Terms and conditions for the use of this website.
All materials, including all images, software, text and graphics, buttons, keywords, metatags and as well as the general “look and feel”, (“the Content”), contained on the Site are protected by copyright under national laws and international treaties. The marks, corporate logos and emblems displayed on the Site are subject to the trademark and other rights of the Organiser or its content providers.
Without limiting the foregoing, the Content may be viewed and printed, and documents thereon distributed provided such documents are used for information and non-commercial personal purposes only and reference is made to the Better Photography Magazine Photo of the Year Award whenever the document is used. You may not exchange, modify, sell or transmit anything on the Site. Press releases and other documents classified as public may be for public communication provided the source of the information is stated. If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, all such communications will, to the extent not otherwise labeled, be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Organiser is free to use, without any compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever. However, you agree and understand that the Organiser is not obligated to use any such ideas or materials, and you have no right to compel such use.
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Protection of information
Internet transmissions are never completely private and secure. You understand that any message or information you send on the Site may be read or intercepted by others. Further, you should not give your password to anyone. Also, if you share your computer with other people, you should log out from the Site and close your browser window when you are finished using the Site.
If you distribute content or add comments, you grant us the right to edit, copy, distribute, create derivative works from, and publish such content in any form and medium we choose. Also, you are solely responsible and liable for all of your activities on the Site. Listed below are some, but not all, violations that may result in termination of your access to the Site:
- Publish content that is illegal, obscene, or libellous.
- Harass, threaten, embarrass, or interfere with another user in any unwanted way.
- Transmit or facilitate distribution of content that is libellous, harmful, threatening, harassing, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, vulgar, sexually explicit, obscene, defamatory, or objectionable.
- Use vulgar or abusive language.
- Pretend to be someone else. You are not allowed to impersonate another user, or any other individual.
- Attempt to get another user’s password.
- Publish any advertising or promotional material.
- Upload a virus or other harmful component.
- Interrupt or attempt to interrupt the Site.
We reserve the right to remove content at any time, including but not limited to, any content that violates these standards. We are not responsible for any objectionable material you may encounter while using the Site.