Terms & Conditions
General Terms and Conditions of
1. Entries received from ineligible
companies/businesses will be removed from the Awards without notice.
Entrants must enter one of the specified
Awards Categories in one of the specified geographical regions. An
Entrant’s awards region shall be determined by the trading address
of the Entrant. Entrants may enter several Categories in their
region (for example, ‘Wedding Hair Stylist of The Year’ and
‘Wedding Make-Up Artist of The Year’ in the ‘North West’
region). Entrants may not enter one or more Categories in different
regions. Entries must be received by the Closing Date.
3.1 If We at our sole discretion deem an
Entrant to have not secured a high enough proportion of votes from
their indicated eligible voters We reserve the right to not
regionally shortlist the Entrant regardless of their average voter
3.2 If We at our sole discretion deem a Category to
have an insufficient number of Entrants We reserve the right to
remove the respective Category and the respective Entrants shall be
offered the option of Entry into another Category (“Alternative
3.3 If We at our sole discretion deem there to be an
insufficient number or Entrants in a Region then We reserve the right
to combine Regions where necessary and applicable.
4. If We in Our sole opinion believe that
a Category cannot be supported in all regions We reserve the right to
exclude the respective Category for the overall award.
5. Voters shall be allocated one vote per couple and are eligible to vote for the Entrants they used for their wedding no later than the Closing Date, any votes received after the Closing Date shall not be counted.
6. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant
to ensure that only their eligible wedding clients vote for them.
Erroneous votes/voting must be reported in writing (email allowed) to
Awards immediately. Erroneous votes/voting
may result in the instant removal of the Entrant from the Awards
without notice. Disqualification of an Entrant shall be at the sole
discretion of T
may vote once for each of the Entrants used as a supplier for their
8. Matrimony Magazine Awards WILL NOT act as adjudicators in any dispute or perceived disputes between other businesses taking part in the awards.
the right to withdraw an Entry from the judging process at any time
if the Entry is deemed inappropriate for any reason.
Awards decision is final.
following methodology will be used during the Awards process.
After the Closing Date, all Entrants with no votes will be
automatically removed from the competition and their profiles removed
from the Awards Website.
Awards reserves the right to not regionally shortlist an entrant
where it is deemed that said entrant has not received a sufficient
percentage of possible eligible votes.
shortlists will be announced on the Awards Website at the end of June 2018.
10.4 The regional winners will be
announced at the beginning of July 2018.
10.5 Each of
the regional winners in each category will automatically become
finalists and announced as such on the Website.
The overall winner in each category will be announced at the
beginning of November once judging has taken place
Awards reserves the right to change or
amend this methodology at any time. All Entrants will be notified by
email within 24 hours of such changes.
10.8 The judging
panel’s decision is final.
Awards reserves the
right to change the judging panel at any time without notice. The judging panel have asked to remain anonymous.
Matrimony Magazine Awards shall by way of a judging panel consider
each Entry on its merits based solely on the information referred to
in the relevant Entry. All Entries shall be considered in accordance
with these terms and conditions and in the course of judging an Entry
any judge may request further information about the Entry from the
person named as the contact for the Entry submitted. Failure to
supply the information requested will result in the disqualification
of the Entry from the Awards and the Entry Fee will be
decisions relating to short-listing and granting of awards in the
course of judging the Awards is final and The Three Counties Wedding
Awards will not enter into any correspondence or discussion with any
Entrants on any subject nor will The Wedding Industry Awards accept
any submissions or representations or appeals with regard to such
decisions. The Wedding Industry Awards reserves at its sole
discretion the right to disqualify Entries .
13. Matrimony Magazine Awards reserves the right to change the
members of the judging panel at any time. The judging panel’s
decision is final and cannot be appealed or contested.
External contact with any member of the awards judging panel relating
to the judging process, or its outcome, or any attempt to influence
any member of the judging panel will result in immediate
disqualification from the awards.
15. Matrimony Magazine Awards and all its Intellectual Property remains the sole copyright
of Build a Dream Events These rights will be enforced under the
jurisdiction of English Law and all claims will be pursued as
16. These terms and conditions shall be
governed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales, and both
parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English
17. Winners are permitted to refer to the fact
that they are winners and use the appropriate
Awards logo in their own publicity materials for a period of
3 years from the date on which they receive the award.
1. We are committed to
protecting your privacy and we treat your privacy very seriously. We
process information about you in line with our Privacy
Policy. By using this Website, you agree to the way in which we
process and deal with your personal information.
2.We may disclose your personal information or access your account if required to do so by law, any court or any other applicable regulatory, Governmental or law enforcement agency.
1 Use Of The Website
1.1 Please read
the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”) carefully before
using the Website. These Terms form the agreement between you and us
and govern your use of the Website.
1.2 The Website is
provided for information, education and communication. By using the
Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms. If
you do not agree to accept these Terms, you should not use the
1.3 We reserve the right to change these Terms at
any time, in which case the amended Terms will be posted on the
Website and will apply from the date posted. You are advised to
review the Terms regularly to ensure that you are aware of any
changes. Your continued use of the Website after such changes are
posted will be deemed agreement on your part to these Terms, as
1.4 You agree to use the Website only in a manner
which complies with all applicable laws and regulations and which is
consistent with these Terms. You will not infringe the rights of
anyone else, nor restrict or inhibit their use and enjoyment of the
Website (including, without limitation, by hacking).
2 Intellectual Property Rights
2.1 You acknowledge
that all copyright, trademarks, database rights and all intellectual
property rights in the Website and all photographs, designs, images,
text, software, data, audio, video and any other material featured on
this website or material generated by or transmitted from this
website Matrimony Magazine Awards Material”) are owned
by us, the originating photographers, videographers and our
licensors. No part of this website may be copied, reproduced, posted
or distributed in any form.
3. Information On The Website 3. Whilst we reserve the right to change the content of the Website at any time, Matrimony Magaziine Award.
Material may be out of
date from time to time and we are under no obligation to update such
4. Governing Law And Jurisdiction
These Terms and your use of the Website shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with the laws of England. By using the
Website, you accept that any dispute under these Terms or arising out
of the use of the Website (including non-contractual claims or
disputes) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the
English courts to which you submit.
4.2 You are
responsible for complying with any applicable laws of the country
from which you are accessing the Website.
5.1 Our Privacy
Policy is incorporated into and forms part of these Terms. We
take your privacy seriously and will treat all of your personal
accessed here Privacy
Policy. By using the Website, you consent to such processing and
you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.
6.1 If for any reason any part of these
Terms is deemed to be unenforceable, then this part of the Terms will
be severed and this will not affect the validity or enforceability of
the remaining terms.
6.2 Any waiver by Matrimony Magazine Awards of a breach of any provision of these Terms shall not
be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of any
6.3 These Terms (and the
The Wedding Industry Awards and govern your use of the Website and
supersede any prior agreements between you and The Wedding Industry
Awards in relation to the Website.
7. Further information on these Terms
or any queries on them can be obtained from Build a Dream Events by emailing [email protected]
Last updated: January 2018