Me & My Pets – Facebook monthly giveaway and cover competition

This page outlines the terms and conditions for the Me & My Pets Facebook monthly giveaway and cover competition.

If you have any questions which are not covered by the information on this page then please get in touch with our customer service team.

1. By submitting your photo for the Me & My Pets cover stars monthly competition, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. These operate separately to Facebook’s terms and conditions and are not affiliated in any way. You also remain subject to Facebook’s terms and conditions.

2. If you are under 16 you must check that your parent or guardian is happy for you to submit your picture. You must provide your name, age, address and the name, contact telephone number and email address of your parent or guardian. We require the consent in writing (which may include e-mail) of the parent or guardian of the author of a photograph who is under 16 years of age in order to publish that photograph and the author's name, age and town or city of residence.

3. By submitting your photograph for publication you represent and warrant that it is your own original work, is not copied, and does not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use. You further warrant and represent that your photograph is not obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations.

4. We cannot consider photographs submitted on behalf of another person.

5. The winning photo will be selected at the sole discretion of the Me & My Pets team. We will not supply any payment for photographs.

6. We will announce the winner on our Facebook page. If you are selected as the winner we will endeavour to also notify you via Facebook. Upon receiving notification that you are the winner of the competition, you must supply your contact details within 30 days of it being announced in order to claim your prize. Only the originally offered prize can be redeemed and no alternatives – cash or otherwise – will be offered.

7. Publication of the selected photographs as the Me & My Pets Facebook cover image will usually take place on the first working day after the competition closes, however this will remain at our discretion.

8. By submitting a photograph you: a) give us permission to publish it on our social media properties and websites; and b) grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to republish it in any format including without limitation in print and electronic formats; and b) you give us permission to use your name and town or city of residence (and age if you are under 16) for the purpose of identifying you as the author of your photograph.

9. We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) or graphic as we think fit to appear in print and on meandmypets.com web site, and we may remove your photograph(s) or graphics at any time. Your name may also be published alongside your photograph(s) or graphic, and we may edit or delete any comments which you submit along with your photograph(s) or graphic.

10. IMPORTANT: You retain ownership of the copyright in your photograph as its author and you are free to republish it wherever you wish and in whatever medium you want.

11. We take no responsibility for photographs that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered for any technical or other reason. To the extent permitted by law we shall not be liable for any loss or damage resulting from submission or publication of your photographs (except for death, personal injury or fraud, as a result of negligence).

12. Please do not send printed photographs in the post as we cannot accept non-digital entries, and we will not return your photograph to you.

13. Any personal data submitted by you will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation. Please see our privacy policy available here for details of how personal data may be processed.

14. In these terms and conditions "we" and "us" means Me & My Pets. The general website terms and conditions, available here apply.

15. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted according to English law and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with any disputes arising in connection with them.

16. This competition is not open to the employees, or families of, or anyone else otherwise affiliated with Me & My Pets.