Tech For Good Awards Terms & Conditions
The Award Winners (AW) will be announced at the Awards Event.
Category Winners will receive $5,000 in prize money and a trophy with the highest scoring Applicant being awarded an additional $5,000 as winner of the Tech for Good Excellence Award. All winners names and entries will be mentioned in press releases and will be displayed in the website, social media and other Media channels by Fishburners and Partner organizations.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Tech for Good Awards (TFGA) are a registered Trademark of Fishburners.
The Competition is opened to all those willing to send their submissions according to the Awards categories and rules as outlined in these Terms and Conditions
All entries must be submitted through the application form on the Fishburners Website.
Entries will not be accepted via email unless Fishburners officially announces it via the website or technical difficulties prevent the form or website from receiving submissions.
The dates on the website are subject to change. Fishburners reserves the right to cancel or amend the TFGA’s or the Rules if an event outside of our reasonable control occurs (e.g. a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God). Changes will be displayed on the Website.
Employees of Fishburners and associated companies, agents or members of their families or households, are not eligible to enter the Awards. Members of the immediate family of any member of the Judging Panel as well as employees of the same company where the Judging panel member works currently, are also excluded. This does not exclude employees of sponsors, media partners, partners and their subsidiary and associated companies who are eligible to enter the competition.
The Judging Panel is chosen by Fishburners based on their credentials in the Sustainable Development area. The independent Judging Panel will be responsible for determining the award’s Category Winners and overall winner by a process of individual rating of entries on our online platform. A record of the judging panel selection is kept for tranparency and available to all judges and entrants.
Each category will have one overall winner as determined by the Judging Panel and their will be one winner with the highest overall score who is awarded the overall Tech for Good Excellence Award.
Categories are subject to change. If there are too many submissions for one category, the organizers may decide to split the category.
Any individual, group & company submitting an Award Entry is responsible for the legality, originality and copyright of the work submitted in his/her/its name.
By submitting an entry on the website, the Entrant must not upload and distribute any document which is confidential, defamatory, obscene, breaking personal privacy regulations, infringing copyright and intellectual property rights, violating legal rights of any party or proprietary of a brand, an individual or a company.
The organizers will not collect any personally-identifiable information about an entrant (name, address, telephone number or email address (“personal data”) through the website unless it has been provided through the submission form from the website.
The organizers reserve the right to delete and/or remove any entry or material from the Awards. The entrant will be informed immediately of the removal or deletion and request for explanations, if needed.
Any Entrant submitting an entry through the website form cannot use false contact information details or identifying details, impersonating any person. These will be grounds for removal or deletion. The decision of the organizers in relation to any dispute about the deletions, rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the Awards is final.
By submitting an entry, the entrant grants the right to Fishburners, Tech for Good Awards organizers, sponsors and any members of the press / media permission to use all the information collected such as name, images, links, photo, video, etc. in producing and marketing the Awards. Full credit will be given where possible. Example usages include articles in newspapers / magazines / websites / social media posts / blogs / websites printed materials and on-screen visuals at the Awards events; videos and photos displaying winners; case studies and presentations related to these awards.
By submitting an entry through the online form, you confirm that Fishburners Tech for Good Awards was given the rights to distribute the entry information content and that the content used does not violate any commercial and judicial laws. The entry will not feature or use any images or words that are in any way untrue, misleading, distasteful, blasphemous, obscene, libelous, defamatory, indecent, harassing or threatening.
It is advisable to keep a copy of the entry as the organizers are not liable in case the entry is not uploaded correctly.
Fishburners are not responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of or unauthorized access to Entries, or Entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of server functions, technical issues, virus, bugs or other causes outside our reasonable control.
(a) any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by entering the TFGA or as a result of winning or non-winning, being named or not as a finalist.
(b) any loss or damage that is not reasonably foreseeable; or
(c) any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer systems relating to their participation in the Awards.
Some judges may abstain from a category if they believe there is a conflict of interest or for any other reason. In which case an average of the remaining judges scores will be applied.
For any information regarding entry process, submitting entries, awards, timing or any technical issues regarding the website, please contact [email protected]