Offi­cial Rules

No pur­chase nec­es­sary to enter or to win the #Adobe­So­cial Insta­gram Com­pe­ti­tion.  Par­tic­i­pa­tion con­sti­tutes entrant’s full and uncon­di­tional agree­ment to and accep­tance of these Terms & Con­di­tions. The con­test is spon­sored by Adobe Sys­tems Europe Lim­ited, Mar­ket House, 34–38 Mar­ket Street, Maid­en­head, Berk­shire, SL6 8AD.

(1) ELIGIBILITY: The con­test is open to any­one over the age of 18 who resides legally in Europe or holds a valid cur­rent Euro­pean stu­dent visa at the time of the con­test start date. Employ­ees, inde­pen­dent con­trac­tors, offi­cers and direc­tors of Adobe or an Adobe affil­i­ates and their imme­di­ate fam­ily mem­bers and per­sons liv­ing in the same house­hold of such per­sons are not eli­gi­ble to par­tic­i­pate in the contest.

(2) HOW TO ENTER: The par­tic­i­pant must:

  1. Ensure they have the Insta­gram app on their iOS or Android mobile phone
  2. Take a photo
    1. Using the props pro­vided in the direct mail pack; or
    2. At DMEXCO; or
    3. At Social Media Week; or
    4. Related to Adobe Social
  3. Upload it to Insta­gram and tag with #AdobeSocial

The con­test open­ing date is 6th Sep­tem­ber 2012. The clos­ing date is mid­day on 26th Octo­ber, 2012.  Remem­ber to include all con­tact details as directed.  Any per­sonal data pro­vided will not be used for mar­ket­ing pur­poses unless the entrant opts-in to receive such mar­ket­ing infor­ma­tion. The opt-in to receive mar­ket­ing infor­ma­tion is not a pre­req­ui­site for par­tic­i­pa­tion in the con­test. For more infor­ma­tion about Adobe’s Pri­vacy Pol­icy, please go to: http://​www​.adobe​.com/​u​k​/​m​i​s​c​/​p​r​i​v​a​c​y​.​h​tml.

(3) PRIZES: No alter­na­tive prize, cash equiv­a­lent, or other sub­sti­tu­tion is per­mit­ted except by Adobe in the event of prize unavail­abil­ity.  The prize is non-transferable. All taxes (if any), and any inci­den­tal expenses asso­ci­ated with col­lec­tion of a prize, are the sole respon­si­bil­ity of the winner.

(4) SELECTION OF WINNER: Win­ner will be deter­mined by Adobe Sys­tems Europe Lim­ited from all eli­gi­ble entries received.  We will select a weekly win­ner at mid­day on 21st and 28th Sep­tem­ber 2012, 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th Octo­ber 2012 as well as 3 win­ners at DMEXCO on 13th Sep­tem­ber 2012 and 2 win­ners at Social Media Week on 27th Sep­tem­ber 2012. Win­ner will be noti­fied via a com­ment on their Insta­gram pho­to­graph.  Win­ner will then be requested to email Adobe their details and Adobe will post the prize to them.   Win­ner may be required to sign and return a release of lia­bil­ity, dec­la­ra­tion or affi­davit of eli­gi­bil­ity, and where law­ful, a pub­lic­ity con­sent agree­ment upon col­lec­tion of the prize as a con­di­tion of receiv­ing the prize.  The winner’s name and photo (taken when col­lect­ing the prize) will be pro­moted online (typ­i­cally our Adobe blog and Face­book page).  Adobe is not respon­si­ble for late, lost, mis­di­rected, or unsuc­cess­ful efforts to notify the win­ner.  If the selected win­ner can­not be con­tacted, is inel­i­gi­ble, fails to claim a prize, or fails to timely return the com­pleted and exe­cuted dec­la­ra­tion and releases as required, prizes may be for­feited and an alter­na­tive win­ner selected.

(5) GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Con­duct of the Adobe­So­cial Insta­gram Com­pe­ti­tion and selec­tion of the win­ner is in Adobe’s sole dis­cre­tion, and Adobe’s deci­sions are final and bind­ing. Adobe, agents and rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Adobe, its affil­i­ates, sub­sidiaries, adver­tis­ing, pro­mo­tion and ful­fill­ment agen­cies, and legal advi­sors are not respon­si­ble for and shall not be liable for:  (i) late, lost, delayed, dam­aged, mis­di­rected, incom­plete, illeg­i­ble, unin­tel­li­gi­ble, or postage-due entries; (ii) any con­di­tion caused by events beyond the con­trol of Adobe that may cause the con­test to be dis­rupted or cor­rupted; (iii) any print­ing or typo­graph­i­cal errors in any mate­ri­als asso­ci­ated with the Tech­ni­cal Com­mu­ni­ca­tions con­test; (iv) any injuries, losses, or dam­ages of any kind aris­ing in con­nec­tion with or as a result of the prize, or accep­tance, pos­ses­sion, or use of the prize, or from par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Tech­ni­cal Com­mu­ni­ca­tions con­test; (v) elec­tronic hard­ware or soft­ware pro­gram, net­work, Inter­net, or com­puter mal­func­tions, fail­ures, or dif­fi­cul­ties of any kind, and (vi) failed, incom­plete, gar­bled, or delayed com­puter trans­mis­sions. Adobe reserves the right to per­ma­nently dis­qual­ify from any con­test any per­son it believes has inten­tion­ally vio­lated these rules.  All issues and ques­tions con­cern­ing the con­struc­tion, valid­ity, inter­pre­ta­tion and enforce­abil­ity of these Terms & Con­di­tions, or the rights and oblig­a­tions of par­tic­i­pant and Adobe in con­nec­tion with this con­test, shall be gov­erned by, and con­strued in accor­dance with the laws of Eng­land and Wales.