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RSPB Nature Stars Terms and Conditions

Rules 

  1. This competition is open to all UK residents, except any employee of or person directly connected with the RSPB and their immediate family members. Proof of age may be required. 
  2. Applicants under 18 must get consent from their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before entering the competition and entries must be submitted by their parent(s) or legal guardian(s).  The parent(s) or legal guardian(s) of applicants under 18 agree to the Rules and Terms and Conditions on behalf of the applicants.  
  3. The competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.
  4. All entries must be submitted by posting a photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter of you and the wildlife stack, bug hotel, mini pond or hedgehog home you created marking it with #naturestars and tagging RSPB (@Natures_Voice, RSPB_Love_Nature Instagram or RSPB_Love_Nature_Facebook). 
  5. The RSPB must receive entries by midnight on 22 April 2016 for the option of being included in the RSPB’s TV advertisement in June. Any entry which is late, incomplete or inappropriate will be deemed invalid at the discretion of the RSPB.
  6. The RSPB accepts no responsibility for any technical failure, malfunction or any other problem with any server, internet access system or otherwise which may result in any entry being lost, corrupted or not properly registered or recorded. No responsibility will be taken for damaged or lost entries.
  7. The winning entries will be featured in the RSPB’s TV advertisement ‘The House I Built For Nature’ which is due to be aired from June 2016. Entries may also feature in other RSPB marketing including print and digital media advertisements and on social media.  
  8. The judges shall assess the entries and have absolute discretion over the number of winners selected.  The judges’ decisions shall be final.   No correspondence regarding the results will be entered into.
  9. Winning entries will be notified via the social media platform on which they submitted their entry within 1 week of the TV advertisement being finalised. 
  10. The RSPB reserves the right to decide not to use any of the photographs submitted in the RSPB’s TV advertisement. 
  11. The names of applicants whose winning entries are featured in the RSPB’s TV advertisement ‘The House I Built For Nature’ will be published on the competition website. 
  12. Please note hard copy entries cannot be accepted.  Full copyright title remains with the author/owner of any entry.   Please see the full Terms and Conditions below.
  13. The RSPB reserves the right to refuse entry or to refuse to feature any photographs in its TV advertisement which are in breach of the Rules or the Terms and Conditions or the spirit of the Rules or the Terms and Conditions.  

 

Terms and Conditions

  1. By submitting an entry, you agree to be legally bound by the Rules and these Terms and Conditions.
  2. Any entry must be your original work and it must not infringe the rights of third parties including copyright, trade mark, trade secrets, privacy, publicity, personal or proprietary rights.  In addition, all entries must be produced legally without trespassing on any land and no wildlife or habitats should be harmed, put at risk or unduly disturbed in the process.
  3. Full copyright title shall be retained by the author of any entry. By submitting any entry to the RSPB (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio), you agree to grant the RSPB a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable right and worldwide license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display and exercise all publicity rights with respect to your entry, and/or to incorporate your entry in other works, in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your entry, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the RSPB’s Privacy Policy. 
  4. By submitting an entry, you agree to waive any moral rights contained in your entry. Any entry you provide shall be non-confidential.
  5. By submitting an entry, you agree the RSPB may use the material for any purpose and in any way it chooses, including, but not limited to, marketing, publicity, advertising and presentations. 
  6. The RSPB (including its subsidiaries, agents or distributors) shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage or for any costs, claims or demands of any nature whatsoever arising directly or indirectly out of the use of your entry or any part thereof. 
  7. Insofar as is permitted by law, the RSPB (including its subsidiaries, agents or distributors) will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the winner or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize, except where it is caused by the negligence of the RSPB, its subsidiaries, agents or distributors or that of their employees.  Your statutory rights are not affected. 
  8. You agree to indemnify the RSPB (and its subsidiaries) against any claim from any third party for any breach of the Rules or these Terms and Conditions.
  9. The RSPB reserves the right to update the Rules and these Terms and Conditions from time to time and any updated version will be effective as soon as it is published on our website. 
  10. The RSPB takes your privacy very seriously; we will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of these Terms and Conditions and the RSPB’s Privacy Policy. By submitting an entry, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy. 
  11. Any personal data submitted will be held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Personal data supplied may be passed on to third party suppliers only insofar as required for fulfilment/delivery/arrangement of the prize. 
  12. The winner may be required to participate in publicity related to the competition which may include the publication of their name and photograph in any media.  You agree that your personal data may be used for this purpose. 
  13. For the avoidance of doubt, by submitting your entry you warrant that all persons featured in your entry have given you their express consent for their image, voice or other details to be used and, in the case of vulnerable adults or persons under 18 years of age, you warrant that you have obtained express consent from their parent(s) or legal guardian(s). 
  14. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or any other social media platform. In using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or any other social media platform you acknowledge and agree to be bound by Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest or any other social media platform’s Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.
  15. This competition is governed by English law and English Courts have exclusive jurisdiction.
  16. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (the 'RSPB') is a registered charity in England & Wales no. 207076 and in Scotland no. SC037654 whose registered address is at the Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire SG19 2DL