Participation regulations

1. Participation and exclusion

All persons shall be entitled to participate.

Each participant may vote for the stories submitted between 27 June 2016 and 31 October 2016 using the "vote" button. Only one vote may be cast for each IP address. Zermatt Tourism expressly reserves the right to exclude any participants who breach these Terms and Conditions of Participation.


2. Winners

The stories that receive the greatest number of votes during the voting period shall be the winners. In the event of a tie, lots shall be drawn.


3. No cash payment and legal action

The win may not be paid out in cash. No legal action may be brought.


4. Closing date for participation, notification and transfer of the win

Within the Taste of Zermatt competition organised by Zermatt Tourism, any fan may upload stories for assessment by others. The winners will subsequently be informed at the email address provided when registering to participate. In the event that the participant fails to respond within a reasonable period, following one reminder, the win may be transferred to another participant.


5. Rights and licence

In participating in the competition, the participant warrants that:


a) he/she has created the uploaded content on his/her own and at his/her own cost and is thus the sole holder of the relevant copyright and usage rights over the content transmitted;

b) the contents are free from third party rights and may be used in any form. This shall include the entitlement of the participant to portray all visually depicted objects, buildings and persons, including any personality rights and/or rights over names of all third parties that are portrayed, named or otherwise involved in the content.

c) the content included by him/her does not violate any relevant statutory or regulatory provisions or common decency (i.e. in particular does not contain any content that is liable to corrupt the young or that is pornographic, racist, inflammatory or offensive or glorifies violence).


Insofar as one or more people is or are recognisably portrayed in the picture, these persons must have consented to the publication of the image/story.

Should nevertheless any third party claims be brought on account of a breach of their rights, the participant shall hold Zermatt Tourism harmless upon first demand against all claims, including reasonable legal defence costs.


All participants shall provide the stories and images uploaded by them in accordance with the CC BY-SA Creative Commons Licence "attribution, share-alike" (see  This licence shall allow others, to disseminate, remix, improve and expand upon the author's work/content, including for commercial purposes, provided that the author is cited as the author of the original work and that the new works based on the work/content are published in accordance with the same conditions.


6. Liability

Zermatt Tourism does not accept any liability for the loss of or any damage to the stories/images submitted.

Zermatt Tourism shall in addition bear no liability in relation to:


a) errors during the transfer of data;

b) the theft or destruction of or the unauthorised access to and alteration of participant data;

c) technical disruptions of any kind;

d) damage to the computer of a participant or any other person arising as a result of participation in the competition.


7. Data protection

The personal data collected in relation to the competition (surname, first name, email address, country of origin and publicly available data) shall be collected exclusively for the purpose of holding the competition.


8. Law

The competition shall be governed by Swiss law.


9. Organiser of the competition

This competition has no relationship with Facebook and is not in any way sponsored, supported or organised by Facebook. The organiser is not Facebook but rather:


Zermatt Tourism

Bahnhofplatz 5, 3920 Zermatt


Contact person:

Zermatt Tourism

+41 27 966 81 00,


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