Terms and conditions

  1. This competition is open to all amateur photographers and designed to celebrate the Norwich skyline.
  2. It is open to new and original photographs (entries should not have been previously submitted to any other photography competition or published).
  3. Entries are invited in two categories:
    1. The Norwich skyline (any angle and taken from anywhere).
    2. Gasholders in the skyline (a composition which includes, in any form, the gasholders on Gas Hill).
  4. Prizes will be awarded as follows:
    1. Best photograph in the Norwich skyline category.
    2. Best photograph in the Gasholders in the skyline category.
    3. Best young photographer (for anyone aged 17 or under on 20 June 2018).
    4. An additional prize to the photograph chosen by the judges from the winners in a, b and c and adjudged the overall competition winner.
  5. All prizes will be in the form of vouchers (not cash).
  6. The closing date for the competition is midnight on Thursday 7 June 2018.
  7. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 20 June 2018 and invited to attend a presentation event being held at St Matthews Church Hall that afternoon (Telegraph Lane West, Norwich, NR1 4JL). Winners will be notified in advance and agree not to disclose any details until these have been made public by the Competition Organiser.
  8. In the event that a winner cannot be contacted or does not reply to the Competition Organiser confirming acceptance of the prize within 5 days of being notified, another winner may be selected.
  9. Entry to the competition is achieved by the Competition Organiser’s successful receipt of both the submitted photograph and a completed Entry Form – both need to be successfully received to fulfil the requirements for entry.
  10. Photographers may make minor digital enhancements to their images.
  11. Entries must be the original work of the entrants and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrants must be the sole owner of copyright in all photographs entered.
  12. The Competition Organiser reserves the right to reject any photograph which may reasonably be considered to have been taken without the consent of any identifiable living individual in the image.
  13. For any photos appearing to feature identifiable children or vulnerable people the Competition Organiser will require prior permission to have been obtained from their parents/guardians. If such a photo is selected as a potential winner written proof will be required. In the event that such proof is not provided within such deadline stipulated by the Competition Organiser, the photograph will be removed from consideration.
  14. The Young Person category is open to anyone aged 17 years or under. Those eligible to this category must be 17 years old or under on 20 June 2018.
  15. Entrants of the Young Person category must have parent or guardian consent to enter.
  16. Entries will be judged by a panel of judges including representatives from National Grid staff. The judges’ decision will be final. No correspondence will be entered into or reasoning required in order to substantiate the judges’ decision.
  17. In consideration of entering your photograph, you grant to the Competition Organiser the non-exclusive right to publish or reproduce your photo/s for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution by way of photographer’s full name, without any payment of fee. The entrant will retain the copyright of the photo entered for the competition.
  18. Entries may be shared on the competition website – www.norwichskylinephoto.com and the competition’s associated social media.
  19. The winners by entering the competition and by receipt of a prize, consent to the use of their photo, full name and/or personal photograph and town of residence in any publicity carried out by the Competition Organiser, without further compensation.
  20. The Competition Organiser reserves the right to cancel this competition at any time.
  21. It is the responsibility of the entrant to ensure that they have read and will abide by the Ts&Cs (as described here). By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to the Ts&Cs, and their entry complies with the Ts&Cs, and that they will be liable to the Competition Organiser should a breach of the Ts&Cs be incurred by the entrant.
  22. The Prize won by the Young photographer (being under the age of 18 years) will be passed to their named parent or guardian.
  23. The competition will be governed by the laws of England and Wales.
  24. The competition is open to digital/e-mailed entries only. Maximum file size for each photograph is 20MB.
  25. Entrants are permitted to submit a maximum of five photographs (a separate Entry Form is required for each submitted photograph as detailed on the Entry Form).
  26. The competition is being organised and run by Camargue (herein referred to as ‘The Competition Organiser’) working on behalf of National Grid. Camargue Group Ltd registered office: Eagle Tower, Montpellier Drive, Cheltenham, GL50 1TA.
  27. The competition is not open employees of Camargue or National Grid.
  28. The competition is not open to professional photographers.

Liability

  1. Proof of electronic submission is not proof of receipt by the Competition Organiser.
  2. The Competition Organiser cannot be held responsible for emails that do not arrive due to an entrant’s security settings or restrictions placed by their Internet Service Provider.
  3. The Competition Organiser does not accept liability for the misuse of images by a third party.
  4. The Competition Organiser does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images.

Data Privacy notice

  1. The Competition Organiser will manage the personal data of entrants in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulations in force from 25th May 2018.
  2. The information collected on each entrant will be only that included on the entry form and shall be processed on the basis of the Consent given by the Entry Form. Consent may be withdrawn at any time by the entrant and data shall be deleted by the Competition Organiser. The data of winning entrants shall be processed in order to fulfil the terms of the agreement to use the image as set out above and retained in order to comply with the agreement to use the photograph. We will keep your data within Camargue and National Grid and it will not be shared with any other third party. Personal data is retained and held in a secure environment and only processed within the UK.
  3. Entrants may contact the Competition Organiser (the data processor) at any time to update their details and / or preferences regarding permitted use of their personal data.
  4. Data of non-winning entrants shall be deleted within 6 months of the end of the competition. If the Competition Organiser wishes to retain your photo/s beyond this date you will be notified and your photos and details will be kept for longer.