Midlands Photography Competition terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for the Midlands 'What inspires me' competition.

  1. You can enter the competition if you are aged 13 years or over and live in the United Kingdom (Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland and England). You do not have to be a member of the National Trust to enter, but you cannot enter if you or any other member of your family works at the National Trust.
  2. The closing date for all competition entries is 23:59hrs on Sunday 28 February 2016. Any submissions received after this time will not be entered into the competition.
  3. To enter the competition you need to take a photograph to illustrate the theme of ‘What inspires me’ at a National Trust place in the Midlands*, then submit your photograph on social media using #NTMidsInspire via Facebook (www.facebook.com/NTMidlands) or Twitter (@NTMidlands).
  4. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the consent of anyone who is identifiable in that image or the consent of their parent/guardian if they are under 16 and that they have been advised of the purpose of the submission and that their photograph may be published by the National Trust.
  5. Entrants submitting photographs must ensure that the image they are submitting is their own work, that they own the copyright for it and that they do not infringe the copyright or other rights of any third party or any laws.
  6. Entrants submitting an image will retain copyright and moral rights to their however, by entering, all entrants:

    (a) grant the National Trust non-exclusive rights to use the image to promote the competition the image was 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 6(a) above may include publishing, displaying or otherwise reproducing the image (whether on the internet, in the National Trust Magazine, in exhibitions or otherwise) provided such use is for the purposes of promoting the competition or similar future competitions only; and
    (c) agree that the National Trust may contact them using the contact details they provide to discuss potential use of the images beyond promotion of the competition. Such discussion and negotiation will be independent from the competition and will not affect entrants’ chances of winning.

  7. All competition entries will be reviewed by our panel of judges who will decide on five overall winners. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. Each winner will receive a £100 Cotswold Outdoor voucher. Winners will be notified within 28 days of the competition closing date. The method of communication will be through a direct message via Twitter or Facebook, depending on how the entry was submitted. In order to receive direct message notification entrants must follow the National Trust in the Midlands on Twitter or Facebook.
  9. If a winner does not reply within three weeks of their being contacted, the National Trust reserves the right to withdraw their prize entitlement and select another winner in accordance with these terms and conditions.
  10. There is no cash or other prize alternative in whole or in part and you cannot give the prize to another person. In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the National Trust, we reserve the right to substitute the prize for a suitable alternative of equal or greater value.
  11. The National Trust will not be liable for any circumstances beyond its reasonable control that prevents the prizes from being delivered to the winners.
  12. If you want to find out the names and counties of the winners, email midlandsfacebook@nationaltrust.org.uk up to 90 days after the winner is selected.
  13. The winners may be required for reasonable post-event publicity with no further recompense.
  14. The National Trust reserves the right to make the winning entries available.
  15. 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.
  16. English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.
  17. The Promoter is: The National Trust, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 2NA. Registered Charity No. 205846.

* A list of Midlands National Trust places:

Burbage, Carding Mill Valley, Clent Hills, Dark Peak, Dovedale, Downs Bank, Duffield Castle, Eastern Moors, Edale, Ilam Park, Kinder, Longshaw, Ulverscroft nature Reserve and White Peak. Attingham Park & Estate, Baddesley Clinton, Belton House, Benthall Hall, Berrington Hall, Biddulph Grange Garden, Birmingham Back to Backs, Brockhampton Estate, Calke Abbey, Canons Ashby, Charlecote Park, Clumber Park, Coughton Court, Croft Castle and Parkland, Croome, Cwmmau Farmhouse, Dudmaston Estate, Eyam Hall and Craft Centre, Farnborough Hall, The Fleece inn, Grantham House, Greyfriars’ House and Garden, Gunby Hall and Gardens, Hanbury Hall & Gardens, Hardwick Hall & Estate, Hawford Dovecote, Kedleston Hall, Kinver Edge & Rock Houses, Kinwarton Dovecote, Kowles Mill, Letocetum Roman Baths and Museum, Lyveden New Bield, Middle Littleton Tithe Barn, Morville Hall, Moseley Old Hall, The Old Manor, Packwood House, Priest’s House, Rosedene, Shugborough Estate, Staunton Harold Church, Stoneywell, Mr Straw’s House, Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sunnycroft, Tattershall Castle, Upton House and Gardens, The Weir, Wichenford Dovecote, Wightwick Manor and Gardens, Wilderhope Manor, Woolsthorpe Manor, The Workhouse.