form how many participants have taken part in the respective competition. It is not possible to identify individual participants during this analysis.

In order to achieve the purposes listed above, it may be necessary in certain cases for us to disclose your data to the following recipients (service providers):

Recipient/Category of the recipientsSitz des UnternehmensBasis for transmission to third country
IT service companies and their service providers within the framework of the maintenance and support of the information technology and communication systemsGraz, Austria, and in individual cases within the EUwithin the EU
Cooperation partners for the competitionGraz, Austria, and in individual cases within the EU within the EU

Retention periods for the data:

They will be deleted at the latest three months after the respective competition has ended and been processed.