Photo Giveaway "Passionate about my city"

Please read the Contest Rules ("Contest Rules") carefully.

By entering the contest, as defined below, you agree to be bound by these Rules.


General conditions


Contest organizer

These Rules contain the conditions for participation in the prize contest called "Passionate about my city" (hereinafter: "Contest"), which is organized on the official Instagram profile of the organizer of the Contest: https://www.instagram.com/iqos_al/ hereinafter text: "Instagram profile");

Participation in the Contest, i.e. registration, means automatic acceptance of these official Contest Rules. Persons participating in the Contest are referred to below as: "Participant" or "Participants".

The official Organizer of the Contest is Philip Morris Albania shpk HQ Philip Morris Albania shpk
Rr. Murat Toptani, Qendra Eurocol Kati I 1000 Tirana
   (hereinafter: "Organizer").

Conditions for participation in the Contest: Individuals over 18 years of age who are citizens of the Republic of Albania, residing in the Republic of Albania and who are users of IQOS devices can participate in the Contest. In order for the Participant to ensure participation in the Contest, it is necessary to respond to the Contest's request - to send a photo of a favorite place in his city where his IQOS device is located.

The Participant applies to the Contest through a personal Instagram profile, by responding to the Contest's request. All applications submitted by the Participant through a personal Instagram profile and for which the provisions on data protection defined in these Contest Rules have been complied with, will be taken into consideration. If they meet the conditions, they will enter the Contest to win a prize. Those applications that are in accordance with the tasks and requirements of the Organizer, which are specified in these Competition Rules, will be considered valid. All materials that do not comply with the Contest Rules shall not be considered for the prize.

To participate in the Contest, the Participant need to send a photo to the Organizer's Instagram profile via direct message. If the Organizer chooses a Participant's photo as one of the 10 prize winners, that photo will be published on the Story of the Organizer's Instagram profile, without tagging the Participant or mentioning his or her name. By participating in the Photo Contest, each Participant entitles the Organizer to use all received photographs submitted during the Contest for the purposes of the Contest, as well as for any purpose, in any manner, and with no limits in time or space for the wining photos, without any compensation to Participant who submitted the photo, or any third party. 

In order for a photo to comply with the Contest Rules, it must meet the following conditions:

• that there are no heated tobacco products on it, either in the device or next to it, nor any other tobacco products

• that there is no person on it (it is possible to take a photograph of the device in the hand)

• that the holder of the IQOS device is in or next to the charger

• not to contain any offensive or inappropriate messages


The criterion for selecting the winner is the decision of the Organizer's jury. The Organizer is not responsible for the content that the Participants submit as part of the application through the Instagram Contest. Prize winners will be informed via the Organizer's Instagram profile by sending a direct message on Instagram.


Duration of the Contest

The photo contest starts from July 23 and lasts until July 26. The winner will be contacted via a direct message on their Instagram profile to confirm the information for sending the prize. If, for any reason, the winner does not claim the prize within 3 days, the right to the prize is acquired by the reserve winner. The method of notifying reserve winners as well as the conditions for acquiring the right to the prize are the same as the method of notification and conditions for the original winners.



Prizes are IQOS 3 DUO Passion Red devices. A total of 10 winners will be awarded.


Liability and exclusion of liability

It is the Participant's personal responsibility to make sure that unauthorized persons do not participate in the Contest using his Instagram profile or direct messages, and the Organizer bears no responsibility in this regard. The Organizer bears no legal responsibility in connection with potential disputes that could arise from copyright and user rights. The Organizer does not bear any responsibility for the consequences arising from incorrect or incomplete data provided by the Participant. The Organizer bears no responsibility for the failure or inability to deliver the prize due to deficiencies/errors in the data provided by the Participant (e.g. wrong name, or other data) or for damages resulting from these reasons. The Organizer is not responsible for delays caused by disturbances in the functioning of the personal Instagram profile, i.e. if the Instagram platform is not available. Occasionally, it may happen that the service cannot be used for reasons beyond the Organizer's control. By accepting the conditions, the Participant is aware that the content, possibility, speed of transmission of messages, data and responses depend on the technical capabilities of the provider, and thus these elements may be adversely affected by the network load, and other factors, which are beyond the control of the Organizer, such as (not and exclusively) network congestion, coverage, connection errors as well as maintaining a secure connection online.


Other information

Participants in the prize competition expressly and irrevocably confirm that they are the sole holders of all copyrights [moral and property] in the photos they submit for participation in the Contest. In addition, the Participants in the Contest authorize the Organizer to publicly communicate the submitted photos free of charge and/or use them in another appropriate way and/or change them, all for the purpose of realizing this Contest. Participants accept full responsibility for any damage they cause to the Organizer during the Contest by any violation of the Contest Rules. In case of violation of the provisions of the Contest Rules, the Organizer may deny any Participant the right to access the Contest. The Contest is not organized or implemented by the Instagram social network. Participants are aware that they are submitting their data to the Organizer and not to the Instagram social network. Information communicated by the Participant is used by the Organizer for the purpose of getting in touch with regard to the prizes, exclusively in accordance with the Contest Rules.

If any questions or problems arise in connection with the Contest, additional information can be requested at the e-mail address contact.al@iqos.com. The Organizer primarily wants to resolve potential disputes with the Participants peacefully. The law of the Republic of Albania shall be applicable in the application of the aforementioned Contest Rules. In the event of a dispute that the parties cannot resolve peacefully, they accept the jurisdiction of the competent court in Tirana.


Management and protection of personal data - Information on the protection of personal data

For the purpose of contacting, announcing the winner and awarding the prize, the Organizer will collect the following personal data of the winner: first and last name, address and telephone number of the Participant, as well as the photo published for the purpose of participation in the Contest, which is the subject of participation in the Contest, and which is not nor contains personal data per se. The organizer will perform the following personal data processing operations: collection, recording, use, storage and disclosure.

The organizer will process the mentioned personal data exclusively for the purpose of fulfilling its legal obligations to award prizes to the winners of the prize competition, as well as for publishing the winning photos after the completion of the Contest.


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