Terms of Participation and Data Policy

A prize campaign carried out by means of followers is not part of the Meta Network and is neither offered, supervised nor supported by Meta. The organiser of this competition is the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg.

All data provided by the participant will not be transmitted to Meta in any way, but only to the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg.

The participant data will be used exclusively for prize notification and relevant information (e.g. dispatch) relating to the current competition of the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg and will be deleted thereafter.

Who can participate?

1. Follow the accounts @schlossbensberg and @wusthof (on Instagram) or @Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg and @WÜSTHOF Deutschland (on Facebook).

2. Like the post (and comment on what you are most looking forward to at the Christmas market).

Anyone aged 18 or over and resident in the EU may take part. Employees of Althoff Hotels are excluded.

Raffle period and prizes:

The competition starts with the first competition post. The competition ends on Tuesday, 06 December 2022 at 23:59:59. All interactions and entries after this time can no longer be considered. Details of the exact description of what is to be won and the steps to be taken to win it can be found in the competition post published on the chronicle/profile.

Winner determination:

The winner will be chosen at random, e.g. with Fanpage Karma.

Winning notification:

The winner(s) will be marked under the competition post or in a new post and/or informed by personal message. The participant is aware that messages via Meta may end up in the Miscellaneous folder and thus will not be displayed immediately. The participant agrees that his/her name may be published on the Facebook page or Instagram account of the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg in the event of winning.

Users who do not respond to the prize notification by 11:59pm on 10 December 2022 will forfeit their prize entitlement.


The Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg is not liable for competition entries (e.g. comments, links or images) that are illegal. Entries must not contain insults, false facts, competition, trademark or copyright infringements. Users must take responsibility for any legal violations.

Data storage:

The participants' data will only be used for the competition and will not be passed on to third parties. The data will only be stored by the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg during the competition and used to notify and announce the winners.

If registration for the newsletter is a prerequisite for participation in the competition, this will be specifically indicated in the respective terms and conditions.

During and after the competition, participants have the right to information about the stored data, its correction or its deletion.

Disruptions and premature termination of the raffle:

Disruptions and premature termination of the competitionsaMisuse by procuring votes in an unfair manner, e.g. through a technical loophole, is prohibited and will result in exclusion. In such cases, the Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg reserves the right to change or adapt the competition or to terminate it if this is necessary due to circumstances.

Likewise, in the event of technical malfunctions or premature termination on the part of Meta, there is the possibility of an extension of the participation period or repetition by Althoff Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg.

Final declaration

By participating (following, liking, commenting on the competition entry), the user agrees to the above conditions of participation and the privacy policy.