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World Photo Day - competition rules

These are the terms and conditions for the World Photo Day competition
  1. Eligibility: This prize promotion (the “Promotion”) is open to participants who live within the administrative boundaries of Derbyshire County Council and are aged sixteen or over (the "Participants")
  2. All entries must be the original work of the Participant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The Participants must be the sole owner of copyright in all Photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries (or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured). Where an individual, or a residential property belonging to someone other than the photographer or Derbyshire County Council is featured, the photographer should seek permission and be prepared to provide written consent, if requested. Participants must not have breached any laws when taking their Photographs.
  3. The Promotion is promoted by Derbyshire County Council, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG (the "Promoter").
  4. The Promotion is not open to employees of the Promoter, their immediate families or contractors or any person directly or indirectly involved in the Promotion.
  5. Participants must submit a photograph (in colour or black and white) of their favourite place in Derbyshire (the “Photograph”).  Entries must include a valid email address or social media profile.
  6. If the Photograph has been taken digitally, minor enhancements are permitted so as to remove scratches or other blemishes.  Colour enhancement is permitted and the Photograph may be cropped for composition purposes.
  7. The judges reserve the right at their absolute discretion to exclude any entry that is reasonably believed to have been excessively treated or manipulated so as to alter its authenticity.  Incomplete, illegible or fraudulent entries will be considered void.
  8. The Promoter will not accept entries that are:
    (i)    automatically generated by computer; or
    (ii)   completed by third parties or in bulk.
  9. A shortlist of entries will be drawn-up by a panel of judges chosen by the Promoter and the winners (the “Prize Winners”) will be chosen from the shortlist.  There will be three Prize Winners in total:  the overall winner who will receive a £50 Love2shop voucher and two runners up who will each receive a £25 Love2shop voucher.
  10. Entries can only be submitted on the Promoter’s Facebook or Twitter page or by email between 00:01 on Monday 11 June 2018 (the “Opening Date”) and 23:59 on Monday 3 September 2018 (the “Closing Date”).  All entries received outside of the Opening Date and the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
  11. Entries (photo, name and social media profiles) will be used and made public on social media and on the Promoter’s website. They may also be used in Derbyshire Now, the Council’s magazine for residents.
  12. By entering the Promotion, Participants agree that any personal information provided by them with the Promotion entry may be held and used only by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers to administer the Promotion, and will be held by the Promoter for only as long as is reasonably necessary.
  13. The Prize Winners will be notified by email or by via their personal social media accounts used to enter within five working days after the Closing Date.
  14. If any Prize Winner cannot be traced after reasonable efforts have been made by the Promoter, the Prize Winner will forego the right to claim the prize and the Promoter will arrange for a replacement winning entry to be selected.
  15. The Prize Winners should allow 28 days for delivery of their prize.
  16. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the terms of this Promotion and without notice due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
  17. Only one entry per person.
  18. The prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable.
  19. The Promoter's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  20. The Promoter reserves the right to provide an alternative prize of similar value should the specified prize become unavailable for any reason.
  21. Entry to the Promotion confirms you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  22. The Promotion is governed by English Law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising in connection with it.