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1. The competition

1.1  The title of the competition is ‘GREAT Exposure Photography Competition’.

2. The Organisers

2.1  The promoter is: GREAT Campaign of 70 Whitehall London, London, SW1A 2AS (the “Promoter”).


2.2  The Competition is being run and facilitated for the benefit of the Promoter by M&C Saatchi (the “Administrator”).


2.3  The Promoter and the Administrator shall collectively be known as the Organisers (the “Organisers”).


3. Competition period


3.1 The competition will run from 00:01 on 1 October 2021 (the "Opening Date") to 23:59 on 31 October 2021 (the "Closing Date") inclusive.


3.2 All competition entries must be received by the Organisers by no later than 23:59 on the Closing Date. The organisers reserve the right to extend the competition should not enough entries have been received. Should this be the case, the promoter will announce the extension on social media 3 days prior to competition end date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified. 


4. Competition entry criteria


4.1 All competition entries shall be in the form of an original photograph taken by the entrant which is representative of a modern UK. 


4.2 Photographs should highlight the UK’s beautifully diverse melting pot of creative thinkers, daring dreamers and curious scientists and the fact that the UK has always provided an incredible catalyst to inspire fresh ideas, challenge conventional logic and stimulate progress.             


4.3 The purpose of the photographs is to help create a visually stunning, exciting and emotionally engaging welcome that makes international visitors smile and think positively about the UK.


4.4 There are 5 separate categories into which photographs may be entered as follows: 

a) Modern Love

b) Downtime Joy

c) Cultural Crossroads

d) Future Vibes

e) Surprising Spaces


4.5 Photographs must be a minimum 300dpi. Photographs uploaded should be in jpeg or tiff format, winning images will need to be supplied at a quality suitable for print. Both colour and black and white photography is allowed. Each photograph should be submitted as both portrait and landscape where possible, however if this is not possible the entry will still be accepted. 


4.6 Photographs should have been taken within the past 24 months and within the UK. 


4.7 Photographs should not have been shortlisted in any previous photographic competition. 


4.8 Photographs should avoid featuring any commercial brands, be it on clothing or otherwise within the image. 


4.9 There is a limit of three (3) competition entries per category per entrant. Entrants may enter as many or as few categories as they wish. 


4.10 A photograph will be rejected if it appears to have been taken in such a way that wildlife law or animal welfare requirements may have been breached or it has been otherwise taken in an irresponsible, non-ethical way or are deemed to have been taken without permits or permissions. Images will also be rejected if they are of an illegal or explicit nature. 

4.11 Organisers reserve the right to remove or refuse any entries from the competition for any reason.



5. How to enter


5.1 To enter the competition:

a) you must have read these terms and conditions; 

b) your competition entry must comply with the entry criteria detailed above in clause 4;

c) you must comply with the eligibility criteria detailed below in clause 6;

d) upload your photograph and submit through the online entry form provided on ahead of the Closing Date. 

No other forms of entry will be accepted.


5.2 There is a limit of three (3) competition entries per category per entrant. Entrants may enter as many or as few categories as they wish. 

5.3 The Organisers will not accept:

a)responsibility for competition entries that are lost, mislaid, damaged or delayed in transit, regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result of any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind; or 

b) proof of posting or transmission as proof of receipt of entry to the competition.


5.4 By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by the provisions of these terms and conditions and to comply fully with them.



6. Eligibility


6.1 The competition is only open to all residents in the UK, except:

a) employees of the Organisers;

b) employees of agents or suppliers of the Organisers, who are professionally connected with the competition or its administration (including the judges); or

c) members of the immediate families or households of (a) and (b) above.


6.2 If you are under the age of 18 you must have permission to enter from your parent or guardian. By submitting a competition entry your parent or guardian is deemed to have given such consent and to agree to the use of the competition entry as described in these terms and conditions.


6.3 By submitting a competition entry, you confirm and warrant that:

a) you are the sole author of the competition entry and that it is your original work;

b) you own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights in the competition entry; 

c) you have the permission of anyone pictured in the competition entry (or where the competition entry shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the usage rights required by the Organisers detailed in clause 10 below ;

d) you have received any necessary permissions from the owner(s) of objects including buildings (i.e. the UK had freedom of panorama for building on public display) included in submitted images for the usage rights required by the Organisers detailed in clause 10 below;

e) you have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the competition entry that would conflict with usage rights required by the Organisers detailed in clause 10 below. 


6.4 By submitting a competition entry, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. The Organisers may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.



7. Judging


7.1 The competition entries will be judged by a panel of judges based on their relevance to the category theme, originality, creativity and technical skill. 

7.2 The panel of judges will determine the shortlisted and winning competition entries from a long list filtered by the Organisers. The judges will assess entries to establish category winners and commended photographers, and collectively agree on the overall competition winner. 

7.3 Digital adjustments are permitted; however, the way in which any digital enhancement or editing has been used will be taken into account when judging the entry. Cropping is permitted.

7.4 The decision of the panel of judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into concerning the competition’s judging and organisation.

8. The licence fee

8.1 There will be a £500 licence fee for winning images.


8.2 There will be 8 winners in each category, all of whom will receive a licence fee of £500.   


8.3 The licence fee will be provided by the Administrator on behalf of the Promoter.



9. Winners & Claiming the licence fee

9.1 There will be 8 winners in each category. The panel of judges will choose the winning competition entries from each category. 


9.2 The Administrator will contact the winners personally, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry, as soon as is practicable following the Closing Date and after the panel of judges’ have made their decision. 


9.3 To claim the license fee, winners must, on request, provide evidence that any persons appearing in the winning competition entry have consent for their image to be used by the Organisers as detailed above. No payments shall be made to any individuals shown in the images. 


9.4 All winning competition entries will be displayed at London Heathrow airport and a digital gallery on the Promoter’s campaign’s website. The overall winners will be announced w/c 22nd November 2021 across social media and the Promoter’s website, plus other PR connected to the competition.



10. Usage rights of competition entries

10.1 By entering the competition, you grant the GREAT campaign a non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable licence to use, reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit your competition entry on any media and in any public display for a period up to five years from the announcement of the winners. This includes but is not limited to the following usage:

a) On posters – large and small format around all terminals at Heathrow airport, including the Heathrow Express, as well as other major airports around the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

b) On the GREAT website, Promoter social media channels and Promoter email communications for the purposes of publicising this photography competition.

c) In the press for the purposes of publicising this photography competition and the promotion of Promoter.

d) In conjunction with project partners and judges to further promote the photography competition.

e) Opportunities to showcase the Great Exposure Photography Competition at UK Government events in the UK and internationally, for example at the UK’s Embassies and High Commissions.


10.2 Your competition entry will not be used for commercial gains or any merchandising without seeking your prior written consent. 


​10.3 Your competition entry will be set in a template with the Promoter’s logo.

10.4 You agree that you have obtained such third party licences or consents, including in respect of any individuals who, or owner(s) of objects which, appear in your competition entry, as shall be necessary in order that the Organisers can use the competition entry for the purposes set out in this clause 10.  



11. Indemnity

11.1 You agree to indemnify the Organisers and keep the Organisers indemnified against any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by them as a result of your entry in the competition or use by the Organisers of your competition entry for the purpose detailed in clause 10, including (but not limited to) any claim of infringement of a third party’s rights (including but not limited to intellectual property rights). 

12. Limitation of Liability

12.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Organisers exclude their liability for any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by you, whether directly or indirectly and howsoever caused, in connection with the competition and use of any prize. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude the Organiser’s liability for death or personal injury arising from the Organiser’s own negligence or any other liability that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded.

13. Data protection and publicity

13.1 The personal data you provide when you submit your competition entry (full name, email and phone number) will be managed and protected in accordance of the Data Protection Act 2018. 


13.2 The Organisers shall process your personal data for the purpose of facilitating the competition and will retain your personal data for no longer than necessary to fulfil that purpose.

13.3 You will only be contacted to confirm receipt of your entry and if you are one of the winning entrants. Personal data will not be disclosed to any other group or individual outside of the Organisers 

13.4 Promoter’s Web Privacy Policy applies to the competition and use of the Great Exposure Photography Competition landing page.



14. General

14.1 The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.

14.2 By entering the competition, you will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions. Any breach of these terms and conditions by an entrant will void your entry. If a breach has occurred but is discovered after the award of a prize, then the organisers may require the return of that prize.

14.3 You agree that if you are a winner, you will take part in and cooperate fully with reasonable publicity and to the use of your name and photograph entry in such publicity, for example, the publication of photograph(s) with your name on the Heathrow Express.

14.4 These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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