TERMS OF PARTICIPATION FOR THE ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ TICKET COMPETITION
§ 1 Subject of the terms of participation and acceptance
These terms of participation define the terms under which a person can participate in the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ ticket prize competition (hereinafter also simply referred to as the prize competition).
These terms of participation are accepted when a person participates in the respective prize competition.
§ 2 Organiser
GAZPROM Germania GmbH (hereinafter referred to as GAZPROM Germania) organises the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ ticket prize competition on behalf of the public limited company GAZPROM (GAZPROM), the official sponsor of FIFA and the FIFA World Cup 2018TM.
§ 3 Participation
In order to participate in the prize competition, participants are required to register once only and free of charge at www.gazprom-football.com. Only one account per person may be opened. In this respect, we refer you to our terms and conditions of use that apply to this, which can be downloaded at
You can only participate in the prize competition under your own name. By registering, the participant confirms that the information provided is true, up-to-date and complete and that the general terms and conditions of use and the data protection provisions of www.gazprom-football.com have been accepted. The registration (of the account) must be confirmed by the participant by email by clicking on the verification link. If email confirmations are undeliverable, the registration and therefore participation in the prize competition are invalid. GAZPROM Germania is not liable for email confirmations that do not arrive, are erroneously sent, are not deliverable or cannot be delivered due to other reasons.
Participation in the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ ticket prize competition is free of charge and voluntary. Furthermore, participation is not dependent on the purchase of goods and services or on ordering a newsletter. Anyone over the age of 18 at the beginning of each respective prize competition round is eligible to participate. Each participant is only permitted to take part once in each round of the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ prize competition. Participation via a prize competition service is excluded. Only registrations that are effected autonomously are permitted. Natural persons only are permitted to register to take part in the prize competition.
Employees of GAZPROM Germania and of the GAZPROM group of companies and people who are entrusted with running the competition, including their relatives, are excluded from taking part.
Participation in the individual rounds of the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ prize competition is possible up until the point of each published competition closing deadline. GAZPROM Germania does not accept any liability for technical failures during the course of participation.
§ 4 Prizes and notifications of prizes
Entry tickets (prize) will be awarded for various matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018TM in a total of seven competition rounds as part of the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ prize competition. The number of entry tickets can vary from one prize competition round to the next. Only one lot of two entry tickets can be won per participant per prize competition round. The entry tickets do not entitle prize winners to access a hospitality area.
The prize is awarded to participants who were able to correctly answer the question that was asked before the competition closing deadline. If a number of correct entries are submitted, the winner is decided via a draw. The draw is conducted privately.
It is not possible to exchange the prize for a cash award, or to roll over, change or exchange the prizes. Prize winners are not permitted to resell or auction the prize or parts of the prize. Prize winnings are not transferable. The winner must bear the costs of travelling to and from the match venue and other related costs. GAZPROM Germania does not accept liability for journeys to and from each of the match venues.
Winners of the ‘HEAT UP FOR THE CUP’ ticket prize competition are notified by email. GAZPROM Germania does not accept liability if the email notifying the winner is undeliverable.
The tickets won will be set aside at the respective match venue and must be collected by the winner. It is mandatory for the winner to show ID at the venue in order to obtain the tickets. If the stored data does not correspond to that of the identification document, the tickets cannot be disbursed. GAZPROM Germania assumes no liability for erroneous or incorrect information. In this case, any entitlement to receive a prize will become null and void.
GAZPROM Germania does not accept liability if, for reasons that are not the responsibility of GAZPROM Germania, the game for which the tickets are awarded is not actually played or has to be rescheduled.
The following additional rules apply when attending a FIFA World Cup 2018TM match:
Each winner must independently arrange for receiving a ‘FAN-ID’. The FAN-ID is an identity document required by the Russian authorities. To access the stadia of the FIFA Football World Cup 2018™, all ticket holders require a FAN-ID in addition to a valid ticket for the corresponding match. An application for the FAN-ID can made after receiving a ticket confirmation for the respective FIFA Football World Cup 2018™ match. For further information on applying for and being issued a FAN-ID, visit www.fan-id.ru. GAZPROM Germania has no influence over nor access to the data gathered at www.fan-id.ru.
§ 5 Exclusions
Any infringements of these terms of participation entitle GAZPROM Germania to exclude the participant in question from the prize competition. This particularly applies if the participant has provided false information when registering or has set up multiple accounts.
In the case of a participant who has been excluded and who has already been awarded a prize from the draw, the prize can still be subsequently disallowed, especially if the winner has sold his or her ticket.
§ 6 Early termination and amendments
GAZPROM Germania reserves the right to terminate the prize competition early at any time and also without advance notice either fully or in part, or to amend the competition at any point in the process if it is not possible for technical (e.g. computer viruses, the manipulation of or errors in software/hardware) or legal reasons to guarantee that the prize competition can be conducted in a proper manner.
§ 7 Data protection information
With respect to participation in the prize draw, participants’ personal data that is collected when they register is processed in order to identify and notify individual winners. You are therefore advised to refer to GAZPROM Germania’s data protection policy which can be downloaded online at www.gazprom-football.com/de/datenschutz.htm
The winners are announced by GAZPROM Germania via its own company communication channels. For this purpose, winners therefore agree that GAZPROM Germania can publish
- Their first and last names
- Their place of residence (without postcode)
at www.gazprom-football.com and on social media channels used by GAZPROM Football: www.facebook.com/gazpromfootball, www.twitter.com/gazpromfootball and www.instagram.com/gazpromfootball.
§ 8 Final provisions
If the terms of participation contain invalid terms, the validity of the remaining terms is unaffected. The parties are obliged to replace an invalid term with a valid term which comes the closest to representing the aim of the contract, taking due account of the commercial interests of both parties. The same process should apply if a legal loophole arises during the execution of this contract which requires an amendment.
The accepted contractual language for these terms of participation is German. Translations of this agreement are for information purposes only. In the event of contradiction or difference in interpretation between the German version of the terms of participation and possible translations, the German version and its interpretations are definitive.
GAZPROM Germania reserves the right to change or append these terms of participation at any time. In the event of this, the participants are informed about the changes and can decide whether they would like to continue to participate in the prize competition under the new terms and conditions.
Recourse to legal action is not permitted.
The prize competition is subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.