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Wild Scotland Photography Competition #KeepScotlandWild – May 2021

What a crazy few months it’s been – and all throughout the pandemic, various inspiring pictures of Scotland’s wild places have kept us going. Dreaming of when travelling to our favourite spots is possible again.

As much as we love seeing pictures of the great outdoors – of people enjoying sailing, gorge walking, hiking and sea kayaking, seeing snaps of Scotland’s beautiful mountains and pictures of Scotland’s wondrous wildlife – we love seeing people enjoying these things responsibly even more. That’s why we’re hosting a wee photography competition this May.

Full competition details below…

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?

Up for grabs are the perfect items for plastic-free and leave no trace packed lunch when you’re out and about. We’re giving away a 21oz flask from the brand Hydro Flask and a reusable beeswax wrapper from BeeBee & Leaf.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

What do you have to do to be eligible to win these items? Simple! Share a picture on Instagram that you’ve taken either of people enjoying Scotland’s outdoors actively and responsibly or of Scottish landscapes, nature and wildlife. Tag your picture with the hashtag #keepscotlandwild to enter. The competition is open between the 3rd of May and midnight on the 31st of May.

Entries are welcome from all UK residents, but all images must have been photographed in Scotland. 

All entries need to feature the competition hashtag #keepscotlandwild.

JUDGING

Upon the closing date, a shortlist of 10 people will be selected by the Wild Scotland team. All those on the shortlist will be contacted via social media to supply a high-resolution file for final judging, along with detailed caption information.

The organisers cannot be held responsible for messages that do not arrive e.g. due to going into spam folders.

Judging will be held on the 3rd/4th of June by a Judging Panel comprising of Wild Scotland members.

The winner will be announced on the 7th of June. The winner will be notified on social media.

The shortlist and the winner be published on the Wild Scotland Website and social channels.

The Judging Panel’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

COMPETITION TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. The promoter is Wild Scotland whose registered address is: Suite 212, 8 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EA.
  2. This competition is open to UK residents only.
  3. All Directors, employees and the immediate families of Wild Scotland (“Promoter”), or its agents or partners, or anyone professionally connected with the promotion are not eligible to enter.
  4. To participate entrants must be aged 16 years or over.
  5. By entering this prize draw, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  6. Competition entry is via hashtag usage Instagram.  The competition will be promoted through Wild Scotland Social Media channels including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
  7. Wild Scotland reserves the right to refuse or remove an entry from the Competition for any reason.
  8. Wild Scotland reserves the right to remove any entries from the Competition that it feels may breach or contravene laws of copyright, public decency or may bring the Competition or the Competition’s organisers into disrepute. Such entries will be deemed as void.
  9. This competition closes at midnight on 31/05/2021 for receipt of all entries. No further entries after this date will be permitted.
  10. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  11. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the prize draw and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promotors control. Any change to the prize will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promotor.
  12.  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.
  13.  The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to an entrant by a third party connected with this competition.
  14.  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.
  15.  The winner will receive 1 reusable, 21oz water flask of the brand Hydro Flask and 1 reusable beeswax bread wrapped of the brand BeeBee & Leaf to be delivered to the winner’s chosen address. 
  16.  The prize is as stated and no cash or alternatives will be offered. The prize is subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  17.  The winner will be picked be chosen by a panel of judges comprising of Wild Scotland members on the 3rd or 4th of June. 
  18. If the winner cannot be contacted and does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  19. The prize draw and these terms and conditions will be governed by Scottish Law and any disputed will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.
  20. The winner may be required to participate in publicity arranged by the Promoter/Prize provider* or its agencies, and the name and county of the winner(s) will be released upon request.
  21. Subject to its obligation to make the prize available to the winner is subject to these Terms and Conditions, the Promoter shall not be liable to the winner or 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.
  22. The Promoter will not be liable to reimburse your costs or expenses incurred in entering the prize competition (if any).

COPYRIGHT & PERMISSIONS

By submitting images to the Wild Scotland Photography Competition, each entrant confirms that:

  • they are the photographer of each entry and that it is their original work;
  • they own the copyright and any rights of each image;
  • they have the permission of anyone pictured in the image (or, where the image shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the usage rights required by Wild Scotland Photography and will indemnify Wild Scotland against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such usage;
  • they have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the image that would conflict with uses to be made by the Wild Scotland Photography Competition;
  • they have received any necessary permission from the owner(s) of buildings included in submitted images for the usage rights required by Wild Scotland Photography Competition and will indemnify Wild Scotland against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such usage.
  • By entering the competition, you grant Wild Scotland free, non-exclusive usage of the images for the following purposes directly connected with the competition;
    • on the Wild Scotland website and social channels
    • for use in press coverage giving information about or promoting the competition, Scotland, responsible tourism etc.;
  • By entering the competition, you grant Wild Scotland a free, non-exclusive, international licence without date restriction to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the shortlisted and winning images/videos for any purpose directly connected with the competition. This may include, but is not limited to:
    • inclusion in a book featuring images;
    • display at any exhibitions;
    • on the Wild Scotland website;
    • for use in press coverage giving information about or promoting the competition, exhibition etc.;
    • for use by sponsors and partners in acknowledging/publicising their support of the competition/exhibition. This usage will be limited to 2 years after the winners are announced.
  • Wild Scotland will make every effort to ensure that name credits are included with images.
  • Free usage of any photograph outside of the scope of the competition and exhibition will not be permitted by Wild Scotland or any of its partners or sponsors.
  • For any use that falls outside the scope of promotion of the competition, exhibition etc. (as detailed above) royalties will be discussed & negotiated with the photographer concerned.
  • Entrants retain the copyright to images submitted.
  • Entrants agree to take part in competition and exhibition publicity if required.

USE OF DATA

Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in

accordance with current (UK) data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrants’ prior consent.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social network. You are providing your information to Wild Scotland and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following privacy policy which you can view here.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any queries or complaints please contact us by post or by email using the details on the Contact Us page.

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