1. Definitions

The following words have the following meanings: 

Cannes Lions: Ascential Events (Europe) Limited, c/o Ascential Group Limited, The Prow, 1 Wilder Walk, London W1B 5AP, United Kingdom, trading as Cannes Lions; 

Competition: the competition run by Cannes Lions at the Festival more particularly described in the Entry Form; 

Competition Partner: the charity or not for profit organisation working with Cannes Lions on the Competition; 

Entry: the entry you submit to the Competition; 

Festival: the Cannes Lions Live 2021; 

Getty : Getty Images operating through their website at;  

Prize: a Cannes Lions Gold Medal; a Cannes Lions Festival pass for Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2022 in Cannes and 6 days accommodation provided by the Cannes Lions. 

Entry Form: the entry form relating to the Competition detailing timings, equipment,  deliverables, technical specifications and announcement of winner’s details; and 

Terms: these terms and conditions of entry to the Competition. 


2. How to enter 

2.1 This Competition is open only to winners of local territory competitions run on behalf of Cannes Lions. The right to enter the Competition is not transferable. In the event of any dispute concerning the eligibility of any entrant to participate in the Competition, Cannes Lions’ decision shall be final. 

2.2 To enter this Competition, entrants must at the relevant date of the Festival: (a) comply with  the terms of the Entry Form; (b) have not been convicted of any criminal offence; and  (c) be working on a paid basis with a creative, marketing, promotional, public  relations, media and/or advertising agency. 

2.3 Cannes Lions reserves the right to verify the eligibility of entrants at any time during the Competition. Failure to comply with any verification procedures will result in disqualification from the Competition.  

2.4 Only one Entry per person and/or group of people. 


3. Entry 

3.1 Any Entry not submitted in accordance with these Terms or the terms of the Entry Form will not be accepted. 

3.2 Any images, music and/or film in the Entry must either be created by the entrant or licensed only from Getty. No images, music and/or film licensed from any third party may be included in an Entry.  

3.3 Entries must not contain any content that does or may infringe the rights (including  intellectual property rights) of any party or that is unlawful, threatening, defamatory,  obscene, indecent, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred,  discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of  confidence, in breach of privacy, that may cause annoyance or inconvenience or that  constitutes or encourages conduct which may be considered a criminal offence or give  rise to any civil liability. 

3.4 Entrants hereby grant to Cannes Lions and the Competition Partner the perpetual, transferable, right and licence to copy, store, archive, amend, edit, reproduce,

broadcast, publish and distribute their Entry for any purpose including purposes related to the Competition and/or to Cannes Lions. 


4. Prize 

4.1 The winner of the Competition will be the Entry that the judges decide is the best, most original, Entry in response to the specification on the Entry Form or otherwise provided. 

4.2 Cannes Lions shall notify the winner in accordance with the terms of the Entry Form, and the judges’ decision is final. 

4.3 In the event of unforeseen circumstances, or in its absolute discretion if it wishes to  do so, Cannes Lions reserves the right to substitute the Prize for an alternative of equal  or greater value or to amend, alter or cancel the Competition. No cash alternative will be offered. In the event of cancellation/amendment of the Competition or substitution of the Prize, the parties expressly agree that, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable laws, the entrant will not be entitled to any compensation.  No correspondence will be entered into.  

4.4 If the winner is disqualified, Cannes Lions reserves the right to appoint a substitute winner selected in accordance with these Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, (a) an  entrant can withdraw from participating in the Competition and/or the Prize at any  stage; (b) Cannes Lions reserves the right to disqualify an entrant at any stage in  accordance with these Terms; and (c) any entrant who withdraws or is disqualified  shall not be entitled to any compensation in relation to such withdrawal or disqualification.  

4.5 Any entrant, including the winner, may be contacted by the Competition Partner to  discuss possible business opportunities; however, there is no obligation on the  Competition Partner to do so or to enter into any further agreement for the provision  of services with any entrant. 


5. Liability 

5.1 Other than for death or personal injury arising from its negligence or for fraud Cannes  Lions excludes to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability for any losses,  damages, costs and expenses, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in  connection with the Competition and/or the Prize. 


6. Data Protection 

6.1 Any personal information  related to an entrant,  that is collected or processed by Cannes Lions at the beginning and during the course of the Competition will be held and used by Cannes Lions, to administer the Competition, in accordance with Cannes Lions’ privacy policy available on its website (  Such personal information shall also be shared with the Competition Partner, to the extent necessary for the administration of the Competition. 

6.2 Cannes Lions must either publish or make available information that indicates that a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation, Cannes Lions will announce the name, job title, company name and country represented of the winners and, if applicable, their winning entries, live on Zoom at the Festival on 17 June 2021. This information will also be published by Cannes Lions on its website  (

6.3 If you object to any or all of your personal details being announced or made available, please contact Cannes Lions via In such circumstances, the Cannes Lions may still be required to provide the information and winning entry to any relevant regulatory bodies upon request.


7. Governing Law & Jurisdiction 

7.1 These Terms shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have the non-exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from running the Competition or the Prize.