The CII Design Excellence Awards reserves the right to refuse entry of products or services that do not comply with any or all applicable eligibility criteria.

This decision is at the sole discretion of the CII Design Excellence Awards and no correspondence will be entered into.

The participation fees once paid is non-refundable under any circumstances.

The applicant can withdraw his / her application at any time during the award process, however the participation fees paid will not be refunded.

If the applicant fails to exhibit the physical material for jury evaluation, the entry will be judged on the basis of available application information.

Information supplied within or in relation to the application must be real, correct and complete. Please note that all personal or sensitive information will be treated as confidential.

Claims made by the applicant such as "unique", "world first", "one of a kind" or "owned by" must be substantiated. The CII Design Excellence Awards reserves the right to request further evidence such as records of all applicable patents, trade marks, design registrations or intellectual property ownership.

The CII Design Excellence Awards may withdraw the award at any time, even after it being granted if it is found that the information supplied was incorrect.

The decision of the jury is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

All submission material and accompanying documentation must be clearly written in the English language.

The entry and accompanying documentation including images must be made available for use by the CII Design Excellence Awards for usage in publicity material, exhibitions, etc Please note that images might be supplied to the media for publication to further promote the entry and the CII Design Excellence Awards.

Product samples might undergo internal inspections or tests and might therefore be dismantled. Every effort will be made to rebuild product samples to their original state prior to return however the CII Design Excellence Awards accepts no responsibility for failure to do so.

Please be aware that the CII Design Excellence Awards, its employees and contractors accept no responsibility for any damage or loss caused to any submission material during transportation, handling or storage and that packaging, transportation and insurance of any submission material is the responsibility of the applicant. Due to the highly fragile nature of some submission material, please be aware that damage or loss might occur. Insurance to cover damage or loss should be considered if the value of the item is desirable.

By submitting an application to the CII Design Excellence Awards, the applicant is agreeing to the abovementioned terms and conditions of entry.