Terms and Conditions


These terms and conditions are applicable to the competition “Young Talent Contest”, which shall take place from 11-01-2019 to 23.59 CET 23-01-2019 (hereinafter: the “Competition”).

The Competition is organized in its entirety by Daily Paper Wholesale B.V. (“DP Wholesale”) in The Netherlands who shall bear full legal responsibility for its proper organization and performance, and any consequences thereof.

Article 1 – Eligibility

1.1 Only those who participate in the Competition (hereinafter referred to as: the “Participant (s)”) and have accepted these terms and conditions can claim the Prize, as set out under article 2 of these terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as: the “Prize” or the “Prizes”). Only the winner (s) selected by DP Wholesale is entitled to a Prize. 

1.2 To enter the Competition Participants must be at least 21 years of age and must be in possession of a valid travel document to be able to travel to Cuba. 

1.3 Employees, officers and directors of DP Wholesale and Havana Club International S.A. (hereinafter: “Havana Club”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and anyone involved in the Competition and any member of the immediate family or household of any such person, are not eligible.

1.4 Participant(s) who are found to have committed fraud, have unlawfully influenced the results or otherwise did not participate in fairness, will be irrevocably excluded from (further) participation. DP Wholesale reserves the right to also exclude Participants who have made such attempt to (further) participate. DP Wholesale may furthermore, at its own discretion, exclude participants from further participation.

Article 2 – The Competition and prize

2.1 The goal of the Competition is to support young creatives and offer them a platform to work on the next Daily Paper x Havana Club campaign.

2.2 Materials that are submitted by Participant for the Competition must comply with the following guidelines:

I. All submissions must be created by Participant and must not infringe any personal or proprietary rights, such as but not limited to copyrights and trademark rights, of any third parties.

II. Submissions may not have been previously published or otherwise used in a commercial context in any form.

2.3 Submission constitutes permission for DP Wholesale, Havana Club and its designees to use the Submission, winner’s name, photo and biographical information worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal use, advertising or other commercial use without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Any Participant and/or winner may be required to fulfill any additional requirement to assign all rights (including copyright and a waiver of moral rights to the extent allowed by law) in the submission to DP Wholesale and/or Havana Club without any additional compensation. 

2.4 The following prize is available: All expenses paid trip to Havana, Cuba to be mentored en guided by an industry creative on how to curate a commercial shoot from start to finish. Travel dates and mode of transport are solely to be determined by DP Wholesale and/or Havana Club. If the winner is unable to travel on dates provided, for whatever reason, a new winner may be selected. Winner must possess a valid travel document and is responsible for obtaining all necessary visa for entry into Cuba. Incidental charges, such as but not limited to, fees for travel documents, luggage fees, meals, spending money and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Article 3 – Selection and notification of winner

3.1 The winner of the Competition shall be selected by the DP Wholesale and Havana Club team based on creativity and originality of the submission at the latest on 23-01-2019. The selection is final and binding on all matters with regard to the Competition.

3.2 The winning submission shall be credited and published by Havana Club and DP Wholesale on social platforms. 

3.3 The winner will be notified by email or telephone using the information as provided at the time of entry. In case the prize (notification) is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable an alternative winner may be selected.

3.4 The Prize may only be accepted by the Participants as is. DP Wholesale will not comply with any request to pay the Prize in cash value and/or negotiate any request about the terms of the Prize. The right to the Prize is not transferable.

Article 4 – Personal data

4.1 To enter the Competition Participants are requested to disclose personal data to DP Wholesale. This concerns: full name, gender, address, e-mail address and date of birth. The processing of these personal data is necessary for the execution of the Competition.

4.2 The provided personal data shall solely be processed by DP Wholesale and Havana Club for the purpose of the execution of the Competition.

4.3 The personal data shall solely be stored during the period which shall be necessary for the execution of the purpose as set out above, no longer than twelve months after the end of the Competition, unless applicable laws prescribe longer retention periods in which case the personal data shall be stored for the period as prescribed by the applicable laws.

Article 5 – Liability 

5.1 DP Wholesale and/or Havana Club is in no way liable for any damage resulting from participation in the Competition, (the use of) the Prize won, any technical breakdowns, defect, delays or omissions with regard to the participation in the Competition and/or the selection of the winner, except in the event of deliberate action or gross negligence on the part of DP Wholesale and/or Havana Club.

5.2 By entering the Competition the Participant agrees to hold DP Wholesale and/or Havana Club harmless for any damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participating in the Competition.

Article 6 – Final clauses

6.1 If any one or more of the provisions contained in these term and conditions shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other provision of these term and conditions, and these term and conditions shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never been contained in it. 

6.2 These term and conditions constitute the whole agreement between Parties and there are no promises, terms, conditions, obligations, representations or warranties, oral or written, expressed or implied, other than those contained herein. 

6.3 All issues regarding the Competition and these term and conditions shall be constructed and governed by the Laws of The Netherlands and the competent courts in Amsterdam shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction in relation thereto.