Photo Marathon Rules 2017 – XX edition

Legal Rules Instagram Contest FITEC 2017

1. Purpose of the Competition.

The purpose of this contest is to reward FITEC Festival followers who publish a good snapshot of the Festival according to the philosophy of the Festival.

2. Geographical scope and participants.

These promotions have national scope (Peninsula, Canary Islands and Balearic Islands, Ceuta and Melilla) and International.

3. Time frame.

The term of the promotion will begin on September 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. and will end on October 1, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. It will only take place through FITEC Festival’s own Instagram page and under the fulfillment of the present legal bases.

4. Participants.

Those who are over 18 years old, previously registered in the social network Instagram with a single real user and who follow the FITEC Festival, can participate in it free of charge and voluntarily. They must participate actively in the contest according to the mechanics provided in this document. FITEC Festival workers and the City Council of Getafe, or direct or indirect collaborators who have intervened in the promotion or printing of the corresponding materials, as well as their relatives in the first degree, may not participate in this contest.

Should such circumstance occur, Festival FITEC will automatically discard these shares. Festival FITEC is not responsible for the veracity of the data provided by the participants, or for not being able to contact the participants and / or winners if the data provided are not correct or have errors.

The present promotion pretends that the competition between the different participants is done with equality of opportunities and with strict respect to the norms of the good faith. For this reason, Festival FITEC reserves the right to automatically and immediately exclude any participant who violates the rules of good faith, observes mendacious or inadequate conduct, uses fraudulent means or breaches these Rules at any of its extremes. In case irregularities are detected after the actual delivery of any of the prizes, Festival FITEC reserves the right to exercise the pertinent legal actions against its author or responsible, among others, those tending to the return of prizes.

5. Awards.

The following prizes will be awarded:

  • A First Prize of € 200,00.
  • Two Accesit of 100,00 € each.

The prizes will be determined by the FITEC Festival Jury. The prize will not be exchangeable, and is personal and non-transferable.

The decisions of the FITEC Festival Jury will be final.

6. Mechanics of promotion.

From the first day of the promotion and until the last day included, FITEC Festival Instagram followers can participate in this contest through Instagram, hanging on this social network a photo of the Festival, with the hashtag #instafitec2017 and tagging @FestivalFITEC in the photo. They should also be followers of @FestivalFITEC on Instagram.

7. Mechanics of awarding prizes.

All images that meet the requirements mentioned in the mechanics of the promotion from the first day at 6:30 pm. until the last day at 12:00 am. will enter the corresponding contest and will be eligible for the prizes contained in the present rules. The best images will be chosen by a jury of FITEC Festival.

In the event that there are not enough responses to distribute the prizes, or any other internal reason for FITEC Festival, this festival reserves the right to cancel the contest.

The winners authorize that their name of Instagram and the image with which they participate in the contest, be published in the social networks of Festival FITEC. The winners will be notified, by means of a comment on the photo with which they participate in the contest, in order to be able to exchange the prize submission data. Should any of the winners fail to comply with the rules of this contest, or could not be located within the terms of these rules, the prize that would have corresponded to them, would be void.

Content of any kind not related to the contest may be deleted. Only one participation per user (1 image / user) will be allowed. In the event that a participant participates with more images, for the purposes of this promotion only the first uploaded picture will be taken into account.

The contestant must not include in the contest participation images messages or images that attempt or are likely to violate morals, ethics, good taste or decorum, or that infringe, violate or violate intellectual or industrial property rights , and we must warn you of the consequences and responsibilities you may incur if you make an illegal or fraudulent use of them. FITEC Festival will act immediately upon a complaint or suspicion that infringements of intellectual property rights may be occurring or any content that may be considered inappropriate and will proceed to eliminate it immediately, and may request the permanent blocking of the infringing user.

Festival FITEC declines all responsibility for the consequences that the voluntary, deliberate and deliberate exhibition on the part of the user of his images can behave to himself, his family, friends and / or relatives, or to other third persons, or of the diffusion or exhibition of the same for its part or by third parties, or its reproduction, even in other websites, blogs, social networks or any other means, support or modality of digital exploitation or not, online or offline, given that both the publication of comments or the insertion of illustrations and texts, such as their disclosure or dissemination to third parties, are totally voluntary, consented and unsolicited. Therefore, the contestant will respond directly, keeping FITEC Festival free from any claim, complaint or demand from third parties in relation to the violation or infringement of any rights that may derive from the texts or materials that a user has published. All images that fail to comply with the “Terms of Use” published in Festival FITEC or breach the present bases will also be discarded.

8. Contact the winners.

The winners will be contacted by the organization of the competition to provide them with the corresponding data and receive the corresponding prize.

9. Unlinking from Instagram.

Instagram does not sponsor, endorse or administer this promotion in any way, nor is it associated with it. The user completely disassociates with Instagram, and is aware that he is providing his information to Festival FITEC and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used to process the contestant’s participation and to inform you of the prize in case it is a winner. The user is totally disassociated from instagram.

10. Taxation.

The celebration of the planned competition, as well as the award of the prize, are subject to the current Spanish tax regulations.

11. Acceptance of the bases.

The simple participation implies the acceptance of these bases in their totality so that the manifestation, in the sense of not accepting them, will imply the exclusion of the participant and, as a consequence of the same, FITEC Festival will be released from the fulfillment of the obligation contracted with said participant. By accepting the prize, the winner assumes all expenses incurred, except those that are expressly included in the promotion in question, as well as the liability that may arise from the collection and use of such prize. In this sense, the winner will be responsible for all taxes or expenses that are not specifically mentioned in these rules.

12. Intellectual property rights.

FITEC Festival reserves the right to use the names and images of the successful contestants, as well as all participants, for the purpose of their use in advertising media in the means they deem appropriate and without the need for explicit notification.

13. Personal information.

In accordance with the Organic Law of Protection of Personal Data and the Law of Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce, the participants are informed that the personal data they provide will be incorporated into a personal data file , owned by the organizing company. These data will be used and treated, in addition to the purpose of participating in the contest, for research, promotion and marketing of FITEC Festival services, which will include the sending of commercial communications even electronically.

14. Applicable law and competent courts.

The law applicable to this promotional contest is Spanish law, and the courts competent to hear any dispute or controversy are the courts of the city of Getafe.