Official Rules

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Official Rules


GENERAL RULES:
(a) Entries that do not comply with any of these rules will be disqualified.
(b) By submitting your entry, you grant Organizer the right and license to reproduce, publish, distribute, and display your entry materials, and portions thereof, in any of its IJ publications in all media, and
advertising the same, and you represent and warrant: (i) that the work depicted in your entry is your own original creation, that Organizer's use and publication of your entry materials will not infringe upon or
otherwise violate any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property right, any right of publicity, privacy, or other personal right or any law, rule, or regulation; (ii) that the information provided on your Payment Form and Entry Form is accurate and complete; (iii) that you have obtained all necessary license and releases from persons depicted in, or involved in creating (including photographers), your entry materials and listed on your Entry Form so that Organizer will not incur any obligation or liability to them based upon its use or publication of your entry materials.
(c) Entry materials (other than actual Jewellery pieces) will not be returned.
(d) Organizer is not liable for lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, or mutilated entries. Entry fee is nonrefundable and will not be returned (even if your entry is determined to be ineligible or disqualified) unless competition is cancelled or postponed by Organizer.
(e) Organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone all or portions of the competition for any or no reason. If you have submitted an entry for a cancelled or postponed portion of the competition, Organizer will refund your entry fee for that entry within thirty (30) days of any decision to cancel or postpone, and the licenses granted by you to Organizer under these rules for the affected entries will terminate. In addition, Organizer reserves the right to combine selected categories.
(f) Winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within thirty (30) days of notification or may be disqualified.
(g) Taxes and other expenses on the awards are the responsibility of the winners.
(h) By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Organizer regarding the same. Organizer's decisions are final on all matters regarding these Awards.
(i) Any Entry/s that are forged/plagiarized will be disqualified immediately. The organizers hold the sole right to discard the Entry/s without giving further explanation.