Summary Terms and Conditions:
Promotion: In order to participate in the promotion, participants must 1) be 18+ or over the legal age set in their country, whichever is higher; 2) visit www.thebigpicturebyfans.com log in with your Rakuten ID or create one for free, and then 3) complete the online form and follow the instructions to upload a photo of yourself cheering on/or supporting the players of Futbol Club Barcelona (FC Barcelona). No purchase necessary.
Rewards: Your uploaded photo will be featured in a mosaic “The Big Picture” shown on the main façade of the Camp Nou Football Stadium in Barcelona. Additionally, through www.thebigpicturebyfans.com, a personalised video with your photo will be sent to the e-mail address linked to your Rakuten account. The participants, and you will also enter to the raffle of 50 FC Barcelona home jerseys 2021/2022. Uploaded photos will be displayed from October 2021 until before the start of the La Liga season 2022-2023, or when FC Barcelona and Rakuten agree.
Photo submission period will be between 16/09/2021 – 17/10/2021. . Internet access, email address and a Rakuten ID account are required. Max 1 participation per Rakuten ID. Please find more information regarding the T&Cs & Reward on www.thebigpicturebyfans.com.
Promoter: Rakuten Group, Inc
Full Terms and Conditions
- This Promotion is open to participants who are aged 18 or over the legal age in their country of residence, whichever is higher. Photos of minors are permitted if their legal representative expressly authorises it by clicking on the corresponding checkbox.
Entrants must ensure that their participation (including acceptance of any Reward) is lawful in accordance with the laws of the country of residence. This promotion is not valid in those countries where it is not allowed by their local national legislation. The Promoter makes no representations, express or implied, as to the lawfulness of any individual's participation, or as to any other aspect of any Promotion.
Purchases are not necessary; however, internet access, a valid email address and a Rakuten ID account is required to participate. Promoter is not responsible for internet access or validity of email address.
- Promotion Period: Enter between 12.00 CEST on the 16th September 2021 and 23:59 CEST on 17th October 2021.
To Enter: : Visit www.thebigpicturebyfans.com and then:
- Introduce your Rakuten ID account (or create one account for free) and fill out the entry form with your personal details (name and email address) as required.
- Upload a photo that shows you supporting FC Barcelona, in compliance with the Eligible Entry Guidelines stated in clause 6 below. The photo uploaded must be in the PNG or JPEG file format, and the photo size is limited to a minimum of 1MB and maximum of 1.5MB.
- Promoter may retouch the pictures at its own discretion solely for the purpose of improving visibility, but in no way will Promoter substantially alter the pictures in a way that entrants will become unrecognizable.
Eligible Entry Guidelines: The uploaded photos must comply with the following guidelines and undergo Moderation in order to be eligible for selection:
- Group photos can be used for entry, however by using a group photo for the Promotion the entrant declares they have received the consent of the other people featured in the group photo, and that the group photo does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, ownership, copyrights, trademarks, patents, logos, licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy or any other intellectual property rights or any other requirements of applicable legislation.
- No brand logos may be featured in the photos apart from those of FC Barcelona’s sponsors (current and past FC Barcelona sponsors will be allowed) and/or Rakuten.
- No obscene gestures may be used in the photos.
- No fictional characters or public figures may be shown or alluded to in the photos.
- No other teams’ jerseys may be shown or alluded to apart from FC Barcelona.
- Players from other clubs may not be shown or referred to in the photos.
- No alcoholic drinks, cigar, cigarette or vaping brands may be shown or alluded to in the photos.
- For the avoidance of doubt, submissions cannot be made on another person’s behalf without their consent.
- Entrants must only upload images that do not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, ownership, copyrights, trademarks, patents, logos, licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy or any other intellectual property rights or any other requirements of applicable legislation.
- Photos with fans wearing surgical masks and other face coverings worn for the purpose of preventing the transmission of viruses such as COVID-19 and influenza are acceptable; however, photos with fans wearing costumes are not, and may not be featured in submitted photos.
- Pictures with animals are acceptable.
- A maximum of 1 entry is permitted per Rakuten ID during the Promotion Period. In the event an entrant has been disqualified, they may submit another entry to the promotion, provided they do so within the Promotion Period.
- The Rewards: The eligible entrants will get to have their submitted photo, after being accepted in the moderation process as outlined in these terms and conditions, featured in a mosaic (“The Big Picture”) that will be shown on the main façade of the Camp Nou Football Stadium in Barcelona, and also digitally in www.thebigpicturebyfans.com. You will get a personalised video with your photo (the link to the personalised video will be sent to your e-mail address, and also Eligible entrants will participate in a raffle of 50 FC Barcelona 2021/2022 home jerseys.
Terms of the Home Jersey Raffle
Raffle of 50 FC Barcelona 2021/2022 home jerseys
The territorial scope of the raffle is international, being possible to participate from any country in the globe.
Internet access, email address and a Rakuten ID account are required. Max 1 participation per Rakuten ID account.
Participation in the promotion is free of charge and any person who complies with the Terms & Conditions including the creation or holding the Rakuten ID account and the upload of the photo.
- Raffle Mechanic and winner selection
The winner selection will be made through the Easypromos platform, in which the terms & conditions of the platform can be consulted by clicking here.
There are not specific requirements in the raffle and it is all based in the Easypromos functioning (totally aleatory selection).
Each winner will receive a FC Barcelona jersey, of the 1st kit, size Medium (valued in 95€). The winners are not able to choose a specific size.
Starting at 12.00 CEST on the 16th September 2021 until 17th October 2021at 23:59 CEST .
Rakuten reserves the right to suspend, postpone, cancel or modify the duration of the Promotion at any time prior to its end, for justified reasons that will be published on the website www.thebigpicturebyfans.com as well as in any other communication channels through which the Promotion is articulated.
The raffle will be held on the 26th October 2021.
- Winner communication and publication
The communication of the winners of the raffle defined by the Easypromos platform will be published in the Rakuten’s social network accounts (at Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).
In addition to these publications, each winner will be contacted by Rakuten trough the email linked to his/her Rakuten ID account.
In any event, if any winner is found to have committed fraud or dishonesty, Rakuten reserves the right to exclude or withhold any prize that may have been awarded. In addition, Rakuten reserves the right to remove from the register any participating user who is suspected of irregular conduct, without notice to the user. Rakuten intends that all users participate on equal terms and in strict compliance with the law, morality, public order, or generally accepted social norms.
Further Reward Details and Conditions: :
- Except where prohibited by law, the Recipients’ entry, and acceptance of Reward constitutes the Recipient’s irrevocable, sub-licensable, absolute right and permission for FC Barcelona and the Rakuten Group, to store, to use, publish, post or display said Recipient’s photo and comments made by the user on Rakuten Social Media Networks for up to one year from the end of the 2021-2022 football season (regardless of whether the photo or comment is altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other material in FC Barcelona, and/or the Rakuten Group’s sole discretion), for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising, trade, promotional and publicity purposes, on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, without further authorization, notification, opportunity to review, approval or compensation of any kind, and each Recipient releases FC Barcelona and the Rakuten Group from any and all liability related thereto. Nothing contained in these Terms obligates FC Barcelona and/or Rakuten to make use of any of the rights granted herein and the Recipient waives any right to inspect or approve any such use.
- The Promoter fully respects freedom of speech, but prior to entering the Promotion, those selected as recipients must not have uttered, posted, published or caused to be published by way of press, radio, television or in any social medium, any comments that are likely to discredit or damage the reputation of the Promoter or their product(s) or service(s) or be in breach of the rules of the relevant media. In addition, recipients must not do so during the life of the Promotion. If, the Promoter, in its absolute discretion, decides that a recipient has breached this condition, that recipient’s entitlement to the Reward may be cancelled and a substitute recipient chosen on the same basis as the original recipient.
- Once The Big Picture is installed at Camp Nou, and subject to the fact that circumstances regarding the global pandemic so allow it, visitors may be able to interact with it using Augmented Reality through a QR code. In such case, which will be accordingly announced, entrants and any visitors are responsible for bearing their own costs, including travel costs, to access Camp Nou. Please note that due to the global pandemic, some restrictions are in place for visitors to Camp Nou, and that the relevant terms and conditions set forth by FC BARCELONA in relation thereto may vary depending on the safety measures applicable to date issued by the competent authorities.
- Eligible entrants (those whose photo has been accepted because the picture meets the requirements set out in section 6 of these Terms and Conditions) will participate in a raffle of 50 FC Barcelona 2021/2022 home jerseys.
- Recipient Selection: The eligible entrants during the Promotion Period will be selected as recipients (subject to moderation). Each entrant’s submission will be checked for eligibility within 10 days from the day of their submission. All entrants will be sent a confirmation email. Entrants will need to be signed into their Rakuten account to get access to their entry’s status.
Moderation: The Promoter reserves the right to reject entries which, in the reasonable opinion of the Promoter:
- Contains any content that is likely to be considered offensive by the Promoter or could reflect negatively the name, reputation, or goodwill of the Promoter or any brand partner;
- defames, misrepresents, or insult other people or companies, including, but not limited to the Promoter (including its partners);
- promotes any political agenda
- contain defamatory, malicious, indecent or other inappropriate content including sexist or racist language or imagery;
- include the names, likenesses, photographs or similar of any individual without their express permission;
- contain immoral or obscene behaviour;
- condone or encourage violent or anti-social behaviour;
- cause offence on the ground of religion, gender, sexual orientation, nudity, disability or age;
- contains or refers to any third-party brand or reference any third-party names, logos and/or trademarks other than the Promoter and FC Barcelona’s sponsors (current and past FC Barcelona sponsors will be allowed); or
- represent a danger to health and safety or cause fear or distress.
- In the instance that the target of eligible entries is not achieved by the end of the promotion, the mosaic will be built with the number of qualified entries received within the entire duration of the promotion. This may result in the duplication of some images within the Façade. This will not change nor affect by any terms the participation of the users.
- If any participant decides they no longer want to participate after submitting the entry, they must notify the Promoter at firstname.lastname@example.org by 23:59 CEST on October 17th 2021.
- If participants have further questions that are not answered in the FAQ’s, they can email their questions to the address provided: email@example.com.
- The Rewards are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for monetary value or for any other form of compensation. If for any reason any element of a Reward is not available, the Promoter reserves the right, at its sole discretion to substitute another Reward for it, of equal or greater value.
The Promoter will not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations caused by reason of Force Majeure including (but not limited to) weather conditions, fire, flood, strike, hurricane, industrial dispute, war, terrorist activity, hostilities, political unrest, riots, or any other circumstances beyond the control of the Promoter.
The Promoter cannot guarantee that the winner will receive the raffle Rewards established in point 9.d of these Terms and Conditions as it could depend on custom policies of the winner's country. The Promoter disclaims any liability or indemnity to the raffle winner in the event that such winner does not receive the Rewards for reasons beyond the Promoter's control or the winner must pay additional costs of receipt due to customs policies, which in any event are beyond the Promoter's control.
The winner will not be able to choose the size of the FC Barcelona 2021/2022 home jersey reward. The winner may not request or receive a different size.
- In the event that the Promotion is not capable of running as planned for reasons including but not limited to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, dishonesty, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or does not comply with these Terms & Conditions and to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion or invalidate any affected entries.
- No responsibility can be taken for entries which are lost, delayed, corrupted, damaged, misdirected or incomplete or which cannot be delivered for any technical, delivery or other reason. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. The Promoter does not guarantee continuous or secure access to the entry website.
- The Promoter together with any associated agencies and companies, including FC Barcelona, will not be liable for any cost associated with Entrant’s participation or any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense or damage which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using a Reward, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Nothing will exclude the Promotor’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence. For the sake of clarity, Rakuten is the promoter of this Promotion and FCB will not be held liable or assume any responsibility in relation to any claim from any third party arising as a consequence of the Promotion, which will be assumed by Rakuten in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
- Bulk entries from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted. Incomplete or illegible entries and entries submitted by macros or other automated means together with entries which do not satisfy the requirements of these Terms & Conditions in full will be disqualified and will be not be counted. If it becomes apparent that a participant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this condition by, for example, the use of ‘script’, ‘brute force’, masking their identity by manipulating IP addresses, using identities other than their own or any other automated means in order to increase that participant’s entries into the Promotion in a way that is not consistent with the rules of the Promotion, that participant’s entries will be disqualified and any Reward awarded will be void. Entrants are not permitted to enter using anonymous email services such as, but not limited to, GuerillaMail, Dispostable or Mailinator.
- Should an act, omission, event or circumstance occur which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these Terms & Conditions the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations.
- The Promoter may refuse to award a Reward in the event of any entrant’s fraud, dishonesty, breach or non-entitlement under these Terms & Conditions.
- Any and all personal data supplied for the running of this Promotion will be used for:
- The purpose of this Promotion by the Promoter and/or by any agent appointed by it to assist with running the Promotion on behalf of the Promoter.
- Sending of commercial communications by Rakuten Group entities which can be found here: https://thebigpicturebyfans.com/privacy/?lang=en by any means (e-mail, telephone, postal address, etc.). Please note that these entities may be located in countries without adequate data protection, however, the Promoter has provided sufficient safeguards for such data transfers.
Sending satisfaction surveys about participation in the promotion as well as about Rakuten Group products or services.
The eligible entrants must be aware that their images could be accessible by other people, both in the physical mosaic in the Camp Nou stadium and in the digital version of the mosaic through www.thebigpicturebyfans.com.
The promoter declines any responsibility for the use made by the people who access the images.
- If any provisions of these Terms & Conditions are judged to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, this will not affect or impact the continuation in full force and effect the remainder of the provisions.
- By entering this Promotion, all participants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.
- In the event of a discrepancy between these Terms & Conditions and the details in any promotional material, the details in the Terms & Conditions will prevail.
- These Terms & Conditions are governed by Spanish law and their interpretation and application will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Barcelona.
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