Membership Benefits Terms & Conditions

1. Membership Benefits

Membership of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year will provide you with a wide range of benefits as detailed on www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com/about/membership-benefits

The Membership package includes:

  • 5 free image credits for Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year for the Awards year during which you join. These credits will expire if unused during that Awards year
  • Discounts on magazine subscriptions, photographic printing, photography websites, photographic training courses

We reserve the right to change the benefits that apply to Membership at any time and without prior notice.

Any external providers of a benefit included within your Membership package will have absolute discretion in relation to the provision of services, and Membership of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year does not guarantee that the external provider will accept an application from a Member for the provision of services.

Services supplied from an external provider will be subject to the provider’s own terms and conditions, and we do not accept any liability for loss or damage suffered as a result of a fault, error or omission in the provision of these services.

We reserve the right to change our external providers without prior notice and our decision on services provided is final.

2. The Membership Contract
When you click to submit your application on line, you are making an offer to join the Membership of Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year which, if accepted by us, will result in a legally binding contract.

At the point of renewal of your Membership, your renewal payment is confirmation of the continued acceptance of this contract. You may not transfer any of your rights and obligations under these terms and conditions to another person.

3. On Line application
For on line applications you will either have sight of a confirmation page or receive an email. If you have supplied your email address, acknowledgement that your application has been received and is being processed does not yet mean that the contract between us is formed.

4. Cooling off period
We offer a seven working days’ cooling off period for new Members, effective from the day your application is accepted. This will allow you to cancel your subscription without any penalty. If you wish to cancel your new Member subscription, you must notify us within these seven working days by email.

5. Force Majeure
Neither party shall be liable to the other for any delay or non performance of its obligations by reason of matters beyond its control including, but not limited to, any act of terrorism, war, riot, civil commotion, compliance with any law or government order, fire, flood or storm, strikes, or any other industrial dispute, delay in transit, power failure, postal delay, or any event that cannot be reasonably be planned for or avoided. In which case, we will deliver as soon as is reasonably possible.

6. Cancellations and Renewals
Your Membership is an agreement which starts from the time of payment until closing date for entries of the current Awards year.
You may cancel your Membership by using the Unsubscribe button on your My Account page, via your Paypal account or by sending an email but no refund will be given unless the cancellation is made with the 7-day cooling off period (see above).

Memberships will be renewed automatically prior to the launch of next year’s Awards when Members will receive their new allocation of 5 free image credits to be used for the following year’s entry.

7. Price Information
Fees displayed on the application section of the website will prevail at all times in relation to Membership

You may make a one-off payment for a one-year Membership subscription, by PayPal.
We reserve the right to increase the price of the Membership subscription on an annual basis. You will be informed of any fee increase within your renewal email. If we discover an error in the price of your Membership subscription, we will inform you as soon as is reasonably possible.
Fees are for individual Membership only.

8. Liability
Our liability to you will not extend to any Membership related benefits, goods or services provided by an external provider. We specifically exclude liability for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your involvement in whatever manner with an external provider.
These Terms and Conditions do not and shall not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

9. Data Protection and use of Personal Data
Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is the Data Controller and Data Processor of any personal data you supply. The personal data you supply will be used to process your Membership subscription. As a Member your data will be used to administer your Membership. You will receive Membership communications and from time to time we will let you know about promotions.
We do not pass data to any third party.
If you wish to obtain a copy of your personal data held by us, then please email: [email protected] . Please note that you may be charged a fee of £10 for this service. You may also be asked to provide proof of your identity and for information that might help to locate the data you are seeking.
If you believe that any of the information we hold concerning you is incorrect or out of date, please provide us with the accurate information at the email address above

10. Data protection via the website
We will make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate. However, we cannot guarantee this and accept no liability for any information given via this website.
Even if data encryption is used, the security of information transmitted via the internet cannot be guaranteed. Any losses incurred or sustained by users who transmit information by electronic means shall be borne solely and exclusively by such user and in no event shall any such losses in whole or in part be borne by us.
Please see website terms and conditions.

11. Events
Members may be invited to events organised by us or our partners, to enable Members to gain information and make the best use of networking opportunities.

12. Variation
We may change these terms and conditions at any time upon giving you 14 days prior written notice. The most recent edition of these terms and conditions will be binding upon you.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by English law. You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based.
If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these Terms are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

14. Third parties
A person who is not party to these Terms shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

15. Early Bird Offer

All Members who join by 30 September 2016 (by 24.00hrs BST) will be entered into a Prize Draw to win an Elinchrom D-Lite RX One/One Softbox to Go Set.

See here for details of the prize: http://www.theflashcentre.com/elinchrom_d-lite_rx_oneone_softbox_kit.html?category_id=1035

The prize will be dispatched by The Flash Centre. In the circumstances of the winner being located in a very remote area of the world, a contribution to the delivery costs may be sought.

16. Additional promotions

PLFPOTY reserve the right to introduce additional joining incentives or prize draws during the course of the current Membership year. All existing Members from this year will automatically be entered.

17. Queries Comments and Complaints
We will respond to any complaint or query received within three working days. This may be an acknowledgement that we have received a complaint whilst further investigations are carried out.
If you have any queries, comments or complaints about your subscription please contact us on 01673 828764
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (excluding public holidays) Email: [email protected]

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