These Terms and Conditions ("Terms
") apply to the relationships regarding The Canon Berlinale Film Festival 2015 Competition (“Competition
”) as described below between: (a) Canon Europa N.V. registered in Amsterdam under registration number 33166721 having a place of business at Bovenkerkerweg 59, 1185 XB Amstelveen, The Netherlands, and other Canon group companies (collectively, “Canon
”) and (b) you, the entrant of the Competition (“You
”). By submitting Your video to participate in this Competition, You agree that You have read, understood and accepted all these Terms.
1. COMPETITION ENTRY
1.1 This Competition is open to all residents of United Kingdom & Ireland, Germany, France, Spain and The Netherlands aged 18 years or over. Employees of Canon and their immediate families, the agencies or anyone professionally connected with this Competition are not eligible to participate.
1.2 This Competition consists of one competition as follows (“Film Competition
Theme: Space to Play
Uploading Period: Open Date: 09:00 (CET) on 09/01/2015; Closing Date: 23:59 (CET) on 22/01/2015
1.3 To participate in the Film Competition you must upload one (1), fifteen (15) second short film
relating to the dedicated theme ‘Space to Play’ to Canon UK Facebook located at facebook.com/CanonUKLtd
as a video comment on the timeline quoting the hashtag #SpacetoPlay. All entries must be uploaded within the designated Uploading Period; otherwise, it will not be accepted or valid.
1.4 All videos uploaded in connection with this Competition will be accessible for other entrants to view and all valid entries will be displayed at facebook.com/CanonUKLtd
. By uploading Your video You explicitly agree to such use.
1.5 The Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. A condition of entry to this Competition is that You grant a complete release to Facebook from any claims that they now have or may have in the future which relate to or are incidental to this Competition.
1.6 Canon cannot be held responsible for any web entries not received due to technical problems.
1.7 Canon reserves the right to disqualify any individual which, at its sole discretion, it believes has tampered with the entry process or who has breached any rules of this Competition.
2. PRIZE SELECTION
2.1 For the Film Competition, there will be five (5) pan films shortlisted (one per country) and from these films one (1) pan European winning film overall selected by the judging panel formed by a minimum of three (3) professionals – one Canon representative, one representative from Berlinale International Film Festival and a representative from Canon’s sponsored vlogger (“Judging Panel
”) in their sole discretion—judging will be based on the technique, creativity and original and interesting interpretation of The Theme. The Judging Panel’s decision is final. The selection process for the Competition is:
(1) Canon representatives from each participating country will select their top three (3) films and submit these to Canon Europe by 17:00 (CET) 23.01.2015;
(2) Canon Europe will submit the top three (3) films from each market to the Judging Panel;
(3) The Judging Panel will select one (1) film per country within 48 hours after the Close Date of Uploading Period;
(4) From the these films, only one (1) winning film will be selected to win the Grand Prize within 48 hours after the Close Date of Uploading Period;
(5) Canon will contact entrants who uploaded the winning films and notify them they have won prizes and verify their entries comply with these Terms.
2.2 The entrants who uploaded the winning films will become the winners of the Film Competition (“Winners
”). The entrant who uploaded the overall winning film across all countries will become the grand prize winner of the Film Competition (“Grand Prize Winner
”). The Competition result will be announced on the dates as below (“30/01/2015
”) via facebook.com/CanonUKLtd
and each Winner will be notified via Facebook on 30/01/15.
3.1 The shortlisted Winners of the Film Competition (one per country) will each be awarded with a Canon LEGRIA Mini as the prize
3.1.1 Canon will endeavour to deliver Prize to each Winner within 30 days after the notification of Competition result. Any Prize returned to sender or undelivered due to inaccurate details provided by You will be deemed unwanted and the Prize will be lost.
3.1.2 Winners must confirm acceptance of the Prize within 14 days of notification. If the Prize is not accepted within 14 days of notification, it will revert to Canon and may be relocated to another entrant at the absolute discretion of Canon.
3.1.3 There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part. Canon reserves the right to provide an equivalent prize (of equal or higher specification and of equivalent or higher value) in the event that the Prize is not available.
3.1.4 Canon will cover any obligation with regard to any tax or other obligations related to the Prize.
3.2 In addition, the Grand Prize Winner of the Film Competition will be awarded a VIP trip to Berlin from Friday 06/02/2015 to Sunday 08/02/2015 for his/herself and a partner to the Berlinale International Film Festival 2015 as the prize (collectively, “Grand Prize
”). The Grand Prize includes:
• Return flights for two from closest airport in city of residence to Berlin
• Airport transfers for two once in Berlin
• Two nights’ accommodation for two (twin share or double room) at a 4 star hotel in Berlin City Centre including breakfast
• Transfer for two to Berlinale International Film Festival Red Carpet Event
• Berlinale merchandise
• Food & beverage allowance of 60 Euros per person per day
3.2.1 Canon will contact the Grand Prize Winner on 30/01/15. Any Grand Prize not redeemed within 48 hours due to inaccurate details provided by You will be deemed unwanted and the Grand Prize will be lost.
3.2.2 Winners must confirm acceptance of the Prize within 48 hours of notification. If the Grand Prize is not accepted within 48 hours of notification, it will revert to Canon and may be awarded to another shortlisted Winner at the absolute discretion of Canon.
3.2.3 There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part. Canon reserves the right to provide an equivalent prize (of equal or higher specification and of equivalent or higher value) in the event that the Prize is not available.
3.2.4 The Grand Prize cannot be transferred to anyone other than the Grand Prize Winner and they may select one other person to accompany them.
3.2.5 Canon will cover any obligation with regard to any tax or other obligations related to the Prize.
3.3 The winner must be available to travel on the above mentioned dates.
4. COMPETITION REQUIREMENT
4.1 You must own or control all of the rights to the footage uploaded for this Competition and have the absolute right to enter the footage into this Competition having obtained the permission of any other person who may have any right or interest in the footage uploaded.
4.2 All footage as original files must be provided as requested by Canon.
4.3 You must not upload footage that contains:
(1) Recognisable persons, unless You can demonstrate that such persons have granted all the necessary permissions for his/her image to be used and published by Canon under these Terms; or
(2) Works of art, unless You can demonstrate that You have been granted a licence to have such works of art used and published by Canon under these Terms;
(3) Logos and brand names, unless You can demonstrate that You have been granted a licence to have such logo or brand names used and published by Canon under these Terms;
(4) Anything illegal or anything that may infringe rights of Canon or any third party;
(5) Anything discredits or denigrates anyone’s image, personal reputation or commercial reputation.
(6) Anything which may be considered obscene, immoral or in any way inappropriate or unpleasant including nudity and violence etc.
4.4 You may undertake digital manipulation in order to optimise footage, but adding or removing key elements is not allowed. Composite or montage footage, from more than one film, are not eligible for entry into the Competition.
4.5 You must pay for all royalties, fees and any other monies that are owed to any person by reason of any footage uploaded by You in connection with the Competition.
4.6 By posting your footage on Canon’s Facebook Page and entering into this Competition, you hereby grant to Canon and its affiliates, their sub-licensees and agents, a EMEA-wide royalty-free assignable non-exclusive licence (“Licence”) to use, reproduce, and publish (whether in their entirety or in cropped or edited mode) Your uploaded film(s) for the purpose of operating and promoting this Competition or Canon whether on the internet (including without limitation on any Canon Facebook Pages or Twitter Pages), on Canon’s, Canon affiliates’ and third parties’ websites or on social media without limit in time. You hereby warrant that You have all necessary rights and authority to enter into this agreement and grant such licence to Canon, its affiliates, sub-licensees and agents.
4.7 You also agree to be contacted by Canon for the purposes of administrating the Competition or in the event that Canon wishes to discuss any other use of film submitted to the Competition.
4.8 Canon reserves the right to disqualify incomplete or illegible entries or which do otherwise not meet the above requirements.
4.9 You must comply with applicable terms and conditions and/or policies of Facebook.
5.1 Canon will only use Your film and personal information supplied for the administration of the Competition including, but not limited to, contacting You and announcing the Winners etc. You hereby explicitly consent to Your personal information being transferred and proceed within European Union by Canon in association with this Competition.
5.2 For the purpose of this Competition, the data controllers of Your personal information are Canon Europa N.V. registered in Amsterdam under registration number 33166721 having a place of business at Bovenkerkerweg 59, 1185 XB Amstelveen, The Netherlands; and Canon Europe Limited registered in United Kingdom under a registration number 4093977 having a place of business at 3 The Square, Stockley Park, Uxbridge UB11 1ET, United Kingdom.
6.1 Canon shall not be liable for any failure to meet these Terms of Competition where such failure is caused by any supervening circumstances amounting to force majeure. Such circumstances shall include, but shall not be limited to severe weather conditions, fire, flood, war, earthquake, riots, industrial dispute, terrorism, acts of god, or events that, without fault of either party, render performance impossible or incapable of satisfactory execution.
6.2 By entering into the Competition, You agree to release and hold Canon harmless from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Competition or receipt or use of any Prize.
7.1 Owing to exceptional circumstances outside its reasonable control and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, Canon reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these Terms at any stage but will always endeavour to minimise the effect to You in order to avoid undue disappointment.
7.2 The Laws of England and Wales will apply to this Competition and the parties agree to exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.