The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any entries not prepared in accordance with the regulated format and entry fees will not be refunded.
Any entries being withdrawn by any entrants, no fee will be refunded.
Please notify the Organizer by email if any withdrawals on or before the submission deadline.
Payment must be made when entries submitted. Entrants may be disqualified if payment for all entries is not settled by 28 February 2017.
2. Return of Non-Awarded Entries
All non-awarded entries will be returned by May 2017. He/She is required to pick up in person with further notice from the Organizer the collecting location and time by email. Special arrangement only upon request by completing the form of “Request for Entries Return” and email to enquiry@SDAwards.org.hk by April 2017.
3. Liability for Loss and Damage
While every precaution will be exercised in the handling of entries received by the Organizer, the Organizer accepts no liability for any loss or damage of any kind whatsoever for any entry submitted.
It is advisable for the entrants to arrange product liability insurance for their entries.
4. Design Registration and Patent
It is the responsibility of the entrants to protect designs by design registration or patent. All matters regarding design copyright will be arranged by the entrant(s).
The Organizer reserves all rights to exhibit and/or publicize the prize-winning and other entries in any format at their discretion.
The awarded parties would be interviewed. Photo and video shooting of the awarded and merit entries would also be made for promotion via website and Awards Booklet, at the Awards Presentation Ceremony, press conference and exhibition venues.
6. Personal Data
All personal information submitted will solely be used for the Hong Kong Smart Design Awards purposes. In accordance with Sections 18 and 22 and Principle 6 of Schedule 1 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance by Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, the entrants have the rights regarding access to and correction of personal data provided.