Contest Rules for Our 2011
This contest is void where prohibited.
Contest participants must be 18 years or older.
The top prize is one week's accommodation
in a comfortable, fully equipped one or two-bedroom
vacation suite which can be selected at
a great variety of destinations. Locations are available
in various parts of Europe, Canada, the United States,
Latin America, and Australia - you can select your
one week getaway literally in one of hundreds of
places around the world. This is great for a vacation
with friends and family, you'll have your own fully
equipped home away from home. (Transportation to
and from the vacation destination and local spending
The creator of the second most popular photo will
receive a $150 online gift certificate from
an online retailer such as www.expedia.com, www.amazon.com
or iTunes, while the third most popular photo will
receive a $50 online gift certificate.
No contest entrant can win more than one prize.
The contest will be open until 11:59 pm on November
20, 2011. Winners will be notified by 11:59 pm EST
on November 30, 2011. If you are a winner, you must
respond within fifteen (15) days of such notification.
If you don’t respond within that time, you
may be disqualified and may not receive a prize
and another contestant may be selected.
All submitted photos require a brief description
of up to 420 characters.
You may submit up to 3 photos a day during the contest
Contest photo entries will be voted on by Travel
and Transitions audience, and the 3 winning photos
will be determined on the basis of the largest number
of Likes, however, no contestant can win more than
This is a skill-based contest, and chance plays
no part in the determination of winners.
No purchase is required to enter the contest.
Your submission of a photo is your acknowledgement
of, and agreement to, the terms and conditions of
Contest participants agree to become part of Travel
and Transitions subscriber list to receive travel
advice, travel stories, future contest notifications
and travel savings opportunities. We only send out
information occasionally and it is possible to opt
out of that subscriber database at any time. Your
email address will never be shared with any outsiders
and you can request to be removed from our email
list at any time. We respect our readers’
Your photo entries must have been created by you
and you must not submit a photo created by someone
else. You must be the sole owner of all rights to
the photos you submit.
You will retain full rights to your photos, however,
you will grant Travel and Transitions the right
to publish any winning photos at any time in the
future, without any fee or other form of compensation.
In the event that ownership of, or rights to, any
photo submitted to the contest is contested in any
manner, Travel and Transitions retains the sole
discretion to disqualify that photo from the contest
and discontinue use of the photo.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted
a photo, you may be requested to prove that you
are the authorized account holder.
The subject of the photo contest is travel. Photos
must be appropriate for posting on a public website.
Photos that contain obscene, provocative, defamatory,
sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable or
inappropriate content will not be considered. Travel
and Transitions will determine, in its sole discretion,
what constitutes such content.
You must obtain a consent or release from all identifiable
people in your photo(s) for use of their image in
For photos that include identifiable children, your
submission must be accompanied by a signed consent
form from each child’s parent/legal guardian.
Travel and Transitions is not responsible for computer
system, hardware, software or program malfunctions
or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions
or network connections that affect the contest or
your participation in it. Furthermore, Travel and
Transitions is not responsible for: 1) lost, misdirected,
misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete
or late entries or 2) any act, failure to act, or
delay regarding the transmitting or processing of
You acknowledge that Travel and Transitions reserves
the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or
suspend all or any portion of this contest without
notice for any reason whatsoever, without any liability
to you for any costs you may have incurred in respect
to the contest.
Travel and Transitions is entitled to interpret
these rules as required and its decisions are final.
This contest is subject to all applicable federal,
provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These
contest rules are subject to change without notice
in order to comply with any applicable federal,
provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any
other entity having jurisdiction over the contest.
Travel and Transitions reserves the right to disqualify
any contestant that it has reason to believe does
not comply with the contest rules. If after the
awarding of the contest prizes a contest winner
is disqualified or determined to be ineligible,
an alternate winner will be selected using the same
judging process/criteria described above. Alternate
winners are subject to all requirements set forth
in these rules.
By participating in the contest, you agree to hold
harmless Travel and Transitions, its employees,
agents and representatives from any and all damages,
injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of
any kind resulting from your participation in this
contest, including infringement of another person’s
intellectual property rights. You also release Travel
and Transitions, its employees, agents and representatives
from any responsibility or liability for any damages,
injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of
any kind you may incur or suffer arising in whole
or in part from your participation in this contest.