1. The Guardian Travel readers’ pictures competitors 2018 (the “Competition”) is open to UK residents aged 18 and over topic to paragraphs 2-Four under. All entrants should maintain a GuardianWitness account (registration freed from cost).
2. Employees or companies of Guardian News & Media Limited (“GNM”), Wild Photography Holidays, i-escape, their group firms or their members of the family, freelance contributors to GNM or anybody else related with the Competition could not enter the Competition.
Three. Entrants should be resident within the UK from the time they submit their entry into the Competition till the time they’re chosen as a winner (as a Monthly Winner and/or because the Overall Winner, each as outlined in paragraphs 15 and 18 respectively under).
Four. The Competition is open to all photographers (each beginner ).
5. Entrants into the Competition shall be deemed to have accepted these phrases and circumstances.
6. To enter the Competition, you should register to GuardianWitness (on desktop, Android or iPhone app) utilizing your Guardian, Facebook or Google account then seek for the task labelled Guardian Travel readers’ pictures competitors. You should submit the highest-resolution jpeg photographic picture you have, taken by you. You should embrace your full title, a brief caption (most 50 phrases) explaining what the exhibits and the place it was taken.
7. If you have any questions on methods to enter or in reference to the Competition, please e-mail [email protected] with “Monthly photo competition 2018” within the topic line.
Eight. You are answerable for the associated fee (if any) of sending your Competition entry to us.
9. The Competition is split into 12 separate month-to-month competitions. The first month-to-month competitors runs from third January 2018, and the next month-to-month competitions then begin on the first day of every month from February 2018 till December 2018. The opening date and time of the primary month-to-month competitors is 6.30am on third January 2018. The opening date and time of every subsequent month-to-month competitors is the first of every month at 6.30am. The cut-off date for the month-to-month competitions is the 25th of every month at 11.00pm, except for the December month-to-month competitors, which closes at 11.00pm on 17th December 2018. Entries acquired outdoors the relevant time interval for every month is not going to be thought of for the competitors for that month. GNM reserves the fitting in its absolute discretion to increase any related cut-off date the place the entries acquired are of inadequate high quality.
10. Only one entry is permitted per particular person in every month-to-month competitors however entrants can enter as many month-to-month competitions as they want. The winner shall be the proprietor of the Guardian, Facebook or Google account from which the chosen profitable entry is shipped.
11. By submitting an entry to the Competition, You grant GNM:
a. Permission in your entry to be printed on GNM web sites together with however not restricted to witness.theguardian.com and theguardian.com and on any social media account managed by GNM, together with however not restricted to Facebook and Twitter accounts, and also you grant GNM a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual licence (with a proper to sub-license) to make use of, republish, edit and/or modify your Competition entry in any/all media (together with in digital format, laborious copy and in GNM publications) for functions related with the Competition and as described in these Terms and Conditions; and
b. The proper to make use of your title and nation of residence for the only goal of figuring out you because the writer of your entry and/or as a winner within the Competition.
12. You additionally hereby waive all of your ethical rights in your entry. Notwithstanding the afore-going waiver, to be able to use entries as supposed and suggested in these Terms and Conditions, (i) GNM might have to change entries, together with however not restricted to resizing, cropping or color adjustment as essential, supplied that GNM shall endeavour in enterprise such modifications to keep up the integrity of your entry as initially created; and (ii) GNM shall present an image credit score for all entries.
13. You personal the copyright to your Competition entry as its writer. Your entry should be your individual work, should not be copied, should not comprise any third-party supplies and/or content material that you don’t have permission to make use of, should not embrace any commerce marks, and should not present inappropriate or harmful behaviour, or in any other case be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any relevant legislation or regulation, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by you to 3rd events. If GNM has cause to consider your entry just isn’t your individual work or in any other case breaches these phrases and circumstances, then GNM could not think about it and should disqualify it.
14. Entrants affirm that every particular person whose picture is featured within the Competition entry has given consent for the usage of his/her picture in reference to this Competition and in accordance with these phrases and circumstances. Where a person whose picture is featured in a Competition entry is aged lower than 18 years the entrant confirms that the guardian or guardian of that particular person has given the related consent.
Picking the winners
15. The Guardian Travel Desk along with an unbiased choose, photographer Mick Ryan of Fotovue.com, publishers of photo-location guidebooks, will select one profitable entry every month from all of the legitimate Competition entries acquired in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (the “Monthly Winner”) and two runners up. Entrants should not contact, or attempt to contact, the Judges in any means in reference to the Competition, or in any other case attempt to affect the Judges’ number of the winners.
16. When selecting the winners and runners up, the Judges can be in search of the best-composed, creative and unique picture.
17. The Judges’ determination of who the Monthly Winner is can be made on or earlier than the first of the month following the tip of the related month-to-month competitors (so, for instance, the Monthly Winner for September 2018 can be chosen on or earlier than 1st October 2019). The Judges’ determination is closing and no correspondence can be entered into.
18. The profitable entry from every month-to-month competitors can be entered into the general competitors and a profitable entry from the 12 Monthly Winners (the “Overall Winner”) can be chosen by an unbiased choose, Michael Ryan, on or earlier than 1st January 2019. Michael’s determination is closing and no correspondence can be entered into.
19. The Monthly Winners will every obtain a £200 voucher from I-Escape (i-escape.com), a set of 1,500 boutique accommodations and self-catering lodging throughout the world. The vouchers are legitimate for 12 months from the date of problem.
20. The Overall Winner for 2018 will win a nine-night West Greenland pictures holiday for one particular person with Wild Photography Holidays. Further particulars of the holiday may be found at: wildphotographyholidays.com/holidays/?c=greenland
There are two departures in winter (22 February-Three March and Four-13 March 2019) and two in autumn (30 August -Eight September and 9-18 September). Locations on the winter and autumn journeys could range barely, relying on sea ice.
The holiday should be taken earlier than 31 December 2019. The Overall Winner could select the departure date inside these dates, topic to availability. The Overall Winner should give not less than seven weeks’ discover prematurely of their desired dates of travel if he/she chooses a winter (February/March) departure or 12 weeks discover for an autumn (August/September) departure.
The prize can’t be transferred or exchanged for one more journey or a money different, and is topic to availability.
The promoter reserves the fitting to offer an alternate prize of comparable worth ought to the desired prize change into unavailable for any unforeseeable cause.
21. Included within the Overall Winner’s prize (the “Overall Prize”) is:
(a) One return economic system flight from a London airport or Manchester airport (together with airport taxes) to Ilulissat, Greenland, through Reykjavik or Copenhagen.
(b) Comfortable lodge lodging for one particular person in a personal room with breakfast in Reykjavik or Copenhagen and Ilulissat. In Inuit settlements, lodge lodging can be in a shared (identical intercourse) room. All meals are included. Drinks and snacks is not going to be included.
(c) The group dimension can be a most of 12 individuals. Transport is supplied by boat or helicopter, relying on sea ice. The journey can be accompanied by a pictures information.
(d) Airport transfers to and from Ilulissat airport can be included.
(e) The Overall Prize doesn’t embrace something apart from the weather said above. In specific, the Overall Winner might want to prepare and pay for (as relevant) their very own passport, visas and travel insurance coverage adequate for the kind of journey referred to above, and any transfers to and from the London or Manchester airport, private bills, and any suggestions and gratuities. Optional excursions additionally value additional.
The Overall Prize can be topic to those reserving phrases and circumstances: wildphotographyholidays.com/contact/our-terms-conditions
22. Each Monthly Winner can be notified by GNM by phone or e-mail on or earlier than the first of the month after the month of the Competition during which the Monthly Winner’s profitable entry was entered. On the date of notification every Monthly Winner will obtain through e-mail particulars of methods to redeem their travel voucher prize.
23. The Overall Winner can be notified by GNM by phone or e-mail by third January 2019 and given particulars of methods to declare their prize. If the Overall Winner doesn’t reply to GNM inside 14 days of being notified of their win, then the Overall Prize can be forfeited and the judges shall be entitled to pick out one other Overall Winner utilizing the method referred to above (and that winner will even have to reply to notification of their win inside 14 days or else they will even forfeit the Overall Prize). If a specific Overall Winner rejects the Overall Prize or their entry is found to be invalid or in breach of those phrases, then the chosen Overall Winner’s prize can be forfeited and the judges shall be entitled to pick out one other Overall Winner utilizing the method referred to above.
24. The Overall Winner can be required to provide 20 pictures with captions describing every , which (at GNM’s sole discretion) can be printed within the Travel part of the Guardian and on theguardian.com/travel at a later date. The pictures should be high-quality, unique and evoke a way of place. You grant GNM a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual licence (with a proper to sub-license) to make use of, republish, edit and/or modify your pictures in any/all media (together with in digital format, laborious copy and in GNM publications) for such functions. You hereby waive all of your ethical rights in your pictures. Notwithstanding the afore-going waiver, to be able to use your pictures as supposed on this paragraph 24, (i) GNM might have to change your pictures, together with however not restricted to resizing, cropping or color adjustment as essential, supplied that GNM shall endeavour in enterprise such modifications to keep up the integrity of your pictures as initially created; and (ii) GNM shall present an image credit score in your pictures.
Some different guidelines
25. Entries on behalf of one other particular person is not going to be accepted and joint submissions are usually not allowed.
26. We take no accountability for entries which can be lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or can’t be delivered or entered for any technical or different cause. Proof of supply of the entry just isn’t proof of receipt.
27. The title and county of the winners may be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the next deal with: Travel Readers’ Monthly Photo Competition, Guardian Travel desk, Guardian News & Media Limited, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU.
28. No buy is critical.
29. The winners could also be required to participate in promotional exercise associated to the Competition and the winners shall take part in such exercise on GNM’s affordable request. The winners consent to the use by GNM and its associated firms, each earlier than and after the cut-off date of the Competition for an infinite time, of the winners’ voice, picture, and title for publicity functions (in any medium, together with nonetheless pictures and movies, and on the web, together with any web sites hosted by GNM and its associated firms) and in promoting, advertising and marketing or promotional materials with out further compensation or prior discover and, in getting into the Competition, all entrants consent to the identical.
30. GNM shall use and maintain any private info you provide to it as described in its privateness coverage, a duplicate of which may be seen at theguardian.com/assist/privacy-policy, and in accordance with information safety laws. By getting into the Competition, you comply with the gathering, retention, utilization and distribution of your private info to be able to course of and get in touch with you about your Competition entry, and for the needs outlined in these phrases and circumstances.
31. GNM could move entrants’ particulars to 3rd events and/or in any other case have interaction third social gathering suppliers in reference to this Competition the place the third social gathering is performing on GNM’s behalf for the needs of administering this Competition and/or any subsequent publicity, and/or as in any other case required by legislation.
32. The Promoter of the Competition is Guardian News & Media Limited whose deal with is Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU. Any complaints concerning the Competition ought to be despatched to this deal with.
33. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the legal responsibility of GNM for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for demise or private damage ensuing from its negligence.
34. GNM accepts no accountability for any injury, loss, liabilities, damage or disappointment incurred or suffered by you because of getting into the Competition or accepting any prize. GNM additional disclaims legal responsibility for any damage or injury to your or every other particular person’s pc referring to or ensuing from participation in or downloading any supplies in reference to the Competition.
35. GNM reserves the fitting at any time and once in a while to change or discontinue, quickly or completely, this Competition with or with out prior discover because of causes outdoors its affordable management (together with, with out limitation, within the case of anticipated, suspected or precise fraud). The determination of GNM in all issues referring to the Competition is closing and binding and no correspondence can be entered into.
36. GNM shall not be accountable for any failure to adjust to its obligations referring to this Competition the place the failure is brought on by one thing outdoors its affordable management. Such circumstances shall embrace, however not be restricted to, climate circumstances, hearth, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, conflict, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening laws or every other circumstances amounting to pressure majeure.
37. The Competition and these phrases and circumstances can be ruled by English legislation and entrants to the Competition undergo the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.