OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
This contest is open to individuals 18 years and older. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies involved with this Contest (collectively, “Entities”), and the immediate family members and those living in the same household of such persons (whether legally related or not), are not eligible to enter the Contest.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
Entrants can enter the contest by uploading artworks, accepting the rules and paying the entry fee. By submitting artwork as described above, participants acknowledge that they accept and agree to be bound by these Rules, the decisions of the Judges and Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine; which are final and binding in all respects, and Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s use and modification of the Submission as described herein. Any Participant who violates any of the rules herein, may be disqualified at Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s sole discretion. Any Submission received after the Submission Period deadline will be disqualified.
3. CONTEST ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
All Submissions must meet the following requirements and specifications to be eligible:
– must to accepting the rules and paying the entry fee
– you can be either professional or amateur photographer
– entry fee is £15/category
– up to four images in 1 project/category are allowed
– only JPEG and JPG files are allowed
– there is no limit to the number of applications
– there is no time or date restriction on when the image was taken
– images that have won prizes in other competitions or that have been submitted in other competitions currently underway are eligible
– manipulated images with a level of tastefulness are allowed
– final submission to be provided as High Resolution files. No watermark or text.
– the Submission must be the Participant’s original work, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.
– the Submission must meet all specifications set forth or reasonably requested by Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine.
– the Submission must not contain any sexually explicit, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene or other inappropriate content
– the Submission must not violate these Rules.
– participant represents and warrants that: (a) Participant is the sole and exclusive creator and owner of the Submission, and all rights there to; (b) Participant has the full and exclusive right, power and authority to submit the Submission to Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine upon the terms and conditions set forth herein; (c) no rights in the Submission have previously been granted to any person, firm, corporation or other entity or otherwise exercised or exploited; (e)
the full use of the Submission or any part thereof will not in any way violate or infringe upon any copyright (statutory or otherwise), constitute a libel or defamation of or an invasion of the rights of privacy or publicity of or otherwise violate or infringe upon any other personal, property or other rights of any person, firm, corporation or other entity or subject Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine does not undertake to any costs or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever.
– participant agrees to Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s use and modification of the Submission as further described herein, with no further compensation or credit.
4. CONTEST SCHEDULE:
● April 30, 2021- February 28, 2022: Submission Period
● March 18, 2022- March 23, 2022: Judging Period
● April, 2022: Winners Reveal
The dates and times set forth above are subject to change in Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s sole discretion. In the event of any change, notice of the revised date or time will be posted on this page.
5. JUDGING PROCESS:
Entries will be judged by four professionals based on artistic merit, originality, creativity and tone. Judges may eliminate Submissions in order to ensure compliance with law. From the Submissions, the judges will select 14 category winners and tree overall winners (one for the grand prize).
6. WINNER SELECTION:
Winners will be contacted through direct message and maybe required to provide additional contact information to facilitate administration of awarding prize. Failure to submit additional information to award prize shall not affect Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s right to use and modify the Submission as contemplated herein.
7. WEBIFY MEDIA LTD, BIKE MAGAZINE’S RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY:
At any time during the Contest, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify and remove any Submission for any reason, including but not limited to, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s belief that the Submission potentially or actually infringes upon the copyrights, or other rights of any third party, or otherwise does not meet the terms set forth herein. In the event that a winning Submission is disqualified, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner selected from among the remaining eligible Submissions.
Subject to compliance with these Rules, the Winners will receive one free year of BIKE Magazine subscription. The Grand winner will receive £1,500 cash prize, Photographer of the year 2022 titles, Front Cover of April issue + full interview and publication on all platforms. The second place will receive segment in the Magazine, interview and publication on all platforms. The third place will receive segment in the magazine, mini interview and oublication on all platforms. The category winners will receive participation in the Special Album and publication on all platforms. The Winners will receive certification (first, second, third, category winners). Finalists will receive certifications too. Participant expressly consents to Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s use and modification of the Submission, without credit or further compensation. For the avoidance of doubt, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine is not required to include any credit on the Submission itself and may edit such Submission as it sees fit, including to remove any such credit included by Participant before using such Submission as contemplated herein.
Total value of all prizes in the United Kingdom: more than £40,000.
Any depiction of prizes is for illustrative purposes only. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable. No substitution allowed except at Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value may be substituted for any reason. In the event that a prize component is not available for any reason, including but not limited to inability to contact Winner, the remaining elements of the prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. A prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prize elements may not be separated. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received.
All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of Winner. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no guarantee either express or implied. All prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Rules. All prize claims are subject to verification by Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine. Potential Winner will be notified by April 10, 2022, and within 14 business days of selection. At the sole discretion of the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine, disqualification and the selection of an alternate grand winner may result from any of the following:  potential grand winner’s failure to respond to notification within forty-eight hours after its transmission;  the inability to direct message Participant’s email address used for the Submission after three attempts;  potential grand winner’s failure to provide Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency;  any non-compliance with these Rules. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. All prizes for qualified winners will be delivered within twelve weeks after the date of the selection. The 1-year of free BIKE Magazine subscription awarded to the Winners will be delivered via email as a subscription code.
10. GENERAL RULES:
a. Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine Marks: Except as expressly authorized by Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine in writing, Participant agrees not to reproduce, exploit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Contest or any part thereof, including logos, content, and product and service names that are trademarks of the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine or its licensors or licensees.
b. Use of Submission, Name and Likeness: By participating in the Contest, entering the Contest and/or accepting any prize, Participants grant permission to Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine and its advertising and promotion agencies, the right to use and modify the Submission and use the name, likenesses, voice, biographical information, of Participant and any other material submitted in connection with the Contest for purposes of programming, advertising, publicity and promotion and use within the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine platform, without further compensation to Participant or any other individual, unless prohibited by law.
c. Not Responsible for Errors or Submissions not Received: Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal Submissions.
d. No Confidential or Fiduciary Relationship: Participant understands and agrees that no confidential or fiduciary relationship is established by Participant’s submitting the Submission hereunder and nothing in these Rules or in the fact of Participant’s submitting the Submission shall be deemed to place Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine in any different position from anyone else to whom Participant has not submitted the Submission.
e. To enter, you must upload your Entry at the following website: https://www.bike-mag.com/photography-contest following the on-screen instructions carefully. Entry fees are nonrefundable. After payment has been made, entries can not be edited. By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine is permitted to receive your registration data.
f. Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine may publish any material you submit, post, upload, email or otherwise transmit to it or to the website at its sole discretion and it shall be entitled to make additions or deletions to any such material prior to publication. Any image submitted to the competition may be used by Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine, and its media partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the competition only. You hereby grant the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine a non- exclusive, irrevocable license in each Entry throughout the world in all media for any use in connection with the competition. All images submitted must be the sole work and copyright of the entrant. Copyright of all images is retained by the entrant, however by entering this competition permission is granted to Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine for a nonexclusive license to reproduce the images for uses which may include reproduction on the BIKE Magazine website, marketing or promotional materials including displays, leaflets and brochures. Images will always be accredited to the photographer. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it. 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 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, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine reserves the right to disqualify the entry.
g. Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Competition due to technical issues or any other causes beyond the control of the technical team. Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine reserves the right to modify the Competition rules at any time. Cash prizes will be paid in GBP by PayPal. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. There are no alternatives available for prize winners.
h. Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer. For awarded images, copyright holders grant the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine unlimited nonexclusive use of high-resolution images for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest and all promotional activities without any remuneration being due. Images will be used strictly in connection to the contest and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote the Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine. Images will not be resold or used by any other third party. If there is a request for such, we will forward that request to the photographer via email.
i. To promote winners of the BIKE Magazine Photography Contest 2022, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine is granted the right to display images on social network websites. You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and images for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity in connection with the competition without additional compensation. BIKE Magazine Photography Contest 2022, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine and its media partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse by external third parties.
11. RELEASE, WARRANTY, LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION:
Participant expressly understands and agrees that:
a. Participants hereby release and hold harmless Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine, its parents, divisions and subsidiaries, and their respective agents, affiliates, agencies, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, representatives and independent contractors (the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, demands, losses and liabilities arising out of their participation in the Contest and/or the use or acceptance of any prize won.
b. PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST IS AT PARTICIPANT’S SOLE RISK. THIS CONTEST IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE RELEASED PARTIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
c. Participant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, liabilities (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ and experts’ fees, costs and disbursements), demands and actions of every kind and nature, whether or not now known or
suspected (collectively, “Claims”), arising out of or in connection with (i) Participant’s participation in the Contest; (ii) any Submission submitted by Participant (including, but not limited to, any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on the Submission of such material); (iii) any posting by Participant on Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s site; (iv) the use by Released Parties of any of the rights granted by Participant in connection with the Contest; and (ii) any breach by Participant of any warranty, agreement or representation contained in these Rules or in any documentation submitted by Participant.
a, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine is not responsible for any electronic transmission errors resulting in any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of any entries/photographs submitted, or for any technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunction or limitations of any kind, or any inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, an insufficient number of Submissions, or any other causes beyond Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine’s control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Webify Media Ltd | BIKE Magazine reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, extend and/or suspend the Contest and/or to award any prizes based on alternate means including, without limitation, based on Submissions received prior to termination.
b. WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION TO DISQUALIFY ANY PERSON WHO TAMPERS OR IS SUSPECTED OF TAMPERING WITH THE SUBMISSION PROCESS. ANY ATTEMPT BY PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY SITE OWNED OR OPERATED BY WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR OTHER RELIEF FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. IF WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION BELIEVES THAT ANY SUCH CONDUCT HAS OCCURRED, THEN WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE MAY TAKE SUCH REMEDIAL MEASURES AS WEBIFY MEDIA LTD | BIKE MAGAZINE DEEMS APPROPRIATE IN KEEPING WITH THE FAIRNESS AND INTEGRITY OF THE CONTEST.
How do I enter?
Upload your artworks and pay entry fees and accept the rules. Your entry is submitted when entry fees are paid.
How can I pay my entry fees?
You can pay by Credit/Debit Card. All payments are processed in GBP currency.
How many images can I submit?
You may submit up to four images/categories. You may enter the same image into as many categories as you want.
Can I make changes to my entry after I have paid?
No, after payment has been made, entries can not be edited.
Can I get a refund?
No. Entry fees are nonrefundable.
Can I enter the contest twice?
There is no limit to the number of applications.
I am having problems with uploading my pictures.
Please contact one of them, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
How will I know the contest result?
Winners will be published online on www.bike-mag.com, April Issue 2022 and all media platforms. Winners will be notified by 25th March 2022.
Do you accept manipulated images?
We can accept manipulated images with a level of tastefulness.
Can I enter an image that has been published?
We can accept published and unpublished images in the contest.
Can I enter an image that won another contest?
Images that have won prizes in other competitions or that have been submitted in other competitions currently underway are eligible.
Will be a winner in each category?
The contest will have three winners overall and 14 category winners. The winners will be chosen from the best images with the highest points.
If you have more questions, please contact with firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.