Hugh Baird College


Instagram Competition

Terms and Conditions

Hugh Baird College  and University Centre (“HB”) is running a termly competition using the Instagram platform (“Competitions”).

By submitting a photograph (“Submission”) for the Competitions, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

There is no requirement to pay to participate in the Competitions.

  • Eligibility
    • The termly competition open to all current students of Hugh Baird College and University Centre.
    • In order to win a competition you must:
      • be a current and enrolled student of HB
    • If you are selected as a winner of termly condition, HB may require that you provide proof (satisfactory to HB) that you meet the eligibility criteria. If you fail to provide such evidence on request, HB may withdraw the award and select another participant as winner.
    • To enter a Submission into the competition, you must upload the Submission to Instagram using the hashtag #myhb and tag in @hughbaird.

within 24 hours of notification and/or request.

  • The individual that submitted the Monthly Best will receive £25 in vouchers for use with The prize awarded (including the value of the vouchers and the outlet at which they can be redeemed) may be changed by HB at any time.
  • HB will endeavour to send/handover the vouchers within 7 days of publication of the winner(s) pursuant to paragraph 2.5.
  • Any Submission that you enter into a Monthly Best competition and any caption that you may submit as provided for in paragraph 7.1 must not: contain any material which is defamatory of any person; contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; promote sexually explicit material; promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; be likely to deceive any person; be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; promote any illegal activity; be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
  • If you provide a caption that HB considers (in its discretion) does not comply with paragraph 2.10, HB may either request that you provide a revised caption that does comply with paragraph 2.10 or select another Submission (whether submitted by you or any other individual) in accordance with paragraph 6. This paragraph 2.10 will apply to any revised or resubmitted captions that you provide and/or the reselected Submission.
  • If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, HB may select another Submission (whether submitted by you or any other individual) in accordance with paragraph 6.
  • No decision will be deemed to have been made as to the Submission that has won a Monthly Best competition (“Winning Submission”) unless and until the Winning Submission is published as provided for in paragraph 2.14. Even after publication, HB can revoke the decision including, without limitation, if the Winning Submission or you are disqualified.
  • HB may publish any Submission on all or any of myhb, the official HB Facebook page, the official HB Instagram page, other HB websites and in HB printed and online publications.
  • Intellectual Property
    • You acknowledge and agree that by entering a Submission for the Competitions other users of the internet will be able to view the Submission.
    • You warrant that you are the sole author and owner of your Submission, that the Submission is your own original work and it does not infringe any copyright, trade marks or other rights (including intellectual property rights) of any third party.
    • You grant to HB a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from and display (together with the right to incorporate into any other works in any form, media or technology know or later developed) any Submission submitted by you for the Competitions for the purposes of:
      • marketing and promotion of the Competitions and subsequent or other competitions run by HB; and
      • any other purpose anticipated by these Terms and Conditions;
  • Data Protection
    • You must have permission to use the name and likeness of any individual that appears in any Submission that you enter into the Competitions. You must also ensure that any such individuals consent to and have given you any necessary rights for the Submission to be used as anticipated in the Terms and Conditions.  HB reserves the right to require that you provide evidence of all relevant consents and rights and you must provide such evidence on request.
    • You acknowledge that, in connection with the Competitions, you will provide personal data to HB. HB will store and otherwise process that personal data only in connection with the administration and running of the Competitions and for the marketing and sending of information relating to the Competitions or future competitions run by HB.  Your data will be handled in accordance with HB’s obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the HB Privacy Policy.
    • In entering a Submission to the Competitions, you give HB the right to use your name, likeness, photograph, voice and/or opinions for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
  • HB Liability
    • HB may at any time in its absolute discretion and without notice change the details of or cancel any or all Competitions, vary these Terms and Conditions or alter the prizes available or their value.
    • HB and its agents and representatives hereby expressly exclude any liability whether in contract, tort, criminal law, breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, damage, injury or disappointment (including without limitation any pure economic loss) suffered or incurred by you and whether foreseeable or not in connection with the Competitions.
    • HB will not have any liability to you if you are unable to enter a Competition for any reason including, without limitation, a failure in computer systems or unavailability of any website.
    • All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute or common law are expressly excluded from these Terms and Conditions.
    • Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will limit or exclude HB’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud or for any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded at law.
  • Disqualification
    • HB may disqualify either you or a Submission from any or all Competitions (and remove any Submission from the Competitions) if:
      • you are not eligible to participate in the Competitions;
      • you or the Submission does not, at any time, comply with these Terms and Conditions.
      • any information provide by you is invalid, incorrect, or misleading;
      • a Submission is entered out of time or is faulty;
    • It is not permitted to use an automated system to enter Submissions. If you use an automated system to enter a Submission for the Competitions or a Submission is entered as a result of an automated system, you and/or the Submission may be disqualified.
  • General
    • Decisions of HB and, in particular, the HB Marketing Team will be final and binding and there will be no discussion or negotiation regarding the decision and/or selection and/or the process used by HB.
    • If you wish to contact HB about the Competitions, including to make a complaint, please send an email to: including “#myhb” in the title.
    • HB may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by amending this page. You must check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes HB makes.
    • No failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under these Terms and Conditions shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
    • These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

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