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National Pet Month Photo competition prize draw

It’s competition time! We are running a #LoveBasingstoke competition to mark National Pet Month 01 April to 30 April 2018.

 We want you to share photos of your pets and what you enjoy about life in Basingstoke with them.  Does your cat love exploring the local area? Do you keep your pets happy and healthy with the help of a friendly local vet? Share your photo using the #LoveBasingstoke or through the Love Basingstoke meme generator www.lovebasingstoke.uk before Midday on Monday 1 May 2018 for your chance to win a pet hamper worth £25 courtesy of Pets at Home.

Terms and conditions

 1. The photo competition is run by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, with a prize generously donated by Pets at Home. Entry to the competition is subject to these rules.

2. Entry to the photo competition is entirely free.

How to enter

 3. Entrants must share a photo using the hashtag #LoveBasingstoke on Instagram or Facebook showing their pet in and around Basingstoke. This can either be at home or out and about in the local area.

 4. Entries must be made between 00:01 Monday 01 April 2018 and 12.00 1 May 2018.


 5. The competition is open to anyone in the UK aged 18 years or over. Entries should be made by the adult who is legally responsible for the pet pictured.

6. Entrants confirm that by entering the competition they are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. We may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.

8. We reserve all rights to disqualify entrants if their conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the competition. See paragraph 16(b). Photographs

9. Entrants warrant that they are the owner of the pet in the photograph.

10. Entrants agree that we have the right to publish and communicate to the public the photographs in any media (including but not limited to online) at all times without restriction or limitation throughout the world and not only for the purposes of the competition.

11. Entrants acknowledge that we may edit the Photographs at our sole discretion.

12. Entrants agree not to bring against us any actions, suits, claims and demands in any respect of defamation or any infringement or violation of any personal and/or property rights of any sort from our use of their Photographs.

13. Entrants unconditionally waive their right to seek or obtain an injunction to prevent or restrict use of the photographs.

14. Entrants aged under 18 shall have obtained the consent of a parent or a guardian (and will provide the consent of a parent or a guardian (and will provide us with the contact details we need if we wish to verify this).


 15. By entering our Competition all entrants:

a. agree not to assert any moral rights in respect of their entry (wherever and whenever such rights are recognised) against us, our assigns, licensees and successors in title;

b. undertake to us that their entry is not in breach of any third party intellectual property rights and will not contain anything, which is defamatory, indecent, harassing or threatening and that they will indemnify us for any loss, damage or liability arising should this turn out not to be true. If relevant, we reserve the right, but not the obligation, to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by the entrant and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same.

 Prize draw

16. Finalists will be selected at random from both Facebook and Instagram on 9th, 16th and 23rd April 2018 - one finalist on each day. Three finalists will be put to a public vote in the final 48 hours of the competition's duration. The winner will be the finalist photo reposted on the Love Basingstoke Facebook and Instagram accounts which collects the most likes, comments and shares. The overall winner will be confirmed by a representative of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on Tuesday 01 May 2018.

17. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The prize will be sent to the winner within 28 days of the closing date after name and address details have been supplied. If the winner fails to provide the required details within 28 days from the closing date, the finalist with the second highest number of likes, comments and shares on their photo will be contacted to redeem the prize. 

18. Details of the winner and their entry will be published on Instagram and Facebook using the #LoveBasingstoke no later than 17.00 on Wednesday 02 May 2018.


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