Legal conditions

Legal conditions


1.- Habanos S.A., with fiscal address at Centro de Negocios de Miramar, Avenida 3ra entre 78 y 80, Edificio Habana, 3er Piso, municipality Playa, province Havana, Cuba, and e-mail is organising the contest (hereinafter, “the contest”), of international scope, to be implemented through Instagram. The purpose of this contest is to reward the followers of @Habanos_oficial with two free tickets to the Gala Dinner of the 24th Edition of the Habano Festival to be held in February 2024.


The competition will start on the 28th of December 2023 at 16.00h (Spanish time). The first phase of the competition will end on 10th January 2024. The winning photographs of the first phase (maximum 10 finalists) will be published on 12th January on the official Habanos account and it will be possible to vote for the winning photograph until 17th January 2024.


The requirements for participation are:

– Those persons who are over 18 years of age will be eligible to participate.

– Those who have a public account on Instagram will be eligible to participate.

– Those users who follow the Habanos Instagram profile (@habanos_oficial) will be eligible to participate.

– Participants must post a creative photo of the aficionado kit they would take to the Habano Festival 2024 on their Instagram feed and repost it in stories. It is a prerequisite that at least one vitola of any Habanos brand must appear in this post.

– Participants must tag the official Habanos account in the photo and include the hashtag #24FestivalHabano in the caption description.

– Participants may only participate with a single Instagram profile. If a participant is found to be participating with several Instagram profiles, they will be disqualified.


First of all, a selection of the finalist photographs (10 maximum) will be made by a jury made up of experts from the world of Habanos. These 10 photographs will be uploaded to the Habanos Instagram account and from there users will be able to vote for the winner, reflecting their vote in comments. The same Instagram profile cannot vote more than once or vote for more than one winning photograph. The second voting phase of the competition will be open until 17th January. The winner (the photograph that receives the highest number of votes) will be announced on 19th January via Habanos’ social profiles. The prize will consist of 2 tickets (one for the winner and one companion) to the XXIV Habano Festival Gala Dinner to be held in Cuba from 26 February to 1 March 2024. This prize does not include transport and accommodation in Havana to attend the Festival and cannot be transferred to a third party.

The prize cannot be exchanged for cash or any other prize, nor can it be exchanged or altered. The winner will contact Habanos,S.A. through its Instagram profile within 2 (two) days from the date on which it is announced on its social profile on the Instagram social network (@Habanos_oficial). If no contact is made within the stipulated period, the competition prize will be forfeited.

The winning contestant accepts that his/her user name and profile photo (if any) may be published on the official channels of Habanos S.A. (website, Twitter and Instagram profiles or other websites of the organiser to communicate the winners of the competition.

In these profiles and in relation to the competition or users as contestants in the same, comments whose content is considered inappropriate, offensive, insulting, discriminatory or that could violate the rights of third parties will not be allowed. Habanos S.A. reserves the right to remove such publications and disqualify participants who include offensive content.


If it becomes evident that any of the Participants do not comply with the requirements set forth in the Rules, or the data provided to participate are not valid, their participation will be considered null and void and they will be automatically excluded from the contest and will lose all rights to the prizes awarded under this contest.


Comments or opinions whose content is considered inappropriate, offensive, insulting or discriminatory or which could infringe the rights of third parties will not be allowed. Comments against an individual that violate the principles of the right to honour, to personal and family privacy, and to one’s own image will not be allowed. Habanos, S.A. shall not be liable for any damage caused by comments made by Participants in the competition that may offend the sensibilities of other Participants.

Participation in this competition, as well as the publication of the comments made by Participants in the publications, may not under any circumstances violate the Instagram Community Rules or the Instagram Terms of Use. If the Company is found to have used fraudulent means to participate, such as the use of bots in the comments, the prize will not be awarded and will remain the property of the Company.


By way of example, but not limited to, Habanos, S.A. is not responsible for delays or any other circumstance attributable to third parties that may affect the development of the contest, nor for the use made by the Participant in relation to the prize that he/she obtains from this contest.

Habanos, S.A. assumes no responsibility in the event of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances that may prevent the contest from being held or the total or partial enjoyment of the prize. In the event that the contest cannot be executed, either due to fraud detected in the contest, technical errors, or any other reason that is not under the control of Habanos, S.A. and that affects the normal development of the contest, we reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the contest, including the participation web page.


The Company responsible for the processing of your data is Habanos, S.A. [with address in Havana, Cuba and identification number 32000364711]. In accordance with the provisions of Law No. 149 and the Regulation for the Security and Protection of Personal Data, each participant, by accepting these Legal Bases, consents to their personal data being incorporated into a file, for the purpose of managing the competition, as well as disseminating and publicising its results, and processing the awarding of the Prize.

In the event that you consider that your personal data has not been processed in accordance with the regulations, or that the exercise of your rights has been infringed, you may file a complaint by sending an e-mail to the following address: or by sending a letter to the following address: Centro de Negocios de Miramar, Avenida 3ra entre 78 y 80, Edificio Habana, 3er Piso, municipality Playa, province La Habana, Cuba, enclosing in both cases a copy of an identification document.

The Participant declares that he/she has been informed of the conditions on personal data protection and accepts and consents to the processing of his/her personal data.


Habanos, S.A. reserves the right to modify or extend these promotional terms and conditions, to the extent that it does not prejudice or undermine the rights of the participants in the contest.

The mere fact of participating in the contest implies that the participant fully accepts the conditions set out above.


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