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Social Media & Website Gallery Terms

Hello, and thank you for your interest in sharing your illustration with us! For the best chance of seeing your illustration featured on the Ickabog social channels or on the, please follow the Guidelines below. Please note that we are not able to feature all illustrations sent to us.

Please note that sharing your illustration with us on social is not considered an entry to ‘Die Ickabog-illustrasiekompetisie’. To find out if  you can enter the competition in your country, you can find out more here.

These Social Media and Website Gallery Terms are provided by LAPA Publishers, a division of Penguin Random House South Africa (Pty) Ltd: 380 Bosman street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Please remember to include #DieIckabog, #TheIckabog and either tag or mention @LAPA.Uitgewers when posting your illustration on your social channels. By doing so, you hereby agree that we have the right to use your (or your child’s) illustration globally on the www.ickabogkompetisie website and on LAPA Uitgewers social channels in perpetuity (i.e. forever), with limited exceptions, and in publicity on LAPA’s website, J.K. Rowling’s website,, and social channels. 

CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE PROHIBITED FROM POSTING OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13, you agree to comply with these Social Media and Website Gallery Terms on your child’s behalf.

Guidelines for posting illustrations on social media:

Please do:

  • ensure it is creative, original, and handmade by you (or your child);
  • ensure it is fun and appropriate for fans of all ages, across the world;
  • include your (or, where appropriate, your child’s) name (first name only), age, country of residence, only if you are happy for us to include these details in relation to the illustration;
  • take a portrait photograph of the illustration, or scan in the highest resolution your camera offers and upload it in similarly high quality; and
  • tell us what theme or subject your illustration is of!


Please don’t:

  • post illustration if, by doing so, you will be in breach of the terms of any social media platform (for instance, any terms relating to age requirements for use of the social media platform);
  • include your (or your child’s) social media handle or any other personal information on the illustration itself;
  • include any brand logos in your illustration;
  • include any music, clips or stills from any film or TV content, to accompany your illustration; nor
  • include anything defamatory, obscene, unlawful, harmful, offensive or inappropriate.

If you have any questions about these Social Media and Website Gallery Terms please contact Please note that this is not an email address to which you should send fan mail.

Privacy Notice:

LAPA Publishers (“LAPA”) will process your personal data where it may need to contact you regarding use of your illustration and/or to publicly display your illustration for promotional purposes. LAPA may also share your first name, age and/or location (where included as part of your illustration or submission) with other third parties such as J.K. Rowling Website Limited (which operates the website), LAPA’s promotional partners and the press. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is for LAPA to conduct its business and pursue its legitimate interests, as well as consent, to the extent required by applicable law. Further information about this processing and details of your rights are set out in our Privacy Policy.


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