Win Your Wedding Photography for 2017 Terms & Conditions

This competitions terms and conditions should be read together with, and are in addition to, Matthew Smart Photography's standard terms and conditions at: http://www.matthewsmartphotography.co.uk/terms-and-conditions-2013-October (the “General Terms”). Together these specific competition terms and conditions and the General Terms shall be referred to as the “Terms”.

ITEM 1: COMPETITION NAME 

“WIN YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR 2017" (the “competition”) The date of the wedding is subject to availability of booking dates in 2017 

ITEM 2: PROMOTER 

Matthew Smart Photography / MattSmartPhotos (the “Promoter”)

ITEM 3: WEBSITE 

www.matthewsmartphotography.co.uk and http://mattsmartphotos.tumblr.com (the “Website”)

ITEM 4: COMPETITION START DATE AND FINISHING DATE 

Start Date: 2nd April 2016;

End Date: 30th April 2016. 

Enter online via the website.

Any entries received before the Start Date or after the End Date (for whatever reason) will be invalid.  

ITEM 5: ENTRANT RESTRICTIONS 

The competition is open to UK residents aged 16 years or over at the date of their entry, who are a genuine couple (same or opposite sex couples are both eligible to enter) and who have an interest in marriage/civil partnership. Under 18's need written permission from a parent or guardian.

Open to couples anywhere in the world however the the Terms cover mileage expenses. Please contact Matthew Smart Photography if you require further guidance.

Family members of the Promoter (or any company in the same group) or any company involved in the competition are excluded from entering the competition and their entries will not be considered.

ITEM 6: ROUTES OF ENTRY AND COSTS

You can enter: 

Free of charge on the Website or via social media posts.

ITEM 7: HOW I DECIDE THE WINNING COUPLE

All valid entries received by the Closing Date will be entered into the competition. The competition will be drawn after 5pm on the closing date of the competition.

The winning couple will agree to being required to take part in competition publicity, including photography. 

All entries will be assigned a number. The winning ‘number’ will be chosen using independent random number selector www.random.org.

ITEM 8: WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The winning couple will be announced Sunday 1st May 2016.

The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.  

The name and the home town of the winning couple will be posted on the Website after they have been announced.

ITEM 9: PRIZE DETAILS 

A single prize consisting of the following will be awarded to the winning couple subject to the winner complying with all the terms and conditions applicable to the competition.

Secure on-line gallery for you and friends and family

2 x 90 mins consultations, one before and one after the big day

FREE engagement shoot 

Full day photography (9 hours)

Further details of the Prizes can be found on the Website.

THE PRIZE AS AWARDED IS NOT TO BE ALTERED OR EXCHANGED. NO ADDITIONAL CORRESPONDENCE ON AN ITEM TO BE ENTERED INTO. 

Matthew Smart Photography will meet the winning couple on an agreed date following the announcement on 1st September 2015, to discuss their initial wishes and plans. (This is the first of the two consultations in the wedding photography package). The date of the Wedding must be available in the calendar of Matthew Smart Photography. 

The promotor may need to amend or exchange an element of the prize should any element become unavailable or impractical to provide. In such circumstances any alternative prize shall be of equal or greater value but no no cash alternative will be made.

We will make every effort to contact the winner using the contact details provided, however If the prize is not claimed within 14 days a redraw will take place using the same system. This will continue until a winner is contacted. If we cannot make contact with you within the 14 days, we will remove you from the next draw. 

ITEM 10: DATA PROETCTION

Entrants’ personal data (including telephone numbers and addresses will be collected by the Promoter and will be used to process entries. 

By entering the competition, participants consent to the storage and processing of their personal data as described here, which shall be strictly in accordance with current UK Data Protection legislation. 

ITEM 11: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND CONSENTS

All Competition entrants consent to any Photographs which are taken of the couple during the Wedding Day of the winning couple to be used on the Website.

In addition: 

Applicants agree that the Promoter has the right to publish and communicate to the public the Photographs in any media including, but not limited to, online, at all times without restriction or limitation throughout the world and not only for the purpose of the competition; 

To the extent possible, entrants agree to assign to the Promoter the title to any intellectual property rights or interest that they may have in the Photographs. 

Entrants acknowledge that the Promoter may edit the Photographs in our sole discretion; and

entrants agree not to bring against the Promoter or the Prize Provider any actions, suits, claims and demands in respect of defamation or any infringement or violation of any personal and/or proprietary rights of any sort from the Promoter’s use of their Photographs.

By entering the competition all entrants assign to the Promoter all rights (including present and future copyright) in their entry and their publicity materials in all media (including, without limitation, the internet) and whether in existence now or created in the future.  

ITEM 12: OTHER CONDITIONS

Only entries received in accordance with these Terms will be accepted.

One entry per couple. 

The winning couple agree to have only Matthew Smart Photography as the wedding photographer. If the winning couple have already booked services with another service provider, Matthew Smart Photography will not be liable for the costs incurred of cancelling you current agreement if you choose to accept the prize. Partnerships between Matthew Smart Photography and any other photographer(s) will not be agreed to.

The Promoter has the right to disqualify participants if it reasonably believes participants have breached any of the Terms.

If there is any misunderstanding, mistake or dispute concerning the operation of the competition, including the correctness or acceptability of any answers given by winner(s), or the operation of any technical/communications system, the Promoter’s decision shall be final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into on this subject. 

The Promoter is not responsible for any failure in email or online systems which result in an entrants’ entry not be received by the Promoter.

 

Other than for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence and so far as permitted by law, Promoter hereby excludes all liability for any loss, damage, cost and expense, whether direct or indirect, howsoever caused in connection with the prize draw or any aspect of the Prizes.

The Promoter reserves the right to cancel, amend, terminate or temporarily suspend this competition if it is required to do so due to circumstances outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties.

ITEM 13: CONTACT DETAILS

If you have any concerns about how this competition has been run, you should email: Matt Smart on matt@matthewsmartphotography.co.uk. A complaint will not be considered if it is made more than 14 days after the date the winner is announced.