Photo Competition Terms & Conditions

  1. This competition is open to residents within the United Kingdom.

  2. Competition is open to all photographers (both amateur and professional).

  3. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide to these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.

  4. Entries are only to be submitted by via email to info@destinationdover.org, with the following conditions:

    1. First name and surname of entrant

    2. Address of entrant

    3. Email address of entrant

    4. Caption of image up to 100 words stating where it was taken, what is happening and what inspired you to take to image.

    5. Max image size 3mb

    6. Format: jpeg / png

  5. Image submitted must relate to Dover, Kent, United Kingdom.

  6. Entries must be received 23:59 on the closing date stated on:

  7. All images submitted must be the work of the individual and not been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.

  8. Entries are responsible of any cost (if any) of taking the image and sending to us

  9. Copyright in all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to Destination Dover and its partners (Dover Town Council, Dover District Council, Dover Big Local, English Heritage, southeastern, National Trust, DFDS Seaways, Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, White Cliffs Country Tourism Alliance, Port of Dover). To use any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites, and in any promotional material.

  10. Only one entry per person. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt. Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties.

  11. The winning entry will be that is judged to be most visually appealing, original and related to the topic as stated here: Photo Competition Page

  12. The winner will be notified within seven days of the closing date of the competition.

  13. The winner’s name may be disclosed inline of the publicity of the competition.

  14. The prize is as stated here: Photo Competition Page. All prizes are non transferable and there is no cash alternatives.

  15. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond the control of Destination Dover and its partners and accordingly Destination Dover and its partners may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrants agrees that no liability shall attach to Destination Dover and its partners as a result thereof.

  16. By submitting an entry to the Competition, you grant Destination Dover and its partners:

    1. Permission for your entry to be published on Destination Dover and its partners websites, and on any social media account controlled by Destination Dover and its partners, and you grant Destination Dover and its partners a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual licence (with a right to sub-license) to use, republish, edit and/ or modify your competition entry in any/all media including electronic and hardcopy format.

    2. The right to use your name for the sole purpose of identifying you as the author of your entry or as the winner in the competition.

  17. You also hereby waive all your moral rights in your entry. Notwithstanding the afore-going waiver, in order to use entries as intended and advised in these terms and Conditions, (i) Destination Dover and its partners may need to modify entries, including but not limited to resizing, cropping or colour adjustment as necessary, providing that Destination Dover shall endeavour in undertaking such modifications to maintain the integrity of your entry as originally created.

  18. Destination Dover shall provide a picture credit for all entries.

  19. You own the copyright to your competition entry as its author. Your entry must be your own work, must not be copied, must not contain any third-marty material and  or use content that you do not have permission to use, must not include any trade marks, and must not show inappropriate or dangerous behaviour, or otherwise  be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any application law or regulation, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by your to third parties. If Destination Dover has reason to believe your entry is not your own work or otherwise breaches these terms and conditions, then Destination Dover may not consider it and may disqualify it.

  20. Entrants confirm that each individual whose images is featured in the Competition entry has given consent for the use of his/her image in connection which Competition and in accordance with these terms and conditions. Where an individual whose image is featured in a Competition entry is aged less than 18 years the entrant confirms that the parent or guardian of that individual has given the relevant consent.

  21. We take no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason.
  22. Prize conditions - Standard Return Crossing - Dover-Calais Route for a car and up to nine passengers
    1. Prize should be taken before 30th November 2017 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to to space availability.
      1. This expire date may not be extended.
    2. Lost tickets will not be replaced.
  23. Prize conditions -Sunday Lunch Carvery meal for two people at Best Western Plus - Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
    1. Drinks not included
    2. Subject to availability