Heritage Harbor

Photo Contest Policy


1. Terms and conditions – #myharborsummer Instagram competition. To participate in this competition, users must share their favorite harbor image on Instagram using the hashtag #myharborsummer and tagging the Heritage Harbor location.

This competition will run until 23:59 on Satruday 31st October. Entries made by direct reply to this T&C page will not be accepted.

2. There will be 1 grand prize winner who will be the winner with the most amount of instagram likes for that enty, after the competition deadline of 11.59pm on 31st October, who has fulfilled the criteria in 1) above. Entries made after this point will not be counted. There will also be monthly spot prizes drawn at random throughout the competition.

3. The contest is open aged 13 and older and all photo entries and tags need to taken in and around Heritage Harbor, Ottawa, IL .

4. The grand prize consists of a $500 gift card to be used at Heritage Harbor Amenities or a 2 Night stay at the Harbor Inn with a $50 gift card at the Red Dog Grill, Ottawa, Il. Monthly spot prizes will be given away at random to a lucky entrant. These include but no limited to: Heritage Harbor Swag, Red Dog Grill vouchers and Marina Boat Rental Vouchers.

5. If you are the lucky winner, you will need to provide your email address, contact phone number and home address as instructed at the time of being announced as our winner. Winner will however be announced on all our Heritage Harbor social media channels. Further details will then be provided by Heritage Harbor Ottawa as to how you claim your prize.

6. We reserve the right to provide an alternative prize of equal or greater value in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

7. You are allowed to enter multiple entries.

8. No purchase is necessary, however you will need an internet connection and access to Instagram. No refund may be claimed for expenses incurred in participating in the promotion, including in relation to the use of the internet.

9. We reserve the right to exclude any entries which we believe to be inappropriate, fraudulent or based on misconduct.

10. The prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for any cash alternatives in whole or in part.

11. The winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize from the date that they are announced as a winner. After this time we reserve the right to select a new winner.

12. The decisions of the promoter are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

13. By taking part in this promotion, all participants consent to us collecting, storing and using their personal data and permit Heritage Harbor and its subsidiaries to use the images for marketing purposes which are submitted with their entry for the purposes of this promotion.

14. Any personal data relating to participants will be used solely in accordance with current state data protection legislation and may be used for marketing purposes without the individual’s prior consent. You agree to authorize the organizer and its associated companies to use, with or without modification, your submissions for campaigns and product and brand marketing for two (2) years for free, including but not limited to using your submissions in global social media, print media, printings, photography exhibitions, retail stores, road shows, out-of-home advertising, and other marketing activities. Given the foregoing, the organizer shall not issue further notice to inform you or seek your approval when using your submissions.

15. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. You are submitting your entry to Heritage Harbor Ottawa and not to Instagram. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Instagram from any claims.

16. The promoter does not accept responsibility for entries that are lost, damaged or delayed. For example, as a result of network, system development, computer or telecommunications failures or fault of any kind – including any hardware, programming code, databases or software used in the promotion.

17. Winners may be required to participate in related publicity without further reward. E.g.: be photographed for website/newspaper stories, provide a short statement about their win.

18. The promoter reserves the right to withdraw or amend without notice this promotion in the event of any unforeseen circumstances outside of its reasonable control.

19. This promotion is subject to Instagram’s terms of services which can be found at: https://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/



Heritage Harbor (“Heritage Harbor,” “our,” and “we”) recently noticed your posted and would like to promote and share your post in conjunction with the promotion and marketing of our brand and product. Please review the below terms to help you determine if you would like to grant us your permission.

“Content” refers to all of the text, usernames or handles, hashtags, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, sound recordings, video, audio-video clips, and other material that you posted on the internet and/or social media which prompted our reply to you. Examples of where this Content may be used are: visitheritageharbor.com, or any social media platforms including, but not limited to: Facebook, Google, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

We do not claim any ownership in the Content. However, by agreeing to these terms you are granting us a nonexclusive, fully paid, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, license to use, copy, modify, distribute, publicly display and perform, publish, transmit, remove, retain, repurpose, promote, and commercialize the Content in any and all media or form of communication whether now existing or hereafter developed, without obtaining additional consent, without restriction or notification, and without compensating you in any way, and to authorize others to do the same.

In addition, you grant us the right to include the name included with the Content submitted and/or licensed by you; provided, however, we shall have no obligation to include such name with our use of such Content. We are not responsible for the use or discloser of any personal information that you voluntarily disclose in connection with the Content that you submit or license to us.

You represent and warrant that:

  • you are at least thirteen (13) years old and have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses granted herein, including but not limited to the rights of publicity and privacy for any person featured in the Content and the copyright and photographic rights in the Content.
  • Additionally, if paternal permission is required to utilize the Content, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant such permission and hereby do so.
  • Your upload or post of the Content does not violate any applicable laws or regulations or the terms or requirements of the Social Media platform(s) where you uploaded or posted the Content.

You further irrevocably waive:

  • Any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding the Content that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory
  • Any and all claims against Heritage Harbor relating to copyright infringement and/or any invasion or misappropriation of the right of privacy or publicity and warrant that you own or are authorized to grant all rights and permissions granted herein.
  • Any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding the Content that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
  • Any and all claims against Heritage Harbor relating to copyright infringement and/or any invasion or misappropriation of the right of privacy or publicity and warrant that you own or are authorized to grant all rights and permissions granted herein.

Finally, you agree that all applicable laws of the United States and/or the State of Illinois will govern the submission of your Content to Heritage Harbor.


To request removal of the Content from Heritage Harbor’s website or social media platforms please email hho@heritageharborottawa.com. You must include the link to the Content you wish to have removed. Heritage Harbor will use reasonable efforts to remove the Content within ten (10) business days of your request.

Please reply with #HeritageHarborOK to signify your acceptance of these terms and to grant Heritage Harbor the rights described above.