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Terms and Conditions for Participation


No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve the chances of winning. Void where prohibited.

1. Competition

1.1 DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH, Guiollettstrasse 44-46, 60325 Frankfurt/Main, Germany, ("DFL" or "We"), conducts a competition as part of a campaign to build up the excitement for the start of the second leg of the Bundesliga season 2023/2024 ("Competition") among everyone who has a Bundesliga account upon the beginning of the Competition on 22 January 2024 or registers a Bundesliga account via the registration option offered on Our official website www.bundesliga.com ("Website") or in the official Bundesliga app before the end of the closing date for the Competition on 29 January 2024, 23:59 PM (CET) and actively confirms participation after logging into their Bundesliga account.

 Participation in the Competition and how it is conducted are governed by these Terms and Conditions ("Ts&Cs"), which the participant ("Participant") recognizes as binding by participating in the Competition.

1.2 Participants who (i) already have a Bundesliga account upon the beginning of the Competition or have registered such a Bundesliga account and, if and to the extent required by Us, have confirmed this registration by means of a so-called double opt-in before the end of the closing date for the Competition on 29 January 2024, 23:59 (CET), (ii) have also actively confirmed participation after logging into their Bundesliga account and (iii) are eligible to participate and win in accordance with Clause 2 will go into the draw to win the following prize:

1 x 1 gift box consisting of two tickets (regular tickets, to be delivered by email) to the match between FC Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund on matchday 27 of the Bundesliga season 2023/2024 on 30 or 31 March 2024 (exact date and time of match yet to be scheduled) in Munich, a signed home jersey of FC Bayern München for the Bundesliga season 2023/2024 (size M), scarf and socks (size 41-46) from “Distorted People”, a DAZN welcome card for a 1-month subscription, a Derbystar mini match ball of the Bundesliga season 2023/2024 and various cinema items in the look & feel of Our campaign (popcorn bag, drinking cup, beverage cans, clapperboard).

1.3 The Participant is solely responsible for the timeliness of such registration and participation as well as the correctness of the Participant’s information. Registrations and entries after the closing date will not be considered.

2. Authorization to participate and win

2.1 Only individuals who have reached the age of 18 years are entitled to participate in the Competition.

2.2 Participation in the Competition is free of charge.

2.3 Any false or fake personal information provided by the Participant authorizes Us to exclude him or her from the Competition.

Participants who secure an illegal advantage over other Participants, or whose entries contain immoral, slanderous, discriminatory, disgusting or other illegal material, or which show or call for illegal activities will also be excluded from the Competition. Automatic computer-generated entries, multiple entries and multiple entries under different email addresses are not permissible and will not be considered in the draw.

Our Employees, the employees of companies affiliated with Us within the meaning of §§ 15 et seq. German Stock Corporations Act (Aktiengesetz, "AktG") and DFL Foundation, employees of Our licensees, partners and sponsors, contractual partners and of those of companies affiliated with Us within the meaning of §§ 15 et seq. German Stock Corporations Act (Aktiengesetz, "AktG") and DFL Foundation are excluded from participation. The respective relatives of all these employees are also excluded from participation.

We can demand return of a prize that has already been granted in all the above-mentioned situations.

2.4 An alternate winner will be determined by conducting a new draw excluding the original winner in the following cases: (i) the winner has not reached the age of 18 (ii) We reclaim a prize already distributed in accordance with Clause 2.3, (iii) the winner fails to contact Us within the period specified in Clause 3.1 and/or (iv) the winner provides false or fake personal information.

3. Prize notification

3.1 The winners will be drawn and notified by email until 19 February 2024. The winner is obliged to contact us within 14 calendar days after sending this notification. If a winner fails to do so, the prize will be forfeited. In this case, an alternate winner will be selected at Our sole discretion by conducting another draw excluding the original winner.

3.2 The claim for the tickets included in the prize will be forfeited if this part of the prize cannot be redeemed on matchday 27 of the Bundesliga season 2023/2024 due to reasons which lie solely in the person of the winner or in his/her area of responsibility (e.g. no match attendance possible due to illness).

3.3 Winning such tickets entitles the winner and his/her accompanying person exclusively to their private, non-commercial use. Any commercial or business resale and any other unauthorized transfer or offering of tickets by the winner concerned is prohibited. In particular, he/she is prohibited from offering, selling and/or passing on the tickets publicly, in particular at auctions or on the Internet (e.g. on Ebay, Ebay classifieds, Facebook) and/or on sales platforms not authorized by DFL and/or the participating Bundesliga clubs (e.g. viagogo, seat-wave, StubHub), or passing them on to persons who are banned from attending stadiums or who have been banned from attending sporting events in the last five years for security reasons.

In addition, the General Ticket Terms and Conditions of FC Bayern München AG apply: https://tickets.fcbayern.com/documents/en/ATGB.pdf.

3.4 The claim for the prize is not transferrable. A cash payout or payout with physical items is excluded.

3.5 Any expenses and incidental costs which are not expressly indicated in these Ts&Cs have to be borne by the winner, especially but not limited to the travel from/to the stadium, possible accommodation, telephone/internet, food, room-services charges, parking fees, insurances, visa and gratuities.

3.6 We will not bear any further costs, in particular due to the non-delivery of the prize to the address named by the winner.

3.7 Possible taxes and fees in connection with the prize must be borne the winner. 

4. Data privacy

4.1 If there is any suspicion that the tickets have been resold by the winner contrary to Clause 3.3, We may share the name and contact details of the winner with the participating clubs, so that they can take sanction measures against the winner. The legal basis for the transmission is the legitimate interest of DFL and the participating Bundesliga clubs pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) of the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). Our interest consists in the prevention of the unauthorized ticket resale.

4.2 In the event that it is necessary to redeem the prize, We will ask the winner for additional contact information (e.g. postal address). If the prize or part of the prize is redeemed through retailers or other providers, We are entitled to share the contact data of the winner with the respective retailer or provider so that they can contact the winner. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b) GDPR.

4.3 We will observe all legal provisions on data protection and data safety. All personal data of the Participant in connection with the Competition will be solely collected, processed and stored for its conduction and deleted afterwards, unless We are legally required or entitled to further store the respective personal data.

4.4 The collection, storage and processing of personal data of the Participant (including their deletion and retention periods) in connection with the registration of a Bundesliga account and/or the subscription for and sending of newsletters (e.g. the Bundesliga Newsletter) shall in turn be conclusively determined by the Terms of Use for Services Subject to Registration and the applicable Privacy Statement.

4.5 The controller of personal data processed according to these Ts&Cs is the DFL. The further data protection provisions including the rights of the Participant under the GDPR and the contact data of Our data privacy officer can be found in the Privacy Statement under the following link.

5. Warranty and liability

The following provisions apply for Our warranty and liability for the Competition provided free of charge, regardless of the legal basis:

5.1 Our liability is limited in amount to the harm typically foreseeable when concluding the contract in the case of minor negligent violation of primary duties [Kardinalpflichten] (i.e. material duties which must be fulfilled by Us and which are of major importance for achieving the purpose of the Competition or which must be complied with by Us and which, if violated, can result in endangering achievement of the purpose of the contract). We are not liable for minor negligent violation of other duties.

5.2 We assume no warranty for defects in substance and/or defects in title with regard the prize. The winner can only assert warranty claims against the respective supplier. If the prize or a part of the prize is provided by a partner, We are also not liable for any insolvency of this partner and the consequences of insolvency. Exclusion of the above liability for defects in substance and/or defects in title on the part of DFL does not apply if the defect in title or in the item was fraudulently not disclosed by Us. 

5.3 The above limits and exclusions on liability and warranties do not apply in cases in which liability is mandated by law, especially in the case of culpable injury to life, physical integrity and health or claims under the German Product Liability Act [Produkthaftungsgesetz]. To the extent that Our liability is excluded or limited, this also applies for the personal liability of corporate bodies, employees, representatives and agents. 

6. Other provisions

6.1 We reserve the right to interrupt or shut down the Competition at any time without stating reasons. Especially reasons involving technology and/or legal matters, as a result of which the Competition can no longer be properly conducted, can be the basis for the end of the Competition.

6.2 The Competition is not connected to any social media platform and is not sponsored, supported or organized in any way by them. Such social media platforms are not the contact person for the Competition. Questions regarding the Competition have only be addressed to Us at info@bundesliga.com.

6.3 Legal recourse is excluded. Only the law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies.

6.4 Place of performance for the Competition is Frankfurt am Main.