Conditions of participation in our giveaways (03.08.2022)

Conditions of participation and data protection


1. What can you win? 2. How can you win? 3. How long does the giveaway last? 4. Who can participate? 5. Who is excluded from participation? 6. How are the winners determined? 7. How do I know if I have won? 8. How do I receive my prize? 9. What happens if I do not register after being notified of the prize? 10. Reservation clause 11. Privacy policy 12. Other


The Gütegemeinschaft Kerzen e.V. (Quality Association for Candles), hereinafter referred to as the Gütegemeinschaft, is giving away the following prizes in its Great Summer Competition:


4x scented candle sets from Gies Kerzen GmbH


1. What can you win?

By participating, four people have the chance to win one of the prizes described above.

2. How can you win?

The prizes will be raffled among all participants who have participated in the competition until Tuesday, 09/08/2022 at 11:59 pm.


3. How long does the giveaway last?

The giveaway starts on Wednesday, 03/08/2022 and ends on Tuesday, 09/08/2022 at 11:59 pm. The winners will be notified on Wednesday, 10/08/2021.


 4. Who can participate?

Participation is free of charge and allowed to any natural person. In the case of underage participants, the Gütegemeinschaft requires consent of a parent or guardian. Participation requires the truthful disclosure of data that is relevant to the giveaway. Sweepstakes clubs and automated sweepstakes services are not eligible to participate. Please participate only once. Multiple registrations do not increase the chance of winning, because they are filtered and blocked before the draw.


5. Who is excluded from participation?

We are entitled to exclude individual persons from participation if there are legitimate reasons, such as violation of conditions of participation, double or multiple participation, manipulation, etc., and reserves the right to take legal action. Legal recourse is excluded. 


6. How are the winners determined?

The winners are determined in an independent lottery procedure.


7. How do I know if I have won?

The winner will be notified by e-mail. The winner will then provide their full name and address by e-mail to by Monday, 15/08/2022 at 12 am at the latest.


8. How do I receive my prize?

With the notification of the prize, the winner is requested to provide their first and last names, full address, e-mail address and/or telephone number/mobile number of the winner and his or her accompanying person, which are required for the transmission of the prize. Participants are responsible for the accuracy of the contact details provided. 


9. What happens if I do not register after being notified of the prize?

If the winners do not contact the Gütegemeinschaft by Monday, 08/08/2022, the prize will be forfeited. The same applies in case the winners provide the Gütegemeinschaft with incorrect contact details. Therefore it is not possible to send the prize. 


10. Reservation clause

The Quality Association reserves the right to modify, interrupt or terminate the competition at any time without prior notice and without giving reasons. However, the Quality Association will only make use of this option if, for reasons of force majeure, for technical reasons (e.g. viruses in the computer system, manipulation or errors in the hardware and/or software) or for legal reasons, it is not possible to guarantee that the giveaway will be carried out properly. The Gütegemeinschaft is not liable for losses, failures or delays caused by circumstances beyond our control. In justified cases, the prize may be replaced by equivalent prizes. 


11. Privacy policy

Your safety and satisfaction are the focus. We store and uses the data collected exclusively for the purpose of conducting the competition. The legal basis for the processing of personal data for the fulfilment of this contractual relationship is Section 28 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) or (from 25/5/2018) Article 6 (1) lit. b) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).


The address data that we request from you by e-mail in the event of a prize notification is used exclusively for sending the prize. After the prize has been sent, all data will be deleted in accordance with the legal regulations.


As a matter of principle, your data will not be disclosed to third parties, unless the disclosure is necessary for the implementation of the competition or the dispatch of the prize and an authorisation to disclose exists.


In addition to this, please refer to the privacy policy of the Gütegemeinschaft. Here you will also find all information on your rights as a data subject.


12. Other

Cash payment of the winnings is not possible. Winning claims cannot be transferred or assigned to other persons. Legal recourse is excluded. If individual provisions of the conditions of participation be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining conditions of participation shall remain unaffected. They will be replaced by an appropriate provision that comes closest to the purpose of the invalid provision. The Gütegemeinschaft reserves the right to amend the conditions of participation at any time.