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By submitting your work to Mango Architecture, including but not limited to submission in a competition or for publication, you permit your work to be published or reproduced in any matter and over any platform or location.
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DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Mango Architecture – the site, its content, related media, and any competitions are delivered on an “as-is” and “as available” basis. In no event shall Mango Architecture be liable for special, direct, indirect, and consequential or incidental damages whatsoever, whether in action, negligence, or other tort arising out of or in connection with the users of the service or the content made available on the website.
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Mango Architecture disclaims any liability for the acts, omissions, and conducts of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. If you do not agree to be bound by the agreement, you may not access or use the services in any form.
Mango Architecture holds rights to changes, addition, removal, or modification of the content related to the competition or any other service at any time without prior notice.
Mango Architecture does not undertake any liability and has no means to ensure that the works submitted by any participant/s originally belongs to him/her or has any legal right to submit the same.
The participants agree to release, indemnify, defend any party from any liability, any claim for damages, and/or lawsuit for or because of the mentioned submission as a result of any submission, revision, alteration, or similar thereof.
The participants also acknowledge and agrees and therefore covenants not to sue or make any claim against any party related to a participant’s submission or any individual participation or involvement in the Competition in any way whatsoever, or any use thereof, and therefore:
Under no circumstances shall or can the Participant be entitled to any award for any loss or any damages, which include attorneys’ fees.
Any dispute, claim and legal action arising from or connected with this Competition, or any prizes awarded or potentially awarded therein, shall be resolved without resort to any form of legal action or class action.
Should a participant choose to bring a claim against Mango Architecture or its affiliates or agents the participant shall pay the Mango Architecture or any party’s reasonable attorneys’ fees and its legal costs arising from the claim should it fail.
Nothing herein will constitute a waiver of the participants’ legal rights or any rights any party may have to take against the participant.
Mango Architecture shall not be liable for any lawsuit or claim against any of its judges or selector panel emanating from their professional conduct or otherwise.
Unless clearly stated, all Competitions are design concepts only and do not imply in a way, an intention for the proposals to be constructed or built.
You accept to completely indemnify Mango Architecture and its members and officers from and against all legal claims including but not limited to liabilities, damages, losses, or any costs and expenses and any legal fees that arise out of the use of this website or from participation in a competition.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISCLOSURE
All the users of the website and the content related to the website owned by Mango Architecture should not replicate, rework, repeat, regenerate, circulate or use any of the content available on the website and other media pages. The Logo, content, and other visual media are created by Mango Architecture and are protected by the Copyright Laws.
All registered trademarks, symbols, or words are owned, protected, and property of the respective trademarks of their owners.
Mango Architecture will hold and use your data strictly following Indian data protection legislation.
By registration with Mango Architecture, all the users agree that the ownership of the copyright of the submission, content, or the work produced for the competition and other events, publication, or any other activity lies under the authorized owner of its owners and would adhere to the law before submitting the same.
Mango Architecture would not be liable for any damages arising out of an unlawful submission and the participant who makes an unlawful submission including but not limited to plagiarized content will be liable to indemnify Mango Architecture in the event of any legal costs arising out of such event.
The Agreement and any dispute arising from the same will be governed by applicable data protection law where the Services are provided.
Mango Architecture is committed to protecting the privacy of all its users. All information collected on our site is only used to process and administer your competition submission (Following the competition terms & conditions) and to provide the users with a more personalized experience on the site.
All information that Mango Architecture collects, whether through registration, submissions, online data files, web cookies, or through other means not used in a way to disturb user privacy. Personal and team information is used for competition administration purposes. All data submitted by users on Mango Architecture is therefore available to be; published, edited, and used in any way Mango Architecture sees fit.
Personal/Team information collected upon registration will include the user’s name, email address, school/firm. telephone number, and postal address (where necessary). Personal/Team information may be used to inform users of future competitions and activities.
Mango Architecture is dedicated to user safety and security on our site. All payments are accepted through a secure site. However, Mango Architecture does not undertake to cover any liability arising out of the use of the secured payment gateway.
Any user or team that wishes to unsubscribe from emails or future information can do so at any time. Users may unsubscribe from specific emails by clicking on the unsubscribe button in the footer of the email. Unregistering from a competition will exclude the publication of team submissions and details, no refunds will be made.
PROMOTIONS AND COMPETITIONS
Mango Architecture reserves the right to alter the content, associated dates, awards, and publication of any promotion or competition at any time. Further, Mango Architecture reserves the right to cancel, discontinue, or terminate any competition or promotion.
MODES OF PAYMENT
We accept the following credit/debit card methods of payment for your submission:
However, the mode of payments may be added or deleted in the future without prior notice.
ORGANISATION AND ADMINISTRATION
Architecture and Design Competitions on www.mangoarchitecture.com are organized and administered by Mango Architecture.
Mango Architecture reserves its right to assign any judges, agents, or other authorized administrators to administer its competitions, including making any decision or exercising such at its discretion.
COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The above Terms and Conditions also apply to submissions of a competition. Any participant agrees to abide by the rules and terms for each competition as outlined in the competition summary.
Mango Architecture functions as a platform for design competitions. These competitions, unless otherwise stated are open idea competitions and in no way intend to be realized. Stated concepts have no intention to degrade current conditions or areas. Competitions held by Mango Architecture function from the standpoint of an idea and do not directly relate to any organization, neighborhood, city, or individual stated on the website, brief, or any other data associated with Mango Architecture. Competitions are not meant to undermine or in any way influence the idealistically used property or the organization, individual, or related party that owns said property.
Mango Architecture does not intend to replace, better, or have any real influence on organizations, companies, or any party that is related to the materialization of our competitions.
Mango Architecture holds the right to change or adapt the rules and regulations of any promotion or competition at any time. It is the responsibility of the participants to check for regular updates, notifications, and changes to competition rules, regulations, and terms. Participants in any competition agree to the terms and conditions of this site and each competition when they register.
Registrants may not alter, modify, or remove team credentials after team registration has been completed. Violation of team submission is subject to disqualification at any time, including withholding rewards and withholding publication. Any team or individual that violates the rules or terms and conditions during or after a competition may have their rewards, publication, or any other competition outcome revoked at any time.
Any team that does not follow the submission guidelines for each competition may be subject to disqualification.
Mango Architecture does not accept any changes made to any proposal once submitted by the participant and if made would not be accounted to be valid. The users and the participants are requested to submit their works or proposals only once they have finalized their submission. By submitting the proposal to Mango Architecture's submission portal, the participants agree to submit original content and are not copied, inspired, or derived from any other individual or author. In case such discrepancy is brought to notice the participant would be disqualified without any intimation and would be held liable to any compensation to be made to the original author.
By placing personal names or any means to identify who a team is on submission, other than the given identification number, a team may be subject to disqualification.
Winning teams must provide a valid method to accept monetary rewards within one month of the award being presented. Failure to receive monetary awards on time may result in the award being revoked.
Competition participants will receive their individual or team confirmation number after completing registration. This number is used for identification purposes throughout the jury voting process. Any submission that does not include this confirmation number as stated or incorrectly may be subject to disqualification.
Mango Architecture holds the right to change competition dates as it sees fit at any time as well as revoke any promotion or competition without further notice.
Mango Architecture holds the right to adjust deadlines throughout the duration of a competition, as well as the right to disqualify late submissions. In the event of a temporary deadline extension, Mango Architecture holds the right to accept or accept and penalize late submissions by a level determined by the organizers.
Each competition jury is carefully chosen by Mango Architecture to best represent a valid and fair opinion for each project. The competition jury may change during the competition and stated jury members are not guaranteed to participate as final judges. Competition entries will never be judged with participant information as an influence, submissions are judged solely on submitted work. Jury decisions are final and may not be argued by participants. No requests to revise the results would be entertained under any circumstance.
Failure to provide the requested work affiliated with each competition may result in disqualification. For any questions regarding what is required, contact Mango Architecture for clarification.
If files submitted for the competition are not correct or do not adhere to the submission guidelines as determined by the Mango Architecture team, Mango Architecture is not responsible for getting the files to the jury and the entries may be disqualified from the competition.
Once registration is completed no refunds before or after the competition’s deadline will be granted.
Competition awards of any manner are subject to change throughout the competition. Additional awards may be added; awards may be subtracted or altered at any time. It is the participant’s responsibility to regularly check the website and be aware of any changes.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to publish submitted work on the Mango Architecture website and any other platform that seems fit. Mango Architecture aims to publish competition work on as many platforms as possible, individuals and teams agree to these publications upon submission.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to dictate the method of payment, whether physical, electronic or to be accepted by a specific platform (Such as PayPal, Razor Pay, Pay U Money, etc.).
Mango Architecture is in no way liable for the designs submitted by participants and teams. It is the responsibility of the participants to create original work.
Winners and finalists of the competition on Mango Architecture agree that they will participate in any interviews or publicity matter upon reasonable request. Any winning amount will be transferred to the participant only after receiving the required interview video.
Mango Architecture is not responsible for any in-person site analysis and research. Mango Architecture does not own the sites on which the competitions are held and therefore participants must abide by any local private property details and the relevant law.
Members and/or representatives of Mango Architecture or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition. They are, however, encouraged to submit ideas for special mention but cannot win or be part of the formal competition.
The closing date for entry will be on the time and date set on the competition announcement. After this date, no further entries to the competition will be permitted. Mango Architecture will not accept any responsibility for entries not received within the permitted time, for whatever reason.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice, at any time they see fit. Any changes to the competition will be notified to the participants as soon as possible by the organizer.
Mango Architecture is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any participant by any third party connected with this competition.
Winners will be chosen by an independent panel of judges appointed by Mango Architecture.
Mango Architecture’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
By entering this competition, the participant is indicating his/her agreement to receive future newsletters and possible offers from Mango Architecture.
Mango Architecture deals with two types of competitions:
Organized by Mango Architecture.
In Collaboration with any other third party.
Organized by Mango Architecture:
We at Mango Architecture organize design competitions and we invite everyone irrespective of their professions or qualifications to join the competition and present their ideas.
We offer awards and certifications for such design competitions.
Participants are free to submit multiple entries, but each entry needs to be registered separately.
Alongside individual entries, team entries are also allowed. A team can have a maximum of three participants or as per the competition brief.
In Collaboration with any other third party:
We at Mango Architecture invite others to organize design competitions with us. The participants, awards, and certifications shall be solely decided by a third party.
We shall not claim any over third-party intellectual property rights in any way whatsoever.
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When you click on a link to a Third-Party Website, we will not warn you that you have left our Website, server, or services and we will not warn you that you are subject to the Terms and Conditions (including privacy policies) of another website or destination.
Such Third-Party Websites & Advertisements are not under the control of Mango Architecture. We are not responsible for any Third-Party Websites, Third-Party Applications, or any Third-Party Advertisements.
You use all links in Third-Party Websites & Advertisements at your own risk. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices of any Third-Party Websites or Third-Party Apps, and make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
You acknowledge and agree that our services are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such links, Websites/Apps, or any other resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such links Websites/Apps or resource.
THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Mango Architecture intellectual property rights that may be implicated in providing Services.
Mango Architecture shall not claim any right over third-party intellectual property rights in any way whatsoever.
Third-party intellectual property rights and your responsibilities concerning these rights are outlined below:
While submitting your designs, using our services, you use your image content such as photos, graphics, text, etc. The image content has associated intellectual property rights as described further herein. You retain any rights you hold concerning image content and video content that you upload.
Image content shall be protected by copyright laws, even though Copyright notice is not expressly mentioned on it. You are requested not to use content that might infringe the third-party Intellectual Property rights. Kindly take due permission from the content creator or copyright holder before using it in the video.
Furthermore, if you want to publish the image content of someone other than yourself, you must get permission from the individuals portrayed in the image content before using the content and must add the owner using the credits attribution fields. Do not upload any image or music content that is confidential or proprietary. We assume no liability concerning the disclosure or use of confidential or proprietary information uploaded to our services.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to discontinue any of its promotions at any time.
By entering competitions, any entrants, participants, and submissions agree in full to these Terms and Conditions and as referred to in this document.
Mango Architecture competitions are open to anyone aged 18 and over. Younger participants or groups of students less than 18 years of age must be lead by someone aged 18 or their tutor 18 or over.
Participants may either submit individually or as a team (3 people max.) or as per the competition criteria. Competition participants are prohibited from sale, lease, assignment, or transfer of any of their submission rights to a third party.
The participants as students would be required to produce proof of identification as a student whenever requested or asked by the Mango Architecture. Any team who wishes to use the name of their firm or company for publication and any other activity involved with Mango Architecture would have to produce certification relating their team members to the firm or the company along with the certification of the company registered with their respective countries.
All Submissions must strictly conform to any Terms and Conditions and the Rules and Guidelines set by the Competition Brief.
Once the final submissions are sent, no additional edits or changes can be made. Upon sending the final submission each participant will receive a confirmation email notification within five business days.
By entering the competition, the participant acknowledges and accepts that all aspects of any submission – narrative, description, details, images, illustration, and animation may be used for publicity purposes by Mango Architecture.
Mango Architecture will only use where necessary or disclose to third parties to run the Competition, any personal information submitted by the participants.
OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT
The ownership of the copyright in the work of all submissions will be following the Intellectual Property Laws in India, which implies the copyright rests with the author and the author agrees to provide the exclusive rights of reproduction of the submission to Mango Architecture over any forms of media which Mango Architecture deems fit.
No participants shall receive or be entitled to receive any payment in any form for submissions or for granting Mango Architecture any right herein, other than for being selected as one of the winning competition entries.
Subject to any limitation herein, any design, drawings accompanying any entry or submission remains the property of the participant and may be used for its or their purpose. Mango Architecture shall treat an entry or submission as being eligible to enter the Competition under Indian Copyright law.
By entering the Mango Architecture competition participants agree on sharing their entry for making the publication based on the competition results.
Participants are solely responsible for protecting the intellectual property of any submission to Mango Architecture competitions.
By submitting an entry to the Competition, you the “Participant” provide Mango Architecture with a limited, exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, royalty-free license (but not the obligation), which license is effective in perpetuity, to use, copy, modify, translate and/or adapt, distribute, publicly display by any means and in any media and create derivative works of, and copy, distribute and publicly display such derivative works of your entry solely in connection with the inclusion of your entry in activities related to, and the promotion of, the competition and the particular project, without any further notice or remuneration to you. The rights shall be applied to all existing or future media and in particular all physical, optical, magnetic, analogical, digital, and electronic media, including media such as hardcopies, CDROMs, DVD-ROMs, hard disks, computers and servers, the Internet, all private or public telecommunication networks, by cable, satellite, radio networks, etc.
By submitting your entry to the Competition you also give Mango Architecture an exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable license in perpetuity to display and archive your entry on the Mango Architecture’s website, www.mangoarchitecture.com (“Website”), on Mango Architecture’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube or other social networking/media pages concerning the Competition or project. Any credits will be with the name you supply to the Competition.
Mango Architecture shall make commercially reasonable efforts to display appropriate and customary credit lines on any Submission displayed or otherwise featured in such media, however, shall have no affirmative duty to do so.
Any user or participant of the website or its related content or other media in the case of any abuse would be subjected to strict legal actions by Mango Architecture.
Submissions that do not meet or comply with the submission guidelines or found to contain identifying signs or marks that may, in any way, contribute to identifying participants shall be disqualified and Mango Architecture shall be under no obligation to notify the Participant /s of the disqualified entry or submission. All Submissions after the closing date for a particular competition will be automatically disqualified.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to cancel or suspend or alter the rules at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
Any Compensation will be handled by Mango Architecture.
TERMS FOR JURY
The members of the jury panel are eminent industry professionals selected by Mango Architecture to evaluate the competition entries. The Members of the panel belong to diverse backgrounds and represent different design perspectives and skillsets. All the competition participants are prohibited to make any form of contact with any juror during the course of the competition.
In any circumstance found to disturb the privacy or integrity of the Jury Panel Mango Architecture reserves the right to disqualify the participants from the competition or event and prohibiting them to participate in any future activities undertaken by Mango Architecture. All the jury members are committed to the cause of the competition however this does not guarantee their participation in the final event of the jury. All the judgments made by the members of the jury panel cannot undergo any form of questioning and under any circumstance.
The participants are recommended to submit their work in appropriate formats requested by Mango Architecture in case the works or submissions are not in accordance or do not adhere to the rules specified or do not open under any circumstance Mango Architecture reserves rights to disqualify the submissions without any clarification.
WINNER SELECTION/JUDGE’S DECISION
Mango Architecture’s determination of any winning entry or submission through its panel of judges is final.
If a selected winning entry cannot accept, receive, or is ineligible for the prize for any reason, the prize shall be awarded to the next highest-rated entry from the top shortlisted or remaining entries that meet the winning requirement.
Mango Architecture’s association with the competition judges does not imply any legal association, affiliation, contract, or partnership in any way shape, or form.
Mango Architecture undertakes to scrupulously protect the integrity of its competitions by:
A Unique Registration Code Number by which each submission received will be administered organized, processed, and evaluated. This means that the digital submission received will be stored under their registration numbers, with the complementary information kept in a separate file.
Enforcing the rule that besides the registration number, all illustrations or images accompanying any submission shall be devoid of any marks, logos, symbols, or signs that may identify its authority or source.
Any infringement of these rules will lead to immediate disqualification.
The jury or judging panel will only be made known of the participants’ identities only after the winners have been selected.
Prizes awarded will be as advertised for each competition; however, Mango Architecture reserves the right to add, reduce, or alter prizes.
Documentary evidence of the architect’s or team leader’s right to practice the profession in their respective country or country of residence may be required before any awards payment is made to a recipient.
Photographic identity documents such as a passport will need to be provided to Mango Architecture before any award payment will be made.
In the case of a studio or company, then the formal company registration documents will need to be supplied together with the photographic identification of the director or team leader.
All Bank account details into which any prize money is to be paid must match that of the registered individual or team leader.
If the winner chooses not to accept the prize, an alternate winner will be chosen.
All federal, state, and local taxes on the value of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Failure to return any prize notification requested detail within the deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize. Any winner or potential who cannot be contacted within two weeks of the attempted first notification may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
Mango Architecture reserves the right to publish such material in whole or in part, or use them in any way it sees fit in connection with this website or its competition without the permission of the participant or payment for such use, subject to the Data Protection law of India.
PUBLICITY AND PROMOTION
Winners agree to and shall upon request at reasonable notice, participate in:
Publicity or promotional activity surrounding the Competition such as interviews, personally or otherwise.
Any imposed government regulations or economic sanctions by India that prohibit monetary transfer to a Winner’s country of residence shall result in the prize money shall not be awarded to the participant and at Mango Architecture’s discretion may award it to the next highest-ranked entry, however, will mention the original winning entry in its list of winners.
Last updated on 12 May 2021