Rules of entry

Registration for the 2012 awards has closed. If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Team.

  1. The awards are open to individuals or organisations based in the 27 EU nations, the official candidate countries: Croatia (HR), Iceland (IS), Montenegro (ME), The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK), Serbia (RS), Turkey (TR) and the European Economic Area countries: Iceland (IS), Norway (NO),  Liechtenstein (LI)
  2. An individual or organisation can only enter in a maximum of two of the four categories and a separate application form is required for each entry.
  3. A registration form must be completed and submitted online before an entry can be made.
  4. The application form should be submitted by e-mail and no other attachments or documents may be included. All other supporting information must be available to view via a link to an online presence.
  5. Applications will not be accepted from employees or organisations directly linked to Citizens Online or Key20 Media
  6. Applicants who are selected as finalists are required to attend the Awards Ceremony at the Digital Agenda Assembly in Brussels (June 21st /22nd 2012). Travel and accommodation costs will be paid for by the EC. The finalists for each award will be notified by Friday 1 June 2012
  7. Applications must be submitted in English
  8. Applicants must be over 18.

The material you submit as part of your entry may be published on the e-Inclusion Awards website and is subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Publication of any material you submit to us will be at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication.
  2. You warrant to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights.
  3. You warrant that the material you submit does not infringe somebody’s right to one’s own image and that the persons appearing in the material have given their consent.
  4. You warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal.
  5. You acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses.
  6. By entering the awards, entrants understand that the information they provide about their project or activity may be used by the European Commission or their agents for promoting e-Inclusion any time in the future.

We regret we will be unable to offer feedback on the judging process or on any individual entry.

Applications that infringe any of these rules may be rejected and if appropriate the entrant asked to resubmit. If you are in any doubt please contact the Awards Team for clarification and advice.

Acceptance of these rules is a condition of entry.

Registration for the 2012 awards has closed. If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Team.

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