Terms and Conditions

Conditions for participation in the photographic, film and video competition #itsgreatoutthere

By participating in the It’s Great Out There #OutdoorsTogether competition, all participants unreservedly declare their acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

1.2. Eligibility:

  • All individuals aged 16 or older with permanent residence in the European Union, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, or the Principality of Liechtenstein (hereinafter referred to as “Eligible Countries”) are eligible to enter the competition.
  • Legal entities and employees of the It’s Great Out There Coalition and their family members are not permitted to enter.

1.3. Entry:

  • One person may submit several productions (pictures, movies, videos), with each submission treated as a separate entry.
  • The competition is free to enter and does not require any purchase.
  • Submitted registration information must be complete and truthful.
  • Automatically generated entries, dispatches, and technical manipulations are not allowed and will be excluded from the competition.
  • The organizer reserves the right to exclude submissions that violate the terms and conditions of entry.

1.4. Technical Disclaimer:

  • The It’s Great Out There Coalition disclaims responsibility for technical and hardware or software failures, interrupted network connections, incomplete, late, or lost submissions, and any damage caused to users’ systems through transmissions.

1.5. Eligible Productions:

  • All productions based on a topic published by the It’s Great Out There Coalition are eligible.
  • Participation in the competition is possible through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

1.6. Entry Deadline:

  • The deadline for entries is the date published for the competition.
  • Only one production per participant is eligible to win a prize.

1.7. Ownership and Content:

  • Each submitted production must be the work of the participant.
  • Participants must have all the rights associated with their productions and must not contravene any applicable laws.
  • The use of internet-downloaded pictures, photographs, films, and videos is not permitted.
    Immoral, violent, discriminatory, pornographic, or offensive material is prohibited.

1.8. Rights of Third Parties:

  • Participants must ensure they do not infringe any rights of third parties, especially copyright or personal rights.
  • Consent for the use of image rights must be obtained for all individuals depicted.
  • For minors, parental consent is mandatory.

1.9. Use of Submitted Productions:

  • Participants agree that the It’s Great Out There Coalition has unrestricted rights to use and exploit submitted productions, without owing compensation.
  • Author names may be published upon request.

1.10. Copyright:

  • It’s Great Out There Coalition and third parties hold copyrights to all competition content.
  • Third-party use for personal purposes is allowed, but commercial use is prohibited.
  • The organizer may monitor and delete submissions that violate terms and conditions and may assert claims for damages.

1.11. Data Use:

  • Participants consent to the use of their data for advertising purposes and its transmission, storage, and processing in eligible countries.
  • Participation in other services is optional.

1.12. Data Disclosure:

  • Disclosure of participants’ data to third parties is not permitted.
  • Participants can opt out of receiving offers and information via email to info@itsgreatoutthere.com.

1.13. Data Protection:

  • It’s Great Out There Coalition pledges to handle personal information with statutory care and comply with EU data protection regulations.

1.14. Liability Disclaimer:

  • It’s Great Out There Coalition disclaims liability for competition-related issues.
  • The competition may be shut down upon interference by third parties.
  • The organizer is not liable for damage from third-party misuse of data connections.

1.15. Prize Details:

  • The It’s Great Out There Coalition Council will appoint a panel of three (3) individuals and will be called the Grant Selection Committee to assess all submitted applications.
  • The Grant Selection Committee, comprising the three individuals, will evaluate photo submissions, make a shortlist, and conduct a final review.
  • In case of a tie among photo submissions, the It’s Great Out There Coalition Council will make the final decision on the selection.

1.16. Prize Selection Details:

  • Prize details will be published on the It’s Great Out There website and on Social Media.
    Winners will be notified in writing on Instagram and followed up by email.
  • Prizes are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.
  • The organizer may replace unavailable prizes with equivalent alternatives.
  • Travel-related prizes are subject to the travel company’s terms and conditions.

1.17. Competition Affiliation:

  • The competition is not affiliated with or sponsored by Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, etc.
  • The organizer reserves the right to modify these rules without affecting participants’ legal claims.
  • No correspondence regarding the competition or winners’ selection will be entertained.
  • The judges’ decision is final.
  • Exclusive jurisdiction is the company headquarters of the It’s Great Out There Coalition in Brussels, Belgium.
For anonymous complaints, please use the complaints and grievances form available via www.itsgreatoutthere.com/complaints