Creators Book & Media Awards

Disposition Of Entry

All entries become the property of 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards and will not be returned.

Right To Publicize

As a condition for accepting an entry, 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards is granted the right to publicize the entry for the purpose of promoting the book and media market. Also, to broaden exposure, 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards may include images of entries in a special CD-ROM, book or other platform. Winning entrants grant 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards the right to reproduce images of their work and to display the book/media at 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards events. Some entries may also appear on africanamericanbookandmedia.com and in other digital and printed materials. 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards shall have the permanent right in any and all media throughout the world use and exploit all radio, television, merchandising, promotional, and publicity rights that the producer, illustrator, photographer, publisher and author may have in connection with their participation in the 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards competition without further consent or payment. Publisher and author also release any claim either might have by virtue to their respective participation in the 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards competition, for use of their respective photographs, names, likenesses, voice, or appearances in connection with the 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards competition or Program; and each consents to the permanent right of the 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards to publish or broadcast the author’s acceptance speech or interview without further consent to payment.

Warranties

By submitting an entry, an entrant warrants that it is entitled to grant the license referred to above and that it has obtained all necessary permissions, usage rights, and waivers of moral rights from all third parties who contributed to or commissioned the entry. The entrant also warrants that the credits and information in the entry are true and correct and that the 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards publication and use of those credits and information will not infringe any moral or other rights of the entrant or any third party.

Indemnity And Liability

Entrant agrees to indemnify africanamericanbookandmedia.com and 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards and to hold it harmless from any costs, expenses, or damages, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees arising out of the breach or alleged breach of the above representations and warranties. Entrant agrees that 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards and africanamericanbookandmedia.com shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from acts or omissions of entrant.

RIGHT TO WITHDRAW ENTRIES

2011 Creators Book and Media Awards reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any entry. Questions or Comments? Contact awards@africanamericanbookandmedia.com.

Other Stuff

NO REFUNDS ?Under no circumstances will a refund be issued to entrants. The fee paid for entry covers the costs of administration, processing, and judging the entry.

Shipping Your Entry

Shipping costs, insurance, customs duties, and handling fees for all entries must be prepaid by the sender. 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards does not accept COD or “postage due“ packages. Send your entries by a courier service that will deliver them directly to our office. 2011 Creators Book and Media Awards cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance.

Confirmation Of Receipt

Entries may take up to six (6) weeks after the deadline date to process. You should ship your entry via UPS, FedEx Ground or registered post with signature-required delivery. Due to the volume of entries, we cannot confirm receipt of entries over the telephone or by e-mail. Please do not call or e-mail.

Awards Notification

2011 Creators Book and Media Awards will announce award winners in May 25th 2011. Winners will be notified by e-mail; please do not call. The following awards may be presented to the entering company or author: The “Best in Class“ award will be given to the highest-scoring entry in each category. Certificates of Recognition will be awarded for the second and third highest scores.