PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant Terms and Conditions
Welcome to the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant Terms and Conditions!
This document defines the Terms and Conditions (Terms) that govern your use of the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant (PhMuseum 2022 WPG or Grant) webpages. These Terms apply between You (You or Entrant), and PHmuseum Srl (PhMuseum or We), the Italy-based corporation with a registered office at Via Paolo Fabbri 10/2a, 40138, Bologna, Italy, Company Number IT03908051208, owning and operating the phmuseum.com website, all the related websites and services and the Photographic Museum of Humanity and PhMuseum trademarks.
By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PhMuseum 2022 WPG and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before applying to the PhMuseum 2022 WPG.
1. Grant rules
The PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant begins on 31 August 2022 at 12:01 am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and ends on 07 October 2022 at 11:59 pm (GMT). Entrants can participate by clicking on the Apply Now button available at phmuseum.com/w21 and following the guided submission process.
Entrants must be female or non-binary photographers, and at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Collaborative projects are accepted, under the condition that at least 50% of the team is composed of female and/or non-binary photographers. Each Entrant can submit one or more “Project”, defined as a set of photos built around a concept or a topic. Each Project must feature a minimum of 5 photos and a maximum of 20 photos that will be taken under consideration by the PhMuseum 2022 WPG Judges. Photos shall be uploaded in Jpg or Jpeg format and each individual photo cannot weigh more than 10 Megabytes. To complete the submission of a Project, the Entrant shall pay an entry fee of GBP 18 (or EUR 20 or USD 25) for each Project submitted before 16 September 2022 at 11:59 pm (GMT) and an entry fee of GBP 27 (or EUR 30 or USD 36) for each Project submitted from 17 September 2022 onwards unless differently stated on the Grant landing page.
Entry fees are automatically translated from GBP to USD or EUR according to your IP address.
Winners will be announced on phmuseum.com/w22 within 90 days of the deadline or extended deadline day. By accepting these Terms You agree and accept that the decisions of the Judges are final on all matters relating to the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant. The PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant is void where prohibited.
2. Prizes & Judges
The PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant will offer the following prizes:
- a) PhMuseum 2022 WPG 1st prize: EUR 5,000 plus a projection at Photo Vogue Festival 2022, and promotion via PhMuseum;
- b) PhMuseum 2022 WPG 2nd prize: EUR 2,000 plus a projection at Photo Vogue Festival 2022, and promotion via PhMuseum;
- c) PhMuseum 2022 WPG 2nd prize: EUR 1,000 plus a projection at Photo Vogue Festival 2022, and promotion via PhMuseum;
- d) PhMuseum 2022 WPG New Generation Prize: EUR 2,000 plus a projection at Photo Vogue Festival 2022, a remote consultancy, and promotion via PhMuseum;
- e) A solo exhibition at PhMuseum Lab in Bologna, Italy;
- f) 3 featured interviews on Vogue Italia;
- g) 6 Free Online Portfolio Reviews from PhMuseum Education;
- h) Up to 6 Main Prize Honorable Mentions;
- i) Up to 3 New Generation Prize Honorable Mentions;
Prizes at points (a), (b), (c), (d), (h) and (i) will be assigned by Judges Mirjam Kooiman, Dilys Ng, Poulomi Basu. Photographers who are 30 (thirty) years of age, or less, on the day of the PHM 2022 Women Photographers Grant final deadline are the only applicants eligible for prizes at points (d) and (i).
Prizes at point (e) and (g) will be assigned by Judges Giuseppe Oliverio and Rocco Venezia from PhMuseum.
Prizes at point (f) will be assigned by main Judges.
The cash amounts of the prizes are automatically translated from GBP to USD or EUR according to your IP address and might show a little discrepancy with the actual exchange rate. The amount that will be actually transferred is in EUR.
Each PhMuseum 2022 WPG participants will also benefit from a 20% discount on all the online one-to-one classes available at phmuseum.com/education purchased before 30 November 2022.
3. Candidates undertakings
By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the last step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You participate in the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
By doing so, You also acknowledge that the submission fee is not refundable. You further agree that You will authorise PhMuseum to permanently display your project in the results page phmuseum.com/w22 in case it is shortlisted or awarded a prize or an honourable mention. Moreover, You acknowledge that you cannot delete or edit any photos of the submitted Project from the PhMuseum website nor alter their order, if not allowed by the system, unless you ask us in writing to disqualify your submission from the competition.
By accepting these Terms and entering the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant You warrant that all the information submitted is true, current, and complete. You also warrant that You have all the necessary consents in relation to your entry and that You are the copyright owner of any copyright works submitted, e.g. photographs, texts, drawings, and PhMuseum's use of such works will be at no charge, will not infringe the rights of any third party, and You will fully indemnify PhMuseum in the event of any infringement.
You also acknowledge that the full names of the winners may be published by PhMuseum, and You grant to PhMuseum a non-exclusive perpetual, worldwide royalty free license to use and publish your entries in whole or in part in any media form whatsoever, for the sole purposes of the current and future Grant’s editions promotion.
If the photographs contain any material or elements that are not owned by the Entrant and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the publication, exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Terms without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.
4. PhMuseum undertakings
PhMuseum commits to credit the due amount to the cash prize winners within 180 days of the winners announcement, provided that the winner communicates via email to PhMuseum (i) valid and complete bank account details and (ii) a copy of a valid ID within 30 days after the winners announcement.
PhMuseum will notify each prize winner at the email address associated to the respective winners’ PhMuseum accounts within 90 days after the Grant closing date. The winner will have 15 days from the day he or she will be notified to answer PhMuseum and claim the prize. If PhMuseum is unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period as specified, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and PhMuseum reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these Terms and the Grant information.
PhMuseum commits to always mention the author copyrights. When You submit photographs to the PhMuseum website, You remain the copyright owner of the photographs You submit to the PhMuseum website and PhMuseum does not claim ownership over the photographs. To learn more about the copyrights treatment please visit our website’s Terms and Conditions.
By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, clicking the Pay and Submit button in the fifth step of the Grant submission process and completing the entry fee payment, You submit Your Project to the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant and You make the following representations and warranties:
a) You can lawfully enter into contracts under applicable law and You are at least 18 years old; b) You have obtained and have copies of model releases from all subjects depicted in the photograph(s) You submit to the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant, and such persons voluntarily consented to publication and/or dissemination of their likeness for all legal purposes.
Neither PhMuseum nor their associates, affiliates or partners assume any responsibility for photos submitted in violation of these Terms. Images that demonstrate violations on copyright and/or Grant policies will be removed & disqualified by PhMuseum after due investigations.
6. Limitation of liability
By participating, Entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless PhMuseum and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in the PhMuseum 2022 Women Photographers Grant-related activities.
PhMuseum assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorised access to Grant entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.
PhMuseum is not responsible for any issue with or technical malfunction of any online computer systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any damage to Entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to this Grant.
Neither PhMuseum nor its servants, agents, nor any other party or organization involved in the management, promotion, or administration of the Grant or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in the Grant will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of network availability, server functions (including but not limited to security functions by software used by PhMuseum or any third party), virus, malware, trojans, bugs, or other causes outside its control.
7. Dispute and claims
8. Right to cancel or suspend grant
If for any reason the Grant is not capable of running as planned for bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of PhMuseum that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Grant, PhMuseum reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Grant.
PhMuseum cannot promise that the services relating to the Grant will be free from errors or omissions nor that they will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition. These services may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons reasonably beyond the control of PhMuseum. PhMuseum will not be liable in the event that all or any part of the service relating to the Grant is discontinued, modified or changed in any way.
Last updated - 31 August 2022