ArianeGroup (SAS) registered with the RCS of Paris under the number 519 032 247 and whose registered office is located at quai André Citroën – 75015 Paris;

ESA (International organisation) registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Registry under number 785 423 997 and whose registered office is located at 24 rue du Général Bertrand, CS 30798, 75345 Paris;

CNES (national public company) registered with the RCS of Paris under number 775 665 912 and whose registered office is located at 2 Place Maurice Quentin, 75001 Paris

hereafter “the organising Companies” are organising, as part of a campaign accompanying the 100th launch of Ariane 5 in Kourou, French Guiana, a free competition with no obligation to purchase to be held from 25 July to 25 September 2018, entitled:



This Competition is open to all individuals of legal age, with the exception of employees of the organising Companies and members of partner companies who have contributed to the development and organisation of the Competition and their families.

In all cases, the participant must have a valid email address and have an account on the Twitter social network.

The organising company reserves the right to require any participant to provide proof that they meet these conditions. Any person who does not meet these conditions or refuses to substantiate them will be excluded from the Competition and will not be able, should they win the Competition, to benefit from the prize on offer.

The Competition is not conducted in association with Twitter. It is not sponsored, supported or organized in any way by Twitter. The organising Companies receive the information provided by the Participants.

Any question, remark or complaint should be addressed to the organising Companies, and not addressed to Twitter.

If it turns out that a participant wins a prize in contravention of these rules or by fraudulent or unfair means, the prize concerned would not be awarded to them and would remain the property of the organising companies or any partner companies of the operation, without prejudice to any proceedings that may be brought against the participant by the organising company or any third party.

In particular, it will be considered fraud for a participant to participate in the Competition under one or more fictitious names or borrowed from one or more third parties. Each Participant must participate in the Competition under their own unique name.

Participation in the Competition implies full acceptance of these rules.

To mark the 100th launch of Ariane 5 along with a social media campaign on social networks as well as on the official campaign website, the Organising Companies are offering Internet users a Competition to win a trip to Kourou in French Guiana.

The principle of the Competition is to share a photo on the Twitter social network on which the organisers will imprint the Ariane 5 rocket.

In parallel, a Snapchat Lens (filter) dedicated to the campaign will be made available to Internet users via social networks and the site


To play, participants have two options:

  • Post a picture of themselves in public mode on Twitter with the hashtag #withariane
  • Publish a photo or video or gif in public mode of Snapchat Lens with the hashtag #withariane


At the end of the participation period, a jury composed of a representative of the communication department of ESA, the director of communication of ArianeGroup and the head of institutional relations at the CNES will meet and designate the winner of the trip to Kourou from among all the participants who have duly fulfilled the obligations of the game.

The jury shall be the sole arbiter of its choices, which shall be left to its sole discretion. In particular, he will select the photo that best illustrates the theme of the competition while taking the quality of the photograph into account.

NOTA BENE : Some photos (or videos or gifs) may be selected by the Organising Companies to be published on the website These publications will be made at the sole discretion of the Organising Companies, which will select the ones that best illustrate, in their view, the theme of the campaign.


A trip for 1 person to Kourou, of 3 days and 2 nights with a maximum value of €3,500 including VAT.

  • This trip includes: the return flight from Paris, 7 meals and airport-hotel transfers in Kourou
  • A day visit to the European Space Centre located in French Guiana
  • Any other costs will remain the responsibility of the winner, including transport costs from their home to Paris.


The winner will be contacted via private message on their Twitter account by the Organising Companies.

If they do not respond within 24 business hours of the first contact attempt, they will lose their prize, which will be awarded to a new winner.

Once contact is established, they will have to confirm their identity, their age and give their full contact details.

The conditions relating to the benefits of the trip will be communicated during these exchanges.

Under no circumstances may any financial consideration be payable in place of the prize offered, which may be neither returned nor exchanged.

The Organising Company may replace the prize offered with another prize (or prizes) if external circumstances oblige it to do so.

The Organising Company shall not be held liable for the use or trading of the prizes that the winner may undertake.



In the event of force majeure, the Organising Companies reserve the right to shorten, extend, suspend, modify or cancel the Competition. However, such changes shall be notified in advance by all appropriate means.

Participation in the Competition implies that participants are aware of and accept the characteristics and limits of the Internet and that the organising companies may not be held liable in the event of malfunction of the Internet preventing access to and/or the smooth running of the Competition, in particular as a result of any external malicious activity.

More particularly, the organising companies cannot be held liable for any damage, material or immaterial, caused to the participants, to their computer equipment and to the data stored there and to the consequences that may result from this on their personal, professional or commercial activity.

Moreover, the organising companies may not be held liable in particular if the data relating to the registration of a participant do not reach them for any reason (for example, a problem with connection to the Internet for any reason on the part of the user, a temporary failure of the organising company’s servers for any reason, etc.) or if they arrive in an unreadable or unprocessable condition (for example, if the participant has inadequate computer hardware or software for registration, etc.).

The organising companies also reserve the right to carry out any verifications they deem appropriate.

Entries that do not comply with these Regulations will not be taken into consideration.

In case of dispute a proof of identity can be requested.

Participation in the Competition is strictly personal.

The Organising Companies reserve the right to take legal action against anyone who has committed or attempted to commit fraud. However, they shall not incur any liability of any kind towards participants for any fraud committed, or for any other act of malice whatsoever.

Any disputes that may arise with regard to the interpretation of these Regulations shall be submitted directly to the Organising Companies for their sole discretion and ultimately to the competent Courts.



These regulations are filed with S.E.L.A.R.L. 812- Huissiers, Huissiers de justice Associés, 15 Passage du Marquis de la Londe 78000 VERSAILLES, who are responsible for monitoring the proper implementation of these Regulations.

Participation in this Competition implies full and complete acceptance of these Regulations. The participants specifically acknowledge having accepted these Regulations without reservation through their participation in the Competition.

Additional terms, or in case of force majeure, amendments to these Regulations may be published during the Competition. They shall be considered as appendices to the present Regulations and shall be filed with S.E.L.A.R.L. 812 – Notaries.



Participants’ personal data that are collected are mandatory and required in order to process their participation in the Competition and to manage the draw.

They are intended for the Organising Companies who are responsible for processing them, and their partners.

The Organising Companies are bound by professional secrecy with respect to this data. However, they are authorised by the holder to communicate data concerning him/her to subcontractors and/or service providers for management purposes.

Personal data are only intended for the Organising Company, who are responsible for processing them. Personal data will not be used by the Organising Companies for any other purpose and no commercial use will be made of the data.

Participants have a right of access, rectification and deletion of information concerning them which can be exercised by simple written request addressed to ” “ or”.

Personal data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978 and Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Participants who wish to lodge a complaint can do so by contacting the competent supervisory authority such as the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et de Libertés in France.

For any other information, participants are invited to refer to the Personal Data page of the website, available at the following address:



Each Participant guarantees that the Organising Companies are the author of the photograph or the video or Gif (Graphic Interchange Format), hereinafter “the Content” and of each element of the Content, that the Content is in whole or in part original and does not affect in any way the rights that may be held by any third parties.

Each Participant is solely responsible for ensuring that the Content posted complies:

  • with intellectual and/or industrial property rights possibly held by third parties (in particular: objects, items of decoration, etc.): if the Content includes one or more items that are protected under an exclusive right, of which the Participant is not the exclusive owner, the Participant certifies that he/she has obtained the necessary authorisation from the third party holders of the rights concerned;
  • with the rights of the individual, with respect to personal privacy and with image rights;
  • with public order and morality (particularly with respect to decency, pornography, etc.).

Each Participant expressly indemnifies the Organising Companies against any recourse brought by any third party against them as a result of the use of the Content posted as part of this Competition and, where applicable, undertakes to pay all sums, settlements, costs, legal fees and expenses which may be incurred by the Organising Companies and/or to which they may be found liable in connection with such action.

Failing this, the Participant is informed that he/she is personally liable to specific criminal sanctions (prison sentences and fines) and/or any order for compensation.

Furthermore, if the Content is found to be visibly in breach of the conditions set forth herein (as well as the values of the brands of the Organising Companies) or in violation of French laws governing the protection of persons and property, it will not be taken into account in the context of this Competition.



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