Christmas Sweepstakes 2018 (Xmas Newsletter 21 December 2018)

Terms and conditions of participation:

1 Austrian Airlines “Christmas Sweepstakes 2018”

1.1 By taking part in the “Christmas Sweepstakes 2018” promotion (referred to below as the “Promotion”), you confirm that you agree to these terms and conditions of participation.

1.2 The organiser of the Promotion is Austrian Airlines AG, Office Park 2, PO Box 100, A-1300 Vienna Airport, (referred to below as “Austrian Airlines”). Participation is only possible via the internet. Participation in the Promotion is free and is in no way dependent on the purchase of goods or utilisation of a service. Participation is possible within the times specified in the sweepstakes; entry closes at 24:00 midnight on 10 January 2019.

1.3 The sweepstakes period is from 21 December 2018 to midnight on 10 January 2019. Winners will be chosen by the drawing of lots and will be informed promptly by email.

1.4 The sweepstakes are governed solely by Austrian law.

1.5 The following sweepstakes is not valid for residents of the United States, Canada and respective territories.


2 Participation in the sweepstakes

2.1 All subscribers to the Austrian Airlines Newsletter/natural persons of 18 years of age or older anywhere in the world are entitled to take part.

2.2 Employees of Austrian Airlines or employees of agencies that work for Austrian Airlines are excluded from participation. Family members of such persons are also excluded.

2.3 Participants must have an internet connection and a valid email address to take part in the Promotion. Participation is possible if the participant already has an Austrian Airlines profile and also if he/she has not yet set one up.

2.4 To take part in the sweepstakes, the participant must click on the buttons “Set up profile now and win” or “Win four tickets now” at the end of the newsletter; the participant thereby takes part in the sweepstakes automatically.

2.5 Each user may only take part once.

2.6 Austrian Airlines reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of participation at any time.


3 Choosing the winners

3.1 The winners will be chosen after the end of the sweepstakes in a non-public draw.

3.2 If the winner is not available or cannot be contacted by the usual means, an alternative winner will be selected.

3.3 The winner will then be notified by email.


4 Prizes

4.1 The following prizes are being given away: 1 x 4 Austrian Airlines tickets in Business Class.

1 ticket = 1 round trip, destination of choice from the entire Austrian Airlines route network, OS flight number (operated by Austrian Airlines), flight booking at the reduced C Class tariff (booking therefore cannot be changed) and booking subject to availability. Flights must be taken in the period between January and December 2019.

4.2 The prize will be sent to the winner by email in the form of a voucher.

4.3 The prize cannot be taken in cash, and there are no alternatives to the prize offered. The prize is not transferable, and it is not permitted to sell the tickets on. The Promotion cannot be combined with other promotions.


5 Exclusion of liability

5.1 Austrian Airlines is in no way liable in connection with the implementation of the Promotion for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising from participation or the possible inability to contact the internet server. In particular, Austrian is not liable for the loss, lateness, delay, changes made to or manipulation and/or misdirection of emails and/or data in the inputting, recording, transfer and/or storage of data which have their cause in external data networks, in particular the internet/WWW, in external telephone lines and/or other hardware and/or software belonging to the participants and/or third parties; this relates, in particular, to data which is faulty, missing, interrupted, deleted or defective. Austrian Airlines is also not liable for incorrect information retrieved by participants and/or third parties, their hardware and/or software and which is used for the sweepstakes or in connection with it. In particular, liability is not accepted if emails or data inputs do not meet the requirements stated there and, as a result, are not acquired and/or accepted by the system. Moreover, Austrian Airlines is not liable in the event of the theft or destruction of systems and/or storage media that store the data or in the event of unauthorised modification or and/or tampering with data in the systems and/or on the storage media by participants or third parties.

5.2 Austrian Airlines reserves the right to suspend or terminate the sweepstakes at any time without notice. This applies, in particular, if the sweepstakes cannot proceed as planned for any reason, such as due to errors in the software and/or hardware, and/or for other technical and/or legal reasons that affect the management, security, integrity and/or the regular and proper implementation of the sweepstakes. In such cases, Austrian Airlines also has the right to modify the sweepstakes at its own discretion.

5.3 Austrian Airlines does not accept any liability for the actions or omissions of third parties.

5.4 Austrian Airlines is only liable for compensation – on whatever legal grounds – in the event of wilful intent and gross negligence by Austrian Airlines, its legal representatives or agents, and in the event of the culpable breach of cardinal contractual duties.


6 Data usage

6.1 In accordance with the statutory regulations, any participant is entitled to obtain information from the data controller concerning their personal data as well as to the rectification, erasure or limitation of the processing of data or of the right to object to the processing of data and the right to data portability. In order to exercise such rights, please use our data subject’s rights contact form.

You can withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time without giving reasons. The lawfulness of processing that has taken place with consent up to the time of the withdrawal of consent is not affected by such withdrawal. By withdrawing consent via the email address or fax number +4351766512672, the participant withdraws from participation in the sweepstakes.

6.2 Participants declare their express agreement that their personal data, such as their title, first name, last name, telephone number, email address and date of birth, and the administration of such, may be processed and stored by Austrian Airlines (as the data controller) until 20 January 2019. We use the following commissioned data processor to process the data: Oracle Corporation, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065.

6.3 The personal data will be erased after 20 January 2019.


7 Miscellaneous

7.1 If one or more of the above provisions is or becomes invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The invalid provision shall be replaced by a valid provision that comes closest to the financial purpose of the invalid provision. The same applies in the case of a loophole that requires rectification.

7.2 The organisers’ decision is final. There is no enforceable claim to payment of the prizes.