Basically, you are giving us permission to publish your submission. You retain the copyright of your submission. We commit that we will not share your personal details with a third party.
If charges of plagiarism are made against you, they shall need to be addressed at the earliest by you. We may take down the content from our website and Facebook page until the matter is resolved.
Your submission shall be published subjected to the discretion of the editorial team at Design Whack. If modifications or additional information are required, then kindly cooperate with the requests as soon as possible. If the content is deemed to be hateful, derogatory, of poor taste or of poor quality, Design Whack may not publish your submission.
Ownership and Copyright
The ownership of copyright in the work of all submissions will be in accordance with the Copyright and Patent Act 1988, which implies the copyright of any design, drawings accompanying any entry or submission rests with the author. All registered trademarks, symbols or words are owned and protected by, and property of the respective trademark owners.
You are not entitled to receive any payment in any form for submission or for granting Design Whack any right herein. You are solely responsible for protecting the intellectual property of any submission to Design Whack.
If charges of plagiarism are made against an entrant or participant, the charges are to be addressed at the earliest by the accused entrant or participant. Design Whack holds the right to take down the content from all its channels until the matter is resolved.
By submitting your piece, you are acknowledging and accepting that all aspects of any submission narrative, description, details, images, illustration and animation may be used for publicity purposes by Design Whack.
Design Whack holds the right to publish such material in whole or in part, or use them in any way it sees fit in connection with this website without permission of the entrant or payment for such use, subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
By submitting your piece, you are providing Design Whack with a limited, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, royalty-free license (but not the obligation), whose license is effective till perpetuity, to use, copy, modify, translate, and/or adapt, distribute, publicly display by any means and in any media and create derivative works of your piece solely in connection with the inclusion of your piece in activities related to, and the promotion of, the piece without any further notice or remuneration to you.
These rights shall be applied to all existing or future media, and in particular all physical, optical, magnetic, analogical, digital and electronic media, including media such as hardcopies, cd-roms, dvd-roms, hard disks, computers and servers, the internet, all private or public telecommunication networks, by cable, satellite, radio networks, etc.
By submitting your piece, you also give Design Whack a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable license in perpetuity, to display and archive your piece on Design Whack's website, www.designwhack.com (“website”), on Design Whack’s facebook, twitter or any other social networking / media pages. Any credits will be with your name.
Design Whack is aware of your privacy and its importance. Any information collected on our site is used only for processing and administration of your piece by our editors, and to optimise your visit to our site from your personal experience.
Our Collected Information
The information we collect are either from you directly or through the cookies that your browser stores in your computer. These cookies do not allow us access to your personal computer, neither do they store any personal or payment details. The personal information collected is mainly used for submission administration and processing. We may sometimes also monitor site usage and traffic patterns to improve our site functioning and services. We may also use your details to keep you informed of future competitions or promotions.
Design Whack will hold and use your personal data strictly according to the Indian Data Protection Legislation. We will comply with Data Protection Acts 1984 & 1998. Only your name and affiliation shall be shared for the purpose of publication of submissions on third party platforms.
Design Whack is aware of your safety and security, for which all sensitive information are collected and processed through a secured system. Whenever you are required to provide with any sensitive information like your payment card details, you will be taken to a secure system.
These terms and conditions are governed by and in accordance with the Laws of India.
You agree to indemnify Design Whack fully from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, legal fees arising out of any breach of these conditions by you or any other liability arising out of your use of the site.
The entrant agrees to release, indemnify, defend any party from any liability, any claim for damages, and/or lawsuit for or by reason of the mentioned submission as a result of any submission, revision, alteration or similar thereof. The entrant also acknowledges and agrees and therefore covenants not to sue or make any claim against any party related to an entrant’s submission or any individual participation or involvement in the competition in any way whatsoever, or any use thereof.
Under no circumstances shall or can the entrant be entitled to any loss or damage, which include attorney’s fees. Any dispute, claim and legal action arising from or connected with this competition, or any prizes awarded or potentially awarded therein, shall be resolved without resort to any form of legal action or class action. Should an entrant choose to bring a claim against Design Whack or its agents the entrant shall pay Design Whack or any party’s reasonable attorney fees and its legal costs arising from the claim, should it fail. Nothing herein will constitute a waiver of the entrant’s or participant’s legal rights or any rights any party may have to take against the entrant or the participant.
Design Whack reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time without notice. The responsibility is yours to check the website regularly if we have made any changes to these terms and conditions.
Notification About Changes
You are free to unregister with us at any point of time if you do not want us to hold any of your personal information or get notified about future competitions. To do this please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Unregister stating your registered email address. You are also entitled to request the details of your data that we store.
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