HIGHLANDS - SCOTLAND'S WILD HEART PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
1.1 Open to UK, CI, IoM and RoI residents only.
1.2 All employees and the immediate families of either Maramedia (“Promoter”), or its agents or Partners; VisitScotland, Rothiemurchus Estate or anyone professionally connected with the promotion are not eligible for a prize but may enter their photos for sharing on social media if they wish.
1.3 To participate entrants must age 18 years or over.
1.4 There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
1.5 Photographs must be of wildlife or landscapes taken in Scotland but are not limited to just the Scottish Highlands. Participants do not have to state the location where the location where the photograph was taken.
1.6 This promotion closes on 31/08/2016 at 11:59pm for receipt of all entries.
HOW TO ENTER
2.1 Entries must be received via the Maramedia Twitter, Instagram or Facebook accounts. To enter via Twitter or Instagram, upload your photos onto the social media platform using the hashtag #HighlandsPhotoComp and tag @mara_media. To enter via Facebook upload or share your photo using #HighlandsPhotoComp and tag the Maramedia Facebook page. You must be following us on the social media platform where you submit your entry/entries so that we can contact you should you be selected as a winner or runner up.
2.2 There is no restriction on the dimensions or size of photo you upload. However we recommend approximately 1000px on the longest length for best viewing on social media.
2.3 Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged.
2.4 The Promoter or its agencies will not be responsible for the non-inclusion of entries or any claims as a result of being lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, or because of technical failures or otherwise, including such failure which is within the control of the Promoter or its agencies.
2.5 The Promoter reserves the right to require the winner(s) to provide proof of identity, age and residency, as the Promoter may deem necessary. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the Promoter’s discretion.
2.6 Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited. Third party entries, or those made online using bulk methods such as the use of automated devices, processes, or syndicated entries are not allowed, and all such entries will be disqualified. Entrants who purposefully do not give correct details in order to manipulate the promotion will be disqualified. You may not disable, hack or overcome any of our online systems or security features.
3.1 One (1) first prize winner and five (5) runners up will be selected from all eligible entries received by the closing date, 31/08/2016. The draw will be conducted by Maramedia Ltd. within 28 days of the closing date. By entering the prize draw, entrants confirm that they have read and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, and by the decisions of the Promoter, which are final in all matters relating to the prize draw. Any breach of these Terms and Conditions will result in the forfeiture of the prize.
4.1 One (1) winner will receive the first prize. The first prize comprises:
- 1 x 2 Night stay for up to 2 people in the Cairngorms National Park. Accommodation is on a B&B basis sharing one room. All other costs to be met by the winner.
- 1 x Two-hour red squirrel photography workshop with wildlife photographer and guide Neil McIntyre
- 1 x Copy of the series book 'Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart' by Stephen Moss
- 1 x Copy of the series DVD 'Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart'
4.2 Five (5) runners up will receive:
- 1 x Copy of the series book 'Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart' by Stephen Moss each
- 1 x Copy of the series DVD 'Highlands - Scotland's Wild Heart' each
4.3 The first prize cannot be redeemed over Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day weekend, is subject to availability and must be redeemed by 1st June 2017
4.4 The prizes are as stated and are non-transferable and non-refundable. No cash or other alternative is available (in whole or in part), except that in the event of circumstances outside its control, the Promoter reserves the right to provide a similar prize of equal or greater value.
4.5 The first prize does not include any travel insurance, or any other meals or related living expenses other than those outlined in 4.1. All travel and activities are at the winner’s and travel companion’s risk. Transportation to and from the accommodation, taxes, fuel surcharge, meals, gratuities, travel upgrades or any other expenses not specifically listed in these Terms and Conditions are the responsibility of the winner.
4.6 The first prize winner and companion must travel together, departing from and returning to the same location at the same time and on the same itinerary. The travel companion must be aged 18 years or over, unless the winner is their parent or legal guardian or has the written permission of their parent or legal guardian. The Promoter is not liable for delays, cancellations or unforeseen events related to any travel arrangements.
4.7 The first prize winner and travel companion will be solely responsible for obtaining valid identification and compliance with all travel and health requirements (i.e. passports, driving licences) relating to the acceptance and use of the prize package(s). The Promoter will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.
4.8 If the first prize winner is unable to use the prize by the date specified at Condition 4.3 the prize will be forfeited. All activities and accommodation are subject to availability, weather conditions, and are subject to the individual prize provider’s standard terms and conditions, which can be found by contacting each prize provider as specified above at Condition 4.1.
5.1 The first prize winner and runners up will be notified in writing by private message on the social media platform (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) where they submitted their entry within 28 days of the closing date. If a winner does not respond within 28 days of first notification attempt, if any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if the winner does not accept the prize or in the event of non-compliance with these prize draw Terms and Conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
6.1 The Promoter, and all partners and prize providers, and their respective affiliates, agents, successors, employees, officers, directors and assigns are not responsible if any portion of the prize cannot be awarded or used due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to circumstances beyond the Promoter and any prize provider’s reasonable control.
6.2 The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this prize draw without prior notice in the event of circumstances arising beyond its reasonable control that makes it reasonably necessary to do so but will use all reasonable endeavours to minimise the effect to participants.
6.3 The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any person it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the prize draw, or the Maramedia website, or to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
6.4 The prize draw and these Terms and Conditions are governed exclusively by the laws of Scotland, which shall be exclusively applicable to any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with the prize draw or these Terms and Conditions. The Courts in the part of the UK, CI, IoM or ROI that you are domiciled in shall each have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear any disputes, provided that the Scottish Courts shall always have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear disputes.
6.5 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions seeks to restrict your statutory rights as a consumer, or seeks to exclude or limit the Promoter’s or the prize provider’s liability for death or personal injury caused by their negligence or for fraud or any other liability that cannot be excluded by law.
6.6 Subject to its obligation to make the prize available to the winner(s) subject to these Terms and Conditions, the Promoter shall not be liable to the winner(s) or any travel companions in respect of any loss or damage in connection with the use of the prize except where such loss or damage is foreseeable and is directly caused by the fault or negligence of the Promoter. Please see the terms and conditions of the prize provider in respect of the prize provider’s liability to the winner(s) and any travel companions in respect of their use of the prize by contacting the prize provider as specified above at Condition 4.1.
6.7 The Promoter will not be liable to reimburse your costs or expenses incurred in entering the prize draw (if any).
USE OF DATA
7.1 The Promoter has the right re-share selected entries across its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Where it does so, it will name the entrant and link back to their account where possible.
8.1 Maramedia Ltd., Film City Glasgow, 401 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 2QJ