Competition Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice

#WorldPatientSafetyDay2020 Competition Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice

This competition is a temporary competition by Greiner Bio-One GmbH, Bad Haller Straße 32, 4550 Kremsmünster, Austria, [email protected] (the "Promoter"). Participation in the competition is open from 17th Sept to 20th Sept. 2020/23:59 CET. Participation in the competition is subject exclusively the Terms and Conditions stated here. 

By submitting a comment on the competition announcement/posting by the Promoter on this social media platform, the participant expressly accepts these Terms and Conditions and enters the competition. In the comment, the participant should creatively state why they want to win the prize that has been drawn. The deletion of individual/all comments by the Promoter is expressly reserved. Liability of the Promoter for comments is expressly excluded and is the sole responsibility of the respective author of the comment in question. For all comments, the author is solely responsible for ensuring that all legal, regulatory and other applicable provisions are adhered to. 

Furthermore, upon voluntary provision of their personal data, following notification of a prize by the Promoter, the participant expressly agrees to the processing of their personal data (name, address) for the operation of the competition by the Promoter. This consent can be withdrawn at any time by contacting the Promoter. Withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out until withdrawal.

To be eligible, at the time of their participation those taking part must have reached the age of eighteen, be working as a health care professional, and meet and accept the present conditions. 

The following prizes will be awarded among all participants in this competition:

Six (6x) "Care Packages" worth approx. €20.00 each 

The Promoter alone is responsible for operating the competition and determining the winner. This competition is not connected to the social media platform and is not sponsored, supported or organised in any way by it. The winner will be drawn after the closing date for participation in September 2020, to the exclusion of legal recourse, and on a random basis. The winner of the competition will be notified in writing by personal direct message via the social media platform in question. The prize will be sent to the winner upon voluntary notification of their postal address. If, within seven calendar days of contact by the Promoter, no postal address for the dispatch of the prize is provided by the winner, a new winner will be drawn. There is no obligation to accept the prize. Prize claims are non-transferable; no cash equivalent of the prize will be offered. The prize cannot be exchanged.

The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate and/or change the Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice and without stating reasons. Employees, authorised representatives, legal successors and representatives of the Promoter and their families are excluded from participation. Participation in the competition is free of charge, voluntary and not contingent upon the purchase of goods and services from the Promoter. No minimum sale applies. Multiple entries are permisisble. 

If there is reason to suspect that Terms and Conditions have been breached or false, fraudulent or other invalid or inadmissible information has been provided or that technical manipulation has been attempted in order to influence participation, the Promoter reserves the right to exclude participants from the competition and from the competition. In the event of exclusion from the competition, the prize may be subsequently withdrawn and reclaimed.

The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for indirect or direct losses, whatever the legal basis, which arise or could arise in connection with participation in the competition, the acceptance and use of the prize or failure to contact the winner. Furthermore, the Promoter shall not bear any costs that the participant may incur or could incur in connection with participation in the competition, or the acceptance and use of the prize. The Promoter also assumes no liability for data loss, in particular during data transmission and as a result of technical defects. The Promoter shall not be generally liable for the correctness of information as a whole, in particular if this has been altered or distorted by errors, transmission losses, interventions by third parties or force majeure. The participant shall not be entitled to redress, compensation or other claims against the Promoter. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter excludes all warranties and liability in connection with the prizes awarded.

Should an individual provision of these conditions of participation be or become invalid, this shall not affect the legal validity of the remaining conditions of participation. In its place, an appropriate provision shall be made which comes as close as possible to the purpose of the invalid provision. In the event of legal disputes, the law of the Republic of Austria shall apply exclusively. Application of the conflict of laws rules of the IPRG and the application of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is excluded. E&OE.

Information on the processing of personal data in connection with the competition in realtion to #WorldPatientSafetyDay2020:

The Promoter will process the personal data (name and address) that you provide to us through a direct message via the social media platform for the purpose of operating the competition (Art. 6 (1) a) GDPR). You give us your consent if, after submitting your comment on the lottery announcement of the organizer on the relevant social media platform, you receive a notification of the win from the organizer and subsequently send your name and address to the organizer by direct message. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Promoter. Withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out until withdrawal.

Consent to the processing of personal data is voluntary. Failure to provide this data will not have any adverse or other consequences for you; in particular, there are no legal or contractual obligations to provide this consent. If your personal data is not provided, you will not be able to participate in the competition or receive a prize.

Your personal data (name, address) will be stored by us until the time of the transmission of the prize by post or in accordance with the statutory retention periods.

Your rights:

Your rights are as follows:

  • Right of access, Art. 15 GDPR; 
  • Right to rectification, Art. 16 GDPR; 
  • Right to erasure, Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing, Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to object, Art. 21 GDPR;
  • Right to withdraw your consent from the controller at any time (Withdrawal of consent, Article 7 GDPR);
  • Right to data portability, Art. 20 GDPR.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: If you believe that your data protection rights have been infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in your own country or another data protection authority in the EU. For an overview, see