1. The Information We Collect and Use
The MUSE Photography Awards respects collects information from users at multiple points on its website. We only collect information that is essential to serve you, present your work to the jury, inform you of your winning, remind you of deadlines or to promote your winning, your company and your work to the public. Any personal information collected in forms is for our private use only. Phone numbers, mail address, and email addresses will not be sold or distributed to third parties or published online.
2. General Rules
We do not provide you with any legal advice or any other information or question that shall be replied by local authorities, governments or lawyers. Should you run into any legal concern while using our website, please consult to your lawyer.
You agree and acknowledge that we will use your email as the primary method for communication with you. if you did not provide us any email or if your email is no longer working, you must contact us and provide us an email address which we could contact you. Furthermore, you agree that all communications including but not limited to agreements, notices, alerts, fulfilment requests, invoices, or disclosures that we provide to you in electronic format shall satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
3. Intellectual Property
A. Ownership; License
The use, copying, sale, leasing, renting, lending, distribution, modification, downloading, creating of derivative works, posting or publication by you, directly or indirectly, of any of the contents of any of the Websites, or any other use of such content, except pursuant to the express limited grant of rights hereunder, is strictly prohibited.
Once you sign up and submit your entry, we reserve the right not to remove your content, including but not limited to your data, images, description, all content you had uploaded previously, or intellectual property even if you remove your account. You also acknowledge that International Awards Associate reserves the right to publish and publicize your content without implementing any Digital Rights Management Mechanism, without asking your permission, without informing you, and without any obligations towards you, regardless of your entrant or clients’ intellectual property.
If you provide us any feedback or suggestions in regards to International Awards Associate, then we may use such information without any obligation to you: we can for instance, use your suggestions to develop new service or products without granting you a payment nor compensation to you at all. You agree and acknowledge any intellectual properties you might have about your idea to International Awards Associate and without any restrictions or limitations, you would be granting us an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable (as many levels as required; such as sub-sub licensable, sub-sub-sub licensable etc.), and worldwide license to use your idea, without even crediting you as the inventor.
B. User Uploaded Information
The Websites may allow you to upload or submit information, software, text, images, audio, video, and other materials to, through or on the Websites ("User Uploaded Information"). For example, the Websites may offer forums, bulletin boards, wikis, chat rooms, blogs or other interactive areas. International Awards Associate does not endorse any User Uploaded Information and your use of any User Uploaded Information is at your own risk. The International Awards Associate reserves the right, to delete, move or edit User Uploaded Information, in whole or in part, for any reason in its sole discretion. The International Awards Associate undertakes no obligation to pre-screen User Uploaded Information, but may, in its sole discretion, monitor, modify, transmit over various networks, refuse, limit, move, block access to or remove any User Uploaded Information. You agree not to accept payment for User Uploaded Information from any third party, including, without limitation, accepting payment for the inclusion of a logo, brand advertising or other commercial content, in User Uploaded Information.
You are solely responsible for all User Uploaded Information that you make available via any of the Websites. Under no circumstances will the International Awards Associate be liable to you in any way for any User Uploaded Information that you upload, post, or otherwise make available via any of the Websites including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in User Uploaded Information, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of User Uploaded Information.
When you upload User Uploaded Information via the Websites, you grant to the International Awards Associate, without any credit or compensation to you, a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, unrestricted, irrevocable, displayable, and export any User Uploaded Information, in whole or in part, or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, software or technology of any kind for any purposes whatsoever.
The International Awards Associate reserves the right to remove any content contained in or posted to the Websites that allegedly infringes another person's copyright.
MUSE Photography Awards assumes all entries are original and the entrant either owns the submission or has permission from a client or other appropriate party to enter the work, with all rights granted therein. In the event that an entrant without such rights submits a site, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition. The MUSE Photography Awards are not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant. Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of The MUSE Photography Awards to use it for exhibition and publication in any medium. This includes, but is not limited to, MUSE Photography Awards entries being posted to our applicable public voting section of our website.
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the entrant. All entrants understand and agree that any work submitted to the competition may be used by the MUSE Photography Awards and its media partners for marketing and promotional purposes of the competition only, including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the MUSE Awards competition.
4. User Accounts, Additional Terms, End User License Agreements & Subscriptions
5. Restrictions on Use
The Websites are provided for lawful purposes only. By accessing or using the Websites, you agree and warrant that in connection with your use of the Websites you will not:
7. Third Party Content and Linked Sites
Third parties provide some of the contents of the Websites. The International Awards Associate makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness, accuracy, adequacy, currency or reliability of any content supplied by third parties and will not be liable for any lack of the foregoing.
In addition, third parties may offer goods, services, and other materials to you on the Websites. Such dealings are solely between you and the third party. The International Awards Associate will not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. Under certain circumstances, the International Awards Associate may permit third-party users to upload content, in which event you, at your own risk, may be exposed to offensive, indecent or objectionable content. Descriptions of, or references to products, services or publications within the Websites do not imply endorsement by the International Awards Associate of that product, service or publication.
The Websites may include links to other sites that are not maintained by the International Awards Associate. The International Awards Associate is not responsible for the content of those sites, does not endorse those sites, and makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content or accuracy of such other sites. If you decide to access any third-party site linked to the Websites, you do so entirely at your own risk, and you may be exposed to offensive, indecent or objectionable content. The International Awards Associate shall have no liability for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such site.
8. Disclaimer; Restriction of Liability
The Websites and their contents are provided "as is" and "as available." To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, the International Awards Associate disclaims all warranties of any kind either expressed or implied, including any warranties of merchantability, noninfringement, and fitness for a particular purpose.
The International Awards Associate will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by any use of the Websites or any materials or software, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line failure due to, arising out of or otherwise attributable to the use of the Websites. The International Awards Associate will not be liable for any damages or injury, including but not limited to, any special, direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, economic, punitive, or consequential damages that are directly or indirectly related to
In case International Awards Associate’s database is hacked or breached, including but not limited to hacks by governments, competitors, professional hackers or simply talented young people, you agree not to take any legal action and measures against us. You agree and understand that there is always a cybercrime risk that we cannot foresee, control or avoid, and you agree to withhold us from any harm or damages that you or your clients or the entities you represent would incur due to your interaction with International Awards Associate.
The International Awards Associate controls and operates the Websites and makes no representation that the contents of the Websites are appropriate or available for use outside of the Malaysia. If you use any of the Websites from a location outside the Malaysia, you are responsible for compliance with applicable Malaysia and local laws, including export and import laws.
10. Return, Refund, and Chargeback Policy
You agree to our “Returns, Refunds and Chargeback Policy” which shall be considered as an addendum to this agreement and you agree that you read, understand and accept it fully as is. You are bound by our Returns, Refunds and Chargeback Policy which is a binding extension to this agreement. By agreeing to MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS Terms and Conditions you also agree to our “Returns, Refunds and Chargeback Policy” which shall be considered as an addendum to this agreement.
In case of any pricing errors while purchasing our products and services, International Awards Associate reserves the right to cancel any orders including but not limited to confirmed, processed, and paid orders at any time without any obligation to you. Your sole remedy in these situations, as a buyer would be a refund to your credit card or payment method and we further reserve the right to add such credits balance to your account balance at International Awards Associate.