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  1. The competition (the “Competition”) is open to people aged 18 and over who submit a photo by posting it to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag “#greatoutpaws”, or via email to marketing@animalfriends.co.uk with the subject line “Great Outpaws Competition”. The pet for whom the entry is submitted must be eligible for our pet insurance policies, as outlined in our policy wording. Any pet which breaches our eligibility will be disqualified. Reasons for disqualification include, but are not limited to:
  • Dogs from our list of excluded breeds
    • Akita
    • Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
    • American Bandogge / Bandogge Mastiff
    • American/Irish Staffordshire Bull Terriers
    • Anatolian Shepherd Dog
    • Any dog banned in Great Britain
      • This includes any ‘type’ defined in the Dangerous Dogs Act 1992, considered to match the description of a prohibited ‘type’; any breed crossed with these dogs; and any other breed or type added at a later date.
    • Biewer Terrier/Biewer Terrier Cross
    • Bully Kutta
    • Canary Dogs / Perro de Presa Canarios / Presa Canarios
    • Cane Corsos
    • Czechoslovakian Wolfdogs / Sarlooswolfhounds / Wolf Hybrids
    • Dogo Argentino / Argentine Dogo / Argentinian Mastiff
    • Fila Brasileiro / Cao Fila / Saint Miguel Cattle Dog / Azores Cattle Dog / Brazilian Mastiff
    • Japanese Tosa / Tosa Inus
    • Karabash
    • Korean Jindo
    • Northern Inuit Dogs
    • Pit Bull Terrier
    • Racing Greyhounds
    • Shar Pei
    • Utonagan
  • Cats from our excluded breeds list:
    • Chausie
    • Keetso
    • Asian Leopard Cat
  • Animals used for breeding
  • Working animals
  • Pets under 4 weeks old
  1. The photo submitted must be an original photo, taken by the entrant. It must feature their own pet, outdoors. Each image will be checked to ensure it is not plagiarised. It must not be published by any other party, and all rights to the image must lie with the entrant. The image must be submitted by posting it to Twitter or Instagram, using the hashtag #TheGreatOutpaws, via comment on any of the Facbook posts regarding The Competition, or via email to marketing@animalfriends.co.uk. Please use the subject line “TheGreatOutpaws Entry”.
  2. Employees or agencies of Animal Friends Insurance, or their family members, or anyone else connected with the Competition are not eligible to win the prizes outlined in these Terms.
  3. Entrants into the Competition shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.
  4. If entering by email, you agree to receive emails from Animal Friends regarding The Competition. You will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe on every email that we send.
  5. To enter the Competition you must submit an original photo of your own pet. No purchase is necessary. If you have any questions about how to enter or in connection with the Competition, please e-mail us at marketing@animalfriends.co.uk with “Great Outpaws Query” in the subject line.
  6. Entries will be open from 26th February 2018 to 1st April 2018. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.
  7. A shortlist of 12 will be selected by a panel of judges from the Animal Friends Pet Insurance staff. The final winner will be chosen by public vote via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  8. Voting on the shortlist will be open from 3rd April 2018 to May 1st 2018.
  9. The winners will receive a Go-Pro and accessory bundle.
  10. The winners will be notified by email, if they entered via email, via a comment on their original Instagram post if entered via Instagram (the comment will come from user @animalfriendsinsurance), or via reply to their tweet on Twitter (the tweet will come from user @afpetinsurance). If a winner does not respond to Animal Friends within 14 days of being notified, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and their prize will be allocated to the next runner-up (and that winner will have to respond to notification of their win within 14 days or else they will also forfeit their prize).  If a winner rejects their prize or the entry is invalid or in breach of these Terms and Conditions, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Animal Friends shall be entitled to select another winner.
  11. The name and country of the winners can be obtained after the prize has been allocated by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the following address: Animal Friends Insurance, No.1 The Crescent, Sun Rise Way, Solstice Park, Amesbury, SP4 7QA.
  12. The prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes.
  13. The winner may be required to take part in promotional activity related to the Competition and the winner shall participate in such activity on Animal Friends’ reasonable request.  The winner consents to the use by Animal Friends, both before and after the closing date of the Competition for an unlimited time, of the winner’s voice, image, photograph and name for publicity purposes (in any medium, including still photographs and films, and on the internet, including any websites hosted by Animal Friends) and in advertising, marketing or promotional material without additional compensation or prior notice and, in entering the Competition, all entrants consent to the same.
  14. Animal Friends shall use and take care of any personal information you supply to it as described in its privacy policy, and in accordance with data protection legislation.  By entering the Competition, you agree to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your Competition entry.
  15. Animal Friends accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Competition or accepting the prize. Animal Friends further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Competition. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of Animal Friends for death, personal injury, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation as a result of its negligence.
  16. Animal Friends reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of Animal Friends in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  17. Animal Friends shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.
  18. The Competition will be governed by English law and entrants to the Competition submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  19. Promoter: Animal Friends Insurance, No.1 The Crescent, Sun Rise Way, Solstice Park, Amesbury, SP4 7QA.