Contest rules



Article 1: Organizer

Identification of the various protagonists in the context of its implementation and follow-up:

The website www.singularlens.com is edited by:

the non-profit organization ACTI’IMAGE, constituted in accordance with the French law of 1901 concerning non-profit organizations, whose head office is situated 19 cité Dutrey 33300 BORDEAUX, registered under the following number and represented by its president, Mr. Julien DUMEAU.

05 24 61 96 11 actimage@act-image.fr www.act-image.fr

The publication director of the website is : Mr. David HELMAN.

The website is hosted by :OVH

IT IS RECALLED THAT FOR ANY QUESTION OR REQUEST FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING THE SITE, OR ANY REPORTING OF CONTENT OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, THE USER MAY CONTACT THE PUBLISHER AT THE EMAIL ADDRESS ABOVE OR ADDRESS A RECOMMENDED MAIL WITH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT TO THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE ACTI'IMAGE NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Glossary the website : corresponds to the internet website www.singulralens.com user : person who navigates on the site without having a member space member : person who possesses a membership space membership space : space created on inscription to participate in the contest contest : actions organized on the website to promote photography around a theme endowment : award received by a member when their work is chosen by the jury jury : group of photography professionals who decide on the attribution of the prizes.

The website www.singularlens.com has for object the sharing of photographs and the organization of free photographic contests.

The website permits participating in contests, voting and participating in Forums...

The proposed prizes are without obligation of purchase according to the modalities of the present regulation. They are accessible via the website www.singularlens.com which is a site for the sharing of photographs and game contests.

Article 2: The participants

Anyone with an interest in photography and having created a member space. (private individual or legal entity, adult or minor with a parental authorization). Are excluded from any participation and the benefit of any endowment, whether directly or indirectly, all the staff and volunteers of the organizer.

Article 3: Conditions of participation

These contests are open to members of the site www.singularlens.com.

To become a member, you must create a member area. For this, any private person or legal entity, major or minor with parental agreement must complete the registration form. The organizer reserves the right to carry out all necessary verifications concerning the identity, postal and / or electronic address of the participants. Participation in the contests implies for all participants the full and unreserved acceptance of these rules.

Failure to comply with these rules will automatically cancel the participation and the possible award of prize(s).

Moreover, participation in the contests is made via the Internet, it implies knowledge and acceptance of the characteristics and limits of the Internet, and more generally the terms of use of the site www.singularlens.com. (see Terms of Use).

Article 4: Rules for participation

To participate in the contests

The member of the site must register by completing the registration form and filling in all required fields (email, surname, first name). The form will be available on the website www.singularlens.com.

The User who holds an account becomes a member of the Site (hereinafter the "member"). See the TOU for the procedure for creation of accounts.

Use of watermarks are totally forbiden on pictures.

Article 5: Selection of Prizewinners

5.1 The winners of the prizes will be chosen by a jury chosen by the organizer.

5.2 The winners will be contacted by email by the organizer. If a winner fails to come forward within one month of reception of this email, he will not be entitled to the prize awarded to him. Therefore, the next member in the ranking will then be designated in his place.

5.3 By the sole acceptance of the prize, the member authorizes the organizer to use his pictures and his copyright in any public-promotional event, on the website www.singularlens.com and on any affiliated site or support, without such use giving rise to any rights or remuneration other than the prize won

5.4 The winners must comply with the regulations. If they do not meet the criteria of this regulation and the description of the contest, their prizes will not be awarded

Members shall allow all verifications concerning their identity, age, postal address or the loyalty and sincerity of their participation. In this respect, the organizer reserves the right to request a copy of the winner's ID before sending the prize. Any false declaration, false identification or address will result in the immediate elimination of the participant and the cancellation of the prizes.

Article 6: Prizes

6.1 The nature and value of the prizes are those indicated on the description of each contest organized by www.singularlens.com The prizes will be given to the Member by any means deemed necessary by the organizer (mail, email, transport ...). In the case of a financial valuation, payment by Paypal will be privileged by the Organizer.

6.2 If a winner does not wish to benefit from his prize, the prize will then be offered to the second and then the third prize-winner and so on in the order of the ranking. If none of these people wish to take advantage of the prize, the organizer would be obliged to cancel it.

6.3 The organizer cannot be held responsible for sending prizes to an inaccurate address due to the negligence of the winner. If the prizes cannot be delivered to the recipient for any reason, independently of the organizer's will, they will definitely remain the property of the organizer.

6.4 The prizes are not interchangeable against another object or against any monetary value and cannot give rise to a partial or total reimbursement. Members are advised that the sale or exchange of prizes is strictly prohibited.

Article _7: Intellectual Property rights

The general structure of the website www.singularlens.com, as well as the texts, graphics, images, sounds and videos composing it, are the property of the publisher. Any representation and/or reproduction and/or partial or total exploitation of the contents and services proposed by the site by any process whatsoever, without the prior authorization and in writing of ACT'IMAGE is strictly forbidden and would be liable to constitute an infringement of Articles L 335-2 and following of the Code of Intellectual Property.

ACT'IMAGE grants to users and members a free, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable right to access and use the site, subject to the acceptance of the TOU.

Any other rights are expressly excluded without our prior written consent.

The content (other than the content of the Members) included or accessible on or through the Site, including any text, graphics, logos, names, marks, designations, tabs, features, images, sounds, data, and any other hardware or software is the exclusive property of ACT'IMAGE, protected by intellectual property law, and is subject to the laws and regulations applicable in this matter.

Any unauthorized reproduction would constitute an infringement punishable by articles L. 335-2 and following of the Code of the intellectual property. The content of www.singularlens.com must not be downloaded, copied, altered, modified, deleted, distributed, transmitted, distributed, sold, rented, leased or exploited (in whole or in part) in any manner whatsoever, without the express written consent of ACT’IMAGE.

The user agrees not to use or exploit the Content of the Site for any purpose other than those referred to in these TOU. Furthermore, the user is not authorized to modify, improve, edit, translate, decompile, disassemble or create one or more derivative works from the content of the www.singularlens.com website (in all or in part), unless this possibility has been expressly granted by www.singularlens.com or by the owners of this content(s), under a separate agreement.

Article 8 : Members Copyright's

Each member declares to be the author of the photos deposited, and that they do not violate nor prejudice any right of a third party. The member declares and warrants that the content of the photographs is entirely original and does not contain any borrowing from a preexisting intellectual work that might engage the responsibility of ACT’IMAGE. The member also guarantees, where appropriate, that it has obtained the authorizations making this loan possible. The member guarantees to have obtained from persons whose image, voice, name or other attribute of personality would be represented in the photographs, the express authorization to exploit these elements publicly under the conditions referred to herein. In particular, the member guarantees ACT'IMAGE against any third party claim or action based on personality rights and in particular the right to the image of the persons possibly represented in the photographs. The member declares and warrants that the photographs are free from any defamatory, abusive, unlawful or privacy-related material. The member guarantees, more generally, the conformity of the photos to the laws and regulations in force.

The member guarantees ACT'IMAGE the peaceful exercise of the use of the photographs present against any disorder, claim, eviction and action for infringement, by himself or by any third party, and will entirely take the burden of any judicial and/or financial consequences that might result.

In addition, each member acknowledges and agrees that by submitting them to this site and services, he authorizes ACT'IMAGE and/or its partners to use his photos, without any form of remuneration, for a maximum period of 10 years in its communication supports (websites, social networks, publishing, public exhibitions, etc.), and in particular:

the right to reproduce and represent the work without limitation of number, in whole or in part, by any means and processes, on any present or future media, known or unknown, for non-commercial purposes

the right to represent or cause the work to be represented by any current, future, known or unknown means of communication

the right to reproduce and represent the works in the visitor's guidebook in the case of an exhibition as well as in any program, leaflet etc. distributed free of charge for the purpose of informing the public and promoting the exhibition.

For any use, the identity of the authors of the works will be inscribed under, on or next to the works.

Article 9: Game with no obligation to purchase

The reimbursement of the connection costs incurred for participation in the Competition will be limited to a maximum of 3 minutes of connection, based on the cost of local communication at the National rate in force at the time of writing of this regulation (0.16 euros per minute).

Participants who do not pay a connection fee related to the length of their communications (holders of an "unlimited" subscription, ADSL cable users ...) will not be able to obtain a refund.

Reimbursement will be made upon written request to the organizer. Participants must clearly indicate their full name, first and last name and full address, and must include a R.I.B (or a R.I.P.) as well as a copy of the supporting invoice with the dates and times of the connection clearly marked.

Reimbursement request will be made on the basis of a simple letter.

Article 10: Filing of regulations

In accordance with the French law of 2014-1545 of December 20, 2014, this regulation has not been deposited with a bailiff but can be consulted on simple request by email (actimage@act-image.fr) or by letter (19, Cité Dutrey, 33300 Bordeaux) enclosing a pre-stamped self-addressed envelope at the applicable rate.

Article 11: Personal data

11.1 It is recalled that in order to participate in the prizes, members must necessarily provide certain personal information concerning them (name, address, e-mail address ...). This information is recorded and saved in a computer file and is necessary for their participation to taken into account and for sending prizes. This information is intended for the organizer and may be transmitted to its technical service providers and to a service provider for the dispatch of prizes.

11.2 By participating in the contests, the member may also request the organizer subscribes him to its electronic newsletter. The data thus collected can be used within the legal framework.

11.3 In accordance with French law n° 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relative to data processing, files and freedom, participants have the right to access, rectify and delete data concerning them. To exercise these rights, members must send a letter to the organizer's postal address.

11.4Management of personal data

In France, personal data are protected by French Law No. 78-87 of 6 January 1978, French Law No. 2004-801 of 6 August 2004, article L. 226-13 of the Criminal Code and the European Directive of 24 October 1995. The information we collect is derived from voluntary registration and the information you provide to us is not and will never be disseminated to third parties.

Committed to the respect of the privacy of its users, ACT'IMAGE adheres to the collection and processing of personal information within this site, being carried out in accordance with French Law n° 78-17 Of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, known as the "Informatique et Libertés" law. In this respect, the site www.singularlens.com has been requested a declaration to the CNIL.

In accordance with the provisions of article 38 et seq. of the French law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 relative to data processing, files and freedoms, every user has the right to access, rectify and oppose personal data by sending a signed request in writing, accompanied by a copy of the identity card of the user with his signature specifying the address to which the reply should be sent.

You can exercise this right by directly contacting ACT'IMAGE.

ACT'IMAGE is committed to ensuring the highest level of protection of your personal data in accordance with the French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978.

Our privacy policy allows you to find out more about the collecting and processing of your personal data by ACT'IMAGE and your rights.

To know more about your rights you can also consult the site of the National Commission of Informatics and Liberties www.cnil.fr.

11.5. Processing of your personal data By visiting and/or using the site www.singularlens.com you agree to the collection and use of your personal data within the limits and the framework defined hereafter.

What data?

Consultation of the site is free. However, account creation is required to access certain services described above. In this case you are invited to leave personal data, either nominative or directly identifying (name, first name, telephone number, postal address, e-mail address ...). The mandatory or optional nature of the data is reported to you when collected by an asterisk.

We do not collect sensitive information about your racial or ethnic origins, political, philosophical or religious opinions, trade union membership or health.

In addition, during the consultation of our website and the use of our services, we collect and process data relating to your navigation (including cookies, your IP address, the addresses of the pages you have consulted and searches you have done) And to your terminal (type of browser used, model and version of your operating system, resolution of your screen, presence of some plug-ins, ...). We will also make an approximate geolocation of your home city from your IP address.

When?

We collect your data when:

-you create and use your personal account,

-you navigate on our site and consul tour products and services,

-you participate in a game or contest,

-you contact our users service

Why?

We use your personal date to allow you to :

-use our services,

-learn about the services about which you have expressed an interest and which are proposed to you on our site,

-have the possibility to participate in games or contests, animations, interact on forums, etc.

Article 12: Litigation

This Regulation is subject to French law.

To be taken into account, any challenges concerning the contest must be made in writing to the oganizer's postal address and no later than ninety (90) days after the deadline for participation in the contest as indicated in these rules.

In case of persistent disagreement on the application or interpretation of this regulation, and in the absence of amicable agreement, any dispute will be submitted to the competent court of Bordeaux, to which exclusive jurisdiction is granted.