Terms and Conditions of FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH for the Seaside Country Festival at the Ferien- und Freizeitpark Weissenhäuser Strand

1. Scope and contractors

These terms and conditions are valid for the purchase of festival tickets including accommodation for the Seaside Country Festival at the Ferien- und Freizeitpark Weissenhäuser Strand. The festival tickets are composed of a concert part and an accommodation part. The contract is made with FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH.

The Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG or another (marketing) partner will not be a party to the contract. (They may only take the orders for festival tickets and festival day tickets in a messenger function for FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH, and then pass the orders on to FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH). The Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG sells the festival tickets in the name of and on behalf of FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH.

2. Language

The languages of the contract are German and English.

3. Offer and conclusion of contract

Individual festival tickets are available while supplies last. The offers made concerning the Seaside Country Festival located on the website www.seasidecountryfestival.de are non-binding, subject to change, and do not constitute offers in a legal sense. In addition, information provided verbally or given by telephone are non-binding. Relevant for the content of the contract concerning the festival tickets is the written booking confirmation by FKP Scorpio Konzertproduktionen GmbH and Four Artists Event GmbH, which will be sent by mail or e-mail.

4. Tickets (admission authorization)

Only after the invoiced amount has been paid in total, the written or electronic booking confirmation can authorize the ticket holder for the valid admission to the concerts. In addition, the confirmation and a completely filled out key acknowledgment shall, upon receipt of the total invoice amount, also authorize the admission to the accommodation arrangements. The keys to the apartments as well as the right to admission shall be picked up at the front desk of the Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG at the beginning of the festival.

5. Prices and terms of payment for the festival tickets

The currently on the festival website displayed festival ticket prices are valid per person and already include VAT. There is also a one-time booking fee of € 25.00 (incl. VAT) per apartment. For any additional bookings, e.g. VIP upgrades or changes to existing booking, a booking fee of € 19.00 (including VAT) will be charged. The payment of festival tickets needs to be completed on account. The payment of the full ticket price is due within 14 days from receipt of invoice.

If the booking is received within 20 days ahead the festival, the total amount is due immediately. In this case, we recommend the use of the remittance slip attached to the order confirmation. If this slip is not available or for national online transfers, please transfer the amount due to the account of Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG at the Volksbank: OH NORD EG; BIC (SWIFT-CODE) GENO DEF1NSH; IBAN: DE95 2139 0008 0000 515000. Please write your invoice number in the field specifying the reason for payment. We also accept telephone bookings with MasterCard and Visa credit cards.

If, after the written consent of the promoters, a cancellation is approved, the following conditions apply: For cancellations of the contract up to 42 days before the start of the rental, in addition to the at this point of time valid and non-cancellable ticket price (admission share) per person, a processing fee of € 20.00 is due for cancellation of the apartment/hotel room. In case of a later cancellation up to 10 days before the start of the rental there will be 25 % cancellation fee applied, after that a 50 % cancellation fee of the apartment share in the contract amount will be due. If the contracting party does not appear or departs early, the contracting party has no claim to any compensation for unused rental days.

The tenant is expressly denied the right to prove that the landlord has not suffered from damages caused by the non-arrival or the cancellation, or that the damage caused is less than the penalty of the cancellation fee paid or the withheld rent.

6. Rented accommodation

The apartment, the bungalow or hotel room (object for rental) is provided for two nights from the beginning of the festival on a rental basis. On arrival you can claim the accommodation from 3 pm at the latest. Keys to the rented apartments will be handed out at the reception in exchange for a key receipt.

On the day of departure, the accommodation must be made available by 12 pm and the key needs to be returned to the reception (an exception to this rule may be requested at the reception upon arrival or during the stay – departure may be moved to 2 pm).

The rental property is rented with a full inventory in accordance with the inventory sheet and one set of linens. The inventory is to be treated with care. Damages caused during the rental period on the object of rental needs to be replaced by the tenant without proof of fault valued at price cost. The tenant is equally liable for damages that are caused by accompanying travelers.

Orders for rented equipment will be accepted without obligation. The pricing of equipment according to the actual price lists. There is no claim to this. We regret that pets are not permitted. Exceptions may be made for some types of apartments available on request.

In addition to the listed costs, Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG charges a visitor's tax. This is calculated per person per night and has to be paid by all guests.

7. Object of rent

The ticket holder and/or tenant of the accommodation is/are bound to the regulations in force at the respective institutions of the Weissenhäuser Strand GmbH & Co. KG (house rules, parking regulations, swimming pool rules, etc.). By participating in the festival, the ticket-holder recognizes the rules set up by the establishments as binding. Misuse of rented objects like sub-letting, overcrowding, disturbance of privacy or peace etc., as well as non-payment of festival tickets or parts thereof, the contract may be terminated without notice.

8. Other

The landlord is not liable for loss or damage to any property of the tenant brought to the festival, including cars. The guest bears the sole risk of liability for cash and valuables, left in the apartment or hotel room and cannot raise liability claims against the landlord regarding loss, destruction or damage of these.

No verbal subsidiary agreements exist.

Disturbances through exercises on the nearby “Truppenübungsplatz Putlos” or any (musical) performances within the framework of the (official) festival programme at the designated locations are possible.

During the festival, noise ordinance/nighttime peace is valid in all accommodations, hotel rooms and on public roads at the entire festival site between 1 am and 8 am. Excluded from this are event locations that are in use within the (official) festival programme. Possible night-time disturbances (for example by other festival guests) do not entitle visitors for partial refunds of the invoice sum.

The “Ferien- und Freizeitpark” as well as the “Strandhotel” (seaside hotel) are smoke-free facilities. Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas. Unauthorized smoking in the accommodation will be charged according to the corresponding cleaning costs.

All information on the website is provided without guarantee and is subject to change.

9. Cancellation

Programme changes can occur at festivals. In the occurrence of the cancellation of individual artists (groups), the promoters shall endeavor to make appropriate substitutions. The guest will not be entitled to a claim for the cancellation of individual artists (groups).

10. Capacity of the event space

The maximum number of visitors allowed at specific event areas is limited for security reasons and will be enforced by the ordinance staff. It does not entitle the visitor to a partial refund of the invoice sum, if the temporary admission to individual event areas cannot be granted for security reasons.

11. In case the event cannot be held

If the event in total cannot be held, the ticket price and the advance booking fee will be refunded to the guest upon presentation of the reservation confirmation and successful identification of the applicant. If the promoters are responsible for the impossibility of conducting the event, the guest is reserved with the right to claim for damages in addition to the reimbursement of the purchase price according to Point I. 2.

If conducting the event becomes impossible at a time when part of the event has already been carried out, the above regulations apply accordingly to the part of the event which is affected by the impossibility. From the start of the festival and after the guest has moved into the apartment/hotel room the overnight accommodation rate of the ticket price is excluded from the refund.

12. Beverage rules

Glasses and glass bottles are not allowed at the “Galeria”. Filled drinking cups (official festival cups) are allowed at the “Galeria” and in every event location (tent stage, “Baltic”, “Rondell”, “Witthüs”).

13. Prohibited items in the venues

For reasons of security and order as well as the avoidance of waste, a security check by the security service takes place at the entrance to the festival area. It is prohibited to bring along several items (e.g. weapons, drugs, etc.) into the different locations. The valid list of all prohibited objects is visible on the festival website here.

14. Image and sound recordings

Only small-format cameras and mobile phones with a camera function are permitted on the event premises. SLR cameras, cameras with zoom lenses or any kind of video function are prohibited. Video cameras and audio recorders of all kinds, such as tape recorders, MP3 recorders and dictation machines, are also prohibited. The promoters may deny the guest entry to the event site unless the guest is willing to hand over the equipment at the entrance. There is no obligation on the promoters' part to store the objects.

15. Utilisation of sound and image recordings

The visitor consents irrevocably to the free use of his portrait and voice for photographs, live broadcasts, broadcasts and/or recordings of images and/or sound recordings made by the promoters, their agents or other third parties in connection with the event, and their subsequent exploitation in all current and future media (such as in particular in the form of audio and video carriers as well as the digital distribution, e.g. via the internet).

16. Exclusion of guests

If there is an important reason, in particular if a guest commits crimes (e.g. assault, theft, drug trafficking) or the setting of fireworks on the event site, the promoters are entitled to exclude the guest from the event. If the promoters make use of his right of exclusion, the ticket or festival wristband loses its validity. A claim for renewed admission or reimbursement of the purchase price is excluded.

17. Hearing and health problems

The promoters are only liable for hearing and other damage to health if them and their vicarious agents are guilty of intent or gross negligence or if a duty of care is culpably not fulfilled. Visitors should avoid placing themselves in direct proximity of the loudspeaker boxes; appropriate barriers must be observed. Remaining in the immediate vicinity of the loudspeaker boxes, or beyond barriers, is at the guest's own risk. The use of earplugs is highly recommended, especially close to the stages.

18. Children under the age of 6

From the age of 6 years, children need their own festival ticket to join the festival. Children under the age of 6 years have free access to the “Ferien- und Freizeitpark Weissenhäuser Strand”. Children under the age of 6 are not allowed to be taken to the venues during musical performances. In addition, the participation of children and adolescents is determined by the parents and based on German Youth Protection Act. According to the Civil Code (BGB), the parents have the duty and the right to care for the underage child (under 18 years). Incidentally, the statutory provisions of the German Youth Protection Act (JuSchG) apply in addition to all events.

We do not solicit personal data from children and adolescents, do not collect them and do not share them with third parties.

19. Handling the ticket

The ticket is no longer transferable after its cancellation. A commercial resale of the ticket is not permitted. The tickets may not be privately sold at a price higher than the ticket price printed plus any proven fees charged upon purchase of the ticket. Finally, the use of tickets for raffle purposes and/or for the implementation of sweepstakes is expressly prohibited. A breach of these conditions will result in the loss of the right to access without compensation, that is, the ticket will cease to be valid and the promoters are entitled to collect this ticket without refund of the entrance fee.

In case of loss of the entrance ticket or the festival wristband, for which the promoters are not responsible, there will be no replacement and no refund of the entrance fee.

20. Contractual relationship

The contractual relationship is governed by German law.

As at: 5th September 2019

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