Rules, Terms and Conditions

The World Social Media Awards are open to all organisations and individuals. Below are some useful guidelines for making sure your entry process goes smoothly.

 

Rules, Terms and Conditions

Entries must have been in general use for at least part of the current calendar year. Entries do not, however, need to have been created this year. There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted by any entrant, nor is there a limit to the number of categories you may enter. A completed entry form must be made for each entry.

 

Unacceptable material

Entries that contain pornographic material, propagate “hate” messages, make defamatory statements, or which are otherwise extraordinarily offensive are not eligible.

 

Fake work

Entries that are fake or proven to have breached the appropriate social media platform’s guidelines will not be eligible for judging.  

 

Disqualification

Ineligible entries may be disqualified at any phase of the competition without notification.

 

Acknowledgement of entries

Entrants will receive an email acknowledgment when an entry has been received.

 

Terms of Conditions of entry/usage

The World Social Media Awards assumes that the entrant either owns the work or has permission from a client or other appropriate party to enter, with all rights granted therein. In the event that an entrant without such rights submits an entry, or where the rights are disputed by the rights holder the entrant will not be eligible for the competition. The World Social Media Awards are not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant.

Entries must be live and available on the internet from the date of entry through to December 31 2017, and accessible via the relevant social media channel. Work that is no longer live on social media cannot be entered.

Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of the World Social Media Awards to use it for exhibition, promotion and publication purposes in any medium.

Timely submission of an entry meeting the eligibility requirements ensures that an entrant’s work will be reviewed and considered for recognition. No other representation or warranty is made by The World Social Media Awards concerning entries and all implied warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.

If an entry receives an award, the manner and details of announcement is strictly within the discretion of The World Social Media Awards. Entrant understands that all awards may not be given or publicised in the same manner and some might be presented in a ceremony and others might not.