The current competition (hereafter “the Competition”) is organised by the non-profit company visit.brussels (hereafter “visit.brussels” or “the ORGANISER", head office of which is established at 1000 Brussels, 2-4 Rue Royale.
2. Conditions of participation
2.1 Participation in the Competition is exclusively reserved for individual persons aged 18 years and over.
2.2 Members of staff of the company visit.brussels are not eligible to participate in the Competition. Also not eligible are persons who (i) have any direct or indirect legal ties with the ORGANISER or with any of the companies involved in either the organisation or the distribution of the Competition, and (ii) have a direct association with any of the aforementioned (ascending line of parentage or descending line of offspring, spouses, cohabiting partners, brothers and sisters).
2.3 Only one Competition entry per person is permitted. Participants who submit more than one entry through the use of different email addresses or different identities, or through any other method aimed at participating more than once, will be disqualified.
3. Accessibility and duration
The Competition is accessible via the following website: www.visit.brussels.
It will run from 1 April 2018 up to and including 31 May 2018.
4. Method of participation
4.1 In order to participate, the participant must:
- register on line at www.visit.brussels with personal details including a valid email and/or postal address; participation will only be considered valid if all information requested is correctly provided ;
- reply to the Competition question(s).
The winners will be those participants who reply correctly to the question(s).
In the event of a tied result, winners will be decided by the drawing of lots conducted by Mrs Emmanuelle Osselaer in his capacity as Product Expert to visit.brussels.
4.2. The winners will be selected within 5 calendar days following the closing date of the Competition and will be informed by an email from visit.brussels during this period.
Winners who do not claim their prize within 15 days of receipt of this email, forego their right to such prize. Prized claimed will be sent by regular post, or where applicable by email, at the cost of the Organiser. Unclaimed prizes will not be redistributed to participants.
4.3. Participants who do not win a prize will not be notified by the ORGANISER.
4.4. The ORGANISER reserves the right to publish the full names of the winners and a list of prizes received on the Internet site www.visit.brussels without the winners deriving any further rights other than the receipt of their prizes.
5.1. The ORGANISER will award one prize per winner.
The prize consists of the following elements:
- 3x two nights stay at hotel on 14 and 15 September 2018 for 2 persons
- 3x two return tickets by train (valid from France, Netherland, Germany and Switzerland)
- Activities 100% Comics ( Comics Festival, exhibitions, guided tour, …)
- 1 welcome pack
5.2. Prizes cannot be altered or exchanged.
5.3. The ORGANISER reserves the right, at its discretion, to change the Competition prize for one of a similar value. The ORGANISER gives no guarantee, explicit or implicit, as to the type, quality or suitability of such prize for a particular objective.
6. Responsibility of the ORGANISER
6.1. The ORGANISER reserves the right to modify the organization of the Competition, to suspend it or to end it at any time and without prior notice in the event of force majeure or any exceptional circumstances beyond its control, such as the malfunction of the Internet, or any other problem with connections to telecommunication networks, computers, Internet providers and servers, and this without giving rise to any claim of any nature from the participants or any other person.
6.2. Unless due to professional or intentional misconduct, neither the ORGANISER nor its staff, nor third parties called upon in connection with the competition can be held responsible for possible damages of any nature whether occurring during participation in the Competition or resulting from the organization of the Competition, the designation of winners, or the attribution or non-attribution of prizes. Nor can they be held responsible for alterations, suspensions or cancellations in relation to the previous point.
6.3. The ORGANISER cannot in any way be held responsible for the incorrect or unclear entry of data supplied by participants, leading to an erroneous or unknown email or postal address, or telephone number of any participant.
7. Request for information
7.1. All complaints, claims or requests for information concerning the Competition must be addressed by email to Mrs. Emmanuelle Osselaer (email@example.com). Visit.brussels reserves the right to reply at its discretion to such complaints or remarks. The absence of response can in no way be considered as agreement by the Organiser with what has been written.
7.2. The ORGANISER will not respond to any request by telephone concerning the Competition.
8. Management of personal data
8.1. The organisers will handle the Personal data collected during this campaign pursuant to the Act of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy and the processing of personal data and the Act of 13 June 2005 on electronic communication.
8.2. The participant’s personal data will be used – in accordance with the rules and regulations – for the smooth running of the competition and, in particular, to contact the participants. It can also be stored in a data bank to be used at a later date for commercial and promotional purposes by the partners concerned or third parties as part of the campaign or by the organisers themselves.
8.3 Participants have a right to access and edit the personal data, and optionally, have the right to oppose the use of their personal data for purposes such as direct marketing. To do so, they simply need to send a letter to the following address: Koningsstraat 2-4, 1000 Brussels, or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a copy of their identity card attached.
8.4. The organisers will take all the necessary measures to protect the confidentiality of the data. By confirming the transmission of their data, participants recognise that the transmission of data online is never entirely risk-free.
9. Adherence to regulations
9.1. The act of participating in the competition implies full and total acceptance of these regulations.
9.2. The current regulations may be consulted at the address : <u>www.visit.brussels/comicscontest</u>
10. Applicable law and jurisdiction
The current regulations and their interpretation are governed by Belgian law. In case of dispute, the Brussels law courts will have sole jurisdiction.
In the event that one of the clauses of the current regulations is considered null and void, all remaining terms and conditions will remain in force.