Terms and Conditions of Entry

These are the terms and conditions upon which each Entry to the Footprint Awards shall be subject. If the Footprint Awards (“we”, “us”, “our”, or “Footprint Awards”) accept an entrant’s (“you”, “your” or “entrant”) Entry, you will be bound by these terms and conditions and your Entry shall be considered and judged in accordance with these terms. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time and such changes shall be deemed notified to you by their publication online.

Definitions

The following terms shall have the following meaning in these terms and conditions:
‘Category’ means each particular category of award as more particularly listed and detailed on the Website.
‘Closing Date’ 31st March 2017
‘Entry’ means your entry submitted to the Footprint Awards on the site.
‘Fee’ means the relevant entry fee corresponding to the relevant Entry according to the relevant Category for which the Entry is made as set out on the Website.
‘Judging Criteria’ means the criteria and bases for judging Entries and granting awards to Entrants in the course of the Footprint Awards.
‘Website’ or ‘the site’ means the Footprint Awards website accessible at www.footprint-awards.com

Footprint Awards Entry Formalities

All Entries must be submitted in the English language via the online entry form on the Website, and the Entry must be accompanied by the appropriate Fee submitted in accordance with these terms. Each Entry must be submitted to Footprint Awards in accordance with these terms and conditions and by submitting an Entry you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions and you have the agreement of all parties associated with the project that the submission be made.

Each Entry must be completed in full and received by Footprint Awards on or before the Closing Date together with the Fee. Entries received after the Closing Date will be disqualified and will not be considered by Footprint Awards and the entry Fee will be forfeited. Entries which are not fully functional will be disqualified by Footprint Awards at its sole discretion and any entry Fee shall be forfeited.

In the event that an Entry is inaccurate or incomplete, does not comply with these conditions for entry or is deemed, at the sole discretion of Footprint Awards, ineligible for any other reason, then the relevant Entry will be disqualified and the entry Fee will be forfeited. For the avoidance of doubt the entry Fee is non-refundable save in the event that the Category of Award into which the Entry has been submitted is removed by us from the categories of award as listed on the website.

No Entry will go forward for judging by Footprint Awards unless full payment of the Fee is received before judging commences, as notified on the Website.

Number of Entries

You may submit Entries to the Footprint Awards in up to 8 categories.
You may place your Entry in more than one Category.
You may make up to 2 Entries in any given Category.
Each time an Entry is submitted the entry Fee is payable.

Judging Entries

Footprint Awards shall consider each Entry through a judging panel as listed on the Website on its merits and on the basis solely of the information referred to in the relevant Entry and at its discretion all Entries shall be considered in accordance with these terms and conditions and the Judging Criteria. In the course of judging an Entry any judge may request further information about the Entry from the person named as the contact for the Entry submitted. Failure to supply the information requested will disqualify the Entry from the Footprint Awards and the entry Fee will be forfeited.

Judging will take place between 18th April and 12th May 2017 or as otherwise decided by Footprint Awards.

Footprint Awards will shortlist certain Entrants to go through to a final judging phase. Winners in the Categories will be announced by Footprint Awards at the Awards Event details of which will be published on the Site and such winners will be selected by the Judges from the shortlist.

Footprint Awards’ decisions relating to short-listing and granting of awards in the course of judging the Footprint Awards is final and Footprint Awards will not enter into any correspondence or discussion with any Entrants on any subject nor will Footprint Awards accept any submissions or representations or appeals with regard to such decisions, and Footprint Awards reserves at its sole discretion the right to:

  • disqualify Entries which do not comply with these conditions or for any other reason
  • not to make any particular award in any given Category
  • move an Entry to another Category without notice, if Footprint Awards feels it would be better suited in the relevant Category

Confidentiality

Your entry and any supporting documentation will not be considered as confidential information unless clearly identified as Confidential and you agree that Footprint Media Group Ltd can use the information or parts of the information contained in the Entry submitted for judging for publicity purposes in or on any media and for the purposes of promoting the Footprint Awards.

Limitations & Disclaimer

Footprint Awards accepts no responsibility, financial or otherwise, for:

  • any promise or indication made public before an Award is formally announced
  • any damage whatsoever caused by any actions taken by Footprint Awards in relation to any particular Entry

In no event shall Footprint Awards be liable whether in contract, tort, by statute or otherwise in respect of any loss of profits and/or loss of business for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the Footprint Awards, including without limitation: loss of revenue, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business and/or goods, loss of goodwill, loss of use, loss and/or corruption of data and/or other information.

Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or restrict our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation and/or for death or personal injury to the extent that such injury results from our negligence or wilful default.

For the avoidance of doubt, entrants agree and accept that they will be solely responsible and liable for any and all damage caused by their Entry.

If Your Entry Has Been Short Listed

You will be informed whether your Entry has been shortlisted in early May 2017. Any changes to this timescale shall be posted on the Website from time to time.

You will be required to supply screenshots and other information to Footprint Awards to be used for display during the Footprint Awards 2017 Awards Event. Entrants authorise Footprint Awards to publicly display all and any such screenshots and information provided to Footprint Awards for this purpose.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions shall be interpreted in accordance with and governed by English law.

Contact Information

Charles Miers: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.