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- Use of Our Services
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- Participation Terms
- All voting results are kept confidential and will not be shared with any participants for any reasons.
- You do not have any rights to claim anything from the organizer or it's partners towards promoting award program brand to your clients. All the voting and Marketing activities carried out by on your own interest. Our team may assist you in voting process to collect more votings which increase your winning chance in the award program.
- If you believe that you are promoting award program or it's partner through the voting program then It is your responsibility to stop your voting immediate and send a request to our team to delete your nomination.
- You do not have a rights to claim any data about your voting, audience and etc..,
- Authorized company representatives who submit entries will be our primary point of contact unless we are otherwise notified.
- Should there be any information changes on the side of the participating company or property, this should be emailed to your designated consultant to update the company profile or you can update it. Should any information changes (e.g. Contacts, name changes, category changes) not be communicated with us, we will not be held responsible for outdated information of profiles.
- The update of official Awards (Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing) marketing logo by the participating company on marketing material is compulsory. This will assist in generating votes during the annual voting process. It is compulsory to utilize marketing logos given to confirm that the company is an official participant. Once results are announced winner/finalist logos should also be implemented from the side of the company.
- All the nominations are self nomination basis. The company agrees that the information provided to the organizer is 100% accurate and organizer does not hold any responsibility on the information provided by the nominee company.
- All the nominations are verified by our internal process through electronic / computer based system and we do not guarantee for the quality of the filtering and we have a rights to change the approval any time without prior notice.
- At any cases, You are not allowed to communicate with our partners or customers such as but not limited to clients, participants, visitors without our written permission from Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing. Incase if we come across any instances like you are interacting with our partners without any written permission then we reserves the rights to cancel the award and claim the damage of GBP 1 Million towards the damage of spoiling our brand name. You agree that we do not need to prove any damages and only the proof of communication is sufficient to claim the damage by the company.
- Nominating more categories will increase the chances of winning award but only maximum of 2 winning category per company is applicable and there is no refund is applicable for the non-winning categories.
- The winner must purchase the winner package to use winner certificate, winner badge and trophy. The winner should not use any of the winner certificate or badges or any marketing materials designed by themselves or others. The shipping charges are applicable for the winners package.
- If attending Gala event, The sample trophy / plaque will be used at the event for the photo shoot purpose. The actual trophy / plaque any other materials as per your winner package order will be shipped or delivered to your address.
- Cancellation and Refund
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- Our Rights and Obligations
- During the voting period, if you are caught using a bot to vote or using email addresses that are invalid, we will reserve the right to disqualify or give warning to the property using these methods as we see fit.
- We retain the right to disqualify entries or winner at any point of time without prior notice.
- We reserve the rights to modify/cancel/change any of the program such as but not limited to awards category, schedule, venue, date, price without prior notice.
- We reserve the rights to qualify or disqualify any company and the company does not claim any questions towards the selection quality or process or nominee details or similar to that.
- We reserve the rights disclose the information about any members who are related to the awards such as but not limited to competitor, participants, Jury & etc. We do not disclose any of the above mentioned details to anyone.
- We have the right to change /cancel / remove any deliverables for the winner or nominee without prior notice.
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- In order to access the Services, the User may be required to provide personal information, as part of the registration process, for his continued use. You agree that registration information provided shall be accurate, correct and up to date.
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- You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the offering).
- You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Our has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which Our may suffer) of any such breach.
- You agree that will not use another person's Account, to misrepresent yourself, Your identity or qualifications or transactions.
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- You agree that will not take any action that may undermine the efficacy or accuracy of reviews or ratings systems maintained by Our and which relate to Members.
- You agree that will not register for more than one (1) Our Account or registering for a Our Account on behalf of an individual other than Yourself or transferring or purporting to transfer your Our Account to any other person.
- You agree that you do not have any rights to claim anything such as but not limited to service benefits, monetary claim and etc from the organizer or award program or organizer's partners for any reason.
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11.1 Rights to the Winners of Award Program
- Winners who ordered the winner package has the restricted rights to use Award Logo, Name and Winner announcement ONLY for their promotional activities by highlighting the recognition through the award program.
- Winners do not have any rights to use award program or organizer or organizer's partner details for any other reasons such but not limited representation of award / organizer / partner, any promotional activities for award / organizer /partners, Addressing public or industry professionals on behalf of the organizer / award /partner & etc.,
- Winners do not have any rights to claim anything towards the promotions or activities carried out as part of the award program from the award organizer and its partners.
- Incase if the organizer finds that the winner or participant misrepresents the award program, organizer or its partners then we have the rights to claim up to 5 Million USD towards misuse of the brand / award / organizer / it's partners
- The Winner's role is restricted only as a participant of the award program and the organizer do not offer any other rights to the winner.
- The winner should not act as a partner or sponsor or representation partner or promotional partner to anyone in the world for any reason.
- We list the winner at our website on complimentary basis for 7 days from the winner announcement date and we reserve the rights to retain /remove if they do not order any winner package since the winner listing on our website is part of the winner package.
- Incase if you do not want us to list your company on our winner list, You are required to send an email to email@example.com and our team will remove your company from the winners list within 15 working / business days.
- Winners must sign a Partnership agreement with the award program or organizer as per the UAE law to receive the rights to use award logo, brand name and organizer details to represent or market or promote or refer or invite any company or individual to any of our award program. Any Email or WhatsApp or Verbal communications are NOT considered as any form of rights delegation and you do not have rights to act as a partner or agent or promoting agency or advertising company or similar without entering into the service contract or agreement.
- Use of Site Content
- Use of Communications from You
By Participating in any of our Award program, You agree the award program and organizer has full rights to use your company name, brand, logo, images from your website as part of the award process on any of our promotional materials such as but not limited to award website, marketing materials, email newsletters, nominee list, winner list & etc.,. If you do not want us to use your brand name, logo or any image then you must send us an email to remove your nomination and return the award related materials immediately to initiate the removal process.
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- EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
- General Terms
- The International Travel Awards, International Spa & Beauty Awards, International Dining Awards and International GM Awards program / event / ceremony and all other award related activities are 100% owned /managed /organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing and All these award programs are not related to any state or central government or Tourism ministry in Dubai - UAE. The goal of our Award programs (organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing) is to find & Reward the excellent performers in Tourism, Spa & Wellness, food and other Industries and help them to promote their business.
- The company reads clearly and agrees terms and conditions mentioned at our website before nominating or paying nomination fee or ordering the winner package or any other activities related to award program. We reserve the rights to change the terms and conditions mentioned here without prior notice and request you to refer the updated terms and conditions at our website.
- We encourage you to know more about the organizer, Program schedule, Award Procedure & other details at our award website.
- The Company/Nominee agrees to provide 100% accurate information during the nomination or anytime when we collects the data about company performance, results, previous year achievements & etc..,
- During the voting period, if company is caught using a bot to vote or using email addresses that are Invalid, Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing will reserve the right to disqualify and terminate the nomination / Participation.
- All voting results are kept confidential and will not be shared with any participants. The company does have a rights to claim any of the other company's voting statistics & other data.
- Mere filing Nomination form and paying nomination fee is the basic requirements and the above not constitute guarantee Awards / winning. There are various factors involved in selection of winners such as but not limited to The public voting, our internal jury's decisions, company's performance and other various aspects alone results in the election of Award winning by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing.
- Organizer reserves the rights to cancel the nomination if the nomination fee payment is delayed without an approval from Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing.
- The organizer reserves the rights to collect the nomination fee in any of the currencies irrespective the organizer's bank currency and we do not hold responsibility on currency conversion or bank charges, transaction charges & etc..,
- The company has to settle the nomination fee for proceeding to next stage. Incase of any Barter system, The Voucher can be used for any of our customers / clients or our internal Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing Team.
- Nomination fee can be paid via Bank Transfer or Credit Card or PayPal account. Cash is not acceptable.
- For hotels, Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing may request 3 nights all inclusive stay voucher for the hotel inspection by our team. Resort inspection is not mandatory for all hotels. But It will increase the chances of winning the awards.
- Only winners will be invited for the Gala ceremony program and Nominees / Participants can attend ceremony by paying entry ticket at additional cost. The organizer reserves the rights to restrict the admission to participants for the award gala ceremony.
- The organizer solely reserves the rights to change anything in award program such as but not limited to categories, sub categories, nomination fee, award logo change, award program name change, award schedule, venue & other changes without prior notice to any companies.
- When a company re-registers from one year to another, existing images and descriptions of the property will be used unless we receive the updated version within seven days from entry date.
- Authorized company representatives who submit entries will be our primary point of contact unless we are otherwise notified. We have rights to contact them at any point of time for any of the Organizer's award program.
- Should there be any information changes on the side of the participating company, You are responsible to keep your profile and account information updated(e.g. Contacts, name changes, category changes), Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing will not be held responsible for outdated information of profiles.
- The Management Team of the award program (organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing) retain the right to disqualify any entries.
- We will use images and information that you send /submit to Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing for any purpose, it will not be subject to confidential treatment and may be disclosed by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing without further consent from participating company.
- Some of our company filtering /evaluating nominees are computerized, hence we can not guarantee for any accuracy of the information verified, We do not hold any responsibility if our system / team approves the wrong participants due to lack of our technical /process / system. Such cases the the approval stage will be ignored.
- Duplication entries are not allowed, If you are nominating multiple times, Its your responsibility to remove the duplicate entries, We reserves the rights to disqualify or qualify all the nominations to next stage. But if multiple nominations for a single company is qualified by our system and it will be considered to be only one company participation irrespective of multiple nominee payments for same company / group.
- The company agrees to use the banner and logos provided by us time to time and change it immediately incase of any change notification by the Organizer by Email / Website / any other communication.
- The once-off annual registration fee varies based on the category of the hotels such as 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star Hotels, Tour operators & etc.., the detailed price will be mentioned in the invoice
- All nominations are self-nomination basis and own interest by the company. The organizer selects the company in Travel, Tourism, Spa & Food industry as per our selection criteria and invites them to nominate. But the company agrees to read all the terms and conditions before nominating their company for award program.
- Although Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing work very hard to provide you with the most current and accurate information on our website, errors or bugs to be excused.
- All operational, marketing, sales & other activities are handled from our Dubai - UAE office. Rest of our other office in all locations is representations purpose only. All the Mailers, written communications should be delivered to our Dubai - UAE office only. If any letters sent to our other offices will not be considered due to our business operational reasons.
- Any and All payments once made are not refundable for any reasons. No claims or damages to be made towards the payment or award related programs.
- At any cases, You are not allowed to communicate with our partners or customers such as but not limited to clients, participants, visitors without our written permission from Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing. Incase if we come across any instances like you are interacting with our partners without any written permission then we reservers the rights to cancel the award and claim the damage of GBP 1 Million towards the damage of spoiling our brand name. You agree that we do not need to prove any damages and only the proof of communication is sufficient to claim the damage by the company.
- Nominating more categories will increase the chances of winning award but only maximum of 2 winning category per company is applicable and there is no refund is applicable for the non-winning categories.
- The organiser reservers the rights disclose the information about any members who are related to the awards such as but not limited to competitor, participants, Jury & etc. We do not disclose any of the above mentioned details to anyone.
- No cancellations will be accepted once entries have been successfully submitted. Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing will use all the details submitted by the company for future references.
- By nominating your company, the company agrees to participate officially in the Awards (organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing) for one year and you agree to use your company's material such as but not limited to logo, images, photos and other associated materials for all our group of award program or organizer's websites related activities for life time without any restrictions.
- In case of any dispute, all legal matters are to be settled under Dubai - UAE Ė jurisdiction only.
- Any wrong or negative post in any social media or public media such as but not limited to websites, review websites and etc., shall result in Claim or Damage suit by the Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing against the person who has done such acts.
- Claims or Damages of any nature and aspects against the Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing company or its award program cannot be instituted as all obligation of the Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing concerns is accepted without any condition by the participants of the other part.
- Online materials such as but not limited to Photos, Partner Logos, Partner name & company Name, Testimonial & etc are only for the representation purpose only and those are may not be directly related I Awards (organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing) or not the actual show material. These media materials could be related to our sister / partner company product or other products organized by Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing. We request you to go through these terms and conditions very often at our website https://internationaltravelawards.or or https://internationalspaawards.com or https://internationaldiningawards.com to know the updated version of our terms.
- Golden Tree Events Organizing & Managing reserves the rights to modify the terms and conditions, award product related details such as but not limited to program, logo, name & etc.., without prior notice.
Winner Package Terms and Conditions :
- The winner agrees to order the winner package after reading the terms and conditions related to winner package order
- It is winner's responsibility to read the winner package terms and conditions before ordering the winner package.
- The winner package terms and conditions are updated on our website regularly and it is winner's responsibility to read and follow the terms accordingly.
- The organizer reserves the rights to list / delist any winners from the award website irrespective of the winner package they order.
Winner Package Terms and Conditions
"Organizer, We" means Golden Tree Events Organizing and Managing, Dubai, UAE.
"Package" means the winner package or marketing package or any services. "award" refers to the name of the award the winner has won and ordering the package. "Winner" means the company ordering a winner package.
By Ordering a winner package or marketing package, Winner agree on the following:
- Upon purchasing the winner package, The winner receives the rights to use the Award program name, logo, Badge, Certificate and winner announcement in their promotional materials such as website, social media, email campaigns and etc.,
- The Organiser reserves the rights to use the winner's logo, company name, winner speech video on organiser or organiserís partnered promotional/ marketing related services such as website, brochure, print advertisements, digital advertisement, social media advertisement and etc..,
- The Winner agrees to the terms and conditions mentioned in the award website and organizer website.
- The organizer reserves the right to change the terms and conditions on this order form and website without prior notice and the Winner is responsible to visit award program website and get the updates on a regular basis.
- 100% payment along with completed winner package order form is required to confirm the winner package. After making the successful winner package payment, The winner must send the Completed order form with their official seal and signature to firstname.lastname@example.org to initiate the order.
- The winner package order confirmation is subject to availability of our services and physical items such as trophy, plaque and medal.
- Email or WhatsApp or verbal confirmation without payment and completed order form will not be considered as order confirmation.
- The winner do not have any rights to recreate /modify any materials owned / created by award program such as winner badge, logo, winner certificate & etc
- In case of any damage in trophy, plaque or any physical material during the shipping, the Organizer will replace the material one time without additional cost. The Winner must return the damaged material back to the Organizer to initiate the new order.
- The information mentioned in the winner package proposal or on our website such as but not limited to email recipients, audience target, audience profile, physical & digital item delivery schedule & etc are on estimated basis and not the actual. Though we work hard to give you more accurate information, we do not guarantee any statistics / number and the winner does not have any rights to claim any details such as but not limited to customer data, history, age of the data, sample data, source of data and etc..,
- All the social media postings/ promotions are on a daily /weekly scheduled basis after the winner's announcement date, The winner company details will be posted within 3 months from the winner announcement date
- Any listing services such as but not limited to award portal or magazine & etc are restricted only for listing your company details. We do not guarantee on generating any leads / bookings / business.
- The photos of the trophy, plaque mentioned in the website or proposal are for the graphical representations purpose and there might be a slight difference in the real material /item.
- The Winner do not have any rights to claim the organiser or organizerís partner towards such as but not limited to any sales, website visits, lead generations, website & etc.
- The winner package is non-refundable.
- The winner do not have any rights to spread any negative information about the organizer or organizerís partners or award program to any third party (outside the company / management) without the jurisdiction approval, In case of violating this term, the organizer reserves the rights to claim upto 5 Million USD.
- In case if the Organizers missed out any services to offer in the winner package proposal, The Winner has to send an email to organiser at email@example.com. In such cases, the Organizer will fulfil the missed out services at the earliest
(Estimate: Digital Services: 3 to 4 Weeks, Any Physical Item: 4 Weeks)
- The organizer reserves the rights to cancel / modify the winner package order in full / partial. In such cases, the organizer will offer an alternative service or refund for the not fulfilled service. The refund amount limit is restricted to maximum of the winner package order cost paid by the winner. Incase of full refund, The winner must return all ther services / items to the organizer to initiate the refund process.
- The Organizer will initiate the winner package service once we receive this duly signed form from the Winner.
- The Organizer does not offer guarantee on direct or indirect sales, lead generation or any business income or similar from any digital related services such as listing your company, featuring or PR submissions or email marketing.
- The organizer is responsible to pay only the shipping fee for any physical items. Winner is responsible to pay any import tax / duty tax / local govt tax/similar tax as per the law in the receiving /destination country
- In case of any dispute, the Courts in Dubai will have absolute jurisdiction.
- Winner package order confirmation is subject to availability of our services. In case of service unavailability after the payment then we refund the amount received on our bank account.
- The organiser reserves the right to change winner package details such as but not limited to service inclusion, offer validity, discount, price and etc without prior notice.we request you to confirm with our team before making payment to confirm the order
- Any Freebies or bonus or complimentary services in the winner package or complimentary services offered by the organizer is not applicable for encash or refund or any claim and we reserve the rights to withdraw at any time without prior notice.
- In case of delay in sending completed order form after the payment, there will be appropriate delay in the delivery schedule from the organiser.
- The estimated delivery of the winner package is as below, All the schedule starts from upon receiving full payment with completed order form.
- Trophy and plaque may take 3 to 4 weeks. Digital services may take 7 working days. Announcement video and delivery may take 4 weeks. Social media posts are on a scheduled basis and it may take from 1 month to 3months. Please check with our team for more accurate information on the delivery schedule before confirming your order. The above schedule does not include the shipping duration or any delay in the shipping due to any reasons.
- The organiser reserves the rights to cancel the award winning title and revoke the rights to use award name, logo and brand name in case the winner violates any of the award or organizer's terms and conditions such as but not limited to Award terms, voting terms, winner package terms & etc , There is no refund applicable with no claims towards the organiser or it's partner and winner agrees that the organiser reserves the rights to claim upto 5 million USD from the winner towards violation of terms.
Voting Terms and Conditions
- By Participating in the Voting process, You(nominee) agree that you are collecting votes to increase your winning chance.
- The nomination company agrees that by participating in our voting program and you do not have any rights to claim anything such as but not limited to any monterey benefits, winner package, digital services, marketing services and etc..,
- If you believe or feel that you are promoting our award program or our company or our organizer product by participating in our voting process then we recommend you to stop doing any campaigns with respect to votings and send us a request to cancel your nomination.
- During the voting process, If we find any fraud / automatic bot related activities then your nomination will be cancelled without prior notice.
- The voting points or number of votes displayed in our website are subject to change as per our verification / validation process
- The nominee / Company does not have any rights to claim any data related to voting and award program such as but not limited to voters details, voting statistics, competitors details, voting validation process and etc.,
- By participating in the voting process, The nominee company has only rights to use our Nominee badge, Nomination Certificate & Voting banners and do not have rights to use our Award Name, Brand Logo, Organizer details, Winner announcement, Website Details etc without ordering a winner package.
- We may send email confirmation to the voters to verify the authenticity of the vote.
- The Organizer / Award Program reserves the rights to take any decision on voting & award process.