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1.1. To qualify to enter the contest, you must be over 18 years of age.

1.2. By entering the Contest you hereby accept these contest rules.

1.3. Entries must be submitted no later than the deadline of listed on the Contest URL, https://www.CSCP.School/Contest

1.4. The contest is open to everyone that is 18 years and older, professional and amateur photographers alike.

1.5. By entering the Contest, you agree and acknowledge that CSCP is permitted to receive and review your registration data. Participants agree that personal data including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes of conducting and administering this photo contest. At any time, participants have the right to access, review, rectify or cancel any personal data held by CSCP by sending an email to the following address: CSCP.School@gmail.com

2.1. To enter the contest, you must submit your entries through the website, https://www.CSCP.School/Contest.

3.1. All entries will be reviewed and pre-screened by our editors and an international group of industry professionals. The screened entries are then reviewed by our international jury. The jury will choose the winners. The decisions of the jury are final.

3.2. Submissions that have been awarded in a previous CSCP global contest are not eligible to win awards in subsequent contests. Please consider entering new work. Submissions that have been selected as Finalists in previous contest ARE eligible to win awards in subsequent contests.

3.3. Winning photographs may be included in the future in gallery exhibitions and/or screenings and projections at arts institutions and festivals worldwide. Each photographer retains copyright of his or her images, and proper credit lines will be attributed to each photographer when exhibited or screened anywhere by CSCP.

3.4. The full name of each entrant whose work is selected as a winner, juror’s pick, or finalist will be published online.

4.1. CSCP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any photograph that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the photograph appears on the website. You warrant, in respect of the photographs submitted by you, as follows:

4.1.1. You are the sole copyright owner and creator of the photographs.

4.1.2. You have the right to enter your photographs in this contest.

4.1.3. To the best of your knowledge, the photographs do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.

4.1.4. To the best of your knowledge, the photographs do not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

4.1.5. The photograph does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, and your photograph does not include:
4.1.5.1. trademarks owned by third parties.
4.1.5.2. copyrighted materials owned by third parties.
4.1.5.3. names, likenesses or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead.
4.1.5.4. entries in which you have purchased or secured the rights to use stock images.

4.2. You agree to fully indemnify CSCP in respect of all royalties, fees and any other monies owing to any person by reason of your breaching any of the foregoing.

4.3. You confirm that each person depicted in the photograph has granted permission to be portrayed as shown—and has the right to grant that permission. Any costumes, props or other materials used must be rented or borrowed with the permission of the owner, and all other relevant permissions must have been obtained.

4.4. Images that purport to be “news” photographs, reporting, photojournalism, or documentary photography, should comply with the ethical guidelines of the National Press Photographers Association (https://nppa.org/code-ethics) in general, as well as those proposed by UNICEF for ethical reporting on children (https://www.unicef.org/ceecis/media_1482.html). No people or objects may be added, rearranged, reversed, distorted or removed from a photograph. If images are staged, this should be made clear in the written statements and captions. It is important, always, to take into account the ethical considerations of photography, and to protect vulnerable people from potential harm that could be inflicted as a result of publishing images that expose or identify individuals or groups who may be or may become vulnerable as a result of the publication of the photographs.

5.1. CCSCP recognizes you retain full ownership of the copyright in each photograph that you have submitted.

5.2. Photographs submitted to the contest may not be publicly visible on the websites of CSCP. Whether or not your entry is selected by the editors for display has no effect on your standing in the contest—the jury’s judgments begin after the contest deadline has passed.

6.1. All entrants agree that all photograph(s) submitted to the contest may be reproduced (with photographer copyright credit) and used to conduct and promote CSCP contests. You hereby grant CSCP with a right to use submitted photographs in the framework of such promotional activities.

7.1. You acknowledge that CSCP and its event partners assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse.

8.1. CSCP assumes no responsibility for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest, and CSCP assumes no responsibility for technical, hardware or software failure of any kind, for lost network connections, garbled computer transmissions, other problems or technical malfunctions with regard to the Contest. CSCP assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, corruption, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries. CSCP is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail addressed to CSCP on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the internet or any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Contest. If for any reason a contestant’s photograph cannot be viewed or is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer viruses, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures, CSCP assumes no responsibility.

9.1. In no event will CSCP, its members, event partners or its officers, directors, employees, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of any contestant’s access to and use of the website and participation in the Contest. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, everything on the Website is provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for purpose or use or non-infringement.

10.1. You agree to participate in related publicity and to the use of your name and winning images for the purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity for CSCP and the Contest without additional compensation. Such requests will not be unreasonably withheld.

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