3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST
To participate in the Photo Contest you must have an Instagram account and be the holder of at least one (1) Japan Rail Pass, purchased from www.jrailpass.com.During the Contest Period, follow @jrailpass and upload your photo submission (the "Submission") to your Instagram account with the hashtags #japantravel and #jrailpass (the "Hashtags") and tagging our account @jrailpass, and share with us where the photo was taken and what makes it special to you . After uploading a photo to your Instagram account, using the Hashtags, tagging and following @jrailpass profile and commenting what makes it your favorite one, you receive one (1) submission. In order for your submission to be eligible, it must include the Hashtags, the tag @jrailpass and a short comment, as specified above. Your Instagram account must be set to Public View so that the Sponsor can receive your submission. By using the Hashtags in connection with your Instagram post, you understand and agree that Sponsor may use this picture to stream through Instagram’s API or otherwise use your post for promotional purposes on Japan Rail Pass S.L.’s social media channels and official website (www.jrailpass.com).
The Submission must meet the following "Submission Requirements":
(i) The Submission must be original and previously unpublished work and not show or feature anything owned or controlled by a third party. This includes, but it is not limited to, third party copyrights.
(ii) The entrant must be able to provide upon request all necessary permissions and clearances for the authorized Submission upload.
(iii) The Submission cannot include any images that are pornographic, violent, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
Any submissions that may be regarded as ineligible by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. All Instagram Submissions must be received by the end of the Contest Period. The JRailPass Photo Contest webpage will be the official timekeeper of the Contest, where the official Contest Period will be stated and controlled. Photographs sent by email or other means of communication, which do not abide by the official Photo Contest Rules, will not be considered eligible to enter the Contest, which will render all alternative submission methods void. Any information, transmitted via the Photo Contest webpage, the JRailPass official website (www.jrailpass.com), post or any other means of communication will be considered non-confidential and non proprietary.