TERMS AND CONDITIONS Cutting Edge – GCC HAIRDRESSING AWARDS 2019

  • NOTE

    This event is not connected to Instagram in any way and is in no way supported, supervised or monitored by Facebook or Instagram. Henkel Jebel Ali FZCo., Block F, 4th Floor, Silicon Oasis, P.O. Box 341044, Dubai, United Arab Emirate (herewith “Henkel”), not Facebook or Instagram, is the recipient of the information provided by you. All questions, comments and complaints should be directed to Henkel, not to Facebook or Instagram.

    If you activate and enter the competition on Instagram or Facebook, your personal data may be collected directly from you (e.g. IP address and cookie ID) by Facebook or Instagram and used for the purposes of Facebook or Instagram. This can also occur in the USA. We are not responsible for gathering and using personal data, which can also include setting cookies, on Instagram. You can find more information on the precise data processing operations, retention periods and processing purposes directly on Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.

  • ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

    • 1. Eligibility to participate

      Eligible to participate in the Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards (“GCCDHA“) are as follows:

      • all stylists employed and self-employed as well as (SKP and non-SKP)
      • stylists in training (with at least 6 months training),

      who have attained the age of majority in their home country, reside in one of the GCC countries (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait), and agree to these conditions of participation.

      The participation requires that all personal data must be absolutely true. Each participant can only participate in his/her own name. Employees of Henkel and DBD are excluded from participation in the contest and the public vote raffle.

    • 2. Registration and procedure

      Host of the GCCHDA is Henkel Jebel Ali FZCo., Block F, 4th Floor, Silicon Oasis, P.O. Box 341044, Dubai, United Arab Emirate (hereinafter called "Henkel“). The supporting agency is bplusd communications GmbH.

      It is possible to participate during the period from 01 February 2019 to 09 March 2019 (“Upload phase“). Participation deadline is 09 March 2019 at 00:00 hour. Late participations cannot be taken into consideration.

      The Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards Trophy can be won. The winners of the title in the respective categories will receive a prize.

      On 07 April 2019, the winner will be announced in Dubai during the official celebration event.

      Procedure in detail
      1. Registration and upload phase: 01 February 2019 to 09 March 2019

        The participation in the GCCDHA requires that the participant registers on the website www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae or on Instagram and there uploads his/her photos. A registration via website requires the specification of the name, the salon and the email address so that in the case of a possible nomination the participant can be notified. The registration via Instagram is considered binding once the participant uploads his/her photos using the following three hashtags (it is mandatory that all three are mentioned):
        #GCCHDA
        #CuttingEdge
        #[Name of the category]
        With the registration and the uploading of the photos to the website or to Instagram using the hashtags, the participants enter into a binding agreement and represent and warrant to have created the hairstyle of the illustrated model himself/herself and to have obtained all necessary consents and utilisation rights. The registration data (name, salon) apply to the entire procedure (please notify us in case of any change of address!)

        You must agree and accept the terms and conditions of participation. Participation will only be possible if all requirements are met.

      2. Public voting phase: 10 March 2019 to 27 March 2019
        During the public voting phase, everybody can select their favourites per category on the website www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae specifying their email address. Per category the 5 participants or photos with the highest votes are marked.
      3. Nomination: 28 March 2019
        On 28 March 2019, the nominees will be notified either by email or by Instagram message and published on the website www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae and on social media channels of SKP.
      4. Jury phase: 29 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
        A jury will evaluate the nominees and select the winner in a confidential vote. Per category, there are 5 nominees; they will be invited to the Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards celebration event in Dubai on 07 April 2019. The nominee may bring along an escort free of charge.
      5. Announcement of the winner: 07 April 2019
        On 07 April 2019, the respective winners in each of the 6 categories will be announced and honoured in Dubai during the celebration event of the Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards.
    • 3. Categories & Rules

      1. Rules

        A participation is only possible in the categories listed further below. It is possible:

        • to participate several times in one category (with various models); and
        • to participate in several categories (with various models).

        Per category, photos (color or b/w) must be submitted in the number specified in the respective category. Each photo may only show one model (male or female).

        It is not permitted to use the same photo or the same model for several categories or several participations in one categories.

        Computer processing and filters are permitted. However, the GCCDHA committee reserves the right to question the authenticity of computer presentations. On request, images of the creation process must be submitted to check the authenticity of the hair styles. In case of b/w photos, the GCCDHA committee reserves the right to request colored pictures for the purpose of manageability and publication.

        With the submission, the stylist confirms that he/she created the hairstyle of this person himself/herself and that he/she obtained the declaration of agreement of the person shown in the submitted photo.

        Breaches of rules will lead to a disqualification.

      2. Categories
        • Best Color Transformation

          In order to participate in the category Color Transformation, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #BestColorTransformation).

          In the category Color Transformation only one photo (split screen) per participation may be submitted. On the photo, a before and after look must be shown within a split screen. Videos, slideshows or carousel posts are unacceptable. In this category the focus is on the topic of color. On all submissions a clear change in hair color must be apparent. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The color change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit pictures with female or male models.

        • Best Styling Transformation

          In order to participate in the category Best Styling Transformation, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #BestStylingTransformation).

          In the category Styling Transformation only one photo (split screen) per participation may be submitted. On the photo, a before and after look must be shown within a split screen. Videos, slideshows or carousel posts are unacceptable. In this category, the focus in on the topic of styling. On all submissions a clear change in styling must be apparent. Styling includes a change in the hair structure, a haircut or a hairstyle. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The styling change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit pictures with female or male models.

        • Best Video

          In order to participate in the category Video Tutorial, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #VideoTutorial).

          In the category Video Tutorial only one video per participant may be submitted. The video must not exceed a maximum length of 60 seconds. This video must document the entire process of changing the hair (haircut and/or coloring and/or styling). The contents of the video should be a tutorial, including an instruction regarding a unique look. Instagram stories will not be accepted. A change of the hairstyle (color, styling, haircut) should be clearly visible. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit videos with female or male models.

        • New Blonde

          In order to participate in the category New Blonde, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #NewBlonde).

          In the category New Blonde only one photo per participant may be submitted. Videos, slideshows or carousel posts are unacceptable. In this category, the focus is on the topic of blonde and all hair models must have been bleached. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The color change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit pictures with female or male models.

        • Pastels

          In order to participate in the category Pastels, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #Pastels).

          In the category Pastels only one photo per participant may be submitted. Videos, slideshows or carousel posts are unacceptable. In this category, the focus is on the topic of pastels and a look should be colored in pastels. Pastels are color groups with a pale, light color tone. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The color change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit pictures with female or male models.

        • Bridal

          In order to participate in the category Bridal, the participant must upload his/her picture either to the awards website (www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae) or to Instagram with the following three hashtags (#GCCHDA, #CuttingEdge, #Bridal).

          In the category Bridal only one photo per participant may be submitted. Videos, slideshows or carousel posts are unacceptable. In this category, the focus is on the topic of Bridal and a look should be colored and styled for a wedding celebration. Hairpieces may only be used in up to max. 20% of the hairstyle and they must be visible. The color change must not only relate to the hairpiece. It is possible to submit pictures with female or male models.

    • 4. Exclusion of specific persons

      In the event that a participant violates the terms and conditions of participation, Henkel reserves the right to exclude this participant from the competition. Participants who make use of illegitimate means or otherwise create an artificial advantage through manipulative practices will also be excluded. In such cases, Henkel may even revoke and require the return of any prize.

    • 5. Premature conclusion of the competition

      Henkel reserves the right to terminate or end the competition at any point with no prior notice. In particular, Henkel will make use of this right if, due to technical (e.g. virus in the computer system, manipulation or error in the hardware or software) or legal reasons, a proper execution of the competition cannot be guaranteed.

      Insofar as such a termination is caused by the conduct of a participant, without prejudice to its other rights and remedies at law, Henkel can demand compensation from that person for the damages arising.

    • 6. Nomination, award and winner

      On 24 March 2019, the nominees will be notified either by email or by Instagram message and published on the website www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae and on social media channels of SKP.

      A jury will evaluate the nominees and select the winner in a confidential vote. Per category, there are 5 nominees; they will be invited to the Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards celebration event in Dubai on 07 April 2019. The nominee may bring along an escort free of charge, where also the winner of the respective category will be announced.

      Nominees are responsible for their own costs in attending the event.

      Per participant only one award is possible, which cannot alternately be paid in cash. Prizes are not transferable to others.

    • 7. Liability

      Henkel does not accept responsibility for entries lost through technical fault. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.

      With the award of the prize, Henkel is free of all further obligations. Henkel is not liable for loss or damages which might occur in the course of using the prize. Henkel does not assume any liability for the insolvency of the third party providing the prize and the resulting consequences for the execution of the competition and the awarding of the prize. Any complaints should be directed to the third party providing the prize.

      Henkel is only liable for material and legal defects in the event of malicious intent or negligence.

      Henkel is not liable for damages caused by errors, delays or interruptions in the transfer, faults in the technical facilities and service, incorrect contents, loss or deletion of data, viruses or anything else that can arise in the participation of a competition.

      The limitations of liability cease to be valid if the damages are caused by Henkel (employees or subcontractors) through malicious intent or negligence).

      Henkel is not liable to individuals excluded from participation in accordance with Paragraph 4.

    • 8. Other

      Decisions of Henkel and the Jury are final. There is no right of appeal. The terms and conditions of participation and the entire legal relationship between the participants and Henkel are exclusively subject to laws of England and Wales. The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) shall have exclusive jurisdiction. If individual provisions in the terms and conditions of participation should be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions will be unaffected. The terms and conditions of participation can be amended by Henkel at any time with no prior warning.

  • DATA PROTECTION AGREEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION

    In order to receive the prize, the winner(s) must supply the following personal data:

    • Participation via Website: name and surname, name of the salon and e-mail-address
    • Participation via Instagram: Instagram name

    There is no right to registration.

    Henkel will gather and use the data provided by the participant(s) as part of the necessary process for providing the prize and conducting the raffle.

    Henkel will not forward the participant’s data to any third party unless for the distribution of prizes or for conducting the raffle.

    The processing and use of the participant’s your data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that the processing is necessary for conducting the raffle.

    The personal data will only be used for the online competition and the duration of the online competition and for the supply of the prize and will be deleted within six (6) months from the end of the online competition on.

    At any time, the participant may assert the right to access its data. Additionally, provided that the respective requirements are met, the participant may assert the following rights:

    • Right to rectification
    • Right to erasure
    • Right to restriction of processing
    • Right to lodge a complaint with the respectively competent data protection supervisory authority
    • Right to data portability
  • Right to object of Participant

    In case of processing activities involving your personal data that are carried out on basis of a legitimate interest of Henkel, you have the right to object against such processing of your personal data at any time for reasons resulting from your specific situation. Henkel will stop that processing unless Henkel can prove important reasons for the processing which deserve protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend against legal claims.

    In these cases, or if the participant has any other questions or wishes in connection with regard to its personal data, please send an e-mail or a letter to Henkel’s data protection officer, Mr. Frank Liebich, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstrasse 67, D 40191 Düsseldorf, Germany (e-mail: Datenschutz@henkel.com).

  • APPROVAL TO THE PUBLICATION

    With submitting the photos via the website www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae or the upload and the use of the three hashtags via Instagram:
    #GHDA
    #CuttingEdge
    #Name of the category
    the participant declares his/her agreement that his/her name as well as the name and place of the salon will be published in case of a nomination in a category in print media, TV, film and online media, especially under www.schwarzkopf-professional.com, www.hairdressing-awards.com/ae and on social media platforms in connection with the reporting about the Cutting Edge – GCC Hairdressing Awards.

    The participant may revoke his/her approval regarding the publication of his/her name at any time to Henkel with effect for the future (by letter or email to the data protection officer of Henkel: Mr Frank Liebich, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstraße 67, 40589 Düsseldorf; (email: Datenschutz@henkel.com)

  • COPYRIGHTS IN THE PHOTOS

    The competition rules say that the submissions (including photos) (“Entry”) photos in connection with the “Cutting Edge – GCC Hairdressing Awards” can be used by the participant as well as by the “Cutting Edge – GCC Hairdressing Awards” organisation without any copyrights.

    Henkel is not responsible for the use of the photos outside of this context.

    The participant assures that the competition photos sent by him/her have been prepared by him/her.

    By displaying or publishing ("posting") any content on or through the Website/facebook/Instagram, the participant hereby grants Henkel a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce and translate such content, including without limitation distributing part or all of the site in any media formats through any media channels.

    The participant represents and warrants that: (i) he/she owns the content posted by the participant through its website/facebook/Instagram or otherwise has the right to grant the license set forth in this section, (ii) the posting and use of his/her content on or through the website/facebook/ Instagram does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person, and (iii) the posting of his/her content on the Website does not result in a breach of contract between the participant and a third party. The participant agrees to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of content you post on or through Website/facebook/ Instagram.

    Furthermore, the participant approves the publication of the photos within the reporting on the “Cutting Edge - GCC Hairdressing Awards” especially, without being limited to this, in print media, TV and film media; thus waiving the assertion of opposing property rights and simultaneously assuring that the submitted photos are free of opposing third-party property rights.

    With the submission of the photos, the participant transfers the utilisation and exploitation rights in the photos to Schwarzkopf Professional (Henkel Jebel Ali FZCO) and grants Schwarzkopf Professional (Henkel Jebel Ali FZCO and including any of its affiliates) the unlimited spatial and temporal right of utilisation, exploitation and reproduction of the photos. The photos will be published under SKP Facebook page and Instagram and within the reporting on the Cutting Edge- GCC Hairdressing Awards, especially in print media, TV, film and online media.

    The participant declares that he/she is entitled to this transfer of rights and that no property rights oppose this transfer. The participant shall hold Schwarzkopf Professional (Henkel Jebel Ali FZCO and including any of its affiliates) harmless against any third-party claims.

    The transfer of these rights will not be remunerated.

  • WHAT OTHER PROVISIONS EXIST?

    The honouring of the winner will take place on the celebration event of the Cutting Edge – GCC Hairdressing Awards 2019. At the celebration event, the nominees may participate with an escort. The arrival and departure arrangements as well as the accommodation will not be borne by Henkel.

    Information regarding the nominees or winners will not be provided via telephone.

    The jury decision will be final. No objections will be taken into account and legal action is precluded.

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