Official Contests Rules
• SnapGalaxy Photo Contests are open to all registered SnapGalaxy users.
• User has to log in to SnapGalaxy website to submit an entry. Entries submitted before contest deadline are valid only.
• User can submit maximum 3 entries per contest.
• Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. You must be the sole owner of the copyright of the photo you submit. The use of public domain images is prohibited. When submitting a photo of a recognizable/popular person/figure, you must have a signed model release form. A copy of this form should be send to us by mail.
• Photos must be appropriate for public display. Obscene, provocative, showing nudity/implied nudity, religiously/culturally/regionally offensive, disturbing or otherwise inappropriate photos will be removed from the contest without warning. SnapGalaxy has sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.
• Unless specific conditions are given, both color and black and white photos are accepted. Photos must be in JPEG format; photo's largest side must have least 550-pixel length. The entries must be related to contest topic. Off-topic entries will be disregarded.
• An entry will also be disqualified if (a) a complaint is received about unauthorized use of the identity of the model(s) featured in the photo, (b) The ownership of the participant is questioned in any manner or (c) the participant uses defamatory, offensive or disrespectful language when referring to another participant's entry.
• Any votes for the photograph that do not contain any EXIF data or if it is not an original version of the image, the photograph will be considered excluded.
• SnapGalaxy retains the discretion to use fair judgment in making the decision concerning disqualification of a particular photo.
• Winners will be posted shortly after the voting ends. The prizes will be: 1st prize: Gift voucher worth of USD 75 or INR 3000 2nd prize: Gift voucher worth of USD 50 or INR 2000 3rd prize: Gift voucher worth of USD 25 or INR 1000. This gift voucher has no cash value and redeemable at SnapGalaxy.com or SnapGalaxy.in. This gift voucher can be used against prints or photo products developed by SnapGalaxy.
Additional Terms and Conditions
• By submitting a photo to a SnapGalaxy contest, you give SnapGalaxy the right to display the photo anywhere within the SnapGalaxy domain and to resize, convert and recompress the photo for viewing convenience and/or faster loading.
• SnapGalaxy reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend all or any portion of a contest without notice if factors beyond control, including technical difficulties, disrupt or corrupt the fair or secure administration or operation of the contest. Void where prohibited.
• SnapGalaxy is entitled to interpret the Rules as needed and its decisions are final. The Rules are subject to change without notice. You are advised to familiarize yourself with the Rules every time you participate in a SnapGalaxy contest.
Limitation of liability
• SnapGalaxy will not be responsible for any claims or complaints from models used in winning photographs should these photographs be published or exhibited. Participants guarantee that they have the right to submit their entries and have obtained any necessary permissions. When a third party files a claim or complaint, all ensuing responsibilities, including any costs incurred, rest solely upon the participant.
• SnapGalaxy is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures or delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Furthermore, SnapGalaxy is not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, misplaced, mishandled, corrupted or incomplete entries or (b) any act, failure to act or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries.
• By participating in the contest, you agree to release and hold harmless SnapGalaxy and its employees, officers, affiliates, agents and advertising and promotional agencies 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 intellectual property rights. SnapGalaxy and its employees, affiliates, agents and business partners assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions or losses of any kind arising in whole or in part from contests at SnapGalaxy.