We want to see your best photographs of Oldham looking blooming beautiful. Not only that but there’s a prize for the best picture.

Prizes:

  • First: £150
  • Second: £100
  • Third: £50

If you live, study or work in Oldham and are over 14 years of age you are eligible to enter.

Deadline for entries: Friday 6 July 2018

Terms and Conditions

The organisers reserve the right to modify these terms and conditions without notice.

Competition entry

  1. By entering the competition, you agree to the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and to comply fully with them. 
  2. Competitions are open to all residents of England.
  3.  If you are under the age of 18 you must have permission to enter the competition from your parent or guardian. By submitting an entry for the competition, your parent/carer/guardian is deemed to have given such consent and to agree to the use of the entry as described in these terms and conditions.
  4. The Organisers cannot be held responsible for emails that do not arrive due to the entrant's email security settings or restrictions placed by their Internet service provider.
  5. All photographs must be entered via email to bloomandgrow@oldham.gov.uk 
  6. If your photograph features any person or people, they should be aware that they are being photographed and permission should be obtained from all involved (or their parent's/guardian's permission, if under 16) for their photograph to be submitted in the competition. If it is clear that the people are not aware of their picture being taken or are embarrassed in any way by any entry we receive, Oldham Council reserves the right to disqualify the entry.

Copyright and reproduction

  1. You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright for all images entered. You will retain copyright of your entries at all times and always be credited alongside your picture.
  2. See usage rights listed below.

Usage Rights

By entering your images into the competition, you grant permission to Oldham Council exclusive license to reproduce the images for the following purposes:

  1. Printing of winning and highly commended photographs in local media. We ask that the press credit photographers where the images are used but cannot be held responsible for errors and omissions.
  2. Inclusion of winning and highly commended photographs on the Oldham Council website and Oldham Council related social media accounts. Photographers will be credited alongside their work.

Data Protection

The information you provide will be collected and stored by Oldham Council and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will only use your information for the purposes of administration of the Competition (including publishing your name and county if you are the winner) and any other purposes to which you have consented. We will not pass your details on to any third party.

Your data will be deleted in line with our standard retention schedule.

Indemnity and Limitation of Liability

  1. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Oldham Council excludes its liability for any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by you, whether directly or indirectly and howsoever caused, in connection with the competition and use of any prize. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude Oldham Council’s liability for death or personal injury arising from Oldham Council’s own negligence or any other liability that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded.
  2. You agree to indemnify Oldham Council and keep Oldham Council indemnified against any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by Oldham Council as a result of your entry in the Competition, including (but not limited to) any claim of infringement of intellectual property rights made by any third party.

General

  1. You agree that if you are the winner, you will take part in and cooperate fully with reasonable publicity and to the use of your name and photograph in such publicity.
  2. Oldham Council reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time through the Oldham Council website without giving notice.

If you would like to remove your entry from the competition then you can do so by emailing bloomandgrow@oldham.gov.uk 

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.