Share Istanbul to Fly

One Istanbul & Turkish Airlines

Terms & Conditions


ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN and the CONTEST

This campaign has been organized by the Tourism Development and Education Foundation (TUGEV) to increase the sharing of photos of Istanbul on the platform of Instagram with the cooperation of Turkish Airlines (THY) and the support of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ITO) and the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB). This campaign has been organized to increase production of visuals related to destinations, museums and historical sites, businesses, historical, touristic and cultural values present in the city of Istanbul and the sharing of these photos in social circles among the users of the popular photo and video sharing social platform, Instagram. It is within this context that a contest is being held to select the most beautiful visual work shared under the concept of this campaign.

1. TUGEV organizes a promotional campaign named ‘Share Istanbul to Fly’ in order to increase the production and sharing of photographs related to destinations, museums and historical sites, historical, touristic and cultural values in Istanbul on Instagram. TUGEV also organizes a contest to select the most beautiful examples of these pieces at different times and to reward some of them.

2. Participants can participate in campaigns and contests by using the hashtags #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines in the "Captions" section of what they share on their Instagram accounts. Some of the images participating in the campaign will be used on the www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines/ website, on www.instagram.com/oneistanbul and/or the www.instagram.com/turkishairlines Instagram accounts, on all other digital assets and social media accounts of One Istanbul and Turkish Airlines including but not limited to all physical promotional messages and advertisements.

3. Among the photos shared on Instagram with #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags, the photos of the followers who follow both @oneistanbul and @turkishairlines Instagram accounts which are found to be eligible for the short list of photos will be submitted to the Contest Selection Committee and the prize winners will be rewarded.

4. Round-trip flight tickets will be awarded by Turkish Airlines to the top ranking participants of the contest. The organizer will not be responsible for taxes to be paid for the flight tickets, accommodation costs, passport fee, visa costs and/or any personal expenses of the winners.

5. Photos that come out in the campaign and the contest may be exhibited or shared in various digital and physical marketing and/or public relations mediums and promotional activities of TUGEV and/or Turkish Airlines.

6. No purchase is necessary for participating in the contest and participation is free. There are no restrictions on the number and frequency of participation in the contest.

7. Detailed information can be found on the @oneistanbul (www.instagram.com/oneistanbul) and/or @turkishairlines (www.instagram.com/turkishairlines) Instagram accounts and/or on the www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines website.



DEFINITIONS:

Organizer: Tourism Development and Education Foundation (TUGEV).

Campaign: A project in which Instagram users share their visual photos related to destinations, museums and estates, historical, touristic and cultural values existing in the Istanbul province by publishing their photos using #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags on their own Instagram accounts.

Participant: All Instagram.com website and mobile app users who qualify or do not qualify to participate in the Contest under the Campaign using the #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags in the "Captions" section of their posts.

Selection Committee: The board/group of people who will be making the qualitative evaluation of the photos that meet the Contest Conditions among the photos which participate in the campaign.

Contest: An awarding contest to be held at various times in accordance with the Participation Conditions through evaluations to be made by the Selection Committee among the photographers who participate in the campaign by following the www.instagram.com/oneistanbul and www.instagram.com/turkishairlines Instagram accounts, by tagging their photos with #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags and by publishing them in the "Caption" section of their Instagram posts.

Contestant: People among the Participants who share their photographs in accordance with the Terms of the Contest and who follow the www.instagram.com/oneistanbul and www.instagram.com/turkishairlines Instagram accounts.



SUBJECT OF THE CONTEST:

The Organizer organizes a promotional campaign named ‘Share Istanbul to Fly in order to increase the production and sharing of photographs related to destinations, museums and historical sites, historical, tourist and cultural values in Istanbul on Instagram.


PARTICIPATION CONDITIONS AND CONDITIONS OF THE CONTEST:

1. General Conditions and Participation:

1.1.

All real persons, whether citizens of the Republic of Turkey or not, who are older than 18 years old as of the start of the contest period can participate in the contest. Posts made by persons under the age of 18, from fake accounts or people who participate in the contest on behalf of another person are not allowed to participate in this contest or will not be awarded any prize, even if they do so. Whether or not it is a legal entity, a partnership, an ordinary partnership, etc. cannot participate in the contest or be awarded any prize even if they do so.

1.2.

Participation in the contest is for free. The number of photos that can be submitted for the contest is unlimited.

1.3.

Any information related to the contest will be posted on the web site at www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines and/or www.instagram.com/oneistanbul

1.4.

There is no limit to the number of photos to be uploaded to the Instagram by the participants in accordance with the requirements of the contest.

1.5.

Opinions and statements, including political, philosophical or religious propaganda may not be published in the "Captions" and "Comments" sections to be written under the photographs or embedded in the photographs to be uploaded to the page in the scope of the contest and any activities or encouragements for terrorism or any activities that violate the law cannot be openly stated or implied nor shall they be implied even indirectly. The photographs to be uploaded and posted on Instagram must conform to the general rules of ethics accepted by the society. No photograph, video or comment on a theme, content or image that is the subject of a criminal offense or that may cause public resentment in any respect can be uploaded of posted. If such photos are uploaded and displayed on the page somehow, these will be under the sole responsibility of the participant and the organizer reserves the right to appeal to the court regarding these participants.

1.6.

If deemed necessary, the organizer may request proof from the participants that the photos submitted belong to them and/or the original versions of the photos to be submitted to the Organizer.

1.7.

Participants will be deemed to have read and understood the Terms and Conditions for Participation to the Contest described herein upon participating in the campaign and the contest.

1.8.

The Contest is open for participation of all Instagram users who are older than 18 years, except for the Organizer, Turkish Airlines, members of the Selection Committee and their relatives of the first-degree.

1.9.

The Participants acknowledge and undertake that all necessary permits for all audible and visual elements, texts, photos and applications included in the content of the images and videos they publish under the campaign and the contest are acquired, that they are fully entitled to transfer the rights pertaining to these photos, that they have not and will not transfer these rights to any other real or legal person, that this consent contains all rights arising from the Intellectual Property Rights Law No. 5846 or the Industrial Property Law and that third parties are not entitled to any rights and that legal and criminal liability shall be at their discretion in the event of an opposition by any third parties.

1.10.

The Organizer reserves the right to make changes in any of the Participation Terms and Conditions, to terminate or discontinue the contest or shorten the duration of the contest, to change the prizes, to stop the contest, unilaterally, without prior notice and without being subject to any responsibility or claim. Changes to the Terms of Participation and the Terms and Conditions will be posted on the www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines/ web page and/or www.instagram.com/oneistanbul

1.11.

Pursuant to the Law on the Protection of Personal Data, any Persons participating in the Contest will be deemed to have consented to have all their data processed, to be contacted by the organizer via SMS, e-mail, Instagram DM (direct message) etc. and they allow their records to be stored and used appropriately for the purpose of the contest.

1.12.

The organizer cannot be held responsible for any technical or technological difficulties that may arise for any reason during the contest.

1.13.

In the event that a contestant wins a prize, the organizer will only be obliged to provide the prize tickets. Competitors will not hold the Organizer liable for any direct or indirect damages whatsoever, for any financial, emotional, physical damages that may arise from their own negligence and mistakes, for any claims they may have regarding the airline company that may arise from the Protection of the Consumer Law No 6502, for any stolen property, for any direct or indirect accidents or any other damages that may be subjected to, for any dissatisfaction with the services offered by airports, or with the differences in their standards and/or for any cancellation, delay or route changes in their flight when using their rights arising from this reward before and/or after the start of their travel. In such a case, the organizer will be exempt from all kinds of defective service claims.

1.14.

Contestants cannot transfer this prize to any third party or let the third parties use it even if they win the prize.

1.15.

Contestants cannot participate in the contest using content belonging to third parties, whether copyrighted or not, or by using visuals or other content from including but not limited to the internet, circulars, newspapers, or any other media and or using Photoshop® and other means of visual manipulation that do not reflect reality; and they will not be awarded a prize even if they participate under these conditions. In such a case, criminal and juridical responsibility will belong solely to the Contestant.



2. The Setup of the Contest:

In accordance with the setup of the contest, the contestants are required to share their Istanbul-themed visuals with the #oneistanbul hashtag on their Instagram accounts under the "Caption" section and to follow @oneistanbul and @turkishairlines Instagram accounts.


2.1.

Images that are uploaded to the Instagram with the #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags and those that meet the necessary participation requirements will be automatically included in the Contest and they will be evaluated by the Selection Committee.

2.2.

Although it is not a prerequisite to follow the @oneistanbul and @turkishairlines Instagram accounts to participate in the campaign, it is obligatory for the participants whose photos will be evaluated to follow the @oneistanbul “www.instagram.com/oneistanbul" and @turkishairlines (www.instagram.com/turkishairlines) Instagram accounts in order to participate and/or be awarded in the Contest. In order to fulfill the conditions of the contest, it is obligatory to add the #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags in the "Captions" section of the Instagram posts in a complete and error-free manner. Otherwise, even if real persons are entitled to receive awards, their rewards will not be awarded to them.



3. Selection and Awarding:

Some or all submitted photos that comply with the Contest Terms of each Contest Period can be followed on the "www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines" web page and 3 primary and 3 reserve pieces among these photos which are produced within the basic photography principles will be selected by the Members of the Selection Committee depending on their qualitative characteristics, eliminating the chance factor.


3.1.

Each participant will be entitled to win 1 (one) Prize during the Contest Period.

3.2.

Awarded prizes cannot be transferred, sold or exchanged.

3.3.

At the end of each contest period, the winners will be announced on the www.oneistanbul.city/turkishairlines and www.instagram.com/oneistanbul and/or www.instagram.com/turkishairlines web pages and the winners will receive a direct message (DM) from the One Istanbul Instagram account and/or the prize winners will receive a comment from the @oneistanbul Instagram account under their winning posts and/or an email.

3.4.

Award-winning participants are required to apply to the Organizer in person or by e-mail within 7 (seven) business days following this announcement.

3.5.

At the end of each Contest Period, award winning photographs of the previous periods and the current period may be exhibited; award ceremonies, dinners and meetings may be organized for owners of the award winning photos under the terms and conditions to be determined by the organizer.

3.6.

Users participating in the contest need to keep their names/account names and photos they use on the Instagram unchanged and not to delete them until such a time as the contest ends and until the award winners are selected. It is presumed that the information declared by the Participants are true and that the Organizer reserves the right to delete the Participants' data and to disqualify them from the contest if it becomes evident that the information belonging to the Contestant is not real, even during the concluding stage of the Contest.

3.7.

The organizer will not be held responsible in any way in the event that the winner fails to claim the awards they are responsible with claiming in a timely manner and as required, and in this case the substitute persons determined by the Selection Committee will be entitled to the award.

3.8.

All materials submitted to the contest must comply with the Terms of Participation and Conditions of the Contest. The Organizer may remove any unacceptable or illegal or otherwise inappropriate material from the contest without prior notice, and the legal, penal, and administrative liability arising from such content shall be under the sole responsibility of the participant.



4. Prizes:

4.1.

The contestant who comes out first will be awarded a business class (R class) round trip long-haul flight ticket for two persons (with the exception of codeshare flights) (all taxes payable by the owners of the tickets); the contestant who comes out second will be awarded a business class round trip short-haul flight ticket for two persons (with the exception of codeshare flights) (all taxes payable by the owners of the tickets); the contestant who comes out third will be awarded an economy class (N class) round-trip short-haul flight ticket for two persons (with the exception of codeshare flights) (all taxes payable by the owners of the tickets).

4.2.

Reservation approvals are subject to the availability of the seats.

4.3.

Flight date changes that were not requested previously will not be accepted.

4.4.

Awarded tickets cannot be sold, redirected or transferred to another person.

4.5.

Airport taxes, extra baggage fees and/or other charges for travels provided under the agreement will not be covered.

4.6.

General fees, medical fees and/or other charges for travels provided under the agreement will not be covered.

4.7.

The passengers are obliged to fulfill the passport and visa requirements during their travels

4.8.

Turkish Airlines reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice to the participants in accordance with the laws and regulations.



5. Use and Copyright of the Photos:

5.1.

The publishing, copyright, use and exhibition rights of all the photos belonging to all Participants and Contestants who participate in the Campaign and the Contest by labeling their photos with the #oneistanbul and #turkishairlines hashtags will jointly belong to the Organizer and Turkish Airlines along with the owners of the photos.

5.2.

The photos participating in the Campaign and the Contest may be used by the Organizer and Turkish Airlines in books, catalogs, in-house and out-of-home advertisements, brochures, exhibitions, press conferences, press releases, web pages and etc. without being obliged to specify the names, last names and/or Instagram account names of the owners of the photos and without prior permission from the owners of the photos. In that case, the owner of the work submitted to the Contest shall not be entitled to any claims or rights, indemnities or revenues.

5.3.

Campaign and Contest Participants who own the photos irrevocably state and promise that they will not claim copyright or moral compensation other than the awards specified in the Terms of the Contest for their photos that are used for marketing and advertising purposes by the Organizer and Turkish Airlines.

5.4.

The Organizer shall not be liable in any way if the photos belonging to other persons are uploaded and published by the participants or contestants on Instagram which are not known by the Organizer and cannot be reasonably known to belong to another party. In such a case, the organizer reserves the right to recourse any material or non-material damages to the Participant.



6. Special Conditions:

6.1.

The Instagram.com website and mobile application are not directly related to the contest, they do not manage the contest process or support the contest financially nor do they provide any financial benefit from it.

6.2.

The organizer cannot be held responsible for any changes, including but not limited to, any removals, closing, refreshing, format editing, software and algorithm changes, and any other changes that may change the outcome of the Contest that may be done by the Instagram.com web site and its mobile applications.

6.3.

In any case that may require legal intervention, the Laws of the Republic of Turkey shall apply and the courts and the Executive Offices of Istanbul province will be authorized to prosecute the case.



7. Privacy Policy:

7.1.

The contestants accept and declare that they share any information, documents, visual that are required to participate in the contest or information that is used in the contest with the organizer.

7.2.

Information that is required for the participation of the Contestants in the Contest or is needed for the services provided are collected and stored. The contestants irrevocably consent to this term.

7.3.

The information provided by the contestants are protected and minimum required security measures to prevent unauthorized access to user information are taken.

7.4.

Essentially, the contestants' information will be stored for as long as they are not needed by third parties, they win the contest, or it is not necessary to contact them. However, in case of a legal requirement or if an authorized judicial or administrative authority requests such information, the organizer may share this information with the public if the relevant authorities or the authorized authorities have requested it. The contestants irrevocably accepts and undertakes this term.

7.5.

Information and personal data of persons shall be kept and shared by the authorized personnel of the organizer in the scope of the Contest. The contestants will be deemed to have accepted this term in the moment of participation. In the event that a third party uses a Contestant's information, the Organizer will have no legal responsibility whatsoever.