MUSE Photography Awards is open to professional and amateur/student photographers using all forms of photography.
Anyone over 18 years of age can enter the competition. By entering the competition, you agree and acknowledge that the MUSE Photography Awards is permitted to receive your registration data.
Use of images & disclaimer
MUSE Photography Awards (MUSE 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 an entry, the entrant will not be eligible for the competition. MUSE Photography Awards (MUSE Awards) is not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant. Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of MUSE Photography Awards to use it for exhibition and publication in any medium, however work entered into the competition can remain private upon written request from the entrant.
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by MUSE Awards shall carry the photographer’s credit line. All entrants understand and agree that any image 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.
Participants represent and warrant that (1) the Photographs are original and that they own the rights to their Photographs, (2) the Photographs do not violate the rights of any third party, (3) the Photographs do not convey a false or misleading impression, and (4) any additional information they submit about the Photographs is accurate.
Timely submission of an entry meeting the eligibility requirements and payment of the entry fee as stated herein ensures that an entrant's work will be reviewed and considered for recognition. No other representation or warranty is made by MUSE Photography Awards (MUSE Awards) concerning entries and all implied warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.
If an entrant's submission receives an award, the manner and details of announcing such nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of MUSE Photography Awards (MUSE Awards). Entrant understands that all awards may not be given or publicized in the same manner or form.
Submission & Participation
Upon the successful submission, payment, and assessment of an entry for the MUSE Photography Awards, entrants are deemed to have accepted and agreed to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.
Nature of Service
The MUSE Photography Awards process pertains to an intangible service—namely, the participation, evaluation, and consideration of submitted works. It does not possess physical attributes typically associated with tangible goods.
No Refund Policy
Given the rigorous standards and resources we invest in ensuring each entry is diligently judged, the MUSE Photography Awards maintains a strict 'no refund' policy once an entry is submitted. Entrants acknowledge and accept that, post the adjudication process, they will not be entitled to a refund, regardless of the circumstances.
We value every artist's work and guarantee that each submission receives meticulous and professional consideration by our esteemed panel of judges.
Order Processing and Quality Assurance:
We pour immense effort into ensuring that your orders are processed in a timely manner and that the merchandise you receive meets our strict quality standards. Every piece you order from our store is a reflection of our commitment to excellence, and we sincerely hope they bring joy and pride to your experience with the MUSE Photography Awards.
In our constant quest for clarity and transparency, we feel it is essential to elucidate our refund policy. Once the shipment or merchandise has been received, refunds will not be issued under any circumstances, but will be considered for the following situations:
We understand that situations change, preferences evolve, and sometimes second thoughts emerge. However, it's crucial to highlight that we cannot accept reasons such as denial of the purchase, incorrect order placement, change of heart regarding an item, or desires for a refund in exchange for the returned merchandise.
If your items are damaged or missing upon arrival, please get in touch with our dedicated support team at email@example.com at the earliest convenience.
All shipment concerns are taken into account very seriously. Therefore, any reported issues will be meticulously reviewed by the dedicated awards team before any resolution, such as issuing a refund, is considered. Please be advised that the final decision in such matters rests solely with the MUSE Photography Awards team, as we strive to protect the interests and uphold the rights of all parties involved.
We Have No Obligation to Adjudicate IP Claims
Claimants and users must understand that we are not an intellectual property tribunal. While we and our Designated Copyright Agent may in our discretion use the information provided in order to decide how to respond to infringement claims, we are not responsible for determining the merits of such claims. If a user responds to a claim of infringement by providing assurances that its content is not infringing, the user agrees that if we thereafter restore or maintain the content, the user will defend and hold us harmless from any resulting claims of infringement brought against us and our Designated Copyright Agent.
Acceptance of the Contest Rules
Participation in this competition implies acceptance of each and every one of these rules and the final decision of the jury. The Organization may resolve any case not provided therein.