Photography Competition Terms and Conditions

By participating in the TracPlus Photography Competition 2020, each entrant agrees to these terms and conditions, which are final and binding.

Entry Period

Submissions open June 1st. Voting is open between June 2nd (NZST) and June 19th, 11.59pm  (NZST). Winner announced June 20th (NZST).

Create and Submit an Entry

To enter the competition, each entrant shall submit their name, email address, photo and any required additional information via submission link. Each entrant consents to the commercial use by the promoter (TracPlus) of any photo uploaded for the competition and gives rights to the original photo. In entering the competition and agreeing to these terms and conditions, each entrant consents to the collection of personal information by TracPlus. TracPlus shall not share an entrant’s personal information with anyone. 

Submissions: 

  1. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants and represents that the Entry (a) is original to the entrant, (b) does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, or any other rights of any third party, and (c ) does not violate any law or regulations. Submitted photos must be appropriate for sharing on social media. If photography is deemed inappropriate, the entrant will be removed from the competition.
  2. All submissions will be open to the public for voting. By entering the competition you are allowing the use of your imagery for TracPlus in future promotional activities.
  3. There is no limit on the number of photos that can be uploaded to participate, but each photo must be unique and comply with terms and conditions for entry. Note that although entrants can enter an unlimited number of photos, entrants will only be eligible to win one Prize during the Promotional Period. 
  4. The Promoter (TracPlus) will review all eligible entries submitted through our website during the Promotion Period. The photos will be judged and voted upon by the open public.
  5. Photos that are modified with any image editing software or equivalent programs are accepted. By submitting, the entrant guarantees that the photo enhancement was made using legally acquired software. 
  6. Participants are prohibited from tagging or entering any defamatory, libellous, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, or unlawful material (both in respect of photos and any associated comments/tags) or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law or social media terms of use. 

Selection of Winner:

  1. The winners will be determined at TracPlus’ discretion based on the votes per photo and photos deemed worthy. Prizes vary depending on the category selected. TracPlus will announce the winners via personal contact and social media within seven (7) days of determination. Physical prizes not transferable for cash. Cash prize will remain as USD.

Prizes

Each respective prize winner will win one of the following.

Top Voted (Professional Category)

RX100 VI Sony Compact Camera worth $1,199 and $500 USD prize money. 

Top Voted (Amateur Category)

RX100 VI Sony Compact Camera worth $1,199 and $500 USD prize money.

Spot Prizes (All Categories)

$300USD prize money for spot prizes

The promoter will subsequently follow up with potential winners, with instructions on how to claim the prize. If a potential winner does not respond and comply with the instructions outlined in the initial point of contact within fourteen (14) days, or if the data reveals that the photo does not comply with these terms and conditions, the entrants entry will be deemed invalid, the prize forfeited and the Promoter reserves the right to distribute the prize to the next best valid entry.

The two major prize winners will win a Sony RX100-VI worth $1,199 USD and $500 USD (Five Hundred). The six minor prize winners, those who obtain the highest votes in the six categories mentioned in the promotion, will receive $300USD cash prize. The amount will remain at USD.

Physical prizes will be delivered upon discretion within 90 working days of receipt of postal address. The physical prize is not transferable or refundable and must be accepted as awarded. TracPlus reserves the right to substitute the physical prize (or component thereof) with another prize of equal or greater value if the Prize is not available for any reason. The winner is responsible for any and all other costs and expenses not listed above. The prize may be reported as income to a winner and the winner will be responsible for all taxes associated with the receipt of the prize. 

Privacy and Publicity

Except where prohibited, participation in the competition constitutes an entrant's consent to TracPlus’ use of his/her name, likeness, voice,opinions and biographical information for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

General 

  1. These terms and conditions apply to all competitions (unless and to the extent that) the competition states otherwise.
  2. The winner is responsible for ensuring they are able to accept the prize as set out and in accordance with these terms and conditions, in the event they are unable to do so then the Promoter reserves the right to redraw the prize.
  3. Entry is free but entrants should be aware that they may be subject to data charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.
  4. An eligible entrant must be an individual, must enter on their own behalf, and must submit an entry in the form requested by the Promoter under this promotion including their name and e-mail address.
  5. By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions. Misrepresentative or fraudulent entries will invalidate an entry. Where a competition involves a voting process: offering or receiving any incentive for voting is not permitted and will invalidate the vote, and may disqualify the recipient of the vote. The Promoter reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants and withhold prizes for violating any of these terms and conditions. The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions. Any amendments will be published on the Website.
  6. The Promoter reserves the right to publish entries (including parts of entries) other than the winning entry and publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.
  7. Entrants will retain copyright in their submitted entries, however, by entering, all entrants licence the Promoter a worldwide royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for publicity and news purposes. The Promoter reserves the right to publish entries (including parts of entries) although publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.
  8. Winners may be required to submit valid identification before receiving their prize.
  9. The Promoter will not be liable for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind or lost or unavailable network connections that may limit or prohibit an eligible entrant's ability to participate in the competition. Other than death or personal injury arising from the acts or omissions of the Promoter or its employees, the Promoter will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winner’s (or their guest’s) enjoyment of the prize.
  10. By entering, entrants allow the free use of their names, photographs and general locations for publicity and news purposes during this and future promotions by the Promoter.
  11. The Promoter reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition (including altering prizes) if, in our sole discretion, a competition is not capable of being conducted as specified. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value in the event that circumstances beyond their control make this unavoidable.
  12. Competition rules published in the competition launch page of the Promoter (including social media if applicable) or on the attached Terms and Conditions page provided prior to agreement.