Terms & Conditions

  1. These promotion conditions apply to the Instagram Canon's Christmas Contest promotion (hereinafter referred to as "the competition’’). The promoter is: Canon Nederland N.V. whose registered office is at Brabantlaan 2, 5216 TV ’s-Hertogenbosch. 
  2. The competition is open to residents of the Netherlands aged 12 years or over except employees of Canon Nederland N.V. and/or Canon Europe N.V. and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation of the competition. Minors between the age of 12 and 18 can only participate with the consent of his or her parent or guardian. All other participants are excluded from participation.
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.  
  4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. 
  5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are announced via Canon Nederland’s Instagram account. 
  6. Each participant can participate in the competition multiple times. 
  7. Closing date for entries will be Sunday 27 December 6 p.m.. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted. 
  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. 
  9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: Participation takes place when you have shared a valid entry on Instagram. A valid entry is a story containing an image of your most special 2020 moment, tagged with @canonnederland/#CanonChristmasContest. From that moment you have a chance to win. 
  10. Canon Nederland N.V. reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter. 
  11. Canon Nederland N.V. is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition. 
  12. The prizes are as follows: one Canon EOS M50 + EF-M 15-45mm IS STM-lens with a total value of €679,99, one Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III with a total value of €759,99, one Canon PowerShot Zoom with a total value of €339,99, one Canon SELPHY Square QX10 with a total value of €155 and one Canon Zoemini C with a total value of €119,99 The prizes are as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. 
  13. After the contest, a panel of qualified judges, determined by Canon Nederland N.V. in its sole discretion, will select 5 entrants with the highest-scoring submissions from among all eligible submissions received during the applicable entry period, based on the following criteria: 
    • Photo demonstrates the ‘Your most special moment of 2020’ theme in a storytelling manner that’s inspirational or otherwise creatively evocative (65%);
    • Quality of photo (35%).
  14. In the event of a tie, the entrant whose submission received the highest score for ‘Quality of Photo’, as determined by the qualified judges, in their sole discretion, will be deemed the applicable winner from among the tied entrants. Canon Nederland N.V. will not disclose judging scores.
  15. The winners will be announced on Wednesday 30 December 12.00 p.m., via Canon Nederland N.V.'s Instagram account (@canonnederland).
  16. The winners will be notified by DM on Instagram within one working day of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner. 
  17. Canon Nederland N.V. will notify the winners when and where the prize can be collected/is delivered. 
  18. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
  19. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by Dutch law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Netherlands. 
  20. The winners agrees to the use of his/her name in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current Dutch and EU data protection legislation (including the GDPR) and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent. 
  21. Canon Nederland N.V. is entitled to disqualify participants and/or exclude them from participating if it is of the opinion that the participants do not act in accordance with the conditions of the promotion or if the participants otherwise gain fraudulent access to the promotion. 
  22. Canon Nederland N.V. is responsible for any gambling tax that must be paid on the prizes to be paid in accordance with the Gambling Tax Act. 
  23. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Canon Nederland N.V. and not to any other party. The Information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at: https://www.canon.nl/terms_and_conditions/. 
  24. For questions and/or complaints you can contact Canon Nederland N.V. via https://www.canon.nl/contact_us/.