Photographic Competition Terms and Conditions

Prize

The winners will not only get to see their image as one of 12 that make up our fabulous new 2020 Cornish themed Calendar, they will also win £100 credit to spend on whistlefish.com. 

What to Submit

  • Your photos must be taken in Cornwall and depict areas that are located within the county of Cornwall
  • Your photos must be taken at National Trust places
  • We will only accept a maximum of 10 photos per entrant
  • Your photos must be in landscape format, in full colour (not black and white) and taken in 2019
  • Please don't send very close-up shots (eg macro shots of flowers and insects)
  • Your photos need to be at least 300dpi and sent as a jpeg file no bigger than 10MB. Send us your photos as attachments - don't embed them in the email
  • You'll need the people in your photographs to give written consent
  1. Background

We, Milkwood Publishing Ltd T/A Whistlefish are offering the overall winner the chance to see their photo featured in our forthcoming 2020 Cornish themed calendar and receive £100 worth of credit to spend on whistlefish.com. These will be awarded to the people who (in the judges’ opinion) submits the best photos on the competition theme 'Places you love in Cornwall’. Entries must be submitted between Wednesday 5th June and 23.59 BST on Friday 21st June 2019 the “Promotion Period”. 

  1.  Eligibility
    The Promotion is open to legal residents of the United Kingdom (an “Eligible Person”), excluding employees of Whistlefish, anyone else associated with this competition and their families.

You must be over the age of 18 years old to enter the competition

  1.  How to enter
    All images entered must:
    i.    celebrate your experiences in Cornwall that make you feel good.
    ii.    have been taken in the, and depicting, the county of Cornwall
    iii.    be a colour image;

All images entered must not be a
i.    black and white image; and
ii.    close-up shot (eg macro shots of flowers and insects)

Entries should be submitted via email to: info@whistlefish.com

No more than 10 images may be submitted per person. If more than 10 images per person are received, such entries may be deemed void and such entrant may be disqualified from the competition.

Entrants must supply their name, email address and/or phone number and where the image was taken on the email. 

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

Image files (from both digital cameras and smartphones) must be a landscape image, suitable to wrap the cover of a book, a minimum of 300dpi and 4000 pixels in length as compressed jpeg file of maximum 10Mb. The image should not be enhanced in any way.

No bulk, software-generated, automatic, or third-party entries shall be accepted.

We regret that we are unable to accept postal entries. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries will not be accepted. 

  1.  Originality; permissions
    All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere (excluding social media) or have won a prize in any other photographic competition.

Entrants must ensure that the photographs they are submitting are their own work, that they own the copyright for them and that they do not infringe the copyright or other rights of any third party or any laws.

Entrants must be able to provide proof that the phtoographs that they are submitting are their own work and that they own the copyright for them as their own intellectual property.

  1.  The prize 
    The winners will see their image used to depict one month in the forthcoming 2020 Cornish themed calendar and receive £100 worth of credit to spend on whistlefish.com.

The Prizes as described are available on the date of publication. All Prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.

The whistlefish.com  “credit” is subject to the below terms:
a)    The credit is for use against products which can be found on the Whistlefish website.
c)    Any purchase using the credit will be subject to the Whistlefish.com terms and conditions in use at the time of purchase. The terms and conditions applicable for 2019 are: https://whistlefish.com/pages/terms-and-conditions,   
g)    The winners of this prize will be responsible for any costs above the value of the Credit. 
h)    The credit must be taken by 01 January 2020, the outstanding amount cannot be carried over or claimed as cash. 

  1.  How it will be Judged; notification
    All valid entries made during the Promotion Period will be judged to see which is the most visually appealing interpretation of this year’s competition theme. 

The winners will be chosen by Whistlefish judges. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Winners will be notified by email or phone on or before 14th July 2019. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, the judges reserve the right to disqualify them and select another winner from the eligible entries which were received before the closing date of the Promotion Period.

Whistlefish’s decision is binding in all matters relating to this Promotion, and no correspondence shall be entered into.

The winners will be announced on the Whistlefish website in July 2019.

  1.  Intellectual property rights
    Entrants will retain copyright and moral rights in their submitted images however, by entering, all entrants:
    a)    grant the Whistlefish non-exclusive rights to use the images to promote or celebrate the competition the images were submitted to or for similar future competitions within a five year period of the winners of the competition being announced; 
    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, in the Whistlefish Calendar, in exhibitions, galleries or otherwise) or for promoting and celebrating the competition or similar future competitions; and,
    c)    agree that the Whistlefish 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. 
    Milkwood Publishing Ltd T/A Whistlefish will endeavour to credit the photographer whenever the photographer’s image is used and published by Milkwood Publishing Ltd T/A Whistlefish, however this cannot be guaranteed.
  2.  Limitation of liability
    Milkwood Publishing Ltd T/A Whistlefish, 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.
  3.  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 Whistlefish website at www.whistlefish.com, in the Whistlefish galleries and on the Whsitlefish social media channels as well as any wider media reporting on the competition. 

English law applies to these terms and conditions and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.