The host of the awards is Laka Foundation (EU VAT No. PL6381817438), a registered nonprofit and nongovernmental organization that operates through statutory charitable activities. The official website of the awards (www.designeducates.com) includes information about the theme, awards, jury, schedule, fees, submission requirements, and awards ceremony. Contact the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The awards are open to everyone. Participants can submit multiple designs in the same category, multiple designs in different categories, or a single design in more than one category, and in teams or individually. There is no limit as to the number of participants per team. Each submission must be registered separately. Underage persons must apply through their legal guardians. Persons involved in the awards organization (and their relatives and employees) cannot participate. Projects must be submitted in English. Projects submitted after the deadline for submissions will not be taken into account.
Fees and participation
Participation is equivalent to (1) acceptance of these guidelines, (2) declaring possession of copyright to the project, (3) consent to personal data processing for the purposes of the awards, and (4) consent to publish the entered project according to the license described below. Teams consisting of professionals and students should select the category of “team of professionals.” Categories for students are available until one year after graduation. The registration fees are nonrefundable (except fees transferred after the deadline for registration). Registration fees support the development of the awards.
The organizer will contact the winners by email to obtain details for payments. Cash awards have been specified on the website. The organizer pays 10% tax on financial awards in Poland. Participants are obliged to send the requested details within one month. Cash awards will be transferred to the winners’ bank accounts or PayPal accounts. The organizer reserves the right to publish some or all of the projects submitted to the awards.
On the awards’ website, the organizer includes information about jury members and the criteria of evaluation. Evaluation is anonymous. The organizer will reveal the authors’ information during the announcement of the results. For the duration of the competition, participants cannot contact the jury. The decision of the jury will be final. The winners will be announced on the website.
Participants retain their full moral rights to the submitted projects and grant a free license to the organizer in order to allow the promotion of the results. The organizer is obliged to include the authors’ names each time it uses the license. The license has no time or territorial restrictions and can be used in the following fields: (1) public display, presentation, reproduction and making the work available to the public; (2) making copies of the work (printing, reprographic, magnetic recording, digital techniques); and (3) using the work and its fragments for the awards’, participants’, and organizer’s promotion. The organizer cannot modify the submitted projects in any way without their authors’ consent.