Conditions of participation

This competition is organised by the Swiss Museum Pass Foundation, Heinrichstrasse 177, 8005 Zurich. The competition is not affiliated with, sponsored, supported or organized by Facebook, Instagram or any other social network.

The competition is open to persons who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. The entrant in the Photo Contest is the person who provides a photo for the Contest by uploading it via the website or by e-mail as the sender, either himself or through an authorized representative. The participant can only enter the competition once per participation phase. Participation is not limited to customers of the organizer and is not dependent on the purchase of a product or service.

SMP reserves the right to exclude participants from participation in the competition if the submitted photos violate applicable law or these conditions of participation.

The winners will be notified exclusively by e-mail to the participant who submitted the photo. No correspondence will be entered into regarding the competition. A cash payment is not possible. Legal action is excluded.

By uploading the photo, each participant declares that he/she holds all rights to the photo he/she has uploaded and agrees to the publication of the photo and his/her personal details. He or she also agrees that the Swiss Museum Pass Foundation may distribute the submitted photo material in connection with the competition without any claim to remuneration and publish it for an unlimited period of time.

Each participant affirms that the publication of his or her photo does not infringe the rights of third parties. This includes in particular third-party copyrights or personal rights of photographed persons. The participant indemnifies SMP from claims of third parties arising from the infringement of such rights and from the costs of legal proceedings. There is no right to participate in the competition and publish submitted photos. By participating, the participant declares his or her agreement with the rules of the photo competition.

SMP expressly reserves the right to cancel the competition without prior notice and without giving reasons. This applies in particular to any reasons which disrupt or prevent the scheduled course of the competition or if a correct execution is not possible for technical reasons.

To take part in the competition, personal data must be provided. The participant affirms that the personal details provided by him/her, in particular first and last name and e-mail address, are true and correct.

SMP points out that all personal data of the participant will not be passed on to third parties or made available to them for use without consent.

In the event of a win, the winner agrees to the publication of his/her name. This includes the announcement of the winner on the organiser’s website and its social media platforms.

The personal data collected during the photo competition (surname, first name, e-mail address) will be used exclusively for the purpose of the competition. The data will remain stored on the SMP servers even after the competition has ended.