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Terms and conditions

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1.        Subject

1.1      Title: Flamingos in Larnaka.

1.2      Image date: The photos must be taken during the current winter season (November 2015 until end January 2016).

1.3      Image Location:  At the Larnaka Salt Lakes or Oroklini Lake, emphasizing on the Flamingos, as the title suggests.


2.        About the submission

2.1      The entrant should be the author of the photo submitted. By submitting an entry, he/she states that, the photo he/she
           submits does not break the law nor infringe rights of third parties.

2.2      The entrant should submit up to 1 photograph, in order to be used in the voting procedure.

2.3      Photographs should be submitted by Sunday 31st of January 2016, in .jpg format by email at,
           stating your Name, Email, Phone Number and Date the Photo was taken.

2.4      The competition is open to all photographers (both amateur and professional), from all over Cyprus and abroad.

2.5      Participation is free.

2.6      Panoramic or square shaped photographs are allowed.

2.7      On the submitted photographs, any kind of mark, such as watermark, initials, dates etc., is not allowed. Black and white
           images (monochrome) are not permitted.

2.8      Electronic image processing by the means of image editing software is only allowed for tonal corrections (brightness and
           contrast), as well as colour saturation (without exceeding the plausibility of the image though). Cropping is allowed.

2.9      By entering this competition, the participant confirms that he/she has read and agrees to the present conditions and
           terms. Non-compliance with any of the conditions and terms, implies the exclusion from the competition.


3.        Competition

3.1      The competition is organized by the Larnaka Tourism Board.

3.2      The competition will be online on the 4th of February 2016 until the 18th of February 2016                                                          

3.3      During the competition, all pictures will be anonymous and at random but numbered order. The logo of the Larnaka
           Tourism Board will be added for the competition purposes.

3.4      Participants are allowed to share their image online.

3.5      The photographs with the highest number of votes are the winners.

3.6      After the voting procedure, entrants, whose photos will be selected, will be informed accordingly, in order to send the      
           full size photo and we may request the original photo.

3.7      The Larnaka Tourism Board and the Cyprus Tourism Organisation have the right to use all the submitted images on their
           websites and/or elsewhere, mentioning the author’s name.

3.8      The organisers will keep, for their archive, the awarded photos of the competition, as well as an electronic archive
           of all submitted photos. Whenever such a photo is used, the name of the author will be mentioned.

3.9      The organisers reserve the right to disqualify contestants. Fraudulent activities will be monitored and will lead to

3.10    The photographers should not, by any means, disturb the birds.

4.       Awards

4.1    Three awards will be given and three honourable mentions. The first prize will receive €500, the second €200 and the
          third €100.

4.2     The 3 honourable mentions will receive vouchers as follows:
          4th place: 1 month free membership for one person for the use of the pool facilities of Sentido Sandy Beach Hotel.
          5th place: A meal for two with a bottle of wine at the Palm Beach Hotel.
          6th place: A meal for two at the E-Hotel and Spa & Resort.

4.3     A photo awarded by the Chairman of the Larnaka Tourism Board (Chairman's Choice) will receive a voucher for a
          meal for two at the Golden Bay Hotel.

4.4     The organisers retain their right, during or after the voting procedure, not to give an award and/or an honourable
          mention, if they consider that the submitted photos do not meet the present conditions and terms.


For further information please contact the Larnaka Tourism Board, Tel. 24657070, 


Larnaka, 7.1.2016