3 Stops. 3 Stories.
Terms and Conditions

Please do not enter this promotion if you are not able to commit to travel to Oman, Jordan and Morocco for 9 days.

These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") apply to 3 Stops. 3 Stories. 2017 (“Competition”) as described below.

These Terms shall apply between Canon Middle East ("Organizer"), located at Dubai Internet City, Canon Building, P.O. Box: 500 007, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Registration Number 19327, represented by Anurag Agrawal, as Managing Director as "Organizer" and You, the entrant of the Competition (“You”, “Your”).

By submitting Your personal details to participate in this Competition, You agree that You have read, understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions. 


1.1 This is a competition to win a 9day trip for 4 (four) people as described in details in the PRIZE section of these Terms and Conditions. 

1.2 This Competition is open to all residents of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Yemen, Qatar, Kuwait, (“Territories”) aged 18 years or over. The agencies or anyone professionally connected to Canon with this Competition, as well as Canon Masters, Canon Ambassadors and Canon Explorers are not eligible to participate. No purchase necessary to enter this Competition. Entry into this Competition is void where prohibited by law. 

1.3 To enter the Competition You must: (i) upload Your favourite photographic image capturing Your story (“Your Image”) on to Your personal Instagram or Facebook page; (ii) caption Your image describing your story with a maximum of 50 words, including #LiveForTheStory, and mentioning @CanonME; during the Entering Period.

1.4 No purchase necessary, however, a valid Instagram and Facebook account and internet access are required. 

1.5 The Competition “Entering Period” is from Opening Date 09:00 (UAE Time) on 5th July 2017 to Closing Date 23:59 (UAE Time) on 3rd August 2017. Entries outside of the Entering Period will not be accepted for entry to the Competition. 

1.6 Canon accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, corrupt or fail to reach Canon by the Closing Date for any reason (including any problems encountered on the Instagram site, any network or computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination of these.) 

1.7 Maximum five entries per person, via Instagram and Facebook, during the Promotion Period. Any further entries submitted by one person will not be accepted or judged will be are ineligible to win. 

1.8 By submitting Your information and entering this Competition via Your Instagram and Facebook account, You agree to the Instagram and Facebook terms of use and privacy notice. If You do not agree to such terms of use and privacy notice, You cannot participate in this Competition. 

1.9 Canon will reject any entry which fails to meet the entry requirements under Clause 1.4 (i)-(ii) above and any entry which, in Canon’s reasonable opinion: (i) contains any content that is offensive or could reflect negatively on the name, reputation, or goodwill of Canon or any brand partner; (ii) includes trademarks, logos, or copyright material not owned by you or used without the rights owner's prior written permission (including famous names, company names, etc.); (iii) defames, misrepresents, or insults other people or companies, including, but not limited to Canon (including its partners); or (iv) promotes any political agenda. 

1.10 During the Competition Period or at any time thereafter, You may be required to provide original and/or raw data file(s) of Your Image to Canon. Canon shall contact You via Your personal Instagram or Facebook account to request the relevant file(s). 


2.1 The winners of this Competition will be selected by a panel of independent judges including a Canon representative and influencer, Haifa Beseisso. The criteria for selection will be based on the creativity, quality and originality of the image and creativity of text entry, up to 50 (fifty) words. 

2.2 The winners of the Competition will be notified within 2 (two) weeks of the competition closing date via Instagram direct message on their Instagram account or Facebook message to their Facebook account. In the event that the winners’ selection is delayed due to a technical failure or any other reason, Canon shall conduct the Competition as soon as it is reasonably practicable to do so and accepts no liability for any such delay. The judges’ decision is final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered into by Canon. 

2.3 The Winners are required to confirm acceptance of the Prize (as defined below) within 5 (five) days after they have been notified of winning the Competition by Canon. If the Prize is not accepted by the Winners within this time, or if the chosen winners are not able to take the prize as stated a 9-day trip to Oman, Jordan and Morocco before 10 August 2017 - Canon may withdraw the offer and reallocate the prize to the next best entry. 


3.1 The winners of the Competition (the “Winners”) will receive a 9-day trip to Oman, Jordan and Morocco for 3 (three) people ONLY, to be completed within 9 (nine) days up to a maximum value of AED 70,000 (seventy thousand AED) or equivalent in your local currency, subject to exchange rates on 1st July 2017. The winners will also receive a Canon EOS M6 mirrorless camera each.

3.2 The prize is subject to the fulfilment restrictions and parameters of SocialEyez social media agency and in no event will Canon be liable if the Winners refused flights or accommodation (the “Prize”)for any reason. 

3.3 All travel must commence before 18th August 2017 and must be completed before 27th August 2017, is subject to availability and excludes travel at Christmas (21st December 2017-3rd January 2018), Easter and any UAE public holidays. Any other travel, food and drink and other items not specified in the Prize must be arranged by the Winners at their own expense. 

3.4 The Winners are responsible for ensuring, at their sole expense, that they have obtained all necessary visas, valid passports and vaccinations and will provide satisfactory evidence that they are fit for travel upon request by Canon. Travel insurance will not be supplied for the Winners. It is the responsibility of the Winners to meet any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance coverage for any pre-existing medical conditions and/or for any additional costs as may be specified where the Winners are aged 75 (seventy five) or over. 

3.5 The Prize is strictly non-transferable. Absolutely no cash or other prize alternatives are available in whole or in part save that in the event that the specified prize is not available for any reason, Canon has the right to provide an equivalent prize of equal or higher specification and/or value. 

3.6 The Winners are responsible for any obligations related to their winning as may be applicable. The Winners may be requested to submit written, photographic and or audio visual materials relating to the Prize as reasonably required by Canon. 

3.7 The Winners hereby agrees to participate in post event publicity and to the use of their name and likeness in such publicity as may be reasonably required by Canon. 

3.8 The Winners hereby also agree to document their Prize on Instagram and Facebook with a minimum of 7 (seven) posts a week for the duration of their trip. 


4.1 By entering this Competition, You hereby confirm that Your Image is wholly-owned by You and nothing in the Image infringes copyright or any right of any third party. You hereby hold Canon harmless from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with Canon’s use of Your Image, including, but not limited to claims related to copyright or trade mark infringement, infringement of privacy or publicity rights, defamation, infringement of moral rights and any other personal and or property rights whatsoever in any jurisdiction. 

4.2 By entering this Competition, You also hereby confirm that You have obtained written permission from anyone who features in Your image (or the person’s parent or legal guardian, if the individual is aged under 18) to submit the Image as part of your entry into the Competition, prior to entry. 


By entering this Competition, You hereby grant to Canon a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, transferrable license to use, edit, publish, translate, modify, adapt, make available and distribute Your Image, , throughout the world in any media now known or hereafter invented for any purpose. You undertake to complete any necessary documentation to formalise the license upon Canon’s request and at Canon’s sole expense. 


6.1 Canon Middle East is the Data Controller for the purpose of the UAE Data Protection Act as may be amended, modified or replaced from time to time in respect of any personal data supplied by You. Any personal data submitted to us will be proceeded by this Competition and, if applicable, for marketing purposes by Canon and its subsidiaries only – in cases when You have opted-in to receive marketing communication from Canon. The personal data provided is held securely and may be transferred on a secure server outside Middle East. 

6.2 The personal data collected from You are subject to the Canon Consumer Data Privacy Policy

6.3 The personal data provided by you may be (i) held and used by Canon’s agents and third party suppliers for the purposes of administering the Competition only; and (ii) the Winner’s name and contact details will be provided to Canon’s third party suppliers (including SocialEyez) only to the extent that it is required for the fulfilment and or delivery of the Prize and shall be promptly removed from all third party servers upon completion of the Prize. By entering this Competition and submitting personal data, You hereby consent to your personal data being stored and or processed for the aforesaid purposes. 


7.1 Canon shall not be liable for any failure to meet these Terms and Conditions where such failure is caused by any supervening circumstances amounting to force majeure. Such circumstances shall include, but shall not be limited, to severe weather conditions, fire, flood, war, earthquake, riots, industrial dispute, terrorism, acts of God, or such events that impact supply of any product to be awarded as a prize or, events that, without fault of either party hereto, render performance impossible or incapable of satisfactory execution. 

7.2 Canon cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss or injury suffered by any entrant entering the Promotion or as a result of accepting or participating in any prize. Nothing shall exclude Canon’s liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence. 

7.3 By entering into the Competition, You agree to release and hold Canon harmless from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Competition or receipt or use of the prize. 

7.4 This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram and Facebook. You understand that you are providing Your information to Canon and not to Instagram or Facebook, and that Instagram and Facebook have no liability for any element of this Competition. 


8.1 Owing to exceptional circumstances outside its reasonable control and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, Canon reserves the right to cancel or amend the Competition or these Terms at any stage but will always endeavour to minimise the effect to You in order to avoid undue disappointment. 

8.2 As you are a consumer, the Laws of Your country of residence will apply to this Competition, and You may be entitled to bring court proceedings in Your own language and in Your local courts. A local consumer advice organization will be able to advise You of Your rights. These Terms do not restrict any statutory rights that may be applicable. If You are not a consumer according to Your local Laws, the Laws of United Arab Emirates will apply to this Competition and the parties hereto agree to exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of United Arab Emirates.