Stadium Regulations Chiemgau Arena GmbH

2022/2023 (as of July 2022)

1. Scope of application
These stadium regulations ("Stadium Regulations") serve to regulate the use and ensure the safety of the event area of the Chiemgau Arena, including the associated entrances and exits as well as the parking areas ("Event Area"), operated by Chiemgau Arena GmbH, Biathlon Centre 1, 83324 Ruhpolding ("Organiser"). The Stadium Regulations apply to all people who are on the Event Grounds, regardless of the reason for their presence. Special regulations may have to be observed when staying on the event site on days when there are no events.

2. Access control
Access to the respective events will only be granted upon presentation of a valid admission ticket or other access authorisation.
If, for an important reason, e.g. due to specified protective measures in the context of pandemic control, certain requirements have to be met and/or proof is required for access to the event premises (e.g. proof of vaccination, proof of testing and/or proof of recovery; mask requirement), access shall only be granted with valid proof or compliance with specified requirements, even if a valid admission ticket is presented. If the customer is unable to meet the relevant requirements, Chiemgau Arena GmbH may refuse access to the Chiemgau Arena or expel the customer from the Chiemgau Arena.
Visitors with a reduced admission ticket will only be permitted entry upon presentation of the proof justifying the reduction.
Admission tickets as well as other specified proof (e.g. for claiming a reduction) must be presented at the admission control without being requested to do so and must be handed over for inspection upon request. Admission tickets and other access authorisations must be presented at any time upon request, even after admission to the event.

Security and/or admission control personnel are authorised to verify the identity of visitors by inspecting a suitable official identification document (identity card, passport, registration certificate, etc). A suitable official identification document of the admission ticket holder must be presented at the request of the security and/or admission control staff.
In the event of misuse or unauthorised transfer of admission tickets or passes, these may be confiscated by security and/or admission control staff or Chiemgau Arena GmbH bodies without replacement.

3. Carrying prohibited objects
Upon entry to the event, every visitor is obliged to be checked by the security service for objects that may not be brought into the event area by having their clothing scanned or by using a metal detector (or other technical aids). On request, the security staff must be allowed to inspect any containers (bags, rucksacks, etc.) carried on thepremises.

The following items may not be taken onto the event site:
● Alcoholic beverages or drugs of any kind, as well as substances that can have an intoxicating effect.
● Glass containers, glass bottles, cans, glasses and jugs of all sizes.
● Plastic bottles over 1 litre (in principle, the bottles must be sealed in their original packaging)
● Open tetra packs over 1 litre (in principle, the packages must be sealed originally)
● Hip flasks made of metal or glass
● Objects that can be used as weapons or projectiles
● Knives of all sizes, including pocket knives
● Studded bracelets, necklaces and belts
● Objects made of fragile, splintering or particularly hard material
● Gas spray cans, corrosive or colouring substances
● Spray cans (deodorant, hair spray, colour spray)
● Pyrotechnic objects (including Bengal fire), objects that may pose a hazard due to their easy combustibility, flares, weapons of any kind
● Metal chains over 50 cm long (e.g. purse holders, etc.)
● Metal flagpoles (telescopic flags see below)
● Folding chairs and prams and walkers in the grandstand area (permitted on the course)
● Tools of any kind
● More than one lighter
● Bulky objects such as sledges
● Animals, especially dogs
● Compressed air fanfares
● Megaphones
● Laser pointers
● Drones and other unmanned aerial systems
● Flags, banners and placards with insulting or political, racist, xenophobic or violence-glorifying content.

Acceptable items include:
● Flags (wooden poles with max. 2.00m and a diameter of max. 2cm. The size of the flags must not exceed 1.5 m x 1.0 m.
● Plastic and telescopic flags (also made of metal), if they are hollow and flexible
● Thermos flasks and thermos flasks made of plastic and metal
● Stick umbrellas, whether or not they have a metal tip
● Folding chairs and prams in the track area

The police will be informed immediately in the following cases:

● Emblems, clothing, banners, patches, flags and the like, of any kind, the inscription of which is likely to defame persons on the basis of their skin colour, religion, origin, gender or sexual orientation or other with racist, xenophobic or violence-glorifying content
● Statements, gestures or slogans which, by their nature or content, are likely to discriminate against persons on the basis of their skin colour, religion, origin, gender or sexual orientation.
● Fixed knives with a blade length of 10 cm or more
● Weapons of any kind (including throwing stars and brass knuckles)
● Fireworks and pyrotechnic articles of all kinds
● Tablets and powders in plastic bags or other unusual containers
● Unauthorised ticket sales

4. Prohibition of commercial advertising
Any decoration and/or advertising for commercial purposes during the events is prohibited to visitors without the express permission of the organiser. It is also prohibited to take photographs, film or tape recordings and/or make other media recordings for the purpose of commercial use and/or to exploit these recordings without the express permission of the organiser.
The distribution of flyers, advertising material, magazines and the like on the entire event site is only permitted with the approval of the organiser or Chiemgau Arena GmbH, irrespective of other official regulations.

5. Domiciliary rights, behaviour on the event site, instructions and duty to follow; sale of goods
Chiemgau Arena GmbH, as the organiser, exercises domiciliary rights on the event grounds during the event. Every visitor to an event must behave on the event grounds in such a way that other persons or property belonging to others are not damaged, endangered or even hindered / inconvenienced (unless unavoidable under the circumstances). All users and visitors to the event grounds are obliged to treat them
and their facilities with care and to leave them in a clean condition. Damage must be avoided and, if necessary, reported immediately to Chiemgau Arena GmbH in writing. No waste, ashes, harmful liquids may be poured or thrown into the toilets, flushing facilities and sinks. Waste must be disposed of in the respective containers or rubbish bins provided. It is not permitted to defecate outside the toilets or to contaminate the
event grounds in any other way, in particular by littering.
In the interest of safety and an orderly and smooth running of the event, every visitor is obliged to follow the necessary instructions of the organiser, the police, the fire brigade or the security forces working for the organiser; this also includes, in particular, an allocation to certain places in the Chiemgau Arena; If there is an important objective reason (e.g. safety aspects), this may also be a different seat than the one indicated on the ticket.
The hawking and sale of goods of any kind, the distribution of printed matter or the holding of collections as well as the setting up of stalls, stands and the like on the event site is strictly prohibited, unless a contractual authorisation and, if applicable, a necessary public-law permit has been obtained.

6. Wheelchair spaces
Please note that for safety reasons, only limited wheelchair spaces are available for each event in the grandstand area and along the route of the event site. Preregistration via the ticket office is required for this area. Parking and transport can only be arranged after pre-registration has been made.

7. Banned upon entry/expulsion from the stadium
● Persons who violate one or more points of these stadium regulations or fail to meet applicable special requirements, in particular, fail to present a valid ticket or fail to present other required proof of admission to the event premises,
● Persons who refuse to submit to an appropriate check or search of their person and/or items carried by security and/or admission control personnel before entering the outside area, at the entrance and/or inside the stadium,
● Persons who are obviously under the influence of alcohol or drugs
● Persons who behave in a violent manner or who give suspicion of such behaviour

The organiser or the persons authorised to do so by the organiser may refuse admission to the event site or expel such persons from the event site without refunding the admission fee if necessary to protect property or the life, limb or health of other persons.

8. Image and sound recordings
For the purposes of public reporting and advertising of the event in question, the organiser and/or third parties commissioned or otherwise authorised by the organiser (e.g. radio, press) may independently make image and sound recordings in accordance with Art. 6 (1) p. 1 f) DSGVO, which may show spectators at the event in question. The legitimate interest of the organiser or third parties commissioned or
otherwise authorised by the organiser in each case (e.g. radio, press) lies in the interest of also showing and exploiting the event concerned in the Chiemgau Arena in the media. These image and sound recordings may be processed, utilised and publicly reproduced by the organiser and by third parties authorised by the organiser (e.g. radio, press) within the framework of the same legitimate interest.
The further data protection provisions, including the rights of visitors under the GDPR and the contact details of the data protection officer, can be found in the privacy policy available at (LINK WITH DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT).
Video and photo recordings by visitors on the days of the event are only permitted for private purposes and exclusively with equipment which, in terms of equipment and size, is obviously intended solely for private use and does not exceed a maximum size of 150 x 150 x 150mm (WxHxD). Any other use of these recordings or passing them on to third parties beyond the private sphere or publication in the media, in particular
social networks (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) requires the prior express consent of the Chiemgau Arena. The same applies to the collection of data on event days.

9. Liability
The liability of Chiemgau Arena GmbH and its vicarious agents and assistants, of whatever nature, is limited to intent and gross negligence, with the exception of personal injury or in the cases provided for by law. In the event of a slightly negligent breach of an essential contractual obligation (cardinal obligation), liability is limited to the foreseeable, contract-typical damages at the time of acceptance of the stadium regulations. Chiemgau Arena GmbH is not liable in the event of a slightly negligent breach of secondary obligations that are not essential contractual obligations. Chiemgau Arena GmbH accepts no liability for damage caused by visitors, users, their agents or other third parties. The Chiemgau Arena GmbH is not liable for the loss of objects, unless this is due to culpable behaviour on the part of the staff.

10. Amendment of the stadium regulations
The stadium regulations may be amended by Chiemgau Arena GmbH at any time and without stating reasons. Each new edition of the stadium regulations automatically replaces any previous edition and thus invalidates the latter. The stadium regulations valid at the time of admission apply.