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Facebook Photo Competition - terms and conditions

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These are the rules which apply to your participation in our Facebook Photo Competition (Feb-Mar 2017). By submitting your entry you agree to these rules. If you do not agree, please do not submit your entry.

  1. The promoter of the prize draw is The Conservation Volunteers (“TCV”, “we”). The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
  2. The prize draw is open to UK residents aged 16 or over, excluding TCV employees, their immediate family, or any person or company associated with the draw.
  3. To enter the prize draw you should post an image, taken by you in the UK, on our Facebook page with the tag: #TCVComp. The subject should be "Wildlife in the community". Closing date for posting is midnight 17th March 2017.
  4. Late, invalid, duplicate or incomplete entries will not be considered, and we accept no responsibility for lost entries. Inappropriate language or content will be removed at the earliest possibility and not be considered.
  5. The prizes are for two winners only, judged by the number of likes for the photos (most likes wins) we post in an album on our Facebook page on 20th March 2017. Closing date for 'Likes' will be midday on 31st March 2017. The result is final and no discussion will be entered into concerning the outcome.
  6. The prize is for one lifetime access to the TCV Conservation Handbooks website at for each of the two winning entries.
  7. The prize is non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.
  8. The winner will be notified through Facebook’s messaging system and on the public TCV Facebook page, after 31st March 2017. Please ensure your privacy settings on Facebook allow us to message you. If the winner’s privacy settings mean we are unable to make contact through Facebook’s messaging system and you do not respond to comments on the Facebook post, we reserve the right to offer the prize to the entry with the next largest number of "Likes".
  9. If the winner does not respond within one month of Facebook notification we reserve the right to offer the prize to the entry with the next largest number of "Likes".
  10. Any personal information and contact details you supply will be used only for the purposes of administering the competition.
  11. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the draw or the prize due to any circumstances that arise beyond our control.
  12. The prize draw is subject to applicable UK laws.
  13. All photographers will retain full ownership of their photos but, by entering, you agree to allow us to use the winning images in the promotion of the competition results on our Facebook page, Twitter pages and website.