4th photo contest of SOTERMUN (Association for Solidarity with workers in impoverished countries)

First prize of the 3rd Photographic Competition of SOTERMUN
Author: Luis María Barrio Sáenz
Photo: Transportador de sal en Camboya

PARTICIPANTS
All persons of legal age, excluding members of the jury, may participate. Participation in this competition implies full acceptance of the present rules.

THEME
The photos entered into the competition shall be related to the world of work, under the idea or concept of "Decent work for Decent Life".
The organisation reserves the right to only accept works that correspond to the theme established and that meet a minimum set of technical requirements.

SENDING THE WORKS
Each competitor may send a maximum of three photographs. They should be sent by email to sotermun@sotermun.es or submitted directly on a pen drive at SOTERMUN’s central office, located at no. 5 Plaza de Santa Bárbara, 6th floor, 28004 Madrid.
In addition to the photo(s), the competitor shall provide the following information: first name and surname, pseudonym of his/her choice, address, town/city and postcode, telephone number and email address.
The photos shall be presented in JPG format, with a size of 30 cm on the largest side of the photo and a resolution of 300 dpi. The photos entered shall not have been previously published in any online or printed magazine, book or publication. Nor shall they have been the object of any other photographic prize.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE
The deadline for the submission of the photos is 15 September 2015 at the latest.

SELECTION OF PHOTOS AND JURY’S DECISION
The photos entered into the competition will be exhibited on SOTERMUN’s website, www.sotermun.es, once the deadline for the submission of the works has been reached.
The Jury will select the winner on 30 September 2015 and the prize will be awarded in a public ceremony held on 7 October 2015 by the Unión Sindical Obrera (USO) to coincide with World Day for Decent Work, promoted by the International Trade Union Confederation.

JURY
The jury will be composed of members of SOTERMUN’s Executive Board as well as persons with experience in the world of image and communication.

PRIZE
The prize will be €500 for a single winning photograph. The Jury may provide other contestants with a diploma rewarding their participation.

PUBLICATION OF PHOTOS
Throughout the reception phase, the photos presented may be used on SOTERMUN’s and USO’s various dissemination platforms with the sole aim of promoting the participatory phase of the competition. Once the winner is announced, the finalist photos will be published in SOTERMUN’s Ser Seres Solidarios magazine and on its website www.sotermun.es.

RIGHTS TO THE PHOTOS
SOTERMUN and USO reserves the (non exclusive) right to freely exhibit and to reproduce any of the participating photographs as well as the winning photo in its own informational or promotional media.
The rights will not, in any event, be transferred to third parties, without the express authorization of the author.
The participants accept responsibility for ensuring that there are no third-party rights over their works. The organisers, for their part, undertake to indicate the name of the author each time his or her photograph is reproduced.

DATA PROTECTION
In accordance with Organic Law 15/1999 on Personal Data Protection, and by completing the form, the interested party gives his/her consent to process the personal information provided, which will be incorporated into the Participants’ file owned by SOTERMUN, Plaza de Santa Bárbara, no. 5-6ª, 28004 Madrid.
In addition, we inform you that you may exercise the rights to access, rectification, cancellation and opposition established in the said Law by sending a registered letter, together with a photocopy of your ID/Passport, to the above mentioned address.