條款及細則

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參賽資格

  • 參賽者必須年滿18歲。所有參賽者應了解和同意遵守香港總商會(以下簡稱「主辦機構」)及亞洲專業攝影師協會(以下簡稱「合作夥伴」)所訂下的比賽條款和細則。

  • 每名香港特區永久性居民只可選擇參加「繁榮香港」或「發掘香港」組別,而非香港特區永久性居民只可參加「發掘香港」組別。每位參賽者可以在所參賽的組別中提交兩份作品。

  • 主辦機構和合作夥伴的僱員、評選團的成員及其直系親屬均不可參賽。


作品提交

  • 參賽作品必須於1997年7月1日後在香港拍攝,並且是未曾發表、出售或參加過其他比賽的原創作品。比賽作品中不可以含有任何產品或公司的廣告成分。

  • 所有作品不得侵犯任何第三者的權利,包括但不限於知識產權、版權、肖像權、保密和隱私權等。參賽者須保證其所提交的作品不侵犯上述及此類權利,並承擔所有法律責任,以及因違反法律和法規而引致的任何訴訟和賠償。主辦機構、合作夥伴、媒體夥伴、贊助商、支持機構及有關單位拒絕負上因使用和發表參賽作品而引致的任何法律糾紛或責任,而參賽者須賠償因為參賽作品違反第三方權利所招致的全部費用和損失。

  • 參賽者可以自由選擇任何能表達比賽主題的元素,並提交一個中文或/和英文的標題。 參賽者可同時遞交一段不超過30字的中文或英文的作品說明,闡述相片主題。

  • 參賽作品的格式必須為8百萬像素或以上、大小不超過5MB的JPEG檔案。比賽不接受使用非比賽官方網站線上系統的方式提交作品。

  • 參賽者可以輕微編輯作品,例如刪除斑點或調整照片的亮度和顏色飽和度,但不能修改照片的構圖內容。

  • 比賽不接受以電腦制作、合成或含有水印的照片。主辦機構、合作夥伴和評審團有權懷疑及拒絕接受任何曾經或可能被修改的問題作品。

  • 參賽作品必須於截止日期前遞交。檔案一經網上提交,在任何的情況下都不能更替。

  • 參賽者保有其參賽作品的版權。同時,參賽者授權利予主辦機構、合作夥伴、媒體合作夥伴、贊助商、支持機構及有關單位在任何宣傳材料、媒介和場合上發布和展示獲獎作品,而事前不需要向參賽者作出通知和繳付任何版權費用。

  • 參賽者有責任保持誠信和維持比賽的正面形象。主辦機構有絕對酌情權接受或拒絕任何申請。任何被懷疑違反比賽條款及細則的作品,將會被取消參賽資格。如有任何爭議,主辦機構將保留最終決定權。

  • 就選拔得獎者而言,評審委員會擁有最終決定的權力。主辦機構亦保留權力,可以取消得獎者的資格,以及收回或撤銷任何已頒發的獎項而無需賦予得獎者任何追討賠償的權利。

  • 如中、英文版本有任何歧義,應以英文版本為準。


免責聲明

  • 主辦機構、合作夥伴、媒體合作夥伴、贊助商、其他支持機構及有關單位將不會就參賽作品的錯誤、遺漏、刪除、被盜、毀壞和未經授權使用或被修改等承擔任何責任。

  • 參賽者所提供的個人及其他資料只會被用作登記報名、統計、聯絡及宣傳之用。



Terms & Conditions

Entrants

  • An entrant must be aged 18 or over. All entrants should understand and abide by the terms and conditions of the competition organized by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (“Organizer”) in partnership with the PPAC Professional Photographers Asia (“Project Partner”).

  • Each Hong Kong permanent resident can participate in either the "Prosperous HK" or "Exploring HK" category only, and a non-Hong Kong permanent resident can only take part in the "Exploring HK" category. Each entrant is allowed to submit two entries in the same category.

  • Employees of the Organizer and Project Partner, Judging Panel members and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the competition.


Submissions

  • A submission must be an original photograph taken by the contestant in Hong Kong SAR after 1 July 1997, which has not been sold, published or entered in other competitions. No advertising of products or companies is allowed.

  • All images must not infringe the rights of any third parties, including but not limiting to intellectual property rights, copyrights, rights of portrait, confidentiality and privacy. In submitting any photograph, the entrant warrants that it does not infringe any such rights. Entrants will bear all legal liabilities and be responsible for any litigations and compensations arising from the breach of law and regulations. The Organizer, project partner, media partners, sponsors, supporting organizations and related parties disclaim any legal disputes or liabilities of using and publishing the photographs, and entrants shall indemnify the Organizer, project partner, media partners, sponsors, supporting organizations and related parties against any losses they might suffer as a result of any photographs that entrants submit breaching third party rights.

  • Entrants can choose any element to depict the themes. A photo’s title must be provided in either English or Chinese, or preferably in both languages. A photo caption is optional, but it should not be more than 30 characters or 30 English words.

  • An entry must be in JPEG format(.jpg)and 8 Megapixels or above. The size of each photo shall not exceed 5 MB. Only online entries to the official website/page will be eligible and no printed or film submissions will be accepted.

  • Entrants may minimally edit the images, remove spots or adjust brightness and colour saturation of photographs, but not manipulate the content. Computer generated images or composite photos, and watermarks on photographs are not accepted. The Organizer, Project Partner and Judging Panel reserve the right to reject any photographs which they suspect may have been manipulated.

  • Submissions must be received before the closing date. No substitutions will be allowed under any circumstances once the original entry is submitted for competition.

  • The entrants retain the copyright of their image(s). By entering the competition, entrants grant the right to the Organizer, Project Partner, media partners, sponsors, supporting organizations and related parties to publish and exhibit the winning photographs on any publicity materials, means and events. Prior consent from entrants is not required and no copyright royalty shall be paid to the entrants.

  • Entrants are responsible for maintaining the integrity and the positive image of the competition. The decision to accept or decline any applications shall be at the sole discretion of the Organizer. Any entries that the Organizer suspects are in violation of the terms and conditions will be disqualified, and the Organizer reserves the right of final decision in case of any dispute.

  • In terms of selecting winners, the decision of the Judging Panel is final. The Organizer however reserves the right to disqualify any winners and to withdraw or revoke any awards and prizes so granted, without entitling the winners to any compensation therefore.

  • In case of any discrepancy between the English version and Chinese version of the Competition Document, the English version shall prevail.


Disclaimer

  • The Organizer, Project Partner, media partners, sponsors, supporting organizations and related parties assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.

  • All personal data and information provided by entrants will be used for the purposes of enrollment, statistical use, correspondence and publicity only.