Malta Public Transport

Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition

Enter our Tallinja Birthday Selfie photography competition for the chance to win one of 5 fantastic prizes. Send us your picture, depicting the tallinja birthday theme, which must be between 1Mb and 3Mb in size, along with your name, customer number, address and telephone number to competitions@publictransport.com.mt.

1. Who Can Enter

The Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition is open only to legal residents of Malta who are at least five (5) years old. Employees of Malta Public Transport, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees, are not eligible to enter.

2. Administration

The photography competition is administered by Malta Public Transport. This Photo Contest is in no way sponsored by, endorsed by, administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

3. Entry Period

The photography competition begins on Friday 1 July, 2016 and ends on Sunday 31 July, 2016 (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will not be eligible. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition.

4. What to Enter 

For our Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition, we’d like to see you celebrating the 1st anniversary of the tallinja card. Capture a selfie moment featuring your tallinja card in a happy environment! Photos could include any props and accessories associated with birthday parties to depict the theme.

5. Eligibility 

To ensure eligibility for the contest, please submit files between 1MB and 3MB in size. Smaller files will not be uploaded, while larger files may be rejected by our email system.

Entries are to be submitted electronically in a .JPEG .jpg, or.png form.

Entries should include metadata if at all possible. Caption information should include:

  • Name of entrant
  • Customer number (found on the tallinja card)
  • Contact telephone number
  • Email address
  • Postal address

Previously published material for which non-exclusive rights were granted may be entered as long as you still maintain the right to grant us a license (see "Your Rights" below). You must be able to disclose when and where the photo appeared previously to The Nature Conservancy upon request.

If you choose to include other people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted, and must be able to provide copies of those releases to Malta Public Transport upon request.

The following submissions are ineligible:

  • Photos that violate or infringe upon another person's rights, including but not limited to copyright.
  • Photos that contain sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content.
  • Images that involve putting any individual in danger.
  • Images taken prior to 1 July, 2016.

Malta Public Transport shall determine entry eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion.

6. How to Enter

All images must be submitted to competitions@publictransport.com.mt including your name, email and other information about your photo submission.

You may enter once. The Administrator reserves the right to reject any additional entries or entries that do not comply with these Official Rules.

By entering, you indicate your unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding. You cannot win a prize unless you comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

Entrants may be asked to supplement their submission (such as with a paragraph about their photo or the highest resolution version of their photo) anytime on or after July 1, 2016. 

7. Prizes

Malta Public Transport will award the following prizes:

Five (5) winners (one winner from each tallinja card category of Adult, Child, Concession, Student and Gozo) will choose one of the following prizes:

  • 1TB PlayStation4 with 2 controllers + 12month PS Plus; or
  • GoPro Hero4 Black; or
  • 50” LED Flat-screen TV.

Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.

8. Judging

Photos will be judged on originality, composition, artistic merit and overall impact. Higher scores will be given to photos depicting the birthday theme and showing the tallinja card in a celebratory environment. Judging will be conducted by a panel of Malta Public Transport employees and may include guest judges to be selected by Malta Public Transport at its sole discretion (the “Panel”). The Panel will evaluate all valid entries and pick one winner.

9. Questions

Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed to competitions@publictransport.com.mt

10. Your Rights

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit - including ownership if applicable.

If you submit a photograph to enter the Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition, you grant Malta Public Transport a royalty-free, non-exclusive right during the Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition to:

  • Display the photograph on the Malta Public Transport website
  • Display the photograph on the Tallinja Birthday Selfie Competition Facebook Album
  • Allow third-parties to share the photograph on the following social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

If your photograph is a winner, you grant Malta Public Transport a royalty-free, non-exclusive right, in perpetuity, to:

  • Use the photograph on the Internet and in Social Media.
  • Use the photograph in Malta Public Transport’s internal and external communications materials including but not limited to web sites and web publications, fact sheets, fund raising publications, advertising, multimedia, presentation and membership services, annual report and newsletters.
  • Retain a digital copy of your photograph.

11. Other Terms and Conditions

By participating in the competition, winners agree to participate in an award ceremony and a professional photoshoot, and to grant Malta Public Transport a royalty-free, exclusive right in perpetuity to use photos from these events in internal and external communications materials including but not limited to web sites and web publications, fact sheets, fund raising publications, advertising, multimedia, presentation and membership services, annual report and newsletters.

Except where prohibited, a potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, including proof of age, and liability/publicity release within 3 days. If a potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian will be required to sign the documents on his/her behalf. If a potential winner fails to return these documents on time, an alternate potential winner may be selected in his/her place.

Malta Public Transport will endeavour to credit all photographs.