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COMPETITION: You are needed to be the faces of Pride at Heathrow

COMPETITION: You are needed to be the faces of Pride at Heathrow

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One of the best parts of traveling through Heathrow is seeing the beaming faces on the posters greeting  you in arrivals and departures.

No matter your nationality, sexuality or gender identity, the smiling faces are there to let you know you are welcome.

The world-famous posters have featured everyone from cabbies to British astronaut Tim Peake – then last year, you!

In 2018, Digital Pride teamed up with Heathrow to find four people from the LGBTI community to be the welcoming face of Pride. This year, they’re upping the ante and looking for people to appear on the posters and reflect the diversity of visitors to Europe’s biggest airport.

Whether you’re a cute couple, adorable family or spectacular and single, all are welcome to apply for the chance to be the face representing both the LGBTI community and people traveling to and from the UK.


Can’t see the survey? Click here.

The lucky winners must be available on 29 and 30 May for a photo shoot.

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For full terms and conditions see below. The competition closes on 21 May.

This article was sponsored by Heathrow. 

Terms and conditions

1 The Promoters

1.1 The promoters of the competition to appear on Heathrow Pride publicity materials (the “Competition”) are Heathrow Airport Limited of The Compass Centre, 1st Floor, Nelson Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW6 2GW (“Heathrow”) and Gay Star News Ltd of 129 Mile End Road, London, E1 4BG (“Gay Star News”) (together, the “Promoters”).

2 How to participate

2.1 Entry is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over. The Promoters may require to see proof of age from entrants.

2.2 Entries must be submitted via the Competition webpage on Gay Star News’s website at https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/competition-heathrow-pride-faces/

2.3 Entrants must submit a 30-90 second video of themselves and provide full name, age, city and occupation, and answer the question ‘What was your best pride experience’, and ‘Why should you be the face of Pride at Heathrow?’ as instructed on Gay Star News.

3 Start date

3.1 The Competition will be open from 7 May 2019 and entries received on or after this date will be valid.

4 Closing date

4.1 The closing date for this promotion will be 23:59 on Tuesday 21 May 2019 and any entries received after this date will not be valid.

5 Selection of the winners

5.1 Four (4) entrants will be selected as winners of the Competition (the “Winners” and each a “Winner”).

5.2 The winners of the Competition will be selected by the judges from all entries correctly submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions.

5.3 The winners will be selected based solely on their entries.

5.4 The judges will be representatives of the Promoters.

5.5 The judges’ decision regarding selection of the winners is absolute and final. The winners will be notified in accordance with section 8 and there will be no correspondence entered into with the unsuccessful entrants by the Promoters.

6 Prize

6.1 The winners will be featured in Heathrow Airport publicity materials produced in connection with Heathrow’s celebration of Pride month in July 2019.

6.2 The winners will participate in a photoshoot. The images taken at the photoshoot will be used in publicity materials to be displayed in Heathrow Airport’s terminals.

6.3 Gay Star News may use the images on their website and social media forums further to the Competition. The winners will be notified if Gay Star News use the images in this way.

6.4 The Prize is not transferable, not exchangeable and no cash alternative is available.

6.5 The Prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if the Winner is unable to accept the Prize as stated.

7 Restrictions and requirements

7.1 Entry is free of charge and no purchase is necessary. The Promoters shall not charge any entrant for entering or attempting to enter the Competition.

7.2 A maximum of one entry per entrant is permitted. Submission of duplicate entries will render all previous entries invalid for the duration of the Competition.

7.3 Any breach of these terms and conditions by an entrant will void an entry.

7.4 Dishonest, misrepresentative or fraudulent conduct will void an entry.7.5 Only entrants who are not currently under disciplinary procedures are eligible to participate in the Competition.

7.6 The Promoters may use the winners’ names, images and town or county of residence to announce the winners of the Competition and for any other reasonable and related promotional purposes.

7.7 Heathrow will cover the reasonable cost of the winners’ travel to the photoshoot.

7.8 Heathrow will receive all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the images that are taken at the photoshoot and any publicity materials that use the images.

79 A release form must be signed by the winners and all other photographed persons on the day of photoshoot providing permission for the images to be used in Heathrow’s publicity materials indefinitely. Where the photoshoot will feature a family and this will include people under the age of 13, the release form must be signed on their behalf by a legal guardian.

8 Notification of the winners

8.1 The winners will be notified by email within twelve (12) days of the closing date.

8.2 If the prize is unclaimed by an initial winner within seven (7) days of being notified, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and the Promoters shall be entitled to select another winner in accordance with section 5.

9 Personal data

9.1 Any personal data and special category data provided by a entrant will remain confidential to the Promoter and will not be disclosed to any third party without the entrant’s prior consent, except that the Promoter reserves the right to use the information for the purposes of facilitating the Competition including but not limited to making available on request or publishing the surname, county of residence of the Winners on its website, as well as providing the Winners details to third parties as detailed in the Privacy Notice (defined in clause 9.4 below) for the purposes of administering the Competition.

9.2 All personal data and special category personal data provided by an entrant will be used by the Prometors solely for the purposes of administering the Competition and will be securely destroyed within 120 days of the closing date, unless the entrant has elected to receive further promotional or marketing information.

9.3 Further information on how the Promoter will collect and use the Entrants’ personal data can be found in the Promoter’s privacy notice in relation to the Competition which can be accessed at https://www.gaystarnews.com/heathrow-privacy-notice/ (“Privacy Notice”).

9.4 A Winner may object to the Promoter’s use of their personal data under clauses 9.1 and 9.3 above or request that the amount of personal data used for the purposes of clauses 9.1 and 9.3 is restricted. Further information on how exercise these rights can be found in the Privacy Notice.

9.5 Notwithstanding a Winner’s rights set out in clause 9.5, the Promoter may be obliged to disclose the Winner’s personal data to such regulatory authority as appropriate in the event that the awarding of the Prize in relation to the Competition is challenged.

10 General

10.1 Entrants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions. The Promoters reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and will make the amended Terms and Conditions available to the entrants.

10.2 Heathrow reserves the right to refuse entry or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions and their decision shall be absolute and final.

10.3 Heathrow reserves the right to cancel, modify or supersede the Competition at any time if, in Heathrow’s sole discretion, the Competition is not capable of being conducted as specified.

10.4 The Promoters do not accept responsibility for Competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any postal failure, equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.

10.5 All Competition entries and any accompanying material submitted to the Promoter will become the property of the Promoter on receipt and will not be returned.

10.6 By submitting a Competition entry and any accompanying material, entrants agree to:

10.6.1 assign to the Promoter all of their intellectual property rights with full title guarantee; and

10.6.2 waive all moral rights,

in and to their Competition entries and otherwise arising in connection with their entries to which you may now or at any time in the future be entitled under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended from time to time and under all similar legislation from time to time in force anywhere in the world.

10.7 If at any time any part of these Terms and Conditions is held to be or becomes void or otherwise unenforceable for any reason under any applicable law, the same shall be deemed omitted from these Terms and Conditions and the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall not in any way be affected or impaired as a result of that omission.

10.8 Entrants agree that the Promoters may, but are not required to make their entries available on its website https://www.gaystarnews.com and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future, and in connection with any publicity of the Competition. Entrants agree to grant the Promoters a non-exclusive, worldwide , irrevocable licence, for the full period of any intellectual property rights in the Competition entries and any accompanying materials, to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, edit, alter, store, re-format and sub-licence the Competition entries and any accompanying materials for such purpose.

10.9 Insofar as is permitted by law, the Promoters, their agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winners or accept any liability for any loss or damage that may be lawfully excluded that occurs as a result of accepting the prize, except where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoters, their agents or distributors or that of their employees. Liability of the Promoters, their agents, distributors or employees shall be several. The winners’ statutory rights are not affected.

1010 These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.