AIR WAVES PORTRUSH 2019 COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. The Competition

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are organising this competition offering the overall winner a fantastic overnight ‘Escape to Rathlin’ package for two people with bed and breakfast at the Manor Hotel, Rathlin Island, plus return ferry tickets for two people from Ballycastle to Rathlin and one £50 Causeway Coast and Glens Gift Card to spend. In addition, the winner’s photo may be used as the cover for the Air Waves Portrush 2020 programme.

Two runners up will each receive a £25 Causeway Coast and Glens Gift Card.

Entries must be submitted no later than 16.00 BST on Friday 13th September 2019.

2. Eligibility
This Promotion is open to adults aged 18+ who are residents of the United Kingdom, excluding employees of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, anyone else associated with this competition and their families.

3. How to enter
To enter the promotion you must submit, via email to: [email protected] between 1 and 10 images which you have photographed at the 2019 Air Waves Portrush event. Each image must meet the following criteria to be considered an eligible entry:

i. full colour;

ii. minimum of 300dpi;

iii. submitted as a jpeg file with a maximum size of 10Mb

iv. sent as an attachment (not embedded in an email); and

v. the photograph should not be altered or enhanced in any way (whether manually or digitally).

Entrants must supply their full name, email address and/or phone number on the email. The winner shall be the person named in the email as the entrant of the winning entries.

The competition must be entered in each entrant’s own name; it may not be entered on behalf of anyone else and joint submissions are not allowed.

4. Originality; permissions
All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere (excluding social media). Your entry must not be copied, must not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use and must not show inappropriate or dangerous behaviour, or otherwise be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any applicable law or regulation, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by you to third parties. If we have reason to believe your entry is in breach of this paragraph then we may not consider it and may disqualify it.

It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the written consent of anyone who is identifiable in that image or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 18 and that they have been advised of the purpose of the submission and that their photograph may be published by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. If your image contains identifiable individuals and you do not provide proof of their written consent when requested then your image may be disqualified from the competition.

5. The prize 
The winner may (at the promoter’s discretion) see their image printed as the cover for the 2020 Air Waves Portrush programme and will receive an overnight ‘Escape to Rathlin’ package with bed and breakfast for two people at Manor Hotel, Rathlin Island, return ferry tickets for two people from Ballycastle to Rathlin and one £50 Causeway Coast and Glens Gift card to spend.

Two runners up will each receive a £25 Causeway Coast and Glens Gift Card.

All Prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council will not be responsible for any costs associated with this prize which are not expressly included above. In particular, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council will not be responsible for any travel costs, insurance or additional money spent by the prize winners.

6. How it will be Judged; notification
All valid entries made will be judged and the winners will be the three images which are deemed to be the most visually appealing interpretations of the 2019 Air Waves Portrush event capturing ‘the spirit of Air Waves Portrush’.

The winner will be chosen by a panel of judges, including at least one judge who is independent of the promoter. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The judges will select the winning entries after 16.00 BST on Friday 13th September 2019.

The winners will be notified by phone or email on or after 13 September 2019 and given details of how to claim their prize. If a winner does not respond within 7 days or cannot otherwise be contacted then the judges reserve the right to disqualify them and select another winner from the eligible entries which were received before the closing date.

Winners will be announced across Air Waves Portrush’s social media channels on or after 3 pm, Friday 20th September 2019. Express consent to publish names will be sought before doing so.

The promoter’s decision is final in all matters relating to this promotion, and no correspondence shall be entered into.

7. Intellectual property rights

Entrants will retain the copyright and moral rights in their submitted images however, by entering, all entrants:
a)    grant Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council a non-exclusive royalty free licence to use the images to promote or celebrate Air Waves Portrush.

b)    agree that the use referred to at Clause 7(a) above may include publishing, displaying or otherwise reproducing the images (whether on the internet, on social media, on the cover of or in the 2020 Air Waves Portrush programme, in exhibitions or otherwise) or for promoting and celebrating the competition or similar future competitions and to adapt the entry to enable such publication (including to crop or otherwise edit it for such purposes; and

c)    agree that Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council may contact them using the contact details they provide to discuss potential use of the images beyond the above. Such discussion and negotiation will be independent from the competition and will not affect entrants’ chances of winning.

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council will endeavour to credit the photographer whenever the photographer’s image is used and published by the council.

8. Limitation of liability
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, including its officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents, excludes all liability for any losses and/or damages of whatever nature and howsoever arising to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws

9.  General

All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. It is a condition of entry that all terms and conditions are adhered to. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions.

In consideration of being awarded the prize the winners may be required to take part in publicity and their name and county may be published on the Air Waves Portrush website and in the Air Waves Portrush 2020 programme and other council publications as well as wider media reporting on the competition.

Express consent to publish names will be sought before doing so.

English law applies to these terms and conditions and entrants submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts and courts in Northern Ireland.

The promoter shall use and take care of any personal information you supply to it as described in its privacy policy, a copy of which can be seen  HERE and in accordance with data protection legislation.  By entering the competition, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your competition entry.

Promoter: Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, 66 Portstewart Road Coleraine BT52 1EY.

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