Competition Terms and Conditions



By participating in the competition, you are agreeing to these competition terms and conditions. The competition is being run by Circle Square. owned and operated by The Circle Expert Limited (company number 10736918)

Eligibility to Enter

By entering the competition, you agree to the provisions of these terms and conditions and to comply fully with them.

You agree that, if you are a winner or commended photographer, you will take part in and cooperate fully with reasonable publicity, and you will agree to the use of your name and photograph in such publicity, for example, the publication of photograph(s) including your name in Circle Square and its partners’ email marketing, website and social media channels.

The competition is open to anyone except those directly involved with the competition and judging, and anyone who is a professional photographer.

Multiple entries are permitted per person and the competition is completely free to enter.

The organisers cannot be held responsible for emails that do not arrive due to the entrant’s email security settings or restrictions placed by their internet service provider.

By submitting images to the Circle Square x Rankin Photography Competition, each entrant confirms and warrants that they are the sole author of each entry and that it is their original work.

The Prize

The winning prize will be a signed book by Rankin.

The prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable, and no cash alternatives will be provided.

We reserve the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value if circumstances beyond our control require.

Circle Square’s decision on any aspect of the competition is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into about it.

Winner Announcement

The winner will be selected by Rankin and notified in January via the email address provided.

The decision of Rankin is final and no correspondence will be entered into concerning the competition’s judging and organisation. The organisers may also share short-listed photographs across their social media channels.

Circle Square will make two attempts to contact the winner via email.

If the winner does not respond to the emails informing them of their win within 14 days of the second email, they forfeit their right to the prize, and Circle Square reserves the right to select and notify a new winner.

Delivery of Prize

The winner will allow 48 days for the prize to be delivered, otherwise, alternative collection or delivery arrangements can be made through mutual agreement.

Data Protection and Publicity

You agree that any personal information that you provide when entering the competition will be used by Circle Square for the purposes of administering the competition and for other purposes as specified in our Privacy Policy.

All entrants may request information on the winning participant by emailing

If requested by Circle Square, the winner agrees to release their first and last name to any other competition participants.

The winner’s first and last name will be announced on Circle Square’s website and social media channels.

By entering the competition, you grant Circle Square and its partners a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the images for any purpose to further its aims and objectives.  This could include but is not limited to use on websites, on social media channels, in email marketing and at events.

Limitation of Liability

Circle Square accepts no liability for any damage, loss, injury, or disappointment suffered by any entrants as a result of participating in the competition or being selected for a prize.


Circle Square reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to cancel the competition or amend these terms and conditions.


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