The GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS (“the Competition ”) is a competition organized by Mandom Corporation (“the Company”).
The work entered into the Competition may be uploaded onto the homepage of the Company or of any of the affiliated companies of the Company. In addition, the work may be used in other ways.
1.By submitting and entering the contest, participants are deemed to have understood and agreed to the terms of the Competition Guidelines.
2.All submissions must be original, unpublished, uploaded during the application period, and not submitted to another competition.
3.In the event that an award-winning entry is found to have been previously published or submitted to another competition, the award in question may be cancelled and/or refund of the cash and other gifts may be requested.
4.Entries’ ownership, usage rights, and copyrights (including rights referred to in Article 21 to Article 28 of the Copyright Act) shall belong to Mandom Corporation.
5.Entries and the information provided by participants at the time of submission may be used on the website or press report of Mandom Corporation as well as newsletters, ads and promotional materials of GATSBY.
6.Entries bearing falsified applicant information will be invalidated.
7.Entries and information provided by participants at the time of submission may be used in the official website for public viewing.
8.Entries may be made publicly accessible or gratuitously distributed to the general public on the Internet and in other edited forms (such as CD-ROM).
9.Upon submission of their entries, the applicant may not allowed to exercise the author’s personal rights thereon.
10.The applicants must take care so as to ensure that their entries do not infringe the copyright, other intellectual property rights, portrait rights, or privacy rights of any third party. The applicants must personally guarantee the absence of infringement on these rights and, should any claim arise from an infringement, bear all responsibility for the matter. MANDOM shall not be liable for any compensation on claims on grounds of infringement of such rights by any competition entry.
11.Mandom Corp. reserves the right to use competition submissions following editing and processing, including the insertion of a logo and/or logo movie, in any of its advertising media including TV and radio commercials, printed advertisements, and its subsidiaries' Internet web sites and in special events, sales promotions, and other PR activities, regardless of their locations. Mandom may also use the submissions on YouTube (www.youtube.com), Facebook (www.facebook.com), and other external social media sites.
12.Work pieces against public policy and/or social ethics (conflict with government ordinances, law or regulations, reputation damages towards individuals, organizations and privacy) will be disqualified. The award shall be turned down when that case(s) is discovered.
13.Film work exceeding the specified time limit will not be accepted. Entries in storyboard form will not be accepted.
14.Entries will be deemed invalid if the submitted content describes use of the product that deviates from the original intended use.
15.The applicants in whose entries Mandom product use is recognized by Mandom as being deviated or inappropriate will be requested to delete their entries from YouTube and other SNS, and the applicants concerned must comply with the request.
16.The applicants whose entries pass the first-stage screening will be requested to submit the electronic data of their works to Mandom. If the data is not submitted within the designated period, the applicants' passage of the first-stage screening will be cancelled. Please note that the submitted electronic data will not be returned.
17.After the final screening, all submissions and related materials will be destroyed in such a manner as to protect the personal information of the applicants.
18.We, including the campaign secretariat, reserve the right to remove any submission from the official Internet websites of this campaign, other Mandom sites, and Mandom subsidiaries’ sites, at our discretion and without any notice to the participant concerned, if the submission is found to be in violation of the campaign regulations or deemed inappropriate following our investigation of the contents.
19.Production costs and expenses related to the submission shall be borne by the participant.
20.No information on the selection process will be given out during the judging period.
21.Please reply immediately when you get contacted by the campaign secretariat. Note that we may have to exclude your work from the competition if you do not reply back in time.
22.Questions should be submitted using our contact form. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained during the selection period to ensure fairness to other participants. Please check FAQs also listed in "FAQ" section on the same website.
23.Participants must not attempt to get unauthorized access to this campaign site or a computer system/network connected to our server by methods such as stealing passwords or other forms of hacking.
24.These Competition Rules are effective as of Monday, July 2, 2018. They are subject to change without notice. Please check our website for updates.