Terms & Conditions

By entering the Competition, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions (these Terms and Conditions). Completion and submission of an entry form will also be deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. 

Promotional materials relating to the Competition, including all information on how to enter the Competition published on The One Club’s website, social media or other public channels, also apply to this Competition. In the event of any conflict between any terms referred to in such promotional materials and these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions take precedence.

Participation in the Competition

  1. The competition was designed for to members of the Black LGBTQ+ community, who are at least 18 years of age at the date of entry and not currently working as a creative in the ad industry. [Employees of WPP plc or any of its operating companies and employees of the One Club for Creativity are not permitted to enter the Competition]. 

  1. Participants must be at least [18 years] of age as at the date of entry.

  1. The Competition starts at 00:01 am (UK time) on 19 August 2021 and closes at 23:59 pm (UK time) on 25 October 2021 (the Competition Period). Any entries received outside the Competition Period will be void.

  1. Participants may make a maximum of one (1) entry per person. Bulk, automatically generated or third party entries are void.

  1. Entry into the Competition is free. To enter please complete the online entry form (available here [https://behindthestonewallriots.oneclub.org]).  Please include your name, mailing address, phone number, birth date (including age) and email address.  Upload your campaign concept submission as described in the Creative Brief on the Site [https://behindthestonewallriots.oneclub.org] and click the “submit” button. 

  1. Entries to the Competition must be the original work of the author and not previously published. Entries which are, or in the The One Club’s reasonable opinion appear to be, plagiarised will be disqualified. Participants represent and warrant that:

    1. they have obtained all rights, licences, and permissions necessary, in writing, from any person who may have helped create and/or be featured in their entry; and

    2. that their entry to the Competition (including any text and photographs):

      1. does not contain or feature any personal information about any person (including their name, contact details, a photograph of them and/or any other identifying information) without that person’s consent (proof of which must be provided to The One Club upon request);

      2. does not contain any content that is defamatory, libellous, racist, homophobic, transphobic, derogatory, pornographic, obscene, sexist, illegal, and/or otherwise inappropriate;

      3. does not include trade marks, logos, or copyright protected material which belongs to third parties without permission (including company names, music, photographs, motion picture or television programme clips or audio tracks, works of art, or images published on or in websites, television, movies, or other media);

      4. is not subject to any third party agreements and The One Club will not be required to pay any sums to any third party as a result of The One Club’s use (as set out in these Terms and Conditions) or the exploitation by The One Club of the idea, video or other rights contained in any entry; and

      5. does not contain any known virus, trojan horse, worm, trapdoor or similar software that may in any way infect or affect any of The One Club’s hardware or software systems.

  1. The One Club reserves the right to remove or temporarily suspend from the Competition any entries submitted if, in its reasonable opinion, it suspects any breach of these Terms and Conditions or if it receives any complaint from a third party relating to such entry.

  1. Entries received which are not submitted via the official entry method will not be accepted. Use of any automated system to enter the Competition is prohibited and entries made (or which appear to have been made) using any such system may be treated as void. Any illegible, incomplete or fraudulent entries will be rejected. Participants should be aware that they may be subject to data charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.

Winners and Prizes

  1. There will be three winners:

    1. Gold; 

    2. Silver; and

    3. Bronze.

  1. The winners will be selected by the judges based on the following criteria: 

  1. On the charity selected, and why the participant thought telling the story of the ignitors behind the Stonewall Riots could be an opportunity for them - this will test participant’s strategic thinking (30%); 

  2. On the idea, and how the participant bought it to life across all the different channels selected - this will test the participant’s creative thinking (60%); and

  3. On the final presentation, and how well the participant expressed and shared the participant’s thinking (10%).

In the event of a tie, the idea (point ii) will be the tie-breaker. The decision of the judges shall be final.  Please refer to The One Club’s [https://behindthestonewallriots.oneclub.org] for further details on the brief for this competition. 

  1. The winners will receive prizes as follows:

    1. Gold - $4,000 prize [+ $2,000 to donate to a charity of their choice]

        • 2 portfolio review sessions with Keith Cartwright, CEO & founder of Cartwright and Board member at The One Club for Creativity
        • 10-week internship(s) with a WPP agency
        • Access to WPP NextGen online content

  1. Silver - $2,000 prize & NextGen access

  2. Bronze - $1,000 prize & NextGen access

Prizes are as stated and are non-exchangeable and non-transferable. 

  1. The winner is responsible for paying all associated costs that are not specifically stated in any promotional materials or these Terms and Conditions, including (where applicable) transport, accommodation, meal costs, spending money, insurance and all other incidentals. Winners are also personally responsible for any personal or incidental expenses and any VAT, national and/or local tax liabilities incurred in claiming or using the prize. By participating in the Competition, participants agree that the prize is awarded on an “as is” basis, and that neither The One Club, WPP plc (WPP), nor any of their subsidiary or affiliated companies, make any representations or warranties of any nature with respect to the prize.

  1. In the event that, for reasons beyond The One Club’s reasonable control The One Club is unable to award the prize as described in these Terms and Conditions, The One Club reserves the right to award a prize of a similar nature and an equivalent value. The One Club also reserves the right to award a prize of a similar nature and an equivalent value if in its reasonable discretion it is appropriate to do so.

Winner Announcement and claiming of prize

  1. Winners will be notified by email or using the other contact details provided to The One Club by [November 14, 2021]. All reasonable endeavours will be made to contact the winner during the specified time. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, The One Club reserves the right to select another winner from the valid/correct entries that were received during the Competition Period. Winners may be required to submit valid identification, an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, liability or publicity release [and/or intellectual property rights transfer document] before receiving their prize.

  1. Winners will be required to confirm acceptance of the applicable prize within [14 days] of having been notified. If the winner has not claimed their prize by the date specified or the winner refuses or is unable to provide the relevant information for receipt of their prize, The One Club reserves the right to award the prize to another participant.

  1. The prize will be delivered within a reasonable time and by no later than [28 days] after the prize has been accepted.

  1. For a list of winners (name and general location) please send a stamped self-addressed envelope by no later than 28 days after the end of the Competition Period to [Yash Egami, The One Club for Creativity, 450 West 31st Street, NY, NY 10001] stating for which Competition you would like winners’ details.

Data Protection and Publicity

  1. The One Club will collect and process participants’ personal information and it will be shared with WPP’s and The One Club’s agents, affiliates and, if applicable, any third party prize provider (including those outside the European Economic Area). Information provided by the participants will only be used for the purpose of conducting this Competition (including for prizes to be delivered) and other purposes as may be specified at the time of entry or on promotional materials. Personal information will be used in accordance with the applicable privacy policy in place from time to time (see https://behindthestonewallriots.oneclub.org).

  1. Participants’ names and general locations will be published or made publicly available if they are a winner of the Competition in accordance with regulatory requirements. In such circumstances, WPP, The One Club and their affiliates may also make free use of this information and the participants’ photographs for publicity and news purposes. This includes making their name available on WPP and The One Club’s website and social media platforms. The winner and any guests may also be required to participate in reasonable publicity relating to this Competition.

Intellectual Property

  1. Participants will retain copyright in their submitted entries to the Competition, however, by entering, all participants grant [WPP and] The One Club a worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable licence to edit, publish and use each Competition entry in any and all media (including print and online) for publicity and news purposes. Participants represent and warrant that they have all rights necessary to grant the rights provided for in this paragraph, and that all materials forming part of their entry to the Competition, and any use of such materials by or on behalf of The One Club, comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations and do not infringe or otherwise violate the intellectual property or other rights of any third party, including privacy rights.

General

  1. The One Club’s decision is final and binding on the participants. 

  1. If participants do not provide any of the mandatory information requested when participating in the Competition, their entry will be void.

  1. The One Club reserves the right to require the participants to prove that they are eligible. If a winner is found to be ineligible, The One Club reserves the right to award their prize to another participant and to require the return of any prize already awarded.

  1. The provision of the prize does not imply endorsement by The One Club of third parties concerned in any way with the Competition. 

  1. Participants must not do anything illegal and/or dangerous and/or that would put themselves or others at any risk. By participating in the Competition, participants agree to release and hold harmless WPP, The One Club and any of their affiliates (collectively, “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Competition, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Competition-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or any other intellectual property-related cause of action. 

  1. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE AND/OR FROM DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPETITION. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS COMPETITION AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS"  WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. 

  1. The One Club will not be responsible for any lost, damaged, defaced, incomplete, illegible or otherwise unreadable entries. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall in any way limit The One Club liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other matter where liability may not be limited as a matter of law.

  1. The One Club reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the Competition (including altering prizes) if, in its sole discretion, the Competition is not capable of being conducted as specified.

  1. Any participant who enters or attempts to enter the Competition in a manner, which in The One Club’s reasonable opinion is contrary to these Terms and Conditions or by its nature is unjust to other participants (including tampering with the operation of the Competition, cheating, hacking, deception or any other unfair playing practices such as intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or The One Club and/or any of its representatives) may be rejected from the Competition at The One Club’s sole discretion. Furthermore, where such actions have significantly impaired the Competition, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, add further stages to the Competition as it deems reasonably necessary in order to resolve any problems arising from such actions.

  1. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions. Any amendments will be published on the Promoter’s website (https://behindthestonewallriots.oneclub.org).

  1. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any dispute or claim arising in association with the Competition or these Terms and Conditions

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