Tourism Nova Scotia Photo Competition Rules and Regulations

15th July 2020


1. The contest sponsor is: Axis Travel Marketing
2. Contest starts at 9:00 a.m. (BST) on Monday, July 20, 2020 and closes on Sunday, August 16th at 11:59 p.m. (BST) (the "Contest Period").
 3. Contest Restrictions: All Entries must comply with the following Submission requirements, as determined by Axis Travel Marketing in its sole discretion, to be considered an eligible Submission. Only one entry is allowed per person. 

 4. How to Enter: Eligible entrants must complete the online training programme by visiting  After completing the training, search for your favourite outdoor travel vista or road trip photo that you have personally snapped.

Email your favourite photo along with a 25 – 50 word caption as to what place or activity in Nova Scotia you would like to photograph and why to Fenella Tobey at Axis Marketing (

 5. Each entrant’s photo entry must:

a. Be their original creation and taken solely by entrant over which the entrant has all rights;

b. Not include any other people unless they have given their consent to the use of the photo as required by these Rules;

c. Not include private property;

d. Not be explicit or offensive, as determined by Axis Travel Marketing, in its sole and absolute discretion;

e. Not violate any law or regulation; and

f. Not be libelous, threatening or harassing.

 5a. By entering the Contest and submitting a photo entry, entrants thereby grant to Axis Travel Marketing a worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable, irrevocable, right to use, publish, reproduce, display, exhibit and transmit the photo entry in all media in perpetuity beginning on the date of entry, for any reason, including but not limited to, in connection with the administration, promotion of Nova Scotia, without notice or compensation and agree to waive in favour of Axis Travel Marketing all moral rights in the photo entry.
 6. Axis Travel Marketing will select one (1) photo entry as the Grand Prize. Grand Prize Winner will receive a Canon PowerShot camera. Camera awarded will be of same value (£299) but may not be an exact replica of one depicted in the contest promotions. All photos entered will become the property of Axis Travel Marketing from the date of your electronic SUBMISSION. The winning photo may appear in other Axis Travel Marketing's marketing and/or public relations materials including social media. Axis Travel Marketing reserves the right to make minor edits to the image at the direction of our creative agency of record. 
 7. In addition to the Grand Prize, two (2) photos will be selected as “Additional Winners” for the 2nd and 3rd place prizes.  The 2nd place entrant will be awarded one (1) Samonsite e-gift card valued at £150 and 3rd place entrant will be awarded one (1) Love to Shop e-gift card valued at £100.
 8. The Grand Prize will be shipped via special delivery or courier at no cost to the confirmed Grand Prize winner at the mailing address provided by them within sixty (60) days of being confirmed the Grand Prize Winner, or other suitable arrangements will be made with the Grand Prize Winner. The 2nd and 3rd place prize will be sent to the winners via email in the form of an electronic gift card. The Prizes must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred to another party or redeemed for cash value. Axis Travel Marketing reserves the right to substitute the Prizes in whole or in part in the event that the Prizes are not available.
 9. No purchase is necessary to enter.
10. To enter and to be eligible to win, the entrant must be residing in the UK or Ireland. Employees of Axis Travel Marketing, its agents, prize sponsors, and promotional and advertising agencies, and such employees' parents, siblings and children, and persons domiciled with them, are ineligible to enter. 
11. Axis Travel Marketing, acting reasonably, shall attempt to contact the potential Prize winners, via email within two business days after the draw. In the event a potential Prize winner cannot be contacted within five (5) business days after the draw, he or she may be disqualified, and an alternate potential Prize winner will be drawn. Proof of identification must be provided upon request. 
12. In the event that the potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these Rules, Axis Travel Marketing shall have the right to disqualify the potential winner and draw an alternate potential winner. Axis Travel Marketing shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a potential winner shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner has been duly selected for the Prize.
13. BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS AXIS TRAVEL MARKETING, ITS ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, THEIR AFFILIATES AND RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OWNERS, PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DEALERS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST. All decisions of Axis Travel Marketing with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this Contest.
14. All entries become the property of Axis Travel Marketing who assumes no responsibility for incomplete information as required on entry forms or for any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into except with entrants requesting Rules by mail or requesting the name of the Contest winners (for which a self-addressed, postage paid envelope must be included). Axis Travel Marketing does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect, or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof.  Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void.  If for any reason, in the opinion of Axis Travel Marketing, in its sole discretion, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its control, Axis Travel Marketing reserves its right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the Contest including canceling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries. Axis Travel Marketing reserves its right to modify the Rules as required.  Axis Travel Marketing reserves its right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner. Any attempts to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made Axis Travel Marketing reserves its right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent of the law. Axis Travel Marketing shall not be held responsible for any errors or negligence that may arise or occur in connection with the Contest including any damage to an entrant's computer equipment, system, software or any combination thereof, as a result of its participation in this Contest or from downloading any material from the Contest web site, where applicable. 
15. This contest is governed by and construed in accordance with the British law and the Parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

16. By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection of his/her personal information (information that identifies an entrant as an individual, such as home telephone number, age and home address) by Axis Travel Marketing for the purposes of implementing and administering this Contest. Axis Travel Marketing will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of (i) administering this Contest or (ii) promotion or publicity in accordance with paragraph 5a herein. No further informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants unless entrant’s opt-in to receive same. For greater certainty, any information provided by the entrant is disclosed to Axis Travel Marketing.

 17.  This Contest is intended for entertainment and information purposes only.  All parties involved in this Contest and its results are not bound to act in any way upon those results.   Any inquiry concerning the personal information held by the Axis Travel Marketing should be addressed to Axis Travel Marketing, Riverside House, River Lawn Road, Tonbridge TN9 1EP.
 18. Winner announcement: The winner list will be posted after winners’ confirmation is complete on the Axis Travel Marketing website.
15th July 2020

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