Terms: Important Please Read.
By using this website, you, the user ('the user', or 'you', or 'your') are subject to the terms and conditions imposed by Blue Box upon this site, as set out below, and which includes all the website's hyper-linked sections.
By entering the competition, entrants agree to be bound by the rules and by any other requirements set out on Blue Box or within a competition description.
The following people are excluded from winning any competitions on the Blue Box website: (1) Direct and indirect employees, staff and their relatives of the supplier of the prize or prizes (2) The publishers of Blue Box (3) Advertisers or sponsors of Blue Box.
Also please note that this website is FREE to use and Blue Box makes no charge for entry into any of its competitions. Sponsors fund the competitions via prizes and fees so as a site user you will never be asked to pay a subscription or a fee to enter a premium competition.
Liking and sharing the Blue Box website, competitions and competition entry's via the social media links on the Blue Box website is the best way to show your support for a competition, image or the Blue Box website.
Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us and we will not disclose it to any other company outside of our group, however by accepting these terms you agree that we may contact you from time to time by e-mail to advise you of new competitions, competitions open for voting, & important site information and news & offers from our sponsors.
If you want to be removed from our database at any time please contact us and we will remove within a reasonable time period, your details from our database, please note this may also remove any images you have submitted and could disqualify you from any competitions you may have entered.
Pictures should be saved at the indicated size and of the type suggested on the upload page.
We reserve the right to remove images that have not been submitted correctly, ie too small or of an inappropriate nature.
All entries must be submitted through the Blue Box competition web page and will not be accepted via any other means, e.g., post, fax or e-mail.
No responsibility is accepted for incomplete entries due to server error or other causes beyond our control. You also warrant and accept liability for any images that you upload with regard to copyright of the image and Blue Box will remove an image from its platform if it is brought to its attention that any copyright has been or may be being infringed.
Winning entries will be chosen, by Site Users, Blue Box, competition sponsor or a guest judge as indicated in the competition description. This will be the image or images which, in the judge's opinion is the most original and of the highest quality and meets the theme. The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Blue Box reserves the right to disqualify incomplete, altered or illegal entries.
The prize winner or winners will receive the prize as featured in the corresponding competition. There is no cash alternative to the prize as stated.
Unfortunately, a prize not claimed will be transferred to the next available competition. The cost of sending or collecting a prize is the responsibility of the competition sponsor or competition winner and not under any circumstances Blue Box.
The deadline for entering the competition is stated on that competition page.
The winner or winners are required to claim any prize within 28 days of the end of the competition. Winner's details will be posted on Blue Box within the competition page and may be viewed for a minimum of 28 days.
The winner must acknowledge his or her win within 28 days via email or the prize may be re-allocated to the next-placed winner or transferred to another competition.
All competitions require a minimum of 20 unique entries (unless stated otherwise by the competition sponsor) to be considered fair and valid competition. If a competition fails to meet this requirement the completion may be extended or closed without a winner being chosen.
Use of submitted images.
All entrants agree that their name and images can be displayed on the Blue Box platform, All images will be displayed with a watermark to protect your copyright. Entries may be shared on social media by Blue Box or the sponsor of a competition.
Blue Box public competitions are intended to be a fun way to enjoy photography and maybe win a prize.
Your images will NOT be used by Blue Box or a competition sponsor other than to promote a competition on social media without your permission.
By entering the competition you have confirmed you have understood & authorized this.
The name of the winner may be published on Blue Box after he or she has acknowledged their win.
We reserve the right to disqualify an entry if voting data suggests foul play.
Blue Box only provides the means of entry to competitions and does not supply the competition prizes. The sponsors are therefore liable for the prize or prizes.
Your continued use of the website signifies your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions in force at the time of use. It is the user's responsibility to check any change in the terms and conditions, as we reserve the right to alter them at any time. When this happens, the date of their compilation will be updated.
Intellectual Property Rights of Our Products.
By the use of this site, you acknowledge and agree that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in all materials and/or content made available as part of your use of this website shall remain at all times vested in us.
You acknowledge and agree that the material and content contained within this website is made available for your personal and non-commercial use only and that you may only download such material and content for the purpose of using this website, and make no further use of it whatsoever outside of this website.
You further acknowledge that any other use of the material and content of this website is strictly prohibited and you agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, publish, display, distribute, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material and content.
Intellectual Property Rights: You always maintain the rights to your uploads.
Blue Box does not claim ownership of Content that you (hereinafter referred to as “User” or “you”) submit or make available for inclusion on the BlueBox Platform/ Website. You the User affirms, represents and warrants that the You the User owns (and/or otherwise has the right to submit) the Content submitted or made available by the user on the BlueBox platform/ Website, and such ownership is retained by you the user at all times. With regard to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas and/or other areas of the BlueBox platform/ Website, you affirm, represent and warrant that you have the legal power and authority to, and do, grant to BlueBox, as well as any BlueBox Partners and Sponsors (1) the right to display the Content on the BlueBox Platform/ Website, (2) the right to use the Content to promote the contest or contests or the Content (3) also the right to engage in all or some of of the acts in combination as set out above, as applicable.
Liability and Indemnity.
We will use reasonable endeavors to verify the accuracy of any information on the site, but we make no representation, or warranty of any kind express, or implied statutory or otherwise regarding the contents, or availability of the site, or that it will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses, or bugs, or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the website; we will not be responsible, or liable to you for any loss of content or material uploaded, or transmitted through the website and we accept no liability of any kind for any loss or damage from action taken or taken in reliance on material or information contained on the website.
We will not be liable, in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent on negligent misrepresentations) or otherwise out of or in connection with the terms and conditions for any: economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, data, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or economic losses (including without limitation loss of revenues, data, profits, contracts, business or anticipated savings); or loss of goodwill or reputation; or special or indirect losses suffered or incurred by that party arising out of or in connection with the provisions of any matter under these terms and conditions.
We may provide links to other websites or resources for you to access at your sole discretion. You acknowledge and agree that, as you have chosen to enter the linked website we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and do not review or endorse and are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for (1) the privacy practices of such websites, (2) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services on or available from such websites or resources or (3) the use to which others make of these websites or resources, nor for any damage, loss or offense caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any such advertising, content, products, goods or other materials or services available on such external websites or resources.
Claiming A Prize.
As we do not collect personal details it is important that you check back on the site from time to time to see if you have won a prize.
It is your responsibility to contact us to claim your prize and we will not be liable in any way should you fail to do so and your prize is then re-allocated to another competition.
Claims for prizes should be made with 28 days of the winners being announced.
We are a friendly UK based team and you can contact us using the contact us link on this site.
If you would like to sponsor a competition then please use the contact form on the site.
Revisions to Tems.
We reserve the right to modify these rules without notice. (Last modified; 03rd March 2020).