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Psychologies Monthly Photographic Competition: Terms and Conditions

  1. The competition will run each month on psychologies.co.uk
  2. The closing date for entries is midnight on the last Friday of each month.
  3. The competition is open to all residents of the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 and over.  If an entrant is under 18 years old they may only submit entries with the written permission of a parent or guardian. The completion is not open to employees of PM, PMC, Kelsey Publishing Group (“KPG”), and their associated, affiliated or subsidiary companies, and their families, agents, or anyone connected with this competition, including the third party promotional partners.
  4. Entry is limited to one picture per person for each month’s competition. Multiple entries will lead to disqualification.  Entrants should send their picture, along with a brief caption of up to no more than 50 words, their name, address, telephone number, date and location of the photograph to [email protected]
  5. Each entrant must submit their entries by email only (not by post) attached in jpeg format at 300dpi up to 5MB.
  6. There will be one winner each month. The winning image will be published in the subsequent month’s issue of PM along with a credit to the winner. The winner will also be announced on the PMC website. A new theme for the following month’s competition will be set at the same time.
  7. A selection of other images which are judged to be highly commended may also be published in PM and on PMC.
  8. Any breach of these competition rules by an entrant will void their entry.
  9.  Entry is free but entrants should be aware that they may be subject to local call charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.
  10. An eligible entrant must be an individual and must submit an entry in the form required by PM as set out in these terms and conditions.
  11. PM takes no responsibility for any entries that are lost, delayed, illegible, corrupted, damaged, incomplete or otherwise invalid.
  12. By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions. PM reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants for violating any of these terms and conditions. PM reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions. Any amendments will be published on PMC. Entries may be rejected at the sole discretion of the judges including for reasons of obscenity, defamation or invasion of privacy.
  13. Entrants represent and warrant that they are the photographer and author of the photograph. Entrants also warrant that their entry does not infringe the privacy rights, copyright or any other rights of any person. Each entrant warrants that their entry is an original work and that it has not been previously published.
  14. Obscene or inappropriate photographs will not be accepted and PM reserves the right to reject any photographs for any reason. Prior to submitting a photograph of any identifiable individual, entrants should advise any subjects within the entry of the purpose of the submission and that their photograph may be published by PM (including in Psychologies Magazine or on PMC), and entrants should obtain the consent of such subjects in writing. In the event that the subject is a minor, written consent of a parent or guardian must be secured. Each entrant agrees to indemnify PM for any loss, damages, costs, expenses and any liability howsoever arising out of any breach of any warranty under this clause.
  15. Submission of an email to [email protected] will be deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions and the terms and conditions of PM.
  16. Kelsey Publishing Group Ltd. uses a Multi Layered Privacy Notice giving you brief details about how we would like to use your personal information. For full details visit www.kelsey.co.uk or call 01959 543524. If you have any questions please ask as submitting your data indicates your consent, until you choose otherwise, that we and our partners may contact you about products and services that will be of relevance to you via direct mail, phone, email and SMS. You can opt-out at ANY time via email [email protected] or 01959 543524.
  17. The winner will be notified by email within 15 days of the closing date. All reasonable endeavors will be made to contact the winner during this time. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, PM reserves the right to choose another winner.
  18. There is no prize of value. The winner will be the entrant whose photograph, in the opinion and at the sole discretion of the judges, demonstrates the best photographic interpretation of the theme.
  19. There is no cash or other alternative to publication of the photograph and name in PM and on PMC and the prize is not transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.
  20. The judges’ decision is final and binding on the entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.
  21. The judges reserve the right not to select any winner(s) if none or an insufficient number of the entries are deemed to be of high enough quality for publication in PM.
  22. PM will not be liable for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit or prohibit an eligible entrant’s ability to participate in the competition.
  23. Entrants will retain copyright in their submitted entries; however, by entering, all entrants give PM and KPG, a worldwide royalty free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use all or segments of each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for publicity and news purposes relating to this competition and to the publicity and promotion of this competition in future years. In particular, all entrants license PM the right to publish their entry on PMC and in print. Where an image is used, the photographer will be credited. Publication of any entry does not necessarily mean that the entrant has won a prize and no consideration shall be due or payable, or compensation awarded, in the event of publication without any prize being awarded.
  24. PM reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition if, in their sole discretion, a competition is not capable of being conducted as specified. PM reserves the right to substitute a prize in the event that circumstances beyond their control make this unavoidable.
  25. The promoter of this prize draw is Psychologies Magazine (address below).
  26. For a list of winners, please send a stamped envelope to Kelsey Publishing Group, Cudham Tithe Barn, Berry’s Hill, Cudham, Kent TN16 3AG.




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