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Jubilee Family Competition - Terms and Conditions

  1. This competition is open to families residing in the UK, excluding employees of the National Portrait Gallery, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the competition. Any entrant who fails to comply with the entry instructions set out in these terms and conditions will be automatically disqualified from the competition. Proof of eligibility must be provided upon request.
  2. The competition launches at 9am on Thursday 28 April 2022 and closes at 5pm on Tuesday 17 May 2022. All entries must be completed by 5pm on Tuesday 17 May 2022 in order to be entered into the competition. Entries received after this time will not be eligible for consideration.
  3. For the purpose of this competition, a family is defined as including at least one member who is under the age of 18, along with at least one adult over 18, who they are related to and/or have guardianship of. Please note that not all family members need to be present in the submission.
  4. To enter the competition, participants must submit a photograph of them recreating one of the royal portraits which features Queen Elizabeth I in our Collection. This photograph can be taken via smartphone, tablet or camera and must be submitted as a JPEG or PNG, with a minimum size of 0.7MB and a maximum of 3MB. The competition is limited to one submission per person. The submission must feature someone under 18, however an adult does not need to be present in the photograph. All entries are to be submitted via the National Portrait Gallery’s competition portal by a parent or guardian.
  5. By submitting your photograph, you confirm that your contribution is yours and/or your family’s/child own original work, is not defamatory, does not infringe any UK laws and that you have the consent of all individuals photographed. You also confirm that consent has been given by the parent or guardian of anyone under 18 who is identifiable in your contribution for the image to be entered and shared.
  6. By entering the competition, you confirm that the National Portrait Gallery may share all submissions across the Gallery website and social media channels. 
  7. By entering this competition you are consenting for your image to be used for marketing and press purposes in relation to the competition. 
  8. You or your child/ren’s full names and your geographical locations will not be disclosed at any point.
  9. Three prizes are available to win, each comprise a copy of the National Portrait Gallery’s Elizabeth II: Princess, Queen, Icon book and other items from the Gallery’s Platinum Jubilee shop range.
  10. The prize does not include anything other than that specifically mentioned above. The prize cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative in any circumstance, nor can it be transferred or resold.
  11. Entries will only be accepted if they comply with all entry instructions and are submitted via the National Portrait Gallery’s competition portal. Individuals may only enter once; all additional entries will be disqualified. Any entries that the National Portrait Gallery considers (in its absolute discretion) to be fraudulent, defamatory or do not comply with entry requirements, will be immediately disqualified. This will be decided at the Gallery’s discretion. No third party or bulk entries will be counted. If it becomes apparent that either a participant or household is using any means to circumvent this condition such as, and without limitation, multiple email accounts, multiple reproduced or computer-generated entries, using multiple identities, fraudulently falsifying data, acting fraudulently or dishonestly in the opinion of the promoter or otherwise acting in violation of these terms, these participants will be disqualified, and any prize entitlement will be void. Incomplete, corrupted, incorrect or late entries will not be accepted. Responsibility is not accepted for entries that are incomplete, incorrect, corrupted or lost due to technical or computer hardware reasons. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt. 
  12. By entering this competition, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these rules, permissions and terms and conditions.
  13. All entries will be reviewed by a team at the National Portrait Gallery and a long list will then be reviewed by the Gallery’s Youth Forum, before the final three winners are chosen by judge, Kymara Akinpelumi. This decision will be final. Due to the high number of images that are likely to be received, no feedback on individual entries will be given.
  14. The winners will be notified by email via the address provided upon entering and announced via the Gallery’s website on Saturday 4 June 2022. The winners must respond to the National Portrait Gallery team via email to claim the prize within 10 days of being contacted. If the prize is not claimed within this timeframe, then the winner(s) will automatically forfeit their prize and another winner(s) will be chosen.
  15. It is the responsibility of the entrant to provide correct, up-to-date details when entering the competition and acceptance of the prize. The National Portrait Gallery cannot be held responsible for winners failing to supply accurate information which affects prize acceptance or delivery of their prize.
  16. The National Portrait Gallery reserves the right to verify the winners and ask for proof of identity, age and address and to withdraw prize entitlement where there are reasonable grounds to believe there has been a breach of these terms and conditions.
  17. The National Portrait Gallery reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at its own discretion. The National Portrait Gallery also reserves the right to cancel, amend, withdraw, terminate or temporarily suspend this competition in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, with no liability to any entrants or third parties but will use all reasonable endeavours to avoid consumer disappointment.
  18. The National Portrait Gallery is committed to protecting your privacy. Under data protection law, we need a lawful basis to collect and use your personal data. The Gallery will hold all personal data securely. Please see https://www.npg.org.uk/footer/privacy-cookies for more information on the National Portrait Gallery's data protection policy.

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