Best of British photo competition terms and conditions

The prize draw is open to residents of United Kingdom only, excluding NFU employees, their families, agents or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion.

Entry to this prize draw is free.

Participants must be 18 years or over.

Only one entry per person is permitted. All entries are verified and duplicate entries will be removed.

In order to enter participants must complete the entry form between the Start and Closing Dates shown below.

Start date

12 July 2024 at 3pm

Closing date

16 August 2024 at 11.59pm

The NFU accepts no responsibility for incorrectly completed, lost or delayed entries. By entering, all participants will be deemed to accept these terms and conditions.

The prize consists of £1000 voucher towards a Farm Stay when booked through the Farm Stay UK website.

The prizes will be awarded to first participant selected at random from all eligible entries by a member of the NFU Design Team whose decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into regarding the selection of the winners.

The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.

The winner will be notified within 3 working days of the closing date.

Please note, we are required to make the name and county of residence of the winner available publicly. We may also ask you to take part in additional publicity connected with this prize draw.

The winners name and county will be available on request by writing to [email protected] and may also be published online and on social media.

The competition must be entered in each entrant’s own name. You cannot enter the competition on behalf of anyone else.

We cannot accept photos that have previously been published, including in other photography competitions.

Accessibility

If you have any difficulty accessing or entering this promotion, please contact us at [email protected]. If you would like these terms and conditions in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us and we will endeavour to provide it.

Ownership of entries

Participants acknowledge that copyright (and any other applicable intellectual property rights) in submissions and in any modifications we make to submissions, will be owned by the promoter. Participants agree to assign to the promoter all intellectual property rights in the submission with full title guarantee and to waive their moral rights

By submitting your entry and accepting these terms and conditions, which you acknowledge will be equivalent to a physical signature, you confirm and agree that:

  1. You assign the copyright and all other applicable intellectual property rights (in both cases, currently existing and future) in your entry to us; and
  2. You waive your moral rights (including the right to be identified as the author) in your entry.
  3. You confirm that your entry:
    1. is your own original work and does not breach any third party’s intellectual property rights (for example, by including a company’s trade mark without permission);
    2. is not defamatory, offensive, threatening, discriminatory, distasteful, pornographic or illegal;
    3. can be submitted to us and used without breaching any contractual obligation to any person; and
    4. does not contain anything which may be confidential or commercially sensitive.
  4. If your entry contains photographs or video images of people, you must ensure that you inform them that you intend to use the material for the purposes of this promotion and obtain their consent.
  5. We may ask you for evidence of any such consent and reserve the right to disqualify your entry if you are unable to provide it or if we have doubts about its adequacy.

The NFU reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, withdraw or amend the promotion at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside its control.

Participants personal data will be collected, held and processed by the NFU (as data controller) for the purpose of administering this prize draw. Please note, your name and county of residence may be disclosed if you win this prize draw. Our online privacy statement explains more about how we use your personal data.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is held invalid by any law, rule, order or determination of any court of a competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision not held to be invalid.

This promotion is governed by English Law and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

The promoter is the National Farmers Union ("NFU"), Agriculture House, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 2TZ.