Camera-trap Photo of the Year 2014 terms and conditions

Camera-trap Photo of the Year 2014 terms and conditions

1. The BBC Code of Conduct for competitions can be found at and all BBC-branded magazines comply with the Code. 

2. Competitions are open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, except Immediate Media Company Group employees and anyone connected with the competitions.

3. By entering a competition, the participants agree: to be bound by these terms and conditions; that their surname and county of residence may be released if they win a prize; that should they win the competition, their name and likeness may be used for pre-arranged promotional purposes.

4. Entrants should follow the instructions for each competition carefully in order to enter. Entries received after the specified closing date and time will not be considered, and cannot be returned.

5. All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not contravene the rights of third parties. By entering the competition, the entrant grants a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use the work for all purposes connected with the competition, including but not limited to post-promotion publicity.

6. Entrants must supply their full name, postal address and daytime telephone number.

7. Only one entry will be permitted per person, regardless of method of entry. Bulk entries made by third parties will not be permitted.

8. The winning entrant will be the first correct entry drawn at random after the closing time, or, in creative competitions, the one that in the judges’ opinion is the best.

9. There is no cash alternative and prizes will not be transferable.

10. Our decision as to the winner is final and no correspondence relating to a competition will be entered into. 11. The winner(s) will be notified by post, telephone or email.

12. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend a competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in our opinion, or if circumstances arise outside our control.

13. If the winner is unable to be contacted within one calendar month of a competition’s closing date, we reserve the right to offer the prize to a runner-up, or to re-offer the prize in our competition.

14. We exclude liability to the full extent permitted by law for any loss, damage or injury occurring to the participant arising from his or her entry into a competition or occurring to the winner(s) arising from his or her acceptance of a prize.

15. The competitions are subject to the laws of England.


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