World Photography Day 2015 Terms & Conditions


  1. The subject for the World Photography Day Competition is ‘The funny side of life’.
  2. The competition is open from Wednesday 19th August at noon till Wednesday 2nd September at noon.
  3. The competition is open to an unlimited number of participants.
  4. Only one photo allowed per entrant.
  5. Photo requirements. The chosen image should:
    1. Relate to the competition’s theme
    2. Be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrants must be the sole owner of copyright in all photographs entered. Furthermore, entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.
    3. not have been offered for sale, been the source of any income or entered into any other competition.
  6. To apply, one must:
    1. log onto our facebook page (
    2. click on the ‘World Photography Day’ tab beneath the cover photo
    3. Enter details and follow the steps required
  7. The entries will be uploaded onto the tab ‘World Photography Day’. They can be viewed by clicking on ‘vote’.
  8. There will be 3 winners in 3 different categories:
    1. Most public votes
    2. Most voted for by judges
    3. Most voted for by judges and public
  9. The prizes will be a €300 voucher for each category winner . All vouchers are redeemable against hardware products from Avantech Ltd.
  10. Should an entrant place first in more than one category, the first runner up will replace the first place in one of the categories.
  11. The finalists will be announced on Facebook on the 9th of September.
  12. The competition is open to Maltese Islands residents only. Employees of Avantech Ltd., as well as their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
  13. The judges will consider a range of factors including composition, technical ability and originality.
  14. Prizes are as stated and cannot be sold or transferred.
  15. The printed finalists photos will be the property of Avantech Ltd and will be used for decoration and promotion at the Avantech Building in San Gwann.
  16. Entrants will retain copyright in the photographs that they submit to Avantech Ltd. By entering the competition all entrants grant to Avantech Ltd. the right to publish and exhibit their photographs on Facebook, the Avantech website, blog, webpage, and any other medium seen fit to promote the competition and event.
  17. By entering, entrants will be deemed to have agreed to be bound by these rules and Avantech Ltd. reserves the right to exclude any entry from the competition at any time and at its absolute discretion if Avantech has reason to believe that an entrant has breached these rules.
  18. Avantech Ltd. reserves the right to cancel this competition or alter any of the rules at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if the circumstances arise outside of its control.