Official competition rules
1 - CONTEST PERIOD
From October 1st 2016 to end of June 2017.
2 - REGISTRATION
This competition is open to nationals, residents and international community except for employees of Jaidah Group, their families or any other party associated with this competition. All ages are accepted, but please state if you are younger than 18.
All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entries are through Instagram hashtag #seemydoha2016. No other method of entry is accepted. Late, illegible, incomplete, defaced or corrupt entries will not be accepted.
3 - THEME OF THE COMPETITION
This is a mobile photography competition via Instagram, pictures taken with smart phones only will be considered. Images should clearly reflect one of the themes listed.
Participants should mention where in Qatar the picture is taken or use Geotags. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. SeeMyDoha will only consider those with a public Instagram profile. SeeMyDoha reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry not in compliance with these Official Rules.
4 - PHOTOS
Indefinite number of entries are accepted. Old or new photos are accepted, but must be tagged after the start date of the competition (October 1st 2016). Pictures tagged before this date will not count as submitted. Re-posted pictures that are tagged after the entry date are accepted. The entrants can use watermarks to protect their intellectual property.
5 - GENERAL
All images submitted must be the work of the entrant and must not have won a prize in any other photographic competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that they are the authors of the submitted photograph and that they own the copyright for it.
By entering the Contest, the entrant consents to SeeMyDoha’s and its partner, affiliates and subsidiaries use of his/her name, except where prohibited by law, and use, reproduction, and display of his/her entry for any advertising and promotional purposes relating to the Contest, in any media now known or hereafter devised, without further notice, compensation, consideration, review, or consent and without regard to moral rights.
6 - COPYRIGHTS
Copyright of all submitted photos in this competition remains with the respective entrants. However, in consideration of their providing the Competition, each entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, rights to the organizer started from the day of the selection, to feature any or all of the submitted images in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this competition.
By submitting an entry, the entrant grants SeeMyDoha the irrevocable right to publish the photograph in relation to publicity of this competition without compensation to you.
7 - NOTIFICATION
The Judges' decisions are final with respect to all aspects of the Contest. The Winners will be notified through Instagram . If the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, and If the winner (s) do not respond within five (5) business days of the date appearing on the prize notification, or fails to comply with the restrictions contained in the prize notification within that time period, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected based on the criteria for the selection of the winners described herein. If, in SeeMyDoha’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Contest, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Contest, the SeeMyDoha reserves the right to terminate the Contest.
8 - PRIZES
All prizes are non-transferrable.
All winning entries will be showcased on the website and social media pages. The works of the Local Winners will be published by SeeMyDoha for distribution to interested parties within the industry.
9 - DISCLAIMER
While SeeMyDoha will take good care when printing of the photographs for showcasing purposes, SeeMyDoha cannot be held responsible if the printing quality is different from the quality expected by the entrant.