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Conditions of Participation Photo Competition 2019

Photo competition 2019

Participation in the photo competition 2019 of profine GmbH, hereinafter referred to as operator or organiser, is free of charge and is governed exclusively by these conditions of participation.


The competition runs from 1 September to 31 December 2019, during which time users will be able to submit photos of reference objects with corresponding rights (see picture rights) online and thus participate in the competition.

At the beginning of 2020, it will also be possible to vote for a Facebook winner on Facebook among the 10 best photos.


In order to participate in the competition, it is necessary to fill in and send the online form, including the upload of the image file(s) with corresponding rights (see image rights). Participation is only possible within the participation period. Entries received after the deadline will not be considered.

Participation in the competition is free of charge.

Image rights

Only photos for which the participant has the necessary rights can be submitted. For this purpose, the photos must either have been taken by the participant himself or he must have acquired these rights from the photographer.

If the photos were not taken from publicly accessible places or paths, the consent of the property owner must also be obtained.

No persons may be identified on the photographs. Should this nevertheless be the case, the corresponding photos will be deleted and cannot be admitted to the competition.

The contest participant hereby assures profine that he has created the submitted photos himself or owns the rights to them and that he can grant or transfer to profine the rights necessary for their use.

The participant affirms that the objects in question have been created by him/herself or by his/her company.

By participating in the photo competition, the participant hereby grants profine a simple right to use the photos, which can be transferred to third parties, and in particular agrees to the publication and reproduction of the photos within the framework of the competition and their integration into the profine media database for an indefinite period for advertising purposes of profine and its partners.

Eligible participants

All profine partners (fabricators, architects, housing associations, dealers, ...) and profine employees who have reached the age of 18 are eligible to participate.

The operator reserves the right, at his own discretion, to exclude persons from participation if there are justified reasons, for example

  • (a) in the event of manipulation in connection with access to or performance of the competition
  • (b) in the event of breach of these conditions of participation
  • (c) in the event of unfair trading or
  • (d) in the event of false or misleading statements in connection with participation in the competition.

Notification and Transmission of Winnings

The three main winners will be selected by a professional jury. In addition, this jury selects the 10 best photos, among which Facebook can be voted at the beginning of 2020.

The winners will be informed about the prize in a separate e-mail.

The three main prizes and the Facebook prize will be handed out at the "FENSTERBAU FRONTALE" trade fair in Nuremberg in March 2020 exclusively to the winner or a representative nominated by him.

The participation bonus for each participant will be handed over by e-mail.

It is not possible to exchange, collect or pay the prize in cash.

Any costs incurred for the dispatch of the prizes will be borne by the operator.

Additional costs associated with the use of the prize shall be borne by the winner. The winner himself is responsible for any taxation of the prize.

If the winner does not respond within a period of 3 weeks after being requested to do so twice, the prize can be transferred to another participant.

Termination of the competition

The organizer expressly reserves the right to terminate the competition without prior notice and without giving reasons. This applies in particular to any reasons that would disrupt or prevent the scheduled running of the competition.

Applicable Law

Questions or complaints in connection with the lottery must be addressed to the operator. Contact possibilities can be found on the website

The lottery of the operator is subject exclusively to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany. The legal way is impossible.

Severability clause

Should any provision of these conditions of participation be or become invalid in whole or in part, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The invalid provision shall be replaced by the legally permissible provision that corresponds to the invalid provision.


We wish you good luck and success in participating in our photo competition!