Terms & Conditions

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1. GENERAL; 2. OWNERSHIP; 3. SITE USE; 4. COLLECTED DATA; 5. UNSUBSCRIBE; 6. SECURITY POLICY; 7. PROMOTIONS AND COMPETITIONS;
8. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; 9. INDEMNITY; 10. COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS; 11. PRIVACY POLICY.

Terms & Conditions

1. GENERAL
The website competition.cc/www.competition.cc is run by Competition.CC™.
These terms and conditions of use (the “Terms of Use”) apply to the Competition.CC™ website located at competition.cc/www.competition.cc and all associated sites linked there to by the Competition.CC™, or its affiliates (the “Site”).
Competition.CC™ may alter the Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to regularly check for updates and changes to the Terms of Use. By using the site, you agree to these terms of use; if you do not agree, do not use the site.
The terms of use and legal terms (hereinafter the "conditions") binding on the use of collected website competition.cc/www.competition.cc (hereinafter, the "Web").
Competition.CC™: is a digital platform of architecture competitions with an international vocation aimed at students of architecture and the general public interested. Competition.CC™ offers its Users to participate in architectural competitions with a social background where they can present projects, which will be evaluated by a jury of recognized architects and experts on the topics covered by each contest. There will also be a prize chosen by the public through social networks. The winners will receive the recognition of the prestigious jury and attractive economic awards to reward their participation, work, effort and dedication.
The acceptance of these Conditions implies the reading, knowledge and acceptance of each and every one of the terms and conditions set forth by the User.
Competition.CC™ reserves the right to modify these Conditions at any time always complying with current legislation. Modifications will come into force after their publication on this website and directly link the User, who has the obligation to periodically review them. At the top of this section the date of the last update will always be indicated. The modification of the Conditions is a unilateral decision of Competition.CC™ and does not imply the return of the amount paid in the registration to the contests.
The rights of intellectual and industrial property of the Web, its name, design, source codes, navigation structure and databases, among others, are owned by Competition.CC™, to whom corresponds the exclusive exercise of the rights of exploitation thereof in any way. In addition, Competition.CC™ is the owner or has the corresponding license, authorization or assignment on the rights of intellectual, industrial and image property of all the material, information and documentation provided by the Web (hereinafter, the "Content"). Therefore, it is prohibited to suppress the copyright, intellectual property or any identification mechanisms incorporated in the Content, as well as reproduce, distribute, exploit.
By accepting these Conditions, the User guarantees that he is the author of all the information, contents and works presented on the Website (hereinafter, the "Project"), or that he has the rights necessary for its exploitation. The User retains the rights over the intellectual property of his Project and grants Competition.CC™ a worldwide license, free and non-exclusive, to reproduce, publish and distribute the Project in any format and through any means of dissemination. The User may cancel said license by requesting it by email.
Competition.CC™ reserves the right to modify the policy regarding the processing of personal data at any time, always complying with current legislation. Such modifications will be published on the website, indicating the date of the last update at the top of this section. Further clarification regarding the privacy policy, please contact us via email.
2. OWNERSHIP
The Site is the property of Competition.CC™. Competition.CC™ reserve the right to change, transfer ownership, release or disband this Site at any time without warning or liability.
3. SITE USE
All uses of this website and all material provided herein must coincide with the Terms of Use. The Site and any content of the Site may not be copied, reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site. You may not attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site.
All works submitted to the Competition.CC™ Site including but not limited to for submission in a competition or for publication, must be submitted in agreement with the Competition.CC™ Terms of Use. By submitting your work to Competition.CC™, you acknowledge, represent and warrant that all work presented to Competition.CC™ has been legally attained with the permission of the original creator or author.
Participants of Competition.CC™ agree that the work they are submitting has not been submitted to any other competition before the results of Competition.CC™ are released. Competition.CC™ reserves the right to determine if a project was submitted to a previous competition. Additionally Competition.CC™ reserves the right to determine if a team will be disqualified or not.
By submitting your work to Competition.CC™, including but not limited to for submission in a competition or for publication, you give permission for your work to be published in any matter and over any platform or location.
You grant Competition.CC™ the permission to share submitted work with third parties, which may include but is not limited to: potential employers, other blogs, websites and social media platforms.
Competition.CC™ is not responsible for any communications between users of the site and third parties. This also includes designers whose work is published on the site.
Users who submit work by the request of an Competition.CC™ team member are responsible for reading the Terms of Use as they are presented to them. Once a user submits their work they grant full publishing privileges to Competition.CC™ for both electronic and print format.
Competition.CC™ is not responsible for the written or graphic content that is associated with our journal posts. Designers, authors or creators of any kind will be cited within their published works and retain responsibility that this work is their own and in no way conflicts with the copyright of another individual or organization. It is the responsibility of the original creator or author to verify prior to submission that all submitted work is either original content belonging to the creator or author. By submitting work in any way to Competition.CC™ the individual or team accepts full responsibility for the text, images, video footage and any other form of media that is provided.
To proceed to the registration in the Web and, therefore, to participate in the contests, the visitor must be over 18 years of age and have accepted these Conditions (including the Privacy Policy) by checking the box enabled for that purpose. in the registration process (hereinafter, the "User"). It is prohibited to register on the Web using a false identity or impersonating a third party. To do this, Competition.CC™ may contact the User at any time to request that they prove their age and / or identity by providing any valid legal identification.
4. COLLECTED DATA
All information that Competition.CC™ collects, whether through registration, submissions, online data files, web cookies or through other means not used in a way to disturb user privacy. Personal and team information is used for competition administration purposes. All data submitted by users on Competition.CC™ is therefore available to be; published, edited, and used in any way Competition.CC™ sees fit.
Personal/Team information collected upon registration will include the user's name, email address, school/firm, CV/resume, portfolio of works, telephone number and postal address (where necessary). By registering with Competition.CC™ you agree to the Terms of Use. Personal/Team information may be used to inform users of future competitions and activities.
Except as foreseen in this personal data processing policy, Competition.CC™ does not share with third parties the personal data referring to the Users of its site. The personal data are part of the assets of Competition.CC™ that can only be transferred to companies in which Competition.CC™ participates, content and service providers, members of the Jury, intermediaries for the economic transaction, means of communication for the dissemination of the results of the contest and third parties for the fulfillment of the services that Competition.CC™ is obliged to provide. These companies will obtain only and only the information necessary to carry out the contracted service and will not be authorized to use it for any other purpose. Likewise, This information may be transmitted in the context of a merger, acquisition or sale of the assets of the company and in the event of insolvency, declaration of insolvency and liquidation of the company that implies the transfer of personal data as part of the assets of the company. company. Competition.CC™ reserves the right to communicate this information if the Law requires it or within the framework of a legal procedure for the resolution of a claim or for the protection and safeguard of the rights and interests of the company.
5. UNSUBSCRIBE
Any user or team that wishes to unsubscribe from emails, or future information can do so at any time. To unsubscribe please contact Competition.CC™ by email with subject “unregister” including all registered email addresses. Users may also request available details related to personal information be erased. Users may also unsubscribe from specific emails in the footer of that email. Unregistering from a competition will exclude publication of team submissions and details, no refund will be returned.
6. SECURITY POLICY
Competition.CC™ is dedicated to user safety and security on our site. All payments are accepted through a secure site at www.PayPal.com.
Competition.CC™ is committed to treating all information in a confidential manner, implementing the necessary protection mechanisms and all appropriate security measures in order to protect the confidentiality of your personal data. However, perfect security on the Internet does not exist and the information may be vulnerable to computer attacks, technical failures or an entry impersonating the User.
Competition.CC™ not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites that are accessed through links on our website.
7. PROMOTIONS AND COMPETITIONS
Competition.CC™ reserves the right to alter the content, associated dates, awards and publication of any promotion or competition at any time. Further, Competition.CC™ reserves the right to cancel, discontinue or terminate any competition or promotion.
By submitting your work to Competition.CC™, you give permission for your work to be published in any matter and over any platform or location.
8. DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Competition.CC™ the site, its content and any competitions are delivered on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. All information provided on the Site is subject to change without notice. Competition.CC™ cannot ensure that any files or other data you download from the Site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. Competition.CC™ disclaims all warranties, express or implied, in relation to the site, competition or content of the site including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose. Competition.CC™ disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the Site. Your sole remedy against competition.CC™ for dissatisfaction with the Site or any content is to stop using the Site or any such content.
9. INDEMNITY
You accept to completely indemnify Competition.CC™ and its members and officers from and against all legal claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or any costs and expenses and any legal fees that arise out of the use of this Site or from participation in a competition.
10. COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The above Terms of Use also apply to submissions of a competition. Any submitter agrees to abide by the rules and terms for each individual competition as outlined in the competition summary.
Competition.CC™ functions as a platform for design competitions. These competitions, unless otherwise stated are open idea competitions and in no way intend to be realized. Stated concepts have no intention to degrade current conditions or areas. Competitions held by Competition.CC™ function from an ideas standpoint and do not directly relate to any organization, neighborhood, city or individual stated on the website, brief, or any other data associated with Competition.CC™.
Competition.CC™ does not intend to replace, better, or have any realistic influence on organization, companies, or any party that is related to the materialization of our competitions.
Competition.CC™ holds the right to change or adapt the rules and regulations of any promotion or competition at any time. It is the responsibility of the participants to check for regular updates, notification and changes to competition rules, regulations and terms. Participants in any competition agree to the terms and conditions of this site and each competition when they register. Registration is limited to the stated number of individuals for each competition, any team that submits work coming from more than the stated maximum is subject to disqualification at any time, including withholding rewards and withholding publication.
Violation of team submission is subject to disqualification at any time, including withholding rewards and withholding publication. Any team or individual that violates the rules or terms and conditions during or after a competition may have their rewards, publication or any other competition outcome revoked at any time.
Any team that does not follow the submission guidelines for each competition may be subject to disqualification.
By placing personal names or any means to identify who a team is on a submission, other than the given identification number, a team may be subject to disqualification.
Winning teams must provide a valid method to accept monetary rewards within two weeks of the award being presented. Failure to receive monetary awards in timely manner may result in the award being revoked.
We accept the following credit/debit card methods of payment for your submission: VISA/Master Card/American Express/Discover. The only secure payment gateway we use is PayPay.
Competition participants will receive their individual or team confirmation number after completing registration. This number is used for identification purposes throughout the jury voting process. Any submission that does not include this confirmation number as stated or incorrectly may be subject to disqualification.
Competition.CC™ holds the right to change competition dates as it sees fit at any time as well as revoke any promotion or competition without further notice.
Competition.CC™ holds the right to adjust deadlines throughout the duration of a competition, as well as the right to disqualify late submissions. In the event of a temporary deadline extension Competition.CC™ holds the right to accept or accept and penalize late submissions by a level determined by the organizers.
Each competition jury is carefully chosen by Competition.CC™ to best represent a valid and fair opinion for each project. Competition jury may change during the competition and stated jury members are not guaranteed to participate as final judges. Competition entries will never be judged with participant information as an influence, submissions are judged solely on submitted work. Jury decisions may not be argued by participants and are final unless later information proves otherwise.
Failure to provide the requested work affiliated with each competition may result in disqualification. For any questions regarding what is required, contact Competition.CC™ for clarification.
If files submitted for a competition are not correct or do not work properly as determined by the Competition.CC™ team, Competition.CC™ is not responsible for getting the files to the jury and the boards may be disqualified from the competition.
Once registration is completed no refunds prior to or after the competitions deadline will be granted. All registration payments are final.
Competition awards of any manner are subject to change throughout the competition. Additional awards may be added, awards may be subtracted or altered at any time. It is the participant's responsibility to regularly check the website and be aware of any changes.
Competition.CC™ reserves the right to publish submitted work on the Competition.CC™ website and any other platform that seems fit. Competition.CC™ aims to publish competition work on as many platforms as possible, individuals and teams agree to these publications upon submission.
Competition.CC™reserves the right to dictate method of payment, whether physical, electronic or to be accepted by a specific platform. (such as Paypal.)
Competition.CC™ holds the right to edit and change publications in any way, as well as use submitted data for future promotions or additional follow through of past and current competitions. Submitted graphics, information and ideas become the property of Competition.CC™ until the publication process and competition follow through are completed.
Competition.CC™ is in no way liable for the designs submitted by participants and teams. It is the responsibility of the participants to create original work.
Universities and professors are encouraged to use the Competition.CC™ competition and brief for curriculum or studio projects, however, if they are doing so they must submit the work to the associated Competition.CC™ competition. The competition and brief cannot be used after the competition deadline.
Winners and finalists of an Competition.CC™ competition agree that they will participate in any interviews or publicity matter upon reasonable request.
Competition.CC™ is not responsible for any in-person site analysis and research. Competition.CC™ does not own the sites on which the competitions are held and therefore participants must abide to any local private property details.
Employees or members of Competition.CC™ and those at a juror's company, under supervision of the given juror, may not enter the competition.
Once the registration period for a contest has ended, Competition.CC™ reserves the right to cancel the contest due to lack of registration, giving notice in advance and individually to the Users who have registered. In this case, Competition.CC™ return the full amount of the payment made within 15 days of notification of the cancellation.
By registering the competition and submitting an entry, participants or participating teams will:
(A) Agree to the rules and regulations as set out in this programme.
(B) Declare that the proposed design is their own work.
(C) Agree to accept the decisions of the jury as final.
(D) Agree not disclose their identities or publicise their entry in any way before the results are announced. Any breach of this rule will render the entry invalid.
This is an anonymous competition and your Team Code is the only means of identification.
The official language of the award is English.
The registration fee for this award is non-refundable.
Contacting the Jury is prohibited.
Competition.CC™, as the award organiser, reserves the right to modify the award schedule if deemed necessary.
Entries will not be reviewed if any of the rules or submission requirements are not considered.
Participation assumes acceptance of the regulations.
11. PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy aims to inform the Users of the Website of the type of collection to which the personal information they provide and the information collected will be submitted automatically. as well as inform the User of the rights that assist him with respect to said treatment.
The minimum age required to participate in Competition.CC™ contests is 18 years, so this website does not request or collect personal information from children under 18 years of age. The personal data of the users of the Web will be registered in a file that is solely responsible and recipient of the service provider.
The personal data provided by the User will be collected with the only purpose of:
(A) Registering the User and issuing invoices.
(B) Manage the contests in which the User participates.
(C) Notify the winners. Once the prizes have been chosen by the Jury and the public, their full names, university and country will be published, without their emails being published in any case.
(D) Check the statistics of visit and participation in the Web.
(E) Inform the User about the news, promotions, activities, products and services of Competition.CC™, being able to send him commercial information by any means, including the electronic one. In any case, in each communication sent by Competition.CC™, it will make available to the User the email address so that the latter can revoke their consent and thus stop receiving such commercial communications.
(F) In general, comply with all the services that is obliged to provide Competition.CC™.
By accepting these Conditions, the User gives their permission for Competition.CC™ to process their personal data for the purposes described in this section. The information collected automatically includes, among others, IP address, browser information, cookies, information related to navigation on our website and is treated as non-personal information in accordance with the applicable legislation.
This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that the server downloads to the User's computer in order to store and subsequently retrieve their browsing data to identify the browser on their next visit, remember the user's preferences and compile statistics on visits to the Web. in order to offer you a faster navigation and improve its functionality. The cookies collect electronic information that allows identifying the User's computer and its preferences without, in any case, implying the processing of personal data or compromising their privacy (this is non-personal information).
12. JURY
The Jury is open, professional and anonymous. The Jury members are the key to a good contest. Their experience and the method for evaluation are the best guarantee to ensure transparency and level it.
An independent jury of design professionals and/or stakeholders have be formed to ensure an equitable selection process. We've invited several professional architects, designers, artists, university professors to join in the Jury team. The process is open and anonymous, in other words the identities of the entrant and creative team are not revealed to the jury. In case of the absence of a juror, Competition.CC™ will assign another qualified person as a member of the jury.
The Jury should include a mix of people with specialist skills and knowledge. The composition is important, as it plays a significant role in generating interest and participation from the widest possible cross-section of competitors.
The Jury must engender the respect of the design community. The Jury should be impartial, knowledgeable, and commit sufficient time and energy to the deliberations process. Competition.CC™ retains the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet the program requirements or that presents a conflict of interest. Following the jury deliberations, winners will be notified by e-mail.
The jury will select freely and autonomously one proposal among all the projects delivered, which complies with the rules and guidelines established by these basis. Competition.CC™will offer the results of the competition to the international press (publications covering theatre design and architecture).


Last Updated: 2018-11