Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions to submit an entry to The Internet Finance Award is as follows:

    1. Entry to Internet Finance Award does not require any fees.

    2. Evaluation of applications will be undertaken by the judges invited by the organising committee.

    3. All applications must be a truthful representation of the applicant and his or her business venture, and must fulfill the application requirements.

    4. All applicants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges. No correspondence, telephone, email or communication of any kind will be entertained in relation to the decision of the evaluators and jury.

    5. All material submitted in support of an entry is warranted by the applicant to be their property and is entered without any encumbrances by third parties.

    6. The applicant agree that the Award is entitled to judge their entry and select what they consider to be the winner in a given category without recourse to the applicant.

    7. The applicant agree that should they be shortlisted for the next judging rounds they will provide a representative to attend. And, if elected as a winner of the Award, to attend the Award ceremony to accept the trophy.

    8. If the applicant wins the Award, the applicant grants permission to the organising committee of the Award to use any photographs, video, audio files, written or other material as the Award deems fit and without restriction.

    9. Applications received without the mandatory fields filled will be deemed invalid and withdrawn from the Award.

    10. The award reserves the right to withdraw an entry from the judging process at any time if the entry is deemed inappropriate for any reason without assigning any reasons whatsoever. Decision of the evaluators and jury shall be final.

    11. The award reserves the right not to award a category at its own discretion and without recourse to the applicants in the said category.

    12. The award reserves the right to nominate the applicant in additional categories that the organising committee deems appropriate.

    13. The person named on the entry form will be deemed as the point of contact by the Award.

    14. If the name of the nominated contact person changes, the Award must be informed immediately in writing at info@internetfinance.hk, failure to do so shall lead to the entry being disqualified.

    15. Shortlisted applicants may be required to provide additional information upon request from the Award, within stipulated timelines. Failure to comply will lead to the application being disqualified.

    16. Entry deadlines and other timelines may be extended at the discretion of the Award without assigning any reasons.

    17. The award reserves the right to change any process, evaluator or jury member at its discretion and without any prior notice or providing any reasons for the same.

    18. Applicants agree to be contacted by the Award for the purposes of communication (via email, phone or post) regarding the Award.

    19. The aforementioned rules and regulations will be subject to the laws of Hong Kong SAR. Disputes, if any, are subject to the jurisdiction in the courts of Hong Kong SAR.

    20. All entries will be judged on the information provided at the time of entry, additional amendments or comments may be accepted up until the deadline date, after which no further amendments will be accepted.

    21. The categories are awarded based on the decision by the judges and will consider each entry submission against the category criteria and their own discretion based on their relevant expertise.

    22. The judges will absent themselves from evaluating any entry where they have a vested interest.